Period
to 24 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 308 355 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.18% 16.79% 16.56%
As % of the General category 55.80% 60.27% 54.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 230 337
Leeds median daily rate £400 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +2.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £284 £298 £281
90th Percentile £538 £576 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £405 £392
% change year-on-year -1.23% +3.32% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.60 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.58% -20.54%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.10 £13.60 £12.50
% change year-on-year +3.71% +8.76% +6.66%

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 552 589 892
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 21.83% 27.86% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 373 622
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £268 £275 £281
90th Percentile £538 £556 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Leeds median hourly rate £38.00 £14.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.07% +5.45% -31.25%
10th Percentile £16.00 £12.57 £10.40
90th Percentile £45.03 £40.70 £81.13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £29.00 £16.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year +78.46% +12.07% -58.57%

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 June 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 June 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.

1 102 (33.12%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (21.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (14.29%) Banking
4 37 (12.01%) Business Analysis
5 33 (10.71%) Project Management
6 28 (9.09%) C#
7 26 (8.44%) PRINCE2
7 26 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (8.44%) SDLC
8 23 (7.47%) BDD
8 23 (7.47%) Java
8 23 (7.47%) Microsoft
8 23 (7.47%) Retail
9 21 (6.82%) JavaScript
9 21 (6.82%) Linux
9 21 (6.82%) PMO
10 20 (6.49%) Change Control
11 19 (6.17%) Migration
11 19 (6.17%) Coaching
12 18 (5.84%) Change Management
12 18 (5.84%) SQL
12 18 (5.84%) Oracle
13 17 (5.52%) .NET
13 17 (5.52%) Windows
13 17 (5.52%) TDD
13 17 (5.52%) Test Automation
14 16 (5.19%) ITIL
14 16 (5.19%) HTML
14 16 (5.19%) CSS
14 16 (5.19%) User Experience

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 10 (3.25%) SAS
2 8 (2.60%) WordPress
3 5 (1.62%) Confluence
4 4 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.97%) CMS
5 3 (0.97%) SAP Portal
6 2 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.32%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.32%) FileNet
7 1 (0.32%) IIS
7 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.32%) Mule
7 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.60%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.97%) SAP HR
2 3 (0.97%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.32%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.32%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.32%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (2.60%) Rackspace Cloud
2 6 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (1.62%) IaaS
3 5 (1.62%) PaaS
4 4 (1.30%) SaaS
5 2 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.32%) GitHub
6 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.95%) Firewall
2 5 (1.62%) DNS
3 4 (1.30%) LAN
3 4 (1.30%) WAN
4 3 (0.97%) SMS
4 3 (0.97%) VoIP
5 2 (0.65%) Broadband
5 2 (0.65%) FIX Connectivity
5 2 (0.65%) HTTP
5 2 (0.65%) Network Security
5 2 (0.65%) Skype
5 2 (0.65%) SSL
6 1 (0.32%) ATM
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.32%) FTP
6 1 (0.32%) Internet
6 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.30%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.30%) MySQL
3 3 (0.97%) Big Data
3 3 (0.97%) DB2
3 3 (0.97%) OLAP
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.65%) Data Mart
4 2 (0.65%) DataStage
4 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.65%) Semantic Layer
4 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.32%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.22%) JIRA
1 13 (4.22%) SpecFlow
2 11 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.57%) Selenium
3 10 (3.25%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.60%) Maven
5 3 (0.97%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.97%) JMeter
5 3 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.97%) TestComplete
5 3 (0.97%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.65%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.32%) JBehave
7 1 (0.32%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.32%) Xcode
General
1 44 (14.29%) Banking
2 23 (7.47%) Retail
3 12 (3.90%) Retail Banking
4 11 (3.57%) Marketing
5 8 (2.60%) Legal
5 8 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.30%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.30%) Military
8 3 (0.97%) Local Government
9 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Back Office
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (25.97%) Analyst
2 51 (16.56%) Project Manager
3 40 (12.99%) Business Analyst
3 40 (12.99%) Developer
4 20 (6.49%) Consultant
5 17 (5.52%) Financial Analyst
5 17 (5.52%) IT Manager
6 15 (4.87%) Service Analyst
7 14 (4.55%) Senior Manager
8 13 (4.22%) Finance Business Analyst
8 13 (4.22%) Financial Services Project Manager
8 13 (4.22%) IT Project Manager
9 12 (3.90%) Agile Business Analyst
9 12 (3.90%) Architect
9 12 (3.90%) Data Analyst
9 12 (3.90%) Financial Business Analyst
9 12 (3.90%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 11 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
11 10 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (3.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.52%) .NET
2 16 (5.19%) CSS
2 16 (5.19%) HTML
3 11 (3.57%) HTML5
4 10 (3.25%) AngularJS
5 8 (2.60%) JSON
5 8 (2.60%) REST
6 7 (2.27%) Middleware
7 6 (1.95%) Web Services
7 6 (1.95%) XML
8 5 (1.62%) jQuery
9 4 (1.30%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.30%) Node.js
9 4 (1.30%) SOAP
9 4 (1.30%) Struts
10 3 (0.97%) Gherkin
10 3 (0.97%) JiBX
10 3 (0.97%) ODBC
10 3 (0.97%) SAP PI
10 3 (0.97%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.19%) User Experience
3 14 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.90%) NHS
5 8 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.62%) PMI
7 4 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.97%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.65%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.65%) Equities
9 2 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.65%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.32%) Fintech
10 1 (0.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.82%) Linux
2 17 (5.52%) Windows
3 10 (3.25%) Unix
4 7 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.95%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.62%) Android
6 5 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.30%) CentOS
7 4 (1.30%) SUSE
8 3 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.32%) AIX
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (33.12%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (21.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (12.01%) Business Analysis
4 33 (10.71%) Project Management
5 26 (8.44%) PRINCE2
5 26 (8.44%) SDLC
6 23 (7.47%) BDD
7 20 (6.49%) Change Control
8 19 (6.17%) Coaching
8 19 (6.17%) Migration
9 18 (5.84%) Change Management
10 17 (5.52%) TDD
10 17 (5.52%) Test Automation
11 16 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (5.19%) ITIL
11 16 (5.19%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 16 (5.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 15 (4.87%) ETL
12 15 (4.87%) Mentoring
12 15 (4.87%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.09%) C#
2 23 (7.47%) Java
3 21 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 18 (5.84%) SQL
5 8 (2.60%) PHP
6 3 (0.97%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.97%) Groovy
6 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.97%) Ruby
7 2 (0.65%) ES6
7 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.65%) VBScript
8 1 (0.32%) ABAP
8 1 (0.32%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.32%) PROC SQL
8 1 (0.32%) Python
8 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.32%) VB
8 1 (0.32%) VB6
8 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (3.90%) Degree
2 8 (2.60%) CISA
2 8 (2.60%) CISSP
3 7 (2.27%) CISM
3 7 (2.27%) IIBA
3 7 (2.27%) ISEB
3 7 (2.27%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.62%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.97%) CCAB
5 3 (0.97%) CCNA
5 3 (0.97%) CIMA
5 3 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.65%) PMP
6 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.82%) PMO
2 15 (4.87%) GDPR
3 10 (3.25%) QA
4 9 (2.92%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.30%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.97%) FISMA
7 3 (0.97%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.97%) PSD2
8 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.32%) GAAP
8 1 (0.32%) GCP
8 1 (0.32%) IFRS
8 1 (0.32%) P3O
8 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (3.25%) Docker
2 6 (1.95%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.30%) KVM
5 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.32%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (2.27%) Puppet
2 2 (0.65%) Ansible
2 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.32%) Nessus
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.32%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.32%) vRealize
3 1 (0.32%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 23 (7.47%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.84%) Oracle
3 10 (3.25%) SAP
4 8 (2.60%) Rackspace
5 7 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.95%) HP
7 5 (1.62%) Dell
8 4 (1.30%) Cognos
8 4 (1.30%) VMware
8 4 (1.30%) Xerox
9 3 (0.97%) IBM
9 3 (0.97%) Splunk
10 2 (0.65%) Adobe
10 2 (0.65%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.65%) Capita
10 2 (0.65%) Cisco
10 2 (0.65%) Infor
10 2 (0.65%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.65%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.32%) iManage