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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 625 485 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.90% 20.80% 19.17%
As % of the General category 67.06% 61.31% 58.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 354 250
Average daily rate
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£375 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £21.53 £23.13 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% +77.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.47 £22.63 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.30 £23.63 £30.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
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
932 791 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.17% 33.92% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 544 414
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £269 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 17
Average hourly rate £21.26 £12.75 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.76% -38.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £9.00 £9.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £151.00 £25.55 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.67 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.02% -2.22%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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 +1 492 £375 -1.31% 120
South Yorkshire +2 80 £368 -2.00% 25
North Yorkshire -9 27 £410 +6.14% 26
East Yorkshire +4 2 £333 - 5
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 309 (24.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 282 (22.52%) Project Management
3 227 (18.13%) Banking
4 203 (16.21%) SQL
5 190 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
6 143 (11.42%) Retail
7 139 (11.10%) SQL Server
8 130 (10.38%) PRINCE2
9 118 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
10 112 (8.95%) Microsoft
11 104 (8.31%) Business Analysis
12 100 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
13 91 (7.27%) Change Management
14 90 (7.19%) Oracle
15 85 (6.79%) SAS
16 78 (6.23%) .NET
17 76 (6.07%) ITIL
18 73 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
19 72 (5.75%) Windows
20 70 (5.59%) T-SQL
21 69 (5.51%) MS Excel
21 69 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 67 (5.35%) Waterfall
23 63 (5.03%) ETL
24 55 (4.39%) SAP
25 54 (4.31%) Migration
25 54 (4.31%) Retail Banking
26 53 (4.23%) Programme Management
26 53 (4.23%) SDLC
27 51 (4.07%) Java

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 85 (6.79%) SAS
2 39 (3.12%) SharePoint
3 21 (1.68%) WebSphere
4 13 (1.04%) CMS
5 12 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (0.96%) IIS
6 10 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (0.56%) Apache
8 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.24%) Confluence
9 3 (0.24%) Lync
9 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.24%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.24%) JBoss
9 3 (0.24%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPEL
10 2 (0.16%) FileNet
10 2 (0.16%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.080%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.080%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 69 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 40 (3.19%) MS Visio
3 39 (3.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (2.64%) MS Office
5 31 (2.48%) MS Project
6 6 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.16%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.080%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.80%) BASE24
3 9 (0.72%) Agresso
3 9 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.32%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.32%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.24%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.24%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.24%) SAP Payroll
6 3 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.24%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.16%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.080%) JDE World
8 1 (0.080%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.24%) SaaS
3 3 (0.24%) Office 365
4 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.080%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.080%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.080%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.080%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.080%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.60%) SAN
2 16 (1.28%) Internet
2 16 (1.28%) Firewall
3 14 (1.12%) DNS
4 12 (0.96%) ATM
4 12 (0.96%) DHCP
5 11 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.64%) LAN
6 8 (0.64%) WAN
7 7 (0.56%) HTTP
8 6 (0.48%) Intranet
9 5 (0.40%) VPN
9 5 (0.40%) VoIP
9 5 (0.40%) MPLS
10 4 (0.32%) NAS
10 4 (0.32%) Extranet
11 3 (0.24%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.24%) VLAN
11 3 (0.24%) Spanning Tree
12 2 (0.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (11.10%) SQL Server
2 73 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
3 69 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (3.04%) OLAP
6 34 (2.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 32 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (2.24%) OLAP Cube
9 24 (1.92%) Relational Database
10 23 (1.84%) Base SAS
10 23 (1.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 20 (1.60%) Oracle Database
12 17 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (1.20%) DB2
14 15 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
17 11 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
3 13 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 10 (0.80%) SoapUI
4 10 (0.80%) Selenium
4 10 (0.80%) Maven
4 10 (0.80%) HP UFT
5 8 (0.64%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.64%) JIRA
5 8 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (0.56%) Toad
6 7 (0.56%) Subversion
7 6 (0.48%) NUnit
7 6 (0.48%) JMeter
7 6 (0.48%) SpecFlow
7 6 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.40%) ClearCase
8 5 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.32%) NeoLoad
General
1 227 (18.13%) Banking
2 143 (11.42%) Retail
3 54 (4.31%) Retail Banking
4 41 (3.27%) Legal
5 31 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 29 (2.32%) Telecoms
6 29 (2.32%) Marketing
7 20 (1.60%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.52%) Law
9 14 (1.12%) Electronics
10 8 (0.64%) Billing
10 8 (0.64%) Local Government
11 6 (0.48%) Back Office
12 4 (0.32%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.32%) Publishing
13 3 (0.24%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.24%) Advertising
14 1 (0.080%) Front Office
14 1 (0.080%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 381 (30.43%) Analyst
2 219 (17.49%) Project Manager
3 212 (16.93%) Developer
4 205 (16.37%) Business Analyst
5 61 (4.87%) Consultant
6 44 (3.51%) Test Analyst
7 40 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
8 39 (3.12%) Data Analyst
9 38 (3.04%) Architect
10 36 (2.88%) SAS Developer
11 34 (2.72%) PMO Analyst
12 31 (2.48%) Banking Business Analyst
13 29 (2.32%) Delivery Manager
14 27 (2.16%) Programme Manager
15 26 (2.08%) Senior Business Analyst
15 26 (2.08%) SQL Developer
16 23 (1.84%) Administrator
16 23 (1.84%) Senior Manager
17 21 (1.68%) DBA
18 20 (1.60%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (6.23%) .NET
2 37 (2.96%) XML
3 35 (2.80%) HTML
3 35 (2.80%) Web Services
4 31 (2.48%) CSS
5 26 (2.08%) ASP.NET
6 25 (2.00%) WCF
7 23 (1.84%) Middleware
8 17 (1.36%) jQuery
9 14 (1.12%) HTML5
10 13 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (1.04%) SOAP
11 12 (0.96%) J2EE
11 12 (0.96%) CSS3
12 10 (0.80%) Spring
13 9 (0.72%) .NET Framework
14 8 (0.64%) Hibernate
14 8 (0.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 7 (0.56%) ADO
16 6 (0.48%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 118 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 28 (2.24%) Management Information System
4 26 (2.08%) NHS
5 23 (1.84%) Credit Risk
6 17 (1.36%) User Experience
7 16 (1.28%) Mainframe
8 15 (1.20%) Data Integration
9 14 (1.12%) DTV
10 10 (0.80%) N-Tier
10 10 (0.80%) Replication
10 10 (0.80%) Mobile App
11 9 (0.72%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
12 6 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.48%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.48%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.40%) CMDB
13 5 (0.40%) Clustering
13 5 (0.40%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 72 (5.75%) Windows
2 34 (2.72%) Linux
3 31 (2.48%) UNIX
4 16 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (1.12%) AIX
6 10 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.56%) Solaris
7 7 (0.56%) Windows 2000
7 7 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.48%) Android
9 3 (0.24%) zOS
9 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.16%) SUSE
10 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.080%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.080%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (24.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 282 (22.52%) Project Management
3 190 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (10.38%) PRINCE2
5 104 (8.31%) Business Analysis
6 100 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
7 91 (7.27%) Change Management
8 76 (6.07%) ITIL
9 67 (5.35%) Waterfall
10 63 (5.03%) ETL
11 54 (4.31%) Migration
12 53 (4.23%) Programme Management
12 53 (4.23%) SDLC
13 48 (3.83%) Scrum
14 47 (3.75%) Data Modelling
15 44 (3.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 39 (3.12%) SOA
17 38 (3.04%) Data Analysis
18 34 (2.72%) Mentoring
19 32 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 203 (16.21%) SQL
2 70 (5.59%) T-SQL
3 51 (4.07%) Java
4 48 (3.83%) C#
5 41 (3.27%) JavaScript
6 29 (2.32%) PL/SQL
7 24 (1.92%) VB
8 23 (1.84%) PowerShell
9 16 (1.28%) VBA
10 15 (1.20%) VB.NET
11 12 (0.96%) VB6
12 11 (0.88%) PHP
13 6 (0.48%) Ruby
14 5 (0.40%) JCL
14 5 (0.40%) SAS Macro
14 5 (0.40%) C
14 5 (0.40%) Python
15 4 (0.32%) Perl
15 4 (0.32%) C++
16 3 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (3.59%) Degree
2 36 (2.88%) ISEB
3 17 (1.36%) ISTQB
4 16 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 15 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (1.04%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.96%) PMP
8 11 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.64%) APMP
11 7 (0.56%) Security Cleared
12 6 (0.48%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.40%) CCNA
13 5 (0.40%) CCNP
14 3 (0.24%) MCSE
14 3 (0.24%) PhD
14 3 (0.24%) MCITP
15 2 (0.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.43%) QA
2 10 (0.80%) SLA
3 8 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.48%) COREP
5 5 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.40%) Basel II
6 4 (0.32%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.080%) P3O
8 1 (0.080%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.32%) Terminal Services
3 4 (0.32%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.32%) vSphere
4 3 (0.24%) vCloud
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.16%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.080%) Xen
6 1 (0.080%) Firmware
6 1 (0.080%) XenApp
6 1 (0.080%) XenServer
6 1 (0.080%) QEMU
6 1 (0.080%) KVM
6 1 (0.080%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.080%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (0.80%) SCCM
2 5 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.40%) Puppet
2 5 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.24%) Control-M
4 2 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.16%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.080%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.080%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.080%) Nagios
5 1 (0.080%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.080%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.080%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 112 (8.95%) Microsoft
2 90 (7.19%) Oracle
3 55 (4.39%) SAP
4 37 (2.96%) VMware
5 32 (2.56%) IBM
6 19 (1.52%) Cisco
7 18 (1.44%) HP
8 11 (0.88%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.64%) Sitecore
9 8 (0.64%) GoldenSource
10 7 (0.56%) ServiceNow
10 7 (0.56%) Ab Initio
11 6 (0.48%) Tableau
11 6 (0.48%) F5
11 6 (0.48%) JD Edwards
12 5 (0.40%) Google
13 4 (0.32%) CA
13 4 (0.32%) Cognos
14 3 (0.24%) Sybase
14 3 (0.24%) EMC
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £259 - £356 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £380 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day £COMPETITIVE RATE
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £297.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £423.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £275 - 300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £15.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £710 per day
Posted: 6 days ago