The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 55 97 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 48.67% 67.83% 53.33%
As % of the General category 80.88% 88.99% 70.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 83 73
Median daily rate £387 £356 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.56% -10.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £260 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.80 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +21.21%
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 Halifax region.

General Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
68 109 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 60.18% 76.22% 75.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 92 101
Median daily rate £375 £356 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £259 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Finance.

1 72 (51.06%) Banking
2 55 (39.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (26.24%) Retail
4 25 (17.73%) Project Management
5 23 (16.31%) Retail Banking
6 22 (15.60%) Unix
7 21 (14.89%) Windows
8 19 (13.48%) AIX
8 19 (13.48%) SAS
8 19 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (11.35%) Business Analysis
11 15 (10.64%) Service Management
11 15 (10.64%) SDLC
12 13 (9.22%) Translating Business Requirements
12 13 (9.22%) Credit Risk
13 12 (8.51%) Configuration Management
13 12 (8.51%) Shell Script
13 12 (8.51%) Perl
14 11 (7.80%) SQL
14 11 (7.80%) Capacity Planning
15 10 (7.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 10 (7.09%) Mainframe
16 9 (6.38%) ETL
16 9 (6.38%) Data Analysis
17 8 (5.67%) Data Management
17 8 (5.67%) zOS
17 8 (5.67%) Oracle
18 7 (4.96%) Data Centre
18 7 (4.96%) Data Structures

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (13.48%) SAS
2 6 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.55%) Confluence
4 2 (1.42%) CICS
4 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.71%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.13%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) MS Project
3 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) ATM
2 2 (1.42%) BIG-IP
2 2 (1.42%) Firewall
2 2 (1.42%) SSL
2 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (3.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (1.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.71%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.71%) DB2
5 1 (0.71%) MS Access
5 1 (0.71%) OLAP
5 1 (0.71%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.71%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.71%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (3.55%) ClearQuest
1 5 (3.55%) JIRA
2 3 (2.13%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.42%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.42%) Ranorex
3 2 (1.42%) Selenium
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.42%) Testopia
General
1 72 (51.06%) Banking
2 37 (26.24%) Retail
3 23 (16.31%) Retail Banking
4 6 (4.26%) Law
5 2 (1.42%) Back Office
5 2 (1.42%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (26.95%) Analyst
2 26 (18.44%) Business Analyst
3 23 (16.31%) Project Manager
4 15 (10.64%) Administrator
5 12 (8.51%) Developer
5 12 (8.51%) Software Manager
6 11 (7.80%) Configuration Manager
6 11 (7.80%) Software Configuration Manager
7 8 (5.67%) Banking Project Manager
7 8 (5.67%) Development Manager
8 7 (4.96%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Architect
9 6 (4.26%) Configuration and Release Manager
9 6 (4.26%) Deployment Manager
9 6 (4.26%) Release and Configuration Manager
9 6 (4.26%) Release Manager
9 6 (4.26%) SAS Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Software Deployment Manager
10 5 (3.55%) Scrum Master
10 5 (3.55%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.96%) XML
2 4 (2.84%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (2.13%) .NET
3 3 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.42%) CSS
4 2 (1.42%) HTML
5 1 (0.71%) CSS3
5 1 (0.71%) HTML5
5 1 (0.71%) Middleware
5 1 (0.71%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.22%) Credit Risk
3 10 (7.09%) Mainframe
4 7 (4.96%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.96%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.55%) User Experience
6 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.42%) DataPower
7 2 (1.42%) Statistics
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.71%) IVR
8 1 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.60%) Unix
2 21 (14.89%) Windows
3 19 (13.48%) AIX
4 8 (5.67%) zOS
5 6 (4.26%) Linux
6 2 (1.42%) VMS
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.01%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (17.73%) Project Management
3 18 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (11.35%) Business Analysis
5 15 (10.64%) SDLC
5 15 (10.64%) Service Management
6 13 (9.22%) Translating Business Requirements
7 12 (8.51%) Configuration Management
8 11 (7.80%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (6.38%) Data Analysis
9 9 (6.38%) ETL
10 8 (5.67%) Data Management
11 7 (4.96%) Migration
11 7 (4.96%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.96%) UML
12 6 (4.26%) Scrum
12 6 (4.26%) Waterfall
13 5 (3.55%) Change Management
13 5 (3.55%) Project Planning
13 5 (3.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.51%) Perl
1 12 (8.51%) Shell Script
2 11 (7.80%) SQL
3 4 (2.84%) C#
3 4 (2.84%) VBA
4 2 (1.42%) Java
4 2 (1.42%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.55%) ISEB
2 3 (2.13%) APMP
2 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.71%) CISSP
3 1 (0.71%) Degree
3 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (4.96%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.96%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) COREP
3 1 (0.71%) FINREP
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.55%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.13%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 8 (5.67%) Oracle
2 5 (3.55%) IBM
2 5 (3.55%) NetIQ
3 4 (2.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.13%) F5
4 3 (2.13%) SAP
5 2 (1.42%) Cisco
5 2 (1.42%) Teradata
6 1 (0.71%) Cognos
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.71%) VMware
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago