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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 296 168 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 18.15% 16.17% 15.99%
As % of the General category 65.20% 59.57% 58.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 132 84
Average daily rate
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£380 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £475 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.89 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 - £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.98 - £13.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
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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
454 282 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.84% 27.14% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 212 140
Average daily rate £375 £353 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +1.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £13.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 - £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.82 - £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 29 July 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 29 July 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 116 (22.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 114 (22.14%) Project Management
3 103 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (17.09%) SQL
5 67 (13.01%) Banking
6 60 (11.65%) SQL Server
7 54 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (9.71%) PRINCE2
9 48 (9.32%) .NET
10 47 (9.13%) Change Management
11 45 (8.74%) Oracle
12 44 (8.54%) Microsoft
13 40 (7.77%) Retail
14 39 (7.57%) ITIL
15 36 (6.99%) T-SQL
15 36 (6.99%) MS Excel
15 36 (6.99%) Business Analysis
16 34 (6.60%) Programme Management
17 32 (6.21%) SAS
17 32 (6.21%) Waterfall
18 29 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
18 29 (5.63%) C#
19 28 (5.44%) Windows
20 27 (5.24%) SharePoint
21 25 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 24 (4.66%) NHS
23 23 (4.47%) XML
23 23 (4.47%) Legal
24 21 (4.08%) VB
25 20 (3.88%) Java

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 32 (6.21%) SAS
2 27 (5.24%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.94%) IIS
3 10 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (1.55%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.55%) Apache
6 7 (1.36%) CMS
7 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.39%) FileNet
8 2 (0.39%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.39%) Confluence
9 1 (0.19%) Lync
9 1 (0.19%) Node.js
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.19%) Jetty
9 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 36 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (3.50%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.52%) MS Office
5 10 (1.94%) MS Project
6 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.94%) Firewall
2 8 (1.55%) Internet
3 7 (1.36%) DNS
4 5 (0.97%) DHCP
5 4 (0.78%) HTTP
6 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.58%) SAN
6 3 (0.58%) VoIP
7 2 (0.39%) WAN
7 2 (0.39%) Intranet
7 2 (0.39%) NAS
8 1 (0.19%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (0.19%) IPsec
8 1 (0.19%) VLAN
8 1 (0.19%) Network Security
8 1 (0.19%) VPN
8 1 (0.19%) MPLS
8 1 (0.19%) DPNSS
8 1 (0.19%) QSIG
8 1 (0.19%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 15 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.94%) OLAP
6 10 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.75%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 8 (1.55%) Base SAS
9 6 (1.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 6 (1.17%) OLAP Cube
9 6 (1.17%) MySQL
10 5 (0.97%) MS Access
10 5 (0.97%) QlikView
10 5 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.55%) Maven
4 7 (1.36%) SoapUI
5 6 (1.17%) NUnit
6 5 (0.97%) Subversion
6 5 (0.97%) JIRA
6 5 (0.97%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.78%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.78%) Toad
8 3 (0.58%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.58%) JUnit
8 3 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.39%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.39%) Selenium
9 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.19%) Mockito
10 1 (0.19%) FitNesse
General
1 67 (13.01%) Banking
2 40 (7.77%) Retail
3 23 (4.47%) Legal
4 16 (3.11%) Law
5 14 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.52%) Retail Banking
6 13 (2.52%) Marketing
7 6 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.78%) Electronics
8 4 (0.78%) Billing
9 3 (0.58%) Local Government
9 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.58%) Publishing
10 2 (0.39%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 145 (28.16%) Analyst
2 104 (20.19%) Developer
3 77 (14.95%) Business Analyst
4 59 (11.46%) Project Manager
5 27 (5.24%) Senior Analyst
6 22 (4.27%) Consultant
7 18 (3.50%) Senior Business Analyst
7 18 (3.50%) Data Analyst
7 18 (3.50%) Delivery Manager
8 16 (3.11%) Incident Manager
8 16 (3.11%) PMO Analyst
9 14 (2.72%) SAS Developer
9 14 (2.72%) Architect
10 13 (2.52%) SQL Developer
11 12 (2.33%) Programme Manager
12 11 (2.14%) Tester
12 11 (2.14%) Senior Manager
12 11 (2.14%) Lead Business Analyst
13 10 (1.94%) VB6 Developer
13 10 (1.94%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.32%) .NET
2 23 (4.47%) XML
3 20 (3.88%) Web Services
4 14 (2.72%) WCF
5 11 (2.14%) SOAP
6 10 (1.94%) ASP.NET
6 10 (1.94%) HTML
7 9 (1.75%) CSS
7 9 (1.75%) Middleware
8 7 (1.36%) ADO
9 6 (1.17%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.97%) WSDL
10 5 (0.97%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (0.97%) J2EE
10 5 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (0.78%) ODBC
11 4 (0.78%) Spring
11 4 (0.78%) Application Packaging
11 4 (0.78%) WF
12 3 (0.58%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.66%) NHS
3 14 (2.72%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.52%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.33%) User Experience
6 5 (0.97%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.78%) Credit Risk
7 4 (0.78%) Replication
7 4 (0.78%) E-Learning
7 4 (0.78%) DTV
8 3 (0.58%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.39%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.39%) CMDB
9 2 (0.39%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.39%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.39%) IVR
10 1 (0.19%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.19%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.44%) Windows
2 11 (2.14%) UNIX
3 9 (1.75%) Linux
4 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.39%) AIX
4 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.19%) CentOS
5 1 (0.19%) Solaris
5 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (22.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 114 (22.14%) Project Management
3 103 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (9.71%) PRINCE2
5 47 (9.13%) Change Management
6 39 (7.57%) ITIL
7 36 (6.99%) Business Analysis
8 34 (6.60%) Programme Management
9 32 (6.21%) Waterfall
10 29 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (3.88%) Service Management
11 20 (3.88%) SDLC
12 19 (3.69%) Mentoring
13 18 (3.50%) Scrum
13 18 (3.50%) Incident Management
14 16 (3.11%) Data Modelling
14 16 (3.11%) SOA
14 16 (3.11%) Problem Management
15 15 (2.91%) Line Management
16 14 (2.72%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 88 (17.09%) SQL
2 36 (6.99%) T-SQL
3 29 (5.63%) C#
4 21 (4.08%) VB
5 20 (3.88%) Java
6 18 (3.50%) PowerShell
7 16 (3.11%) PL/SQL
7 16 (3.11%) VB.NET
8 13 (2.52%) VB6
9 9 (1.75%) VBA
9 9 (1.75%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.17%) Ruby
11 4 (0.78%) Python
11 4 (0.78%) PHP
12 3 (0.58%) C
12 3 (0.58%) Perl
12 3 (0.58%) C++
13 2 (0.39%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.39%) SAS Macro
13 2 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (3.88%) Degree
2 12 (2.33%) ISEB
3 10 (1.94%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.58%) PhD
9 2 (0.39%) CCNA
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.39%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.39%) MBA
10 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.19%) MCITP
10 1 (0.19%) APMP
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.19%) PMP
10 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.91%) QA
2 6 (1.17%) SLA
3 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.78%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.39%) vSphere
4 2 (0.39%) vCloud
5 1 (0.19%) QEMU
5 1 (0.19%) KVM
5 1 (0.19%) Xen
5 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.97%) SCCM
1 5 (0.97%) Puppet
2 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 45 (8.74%) Oracle
2 44 (8.54%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.91%) IBM
4 12 (2.33%) VMware
5 9 (1.75%) SAP
6 8 (1.55%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.17%) HP
8 5 (0.97%) Tableau
9 4 (0.78%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.78%) Cisco
10 3 (0.58%) Netezza
10 3 (0.58%) Google
11 2 (0.39%) Adobe
11 2 (0.39%) Avaya
12 1 (0.19%) Genesys
12 1 (0.19%) Hitachi
12 1 (0.19%) Informatica
12 1 (0.19%) NetApp
12 1 (0.19%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.19%) CheckPoint
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