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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Finance 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 13.04% 12.20% 22.22%
As % of the General category 54.55% 83.33% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
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£256 £320 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.92% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £304 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £400 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +16.03%
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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
11 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 23.91% 14.63% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate £265 £320 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £402 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.74 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +0.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Harrogate

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Harrogate region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 7 (46.67%) ISEB
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Release Management
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) ATM
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) BASE24
4 3 (20.00%) ISO 8583
5 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (13.33%) MS Project
5 2 (13.33%) MS Office
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Statistics
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 9 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Release Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Change and Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Release Management
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle