Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 102 268 323
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 9.40% 12.93% 12.66%
As % of the General category 26.98% 39.82% 49.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 197 271
Median daily rate £511 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.61% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £298 £268
90th Percentile £653 £665 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +228.57% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £46.25 £17.50 £14.10
% change year-on-year +164.29% +24.11% +3.71%

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 378 673 654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 34.84% 32.47% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 453 455
Median daily rate £495 £430 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.12% +5.65% +1.12%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £263
90th Percentile £644 £600 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 14
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.81 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.08% +21.88% +19.95%
10th Percentile £15.98 £10.75 £10.23
90th Percentile £51.63 £28.70 £44.85
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £14.32
% change year-on-year +19.44% +25.72% +6.06%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Leeds

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Finance in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for Finance in Leeds

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Finance in Leeds over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Finance in Leeds

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Finance in Leeds.

Hourly rate trend for Finance in Leeds

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Finance in Leeds over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Finance in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.59%) Degree
2 21 (20.59%) Project Management
3 15 (14.71%) Migration
4 14 (13.73%) Risk Management
4 14 (13.73%) Change Management
5 13 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (12.75%) SQL
5 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
5 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (11.76%) Java
7 11 (10.78%) Azure
8 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
8 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (9.80%) ETL
8 10 (9.80%) Public Sector
9 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
9 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
10 8 (7.84%) Oracle
10 8 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (7.84%) AWS
10 8 (7.84%) Programme Management
10 8 (7.84%) Master's Degree
10 8 (7.84%) Service Design
11 7 (6.86%) Jenkins
11 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
11 7 (6.86%) Test Automation
11 7 (6.86%) Data Migration
11 7 (6.86%) JIRA

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 6 (5.88%) Confluence
2 2 (1.96%) SAS
2 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.98%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.98%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.98%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Azure
2 8 (7.84%) AWS
3 5 (4.90%) GitHub
4 4 (3.92%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (3.92%) Power Platform
4 4 (3.92%) Slack
5 3 (2.94%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.94%) Basecamp
5 3 (2.94%) Logic Apps
5 3 (2.94%) Serverless
6 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.96%) GCP
6 2 (1.96%) IaaS
6 2 (1.96%) PaaS
6 2 (1.96%) SaaS
7 1 (0.98%) G Suite
7 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) Firewall
1 2 (1.96%) HTTP
1 2 (1.96%) HTTPS
1 2 (1.96%) Internet
1 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.98%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.90%) Data Lake
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (3.92%) Power BI
5 2 (1.96%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.96%) Spotfire
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.98%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.98%) MySQL
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.86%) Jenkins
1 7 (6.86%) JIRA
2 6 (5.88%) Xcode
3 4 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.94%) Android Studio
4 3 (2.94%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.94%) CocoaPods
4 3 (2.94%) Maven
4 3 (2.94%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.96%) fastlane
5 2 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.96%) Selenium
5 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.98%) GitLab
6 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (9.80%) Public Sector
2 6 (5.88%) Banking
2 6 (5.88%) Retail
3 4 (3.92%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.92%) Legal
4 3 (2.94%) Marketing
4 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.96%) Electronics
5 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.96%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 17 (16.67%) Developer
3 16 (15.69%) Architect
4 11 (10.78%) Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) Business Analyst
6 9 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.88%) iOS Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Technical Manager
7 6 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.92%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.92%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Data Architect
9 4 (3.92%) Delivery Project Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Python Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Technical Leader
10 3 (2.94%) Data Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Senior Manager
10 3 (2.94%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.86%) .NET
2 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.88%) PySpark
2 6 (5.88%) REST
3 5 (4.90%) JSON
3 5 (4.90%) React
3 5 (4.90%) Spring
4 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (3.92%) Node.js
4 4 (3.92%) XML
5 3 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.94%) Entity Framework
5 3 (2.94%) Kendo UI
5 3 (2.94%) Spring Boot
5 3 (2.94%) WCF
6 2 (1.96%) JDBC
6 2 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.96%) SOAP
6 2 (1.96%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.88%) User Experience
4 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.92%) NHS
4 4 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.94%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.96%) iPad
6 2 (1.96%) iPhone
6 2 (1.96%) PMI
6 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.98%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.86%) Windows
2 6 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.88%) Linux
3 5 (4.90%) Unix
4 4 (3.92%) Android
5 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.98%) Solaris
6 1 (0.98%) VMS
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.59%) Project Management
3 15 (14.71%) Migration
4 14 (13.73%) Change Management
4 14 (13.73%) Risk Management
5 13 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (9.80%) ETL
7 8 (7.84%) Programme Management
7 8 (7.84%) Service Design
8 7 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.86%) Data Migration
8 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.86%) Test Automation
9 6 (5.88%) ERP
9 6 (5.88%) iOS Development
9 6 (5.88%) MVC
9 6 (5.88%) Practice Management
9 6 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.75%) SQL
2 12 (11.76%) Java
3 6 (5.88%) Apple Swift
4 5 (4.90%) C#
4 5 (4.90%) Java 8
4 5 (4.90%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.90%) Python
5 3 (2.94%) Kotlin
6 2 (1.96%) PHP
6 2 (1.96%) R
6 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.96%) XPath
7 1 (0.98%) ABAP
7 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.98%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (20.59%) Degree
2 8 (7.84%) Master's Degree
3 6 (5.88%) NVQ Level 4
3 6 (5.88%) Postgraduate
4 4 (3.92%) CISA
4 4 (3.92%) CISM
4 4 (3.92%) CISSP
5 3 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.96%) APMP
6 2 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.96%) COBIT
2 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.96%) FISMA
2 2 (1.96%) HIPAA
2 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.96%) NIST
2 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.96%) PMO
2 2 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) ITGC
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.98%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
2 1 (0.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.98%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle
3 4 (3.92%) Databricks
3 4 (3.92%) SAP
4 3 (2.94%) AppDynamics
4 3 (2.94%) Splunk
5 2 (1.96%) Apple
5 2 (1.96%) IBM
5 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.96%) Tableau
5 2 (1.96%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.98%) Adobe
6 1 (0.98%) BMC
6 1 (0.98%) CA
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco
6 1 (0.98%) Lotus
6 1 (0.98%) McAfee
6 1 (0.98%) Remedy
6 1 (0.98%) Symantec
6 1 (0.98%) VMware