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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 476 528 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.78% 23.15% 20.69%
As % of the General category 60.03% 67.35% 56.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 365 268
Average daily rate
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£375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Average hourly rate £12.80 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.97 - £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.08 - £15.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%
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
793 784 897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.29% 34.37% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 496 458
Average daily rate £375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £7.54 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £21.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 -1 339 £380 +1.33% 99
South Yorkshire 0 59 £388 -2.14% 23
North Yorkshire +6 51 £375 -3.84% 21
East Yorkshire -5 4 £313 +4.16% 2
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 204 (21.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 191 (20.34%) Banking
3 142 (15.12%) Project Management
4 138 (14.70%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (12.25%) Oracle
5 115 (12.25%) Microsoft
6 113 (12.03%) SQL
7 108 (11.50%) Retail
7 108 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
8 82 (8.73%) MS Excel
9 79 (8.41%) PRINCE2
9 79 (8.41%) Migration
10 78 (8.31%) SQL Server
10 78 (8.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 73 (7.77%) Business Analysis
12 64 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
13 60 (6.39%) ETL
14 58 (6.18%) SAS
14 58 (6.18%) Windows
15 53 (5.64%) .NET
15 53 (5.64%) Retail Banking
16 50 (5.32%) MS Office
17 49 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
18 43 (4.58%) Change Management
18 43 (4.58%) Linux
19 42 (4.47%) C#
19 42 (4.47%) QA
20 41 (4.37%) SOA
21 38 (4.05%) Scrum
22 37 (3.94%) ITIL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 58 (6.18%) SAS
2 26 (2.77%) WebSphere
3 22 (2.34%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.85%) IIS
4 8 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (0.85%) CMS
5 7 (0.75%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.43%) Apache
6 4 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.21%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.21%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.21%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.21%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.21%) JBoss
9 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 82 (8.73%) MS Excel
2 50 (5.32%) MS Office
3 31 (3.30%) MS Project
4 21 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (1.38%) Oracle Financials
2 9 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.53%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.53%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.32%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.21%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.21%) Office 365
1 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.85%) LAN
1 8 (0.85%) WAN
2 7 (0.75%) VoIP
2 7 (0.75%) HTTP
2 7 (0.75%) Internet
2 7 (0.75%) Firewall
3 6 (0.64%) DMZ
4 5 (0.53%) NAS
4 5 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (0.53%) SAN
5 3 (0.32%) SSL
6 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.21%) DNS
6 2 (0.21%) DHCP
6 2 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.11%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) FCoE
7 1 (0.11%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.11%) FWSM
7 1 (0.11%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (2.88%) Oracle Database
5 26 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (2.24%) OLAP
8 20 (2.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 18 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (1.81%) OLAP Cube
11 16 (1.70%) DB2
11 16 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (1.60%) Relational Database
13 14 (1.49%) Base SAS
14 12 (1.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 12 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
16 9 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
17 7 (0.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (0.75%) ClearCase
3 6 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (0.64%) ClearQuest
3 6 (0.64%) Subversion
3 6 (0.64%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.53%) JIRA
5 4 (0.43%) Maven
5 4 (0.43%) Hudson
5 4 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.11%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.11%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.11%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 191 (20.34%) Banking
2 108 (11.50%) Retail
3 53 (5.64%) Retail Banking
4 18 (1.92%) Marketing
5 15 (1.60%) Legal
6 14 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.96%) Advertising
9 7 (0.75%) Back Office
10 4 (0.43%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.32%) Billing
11 3 (0.32%) Electronics
11 3 (0.32%) Publishing
11 3 (0.32%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.32%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.21%) Cantonese Language
12 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 304 (32.37%) Analyst
2 177 (18.85%) Business Analyst
3 156 (16.61%) Project Manager
4 113 (12.03%) Developer
5 44 (4.69%) Consultant
6 41 (4.37%) Test Analyst
7 40 (4.26%) Architect
8 28 (2.98%) Senior Analyst
8 28 (2.98%) Financial Business Analyst
9 26 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
10 24 (2.56%) SQL Developer
11 20 (2.13%) Data Analyst
11 20 (2.13%) Administrator
11 20 (2.13%) PMO Manager
12 19 (2.02%) Systems Analyst
13 18 (1.92%) PMO Analyst
14 17 (1.81%) Senior Business Analyst
15 16 (1.70%) Business Manager
16 15 (1.60%) DBA
17 14 (1.49%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (5.64%) .NET
2 25 (2.66%) Middleware
3 24 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 21 (2.24%) Web Services
5 19 (2.02%) WCF
6 18 (1.92%) XML
7 15 (1.60%) HTML
7 15 (1.60%) jQuery
8 13 (1.38%) CSS
9 12 (1.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 10 (1.06%) RESTful
10 10 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (0.96%) .NET Framework
12 7 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (0.64%) JSON
14 5 (0.53%) J2EE
15 4 (0.43%) ADO
15 4 (0.43%) Spring
15 4 (0.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 108 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (2.45%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.02%) Credit Risk
4 18 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 16 (1.70%) NHS
6 11 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 9 (0.96%) User Experience
9 7 (0.75%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.64%) PMI
11 5 (0.53%) Clustering
11 5 (0.53%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.43%) FMCG
12 4 (0.43%) iSeries
12 4 (0.43%) Symmetrix DMX
12 4 (0.43%) Statistics
12 4 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
13 3 (0.32%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.32%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (6.18%) Windows
2 43 (4.58%) Linux
3 32 (3.41%) UNIX
4 20 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.60%) AIX
7 12 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.96%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.53%) Android
12 4 (0.43%) zOS
13 3 (0.32%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.21%) Solaris
15 1 (0.11%) VMS
15 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (21.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 142 (15.12%) Project Management
3 138 (14.70%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (8.41%) Migration
4 79 (8.41%) PRINCE2
5 78 (8.31%) User Acceptance Testing
6 73 (7.77%) Business Analysis
7 64 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
8 60 (6.39%) ETL
9 43 (4.58%) Change Management
10 41 (4.37%) SOA
11 38 (4.05%) Scrum
12 37 (3.94%) ITIL
13 36 (3.83%) Service Delivery
14 35 (3.73%) Waterfall
15 32 (3.41%) Data Management
15 32 (3.41%) Data Modelling
16 30 (3.19%) Test Scripting
17 28 (2.98%) Systems Analysis
17 28 (2.98%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 113 (12.03%) SQL
2 42 (4.47%) C#
3 26 (2.77%) Java
4 20 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 20 (2.13%) VBA
5 17 (1.81%) T-SQL
6 11 (1.17%) VB.NET
6 11 (1.17%) PowerShell
7 7 (0.75%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.64%) VB
8 6 (0.64%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.53%) Perl
9 5 (0.53%) VB6
10 3 (0.32%) Erlang
10 3 (0.32%) C
10 3 (0.32%) C++
10 3 (0.32%) Python
11 2 (0.21%) COBOL
11 2 (0.21%) PHP
11 2 (0.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 30 (3.19%) Degree
2 22 (2.34%) ISEB
3 16 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (1.38%) PMI Certification
5 12 (1.28%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.96%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.75%) APMP
7 7 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.75%) PMP
8 6 (0.64%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.43%) CCAB
11 3 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.21%) CCNP
12 2 (0.21%) CCNA
12 2 (0.21%) MCITP
12 2 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.47%) QA
2 9 (0.96%) SLA
2 9 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.64%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) COREP
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.11%) Basel III
System Software
1 18 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.96%) vSphere
4 4 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.21%) RACF
5 2 (0.21%) ACF2
5 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) XenApp
6 1 (0.11%) SRDF
6 1 (0.11%) KVM
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.11%) Xen
6 1 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (2.77%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.53%) SCCM
3 3 (0.32%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.21%) OpenView
4 2 (0.21%) Control-M
4 2 (0.21%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (0.21%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.11%) OVSD
Vendors
1 115 (12.25%) Oracle
1 115 (12.25%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.19%) IBM
3 27 (2.88%) SAP
4 26 (2.77%) VMware
5 17 (1.81%) Ab Initio
6 13 (1.38%) Informatica
7 12 (1.28%) HP
8 8 (0.85%) Business Objects
9 7 (0.75%) Cisco
9 7 (0.75%) EMC
9 7 (0.75%) Citrix
9 7 (0.75%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.64%) Teradata
11 5 (0.53%) NetApp
11 5 (0.53%) Perforce
11 5 (0.53%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.53%) Cognos
11 5 (0.53%) Trillium
12 4 (0.43%) SunGard
Bingley, West Yorkshire
Harnham
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Halifax
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £market rates per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: NEGOTIABLE
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Netsource
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £230.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago