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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 19 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 4.60% 10.19% 18.84%
As % of the General category 50.00% 68.75% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 26
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
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
8 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 9.20% 14.81% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 27
Average daily rate £400 £388 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £39.25 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 - £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.65 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 9 (37.50%) TDD
2 8 (33.33%) JIRA
3 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Integration Testing
3 7 (29.17%) System Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Kanban
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Gherkin
3 7 (29.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (25.00%) Selenium
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (8.33%) Ant
7 2 (8.33%) B2C
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) ISEB
7 2 (8.33%) Groovy
7 2 (8.33%) APMP
7 2 (8.33%) BDD
7 2 (8.33%) Degree
7 2 (8.33%) Gradle
7 2 (8.33%) Grails

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the York 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) JIRA
2 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) Ant
3 2 (8.33%) Gradle
3 2 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Lead Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Finance Manager
7 1 (4.17%) SQL BI Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.33%) Grails
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) TDD
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Integration Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Kanban
2 7 (29.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 7 (29.17%) System Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (8.33%) B2C
5 2 (8.33%) BDD
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Test Management
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) ERP
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) Groovy
4 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) APMP
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) ION Trading