The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the 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 633 496 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.80% 19.54% 16.75%
As % of the General category 66.77% 60.78% 54.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 365 198
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Average hourly rate £10.86 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £13.20 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.22 £18.00 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +18.61%
Finance
England

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

General Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
948 816 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.64% 32.14% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 556 341
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 £259 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 22
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.60 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £29.50 £24.75
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 Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
West Yorkshire 0 470 £375 +7.14% 125
South Yorkshire +3 110 £400 +6.66% 34
North Yorkshire +1 33 £400 +23.07% 26
East Yorkshire +7 5 £413 - 6
Humberside - 2 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 271 (23.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 243 (21.20%) Project Management
3 217 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (16.75%) Banking
5 169 (14.75%) SQL
6 139 (12.13%) Retail
7 131 (11.43%) Microsoft
8 127 (11.08%) PRINCE2
9 116 (10.12%) Oracle
9 116 (10.12%) SQL Server
10 106 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
11 100 (8.73%) Business Analysis
12 99 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
13 88 (7.68%) MS Excel
13 88 (7.68%) SAS
14 77 (6.72%) Waterfall
15 73 (6.37%) ETL
15 73 (6.37%) Change Management
16 70 (6.11%) ITIL
17 68 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 66 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
19 64 (5.58%) Windows
20 60 (5.24%) .NET
21 58 (5.06%) MS Visio
22 56 (4.89%) T-SQL
22 56 (4.89%) Migration
23 55 (4.80%) Retail Banking
24 54 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
24 54 (4.71%) MS Office
25 53 (4.62%) Web Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 88 (7.68%) SAS
2 41 (3.58%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.13%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.79%) Apache
5 8 (0.70%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.44%) IIS
9 4 (0.35%) Tuxedo
9 4 (0.35%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.26%) JBoss
11 2 (0.17%) CMS
11 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 88 (7.68%) MS Excel
2 58 (5.06%) MS Visio
3 54 (4.71%) MS Office
4 43 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (2.53%) MS Project
6 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.087%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.13%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.87%) Agresso
4 9 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.35%) BASE24
8 4 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.35%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.26%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.26%) Exstream
9 3 (0.26%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.26%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.26%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.17%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.70%) Office 365
2 4 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (0.26%) SaaS
4 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.087%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.087%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.087%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.087%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.087%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.087%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.92%) Firewall
2 18 (1.57%) WAN
3 16 (1.40%) LAN
4 12 (1.05%) SAN
5 9 (0.79%) Internet
6 8 (0.70%) HTTP
6 8 (0.70%) VoIP
7 7 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (0.61%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.61%) MPLS
8 6 (0.52%) DHCP
8 6 (0.52%) LDAP
9 5 (0.44%) ATM
9 5 (0.44%) DNS
10 4 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.35%) WebEx
11 3 (0.26%) Spanning Tree
11 3 (0.26%) VLAN
11 3 (0.26%) NAS
11 3 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 68 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 66 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (3.84%) OLAP
6 37 (3.23%) OLAP Cube
7 34 (2.97%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 27 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
9 26 (2.27%) Oracle Database
9 26 (2.27%) Base SAS
10 25 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (2.09%) Relational Database
12 23 (2.01%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 17 (1.48%) Oracle ODI
14 15 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (1.05%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
17 11 (0.96%) DB2
18 10 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
19 9 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (1.05%) Visual Studio
4 11 (0.96%) SoapUI
5 10 (0.87%) Maven
5 10 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (0.79%) Selenium
7 8 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (0.52%) JMeter
9 5 (0.44%) Hudson
10 4 (0.35%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.35%) NeoLoad
11 3 (0.26%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.26%) JIRA
11 3 (0.26%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.26%) JUnit
11 3 (0.26%) Toad
11 3 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 192 (16.75%) Banking
2 139 (12.13%) Retail
3 55 (4.80%) Retail Banking
4 28 (2.44%) Legal
5 27 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 22 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 10 (0.87%) General Ledger
8 10 (0.87%) Marketing
9 7 (0.61%) Advertising
9 7 (0.61%) Law
10 6 (0.52%) Local Government
11 5 (0.44%) Billing
11 5 (0.44%) Back Office
12 4 (0.35%) Electronics
12 4 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.26%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.087%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.087%) Games
14 1 (0.087%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 383 (33.42%) Analyst
2 225 (19.63%) Business Analyst
3 211 (18.41%) Project Manager
4 178 (15.53%) Developer
5 56 (4.89%) Consultant
6 51 (4.45%) Test Analyst
7 43 (3.75%) Architect
8 40 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
9 36 (3.14%) SQL Developer
10 34 (2.97%) PMO Analyst
11 31 (2.71%) Financial Business Analyst
12 29 (2.53%) Data Analyst
13 27 (2.36%) Programme Manager
13 27 (2.36%) Senior Business Analyst
14 24 (2.09%) Senior Manager
15 23 (2.01%) Financial Services Business Analyst
15 23 (2.01%) SAS Developer
16 22 (1.92%) Lead Business Analyst
17 21 (1.83%) Senior Project Manager
17 21 (1.83%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (5.24%) .NET
2 53 (4.62%) Web Services
3 29 (2.53%) XML
4 26 (2.27%) Middleware
5 25 (2.18%) ASP.NET
6 24 (2.09%) jQuery
7 23 (2.01%) HTML
8 22 (1.92%) WCF
9 17 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (1.31%) CSS
10 15 (1.31%) J2EE
11 14 (1.22%) .NET Framework
12 13 (1.13%) SOAP
13 11 (0.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 10 (0.87%) Spring
15 9 (0.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (0.70%) WSDL
17 7 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
17 7 (0.61%) XSLT
17 7 (0.61%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 25 (2.18%) NHS
4 19 (1.66%) Credit Risk
5 16 (1.40%) Open Source
6 15 (1.31%) User Experience
7 13 (1.13%) Data Integration
8 9 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 9 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
9 8 (0.70%) Replication
10 6 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.44%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.44%) Reference Data
11 5 (0.44%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.44%) AS400
12 4 (0.35%) DTV
12 4 (0.35%) Statistics
13 3 (0.26%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.26%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (5.58%) Windows
2 32 (2.79%) UNIX
3 26 (2.27%) Linux
4 14 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (1.13%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.61%) AIX
8 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.52%) Android
8 6 (0.52%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.44%) Solaris
10 4 (0.35%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.35%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.17%) HPUX
12 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.087%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.087%) CentOS
13 1 (0.087%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (23.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 243 (21.20%) Project Management
3 217 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (11.08%) PRINCE2
5 106 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
6 100 (8.73%) Business Analysis
7 77 (6.72%) Waterfall
8 73 (6.37%) ETL
8 73 (6.37%) Change Management
9 70 (6.11%) ITIL
10 56 (4.89%) Migration
11 54 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 51 (4.45%) Scrum
13 44 (3.84%) User Acceptance Testing
14 41 (3.58%) SOA
15 40 (3.49%) Data Analysis
16 39 (3.40%) Business Transformation
16 39 (3.40%) Coaching
17 37 (3.23%) E-Commerce
18 36 (3.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 169 (14.75%) SQL
2 56 (4.89%) T-SQL
3 48 (4.19%) C#
4 47 (4.10%) Java
5 30 (2.62%) JavaScript
6 24 (2.09%) PL/SQL
7 22 (1.92%) VBA
8 18 (1.57%) VB
9 14 (1.22%) VB.NET
10 10 (0.87%) VB6
11 9 (0.79%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.52%) C
13 5 (0.44%) XPath
14 4 (0.35%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.35%) C++
14 4 (0.35%) Perl
15 3 (0.26%) VBScript
16 2 (0.17%) Jython
16 2 (0.17%) Python
16 2 (0.17%) RPG
Qualifications
1 43 (3.75%) ISEB
2 33 (2.88%) Degree
3 31 (2.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 17 (1.48%) PMI Certification
5 15 (1.31%) PMP
6 14 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.87%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.61%) APMP
10 7 (0.61%) CCNA
11 4 (0.35%) CCNP
11 4 (0.35%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.26%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 3 (0.26%) CIMA
13 2 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.93%) QA
2 11 (0.96%) SLA
3 4 (0.35%) ISO 8583
3 4 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.17%) P3O
6 1 (0.087%) COREP
6 1 (0.087%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 14 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (0.26%) XenApp
4 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.17%) Xen
4 2 (0.17%) KVM
4 2 (0.17%) vSphere
5 1 (0.087%) QEMU
5 1 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.087%) SRDF
5 1 (0.087%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.087%) NFS
5 1 (0.087%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
1 12 (1.05%) SCCM
2 7 (0.61%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.26%) TeamSite
4 2 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.17%) Puppet
4 2 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.087%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.087%) OpenView
5 1 (0.087%) Control-M
Vendors
1 131 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 116 (10.12%) Oracle
3 49 (4.28%) SAP
4 31 (2.71%) VMware
5 27 (2.36%) Cisco
6 24 (2.09%) IBM
7 19 (1.66%) HP
8 10 (0.87%) Business Objects
9 7 (0.61%) Tableau
9 7 (0.61%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.61%) TIBCO
9 7 (0.61%) GoldenSource
9 7 (0.61%) Ab Initio
10 5 (0.44%) Infor
10 5 (0.44%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.44%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.44%) Perforce
11 4 (0.35%) BT
11 4 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.35%) Citrix
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £389.00 - £459.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Thomson Reuters
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Cititec
Rate: £325 - 375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £380.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
iSource IT
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £340.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago