Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 24 November 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 > Halifax
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 54 98 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 51.92% 46.67% 63.41%
As % of the General category 79.41% 77.17% 83.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 86 184
Halifax median daily rate £405 £398 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +11.66% -10.10%
10th Percentile £298 £259 £259
90th Percentile £512 £457 £459
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £409 £385
% change year-on-year -2.20% +6.23% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Halifax median hourly rate - - £16.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £10.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +42.00% -52.38% +54.47%

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

All General Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 68 127 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 65.38% 60.48% 75.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 108 171
Halifax median daily rate £398 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% +12.36% -13.17%
10th Percentile £297 £275 £259
90th Percentile £488 £456 £473
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Halifax median hourly rate - - £16.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% -27.50% +39.88%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Halifax

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Halifax

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Halifax over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Halifax

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Finance.

1 33 (61.11%) Banking
2 23 (42.59%) Retail Banking
3 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (18.52%) Waterfall
6 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
7 6 (11.11%) Retail
7 6 (11.11%) Scrum
8 5 (9.26%) Coaching
8 5 (9.26%) Migration
8 5 (9.26%) SAS
9 4 (7.41%) XML
9 4 (7.41%) Project Management
9 4 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.56%) Test Management
10 3 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
10 3 (5.56%) GDPR
11 2 (3.70%) IFRS
11 2 (3.70%) IFRS 9
11 2 (3.70%) Defect Management
11 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
11 2 (3.70%) Change Management
11 2 (3.70%) Validation
11 2 (3.70%) Line Management
11 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.70%) Test Strategy

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 5 (9.26%) SAS
2 1 (1.85%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) BIG-IP
1 1 (1.85%) DNS
1 1 (1.85%) Extranet
1 1 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
1 1 (1.85%) Intranet
1 1 (1.85%) SSL
1 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) OLAP
2 1 (1.85%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 33 (61.11%) Banking
2 23 (42.59%) Retail Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Analyst
2 18 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Banking Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Test Leader
6 6 (11.11%) Scrum Master
7 5 (9.26%) Test Manager
8 4 (7.41%) Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Lead Business Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
8 4 (7.41%) SAS Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Business Manager
9 3 (5.56%) Finance Business Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Manager
9 3 (5.56%) Service Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.85%) DataPower
2 1 (1.85%) Fintech
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) Robotics
2 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (18.52%) Waterfall
4 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
5 6 (11.11%) Scrum
6 5 (9.26%) Coaching
6 5 (9.26%) Migration
7 4 (7.41%) Project Management
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (5.56%) Test Management
9 2 (3.70%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.70%) Defect Management
9 2 (3.70%) Line Management
9 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.70%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) IBM Certification
1 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) GDPR
2 2 (3.70%) IFRS
2 2 (3.70%) IFRS 9
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (1.85%) F5
1 1 (1.85%) HP
1 1 (1.85%) IBM