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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 314 318 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.11% 21.53% 22.63%
As % of the General category 59.02% 62.85% 56.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 188 269
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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
532 506 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.38% 34.26% 39.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 291 452
Average daily rate £389 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £41.75 £21.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -1 135 £375 - 83
Halifax 0 84 £400 +5.82% 17
Bradford -1 40 £383 +4.08% 10
Huddersfield -1 4 - - 2
Bingley - 2 £344 -
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 6
Wetherby - - - - 1
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 191 (27.60%) Stakeholder Management
2 143 (20.66%) Banking
3 123 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (16.18%) Project Management
5 94 (13.58%) SQL
6 80 (11.56%) Oracle
7 78 (11.27%) Retail
8 69 (9.97%) Business Analysis
9 57 (8.24%) PRINCE2
9 57 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
10 55 (7.95%) SQL Server
10 55 (7.95%) Microsoft
11 52 (7.51%) .NET
12 51 (7.37%) MS Excel
13 50 (7.23%) Migration
14 47 (6.79%) Scrum
14 47 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
15 43 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
16 42 (6.07%) Change Management
17 41 (5.92%) User Acceptance Testing
18 39 (5.64%) Windows
19 37 (5.35%) C#
20 35 (5.06%) Java
20 35 (5.06%) ITIL
21 34 (4.91%) Retail Banking
22 33 (4.77%) QA
23 32 (4.62%) MS Project
24 31 (4.48%) SAS
25 29 (4.19%) SOA
25 29 (4.19%) Web Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (4.48%) SAS
2 22 (3.18%) WebSphere
3 17 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.73%) CMS
5 5 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.43%) ColdFusion
7 3 (0.43%) IIS
7 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.29%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.29%) Apache
8 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.14%) Drupal
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 51 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.62%) MS Project
3 17 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (2.46%) MS Office
4 12 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) Stata
7 1 (0.14%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
1 7 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.29%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.29%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.14%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.72%) Firewall
2 4 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (0.58%) HTTP
3 3 (0.43%) LAN
3 3 (0.43%) WAN
3 3 (0.43%) FTP
3 3 (0.43%) Internet
4 2 (0.29%) SSL
4 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.29%) ATM
5 1 (0.14%) Network Security
5 1 (0.14%) VLAN
5 1 (0.14%) VoIP
5 1 (0.14%) VPN
5 1 (0.14%) DNS
5 1 (0.14%) SAN
5 1 (0.14%) H.323
5 1 (0.14%) MPLS
5 1 (0.14%) Intranet
5 1 (0.14%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.46%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (1.59%) DB2
8 10 (1.45%) OLAP
8 10 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 9 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.01%) MS Access
12 6 (0.87%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.58%) Base SAS
14 4 (0.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 17 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (1.45%) ClearCase
5 9 (1.30%) Subversion
5 9 (1.30%) ClearQuest
6 6 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.87%) JIRA
7 5 (0.72%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.72%) Maven
7 5 (0.72%) JUnit
8 4 (0.58%) ERwin
9 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.29%) Xcode
10 2 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.29%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.29%) Rational Rose
10 2 (0.29%) Hudson
10 2 (0.29%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 143 (20.66%) Banking
2 78 (11.27%) Retail
3 34 (4.91%) Retail Banking
4 16 (2.31%) Legal
5 8 (1.16%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.16%) Advertising
6 7 (1.01%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.87%) Marketing
8 5 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.58%) Back Office
9 4 (0.58%) Billing
10 2 (0.29%) Publishing
10 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.29%) Games
10 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.14%) International Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.14%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 238 (34.39%) Analyst
2 149 (21.53%) Business Analyst
3 109 (15.75%) Project Manager
4 96 (13.87%) Developer
5 37 (5.35%) Test Analyst
6 32 (4.62%) Architect
7 29 (4.19%) Consultant
8 24 (3.47%) Senior Analyst
9 21 (3.03%) .NET Developer
10 19 (2.75%) Agile Business Analyst
10 19 (2.75%) PMO Manager
11 18 (2.60%) Software Engineer
11 18 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (2.60%) Business Manager
12 15 (2.17%) PMO Analyst
13 14 (2.02%) Administrator
13 14 (2.02%) Systems Analyst
13 14 (2.02%) VB.NET Developer
14 13 (1.88%) Senior Business Analyst
15 12 (1.73%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (7.51%) .NET
2 29 (4.19%) Web Services
3 24 (3.47%) ASP.NET
4 23 (3.32%) WCF
5 22 (3.18%) XML
6 19 (2.75%) WinForms
7 17 (2.46%) CSS
8 16 (2.31%) HTML
9 15 (2.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 13 (1.88%) Middleware
11 12 (1.73%) jQuery
12 9 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (1.30%) J2EE
12 9 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (1.16%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.01%) RESTful
15 6 (0.87%) Struts
15 6 (0.87%) JSON
16 4 (0.58%) SOAP
16 4 (0.58%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (2.89%) Credit Risk
4 18 (2.60%) Mainframe
5 13 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.59%) NHS
7 9 (1.30%) User Experience
7 9 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (0.72%) DataPower
8 5 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.72%) PMI
9 4 (0.58%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.58%) IVR
9 4 (0.58%) Copywriting
9 4 (0.58%) Symmetrix DMX
10 3 (0.43%) FMCG
10 3 (0.43%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.29%) Clustering
11 2 (0.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (5.64%) Windows
2 27 (3.90%) Linux
3 16 (2.31%) UNIX
4 12 (1.73%) AIX
5 6 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (0.87%) Android
6 5 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.14%) VMS
9 1 (0.14%) zOS
9 1 (0.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (27.60%) Stakeholder Management
2 123 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (16.18%) Project Management
4 69 (9.97%) Business Analysis
5 57 (8.24%) PRINCE2
6 50 (7.23%) Migration
7 47 (6.79%) Scrum
7 47 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (6.07%) Change Management
9 41 (5.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 35 (5.06%) ITIL
11 29 (4.19%) SOA
12 28 (4.05%) Service Delivery
12 28 (4.05%) ETL
13 25 (3.61%) Project Planning
14 24 (3.47%) Software Engineering
15 22 (3.18%) Waterfall
16 21 (3.03%) Data Modelling
16 21 (3.03%) Data Analysis
17 20 (2.89%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (13.58%) SQL
2 37 (5.35%) C#
3 35 (5.06%) Java
4 26 (3.76%) VB.NET
5 19 (2.75%) PL/SQL
6 15 (2.17%) VBA
7 14 (2.02%) JavaScript
8 12 (1.73%) C++
9 11 (1.59%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.16%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.01%) X++
11 7 (1.01%) VB
12 6 (0.87%) VB6
13 3 (0.43%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.29%) COBOL
14 2 (0.29%) C
14 2 (0.29%) Erlang
14 2 (0.29%) Ruby
15 1 (0.14%) LINC
Qualifications
1 21 (3.03%) ISEB
2 20 (2.89%) ISTQB
3 16 (2.31%) Degree
4 8 (1.16%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (0.87%) APMP
7 4 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.43%) PMP
8 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.29%) CCA
9 2 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.29%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.14%) CCSE
10 1 (0.14%) CISSP
10 1 (0.14%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.77%) QA
2 8 (1.16%) SLA
3 6 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.58%) AIFMD
5 3 (0.43%) FATCA
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) COREP
7 1 (0.14%) Basel III
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (0.58%) RACF
1 4 (0.58%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.58%) ACF2
2 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 24 (3.47%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.29%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.14%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.14%) SCCM
4 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.14%) OVSD
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.14%) OpenView
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 80 (11.56%) Oracle
2 55 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.90%) IBM
4 15 (2.17%) HP
5 14 (2.02%) SAP
6 13 (1.88%) VMware
7 7 (1.01%) CA
7 7 (1.01%) JD Edwards
7 7 (1.01%) Business Objects
8 6 (0.87%) Perforce
8 6 (0.87%) Informatica
9 5 (0.72%) Citrix
10 4 (0.58%) EMC
10 4 (0.58%) Teradata
11 3 (0.43%) Unisys
11 3 (0.43%) Avaya
11 3 (0.43%) Cognos
11 3 (0.43%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.29%) BMC
12 2 (0.29%) Remedy
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £396.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Churchill Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £290.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £230.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 150-200 Per Day
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £220 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago