Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 62 74 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 50.41% 61.16% 54.44%
As % of the General category 78.48% 83.15% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 70 141
Halifax median daily rate £358 £395 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% - +10.96%
10th Percentile £276 £305 £305
90th Percentile £450 £515 £455
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 £16.00 £14.20 £13.60
% change year-on-year +12.68% +4.45% -35.26%

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 79 89 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 64.23% 73.55% 68.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 80 161
Halifax median daily rate £374 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.78% -1.88% +12.36%
10th Percentile £279 £297 £289
90th Percentile £485 £490 £457
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 £18.99 £21.56 £14.50
% change year-on-year -11.92% +48.66% -37.67%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 (32.26%) Banking
2 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (19.35%) Retail Banking
5 9 (14.52%) Project Management
5 9 (14.52%) Migration
6 8 (12.90%) Business Analysis
7 6 (9.68%) Data Mapping
7 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.68%) SQL
8 5 (8.06%) ETL
8 5 (8.06%) Data Management
8 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
8 5 (8.06%) Data Migration
8 5 (8.06%) User Experience
8 5 (8.06%) Defect Management
9 4 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (6.45%) DevOps
9 4 (6.45%) Test Strategy
9 4 (6.45%) Big Data
9 4 (6.45%) TeamCity
9 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.45%) CMS
9 4 (6.45%) Change Management
9 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
9 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (4.84%) C
10 3 (4.84%) HTML

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 4 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (3.23%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.23%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.61%) InVision
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Capstone
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Big Data
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.61%) Power BI
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (6.45%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.61%) JIRA
3 1 (1.61%) ProC
3 1 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 20 (32.26%) Banking
2 12 (19.35%) Retail Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Billing
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Analyst
2 14 (22.58%) Project Manager
3 10 (16.13%) Business Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Test Leader
4 7 (11.29%) Banking Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Designer
5 4 (6.45%) Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Contracts Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Pensions Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Release Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Data Migration Lead
7 2 (3.23%) Environment Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) UX Designer
7 2 (3.23%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) CSS
1 3 (4.84%) HTML
1 3 (4.84%) LDAP
2 1 (1.61%) jQuery
2 1 (1.61%) React
2 1 (1.61%) RequireJS
2 1 (1.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) User Experience
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) DataPower
2 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.61%) Blog
3 1 (1.61%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (14.52%) Migration
3 9 (14.52%) Project Management
4 8 (12.90%) Business Analysis
5 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.68%) Data Mapping
6 5 (8.06%) Data Management
6 5 (8.06%) Data Migration
6 5 (8.06%) Defect Management
6 5 (8.06%) ETL
6 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
7 4 (6.45%) Change Management
7 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.45%) DevOps
7 4 (6.45%) Test Strategy
7 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.84%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) C
2 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.23%) VB
3 2 (3.23%) VBA
4 1 (1.61%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) ISEB
1 1 (1.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (1.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (1.61%) Capita
1 1 (1.61%) Google