Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 288 356 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.10% 15.91% 13.33%
As % of the General category 49.48% 59.04% 48.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 283 231
Leeds median daily rate £416 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.48% -0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £300
90th Percentile £575 £625 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Leeds median hourly rate £16.00 - £13.60
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.20 £10.00
% change year-on-year +12.68% +42.00% -52.38%

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 582 603 731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 24.45% 26.96% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 408 484
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £275
90th Percentile £575 £613 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 10
Leeds median hourly rate £18.99 £20.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.39% +41.38% -6.45%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.75 £11.72
90th Percentile £30.00 £27.30 £46.35
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.99 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -10.04% +37.93% -30.95%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018, 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.

1 108 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (14.24%) SQL
4 38 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (10.76%) Banking
6 30 (10.42%) Java
6 30 (10.42%) Project Management
7 29 (10.07%) Scrum
8 26 (9.03%) Degree
9 24 (8.33%) Retail
9 24 (8.33%) SDLC
9 24 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (7.99%) Business Analysis
11 22 (7.64%) Change Management
12 21 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
12 21 (7.29%) DevOps
13 20 (6.94%) C#
13 20 (6.94%) ITIL
13 20 (6.94%) JIRA
14 19 (6.60%) Change Control
14 19 (6.60%) PRINCE2
14 19 (6.60%) PMO
15 18 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (5.90%) JavaScript
16 17 (5.90%) Microsoft
16 17 (5.90%) Migration
17 16 (5.56%) Analytics
18 15 (5.21%) Linux
18 15 (5.21%) Business Intelligence

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 9 (3.13%) SAS
2 6 (2.08%) Confluence
2 6 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.74%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.69%) CMS
5 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.35%) nginx
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Exstream
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.08%) IaaS
3 6 (2.08%) PaaS
3 6 (2.08%) SaaS
4 5 (1.74%) npm
4 5 (1.74%) Serverless
5 4 (1.39%) iPaaS
6 3 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.69%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.69%) Amazon SageMaker
7 2 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.69%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.78%) BGP
1 8 (2.78%) DNS
1 8 (2.78%) OSPF
2 7 (2.43%) LAN
2 7 (2.43%) WAN
3 6 (2.08%) Firewall
4 5 (1.74%) MPLS
4 5 (1.74%) SMS
5 3 (1.04%) SAN
6 2 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.69%) FTP
6 2 (0.69%) Internet
6 2 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.69%) NX-OS
6 2 (0.69%) VoIP
7 1 (0.35%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.35%) Network Security
7 1 (0.35%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.35%) SSH
7 1 (0.35%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.47%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.39%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.39%) Big Data
6 4 (1.39%) Data Lake
6 4 (1.39%) DB2
6 4 (1.39%) QlikView
6 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.04%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.04%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.04%) HBase
7 3 (1.04%) Pentaho
7 3 (1.04%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (6.94%) JIRA
2 10 (3.47%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.43%) IntelliJ
4 7 (2.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (1.74%) Babel
5 5 (1.74%) Maven
5 5 (1.74%) webpack
6 4 (1.39%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.04%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.69%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.69%) JUnit
8 2 (0.69%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.69%) Selenium
8 2 (0.69%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.69%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (10.76%) Banking
2 24 (8.33%) Retail
3 7 (2.43%) Retail Banking
4 6 (2.08%) Legal
4 6 (2.08%) Marketing
5 4 (1.39%) Back Office
6 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.69%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Front Office
7 1 (0.35%) German Language
7 1 (0.35%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (24.65%) Analyst
2 43 (14.93%) Project Manager
3 41 (14.24%) Developer
4 27 (9.38%) Business Analyst
4 27 (9.38%) Financial Analyst
5 17 (5.90%) Service Analyst
6 13 (4.51%) Agile Business Analyst
6 13 (4.51%) Architect
7 12 (4.17%) Data Analyst
7 12 (4.17%) Finance Business Analyst
7 12 (4.17%) IT Manager
8 11 (3.82%) Financial Business Analyst
8 11 (3.82%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 11 (3.82%) IT Project Manager
9 10 (3.47%) Financial Services Project Manager
9 10 (3.47%) Operations Analyst
10 9 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
10 9 (3.13%) Senior Manager
11 8 (2.78%) Designer
12 7 (2.43%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.86%) .NET
2 12 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 11 (3.82%) Web Services
4 10 (3.47%) REST
5 8 (2.78%) Node.js
6 7 (2.43%) JSON
7 6 (2.08%) React
7 6 (2.08%) RESTful
7 6 (2.08%) XML
8 5 (1.74%) DOM
8 5 (1.74%) HTML
8 5 (1.74%) Jest
8 5 (1.74%) Kafka
8 5 (1.74%) Redux
8 5 (1.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.39%) .NET Core
9 4 (1.39%) SOAP
10 3 (1.04%) CSS
10 3 (1.04%) Gherkin
10 3 (1.04%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.86%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.86%) User Experience
3 11 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.43%) Virtual Team
5 5 (1.74%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.74%) NHS
6 4 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.04%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.69%) Clustering
8 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.69%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.69%) PMI
8 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.69%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.69%) Tandem
9 1 (0.35%) CUDA
9 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.21%) Linux
2 12 (4.17%) Windows
3 10 (3.47%) Unix
4 7 (2.43%) Android
4 7 (2.43%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.74%) AIX
5 5 (1.74%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.69%) VMS
8 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (10.42%) Project Management
4 29 (10.07%) Scrum
5 24 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (8.33%) SDLC
6 23 (7.99%) Business Analysis
7 22 (7.64%) Change Management
8 21 (7.29%) DevOps
9 20 (6.94%) ITIL
10 19 (6.60%) Change Control
10 19 (6.60%) PRINCE2
11 17 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (5.90%) Migration
12 16 (5.56%) Analytics
13 15 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (4.86%) ETL
14 14 (4.86%) Service Management
15 13 (4.51%) Risk Management
15 13 (4.51%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.24%) SQL
2 30 (10.42%) Java
3 20 (6.94%) C#
4 17 (5.90%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.86%) Python
6 7 (2.43%) C
6 7 (2.43%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.43%) Scala
7 6 (2.08%) Ruby
7 6 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.74%) Perl
8 5 (1.74%) VBA
9 4 (1.39%) JCL
9 4 (1.39%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.04%) Apex Code
10 3 (1.04%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.04%) SOQL
11 2 (0.69%) C++
11 2 (0.69%) Groovy
11 2 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (9.03%) Degree
2 12 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.43%) CCNP
4 7 (2.43%) IIBA
4 7 (2.43%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.74%) MCSE
6 5 (1.74%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.39%) CCIE
8 3 (1.04%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.04%) CCNA
8 3 (1.04%) CIMA
8 3 (1.04%) CISSP
8 3 (1.04%) ISEB
8 3 (1.04%) MCITP
8 3 (1.04%) PMP
8 3 (1.04%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.60%) PMO
2 8 (2.78%) QA
3 6 (2.08%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.69%) COSO
4 2 (0.69%) ISO 31000
4 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.69%) P3O
4 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.35%) GDPR
5 1 (0.35%) SLA
5 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (3.13%) Docker
2 7 (2.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.39%) Control-M
1 4 (1.39%) Puppet
2 3 (1.04%) Nessus
2 3 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.04%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.69%) Ansible
3 2 (0.69%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.69%) SCCM
3 2 (0.69%) Terraform
3 2 (0.69%) WSUS
4 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.35%) Mesos
4 1 (0.35%) Packer
4 1 (0.35%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (5.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.86%) Cisco
3 11 (3.82%) Oracle
4 10 (3.47%) F5
5 8 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.43%) CheckPoint
6 7 (2.43%) VMware
7 6 (2.08%) EMC
7 6 (2.08%) IBM
7 6 (2.08%) Splunk
8 5 (1.74%) Dell
8 5 (1.74%) Hortonworks
8 5 (1.74%) NetApp
8 5 (1.74%) SAP
9 4 (1.39%) Axway
9 4 (1.39%) Citrix
9 4 (1.39%) CyberArk
9 4 (1.39%) RedGate
9 4 (1.39%) Tableau
10 3 (1.04%) Veritas