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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 521 521 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.91% 22.68% 17.48%
As % of the General category 61.95% 66.20% 51.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 362 207
Average daily rate
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£380 £376 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.99% +3.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £273 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £12.38 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.26 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.44 £142.20 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
841 787 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.14% 34.26% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 500 376
Average daily rate £390 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 23
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £7.74 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £27.40 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 0 391 £396 +5.60% 109
South Yorkshire +1 60 £400 +5.26% 14
North Yorkshire +2 49 £375 -3.53% 24
East Yorkshire -2 4 £313 +4.16% 2
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 213 (22.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 176 (18.55%) Banking
3 167 (17.60%) Project Management
4 143 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
5 133 (14.01%) Microsoft
6 127 (13.38%) Oracle
7 111 (11.70%) Retail
8 102 (10.75%) PRINCE2
8 102 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
9 94 (9.91%) MS Excel
9 94 (9.91%) SQL
10 77 (8.11%) Business Analysis
11 76 (8.01%) SQL Server
12 73 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
13 71 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
14 70 (7.38%) Migration
15 69 (7.27%) SAS
16 59 (6.22%) MS Office
17 55 (5.80%) ETL
18 52 (5.48%) .NET
18 52 (5.48%) Retail Banking
19 50 (5.27%) Windows
19 50 (5.27%) Change Management
20 48 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
21 45 (4.74%) SOA
22 44 (4.64%) ITIL
22 44 (4.64%) Waterfall
23 41 (4.32%) UNIX
23 41 (4.32%) Linux
24 40 (4.21%) Service Delivery

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 69 (7.27%) SAS
2 31 (3.27%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.42%) WebSphere
4 7 (0.74%) IIS
4 7 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (0.63%) CMS
5 6 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.53%) Apache
6 5 (0.53%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.42%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.32%) Tuxedo
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.32%) TeamSite
9 2 (0.21%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 94 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 59 (6.22%) MS Office
3 33 (3.48%) MS Project
4 30 (3.16%) MS Visio
5 25 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.21%) Niku Workbench
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
2 13 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
3 9 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.42%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.42%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.32%) Agresso
7 3 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.32%) Exstream
7 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.32%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.21%) Office 365
1 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.48%) Firewall
2 11 (1.16%) LAN
2 11 (1.16%) WAN
3 7 (0.74%) HTTP
4 6 (0.63%) VoIP
4 6 (0.63%) SAN
4 6 (0.63%) DMZ
5 5 (0.53%) Internet
5 5 (0.53%) NAS
6 4 (0.42%) LDAP
6 4 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.32%) DNS
7 3 (0.32%) SSL
8 2 (0.21%) Intranet
8 2 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.11%) Multicast
9 1 (0.11%) Wireless
9 1 (0.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (8.01%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (2.95%) OLAP
4 28 (2.95%) Oracle Database
4 28 (2.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 26 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (2.42%) OLAP Cube
7 22 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 16 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (1.69%) Base SAS
8 16 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 16 (1.69%) DB2
9 14 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.95%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 9 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (0.74%) ClearCase
2 7 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.63%) ClearQuest
3 6 (0.63%) Subversion
3 6 (0.63%) Hudson
4 5 (0.53%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.32%) Maven
6 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.21%) JIRA
7 2 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.21%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.11%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.11%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.11%) JUnit
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.11%) Selenium
8 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 176 (18.55%) Banking
2 111 (11.70%) Retail
3 52 (5.48%) Retail Banking
4 18 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.69%) Marketing
6 15 (1.58%) Legal
7 13 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.95%) Advertising
8 9 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.74%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.63%) Back Office
11 4 (0.42%) Electronics
12 2 (0.21%) Publishing
12 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.21%) Billing
12 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) International Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 283 (29.82%) Analyst
2 181 (19.07%) Project Manager
3 169 (17.81%) Business Analyst
4 112 (11.80%) Developer
5 50 (5.27%) Architect
6 48 (5.06%) Consultant
7 34 (3.58%) Test Analyst
8 33 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
9 29 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
9 29 (3.06%) Financial Business Analyst
10 27 (2.85%) SQL Developer
11 24 (2.53%) PMO Manager
12 20 (2.11%) PMO Analyst
13 19 (2.00%) Senior Business Analyst
13 19 (2.00%) Senior Manager
14 16 (1.69%) Data Analyst
14 16 (1.69%) Lead Business Analyst
15 15 (1.58%) Service Manager
15 15 (1.58%) Programme Manager
16 14 (1.48%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (5.48%) .NET
2 30 (3.16%) Web Services
3 27 (2.85%) Middleware
4 22 (2.32%) ASP.NET
5 19 (2.00%) XML
5 19 (2.00%) jQuery
6 16 (1.69%) WCF
7 12 (1.26%) HTML
7 12 (1.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 11 (1.16%) CSS
9 10 (1.05%) J2EE
9 10 (1.05%) .NET Framework
9 10 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (0.95%) RESTful
11 8 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (0.63%) JSON
13 6 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
14 5 (0.53%) EDI
15 4 (0.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 102 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 23 (2.42%) NHS
4 22 (2.32%) Credit Risk
5 13 (1.37%) Mainframe
6 11 (1.16%) User Experience
7 8 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 8 (0.84%) Open Source
8 6 (0.63%) PMI
8 6 (0.63%) Data Integration
8 6 (0.63%) Statistics
9 5 (0.53%) Clustering
10 4 (0.42%) AS400
10 4 (0.42%) DTV
10 4 (0.42%) FMCG
10 4 (0.42%) iSeries
10 4 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.32%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.32%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.32%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 50 (5.27%) Windows
2 41 (4.32%) Linux
2 41 (4.32%) UNIX
3 16 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (1.48%) AIX
5 13 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.63%) Android
9 3 (0.32%) zOS
9 3 (0.32%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.21%) HPUX
10 2 (0.21%) Solaris
11 1 (0.11%) VMS
11 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (22.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 167 (17.60%) Project Management
3 143 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (10.75%) PRINCE2
5 77 (8.11%) Business Analysis
6 73 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 71 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 70 (7.38%) Migration
9 55 (5.80%) ETL
10 50 (5.27%) Change Management
11 45 (4.74%) SOA
12 44 (4.64%) ITIL
12 44 (4.64%) Waterfall
13 40 (4.21%) Service Delivery
14 31 (3.27%) Scrum
14 31 (3.27%) Data Modelling
15 30 (3.16%) E-Commerce
16 29 (3.06%) Line Management
17 28 (2.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 27 (2.85%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (9.91%) SQL
2 37 (3.90%) C#
3 30 (3.16%) Java
4 23 (2.42%) JavaScript
5 20 (2.11%) VBA
6 12 (1.26%) T-SQL
7 8 (0.84%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.74%) VB.NET
8 7 (0.74%) PowerShell
9 6 (0.63%) PL/SQL
9 6 (0.63%) Perl
10 4 (0.42%) C
10 4 (0.42%) VB
11 2 (0.21%) RPG
11 2 (0.21%) Python
11 2 (0.21%) COBOL
11 2 (0.21%) PHP
11 2 (0.21%) RPG IV
11 2 (0.21%) SAS Macro
11 2 (0.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 34 (3.58%) Degree
2 27 (2.85%) ISEB
3 23 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.26%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (0.74%) APMP
7 6 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.63%) PMP
7 6 (0.63%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.42%) CCAB
9 4 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.32%) CCNP
10 3 (0.32%) CCNA
11 2 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.21%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.48%) QA
2 8 (0.84%) SLA
3 5 (0.53%) Solvency II
3 5 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) Basel III
6 1 (0.11%) P3O
6 1 (0.11%) COREP
System Software
1 17 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.95%) vSphere
4 3 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.11%) Xen
6 1 (0.11%) NFS
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.11%) KVM
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) XenApp
6 1 (0.11%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 22 (2.32%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.74%) SCCM
3 4 (0.42%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.32%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.21%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.21%) Control-M
5 2 (0.21%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (0.21%) OpenView
5 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.11%) OVSD
Vendors
1 133 (14.01%) Microsoft
2 127 (13.38%) Oracle
3 28 (2.95%) SAP
4 27 (2.85%) IBM
4 27 (2.85%) VMware
5 14 (1.48%) Cisco
5 14 (1.48%) HP
6 10 (1.05%) Ab Initio
7 9 (0.95%) TIBCO
8 7 (0.74%) Red Hat
8 7 (0.74%) Citrix
8 7 (0.74%) Perforce
9 6 (0.63%) Teradata
9 6 (0.63%) Business Objects
10 5 (0.53%) EMC
10 5 (0.53%) Informatica
10 5 (0.53%) NetApp
10 5 (0.53%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.53%) Pega
11 4 (0.42%) Infor
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £200 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £200 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £340 - £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £330 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months Initially
Posted: 7 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 8 days ago