The first 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 30 July 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 West Yorkshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 352 320 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.77% 21.16% 17.44%
As % of the General category 59.76% 58.61% 52.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 192 223
Average daily rate
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£380 £365 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £271 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £23.75 £12.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
589 546 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.75% 36.11% 33.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 317 415
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Average hourly rate £9.00 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% +31.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Finance
Yorkshire

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 30 July 2014.

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
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 30 July 2014. 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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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 +1 168 £375 +7.91% 67
Halifax 0 89 £396 +5.60% 17
Bradford -1 28 £325 -18.75% 7
Bingley - 5 £261 - 1
Pudsey +4 3 £538 +95.45%
Huddersfield +2 3 - - 1
Wakefield +3 1 - - 3
Wetherby - - - -
Brighouse - - - -
Elland - - - -
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 197 (27.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 186 (25.66%) Banking
3 112 (15.45%) Project Management
4 104 (14.34%) SQL
5 91 (12.55%) Retail
6 79 (10.90%) Oracle
7 62 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (8.00%) Migration
9 56 (7.72%) Business Analysis
10 55 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
11 52 (7.17%) SQL Server
12 49 (6.76%) .NET
12 49 (6.76%) Change Management
13 48 (6.62%) MS Excel
14 47 (6.48%) PRINCE2
14 47 (6.48%) Windows
14 47 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
15 45 (6.21%) Scrum
16 43 (5.93%) Java
16 43 (5.93%) Retail Banking
17 40 (5.52%) Microsoft
18 37 (5.10%) ITIL
19 35 (4.83%) Web Services
20 34 (4.69%) C#
21 31 (4.28%) VB.NET
21 31 (4.28%) MS Project
22 30 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
22 30 (4.14%) HP Quality Center
23 29 (4.00%) Linux
23 29 (4.00%) IBM

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 26 (3.59%) SAS
2 24 (3.31%) WebSphere
3 18 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.10%) CMS
5 7 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (0.83%) ColdFusion
6 6 (0.83%) IIS
7 5 (0.69%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.69%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.28%) CICS
8 2 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Apache
9 1 (0.14%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 48 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.28%) MS Project
3 23 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (2.76%) MS Office
5 13 (1.79%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.14%) SPSS
8 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.28%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.28%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.69%) Firewall
2 4 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (0.55%) ATM
2 4 (0.55%) FTP
3 3 (0.41%) LAN
3 3 (0.41%) WAN
3 3 (0.41%) Internet
4 2 (0.28%) SSL
4 2 (0.28%) HTTP
4 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.14%) Network Security
5 1 (0.14%) VPN
5 1 (0.14%) DNS
5 1 (0.14%) VoIP
5 1 (0.14%) SAN
5 1 (0.14%) MPLS
5 1 (0.14%) CTI
5 1 (0.14%) H.323
5 1 (0.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (2.21%) Oracle Database
4 14 (1.93%) DB2
4 14 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (1.10%) MS Access
9 8 (1.10%) OLAP
9 8 (1.10%) Base SAS
10 7 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.97%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 4 (0.55%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (0.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 19 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (2.34%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (1.66%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (1.52%) ClearCase
5 10 (1.38%) ClearQuest
6 9 (1.24%) Subversion
7 8 (1.10%) ERwin
7 8 (1.10%) JUnit
8 6 (0.83%) JIRA
9 5 (0.69%) Maven
10 3 (0.41%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.28%) Xcode
11 2 (0.28%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.28%) Rational Rose
11 2 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.28%) NeoLoad
11 2 (0.28%) LoadUI
11 2 (0.28%) PhoneGap
General
1 186 (25.66%) Banking
2 91 (12.55%) Retail
3 43 (5.93%) Retail Banking
4 13 (1.79%) Legal
5 11 (1.52%) Advertising
6 9 (1.24%) Back Office
7 7 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 7 (0.97%) Marketing
8 6 (0.83%) Billing
8 6 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.69%) Games
10 4 (0.55%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.28%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.14%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 255 (35.17%) Analyst
2 135 (18.62%) Business Analyst
3 107 (14.76%) Developer
4 104 (14.34%) Project Manager
5 49 (6.76%) Test Analyst
6 30 (4.14%) Consultant
7 23 (3.17%) Architect
8 22 (3.03%) .NET Developer
9 21 (2.90%) PMO Analyst
10 20 (2.76%) Agile Business Analyst
10 20 (2.76%) Software Engineer
10 20 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
11 17 (2.34%) VB.NET Developer
11 17 (2.34%) Business Manager
12 16 (2.21%) Contracts Manager
12 16 (2.21%) Administrator
12 16 (2.21%) Systems Analyst
13 15 (2.07%) PMO Manager
14 14 (1.93%) Java Developer
15 13 (1.79%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (6.76%) .NET
2 35 (4.83%) Web Services
3 27 (3.72%) XML
4 22 (3.03%) WinForms
5 19 (2.62%) WCF
5 19 (2.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 18 (2.48%) ASP.NET
6 18 (2.48%) CSS
7 17 (2.34%) HTML
8 15 (2.07%) J2EE
8 15 (2.07%) jQuery
9 9 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (1.24%) Struts
9 9 (1.24%) Middleware
10 8 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (1.10%) SOAP
11 6 (0.83%) JSON
11 6 (0.83%) XSLT
11 6 (0.83%) RESTful
12 4 (0.55%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.59%) Mainframe
2 23 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (2.34%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.34%) Credit Risk
4 11 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.38%) NHS
6 5 (0.69%) DataPower
6 5 (0.69%) PMI
6 5 (0.69%) IVR
7 4 (0.55%) Copywriting
7 4 (0.55%) N-Tier
7 4 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (0.55%) Symmetrix DMX
8 3 (0.41%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.41%) Statistics
8 3 (0.41%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.28%) Clustering
9 2 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.28%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (6.48%) Windows
2 29 (4.00%) Linux
3 21 (2.90%) UNIX
4 13 (1.79%) AIX
5 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.69%) Android
7 4 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.41%) zOS
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.28%) HPUX
9 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (27.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 112 (15.45%) Project Management
3 62 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (8.00%) Migration
5 56 (7.72%) Business Analysis
6 55 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
7 49 (6.76%) Change Management
8 47 (6.48%) PRINCE2
9 45 (6.21%) Scrum
10 37 (5.10%) ITIL
11 30 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (3.72%) Risk Management
12 27 (3.72%) Service Delivery
13 26 (3.59%) Software Engineering
14 24 (3.31%) ETL
14 24 (3.31%) Data Modelling
14 24 (3.31%) OO
15 23 (3.17%) UML
15 23 (3.17%) Project Planning
16 22 (3.03%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (14.34%) SQL
2 43 (5.93%) Java
3 34 (4.69%) C#
4 31 (4.28%) VB.NET
5 24 (3.31%) PL/SQL
6 15 (2.07%) VBA
7 14 (1.93%) VB
7 14 (1.93%) C++
8 13 (1.79%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.38%) VB6
9 10 (1.38%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.97%) PowerShell
10 7 (0.97%) X++
11 4 (0.55%) SAS Macro
12 3 (0.41%) COBOL
12 3 (0.41%) C
12 3 (0.41%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.41%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.28%) PHP
13 2 (0.28%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 23 (3.17%) ISTQB
2 20 (2.76%) ISEB
3 11 (1.52%) Degree
4 9 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.10%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.97%) APMP
6 7 (0.97%) CISSP
7 6 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.55%) CISA
8 4 (0.55%) CISM
9 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.41%) PMP
9 3 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.28%) CCNA
10 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.28%) CRISC
10 2 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.86%) QA
2 12 (1.66%) SLA
3 7 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.55%) AIFMD
5 4 (0.55%) FATCA
6 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.28%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.14%) Basel III
7 1 (0.14%) EMIR
7 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.14%) COREP
7 1 (0.14%) FINREP
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.55%) RACF
1 4 (0.55%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.55%) ACF2
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (4.14%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.69%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.14%) SCCM
5 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.14%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.14%) OpenView
5 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.14%) OVSD
Vendors
1 79 (10.90%) Oracle
2 40 (5.52%) Microsoft
3 29 (4.00%) IBM
4 19 (2.62%) SAP
5 18 (2.48%) HP
6 15 (2.07%) VMware
7 10 (1.38%) JD Edwards
8 9 (1.24%) Business Objects
8 9 (1.24%) Perforce
9 8 (1.10%) Citrix
10 7 (0.97%) CA
11 5 (0.69%) Siebel
12 4 (0.55%) Remedy
12 4 (0.55%) EMC
12 4 (0.55%) BMC
13 3 (0.41%) Pega
13 3 (0.41%) Avaya
13 3 (0.41%) Informatica
13 3 (0.41%) Epicor
13 3 (0.41%) CheckPoint
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: negoitable depending on experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £505 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £396.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £market rates per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
SmartSourcing plc
Rate: Please quote daily rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £365 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £650 - 795 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago