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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Finance 154 255 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.94% 18.10% 15.73%
As % of the General category 53.85% 56.67% 58.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 183 130
Median daily rate £425 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +12.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.60 £13.00 £16.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.57% -20.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year +37.93% +26.08%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 286 450 311
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 27.74% 31.94% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 313 200
Median daily rate £415 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -38.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £10.75 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £28.43 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Leeds

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 66 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (17.34%) Project Management
3 51 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (13.93%) Banking
6 44 (13.62%) SQL
7 36 (11.15%) Windows
8 33 (10.22%) ITIL
9 31 (9.60%) Legal
9 31 (9.60%) Retail
10 30 (9.29%) Java
10 30 (9.29%) Analytics
11 29 (8.98%) Data Centre
11 29 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (8.05%) ERP
13 24 (7.43%) Service Delivery
13 24 (7.43%) Marketing
14 23 (7.12%) Unix
14 23 (7.12%) Linux
14 23 (7.12%) Oracle
15 22 (6.81%) Microsoft
15 22 (6.81%) Law
16 20 (6.19%) SQL Server
16 20 (6.19%) JavaScript
17 19 (5.88%) Waterfall
18 18 (5.57%) Active Directory
18 18 (5.57%) SAS
18 18 (5.57%) Dynamics AX
19 17 (5.26%) MS Office
19 17 (5.26%) VMware

Finance
Top Related 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 18 (5.57%) SAS
2 12 (3.72%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (2.17%) Mule
4 7 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.24%) Confluence
5 4 (1.24%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.62%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.62%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.31%) JBoss
7 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.31%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (5.26%) MS Office
2 11 (3.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.93%) MS Project
3 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.62%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (5.57%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.24%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (1.24%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.62%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Maximo
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.24%) Office 365
3 2 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.62%) PaaS
3 2 (0.62%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.31%) GitHub
4 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.10%) Firewall
2 6 (1.86%) Internet
3 5 (1.55%) DNS
3 5 (1.55%) SSL
4 4 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (1.24%) FTP
4 4 (1.24%) Network Security
4 4 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.62%) Extranet
6 2 (0.62%) IPsec
6 2 (0.62%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.62%) LDAP
6 2 (0.62%) OSPF
6 2 (0.62%) VPN
6 2 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.31%) DHCP
7 1 (0.31%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.41%) Hadoop
3 10 (3.10%) Big Data
4 6 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.86%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.55%) Data Mining
5 5 (1.55%) QlikView
6 4 (1.24%) Lumira
6 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.93%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.93%) HBase
7 3 (0.93%) MySQL
7 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (0.93%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 2 (0.62%) DB2
8 2 (0.62%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (0.62%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (3.72%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.10%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.79%) JIRA
4 7 (2.17%) Rational Application Developer
5 6 (1.86%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.24%) Xcode
7 3 (0.93%) JUnit
7 3 (0.93%) Selenium
7 3 (0.93%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.62%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.62%) Gatling
8 2 (0.62%) Gradle
8 2 (0.62%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.62%) JMeter
8 2 (0.62%) Maven
8 2 (0.62%) Mockito
8 2 (0.62%) Spock
8 2 (0.62%) Subversion
8 2 (0.62%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.31%) gulp
General
1 45 (13.93%) Banking
2 31 (9.60%) Legal
2 31 (9.60%) Retail
3 24 (7.43%) Marketing
4 22 (6.81%) Law
5 16 (4.95%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.79%) Advertising
6 9 (2.79%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.48%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.17%) Electronics
9 6 (1.86%) Games
10 4 (1.24%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.24%) Publishing
11 3 (0.93%) Back Office
12 2 (0.62%) German Language
12 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 83 (25.70%) Analyst
2 39 (12.07%) Developer
3 36 (11.15%) Business Analyst
4 35 (10.84%) Project Manager
5 34 (10.53%) Consultant
6 21 (6.50%) Architect
7 15 (4.64%) Administrator
8 14 (4.33%) Infrastructure Manager
9 12 (3.72%) Service Analyst
10 11 (3.41%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 10 (3.10%) IT Manager
12 8 (2.48%) Oracle Developer
12 8 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (2.48%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.17%) Financial Analyst
13 7 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (2.17%) SAS Administrator
13 7 (2.17%) Senior Business Analyst
13 7 (2.17%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.10%) HTML
2 9 (2.79%) CSS
2 9 (2.79%) Web Services
3 8 (2.48%) .NET
3 8 (2.48%) J2EE
3 8 (2.48%) JSP
4 7 (2.17%) JavaBeans
4 7 (2.17%) Node.js
4 7 (2.17%) Struts
5 6 (1.86%) REST
6 5 (1.55%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.55%) React
6 5 (1.55%) Spring
6 5 (1.55%) Spring Boot
6 5 (1.55%) XML
7 4 (1.24%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.24%) CSS3
7 4 (1.24%) HTML5
7 4 (1.24%) jQuery
7 4 (1.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.98%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.26%) User Experience
4 13 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.10%) NHS
6 9 (2.79%) Mainframe
7 8 (2.48%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.48%) iSeries
8 7 (2.17%) iPad
8 7 (2.17%) iPhone
8 7 (2.17%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.86%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.24%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.24%) Replication
11 3 (0.93%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.93%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.62%) EPoS
12 2 (0.62%) HACMP
12 2 (0.62%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.15%) Windows
2 23 (7.12%) Linux
2 23 (7.12%) Unix
3 11 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.10%) Android
5 9 (2.79%) Windows XP
6 8 (2.48%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.17%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.62%) CatOS
9 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (17.34%) Project Management
3 51 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (10.22%) ITIL
5 30 (9.29%) Analytics
6 29 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (8.05%) ERP
8 24 (7.43%) Service Delivery
9 19 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 16 (4.95%) Business Analysis
10 16 (4.95%) Scrum
11 15 (4.64%) Migration
11 15 (4.64%) Product Management
11 15 (4.64%) Service Management
12 14 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (4.33%) Mentoring
13 13 (4.02%) Data Modelling
14 12 (3.72%) E-Commerce
14 12 (3.72%) Programme Management
14 12 (3.72%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.62%) SQL
2 30 (9.29%) Java
3 20 (6.19%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.79%) Python
5 7 (2.17%) Apple Swift
6 6 (1.86%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.86%) VBA
7 5 (1.55%) C#
8 4 (1.24%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.93%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.62%) AWK
10 2 (0.62%) C
10 2 (0.62%) JCL
10 2 (0.62%) Korn
10 2 (0.62%) Ruby
10 2 (0.62%) Scala
11 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (4.95%) Degree
2 11 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.55%) SAS Certification
5 4 (1.24%) CISM
5 4 (1.24%) CISSP
6 3 (0.93%) CCIE
6 3 (0.93%) CISA
6 3 (0.93%) ISEB
7 2 (0.62%) CCA
7 2 (0.62%) CCNA
7 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.31%) IIBA
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.31%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.64%) SLA
2 12 (3.72%) QA
3 10 (3.10%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.48%) PMO
5 7 (2.17%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.24%) IFRS
7 3 (0.93%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.62%) FATCA
8 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.31%) Basel II
9 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.31%) GDPR
9 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (5.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.55%) RACF
3 5 (1.55%) vSphere
4 4 (1.24%) ACF2
5 3 (0.93%) HDFS
6 2 (0.62%) Firmware
6 2 (0.62%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.62%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.31%) Docker
7 1 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (3.41%) Oracle Identity Management
2 10 (3.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (2.17%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.55%) zSecure
5 4 (1.24%) Puppet
6 3 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.93%) Nagios
7 2 (0.62%) Ansible
7 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.31%) Salt
8 1 (0.31%) SCCM
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.31%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (7.12%) Oracle
2 22 (6.81%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.26%) VMware
4 15 (4.64%) Cisco
5 13 (4.02%) SAP
6 10 (3.10%) Avaya
7 7 (2.17%) NetIQ
8 6 (1.86%) CyberArk
8 6 (1.86%) IBM
8 6 (1.86%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.86%) Splunk
9 5 (1.55%) Cognos
9 5 (1.55%) F5
10 4 (1.24%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.24%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.24%) Sophos
10 4 (1.24%) Tealium
11 2 (0.62%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.62%) Solace
11 2 (0.62%) Twitter
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