The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the South Coast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 8 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Finance 1 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 3.70% 45.45% 18.75%
As % of the General category 14.29% 88.24% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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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 South Coast region.

General Category
South Coast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 25.93% 51.52% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate - £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

Finance
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast 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 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South Coast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast 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 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Web Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO