The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 183 177 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.80% 18.15% 17.58%
As % of the General category 60.00% 61.67% 53.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 106 62
Average daily rate
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£375 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £538 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.72 £20.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.40% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £16.35 £19.70
% change year-on-year
+2.44% -16.98%
Finance
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
305 287 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.34% 29.44% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 177 117
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +37.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.37 £15.60 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £110.00
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 Leeds

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 68 (20.24%) Stakeholder Management
1 68 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (17.86%) Project Management
3 55 (16.37%) Oracle
4 45 (13.39%) PRINCE2
5 42 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 40 (11.90%) Banking
7 39 (11.61%) MS Excel
8 37 (11.01%) SQL
9 32 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 26 (7.74%) ITIL
11 26 (7.74%) Change Management
12 25 (7.44%) Retail
13 24 (7.14%) SharePoint
13 24 (7.14%) SQL Server
13 24 (7.14%) .NET
14 23 (6.85%) SAS
14 23 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (6.55%) ETL
16 21 (6.25%) Programme Management
16 21 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
17 20 (5.95%) Service Delivery
18 19 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
19 18 (5.36%) MS Visio
19 18 (5.36%) SOA
19 18 (5.36%) C#
19 18 (5.36%) Business Analysis
19 18 (5.36%) Waterfall
20 17 (5.06%) Degree

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 24 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.85%) SAS
3 4 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.89%) CMS
4 3 (0.89%) Apache
5 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.60%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.30%) Confluence
6 1 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.30%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.30%) IIS
6 1 (0.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 39 (11.61%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (5.36%) MS Visio
4 17 (5.06%) MS Office
5 8 (2.38%) MS Project
6 1 (0.30%) Niku Workbench
6 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.30%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.30%) Aligne
5 1 (0.30%) Maximo
5 1 (0.30%) BPCS
5 1 (0.30%) Agresso
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.19%) LAN
1 4 (1.19%) WAN
2 3 (0.89%) VoIP
2 3 (0.89%) Internet
3 2 (0.60%) Firewall
3 2 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.60%) Intranet
3 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.30%) DNS
4 1 (0.30%) DMZ
4 1 (0.30%) HTTP
4 1 (0.30%) LDAP
4 1 (0.30%) ATM
4 1 (0.30%) VLAN
4 1 (0.30%) MPLS
4 1 (0.30%) OSPF
4 1 (0.30%) BGP
4 1 (0.30%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (4.76%) OLAP
4 13 (3.87%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.87%) OLAP Cube
5 12 (3.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 10 (2.98%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
8 7 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.79%) DB2
10 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (1.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 4 (1.19%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (0.89%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.19%) SoapUI
2 4 (1.19%) Subversion
2 4 (1.19%) Maven
3 3 (0.89%) Hudson
4 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.60%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.30%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.30%) NUnit
5 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.30%) JIRA
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.30%) Selenium
5 1 (0.30%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
General
1 40 (11.90%) Banking
2 25 (7.44%) Retail
3 12 (3.57%) Legal
4 11 (3.27%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.89%) Marketing
7 3 (0.89%) Billing
8 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.60%) Law
8 2 (0.60%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 90 (26.79%) Analyst
2 58 (17.26%) Developer
3 48 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 48 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 17 (5.06%) Consultant
5 14 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 14 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
6 13 (3.87%) Service Manager
7 11 (3.27%) Senior Manager
7 11 (3.27%) SQL Developer
7 11 (3.27%) Delivery Manager
8 10 (2.98%) SAS Consultant
8 10 (2.98%) Tester
9 9 (2.68%) Architect
9 9 (2.68%) Senior Project Manager
9 9 (2.68%) Financial Business Analyst
9 9 (2.68%) PMO Manager
10 8 (2.38%) Software Manager
11 7 (2.08%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.14%) .NET
2 16 (4.76%) Web Services
3 10 (2.98%) jQuery
4 9 (2.68%) Middleware
4 9 (2.68%) CSS
4 9 (2.68%) HTML
4 9 (2.68%) WCF
5 8 (2.38%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (1.79%) J2EE
7 6 (1.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 5 (1.49%) WPF
8 5 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.19%) ADO
9 4 (1.19%) SOAP
9 4 (1.19%) WSDL
10 3 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (0.89%) XML
10 3 (0.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.46%) NHS
3 8 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.79%) Open Source
4 6 (1.79%) User Experience
5 5 (1.49%) AS400
6 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.89%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.89%) Statistics
8 2 (0.60%) DTV
8 2 (0.60%) Economics
8 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.30%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (0.30%) CMDB
9 1 (0.30%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.30%) Wiki
9 1 (0.30%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.30%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.30%) Social Media
9 1 (0.30%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.38%) UNIX
1 8 (2.38%) Windows
2 6 (1.79%) Linux
3 4 (1.19%) AIX
3 4 (1.19%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.30%) HPUX
5 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (20.24%) Stakeholder Management
1 68 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (17.86%) Project Management
3 45 (13.39%) PRINCE2
4 32 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (7.74%) ITIL
6 26 (7.74%) Change Management
7 22 (6.55%) ETL
8 21 (6.25%) Programme Management
9 20 (5.95%) Service Delivery
10 18 (5.36%) SOA
10 18 (5.36%) Business Analysis
10 18 (5.36%) Waterfall
11 15 (4.46%) Scrum
12 14 (4.17%) Configuration Management
12 14 (4.17%) Problem Management
12 14 (4.17%) Line Management
13 13 (3.87%) Migration
14 12 (3.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 37 (11.01%) SQL
2 18 (5.36%) C#
3 17 (5.06%) Java
4 12 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.98%) VB
6 8 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.08%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.08%) VB6
8 5 (1.49%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.19%) C
10 3 (0.89%) VBA
10 3 (0.89%) C++
11 2 (0.60%) RPG
11 2 (0.60%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.30%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.30%) COBOL
12 1 (0.30%) VBScript
12 1 (0.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (5.06%) Degree
2 11 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (2.68%) ISEB
4 7 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (2.08%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.19%) VCP4
5 4 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.89%) CCNA
6 3 (0.89%) APMP
7 2 (0.60%) CCNP
7 2 (0.60%) PMP
7 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.60%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.68%) QA
2 7 (2.08%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) P3O
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.30%) vSphere
2 1 (0.30%) QEMU
2 1 (0.30%) KVM
2 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.60%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.60%) SCCM
3 1 (0.30%) OpenView
3 1 (0.30%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (16.37%) Oracle
2 42 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.27%) IBM
4 6 (1.79%) SAP
5 5 (1.49%) VMware
6 4 (1.19%) jBASE
6 4 (1.19%) Cisco
6 4 (1.19%) HP
7 3 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.89%) Perforce
8 2 (0.60%) SunGard
8 2 (0.60%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.60%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.60%) Citrix
8 2 (0.60%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.30%) Unisys
9 1 (0.30%) Temenos
9 1 (0.30%) Genesys
9 1 (0.30%) BMC
9 1 (0.30%) Hyperion
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £9.15 - £11.72 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
OCC Computer personnel
Rate: £400 - 450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £420.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 28 days ago