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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 434 329 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.20% 21.09% 20.44%
As % of the General category 67.60% 60.04% 55.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 210 151
Average daily rate
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£396 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.72 £97.50 £13.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.97% +598.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -19.51%
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
642 548 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 37.28% 35.13% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 343 253
Average daily rate £396 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £15.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +27.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.80 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £113.00 £83.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 0 177 £375 +6.99% 85
Bradford +8 94 £400 +23.07% 14
Halifax 0 89 £400 +5.26% 14
Pudsey 0 6 £428 +0.58%
Bingley - 5 £475 -
Huddersfield -1 3 £313 -35.89% 1
Wakefield -1 1 - -
Castleford - 1 £275 -
Dewsbury - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 213 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 150 (19.33%) Banking
3 145 (18.69%) Project Management
4 135 (17.40%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (14.56%) Retail
6 108 (13.92%) Microsoft
7 102 (13.14%) Oracle
8 100 (12.89%) PRINCE2
9 81 (10.44%) MS Excel
10 76 (9.79%) SQL
11 71 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
12 68 (8.76%) SQL Server
13 67 (8.63%) SAS
14 60 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
15 59 (7.60%) ITIL
16 58 (7.47%) .NET
17 53 (6.83%) Retail Banking
18 49 (6.31%) Business Analysis
19 47 (6.06%) C#
19 47 (6.06%) SOA
19 47 (6.06%) Waterfall
20 45 (5.80%) ETL
21 44 (5.67%) MS Office
22 42 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
23 41 (5.28%) MS Visio
24 40 (5.15%) Windows
24 40 (5.15%) Change Management
25 37 (4.77%) Migration
26 36 (4.64%) Service Delivery
27 35 (4.51%) SharePoint

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 67 (8.63%) SAS
2 35 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.90%) IIS
4 5 (0.64%) Apache
4 5 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.52%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.52%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.52%) Tuxedo
5 4 (0.52%) CMS
6 3 (0.39%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.39%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.26%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPEL
7 2 (0.26%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 81 (10.44%) MS Excel
2 44 (5.67%) MS Office
3 41 (5.28%) MS Visio
4 32 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (3.09%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) Niku Workbench
6 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.52%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.39%) Exstream
7 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.26%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.13%) BPCS
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.13%) Agresso
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle SCM
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
9 1 (0.13%) Maximo
9 1 (0.13%) Aligne
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.39%) Office 365
1 3 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.03%) Firewall
2 7 (0.90%) LAN
2 7 (0.90%) WAN
3 6 (0.77%) VoIP
3 6 (0.77%) DMZ
3 6 (0.77%) Internet
4 5 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (0.52%) LDAP
6 3 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.39%) MPLS
6 3 (0.39%) SAN
6 3 (0.39%) VLAN
7 2 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.26%) DNS
7 2 (0.26%) Intranet
8 1 (0.13%) OSPF
8 1 (0.13%) BGP
8 1 (0.13%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (4.25%) OLAP
4 32 (4.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 27 (3.48%) OLAP Cube
5 27 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (2.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 20 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (2.45%) Oracle Database
9 18 (2.32%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (2.06%) Base SAS
11 13 (1.68%) Relational Database
12 12 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
15 8 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
15 8 (1.03%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.90%) DB2
16 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (1.29%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (1.16%) SoapUI
4 6 (0.77%) Maven
4 6 (0.77%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.64%) Hudson
6 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.52%) Subversion
7 2 (0.26%) MSI
7 2 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.26%) Selenium
7 2 (0.26%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.26%) Calabash
7 2 (0.26%) LoadUI
7 2 (0.26%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.13%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.13%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.13%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.13%) TestDirector
General
1 150 (19.33%) Banking
2 113 (14.56%) Retail
3 53 (6.83%) Retail Banking
4 15 (1.93%) Legal
5 12 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.29%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.90%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.52%) Marketing
10 3 (0.39%) Billing
10 3 (0.39%) Law
10 3 (0.39%) Back Office
11 2 (0.26%) Electronics
11 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.13%) Advertising
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 234 (30.15%) Analyst
2 160 (20.62%) Project Manager
3 133 (17.14%) Business Analyst
4 103 (13.27%) Developer
5 40 (5.15%) Test Analyst
6 37 (4.77%) Architect
7 35 (4.51%) Consultant
8 26 (3.35%) Financial Business Analyst
8 26 (3.35%) PMO Analyst
9 25 (3.22%) Senior Analyst
10 21 (2.71%) PMO Manager
11 19 (2.45%) SAS Consultant
11 19 (2.45%) Service Manager
11 19 (2.45%) Senior Manager
12 18 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (2.32%) SQL Developer
13 17 (2.19%) Programme Manager
13 17 (2.19%) Senior Project Manager
13 17 (2.19%) Financial Services Business Analyst
14 15 (1.93%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (7.47%) .NET
2 33 (4.25%) Web Services
3 25 (3.22%) ASP.NET
4 22 (2.84%) WCF
5 20 (2.58%) XML
6 17 (2.19%) jQuery
7 15 (1.93%) .NET Framework
7 15 (1.93%) HTML
8 14 (1.80%) Middleware
9 13 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (1.55%) CSS
11 11 (1.42%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 10 (1.29%) SOAP
13 8 (1.03%) J2EE
14 7 (0.90%) WSDL
14 7 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
15 6 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (0.77%) WPF
16 5 (0.64%) XSLT
16 5 (0.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (2.06%) NHS
2 16 (2.06%) Management Information System
3 12 (1.55%) Credit Risk
4 10 (1.29%) Mobile App
5 6 (0.77%) Open Source
5 6 (0.77%) User Experience
6 5 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (0.64%) AS400
6 5 (0.64%) Replication
7 4 (0.52%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.39%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.39%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.39%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.39%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.39%) Statistics
9 2 (0.26%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.26%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.15%) Windows
2 16 (2.06%) UNIX
3 11 (1.42%) Linux
4 10 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (1.29%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.03%) AIX
6 7 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.77%) Android
7 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.64%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.26%) HPUX
11 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 145 (18.69%) Project Management
3 135 (17.40%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (12.89%) PRINCE2
5 71 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
6 59 (7.60%) ITIL
7 49 (6.31%) Business Analysis
8 47 (6.06%) SOA
8 47 (6.06%) Waterfall
9 45 (5.80%) ETL
10 42 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 40 (5.15%) Change Management
12 37 (4.77%) Migration
13 36 (4.64%) Service Delivery
14 32 (4.12%) E-Commerce
15 31 (3.99%) Supplier Management
16 30 (3.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 27 (3.48%) Scrum
17 27 (3.48%) Programme Management
18 26 (3.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 76 (9.79%) SQL
2 47 (6.06%) C#
3 26 (3.35%) T-SQL
4 23 (2.96%) Java
5 17 (2.19%) JavaScript
6 11 (1.42%) VB.NET
7 10 (1.29%) VBA
7 10 (1.29%) VB
8 9 (1.16%) PL/SQL
9 7 (0.90%) VB6
10 6 (0.77%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.52%) XPath
11 4 (0.52%) C
12 3 (0.39%) C++
13 2 (0.26%) COBOL
13 2 (0.26%) RPG
13 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.26%) RPG IV
14 1 (0.13%) R
14 1 (0.13%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 28 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 24 (3.09%) Degree
3 21 (2.71%) ISEB
4 11 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (1.29%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.03%) APMP
7 7 (0.90%) VCP4
7 7 (0.90%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.77%) PMP
9 5 (0.64%) CCNA
10 4 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.52%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.26%) CIMA
11 2 (0.26%) CCNP
12 1 (0.13%) AAT
12 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.12%) QA
2 8 (1.03%) SLA
3 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) P3O
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.77%) vSphere
4 4 (0.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.16%) SCCM
3 6 (0.77%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.13%) OpenView
4 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 108 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 102 (13.14%) Oracle
3 27 (3.48%) VMware
4 22 (2.84%) SAP
5 20 (2.58%) IBM
6 17 (2.19%) HP
7 15 (1.93%) Cisco
8 8 (1.03%) TIBCO
9 7 (0.90%) Citrix
10 5 (0.64%) Perforce
10 5 (0.64%) Pega
11 4 (0.52%) jBASE
11 4 (0.52%) Infor
12 3 (0.39%) Imperva
12 3 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.39%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.39%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.26%) Cognos
13 2 (0.26%) Apple
13 2 (0.26%) JD Edwards
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 19 hours ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £9.15 - £11.72 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 22 hours ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £29000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £256.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
OCC Computer personnel
Rate: £400 - 450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago