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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 296 149 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.47% 14.75% 18.10%
As % of the General category 64.49% 55.39% 62.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 113 91
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£388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.47 - £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 - £13.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.18 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+34.40% -5.71%
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
459 269 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.10% 26.63% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 191 151
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 4
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £14.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 - £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 - £28.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 31 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 118 (22.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 114 (21.76%) Project Management
3 113 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (16.22%) SQL
5 76 (14.50%) Banking
6 61 (11.64%) SQL Server
6 61 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
7 48 (9.16%) ITIL
8 46 (8.78%) Retail
9 45 (8.59%) PRINCE2
9 45 (8.59%) Microsoft
10 44 (8.40%) Change Management
11 42 (8.02%) Oracle
11 42 (8.02%) Waterfall
12 41 (7.82%) .NET
13 35 (6.68%) Windows
14 33 (6.30%) T-SQL
14 33 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (6.30%) Business Analysis
15 31 (5.92%) Programme Management
16 30 (5.73%) MS Excel
17 29 (5.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 28 (5.34%) SAS
19 23 (4.39%) Service Management
19 23 (4.39%) Java
20 22 (4.20%) XML
21 21 (4.01%) C#
21 21 (4.01%) Web Services
21 21 (4.01%) SDLC
22 20 (3.82%) Change Control

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 28 (5.34%) SAS
2 20 (3.82%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.91%) IIS
3 10 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (1.53%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.53%) Apache
6 7 (1.34%) CMS
7 4 (0.76%) Node.js
7 4 (0.76%) Confluence
8 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.38%) JBoss
9 2 (0.38%) FileNet
9 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.19%) Lync
10 1 (0.19%) CICS
Applications
1 30 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.29%) MS Office
3 11 (2.10%) MS Project
3 11 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.38%) SaaS
2 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.38%) GitHub
3 1 (0.19%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.19%) PaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.29%) Firewall
2 8 (1.53%) DNS
3 7 (1.34%) Internet
4 6 (1.15%) HTTP
5 5 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.95%) DHCP
5 5 (0.95%) SAN
6 2 (0.38%) Intranet
6 2 (0.38%) NAS
6 2 (0.38%) WebEx
6 2 (0.38%) VoIP
7 1 (0.19%) WAN
7 1 (0.19%) POP3
7 1 (0.19%) SMTP
7 1 (0.19%) FTP
7 1 (0.19%) VPN
7 1 (0.19%) MPLS
7 1 (0.19%) BGP
7 1 (0.19%) DPNSS
7 1 (0.19%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.29%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.29%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.72%) Base SAS
9 8 (1.53%) OLAP
9 8 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (1.34%) MySQL
10 7 (1.34%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 5 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.95%) MS Access
12 5 (0.95%) DB2
12 5 (0.95%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 14 (2.67%) Git (software)
1 14 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (2.10%) JIRA
3 10 (1.91%) SoapUI
4 8 (1.53%) Maven
5 7 (1.34%) Subversion
6 6 (1.15%) NUnit
7 4 (0.76%) Toad
7 4 (0.76%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.57%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.57%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.57%) JUnit
8 3 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.57%) Selenium
9 2 (0.38%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.38%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.38%) HP UFT
General
1 76 (14.50%) Banking
2 46 (8.78%) Retail
3 20 (3.82%) Legal
4 19 (3.63%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.24%) Marketing
6 16 (3.05%) Law
7 14 (2.67%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.15%) Electronics
10 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.76%) Publishing
11 3 (0.57%) Local Government
11 3 (0.57%) Billing
12 2 (0.38%) Back Office
13 1 (0.19%) Front Office
13 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 135 (25.76%) Analyst
2 99 (18.89%) Developer
3 70 (13.36%) Business Analyst
4 64 (12.21%) Project Manager
5 25 (4.77%) Senior Analyst
6 22 (4.20%) Consultant
7 18 (3.44%) Data Analyst
7 18 (3.44%) Delivery Manager
