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 26 June 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.

Financial
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing Finance 295 413 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.70% 20.42% 22.17%
As % of the General category 67.05% 58.92% 69.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 285 364
Median daily rate £400 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% +3.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £187.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -91.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +31.57% -  

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 440 701 679
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 30.88% 34.65% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 507 497
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £521 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.75 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £94.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 26 June 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 +2 204 £400 +2.56% 63
Halifax 0 41 £381 -4.68% 2
Bradford +1 20 £413 +5.76% 19
Pudsey 0 9 £430 +14.66% 3
Wakefield -5 4 £344 -1.78%
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 117 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (18.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 99 (17.74%) Banking
4 97 (17.38%) Project Management
5 74 (13.26%) Retail
6 62 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (10.39%) Microsoft
8 55 (9.86%) Windows
9 51 (9.14%) SQL
10 49 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (7.35%) Marketing
11 41 (7.35%) Analytics
12 40 (7.17%) Business Analysis
13 39 (6.99%) Data Centre
14 38 (6.81%) Degree
14 38 (6.81%) ITIL
15 35 (6.27%) SAP
15 35 (6.27%) Waterfall
16 34 (6.09%) SAS
17 33 (5.91%) Unix
18 32 (5.73%) Migration
19 31 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
19 31 (5.56%) PMO
20 30 (5.38%) Java
20 30 (5.38%) Telecoms
21 29 (5.20%) Scrum
21 29 (5.20%) Cisco
22 27 (4.84%) Service Delivery
22 27 (4.84%) Change Management
22 27 (4.84%) Programme 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 34 (6.09%) SAS
2 8 (1.43%) Confluence
3 7 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.25%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.08%) MS Project Server
5 4 (0.72%) CMS
5 4 (0.72%) IBM Domino
5 4 (0.72%) StreamWeaver
6 3 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.36%) IIS
7 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.36%) Mule
7 2 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (3.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (2.51%) MS Visio
5 12 (2.15%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.36%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (3.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.18%) Maximo
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.08%) Office 365
3 6 (1.08%) SaaS
4 5 (0.90%) IaaS
4 5 (0.90%) PaaS
5 2 (0.36%) Akamai
5 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.18%) Force.com
6 1 (0.18%) GitHub
6 1 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.94%) Firewall
2 20 (3.58%) Internet
3 14 (2.51%) LAN
3 14 (2.51%) WAN
4 10 (1.79%) Network Security
5 9 (1.61%) Wireless
6 8 (1.43%) 3G
6 8 (1.43%) DNS
6 8 (1.43%) GPRS
6 8 (1.43%) GSM
6 8 (1.43%) LTE
6 8 (1.43%) SGSN
6 8 (1.43%) VPN
7 7 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (0.90%) FTP
8 5 (0.90%) SSL
9 4 (0.72%) SAN
10 3 (0.54%) Broadband
10 3 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (1.43%) MS Access
4 8 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.25%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.08%) Big Data
6 6 (1.08%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.90%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (0.72%) Lumira
8 4 (0.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.54%) DTS
9 3 (0.54%) Pentaho
9 3 (0.54%) QlikView
9 3 (0.54%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (3.41%) JIRA
2 14 (2.51%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.97%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.79%) Selenium
5 9 (1.61%) WebDriver
6 7 (1.25%) JMeter
7 5 (0.90%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.72%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.54%) Rational Application Developer
9 3 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.54%) Toad
10 2 (0.36%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.36%) Gatling
10 2 (0.36%) Grunt
10 2 (0.36%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.36%) Maven
10 2 (0.36%) Protractor
10 2 (0.36%) Sinon.JS
10 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 99 (17.74%) Banking
2 74 (13.26%) Retail
3 41 (7.35%) Marketing
4 30 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.41%) Electronics
5 19 (3.41%) Legal
6 18 (3.23%) Law
6 18 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 18 (3.23%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.25%) Games
8 5 (0.90%) Advertising
8 5 (0.90%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.72%) Billing
10 3 (0.54%) Back Office
10 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.36%) German Language
11 2 (0.36%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 183 (32.80%) Analyst
2 91 (16.31%) Business Analyst
3 72 (12.90%) Project Manager
4 51 (9.14%) Architect
5 43 (7.71%) Developer
6 36 (6.45%) Consultant
7 23 (4.12%) Financial Analyst
7 23 (4.12%) IT Manager
8 22 (3.94%) PMO Analyst
8 22 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (3.76%) Finance Business Analyst
9 21 (3.76%) Service Analyst
10 20 (3.58%) Financial Business Analyst
11 18 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
11 18 (3.23%) Senior Manager
12 17 (3.05%) Data Analyst
12 17 (3.05%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 17 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (2.87%) Technical Analyst
14 14 (2.51%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.30%) HTML
2 22 (3.94%) .NET
3 12 (2.15%) CSS
4 11 (1.97%) Web Services
4 11 (1.97%) XML
5 10 (1.79%) Middleware
6 9 (1.61%) AngularJS
6 9 (1.61%) ASP.NET
7 8 (1.43%) HTML5
7 8 (1.43%) jQuery
8 7 (1.25%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (1.08%) JSON
9 6 (1.08%) Node.js
9 6 (1.08%) RESTful
10 4 (0.72%) CSS3
10 4 (0.72%) J2EE
10 4 (0.72%) JSP
10 4 (0.72%) React
10 4 (0.72%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.99%) Data Centre
3 20 (3.58%) User Experience
4 14 (2.51%) Credit Risk
5 13 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.79%) NHS
7 9 (1.61%) iSeries
8 8 (1.43%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.25%) FMCG
10 5 (0.90%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.90%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (0.90%) IVR
10 5 (0.90%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.72%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.54%) PKI
12 3 (0.54%) Tandem
13 2 (0.36%) BYOD
13 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.86%) Windows
2 33 (5.91%) Unix
3 26 (4.66%) Linux
4 18 (3.23%) Android
4 18 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.15%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.43%) Mac OS X
6 8 (1.43%) Windows Phone
6 8 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.90%) zOS
9 3 (0.54%) CentOS
9 3 (0.54%) SUSE
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.36%) AIX
10 2 (0.36%) CatOS
10 2 (0.36%) Solaris
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (18.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 97 (17.38%) Project Management
4 49 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (7.35%) Analytics
6 40 (7.17%) Business Analysis
7 38 (6.81%) ITIL
8 35 (6.27%) Waterfall
9 32 (5.73%) Migration
10 29 (5.20%) Scrum
11 27 (4.84%) Change Management
11 27 (4.84%) Programme Management
11 27 (4.84%) Service Delivery
12 25 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 25 (4.48%) DevOps
13 22 (3.94%) ERP
14 20 (3.58%) Test Automation
15 19 (3.41%) PRINCE2
15 19 (3.41%) Programme Delivery
15 19 (3.41%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 51 (9.14%) SQL
2 30 (5.38%) Java
3 22 (3.94%) JavaScript
4 17 (3.05%) C#
5 16 (2.87%) VBA
6 13 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 13 (2.33%) VB
7 12 (2.15%) PHP
8 11 (1.97%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.61%) Python
10 8 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.54%) JCL
11 3 (0.54%) Ruby
11 3 (0.54%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.54%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.36%) ABAP
12 2 (0.36%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.36%) C++
12 2 (0.36%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (6.81%) Degree
2 15 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.25%) CCNA
4 7 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.08%) CCIE
6 5 (0.90%) CCSA
7 4 (0.72%) IIBA
7 4 (0.72%) ISEB
7 4 (0.72%) MCSE
7 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.72%) PMP
7 4 (0.72%) SAS Certification
7 4 (0.72%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.54%) ACCA
8 3 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.54%) CIMA
8 3 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.56%) PMO
2 18 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 15 (2.69%) SLA
4 11 (1.97%) QA
5 10 (1.79%) GDPR
6 9 (1.61%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.54%) IFRS
7 3 (0.54%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.18%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.43%) vSphere
4 6 (1.08%) Docker
4 6 (1.08%) RACF
5 4 (0.72%) ACF2
5 4 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.54%) KVM
6 3 (0.54%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 10 (1.79%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.43%) AirWatch
3 5 (0.90%) zSecure
4 4 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.72%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.72%) Puppet
5 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle EDQ
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.18%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 58 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.27%) SAP
3 29 (5.20%) Cisco
4 22 (3.94%) Oracle
5 20 (3.58%) IBM
5 20 (3.58%) VMware
6 10 (1.79%) NetIQ
7 9 (1.61%) Cognos
8 8 (1.43%) CheckPoint
8 8 (1.43%) MobileIron
9 7 (1.25%) Avaya
9 7 (1.25%) Dell
9 7 (1.25%) HP
10 6 (1.08%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.90%) Tableau
12 4 (0.72%) CyberArk
12 4 (0.72%) IBM Sterling
12 4 (0.72%) Informatica
12 4 (0.72%) Palo Alto
13 3 (0.54%) Brocade
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £430 to £463 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14.00 - £14.40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - Korus Group - Chester
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago