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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 14 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 16 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.37% 12.90% 11.83%
As % of the General category 28.07% 50.57% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 32
Median daily rate £404 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £685 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £42.70 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.75% +21.21%
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
57 87 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.27% 25.51% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 50 53
Median daily rate £425 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £650 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £32.98 £13.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.09% +137.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
3 5 (18.52%) Use Case
3 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (18.52%) Test Planning
3 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
3 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
3 5 (18.52%) ISEB
3 5 (18.52%) C
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
4 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Data Management
5 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 3 (11.11%) ArchiMate
5 3 (11.11%) BPMN
5 3 (11.11%) Wealth Management
6 2 (7.41%) iSeries
6 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX

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 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Sage X3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) BGP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) FabricPath
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) IPsec
1 1 (3.70%) IPv4
1 1 (3.70%) IPv6
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) MPLS
1 1 (3.70%) OSPF
1 1 (3.70%) TRILL
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Test Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Transformation Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Management Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) PMO Coordinator
5 1 (3.70%) Regulatory Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) iSeries
3 1 (3.70%) AS400
3 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) OS/400
2 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
1 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Scrum
2 5 (18.52%) Test Planning
2 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
2 5 (18.52%) Use Case
3 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) ArchiMate
4 3 (11.11%) BPMN
4 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 3 (11.11%) Data Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Wealth Management
5 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
1 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.41%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) Lisp
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ISEB
1 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
1 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.70%) Juniper
3 1 (3.70%) Sage
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) VMware