Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 205 156 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 22.58% 21.28% 21.00%
As % of the General category 70.45% 66.67% 63.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 106 174
South Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.75% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £297 £316 £319
90th Percentile £582 £620 £660
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.25 £18.13 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.79% -34.09% +266.67%
10th Percentile £19.08 £13.16 £15.65
90th Percentile £54.17 £23.19 £33.71
Yorkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £13.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year +151.85% -0.70% -27.49%

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 291 234 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 32.05% 31.92% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 141 267
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £241 £288 £312
90th Percentile £568 £575 £613
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 8
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -30.77% +57.89%
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.60 £11.92
90th Percentile £37.50 £20.38 £38.72
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +69.49% +1.72% -5.78%

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 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 2018. 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 0 165 £438 -12.50% 47
Doncaster +9 10 £413 +6.45% 7
Barnsley -3 8 £450 +50.00% 4
Rotherham +1 3 £531 - 1
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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 63 (30.73%) Banking
2 54 (26.34%) Cybersecurity
3 44 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (15.12%) Investment Management
6 27 (13.17%) SQL
7 26 (12.68%) Change Management
7 26 (12.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 25 (12.20%) Project Management
9 24 (11.71%) Python
9 24 (11.71%) Financial Institution
10 23 (11.22%) Java
11 20 (9.76%) Windows
12 19 (9.27%) SMS
12 19 (9.27%) Jenkins
12 19 (9.27%) Ansible
12 19 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (7.32%) Cyberthreat
14 15 (7.32%) DevOps
14 15 (7.32%) Microsoft
14 15 (7.32%) Oracle
14 15 (7.32%) Data Analysis
15 14 (6.83%) PRINCE2
15 14 (6.83%) Microservices
15 14 (6.83%) Puppet
15 14 (6.83%) Security Operations
16 13 (6.34%) NetApp
17 12 (5.85%) Investment Banking

