The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 11 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Finance 21 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.68% 8.17% 7.55%
As % of the General category 40.38% 32.81% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 19
Median daily rate £413 £378 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% -24.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £26.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.60% +60.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

General Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
52 64 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.49% 24.90% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 60
Median daily rate £425 £358 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -26.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £25.50 £40.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% +76.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Finance.

1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
1 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
2 7 (15.56%) Wealth Management
3 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Use Case
3 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.11%) Data Management
3 5 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (8.89%) Change Management
4 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.89%) Validation
4 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
4 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
4 4 (8.89%) SQL
4 4 (8.89%) SAP
4 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
4 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.89%) DevOps
5 3 (6.67%) ArchiMate
5 3 (6.67%) Solvency II
5 3 (6.67%) BPMN
5 3 (6.67%) VBA
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle
5 3 (6.67%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) MS Office
5 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
1 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
1 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.22%) MS Access
1 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Business Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Automation Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Business Transformation Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Finance Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Finance Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Finance Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Transformation Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) VBA Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Middleware
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) EPoS
2 1 (2.22%) Health Informatics
2 1 (2.22%) Informatics
2 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
1 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (15.56%) Wealth Management
3 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.11%) Data Management
3 5 (11.11%) Project Management
3 5 (11.11%) Use Case
4 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
4 4 (8.89%) Change Management
4 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
4 4 (8.89%) DevOps
4 4 (8.89%) Validation
5 3 (6.67%) ArchiMate
5 3 (6.67%) BPMN
5 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.44%) CRM
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL
6 2 (4.44%) Migration
6 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) VBA
3 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.44%) Groovy
3 2 (4.44%) PHP
3 2 (4.44%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
1 3 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) AAT
2 1 (2.22%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) SAP
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) Splunk
5 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.22%) VMware