Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 367 349 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.18% 13.33% 17.39%
As % of the General category 59.97% 47.68% 61.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 230 447
Leeds median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £277 £300 £275
90th Percentile £623 £564 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £401 £388
% change year-on-year -0.31% +3.55% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.60 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.26% +130.77%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £10.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +42.00% -52.38% +54.47%

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 612 732 916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 26.98% 27.96% 28.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 484 618
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +9.00%
10th Percentile £255 £275 £263
90th Percentile £604 £575 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 28
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.38% -6.45% -52.31%
10th Percentile £15.25 £11.72 £11.12
90th Percentile £37.50 £46.35 £41.38
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% -27.50% +39.88%

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 22 November 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Finance.

1 105 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (13.35%) Microsoft
3 48 (13.08%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (12.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (11.99%) Project Management
6 43 (11.72%) Marketing
7 38 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (10.08%) Banking
8 37 (10.08%) Java
8 37 (10.08%) Oracle
9 34 (9.26%) SQL
10 32 (8.72%) Programme Management
11 31 (8.45%) SAP
12 30 (8.17%) Scrum
13 29 (7.90%) Telecoms
14 28 (7.63%) SaaS
15 27 (7.36%) Windows
15 27 (7.36%) Analytics
16 26 (7.08%) DevOps
16 26 (7.08%) HTML
17 25 (6.81%) Manufacturing
17 25 (6.81%) Retail
18 24 (6.54%) Management Information System
18 24 (6.54%) GDPR
18 24 (6.54%) IT Strategy
19 23 (6.27%) Electronics
19 23 (6.27%) JavaScript
19 23 (6.27%) Digital Marketing
20 22 (5.99%) SQL Server
21 21 (5.72%) TOGAF

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 20 (5.45%) SAS
2 11 (3.00%) Confluence
3 9 (2.45%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.91%) CMS
4 7 (1.91%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.63%) Apache
5 6 (1.63%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.36%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.09%) MS Project Server
7 4 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.54%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.27%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (5.45%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (5.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.63%) SaaS
2 19 (5.18%) PaaS
3 18 (4.90%) IaaS
4 15 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (2.18%) GitHub
7 4 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.82%) Slack
9 2 (0.54%) Office 365
10 1 (0.27%) Akamai
10 1 (0.27%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.27%) Force.com
10 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.54%) LAN
1 13 (3.54%) WAN
2 10 (2.72%) DNS
3 8 (2.18%) 3G
3 8 (2.18%) GPRS
3 8 (2.18%) GSM
3 8 (2.18%) LTE
3 8 (2.18%) SGSN
3 8 (2.18%) Wireless
4 6 (1.63%) Internet
4 6 (1.63%) VPN
5 5 (1.36%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.09%) Firewall
6 4 (1.09%) SSH
7 3 (0.82%) Network Security
7 3 (0.82%) SMS
8 2 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.54%) LDAP
9 1 (0.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.45%) Big Data
3 17 (4.63%) MongoDB
4 16 (4.36%) Hadoop
4 16 (4.36%) MySQL
5 14 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.27%) HBase
6 12 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.45%) QlikView
9 7 (1.91%) Apache Hive
9 7 (1.91%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.36%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.09%) Impala
12 4 (1.09%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.09%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (4.63%) JIRA
2 12 (3.27%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.45%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (1.91%) Cucumber
4 7 (1.91%) Selenium
5 6 (1.63%) Maven
5 6 (1.63%) WebDriver
6 5 (1.36%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.09%) GoCD
7 4 (1.09%) Grunt
7 4 (1.09%) Travis CI
7 4 (1.09%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.82%) ERwin
8 3 (0.82%) gulp
8 3 (0.82%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.54%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.54%) Gradle
9 2 (0.54%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (11.72%) Marketing
2 37 (10.08%) Banking
3 29 (7.90%) Telecoms
4 25 (6.81%) Manufacturing
4 25 (6.81%) Retail
5 23 (6.27%) Electronics
6 14 (3.81%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.36%) Law
8 4 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.82%) Games
9 3 (0.82%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 85 (23.16%) Analyst
2 63 (17.17%) Project Manager
3 56 (15.26%) Developer
4 49 (13.35%) Business Analyst
5 45 (12.26%) Architect
6 22 (5.99%) Consultant
6 22 (5.99%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (4.36%) Senior Manager
8 13 (3.54%) Senior Project Manager
8 13 (3.54%) SQL Developer
9 12 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (3.00%) Java Developer
10 11 (3.00%) PMO Analyst
10 11 (3.00%) Senior Business Analyst
11 10 (2.72%) Data Architect
12 9 (2.45%) Senior Developer
12 9 (2.45%) Senior SQL Developer
12 9 (2.45%) Tester
13 8 (2.18%) 3rd Line Technical Support
13 8 (2.18%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.08%) HTML
2 20 (5.45%) CSS
3 18 (4.90%) Spring
4 16 (4.36%) .NET
5 13 (3.54%) AngularJS
5 13 (3.54%) Web Services
6 12 (3.27%) Hibernate
6 12 (3.27%) HTML5
6 12 (3.27%) Node.js
7 10 (2.72%) CSS3
8 9 (2.45%) Angular 2
8 9 (2.45%) Kafka
8 9 (2.45%) REST
8 9 (2.45%) Spring Boot
9 8 (2.18%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.91%) SAML
10 7 (1.91%) Sass
11 6 (1.63%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.63%) jQuery
12 5 (1.36%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.54%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.81%) User Experience
4 12 (3.27%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (1.91%) PKI
7 6 (1.63%) NHS
8 5 (1.36%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.09%) IVR
9 4 (1.09%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.82%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.82%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.82%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.54%) BYOD
11 2 (0.54%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.54%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.54%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.54%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.36%) Windows
2 16 (4.36%) Unix
3 15 (4.09%) Linux
4 12 (3.27%) Android
5 10 (2.72%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.18%) Mac OS X
6 8 (2.18%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.54%) AIX
8 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.27%) CentOS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (13.08%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (12.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (11.99%) Project Management
5 32 (8.72%) Programme Management
6 30 (8.17%) Scrum
7 27 (7.36%) Analytics
8 26 (7.08%) DevOps
9 24 (6.54%) IT Strategy
10 23 (6.27%) Digital Marketing
11 21 (5.72%) TOGAF
12 20 (5.45%) CRM
13 19 (5.18%) Migration
14 18 (4.90%) Change Management
14 18 (4.90%) Coaching
14 18 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (4.90%) TDD
15 17 (4.63%) ETL
16 16 (4.36%) MVC
17 14 (3.81%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.08%) Java
2 34 (9.26%) SQL
3 23 (6.27%) JavaScript
4 18 (4.90%) C#
5 12 (3.27%) Python
6 9 (2.45%) PHP
6 9 (2.45%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.18%) VB
8 7 (1.91%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.63%) Go
10 5 (1.36%) C++
10 5 (1.36%) Ruby
11 4 (1.09%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.82%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.82%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.54%) C
13 2 (0.54%) R
13 2 (0.54%) SAS Macro
13 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (4.09%) Degree
2 11 (3.00%) MCSE
2 11 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.45%) MCITP
4 7 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.91%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.36%) CCIE
5 5 (1.36%) ISEB
6 4 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.54%) CISM
8 2 (0.54%) CISSP
8 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.54%) PMP
8 2 (0.54%) SAS Certification
8 2 (0.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.27%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.54%) GDPR
2 18 (4.90%) PMO
3 6 (1.63%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.63%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) PSD2
System Software
1 10 (2.72%) Docker
2 7 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (1.36%) HDFS
5 4 (1.09%) Apache Flume
5 4 (1.09%) VMware NSX
5 4 (1.09%) vSphere
6 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.27%) RACF
7 1 (0.27%) XenApp
7 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (3.54%) Ansible
2 8 (2.18%) AirWatch
2 8 (2.18%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.91%) Terraform
4 5 (1.36%) Puppet
5 4 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.09%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.54%) SCCM
6 2 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.27%) Grafana
7 1 (0.27%) Graphite
7 1 (0.27%) Opsview
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 49 (13.35%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.08%) Oracle
3 31 (8.45%) SAP
4 11 (3.00%) Cisco
4 11 (3.00%) VMware
5 9 (2.45%) RedGate
6 8 (2.18%) MobileIron
6 8 (2.18%) Tableau
7 6 (1.63%) Dell
7 6 (1.63%) IBM
7 6 (1.63%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.36%) Cognos
8 5 (1.36%) Google
9 4 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.82%) Apigee
10 3 (0.82%) CA
10 3 (0.82%) Citrix
10 3 (0.82%) Informatica
11 2 (0.54%) CyberArk
11 2 (0.54%) Datameer