Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 276 319 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.82% 14.55% 14.26%
As % of the General category 51.59% 59.07% 48.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 267 216
Leeds median daily rate £425 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% -6.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £299
90th Percentile £613 £615 £619
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £11.52 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.98% -15.00% -15.33%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.30 £14.15 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.02% +4.81% -18.18%

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 535 540 691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 22.91% 24.62% 29.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 378 449
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £281 £247 £261
90th Percentile £575 £591 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 11
Leeds median hourly rate £20.75 £20.88 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +53.55% -12.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.88 £10.69
90th Percentile £39.38 £40.70 £30.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +3.75% +47.11% -12.29%

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 21 January 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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 102 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (21.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (17.39%) SQL
4 35 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (9.78%) Java
5 27 (9.78%) Scrum
6 26 (9.42%) Change Management
6 26 (9.42%) JIRA
7 25 (9.06%) Banking
7 25 (9.06%) Retail
8 23 (8.33%) SDLC
8 23 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (7.61%) Project Management
9 21 (7.61%) ITIL
9 21 (7.61%) Python
9 21 (7.61%) Degree
10 20 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (7.25%) Microsoft Excel
11 19 (6.88%) Microsoft
11 19 (6.88%) PMO
12 18 (6.52%) PRINCE2
13 17 (6.16%) C#
13 17 (6.16%) Data Analysis
13 17 (6.16%) Waterfall
13 17 (6.16%) Programme Delivery
13 17 (6.16%) Service Design
14 16 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (5.80%) Business Analysis
14 16 (5.80%) JavaScript
15 15 (5.43%) SQL Server

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 11 (3.99%) SAS
2 6 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.81%) Confluence
4 4 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.72%) nginx
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.36%) CMS
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (7.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (5.07%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (3.99%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Exstream
2 1 (0.36%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.36%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.90%) IaaS
3 8 (2.90%) PaaS
3 8 (2.90%) SaaS
4 5 (1.81%) npm
5 4 (1.45%) iPaaS
5 4 (1.45%) Serverless
6 3 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.72%) Amazon SageMaker
7 2 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.72%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.72%) Office 365
7 2 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.90%) BGP
1 8 (2.90%) LAN
1 8 (2.90%) OSPF
1 8 (2.90%) WAN
2 7 (2.54%) DNS
3 5 (1.81%) MPLS
4 4 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (1.45%) Firewall
4 4 (1.45%) NX-OS
4 4 (1.45%) VoIP
5 3 (1.09%) SAN
6 2 (0.72%) Internet
7 1 (0.36%) ATM
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.36%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.36%) VPLS
7 1 (0.36%) VPN
7 1 (0.36%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.26%) Hadoop
3 7 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.45%) Big Data
6 4 (1.45%) Data Lake
6 4 (1.45%) DB2
6 4 (1.45%) QlikView
7 3 (1.09%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.09%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.09%) HBase
7 3 (1.09%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (9.42%) JIRA
2 8 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.54%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (2.17%) IntelliJ
5 5 (1.81%) Babel
5 5 (1.81%) webpack
6 4 (1.45%) Selenium
6 4 (1.45%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.09%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.09%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.72%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.72%) Maven
8 2 (0.72%) ProC
8 2 (0.72%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.36%) Gatling
9 1 (0.36%) GitLab
General
1 25 (9.06%) Banking
1 25 (9.06%) Retail
2 6 (2.17%) Legal
3 5 (1.81%) Marketing
4 4 (1.45%) Back Office
5 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.09%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) Front Office
7 1 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (22.83%) Analyst
2 38 (13.77%) Developer
3 28 (10.14%) Project Manager
4 25 (9.06%) Financial Analyst
5 24 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 14 (5.07%) Service Analyst
7 13 (4.71%) Programme Manager
8 12 (4.35%) Architect
8 12 (4.35%) Data Analyst
8 12 (4.35%) Programme Director
9 11 (3.99%) Senior Manager
10 10 (3.62%) Agile Business Analyst
10 10 (3.62%) Delivery Manager
11 9 (3.26%) Finance Business Analyst
12 8 (2.90%) Financial Business Analyst
12 8 (2.90%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 8 (2.90%) SQL Developer
13 7 (2.54%) Data Manager
13 7 (2.54%) Network Engineer
13 7 (2.54%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.43%) Web Services
2 13 (4.71%) .NET
3 10 (3.62%) AngularJS
4 8 (2.90%) REST
5 7 (2.54%) Node.js
6 6 (2.17%) JSON
6 6 (2.17%) RESTful
6 6 (2.17%) XML
7 5 (1.81%) .NET Core
7 5 (1.81%) DOM
7 5 (1.81%) Jest
7 5 (1.81%) React
7 5 (1.81%) Redux
7 5 (1.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (1.45%) Kafka
8 4 (1.45%) Velocity
9 3 (1.09%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.09%) RxJS
9 3 (1.09%) SOAP
9 3 (1.09%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.35%) User Experience
3 11 (3.99%) NHS
4 8 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.81%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.45%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.72%) PMI
8 2 (0.72%) Tandem
9 1 (0.36%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.36%) CUDA
9 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.36%) GPGPU
9 1 (0.36%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.62%) Linux
1 10 (3.62%) Windows
2 7 (2.54%) Android
2 7 (2.54%) Unix
3 6 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.81%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.45%) AIX
6 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.36%) Solaris
6 1 (0.36%) VMS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (21.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (9.78%) Scrum
4 26 (9.42%) Change Management
5 23 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (8.33%) SDLC
6 21 (7.61%) ITIL
6 21 (7.61%) Project Management
7 18 (6.52%) PRINCE2
8 17 (6.16%) Data Analysis
8 17 (6.16%) Programme Delivery
8 17 (6.16%) Service Design
8 17 (6.16%) Waterfall
9 16 (5.80%) Business Analysis
10 15 (5.43%) DevOps
10 15 (5.43%) Programme Management
11 14 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (4.71%) Analytics
12 13 (4.71%) ETL
12 13 (4.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 48 (17.39%) SQL
2 27 (9.78%) Java
3 21 (7.61%) Python
4 17 (6.16%) C#
5 16 (5.80%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.90%) C
6 8 (2.90%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.54%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.54%) Ruby
7 7 (2.54%) Scala
8 6 (2.17%) Perl
8 6 (2.17%) VBA
9 5 (1.81%) C++
10 4 (1.45%) JCL
10 4 (1.45%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.09%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.09%) R
11 3 (1.09%) SOQL
12 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.72%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (7.61%) Degree
2 9 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.90%) CCNP
3 8 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.54%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.17%) IIBA
5 6 (2.17%) ISEB
5 6 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.81%) CCIE
7 4 (1.45%) MCSE
7 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.09%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.09%) MCITP
9 2 (0.72%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.88%) PMO
2 8 (2.90%) QA
3 6 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.72%) COSO
4 2 (0.72%) ISO 31000
4 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.72%) P3O
4 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) GDPR
5 1 (0.36%) IFRS
5 1 (0.36%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.36%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (2.17%) Docker
2 4 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.45%) Ansible
1 4 (1.45%) Control-M
1 4 (1.45%) Puppet
2 3 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.09%) Terraform
2 3 (1.09%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.72%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.72%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) Mesos
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.36%) Packer
4 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (6.88%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.99%) Oracle
3 10 (3.62%) Cisco
4 9 (3.26%) CheckPoint
4 9 (3.26%) SAP
5 8 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.17%) Citrix
6 6 (2.17%) IBM
7 5 (1.81%) F5
7 5 (1.81%) Hortonworks
8 4 (1.45%) Axway
8 4 (1.45%) RedGate
8 4 (1.45%) Tableau
9 3 (1.09%) Veritas
9 3 (1.09%) VMware
10 2 (0.72%) EMC
10 2 (0.72%) IBM Sterling
10 2 (0.72%) NetApp
10 2 (0.72%) OpenText
10 2 (0.72%) Pega