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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 3 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Contract jobs citing Finance 36 50 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.81% 22.12% 5.35%
As % of the General category 47.37% 70.42% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 5
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£360 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.93% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £278 £150
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 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
Finance
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
76 71 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.28% 31.42% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 21
Average daily rate £325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £190 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £21.63 £8.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +155.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

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 20 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 20 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 25 (30.86%) Banking
2 17 (20.99%) SQL
3 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (18.52%) Oracle
4 15 (18.52%) ETL
5 14 (17.28%) UNIX
5 14 (17.28%) Ab Initio
6 12 (14.81%) Data Management
7 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (13.58%) Linux
8 9 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 9 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 8 (9.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (9.88%) Informatica
9 8 (9.88%) Windows
10 7 (8.64%) Change Management
10 7 (8.64%) Data Security
10 7 (8.64%) Migration
10 7 (8.64%) Analytics
10 7 (8.64%) Data Quality
11 6 (7.41%) Data Analytics
11 6 (7.41%) Retail
11 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
11 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
11 6 (7.41%) DB2
11 6 (7.41%) Java
12 5 (6.17%) MS Visio
12 5 (6.17%) Trillium

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.94%) SAS
3 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.47%) MS Office
4 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.23%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.41%) DB2
4 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.94%) QlikView
5 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.70%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.70%) DataStage
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.47%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.47%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.23%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.23%) Maven
2 1 (1.23%) JIRA
2 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (30.86%) Banking
2 6 (7.41%) Retail
3 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.47%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Private Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
4 2 (2.47%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (2.47%) Cantonese Language
4 2 (2.47%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Electronics
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (34.57%) Analyst
2 16 (19.75%) Developer
3 12 (14.81%) Data Analyst
4 7 (8.64%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.64%) DBA
4 7 (8.64%) Ab Initio Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Data Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (2.47%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
9 2 (2.47%) ETL Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Server Administrator
9 2 (2.47%) Deployment Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Consultant
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) Spring
2 3 (3.70%) Spring MVC
2 3 (3.70%) XML
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.47%) Middleware
3 2 (2.47%) HTML
3 2 (2.47%) CSS
3 2 (2.47%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.47%) Java EE
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.23%) jQuery
4 1 (1.23%) RESTful
4 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.23%) Spring Integration
4 1 (1.23%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.23%) Ajax
4 1 (1.23%) WCF
4 1 (1.23%) WPF
4 1 (1.23%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.47%) Statistics
3 2 (2.47%) Online Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.47%) FMCG
3 2 (2.47%) iSeries
4 1 (1.23%) Social Media
4 1 (1.23%) Replication
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) NHS
4 1 (1.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) UNIX
2 11 (13.58%) Linux
3 8 (9.88%) Windows
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.47%) AIX
6 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.47%) zOS
7 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) ETL
2 12 (14.81%) Data Management
3 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.64%) Data Security
6 7 (8.64%) Change Management
6 7 (8.64%) Migration
6 7 (8.64%) Analytics
7 6 (7.41%) Data Analytics
8 5 (6.17%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.17%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.94%) Release Management
9 4 (4.94%) Data Governance
9 4 (4.94%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.94%) MVC
10 3 (3.70%) Scrum
10 3 (3.70%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.70%) ERP
10 3 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) Java
2 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.70%) C#
4 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.47%) Perl
4 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.47%) VBA
5 1 (1.23%) Python
5 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) CCAB
2 2 (2.47%) ISEB
2 2 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.23%) PMP
3 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.94%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Control-M
2 1 (1.23%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Oracle
2 14 (17.28%) Ab Initio
3 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.88%) Informatica
5 5 (6.17%) Trillium
6 4 (4.94%) SAP
7 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.47%) Palantir
8 2 (2.47%) Cognos
8 2 (2.47%) HP
8 2 (2.47%) BMC
9 1 (1.23%) IBM
9 1 (1.23%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.23%) Teradata
9 1 (1.23%) Twitter
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