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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 3 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing Finance 78 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 32.91% 18.60% 9.96%
As % of the General category 76.47% 48.48% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 5
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£423 £333 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% +12.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
102 66 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 43.04% 38.37% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 12
Average daily rate £422 £275 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.40% -7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £219 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 38 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.51%) Microsoft
3 26 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (21.19%) MS Excel
4 25 (21.19%) Oracle
4 25 (21.19%) SQL Server
5 23 (19.49%) .NET
6 19 (16.10%) C#
7 18 (15.25%) Project Management
8 17 (14.41%) Banking
9 16 (13.56%) SOA
10 15 (12.71%) PRINCE2
11 14 (11.86%) MS Office
12 13 (11.02%) E-Commerce
13 12 (10.17%) VMware
13 12 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (10.17%) Windows
14 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET
14 11 (9.32%) Waterfall
14 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (8.47%) SQL
15 10 (8.47%) MS Visio
15 10 (8.47%) ETL
16 9 (7.63%) WCF
16 9 (7.63%) User Acceptance Testing
17 8 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (6.78%) Coaching
18 7 (5.93%) Middleware
18 7 (5.93%) HP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (5.08%) SAS
2 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.24%) IIS
3 3 (2.54%) Tuxedo
3 3 (2.54%) TeamSite
4 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.69%) CMS
4 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.85%) CICS
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (21.19%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.86%) MS Office
3 10 (8.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.54%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.54%) Exstream
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) DMZ
2 2 (1.69%) Firewall
2 2 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.85%) Wireless
3 1 (0.85%) LDAP
3 1 (0.85%) ATM
3 1 (0.85%) LAN
3 1 (0.85%) VoIP
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) DNS
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.85%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.24%) OLAP Cube
4 5 (4.24%) OLAP
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (2.54%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.69%) Base SAS
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.54%) Hudson
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (14.41%) Banking
2 3 (2.54%) General Ledger
2 3 (2.54%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.85%) Legal
3 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.85%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (26.27%) Analyst
2 29 (24.58%) Project Manager
3 19 (16.10%) Business Analyst
4 17 (14.41%) Architect
5 16 (13.56%) Developer
6 13 (11.02%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (6.78%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Financial Business Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Software Manager
9 5 (4.24%) Agile Project Manager
9 5 (4.24%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Server Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) Database Developer
10 4 (3.39%) SQL Database Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.39%) MI Developer
10 4 (3.39%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) Tester
11 3 (2.54%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.49%) .NET
2 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET
3 9 (7.63%) WCF
4 7 (5.93%) Middleware
5 6 (5.08%) Web Services
6 5 (4.24%) jQuery
6 5 (4.24%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (3.39%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.39%) XML
8 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.85%) HTML
9 1 (0.85%) CSS
9 1 (0.85%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (0.85%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.54%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.69%) FMCG
4 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.85%) PMI
4 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.85%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.17%) Windows
2 7 (5.93%) Linux
3 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.24%) UNIX
5 4 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.85%) HPUX
7 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (15.25%) Project Management
4 16 (13.56%) SOA
5 15 (12.71%) PRINCE2
6 13 (11.02%) E-Commerce
7 12 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (9.32%) Waterfall
9 10 (8.47%) ETL
10 9 (7.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (6.78%) Coaching
12 7 (5.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (5.93%) Business Transformation
12 7 (5.93%) Scrum
12 7 (5.93%) Business Analysis
12 7 (5.93%) Supplier Management
13 6 (5.08%) Migration
13 6 (5.08%) Workflow
14 5 (4.24%) Unit Testing
14 5 (4.24%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.10%) C#
2 10 (8.47%) SQL
3 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.69%) VBA
5 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.85%) COBOL
5 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (4.24%) ISEB
2 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Degree
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.24%) vSphere
4 3 (2.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.19%) Oracle
3 12 (10.17%) VMware
4 7 (5.93%) HP
5 3 (2.54%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.54%) Perforce
5 3 (2.54%) Cisco
5 3 (2.54%) Infor
6 2 (1.69%) Tableau
6 2 (1.69%) SAP
6 2 (1.69%) Informatica
7 1 (0.85%) Siemens
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.85%) Apple
7 1 (0.85%) Sage
7 1 (0.85%) SonicWALL
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