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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 484 527 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.64% 23.23% 20.33%
As % of the General category 59.83% 67.82% 55.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 366 270
Average daily rate
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£375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Average hourly rate £12.80 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.97 - £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.08 - £15.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.10
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -0.58%
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
809 777 922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.15% 34.24% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 496 466
Average daily rate £375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 26
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £7.54 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £21.00 £21.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 25 November 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
(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 -2 346 £380 +1.33% 99
South Yorkshire -2 59 £388 -2.14% 22
North Yorkshire +6 51 £375 -3.84% 24
East Yorkshire -4 4 £313 +4.16% 2
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 207 (21.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 194 (20.49%) Banking
3 143 (15.10%) Project Management
4 140 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
5 118 (12.46%) Microsoft
6 117 (12.35%) Oracle
7 112 (11.83%) SQL
8 108 (11.40%) Retail
8 108 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
9 85 (8.98%) MS Excel
10 80 (8.45%) PRINCE2
10 80 (8.45%) Migration
11 79 (8.34%) SQL Server
11 79 (8.34%) User Acceptance Testing
12 73 (7.71%) Business Analysis
13 67 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
14 63 (6.65%) ETL
15 62 (6.55%) SAS
16 58 (6.12%) Windows
17 53 (5.60%) .NET
17 53 (5.60%) Retail Banking
18 52 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
19 50 (5.28%) MS Office
20 43 (4.54%) Change Management
20 43 (4.54%) Linux
21 41 (4.33%) C#
21 41 (4.33%) SOA
21 41 (4.33%) QA
22 38 (4.01%) ITIL
22 38 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 62 (6.55%) SAS
2 26 (2.75%) WebSphere
3 23 (2.43%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (0.84%) CMS
5 7 (0.74%) IIS
6 6 (0.63%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.42%) Apache
7 4 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.21%) JBoss
9 2 (0.21%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.21%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.21%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.21%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 85 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 50 (5.28%) MS Office
3 30 (3.17%) MS Project
4 22 (2.32%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.11%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
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 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.53%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.53%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.32%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.21%) Agresso
8 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.21%) Office 365
1 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.84%) LAN
1 8 (0.84%) WAN
2 7 (0.74%) VoIP
2 7 (0.74%) HTTP
2 7 (0.74%) Internet
2 7 (0.74%) Firewall
3 6 (0.63%) DMZ
4 5 (0.53%) NAS
4 5 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (0.53%) SAN
5 3 (0.32%) SSL
6 2 (0.21%) DHCP
6 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.21%) DNS
6 2 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.11%) Multicast
7 1 (0.11%) FWSM
7 1 (0.11%) FCoE
7 1 (0.11%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (8.34%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (2.85%) Oracle Database
4 27 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (2.53%) OLAP
6 23 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (2.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 19 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (2.01%) OLAP Cube
9 16 (1.69%) DB2
9 16 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (1.69%) Base SAS
10 15 (1.58%) Relational Database
11 14 (1.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 12 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
15 9 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.74%) ClearCase
2 7 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (0.63%) ClearQuest
3 6 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (0.63%) Subversion
3 6 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (0.53%) JIRA
5 4 (0.42%) Maven
5 4 (0.42%) Hudson
6 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.11%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.11%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.11%) RequisitePro
General
1 194 (20.49%) Banking
2 108 (11.40%) Retail
3 53 (5.60%) Retail Banking
4 18 (1.90%) Marketing
5 15 (1.58%) Legal
6 14 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.95%) Advertising
9 7 (0.74%) Back Office
10 4 (0.42%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.32%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.32%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.32%) Electronics
11 3 (0.32%) Publishing
11 3 (0.32%) Billing
12 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.21%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 306 (32.31%) Analyst
2 178 (18.80%) Business Analyst
3 157 (16.58%) Project Manager
4 116 (12.25%) Developer
5 44 (4.65%) Consultant
6 42 (4.44%) Architect
7 41 (4.33%) Test Analyst
8 29 (3.06%) Financial Business Analyst
8 29 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
9 26 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
10 25 (2.64%) SQL Developer
11 21 (2.22%) Data Analyst
12 20 (2.11%) PMO Manager
13 19 (2.01%) Systems Analyst
13 19 (2.01%) Administrator
14 18 (1.90%) PMO Analyst
15 17 (1.80%) Senior Business Analyst
16 15 (1.58%) Business Manager
16 15 (1.58%) DBA
17 14 (1.48%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (5.60%) .NET
2 25 (2.64%) Middleware
3 24 (2.53%) ASP.NET
4 21 (2.22%) Web Services
5 19 (2.01%) WCF
6 18 (1.90%) XML
7 15 (1.58%) jQuery
7 15 (1.58%) HTML
8 13 (1.37%) CSS
9 12 (1.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 10 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (1.06%) RESTful
11 9 (0.95%) .NET Framework
12 7 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (0.63%) JSON
14 5 (0.53%) J2EE
15 4 (0.42%) Spring
15 4 (0.42%) WPF
15 4 (0.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 108 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (2.43%) Management Information System
3 20 (2.11%) Credit Risk
4 17 (1.80%) NHS
4 17 (1.80%) Mainframe
5 11 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 9 (0.95%) User Experience
8 8 (0.84%) Data Structures
9 7 (0.74%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.63%) PMI
11 5 (0.53%) Clustering
12 4 (0.42%) Statistics
12 4 (0.42%) iSeries
12 4 (0.42%) FMCG
12 4 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
13 3 (0.32%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.32%) DataPower
13 3 (0.32%) Symmetrix DMX
13 3 (0.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 58 (6.12%) Windows
2 43 (4.54%) Linux
3 32 (3.38%) UNIX
4 20 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.58%) AIX
7 12 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.95%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.53%) Android
12 4 (0.42%) zOS
13 3 (0.32%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.21%) Solaris
15 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (21.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 143 (15.10%) Project Management
3 140 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (8.45%) PRINCE2
4 80 (8.45%) Migration
5 79 (8.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 73 (7.71%) Business Analysis
7 67 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
8 63 (6.65%) ETL
9 43 (4.54%) Change Management
10 41 (4.33%) SOA
11 38 (4.01%) ITIL
11 38 (4.01%) Scrum
12 37 (3.91%) Service Delivery
13 36 (3.80%) Waterfall
14 33 (3.48%) Data Modelling
15 32 (3.38%) Data Management
16 30 (3.17%) Test Scripting
17 28 (2.96%) Data Analysis
17 28 (2.96%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 112 (11.83%) SQL
2 41 (4.33%) C#
3 26 (2.75%) Java
4 21 (2.22%) VBA
5 20 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 17 (1.80%) T-SQL
7 11 (1.16%) VB.NET
8 10 (1.06%) PowerShell
9 8 (0.84%) PL/SQL
10 6 (0.63%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.53%) VB
11 5 (0.53%) Perl
12 4 (0.42%) VB6
13 3 (0.32%) Erlang
13 3 (0.32%) C
13 3 (0.32%) C++
13 3 (0.32%) Python
14 2 (0.21%) COBOL
14 2 (0.21%) PHP
14 2 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (3.17%) Degree
2 22 (2.32%) ISEB
3 16 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (1.37%) PMI Certification
5 12 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.95%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.74%) APMP
7 7 (0.74%) PMP
7 7 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.63%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.42%) CCAB
11 3 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.21%) CCNP
12 2 (0.21%) CCNA
12 2 (0.21%) MCITP
12 2 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.11%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.33%) QA
2 9 (0.95%) Data Quality
2 9 (0.95%) SLA
3 6 (0.63%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) COREP
6 1 (0.11%) Basel III
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 17 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.95%) vSphere
4 4 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.21%) RACF
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.21%) ACF2
6 1 (0.11%) KVM
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.11%) XenApp
6 1 (0.11%) SRDF
6 1 (0.11%) Xen
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.11%) NFS
6 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.74%) SCCM
3 3 (0.32%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.21%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (0.21%) Control-M
4 2 (0.21%) OpenView
4 2 (0.21%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle EDQ
4 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.11%) OVSD
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 118 (12.46%) Microsoft
2 117 (12.35%) Oracle
3 32 (3.38%) IBM
4 28 (2.96%) SAP
5 27 (2.85%) VMware
6 17 (1.80%) Ab Initio
7 15 (1.58%) HP
8 13 (1.37%) Informatica
9 9 (0.95%) Business Objects
10 7 (0.74%) Cisco
10 7 (0.74%) Citrix
10 7 (0.74%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.63%) EMC
11 6 (0.63%) Teradata
12 5 (0.53%) Perforce
12 5 (0.53%) Trillium
12 5 (0.53%) NetApp
12 5 (0.53%) Cognos
12 5 (0.53%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.42%) SunGard
West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £480 - £520 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Harrogate
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £288.00 - £290.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bingley, West Yorkshire
Harnham
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £market rates per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago