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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 249 452 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.08% 23.40% 22.98%
As % of the General category 54.01% 64.48% 65.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 313 286
Median daily rate £425 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.55 £45.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.22% +279.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £21.90 £9.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £49.50 £13.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +63.63%

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
461 701 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.62% 36.28% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 473 429
Median daily rate £405 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 12
Median hourly rate £13.55 £45.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.22% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.94 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.42 £50.50 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.69% +32.00%

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 17 January 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
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 17 January 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 -3 170 £450 +15.38% 60
Halifax -1 27 £388 +8.84% 16
Bradford +1 20 £375 -2.59% 19
Pudsey - 8 £550 -
Wakefield -1 2 £288 -17.85% 3
Huddersfield +2 1 £488 +56.00% 3
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 116 (21.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 107 (19.85%) Banking
3 94 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (12.99%) Project Management
5 63 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
6 62 (11.50%) Retail
7 57 (10.58%) Windows
8 55 (10.20%) ITIL
8 55 (10.20%) SQL
9 42 (7.79%) Legal
9 42 (7.79%) Microsoft
10 39 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
11 38 (7.05%) Java
12 37 (6.86%) Unix
13 36 (6.68%) Data Centre
14 35 (6.49%) Oracle
15 34 (6.31%) SQL Server
15 34 (6.31%) Active Directory
15 34 (6.31%) Business Analysis
16 33 (6.12%) MS Office
17 30 (5.57%) Scrum
17 30 (5.57%) User Experience
18 29 (5.38%) Data Modelling
19 28 (5.19%) Service Management
19 28 (5.19%) Retail Banking
19 28 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
20 27 (5.01%) JavaScript
20 27 (5.01%) MS Excel
21 25 (4.64%) Service Delivery
21 25 (4.64%) Change Management

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 (3.90%) SAS
2 17 (3.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.86%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (1.11%) Mule
7 5 (0.93%) Confluence
8 4 (0.74%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.56%) CICS
9 3 (0.56%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.37%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.37%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.37%) JBoss
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.19%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 33 (6.12%) MS Office
2 27 (5.01%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.15%) MS Project
4 11 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (3.15%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.37%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.19%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.30%) SaaS
3 6 (1.11%) PaaS
4 5 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.74%) IaaS
6 3 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.56%) Office 365
7 2 (0.37%) GitHub
8 1 (0.19%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.78%) Firewall
2 11 (2.04%) DNS
3 8 (1.48%) FTP
3 8 (1.48%) SSL
4 7 (1.30%) Network Security
4 7 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.11%) Internet
6 5 (0.93%) BIG-IP
6 5 (0.93%) Extranet
7 4 (0.74%) Intranet
8 3 (0.56%) DHCP
8 3 (0.56%) LDAP
9 2 (0.37%) BGP
9 2 (0.37%) HTTP
9 2 (0.37%) LAN
9 2 (0.37%) MPLS
9 2 (0.37%) SAN
9 2 (0.37%) SMS
9 2 (0.37%) SMTP
9 2 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.86%) Hadoop
4 9 (1.67%) Big Data
4 9 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.48%) DB2
5 8 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 6 (1.11%) OLAP
7 6 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.93%) OLTP
8 5 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.74%) MySQL
9 4 (0.74%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (2.04%) JIRA
2 10 (1.86%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.30%) ClearCase
3 7 (1.30%) Cucumber
3 7 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.30%) Subversion
4 6 (1.11%) Rational Application Developer
5 5 (0.93%) Selenium
5 5 (0.93%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.74%) Xcode
7 3 (0.56%) JUnit
7 3 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.37%) Grunt
8 2 (0.37%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.37%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.37%) Maven
8 2 (0.37%) Mockito
8 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 107 (19.85%) Banking
2 62 (11.50%) Retail
3 42 (7.79%) Legal
4 28 (5.19%) Retail Banking
5 24 (4.45%) Law
6 17 (3.15%) Marketing
7 11 (2.04%) Advertising
8 8 (1.48%) Games
9 6 (1.11%) Back Office
10 5 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.93%) Publishing
11 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.37%) Electronics
12 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 142 (26.35%) Analyst
2 68 (12.62%) Developer
3 64 (11.87%) Project Manager
4 54 (10.02%) Business Analyst
5 51 (9.46%) Architect
6 46 (8.53%) Consultant
7 24 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (4.27%) Administrator
8 23 (4.27%) Service Analyst
8 23 (4.27%) Systems Analyst
9 18 (3.34%) Service Desk Analyst
10 17 (3.15%) IT Manager
11 16 (2.97%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 16 (2.97%) Agile Business Analyst
11 16 (2.97%) Infrastructure Manager
12 14 (2.60%) Designer
13 11 (2.04%) Oracle Developer
14 10 (1.86%) IT Project Manager
14 10 (1.86%) Monitoring Analyst
14 10 (1.86%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.53%) .NET
1 19 (3.53%) HTML
2 15 (2.78%) CSS
3 11 (2.04%) Spring
3 11 (2.04%) XML
4 10 (1.86%) HTML5
5 9 (1.67%) J2EE
5 9 (1.67%) Middleware
6 8 (1.48%) CSS3
6 8 (1.48%) jQuery
6 8 (1.48%) Spring Boot
7 7 (1.30%) AngularJS
7 7 (1.30%) JSP
7 7 (1.30%) Node.js
7 7 (1.30%) React
7 7 (1.30%) Struts
7 7 (1.30%) Web Services
8 6 (1.11%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.11%) JavaBeans
8 6 (1.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.68%) Data Centre
3 30 (5.57%) User Experience
4 19 (3.53%) Mainframe
5 18 (3.34%) iPad
6 17 (3.15%) Blackberry
7 16 (2.97%) iPhone
8 13 (2.41%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.04%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.86%) Credit Risk
11 8 (1.48%) iSeries
11 8 (1.48%) NHS
12 5 (0.93%) DataPower
12 5 (0.93%) Informatics
12 5 (0.93%) Replication
13 4 (0.74%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.74%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.74%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.74%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.58%) Windows
2 37 (6.86%) Unix
3 24 (4.45%) Linux
4 18 (3.34%) Windows XP
5 16 (2.97%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.23%) AIX
6 12 (2.23%) Windows Server
7 11 (2.04%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.86%) Android
9 6 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.37%) VMS
11 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.37%) zOS
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (21.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 94 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (12.99%) Project Management
4 55 (10.20%) ITIL
5 39 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (6.31%) Business Analysis
7 30 (5.57%) Scrum
8 29 (5.38%) Data Modelling
9 28 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (5.19%) Service Management
10 25 (4.64%) Analytics
10 25 (4.64%) Change Management
10 25 (4.64%) Service Delivery
11 24 (4.45%) ITSM
11 24 (4.45%) SDLC
11 24 (4.45%) Waterfall
12 23 (4.27%) ERP
13 22 (4.08%) PRINCE2
14 21 (3.90%) Migration
15 20 (3.71%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (10.20%) SQL
2 38 (7.05%) Java
3 27 (5.01%) JavaScript
4 16 (2.97%) C#
5 9 (1.67%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.30%) Perl
6 7 (1.30%) VBA
7 6 (1.11%) Apple Swift
7 6 (1.11%) Python
7 6 (1.11%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.93%) C
9 4 (0.74%) COBOL
9 4 (0.74%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.74%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.74%) X++
10 3 (0.56%) VB
11 2 (0.37%) JCL
11 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.37%) Visual J++
Qualifications
1 17 (3.15%) Degree
2 8 (1.48%) ISEB
2 8 (1.48%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.93%) CISSP
5 4 (0.74%) CISA
5 4 (0.74%) CISM
6 3 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.56%) CCA
6 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.37%) APMP
7 2 (0.37%) CCNA
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.37%) MBA
7 2 (0.37%) MCAD
7 2 (0.37%) MCSD
7 2 (0.37%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.71%) QA
2 17 (3.15%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.67%) SLA
5 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.37%) FATCA
6 1 (0.19%) Basel II
6 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 34 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.74%) ACF2
3 4 (0.74%) RACF
3 4 (0.74%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.56%) HDFS
5 2 (0.37%) Firmware
5 2 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (2.78%) Oracle Identity Management
1 15 (2.78%) Tivoli
2 14 (2.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (0.93%) SCCM
4 4 (0.74%) SCOM
4 4 (0.74%) zSecure
5 3 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.56%) Nagios
5 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.56%) vRealize
6 2 (0.37%) Ansible
6 2 (0.37%) CA Service Virtualization
6 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.37%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (0.37%) Puppet
6 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.19%) Salt
7 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 42 (7.79%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.49%) Oracle
3 20 (3.71%) VMware
4 19 (3.53%) Cisco
5 15 (2.78%) IBM
6 13 (2.41%) NetIQ
7 10 (1.86%) Cyber-Ark
7 10 (1.86%) F5
8 9 (1.67%) Avaya
8 9 (1.67%) Cognos
8 9 (1.67%) Splunk
9 8 (1.48%) MuleSoft
10 7 (1.30%) SAP
11 5 (0.93%) EMC
11 5 (0.93%) Palo Alto
11 5 (0.93%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.74%) Ariba
12 4 (0.74%) Dell
12 4 (0.74%) Kony
12 4 (0.74%) Tealium
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