The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 75 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 27.88% 18.99% 14.74%
As % of the General category 87.21% 49.28% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £249 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £417 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £104.51 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.18 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+34.40% -5.71%
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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 Bradford region.

General Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
86 69 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 31.97% 38.55% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 31 32
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £239 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £160.00 £9.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1677.77% -41.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Bradford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 54 (32.93%) SQL
2 46 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (27.44%) SQL Server
4 38 (23.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (20.12%) Project Management
6 30 (18.29%) Microsoft
7 29 (17.68%) T-SQL
7 29 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (15.85%) Waterfall
10 23 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (12.80%) C#
11 21 (12.80%) .NET
11 21 (12.80%) ASP.NET
12 20 (12.20%) SOA
13 19 (11.59%) JavaScript
13 19 (11.59%) Unit Testing
14 17 (10.37%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (9.76%) SDLC
16 15 (9.15%) Web Services
16 15 (9.15%) Test Scripting
17 14 (8.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 13 (7.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (7.93%) VMware
19 12 (7.32%) Scrum
19 12 (7.32%) Regression Testing
19 12 (7.32%) RUP
19 12 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 8 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.44%) IIS
4 3 (1.83%) SAS
5 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.61%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.27%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.66%) MS Office
4 4 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) LAN
1 1 (0.61%) WAN
1 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (27.44%) SQL Server
2 38 (23.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (7.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (3.66%) OLAP Cube
8 6 (3.66%) OLAP
9 2 (1.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.22%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.61%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.61%) MS Access
10 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.61%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 17 (10.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (6.71%) JMeter
3 10 (6.10%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.66%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.44%) HP UFT
5 4 (2.44%) LoadRunner
5 4 (2.44%) NeoLoad
5 4 (2.44%) Selenium
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.61%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 7 (4.27%) Banking
2 4 (2.44%) Retail
3 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (41.46%) Analyst
2 29 (17.68%) Test Analyst
3 24 (14.63%) Project Manager
4 22 (13.41%) Business Analyst
4 22 (13.41%) Developer
5 16 (9.76%) Tester
6 10 (6.10%) Data Analyst
6 10 (6.10%) PMO Analyst
7 8 (4.88%) Applications Developer
7 8 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (4.88%) Software Developer
7 8 (4.88%) Web Developer
7 8 (4.88%) Financial Business Analyst
8 7 (4.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (3.66%) Business Project Manager
9 6 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (3.66%) Business Manager
9 6 (3.66%) Web Applications Developer
9 6 (3.66%) Change Manager
10 5 (3.05%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.80%) .NET
1 21 (12.80%) ASP.NET
2 15 (9.15%) Web Services
3 11 (6.71%) XML
3 11 (6.71%) CSS
4 9 (5.49%) WCF
4 9 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (4.88%) jQuery
6 6 (3.66%) SOAP
7 2 (1.22%) Middleware
8 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.61%) HTML5
8 1 (0.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.88%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.44%) CMDB
4 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.22%) User Experience
5 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.61%) LPAR
6 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.27%) Windows
2 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.22%) Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Android
5 1 (0.61%) UNIX
5 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (20.12%) Project Management
3 27 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (15.85%) Waterfall
5 23 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (12.20%) SOA
7 19 (11.59%) Unit Testing
8 16 (9.76%) SDLC
9 15 (9.15%) Test Scripting
10 14 (8.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (7.32%) System Testing
11 12 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (7.32%) RUP
11 12 (7.32%) Scrum
11 12 (7.32%) Regression Testing
12 10 (6.10%) PRINCE2
12 10 (6.10%) ETL
12 10 (6.10%) Performance Testing
12 10 (6.10%) Change Management
12 10 (6.10%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (32.93%) SQL
2 29 (17.68%) T-SQL
3 21 (12.80%) C#
4 19 (11.59%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.22%) Java
6 1 (0.61%) PHP
6 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.61%) VB
6 1 (0.61%) VBA
6 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (6.10%) ISEB
2 9 (5.49%) ISTQB
3 8 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (1.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) P3O
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (0.61%) SCOM
2 1 (0.61%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.93%) VMware
3 9 (5.49%) Oracle
4 6 (3.66%) SAP
5 4 (2.44%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.61%) HP
6 1 (0.61%) Informatica
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
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