Period
to 20 November 2018

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 6 months to 20 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 456 532 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.25% 17.62% 16.67%
As % of the General category 48.98% 58.27% 54.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 421 401
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.62% +3.87%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £566 £615 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -2.48% +5.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.20 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.68% +42.00% -52.38%
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 931 913 1,094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 27.05% 30.24% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 644 737
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £250 £263
90th Percentile £563 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 21
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +37.93% -27.50%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.72 £10.00
90th Percentile £29.00 £27.50 £30.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £18.74 £14.50
% change year-on-year +28.10% +29.21% -4.57%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 20 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
Leeds -1 289 £413 -2.48% 98
Halifax 0 57 £388 -4.32% 15
Bradford -1 51 £350 -12.50% 26
Wakefield -4 10 £525 +110.00% 5
Pudsey 0 9 £455 +5.70%
Bingley 0 7 £325 -27.78% 1
Huddersfield -7 3 £450 +12.50% 5
Wetherby - 1 - -
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 150 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (18.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (14.04%) Project Management
4 60 (13.16%) SQL
5 58 (12.72%) Banking
6 56 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (9.65%) Migration
8 42 (9.21%) Scrum
9 40 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
10 38 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 36 (7.89%) Java
12 35 (7.68%) Microsoft Excel
12 35 (7.68%) Microsoft
13 31 (6.80%) Change Management
14 30 (6.58%) Degree
14 30 (6.58%) PMO
15 29 (6.36%) Retail
16 28 (6.14%) PRINCE2
16 28 (6.14%) SDLC
17 26 (5.70%) ETL
18 25 (5.48%) C#
18 25 (5.48%) JIRA
19 24 (5.26%) SQL Server
19 24 (5.26%) Analytics
20 23 (5.04%) DevOps
20 23 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
21 22 (4.82%) JavaScript
21 22 (4.82%) Data Migration
22 21 (4.61%) ITIL
22 21 (4.61%) Risk Management

Finance
Co-occurring 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 13 (2.85%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.41%) SAS
3 8 (1.75%) Confluence
4 5 (1.10%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.88%) CMS
6 3 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.22%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.22%) nginx
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (7.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 14 (3.07%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.44%) Exstream
5 1 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (1.32%) IaaS
3 6 (1.32%) PaaS
3 6 (1.32%) SaaS
4 5 (1.10%) npm
4 5 (1.10%) Serverless
5 4 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.88%) iPaaS
5 4 (0.88%) Office 365
6 3 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.44%) Amazon SageMaker
7 2 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.44%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.63%) Firewall
2 11 (2.41%) DNS
3 8 (1.75%) BGP
3 8 (1.75%) LAN
3 8 (1.75%) OSPF
4 7 (1.54%) WAN
5 5 (1.10%) MPLS
5 5 (1.10%) VPN
6 4 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (0.88%) SMS
7 3 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.66%) DHCP
7 3 (0.66%) Internet
7 3 (0.66%) SAN
8 2 (0.44%) FTP
8 2 (0.44%) Intranet
8 2 (0.44%) Network Security
8 2 (0.44%) NX-OS
8 2 (0.44%) SSL
8 2 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.19%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.97%) Big Data
7 6 (1.32%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.10%) Amazon Aurora
8 5 (1.10%) QlikView
9 4 (0.88%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.88%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.88%) DB2
9 4 (0.88%) Power BI
9 4 (0.88%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.66%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.66%) MS Access
10 3 (0.66%) OLTP
10 3 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (5.48%) JIRA
2 14 (3.07%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.54%) IntelliJ
6 6 (1.32%) Maven
6 6 (1.32%) webpack
7 5 (1.10%) Babel
8 4 (0.88%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.88%) Selenium
8 4 (0.88%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.66%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.66%) Subversion
9 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.66%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.44%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.44%) JUnit
10 2 (0.44%) YouTrack
General
1 58 (12.72%) Banking
2 29 (6.36%) Retail
3 14 (3.07%) Retail Banking
4 10 (2.19%) Legal
5 8 (1.75%) Marketing
6 6 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.32%) Publishing
7 5 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.88%) Back Office
8 4 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.44%) Electronics
9 2 (0.44%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.44%) Law
9 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 120 (26.32%) Analyst
2 76 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 57 (12.50%) Developer
4 48 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 37 (8.11%) Financial Analyst
6 19 (4.17%) Architect
6 19 (4.17%) Finance Business Analyst
7 18 (3.95%) Financial Business Analyst
7 18 (3.95%) Service Analyst
8 17 (3.73%) Data Analyst
8 17 (3.73%) IT Manager
9 16 (3.51%) Consultant
9 16 (3.51%) IT Project Manager
10 15 (3.29%) Test Analyst
11 14 (3.07%) Agile Business Analyst
11 14 (3.07%) PMO Analyst
12 12 (2.63%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 12 (2.63%) Financial Services Project Manager
12 12 (2.63%) Senior Manager
13 11 (2.41%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.39%) .NET
2 16 (3.51%) REST
3 13 (2.85%) Web Services
4 12 (2.63%) AngularJS
5 11 (2.41%) HTML
5 11 (2.41%) SOAP
6 9 (1.97%) Node.js
6 9 (1.97%) RESTful
7 8 (1.75%) CSS
8 7 (1.54%) JSON
8 7 (1.54%) React
8 7 (1.54%) XML
9 5 (1.10%) DOM
9 5 (1.10%) Jest
9 5 (1.10%) Kafka
9 5 (1.10%) Redux
9 5 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (0.88%) .NET Core
10 4 (0.88%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.73%) User Experience
3 14 (3.07%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.07%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (1.97%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.75%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.54%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.10%) NHS
9 4 (0.88%) DataPower
9 4 (0.88%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.66%) PKI
10 3 (0.66%) PMI
11 2 (0.44%) AS400
11 2 (0.44%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.44%) Clustering
11 2 (0.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.39%) Windows
2 17 (3.73%) Linux
3 12 (2.63%) Unix
4 7 (1.54%) AIX
4 7 (1.54%) Android
4 7 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.66%) Solaris
7 2 (0.44%) Check Point GAiA
7 2 (0.44%) VMS
7 2 (0.44%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (18.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (14.04%) Project Management
4 44 (9.65%) Migration
5 42 (9.21%) Scrum
6 40 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 31 (6.80%) Change Management
9 28 (6.14%) PRINCE2
9 28 (6.14%) SDLC
10 26 (5.70%) ETL
11 24 (5.26%) Analytics
12 23 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (5.04%) DevOps
13 22 (4.82%) Data Migration
14 21 (4.61%) ITIL
14 21 (4.61%) Risk Management
15 20 (4.39%) Change Control
15 20 (4.39%) Data Analysis
16 18 (3.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 60 (13.16%) SQL
2 36 (7.89%) Java
3 25 (5.48%) C#
4 22 (4.82%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.29%) Python
6 10 (2.19%) C
6 10 (2.19%) Scala
7 8 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.75%) VBA
8 7 (1.54%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.32%) Ruby
10 5 (1.10%) Groovy
10 5 (1.10%) Perl
10 5 (1.10%) VB
11 4 (0.88%) JCL
11 4 (0.88%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.66%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.66%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.66%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 30 (6.58%) Degree
2 12 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.19%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.75%) CCNP
5 7 (1.54%) IIBA
5 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.32%) CCNA
6 6 (1.32%) MCSE
6 6 (1.32%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.88%) CCIE
7 4 (0.88%) ISEB
8 3 (0.66%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.66%) CCDP
8 3 (0.66%) CCSA
8 3 (0.66%) CIMA
8 3 (0.66%) CISSP
8 3 (0.66%) MCITP
8 3 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.58%) PMO
2 15 (3.29%) QA
3 11 (2.41%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.44%) COSO
5 2 (0.44%) ISO 31000
5 2 (0.44%) P3O
5 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) GDPR
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) SLA
6 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (2.63%) Docker
2 10 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.10%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.88%) Control-M
2 4 (0.88%) Puppet
2 4 (0.88%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.66%) Ansible
3 3 (0.66%) Nessus
3 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.66%) SCCM
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.44%) Terraform
4 2 (0.44%) vRealize
4 2 (0.44%) WSUS
5 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.22%) Mesos
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 35 (7.68%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.39%) Cisco
3 18 (3.95%) Oracle
4 13 (2.85%) CheckPoint
4 13 (2.85%) SAP
5 11 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (2.19%) F5
7 8 (1.75%) IBM
7 8 (1.75%) VMware
8 6 (1.32%) EMC
8 6 (1.32%) Splunk
9 5 (1.10%) Dell
9 5 (1.10%) Hortonworks
9 5 (1.10%) NetApp
10 4 (0.88%) Axway
10 4 (0.88%) Citrix
10 4 (0.88%) CyberArk
10 4 (0.88%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.88%) RedGate
10 4 (0.88%) Tableau