8 17 (3.24%) Senior Business Analyst
9 16 (3.05%) Incident Manager
10 15 (2.86%) Test Manager
10 15 (2.86%) Architect
10 15 (2.86%) SAS Developer
11 14 (2.67%) Tester
12 13 (2.48%) Applications Support
12 13 (2.48%) Service Manager
13 12 (2.29%) Programme Manager
13 12 (2.29%) Senior Manager
13 12 (2.29%) Lead Business Analyst
14 11 (2.10%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.82%) .NET
2 22 (4.20%) XML
3 21 (4.01%) Web Services
4 14 (2.67%) SOAP
5 13 (2.48%) HTML
6 11 (2.10%) WCF
7 10 (1.91%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.91%) CSS
7 10 (1.91%) Middleware
8 7 (1.34%) J2EE
9 6 (1.15%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (0.95%) Spring
10 5 (0.95%) WSDL
11 4 (0.76%) ODBC
11 4 (0.76%) WF
11 4 (0.76%) Application Packaging
11 4 (0.76%) jQuery
11 4 (0.76%) HTML5
12 3 (0.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.63%) NHS
3 18 (3.44%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.86%) User Experience
6 6 (1.15%) DTV
7 5 (0.95%) Mainframe
7 5 (0.95%) Replication
7 5 (0.95%) Visualisation
7 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.76%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.76%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.57%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.57%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.38%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.38%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.38%) IVR
10 2 (0.38%) CMDB
11 1 (0.19%) Equities
11 1 (0.19%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.68%) Windows
2 16 (3.05%) UNIX
3 13 (2.48%) Linux
4 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.57%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.38%) AIX
6 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.38%) CentOS
6 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.19%) Android
7 1 (0.19%) Solaris
7 1 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (22.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 114 (21.76%) Project Management
3 113 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (9.16%) ITIL
5 45 (8.59%) PRINCE2
6 44 (8.40%) Change Management
7 42 (8.02%) Waterfall
8 33 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (6.30%) Business Analysis
9 31 (5.92%) Programme Management
10 23 (4.39%) Service Management
11 21 (4.01%) SDLC
12 20 (3.82%) Change Control
13 18 (3.44%) Scrum
13 18 (3.44%) Incident Management
14 17 (3.24%) TDD
14 17 (3.24%) ITSM
14 17 (3.24%) SOA
14 17 (3.24%) CRM
14 17 (3.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 85 (16.22%) SQL
2 33 (6.30%) T-SQL
3 23 (4.39%) Java
4 21 (4.01%) C#
5 16 (3.05%) VB
5 16 (3.05%) PL/SQL
6 15 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 15 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.91%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.34%) VBA
8 7 (1.34%) VB6
8 7 (1.34%) Ruby
9 6 (1.15%) PHP
10 4 (0.76%) Python
10 4 (0.76%) Perl
11 3 (0.57%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.38%) C
12 2 (0.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 2 (0.38%) C++
12 2 (0.38%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 15 (2.86%) Degree
2 14 (2.67%) ISEB
3 11 (2.10%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.76%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.57%) PhD
9 2 (0.38%) MBA
9 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.19%) APMP
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.19%) MCITP
10 1 (0.19%) MCSE
10 1 (0.19%) CCNA
10 1 (0.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.67%) QA
2 9 (1.72%) SLA
3 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) FATCA
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.76%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.38%) vSphere
4 2 (0.38%) vCloud
5 1 (0.19%) NFS
5 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (0.95%) SCCM
1 5 (0.95%) Puppet
2 3 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.38%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.19%) yum
4 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 45 (8.59%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.02%) Oracle
3 19 (3.63%) IBM
4 14 (2.67%) SAP
5 13 (2.48%) VMware
6 8 (1.53%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.53%) HP
7 5 (0.95%) Google
8 4 (0.76%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.76%) Tableau
8 4 (0.76%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.76%) Cisco
9 3 (0.57%) Adobe
9 3 (0.57%) Citrix
9 3 (0.57%) Netezza
10 2 (0.38%) Splunk
10 2 (0.38%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.38%) Avaya
10 2 (0.38%) Informatica
11 1 (0.19%) NetApp
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £510 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £14,342 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £275 - £325 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day Leeds
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Mason Frank
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago