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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 474 382 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.39% 21.83% 20.35%
As % of the General category 69.71% 59.97% 56.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 291 179
Average daily rate
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£378 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £187.50 £19.38 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+867.74% +35.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £16.89
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.01%
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
680 637 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.12% 36.40% 36.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 456 309
Average daily rate £361 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £9.00 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £19.75 £23.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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 June 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
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 June 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
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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 -1 273 £395 +5.33% 94
Halifax 0 81 £356 -8.71% 20
Bradford +2 68 £340 +9.67% 27
Huddersfield +3 3 £350 - 2
Bingley 0 3 £331 +4.74%
Wakefield 0 1 £245 - 3
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 260 (27.87%) Stakeholder Management
2 212 (22.72%) Project Management
3 179 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
4 167 (17.90%) Banking
5 163 (17.47%) SQL
6 127 (13.61%) Retail
7 99 (10.61%) SQL Server
8 94 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
9 91 (9.75%) Microsoft
10 87 (9.32%) PRINCE2
11 83 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
12 80 (8.57%) SAS
13 75 (8.04%) Oracle
14 69 (7.40%) Business Analysis
15 66 (7.07%) .NET
16 62 (6.65%) T-SQL
17 61 (6.54%) Change Management
18 60 (6.43%) ITIL
19 58 (6.22%) MS Excel
19 58 (6.22%) Waterfall
20 55 (5.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 51 (5.47%) Retail Banking
21 51 (5.47%) ETL
22 48 (5.14%) Windows
22 48 (5.14%) C#
23 45 (4.82%) Scrum
24 44 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
25 42 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 38 (4.07%) OLAP
26 38 (4.07%) Stakeholder Engagement

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 80 (8.57%) SAS
2 27 (2.89%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (1.29%) WebSphere
4 8 (0.86%) Apache
5 6 (0.64%) CMS
5 6 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.43%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.43%) IIS
7 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.21%) JBoss
8 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.21%) FileNet
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPEL
8 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.21%) Confluence
9 1 (0.11%) Lync
9 1 (0.11%) Node.js
9 1 (0.11%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 58 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 29 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (2.36%) MS Office
5 18 (1.93%) MS Project
6 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.21%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.32%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.21%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.64%) Office 365
1 6 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.11%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.29%) SAN
2 10 (1.07%) Firewall
3 7 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.75%) DHCP
4 6 (0.64%) LAN
4 6 (0.64%) WAN
4 6 (0.64%) DNS
4 6 (0.64%) Internet
5 5 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (0.43%) MPLS
6 4 (0.43%) Intranet
6 4 (0.43%) VoIP
7 3 (0.32%) HTTP
7 3 (0.32%) VPN
7 3 (0.32%) VLAN
7 3 (0.32%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (0.21%) NAS
8 2 (0.21%) IPsec
8 2 (0.21%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (4.07%) OLAP
6 34 (3.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 31 (3.32%) OLAP Cube
8 29 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (2.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 21 (2.25%) Base SAS
11 18 (1.93%) Oracle Database
12 17 (1.82%) Relational Database
13 15 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
18 8 (0.86%) DB2
19 6 (0.64%) MySQL
19 6 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.07%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.96%) Maven
5 7 (0.75%) SoapUI
6 6 (0.64%) Selenium
6 6 (0.64%) HP UFT
6 6 (0.64%) JMeter
6 6 (0.64%) NUnit
7 5 (0.54%) Subversion
7 5 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.54%) SpecFlow
7 5 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.43%) NeoLoad
8 4 (0.43%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.43%) JUnit
8 4 (0.43%) Toad
8 4 (0.43%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.32%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 167 (17.90%) Banking
2 127 (13.61%) Retail
3 51 (5.47%) Retail Banking
4 28 (3.00%) Legal
5 16 (1.71%) Marketing
5 16 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.39%) Law
7 11 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.96%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.54%) Back Office
9 5 (0.54%) Electronics
10 4 (0.43%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.32%) Local Government
11 3 (0.32%) Publishing
11 3 (0.32%) Billing
12 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 294 (31.51%) Analyst
2 176 (18.86%) Project Manager
3 169 (18.11%) Business Analyst
4 153 (16.40%) Developer
5 36 (3.86%) Test Analyst
5 36 (3.86%) Consultant
5 36 (3.86%) Senior Analyst
6 30 (3.22%) SAS Developer
7 29 (3.11%) Architect
8 28 (3.00%) PMO Analyst
9 24 (2.57%) Delivery Manager
9 24 (2.57%) Data Analyst
10 23 (2.47%) Senior Business Analyst
11 22 (2.36%) Programme Manager
11 22 (2.36%) SQL Developer
12 21 (2.25%) Senior Manager
12 21 (2.25%) Financial Business Analyst
13 20 (2.14%) Banking Business Analyst
14 19 (2.04%) Lead Project Manager
15 17 (1.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (7.07%) .NET
2 36 (3.86%) Web Services
3 28 (3.00%) XML
3 28 (3.00%) WCF
4 26 (2.79%) ASP.NET
5 17 (1.82%) HTML
6 16 (1.71%) jQuery
7 15 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (1.61%) CSS
8 13 (1.39%) .NET Framework
9 11 (1.18%) Middleware
10 10 (1.07%) J2EE
11 7 (0.75%) ADO
11 7 (0.75%) SOAP
11 7 (0.75%) Hibernate
11 7 (0.75%) Spring
12 5 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (0.54%) WinForms
12 5 (0.54%) XSD
12 5 (0.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 94 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (2.68%) NHS
3 18 (1.93%) Management Information System
4 16 (1.71%) Data Centre
5 14 (1.50%) Credit Risk
6 13 (1.39%) User Experience
7 10 (1.07%) Mobile App
8 9 (0.96%) N-Tier
9 8 (0.86%) Mainframe
9 8 (0.86%) Replication
10 7 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.64%) CMDB
12 5 (0.54%) DTV
13 4 (0.43%) IVR
13 4 (0.43%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.32%) Clustering
14 3 (0.32%) E-Learning
15 2 (0.21%) Online Banking
15 2 (0.21%) PMI
15 2 (0.21%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 48 (5.14%) Windows
2 17 (1.82%) UNIX
3 12 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (1.29%) Linux
4 8 (0.86%) AIX
5 7 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.64%) Android
6 6 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.64%) Windows 2000
7 5 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (27.87%) Stakeholder Management
2 212 (22.72%) Project Management
3 179 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (9.32%) PRINCE2
5 83 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
6 69 (7.40%) Business Analysis
7 61 (6.54%) Change Management
8 60 (6.43%) ITIL
9 58 (6.22%) Waterfall
10 51 (5.47%) ETL
11 45 (4.82%) Scrum
12 38 (4.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 35 (3.75%) Programme Management
13 35 (3.75%) SDLC
14 32 (3.43%) Migration
15 31 (3.32%) Service Delivery
15 31 (3.32%) Data Modelling
16 30 (3.22%) E-Commerce
17 29 (3.11%) SOA
18 27 (2.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 163 (17.47%) SQL
2 62 (6.65%) T-SQL
3 48 (5.14%) C#
4 29 (3.11%) Java
5 24 (2.57%) JavaScript
6 21 (2.25%) VB
7 18 (1.93%) PowerShell
7 18 (1.93%) PL/SQL
8 16 (1.71%) VB.NET
8 16 (1.71%) VBA
9 13 (1.39%) VB6
10 6 (0.64%) Ruby
11 5 (0.54%) C++
11 5 (0.54%) PHP
12 4 (0.43%) C
12 4 (0.43%) Python
13 3 (0.32%) Perl
13 3 (0.32%) XPath
13 3 (0.32%) SAS Macro
13 3 (0.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (2.68%) ISEB
1 25 (2.68%) Degree
2 13 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 12 (1.29%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (0.64%) APMP
7 5 (0.54%) CCNA
8 3 (0.32%) PhD
8 3 (0.32%) CCNP
8 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.21%) CIMA
9 2 (0.21%) PMP
9 2 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.11%) MCSE
10 1 (0.11%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.75%) QA
2 8 (0.86%) SLA
3 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.11%) COBIT
5 1 (0.11%) P3O
5 1 (0.11%) COREP
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.21%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.11%) Xen
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) XenApp
4 1 (0.11%) vSphere
4 1 (0.11%) vCloud
4 1 (0.11%) QEMU
4 1 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (0.96%) SCCM
2 5 (0.54%) Puppet
3 4 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 91 (9.75%) Microsoft
2 75 (8.04%) Oracle
3 27 (2.89%) VMware
4 26 (2.79%) SAP
5 21 (2.25%) IBM
6 16 (1.71%) Cisco
7 10 (1.07%) Business Objects
8 9 (0.96%) HP
9 6 (0.64%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.54%) Tableau
11 4 (0.43%) F5
12 3 (0.32%) Imperva
12 3 (0.32%) McAfee
12 3 (0.32%) Google
12 3 (0.32%) Citrix
12 3 (0.32%) JD Edwards
13 2 (0.21%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.21%) Unisys
13 2 (0.21%) Brocade
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £396.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Markets Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: 18 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Unspecified Salary is competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £342.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - Contract initially 3 months
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £405.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £413.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £259.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago