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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 463 427 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.40% 19.43% 17.62%
As % of the General category 58.91% 60.91% 54.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 249 302
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.63% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -8.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.30 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £30.97 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
786 701 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.94% 31.89% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 410 532
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 17
Average hourly rate £12.63 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.54% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.80 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £44.97 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 August 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 21 August 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 -1 348 £375 +2.04% 114
South Yorkshire -1 57 £400 +4.91% 17
North Yorkshire +16 36 £385 +18.46% 25
East Yorkshire -5 1 - - 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 228 (23.77%) Banking
2 216 (22.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 146 (15.22%) Project Management
4 133 (13.87%) SQL
5 122 (12.72%) Oracle
6 101 (10.53%) Retail
7 87 (9.07%) Migration
8 81 (8.45%) Microsoft
9 79 (8.24%) Business Analysis
10 73 (7.61%) Windows
11 70 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
11 70 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
12 66 (6.88%) SQL Server
13 65 (6.78%) MS Excel
14 60 (6.26%) PRINCE2
15 58 (6.05%) Change Management
16 57 (5.94%) .NET
17 53 (5.53%) Java
18 52 (5.42%) Scrum
19 50 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
20 48 (5.01%) Linux
21 47 (4.90%) ITIL
22 45 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
23 43 (4.48%) QA
24 41 (4.28%) ETL
24 41 (4.28%) Retail Banking
25 36 (3.75%) Web Services
25 36 (3.75%) SAS
25 36 (3.75%) Service Delivery
26 35 (3.65%) C#

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 36 (3.75%) SAS
2 29 (3.02%) WebSphere
3 24 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.04%) IIS
5 8 (0.83%) CMS
6 7 (0.73%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.73%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.63%) ColdFusion
8 5 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.21%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 65 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.65%) MS Project
3 30 (3.13%) MS Office
4 27 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (1.98%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.10%) SPSS
8 1 (0.10%) Niku Workbench
8 1 (0.10%) Stata
Business Applications
1 15 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 12 (1.25%) SAP CO
2 12 (1.25%) SAP FI
3 9 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.73%) Firewall
2 6 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (0.52%) ATM
3 5 (0.52%) WAN
3 5 (0.52%) FTP
4 4 (0.42%) HTTP
4 4 (0.42%) LAN
4 4 (0.42%) Internet
5 3 (0.31%) VoIP
5 3 (0.31%) DNS
5 3 (0.31%) SSL
6 2 (0.21%) SAN
6 2 (0.21%) DHCP
6 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.10%) VPN
7 1 (0.10%) CTI
7 1 (0.10%) Intranet
7 1 (0.10%) Wireless
7 1 (0.10%) VLAN
7 1 (0.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (3.55%) Oracle Database
4 24 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (2.19%) DB2
6 17 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
7 16 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
10 13 (1.36%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.04%) OLAP
13 9 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 7 (0.73%) MS Access
14 7 (0.73%) Base SAS
15 6 (0.63%) QlikView
16 5 (0.52%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 20 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (1.77%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (1.25%) ClearCase
5 10 (1.04%) ClearQuest
5 10 (1.04%) Maven
6 9 (0.94%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.94%) Subversion
7 8 (0.83%) JUnit
8 6 (0.63%) JIRA
8 6 (0.63%) LSMW
9 5 (0.52%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.42%) ERwin
11 3 (0.31%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (0.21%) NeoLoad
12 2 (0.21%) LoadUI
12 2 (0.21%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.21%) Hudson
General
1 228 (23.77%) Banking
2 101 (10.53%) Retail
3 41 (4.28%) Retail Banking
4 21 (2.19%) Marketing
5 13 (1.36%) Legal
6 11 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.15%) Advertising
7 10 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.04%) Back Office
7 10 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.73%) Billing
9 5 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.52%) Games
9 5 (0.52%) Electronics
10 3 (0.31%) Publishing
10 3 (0.31%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.31%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.21%) Cantonese Language
12 1 (0.10%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 320 (33.37%) Analyst
2 168 (17.52%) Business Analyst
3 146 (15.22%) Project Manager
4 131 (13.66%) Developer
5 47 (4.90%) Test Analyst
6 43 (4.48%) Consultant
7 31 (3.23%) Architect
8 30 (3.13%) Administrator
9 24 (2.50%) .NET Developer
10 23 (2.40%) Systems Analyst
11 22 (2.29%) DBA
12 21 (2.19%) Software Engineer
12 21 (2.19%) Senior Analyst
13 20 (2.09%) PMO Analyst
13 20 (2.09%) Agile Business Analyst
14 19 (1.98%) PMO Manager
14 19 (1.98%) Java Developer
15 18 (1.88%) Business Manager
16 17 (1.77%) Data Analyst
16 17 (1.77%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (5.94%) .NET
2 36 (3.75%) Web Services
3 31 (3.23%) XML
4 24 (2.50%) HTML
4 24 (2.50%) CSS
5 23 (2.40%) ASP.NET
6 22 (2.29%) WinForms
7 20 (2.09%) WCF
7 20 (2.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 20 (2.09%) jQuery
8 17 (1.77%) Middleware
9 16 (1.67%) J2EE
10 12 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (1.04%) Struts
12 9 (0.94%) Spring
12 9 (0.94%) RESTful
13 8 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (0.83%) Java EE
14 7 (0.73%) JSON
14 7 (0.73%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (2.50%) Mainframe
1 24 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (2.29%) Management Information System
3 19 (1.98%) Credit Risk
4 13 (1.36%) NHS
5 12 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 7 (0.73%) PMI
7 5 (0.52%) DTV
7 5 (0.52%) N-Tier
7 5 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (0.52%) Data Integration
7 5 (0.52%) DataPower
8 4 (0.42%) iSeries
8 4 (0.42%) Symmetrix DMX
8 4 (0.42%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.42%) Copywriting
8 4 (0.42%) Clustering
8 4 (0.42%) IVR
9 3 (0.31%) Statistics
9 3 (0.31%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 73 (7.61%) Windows
2 48 (5.01%) Linux
3 33 (3.44%) UNIX
4 20 (2.09%) AIX
5 18 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.25%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.83%) Windows XP
8 8 (0.83%) Solaris
9 6 (0.63%) Android
10 5 (0.52%) zOS
10 5 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.10%) VMS
12 1 (0.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (22.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 146 (15.22%) Project Management
3 87 (9.07%) Migration
4 79 (8.24%) Business Analysis
5 70 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
6 60 (6.26%) PRINCE2
7 58 (6.05%) Change Management
8 52 (5.42%) Scrum
9 47 (4.90%) ITIL
10 45 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 41 (4.28%) ETL
12 36 (3.75%) Service Delivery
13 31 (3.23%) Analytics
14 30 (3.13%) Data Analysis
14 30 (3.13%) Data Modelling
14 30 (3.13%) Waterfall
15 27 (2.82%) Project Planning
15 27 (2.82%) Software Engineering
16 25 (2.61%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (13.87%) SQL
2 53 (5.53%) Java
3 35 (3.65%) C#
4 30 (3.13%) VB.NET
5 25 (2.61%) PL/SQL
6 20 (2.09%) JavaScript
7 17 (1.77%) PowerShell
8 15 (1.56%) VBA
9 14 (1.46%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.25%) C++
11 11 (1.15%) VB
12 8 (0.83%) VB6
12 8 (0.83%) X++
13 7 (0.73%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.42%) Perl
14 4 (0.42%) Erlang
15 3 (0.31%) SAS Macro
15 3 (0.31%) PHP
15 3 (0.31%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.31%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (2.92%) ISEB
2 26 (2.71%) ISTQB
3 19 (1.98%) Degree
4 13 (1.36%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (0.83%) CCA
7 6 (0.63%) PMP
7 6 (0.63%) APMP
8 5 (0.52%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.52%) CCNA
8 5 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.42%) CCAB
9 4 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.31%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.48%) QA
2 10 (1.04%) SLA
2 10 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.42%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.42%) AIFMD
5 3 (0.31%) FATCA
6 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.10%) MiFID
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.10%) EMIR
7 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.10%) COREP
7 1 (0.10%) FINREP
7 1 (0.10%) Basel III
System Software
1 12 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.42%) RACF
5 4 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.42%) ACF2
6 3 (0.31%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.31%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.31%) XenApp
6 3 (0.31%) XenServer
6 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (3.34%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.73%) SCCM
2 7 (0.73%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.42%) Control-M
3 4 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle EDQ
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.21%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.10%) SCOM
6 1 (0.10%) OpenView
6 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.10%) OVSD
6 1 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 122 (12.72%) Oracle
2 81 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 34 (3.55%) SAP
4 32 (3.34%) IBM
5 26 (2.71%) VMware
6 24 (2.50%) HP
7 15 (1.56%) Ab Initio
8 12 (1.25%) Informatica
9 10 (1.04%) JD Edwards
10 9 (0.94%) Red Hat
10 9 (0.94%) Perforce
10 9 (0.94%) Business Objects
11 8 (0.83%) Citrix
11 8 (0.83%) BMC
12 7 (0.73%) CA
13 6 (0.63%) Cognos
13 6 (0.63%) Teradata
14 5 (0.52%) Twitter
14 5 (0.52%) Trillium
14 5 (0.52%) EMC
West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £270 - £290 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Halifax
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Annapurna
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £market rates per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £396.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
JM
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago