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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 34 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 18.48% 14.74% 11.49%
As % of the General category 49.28% 49.12% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 11
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£350 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £267 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £441 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
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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
69 57 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 37.50% 30.00% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 17
Average daily rate £375 £375 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +63.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £181 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £446 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 16 (27.12%) SQL
2 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (22.03%) Banking
3 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
3 10 (16.95%) Windows
4 9 (15.25%) HP
4 9 (15.25%) Project Management
4 9 (15.25%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (13.56%) ISTQB
5 8 (13.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (13.56%) VMware
6 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
6 7 (11.86%) .NET
7 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
7 6 (10.17%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (8.47%) ETL
8 5 (8.47%) Oracle
8 5 (8.47%) High Availability
8 5 (8.47%) Test Strategy
8 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (6.78%) XML
9 4 (6.78%) OLAP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Project
3 2 (3.39%) MS Office
4 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.69%) LAN
2 1 (1.69%) WAN
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) SAN
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.78%) OLAP
3 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.39%) OLTP
4 2 (3.39%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) DTS
5 1 (1.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.39%) NeoLoad
3 2 (3.39%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.69%) Hudson
4 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (22.03%) Banking
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Analyst
2 16 (27.12%) Business Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Project Manager
4 10 (16.95%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Database Developer
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Database Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.39%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) SAP BW Project Manager
9 1 (1.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) .NET
2 4 (6.78%) XML
3 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.08%) Web Services
3 3 (5.08%) WCF
4 2 (3.39%) Middleware
5 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.69%) JSON
5 1 (1.69%) XSD
5 1 (1.69%) XSL
5 1 (1.69%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.69%) jQuery
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.69%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) FMCG
2 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) UNIX
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (15.25%) Project Management
3 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
3 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.17%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.47%) ETL
5 5 (8.47%) High Availability
5 5 (8.47%) Test Strategy
6 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.78%) RUP
6 4 (6.78%) Change Management
6 4 (6.78%) Migration
6 4 (6.78%) Scrum
6 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.78%) Supplier Management
7 3 (5.08%) Data Management
7 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) C#
3 3 (5.08%) VB
4 1 (1.69%) VBA
4 1 (1.69%) VB6
4 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.78%) ISEB
3 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.39%) APMP
3 2 (3.39%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) HP
3 8 (13.56%) VMware
4 5 (8.47%) Oracle
5 3 (5.08%) SAP
6 2 (3.39%) Tableau
6 2 (3.39%) Informatica
7 1 (1.69%) Perforce
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