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 12 (5.85%) SAS
2 9 (4.39%) Confluence
3 5 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.46%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.98%) Apache
6 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.49%) Mule
7 1 (0.49%) nginx
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (3.41%) SaaS
3 6 (2.93%) GitHub
4 5 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.95%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.46%) OpenDNS
7 2 (0.98%) Office 365
8 1 (0.49%) IaaS
8 1 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.27%) SMS
2 8 (3.90%) Firewall
3 7 (3.41%) Internet
4 6 (2.93%) DNS
5 5 (2.44%) SSL
6 4 (1.95%) LAN
6 4 (1.95%) NAS
6 4 (1.95%) SSH
6 4 (1.95%) WAN
7 3 (1.46%) Skype
8 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.98%) VPN
9 1 (0.49%) DHCP
9 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.49%) FTP
9 1 (0.49%) HTTP
9 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.49%) SMTP
9 1 (0.49%) VoIP
9 1 (0.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.85%) Hadoop
2 9 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.39%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.41%) QlikView
3 7 (3.41%) Spotfire
4 3 (1.46%) Big Data
4 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.46%) Maltego
4 3 (1.46%) MySQL
4 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.98%) DataStage
5 2 (0.98%) DTS
5 2 (0.98%) HBase
5 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.98%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (9.27%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.90%) JIRA
3 3 (1.46%) Toad
4 2 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.98%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.49%) ERwin
General
1 63 (30.73%) Banking
2 24 (11.71%) Financial Institution
3 12 (5.85%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.39%) Retail
5 3 (1.46%) Legal
6 2 (0.98%) Back Office
6 2 (0.98%) Billing
6 2 (0.98%) Marketing
6 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.49%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (23.41%) Analyst
2 32 (15.61%) Project Manager
3 26 (12.68%) Architect
3 26 (12.68%) Developer
4 24 (11.71%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (8.29%) Business Analyst
6 13 (6.34%) Security Analyst
7 11 (5.37%) Data Analyst
8 10 (4.88%) Consultant
9 9 (4.39%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 7 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.93%) Java Developer
11 6 (2.93%) Network Engineer
12 5 (2.44%) Blue Coat Engineer
12 5 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (2.44%) IT Manager
12 5 (2.44%) IT Project Manager
12 5 (2.44%) Security Consultant
12 5 (2.44%) SOC Analyst
13 4 (1.95%) Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.85%) REST
1 12 (5.85%) SOAP
2 11 (5.37%) Spring
3 9 (4.39%) Spring Boot
3 9 (4.39%) Web Services
4 7 (3.41%) .NET
5 4 (1.95%) HTML
5 4 (1.95%) Middleware
6 3 (1.46%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (1.46%) RESTful
7 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.49%) Kafka
7 1 (0.49%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.49%) React
7 1 (0.49%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.49%) VXML
7 1 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.32%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (3.90%) DataPower
3 8 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.41%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.95%) PKI
6 4 (1.95%) User Experience
7 3 (1.46%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.46%) NHS
8 2 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.98%) iSeries
8 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.98%) PMI
8 2 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.49%) EPoS
9 1 (0.49%) LPAR
9 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.76%) Windows
2 9 (4.39%) Unix
3 6 (2.93%) Linux
4 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.98%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.49%) Android
6 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.49%) Solaris
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.34%) Cybersecurity
2 44 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (15.12%) Investment Management
5 26 (12.68%) Change Management
5 26 (12.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 25 (12.20%) Project Management
7 16 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (7.32%) Data Analysis
8 15 (7.32%) DevOps
9 14 (6.83%) Microservices
9 14 (6.83%) PRINCE2
9 14 (6.83%) Security Operations
10 12 (5.85%) Analytics
10 12 (5.85%) Change Control
11 11 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.37%) Scrum
11 11 (5.37%) SIEM
12 10 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.17%) SQL
2 24 (11.71%) Python
3 23 (11.22%) Java
4 10 (4.88%) Java 8
4 10 (4.88%) R
5 8 (3.90%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.90%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.44%) C
6 5 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.44%) Ruby
7 4 (1.95%) Go
8 3 (1.46%) C#
8 3 (1.46%) VB
9 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.49%) C++
10 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (4.39%) CISSP
1 9 (4.39%) Degree
2 4 (1.95%) ISEB
2 4 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.46%) CCNA
3 3 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.46%) CISM
3 3 (1.46%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.46%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.46%) PMP
4 2 (0.98%) APMG
4 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.49%) CBAP
5 1 (0.49%) CCNP
5 1 (0.49%) CISA
5 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.49%) CRISC
5 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.41%) QA
2 5 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.44%) PMO
3 2 (0.98%) GCP
3 2 (0.98%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (5.85%) Docker
2 6 (2.93%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.44%) ProxySG
3 5 (2.44%) vSphere
4 4 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.98%) KVM
5 2 (0.98%) Xen
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.49%) NFS
6 1 (0.49%) SRDF
6 1 (0.49%) Varnish
6 1 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (9.27%) Ansible
2 14 (6.83%) Puppet
3 11 (5.37%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.95%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 3 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.46%) SCCM
7 2 (0.98%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.98%) Grafana
7 2 (0.98%) Kibana
7 2 (0.98%) QRadar
7 2 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.98%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.49%) CASB
8 1 (0.49%) Control-M
8 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.49%) Terraform
8 1 (0.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (7.32%) Microsoft
1 15 (7.32%) Oracle
2 13 (6.34%) NetApp
3 12 (5.85%) IBM
4 10 (4.88%) EMC
4 10 (4.88%) Tableau
4 10 (4.88%) VMware
5 8 (3.90%) Datameer
5 8 (3.90%) Teradata
6 7 (3.41%) Cisco
6 7 (3.41%) Dell
6 7 (3.41%) Google
7 6 (2.93%) CheckPoint
7 6 (2.93%) Splunk
8 5 (2.44%) Blue Coat
8 5 (2.44%) Capita
8 5 (2.44%) F5
8 5 (2.44%) McAfee
8 5 (2.44%) Symantec
8 5 (2.44%) TOWER Software