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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 447 470 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.11% 22.45% 21.18%
As % of the General category 60.57% 69.42% 60.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 338 294
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £482 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +3.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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
738 677 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 36.50% 32.33% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 450 454
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +133.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -2.00%

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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 260 £400 - 69
Halifax 0 81 £395 +10.95% 14
Bradford -4 22 £363 +3.57% 14
Wakefield +1 9 £350 +7.69% 3
Pudsey 0 4 £402 -
Huddersfield +1 2 £413 +26.92% 1
Elland - 2 £200 -
Keighley 0 1 £425 +54.54% 1
Bingley -5 1 £425 +36.65%
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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.

1 192 (21.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 160 (18.14%) Banking
3 137 (15.53%) Project Management
4 136 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (12.81%) Windows
6 95 (10.77%) SQL
7 93 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
8 77 (8.73%) Microsoft
9 75 (8.50%) ITIL
10 74 (8.39%) Business Analysis
11 70 (7.94%) Change Management
12 69 (7.82%) Oracle
13 65 (7.37%) MS Excel
14 61 (6.92%) Linux
15 58 (6.58%) Unix
15 58 (6.58%) Migration
16 57 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
17 54 (6.12%) SAS
17 54 (6.12%) PRINCE2
18 53 (6.01%) SQL Server
19 50 (5.67%) Data Centre
20 49 (5.56%) Retail
21 46 (5.22%) .NET
22 45 (5.10%) Law
22 45 (5.10%) Degree
23 44 (4.99%) Data Analysis
23 44 (4.99%) MS Office
23 44 (4.99%) SAP
24 42 (4.76%) Waterfall
25 41 (4.65%) Data Warehouse

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 54 (6.12%) SAS
2 37 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.15%) IIS
4 10 (1.13%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (0.79%) CMS
6 7 (0.79%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.68%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.68%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 4 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.45%) JBoss
8 4 (0.45%) Node.js
9 3 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.34%) Confluence
9 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.23%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 65 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 44 (4.99%) MS Office
3 28 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (2.72%) MS Project
5 20 (2.27%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.57%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.57%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.34%) Maximo
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.34%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.34%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.34%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.23%) Summit
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.79%) PaaS
2 7 (0.79%) SaaS
3 5 (0.57%) Office 365
4 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.34%) IaaS
4 3 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.11%) GitHub
5 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.72%) Firewall
2 15 (1.70%) Internet
3 12 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.25%) VPN
4 11 (1.25%) WAN
5 10 (1.13%) DNS
6 9 (1.02%) DMZ
7 8 (0.91%) BGP
7 8 (0.91%) IPv6
7 8 (0.91%) LAN
7 8 (0.91%) MPLS
7 8 (0.91%) Network Security
7 8 (0.91%) OSPF
8 6 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (0.68%) Intranet
9 5 (0.57%) FTP
9 5 (0.57%) HTTP
9 5 (0.57%) IPv4
9 5 (0.57%) SAN
9 5 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (6.01%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (2.61%) Base SAS
4 17 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (1.81%) IBM InfoSphere
6 14 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 13 (1.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 12 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (1.13%) Data Mining
10 9 (1.02%) Star Schema
11 7 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.68%) Big Data
12 6 (0.68%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.68%) MS Access
12 6 (0.68%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.68%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.57%) SSDT
14 4 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.47%) Selenium
3 11 (1.25%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.13%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.02%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.79%) JIRA
7 6 (0.68%) Subversion
8 5 (0.57%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.57%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.57%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.45%) ERwin
9 4 (0.45%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.45%) Maven
9 4 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.34%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.34%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.34%) gulp
10 3 (0.34%) Hudson
10 3 (0.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 160 (18.14%) Banking
2 49 (5.56%) Retail
3 45 (5.10%) Law
4 35 (3.97%) Legal
5 31 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 27 (3.06%) Retail Banking
7 18 (2.04%) Marketing
8 13 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.25%) Electronics
10 10 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.79%) Billing
12 6 (0.68%) Games
12 6 (0.68%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.45%) Advertising
13 4 (0.45%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.34%) French Language
15 2 (0.23%) Back Office
16 1 (0.11%) Military
16 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 258 (29.25%) Analyst
2 118 (13.38%) Business Analyst
3 117 (13.27%) Project Manager
4 102 (11.56%) Developer
5 58 (6.58%) Architect
6 45 (5.10%) Consultant
7 33 (3.74%) Administrator
8 30 (3.40%) Financial Analyst
9 28 (3.17%) IT Manager
9 28 (3.17%) SAS Developer
9 28 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
10 27 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
11 24 (2.72%) Data Analyst
11 24 (2.72%) PMO Analyst
12 23 (2.61%) Service Analyst
13 22 (2.49%) Programme Manager
14 21 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
15 20 (2.27%) Finance Business Analyst
15 20 (2.27%) SQL Analyst
15 20 (2.27%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.22%) .NET
2 28 (3.17%) Web Services
3 20 (2.27%) XML
4 18 (2.04%) HTML
5 17 (1.93%) WCF
6 13 (1.47%) Middleware
7 12 (1.36%) ASP.NET
7 12 (1.36%) CSS
8 11 (1.25%) AngularJS
9 10 (1.13%) HTML5
10 8 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (0.91%) CSS3
10 8 (0.91%) React
11 7 (0.79%) jQuery
12 4 (0.45%) Hibernate
12 4 (0.45%) J2EE
12 4 (0.45%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (0.45%) LESS
12 4 (0.45%) REST
12 4 (0.45%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 93 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (5.67%) Data Centre
3 27 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 24 (2.72%) Data Structures
4 24 (2.72%) NHS
5 16 (1.81%) Credit Risk
6 14 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 14 (1.59%) User Experience
7 13 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.47%) Replication
8 11 (1.25%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.13%) iPad
10 9 (1.02%) Data Integration
11 8 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (0.91%) iPhone
12 7 (0.79%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.79%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.68%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.57%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 113 (12.81%) Windows
2 61 (6.92%) Linux
3 58 (6.58%) Unix
4 31 (3.51%) Windows Server
5 20 (2.27%) AIX
6 18 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.81%) Windows 7
8 15 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.25%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.68%) zOS
12 5 (0.57%) Solaris
13 4 (0.45%) Android
13 4 (0.45%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.11%) HPUX
15 1 (0.11%) SUSE
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (21.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 137 (15.53%) Project Management
3 136 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (8.50%) ITIL
5 74 (8.39%) Business Analysis
6 70 (7.94%) Change Management
7 58 (6.58%) Migration
8 57 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
9 54 (6.12%) PRINCE2
10 44 (4.99%) Data Analysis
11 42 (4.76%) Waterfall
12 40 (4.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 39 (4.42%) Programme Management
14 36 (4.08%) Project Planning
15 35 (3.97%) Data Modelling
16 34 (3.85%) Data Management
17 33 (3.74%) Service Delivery
18 31 (3.51%) TOGAF
19 30 (3.40%) Problem Management
20 29 (3.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (10.77%) SQL
2 33 (3.74%) JavaScript
3 30 (3.40%) Java
4 27 (3.06%) C#
5 26 (2.95%) Shell Script
6 21 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 15 (1.70%) Perl
7 15 (1.70%) Python
8 14 (1.59%) VBA
9 11 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.13%) C
11 9 (1.02%) C++
12 7 (0.79%) Ruby
13 4 (0.45%) PHP
13 4 (0.45%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.34%) LINC
14 3 (0.34%) VB
15 2 (0.23%) COBOL
15 2 (0.23%) SAS Macro
16 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (5.10%) Degree
2 15 (1.70%) ISEB
2 15 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.36%) CISSP
5 10 (1.13%) CISM
6 9 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.68%) MBA
9 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.57%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.45%) CCA
10 4 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.45%) MCSE
10 4 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.45%) SAS Certification
11 3 (0.34%) ACCA
11 3 (0.34%) CIMA
11 3 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.40%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.02%) QA
3 6 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.57%) FINREP
4 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.45%) COBIT
6 3 (0.34%) GAAP
6 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.23%) COREP
7 2 (0.23%) WCAG
8 1 (0.11%) COSO
8 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.34%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.23%) Firmware
4 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.11%) ACF2
5 1 (0.11%) Docker
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.11%) Xen
5 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.79%) Puppet
3 6 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.57%) SCCM
4 5 (0.57%) TeamSite
5 4 (0.45%) Ansible
5 4 (0.45%) Oracle EDQ
5 4 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 4 (0.45%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.23%) logstash
6 2 (0.23%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (0.23%) SCOM
6 2 (0.23%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.11%) Mesos
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.11%) vRealize
7 1 (0.11%) zSecure
Vendors
1 77 (8.73%) Microsoft
2 69 (7.82%) Oracle
3 44 (4.99%) SAP
4 30 (3.40%) VMware
5 26 (2.95%) IBM
6 19 (2.15%) Cisco
7 17 (1.93%) F5
7 17 (1.93%) Red Hat
8 14 (1.59%) Citrix
9 8 (0.91%) HP
9 8 (0.91%) Siebel
10 7 (0.79%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.68%) EMC
12 5 (0.57%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.57%) Cognos
12 5 (0.57%) Infor
12 5 (0.57%) Sony
12 5 (0.57%) Trillium
12 5 (0.57%) Virgin Media
13 4 (0.45%) DataFlux
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