Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 67 56 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 51.15% 49.56% 45.79%
As % of the General category 80.72% 80.00% 75.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 82
Halifax median daily rate £405 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.52% +8.85%
10th Percentile £269 £297 £259
90th Percentile £500 £512 £459
West Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +0.13% -4.65% +8.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.55 £14.20 £11.75
% change year-on-year -11.64% +20.85% -44.05%

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 83 70 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 63.36% 61.95% 60.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 58 102
Halifax median daily rate £405 £399 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.57% +2.90% +8.85%
10th Percentile £277 £297 £259
90th Percentile £553 £488 £457
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Halifax median hourly rate - £18.75 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -17.50% +48.15% -12.90%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (23.88%) Banking
4 11 (16.42%) Migration
5 9 (13.43%) Business Analysis
6 8 (11.94%) Retail Banking
6 8 (11.94%) Project Management
6 8 (11.94%) Scrum
6 8 (11.94%) SQL
7 7 (10.45%) Data Migration
8 6 (8.96%) User Stories
9 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (7.46%) Data Mapping
9 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (5.97%) Mainframe
10 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
10 4 (5.97%) HTML
10 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.97%) ETL
10 4 (5.97%) Retail
10 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.97%) PMO
10 4 (5.97%) Acceptance Criteria
11 3 (4.48%) Wireframes
11 3 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (4.48%) BDD
11 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (4.48%) Capacity Management
11 3 (4.48%) Big Data
11 3 (4.48%) Dynamics 365

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 2 (2.99%) Confluence
1 2 (2.99%) SAS
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
2 1 (1.49%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.49%) EngageOne
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) DHCP
1 3 (4.48%) DNS
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.49%) Power BI
3 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) ProC
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.49%) webpack
General
1 16 (23.88%) Banking
2 8 (11.94%) Retail Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Analyst
2 14 (20.90%) Project Manager
3 10 (14.93%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Data Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Banking Project Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.48%) Active Directory Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Banking Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Contracts Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Data Integration Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Integration Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Pensions Project Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Scrum Master
9 2 (2.99%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Lead Business Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) PMO Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Strategy Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) HTML
2 3 (4.48%) .NET
2 3 (4.48%) CSS
2 3 (4.48%) LDAP
3 2 (2.99%) jQuery
4 1 (1.49%) CSS3
4 1 (1.49%) HTML5
4 1 (1.49%) React
4 1 (1.49%) RequireJS
4 1 (1.49%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.48%) DataPower
3 3 (4.48%) PKI
4 2 (2.99%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
1 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (16.42%) Migration
4 9 (13.43%) Business Analysis
5 8 (11.94%) Project Management
5 8 (11.94%) Scrum
6 7 (10.45%) Data Migration
7 6 (8.96%) User Stories
8 5 (7.46%) Data Mapping
9 4 (5.97%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
9 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.97%) ETL
10 3 (4.48%) BDD
10 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.48%) Capacity Management
10 3 (4.48%) Change Management
10 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (4.48%) Validation
10 3 (4.48%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) C
2 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.48%) VBA
3 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.49%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) C++
4 1 (1.49%) PROC SQL
4 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) PCI QSA
2 1 (1.49%) APMP
2 1 (1.49%) CCDP
2 1 (1.49%) CCNA
2 1 (1.49%) CCNP
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.49%) ISEB
2 1 (1.49%) MCSA
2 1 (1.49%) MCSE
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.49%) VCP6
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) PMO
2 3 (4.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) Microgen
3 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) VMware