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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 506 354 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.70% 17.24% 21.90%
As % of the General category 61.26% 55.23% 54.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 205 361
Average daily rate £351 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.40 £7.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.80 £18.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
826 641 1017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.15% 31.22% 40.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 341 607
Average daily rate £351 £365 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £9.45 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £25.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +1 385 £351 -3.64% 133
South Yorkshire +7 67 £375 - 29
North Yorkshire -7 24 £325 -13.33% 28
East Yorkshire -6 1 - - 3
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 229 (23.08%) Banking
2 219 (22.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 155 (15.63%) Project Management
4 154 (15.52%) SQL
5 143 (14.42%) Oracle
6 129 (13.00%) Retail
7 100 (10.08%) PRINCE2
8 80 (8.06%) SQL Server
9 76 (7.66%) Migration
10 73 (7.36%) .NET
11 66 (6.65%) Windows
12 64 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
13 62 (6.25%) C#
13 62 (6.25%) Change Management
14 60 (6.05%) Retail Banking
15 57 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
16 56 (5.65%) Java
17 51 (5.14%) MS Excel
18 50 (5.04%) Microsoft
19 48 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
20 46 (4.64%) HP Quality Center
20 46 (4.64%) QA
20 46 (4.64%) Linux
21 45 (4.54%) MS Project
22 44 (4.44%) ITIL
22 44 (4.44%) Business Analysis
23 43 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
24 42 (4.23%) UNIX
25 39 (3.93%) MS Office
25 39 (3.93%) Scrum

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.42%) SAS
3 22 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.91%) CICS
5 8 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (0.81%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.81%) ColdFusion
6 6 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (0.60%) IIS
6 6 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.40%) CMS
8 4 (0.40%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.20%) FileNet
10 2 (0.20%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.20%) Apache
Applications
1 51 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.54%) MS Project
3 39 (3.93%) MS Office
4 33 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (1.51%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.10%) SPSS
7 1 (0.10%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (1.71%) Oracle General Ledger
2 16 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
3 15 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (1.01%) Aligne
7 8 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
9 5 (0.50%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.50%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.40%) SAP Retail
10 4 (0.40%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.11%) Internet
2 10 (1.01%) ATM
3 8 (0.81%) SAN
4 6 (0.60%) LDAP
5 5 (0.50%) Firewall
6 4 (0.40%) VoIP
7 3 (0.30%) VPN
7 3 (0.30%) FTP
7 3 (0.30%) HTTP
7 3 (0.30%) WAN
8 2 (0.20%) MPLS
8 2 (0.20%) LAN
8 2 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.20%) NAS
8 2 (0.20%) FWSM
9 1 (0.10%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.10%) NFC
9 1 (0.10%) Network Security
9 1 (0.10%) VLAN
9 1 (0.10%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (3.93%) Oracle Database
4 25 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 24 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
6 22 (2.22%) DB2
7 21 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
10 11 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.01%) OLAP
11 10 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
12 8 (0.81%) DataStage
12 8 (0.81%) Relational Database
13 7 (0.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 7 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.71%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 28 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (2.32%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (0.91%) JUnit
4 9 (0.91%) Subversion
5 7 (0.71%) ERwin
6 6 (0.60%) Maven
6 6 (0.60%) ClearCase
6 6 (0.60%) JIRA
7 5 (0.50%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.50%) ClearQuest
8 4 (0.40%) Toad
9 3 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.30%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.30%) LSMW
10 2 (0.20%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.20%) Rational Rose
10 2 (0.20%) Selenium
10 2 (0.20%) NeoLoad
General
1 229 (23.08%) Banking
2 129 (13.00%) Retail
3 60 (6.05%) Retail Banking
4 14 (1.41%) Legal
5 13 (1.31%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.31%) Advertising
6 12 (1.21%) Billing
7 10 (1.01%) Back Office
8 9 (0.91%) Marketing
8 9 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.50%) Italian Language
10 5 (0.50%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.50%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.50%) Games
11 4 (0.40%) German Language
12 3 (0.30%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.30%) Publishing
13 2 (0.20%) Electronics
13 2 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 290 (29.23%) Analyst
2 166 (16.73%) Project Manager
3 144 (14.52%) Developer
4 114 (11.49%) Business Analyst
5 74 (7.46%) Test Analyst
6 50 (5.04%) Consultant
7 35 (3.53%) Architect
8 32 (3.23%) DBA
8 32 (3.23%) Test Manager
9 26 (2.62%) Business Manager
10 25 (2.52%) Contracts Manager
11 24 (2.42%) Administrator
11 24 (2.42%) PMO Analyst
12 23 (2.32%) Programme Manager
13 22 (2.22%) Senior Manager
14 21 (2.12%) Business Project Manager
14 21 (2.12%) .NET Developer
15 17 (1.71%) Java Developer
16 16 (1.61%) Oracle Consultant
17 15 (1.51%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (7.36%) .NET
2 37 (3.73%) Web Services
3 31 (3.13%) XML
4 27 (2.72%) ASP.NET
5 26 (2.62%) CSS
5 26 (2.62%) WCF
6 23 (2.32%) jQuery
7 22 (2.22%) HTML
8 21 (2.12%) J2EE
9 16 (1.61%) WinForms
10 15 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (1.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 10 (1.01%) SOAP
12 10 (1.01%) Struts
12 10 (1.01%) XSLT
12 10 (1.01%) Java EE
13 9 (0.91%) Ajax
13 9 (0.91%) Middleware
14 7 (0.71%) XHTML
15 6 (0.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (2.62%) Management Information System
3 23 (2.32%) Mainframe
4 14 (1.41%) NHS
5 8 (0.81%) Smart Meter
6 7 (0.71%) Replication
7 6 (0.60%) Blackberry
7 6 (0.60%) PKI
7 6 (0.60%) Online Banking
7 6 (0.60%) Credit Risk
7 6 (0.60%) Data Integration
7 6 (0.60%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.50%) IVR
9 4 (0.40%) AS400
9 4 (0.40%) Clustering
9 4 (0.40%) Statistics
9 4 (0.40%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.40%) iPad
10 3 (0.30%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.30%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 66 (6.65%) Windows
2 46 (4.64%) Linux
3 42 (4.23%) UNIX
4 18 (1.81%) AIX
5 14 (1.41%) Solaris
5 14 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.21%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.60%) zOS
9 6 (0.60%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.40%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.20%) SUSE
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (22.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 155 (15.63%) Project Management
3 100 (10.08%) PRINCE2
4 76 (7.66%) Migration
5 64 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 62 (6.25%) Change Management
7 57 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 44 (4.44%) ITIL
9 44 (4.44%) Business Analysis
10 39 (3.93%) Scrum
11 38 (3.83%) Change Control
12 36 (3.63%) Supplier Management
13 34 (3.43%) Test Scripting
14 32 (3.23%) MVC
15 31 (3.13%) Service Management
15 31 (3.13%) Data Modelling
16 30 (3.02%) ETL
16 30 (3.02%) Risk Management
17 29 (2.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 154 (15.52%) SQL
2 62 (6.25%) C#
3 56 (5.65%) Java
4 35 (3.53%) PL/SQL
5 30 (3.02%) VB.NET
6 22 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 20 (2.02%) VB
8 15 (1.51%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.21%) C++
10 11 (1.11%) VB6
11 7 (0.71%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.71%) SAS Macro
11 7 (0.71%) COBOL
12 6 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.50%) VBA
14 4 (0.40%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.40%) C
14 4 (0.40%) RPG
14 4 (0.40%) ABAP
14 4 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (3.33%) ISEB
2 25 (2.52%) Degree
3 21 (2.12%) ISTQB
4 11 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (0.81%) CISSP
7 6 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (0.60%) CISA
7 6 (0.60%) CISM
8 5 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.50%) PMP
8 5 (0.50%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.40%) CCNA
9 4 (0.40%) CCA
10 3 (0.30%) APMP
11 2 (0.20%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.20%) CCEA
11 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.64%) QA
2 17 (1.71%) SLA
3 14 (1.41%) FATCA
4 6 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.10%) EMIR
6 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.10%) FINREP
6 1 (0.10%) MiFID
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.10%) Basel II
System Software
1 14 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.40%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.30%) vSphere
6 3 (0.30%) XenApp
6 3 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.20%) RACF
7 2 (0.20%) XenServer
7 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.10%) ACF2
8 1 (0.10%) SRDF
8 1 (0.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 46 (4.64%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.01%) Data Guard
3 6 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (0.50%) Oracle EDQ
4 5 (0.50%) Control-M
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.20%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.20%) SCCM
7 1 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.10%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.10%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 143 (14.42%) Oracle
2 50 (5.04%) Microsoft
3 31 (3.13%) SAP
4 26 (2.62%) Business Objects
4 26 (2.62%) IBM
5 20 (2.02%) HP
6 19 (1.92%) VMware
7 14 (1.41%) Citrix
7 14 (1.41%) BMC
8 10 (1.01%) JD Edwards
8 10 (1.01%) SunGard
9 8 (0.81%) Remedy
10 7 (0.71%) Siebel
10 7 (0.71%) Perforce
11 6 (0.60%) McAfee
11 6 (0.60%) Cisco
12 5 (0.50%) Sun
12 5 (0.50%) CA
13 4 (0.40%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.40%) Veritas
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