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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 174 173 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.12% 17.73% 17.11%
As % of the General category 58.98% 63.14% 48.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 111 93
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.10 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
295 274 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.94% 28.07% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 173 183
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £17.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 68 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (20.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (20.39%) Project Management
4 41 (13.27%) Oracle
5 39 (12.62%) Banking
6 38 (12.30%) PRINCE2
7 36 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (11.33%) Microsoft
8 35 (11.33%) MS Excel
9 30 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (9.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 26 (8.41%) Retail
12 25 (8.09%) ITIL
12 25 (8.09%) SQL
13 22 (7.12%) SQL Server
13 22 (7.12%) MS Office
13 22 (7.12%) Change Management
13 22 (7.12%) Business Analysis
14 21 (6.80%) Migration
14 21 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (6.47%) Service Delivery
16 18 (5.83%) Web Services
16 18 (5.83%) Waterfall
17 17 (5.50%) MS PowerPoint
17 17 (5.50%) Degree
17 17 (5.50%) .NET
17 17 (5.50%) ETL
17 17 (5.50%) Scrum
17 17 (5.50%) Programme Management
18 15 (4.85%) SOA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.88%) SAS
3 7 (2.27%) CMS
4 3 (0.97%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.65%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.65%) JBoss
5 2 (0.65%) Apache
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.32%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.32%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.12%) MS Office
3 17 (5.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.24%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.24%) MS Project
5 2 (0.65%) Niku Workbench
6 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 5 (1.62%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.32%) Aligne
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.32%) BPCS
4 1 (0.32%) Agresso
4 1 (0.32%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.97%) LAN
1 3 (0.97%) WAN
2 2 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.65%) Firewall
2 2 (0.65%) Intranet
2 2 (0.65%) VoIP
2 2 (0.65%) HTTP
2 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.32%) DNS
3 1 (0.32%) ATM
3 1 (0.32%) LDAP
3 1 (0.32%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.32%) Internet
3 1 (0.32%) DMZ
3 1 (0.32%) OSPF
3 1 (0.32%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.12%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.88%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.24%) OLAP
4 10 (3.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.59%) Oracle ODI
5 8 (2.59%) OLAP Cube
6 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.62%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.29%) Oracle OWB
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.97%) DB2
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (1.94%) Subversion
2 4 (1.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.97%) Hudson
3 3 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.65%) Maven
4 2 (0.65%) JIRA
5 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.32%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.32%) RequisitePro
General
1 39 (12.62%) Banking
2 26 (8.41%) Retail
3 15 (4.85%) Retail Banking
4 13 (4.21%) Legal
5 12 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.97%) Marketing
7 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.65%) Electronics
8 2 (0.65%) Billing
8 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 86 (27.83%) Analyst
2 52 (16.83%) Project Manager
2 52 (16.83%) Business Analyst
3 36 (11.65%) Developer
4 15 (4.85%) Consultant
5 13 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (3.88%) Test Analyst
6 12 (3.88%) PMO Analyst
7 11 (3.56%) PMO Manager
7 11 (3.56%) Architect
8 10 (3.24%) Business Manager
9 9 (2.91%) SQL Developer
9 9 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (2.59%) Senior Manager
10 8 (2.59%) Service Manager
11 7 (2.27%) Designer
11 7 (2.27%) Programme Manager
11 7 (2.27%) Financial Business Analyst
11 7 (2.27%) Senior Business Analyst
12 6 (1.94%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.83%) Web Services
2 17 (5.50%) .NET
3 11 (3.56%) Middleware
4 8 (2.59%) HTML
4 8 (2.59%) ASP.NET
4 8 (2.59%) CSS
4 8 (2.59%) jQuery
5 7 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (1.94%) WCF
7 5 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.62%) J2EE
8 3 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (0.97%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.97%) XML
9 2 (0.65%) EDI
9 2 (0.65%) ADO
9 2 (0.65%) WPF
10 1 (0.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.32%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.88%) NHS
3 8 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.94%) Open Source
5 5 (1.62%) User Experience
6 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.97%) AS400
8 2 (0.65%) DTV
8 2 (0.65%) PMI
8 2 (0.65%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.65%) Statistics
9 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.32%) Wiki
9 1 (0.32%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.32%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.88%) Windows
2 8 (2.59%) UNIX
3 4 (1.29%) Linux
4 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.65%) AIX
5 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.32%) HPUX
6 1 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (20.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (20.39%) Project Management
4 38 (12.30%) PRINCE2
5 30 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (9.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (8.09%) ITIL
8 22 (7.12%) Change Management
8 22 (7.12%) Business Analysis
9 21 (6.80%) Migration
10 20 (6.47%) Service Delivery
11 18 (5.83%) Waterfall
12 17 (5.50%) ETL
12 17 (5.50%) Scrum
12 17 (5.50%) Programme Management
13 15 (4.85%) SOA
13 15 (4.85%) Project Planning
13 15 (4.85%) Line Management
14 13 (4.21%) Change Control
15 11 (3.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.09%) SQL
2 11 (3.56%) C#
3 9 (2.91%) Java
4 8 (2.59%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.62%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.29%) VB
7 4 (1.29%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.97%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.97%) C
9 2 (0.65%) VB6
9 2 (0.65%) Ruby
10 1 (0.32%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.32%) LINC
10 1 (0.32%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.32%) C++
10 1 (0.32%) COBOL
10 1 (0.32%) RPG
10 1 (0.32%) VBA
10 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (5.50%) Degree
2 11 (3.56%) ISEB
3 7 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (1.62%) APMP
5 4 (1.29%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.29%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.97%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.65%) CCNP
7 2 (0.65%) CCNA
7 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.65%) PMP
7 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.88%) QA
2 6 (1.94%) SLA
3 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.65%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.32%) P3O
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) vSphere
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.65%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (0.65%) OpenView
2 2 (0.65%) SCCM
2 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.32%) OVSD
Vendors
1 41 (13.27%) Oracle
2 35 (11.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.24%) IBM
4 9 (2.91%) SAP
5 5 (1.62%) HP
6 4 (1.29%) Perforce
6 4 (1.29%) VMware
7 3 (0.97%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.97%) Citrix
7 3 (0.97%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.97%) Cisco
7 3 (0.97%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.65%) jBASE
8 2 (0.65%) Sage
8 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.65%) Niku
8 2 (0.65%) SunGard
9 1 (0.32%) Actimize
9 1 (0.32%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.32%) Genesys
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