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 30 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 13.79% 12.00% 4.55%
As % of the General category 57.14% 37.50% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
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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
7 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 24.14% 32.00% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Average daily rate £290 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £15.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) EDI
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView
3 1 (16.67%) iSeries
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) MI Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) JDE Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards