The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 498 352 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.92% 20.78% 21.02%
As % of the General category 71.76% 59.86% 58.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 272 193
Average daily rate
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£375 £380 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.26 £23.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.47% +90.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
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 West Yorkshire region.

General Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
694 588 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.94% 34.71% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 423 317
Average daily rate £356 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 10
Average hourly rate £21.53 £9.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.16% -56.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £9.00 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.00 £18.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds -1 294 £384 +2.33% 76
Halifax 0 105 £356 -10.10% 14
Bradford +3 54 £340 +4.61% 9
Huddersfield +3 5 £370 -
Bingley -1 2 £325 +24.40% 1
Pudsey 0 1 - -
Wakefield 0 1 £245 -
Pontefract - 1 £120 -
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

1 270 (27.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 212 (21.90%) Project Management
3 171 (17.67%) Banking
4 167 (17.25%) Agile Software Development
5 163 (16.84%) SQL
6 119 (12.29%) Retail
7 112 (11.57%) SQL Server
8 98 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
9 91 (9.40%) PRINCE2
10 89 (9.19%) Microsoft
11 86 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
12 75 (7.75%) SAS
13 70 (7.23%) .NET
13 70 (7.23%) Change Management
14 68 (7.02%) Business Analysis
15 62 (6.40%) ITIL
16 61 (6.30%) T-SQL
17 60 (6.20%) Oracle
17 60 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 59 (6.10%) Waterfall
19 57 (5.89%) MS Excel
20 54 (5.58%) Windows
21 51 (5.27%) Data Warehouse
22 47 (4.86%) Retail Banking
23 46 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 45 (4.65%) ETL
25 44 (4.55%) Scrum
26 43 (4.44%) C#
27 42 (4.34%) Programme Management
28 36 (3.72%) Migration

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 75 (7.75%) SAS
2 34 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.96%) WebSphere
4 11 (1.14%) IIS
4 11 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (0.83%) CMS
7 7 (0.72%) Apache
8 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.31%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.21%) FileNet
9 2 (0.21%) Confluence
9 2 (0.21%) JBoss
9 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.10%) CICS
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPEL
10 1 (0.10%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.10%) Joomla!
Applications
1 57 (5.89%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 31 (3.20%) MS Visio
4 22 (2.27%) MS Project
4 22 (2.27%) MS Office
5 4 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.21%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.31%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (0.31%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.21%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.10%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.10%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.31%) Office 365
4 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.10%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.10%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.55%) Firewall
2 13 (1.34%) Internet
3 12 (1.24%) SAN
4 10 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.03%) DNS
5 9 (0.93%) DHCP
6 7 (0.72%) LAN
6 7 (0.72%) WAN
7 6 (0.62%) Intranet
8 5 (0.52%) VoIP
9 4 (0.41%) HTTP
9 4 (0.41%) Extranet
9 4 (0.41%) MPLS
10 3 (0.31%) VPN
10 3 (0.31%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.31%) VLAN
10 3 (0.31%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (0.21%) NAS
11 2 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 60 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (5.27%) Data Warehouse
4 46 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (3.72%) OLAP
6 32 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 31 (3.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 27 (2.79%) OLAP Cube
9 19 (1.96%) Base SAS
9 19 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 18 (1.86%) Relational Database
11 17 (1.76%) Oracle Database
11 17 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (1.14%) DB2
16 9 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
17 7 (0.72%) MS Access
18 6 (0.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.34%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.93%) SoapUI
3 9 (0.93%) Maven
4 7 (0.72%) Subversion
4 7 (0.72%) HP UFT
4 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.62%) NUnit
5 6 (0.62%) Selenium
5 6 (0.62%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.62%) JIRA
5 6 (0.62%) JMeter
6 5 (0.52%) SpecFlow
6 5 (0.52%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.41%) NeoLoad
7 4 (0.41%) Toad
7 4 (0.41%) JUnit
7 4 (0.41%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.41%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
General
1 171 (17.67%) Banking
2 119 (12.29%) Retail
3 47 (4.86%) Retail Banking
4 34 (3.51%) Legal
5 21 (2.17%) Marketing
6 20 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.96%) Law
8 14 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.83%) Electronics
11 6 (0.62%) Back Office
12 4 (0.41%) Publishing
12 4 (0.41%) Billing
13 3 (0.31%) Local Government
14 2 (0.21%) Advertising
15 1 (0.10%) Front Office
15 1 (0.10%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.10%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 305 (31.51%) Analyst
2 166 (17.15%) Business Analyst
3 163 (16.84%) Project Manager
4 161 (16.63%) Developer
5 38 (3.93%) Consultant
6 37 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
7 36 (3.72%) Test Analyst
8 32 (3.31%) SAS Developer
8 32 (3.31%) PMO Analyst
9 29 (3.00%) Banking Business Analyst
10 27 (2.79%) Architect
11 26 (2.69%) Delivery Manager
12 25 (2.58%) Data Analyst
13 21 (2.17%) SQL Developer
13 21 (2.17%) Senior Business Analyst
14 20 (2.07%) Programme Manager
15 19 (1.96%) Senior Manager
16 18 (1.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 17 (1.76%) Financial Business Analyst
17 17 (1.76%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (7.23%) .NET
2 33 (3.41%) Web Services
3 29 (3.00%) XML
4 25 (2.58%) ASP.NET
5 24 (2.48%) WCF
6 16 (1.65%) HTML
7 15 (1.55%) Middleware
8 14 (1.45%) jQuery
9 13 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (1.34%) CSS
10 12 (1.24%) SOAP
11 10 (1.03%) J2EE
12 9 (0.93%) .NET Framework
13 8 (0.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 7 (0.72%) Spring
14 7 (0.72%) Hibernate
14 7 (0.72%) ADO
15 6 (0.62%) WSDL
15 6 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (0.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (2.48%) NHS
3 20 (2.07%) Data Centre
4 18 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 17 (1.76%) Credit Risk
6 13 (1.34%) User Experience
7 11 (1.14%) Mainframe
8 10 (1.03%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 8 (0.83%) DTV
10 7 (0.72%) Replication
11 6 (0.62%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.52%) IVR
12 5 (0.52%) CMDB
13 4 (0.41%) E-Learning
14 3 (0.31%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.31%) Clustering
14 3 (0.31%) Mobile Payment
15 2 (0.21%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 54 (5.58%) Windows
2 20 (2.07%) UNIX
3 15 (1.55%) AIX
3 15 (1.55%) Linux
4 13 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (0.72%) Windows 2000
6 7 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.62%) Android
8 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.31%) zOS
9 3 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.10%) Solaris
11 1 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (27.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 212 (21.90%) Project Management
3 167 (17.25%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (9.40%) PRINCE2
5 86 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
6 70 (7.23%) Change Management
7 68 (7.02%) Business Analysis
8 62 (6.40%) ITIL
9 59 (6.10%) Waterfall
10 45 (4.65%) ETL
11 44 (4.55%) Scrum
12 42 (4.34%) Programme Management
13 36 (3.72%) Migration
14 34 (3.51%) SDLC
15 33 (3.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 33 (3.41%) SOA
16 32 (3.31%) Data Modelling
17 30 (3.10%) Service Delivery
18 27 (2.79%) Service Management
18 27 (2.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 163 (16.84%) SQL
2 61 (6.30%) T-SQL
3 43 (4.44%) C#
4 28 (2.89%) Java
5 23 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 22 (2.27%) VB
7 20 (2.07%) PowerShell
8 15 (1.55%) VB.NET
8 15 (1.55%) PL/SQL
8 15 (1.55%) VBA
9 12 (1.24%) VB6
10 6 (0.62%) Ruby
11 5 (0.52%) PHP
12 4 (0.41%) C++
12 4 (0.41%) Python
13 3 (0.31%) Perl
13 3 (0.31%) C
13 3 (0.31%) SAS Macro
13 3 (0.31%) Scala
14 2 (0.21%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 27 (2.79%) ISEB
2 25 (2.58%) Degree
3 14 (1.45%) ISTQB
4 11 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.62%) APMP
8 5 (0.52%) CCNA
9 4 (0.41%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.31%) PMP
10 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.31%) PhD
10 3 (0.31%) CCNP
11 2 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.21%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.21%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.62%) QA
2 10 (1.03%) SLA
3 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.10%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) P3O
7 1 (0.10%) COREP
System Software
1 18 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.41%) Terminal Services
3 4 (0.41%) vSphere
4 3 (0.31%) vCloud
5 2 (0.21%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.10%) Xen
6 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.10%) XenApp
6 1 (0.10%) XenServer
6 1 (0.10%) NFS
6 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.10%) QEMU
6 1 (0.10%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (0.72%) SCCM
2 5 (0.52%) Puppet
3 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 89 (9.19%) Microsoft
2 60 (6.20%) Oracle
3 32 (3.31%) VMware
4 27 (2.79%) SAP
5 24 (2.48%) IBM
6 14 (1.45%) Cisco
7 8 (0.83%) Sitecore
8 7 (0.72%) HP
8 7 (0.72%) ServiceNow
9 5 (0.52%) F5
9 5 (0.52%) Tableau
10 3 (0.31%) Netezza
10 3 (0.31%) Google
10 3 (0.31%) McAfee
10 3 (0.31%) Citrix
10 3 (0.31%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.21%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.21%) Avaya
11 2 (0.21%) Unisys
Halifax, Yorkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Resource Partners Ltd
Rate: Salary negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Rate: £175.00 - £225.00 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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Rate: £259 - £356 per day
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