The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Leeds region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 197 122 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.81% 15.54% 15.44%
As % of the General category 57.94% 50.62% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 66 92
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £19.39 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.87% -22.44%
General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
340 241 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.01% 30.70% 33.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 130 182
Average daily rate £351 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £240 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -30.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Finance
West Yorkshire

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 88 (23.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 69 (18.50%) SQL
3 64 (17.16%) Oracle
3 64 (17.16%) Project Management
4 59 (15.82%) Banking
5 51 (13.67%) PRINCE2
6 47 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (12.33%) .NET
8 42 (11.26%) Retail
9 40 (10.72%) C#
10 34 (9.12%) SQL Server
11 30 (8.04%) Scrum
12 27 (7.24%) Migration
12 27 (7.24%) MVC
13 25 (6.70%) VB.NET
14 24 (6.43%) Java
14 24 (6.43%) ITIL
14 24 (6.43%) Change Management
15 23 (6.17%) Windows
15 23 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (5.90%) MS Project
17 21 (5.63%) WCF
17 21 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
18 20 (5.36%) TDD
18 20 (5.36%) PL/SQL
18 20 (5.36%) OO
19 19 (5.09%) Data Modelling
19 19 (5.09%) Microsoft
19 19 (5.09%) Business Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 15 (4.02%) SAS
2 10 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (2.14%) ColdFusion
4 4 (1.07%) CMS
4 4 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (1.07%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.07%) GlassFish
5 3 (0.80%) CICS
5 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.54%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.54%) FileNet
7 1 (0.27%) Drupal
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (5.90%) MS Project
2 18 (4.83%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.56%) MS Office
4 14 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.34%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.27%) SPSS
7 1 (0.27%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Aligne
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.54%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.27%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.27%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.80%) HTTP
2 2 (0.54%) Firewall
2 2 (0.54%) FTP
2 2 (0.54%) VPN
2 2 (0.54%) MPLS
2 2 (0.54%) Internet
3 1 (0.27%) Network Security
3 1 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.27%) FWSM
3 1 (0.27%) VLAN
3 1 (0.27%) CTI
3 1 (0.27%) H.323
3 1 (0.27%) SAN
3 1 (0.27%) SSL
3 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.27%) ATM
3 1 (0.27%) LAN
3 1 (0.27%) VoIP
3 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (4.56%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (1.88%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (1.61%) DB2
7 5 (1.34%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (1.34%) OLAP
8 4 (1.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (1.07%) Essbase
8 4 (1.07%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.07%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.80%) Base SAS
9 3 (0.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 21 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (4.56%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.14%) JUnit
3 8 (2.14%) Subversion
4 5 (1.34%) JIRA
4 5 (1.34%) ERwin
4 5 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.54%) Toad
5 2 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.54%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.27%) MSTest
6 1 (0.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.27%) NUnit
6 1 (0.27%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.27%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.27%) NetAdvantage
6 1 (0.27%) ChangeMan
General
1 59 (15.82%) Banking
2 42 (11.26%) Retail
3 11 (2.95%) Retail Banking
4 8 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.61%) Legal
5 6 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.34%) Marketing
7 4 (1.07%) Games
8 3 (0.80%) Billing
9 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.54%) French Language
10 1 (0.27%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.27%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.27%) Romanian Language
