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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 509 341 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.45% 20.39% 20.48%
As % of the General category 72.40% 59.62% 60.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 262 186
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.26 £19.38 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.74% +55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.26 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.86% -5.71%
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
703 572 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.01% 34.21% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 403 305
Average daily rate £356 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £17.63 £43.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 -1 291 £388 +3.33% 87
Halifax 0 106 £356 -10.10% 12
Bradford +1 71 £350 - 11
Huddersfield 0 3 £420 - 2
Pudsey +1 2 - - 2
Bingley -2 2 £325 +4.00%
Pontefract - 1 £120 -
Wakefield - 1 £245 - 2
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 273 (28.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 211 (21.82%) Project Management
3 187 (19.34%) Banking
4 172 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
5 167 (17.27%) SQL
6 127 (13.13%) Retail
7 119 (12.31%) SQL Server
8 107 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
9 96 (9.93%) Microsoft
10 82 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
10 82 (8.48%) PRINCE2
11 74 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 72 (7.45%) .NET
13 70 (7.24%) T-SQL
14 67 (6.93%) SAS
14 67 (6.93%) Waterfall
15 66 (6.83%) Business Analysis
16 64 (6.62%) Windows
17 63 (6.51%) ITIL
18 61 (6.31%) Change Management
19 60 (6.20%) Oracle
20 54 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
21 53 (5.48%) MS Excel
22 48 (4.96%) Retail Banking
23 45 (4.65%) C#
24 42 (4.34%) Migration
25 38 (3.93%) Scrum
25 38 (3.93%) Programme Management
25 38 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 38 (3.93%) Web Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.93%) SAS
2 28 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.59%) WebSphere
4 14 (1.45%) IIS
5 11 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (0.83%) Apache
8 7 (0.72%) CMS
9 4 (0.41%) Confluence
9 4 (0.41%) Node.js
9 4 (0.41%) JBoss
10 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.21%) FileNet
11 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.10%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.10%) Lync
Applications
1 53 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.69%) MS Project
3 23 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (2.07%) MS Office
5 18 (1.86%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.21%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.31%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.31%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.21%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.21%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.10%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.31%) Office 365
4 2 (0.21%) GitHub
4 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.21%) SaaS
5 1 (0.10%) PaaS
5 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.10%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.10%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.55%) Firewall
2 12 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.14%) SAN
3 11 (1.14%) DNS
4 9 (0.93%) DHCP
4 9 (0.93%) Internet
5 6 (0.62%) HTTP
5 6 (0.62%) Intranet
6 4 (0.41%) LAN
6 4 (0.41%) WAN
6 4 (0.41%) Extranet
7 3 (0.31%) BIG-IP
7 3 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.31%) SSL
8 2 (0.21%) VPN
8 2 (0.21%) VoIP
8 2 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (0.21%) WebEx
8 2 (0.21%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 74 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (3.10%) OLAP
6 29 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (3.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 22 (2.28%) OLAP Cube
8 21 (2.17%) Relational Database
8 21 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (2.17%) Base SAS
8 21 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (1.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 15 (1.55%) Oracle Database
11 14 (1.45%) DB2
12 12 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (0.72%) MySQL
14 7 (0.72%) MS Access
15 6 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 34 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (1.55%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.34%) JIRA
5 11 (1.14%) JMeter
6 10 (1.03%) SoapUI
7 9 (0.93%) Subversion
7 9 (0.93%) Maven
8 7 (0.72%) Selenium
8 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.62%) NUnit
9 6 (0.62%) HP UFT
9 6 (0.62%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.52%) ClearQuest
11 4 (0.41%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.41%) Toad
11 4 (0.41%) JUnit
11 4 (0.41%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.41%) NeoLoad
12 3 (0.31%) Jenkins
General
1 187 (19.34%) Banking
2 127 (13.13%) Retail
3 48 (4.96%) Retail Banking
4 29 (3.00%) Legal
5 25 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.38%) Marketing
7 18 (1.86%) Law
8 17 (1.76%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.03%) Electronics
11 5 (0.52%) Back Office
11 5 (0.52%) Publishing
12 3 (0.31%) Advertising
12 3 (0.31%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.31%) Local Government
12 3 (0.31%) Billing
13 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.10%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.10%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 287 (29.68%) Analyst
2 167 (17.27%) Project Manager
3 155 (16.03%) Developer
4 148 (15.31%) Business Analyst
5 45 (4.65%) Test Analyst
6 37 (3.83%) SAS Developer
7 36 (3.72%) Consultant
8 33 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
9 31 (3.21%) Data Analyst
9 31 (3.21%) Banking Business Analyst
10 28 (2.90%) Architect
11 27 (2.79%) PMO Analyst
12 25 (2.59%) Delivery Manager
13 23 (2.38%) Tester
13 23 (2.38%) Administrator
14 19 (1.96%) Senior Business Analyst
14 19 (1.96%) Programme Manager
14 19 (1.96%) Lead Project Manager
15 18 (1.86%) Test Manager
15 18 (1.86%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (7.45%) .NET
2 38 (3.93%) Web Services
3 36 (3.72%) XML
4 34 (3.52%) ASP.NET
5 23 (2.38%) CSS
6 22 (2.28%) WCF
7 17 (1.76%) HTML
8 16 (1.65%) Middleware
9 15 (1.55%) SOAP
10 14 (1.45%) jQuery
11 12 (1.24%) J2EE
12 11 (1.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 11 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (0.83%) .NET Framework
14 7 (0.72%) Spring
15 6 (0.62%) Hibernate
15 6 (0.62%) WSDL
15 6 (0.62%) HTML5
16 5 (0.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 107 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (2.59%) Data Centre
3 19 (1.96%) NHS
4 18 (1.86%) Management Information System
4 18 (1.86%) Credit Risk
5 16 (1.65%) User Experience
6 14 (1.45%) Mainframe
7 10 (1.03%) DTV
7 10 (1.03%) N-Tier
8 8 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.62%) Clustering
9 6 (0.62%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.52%) Replication
10 5 (0.52%) IVR
10 5 (0.52%) CMDB
10 5 (0.52%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.41%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.41%) E-Learning
12 3 (0.31%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.31%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 64 (6.62%) Windows
2 28 (2.90%) UNIX
3 23 (2.38%) AIX
4 22 (2.28%) Linux
5 12 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.93%) zOS
7 8 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.72%) Windows 2000
9 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.21%) CentOS
12 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.21%) Android
13 1 (0.10%) Fedora
13 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (28.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 211 (21.82%) Project Management
3 172 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (8.48%) PRINCE2
4 82 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
5 67 (6.93%) Waterfall
6 66 (6.83%) Business Analysis
7 63 (6.51%) ITIL
8 61 (6.31%) Change Management
9 42 (4.34%) Migration
10 38 (3.93%) Programme Management
10 38 (3.93%) Scrum
11 37 (3.83%) SOA
11 37 (3.83%) ETL
11 37 (3.83%) SDLC
12 35 (3.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 33 (3.41%) Test Scripting
14 31 (3.21%) Unit Testing
14 31 (3.21%) Service Delivery
15 29 (3.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 167 (17.27%) SQL
2 70 (7.24%) T-SQL
3 45 (4.65%) C#
4 37 (3.83%) JavaScript
5 32 (3.31%) Java
6 19 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 18 (1.86%) VB
8 16 (1.65%) PL/SQL
9 13 (1.34%) VBA
10 10 (1.03%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.72%) PHP
11 7 (0.72%) VB6
11 7 (0.72%) Ruby
12 4 (0.41%) SAS Macro
12 4 (0.41%) Perl
12 4 (0.41%) Python
13 3 (0.31%) C++
13 3 (0.31%) Groovy
13 3 (0.31%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (2.79%) ISEB
2 16 (1.65%) Degree
3 13 (1.34%) ISTQB
4 12 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.52%) APMP
7 4 (0.41%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.41%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.31%) PhD
8 3 (0.31%) CCNP
8 3 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.21%) PMP
9 2 (0.21%) MBA
9 2 (0.21%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.10%) QA
2 13 (1.34%) SLA
3 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.10%) COBIT
6 1 (0.10%) FATCA
6 1 (0.10%) P3O
6 1 (0.10%) COREP
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.41%) Terminal Services
3 4 (0.41%) vSphere
4 3 (0.31%) VMware Server
4 3 (0.31%) vCloud
5 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.10%) XenApp
6 1 (0.10%) XenServer
6 1 (0.10%) Xen
6 1 (0.10%) NFS
6 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (0.72%) SCCM
2 5 (0.52%) Puppet
3 4 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.31%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.10%) logstash
5 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.10%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.10%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.10%) yum
Vendors
1 96 (9.93%) Microsoft
2 60 (6.20%) Oracle
3 34 (3.52%) VMware
4 33 (3.41%) SAP
5 29 (3.00%) IBM
6 10 (1.03%) Cisco
7 9 (0.93%) HP
8 8 (0.83%) Sitecore
9 7 (0.72%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.52%) F5
10 5 (0.52%) Google
10 5 (0.52%) Citrix
11 4 (0.41%) Informatica
11 4 (0.41%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.41%) Tableau
12 3 (0.31%) Netezza
12 3 (0.31%) Splunk
12 3 (0.31%) Adobe
13 2 (0.21%) Unisys
13 2 (0.21%) NetApp
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
JM
Rate: £480 - £510 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £510 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £14,342 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £275 - £325 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day Leeds
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago