The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 18.75% 10.34% 8.70%
As % of the General category 60.00% 42.86% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

General Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 31.25% 24.14% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate £308 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

Finance
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Matrix Management
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) iSeries
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) EDI
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) PMP
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) JDE Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Matrix Management
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards