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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 400 482 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.58% 22.34% 21.21%
As % of the General category 59.17% 70.36% 59.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 377 278
Median daily rate £400 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £13.60 £32.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.51% +34.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
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
676 685 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.09% 31.74% 35.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 507 432
Median daily rate £400 £356 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £36.02 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.74% +300.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -1 206 £400 +5.26% 57
Halifax 0 81 £375 +5.33% 7
Bradford 0 34 £378 +11.02% 14
Wakefield +2 9 £350 +42.85% 2
Pudsey 0 9 £430 -
Elland - 2 £200 -
Huddersfield 0 1 - -
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 201 (24.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 165 (20.15%) Banking
3 136 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (15.75%) Project Management
5 118 (14.41%) Windows
6 90 (10.99%) SQL
6 90 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
7 84 (10.26%) Oracle
8 71 (8.67%) Microsoft
9 67 (8.18%) Retail
10 66 (8.06%) Business Analysis
11 64 (7.81%) Unix
11 64 (7.81%) Data Centre
12 62 (7.57%) MS Excel
13 55 (6.72%) PRINCE2
14 54 (6.59%) ITIL
14 54 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
15 52 (6.35%) Law
16 50 (6.11%) SAS
17 49 (5.98%) Migration
18 47 (5.74%) SQL Server
19 46 (5.62%) Data Analysis
20 45 (5.49%) Change Management
21 43 (5.25%) Linux
22 42 (5.13%) MS Office
22 42 (5.13%) Service Management
23 41 (5.01%) Data Modelling
24 38 (4.64%) Waterfall
24 38 (4.64%) Degree
25 37 (4.52%) Active Directory

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (6.11%) SAS
2 29 (3.54%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.32%) IIS
4 16 (1.95%) WebSphere
5 14 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (0.85%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.73%) CMS
7 6 (0.73%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.49%) CICS
8 4 (0.49%) Confluence
8 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.49%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 4 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.37%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.24%) Apache
10 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.24%) JBoss
10 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 62 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 42 (5.13%) MS Office
3 26 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (3.05%) MS Project
5 18 (2.20%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.24%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.24%) SPSS
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.12%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 11 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.37%) Maximo
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.24%) Summit
6 2 (0.24%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.12%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.73%) PaaS
4 5 (0.61%) SaaS
5 3 (0.37%) Office 365
6 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.24%) GitHub
6 2 (0.24%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.54%) Firewall
2 17 (2.08%) Internet
3 10 (1.22%) DMZ
3 10 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.10%) WAN
5 8 (0.98%) Intranet
5 8 (0.98%) VPN
6 7 (0.85%) BGP
6 7 (0.85%) DNS
6 7 (0.85%) FTP
6 7 (0.85%) MPLS
7 6 (0.73%) HTTP
7 6 (0.73%) IPv6
7 6 (0.73%) LAN
7 6 (0.73%) Network Security
7 6 (0.73%) OSPF
8 5 (0.61%) Extranet
8 5 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (0.61%) SSL
9 4 (0.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (1.83%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.71%) Base SAS
4 14 (1.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 13 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 13 (1.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 12 (1.47%) IBM InfoSphere
6 12 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.34%) DB2
8 10 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.10%) Star Schema
10 8 (0.98%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.85%) Big Data
11 7 (0.85%) Data Mining
11 7 (0.85%) MySQL
11 7 (0.85%) OLAP
11 7 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.73%) MS Access
12 6 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (1.71%) JIRA
2 13 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.47%) Selenium
4 11 (1.34%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.34%) Subversion
5 9 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.98%) ClearCase
7 7 (0.85%) SoapUI
8 6 (0.73%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.61%) Maven
10 4 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.37%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.37%) ClearQuest
11 3 (0.37%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.37%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.37%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.24%) Ant
12 2 (0.24%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.24%) JDeveloper
General
1 165 (20.15%) Banking
2 67 (8.18%) Retail
3 52 (6.35%) Law
4 37 (4.52%) Legal
5 36 (4.40%) Retail Banking
6 28 (3.42%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.83%) Marketing
8 14 (1.71%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.98%) Electronics
9 8 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.73%) Billing
10 6 (0.73%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.61%) Advertising
12 4 (0.49%) Games
12 4 (0.49%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.37%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 244 (29.79%) Analyst
2 110 (13.43%) Project Manager
3 104 (12.70%) Business Analyst
4 99 (12.09%) Developer
5 63 (7.69%) Architect
6 40 (4.88%) Consultant
7 32 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
8 29 (3.54%) Financial Analyst
9 27 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
10 26 (3.17%) Service Analyst
11 25 (3.05%) Administrator
12 24 (2.93%) PMO Analyst
13 22 (2.69%) IT Manager
14 21 (2.56%) SAS Developer
14 21 (2.56%) Software Manager
15 20 (2.44%) Data Analyst
16 19 (2.32%) Configuration Manager
16 19 (2.32%) Infrastructure Manager
16 19 (2.32%) Senior Manager
16 19 (2.32%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.05%) .NET
2 22 (2.69%) HTML
3 20 (2.44%) Web Services
4 18 (2.20%) XML
5 15 (1.83%) Middleware
6 14 (1.71%) HTML5
7 13 (1.59%) CSS
8 12 (1.47%) AngularJS
9 11 (1.34%) CSS3
10 10 (1.22%) WCF
11 9 (1.10%) ASP.NET
11 9 (1.10%) React
12 8 (0.98%) J2EE
13 6 (0.73%) jQuery
14 5 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (0.61%) ODBC
14 5 (0.61%) Spring
15 4 (0.49%) Hibernate
15 4 (0.49%) REST
15 4 (0.49%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (7.81%) Data Centre
3 22 (2.69%) Data Structures
3 22 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.56%) User Experience
5 20 (2.44%) Credit Risk
6 16 (1.95%) Mainframe
7 14 (1.71%) Blackberry
8 12 (1.47%) iPad
8 12 (1.47%) iPhone
9 11 (1.34%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.34%) Replication
10 10 (1.22%) NHS
11 9 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (0.98%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.85%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.85%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.73%) Visualisation
15 5 (0.61%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 118 (14.41%) Windows
2 64 (7.81%) Unix
3 43 (5.25%) Linux
4 32 (3.91%) Windows Server
5 30 (3.66%) AIX
6 15 (1.83%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (1.71%) Windows XP
8 12 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.10%) zOS
10 6 (0.73%) Android
10 6 (0.73%) Solaris
11 5 (0.61%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.12%) HPUX
13 1 (0.12%) SUSE
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (24.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 136 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (15.75%) Project Management
4 66 (8.06%) Business Analysis
5 55 (6.72%) PRINCE2
6 54 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
6 54 (6.59%) ITIL
7 49 (5.98%) Migration
8 46 (5.62%) Data Analysis
9 45 (5.49%) Change Management
10 42 (5.13%) Service Management
11 41 (5.01%) Data Modelling
12 38 (4.64%) Waterfall
13 34 (4.15%) SDLC
14 31 (3.79%) Data Management
14 31 (3.79%) SOA
15 30 (3.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 30 (3.66%) TOGAF
16 29 (3.54%) Service Delivery
17 27 (3.30%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (10.99%) SQL
2 37 (4.52%) Java
3 28 (3.42%) JavaScript
4 26 (3.17%) Shell Script
5 25 (3.05%) Perl
6 21 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 19 (2.32%) C#
8 13 (1.59%) VBA
9 10 (1.22%) T-SQL
10 8 (0.98%) Python
11 6 (0.73%) C
11 6 (0.73%) C++
11 6 (0.73%) COBOL
11 6 (0.73%) Ruby
12 5 (0.61%) PHP
12 5 (0.61%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.37%) VB
14 2 (0.24%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.12%) VBScript
15 1 (0.12%) Visual J++
Qualifications
1 38 (4.64%) Degree
2 17 (2.08%) ISEB
3 14 (1.71%) CISSP
4 12 (1.47%) CISM
4 12 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (1.34%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.61%) CCA
8 5 (0.61%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.49%) APMP
9 4 (0.49%) CISA
9 4 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.49%) MBA
10 3 (0.37%) CCNA
10 3 (0.37%) CCNP
10 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.24%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.42%) Data Quality
2 17 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (1.22%) QA
4 6 (0.73%) COBIT
5 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.49%) FINREP
7 2 (0.24%) COREP
7 2 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.24%) SLA
8 1 (0.12%) COSO
8 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 37 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.61%) Terminal Services
4 5 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.37%) ACF2
6 2 (0.24%) Docker
6 2 (0.24%) Firmware
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.24%) RACF
6 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) Xen
7 1 (0.12%) XenApp
7 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (2.32%) Oracle Identity Management
2 13 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 8 (0.98%) Puppet
4 7 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.61%) Ansible
5 5 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.49%) SCCM
6 4 (0.49%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.37%) SCOM
7 3 (0.37%) zSecure
8 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.24%) logstash
8 2 (0.24%) MAINVIEW
8 2 (0.24%) Mesos
8 2 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.24%) ThinApp
8 2 (0.24%) vRealize
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 84 (10.26%) Oracle
2 71 (8.67%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.91%) VMware
4 31 (3.79%) SAP
5 24 (2.93%) IBM
6 20 (2.44%) Cisco
6 20 (2.44%) F5
7 8 (0.98%) EMC
8 6 (0.73%) Citrix
9 5 (0.61%) Sony
9 5 (0.61%) Virgin Media
10 4 (0.49%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.49%) Splunk
10 4 (0.49%) Sybase
11 3 (0.37%) BMC
11 3 (0.37%) CA
11 3 (0.37%) Cognos
11 3 (0.37%) HP
11 3 (0.37%) Intel
11 3 (0.37%) Xamarin
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