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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 66 69 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 67.35% 44.23% 53.37%
As % of the General category 79.52% 70.41% 65.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 56 80
Median daily rate £400 £353 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.31% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £259 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £463 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -14.11%
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
83 98 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 84.69% 62.82% 80.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 75 119
Median daily rate £405 £356 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.76% -6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £259 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £470 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -5.76%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 51 (41.46%) Banking
2 46 (37.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (19.51%) Project Management
4 23 (18.70%) Retail
5 19 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (12.20%) Unix
6 15 (12.20%) SAS
7 13 (10.57%) Windows
8 12 (9.76%) Retail Banking
8 12 (9.76%) Credit Risk
8 12 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (8.13%) Migration
9 10 (8.13%) AIX
9 10 (8.13%) SAP
10 9 (7.32%) MS Excel
10 9 (7.32%) Data Analysis
10 9 (7.32%) Waterfall
11 8 (6.50%) PRINCE2
11 8 (6.50%) C#
11 8 (6.50%) Mainframe
12 7 (5.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 7 (5.69%) Oracle
12 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
12 7 (5.69%) XML
12 7 (5.69%) Change Management
12 7 (5.69%) Business Analysis
13 6 (4.88%) Software Engineering
13 6 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (4.88%) WCF
13 6 (4.88%) .NET

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 15 (12.20%) SAS
2 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) Confluence
4 1 (0.81%) FileNet
Applications
1 9 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.25%) MS Project
3 4 (3.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.63%) MS Office
5 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) SAP HCM
1 4 (3.25%) SAP HR
1 4 (3.25%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (1.63%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) Firewall
2 3 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.63%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.63%) DNS
3 2 (1.63%) Extranet
3 2 (1.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.63%) HTTP
3 2 (1.63%) Internet
3 2 (1.63%) Intranet
3 2 (1.63%) LAN
3 2 (1.63%) SSL
3 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.63%) WAN
4 1 (0.81%) ATM
4 1 (0.81%) Network Security
4 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.25%) OLAP
3 3 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.44%) MS Access
3 3 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.81%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.81%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.81%) IDMS
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.81%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.81%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.63%) Ranorex
2 2 (1.63%) Selenium
2 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.63%) Testopia
2 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.81%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.81%) JIRA
3 1 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 51 (41.46%) Banking
2 23 (18.70%) Retail
3 12 (9.76%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Law
5 3 (2.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (36.59%) Analyst
2 30 (24.39%) Project Manager
3 28 (22.76%) Business Analyst
4 15 (12.20%) Developer
5 10 (8.13%) Administrator
6 8 (6.50%) HR Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Banking Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) HR Business Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.88%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Finance Manager
8 6 (4.88%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Development Manager
9 5 (4.07%) Financial Services Project Manager
9 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.07%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.69%) XML
2 6 (4.88%) .NET
2 6 (4.88%) WCF
2 6 (4.88%) Web Services
3 2 (1.63%) CGI
4 1 (0.81%) CSS
4 1 (0.81%) HTML
4 1 (0.81%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (9.76%) Credit Risk
2 8 (6.50%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.07%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
5 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.20%) Unix
2 13 (10.57%) Windows
3 10 (8.13%) AIX
4 5 (4.07%) Linux
4 5 (4.07%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.25%) zOS
6 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (19.51%) Project Management
3 19 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (8.13%) Migration
5 9 (7.32%) Data Analysis
5 9 (7.32%) Waterfall
6 8 (6.50%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.69%) Business Analysis
7 7 (5.69%) Change Management
8 6 (4.88%) Business Transformation
8 6 (4.88%) Change Control
8 6 (4.88%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.07%) ETL
9 5 (4.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (3.25%) Data Architecture
10 4 (3.25%) Project Governance
10 4 (3.25%) Resource Management
10 4 (3.25%) Supplier Management
10 4 (3.25%) TDD
10 4 (3.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.50%) C#
2 4 (3.25%) SQL
3 3 (2.44%) Perl
3 3 (2.44%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.63%) COBOL
4 2 (1.63%) Java
4 2 (1.63%) VB
5 1 (0.81%) C
5 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.44%) APMP
2 3 (2.44%) ISEB
3 1 (0.81%) CCNP
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.81%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (0.81%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) FINREP
2 5 (4.07%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.44%) QA
4 2 (1.63%) COREP
5 1 (0.81%) COSO
5 1 (0.81%) CRD IV
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (8.13%) SAP
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle
3 4 (3.25%) Cisco
3 4 (3.25%) F5
3 4 (3.25%) VMware
4 2 (1.63%) IBM
4 2 (1.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.81%) BT
5 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.81%) Juniper
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £258.00 - £259.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago