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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 456 378 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.96% 21.12% 18.70%
As % of the General category 70.26% 59.72% 53.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 289 147
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £15.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £15.00 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
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
649 633 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.68% 35.36% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 451 245
Average daily rate £370 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.05 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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 0 225 £390 +11.42% 79
Bradford +2 91 £350 +8.52% 19
Halifax 0 80 £353 -7.10% 17
Bingley 0 4 £311 -26.39%
Wakefield +4 3 £325 -9.72%
Huddersfield +2 2 £325 - 2
Pudsey +1 2 - - 1
Keighley 0 1 £275 -29.03%
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 257 (28.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 209 (23.46%) Project Management
3 188 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (17.40%) Banking
5 139 (15.60%) SQL
6 111 (12.46%) Retail
7 101 (11.34%) PRINCE2
8 96 (10.77%) Microsoft
9 92 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
10 89 (9.99%) SQL Server
11 86 (9.65%) Oracle
12 81 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
13 80 (8.98%) SAS
14 70 (7.86%) MS Excel
15 69 (7.74%) Waterfall
16 60 (6.73%) .NET
17 59 (6.62%) ITIL
18 56 (6.29%) ETL
18 56 (6.29%) Change Management
18 56 (6.29%) Business Analysis
19 53 (5.95%) T-SQL
20 51 (5.72%) Windows
21 50 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 48 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
23 47 (5.27%) C#
24 44 (4.94%) Web Services
25 43 (4.83%) OLAP
25 43 (4.83%) MS Visio
26 42 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
27 41 (4.60%) Scrum

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (8.98%) SAS
2 34 (3.82%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.01%) WebSphere
4 8 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (0.79%) Apache
6 6 (0.67%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.45%) Tuxedo
8 4 (0.45%) CMS
9 3 (0.34%) IIS
9 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPEL
10 2 (0.22%) JBoss
10 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.22%) FileNet
10 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 70 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.83%) MS Visio
3 38 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (2.92%) MS Office
5 18 (2.02%) MS Project
6 3 (0.34%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.34%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (0.34%) Exstream
6 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.22%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.11%) Aligne
7 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.11%) Agresso
7 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Changepoint
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.11%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.79%) Office 365
2 4 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.11%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.11%) SaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.23%) Firewall
2 10 (1.12%) SAN
3 7 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (0.56%) Internet
4 5 (0.56%) DNS
4 5 (0.56%) DHCP
4 5 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.56%) LAN
4 5 (0.56%) WAN
5 4 (0.45%) LDAP
5 4 (0.45%) VoIP
5 4 (0.45%) WebEx
6 3 (0.34%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (0.34%) MPLS
6 3 (0.34%) Intranet
6 3 (0.34%) VLAN
7 2 (0.22%) HTTP
7 2 (0.22%) IPsec
7 2 (0.22%) NAS
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (9.99%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (4.83%) OLAP
5 40 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (4.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 35 (3.93%) OLAP Cube
8 26 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (2.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 22 (2.47%) Oracle Database
10 20 (2.24%) Relational Database
11 19 (2.13%) Base SAS
12 18 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (1.01%) DB2
17 8 (0.90%) RDBMS
17 8 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
18 6 (0.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 29 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (1.01%) Maven
4 8 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (0.90%) SoapUI
5 6 (0.67%) Selenium
5 6 (0.67%) JMeter
6 5 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (0.56%) Subversion
7 4 (0.45%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.45%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.45%) NeoLoad
8 3 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.34%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.34%) JUnit
8 3 (0.34%) NUnit
9 2 (0.22%) JIRA
9 2 (0.22%) ClearCase
General
1 155 (17.40%) Banking
2 111 (12.46%) Retail
3 38 (4.26%) Retail Banking
4 29 (3.25%) Legal
5 12 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.23%) Law
7 9 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.79%) General Ledger
9 7 (0.79%) Marketing
10 3 (0.34%) Publishing
10 3 (0.34%) Local Government
10 3 (0.34%) Billing
11 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.22%) Back Office
12 1 (0.11%) Advertising
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 285 (31.99%) Analyst
2 184 (20.65%) Project Manager
3 166 (18.63%) Business Analyst
4 138 (15.49%) Developer
5 38 (4.26%) Test Analyst
6 35 (3.93%) Senior Analyst
7 32 (3.59%) Consultant
8 31 (3.48%) PMO Analyst
9 29 (3.25%) Architect
10 25 (2.81%) SAS Developer
11 23 (2.58%) Financial Business Analyst
12 22 (2.47%) SQL Developer
12 22 (2.47%) Senior Manager
13 21 (2.36%) Programme Manager
13 21 (2.36%) Senior Business Analyst
13 21 (2.36%) Delivery Manager
14 20 (2.24%) Senior Project Manager
15 19 (2.13%) Lead Business Analyst
16 18 (2.02%) Data Analyst
16 18 (2.02%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (6.73%) .NET
2 44 (4.94%) Web Services
3 26 (2.92%) XML
4 24 (2.69%) WCF
4 24 (2.69%) ASP.NET
5 18 (2.02%) HTML
6 16 (1.80%) jQuery
7 14 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (1.57%) CSS
8 13 (1.46%) .NET Framework
9 11 (1.23%) J2EE
10 10 (1.12%) Middleware
11 9 (1.01%) SOAP
12 8 (0.90%) WSDL
13 7 (0.79%) ADO
13 7 (0.79%) XSLT
14 6 (0.67%) XSD
14 6 (0.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 5 (0.56%) Hibernate
15 5 (0.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.47%) NHS
3 18 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 16 (1.80%) Credit Risk
5 15 (1.68%) Open Source
6 12 (1.35%) User Experience
7 10 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.01%) Replication
9 6 (0.67%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.56%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.56%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.45%) IVR
12 3 (0.34%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.34%) AS400
12 3 (0.34%) PMI
12 3 (0.34%) Statistics
12 3 (0.34%) Clustering
13 2 (0.22%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 51 (5.72%) Windows
2 19 (2.13%) UNIX
3 12 (1.35%) Linux
4 10 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.01%) AIX
6 8 (0.90%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.79%) Android
8 6 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.56%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.45%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.22%) HPUX
12 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.11%) CentOS
13 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (28.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 209 (23.46%) Project Management
3 188 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (11.34%) PRINCE2
5 92 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
6 69 (7.74%) Waterfall
7 59 (6.62%) ITIL
8 56 (6.29%) ETL
8 56 (6.29%) Change Management
8 56 (6.29%) Business Analysis
9 42 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 41 (4.60%) Scrum
11 36 (4.04%) E-Commerce
12 33 (3.70%) Migration
12 33 (3.70%) Service Delivery
12 33 (3.70%) Line Management
13 31 (3.48%) Supplier Management
13 31 (3.48%) SOA
14 30 (3.37%) Data Modelling
14 30 (3.37%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (15.60%) SQL
2 53 (5.95%) T-SQL
3 47 (5.27%) C#
4 31 (3.48%) Java
5 20 (2.24%) JavaScript
6 17 (1.91%) PL/SQL
7 16 (1.80%) VB
7 16 (1.80%) VB.NET
8 15 (1.68%) PowerShell
9 13 (1.46%) VBA
10 12 (1.35%) VB6
11 6 (0.67%) C++
12 5 (0.56%) XPath
13 4 (0.45%) Ruby
13 4 (0.45%) C
14 3 (0.34%) PHP
14 3 (0.34%) Python
15 2 (0.22%) RPG
15 2 (0.22%) Perl
15 2 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (3.03%) ISEB
2 24 (2.69%) Degree
3 20 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 8 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.67%) APMP
8 5 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.56%) CCNA
9 3 (0.34%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.34%) PMP
10 2 (0.22%) CCNP
10 2 (0.22%) CIMA
11 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.11%) AAT
11 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.59%) QA
2 8 (0.90%) SLA
3 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.22%) P3O
5 1 (0.11%) COREP
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.22%) XenApp
5 1 (0.11%) KVM
5 1 (0.11%) vCloud
5 1 (0.11%) QEMU
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) Xen
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (1.57%) SCCM
2 7 (0.79%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.56%) Puppet
4 4 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.34%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 96 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 86 (9.65%) Oracle
3 30 (3.37%) VMware
4 23 (2.58%) IBM
5 22 (2.47%) SAP
6 18 (2.02%) HP
7 15 (1.68%) Cisco
8 8 (0.90%) Business Objects
9 5 (0.56%) Tableau
9 5 (0.56%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.45%) Infor
11 3 (0.34%) Imperva
11 3 (0.34%) McAfee
11 3 (0.34%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.34%) Citrix
11 3 (0.34%) jBASE
12 2 (0.22%) Google
12 2 (0.22%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.22%) Unisys
12 2 (0.22%) Perforce
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Yoh
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £22 - £28 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £325 - £435 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £20000 - £23500 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago