Period
to 23 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Financial
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 124 215 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 20.10% 25.50% 24.11%
As % of the General category 61.08% 69.13% 67.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 166 106
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £475 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.04% +13.49%
10th Percentile £325 £323 £213
90th Percentile £675 £731 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Sheffield median hourly rate £22.75 - £7.50
10th Percentile £21.38 - £7.25
90th Percentile £24.13 - £7.75
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.13 - £7.50

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 Sheffield with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 203 311 209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 32.90% 36.89% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 235 138
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £320 £315 £213
90th Percentile £575 £675 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £375
% change year-on-year -1.16% +14.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Sheffield median hourly rate £16.96 £28.36 £78.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.19% -63.99% +542.86%
10th Percentile £11.67 £14.80 £20.53
90th Percentile £22.89 £43.92 £144.78
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.42 £20.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -37.93% +66.67% -2.04%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Sheffield

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Sheffield

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Sheffield over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Sheffield

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Finance.

1 42 (33.87%) Banking
2 38 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (21.77%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (20.16%) Programme Management
5 25 (20.16%) Unix
6 24 (19.35%) Telecoms
6 24 (19.35%) Manufacturing
6 24 (19.35%) Marketing
7 23 (18.55%) Electronics
7 23 (18.55%) SAP
7 23 (18.55%) Java
7 23 (18.55%) Digital Marketing
8 22 (17.74%) Test Automation
9 21 (16.94%) Investment Management
9 21 (16.94%) Linux
10 20 (16.13%) SQL
11 17 (13.71%) TDD
12 16 (12.90%) DevOps
13 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (11.29%) Web Development
14 14 (11.29%) Relational Database
14 14 (11.29%) User Experience
15 13 (10.48%) JavaScript
15 13 (10.48%) Windows
15 13 (10.48%) CSS
16 12 (9.68%) Web Services
16 12 (9.68%) Data Modelling
16 12 (9.68%) Security Operations
16 12 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (7.26%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.03%) SAS
3 2 (1.61%) Apache
3 2 (1.61%) Confluence
3 2 (1.61%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) DataSynapse
4 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) OpenDNS
2 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.06%) DNS
2 7 (5.65%) HTTP
3 5 (4.03%) Internet
3 5 (4.03%) SMS
4 3 (2.42%) Firewall
4 3 (2.42%) NAS
4 3 (2.42%) SAN
4 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.61%) DHCP
5 2 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.61%) LAN
5 2 (1.61%) Network Security
5 2 (1.61%) WAN
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.81%) FCoE
6 1 (0.81%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.81%) LDAP
6 1 (0.81%) VoIP
6 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.29%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.84%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.03%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.03%) Maltego
4 5 (4.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.23%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.42%) HBase
7 2 (1.61%) Big Data
7 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.61%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.23%) JIRA
3 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.42%) JUnit
4 2 (1.61%) ERwin
4 2 (1.61%) ProC
5 1 (0.81%) Gradle
5 1 (0.81%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.81%) JMeter
5 1 (0.81%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.81%) Maven
5 1 (0.81%) NUnit
5 1 (0.81%) Sahi
5 1 (0.81%) Selenium
5 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.81%) Spock
5 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.81%) WATIR
5 1 (0.81%) Zephyr
General
1 42 (33.87%) Banking
2 24 (19.35%) Manufacturing
2 24 (19.35%) Marketing
2 24 (19.35%) Telecoms
3 23 (18.55%) Electronics
4 10 (8.06%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.03%) Back Office
5 5 (4.03%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (22.58%) Developer
2 27 (21.77%) Analyst
3 15 (12.10%) Business Analyst
4 11 (8.87%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.06%) Architect
5 10 (8.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (8.06%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.26%) Consultant
7 7 (5.65%) Integration Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Security Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Business Integration Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Digital User Researcher
9 5 (4.03%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
9 5 (4.03%) Incident Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Integration Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Security Consultant
9 5 (4.03%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Technical Business Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.48%) CSS
2 12 (9.68%) Web Services
3 10 (8.06%) HTML
4 7 (5.65%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (4.84%) jQuery
5 6 (4.84%) REST
6 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (4.03%) Entity Framework
6 5 (4.03%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (4.03%) React
6 5 (4.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (4.03%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (3.23%) Node.js
8 3 (2.42%) Middleware
8 3 (2.42%) XML
9 2 (1.61%) CSS3
9 2 (1.61%) HTML5
9 2 (1.61%) Java EE
9 2 (1.61%) SOAP
9 2 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.29%) User Experience
3 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.42%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.42%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.61%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.61%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) BYOD
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) DataPower
7 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.81%) iPad
7 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.16%) Unix
2 21 (16.94%) Linux
3 13 (10.48%) Windows
4 11 (8.87%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.42%) Solaris
5 3 (2.42%) Windows NT
5 3 (2.42%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.61%) Android
6 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.81%) SUSE
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.77%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (20.16%) Programme Management
5 23 (18.55%) Digital Marketing
6 22 (17.74%) Test Automation
7 21 (16.94%) Investment Management
8 17 (13.71%) TDD
9 16 (12.90%) DevOps
10 14 (11.29%) Web Development
11 12 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (9.68%) Data Modelling
11 12 (9.68%) Security Operations
11 12 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (8.87%) Configuration Management
12 11 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (8.87%) Line Management
12 11 (8.87%) Mentoring
13 10 (8.06%) Cybersecurity
14 9 (7.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.55%) Java
2 20 (16.13%) SQL
3 13 (10.48%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.45%) Python
5 7 (5.65%) Ruby
6 5 (4.03%) C#
6 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.03%) VBA
7 4 (3.23%) Scala
7 4 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.61%) PHP
9 2 (1.61%) PROC SQL
9 2 (1.61%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.81%) C++
10 1 (0.81%) COBOL
10 1 (0.81%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.81%) Korn
10 1 (0.81%) Perl
10 1 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.26%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (3.23%) CISSP
4 4 (3.23%) Degree
5 3 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.61%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.61%) CISA
6 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.81%) APMG
7 1 (0.81%) CISM
7 1 (0.81%) CLAS
7 1 (0.81%) CRISC
7 1 (0.81%) ISEB
7 1 (0.81%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.81%) PMP
7 1 (0.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.42%) IFRS
2 3 (2.42%) IFRS 9
3 2 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.61%) PMO
4 1 (0.81%) FATCA
4 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.81%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.61%) NFS
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.61%) vCloud
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.81%) KVM
3 1 (0.81%) SRDF
3 1 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.61%) CSIRT
2 2 (1.61%) PowerCLI
2 2 (1.61%) vRealize
3 1 (0.81%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.81%) Kibana
3 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) QRadar
3 1 (0.81%) vMotion
3 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (18.55%) SAP
2 10 (8.06%) Oracle
2 10 (8.06%) Symantec
3 8 (6.45%) IBM
4 7 (5.65%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.03%) VMware
6 3 (2.42%) Cisco
6 3 (2.42%) Citrix
6 3 (2.42%) Google
6 3 (2.42%) Intel
6 3 (2.42%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.61%) CA
7 2 (1.61%) EMC
7 2 (1.61%) HP
7 2 (1.61%) Informatica
7 2 (1.61%) NetApp
7 2 (1.61%) Pega
7 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.61%) Splunk
7 2 (1.61%) Tableau
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