The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Wakefield region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.14% 14.29% 11.54%
As % of the General category 28.57% 50.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £360 - £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.93 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 25.00% 28.57% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate £300 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £15.46 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Finance
West Yorkshire

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 17 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) C#

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP