Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 195 193 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 20.81% 23.48% 17.38%
As % of the General category 66.55% 73.38% 60.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 136 146
South Yorkshire median daily rate £439 £455 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -8.24%
10th Percentile £289 £310 £273
90th Percentile £638 £615 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year +0.59% -0.59% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.50 - £14.74
10th Percentile £14.53 - £12.58
90th Percentile £24.78 - £34.23
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £13.50
% change year-on-year +23.24% +5.19% -18.18%

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 293 263 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 31.27% 32.00% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 170 223
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.36% -5.76%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £286
90th Percentile £550 £588 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 12
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 - £14.37
10th Percentile £8.66 - £11.39
90th Percentile £41.00 - £33.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +22.50% +42.86% -6.67%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in South Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in South Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in South Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in South Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 January 2019. 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 -1 167 £450 -1.10% 32
Doncaster -2 7 £299 -25.31% 8
Barnsley -3 6 £350 - 2
Rotherham +6 2 £463 -7.50% 1
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 53 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (26.67%) Change Management
3 49 (25.13%) Financial Institution
4 45 (23.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 39 (20.00%) Banking
6 38 (19.49%) Cybersecurity
7 37 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 29 (14.87%) SQL
10 23 (11.79%) .NET
10 23 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (11.28%) DevOps
12 21 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (10.26%) SQL Server
13 20 (10.26%) C#
14 19 (9.74%) Project Management
14 19 (9.74%) NetApp
15 18 (9.23%) Oracle
15 18 (9.23%) RESTful
16 17 (8.72%) ASP.NET
16 17 (8.72%) JavaScript
17 16 (8.21%) Windows
17 16 (8.21%) MVC
17 16 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
18 15 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 15 (7.69%) Cisco
18 15 (7.69%) EMC
18 15 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 15 (7.69%) jQuery
19 14 (7.18%) Hadoop

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 9 (4.62%) SAS
2 5 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.05%) Confluence
3 4 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.54%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.54%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) CICS
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.03%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 2 (1.03%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.51%) BASE24
4 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.08%) IaaS
3 6 (3.08%) PaaS
4 5 (2.56%) SaaS
5 4 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.18%) NAS
1 14 (7.18%) SAN
2 5 (2.56%) WAN
3 4 (2.05%) LAN
4 3 (1.54%) FCoE
4 3 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (1.54%) Firewall
4 3 (1.54%) iSCSI
4 3 (1.54%) Skype
4 3 (1.54%) SSL
4 3 (1.54%) VSAN
5 2 (1.03%) DNS
5 2 (1.03%) MPLS
5 2 (1.03%) Network Security
5 2 (1.03%) SMS
6 1 (0.51%) ATM
6 1 (0.51%) BGP
6 1 (0.51%) HTTP
6 1 (0.51%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.51%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (7.18%) Hadoop
3 14 (7.18%) Power BI
3 14 (7.18%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.08%) Big Data
5 6 (3.08%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.05%) QlikView
7 4 (2.05%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.03%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.03%) HBase
8 2 (1.03%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.03%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.03%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.05%) JIRA
2 2 (1.03%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.03%) ERwin
3 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.51%) JUnit
3 1 (0.51%) Maven
3 1 (0.51%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (0.51%) Spock
3 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (25.13%) Financial Institution
2 39 (20.00%) Banking
3 9 (4.62%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.54%) Retail
5 2 (1.03%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.03%) Legal
5 2 (1.03%) Marketing
5 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Electronics
6 1 (0.51%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (18.97%) Developer
