The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Huddersfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield 20.00% 35.71% 18.18%
As % of the General category 50.00% 83.33% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£313 £488 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +21.87%
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 £16.75 £16.35 £19.70
% change year-on-year
+2.44% -16.98%
Finance
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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 Huddersfield region.

General Category
Huddersfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield 40.00% 42.86% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate £313 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +6.25%
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 £25.00 £23.86 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -5.52%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Huddersfield

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Huddersfield

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Huddersfield

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

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Huddersfield

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Huddersfield

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Huddersfield

Finance
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Huddersfield 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 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Segmentation
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Huddersfield 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) UAT Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planner
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) CSS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
2 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Segmentation
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center