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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 45 60 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 63.38% 65.22% 57.14%
As % of the General category 80.36% 78.95% 70.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 52 85
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £429 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £26.83 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.40% +62.60%

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
56 76 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 78.87% 82.61% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 65 117
Median daily rate £356 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £284 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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 41 (59.42%) Banking
2 25 (36.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (27.54%) Retail
4 12 (17.39%) Retail Banking
5 11 (15.94%) Project Management
6 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (11.59%) Business Analysis
8 7 (10.14%) Unix
8 7 (10.14%) Data Quality
9 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
9 6 (8.70%) SAS
9 6 (8.70%) SQL
9 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
9 6 (8.70%) Data Management
10 5 (7.25%) Service Management
10 5 (7.25%) Change Management
10 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
10 5 (7.25%) Credit Risk
10 5 (7.25%) SDLC
10 5 (7.25%) PMO
11 4 (5.80%) QA
11 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (5.80%) Mainframe
11 4 (5.80%) .NET
11 4 (5.80%) ITIL
11 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
11 4 (5.80%) Windows
11 4 (5.80%) IBM
11 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint

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 6 (8.70%) SAS
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) StreamWeaver
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.35%) MS Project
4 1 (1.45%) MS Office
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) FTP
2 2 (2.90%) Firewall
2 2 (2.90%) SMS
2 2 (2.90%) Telepresence
3 1 (1.45%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (1.45%) Network Security
3 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (2.90%) Informix
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) Big Data
3 1 (1.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.45%) DB2
3 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.45%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (59.42%) Banking
2 19 (27.54%) Retail
3 12 (17.39%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (20.29%) Project Manager
3 12 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Business Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Data Quality Specialist
5 4 (5.80%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Architect
6 3 (4.35%) Banking Project Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Defect Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Finance Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Lead Project Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Development Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Senior Cisco Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) .NET
2 3 (4.35%) ISPF
2 3 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.45%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) CSS3
3 1 (1.45%) HTML
3 1 (1.45%) HTML5
3 1 (1.45%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.45%) jQuery
3 1 (1.45%) Sass
3 1 (1.45%) WCF
3 1 (1.45%) WinForms
3 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Credit Risk
3 4 (5.80%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.35%) iSeries
4 3 (4.35%) Tandem
5 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Unix
2 4 (5.80%) Windows
3 3 (4.35%) AIX
3 3 (4.35%) zOS
4 2 (2.90%) Linux
4 2 (2.90%) VMS
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (15.94%) Project Management
3 8 (11.59%) Business Analysis
4 6 (8.70%) Data Management
4 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.25%) Change Management
5 5 (7.25%) SDLC
5 5 (7.25%) Service Management
6 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.80%) ITIL
6 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (4.35%) B2B
7 3 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.35%) Defect Management
7 3 (4.35%) Migration
7 3 (4.35%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.35%) Supplier Management
7 3 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) C#
2 3 (4.35%) JCL
3 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) VB
4 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) APMP
2 2 (2.90%) CCNA
2 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.90%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) CCSA
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.45%) PMP
3 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) Data Quality
2 5 (7.25%) PMO
3 4 (5.80%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) IBM
3 3 (4.35%) Axway
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco
3 3 (4.35%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (2.90%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.45%) F5
5 1 (1.45%) NetIQ
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) Splunk
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £405 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £240 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago