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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 219 186 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.38% 15.95% 14.61%
As % of the General category 60.66% 56.53% 49.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 129 62
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +18.61%
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
361 329 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.00% 28.22% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 220 126
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 £253 £215 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.30 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 91 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (21.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 78 (20.63%) Project Management
4 57 (15.08%) SQL
5 56 (14.81%) Oracle
6 44 (11.64%) Banking
7 40 (10.58%) PRINCE2
7 40 (10.58%) MS Excel
7 40 (10.58%) Microsoft
8 38 (10.05%) Change Management
9 35 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (8.20%) SQL Server
12 30 (7.94%) SharePoint
12 30 (7.94%) SAS
12 30 (7.94%) Waterfall
13 28 (7.41%) Business Analysis
14 27 (7.14%) Retail
14 27 (7.14%) ITIL
15 25 (6.61%) .NET
16 24 (6.35%) MS Visio
16 24 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
17 22 (5.82%) C#
17 22 (5.82%) Programme Management
18 21 (5.56%) ETL
19 20 (5.29%) NHS
19 20 (5.29%) Web Services
19 20 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
20 19 (5.03%) MS Office
20 19 (5.03%) Service Delivery

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 30 (7.94%) SharePoint
1 30 (7.94%) SAS
2 7 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.59%) Apache
4 5 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle BPEL
6 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.26%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.26%) IIS
7 1 (0.26%) CMS
7 1 (0.26%) Jetty
7 1 (0.26%) nginx
7 1 (0.26%) Confluence
7 1 (0.26%) Node.js
7 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 40 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.35%) MS Visio
2 24 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (5.03%) MS Office
4 7 (1.85%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) Niku Workbench
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.26%) Aligne
5 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.26%) Maximo
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) BPCS
5 1 (0.26%) Agresso
5 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.26%) SaaS
1 1 (0.26%) Office 365
1 1 (0.26%) HP Helion
1 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.32%) WAN
2 4 (1.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.06%) LAN
2 4 (1.06%) VoIP
3 3 (0.79%) Firewall
3 3 (0.79%) DNS
3 3 (0.79%) Intranet
4 2 (0.53%) Internet
4 2 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.53%) DHCP
4 2 (0.53%) HTTP
5 1 (0.26%) FTP
5 1 (0.26%) IPsec
5 1 (0.26%) VLAN
5 1 (0.26%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (0.26%) WebEx
5 1 (0.26%) LDAP
5 1 (0.26%) ATM
5 1 (0.26%) MPLS
5 1 (0.26%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (4.76%) OLAP
3 18 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (4.23%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.97%) OLAP Cube
6 14 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (3.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 12 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (2.12%) Oracle ODI
11 7 (1.85%) DB2
12 5 (1.32%) QlikView
13 4 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.06%) Base SAS
13 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (1.06%) Oracle OWB
14 3 (0.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 7 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.59%) Maven
3 5 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.06%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.06%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.79%) NUnit
5 3 (0.79%) Hudson
6 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.53%) Toad
7 1 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.26%) ERwin
7 1 (0.26%) JIRA
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.26%) Selenium
7 1 (0.26%) Subversion
7 1 (0.26%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (11.64%) Banking
2 27 (7.14%) Retail
3 18 (4.76%) Legal
4 9 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.38%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.59%) Law
6 5 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.32%) Billing
7 3 (0.79%) Marketing
8 2 (0.53%) Local Government
8 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 121 (32.01%) Analyst
2 68 (17.99%) Business Analyst
3 66 (17.46%) Developer
4 48 (12.70%) Project Manager
5 22 (5.82%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (4.50%) PMO Analyst
7 16 (4.23%) Consultant
8 14 (3.70%) SQL Developer
8 14 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
9 12 (3.17%) Service Manager
9 12 (3.17%) Data Analyst
10 11 (2.91%) Senior Business Analyst
10 11 (2.91%) Senior Manager
10 11 (2.91%) Architect
11 10 (2.65%) Tester
11 10 (2.65%) Test Analyst
12 9 (2.38%) VB Developer
12 9 (2.38%) VB6 Developer
12 9 (2.38%) SAS Consultant
12 9 (2.38%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.61%) .NET
2 20 (5.29%) Web Services
3 11 (2.91%) Middleware
4 9 (2.38%) WCF
5 7 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (1.85%) HTML
5 7 (1.85%) J2EE
5 7 (1.85%) CSS
6 6 (1.59%) ADO
6 6 (1.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 5 (1.32%) jQuery
7 5 (1.32%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.32%) WSDL
7 5 (1.32%) XML
7 5 (1.32%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.06%) WPF
8 4 (1.06%) SOAP
8 4 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.79%) NHibernate
10 2 (0.53%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.29%) NHS
3 15 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.17%) Open Source
5 11 (2.91%) User Experience
6 5 (1.32%) AS400
7 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.79%) Statistics
9 2 (0.53%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.53%) Economics
9 2 (0.53%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.53%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.26%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.26%) Social Media
10 1 (0.26%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.26%) W3C
10 1 (0.26%) DTV
10 1 (0.26%) Replication
10 1 (0.26%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.17%) UNIX
1 12 (3.17%) Windows
2 8 (2.12%) Linux
3 5 (1.32%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.79%) AIX
5 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) HPUX
6 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (21.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 78 (20.63%) Project Management
4 40 (10.58%) PRINCE2
5 38 (10.05%) Change Management
6 34 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (7.94%) Waterfall
8 28 (7.41%) Business Analysis
9 27 (7.14%) ITIL
10 22 (5.82%) Programme Management
11 21 (5.56%) ETL
12 19 (5.03%) Service Delivery
13 18 (4.76%) SOA
14 16 (4.23%) Line Management
15 15 (3.97%) Scrum
16 14 (3.70%) Configuration Management
16 14 (3.70%) Data Modelling
16 14 (3.70%) Software Delivery
16 14 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
16 14 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.08%) SQL
2 22 (5.82%) C#
3 18 (4.76%) Java
4 17 (4.50%) T-SQL
5 13 (3.44%) PL/SQL
5 13 (3.44%) VB
6 11 (2.91%) VB.NET
7 10 (2.65%) VB6
8 8 (2.12%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.12%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.32%) VBA
9 5 (1.32%) C
10 3 (0.79%) C++
11 2 (0.53%) RPG
11 2 (0.53%) Python
11 2 (0.53%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.26%) ABAP
12 1 (0.26%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.26%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 17 (4.50%) Degree
2 11 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (2.38%) ISEB
4 8 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.06%) CCNA
8 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.53%) APMP
8 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.53%) CCNP
8 2 (0.53%) PMP
8 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.26%) MCITP
9 1 (0.26%) MCSE
9 1 (0.26%) AAT
9 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.59%) SLA
1 6 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.26%) P3O
2 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.26%) QEMU
2 1 (0.26%) KVM
2 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (0.79%) Tivoli
1 3 (0.79%) SCCM
2 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.53%) Puppet
3 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.26%) OpenView
3 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 56 (14.81%) Oracle
2 40 (10.58%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.65%) IBM
4 7 (1.85%) SAP
5 6 (1.59%) HP
6 5 (1.32%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.32%) Tableau
7 4 (1.06%) Cisco
7 4 (1.06%) VMware
8 3 (0.79%) jBASE
8 3 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.79%) Perforce
9 2 (0.53%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.53%) Google
10 1 (0.26%) Infor
10 1 (0.26%) Splunk
10 1 (0.26%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.26%) McAfee
10 1 (0.26%) Niku
10 1 (0.26%) Micro Focus
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £389.00 - £459.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £260 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable - Senior position
Posted: 14 days ago