The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing Finance 268 417 450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 19.65% 21.56% 24.96%
As % of the General category 59.29% 61.78% 67.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 314 305
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £13.60 £11.25 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.84% -4.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% +27.94%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 452 675 664
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 33.14% 34.90% 36.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 477 420
Median daily rate £413 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +1.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 19
Median hourly rate £22.38 £13.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.11% -62.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.37 £9.00 £16.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.82 £19.35 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in West Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in West Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in West Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in West Yorkshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -1 154 £425 +0.89% 58
Halifax 0 50 £400 +14.28% 6
Bradford +5 32 £450 +28.57% 12
Wakefield -1 7 £450 +30.90% 1
Pudsey - 3 £358 -
Huddersfield 0 1 £325 -27.77% 2
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 97 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
1 97 (18.69%) Banking
2 82 (15.80%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (14.84%) Project Management
4 71 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
5 64 (12.33%) Retail
6 63 (12.14%) SQL
7 55 (10.60%) Windows
8 50 (9.63%) ITIL
9 43 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
9 43 (8.29%) Microsoft
10 39 (7.51%) Data Centre
11 38 (7.32%) Analytics
12 36 (6.94%) Legal
12 36 (6.94%) Java
13 35 (6.74%) Service Delivery
14 34 (6.55%) Unix
14 34 (6.55%) ERP
14 34 (6.55%) Business Analysis
15 32 (6.17%) Oracle
16 29 (5.59%) SAS
17 28 (5.39%) SQL Server
18 27 (5.20%) Linux
18 27 (5.20%) Marketing
19 24 (4.62%) Degree
19 24 (4.62%) Cisco
20 23 (4.43%) Service Management
20 23 (4.43%) Law
20 23 (4.43%) Retail Banking
20 23 (4.43%) Migration

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 29 (5.59%) SAS
2 13 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (1.54%) Mule
4 7 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (0.77%) Confluence
5 4 (0.77%) IBM Domino
5 4 (0.77%) StreamWeaver
6 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.39%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.39%) CICS
6 2 (0.39%) IIS
6 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.19%) JBoss
7 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.19%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.19%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 22 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.85%) MS Office
3 11 (2.12%) MS Project
4 7 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.39%) Stata
Business Applications
1 19 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.39%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle ASCP
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.16%) Office 365
4 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.39%) GitHub
4 2 (0.39%) PaaS
4 2 (0.39%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) IaaS
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.85%) Firewall
2 11 (2.12%) Internet
3 9 (1.73%) FTP
3 9 (1.73%) Network Security
4 8 (1.54%) DNS
5 7 (1.35%) SSL
6 6 (1.16%) LAN
6 6 (1.16%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.16%) VPN
6 6 (1.16%) WAN
7 5 (0.96%) Extranet
8 4 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.77%) DHCP
8 4 (0.77%) Intranet
9 3 (0.58%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.58%) Broadband
9 3 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.58%) HTTP
9 3 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.58%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.50%) Big Data
3 12 (2.31%) Hadoop
4 9 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.16%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (0.96%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.96%) OLAP
7 5 (0.96%) OLTP
7 5 (0.96%) QlikView
7 5 (0.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.77%) Lumira
8 4 (0.77%) MySQL
8 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.77%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (2.89%) Jenkins
2 13 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.31%) JIRA
4 7 (1.35%) Rational Application Developer
5 6 (1.16%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.77%) JMeter
6 4 (0.77%) Xcode
7 3 (0.58%) JUnit
7 3 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.58%) Selenium
7 3 (0.58%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.39%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.39%) Gatling
8 2 (0.39%) Gradle
8 2 (0.39%) gulp
8 2 (0.39%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.39%) Mockito
8 2 (0.39%) Spock
8 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 97 (18.69%) Banking
2 64 (12.33%) Retail
3 36 (6.94%) Legal
4 27 (5.20%) Marketing
5 23 (4.43%) Law
5 23 (4.43%) Retail Banking
6 17 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.93%) Advertising
7 10 (1.93%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.54%) Electronics
9 7 (1.35%) Games
10 4 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.77%) Publishing
11 3 (0.58%) Back Office
12 2 (0.39%) German Language
12 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Billing
13 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 138 (26.59%) Analyst
2 66 (12.72%) Project Manager
3 63 (12.14%) Business Analyst
3 63 (12.14%) Developer
4 51 (9.83%) Consultant
5 43 (8.29%) Architect
6 21 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
6 21 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (3.85%) IT Manager
8 15 (2.89%) Administrator
8 15 (2.89%) Service Analyst
9 14 (2.70%) Senior Manager
10 13 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (2.31%) Oracle Developer
12 11 (2.12%) Dynamics AX Consultant
13 9 (1.73%) Agile Business Analyst
13 9 (1.73%) Delivery Manager
13 9 (1.73%) Financial Analyst
13 9 (1.73%) Service Desk Analyst
14 8 (1.54%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.89%) .NET
2 13 (2.50%) HTML
3 12 (2.31%) CSS
4 10 (1.93%) Web Services
5 9 (1.73%) J2EE
6 8 (1.54%) JSP
7 7 (1.35%) AngularJS
7 7 (1.35%) JavaBeans
7 7 (1.35%) Middleware
7 7 (1.35%) Node.js
7 7 (1.35%) RESTful
7 7 (1.35%) Struts
8 6 (1.16%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.16%) React
8 6 (1.16%) REST
8 6 (1.16%) XML
9 5 (0.96%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (0.96%) jQuery
9 5 (0.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.51%) Data Centre
3 20 (3.85%) User Experience
4 17 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.89%) Mainframe
6 13 (2.50%) NHS
7 11 (2.12%) Credit Risk
7 11 (2.12%) iSeries
8 10 (1.93%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.73%) iPad
10 8 (1.54%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.35%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.35%) iPhone
12 5 (0.96%) Tandem
13 4 (0.77%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.77%) FMCG
13 4 (0.77%) Replication
14 3 (0.58%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.58%) Fintech
14 3 (0.58%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 55 (10.60%) Windows
2 34 (6.55%) Unix
3 27 (5.20%) Linux
4 14 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 14 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.50%) Android
6 9 (1.73%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.77%) zOS
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.39%) AIX
10 2 (0.39%) CatOS
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 82 (15.80%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (14.84%) Project Management
4 50 (9.63%) ITIL
5 43 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (7.32%) Analytics
7 35 (6.74%) Service Delivery
8 34 (6.55%) Business Analysis
8 34 (6.55%) ERP
9 23 (4.43%) Migration
9 23 (4.43%) Service Management
10 21 (4.05%) Scrum
10 21 (4.05%) Waterfall
11 20 (3.85%) Change Management
12 18 (3.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 17 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (3.28%) DevOps
13 17 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (3.08%) Data Management
14 16 (3.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (12.14%) SQL
2 36 (6.94%) Java
3 22 (4.24%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.12%) VBA
5 9 (1.73%) C#
5 9 (1.73%) Python
5 9 (1.73%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.35%) Apple Swift
7 6 (1.16%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.96%) JCL
8 5 (0.96%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.77%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.58%) C++
10 3 (0.58%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.39%) AWK
11 2 (0.39%) C
11 2 (0.39%) PHP
11 2 (0.39%) Ruby
11 2 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (4.62%) Degree
2 12 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.16%) CCNA
5 6 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.96%) ISEB
6 5 (0.96%) SAS Certification
7 4 (0.77%) CISM
7 4 (0.77%) CISSP
7 4 (0.77%) MCSE
8 3 (0.58%) ACCA
8 3 (0.58%) CCIE
8 3 (0.58%) CCSA
8 3 (0.58%) CIMA
8 3 (0.58%) CISA
8 3 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.39%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.24%) PMO
2 21 (4.05%) QA
3 17 (3.28%) SLA
4 16 (3.08%) Data Quality
5 12 (2.31%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.77%) GDPR
6 4 (0.77%) IFRS
6 4 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.58%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.39%) FATCA
8 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.19%) Basel II
9 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.16%) vSphere
4 5 (0.96%) RACF
4 5 (0.96%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (0.77%) ACF2
6 3 (0.58%) Docker
6 3 (0.58%) HDFS
7 2 (0.39%) Firmware
7 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (2.89%) Oracle Identity Management
2 14 (2.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 14 (2.70%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.96%) zSecure
4 4 (0.77%) Puppet
5 3 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.58%) Nagios
6 2 (0.39%) Ansible
6 2 (0.39%) CA Service Virtualization
6 2 (0.39%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.19%) Salt
7 1 (0.19%) SCCM
7 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 43 (8.29%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.17%) Oracle
3 24 (4.62%) Cisco
4 21 (4.05%) VMware
5 17 (3.28%) SAP
6 14 (2.70%) IBM
7 12 (2.31%) NetIQ
8 10 (1.93%) Avaya
9 9 (1.73%) Splunk
10 8 (1.54%) CyberArk
10 8 (1.54%) F5
11 7 (1.35%) MuleSoft
12 6 (1.16%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.16%) Cognos
12 6 (1.16%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.77%) Ariba
13 4 (0.77%) IBM Sterling
13 4 (0.77%) Palo Alto
13 4 (0.77%) Sophos
13 4 (0.77%) Tealium
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day Rate flexible £500-550/day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £370 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Rate: £30,000 + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 10 days ago