The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 61 66 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.37% 18.97% 9.51%
As % of the General category 62.89% 58.93% 54.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.38 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
Finance
Yorkshire

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

General Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
97 112 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 29.22% 32.18% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 64 24
Average daily rate £350 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £215 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £590 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Average hourly rate £12.38 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +1 42 £400 +5.26% 22
Doncaster +4 4 £350 +4.47% 1
Barnsley +2 3 £350 +13.82% 2
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 27 (25.00%) SQL
2 22 (20.37%) Banking
3 20 (18.52%) Linux
4 19 (17.59%) UNIX
5 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 17 (15.74%) Java
7 14 (12.96%) Oracle
7 14 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (10.19%) Project Management
9 11 (10.19%) JavaScript
9 11 (10.19%) Windows
9 11 (10.19%) ETL
10 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
10 10 (9.26%) Retail
11 9 (8.33%) WebSphere
11 9 (8.33%) VBA
11 9 (8.33%) Migration
12 8 (7.41%) Manufacturing
12 8 (7.41%) ERP
12 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (7.41%) jQuery
12 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database
13 7 (6.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 7 (6.48%) Relational Database
13 7 (6.48%) Spring
13 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (6.48%) Web Development

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 9 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.70%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.78%) SAS
4 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.93%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) MS Office
3 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) HTTP
2 5 (4.63%) NAS
3 3 (2.78%) Internet
3 3 (2.78%) SAN
4 2 (1.85%) VoIP
4 2 (1.85%) LDAP
5 1 (0.93%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.93%) WAN
5 1 (0.93%) LAN
5 1 (0.93%) Firewall
5 1 (0.93%) FCoE
5 1 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.93%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 7 (6.48%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.63%) Couchbase
5 5 (4.63%) CouchDB
5 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.70%) DataStage
7 3 (2.78%) Base SAS
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.85%) DB2
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.93%) OLAP
9 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.85%) WebDriver
2 2 (1.85%) Selenium
3 1 (0.93%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) Maven
3 1 (0.93%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) TestNG
3 1 (0.93%) JUnit
3 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (20.37%) Banking
2 10 (9.26%) Retail
3 8 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.78%) Back Office
7 2 (1.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.93%) Marketing
8 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.93%) Automotive
8 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (25.00%) Analyst
2 26 (24.07%) Developer
3 13 (12.04%) Business Analyst
4 11 (10.19%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.41%) SQL Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Consultant
8 5 (4.63%) Ab Initio Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Administrator
8 5 (4.63%) Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (3.70%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (2.78%) SAS Developer
10 3 (2.78%) WebSphere Administrator
10 3 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 2 (1.85%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.41%) jQuery
2 7 (6.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (6.48%) Spring
3 6 (5.56%) Web Services
4 5 (4.63%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (4.63%) Spring MVC
4 5 (4.63%) Middleware
5 4 (3.70%) XML
5 4 (3.70%) .NET
6 3 (2.78%) RESTful
6 3 (2.78%) HTML
6 3 (2.78%) J2EE
6 3 (2.78%) EDI
7 2 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.93%) Ajax
8 1 (0.93%) Java EE
8 1 (0.93%) WCF
8 1 (0.93%) WPF
8 1 (0.93%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (1.85%) NHS
3 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.85%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.85%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.85%) FMCG
3 2 (1.85%) iSeries
3 2 (1.85%) Statistics
3 2 (1.85%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Clustering
4 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.93%) Informatics
4 1 (0.93%) Chemistry
4 1 (0.93%) Life Science
4 1 (0.93%) CMDB
4 1 (0.93%) Ontologies
4 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.93%) NPfIT
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.52%) Linux
2 19 (17.59%) UNIX
3 11 (10.19%) Windows
4 4 (3.70%) Solaris
5 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (10.19%) Project Management
2 11 (10.19%) ETL
3 9 (8.33%) Migration
4 8 (7.41%) ERP
5 7 (6.48%) Web Development
6 6 (5.56%) Change Management
6 6 (5.56%) MVC
6 6 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
6 6 (5.56%) TDD
7 5 (4.63%) BDD
7 5 (4.63%) ATDD
7 5 (4.63%) Data Management
7 5 (4.63%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (4.63%) Scrum
8 4 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.70%) CRM
8 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.78%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.00%) SQL
2 17 (15.74%) Java
3 11 (10.19%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.33%) VBA
5 5 (4.63%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.70%) Perl
6 4 (3.70%) C#
7 2 (1.85%) VB
7 2 (1.85%) Jython
8 1 (0.93%) Erlang
8 1 (0.93%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.93%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.93%) Python
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.93%) VBScript
8 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.78%) ISEB
2 2 (1.85%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 2 (1.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) CCNP
3 1 (0.93%) CCNA
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.93%) PMP
3 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.93%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.93%) Xen
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.93%) SRDF
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) NFS
2 1 (0.93%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.93%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.96%) Oracle
3 5 (4.63%) Ab Initio
4 4 (3.70%) IBM
4 4 (3.70%) NetApp
4 4 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.85%) Cisco
5 2 (1.85%) Siemens
5 2 (1.85%) VMware
6 1 (0.93%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.93%) Infor
6 1 (0.93%) SAP
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) EMC
6 1 (0.93%) Intel
6 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.93%) Lotus
6 1 (0.93%) BMC
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