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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 472 437 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.23% 24.80% 23.68%
As % of the General category 65.46% 67.65% 64.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 313 240
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £507 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.72 £97.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.51% -87.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.72 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £11.72 £159.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
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
721 646 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.48% 36.66% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 458 368
Average daily rate £388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £16.74 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £36.00 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

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 9 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 299 £400 +5.26% 85
Halifax 0 61 £350 -12.50% 10
Bradford -2 33 £350 -17.64% 13
Wakefield +5 6 £344 +30.95% 4
Huddersfield 0 3 £450 +25.87% 3
Bingley -5 1 £413 +10.00%
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 199 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 160 (16.67%) SQL
3 159 (16.56%) Project Management
4 147 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
5 134 (13.96%) Banking
6 110 (11.46%) Windows
7 97 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
8 93 (9.69%) Microsoft
9 87 (9.06%) Oracle
10 83 (8.65%) SQL Server
11 81 (8.44%) .NET
11 81 (8.44%) ITIL
12 80 (8.33%) Migration
13 72 (7.50%) Retail
13 72 (7.50%) PRINCE2
13 72 (7.50%) SAS
13 72 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
14 71 (7.40%) Change Management
15 70 (7.29%) Business Analysis
16 61 (6.35%) Linux
17 60 (6.25%) Waterfall
18 58 (6.04%) SAP
19 56 (5.83%) C#
20 54 (5.63%) Unix
20 54 (5.63%) MS Excel
21 51 (5.31%) Web Services
22 46 (4.79%) Java
22 46 (4.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 41 (4.27%) Active Directory
24 40 (4.17%) Service Delivery

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 72 (7.50%) SAS
2 37 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.56%) IIS
4 10 (1.04%) Node.js
5 8 (0.83%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.73%) JBoss
6 7 (0.73%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.63%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.52%) Confluence
9 4 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.42%) IBM Domino
9 4 (0.42%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.31%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 2 (0.21%) CMS
11 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.21%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.02%) MS Project
3 28 (2.92%) MS Office
4 24 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.77%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.04%) SAP HCM
3 7 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.73%) SAP CO
3 7 (0.73%) SAP FI
3 7 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.63%) SAP HR
4 6 (0.63%) SAP Payroll
5 5 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.31%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle ASCP
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.63%) Office 365
4 4 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.31%) PaaS
6 2 (0.21%) IaaS
6 2 (0.21%) SaaS
7 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.10%) GitHub
7 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.46%) Network Security
2 10 (1.04%) DNS
2 10 (1.04%) VPN
3 9 (0.94%) Firewall
3 9 (0.94%) Intranet
4 8 (0.83%) LAN
4 8 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.83%) WAN
5 7 (0.73%) BGP
6 6 (0.63%) DHCP
6 6 (0.63%) HTTP
6 6 (0.63%) Internet
6 6 (0.63%) MPLS
7 5 (0.52%) LDAP
7 5 (0.52%) OSPF
7 5 (0.52%) SAN
7 5 (0.52%) SSL
7 5 (0.52%) WebEx
8 4 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.42%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (3.33%) Base SAS
5 24 (2.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 18 (1.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 17 (1.77%) Oracle Database
8 15 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (1.15%) DB2
11 11 (1.15%) OLAP
12 10 (1.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 9 (0.94%) Relational Database
13 9 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (0.83%) OLAP Cube
15 7 (0.73%) Data Mining
15 7 (0.73%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (2.71%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.04%) JIRA
5 8 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.83%) Selenium
6 6 (0.63%) Maven
7 5 (0.52%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.52%) ERwin
7 5 (0.52%) SoapUI
7 5 (0.52%) Subversion
8 4 (0.42%) ClearCase
8 4 (0.42%) ClearQuest
8 4 (0.42%) JMeter
8 4 (0.42%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.31%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.21%) gulp
10 2 (0.21%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.21%) StyleCop
General
1 134 (13.96%) Banking
2 72 (7.50%) Retail
3 35 (3.65%) Retail Banking
4 32 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 30 (3.13%) Legal
6 28 (2.92%) Law
7 26 (2.71%) Telecoms
8 25 (2.60%) Marketing
9 15 (1.56%) Electronics
10 7 (0.73%) Games
11 6 (0.63%) Advertising
12 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.42%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.31%) French Language
15 1 (0.10%) Billing
15 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.10%) Military
15 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 272 (28.33%) Analyst
2 152 (15.83%) Project Manager
3 132 (13.75%) Developer
4 119 (12.40%) Business Analyst
5 42 (4.38%) Architect
6 40 (4.17%) SAS Developer
7 38 (3.96%) Test Analyst
8 37 (3.85%) Consultant
9 31 (3.23%) Support Analyst
10 29 (3.02%) IT Manager
10 29 (3.02%) PMO Analyst
11 27 (2.81%) .NET Developer
11 27 (2.81%) Administrator
11 27 (2.81%) SQL Analyst
12 25 (2.60%) Applications Support
12 25 (2.60%) Financial Analyst
13 24 (2.50%) C# Developer
13 24 (2.50%) Incident Manager
14 23 (2.40%) Applications Support Analyst
15 22 (2.29%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (8.44%) .NET
2 51 (5.31%) Web Services
3 29 (3.02%) CSS
4 27 (2.81%) ASP.NET
5 26 (2.71%) XML
6 25 (2.60%) HTML
7 24 (2.50%) WCF
8 14 (1.46%) jQuery
9 13 (1.35%) SOAP
10 12 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (1.15%) .NET Framework
12 10 (1.04%) WinForms
13 9 (0.94%) AngularJS
14 8 (0.83%) HTML5
14 8 (0.83%) Middleware
14 8 (0.83%) RESTful
15 7 (0.73%) Spring
16 6 (0.63%) CSS3
16 6 (0.63%) KnockoutJS
16 6 (0.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 97 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (3.54%) Data Centre
3 31 (3.23%) NHS
4 25 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.19%) Credit Risk
6 13 (1.35%) User Experience
7 10 (1.04%) Data Integration
8 9 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (0.94%) Mainframe
9 8 (0.83%) Blackberry
9 8 (0.83%) Visualisation
10 7 (0.73%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.63%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.52%) Clustering
13 4 (0.42%) AS400
13 4 (0.42%) CMDB
13 4 (0.42%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.42%) iSeries
13 4 (0.42%) Replication
14 3 (0.31%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 110 (11.46%) Windows
2 61 (6.35%) Linux
3 54 (5.63%) Unix
4 35 (3.65%) Windows Server
5 20 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.56%) AIX
8 14 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.63%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.63%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.52%) zOS
12 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.21%) HPUX
13 2 (0.21%) Solaris
13 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.10%) CentOS
14 1 (0.10%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 159 (16.56%) Project Management
3 147 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (8.44%) ITIL
5 80 (8.33%) Migration
6 72 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 72 (7.50%) PRINCE2
7 71 (7.40%) Change Management
8 70 (7.29%) Business Analysis
9 60 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 46 (4.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 40 (4.17%) Service Delivery
12 39 (4.06%) Programme Management
13 35 (3.65%) Analytics
13 35 (3.65%) Supplier Management
14 33 (3.44%) SOA
14 33 (3.44%) User Acceptance Testing
15 32 (3.33%) Project Planning
16 30 (3.13%) Data Analysis
16 30 (3.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 160 (16.67%) SQL
2 56 (5.83%) C#
3 46 (4.79%) Java
4 38 (3.96%) JavaScript
5 30 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 16 (1.67%) Shell Script
7 14 (1.46%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.35%) Python
9 8 (0.83%) C
9 8 (0.83%) PL/SQL
10 7 (0.73%) Ruby
11 6 (0.63%) C++
11 6 (0.63%) VBA
12 5 (0.52%) SAS Macro
12 5 (0.52%) VB
12 5 (0.52%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.52%) XPath
13 2 (0.21%) FQL
13 2 (0.21%) LINC
13 2 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (3.02%) Degree
2 22 (2.29%) ISEB
2 22 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 15 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (1.46%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.73%) SAS Certification
7 7 (0.73%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.63%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.42%) APMP
10 4 (0.42%) MBA
10 4 (0.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.31%) CIPD
11 3 (0.31%) ECDL
11 3 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.31%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 16 (1.67%) QA
3 8 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.83%) SLA
4 4 (0.42%) FINREP
5 3 (0.31%) GAAP
6 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.21%) WCAG
7 1 (0.10%) COREP
7 1 (0.10%) FATCA
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.10%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.10%) P3O
System Software
1 41 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.52%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.52%) VMware Server
3 5 (0.52%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.21%) XenApp
5 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.10%) RACF
5 1 (0.10%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.10%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 13 (1.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 9 (0.94%) SCCM
3 8 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
4 6 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.63%) Puppet
5 5 (0.52%) Oracle EDQ
5 5 (0.52%) SCOM
5 5 (0.52%) TeamSite
6 4 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.42%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.21%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.10%) Ansible
8 1 (0.10%) logstash
8 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.10%) vRealize
8 1 (0.10%) yum
8 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 93 (9.69%) Microsoft
2 87 (9.06%) Oracle
3 58 (6.04%) SAP
4 35 (3.65%) VMware
5 28 (2.92%) IBM
6 22 (2.29%) Citrix
7 20 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 17 (1.77%) Cisco
9 12 (1.25%) HP
10 11 (1.15%) Trillium
11 8 (0.83%) CheckPoint
11 8 (0.83%) Siebel
12 5 (0.52%) Infor
12 5 (0.52%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.42%) DataFlux
13 4 (0.42%) F5
13 4 (0.42%) Intel
14 3 (0.31%) Informatica
14 3 (0.31%) Juniper
14 3 (0.31%) Veritas
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £258.00 - £259.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £510 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £130 - £215 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £202.00 - £203.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £355.00 - £356.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Huxley
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Wakefield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Bradford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £600 - 700 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago