Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 75 90 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 52.82% 61.22% 62.77%
As % of the General category 83.33% 84.11% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 85 139
Halifax median daily rate £376 £395 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.75% +4.64% +6.04%
10th Percentile £285 £305 £280
90th Percentile £562 £498 £453
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £410 £389
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.47% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.10 £13.60 £12.50
% change year-on-year +3.71% +8.76% +6.66%

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 90 107 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 63.38% 72.79% 79.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 96 157
Halifax median daily rate £400 £391 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.24% -2.19% +6.67%
10th Percentile £284 £303 £305
90th Percentile £675 £473 £459
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £29.00 £16.25 £13.75
% change year-on-year +78.46% +18.18% -60.71%

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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Finance.

1 34 (45.33%) Banking
2 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (26.67%) Retail Banking
4 17 (22.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (18.67%) Retail
5 14 (18.67%) SQL
5 14 (18.67%) SAS
6 11 (14.67%) DevOps
7 9 (12.00%) QA
7 9 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (12.00%) Project Management
7 9 (12.00%) Business Analysis
7 9 (12.00%) Scrum
8 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
8 8 (10.67%) HTML
8 8 (10.67%) CSS
8 8 (10.67%) User Experience
8 8 (10.67%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.33%) HTML5
9 7 (9.33%) MongoDB
9 7 (9.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (9.33%) NoSQL
9 7 (9.33%) Test Scripting
9 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (9.33%) Microservices
9 7 (9.33%) React
9 7 (9.33%) Spring Boot
9 7 (9.33%) Defect Management
9 7 (9.33%) ES6
9 7 (9.33%) Node.js

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 14 (18.67%) SAS
2 4 (5.33%) CMS
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (5.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.33%) InVision
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Capstone
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) SMS
2 2 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (2.67%) WAN
3 1 (1.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.33%) DNS
3 1 (1.33%) Extranet
3 1 (1.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.33%) Intranet
3 1 (1.33%) SSL
3 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (9.33%) Cloud Spanner
1 7 (9.33%) MongoDB
1 7 (9.33%) MySQL
1 7 (9.33%) NewSQL
1 7 (9.33%) NoSQL
1 7 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.33%) MS Access
4 1 (1.33%) OLAP
4 1 (1.33%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (5.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) JMeter
3 1 (1.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (45.33%) Banking
2 20 (26.67%) Retail Banking
3 14 (18.67%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Retail Finance
5 1 (1.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Billing
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Analyst
2 11 (14.67%) Business Analyst
3 10 (13.33%) Test Leader
4 9 (12.00%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.33%) Banking Project Manager
6 6 (8.00%) Designer
7 5 (6.67%) Data Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Developer
7 5 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Java Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) NoSQL Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Banking Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) JavaScript Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Lead DevOps
8 4 (5.33%) Visual Designer
9 3 (4.00%) Data Quality Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) CSS
1 8 (10.67%) HTML
2 7 (9.33%) Akka
2 7 (9.33%) Angular 2
2 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
2 7 (9.33%) CSS3
2 7 (9.33%) HATEOAS
2 7 (9.33%) HTML5
2 7 (9.33%) Node.js
2 7 (9.33%) React
2 7 (9.33%) REST
2 7 (9.33%) Spring
2 7 (9.33%) Spring Boot
2 7 (9.33%) Vert.x
2 7 (9.33%) Web Services
2 7 (9.33%) WebSockets
3 6 (8.00%) .NET
4 5 (6.67%) .NET Core
4 5 (6.67%) OpenFin
4 5 (6.67%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) User Experience
2 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) Blog
5 1 (1.33%) DataPower
5 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Android
1 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.67%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (14.67%) DevOps
4 9 (12.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (12.00%) Project Management
4 9 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (12.00%) Scrum
5 8 (10.67%) Test Automation
6 7 (9.33%) Data Management
6 7 (9.33%) Defect Management
6 7 (9.33%) Microservices
6 7 (9.33%) Non-Blocking Code
6 7 (9.33%) Test Scripting
7 6 (8.00%) Migration
7 6 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (6.67%) Change Management
8 5 (6.67%) Mobile First
8 5 (6.67%) Release Management
8 5 (6.67%) The Twelve-Factor App
8 5 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.67%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.33%) ES6
3 7 (9.33%) Java
4 3 (4.00%) VBA
5 2 (2.67%) C#
6 1 (1.33%) C
6 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) CCNP
1 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.67%) ISEB
1 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (1.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) QA
2 6 (8.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.00%) PMO
4 1 (1.33%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (4.00%) F5
2 2 (2.67%) Cisco
3 1 (1.33%) Google
3 1 (1.33%) IBM
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.33%) Progress
3 1 (1.33%) Tableau
3 1 (1.33%) Teradata