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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 91 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 42.33% 21.80% 16.03%
As % of the General category 85.05% 50.88% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 10
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£350 £323 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
Finance
West Yorkshire

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
107 57 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 49.77% 42.86% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 21
Average daily rate £350 £310 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £218 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (30.43%) Project Management
3 46 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (17.93%) SQL
4 33 (17.93%) SQL Server
5 31 (16.85%) Microsoft
6 28 (15.22%) PRINCE2
7 27 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (14.13%) Banking
9 25 (13.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 23 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (11.96%) E-Commerce
12 22 (11.96%) Waterfall
12 22 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (11.41%) Supplier Management
14 20 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 19 (10.33%) Business Transformation
16 17 (9.24%) T-SQL
17 16 (8.70%) RUP
17 16 (8.70%) Scrum
17 16 (8.70%) Unit Testing
18 15 (8.15%) VMware
19 14 (7.61%) ITIL
19 14 (7.61%) SOA
20 13 (7.07%) MS Excel
20 13 (7.07%) Oracle
20 13 (7.07%) Windows
20 13 (7.07%) Workflow
20 13 (7.07%) Coaching

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (3.26%) SAS
1 6 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.63%) Tuxedo
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.54%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.54%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.26%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.63%) Exstream
3 3 (1.63%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.54%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.72%) Office 365
2 3 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.72%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (2.17%) LAN
2 4 (2.17%) WAN
3 3 (1.63%) VLAN
3 3 (1.63%) VoIP
3 3 (1.63%) SAN
3 3 (1.63%) Internet
3 3 (1.63%) MPLS
3 3 (1.63%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (1.09%) WebEx
4 2 (1.09%) Firewall
4 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.54%) DNS
5 1 (0.54%) ATM
5 1 (0.54%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.93%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (4.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (3.26%) OLAP Cube
7 6 (3.26%) OLAP
7 6 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.72%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.63%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.09%) Base SAS
12 1 (0.54%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 1 (0.54%) SQLite
12 1 (0.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.26%) JMeter
3 4 (2.17%) NeoLoad
3 4 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (2.17%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (2.17%) Selenium
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.09%) Calabash
4 2 (1.09%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.09%) MSI
5 1 (0.54%) TestPartner
5 1 (0.54%) JIRA
5 1 (0.54%) Xcode
5 1 (0.54%) Hudson
5 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.54%) LoadUI
General
1 26 (14.13%) Banking
2 8 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (37.50%) Analyst
2 48 (26.09%) Project Manager
3 33 (17.93%) Business Analyst
4 23 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 22 (11.96%) Developer
6 11 (5.98%) Financial Business Analyst
7 10 (5.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 8 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (3.80%) PMO Analyst
9 7 (3.80%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 6 (3.26%) Tester
10 6 (3.26%) SQL Developer
11 5 (2.72%) SQL DBA
11 5 (2.72%) SQL Server DBA
11 5 (2.72%) Test Engineer
11 5 (2.72%) Web Developer
11 5 (2.72%) DBA
11 5 (2.72%) Applications Developer
11 5 (2.72%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.52%) .NET
2 10 (5.43%) Web Services
3 9 (4.89%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.26%) WCF
4 6 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (2.72%) jQuery
6 4 (2.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (2.17%) XML
7 3 (1.63%) Middleware
8 2 (1.09%) CSS
8 2 (1.09%) RESTful
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.54%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.54%) HTML5
9 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.54%) JSON
9 1 (0.54%) HTML
9 1 (0.54%) WSDL
9 1 (0.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.72%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.72%) Replication
4 2 (1.09%) Open Source
4 2 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.54%) LPAR
5 1 (0.54%) Life Science
5 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.54%) PMI
5 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.07%) Windows
2 5 (2.72%) Android
2 5 (2.72%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.63%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.63%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (1.63%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.09%) Linux
5 2 (1.09%) UNIX
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) HPUX
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (30.43%) Project Management
3 46 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (15.22%) PRINCE2
5 27 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 22 (11.96%) E-Commerce
7 22 (11.96%) Waterfall
8 21 (11.41%) Supplier Management
9 19 (10.33%) Business Transformation
10 16 (8.70%) RUP
10 16 (8.70%) Scrum
10 16 (8.70%) Unit Testing
11 14 (7.61%) ITIL
11 14 (7.61%) SOA
12 13 (7.07%) Workflow
12 13 (7.07%) Coaching
13 11 (5.98%) Test Scripting
13 11 (5.98%) ETL
14 9 (4.89%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.93%) SQL
2 17 (9.24%) T-SQL
3 8 (4.35%) C#
4 7 (3.80%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.17%) Java
6 1 (0.54%) Scala
6 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.54%) PHP
6 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.54%) VBA
6 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (3.80%) ISEB
2 6 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.63%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.63%) CCNA
3 3 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.54%) Degree
5 1 (0.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.17%) SCCM
2 3 (1.63%) TeamSite
2 3 (1.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.15%) VMware
3 13 (7.07%) Oracle
4 8 (4.35%) HP
4 8 (4.35%) Cisco
5 3 (1.63%) Infor
5 3 (1.63%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.09%) Citrix
7 1 (0.54%) Perforce
7 1 (0.54%) SAP
7 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.54%) Apple
7 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
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