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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 304 172 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.60% 15.40% 19.35%
As % of the General category 63.47% 60.14% 63.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 124 114
Average daily rate £400 £378 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +1.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.75 £11.72 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.37% -41.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
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
479 286 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.45% 25.60% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 205 180
Average daily rate £389 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £45.50 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.50% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (18.56%) SQL
3 87 (15.24%) Project Management
3 87 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (11.38%) Banking
5 59 (10.33%) Windows
6 57 (9.98%) ITIL
7 54 (9.46%) Oracle
8 53 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
9 50 (8.76%) .NET
10 49 (8.58%) Change Management
10 49 (8.58%) Waterfall
11 47 (8.23%) Migration
11 47 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
12 45 (7.88%) Linux
13 42 (7.36%) Unix
13 42 (7.36%) SQL Server
13 42 (7.36%) Microsoft
14 40 (7.01%) Java
15 36 (6.30%) Business Analysis
16 33 (5.78%) Web Services
16 33 (5.78%) PRINCE2
17 31 (5.43%) NHS
18 30 (5.25%) MS Excel
18 30 (5.25%) Programme Management
19 29 (5.08%) SAS
19 29 (5.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 27 (4.73%) Analytics
20 27 (4.73%) JavaScript
20 27 (4.73%) C#

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (5.08%) SAS
2 25 (4.38%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.40%) Node.js
4 7 (1.23%) JBoss
5 6 (1.05%) Confluence
5 6 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.70%) IBM Domino
8 3 (0.53%) Apache
8 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.53%) Lync
9 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.35%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.35%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (5.25%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.50%) MS Office
3 15 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.10%) MS Project
5 11 (1.93%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.70%) Office 365
2 3 (0.53%) GitHub
2 3 (0.53%) PaaS
3 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.35%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) IaaS
4 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.75%) Network Security
1 10 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.58%) DNS
3 8 (1.40%) VPN
4 7 (1.23%) BGP
5 6 (1.05%) Firewall
5 6 (1.05%) HTTP
5 6 (1.05%) MPLS
6 5 (0.88%) DHCP
6 5 (0.88%) Internet
6 5 (0.88%) LAN
6 5 (0.88%) OSPF
6 5 (0.88%) WAN
6 5 (0.88%) WebEx
7 4 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.70%) Intranet
7 4 (0.70%) IPv4
7 4 (0.70%) IPv6
8 3 (0.53%) LDAP
8 3 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (2.28%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.10%) Base SAS
5 12 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (1.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (1.23%) Data Mining
7 7 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.05%) DB2
8 6 (1.05%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.05%) MySQL
9 5 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.88%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.70%) Big Data
10 4 (0.70%) IBM InfoSphere
10 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (2.45%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.75%) JIRA
4 9 (1.58%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.40%) Maven
6 7 (1.23%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.05%) Selenium
8 5 (0.88%) ERwin
8 5 (0.88%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.88%) Subversion
9 3 (0.53%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.35%) FishEye
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.35%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.35%) StyleCop
10 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.18%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.18%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
General
1 65 (11.38%) Banking
2 26 (4.55%) Retail
3 23 (4.03%) Legal
4 22 (3.85%) Law
5 21 (3.68%) Manufacturing
5 21 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.33%) Marketing
7 14 (2.45%) Retail Banking
8 12 (2.10%) Electronics
9 5 (0.88%) Games
10 3 (0.53%) French Language
11 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Military
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 145 (25.39%) Analyst
2 81 (14.19%) Developer
3 66 (11.56%) Business Analyst
4 60 (10.51%) Project Manager
5 30 (5.25%) Architect
6 25 (4.38%) Applications Support
6 25 (4.38%) Support Analyst
7 24 (4.20%) Incident Manager
8 23 (4.03%) Applications Support Analyst
9 21 (3.68%) SQL Analyst
10 19 (3.33%) Consultant
10 19 (3.33%) IT Manager
11 18 (3.15%) Java Developer
12 17 (2.98%) Programme Manager
12 17 (2.98%) SQL Support Analyst
13 16 (2.80%) Linux Support
13 16 (2.80%) Unix Analyst
13 16 (2.80%) Unix Support
13 16 (2.80%) Unix Support Analyst
14 15 (2.63%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (8.76%) .NET
2 33 (5.78%) Web Services
3 18 (3.15%) HTML
4 16 (2.80%) CSS
5 11 (1.93%) WCF
6 10 (1.75%) XML
7 9 (1.58%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.40%) .NET Framework
8 8 (1.40%) Spring
9 7 (1.23%) AngularJS
9 7 (1.23%) HTML5
9 7 (1.23%) jQuery
9 7 (1.23%) RESTful
9 7 (1.23%) SOAP
10 5 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (0.88%) J2EE
10 5 (0.88%) Spring MVC
10 5 (0.88%) WinForms
11 4 (0.70%) Middleware
11 4 (0.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.43%) NHS
3 23 (4.03%) Data Centre
4 19 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.58%) User Experience
6 8 (1.40%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.05%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.88%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.70%) AS400
10 4 (0.70%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.70%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.70%) e-Learning
10 4 (0.70%) iSeries
11 3 (0.53%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.53%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.53%) Wiki
12 2 (0.35%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (10.33%) Windows
2 45 (7.88%) Linux
3 42 (7.36%) Unix
4 11 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.40%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.70%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.35%) CentOS
9 2 (0.35%) Fedora
9 2 (0.35%) HPUX
9 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.18%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.18%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (15.24%) Project Management
2 87 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (9.98%) ITIL
4 49 (8.58%) Change Management
4 49 (8.58%) Waterfall
5 47 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
5 47 (8.23%) Migration
6 36 (6.30%) Business Analysis
7 33 (5.78%) PRINCE2
8 30 (5.25%) Programme Management
9 29 (5.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 27 (4.73%) Analytics
10 27 (4.73%) Service Delivery
11 26 (4.55%) Incident Management
12 23 (4.03%) Supplier Management
13 22 (3.85%) CRM
13 22 (3.85%) Scrum
14 21 (3.68%) Data Management
14 21 (3.68%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 106 (18.56%) SQL
2 40 (7.01%) Java
3 27 (4.73%) C#
3 27 (4.73%) JavaScript
4 13 (2.28%) Python
5 10 (1.75%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.58%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.40%) PL/SQL
7 8 (1.40%) Ruby
8 7 (1.23%) C
9 6 (1.05%) C++
10 5 (0.88%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.70%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.70%) VBA
12 3 (0.53%) Perl
12 3 (0.53%) PHP
12 3 (0.53%) VB
13 2 (0.35%) LINC
13 2 (0.35%) Scala
13 2 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (3.68%) Degree
2 16 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (2.10%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.75%) ISEB
6 8 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.05%) SAS Certification
8 6 (1.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.70%) MBA
10 3 (0.53%) ACCA
10 3 (0.53%) CIMA
10 3 (0.53%) CIPD
10 3 (0.53%) ECDL
10 3 (0.53%) MCT
10 3 (0.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.35%) APMP
11 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.23%) QA
3 7 (1.23%) SLA
4 3 (0.53%) GAAP
5 1 (0.18%) FATCA
5 1 (0.18%) P3O
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.53%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.35%) XenApp
6 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (1.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 11 (1.93%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 7 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (0.88%) Oracle EDQ
3 5 (0.88%) SCCM
3 5 (0.88%) TeamSite
4 4 (0.70%) Puppet
5 2 (0.35%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.35%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.35%) logstash
5 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.35%) yum
6 1 (0.18%) Ansible
6 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.18%) SCOM
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (9.46%) Oracle
2 42 (7.36%) Microsoft
3 26 (4.55%) SAP
4 19 (3.33%) IBM
5 15 (2.63%) Citrix
6 14 (2.45%) Cisco
6 14 (2.45%) VMware
7 11 (1.93%) HP
7 11 (1.93%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.05%) Trillium
9 5 (0.88%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.88%) Infor
9 5 (0.88%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.70%) DataFlux
10 4 (0.70%) Google
10 4 (0.70%) Intel
11 3 (0.53%) Dell
11 3 (0.53%) IronPort
11 3 (0.53%) Symantec
11 3 (0.53%) Veritas
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £510 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Huxley
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Uniting Ambition
Rate: £450pd
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £600 - 700 per day
Posted: 23 days ago