Period
to 22 October 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 22 October 2020 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 91 277 187
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 39.57% 28.88% 21.77%
As % of the General category 70.00% 62.53% 62.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 233 112
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £364 £325 £252
90th Percentile £524 £600 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £10.04 £82.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -87.76% +248.94% +3.30%
10th Percentile £9.52 £23.35 £14.95
90th Percentile £10.55 £142.65 £50.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £66.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -75.97% +100.00% +132.39%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 130 443 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 56.52% 46.19% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 339 188
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £315 £274 £183
90th Percentile £588 £578 £558
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £446 £413
% change year-on-year +0.84% +8.18% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
Median hourly rate £10.55 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.92% -11.43% +25.00%
10th Percentile £9.52 £12.75 £9.52
90th Percentile £11.07 £84.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate £21.74 £18.70 £17.46
% change year-on-year +16.26% +7.13% +20.38%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in South Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Finance in South Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Finance in South Yorkshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Finance in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Finance in South Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Finance in South Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Finance in South Yorkshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield 0 87 £475 +5.56% 18
Doncaster +4 1 £525 +22.09% 2
Rotherham - 1 £500 -
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 58 (63.74%) Change Management
2 55 (60.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 17 (18.68%) Banking
4 11 (12.09%) Cryptography
4 11 (12.09%) VMware
4 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.69%) DevOps
6 7 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
7 6 (6.59%) Ansible
7 6 (6.59%) Python
7 6 (6.59%) Migration
7 6 (6.59%) PKI
8 5 (5.49%) Java
8 5 (5.49%) Target Operating Model
8 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
8 5 (5.49%) Inventory Management
9 4 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (4.40%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (4.40%) VMware NSX
9 4 (4.40%) Service Design
9 4 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.40%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.40%) Linux
9 4 (4.40%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.30%) Scrum
10 3 (3.30%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (3.30%) Data Management

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 2 (2.20%) Confluence
2 1 (1.10%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) BASE24
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) AWS
1 2 (2.20%) GCP
1 2 (2.20%) GitHub
2 1 (1.10%) Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Power Platform
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) ATM
1 2 (2.20%) Firewall
1 2 (2.20%) SSL
2 1 (1.10%) DNS
2 1 (1.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.10%) SSH
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.20%) DataStage
2 2 (2.20%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.10%) Power BI
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.30%) JIRA
4 1 (1.10%) AppScan
4 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.10%) JUnit
4 1 (1.10%) Selenium
4 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.10%) VersaTest
General
1 17 (18.68%) Banking
2 3 (3.30%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.20%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (16.48%) Analyst
2 11 (12.09%) Consultant
3 7 (7.69%) Developer
4 6 (6.59%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) Architect
5 5 (5.49%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.40%) Data Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) VMware Consultant
6 4 (4.40%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Cryptography Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Cryptography Specialist
7 3 (3.30%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.30%) IT Manager
8 2 (2.20%) Business Architect
8 2 (2.20%) DataStage Developer
8 2 (2.20%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.20%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.20%) Security Consultant
8 2 (2.20%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) J2EE
1 3 (3.30%) JSP
1 3 (3.30%) Kafka
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (3.30%) RESTful
1 3 (3.30%) Servlets
1 3 (3.30%) Spring
1 3 (3.30%) Spring Boot
1 3 (3.30%) Spring Integration
1 3 (3.30%) Web Services
2 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.10%) jQuery
2 1 (1.10%) JSON
2 1 (1.10%) Matplotlib
2 1 (1.10%) Middleware
2 1 (1.10%) React
2 1 (1.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) PKI
2 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.10%) Chip Card
4 1 (1.10%) EMV
4 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Linux
2 3 (3.30%) Windows
3 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (63.74%) Change Management
2 55 (60.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.09%) Cryptography
4 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (7.69%) DevOps
6 6 (6.59%) Migration
7 5 (5.49%) Inventory Management
7 5 (5.49%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.40%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.40%) Service Design
8 4 (4.40%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.30%) ERP
9 3 (3.30%) Fraud Detection
9 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (3.30%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.30%) Project Management
9 3 (3.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.59%) Python
2 5 (5.49%) Java
3 3 (3.30%) Java 8
3 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.20%) C#
5 1 (1.10%) C
5 1 (1.10%) C++
5 1 (1.10%) SQL
5 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.20%) CISA
1 2 (2.20%) CISM
1 2 (2.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.20%) COBIT
2 2 (2.20%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (4.40%) VMware NSX
2 2 (2.20%) Docker
3 1 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Ansible
2 3 (3.30%) Puppet
2 3 (3.30%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (1.10%) Grafana
3 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.10%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) VMware
2 4 (4.40%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (3.30%) Broadcom
3 3 (3.30%) Confluent
3 3 (3.30%) IBM
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle
4 2 (2.20%) Citrix
4 2 (2.20%) F5
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.20%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.20%) Splunk
5 1 (1.10%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco
5 1 (1.10%) Google
5 1 (1.10%) Infoblox
5 1 (1.10%) SAP
5 1 (1.10%) Sonatype