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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 40 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 21.16% 16.13% 10.91%
As % of the General category 55.56% 50.00% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 8
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£383 £368 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £249 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £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 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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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
72 60 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 38.10% 32.26% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 14
Average daily rate £390 £375 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +63.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £233 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
3 15 (21.74%) SQL
4 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
5 12 (17.39%) .NET
6 11 (15.94%) PRINCE2
6 11 (15.94%) Project Management
6 11 (15.94%) Banking
7 10 (14.49%) Oracle
7 10 (14.49%) C#
8 9 (13.04%) Windows
8 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 8 (11.59%) HP
9 8 (11.59%) SOA
9 8 (11.59%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (10.14%) ISTQB
10 7 (10.14%) WCF
10 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET
10 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (10.14%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (10.14%) VMware
11 6 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (8.70%) Linux
12 5 (7.25%) ETL
12 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (7.25%) Zachman Framework
12 5 (7.25%) TOGAF
12 5 (7.25%) Scrum
12 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (2.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.90%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Project
3 3 (4.35%) MS Office
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.45%) LAN
2 1 (1.45%) WAN
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) SAN
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.80%) OLAP
3 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.90%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.45%) DTS
5 1 (1.45%) OLTP
5 1 (1.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.90%) NeoLoad
3 2 (2.90%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.45%) Hudson
4 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (15.94%) Banking
2 4 (5.80%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.45%) International Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Analyst
2 16 (23.19%) Project Manager
3 15 (21.74%) Business Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Architect
4 9 (13.04%) Test Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Developer
7 4 (5.80%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Database Developer
7 4 (5.80%) SQL Database Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.90%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (2.90%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) .NET
2 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET
2 7 (10.14%) WCF
3 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.80%) Web Services
3 4 (5.80%) XML
4 2 (2.90%) HTML
4 2 (2.90%) Middleware
4 2 (2.90%) jQuery
4 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.45%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.45%) JSON
5 1 (1.45%) XSD
5 1 (1.45%) XSL
5 1 (1.45%) CSS
5 1 (1.45%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) FMCG
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Linux
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (4.35%) UNIX
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (15.94%) PRINCE2
3 11 (15.94%) Project Management
4 8 (11.59%) SOA
5 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (7.25%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (7.25%) TOGAF
7 5 (7.25%) Scrum
7 5 (7.25%) ETL
7 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
7 5 (7.25%) Test Strategy
7 5 (7.25%) Coaching
8 4 (5.80%) High Availability
8 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.80%) RUP
8 4 (5.80%) Change Management
8 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) SQL
2 10 (14.49%) C#
3 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.90%) VB
4 1 (1.45%) VBA
4 1 (1.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.80%) ISEB
3 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.90%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.90%) APMP
4 2 (2.90%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.49%) Oracle
3 8 (11.59%) HP
4 7 (10.14%) VMware
5 3 (4.35%) SAP
6 2 (2.90%) Tableau
6 2 (2.90%) Informatica
7 1 (1.45%) Perforce
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