The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 15 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 9 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 10.59% 7.87% 9.60%
As % of the General category 52.94% 43.48% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 11
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.06% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -14.11%
Finance
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the York region.

General Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 20.00% 18.11% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 13
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £283 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.76%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in York

The demand trend of contract jobs across the York region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in York

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the York region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in York

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the York region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in York

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 York region with a requirement for Finance.

1 5 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Minitab
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Kanban
3 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) MS Project

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in York 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 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Lean Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior PMO
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Database Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Finance Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Lead
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Kanban
3 3 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Minitab
2 1 (6.67%) ION Trading