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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 603 560 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.44% 21.97% 21.86%
As % of the General category 65.12% 66.91% 64.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 391 341
Average daily rate £400 £396 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.05 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.28% -22.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £11.79 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £12.31 £128.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
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
926 837 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.92% 32.84% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 566 494
Average daily rate £400 £396 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +11.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 10
Average hourly rate £16.75 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.92 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £35.85 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 459 £383 -3.94% 124
South Yorkshire +1 99 £475 +26.66% 36
North Yorkshire -3 27 £375 +3.44% 23
East Yorkshire +4 2 £363 -14.70% 5
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (18.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 210 (16.73%) Project Management
3 199 (15.86%) SQL
4 196 (15.62%) Banking
5 191 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
6 140 (11.16%) Windows
7 135 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
8 123 (9.80%) Microsoft
9 113 (9.00%) Oracle
10 105 (8.37%) Migration
11 99 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
11 99 (7.89%) SAS
12 96 (7.65%) Business Analysis
13 95 (7.57%) .NET
14 94 (7.49%) SQL Server
15 93 (7.41%) Retail
16 90 (7.17%) PRINCE2
17 89 (7.09%) Linux
18 88 (7.01%) Unix
19 87 (6.93%) ITIL
20 86 (6.85%) Change Management
21 68 (5.42%) Waterfall
22 66 (5.26%) Java
22 66 (5.26%) MS Excel
23 65 (5.18%) SAP
24 64 (5.10%) C#
25 62 (4.94%) Programme Management
26 58 (4.62%) Web Services
26 58 (4.62%) Analytics
27 53 (4.22%) Active Directory

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 99 (7.89%) SAS
2 39 (3.11%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.51%) IIS
4 14 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 12 (0.96%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.72%) Node.js
6 9 (0.72%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.56%) JBoss
8 6 (0.48%) Confluence
8 6 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.48%) WebSphere Portal
9 5 (0.40%) Apache
9 5 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.40%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.32%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.32%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.32%) IBM Domino
10 4 (0.32%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 3 (0.24%) nginx
Applications
1 66 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.51%) MS Office
3 42 (3.35%) MS Project
4 30 (2.39%) MS Visio
5 28 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.80%) SAP HCM
4 9 (0.72%) SAP CO
4 9 (0.72%) SAP FI
4 9 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (0.64%) BASE24
5 8 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.48%) SAP HR
7 6 (0.48%) SAP Payroll
8 5 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.64%) Office 365
3 6 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.24%) PaaS
4 3 (0.24%) SaaS
5 2 (0.16%) IaaS
6 1 (0.080%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.080%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.080%) GitHub
6 1 (0.080%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.67%) SAN
2 15 (1.20%) Network Security
3 14 (1.12%) NAS
4 12 (0.96%) DNS
5 10 (0.80%) Firewall
5 10 (0.80%) Intranet
5 10 (0.80%) VPN
6 8 (0.64%) LAN
6 8 (0.64%) LDAP
6 8 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.64%) WAN
7 7 (0.56%) DHCP
7 7 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (0.56%) Internet
7 7 (0.56%) MPLS
8 6 (0.48%) BGP
8 6 (0.48%) HTTP
8 6 (0.48%) SSL
9 5 (0.40%) OSPF
9 5 (0.40%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.27%) Base SAS
3 39 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (2.07%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 19 (1.51%) Oracle Database
6 19 (1.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 19 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (1.43%) Hadoop
8 17 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (1.27%) Big Data
10 14 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
10 14 (1.12%) OLAP
10 14 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (1.04%) MongoDB
12 12 (0.96%) Apache Hive
12 12 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 10 (0.80%) DB2
14 10 (0.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (2.31%) Visual Studio
3 24 (1.91%) JIRA
4 20 (1.59%) Selenium
5 16 (1.27%) Jenkins
6 14 (1.12%) Cucumber
6 14 (1.12%) Git (software)
7 11 (0.88%) Maven
8 9 (0.72%) ERwin
9 6 (0.48%) ClearCase
9 6 (0.48%) Subversion
10 5 (0.40%) HP UFT
10 5 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.32%) Ant
11 4 (0.32%) ClearQuest
11 4 (0.32%) JMeter
11 4 (0.32%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.32%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.24%) Axure RP
General
1 196 (15.62%) Banking
2 93 (7.41%) Retail
3 45 (3.59%) Legal
3 45 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 40 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 35 (2.79%) Retail Banking
6 31 (2.47%) Marketing
7 29 (2.31%) Law
8 19 (1.51%) Electronics
9 17 (1.35%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.56%) Advertising
10 7 (0.56%) Games
11 6 (0.48%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.32%) Billing
12 4 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.24%) French Language
14 1 (0.080%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.080%) Local Government
14 1 (0.080%) Military
14 1 (0.080%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 356 (28.37%) Analyst
2 182 (14.50%) Project Manager
3 163 (12.99%) Developer
4 158 (12.59%) Business Analyst
5 63 (5.02%) Architect
6 54 (4.30%) Consultant
7 52 (4.14%) IT Manager
8 48 (3.82%) Test Analyst
9 43 (3.43%) SAS Developer
10 42 (3.35%) Administrator
11 38 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
12 36 (2.87%) .NET Developer
13 33 (2.63%) Support Analyst
14 32 (2.55%) Financial Analyst
15 31 (2.47%) Programme Manager
15 31 (2.47%) SQL Analyst
16 29 (2.31%) Business Change Manager
16 29 (2.31%) PMO Analyst
16 29 (2.31%) Senior Analyst
17 27 (2.15%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (7.57%) .NET
2 58 (4.62%) Web Services
3 35 (2.79%) HTML
4 33 (2.63%) XML
5 32 (2.55%) ASP.NET
6 31 (2.47%) CSS
7 26 (2.07%) WCF
8 18 (1.43%) HTML5
8 18 (1.43%) Middleware
9 16 (1.27%) jQuery
10 15 (1.20%) .NET Framework
10 15 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (1.20%) RESTful
11 13 (1.04%) SOAP
12 10 (0.80%) CSS3
12 10 (0.80%) WinForms
13 9 (0.72%) AngularJS
14 8 (0.64%) IBM Integration Bus
15 7 (0.56%) Spring
15 7 (0.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 135 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (3.82%) Data Centre
3 36 (2.87%) Management Information System
4 35 (2.79%) NHS
5 25 (1.99%) Credit Risk
6 20 (1.59%) User Experience
7 16 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.20%) Visualisation
9 14 (1.12%) Data Integration
10 12 (0.96%) iSeries
11 11 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (0.88%) Mainframe
12 9 (0.72%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.64%) Blackberry
13 8 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
14 7 (0.56%) Clustering
15 5 (0.40%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.40%) PKI
15 5 (0.40%) Replication
16 4 (0.32%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 140 (11.16%) Windows
2 89 (7.09%) Linux
3 88 (7.01%) Unix
4 42 (3.35%) Windows Server
5 30 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.12%) AIX
10 12 (0.96%) Solaris
11 8 (0.64%) SUSE
12 7 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
13 6 (0.48%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.48%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.24%) zOS
16 2 (0.16%) CentOS
16 2 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (18.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 210 (16.73%) Project Management
3 191 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (8.37%) Migration
5 99 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 96 (7.65%) Business Analysis
7 90 (7.17%) PRINCE2
8 87 (6.93%) ITIL
9 86 (6.85%) Change Management
10 68 (5.42%) Waterfall
11 62 (4.94%) Programme Management
12 58 (4.62%) Analytics
13 49 (3.90%) Data Modelling
14 48 (3.82%) Service Delivery
15 47 (3.75%) Data Analysis
15 47 (3.75%) ETL
15 47 (3.75%) SDLC
15 47 (3.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 41 (3.27%) Data Management
16 41 (3.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 199 (15.86%) SQL
2 66 (5.26%) Java
3 64 (5.10%) C#
4 43 (3.43%) JavaScript
5 30 (2.39%) T-SQL
6 25 (1.99%) Shell Script
7 20 (1.59%) Python
8 19 (1.51%) PowerShell
9 12 (0.96%) PL/SQL
10 11 (0.88%) Perl
11 10 (0.80%) C++
12 9 (0.72%) C
12 9 (0.72%) Ruby
13 8 (0.64%) VBA
14 6 (0.48%) VB
15 5 (0.40%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.40%) XPath
16 4 (0.32%) PHP
16 4 (0.32%) SAS Macro
17 3 (0.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (3.59%) Degree
2 37 (2.95%) ISEB
3 22 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
4 20 (1.59%) ISTQB
4 20 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.64%) SAS Certification
9 8 (0.64%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.56%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.40%) MCSE
11 5 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.32%) APMP
12 4 (0.32%) CCNA
12 4 (0.32%) MBA
12 4 (0.32%) PMP
12 4 (0.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.27%) Data Quality
2 23 (1.83%) QA
3 10 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.64%) ISO 8583
4 8 (0.64%) ISO20022
5 7 (0.56%) SLA
6 5 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.32%) FINREP
8 3 (0.24%) FATCA
8 3 (0.24%) GAAP
9 2 (0.16%) Basel II
9 2 (0.16%) COREP
9 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.16%) WCAG
10 1 (0.080%) BS25999
10 1 (0.080%) P3O
System Software
1 53 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.64%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (0.56%) NFS
4 7 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.40%) VMware Server
5 5 (0.40%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.32%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.16%) KVM
7 2 (0.16%) Varnish
7 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.16%) Xen
7 2 (0.16%) XenApp
8 1 (0.080%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.080%) RACF
8 1 (0.080%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.080%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.080%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 14 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 12 (0.96%) Puppet
4 11 (0.88%) SCCM
5 9 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Management
6 7 (0.56%) SCOM
7 5 (0.40%) Oracle EDQ
7 5 (0.40%) TeamSite
8 4 (0.32%) Ansible
8 4 (0.32%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.24%) Control-M
9 3 (0.24%) logstash
10 2 (0.16%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 2 (0.16%) Nagios
10 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.16%) vMotion
11 1 (0.080%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.080%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 123 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 113 (9.00%) Oracle
3 65 (5.18%) SAP
4 49 (3.90%) VMware
5 43 (3.43%) IBM
6 32 (2.55%) HP
6 32 (2.55%) Red Hat
7 23 (1.83%) Citrix
8 19 (1.51%) Cisco
9 11 (0.88%) Trillium
10 10 (0.80%) EMC
10 10 (0.80%) Siebel
10 10 (0.80%) Veritas
11 9 (0.72%) Brocade
11 9 (0.72%) Cognos
11 9 (0.72%) Informatica
12 8 (0.64%) NetApp
13 7 (0.56%) CheckPoint
13 7 (0.56%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.48%) Tableau
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