Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 291 205 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 27.66% 21.72% 19.17%
As % of the General category 61.39% 65.29% 48.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 127 103
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £634 £583 £623
Yorkshire median daily rate £426 £413 £421
% change year-on-year +3.33% -2.08% +5.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £9.00 £42.09 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.61% +132.19% +39.42%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.05 £35.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -5.59% +159.26% +3.85%

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 474 314 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 45.06% 33.26% 39.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 201 173
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -5.17% +2.35%
10th Percentile £282 £215 £297
90th Percentile £600 £550 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £413 £405
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.85% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +25.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.24 £10.61
90th Percentile £27.88 £57.71 £25.48
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.86% +16.67% +8.62%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +1 263 £450 - 20
Barnsley -1 6 £400 -11.11% 4
Doncaster -5 4 £430 +4.24% 7
Rotherham -1 1 £313 -41.18% 3
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 175 (60.14%) Change Management
2 165 (56.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 116 (39.86%) Financial Institution
4 93 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (28.18%) Python
6 77 (26.46%) Banking
7 68 (23.37%) DevOps
8 66 (22.68%) Cybersecurity
9 47 (16.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 47 (16.15%) GCP
10 44 (15.12%) SQL
11 41 (14.09%) JIRA
11 41 (14.09%) Analytics
12 40 (13.75%) Scrum
13 39 (13.40%) Kanban
14 38 (13.06%) Process Improvement
14 38 (13.06%) Release Management
15 35 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (11.68%) Jenkins
16 34 (11.68%) BigQuery
17 33 (11.34%) Google
18 31 (10.65%) Continuous Deployment
18 31 (10.65%) Ansible
18 31 (10.65%) Splunk
19 27 (9.28%) Linux
20 26 (8.93%) GitHub
20 26 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
21 25 (8.59%) SIEM
21 25 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
22 24 (8.25%) Big Data

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 (4.81%) SAS
2 11 (3.78%) Confluence
3 9 (3.09%) Jupyter
3 9 (3.09%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.72%) IIS
5 2 (0.69%) CICS
6 1 (0.34%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.34%) Apache
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.34%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 47 (16.15%) GCP
2 26 (8.93%) GitHub
3 11 (3.78%) AWS
3 11 (3.78%) Azure
4 6 (2.06%) Office 365
5 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.69%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.34%) IaaS
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.37%) Firewall
1 4 (1.37%) NAS
1 4 (1.37%) SAN
2 2 (0.69%) BGP
2 2 (0.69%) HTTP
2 2 (0.69%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.69%) Network Security
2 2 (0.69%) OSPF
2 2 (0.69%) VPN
3 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.34%) DMZ
3 1 (0.34%) DNS
3 1 (0.34%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.34%) IPsec
3 1 (0.34%) LAN
3 1 (0.34%) MPLS
3 1 (0.34%) SSL
3 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.34%) WAN
3 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.68%) BigQuery
2 24 (8.25%) Big Data
3 19 (6.53%) Qlik Sense
4 16 (5.50%) QlikView
5 14 (4.81%) Hadoop
5 14 (4.81%) SQL Server
6 13 (4.47%) Pentaho
7 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.03%) DB2
8 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.69%) Power BI
9 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.34%) MySQL
9 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (14.09%) JIRA
2 34 (11.68%) Jenkins
3 15 (5.15%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (3.44%) Gradle
6 8 (2.75%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (2.41%) Visual Studio Code
8 4 (1.37%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.37%) MSTest
8 4 (1.37%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.69%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.69%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.69%) GitLab
9 2 (0.69%) JBehave
9 2 (0.69%) JUnit
9 2 (0.69%) Selenium
9 2 (0.69%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.34%) Appium
10 1 (0.34%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 116 (39.86%) Financial Institution
2 77 (26.46%) Banking
3 6 (2.06%) Public Sector
4 5 (1.72%) Publishing
5 4 (1.37%) Retail
6 2 (0.69%) Law
6 2 (0.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) French Language
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (28.87%) Analyst
2 78 (26.80%) Developer
3 52 (17.87%) Python Developer
4 46 (15.81%) Business Analyst
5 24 (8.25%) Project Manager
6 18 (6.19%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 17 (5.84%) Security Analyst
8 15 (5.15%) Lead Developer
9 14 (4.81%) Architect
9 14 (4.81%) Data Analyst
10 13 (4.47%) IT Analyst
11 11 (3.78%) Business IT Analyst
11 11 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.78%) IT Business Analyst
12 9 (3.09%) Splunk Analyst
13 8 (2.75%) Financial Analyst
13 8 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (2.41%) Senior Business Analyst
14 7 (2.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.12%) RESTful
2 11 (3.78%) Swagger
3 10 (3.44%) AngularJS
4 9 (3.09%) .NET
4 9 (3.09%) CSS
4 9 (3.09%) HTML
4 9 (3.09%) NumPy
4 9 (3.09%) Pandas
4 9 (3.09%) PySpark
4 9 (3.09%) scikit-learn
4 9 (3.09%) Web Services
5 8 (2.75%) JSON
6 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.37%) jQuery
6 4 (1.37%) React
6 4 (1.37%) SOAP
7 3 (1.03%) Angular 2
7 3 (1.03%) Middleware
7 3 (1.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.50%) Virtual Team
2 13 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.12%) Blog
4 7 (2.41%) Cyberattack
5 6 (2.06%) Clustering
6 5 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.72%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.37%) Replication
7 4 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.03%) iSeries
9 2 (0.69%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.34%) AS400
10 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.34%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.34%) PMI
10 1 (0.34%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.28%) Linux
2 20 (6.87%) Windows
3 11 (3.78%) Unix
4 5 (1.72%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.69%) zOS
8 1 (0.34%) Android
8 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.34%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.34%) Solaris
8 1 (0.34%) SUSE
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (60.14%) Change Management
2 165 (56.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 93 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (23.37%) DevOps
5 66 (22.68%) Cybersecurity
6 47 (16.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 41 (14.09%) Analytics
8 40 (13.75%) Scrum
9 39 (13.40%) Kanban
10 38 (13.06%) Process Improvement
10 38 (13.06%) Release Management
11 35 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (10.65%) Continuous Deployment
13 26 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (8.59%) SIEM
14 25 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (7.56%) Security Operations
16 20 (6.87%) Migration
17 17 (5.84%) Data Loss Prevention
18 16 (5.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 82 (28.18%) Python
2 44 (15.12%) SQL
3 13 (4.47%) Bash Shell
4 10 (3.44%) C#
4 10 (3.44%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.44%) R
5 9 (3.09%) Java
5 9 (3.09%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.41%) Perl
7 5 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.37%) Ruby
8 4 (1.37%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.03%) C
9 3 (1.03%) COBOL
9 3 (1.03%) Go
9 3 (1.03%) VB
9 3 (1.03%) VBA
10 2 (0.69%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.69%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (4.12%) Degree
2 4 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) CCNA
5 1 (0.34%) CCNP
5 1 (0.34%) CISA
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.34%) CISM
5 1 (0.34%) CISSP
5 1 (0.34%) CRISC
5 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.09%) GDPR
2 7 (2.41%) PMO
3 5 (1.72%) SLA
4 4 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.37%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.72%) Docker
3 4 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.69%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.69%) OpenDJ
4 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.69%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (10.65%) Ansible
2 14 (4.81%) Puppet
3 4 (1.37%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.37%) SCCM
4 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.69%) Consul
5 2 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.69%) Terraform
5 2 (0.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.34%) Automic
6 1 (0.34%) Control-M
6 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.34%) Packer
6 1 (0.34%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.34%) Salt
6 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (11.34%) Google
2 31 (10.65%) Splunk
3 16 (5.50%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.47%) MuleSoft
5 8 (2.75%) IBM
5 8 (2.75%) Oracle
6 7 (2.41%) EMC
6 7 (2.41%) VMware
7 6 (2.06%) NetApp
8 5 (1.72%) Cisco
9 4 (1.37%) Citrix
9 4 (1.37%) HP
10 3 (1.03%) BMC
10 3 (1.03%) IBM Sterling
10 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.69%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.69%) F5
11 2 (0.69%) OpenText
11 2 (0.69%) Remedy
11 2 (0.69%) Sybase