10 1 (0.27%) Slovak Language
10 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.27%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (27.35%) Analyst
2 78 (20.91%) Developer
3 70 (18.77%) Project Manager
4 45 (12.06%) Business Analyst
5 18 (4.83%) Test Analyst
6 17 (4.56%) Contracts Manager
7 15 (4.02%) Business Manager
7 15 (4.02%) .NET Developer
8 14 (3.75%) Business Project Manager
9 13 (3.49%) Consultant
10 12 (3.22%) Java Developer
10 12 (3.22%) Architect
11 11 (2.95%) Service Manager
11 11 (2.95%) Senior Manager
12 10 (2.68%) Agile Business Analyst
13 9 (2.41%) PMO Analyst
13 9 (2.41%) MI Analyst
13 9 (2.41%) Programme Manager
13 9 (2.41%) Senior Project Manager
14 8 (2.14%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.33%) .NET
2 21 (5.63%) WCF
3 18 (4.83%) XML
3 18 (4.83%) ASP.NET
4 17 (4.56%) Web Services
5 15 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (4.02%) WinForms
6 14 (3.75%) jQuery
7 13 (3.49%) J2EE
8 12 (3.22%) CSS
9 11 (2.95%) HTML
10 8 (2.14%) Struts
11 5 (1.34%) WPF
11 5 (1.34%) SOAP
11 5 (1.34%) XSLT
12 4 (1.07%) NHibernate
12 4 (1.07%) Ajax
13 3 (0.80%) LINQ
13 3 (0.80%) XHTML
14 2 (0.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.09%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (2.14%) Management Information System
2 8 (2.14%) Smart Meter
3 6 (1.61%) Mainframe
4 5 (1.34%) NHS
5 4 (1.07%) IVR
6 3 (0.80%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.54%) Statistics
7 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.27%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.27%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.27%) CMDB
8 1 (0.27%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Tandem
8 1 (0.27%) DTV
8 1 (0.27%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.27%) AS400
8 1 (0.27%) Clustering
8 1 (0.27%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.17%) Windows
2 12 (3.22%) Linux
3 11 (2.95%) UNIX
4 7 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.80%) zOS
5 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.54%) Solaris
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.27%) AIX
7 1 (0.27%) HPUX
7 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (23.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 64 (17.16%) Project Management
3 51 (13.67%) PRINCE2
4 47 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (8.04%) Scrum
6 27 (7.24%) Migration
6 27 (7.24%) MVC
7 24 (6.43%) ITIL
7 24 (6.43%) Change Management
8 23 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (5.36%) TDD
9 20 (5.36%) OO
10 19 (5.09%) Data Modelling
10 19 (5.09%) Business Analysis
11 17 (4.56%) Service Management
11 17 (4.56%) Analytics
12 16 (4.29%) Waterfall
12 16 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (4.02%) Software Engineering
14 14 (3.75%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (18.50%) SQL
2 40 (10.72%) C#
3 25 (6.70%) VB.NET
4 24 (6.43%) Java
5 20 (5.36%) PL/SQL
6 11 (2.95%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.68%) VB
8 5 (1.34%) VB6
8 5 (1.34%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.34%) C++
9 4 (1.07%) R
10 3 (0.80%) SAS Macro
10 3 (0.80%) COBOL
10 3 (0.80%) C
10 3 (0.80%) VBA
11 2 (0.54%) PHP
12 1 (0.27%) X++
12 1 (0.27%) Ruby
12 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.27%) RPG
Qualifications
1 15 (4.02%) Degree
2 9 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (1.61%) ISEB
4 5 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.80%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) APMP
6 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.29%) QA
2 10 (2.68%) SLA
3 5 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.07%) FATCA
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.27%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
1 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.27%) RACF
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.27%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 9 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.34%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.27%) SCCM
3 1 (0.27%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.27%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 64 (17.16%) Oracle
2 19 (5.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.68%) SAP
3 10 (2.68%) Business Objects
3 10 (2.68%) JD Edwards
4 9 (2.41%) IBM
5 7 (1.88%) Siebel
5 7 (1.88%) Perforce
6 5 (1.34%) SunGard
7 4 (1.07%) VMware
7 4 (1.07%) HP
7 4 (1.07%) Sun
7 4 (1.07%) Citrix
7 4 (1.07%) CA
8 3 (0.80%) jBASE
8 3 (0.80%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.80%) BMC
9 2 (0.54%) Adobe
9 2 (0.54%) Juniper
9 2 (0.54%) Pega
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