Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 180 180 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.08% 22.44% 17.74%
As % of the General category 66.67% 68.70% 57.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 130 156
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +31.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £243 £313 £289
90th Percentile £638 £676 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -2.48% +5.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.50 £22.75 £21.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.30% +7.72% -
10th Percentile £14.95 £21.38 £12.48
90th Percentile £50.00 £24.13 £34.35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £14.20 £13.30
% change year-on-year +132.39% +6.79% -36.68%

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 270 262 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 31.62% 32.67% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 173 250
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.36% +0.13%
10th Percentile £236 £264 £287
90th Percentile £575 £605 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 12
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.57% +15.05%
10th Percentile £9.35 £11.20 £11.74
90th Percentile £41.00 £22.20 £34.83
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £16.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +43.28% +15.52% -3.33%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 12 November 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 0 142 £431 -17.86% 51
Doncaster 0 8 £300 -25.00% 10
Barnsley +3 7 £425 - 5
Rotherham - 3 £531 - 1
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 40 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (20.00%) Banking
2 36 (20.00%) SQL
2 36 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 35 (19.44%) Change Management
4 34 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 30 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (13.89%) Windows
7 21 (11.67%) Microsoft
8 20 (11.11%) Project Management
9 19 (10.56%) Oracle
9 19 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (10.00%) Hadoop
11 17 (9.44%) NetApp
12 15 (8.33%) EMC
12 15 (8.33%) Python
12 15 (8.33%) VMware
13 14 (7.78%) Data Analysis
13 14 (7.78%) SAS
13 14 (7.78%) .NET
13 14 (7.78%) Java
13 14 (7.78%) JavaScript
13 14 (7.78%) Cisco
13 14 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (7.22%) NAS
14 13 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (7.22%) DevOps
14 13 (7.22%) SQL Server
15 12 (6.67%) Analytics

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 14 (7.78%) SAS
2 5 (2.78%) Skype for Business
2 5 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.22%) Confluence
3 4 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.56%) CICS
5 1 (0.56%) Mule
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.11%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 2 (1.11%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.89%) SaaS
4 6 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (3.33%) IaaS
4 6 (3.33%) PaaS
5 3 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.56%) GitHub
7 1 (0.56%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.22%) NAS
2 11 (6.11%) SAN
3 8 (4.44%) SMS
4 6 (3.33%) SSL
4 6 (3.33%) WAN
5 5 (2.78%) LAN
5 5 (2.78%) Skype
6 4 (2.22%) FCoE
6 4 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (2.22%) SSH
7 3 (1.67%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.67%) VSAN
8 2 (1.11%) DNS
8 2 (1.11%) Firewall
8 2 (1.11%) MPLS
8 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.11%) VPN
9 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.56%) VoIP
9 1 (0.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 13 (7.22%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.89%) Big Data
3 7 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.89%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.89%) QlikView
3 7 (3.89%) Spotfire
4 6 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.22%) Power BI
7 3 (1.67%) HBase
7 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.11%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.11%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.11%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.11%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.33%) JIRA
3 2 (1.11%) ERwin
3 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.56%) Toad
General
1 36 (20.00%) Banking
2 30 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 5 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 5 (2.78%) Retail
4 4 (2.22%) Legal
5 3 (1.67%) Back Office
6 2 (1.11%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (17.78%) Analyst
2 27 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 25 (13.89%) Developer
4 22 (12.22%) Architect
5 17 (9.44%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (6.11%) Consultant
6 11 (6.11%) Data Analyst
7 9 (5.00%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.44%) IT Manager
8 8 (4.44%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (2.78%) .NET Developer
10 5 (2.78%) Security Consultant
10 5 (2.78%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.22%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (2.22%) NetBackup Engineer
11 4 (2.22%) SQL Developer
12 3 (1.67%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.78%) .NET
2 9 (5.00%) HTML
3 7 (3.89%) Middleware
3 7 (3.89%) REST
3 7 (3.89%) Web Services
4 6 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.33%) SOAP
4 6 (3.33%) Spring
5 5 (2.78%) jQuery
5 5 (2.78%) RESTful
5 5 (2.78%) Spring Boot
6 4 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (1.67%) CSS
7 3 (1.67%) Flash
7 3 (1.67%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (1.67%) XML
7 3 (1.67%) XSLT
8 2 (1.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.78%) PKI
3 5 (2.78%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.22%) DataPower
4 4 (2.22%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.22%) NHS
5 3 (1.67%) Clustering
5 3 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.67%) Robotics
5 3 (1.67%) User Experience
5 3 (1.67%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.11%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.11%) iSeries
6 2 (1.11%) PMI
7 1 (0.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.89%) Windows
2 11 (6.11%) Linux
3 8 (4.44%) Unix
4 4 (2.22%) Solaris
5 3 (1.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.11%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.56%) Android
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 35 (19.44%) Change Management
4 34 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (11.11%) Project Management
7 14 (7.78%) Data Analysis
8 13 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (7.22%) DevOps
9 12 (6.67%) Analytics
10 11 (6.11%) PRINCE2
11 10 (5.56%) Scrum
11 10 (5.56%) Visualisation
12 9 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
12 9 (5.00%) ERP
12 9 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
12 9 (5.00%) Migration
12 9 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (4.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.00%) SQL
2 15 (8.33%) Python
3 14 (7.78%) Java
3 14 (7.78%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.56%) R
5 8 (4.44%) C#
6 7 (3.89%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.78%) Java 8
8 4 (2.22%) C
8 4 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.67%) Ruby
10 2 (1.11%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.11%) Go
10 2 (1.11%) VB
10 2 (1.11%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.56%) COBOL
11 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (2.22%) PMP
1 4 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (1.67%) APMG
2 3 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.67%) CISSP
2 3 (1.67%) Degree
3 2 (1.11%) CCNP
3 2 (1.11%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.56%) CCNA
4 1 (0.56%) CISA
4 1 (0.56%) CISM
4 1 (0.56%) PhD
4 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.00%) QA
2 7 (3.89%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.78%) PMO
4 2 (1.11%) SLA
5 1 (0.56%) GDPR
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.44%) NFS
3 7 (3.89%) vSphere
4 6 (3.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.22%) Docker
6 4 (2.22%) SRDF
6 4 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (2.22%) Xen
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.56%) KVM
7 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (3.89%) Ansible
1 7 (3.89%) Puppet
2 5 (2.78%) NetBackup
2 5 (2.78%) vCenter Server
3 4 (2.22%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.22%) PowerCLI
4 3 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 2 (1.11%) Grafana
5 2 (1.11%) Kibana
5 2 (1.11%) SCCM
5 2 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.11%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.11%) vRealize
6 1 (0.56%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.56%) CASB
6 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.56%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 21 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.56%) Oracle
3 17 (9.44%) NetApp
4 15 (8.33%) EMC
4 15 (8.33%) VMware
5 14 (7.78%) Cisco
6 12 (6.67%) Google
7 11 (6.11%) IBM
7 11 (6.11%) Tableau
8 8 (4.44%) Datameer
8 8 (4.44%) Teradata
9 6 (3.33%) McAfee
10 5 (2.78%) MuleSoft
10 5 (2.78%) SAP
11 4 (2.22%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.22%) Veritas
12 3 (1.67%) Blue Prism
12 3 (1.67%) CA
12 3 (1.67%) CyberArk
12 3 (1.67%) TOWER Software