The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Hove. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs citing Finance 11 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hove 36.67% 32.26% 11.11%
As % of the General category 73.33% 62.50% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 1
Median daily rate £400 £342 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.95% +6.87%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +2.99% +0.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.57% +18.57%  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hove with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Hove
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 15 16 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hove 50.00% 51.61% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 3
Median daily rate £363 £342 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.99% +5.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £256 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £413 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Hove

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hove citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Hove

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hove

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Hove

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hove

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Hove over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Hove

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hove

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Hove

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Hove region with a requirement for Finance.

1 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (52.63%) Banking
2 6 (31.58%) Change Management
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) System Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) C
5 3 (15.79%) MS Office
5 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (10.53%) R
6 2 (10.53%) Big Data
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (10.53%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) C++
6 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.53%) VB
6 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
6 2 (10.53%) SAS
6 2 (10.53%) IBM
6 2 (10.53%) MVS

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hove 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 (10.53%) SAS
1 2 (10.53%) StreamWeaver
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) EngageOne
3 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 10 (52.63%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Project Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Banking Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Business Change Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Business Change Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Business Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Business Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Change Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Change Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Project Change Manager
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Designer
5 2 (10.53%) SAS Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) MVS
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (31.58%) Change Management
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) System Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Budget Control
7 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
7 1 (5.26%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
7 1 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) C
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
4 2 (10.53%) R
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) IBM