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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 11 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 1 2 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 3.85% 11.76% 61.54%
As % of the General category 100.00% 100.00% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 12
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£288 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.10%
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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
1 2 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 3.85% 11.76% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 13
Average daily rate £288 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (14.29%) Toad
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) BPR
3 1 (14.29%) ACCA
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) CIMA
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Web Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Web Content Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Content Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) BPR
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Workflow
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
1 1 (14.29%) Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ACCA
1 1 (14.29%) CIMA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Google