The first 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Yorkshire region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 495 339 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.72% 16.67% 22.24%
As % of the General category 61.04% 54.33% 54.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 193 360
Average daily rate £350 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.35 £7.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £19.70 £18.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.39 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.61% -22.44%
General Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
811 624 999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.31% 30.69% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 332 616
Average daily rate £350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £9.45 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £24.75 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Finance
England

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 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
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 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +1 372 £350 -3.44% 46
South Yorkshire +13 66 £375 +4.16% 15
North Yorkshire -7 26 £325 -13.33% 8
East Yorkshire -7 1 - - 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 225 (23.05%) Banking
2 212 (21.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 154 (15.78%) Project Management
4 148 (15.16%) SQL
5 142 (14.55%) Oracle
6 121 (12.40%) Retail
7 99 (10.14%) PRINCE2
8 78 (7.99%) SQL Server
8 78 (7.99%) Migration
9 74 (7.58%) .NET
10 69 (7.07%) Windows
11 63 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
11 63 (6.45%) Change Management
12 62 (6.35%) C#
13 60 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
14 56 (5.74%) Retail Banking
15 52 (5.33%) Java
16 51 (5.23%) Microsoft
17 50 (5.12%) MS Excel
18 47 (4.82%) Business Analysis
18 47 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
19 46 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
19 46 (4.71%) QA
19 46 (4.71%) Linux
19 46 (4.71%) ITIL
20 43 (4.41%) MS Project
21 42 (4.30%) UNIX
21 42 (4.30%) Scrum
22 41 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
23 40 (4.10%) Oracle Database

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.25%) WebSphere
3 21 (2.15%) SAS
4 9 (0.92%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.82%) ColdFusion
5 8 (0.82%) CICS
5 8 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (0.72%) IIS
7 6 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (0.61%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.41%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.31%) CMS
9 3 (0.31%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.20%) Apache
10 2 (0.20%) FileNet
10 2 (0.20%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 50 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.41%) MS Project
3 39 (4.00%) MS Office
4 33 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.10%) SPSS
6 1 (0.10%) Stata
6 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
1 16 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
2 15 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (1.02%) Aligne
5 10 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
6 9 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.61%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.61%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 4 (0.41%) SAP Retail
8 4 (0.41%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.13%) Internet
2 10 (1.02%) ATM
3 8 (0.82%) SAN
4 6 (0.61%) Firewall
4 6 (0.61%) LDAP
5 4 (0.41%) VoIP
5 4 (0.41%) WAN
5 4 (0.41%) FTP
6 3 (0.31%) HTTP
6 3 (0.31%) LAN
6 3 (0.31%) VPN
7 2 (0.20%) MPLS
7 2 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.20%) NAS
7 2 (0.20%) FWSM
8 1 (0.10%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.10%) H.323
8 1 (0.10%) DNS
8 1 (0.10%) SSL
8 1 (0.10%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (7.99%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (4.10%) Oracle Database
4 26 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 24 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
6 21 (2.15%) DB2
7 20 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
11 10 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.92%) OLAP
12 9 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
13 8 (0.82%) Relational Database
13 8 (0.82%) DataStage
14 7 (0.72%) Base SAS
14 7 (0.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 6 (0.61%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 28 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (2.36%) Visual Studio
3 14 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (0.92%) JUnit
5 9 (0.92%) Subversion
6 7 (0.72%) ERwin
7 6 (0.61%) ClearCase
7 6 (0.61%) Maven
7 6 (0.61%) JIRA
8 5 (0.51%) Toad
8 5 (0.51%) ClearQuest
8 5 (0.51%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.41%) LSMW
10 3 (0.31%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.20%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.20%) Rational Rose
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.20%) Selenium
11 2 (0.20%) SoapUI
General
1 225 (23.05%) Banking
2 121 (12.40%) Retail
3 56 (5.74%) Retail Banking
4 14 (1.43%) Legal
5 13 (1.33%) Advertising
5 13 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.13%) Billing
7 10 (1.02%) Back Office
8 9 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.92%) Marketing
9 7 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.51%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.51%) Games
10 5 (0.51%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.41%) German Language
11 4 (0.41%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.31%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.31%) Publishing
13 2 (0.20%) Electronics
13 2 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 283 (29.00%) Analyst
2 159 (16.29%) Project Manager
3 143 (14.65%) Developer
4 115 (11.78%) Business Analyst
5 72 (7.38%) Test Analyst
6 47 (4.82%) Consultant
7 33 (3.38%) Architect
7 33 (3.38%) DBA
8 32 (3.28%) Test Manager
9 26 (2.66%) PMO Analyst
10 25 (2.56%) Contracts Manager
10 25 (2.56%) Administrator
11 24 (2.46%) Business Manager
12 23 (2.36%) Programme Manager
13 22 (2.25%) .NET Developer
14 21 (2.15%) Senior Manager
15 19 (1.95%) Business Project Manager
16 16 (1.64%) Senior Analyst
16 16 (1.64%) Java Developer
16 16 (1.64%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (7.58%) .NET
2 38 (3.89%) Web Services
3 31 (3.18%) XML
4 28 (2.87%) ASP.NET
5 27 (2.77%) WCF
6 26 (2.66%) CSS
7 23 (2.36%) jQuery
8 22 (2.25%) HTML
9 21 (2.15%) J2EE
10 17 (1.74%) WinForms
11 15 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (1.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 10 (1.02%) Java EE
13 10 (1.02%) SOAP
13 10 (1.02%) Struts
13 10 (1.02%) XSLT
14 9 (0.92%) Middleware
14 9 (0.92%) Ajax
15 7 (0.72%) XHTML
16 6 (0.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 21 (2.15%) Mainframe
4 14 (1.43%) NHS
5 7 (0.72%) Replication
5 7 (0.72%) Smart Meter
6 6 (0.61%) Data Integration
6 6 (0.61%) PKI
6 6 (0.61%) Online Banking
6 6 (0.61%) Credit Risk
6 6 (0.61%) Blackberry
7 5 (0.51%) IVR
7 5 (0.51%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.41%) Clustering
8 4 (0.41%) AS400
8 4 (0.41%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.41%) iPad
9 3 (0.31%) Informatics
9 3 (0.31%) Statistics
10 2 (0.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 69 (7.07%) Windows
2 46 (4.71%) Linux
3 42 (4.30%) UNIX
4 18 (1.84%) AIX
5 15 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (1.43%) Solaris
7 13 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.23%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.61%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.51%) zOS
13 4 (0.41%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.20%) SUSE
15 1 (0.10%) HPUX
15 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (21.72%) Stakeholder Management
2 154 (15.78%) Project Management
3 99 (10.14%) PRINCE2
4 78 (7.99%) Migration
5 63 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 63 (6.45%) Change Management
6 60 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (4.82%) Business Analysis
7 47 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 46 (4.71%) ITIL
9 42 (4.30%) Scrum
10 39 (4.00%) Change Control
11 36 (3.69%) Supplier Management
12 34 (3.48%) Test Scripting
13 33 (3.38%) MVC
14 31 (3.18%) Data Modelling
15 30 (3.07%) Service Management
15 30 (3.07%) Waterfall
16 29 (2.97%) Programme Management
17 28 (2.87%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 148 (15.16%) SQL
2 62 (6.35%) C#
3 52 (5.33%) Java
4 35 (3.59%) PL/SQL
5 31 (3.18%) VB.NET
6 22 (2.25%) JavaScript
7 19 (1.95%) VB
8 15 (1.54%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.23%) C++
10 11 (1.13%) VB6
11 8 (0.82%) PowerShell
12 7 (0.72%) SAS Macro
12 7 (0.72%) COBOL
13 6 (0.61%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.41%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.41%) ABAP
14 4 (0.41%) VBA
14 4 (0.41%) RPG
14 4 (0.41%) C
14 4 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (3.48%) ISEB
2 25 (2.56%) Degree
3 22 (2.25%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (0.82%) CISSP
7 6 (0.61%) CISA
7 6 (0.61%) CISM
7 6 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (0.51%) PMP
8 5 (0.51%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.51%) CCA
9 4 (0.41%) CCNA
10 3 (0.31%) APMP
11 2 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.20%) CRISC
11 2 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.20%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.20%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.71%) QA
2 16 (1.64%) SLA
2 16 (1.64%) FATCA
3 6 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.10%) Basel II
5 1 (0.10%) MiFID
5 1 (0.10%) EMIR
5 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.10%) FINREP
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.41%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.41%) vSphere
5 3 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.31%) XenApp
6 2 (0.20%) XenServer
6 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.20%) RACF
6 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.10%) SRDF
7 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.10%) ACF2
7 1 (0.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 46 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.02%) Data Guard
3 6 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle EDQ
4 5 (0.51%) Control-M
5 3 (0.31%) SCCM
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.20%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.10%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.10%) SCOM
7 1 (0.10%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 142 (14.55%) Oracle
2 51 (5.23%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.28%) SAP
4 25 (2.56%) IBM
5 24 (2.46%) Business Objects
6 20 (2.05%) HP
6 20 (2.05%) VMware
7 15 (1.54%) BMC
8 14 (1.43%) Citrix
9 10 (1.02%) SunGard
9 10 (1.02%) JD Edwards
10 9 (0.92%) Remedy
11 7 (0.72%) Siebel
11 7 (0.72%) Cisco
11 7 (0.72%) Perforce
12 6 (0.61%) McAfee
13 5 (0.51%) Sun
13 5 (0.51%) EMC
14 4 (0.41%) Apple
14 4 (0.41%) CA
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £330.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 11 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 12 hours ago
Rotherham
People Source
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield
Annapurna
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Harrogate
Computer Futures
Rate: £330 - £340 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £510 - £540 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, Yorkshire
Fuel Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hudson - London
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £445 per day
Posted: 2 days ago