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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 339 506 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.07% 22.35% 20.49%
As % of the General category 55.76% 72.60% 59.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 369 270
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £13.60 £21.26 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.06% +9.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.63 £21.53 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.48% +30.45%
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
608 697 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.61% 30.79% 34.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 502 414
Median daily rate £400 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £259 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +90.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £124.00 £17.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -3 189 £411 +7.03% 62
Halifax 0 69 £395 +10.95% 4
Bradford -4 30 £380 +8.57% 22
Pudsey 0 7 £315 -
Wakefield -2 4 £450 +83.67% 1
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 199 (25.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 175 (22.01%) Banking
3 135 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (13.58%) Windows
5 105 (13.21%) Project Management
6 88 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
7 85 (10.69%) SQL
8 74 (9.31%) Oracle
9 72 (9.06%) Microsoft
9 72 (9.06%) Retail
10 69 (8.68%) Business Analysis
11 64 (8.05%) Data Centre
12 60 (7.55%) ITIL
12 60 (7.55%) Unix
13 57 (7.17%) MS Excel
14 52 (6.54%) PRINCE2
14 52 (6.54%) SQL Server
15 50 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
16 49 (6.16%) Change Management
16 49 (6.16%) Law
17 46 (5.79%) Service Management
17 46 (5.79%) MS Office
18 44 (5.53%) Data Analysis
19 42 (5.28%) Migration
19 42 (5.28%) SAS
19 42 (5.28%) Data Modelling
20 40 (5.03%) Retail Banking
21 39 (4.91%) SDLC
22 37 (4.65%) Active Directory
23 36 (4.53%) Linux

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 42 (5.28%) SAS
2 24 (3.02%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (2.14%) IIS
5 13 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.88%) Confluence
7 6 (0.75%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.50%) CICS
8 4 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.50%) CMS
8 4 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.38%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.25%) Apache
10 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.25%) JBoss
10 2 (0.25%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 57 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 46 (5.79%) MS Office
3 27 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (3.14%) MS Project
5 17 (2.14%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.25%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.25%) SPSS
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.38%) Maximo
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.38%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.25%) Sage 1000
8 2 (0.25%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.13%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.88%) PaaS
4 6 (0.75%) SaaS
5 3 (0.38%) GitHub
6 2 (0.25%) IaaS
6 2 (0.25%) Office 365
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.77%) Firewall
2 15 (1.89%) Internet
3 9 (1.13%) DMZ
4 8 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.88%) Intranet
5 7 (0.88%) SSL
5 7 (0.88%) WAN
6 6 (0.75%) DNS
6 6 (0.75%) HTTP
6 6 (0.75%) Network Security
7 5 (0.63%) BGP
7 5 (0.63%) BIG-IP
7 5 (0.63%) Extranet
7 5 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (0.63%) MPLS
8 4 (0.50%) FTP
8 4 (0.50%) LAN
8 4 (0.50%) LDAP
8 4 (0.50%) VPN
9 3 (0.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (2.01%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 13 (1.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 13 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.51%) DB2
6 12 (1.51%) IBM InfoSphere
6 12 (1.51%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.13%) Base SAS
7 9 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.13%) Star Schema
8 8 (1.01%) OLAP
9 7 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (0.88%) MySQL
9 7 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (0.88%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.75%) Big Data
10 6 (0.75%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.63%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 15 (1.89%) JIRA
2 13 (1.64%) Selenium
3 11 (1.38%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.38%) Subversion
3 11 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.26%) SoapUI
5 8 (1.01%) ClearCase
6 6 (0.75%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.75%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.50%) ClearQuest
7 4 (0.50%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.50%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.38%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.25%) JDeveloper
9 2 (0.25%) Maven
9 2 (0.25%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.25%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.25%) Testopia
General
1 175 (22.01%) Banking
2 72 (9.06%) Retail
3 49 (6.16%) Law
4 40 (5.03%) Retail Banking
5 32 (4.03%) Legal
6 20 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.01%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.51%) Marketing
9 7 (0.88%) Advertising
10 6 (0.75%) Billing
11 5 (0.63%) Back Office
11 5 (0.63%) Electronics
11 5 (0.63%) Games
11 5 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.50%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 235 (29.56%) Analyst
2 97 (12.20%) Developer
3 96 (12.08%) Project Manager
4 92 (11.57%) Business Analyst
5 72 (9.06%) Architect
6 44 (5.53%) Consultant
7 37 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
8 32 (4.03%) Administrator
9 31 (3.90%) Financial Analyst
9 31 (3.90%) Service Analyst
10 25 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
11 24 (3.02%) PMO Analyst
11 24 (3.02%) Software Manager
12 22 (2.77%) Configuration Manager
12 22 (2.77%) Software Configuration Manager
13 19 (2.39%) Data Analyst
13 19 (2.39%) SAS Developer
14 18 (2.26%) Finance Business Analyst
14 18 (2.26%) Service Desk Analyst
15 17 (2.14%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.27%) HTML
2 25 (3.14%) .NET
3 21 (2.64%) XML
4 17 (2.14%) HTML5
5 16 (2.01%) CSS
5 16 (2.01%) Middleware
5 16 (2.01%) Web Services
6 13 (1.64%) AngularJS
6 13 (1.64%) CSS3
7 10 (1.26%) React
8 9 (1.13%) ASP.NET
8 9 (1.13%) WCF
9 8 (1.01%) J2EE
10 7 (0.88%) Spring
11 6 (0.75%) jQuery
12 5 (0.63%) ODBC
12 5 (0.63%) REST
13 4 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (0.50%) Web Services Management
13 4 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (8.05%) Data Centre
3 30 (3.77%) User Experience
4 20 (2.52%) Mainframe
5 19 (2.39%) Blackberry
6 18 (2.26%) Data Structures
6 18 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.14%) Credit Risk
7 17 (2.14%) iPad
7 17 (2.14%) iPhone
8 10 (1.26%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.26%) Replication
9 8 (1.01%) NHS
10 7 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.75%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.75%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.75%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.63%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.63%) PlayStation
13 4 (0.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 108 (13.58%) Windows
2 60 (7.55%) Unix
3 36 (4.53%) Linux
4 34 (4.28%) AIX
5 25 (3.14%) Windows Server
6 19 (2.39%) Windows 7
6 19 (2.39%) Windows XP
7 11 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.38%) zOS
8 8 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.75%) Solaris
10 5 (0.63%) Android
10 5 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.50%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.13%) SUSE
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (25.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 135 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (13.21%) Project Management
4 69 (8.68%) Business Analysis
5 60 (7.55%) ITIL
6 52 (6.54%) PRINCE2
7 50 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
8 49 (6.16%) Change Management
9 46 (5.79%) Service Management
10 44 (5.53%) Data Analysis
11 42 (5.28%) Data Modelling
11 42 (5.28%) Migration
12 39 (4.91%) SDLC
13 34 (4.28%) Waterfall
14 31 (3.90%) Configuration Management
14 31 (3.90%) ITSM
15 30 (3.77%) Problem Management
16 29 (3.65%) Data Management
16 29 (3.65%) TOGAF
17 28 (3.52%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 85 (10.69%) SQL
2 33 (4.15%) Java
3 30 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 27 (3.40%) Shell Script
5 26 (3.27%) Perl
6 23 (2.89%) C#
7 19 (2.39%) PowerShell
8 12 (1.51%) VBA
9 11 (1.38%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.88%) C
10 7 (0.88%) Python
11 6 (0.75%) C++
11 6 (0.75%) COBOL
12 5 (0.63%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.50%) PHP
13 4 (0.50%) Ruby
13 4 (0.50%) VB
13 4 (0.50%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.38%) VBScript
15 1 (0.13%) LINC
Qualifications
1 35 (4.40%) Degree
2 16 (2.01%) ISEB
3 15 (1.89%) CISSP
4 12 (1.51%) CISM
4 12 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (1.26%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.63%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.50%) APMP
9 4 (0.50%) CCNA
9 4 (0.50%) CCNP
9 4 (0.50%) CISA
9 4 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.50%) MBA
10 3 (0.38%) CCA
10 3 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.65%) Data Quality
2 21 (2.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (1.51%) QA
4 5 (0.63%) COBIT
5 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.25%) FINREP
7 2 (0.25%) SLA
8 1 (0.13%) COREP
8 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 37 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.63%) Terminal Services
4 5 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.38%) ACF2
6 2 (0.25%) Firmware
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.25%) RACF
6 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.13%) Docker
7 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (2.01%) Oracle Identity Management
2 12 (1.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 6 (0.75%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.50%) Puppet
5 4 (0.50%) SCCM
5 4 (0.50%) SCOM
6 3 (0.38%) Ansible
6 3 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.38%) zSecure
7 2 (0.25%) MAINVIEW
7 2 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.25%) ThinApp
7 2 (0.25%) vRealize
8 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.13%) Mesos
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 74 (9.31%) Oracle
2 72 (9.06%) Microsoft
3 28 (3.52%) VMware
4 27 (3.40%) SAP
5 22 (2.77%) IBM
6 20 (2.52%) F5
7 18 (2.26%) Cisco
8 7 (0.88%) Cognos
8 7 (0.88%) EMC
9 6 (0.75%) NetIQ
10 5 (0.63%) Sony
10 5 (0.63%) Virgin Media
11 4 (0.50%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.50%) Sage
11 4 (0.50%) Sybase
12 3 (0.38%) BMC
12 3 (0.38%) Citrix
12 3 (0.38%) HP
12 3 (0.38%) Intel
12 3 (0.38%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £500 per day £Negotiable (dep on exp)
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £258.00 - £259.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago