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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Finance 225 196 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.58% 16.11% 12.10%
As % of the General category 63.56% 58.86% 45.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 143 51
Average daily rate
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£390 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
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
354 333 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.09% 27.36% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 234 108
Average daily rate £375 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £465 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 97 (24.13%) Project Management
2 93 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (15.67%) SQL
5 52 (12.94%) Oracle
6 47 (11.69%) PRINCE2
7 45 (11.19%) Banking
8 43 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
9 40 (9.95%) Microsoft
10 39 (9.70%) MS Excel
11 37 (9.20%) Change Management
12 35 (8.71%) SQL Server
13 33 (8.21%) .NET
14 31 (7.71%) SharePoint
15 30 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
15 30 (7.46%) Retail
15 30 (7.46%) Business Analysis
16 29 (7.21%) SAS
16 29 (7.21%) Waterfall
17 27 (6.72%) C#
18 24 (5.97%) Programme Management
18 24 (5.97%) ITIL
19 23 (5.72%) MS Visio
19 23 (5.72%) MS PowerPoint
20 22 (5.47%) NHS
20 22 (5.47%) Line Management
21 21 (5.22%) Java
22 20 (4.98%) T-SQL
22 20 (4.98%) Legal
23 19 (4.73%) Web Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (7.71%) SharePoint
2 29 (7.21%) SAS
3 8 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.49%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.49%) Apache
5 4 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.75%) CMS
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle BPEL
7 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.50%) IIS
7 2 (0.50%) FileNet
7 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.25%) Node.js
8 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.25%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.25%) Jetty
8 1 (0.25%) nginx
8 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 39 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.72%) MS Visio
2 23 (5.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (3.73%) MS Office
4 9 (2.24%) MS Project
5 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.25%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (1.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Maximo
5 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.25%) Agresso
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.25%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Office 365
1 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (0.25%) HP Helion
1 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.25%) SaaS
1 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.24%) Firewall
2 4 (1.00%) DNS
3 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.75%) Intranet
4 2 (0.50%) NAS
4 2 (0.50%) SAN
4 2 (0.50%) Internet
4 2 (0.50%) HTTP
4 2 (0.50%) DHCP
4 2 (0.50%) VoIP
4 2 (0.50%) WAN
5 1 (0.25%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (0.25%) WebEx
5 1 (0.25%) IPsec
5 1 (0.25%) ATM
5 1 (0.25%) LAN
5 1 (0.25%) FTP
5 1 (0.25%) MPLS
5 1 (0.25%) LDAP
5 1 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (3.98%) OLAP
2 16 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (3.73%) Oracle Database
4 14 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (2.99%) OLAP Cube
5 12 (2.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 11 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.74%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.49%) Base SAS
10 6 (1.49%) DB2
11 5 (1.24%) QlikView
12 4 (1.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 4 (1.00%) MySQL
13 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (2.74%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.74%) Maven
3 4 (1.00%) Subversion
3 4 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (0.75%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (0.75%) NUnit
5 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.50%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.50%) Toad
5 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.25%) Hudson
6 1 (0.25%) ERwin
6 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.25%) JUnit
6 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (11.19%) Banking
2 30 (7.46%) Retail
3 20 (4.98%) Legal
4 9 (2.24%) Law
5 8 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.74%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.00%) Marketing
8 3 (0.75%) Publishing
8 3 (0.75%) Billing
8 3 (0.75%) Local Government
9 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 129 (32.09%) Analyst
2 76 (18.91%) Business Analyst
3 74 (18.41%) Developer
4 52 (12.94%) Project Manager
5 26 (6.47%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (3.98%) Senior Business Analyst
6 16 (3.98%) PMO Analyst
7 15 (3.73%) Consultant
8 14 (3.48%) Data Analyst
9 13 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
10 12 (2.99%) SQL Developer
11 11 (2.74%) Service Manager
11 11 (2.74%) Senior Manager
11 11 (2.74%) Architect
12 10 (2.49%) VB6 Developer
12 10 (2.49%) VB Developer
13 9 (2.24%) Senior Project Manager
13 9 (2.24%) Lead Business Analyst
13 9 (2.24%) Agile Business Analyst
14 8 (1.99%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.21%) .NET
2 19 (4.73%) Web Services
3 11 (2.74%) WCF
4 10 (2.49%) HTML
4 10 (2.49%) CSS
5 8 (1.99%) XML
5 8 (1.99%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.99%) J2EE
6 7 (1.74%) ADO
7 5 (1.24%) Middleware
7 5 (1.24%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.24%) jQuery
8 4 (1.00%) WPF
8 4 (1.00%) WSDL
9 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.75%) SOAP
9 3 (0.75%) NHibernate
9 3 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.50%) LINQ
10 2 (0.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.47%) NHS
3 14 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.99%) User Experience
4 12 (2.99%) Open Source
5 4 (1.00%) Replication
5 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.75%) AS400
6 3 (0.75%) Statistics
7 2 (0.50%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.50%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.50%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.50%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.50%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.25%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.25%) iPad
8 1 (0.25%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.25%) IVR
8 1 (0.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.23%) Windows
2 11 (2.74%) UNIX
3 9 (2.24%) Linux
4 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.75%) AIX
5 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.25%) HPUX
6 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.25%) Android
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (24.13%) Project Management
2 93 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (11.69%) PRINCE2
5 37 (9.20%) Change Management
6 30 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (7.46%) Business Analysis
7 29 (7.21%) Waterfall
8 24 (5.97%) Programme Management
8 24 (5.97%) ITIL
9 22 (5.47%) Line Management
10 17 (4.23%) Service Delivery
11 16 (3.98%) ETL
12 15 (3.73%) Scrum
12 15 (3.73%) Mentoring
12 15 (3.73%) Software Delivery
12 15 (3.73%) Portfolio Management
13 14 (3.48%) Data Modelling
13 14 (3.48%) Product Management
14 13 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 63 (15.67%) SQL
2 27 (6.72%) C#
3 21 (5.22%) Java
4 20 (4.98%) T-SQL
5 15 (3.73%) VB
5 15 (3.73%) VB.NET
6 14 (3.48%) PL/SQL
7 13 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 12 (2.99%) VB6
9 10 (2.49%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.24%) VBA
10 5 (1.24%) C++
11 4 (1.00%) Ruby
11 4 (1.00%) C
12 3 (0.75%) Python
13 2 (0.50%) RPG
13 2 (0.50%) Perl
13 2 (0.50%) PHP
13 2 (0.50%) RPG IV
14 1 (0.25%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 18 (4.48%) Degree
2 7 (1.74%) ISEB
2 7 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.24%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.50%) CCNA
8 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.25%) AAT
8 1 (0.25%) CISM
8 1 (0.25%) CISSP
8 1 (0.25%) PMP
8 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.25%) MCSE
8 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.99%) QA
2 4 (1.00%) SLA
3 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) P3O
4 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.25%) vCloud
4 1 (0.25%) QEMU
4 1 (0.25%) KVM
4 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.25%) Xen
4 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.49%) SCCM
2 5 (1.24%) Puppet
3 4 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.75%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (12.94%) Oracle
2 40 (9.95%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.73%) IBM
4 7 (1.74%) HP
5 6 (1.49%) Business Objects
5 6 (1.49%) VMware
6 5 (1.24%) Tableau
6 5 (1.24%) SAP
7 3 (0.75%) jBASE
8 2 (0.50%) Google
8 2 (0.50%) Cisco
9 1 (0.25%) Splunk
9 1 (0.25%) Trustwave
9 1 (0.25%) Perforce
9 1 (0.25%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.25%) Citrix
9 1 (0.25%) Unisys
9 1 (0.25%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.25%) McAfee
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