2 35 (17.95%) Analyst
3 26 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 20 (10.26%) Architect
5 14 (7.18%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (4.62%) Business Analyst
6 9 (4.62%) SQL Developer
7 8 (4.10%) Consultant
8 7 (3.59%) Systems Developer
9 6 (3.08%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.08%) Storage Engineer
10 5 (2.56%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.56%) IT Manager
10 5 (2.56%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (2.56%) NetApp Engineer
10 5 (2.56%) VMware Engineer
11 4 (2.05%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (2.05%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.05%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 4 (2.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.79%) .NET
2 18 (9.23%) RESTful
3 17 (8.72%) ASP.NET
4 15 (7.69%) jQuery
5 13 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 12 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 12 (6.15%) Razor View Engine
7 9 (4.62%) HTML
7 9 (4.62%) Spring
8 7 (3.59%) REST
8 7 (3.59%) Web Services
9 6 (3.08%) CSS
9 6 (3.08%) SOAP
9 6 (3.08%) Spring Boot
10 5 (2.56%) React
10 5 (2.56%) XML
11 4 (2.05%) Hibernate
11 4 (2.05%) ISPF
11 4 (2.05%) Middleware
12 3 (1.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.10%) Mainframe
3 7 (3.59%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.56%) User Experience
5 4 (2.05%) DataPower
5 4 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.05%) Robotics
6 3 (1.54%) Clustering
6 3 (1.54%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.54%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.03%) iSeries
7 2 (1.03%) NHS
7 2 (1.03%) PKI
7 2 (1.03%) PMI
8 1 (0.51%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.51%) LPAR
8 1 (0.51%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.21%) Windows
2 12 (6.15%) Linux
3 11 (5.64%) Unix
4 4 (2.05%) zOS
5 3 (1.54%) Solaris
6 2 (1.03%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.51%) Android
7 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (26.67%) Change Management
3 45 (23.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 38 (19.49%) Cybersecurity
5 37 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (11.28%) DevOps
7 19 (9.74%) Project Management
8 16 (8.21%) MVC
8 16 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (6.67%) Migration
10 12 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (6.15%) Data Analysis
10 12 (6.15%) Decision-Making
11 11 (5.64%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (5.64%) PRINCE2
12 10 (5.13%) Analytics
13 9 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (4.62%) Data Modelling
14 8 (4.10%) Investment Management
14 8 (4.10%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.87%) SQL
2 20 (10.26%) C#
3 17 (8.72%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.18%) Java
5 9 (4.62%) Python
6 6 (3.08%) C
7 5 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.56%) R
8 4 (2.05%) Java 8
8 4 (2.05%) JCL
8 4 (2.05%) REXX
8 4 (2.05%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.51%) C++
11 1 (0.51%) COBOL
11 1 (0.51%) ES6
11 1 (0.51%) Go
11 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (2.56%) CISA
1 5 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (2.56%) CISM
1 5 (2.56%) CISSP
2 4 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (2.05%) PMP
3 3 (1.54%) APMG
3 3 (1.54%) Degree
3 3 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.03%) CCNP
4 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.51%) CCNA
5 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.13%) QA
2 5 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.05%) PMO
4 3 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.54%) GDPR
5 2 (1.03%) SLA
6 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.59%) NFS
3 5 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.56%) vSphere
4 4 (2.05%) ACF2
4 4 (2.05%) RACF
5 3 (1.54%) Docker
5 3 (1.54%) SRDF
5 3 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.54%) Xen
6 2 (1.03%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.51%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.56%) vCenter Server
2 4 (2.05%) Ansible
2 4 (2.05%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.05%) PowerCLI
2 4 (2.05%) Puppet
3 3 (1.54%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.03%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.03%) vRealize
5 1 (0.51%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.51%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.51%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 30 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.74%) NetApp
3 18 (9.23%) Oracle
4 15 (7.69%) Cisco
4 15 (7.69%) EMC
5 13 (6.67%) VMware
6 11 (5.64%) IBM
7 10 (5.13%) Google
8 7 (3.59%) Splunk
9 6 (3.08%) Tableau
10 5 (2.56%) CyberArk
10 5 (2.56%) Datameer
10 5 (2.56%) SAP
10 5 (2.56%) Teradata
11 4 (2.05%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.54%) Blue Prism
12 3 (1.54%) CA
12 3 (1.54%) MuleSoft
12 3 (1.54%) Veritas
13 2 (1.03%) Informatica