Period
to 15 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 15 December 2019 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
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 189 283 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.22% 11.97% 14.75%
As % of the General category 32.70% 41.56% 47.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 223 264
Leeds median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% -0.29%
10th Percentile £325 £281 £263
90th Percentile £610 £588 £615
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.18% +0.06% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Leeds median hourly rate £66.00 £16.00 £11.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +312.50% +38.95% -15.00%
10th Percentile £37.58 £16.00 £11.19
90th Percentile £66.50 £16.00 £11.84
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £66.00 £12.55 £14.20
% change year-on-year +426.00% -11.64% +20.85%

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 Leeds with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 578 681 695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 34.30% 28.81% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 456 464
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £255
90th Percentile £588 £575 £588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 19
Leeds median hourly rate £24.24 £20.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.71% -1.24% +51.85%
10th Percentile £14.29 £12.11 £11.05
90th Percentile £66.50 £26.50 £40.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.42 £16.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year +29.36% -12.87% +33.33%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Leeds

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Leeds

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Leeds over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Leeds

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Leeds

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Leeds over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Finance.

1 89 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (22.75%) Microsoft
3 40 (21.16%) Azure
4 39 (20.63%) .NET
5 33 (17.46%) SQL
5 33 (17.46%) AWS
6 30 (15.87%) C#
6 30 (15.87%) Scrum
7 27 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 25 (13.23%) SQL Server
8 25 (13.23%) Migration
8 25 (13.23%) Banking
9 23 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (11.11%) DevOps
10 21 (11.11%) Java
10 21 (11.11%) Project Management
10 21 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (10.58%) Windows
11 20 (10.58%) RESTful
11 20 (10.58%) JIRA
12 19 (10.05%) Confluence
12 19 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (9.52%) Change Management
13 18 (9.52%) Microservices
14 17 (8.99%) GitHub
14 17 (8.99%) Data Migration
14 17 (8.99%) Oracle
14 17 (8.99%) .NET Core
15 16 (8.47%) Git (software)
15 16 (8.47%) Mentoring

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 19 (10.05%) Confluence
2 7 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (3.70%) Mule
3 5 (2.65%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.65%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.06%) SAS
6 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.53%) CMS
6 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.29%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.53%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.53%) SPSS
5 1 (0.53%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.59%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.53%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 40 (21.16%) Azure
2 33 (17.46%) AWS
3 17 (8.99%) GitHub
4 12 (6.35%) Slack
5 8 (4.23%) Power Platform
6 7 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
6 7 (3.70%) npm
7 6 (3.17%) GCP
8 5 (2.65%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (2.65%) PowerApps
9 4 (2.12%) SaaS
10 3 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.59%) IaaS
10 3 (1.59%) PaaS
11 2 (1.06%) Office 365
11 2 (1.06%) ShareGate
12 1 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.76%) DNS
2 8 (4.23%) Firewall
3 5 (2.65%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.12%) Internet
4 4 (2.12%) Skype
5 3 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.59%) DHCP
5 3 (1.59%) DMZ
5 3 (1.59%) SAN
6 2 (1.06%) Broadband
6 2 (1.06%) LAN
6 2 (1.06%) NAS
6 2 (1.06%) Network Security
6 2 (1.06%) SMTP
6 2 (1.06%) SNMP
6 2 (1.06%) VoIP
6 2 (1.06%) VPN
6 2 (1.06%) WAN
6 2 (1.06%) WebEx
7 1 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.88%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (6.35%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.29%) Big Data
4 10 (5.29%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.23%) Power BI
6 7 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (2.12%) Data Lake
7 4 (2.12%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.12%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.59%) MySQL
8 3 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.59%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.53%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.53%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.53%) KNIME
10 1 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (10.58%) JIRA
2 16 (8.47%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.88%) Selenium
5 12 (6.35%) JUnit
5 12 (6.35%) Mockito
5 12 (6.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (6.35%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (5.29%) TeamCity
7 7 (3.70%) Maven
7 7 (3.70%) SpecFlow
8 6 (3.17%) SoapUI
8 6 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.65%) Xcode
10 4 (2.12%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.12%) FitNesse
10 4 (2.12%) HP UFT
11 2 (1.06%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.06%) WinDbg
12 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (13.23%) Banking
2 9 (4.76%) Retail Banking
3 8 (4.23%) Retail
4 6 (3.17%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.65%) Legal
5 5 (2.65%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Billing
7 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (25.93%) Developer
2 27 (14.29%) Analyst
3 18 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 17 (8.99%) Architect
5 16 (8.47%) Business Analyst
6 11 (5.82%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.29%) Android Developer
8 9 (4.76%) Senior Manager
8 9 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.23%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (3.17%) Administrator
11 6 (3.17%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.17%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.17%) Programme Manager
11 6 (3.17%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (3.17%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.63%) .NET
2 20 (10.58%) RESTful
3 17 (8.99%) .NET Core
4 15 (7.94%) REST
5 13 (6.88%) Spring
6 12 (6.35%) AngularJS
6 12 (6.35%) JSON
7 11 (5.82%) Spring Boot
7 11 (5.82%) Web Services
8 9 (4.76%) XML
9 8 (4.23%) ASP.NET
10 7 (3.70%) Enzyme
10 7 (3.70%) Express
10 7 (3.70%) Jest
10 7 (3.70%) Node.js
10 7 (3.70%) Redux
10 7 (3.70%) WireMock
10 7 (3.70%) WSDL
11 6 (3.17%) ASP.NET Core
12 5 (2.65%) Retrofit
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.23%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.23%) User Experience
3 6 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.12%) NHS
5 3 (1.59%) Clustering
5 3 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.06%) Handset
6 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.53%) PMI
7 1 (0.53%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.58%) Windows
2 10 (5.29%) Android
2 10 (5.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.65%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.12%) Linux
6 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.06%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (15.87%) Scrum
3 27 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 25 (13.23%) Migration
5 21 (11.11%) DevOps
5 21 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (11.11%) Project Management
6 19 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (9.52%) Change Management
7 18 (9.52%) Microservices
8 17 (8.99%) Data Migration
9 16 (8.47%) Mentoring
10 15 (7.94%) Risk Management
11 14 (7.41%) Coaching
11 14 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (6.88%) Business Analysis
12 13 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (6.88%) Kanban
12 13 (6.88%) SDLC
13 12 (6.35%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.46%) SQL
2 30 (15.87%) C#
3 21 (11.11%) Java
4 7 (3.70%) ES6
4 7 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.65%) Apple Swift
5 5 (2.65%) Kotlin
6 4 (2.12%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.12%) Java 8
6 4 (2.12%) Python
6 4 (2.12%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.59%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.06%) Scala
8 2 (1.06%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.06%) VBScript
9 1 (0.53%) C
9 1 (0.53%) R
9 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (6.88%) Degree
2 8 (4.23%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.70%) ISEB
4 4 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.59%) CCNP
5 3 (1.59%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.06%) CCNA
6 2 (1.06%) CCSP
6 2 (1.06%) CCVP
6 2 (1.06%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.06%) IIBA
6 2 (1.06%) MCSE
7 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.53%) CFA
7 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.53%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.76%) QA
2 6 (3.17%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.17%) GDPR
2 6 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.12%) SLA
4 3 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.59%) PMO
5 2 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.53%) IFRS
6 1 (0.53%) P3O
System Software
1 14 (7.41%) Docker
2 6 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.06%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.06%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.06%) vSphere
5 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (5.82%) SCCM
2 4 (2.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.12%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (2.12%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.12%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.06%) SCOM
3 2 (1.06%) vRealize
4 1 (0.53%) Ansible
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.53%) Puppet
4 1 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.53%) Terraform
4 1 (0.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (22.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.99%) Oracle
3 13 (6.88%) VMware
4 8 (4.23%) F5
5 7 (3.70%) AppDynamics
5 7 (3.70%) Blue Coat
5 7 (3.70%) Cisco
5 7 (3.70%) Databricks
5 7 (3.70%) Google
5 7 (3.70%) HP
5 7 (3.70%) Splunk
6 4 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.59%) Cognos
7 3 (1.59%) IBM
7 3 (1.59%) SAP
7 3 (1.59%) Tableau
8 2 (1.06%) Adobe
8 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.06%) RedGate
8 2 (1.06%) Sonus