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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Rank 6 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 166 304 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.08% 20.91% 14.25%
As % of the General category 50.15% 63.07% 58.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 202 110
Median daily rate £450 £389 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £30.75 £9.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.09% +237.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £26.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.60% +60.60%

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
331 482 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.06% 33.15% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 322 190
Median daily rate £420 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.59% +5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £211 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £581 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +16.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £15.00 £23.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.76 £45.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Finance.

1 72 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (15.36%) Banking
4 51 (14.78%) Project Management
5 46 (13.33%) SQL
6 44 (12.75%) Windows
7 43 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (11.01%) ITIL
8 38 (11.01%) Legal
9 33 (9.57%) Java
10 31 (8.99%) Active Directory
10 31 (8.99%) Retail
11 30 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (8.70%) MS Office
12 29 (8.41%) Microsoft
13 27 (7.83%) Oracle
13 27 (7.83%) Data Centre
14 26 (7.54%) Data Modelling
15 25 (7.25%) SQL Server
16 24 (6.96%) JavaScript
16 24 (6.96%) Scrum
16 24 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
17 23 (6.67%) Waterfall
18 22 (6.38%) ITSM
18 22 (6.38%) Service Delivery
18 22 (6.38%) ERP
19 21 (6.09%) Unix
19 21 (6.09%) Linux
20 20 (5.80%) MS Excel
20 20 (5.80%) User Experience

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (4.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (3.48%) SAS
3 11 (3.19%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (1.74%) Mule
6 4 (1.16%) IBM Domino
6 4 (1.16%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.58%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.58%) JBoss
7 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.29%) Apache
8 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.29%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 30 (8.70%) MS Office
2 20 (5.80%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.32%) MS Project
4 6 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.87%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (4.93%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.16%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.29%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.29%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.03%) SaaS
2 6 (1.74%) PaaS
3 5 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.16%) IaaS
5 3 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.87%) Office 365
6 2 (0.58%) GitHub
7 1 (0.29%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.61%) DNS
1 9 (2.61%) Firewall
2 6 (1.74%) FTP
2 6 (1.74%) Internet
3 5 (1.45%) Network Security
4 4 (1.16%) SSL
5 3 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.87%) LDAP
5 3 (0.87%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.58%) BGP
6 2 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.58%) Extranet
6 2 (0.58%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.58%) MPLS
6 2 (0.58%) SSH
6 2 (0.58%) VPLS
7 1 (0.29%) Intranet
7 1 (0.29%) SAN
7 1 (0.29%) SNMP
7 1 (0.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.90%) Hadoop
3 9 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.61%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.03%) Big Data
4 7 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.45%) DB2
6 4 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.87%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.87%) HBase
7 3 (0.87%) MySQL
7 3 (0.87%) OLAP
7 3 (0.87%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.87%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (2.61%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.03%) Cucumber
3 6 (1.74%) Rational Application Developer
4 5 (1.45%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.16%) Selenium
5 4 (1.16%) Xcode
6 3 (0.87%) JIRA
6 3 (0.87%) JUnit
6 3 (0.87%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.58%) Gradle
7 2 (0.58%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.58%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.58%) Maven
7 2 (0.58%) Mockito
7 2 (0.58%) Spock
7 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 53 (15.36%) Banking
2 38 (11.01%) Legal
3 31 (8.99%) Retail
4 17 (4.93%) Law
5 15 (4.35%) Marketing
6 13 (3.77%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.32%) Games
8 7 (2.03%) Advertising
9 4 (1.16%) Publishing
9 4 (1.16%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.87%) Back Office
10 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.58%) Electronics
11 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 87 (25.22%) Analyst
2 53 (15.36%) Developer
3 34 (9.86%) Project Manager
4 33 (9.57%) Architect
4 33 (9.57%) Business Analyst
5 31 (8.99%) Consultant
6 19 (5.51%) Service Analyst
7 17 (4.93%) Service Desk Analyst
8 16 (4.64%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (4.06%) Agile Business Analyst
10 13 (3.77%) Administrator
10 13 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (3.48%) Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (2.61%) IT Manager
13 8 (2.32%) Dynamics AX Consultant
13 8 (2.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (2.32%) IT Analyst
14 7 (2.03%) Enterprise Architect
14 7 (2.03%) Oracle Developer
15 6 (1.74%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.35%) HTML
2 11 (3.19%) CSS
2 11 (3.19%) Spring
3 10 (2.90%) .NET
4 9 (2.61%) HTML5
4 9 (2.61%) XML
5 8 (2.32%) J2EE
5 8 (2.32%) jQuery
5 8 (2.32%) Spring Boot
6 7 (2.03%) CSS3
6 7 (2.03%) JSP
6 7 (2.03%) Node.js
6 7 (2.03%) Struts
7 6 (1.74%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.74%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.74%) JavaBeans
7 6 (1.74%) React
7 6 (1.74%) REST
7 6 (1.74%) Web Services
8 5 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.83%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.80%) User Experience
4 17 (4.93%) Blackberry
5 16 (4.64%) iPad
5 16 (4.64%) iPhone
6 14 (4.06%) Mainframe
7 12 (3.48%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.90%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.32%) iSeries
10 6 (1.74%) NHS
11 5 (1.45%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.45%) Informatics
12 4 (1.16%) e-Learning
12 4 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.16%) Online Banking
12 4 (1.16%) Replication
13 3 (0.87%) EPoS
13 3 (0.87%) Health Informatics
13 3 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.75%) Windows
2 21 (6.09%) Linux
2 21 (6.09%) Unix
3 18 (5.22%) Windows XP
4 16 (4.64%) Windows 7
5 11 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.90%) Android
7 9 (2.61%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 51 (14.78%) Project Management
4 38 (11.01%) ITIL
5 30 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (7.54%) Data Modelling
7 24 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 24 (6.96%) Scrum
8 23 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 22 (6.38%) ERP
9 22 (6.38%) ITSM
9 22 (6.38%) Service Delivery
10 19 (5.51%) Problem Management
11 18 (5.22%) Analytics
11 18 (5.22%) Business Analysis
12 17 (4.93%) Change Management
12 17 (4.93%) Service Management
13 14 (4.06%) User Stories
14 11 (3.19%) DevOps
14 11 (3.19%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (13.33%) SQL
2 33 (9.57%) Java
3 24 (6.96%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.61%) C#
5 6 (1.74%) Apple Swift
5 6 (1.74%) Python
6 5 (1.45%) C
7 4 (1.16%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.16%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.16%) VBA
7 4 (1.16%) X++
8 3 (0.87%) COBOL
8 3 (0.87%) VB
9 2 (0.58%) AWK
9 2 (0.58%) JCL
9 2 (0.58%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.58%) VBScript
9 2 (0.58%) Visual J++
Qualifications
1 13 (3.77%) Degree
2 8 (2.32%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.74%) CISSP
4 5 (1.45%) CISM
5 4 (1.16%) CISA
6 3 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.87%) CCA
6 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.87%) SAS Certification
6 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.58%) ISEB
7 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.58%) MBA
7 2 (0.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.29%) CCNA
8 1 (0.29%) CCNP
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.29%) IIBA
8 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.29%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.90%) Data Quality
1 10 (2.90%) QA
2 8 (2.32%) SLA
3 6 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.58%) FATCA
6 1 (0.29%) Basel II
6 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 31 (8.99%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.16%) ACF2
3 4 (1.16%) RACF
4 3 (0.87%) HDFS
4 3 (0.87%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.58%) Firmware
5 2 (0.58%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.90%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (2.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 4 (1.16%) zSecure
4 3 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.87%) Nagios
4 3 (0.87%) SCCM
5 2 (0.58%) Ansible
5 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.58%) Puppet
5 2 (0.58%) SCOM
5 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.58%) vRealize
6 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.29%) Salt
6 1 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 29 (8.41%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.83%) Oracle
3 17 (4.93%) VMware
4 12 (3.48%) Cisco
5 9 (2.61%) Avaya
6 8 (2.32%) Cognos
6 8 (2.32%) Cyber-Ark
6 8 (2.32%) IBM
6 8 (2.32%) MuleSoft
7 7 (2.03%) Splunk
8 5 (1.45%) F5
8 5 (1.45%) Palo Alto
8 5 (1.45%) SAP
9 4 (1.16%) Dell
9 4 (1.16%) Kony
9 4 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.16%) Tealium
10 3 (0.87%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.87%) New Relic
10 3 (0.87%) Twitter
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