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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 439 428 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.11% 19.60% 19.71%
As % of the General category 57.39% 62.85% 56.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 260 313
Average daily rate
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£396 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Average hourly rate £18.75 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £10.70 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £19.18 £17.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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
765 681 921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.56% 31.18% 34.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 392 536
Average daily rate £380 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 23
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £38.10 £19.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -1 314 £390 +4.00% 135
South Yorkshire -1 57 £400 - 21
North Yorkshire +20 43 £450 +75.60% 25
East Yorkshire - - - - 4
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 214 (22.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 187 (20.04%) Banking
3 151 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (15.54%) Project Management
5 129 (13.83%) SQL
6 121 (12.97%) Oracle
7 94 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
8 85 (9.11%) Retail
9 84 (9.00%) Microsoft
10 80 (8.57%) Business Analysis
10 80 (8.57%) Migration
11 78 (8.36%) PRINCE2
12 72 (7.72%) SQL Server
13 65 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
14 64 (6.86%) Windows
15 62 (6.65%) .NET
16 57 (6.11%) MS Excel
17 53 (5.68%) Change Management
18 50 (5.36%) Scrum
19 49 (5.25%) Linux
19 49 (5.25%) Java
19 49 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
20 48 (5.14%) User Acceptance Testing
21 46 (4.93%) ETL
21 46 (4.93%) ITIL
22 41 (4.39%) C#
23 39 (4.18%) SAS
23 39 (4.18%) QA
24 35 (3.75%) MS Project
24 35 (3.75%) UNIX

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (4.18%) SAS
2 29 (3.11%) WebSphere
3 23 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.29%) CMS
5 9 (0.96%) IIS
6 7 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.64%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.32%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (0.32%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.21%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.21%) Apache
11 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 57 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.75%) MS Project
3 21 (2.25%) MS Office
4 19 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.93%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.11%) Niku Workbench
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
8 1 (0.11%) Stata
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 15 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (1.39%) SAP FI
2 13 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
2 13 (1.39%) SAP CO
3 9 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.75%) Internet
1 7 (0.75%) HTTP
1 7 (0.75%) Firewall
2 6 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (0.54%) SAN
3 5 (0.54%) WAN
3 5 (0.54%) FTP
4 4 (0.43%) ATM
4 4 (0.43%) LAN
5 3 (0.32%) NAS
5 3 (0.32%) VoIP
5 3 (0.32%) DNS
5 3 (0.32%) SSL
6 2 (0.21%) DHCP
6 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.11%) Network Security
7 1 (0.11%) VLAN
7 1 (0.11%) MPLS
7 1 (0.11%) H.323
7 1 (0.11%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 26 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (2.04%) DB2
6 16 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (1.39%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (1.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 10 (1.07%) OLAP
11 10 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (0.75%) MS Access
13 6 (0.64%) QlikView
14 5 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 18 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (1.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (1.18%) ClearCase
5 10 (1.07%) Maven
6 9 (0.96%) ClearQuest
6 9 (0.96%) Subversion
7 7 (0.75%) JIRA
7 7 (0.75%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.64%) LSMW
9 5 (0.54%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.54%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.54%) JUnit
10 4 (0.43%) ERwin
11 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.21%) Xcode
12 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.21%) Toad
12 2 (0.21%) Rational Rose
12 2 (0.21%) LoadRunner
General
1 187 (20.04%) Banking
2 85 (9.11%) Retail
3 35 (3.75%) Retail Banking
4 20 (2.14%) Marketing
5 17 (1.82%) Legal
6 11 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.86%) Advertising
9 7 (0.75%) Back Office
10 5 (0.54%) Billing
11 4 (0.43%) Electronics
12 3 (0.32%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.32%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.32%) Publishing
13 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.21%) Games
13 2 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.21%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 290 (31.08%) Analyst
2 171 (18.33%) Business Analyst
3 156 (16.72%) Project Manager
4 127 (13.61%) Developer
5 48 (5.14%) Consultant
6 39 (4.18%) Test Analyst
7 38 (4.07%) Architect
8 27 (2.89%) Senior Analyst
8 27 (2.89%) Administrator
9 24 (2.57%) .NET Developer
10 21 (2.25%) Systems Analyst
11 20 (2.14%) PMO Manager
11 20 (2.14%) Software Engineer
12 19 (2.04%) Business Manager
12 19 (2.04%) DBA
12 19 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
12 19 (2.04%) Agile Business Analyst
13 17 (1.82%) Data Analyst
13 17 (1.82%) Java Developer
14 16 (1.71%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (6.65%) .NET
2 33 (3.54%) Web Services
3 28 (3.00%) ASP.NET
4 27 (2.89%) XML
5 26 (2.79%) WCF
6 25 (2.68%) CSS
6 25 (2.68%) HTML
7 20 (2.14%) WinForms
8 18 (1.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 18 (1.93%) jQuery
8 18 (1.93%) Middleware
9 13 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (1.07%) J2EE
10 10 (1.07%) RESTful
10 10 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (0.96%) Spring
12 8 (0.86%) .NET Framework
13 7 (0.75%) Java EE
13 7 (0.75%) Struts
13 7 (0.75%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 94 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (2.14%) Credit Risk
3 20 (2.14%) Management Information System
4 18 (1.93%) Mainframe
5 15 (1.61%) NHS
6 14 (1.50%) User Experience
7 11 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 7 (0.75%) PMI
9 6 (0.64%) Data Integration
9 6 (0.64%) FMCG
10 5 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (0.54%) DataPower
10 5 (0.54%) iSeries
10 5 (0.54%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.54%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.43%) IVR
11 4 (0.43%) Clustering
11 4 (0.43%) DTV
11 4 (0.43%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 64 (6.86%) Windows
2 49 (5.25%) Linux
3 35 (3.75%) UNIX
4 19 (2.04%) AIX
5 16 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.64%) Android
9 6 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.54%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.54%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.43%) Solaris
11 4 (0.43%) zOS
12 1 (0.11%) VMS
12 1 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (22.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 151 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (15.54%) Project Management
4 80 (8.57%) Business Analysis
4 80 (8.57%) Migration
5 78 (8.36%) PRINCE2
6 65 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
7 53 (5.68%) Change Management
8 50 (5.36%) Scrum
9 48 (5.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 46 (4.93%) ETL
10 46 (4.93%) ITIL
11 33 (3.54%) Waterfall
11 33 (3.54%) Service Delivery
12 32 (3.43%) Data Modelling
13 31 (3.32%) SOA
14 28 (3.00%) Data Management
15 27 (2.89%) Data Analysis
15 27 (2.89%) Project Planning
15 27 (2.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 129 (13.83%) SQL
2 49 (5.25%) Java
3 41 (4.39%) C#
4 28 (3.00%) VB.NET
5 22 (2.36%) JavaScript
6 21 (2.25%) PL/SQL
7 18 (1.93%) PowerShell
8 15 (1.61%) VBA
8 15 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.29%) C++
10 10 (1.07%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.86%) X++
12 7 (0.75%) VB
13 6 (0.64%) VB6
14 5 (0.54%) Perl
15 4 (0.43%) Erlang
16 3 (0.32%) Python
16 3 (0.32%) VBScript
16 3 (0.32%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (2.68%) ISEB
2 23 (2.47%) Degree
3 22 (2.36%) ISTQB
4 12 (1.29%) PMI Certification
5 9 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (0.86%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (0.75%) CCA
8 6 (0.64%) APMP
8 6 (0.64%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.54%) PMP
9 5 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.43%) CCAB
10 4 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.32%) CCNA
11 3 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.32%) CCEA
11 3 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.18%) QA
2 10 (1.07%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.86%) SLA
4 6 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.43%) AIFMD
5 4 (0.43%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.32%) FATCA
7 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.11%) Basel III
8 1 (0.11%) COREP
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.43%) RACF
4 4 (0.43%) ACF2
5 3 (0.32%) XenApp
5 3 (0.32%) XenServer
5 3 (0.32%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.32%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.32%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.86%) SCCM
3 5 (0.54%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.43%) Control-M
4 4 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (0.32%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.21%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (0.21%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.11%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.11%) SCOM
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.11%) OpenView
7 1 (0.11%) OVSD
Vendors
1 121 (12.97%) Oracle
2 84 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 33 (3.54%) IBM
4 32 (3.43%) SAP
5 25 (2.68%) VMware
6 19 (2.04%) HP
7 18 (1.93%) Ab Initio
8 15 (1.61%) Informatica
9 8 (0.86%) Citrix
9 8 (0.86%) Business Objects
9 8 (0.86%) Red Hat
10 7 (0.75%) JD Edwards
10 7 (0.75%) EMC
10 7 (0.75%) CA
11 6 (0.64%) Teradata
11 6 (0.64%) Perforce
11 6 (0.64%) BMC
12 5 (0.54%) Twitter
12 5 (0.54%) Cognos
12 5 (0.54%) Trillium
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