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 3 months to 27 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 / Halifax
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing Finance 41 86 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 56.94% 58.50% 53.29%
As % of the General category 82.00% 78.18% 80.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 73 71
Median daily rate £381 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +12.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +32.89% -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 Halifax with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 50 110 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 69.44% 74.83% 66.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 92 85
Median daily rate £375 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Finance.

1 43 (47.78%) Banking
2 28 (31.11%) Retail
3 27 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (15.56%) SQL
6 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
6 13 (14.44%) Project Management
7 12 (13.33%) Retail Banking
8 10 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 9 (10.00%) Credit Risk
9 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 9 (10.00%) Migration
10 7 (7.78%) Change Management
10 7 (7.78%) SAS
10 7 (7.78%) Windows
11 6 (6.67%) Service Delivery
11 6 (6.67%) Data Management
11 6 (6.67%) PMO
11 6 (6.67%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.56%) Network Security
12 5 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
12 5 (5.56%) Data Analysis
12 5 (5.56%) CCSA
12 5 (5.56%) Firewall
12 5 (5.56%) CheckPoint
12 5 (5.56%) T-SQL
12 5 (5.56%) CCNA

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 7 (7.78%) SAS
2 4 (4.44%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) Firewall
1 5 (5.56%) Network Security
2 3 (3.33%) FTP
3 2 (2.22%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.11%) Big Data
3 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.11%) OLAP
3 1 (1.11%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 43 (47.78%) Banking
2 28 (31.11%) Retail
3 12 (13.33%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (43.33%) Analyst
2 21 (23.33%) Business Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Developer
4 9 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Lead Project Manager
6 5 (5.56%) Migration Manager
6 5 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Test Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Finance Business Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) .NET
1 4 (4.44%) XML
2 3 (3.33%) ISPF
2 3 (3.33%) Middleware
3 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.22%) jQuery
4 1 (1.11%) WCF
4 1 (1.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (10.00%) Credit Risk
2 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.33%) iSeries
4 3 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.33%) Tandem
5 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) Unix
2 3 (3.33%) zOS
3 2 (2.22%) Android
3 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.44%) Project Management
4 10 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 9 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 9 (10.00%) Migration
6 7 (7.78%) Change Management
7 6 (6.67%) Data Management
7 6 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.67%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.56%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.44%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.44%) Defect Management
9 4 (4.44%) Scrum
9 4 (4.44%) Service Management
9 4 (4.44%) Workflow
10 3 (3.33%) Contingency Planning
10 3 (3.33%) Regulatory Compliance
10 3 (3.33%) Resource Management
10 3 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.56%) SQL
2 5 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.44%) VBA
4 3 (3.33%) JCL
5 2 (2.22%) C#
5 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) CCNA
1 5 (5.56%) CCSA
1 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) ISEB
2 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) PMO
2 3 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.22%) QA
4 1 (1.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.56%) CheckPoint
2 5 (5.56%) Cisco
2 5 (5.56%) IBM
3 3 (3.33%) Axway
3 3 (3.33%) IBM Sterling
3 3 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (1.11%) NetIQ
4 1 (1.11%) Splunk
4 1 (1.11%) Workday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago