Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 352 330 551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.90% 14.73% 18.70%
As % of the General category 60.17% 50.00% 60.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 202 418
Leeds median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £273 £275
90th Percentile £600 £656 £620
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Leeds median hourly rate £11.52 £13.55 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -5.25% +37.34%
10th Percentile £11.19 £12.75 £12.89
90th Percentile £11.84 £14.30 £30.88
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.15 £13.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.81% -0.70% +13.29%

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 585 660 910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 24.76% 29.45% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 415 615
Leeds median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £255
90th Percentile £575 £575 £584
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 20
Leeds median hourly rate £21.25 £13.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.41% -11.48% -23.75%
10th Percentile £14.40 £10.69 £12.22
90th Percentile £42.40 £19.95 £47.68
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +48.15% -11.48% -30.68%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 94 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (19.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (15.34%) Banking
4 40 (11.36%) Project Management
5 37 (10.51%) SQL
5 37 (10.51%) Oracle
6 35 (9.94%) Microsoft
7 33 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (7.95%) Retail
8 28 (7.95%) Business Analysis
9 25 (7.10%) Migration
9 25 (7.10%) Java
10 24 (6.82%) PRINCE2
10 24 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (6.82%) Marketing
10 24 (6.82%) GDPR
11 22 (6.25%) SQL Server
11 22 (6.25%) Scrum
12 20 (5.68%) Change Management
12 20 (5.68%) JavaScript
12 20 (5.68%) CSS
12 20 (5.68%) Linux
12 20 (5.68%) ETL
12 20 (5.68%) Coaching
13 18 (5.11%) SaaS
13 18 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (5.11%) Windows
13 18 (5.11%) .NET
14 17 (4.83%) HTML
14 17 (4.83%) CRM

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 17 (4.83%) SAS
2 5 (1.42%) WordPress
3 4 (1.14%) Confluence
4 3 (0.85%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.85%) CMS
4 3 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.85%) SAP Portal
4 3 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.57%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.28%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.28%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.84%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.14%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.85%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.85%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.85%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.11%) SaaS
2 12 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.84%) PaaS
5 9 (2.56%) IaaS
6 6 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.42%) Rackspace Cloud
8 3 (0.85%) GitHub
9 2 (0.57%) Office 365
9 2 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.70%) Firewall
1 6 (1.70%) LAN
1 6 (1.70%) WAN
2 5 (1.42%) DNS
2 5 (1.42%) Internet
3 4 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.85%) Network Security
4 3 (0.85%) VoIP
5 2 (0.57%) BGP
5 2 (0.57%) Broadband
5 2 (0.57%) Skype
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.28%) IPsec
6 1 (0.28%) Multicast
6 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.28%) NX-OS
6 1 (0.28%) OSPF
6 1 (0.28%) SSL
6 1 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.56%) QlikView
6 8 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.27%) MySQL
7 7 (1.99%) Big Data
7 7 (1.99%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.42%) Blockchain
8 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.14%) Base SAS
9 4 (1.14%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.14%) Power BI
9 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.85%) DB2
10 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.85%) Essbase
10 3 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (3.41%) JIRA
2 10 (2.84%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.99%) Maven
6 6 (1.70%) Selenium
7 5 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.14%) GoCD
8 4 (1.14%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.14%) Travis CI
8 4 (1.14%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.14%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.85%) Android Studio
9 3 (0.85%) Gradle
9 3 (0.85%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.57%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.57%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.57%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 54 (15.34%) Banking
2 28 (7.95%) Retail
3 24 (6.82%) Marketing
4 17 (4.83%) Retail Banking
5 7 (1.99%) Legal
6 5 (1.42%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.42%) Military
7 4 (1.14%) Games
7 4 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.85%) Automotive
8 3 (0.85%) Law
8 3 (0.85%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.28%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (22.73%) Analyst
2 65 (18.47%) Developer
3 61 (17.33%) Project Manager
4 48 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 30 (8.52%) Architect
5 30 (8.52%) Consultant
6 15 (4.26%) Service Analyst
6 15 (4.26%) SQL Developer
7 14 (3.98%) Senior Manager
8 13 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (3.41%) Financial Analyst
9 12 (3.41%) IT Manager
9 12 (3.41%) Senior Project Manager
10 11 (3.13%) Security Consultant
10 11 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (2.84%) Agile Business Analyst
11 10 (2.84%) Data Analyst
11 10 (2.84%) Senior Developer
12 9 (2.56%) Agile Project Manager
12 9 (2.56%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.68%) CSS
2 18 (5.11%) .NET
3 17 (4.83%) HTML
4 12 (3.41%) HTML5
5 11 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 11 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 11 (3.13%) Spring
6 9 (2.56%) Node.js
7 8 (2.27%) jQuery
8 7 (1.99%) Angular 2
8 7 (1.99%) CSS3
8 7 (1.99%) Hibernate
8 7 (1.99%) REST
8 7 (1.99%) Web Services
8 7 (1.99%) XML
9 6 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (1.70%) Middleware
10 5 (1.42%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.42%) Ajax
10 5 (1.42%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.98%) User Experience
4 6 (1.70%) Data Centre
4 6 (1.70%) NHS
5 5 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (1.42%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.42%) PMI
6 4 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.85%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.57%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.57%) IVR
8 2 (0.57%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.57%) PKI
8 2 (0.57%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.57%) Robotics
9 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.28%) Fintech
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.68%) Linux
2 18 (5.11%) Windows
3 7 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (1.99%) Unix
4 4 (1.14%) Android
4 4 (1.14%) CentOS
4 4 (1.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.85%) SUSE
6 2 (0.57%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (19.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (11.36%) Project Management
4 28 (7.95%) Business Analysis
5 25 (7.10%) Migration
6 24 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (6.82%) PRINCE2
7 22 (6.25%) Scrum
8 20 (5.68%) Change Management
8 20 (5.68%) Coaching
8 20 (5.68%) ETL
9 17 (4.83%) CRM
10 15 (4.26%) Change Control
11 14 (3.98%) Data Management
11 14 (3.98%) Data Modelling
11 14 (3.98%) ITIL
11 14 (3.98%) Mentoring
11 14 (3.98%) Risk Management
11 14 (3.98%) SDLC
11 14 (3.98%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.51%) SQL
2 25 (7.10%) Java
3 20 (5.68%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.41%) C#
5 8 (2.27%) Python
6 7 (1.99%) Ruby
7 6 (1.70%) Go
7 6 (1.70%) PHP
7 6 (1.70%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.14%) C++
9 3 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.85%) Scala
9 3 (0.85%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.85%) VBA
10 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.57%) ES6
10 2 (0.57%) R
11 1 (0.28%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.28%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (3.41%) MCSE
3 10 (2.84%) Degree
4 9 (2.56%) MCITP
5 6 (1.70%) CISM
5 6 (1.70%) CISSP
5 6 (1.70%) IIBA
5 6 (1.70%) ISEB
6 5 (1.42%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.14%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.85%) CISA
8 3 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.57%) CBAP
9 2 (0.57%) CCNA
9 2 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.57%) MCSA
10 1 (0.28%) APMG
10 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.82%) GDPR
2 17 (4.83%) PMO
3 10 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.14%) QA
6 3 (0.85%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.85%) PSD2
7 2 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.57%) FISMA
7 2 (0.57%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.28%) GAAP
8 1 (0.28%) GCP
8 1 (0.28%) IFRS
8 1 (0.28%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (2.84%) Docker
2 5 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.85%) KVM
5 2 (0.57%) XenApp
6 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (2.27%) Puppet
2 6 (1.70%) Ansible
3 5 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.14%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.57%) SCCM
5 2 (0.57%) Terraform
6 1 (0.28%) Grafana
6 1 (0.28%) Graphite
6 1 (0.28%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.28%) Opsview
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 37 (10.51%) Oracle
2 35 (9.94%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.26%) SAP
4 9 (2.56%) RedGate
5 8 (2.27%) Cisco
6 6 (1.70%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.70%) Tableau
7 5 (1.42%) Cognos
7 5 (1.42%) Rackspace
7 5 (1.42%) Xerox
8 4 (1.14%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.14%) Dell
8 4 (1.14%) HP
8 4 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.14%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.14%) VMware
9 3 (0.85%) Apigee
9 3 (0.85%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.85%) Juniper
9 3 (0.85%) Splunk