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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 653 455 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.64% 19.25% 19.23%
As % of the General category 69.03% 58.33% 61.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 330 258
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £490 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Average hourly rate £21.26 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £16.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.65 £23.50 £30.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.26 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.86% -5.71%
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
946 780 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.91% 32.99% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 530 407
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 9 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.63 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.69% -18.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £9.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.75 £21.75 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +1 509 £375 - 126
South Yorkshire 0 81 £400 +1.58% 16
North Yorkshire -5 36 £425 +6.25% 23
East Yorkshire +5 1 £175 - 6
Humberside 0 1 £800 +75.82%
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 315 (25.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 272 (21.90%) Project Management
3 250 (20.13%) Banking
4 206 (16.59%) SQL
5 197 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
6 146 (11.76%) Retail
7 143 (11.51%) SQL Server
8 128 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
9 118 (9.50%) PRINCE2
10 115 (9.26%) Microsoft
11 100 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
12 98 (7.89%) Business Analysis
13 85 (6.84%) .NET
14 83 (6.68%) Windows
15 82 (6.60%) Oracle
15 82 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 79 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
16 79 (6.36%) SAS
17 77 (6.20%) T-SQL
18 76 (6.12%) Change Management
19 75 (6.04%) Waterfall
20 73 (5.88%) ITIL
21 63 (5.07%) MS Excel
22 59 (4.75%) JavaScript
23 58 (4.67%) Migration
23 58 (4.67%) SDLC
24 57 (4.59%) Java
24 57 (4.59%) SAP
25 55 (4.43%) Retail Banking
26 51 (4.11%) C#

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 79 (6.36%) SAS
2 33 (2.66%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.01%) WebSphere
4 17 (1.37%) IIS
5 12 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (0.97%) CMS
6 10 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (0.64%) Apache
8 7 (0.56%) JBoss
9 6 (0.48%) Confluence
10 4 (0.32%) Node.js
10 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.24%) Lync
11 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.24%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.16%) FileNet
12 2 (0.16%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.081%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.081%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 63 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 31 (2.50%) MS Project
3 29 (2.33%) MS Office
4 28 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (1.93%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.16%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.081%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.56%) Agresso
3 7 (0.56%) BASE24
4 6 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.48%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.48%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.32%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.16%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.16%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.081%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.40%) Office 365
4 4 (0.32%) SaaS
5 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.16%) GitHub
6 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.081%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.081%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.081%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.081%) PaaS
7 1 (0.081%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.45%) SAN
2 16 (1.29%) Firewall
3 15 (1.21%) DNS
4 14 (1.13%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.97%) DHCP
5 12 (0.97%) Internet
6 9 (0.72%) ATM
7 7 (0.56%) HTTP
8 6 (0.48%) Intranet
9 5 (0.40%) LAN
9 5 (0.40%) WAN
10 4 (0.32%) VPN
10 4 (0.32%) Extranet
10 4 (0.32%) NAS
11 3 (0.24%) BGP
11 3 (0.24%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.24%) MPLS
11 3 (0.24%) SSL
11 3 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 82 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 79 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (2.50%) OLAP
5 31 (2.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 29 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (2.09%) Relational Database
8 24 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (1.93%) Base SAS
9 22 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (1.77%) OLAP Cube
10 19 (1.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 18 (1.45%) DB2
12 17 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (1.29%) Oracle Database
14 12 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
16 10 (0.81%) Big Data
17 9 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (1.45%) JIRA
3 17 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.21%) Git (software)
5 14 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
6 12 (0.97%) Selenium
7 11 (0.89%) Maven
7 11 (0.89%) SoapUI
7 11 (0.89%) JMeter
8 10 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
9 9 (0.72%) Subversion
9 9 (0.72%) HP UFT
10 7 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (0.48%) NUnit
11 6 (0.48%) ClearCase
12 5 (0.40%) Toad
12 5 (0.40%) ClearQuest
12 5 (0.40%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.32%) Cucumber
General
1 250 (20.13%) Banking
2 146 (11.76%) Retail
3 55 (4.43%) Retail Banking
4 38 (3.06%) Legal
5 34 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.66%) Manufacturing
7 32 (2.58%) Marketing
8 27 (2.17%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.45%) Law
10 16 (1.29%) Electronics
11 8 (0.64%) Local Government
12 7 (0.56%) Billing
13 5 (0.40%) Publishing
13 5 (0.40%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.40%) Back Office
14 3 (0.24%) Advertising
14 3 (0.24%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.081%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.081%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 364 (29.31%) Analyst
2 220 (17.71%) Project Manager
3 199 (16.02%) Developer
4 190 (15.30%) Business Analyst
5 64 (5.15%) Consultant
6 56 (4.51%) Test Analyst
7 46 (3.70%) Data Analyst
8 41 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
9 39 (3.14%) Architect
9 39 (3.14%) SAS Developer
10 34 (2.74%) Banking Business Analyst
11 30 (2.42%) Administrator
11 30 (2.42%) PMO Analyst
12 28 (2.25%) Delivery Manager
13 26 (2.09%) Tester
14 25 (2.01%) Senior Business Analyst
15 24 (1.93%) Programme Manager
16 22 (1.77%) Senior Manager
17 21 (1.69%) SQL Developer
17 21 (1.69%) Lead Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (6.84%) .NET
2 43 (3.46%) XML
3 42 (3.38%) CSS
4 41 (3.30%) Web Services
5 39 (3.14%) HTML
6 37 (2.98%) ASP.NET
7 22 (1.77%) WCF
8 20 (1.61%) HTML5
8 20 (1.61%) Middleware
9 17 (1.37%) jQuery
10 15 (1.21%) SOAP
11 14 (1.13%) CSS3
12 13 (1.05%) J2EE
13 11 (0.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 11 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (0.64%) Spring
14 8 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
14 8 (0.64%) .NET Framework
15 6 (0.48%) Hibernate
15 6 (0.48%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 128 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (2.90%) Data Centre
3 28 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 23 (1.85%) Credit Risk
5 21 (1.69%) User Experience
6 20 (1.61%) NHS
7 19 (1.53%) Mainframe
8 16 (1.29%) DTV
9 10 (0.81%) N-Tier
10 9 (0.72%) Data Integration
10 9 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (0.72%) Data Structures
10 9 (0.72%) Visualisation
11 8 (0.64%) Replication
11 8 (0.64%) Clustering
12 6 (0.48%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
13 5 (0.40%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.40%) CMDB
13 5 (0.40%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 83 (6.68%) Windows
2 39 (3.14%) Linux
3 37 (2.98%) UNIX
4 23 (1.85%) AIX
5 15 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (0.72%) zOS
8 7 (0.56%) Windows 2000
8 7 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.40%) Solaris
10 4 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.16%) SUSE
12 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.16%) CentOS
12 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.16%) Android
13 1 (0.081%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (25.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 272 (21.90%) Project Management
3 197 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (9.50%) PRINCE2
5 100 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
6 98 (7.89%) Business Analysis
7 76 (6.12%) Change Management
8 75 (6.04%) Waterfall
9 73 (5.88%) ITIL
10 58 (4.67%) Migration
10 58 (4.67%) SDLC
11 50 (4.03%) ETL
12 47 (3.78%) Data Modelling
12 47 (3.78%) Programme Management
13 46 (3.70%) SOA
13 46 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 42 (3.38%) Test Scripting
15 40 (3.22%) Scrum
16 36 (2.90%) Unit Testing
17 34 (2.74%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 206 (16.59%) SQL
2 77 (6.20%) T-SQL
3 59 (4.75%) JavaScript
4 57 (4.59%) Java
5 51 (4.11%) C#
6 29 (2.33%) PL/SQL
7 24 (1.93%) PowerShell
8 20 (1.61%) VB
9 14 (1.13%) VBA
10 13 (1.05%) PHP
11 10 (0.81%) VB.NET
12 7 (0.56%) VB6
12 7 (0.56%) Ruby
13 6 (0.48%) SAS Macro
13 6 (0.48%) Python
14 5 (0.40%) Perl
14 5 (0.40%) Groovy
14 5 (0.40%) JCL
15 4 (0.32%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (2.98%) ISEB
1 37 (2.98%) Degree
2 18 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 16 (1.29%) ISTQB
4 13 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (0.81%) APMP
7 9 (0.72%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.64%) PMP
9 7 (0.56%) Security Cleared
10 6 (0.48%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.40%) CCNP
11 5 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.24%) MCITP
12 3 (0.24%) MCSE
12 3 (0.24%) PhD
13 2 (0.16%) CCIP
13 2 (0.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.74%) QA
2 14 (1.13%) SLA
3 9 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.48%) COREP
6 5 (0.40%) Basel II
7 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.081%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.081%) COBIT
9 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.081%) FATCA
9 1 (0.081%) P3O
System Software
1 24 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.32%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.32%) vSphere
5 3 (0.24%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.24%) vCloud
6 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.081%) Xen
7 1 (0.081%) Firmware
7 1 (0.081%) XenApp
7 1 (0.081%) XenServer
7 1 (0.081%) NFS
7 1 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.081%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (0.81%) SCCM
2 6 (0.48%) Puppet
3 5 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.24%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.16%) Control-M
6 2 (0.16%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.081%) logstash
7 1 (0.081%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.081%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.081%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.081%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.081%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.081%) yum
7 1 (0.081%) Nagios
7 1 (0.081%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.081%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 115 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 82 (6.60%) Oracle
3 57 (4.59%) SAP
4 38 (3.06%) VMware
5 35 (2.82%) IBM
6 20 (1.61%) HP
7 15 (1.21%) Cisco
8 14 (1.13%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.64%) Google
9 8 (0.64%) GoldenSource
9 8 (0.64%) Sitecore
10 7 (0.56%) ServiceNow
10 7 (0.56%) Informatica
10 7 (0.56%) Cognos
11 6 (0.48%) Tableau
11 6 (0.48%) F5
12 5 (0.40%) Citrix
13 4 (0.32%) CA
13 4 (0.32%) Splunk
13 4 (0.32%) Teradata
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
JM
Rate: £480 - £510 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £510 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £14,342 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £275 - £325 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago