The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 3 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Contract jobs citing Finance 41 51 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.75% 21.16% 4.13%
As % of the General category 51.25% 68.00% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 5
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£371 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.37% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £278 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.63 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.10%
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South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

General Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
80 75 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 34.63% 31.12% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 50 18
Average daily rate £325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £266 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £14.28 £9.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Sheffield region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Sheffield region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 23 (27.38%) Banking
2 20 (23.81%) Oracle
3 18 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (19.05%) SQL
4 16 (19.05%) UNIX
5 15 (17.86%) Ab Initio
6 13 (15.48%) ETL
7 12 (14.29%) Linux
7 12 (14.29%) Data Management
8 11 (13.10%) Oracle Database
9 10 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (11.90%) Java
10 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 9 (10.71%) Data Modelling
10 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (9.52%) Informatica
11 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
12 7 (8.33%) Data Security
12 7 (8.33%) Windows
12 7 (8.33%) Shell Script
12 7 (8.33%) Data Quality
12 7 (8.33%) Analytics
13 6 (7.14%) Data Analytics
13 6 (7.14%) Release Management
13 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
13 6 (7.14%) Spring
13 6 (7.14%) WebSphere
13 6 (7.14%) MS Visio
13 6 (7.14%) DB2

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 6 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.57%) SAS
2 3 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.19%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.14%) DB2
5 4 (4.76%) QlikView
6 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.57%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.19%) DataStage
8 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.19%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.19%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Eclipse
1 5 (5.95%) Maven
2 1 (1.19%) Toad
2 1 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.19%) JIRA
2 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.19%) Build Forge
General
1 23 (27.38%) Banking
2 5 (5.95%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (2.38%) Cantonese Language
3 2 (2.38%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.38%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Private Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Marketing
3 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.19%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Analyst
2 19 (22.62%) Developer
3 12 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) Ab Initio Developer
4 8 (9.52%) DBA
5 7 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Administrator
6 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Consultant
8 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Data Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.38%) Agile Project Manager
10 2 (2.38%) SQL DBA
10 2 (2.38%) Server Administrator
10 2 (2.38%) Deployment Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) Spring
2 5 (5.95%) HTML
2 5 (5.95%) CSS
2 5 (5.95%) Java EE
2 5 (5.95%) Spring MVC
3 4 (4.76%) Spring Integration
3 4 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (4.76%) Ajax
3 4 (4.76%) jQuery
3 4 (4.76%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.57%) XML
4 3 (3.57%) Middleware
4 3 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (2.38%) .NET
6 1 (1.19%) WinForms
6 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.19%) Web Services
6 1 (1.19%) WCF
6 1 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) iSeries
4 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.38%) Statistics
4 2 (2.38%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) Replication
5 1 (1.19%) DTV
5 1 (1.19%) FMCG
5 1 (1.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.05%) UNIX
2 12 (14.29%) Linux
3 7 (8.33%) Windows
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.38%) zOS
6 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.38%) AIX
6 2 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.48%) ETL
2 12 (14.29%) Data Management
3 9 (10.71%) Data Modelling
3 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (8.33%) Data Security
5 7 (8.33%) Analytics
6 6 (7.14%) Data Analytics
6 6 (7.14%) Release Management
6 6 (7.14%) Change Management
6 6 (7.14%) MVC
6 6 (7.14%) Migration
7 5 (5.95%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.95%) Waterfall
8 4 (4.76%) Data Governance
8 4 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.57%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.38%) Data Architecture
10 2 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.05%) SQL
2 10 (11.90%) Java
3 7 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.57%) Perl
6 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.19%) C#
7 1 (1.19%) PHP
7 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) CCAB
2 2 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.38%) ISEB
2 2 (2.38%) PMP
2 2 (2.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Control-M
2 2 (2.38%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Oracle
2 15 (17.86%) Ab Initio
3 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.52%) Informatica
5 5 (5.95%) Trillium
6 4 (4.76%) Twitter
6 4 (4.76%) SAP
7 3 (3.57%) IBM
7 3 (3.57%) BMC
7 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.38%) Palantir
8 2 (2.38%) HP
8 2 (2.38%) Cognos
9 1 (1.19%) Teradata
9 1 (1.19%) MKS
9 1 (1.19%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.19%) Norkom
9 1 (1.19%) Mantas
9 1 (1.19%) Actimize
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