The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 23.08% 25.00% 5.88%
As % of the General category 75.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
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£500 £294 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.26 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.86% -5.71%
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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 Harrogate region.

General Category
Harrogate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
12 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 30.77% 25.00% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Average daily rate £500 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Harrogate region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Harrogate

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Harrogate

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Harrogate

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Harrogate

Finance
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Harrogate 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 8 (61.54%) Financial Institution
1 8 (61.54%) Banking
1 8 (61.54%) Product Management
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VB
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (15.38%) VB6
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) BASE24
3 1 (7.69%) ISO 8583
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) ATM

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Harrogate 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (61.54%) Financial Institution
1 8 (61.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Consultant
2 7 (53.85%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Business Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Product Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) VB
1 2 (15.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 2 (15.38%) VB6
1 2 (15.38%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle