The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Finance 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 17.50% 22.58% 13.79%
As % of the General category 87.50% 63.64% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.90% +5.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year +37.93% +26.08%  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Wakefield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 8 11 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 20.00% 35.48% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Median daily rate £450 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +20.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £343 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £365 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Wakefield

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Wakefield

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wakefield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Wakefield over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Wakefield

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Wakefield

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wakefield region with a requirement for Finance.

1 5 (45.45%) ERP
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) PMO
3 3 (27.27%) FMCG
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) CA
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Maximo
5 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) Infor

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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 1 (9.09%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (9.09%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) ERP Implementation Manager
1 4 (36.36%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
1 4 (36.36%) ERP Manager
1 4 (36.36%) ERP Project Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Implementation Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Implementation Project Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Project Implementation Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) Symfony
1 1 (9.09%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) FMCG
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ERP
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Data Entry
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) CA
1 1 (9.09%) EMC
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) Infor
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft
1 1 (9.09%) VMware
1 1 (9.09%) Zend