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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 398 394 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.29% 24.95% 18.63%
As % of the General category 65.35% 67.24% 50.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 258 176
Average daily rate
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£396 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
609 586 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.58% 37.11% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 373 320
Average daily rate £400 £360 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.00 £20.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -1 174 £375 - 75
Halifax 0 87 £425 +13.33% 11
Bradford +2 78 £423 +27.34% 12
Huddersfield +8 5 £315 -33.68%
Pudsey 0 5 £429 +6.85%
Wakefield - 2 £263 - 1
Wetherby - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - - 1
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 189 (26.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 143 (20.08%) Banking
3 123 (17.28%) Project Management
4 116 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (14.75%) Microsoft
6 103 (14.47%) Retail
7 92 (12.92%) Oracle
8 88 (12.36%) MS Excel
9 82 (11.52%) PRINCE2
10 76 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
11 62 (8.71%) SQL Server
11 62 (8.71%) SQL
12 61 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
12 61 (8.57%) SAS
12 61 (8.57%) Business Analysis
13 52 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
14 50 (7.02%) MS Office
15 49 (6.88%) Retail Banking
16 48 (6.74%) Migration
17 47 (6.60%) .NET
18 46 (6.46%) Data Warehouse
19 43 (6.04%) SOA
20 41 (5.76%) ETL
21 40 (5.62%) ITIL
21 40 (5.62%) Change Management
22 38 (5.34%) Service Delivery
23 35 (4.92%) Waterfall
24 34 (4.78%) C#
25 32 (4.49%) MS Project
26 31 (4.35%) Windows

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 61 (8.57%) SAS
2 26 (3.65%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.83%) WebSphere
4 7 (0.98%) CMS
5 6 (0.84%) IIS
6 4 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.56%) Apache
7 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.42%) Tuxedo
7 3 (0.42%) TeamSite
8 2 (0.28%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.28%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.28%) JBoss
8 2 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 88 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 50 (7.02%) MS Office
3 32 (4.49%) MS Project
4 28 (3.93%) MS Visio
5 25 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.28%) Niku Workbench
7 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.97%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.42%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.42%) Exstream
5 3 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.14%) Aligne
7 1 (0.14%) Maximo
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.14%) BPCS
7 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.14%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.28%) Office 365
1 2 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.84%) DMZ
2 5 (0.70%) Firewall
3 4 (0.56%) LAN
3 4 (0.56%) WAN
4 3 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.42%) VoIP
5 2 (0.28%) Intranet
5 2 (0.28%) DNS
5 2 (0.28%) HTTP
5 2 (0.28%) SSL
5 2 (0.28%) LDAP
5 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.14%) FWSM
6 1 (0.14%) Wireless
6 1 (0.14%) OSPF
6 1 (0.14%) BGP
6 1 (0.14%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.46%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (4.07%) OLAP
4 27 (3.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 25 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (3.23%) OLAP Cube
7 18 (2.53%) Oracle Database
8 17 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (2.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 13 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (1.69%) Base SAS
11 12 (1.69%) Relational Database
12 11 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (1.40%) Oracle ODI
14 9 (1.26%) DB2
15 8 (1.12%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.84%) Subversion
3 6 (0.84%) ClearCase
3 6 (0.84%) ClearQuest
3 6 (0.84%) Hudson
4 5 (0.70%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.28%) Maven
7 2 (0.28%) JIRA
7 2 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.28%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.14%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.14%) JUnit
8 1 (0.14%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.14%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.14%) Selenium
General
1 143 (20.08%) Banking
2 103 (14.47%) Retail
3 49 (6.88%) Retail Banking
4 14 (1.97%) Legal
5 12 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.12%) Marketing
6 8 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.84%) General Ledger
8 5 (0.70%) Advertising
9 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.28%) Billing
10 2 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Law
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) International Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (31.60%) Analyst
2 136 (19.10%) Business Analyst
3 129 (18.12%) Project Manager
4 86 (12.08%) Developer
5 39 (5.48%) Architect
6 32 (4.49%) Test Analyst
7 27 (3.79%) Consultant
7 27 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
8 24 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
9 23 (3.23%) PMO Manager
10 20 (2.81%) PMO Analyst
11 19 (2.67%) Financial Business Analyst
11 19 (2.67%) SQL Developer
12 16 (2.25%) Lead Business Analyst
13 15 (2.11%) Business Manager
13 15 (2.11%) Senior Business Analyst
14 14 (1.97%) Programme Manager
15 13 (1.83%) Service Manager
15 13 (1.83%) Senior Manager
15 13 (1.83%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (6.60%) .NET
2 27 (3.79%) Web Services
3 22 (3.09%) Middleware
4 20 (2.81%) ASP.NET
5 17 (2.39%) XML
6 15 (2.11%) WCF
7 11 (1.54%) jQuery
8 10 (1.40%) .NET Framework
8 10 (1.40%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 9 (1.26%) HTML
9 9 (1.26%) CSS
10 8 (1.12%) J2EE
10 8 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (0.84%) JSON
11 6 (0.84%) RESTful
12 5 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 3 (0.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 76 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.09%) Credit Risk
3 15 (2.11%) Management Information System
4 14 (1.97%) NHS
5 13 (1.83%) Mainframe
6 7 (0.98%) User Experience
6 7 (0.98%) Open Source
7 6 (0.84%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.56%) PMI
10 3 (0.42%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.42%) DataPower
10 3 (0.42%) AS400
10 3 (0.42%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.28%) Copywriting
11 2 (0.28%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.28%) Statistics
11 2 (0.28%) DTV
11 2 (0.28%) Clustering
11 2 (0.28%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 31 (4.35%) Windows
2 23 (3.23%) Linux
3 20 (2.81%) UNIX
4 12 (1.69%) AIX
5 8 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.70%) Android
7 5 (0.70%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.28%) HPUX
10 1 (0.14%) VMS
10 1 (0.14%) zOS
10 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (26.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 123 (17.28%) Project Management
3 116 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (11.52%) PRINCE2
5 61 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
5 61 (8.57%) Business Analysis
6 52 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 48 (6.74%) Migration
8 43 (6.04%) SOA
9 41 (5.76%) ETL
10 40 (5.62%) ITIL
10 40 (5.62%) Change Management
11 38 (5.34%) Service Delivery
12 35 (4.92%) Waterfall
13 28 (3.93%) E-Commerce
14 26 (3.65%) Scrum
15 23 (3.23%) Coaching
16 22 (3.09%) Programme Management
16 22 (3.09%) Data Modelling
17 21 (2.95%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (8.71%) SQL
2 34 (4.78%) C#
3 17 (2.39%) Java
4 14 (1.97%) VBA
5 12 (1.69%) T-SQL
6 11 (1.54%) JavaScript
7 7 (0.98%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.84%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.56%) VB
9 4 (0.56%) C
9 4 (0.56%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.28%) VB6
10 2 (0.28%) Ruby
10 2 (0.28%) COBOL
10 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.14%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.14%) R
11 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.14%) NATURAL
11 1 (0.14%) RPG
Qualifications
1 22 (3.09%) Degree
2 20 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 17 (2.39%) ISEB
4 9 (1.26%) APMP
4 9 (1.26%) PMI Certification
5 7 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (0.70%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.70%) PMP
6 5 (0.70%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.28%) CCNP
8 2 (0.28%) CCNA
8 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.07%) QA
2 7 (0.98%) SLA
3 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.42%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.14%) COREP
5 1 (0.14%) P3O
5 1 (0.14%) Basel III
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.84%) vSphere
4 3 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.56%) SCCM
2 4 (0.56%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.28%) OpenView
3 2 (0.28%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.14%) OVSD
Vendors
1 105 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 92 (12.92%) Oracle
3 25 (3.51%) IBM
4 20 (2.81%) VMware
5 18 (2.53%) SAP
6 15 (2.11%) HP
7 7 (0.98%) Perforce
7 7 (0.98%) TIBCO
7 7 (0.98%) Business Objects
7 7 (0.98%) Cisco
8 6 (0.84%) Citrix
9 5 (0.70%) Pega
10 4 (0.56%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.56%) Teradata
11 3 (0.42%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.42%) Infor
11 3 (0.42%) Tableau
11 3 (0.42%) Cognos
11 3 (0.42%) Informatica
11 3 (0.42%) CheckPoint
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months Initially
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day limited company basis
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £475.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Via Resource
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Eden Lea
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago