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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 470 372 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.50% 20.92% 19.20%
As % of the General category 67.82% 58.86% 54.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 280 144
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 £260 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £11.72 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.86% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.34 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.14 £18.50 £16.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +18.61%
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
693 632 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.65% 35.55% 35.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 440 247
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £258 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 17
Average hourly rate £28.50 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £15.00 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.30 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 0 222 £375 +5.63% 81
Bradford +3 115 £350 +8.52% 11
Halifax 0 68 £350 -3.44% 15
Wakefield +2 4 £325 -9.72% 1
Bingley +1 4 £311 -30.88%
Pudsey +2 3 - -
Huddersfield -2 2 £225 -47.05%
Keighley - 1 £275 -
Castleford - 1 £275 -
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 239 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 186 (21.40%) Project Management
3 185 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (17.84%) Banking
5 126 (14.50%) SQL
6 115 (13.23%) Retail
7 105 (12.08%) Microsoft
8 104 (11.97%) PRINCE2
9 96 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
10 92 (10.59%) Oracle
11 88 (10.13%) SQL Server
12 78 (8.98%) MS Excel
13 76 (8.75%) SAS
14 75 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
15 69 (7.94%) Waterfall
16 62 (7.13%) ITIL
17 59 (6.79%) Business Analysis
18 56 (6.44%) ETL
19 54 (6.21%) Change Management
20 53 (6.10%) .NET
21 51 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 50 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
23 49 (5.64%) MS Visio
24 48 (5.52%) T-SQL
25 46 (5.29%) Windows
26 45 (5.18%) Retail Banking
27 44 (5.06%) Web Services
27 44 (5.06%) C#
28 42 (4.83%) Scrum
28 42 (4.83%) OLAP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 76 (8.75%) SAS
2 36 (4.14%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.92%) Apache
4 7 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.69%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.46%) Tuxedo
6 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.35%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.35%) IIS
8 2 (0.23%) JBoss
8 2 (0.23%) CMS
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPEL
8 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.12%) nginx
9 1 (0.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 78 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 49 (5.64%) MS Visio
3 38 (4.37%) MS Office
4 37 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (2.30%) MS Project
6 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (1.50%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.35%) Exstream
6 3 (0.35%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.23%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.12%) Aligne
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.12%) Changepoint
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle ASCP
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.92%) Office 365
2 4 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.12%) SaaS
4 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.12%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.15%) Firewall
2 9 (1.04%) WAN
3 8 (0.92%) LAN
4 7 (0.81%) SAN
5 6 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.69%) VoIP
5 6 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (0.58%) Internet
6 5 (0.58%) DHCP
7 4 (0.46%) LDAP
7 4 (0.46%) DNS
7 4 (0.46%) WebEx
8 3 (0.35%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (0.35%) VLAN
8 3 (0.35%) MPLS
8 3 (0.35%) Intranet
9 2 (0.23%) HTTP
9 2 (0.23%) IPsec
9 2 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.12%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 51 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (4.83%) OLAP
5 39 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (4.03%) OLAP Cube
7 30 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 25 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (2.65%) Oracle Database
10 20 (2.30%) Base SAS
11 18 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
11 18 (2.07%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 16 (1.84%) Relational Database
13 14 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
15 10 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (1.04%) DB2
17 8 (0.92%) RDBMS
17 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.27%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (1.04%) SoapUI
4 8 (0.92%) Maven
4 8 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (0.92%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.69%) JMeter
5 6 (0.69%) Selenium
6 5 (0.58%) Hudson
6 5 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.46%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.46%) NeoLoad
8 3 (0.35%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.23%) JUnit
9 2 (0.23%) MSI
9 2 (0.23%) Subversion
9 2 (0.23%) NUnit
9 2 (0.23%) Calabash
9 2 (0.23%) LoadUI
General
1 155 (17.84%) Banking
2 115 (13.23%) Retail
3 45 (5.18%) Retail Banking
4 26 (2.99%) Legal
5 13 (1.50%) Financial Institution
5 13 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 8 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.81%) General Ledger
7 7 (0.81%) Law
8 6 (0.69%) Marketing
9 5 (0.58%) Billing
10 2 (0.23%) Back Office
10 2 (0.23%) Local Government
10 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.12%) Electronics
11 1 (0.12%) Advertising
11 1 (0.12%) Publishing
11 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 289 (33.26%) Analyst
2 167 (19.22%) Business Analyst
3 166 (19.10%) Project Manager
4 131 (15.07%) Developer
5 43 (4.95%) Test Analyst
6 33 (3.80%) PMO Analyst
6 33 (3.80%) Consultant
7 31 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 29 (3.34%) Architect
9 28 (3.22%) Financial Business Analyst
10 24 (2.76%) SQL Developer
11 22 (2.53%) Lead Business Analyst
12 21 (2.42%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 21 (2.42%) Programme Manager
13 20 (2.30%) Senior Manager
13 20 (2.30%) Service Manager
14 19 (2.19%) SAS Developer
14 19 (2.19%) Delivery Manager
15 18 (2.07%) Senior Business Analyst
15 18 (2.07%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (6.10%) .NET
2 44 (5.06%) Web Services
3 24 (2.76%) XML
4 22 (2.53%) ASP.NET
5 20 (2.30%) WCF
6 17 (1.96%) Middleware
7 16 (1.84%) HTML
8 14 (1.61%) jQuery
8 14 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (1.50%) .NET Framework
10 11 (1.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 11 (1.27%) SOAP
10 11 (1.27%) J2EE
10 11 (1.27%) CSS
11 8 (0.92%) WSDL
12 7 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (0.69%) ADO
13 6 (0.69%) XSD
13 6 (0.69%) XSLT
13 6 (0.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 20 (2.30%) NHS
4 15 (1.73%) Open Source
5 11 (1.27%) User Experience
5 11 (1.27%) Credit Risk
6 9 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 6 (0.69%) Replication
7 6 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.58%) AS400
8 5 (0.58%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.35%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.35%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.35%) Statistics
9 3 (0.35%) Clustering
9 3 (0.35%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.35%) PMI
10 2 (0.23%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.23%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 46 (5.29%) Windows
2 20 (2.30%) UNIX
3 11 (1.27%) Linux
4 10 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (1.15%) Windows 7
5 7 (0.81%) AIX
6 6 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.69%) Android
6 6 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.46%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.46%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.23%) HPUX
10 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.12%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 186 (21.40%) Project Management
3 185 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (11.97%) PRINCE2
5 96 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
6 69 (7.94%) Waterfall
7 62 (7.13%) ITIL
8 59 (6.79%) Business Analysis
9 56 (6.44%) ETL
10 54 (6.21%) Change Management
11 42 (4.83%) Scrum
12 39 (4.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 38 (4.37%) SOA
14 37 (4.26%) Migration
15 35 (4.03%) Service Delivery
16 34 (3.91%) E-Commerce
17 30 (3.45%) Supplier Management
18 29 (3.34%) Coaching
19 28 (3.22%) Validation
19 28 (3.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (14.50%) SQL
2 48 (5.52%) T-SQL
3 44 (5.06%) C#
4 28 (3.22%) Java
5 16 (1.84%) JavaScript
6 15 (1.73%) PL/SQL
6 15 (1.73%) VB
6 15 (1.73%) VBA
7 14 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 10 (1.15%) VB6
9 9 (1.04%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.58%) XPath
10 5 (0.58%) C
11 4 (0.46%) C++
12 2 (0.23%) Perl
12 2 (0.23%) PHP
12 2 (0.23%) RPG
12 2 (0.23%) Python
12 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.23%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 29 (3.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 27 (3.11%) ISEB
3 22 (2.53%) Degree
4 12 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.04%) PMI Certification
7 8 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.81%) APMP
8 7 (0.81%) PMP
9 6 (0.69%) CCNA
9 6 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.35%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.35%) CCNP
12 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.23%) CIMA
13 1 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.12%) AAT
13 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.91%) QA
2 10 (1.15%) SLA
3 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.23%) P3O
3 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) COREP
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.23%) XenApp
5 1 (0.12%) vSphere
5 1 (0.12%) QEMU
5 1 (0.12%) KVM
5 1 (0.12%) Xen
5 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (1.27%) SCCM
2 8 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.81%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.35%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.23%) Puppet
5 2 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.12%) OpenView
Vendors
1 105 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 92 (10.59%) Oracle
3 27 (3.11%) VMware
4 24 (2.76%) SAP
5 18 (2.07%) IBM
6 17 (1.96%) HP
7 16 (1.84%) Cisco
8 7 (0.81%) Business Objects
9 6 (0.69%) TIBCO
9 6 (0.69%) Tableau
10 5 (0.58%) Perforce
11 4 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.46%) Infor
12 3 (0.35%) Imperva
12 3 (0.35%) Pega
12 3 (0.35%) jBASE
12 3 (0.35%) McAfee
12 3 (0.35%) Citrix
13 2 (0.23%) Informatica
13 2 (0.23%) Red Hat
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £389.00 - £459.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Thomson Reuters
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £380.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago