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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Contract jobs citing Finance 53 131 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 15.63% 28.85% 24.69%
As % of the General category 47.32% 74.01% 72.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 100 56
Median daily rate £425 £475 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +12.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £338 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £727 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £7.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +65.78% +5.55%  

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 112 177 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 33.04% 38.99% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 138 78
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £7.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.72% +16.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 26 April 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 43 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.77%) Banking
3 24 (19.67%) Programme Management
3 24 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (18.85%) SAP
5 22 (18.03%) Telecoms
5 22 (18.03%) Manufacturing
6 21 (17.21%) Electronics
6 21 (17.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 21 (17.21%) Marketing
6 21 (17.21%) SQL
6 21 (17.21%) Digital Marketing
7 19 (15.57%) Linux
8 18 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (13.11%) Java
10 15 (12.30%) Microsoft Excel
10 15 (12.30%) DevOps
11 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (9.84%) Unix
12 12 (9.84%) SQL Server
13 11 (9.02%) Oracle
13 11 (9.02%) T-SQL
13 11 (9.02%) Project Management
13 11 (9.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (8.20%) Web Services
14 10 (8.20%) Web Development
15 9 (7.38%) jQuery
15 9 (7.38%) Git (software)
15 9 (7.38%) User Experience
15 9 (7.38%) SDLC

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 5 (4.10%) CMS
2 4 (3.28%) Confluence
2 4 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.64%) Apache
3 2 (1.64%) SAS
3 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.82%) CICS
4 1 (0.82%) DataSynapse
4 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.82%) IIS
4 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 15 (12.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (17.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.92%) GitHub
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) DNS
2 5 (4.10%) HTTP
2 5 (4.10%) SAN
3 4 (3.28%) DHCP
3 4 (3.28%) LAN
3 4 (3.28%) NAS
3 4 (3.28%) Network Security
3 4 (3.28%) WAN
4 3 (2.46%) IP Telephony
4 3 (2.46%) VoIP
5 2 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.64%) Internet
5 2 (1.64%) LDAP
5 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.82%) BGP
6 1 (0.82%) FCoE
6 1 (0.82%) Firewall
6 1 (0.82%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.82%) Multicast
6 1 (0.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.92%) Big Data
4 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.46%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.64%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.64%) DB2
7 2 (1.64%) HBase
7 2 (1.64%) MySQL
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.82%) MS Access
8 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.92%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.92%) JIRA
3 2 (1.64%) JUnit
3 2 (1.64%) Selenium
4 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.82%) Gradle
4 1 (0.82%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.82%) JMeter
4 1 (0.82%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.82%) Maven
4 1 (0.82%) Mockito
4 1 (0.82%) NUnit
4 1 (0.82%) ProC
4 1 (0.82%) Sahi
4 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.82%) Subversion
4 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.82%) WATIR
General
1 29 (23.77%) Banking
2 22 (18.03%) Manufacturing
2 22 (18.03%) Telecoms
3 21 (17.21%) Electronics
3 21 (17.21%) Marketing
4 6 (4.92%) Retail
5 3 (2.46%) Back Office
5 3 (2.46%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.82%) Games
7 1 (0.82%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (17.21%) Analyst
2 18 (14.75%) Developer
3 13 (10.66%) Business Analyst
4 12 (9.84%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (6.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (6.56%) SQL Developer
6 7 (5.74%) Architect
7 6 (4.92%) DBA
8 5 (4.10%) Designer
8 5 (4.10%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.10%) User Researcher
9 4 (3.28%) Administrator
9 4 (3.28%) Consultant
9 4 (3.28%) Digital User Researcher
9 4 (3.28%) Finance Business Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Network Specialist
9 4 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.46%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.20%) Web Services
2 9 (7.38%) jQuery
3 8 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 8 (6.56%) Entity Framework
3 8 (6.56%) Razor View Engine
3 8 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (6.56%) Unity DI Container
4 7 (5.74%) HTML
5 5 (4.10%) Middleware
6 4 (3.28%) CSS
7 3 (2.46%) Node.js
8 2 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.64%) SOAP
8 2 (1.64%) XML
8 2 (1.64%) XSLT
9 1 (0.82%) .NET
9 1 (0.82%) ADO
9 1 (0.82%) J2EE
9 1 (0.82%) JDBC
9 1 (0.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.38%) User Experience
3 5 (4.10%) Replication
4 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.64%) CESG
6 2 (1.64%) Fintech
6 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.82%) Clustering
7 1 (0.82%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.82%) DataPower
7 1 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.82%) NHS
7 1 (0.82%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.82%) Tandem
7 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.57%) Linux
2 12 (9.84%) Unix
3 9 (7.38%) Windows
4 5 (4.10%) Solaris
5 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.46%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.46%) SUSE
6 3 (2.46%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.64%) AIX
7 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.82%) Android
8 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.82%) VMS
8 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.82%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (19.67%) Programme Management
3 21 (17.21%) Digital Marketing
4 18 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (12.30%) DevOps
6 11 (9.02%) Project Management
7 10 (8.20%) Web Development
8 9 (7.38%) Migration
8 9 (7.38%) SDLC
9 8 (6.56%) Inversion of Control
9 8 (6.56%) MVC
9 8 (6.56%) TDD
10 7 (5.74%) Service Design
10 7 (5.74%) Web Design
11 6 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.10%) Change Management
12 5 (4.10%) Content Management
12 5 (4.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.21%) SQL
2 16 (13.11%) Java
3 11 (9.02%) T-SQL
4 9 (7.38%) Python
4 9 (7.38%) VBA
5 8 (6.56%) C#
6 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.10%) Ruby
7 4 (3.28%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.46%) Perl
8 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.64%) COBOL
9 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.64%) Scala
10 1 (0.82%) ES6
10 1 (0.82%) PHP
10 1 (0.82%) PROC SQL
10 1 (0.82%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.82%) VB
10 1 (0.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (3.28%) Degree
1 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.46%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (1.64%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.82%) CAPM
4 1 (0.82%) CISA
4 1 (0.82%) CISM
4 1 (0.82%) CISSP
4 1 (0.82%) CLAS
4 1 (0.82%) ISEB
4 1 (0.82%) MCSE
4 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (3.28%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.64%) PMO
3 1 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.82%) FATCA
3 1 (0.82%) IFRS
3 1 (0.82%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.82%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.28%) Docker
3 3 (2.46%) NFS
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.64%) SRDF
4 2 (1.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.82%) HDFS
5 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.82%) KVM
5 1 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.82%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (5.74%) Puppet
2 5 (4.10%) Ansible
3 4 (3.28%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.64%) Terraform
5 1 (0.82%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.82%) Kibana
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.82%) Nagios
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.82%) Salt
5 1 (0.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.82%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (18.85%) SAP
2 11 (9.02%) Oracle
3 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.38%) VMware
4 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.46%) Cisco
5 3 (2.46%) EMC
5 3 (2.46%) IBM
5 3 (2.46%) NetApp
6 2 (1.64%) F5
6 2 (1.64%) HP
6 2 (1.64%) Intel
6 2 (1.64%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.64%) Splunk
6 2 (1.64%) Veritas
7 1 (0.82%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.82%) Infoblox
7 1 (0.82%) Pega
7 1 (0.82%) Solace
7 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
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