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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 7 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 30 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.75% 8.23% 7.19%
As % of the General category 37.04% 49.06% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 19
Median daily rate £425 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
Finance
Hampshire

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
81 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 29.03% 16.77% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 36 47
Median daily rate £408 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 3
Median hourly rate £25.50 £40.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% +190.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £37.37 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £48.23 £23.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016, 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 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (12.00%) Scrum
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.00%) Wealth Management
3 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (10.00%) Use Case
4 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 5 (10.00%) C
4 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.00%) Data Management
4 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (8.00%) Banking
5 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.00%) Validation
5 4 (8.00%) Change Management
5 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.00%) SQL
5 4 (8.00%) SAP
5 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.00%) ISEB
5 4 (8.00%) DevOps
5 4 (8.00%) Data Centre

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 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Sage X3
2 1 (2.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.00%) MS Access
2 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (2.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (8.00%) Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Architect
3 6 (12.00%) Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Automation Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Business Transformation Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Finance Business Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Transformation Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) AS400
2 1 (2.00%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.00%) EPoS
2 1 (2.00%) Health Informatics
2 1 (2.00%) Informatics
2 1 (2.00%) iSeries
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) OS/400
2 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
1 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (12.00%) Scrum
2 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (12.00%) Wealth Management
3 5 (10.00%) Data Management
3 5 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (10.00%) Test Planning
3 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (10.00%) Use Case
4 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.00%) Change Management
4 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (8.00%) DevOps
4 4 (8.00%) Validation
5 3 (6.00%) BPMN
5 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL
5 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) C
1 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) VBA
4 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.00%) Groovy
4 2 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) PHP
4 2 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (8.00%) ISEB
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) AAT
4 1 (2.00%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Ansible
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) SAP
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.00%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Sage
5 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) VMware