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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 8 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Finance 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 11.63% 9.62% 20.00%
As % of the General category 41.67% 41.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
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£325 £320 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £304 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
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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 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 27.91% 23.08% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 3
Average daily rate £369 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £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 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 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 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 22 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 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Release Management
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) ATM
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) BASE24
3 3 (20.00%) ISO 8583
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.67%) Statistics
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.67%) MS Project
5 1 (6.67%) MS Office
5 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) C#

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Change and Release Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Release Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
1 4 (26.67%) Release Management
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VB
1 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
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