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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 473 412 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.36% 19.67% 16.15%
As % of the General category 61.11% 59.80% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 249 272
Average daily rate
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£380 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £23.13 £12.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.63 £11.30 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.63 £27.29 £16.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -16.52%
General Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
774 689 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.32% 32.89% 31.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 404 508
Average daily rate £375 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 12
Average hourly rate £12.75 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.89% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.55 £44.97 £20.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
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 1 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 1 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 -1 352 £380 +2.70% 101
South Yorkshire -1 58 £381 +1.66% 13
North Yorkshire +11 40 £385 +28.33% 31
East Yorkshire -6 1 - - 2
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 232 (24.24%) Banking
2 218 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 143 (14.94%) Project Management
4 132 (13.79%) SQL
5 126 (13.17%) Oracle
6 98 (10.24%) Retail
7 85 (8.88%) Migration
8 78 (8.15%) Windows
9 77 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
10 69 (7.21%) Microsoft
10 69 (7.21%) Business Analysis
11 68 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
12 66 (6.90%) SQL Server
13 62 (6.48%) PRINCE2
14 59 (6.17%) .NET
15 56 (5.85%) Change Management
16 55 (5.75%) MS Excel
17 54 (5.64%) Java
18 50 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
19 47 (4.91%) ITIL
20 46 (4.81%) Linux
21 45 (4.70%) Scrum
22 43 (4.49%) Retail Banking
23 39 (4.08%) C#
24 38 (3.97%) Web Services
24 38 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
25 37 (3.87%) SAP
26 36 (3.76%) ETL
26 36 (3.76%) IBM
27 35 (3.66%) UNIX

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 31 (3.24%) SAS
2 29 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 24 (2.51%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.36%) IIS
5 8 (0.84%) CMS
6 7 (0.73%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.73%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.63%) ColdFusion
7 6 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.21%) Apache
9 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.21%) CICS
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.10%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 55 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.55%) MS Project
3 27 (2.82%) MS Office
4 25 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.78%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.10%) Stata
8 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (1.04%) SAP FI
2 10 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (1.04%) SAP CO
3 7 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.21%) SAP ECC
8 2 (0.21%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.73%) Firewall
2 6 (0.63%) ATM
2 6 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (0.52%) Internet
3 5 (0.52%) WAN
3 5 (0.52%) FTP
4 4 (0.42%) LAN
4 4 (0.42%) SAN
5 3 (0.31%) VoIP
5 3 (0.31%) HTTP
5 3 (0.31%) DNS
5 3 (0.31%) SSL
6 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.21%) DHCP
7 1 (0.10%) Wireless
7 1 (0.10%) CTI
7 1 (0.10%) H.323
7 1 (0.10%) MPLS
7 1 (0.10%) VPN
7 1 (0.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (3.34%) Oracle Database
4 21 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (2.09%) DB2
6 17 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (1.46%) Relational Database
9 13 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 9 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.84%) Base SAS
12 8 (0.84%) MS Access
12 8 (0.84%) OLAP
13 7 (0.73%) BusinessObjects XI
14 6 (0.63%) QlikView
14 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (1.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (1.25%) Visual Studio
5 11 (1.15%) ClearCase
6 10 (1.04%) Maven
7 9 (0.94%) Subversion
7 9 (0.94%) ClearQuest
8 8 (0.84%) JUnit
9 6 (0.63%) JIRA
9 6 (0.63%) ERwin
9 6 (0.63%) LSMW
10 5 (0.52%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.31%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.21%) NeoLoad
12 2 (0.21%) LoadUI
12 2 (0.21%) PhoneGap
12 2 (0.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (0.21%) Hudson
General
1 232 (24.24%) Banking
2 98 (10.24%) Retail
3 43 (4.49%) Retail Banking
4 20 (2.09%) Marketing
5 16 (1.67%) Legal
6 11 (1.15%) Back Office
7 10 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.04%) Advertising
8 8 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.84%) Billing
9 6 (0.63%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.52%) Games
10 5 (0.52%) Electronics
11 3 (0.31%) Publishing
11 3 (0.31%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.31%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.21%) Cantonese Language
13 1 (0.10%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 311 (32.50%) Analyst
2 159 (16.61%) Business Analyst
3 148 (15.46%) Project Manager
4 139 (14.52%) Developer
5 49 (5.12%) Test Analyst
6 45 (4.70%) Consultant
7 31 (3.24%) Administrator
8 27 (2.82%) Architect
9 25 (2.61%) .NET Developer
10 24 (2.51%) DBA
11 22 (2.30%) Systems Analyst
12 21 (2.19%) Software Engineer
13 20 (2.09%) Senior Analyst
13 20 (2.09%) Java Developer
13 20 (2.09%) Business Manager
13 20 (2.09%) Agile Business Analyst
13 20 (2.09%) PMO Analyst
14 18 (1.88%) VB.NET Developer
14 18 (1.88%) Senior Manager
15 17 (1.78%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (6.17%) .NET
2 38 (3.97%) Web Services
3 31 (3.24%) XML
4 25 (2.61%) HTML
4 25 (2.61%) CSS
5 23 (2.40%) WinForms
6 22 (2.30%) ASP.NET
7 21 (2.19%) jQuery
8 20 (2.09%) WCF
9 19 (1.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 17 (1.78%) J2EE
11 14 (1.46%) Middleware
12 10 (1.04%) Struts
12 10 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
13 9 (0.94%) Spring
13 9 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (0.84%) Java EE
15 7 (0.73%) Hibernate
15 7 (0.73%) XSLT
15 7 (0.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (2.61%) Mainframe
2 24 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 19 (1.99%) NHS
5 17 (1.78%) Credit Risk
6 12 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 6 (0.63%) PMI
8 5 (0.52%) DTV
8 5 (0.52%) N-Tier
8 5 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (0.52%) DataPower
9 4 (0.42%) Symmetrix DMX
9 4 (0.42%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.42%) Copywriting
9 4 (0.42%) IVR
10 3 (0.31%) Clustering
10 3 (0.31%) Replication
10 3 (0.31%) Statistics
10 3 (0.31%) Informatics
10 3 (0.31%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 78 (8.15%) Windows
2 46 (4.81%) Linux
3 35 (3.66%) UNIX
4 20 (2.09%) AIX
5 19 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 13 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.04%) Windows XP
9 9 (0.94%) Solaris
10 7 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.63%) zOS
12 5 (0.52%) Android
13 4 (0.42%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.21%) HPUX
15 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 143 (14.94%) Project Management
3 85 (8.88%) Migration
4 77 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
5 69 (7.21%) Business Analysis
6 68 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (6.48%) PRINCE2
8 56 (5.85%) Change Management
9 47 (4.91%) ITIL
10 45 (4.70%) Scrum
11 38 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
12 36 (3.76%) ETL
13 32 (3.34%) Data Modelling
13 32 (3.34%) Service Delivery
14 29 (3.03%) Data Analysis
14 29 (3.03%) Analytics
14 29 (3.03%) Waterfall
15 27 (2.82%) Risk Management
16 26 (2.72%) MVC
16 26 (2.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 132 (13.79%) SQL
2 54 (5.64%) Java
3 39 (4.08%) C#
4 32 (3.34%) VB.NET
5 26 (2.72%) PL/SQL
6 20 (2.09%) JavaScript
7 19 (1.99%) PowerShell
8 15 (1.57%) VBA
9 14 (1.46%) VB
10 13 (1.36%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.36%) C++
11 10 (1.04%) VB6
12 8 (0.84%) X++
13 6 (0.63%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.52%) VBScript
15 4 (0.42%) SAS Macro
16 3 (0.31%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.31%) COBOL
16 3 (0.31%) Perl
16 3 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (2.61%) ISEB
2 24 (2.51%) ISTQB
3 15 (1.57%) Degree
4 12 (1.25%) PMI Certification
5 9 (0.94%) CCA
5 9 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.73%) CCNA
6 7 (0.73%) APMP
7 6 (0.63%) PMP
8 5 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (0.52%) CCEA
8 5 (0.52%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.42%) CISSP
9 4 (0.42%) CCAB
10 3 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.66%) QA
2 12 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.15%) SLA
4 7 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.42%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.42%) FATCA
5 4 (0.42%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
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
7 1 (0.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (0.52%) VMware Server
5 5 (0.52%) XenApp
5 5 (0.52%) XenServer
5 5 (0.52%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.42%) ACF2
6 4 (0.42%) RACF
7 3 (0.31%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.21%) vSphere
9 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 32 (3.34%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.73%) SCCM
2 7 (0.73%) Data Guard
3 5 (0.52%) Oracle EDQ
4 4 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (0.42%) Control-M
5 2 (0.21%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.10%) OVSD
6 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.10%) OpenView
6 1 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 126 (13.17%) Oracle
2 69 (7.21%) Microsoft
3 37 (3.87%) SAP
4 36 (3.76%) IBM
5 27 (2.82%) VMware
6 24 (2.51%) HP
7 16 (1.67%) Business Objects
8 12 (1.25%) Citrix
8 12 (1.25%) Informatica
8 12 (1.25%) Ab Initio
9 10 (1.04%) JD Edwards
10 9 (0.94%) Perforce
11 8 (0.84%) Red Hat
11 8 (0.84%) BMC
12 7 (0.73%) CA
12 7 (0.73%) Cognos
13 6 (0.63%) EMC
14 5 (0.52%) AppSense
14 5 (0.52%) Wyse
14 5 (0.52%) Trillium
West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
York
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: negoitable depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £505 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £396.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £market rates per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago