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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 172 288 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.72% 20.11% 16.16%
As % of the General category 52.12% 63.58% 60.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 208 136
Median daily rate £448 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £588 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +36.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.17 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.43% +64.63%

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
330 453 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.16% 31.63% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 318 216
Median daily rate £420 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.68 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.62% -1.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £16.34 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.76 £19.02 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 75 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (16.27%) Project Management
3 51 (15.09%) Banking
4 49 (14.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (13.31%) SQL
7 43 (12.72%) Windows
8 38 (11.24%) Legal
9 37 (10.95%) ITIL
10 33 (9.76%) Java
11 32 (9.47%) Retail
12 30 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (8.58%) Analytics
14 27 (7.99%) Data Centre
14 27 (7.99%) Active Directory
15 26 (7.69%) Microsoft
16 25 (7.40%) Oracle
16 25 (7.40%) ERP
17 24 (7.10%) Linux
17 24 (7.10%) SQL Server
17 24 (7.10%) JavaScript
17 24 (7.10%) Service Delivery
18 23 (6.80%) MS Office
18 23 (6.80%) Unix
19 22 (6.51%) Scrum
19 22 (6.51%) Waterfall
20 21 (6.21%) User Experience
20 21 (6.21%) Marketing
21 20 (5.92%) Dynamics AX
21 20 (5.92%) Data Modelling

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 13 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 13 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 12 (3.55%) SAS
3 8 (2.37%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (2.07%) Mule
5 4 (1.18%) Confluence
5 4 (1.18%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.59%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.59%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.59%) JBoss
6 2 (0.59%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.30%) Apache
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.30%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 23 (6.80%) MS Office
2 13 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.18%) MS Project
3 4 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (5.92%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.18%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.30%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.78%) SaaS
2 5 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (1.48%) PaaS
3 4 (1.18%) IaaS
3 4 (1.18%) Office 365
4 3 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.30%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.66%) DNS
2 8 (2.37%) Firewall
3 6 (1.78%) Internet
4 5 (1.48%) FTP
4 5 (1.48%) SSL
5 4 (1.18%) Network Security
5 4 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.89%) LDAP
7 2 (0.59%) Extranet
7 2 (0.59%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.59%) SSH
7 2 (0.59%) VPN
7 2 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.30%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.30%) IPsec
8 1 (0.30%) OSPF
8 1 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.25%) Hadoop
3 9 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.07%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.78%) Big Data
5 6 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.89%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.89%) DB2
7 3 (0.89%) HBase
7 3 (0.89%) MySQL
7 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.59%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.59%) OLAP
8 2 (0.59%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (3.55%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.37%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.37%) JIRA
3 7 (2.07%) Rational Application Developer
4 6 (1.78%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.18%) Xcode
6 3 (0.89%) JUnit
6 3 (0.89%) Selenium
7 2 (0.59%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.59%) Gatling
7 2 (0.59%) Gradle
7 2 (0.59%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.59%) JMeter
7 2 (0.59%) Maven
7 2 (0.59%) Mockito
7 2 (0.59%) Spock
7 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.59%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.59%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (15.09%) Banking
2 38 (11.24%) Legal
3 32 (9.47%) Retail
4 21 (6.21%) Marketing
5 19 (5.62%) Law
6 12 (3.55%) Retail Banking
6 12 (3.55%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.66%) Advertising
7 9 (2.66%) Games
8 5 (1.48%) Publishing
9 4 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.89%) Back Office
10 3 (0.89%) Electronics
11 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.59%) German Language
11 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 81 (23.96%) Analyst
2 50 (14.79%) Developer
3 36 (10.65%) Project Manager
4 32 (9.47%) Consultant
5 30 (8.88%) Business Analyst
6 26 (7.69%) Architect
7 17 (5.03%) Service Analyst
8 16 (4.73%) Administrator
9 13 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
9 13 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
10 12 (3.55%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 11 (3.25%) Agile Business Analyst
11 11 (3.25%) Dynamics AX Consultant
12 10 (2.96%) IT Manager
13 9 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (2.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (2.37%) IT Analyst
14 8 (2.37%) Oracle Developer
15 7 (2.07%) Senior Analyst
15 7 (2.07%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.14%) HTML
2 10 (2.96%) .NET
2 10 (2.96%) CSS
2 10 (2.96%) Web Services
3 9 (2.66%) J2EE
3 9 (2.66%) JSP
4 8 (2.37%) Spring
4 8 (2.37%) Struts
4 8 (2.37%) XML
5 7 (2.07%) HTML5
5 7 (2.07%) JavaBeans
5 7 (2.07%) Node.js
5 7 (2.07%) REST
6 6 (1.78%) jQuery
6 6 (1.78%) Middleware
6 6 (1.78%) Spring Boot
7 5 (1.48%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.48%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.48%) CSS3
7 5 (1.48%) React
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.99%) Data Centre
3 21 (6.21%) User Experience
4 13 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 13 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.55%) iPad
5 12 (3.55%) iPhone
5 12 (3.55%) Mainframe
6 10 (2.96%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.37%) iSeries
8 7 (2.07%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.07%) NHS
9 5 (1.48%) Informatics
10 4 (1.18%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.18%) Replication
11 3 (0.89%) EPoS
11 3 (0.89%) Health Informatics
11 3 (0.89%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.72%) Windows
2 24 (7.10%) Linux
3 23 (6.80%) Unix
4 14 (4.14%) Apple iOS
4 14 (4.14%) Windows XP
5 13 (3.85%) Android
6 12 (3.55%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.66%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.30%) CatOS
10 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (16.27%) Project Management
3 49 (14.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (10.95%) ITIL
5 30 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (8.58%) Analytics
7 25 (7.40%) ERP
8 24 (7.10%) Service Delivery
9 22 (6.51%) Scrum
9 22 (6.51%) Waterfall
10 20 (5.92%) Data Modelling
11 18 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (5.03%) ITSM
12 17 (5.03%) Service Management
13 16 (4.73%) Business Analysis
14 15 (4.44%) DevOps
14 15 (4.44%) Problem Management
15 14 (4.14%) Migration
16 13 (3.85%) Mentoring
16 13 (3.85%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (13.31%) SQL
2 33 (9.76%) Java
3 24 (7.10%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.37%) Apple Swift
4 8 (2.37%) Python
5 7 (2.07%) C#
6 6 (1.78%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.48%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.18%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.18%) VBA
8 4 (1.18%) X++
9 2 (0.59%) AWK
9 2 (0.59%) C
9 2 (0.59%) COBOL
9 2 (0.59%) Korn
9 2 (0.59%) Ruby
9 2 (0.59%) Scala
9 2 (0.59%) VB
9 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (4.14%) Degree
2 8 (2.37%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.48%) CISM
3 5 (1.48%) CISSP
3 5 (1.48%) SAS Certification
4 4 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.18%) CISA
4 4 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.89%) ISEB
5 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.59%) CCA
6 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.30%) IIBA
7 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.30%) MBA
7 1 (0.30%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.85%) QA
2 11 (3.25%) SLA
3 9 (2.66%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.07%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.18%) IFRS
6 3 (0.89%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.59%) FATCA
8 1 (0.30%) Basel II
8 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 27 (7.99%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.48%) RACF
4 4 (1.18%) ACF2
5 3 (0.89%) HDFS
6 2 (0.59%) Firmware
6 2 (0.59%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.59%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.59%) vSphere
7 1 (0.30%) Docker
7 1 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (3.25%) Oracle Identity Management
2 10 (2.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (1.48%) zSecure
4 4 (1.18%) Puppet
4 4 (1.18%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.89%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.89%) Nagios
6 2 (0.59%) Ansible
6 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.59%) SCCM
6 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.30%) Salt
7 1 (0.30%) SCOM
7 1 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.40%) Oracle
3 18 (5.33%) VMware
4 10 (2.96%) Avaya
4 10 (2.96%) Cisco
5 8 (2.37%) Cognos
5 8 (2.37%) CyberArk
5 8 (2.37%) IBM
5 8 (2.37%) MuleSoft
6 6 (1.78%) Splunk
7 5 (1.48%) SAP
8 4 (1.18%) Dell
8 4 (1.18%) F5
8 4 (1.18%) Kony
8 4 (1.18%) NetIQ
8 4 (1.18%) Palo Alto
8 4 (1.18%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.18%) Sophos
8 4 (1.18%) Tealium
9 3 (0.89%) Twitter
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