Period
to 18 June 2019

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 18 June 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 2 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 -8
Contract jobs citing Finance 215 184 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 24.35% 25.92% 15.65%
As % of the General category 69.35% 76.03% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 105 62
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £293 £318 £319
90th Percentile £738 £575 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Sheffield median hourly rate £9.00 £42.09 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.61% +84.99% -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £9.00 £42.09 £18.13
% change year-on-year -78.61% +132.19% -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 310 242 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 35.11% 34.08% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 140 101
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £291 £263 £319
90th Percentile £663 £553 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Sheffield median hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £16.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.57% +3.17% +21.16%
10th Percentile £8.85 £15.40 £11.67
90th Percentile £25.03 £59.50 £22.89
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £9.00 £32.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -72.31% +140.74% -35.71%

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 18 June 2019.

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

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Sheffield over the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Finance.

1 98 (45.58%) Change Management
2 87 (40.47%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 80 (37.21%) Financial Institution
4 73 (33.95%) Banking
5 67 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (21.40%) Python
6 46 (21.40%) Cybersecurity
6 46 (21.40%) DevOps
7 31 (14.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 28 (13.02%) Analytics
8 28 (13.02%) Scrum
9 27 (12.56%) Kanban
10 25 (11.63%) JIRA
10 25 (11.63%) Jenkins
11 23 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (10.70%) SQL
12 22 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (10.23%) Splunk
12 22 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 20 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (9.30%) Continuous Deployment
13 20 (9.30%) Google
14 19 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (8.37%) BigQuery
15 18 (8.37%) Ansible
16 17 (7.91%) Programme Management
17 16 (7.44%) Migration
17 16 (7.44%) Release Management
17 16 (7.44%) Linux
17 16 (7.44%) Microsoft

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 7 (3.26%) SAS
2 6 (2.79%) Confluence
3 5 (2.33%) Jupyter
3 5 (2.33%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.86%) IIS
5 2 (0.93%) Apache
5 2 (0.93%) CICS
5 2 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.47%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) BASE24
1 1 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.47%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.42%) Google Cloud Platform
2 16 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (6.51%) GitHub
5 5 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.33%) Office 365
6 2 (0.93%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.33%) Firewall
1 5 (2.33%) SAN
2 4 (1.86%) HTTP
2 4 (1.86%) NAS
2 4 (1.86%) SSL
3 3 (1.40%) BGP
3 3 (1.40%) Network Security
3 3 (1.40%) OSPF
3 3 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.93%) DNS
4 2 (0.93%) LAN
4 2 (0.93%) MPLS
4 2 (0.93%) VPN
4 2 (0.93%) WAN
4 2 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.47%) ATM
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.37%) BigQuery
2 12 (5.58%) Big Data
3 11 (5.12%) Qlik Sense
4 9 (4.19%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.72%) QlikView
6 7 (3.26%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.79%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.93%) Power BI
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.47%) DB2
10 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.47%) MySQL
10 1 (0.47%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (11.63%) Jenkins
1 25 (11.63%) JIRA
2 15 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.19%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (2.79%) Gradle
5 5 (2.33%) JUnit
6 3 (1.40%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.40%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (1.40%) Spock
6 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.93%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.93%) JBehave
7 2 (0.93%) MSTest
7 2 (0.93%) Selenium
7 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio Code
7 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.47%) JMeter
8 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 80 (37.21%) Financial Institution
2 73 (33.95%) Banking
3 7 (3.26%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.86%) Publishing
5 2 (0.93%) Marketing
5 2 (0.93%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 47 (21.86%) Analyst
2 46 (21.40%) Developer
3 27 (12.56%) Python Developer
4 26 (12.09%) Business Analyst
5 22 (10.23%) Project Manager
6 18 (8.37%) Architect
7 13 (6.05%) IT Analyst
8 11 (5.12%) Business IT Analyst
8 11 (5.12%) Implementation Manager
8 11 (5.12%) IT Business Analyst
8 11 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (4.65%) Lead Developer
9 10 (4.65%) Programme Manager
10 8 (3.72%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 8 (3.72%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 8 (3.72%) Security Manager
11 7 (3.26%) Administrator
11 7 (3.26%) Security Analyst
12 5 (2.33%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.98%) RESTful
2 10 (4.65%) Web Services
3 9 (4.19%) CSS
3 9 (4.19%) Swagger
4 8 (3.72%) HTML
5 7 (3.26%) AngularJS
5 7 (3.26%) JSON
6 6 (2.79%) .NET
6 6 (2.79%) Spring
7 5 (2.33%) Node.js
7 5 (2.33%) NumPy
7 5 (2.33%) Pandas
7 5 (2.33%) PySpark
7 5 (2.33%) scikit-learn
7 5 (2.33%) SOAP
7 5 (2.33%) Spring Boot
8 4 (1.86%) Anaconda
8 4 (1.86%) React
9 3 (1.40%) jQuery
9 3 (1.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.72%) Virtual Team
3 7 (3.26%) Blog
4 6 (2.79%) Cyberattack
5 5 (2.33%) Clustering
5 5 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.86%) Replication
7 3 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.40%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.93%) iSeries
8 2 (0.93%) Robotics
8 2 (0.93%) User Experience
9 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.47%) DataPower
9 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.47%) PMI
9 1 (0.47%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.44%) Linux
2 15 (6.98%) Windows
3 8 (3.72%) Unix
4 6 (2.79%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) Android
6 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (45.58%) Change Management
2 87 (40.47%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 67 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (21.40%) Cybersecurity
4 46 (21.40%) DevOps
5 28 (13.02%) Analytics
5 28 (13.02%) Scrum
6 27 (12.56%) Kanban
7 23 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 22 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (9.30%) Continuous Deployment
9 20 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (7.91%) Programme Management
11 16 (7.44%) Migration
11 16 (7.44%) Process Improvement
11 16 (7.44%) Programme Delivery
11 16 (7.44%) Release Management
12 15 (6.98%) Open Source
13 13 (6.05%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.40%) Python
2 23 (10.70%) SQL
3 15 (6.98%) Java
4 12 (5.58%) Bash Shell
5 10 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.72%) R
7 6 (2.79%) C#
7 6 (2.79%) Ruby
8 4 (1.86%) C
8 4 (1.86%) Perl
8 4 (1.86%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.40%) COBOL
9 3 (1.40%) ES6
9 3 (1.40%) Java 8
9 3 (1.40%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.93%) Go
10 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.47%) C++
11 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (5.12%) Degree
2 8 (3.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.93%) CCNA
6 2 (0.93%) CCNP
6 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.47%) CISA
7 1 (0.47%) CISM
7 1 (0.47%) CISSP
7 1 (0.47%) CRISC
7 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.26%) GDPR
2 7 (3.26%) PMO
3 6 (2.79%) SLA
4 4 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.86%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.79%) Docker
2 5 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.86%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.93%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.93%) OpenDJ
4 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (8.37%) Ansible
2 11 (5.12%) Puppet
3 3 (1.40%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.40%) SCCM
4 2 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.47%) Consul
5 1 (0.47%) Packer
5 1 (0.47%) Salt
5 1 (0.47%) Terraform
5 1 (0.47%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 22 (10.23%) Splunk
2 20 (9.30%) Google
3 16 (7.44%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.65%) MuleSoft
5 9 (4.19%) EMC
6 7 (3.26%) NetApp
7 6 (2.79%) Cisco
7 6 (2.79%) IBM
7 6 (2.79%) Oracle
8 5 (2.33%) HP
8 5 (2.33%) VMware
9 4 (1.86%) Citrix
10 3 (1.40%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.40%) F5
10 3 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.93%) CyberArk
11 2 (0.93%) ForgeRock
11 2 (0.93%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.93%) TOWER Software
11 2 (0.93%) Unilink