The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Contract jobs citing Finance 19 30 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 20.43% 19.61% 33.33%
As % of the General category 57.58% 63.83% 84.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 54
Median daily rate £425 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £261 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +31.57% -1.29%  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 33 47 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 35.48% 30.72% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 55 75
Median daily rate £310 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +32.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £294 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £925 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £160.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -88.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Bradford

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Bradford

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Bradford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Bradford

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in Bradford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 12 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (19.61%) Project Management
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle
4 6 (11.76%) Windows
4 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.76%) Matrix Management
5 5 (9.80%) Project Planning
5 5 (9.80%) DevOps
5 5 (9.80%) Retail
5 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.84%) Linux
6 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.84%) Internet
6 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (7.84%) Programme Governance
6 4 (7.84%) Degree
6 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.88%) Analytics
7 3 (5.88%) Data Strategy
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Logistics
7 3 (5.88%) CIMA
7 3 (5.88%) .NET
7 3 (5.88%) ACCA
7 3 (5.88%) SAP
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 3 (5.88%) Broadband
7 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) IIS
1 2 (3.92%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.96%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.96%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) Broadband
3 2 (3.92%) DHCP
3 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) Firewall
3 2 (3.92%) FTP
3 2 (3.92%) HTTP
3 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.92%) Intranet
3 2 (3.92%) SMTP
3 2 (3.92%) SSL
3 2 (3.92%) Telnet
3 2 (3.92%) VPN
4 1 (1.96%) ATM
4 1 (1.96%) Extranet
4 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.96%) Lumira
3 1 (1.96%) OLAP
3 1 (1.96%) OLTP
3 1 (1.96%) QlikView
3 1 (1.96%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) MSTest
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (9.80%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Back Office
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Billing
2 1 (1.96%) Electronics
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Analyst
2 14 (27.45%) Project Manager
3 9 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Manager
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
5 6 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Delivery Project Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Business Change Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Business Change Business Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Governance Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Project Governance Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Business Change Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Data Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Implementation Specialist
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.96%) CSS
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) SAP MI
3 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.96%) EPoS
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (19.61%) Project Management
3 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.76%) Matrix Management
4 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.80%) DevOps
4 5 (9.80%) Project Planning
5 4 (7.84%) Programme Governance
6 3 (5.88%) Analytics
6 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.88%) Data Strategy
6 3 (5.88%) ERP
6 3 (5.88%) Logistics
6 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.92%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (3.92%) Data Analytics
7 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) ABAP
2 1 (1.96%) C#
2 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) ACCA
2 3 (5.88%) CIMA
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) MCSE
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) GDPR
1 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.96%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.96%) Xamarin