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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 565 463 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.98% 19.79% 17.74%
As % of the General category 66.16% 60.37% 55.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 309 192
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £12.38 £12.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.28 £113.00 £15.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
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
854 767 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.22% 32.79% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 472 315
Average daily rate £385 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 23
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.20 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.50 £26.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 -1 435 £395 +8.96% 151
South Yorkshire +1 75 £350 +2.18% 21
North Yorkshire +8 40 £388 +14.81% 36
East Yorkshire - 2 £413 - 3
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 241 (22.97%) Stakeholder Management
2 202 (19.26%) Project Management
3 177 (16.87%) Banking
4 170 (16.21%) Agile Software Development
5 140 (13.35%) Microsoft
6 131 (12.49%) Retail
7 130 (12.39%) PRINCE2
8 128 (12.20%) Oracle
9 120 (11.44%) SQL
10 97 (9.25%) SQL Server
11 93 (8.87%) MS Excel
12 84 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
13 80 (7.63%) SAS
14 78 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
15 73 (6.96%) Business Analysis
16 69 (6.58%) ITIL
17 68 (6.48%) Windows
17 68 (6.48%) ETL
18 66 (6.29%) .NET
19 61 (5.82%) Migration
20 56 (5.34%) Waterfall
20 56 (5.34%) Retail Banking
20 56 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
21 55 (5.24%) Change Management
21 55 (5.24%) MS Office
22 54 (5.15%) C#
23 48 (4.58%) MS Visio
23 48 (4.58%) SOA
24 46 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
25 45 (4.29%) Stakeholder Engagement

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 80 (7.63%) SAS
2 40 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.05%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.86%) IIS
5 8 (0.76%) Apache
5 8 (0.76%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.38%) Tuxedo
8 4 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.38%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.29%) TeamSite
9 3 (0.29%) CMS
9 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 93 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 55 (5.24%) MS Office
3 48 (4.58%) MS Visio
4 38 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (2.86%) MS Project
6 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.095%) Niku Workbench
7 1 (0.095%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.57%) Agresso
6 5 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.38%) SAP HCM
7 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.29%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.29%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.29%) Exstream
8 3 (0.29%) BASE24
8 3 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.29%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.29%) Office 365
1 3 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.095%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.095%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.00%) Firewall
2 17 (1.62%) WAN
3 16 (1.53%) LAN
4 10 (0.95%) Internet
5 8 (0.76%) VoIP
5 8 (0.76%) HTTP
5 8 (0.76%) SAN
6 7 (0.67%) MPLS
7 6 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (0.57%) LDAP
7 6 (0.57%) DMZ
8 5 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.48%) NAS
9 4 (0.38%) ATM
10 3 (0.29%) DNS
10 3 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.29%) VLAN
10 3 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.19%) Network Security
11 2 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (3.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 36 (3.43%) OLAP
6 30 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (2.86%) OLAP Cube
7 27 (2.57%) Oracle Database
8 25 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 24 (2.29%) Base SAS
9 24 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
10 21 (2.00%) Relational Database
11 17 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
15 10 (0.95%) RDBMS
16 9 (0.86%) DB2
16 9 (0.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
17 8 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 14 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (1.05%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.95%) SoapUI
5 9 (0.86%) Maven
6 7 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (0.67%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.48%) Subversion
7 5 (0.48%) Hudson
8 4 (0.38%) Selenium
8 4 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.19%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.19%) JIRA
10 2 (0.19%) Calabash
10 2 (0.19%) LoadUI
10 2 (0.19%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.19%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.19%) JUnit
10 2 (0.19%) Toad
General
1 177 (16.87%) Banking
2 131 (12.49%) Retail
3 56 (5.34%) Retail Banking
4 19 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 17 (1.62%) Legal
5 17 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.43%) Financial Institution
7 9 (0.86%) General Ledger
8 8 (0.76%) Marketing
9 7 (0.67%) Advertising
10 6 (0.57%) Back Office
11 5 (0.48%) Electronics
12 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.29%) Billing
13 3 (0.29%) Law
14 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.095%) Automotive
15 1 (0.095%) Games
15 1 (0.095%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 315 (30.03%) Analyst
2 214 (20.40%) Project Manager
3 184 (17.54%) Business Analyst
4 153 (14.59%) Developer
5 56 (5.34%) Consultant
6 47 (4.48%) Architect
7 44 (4.19%) Test Analyst
8 35 (3.34%) Financial Business Analyst
9 31 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
10 29 (2.76%) SQL Developer
11 27 (2.57%) PMO Analyst
12 22 (2.10%) PMO Manager
12 22 (2.10%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (2.00%) Senior Manager
13 21 (2.00%) Programme Manager
14 20 (1.91%) Financial Services Business Analyst
14 20 (1.91%) Service Manager
15 19 (1.81%) SAS Consultant
15 19 (1.81%) Senior Project Manager
15 19 (1.81%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (6.29%) .NET
2 43 (4.10%) Web Services
3 28 (2.67%) ASP.NET
4 26 (2.48%) jQuery
5 25 (2.38%) XML
5 25 (2.38%) WCF
6 21 (2.00%) Middleware
7 20 (1.91%) HTML
8 17 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (1.43%) CSS
9 15 (1.43%) .NET Framework
10 12 (1.14%) SOAP
10 12 (1.14%) J2EE
11 11 (1.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 10 (0.95%) Spring
13 9 (0.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (0.76%) WPF
15 7 (0.67%) EDI
15 7 (0.67%) WSDL
15 7 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 78 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (2.19%) NHS
3 22 (2.10%) Management Information System
4 16 (1.53%) Credit Risk
5 12 (1.14%) Data Integration
5 12 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 10 (0.95%) User Experience
7 8 (0.76%) Open Source
8 6 (0.57%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (0.57%) Replication
9 5 (0.48%) DTV
9 5 (0.48%) AS400
9 5 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.48%) Statistics
10 4 (0.38%) Online Banking
10 4 (0.38%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.29%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.29%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.29%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 68 (6.48%) Windows
2 34 (3.24%) UNIX
3 31 (2.96%) Linux
4 18 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (1.24%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.86%) AIX
9 7 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.67%) Android
10 6 (0.57%) Solaris
11 5 (0.48%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.19%) HPUX
14 1 (0.095%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.095%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (22.97%) Stakeholder Management
2 202 (19.26%) Project Management
3 170 (16.21%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (12.39%) PRINCE2
5 84 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
6 73 (6.96%) Business Analysis
7 69 (6.58%) ITIL
8 68 (6.48%) ETL
9 61 (5.82%) Migration
10 56 (5.34%) Waterfall
10 56 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 55 (5.24%) Change Management
12 48 (4.58%) SOA
13 45 (4.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 39 (3.72%) Service Delivery
15 38 (3.62%) Scrum
15 38 (3.62%) Supplier Management
16 35 (3.34%) E-Commerce
16 35 (3.34%) Programme Management
17 34 (3.24%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 120 (11.44%) SQL
2 54 (5.15%) C#
3 42 (4.00%) Java
4 32 (3.05%) T-SQL
5 31 (2.96%) JavaScript
6 20 (1.91%) VBA
7 15 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 15 (1.43%) VB
8 13 (1.24%) VB.NET
9 9 (0.86%) VB6
10 8 (0.76%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.48%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.48%) C
12 4 (0.38%) XPath
13 3 (0.29%) C++
13 3 (0.29%) Perl
13 3 (0.29%) SAS Macro
14 2 (0.19%) RPG IV
14 2 (0.19%) Jython
14 2 (0.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (3.15%) Degree
2 32 (3.05%) ISEB
2 32 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 19 (1.81%) VCP4
4 14 (1.33%) PMI Certification
5 13 (1.24%) PMP
5 13 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (1.05%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.95%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.76%) APMP
8 8 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.57%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.57%) CCNA
11 3 (0.29%) CCNP
11 3 (0.29%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 2 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.19%) CIMA
13 1 (0.095%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.19%) QA
2 9 (0.86%) SLA
3 3 (0.29%) ISO 8583
3 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.095%) P3O
System Software
1 21 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.86%) vSphere
4 4 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (0.29%) XenApp
6 2 (0.19%) KVM
7 1 (0.095%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.095%) NFS
7 1 (0.095%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.095%) QEMU
7 1 (0.095%) Xen
7 1 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.095%) SRDF
7 1 (0.095%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.05%) SCCM
3 6 (0.57%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.095%) Control-M
5 1 (0.095%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.095%) OpenView
5 1 (0.095%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.095%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.095%) Puppet
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.095%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.095%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 140 (13.35%) Microsoft
2 128 (12.20%) Oracle
3 35 (3.34%) SAP
3 35 (3.34%) VMware
4 26 (2.48%) IBM
5 25 (2.38%) Cisco
6 19 (1.81%) HP
7 9 (0.86%) TIBCO
8 8 (0.76%) Citrix
8 8 (0.76%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.67%) Ab Initio
10 6 (0.57%) Business Objects
11 5 (0.48%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.48%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.48%) Perforce
11 5 (0.48%) Infor
11 5 (0.48%) Pega
12 4 (0.38%) jBASE
12 4 (0.38%) SunGard
12 4 (0.38%) NetApp
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