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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 4 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Finance 98 69 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 21.03% 19.44% 8.43%
As % of the General category 69.01% 69.00% 44.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 49 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £7.50 £12.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -24.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.56%
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
142 100 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 30.47% 28.17% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 67 46
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £7.60 £12.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.70% -24.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 69 £418 +9.50% 34
Doncaster +1 7 £350 +12.00% 1
Rotherham -8 2 £250 -16.66%
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (21.52%) SQL
2 27 (17.09%) Banking
3 26 (16.46%) Project Management
4 22 (13.92%) SQL Server
5 19 (12.03%) Java
5 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
6 18 (11.39%) Retail
7 17 (10.76%) Business Analysis
8 16 (10.13%) Manufacturing
9 15 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (9.49%) Oracle
9 15 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (8.86%) Linux
10 14 (8.86%) ETL
11 13 (8.23%) Windows
11 13 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (7.59%) Data Analysis
12 12 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (7.59%) JavaScript
12 12 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (6.33%) UNIX
13 10 (6.33%) MS Office
13 10 (6.33%) SAP
13 10 (6.33%) Data Integration
14 9 (5.70%) Middleware
14 9 (5.70%) PL/SQL
14 9 (5.70%) MS Excel
14 9 (5.70%) QA
15 8 (5.06%) Change Management
15 8 (5.06%) SAS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (5.06%) SAS
2 6 (3.80%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.27%) IIS
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.27%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (1.27%) Confluence
5 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.63%) Lync
6 1 (0.63%) JBoss
6 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.63%) Apache
6 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (6.33%) MS Office
2 9 (5.70%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) HTTP
2 4 (2.53%) SAN
3 3 (1.90%) NAS
4 2 (1.27%) LDAP
4 2 (1.27%) VoIP
5 1 (0.63%) WAN
5 1 (0.63%) LAN
5 1 (0.63%) Internet
5 1 (0.63%) Firewall
5 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.63%) Wireless
5 1 (0.63%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.63%) FCoE
5 1 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.63%) Multicast
5 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 7 (4.43%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.16%) DataStage
6 5 (3.16%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.53%) CouchDB
7 4 (2.53%) Base SAS
7 4 (2.53%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.27%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (1.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.27%) Sybase IQ
9 2 (1.27%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (5.06%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (4.43%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.90%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.90%) Selenium
3 3 (1.90%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.27%) TestNG
4 2 (1.27%) Toad
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.27%) Maven
4 2 (1.27%) JIRA
5 1 (0.63%) Subversion
5 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.63%) JUnit
5 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.63%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (17.09%) Banking
2 18 (11.39%) Retail
3 16 (10.13%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.43%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.80%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.90%) Marketing
6 3 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.90%) Back Office
6 3 (1.90%) Electronics
7 2 (1.27%) Advertising
7 2 (1.27%) Local Government
8 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (29.75%) Analyst
2 37 (23.42%) Developer
3 24 (15.19%) Business Analyst
4 17 (10.76%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.59%) SQL Developer
6 10 (6.33%) Consultant
7 9 (5.70%) Data Analyst
7 9 (5.70%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.06%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (5.06%) Architect
9 7 (4.43%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (4.43%) Ab Initio Developer
10 6 (3.80%) SAP Consultant
11 5 (3.16%) Change Manager
11 5 (3.16%) SAS Developer
11 5 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.16%) Business Data Analyst
12 4 (2.53%) Business Change Analyst
12 4 (2.53%) Business Manager
12 4 (2.53%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.70%) Middleware
2 8 (5.06%) jQuery
3 7 (4.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (4.43%) Web Services
3 7 (4.43%) Spring
4 5 (3.16%) XML
5 4 (2.53%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (2.53%) HTML
5 4 (2.53%) .NET
5 4 (2.53%) J2EE
5 4 (2.53%) Spring MVC
6 3 (1.90%) EDI
7 2 (1.27%) SOAP
7 2 (1.27%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.27%) Java EE
8 1 (0.63%) WCF
8 1 (0.63%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Jena
8 1 (0.63%) JAX-WS
8 1 (0.63%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.33%) Data Integration
3 7 (4.43%) Credit Risk
3 7 (4.43%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (3.16%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.90%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.90%) DTV
5 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.27%) Replication
7 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Ontologies
7 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.63%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) Life Science
7 1 (0.63%) CMDB
7 1 (0.63%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.86%) Linux
2 13 (8.23%) Windows
3 10 (6.33%) UNIX
4 5 (3.16%) Solaris
5 3 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.46%) Project Management
2 17 (10.76%) Business Analysis
3 14 (8.86%) ETL
4 13 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.59%) Data Analysis
5 12 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (5.06%) Change Management
6 8 (5.06%) ERP
6 8 (5.06%) Data Modelling
6 8 (5.06%) Software Delivery
7 7 (4.43%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (4.43%) Analytics
7 7 (4.43%) Mentoring
7 7 (4.43%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (4.43%) Web Development
7 7 (4.43%) Data Architecture
8 6 (3.80%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (3.80%) Project Planning
8 6 (3.80%) Migration
8 6 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.52%) SQL
2 19 (12.03%) Java
3 12 (7.59%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.70%) PL/SQL
5 8 (5.06%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.43%) VBA
7 3 (1.90%) VB
8 2 (1.27%) VBScript
8 2 (1.27%) Perl
8 2 (1.27%) C#
8 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.27%) Jython
8 2 (1.27%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.63%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (3.80%) Degree
2 4 (2.53%) ISEB
3 3 (1.90%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 2 (1.27%) PMP
4 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.63%) SSCP
5 1 (0.63%) CIMA
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) CCNP
5 1 (0.63%) CCNA
5 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.70%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Firmware
2 1 (0.63%) Xen
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.63%) SRDF
2 1 (0.63%) KVM
2 1 (0.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Control-M
1 1 (0.63%) SCCM
1 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.49%) Oracle
3 10 (6.33%) SAP
4 7 (4.43%) Ab Initio
5 6 (3.80%) GoldenSource
5 6 (3.80%) IBM
6 5 (3.16%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.90%) Cisco
7 3 (1.90%) Sybase
7 3 (1.90%) VMware
8 2 (1.27%) NetApp
8 2 (1.27%) Siemens
8 2 (1.27%) HP
9 1 (0.63%) EMC
9 1 (0.63%) Intel
9 1 (0.63%) Informatica
9 1 (0.63%) Lotus
9 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
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