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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 132 80 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.73% 25.40% 23.67%
As % of the General category 74.58% 72.73% 74.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 56 36
Average daily rate £475 £421 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.75% +7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £238 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £7.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.73%
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
177 110 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 39.86% 34.92% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 79 51
Average daily rate £450 £430 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +9.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £7.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 86 (37.55%) Banking
2 66 (28.82%) SQL
3 63 (27.51%) Unix
4 53 (23.14%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (22.71%) Analytical Skills
6 49 (21.40%) SAS
7 43 (18.78%) Data Modelling
8 42 (18.34%) Oracle
9 35 (15.28%) Data Architecture
10 32 (13.97%) Project Management
11 31 (13.54%) Shell Script
11 31 (13.54%) Linux
11 31 (13.54%) Hadoop
11 31 (13.54%) Apache Hive
12 30 (13.10%) Data Warehouse
13 28 (12.23%) MongoDB
14 27 (11.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 27 (11.79%) BusinessObjects
14 27 (11.79%) Windows
15 26 (11.35%) Informatica
15 26 (11.35%) ERwin
15 26 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (11.35%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (11.35%) Open Source
15 26 (11.35%) HBase
16 25 (10.92%) CA
17 23 (10.04%) Data Visualisation
17 23 (10.04%) Tableau
17 23 (10.04%) Visualisation
17 23 (10.04%) Pentaho

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 49 (21.40%) SAS
2 7 (3.06%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.62%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (1.75%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.75%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.31%) Apache
5 3 (1.31%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.87%) IIS
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.44%) Confluence
7 1 (0.44%) FileNet
7 1 (0.44%) nginx
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (4.80%) MS Office
2 8 (3.49%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.87%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.87%) IaaS
2 2 (0.87%) PaaS
2 2 (0.87%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.68%) NAS
1 13 (5.68%) SAN
2 8 (3.49%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (0.87%) HTTP
3 2 (0.87%) LDAP
4 1 (0.44%) ATM
4 1 (0.44%) FCoE
4 1 (0.44%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.44%) LAN
4 1 (0.44%) Multicast
4 1 (0.44%) SMS
4 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.54%) Apache Hive
1 31 (13.54%) Hadoop
2 30 (13.10%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (12.23%) MongoDB
4 27 (11.79%) BusinessObjects
4 27 (11.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 26 (11.35%) HBase
5 26 (11.35%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (10.04%) Pentaho
7 15 (6.55%) SQL Server
8 12 (5.24%) Big Data
9 10 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (3.93%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (3.49%) Base SAS
12 5 (2.18%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.18%) SQLBase
13 4 (1.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (11.35%) ERwin
2 6 (2.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.31%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.87%) Maven
5 1 (0.44%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.44%) GitLab
5 1 (0.44%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.44%) JIRA
5 1 (0.44%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.44%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.44%) Toad
General
1 86 (37.55%) Banking
2 13 (5.68%) Retail
3 10 (4.37%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.62%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.18%) Legal
6 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.31%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.31%) Marketing
7 3 (1.31%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Billing
8 2 (0.87%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Military
9 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (20.96%) Architect
2 45 (19.65%) Analyst
3 29 (12.66%) Project Manager
4 27 (11.79%) Developer
5 23 (10.04%) Enterprise Architect
6 20 (8.73%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (7.42%) Business Analyst
8 15 (6.55%) Data Architect
9 11 (4.80%) Enterprise Data Architect
9 11 (4.80%) Senior Architect
10 10 (4.37%) Administrator
11 9 (3.93%) Data Analyst
11 9 (3.93%) Senior Enterprise Architect
12 7 (3.06%) Infrastructure Manager
12 7 (3.06%) IT Manager
12 7 (3.06%) Senior Manager
12 7 (3.06%) SQL Developer
12 7 (3.06%) Systems Analyst
13 6 (2.62%) SQL Server Developer
13 6 (2.62%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.11%) Middleware
2 9 (3.93%) jQuery
2 9 (3.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (2.62%) Dojo
4 5 (2.18%) HTML
4 5 (2.18%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (1.75%) CSS
5 4 (1.75%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (1.31%) Ajax
6 3 (1.31%) Drools
6 3 (1.31%) JSON
6 3 (1.31%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (0.87%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.87%) JSR 168
7 2 (0.87%) Spring
7 2 (0.87%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (0.87%) XML
8 1 (0.44%) .NET
8 1 (0.44%) Web Services
8 1 (0.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 52 (22.71%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.04%) Visualisation
3 15 (6.55%) Data Integration
4 14 (6.11%) Data Centre
5 13 (5.68%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.93%) Algorithms
7 8 (3.49%) iSeries
8 5 (2.18%) Credit Risk
8 5 (2.18%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (1.31%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.31%) NHS
10 3 (1.31%) PMI
10 3 (1.31%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.31%) User Experience
11 2 (0.87%) Clustering
11 2 (0.87%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 63 (27.51%) Unix
2 31 (13.54%) Linux
3 27 (11.79%) Windows
4 11 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.49%) Solaris
6 7 (3.06%) Data ONTAP
6 7 (3.06%) SUSE
7 5 (2.18%) OpenVMS
8 4 (1.75%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.31%) AIX
9 3 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.44%) CentOS
10 1 (0.44%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.14%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (18.78%) Data Modelling
3 35 (15.28%) Data Architecture
4 32 (13.97%) Project Management
5 26 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (11.35%) Open Source
6 23 (10.04%) Data Visualisation
7 20 (8.73%) Analytics
8 19 (8.30%) Business Analysis
9 18 (7.86%) Logical Data Model
9 18 (7.86%) Physical Data Model
10 17 (7.42%) TOGAF
11 16 (6.99%) Data Management
11 16 (6.99%) SOA
11 16 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (6.55%) Migration
13 14 (6.11%) ETL
14 13 (5.68%) Content Management
14 13 (5.68%) Software Delivery
15 12 (5.24%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (28.82%) SQL
2 31 (13.54%) Shell Script
3 18 (7.86%) Java
3 18 (7.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.93%) C#
4 9 (3.93%) C++
4 9 (3.93%) Python
4 9 (3.93%) VBA
5 7 (3.06%) Perl
6 5 (2.18%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.87%) Jython
8 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.44%) Groovy
8 1 (0.44%) PHP
8 1 (0.44%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.44%) VB
8 1 (0.44%) VBScript
8 1 (0.44%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (6.99%) Degree
2 12 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.31%) ISEB
4 3 (1.31%) MCSE
4 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.31%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.87%) IIBA
5 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.44%) CBAP
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.44%) PMP
6 1 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.44%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.93%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.18%) QA
3 4 (1.75%) FATCA
4 3 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.44%) Basel II
5 1 (0.44%) BS25999
5 1 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.44%) EMIR
5 1 (0.44%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (3.49%) NFS
2 5 (2.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (2.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.75%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) KVM
5 1 (0.44%) SRDF
5 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (2.62%) Control-M
2 5 (2.18%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.31%) vMotion
4 1 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.44%) Nagios
4 1 (0.44%) Opsview
Vendors
1 42 (18.34%) Oracle
2 26 (11.35%) Informatica
3 25 (10.92%) CA
4 23 (10.04%) Tableau
5 20 (8.73%) Microsoft
6 12 (5.24%) VMware
7 10 (4.37%) HP
7 10 (4.37%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.49%) NetApp
9 7 (3.06%) Brocade
9 7 (3.06%) IBM
10 6 (2.62%) Ab Initio
10 6 (2.62%) EMC
10 6 (2.62%) Veritas
11 5 (2.18%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.75%) Platfora
13 3 (1.31%) BMC
13 3 (1.31%) Citrix
13 3 (1.31%) Teradata
14 2 (0.87%) Intel
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