The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Hove region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 8 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 34.78% 24.00% 14.58%
As % of the General category 80.00% 50.00% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
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£297 £358 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.03% -9.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £221 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £398 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.18 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+34.40% -5.71%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Hove region.

General Category
Hove
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 43.48% 48.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 7
Average daily rate £297 £362 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.95% -4.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £217 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £397 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Hove region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Hove

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Hove region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Hove

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Hove

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Hove region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Hove

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Hove

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Hove region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Hove

Finance
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hove

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hove region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 9 (81.82%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) MS Project
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (18.18%) IVR
5 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) V-Model
6 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (9.09%) SAS
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
6 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (9.09%) SQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hove by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hove region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Project
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office
General
1 9 (81.82%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) PMO Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) PMO Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) V-Model
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) HP