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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 278 435 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.41% 22.50% 24.62%
As % of the General category 58.16% 65.02% 66.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 324 310
Median daily rate £425 £388 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £13.60 £12.75 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.62% +8.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £26.83 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.40% +62.60%

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
478 669 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.38% 34.61% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 470 450
Median daily rate £420 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -58.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.75 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £19.11 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -2 168 £450 +12.50% 55
Halifax 0 45 £388 +10.71% 7
Bradford +1 31 £450 +26.76% 18
Wakefield -2 5 £450 +30.90% 4
Pudsey - 5 £425 -
Huddersfield -2 1 £325 -27.77% 1
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 100 (19.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 98 (19.07%) Banking
3 81 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (14.59%) Project Management
5 71 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
6 63 (12.26%) Retail
7 57 (11.09%) SQL
7 57 (11.09%) ITIL
8 56 (10.89%) Windows
9 42 (8.17%) Legal
10 39 (7.59%) Microsoft
11 38 (7.39%) Java
11 38 (7.39%) Analytics
12 37 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (7.00%) Unix
13 36 (7.00%) Data Centre
14 35 (6.81%) Service Delivery
15 34 (6.61%) Oracle
16 33 (6.42%) ERP
17 29 (5.64%) Business Analysis
18 27 (5.25%) Active Directory
18 27 (5.25%) SQL Server
18 27 (5.25%) Linux
19 26 (5.06%) JavaScript
19 26 (5.06%) Service Management
20 25 (4.86%) Retail Banking
21 24 (4.67%) Marketing
21 24 (4.67%) Law
21 24 (4.67%) Scrum
21 24 (4.67%) MS Office

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (4.09%) SAS
2 15 (2.92%) WebSphere
3 12 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (1.56%) Mule
4 8 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (1.36%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.78%) Confluence
6 4 (0.78%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.39%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.39%) CICS
8 2 (0.39%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.19%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 24 (4.67%) MS Office
2 20 (3.89%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.33%) MS Project
4 7 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (4.28%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.36%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.17%) SaaS
4 5 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (0.97%) PaaS
5 4 (0.78%) IaaS
5 4 (0.78%) Office 365
6 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.19%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.11%) Firewall
2 11 (2.14%) DNS
2 11 (2.14%) Internet
3 9 (1.75%) FTP
4 7 (1.36%) Network Security
4 7 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.17%) SSL
6 5 (0.97%) Extranet
6 5 (0.97%) VPN
7 4 (0.78%) Intranet
8 3 (0.58%) BIG-IP
8 3 (0.58%) Broadband
8 3 (0.58%) DHCP
8 3 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.58%) LAN
8 3 (0.58%) LDAP
8 3 (0.58%) WAN
8 3 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.39%) SMS
9 2 (0.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 11 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.75%) Big Data
5 8 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.36%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.97%) OLTP
7 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.78%) DB2
8 4 (0.78%) MySQL
8 4 (0.78%) OLAP
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.58%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.58%) HBase
9 3 (0.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (2.53%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.95%) JIRA
3 9 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.36%) Rational Application Developer
5 6 (1.17%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.78%) Xcode
7 3 (0.58%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.58%) JMeter
7 3 (0.58%) JUnit
7 3 (0.58%) Selenium
7 3 (0.58%) Subversion
8 2 (0.39%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.39%) Gradle
8 2 (0.39%) Grunt
8 2 (0.39%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.39%) Mockito
8 2 (0.39%) Spock
8 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 98 (19.07%) Banking
2 63 (12.26%) Retail
3 42 (8.17%) Legal
4 25 (4.86%) Retail Banking
5 24 (4.67%) Law
5 24 (4.67%) Marketing
6 13 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.95%) Advertising
8 9 (1.75%) Games
9 7 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.97%) Publishing
11 4 (0.78%) Electronics
11 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.78%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.58%) Back Office
13 2 (0.39%) German Language
13 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.19%) Billing
14 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 130 (25.29%) Analyst
2 68 (13.23%) Project Manager
3 65 (12.65%) Developer
4 54 (10.51%) Business Analyst
5 47 (9.14%) Consultant
6 46 (8.95%) Architect
7 21 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (3.89%) IT Manager
9 19 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
10 18 (3.50%) Service Analyst
11 16 (3.11%) Administrator
12 13 (2.53%) Service Desk Analyst
13 12 (2.33%) Oracle Developer
13 12 (2.33%) Systems Analyst
14 11 (2.14%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
14 11 (2.14%) Agile Business Analyst
14 11 (2.14%) Dynamics AX Consultant
15 10 (1.95%) Monitoring Analyst
15 10 (1.95%) Senior Analyst
15 10 (1.95%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.31%) HTML
2 15 (2.92%) .NET
3 14 (2.72%) CSS
4 10 (1.95%) J2EE
4 10 (1.95%) Web Services
5 9 (1.75%) JSP
6 8 (1.56%) Middleware
6 8 (1.56%) Spring
6 8 (1.56%) Struts
6 8 (1.56%) XML
7 7 (1.36%) AngularJS
7 7 (1.36%) HTML5
7 7 (1.36%) JavaBeans
7 7 (1.36%) jQuery
7 7 (1.36%) Node.js
7 7 (1.36%) REST
8 6 (1.17%) CSS3
8 6 (1.17%) React
8 6 (1.17%) RESTful
8 6 (1.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.00%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.47%) User Experience
4 17 (3.31%) Mainframe
5 16 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.53%) iPad
7 12 (2.33%) Blackberry
8 11 (2.14%) iPhone
8 11 (2.14%) iSeries
8 11 (2.14%) NHS
9 10 (1.95%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.75%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.97%) Tandem
13 4 (0.78%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.78%) EPoS
13 4 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.78%) Replication
13 4 (0.78%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.58%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.89%) Windows
2 36 (7.00%) Unix
3 27 (5.25%) Linux
4 16 (3.11%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.92%) Android
6 13 (2.53%) Windows XP
7 11 (2.14%) Windows 7
7 11 (2.14%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.97%) AIX
10 4 (0.78%) zOS
11 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.39%) CatOS
12 2 (0.39%) VMS
12 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (19.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 81 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (14.59%) Project Management
4 57 (11.09%) ITIL
5 38 (7.39%) Analytics
6 37 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (6.81%) Service Delivery
8 33 (6.42%) ERP
9 29 (5.64%) Business Analysis
10 26 (5.06%) Service Management
11 24 (4.67%) Scrum
12 21 (4.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (3.89%) Data Modelling
13 20 (3.89%) Waterfall
14 19 (3.70%) Migration
15 18 (3.50%) DevOps
15 18 (3.50%) ITSM
16 17 (3.31%) Mentoring
16 17 (3.31%) Problem Management
16 17 (3.31%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 57 (11.09%) SQL
2 38 (7.39%) Java
3 26 (5.06%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.33%) C#
5 8 (1.56%) Apple Swift
5 8 (1.56%) Python
5 8 (1.56%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.17%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.17%) VBA
7 5 (0.97%) JCL
7 5 (0.97%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.78%) Objective-C
8 4 (0.78%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.78%) X++
9 3 (0.58%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.39%) AWK
10 2 (0.39%) C
10 2 (0.39%) Korn
10 2 (0.39%) Ruby
10 2 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (4.47%) Degree
2 9 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.17%) ISEB
4 5 (0.97%) CISM
4 5 (0.97%) CISSP
4 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.97%) SAS Certification
5 4 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.78%) CCNA
5 4 (0.78%) CISA
5 4 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.58%) ACCA
6 3 (0.58%) CIMA
6 3 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.39%) CCA
7 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.39%) MCAD
7 2 (0.39%) PMP
7 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.89%) PMO
2 19 (3.70%) QA
3 18 (3.50%) Data Quality
4 14 (2.72%) SLA
5 10 (1.95%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.78%) IFRS
8 3 (0.58%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.39%) FATCA
9 2 (0.39%) GDPR
10 1 (0.19%) Basel II
10 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 27 (5.25%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.97%) RACF
3 5 (0.97%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (0.78%) ACF2
5 3 (0.58%) HDFS
5 3 (0.58%) vSphere
6 2 (0.39%) Firmware
6 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.19%) Docker
7 1 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (3.11%) Tivoli
2 15 (2.92%) Oracle Identity Management
3 14 (2.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 5 (0.97%) zSecure
5 4 (0.78%) Puppet
6 3 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.58%) Nagios
6 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.39%) Ansible
7 2 (0.39%) CA Service Virtualization
7 2 (0.39%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (0.39%) SCCM
7 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.19%) Salt
8 1 (0.19%) SCOM
8 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.61%) Oracle
3 20 (3.89%) VMware
4 18 (3.50%) Cisco
5 15 (2.92%) IBM
6 14 (2.72%) NetIQ
7 10 (1.95%) Avaya
7 10 (1.95%) CyberArk
7 10 (1.95%) SAP
8 9 (1.75%) F5
8 9 (1.75%) MuleSoft
8 9 (1.75%) Splunk
9 6 (1.17%) Cognos
10 5 (0.97%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.78%) Ariba
11 4 (0.78%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.78%) Dell
11 4 (0.78%) Kony
11 4 (0.78%) Palo Alto
11 4 (0.78%) Sophos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £300 - £310 per day
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Rate: £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, Yorkshire
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West Yorkshire
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
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