Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 463 487 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.84% 16.06% 16.55%
As % of the General category 53.16% 57.57% 53.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 397 360
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £275 £273 £263
90th Percentile £594 £615 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £423 £415
% change year-on-year +0.47% +1.93% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.30 £14.15 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.02% +4.81% -28.00%
10th Percentile £9.37 £12.62 £9.77
90th Percentile £16.72 £15.90 £14.30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £13.50
% change year-on-year +23.24% +5.19% -28.00%

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 871 846 1,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 26.04% 27.89% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 604 673
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £268 £255 £259
90th Percentile £575 £579 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +2.80% +0.31% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 23
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +47.11% -12.29%
10th Percentile £10.29 £11.37 £10.14
90th Percentile £46.55 £40.00 £28.79
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +20.00% +40.35% -5.00%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 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
Leeds +1 284 £425 - 113
Halifax 0 71 £405 -4.26% 6
Bradford -5 43 £375 +15.38% 26
Bingley 0 9 £338 -25.00%
Pudsey +2 6 £459 +14.75%
Wakefield -6 6 £400 +6.67% 3
Huddersfield -9 2 £375 -6.25% 2
Wetherby - 1 - - 1
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 157 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (21.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 70 (15.12%) SQL
4 56 (12.10%) Banking
4 56 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (11.45%) Project Management
6 43 (9.29%) Migration
7 41 (8.86%) Microsoft
8 37 (7.99%) Scrum
9 34 (7.34%) Retail
9 34 (7.34%) Problem-Solving
10 32 (6.91%) PMO
10 32 (6.91%) JIRA
11 31 (6.70%) Change Management
12 30 (6.48%) Java
12 30 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel
12 30 (6.48%) Data Analysis
12 30 (6.48%) Business Analysis
12 30 (6.48%) SDLC
12 30 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
13 28 (6.05%) Waterfall
13 28 (6.05%) SAP
13 28 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (5.83%) SQL Server
14 27 (5.83%) Degree
15 26 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
16 25 (5.40%) PRINCE2
17 24 (5.18%) ITIL
17 24 (5.18%) Python
17 24 (5.18%) Analytics

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 15 (3.24%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.59%) SAS
3 8 (1.73%) Confluence
4 6 (1.30%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.65%) CMS
5 3 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.43%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.43%) nginx
6 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.22%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.32%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 14 (3.02%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.43%) Exstream
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.22%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.22%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.59%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (1.94%) IaaS
4 9 (1.94%) PaaS
4 9 (1.94%) SaaS
5 7 (1.51%) Office 365
6 5 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.08%) npm
7 4 (0.86%) iPaaS
7 4 (0.86%) Serverless
8 3 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.81%) Firewall
2 11 (2.38%) DNS
3 10 (2.16%) LAN
4 9 (1.94%) BGP
4 9 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (1.94%) OSPF
4 9 (1.94%) WAN
5 8 (1.73%) VPN
6 6 (1.30%) MPLS
7 4 (0.86%) NX-OS
7 4 (0.86%) VoIP
8 3 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.65%) DHCP
8 3 (0.65%) SAN
9 2 (0.43%) Internet
9 2 (0.43%) Intranet
9 2 (0.43%) Network Security
9 2 (0.43%) Skype
10 1 (0.22%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (2.38%) Big Data
3 11 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.94%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.51%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 6 (1.30%) Data Lake
7 6 (1.30%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.08%) Amazon Aurora
8 5 (1.08%) Power BI
8 5 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.08%) SAP HANA
9 4 (0.86%) DB2
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.86%) QlikView
10 3 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 32 (6.91%) JIRA
2 9 (1.94%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.73%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (1.30%) IntelliJ
5 6 (1.30%) webpack
6 5 (1.08%) Babel
6 5 (1.08%) Selenium
6 5 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.86%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.65%) Maven
8 3 (0.65%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.65%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.43%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.43%) YouTrack
10 1 (0.22%) JUnit
General
1 56 (12.10%) Banking
2 34 (7.34%) Retail
3 15 (3.24%) Retail Banking
4 9 (1.94%) Legal
5 6 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.30%) Marketing
6 5 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.86%) Back Office
8 3 (0.65%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.65%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.43%) Electronics
9 2 (0.43%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 130 (28.08%) Analyst
2 61 (13.17%) Project Manager
3 54 (11.66%) Business Analyst
4 51 (11.02%) Developer
5 31 (6.70%) Financial Analyst
6 20 (4.32%) Data Analyst
7 18 (3.89%) Architect
8 17 (3.67%) Programme Manager
9 15 (3.24%) Service Analyst
10 14 (3.02%) PMO Analyst
10 14 (3.02%) Senior Manager
11 13 (2.81%) Finance Business Analyst
11 13 (2.81%) Programme Director
11 13 (2.81%) Test Analyst
12 12 (2.59%) Delivery Manager
12 12 (2.59%) Financial Business Analyst
13 11 (2.38%) Administrator
13 11 (2.38%) Agile Business Analyst
14 9 (1.94%) Consultant
14 9 (1.94%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.54%) .NET
2 17 (3.67%) Web Services
3 12 (2.59%) AngularJS
3 12 (2.59%) REST
4 8 (1.73%) HTML
4 8 (1.73%) Node.js
5 7 (1.51%) CSS
6 6 (1.30%) JSON
6 6 (1.30%) React
6 6 (1.30%) RESTful
6 6 (1.30%) XML
7 5 (1.08%) .NET Core
7 5 (1.08%) DOM
7 5 (1.08%) Jest
7 5 (1.08%) jQuery
7 5 (1.08%) Kafka
7 5 (1.08%) Redux
7 5 (1.08%) SOAP
7 5 (1.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.32%) User Experience
3 14 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (2.59%) NHS
5 8 (1.73%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.51%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.08%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.08%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.86%) DataPower
9 4 (0.86%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.65%) PKI
11 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.43%) Clustering
11 2 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.43%) PMI
11 2 (0.43%) Tandem
12 1 (0.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.54%) Windows
2 14 (3.02%) Linux
3 10 (2.16%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.94%) Unix
5 7 (1.51%) Android
6 6 (1.30%) AIX
6 6 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.08%) Check Point GAiA
8 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.65%) Solaris
8 3 (0.65%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.22%) VMS
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (21.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (11.45%) Project Management
4 43 (9.29%) Migration
5 37 (7.99%) Scrum
6 34 (7.34%) Problem-Solving
7 31 (6.70%) Change Management
8 30 (6.48%) Business Analysis
8 30 (6.48%) Data Analysis
8 30 (6.48%) SDLC
9 28 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (6.05%) Waterfall
10 25 (5.40%) PRINCE2
11 24 (5.18%) Analytics
11 24 (5.18%) ITIL
12 21 (4.54%) Programme Delivery
13 20 (4.32%) ETL
13 20 (4.32%) Programme Management
14 17 (3.67%) ERP
14 17 (3.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (15.12%) SQL
2 30 (6.48%) Java
3 24 (5.18%) Python
4 23 (4.97%) JavaScript
5 21 (4.54%) C#
6 11 (2.38%) C
7 9 (1.94%) PowerShell
7 9 (1.94%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.73%) VBA
9 7 (1.51%) Ruby
9 7 (1.51%) Scala
10 6 (1.30%) C++
10 6 (1.30%) Perl
11 4 (0.86%) JCL
11 4 (0.86%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.65%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.65%) R
12 3 (0.65%) SOQL
13 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (5.83%) Degree
2 11 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.16%) CCNP
4 7 (1.51%) ISEB
4 7 (1.51%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.30%) CCSA
5 6 (1.30%) IIBA
5 6 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.30%) MCSE
5 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.08%) CCIE
6 5 (1.08%) CCSE
7 4 (0.86%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.86%) PCI QSA
8 3 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.65%) CCNA
8 3 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.65%) MCITP
8 3 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.91%) PMO
2 14 (3.02%) QA
3 7 (1.51%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.43%) COSO
6 2 (0.43%) ISO 31000
6 2 (0.43%) P3O
7 1 (0.22%) GDPR
7 1 (0.22%) IFRS
7 1 (0.22%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.22%) SLA
7 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (2.16%) Active Directory
1 10 (2.16%) Docker
2 3 (0.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.08%) Ansible
1 5 (1.08%) Puppet
2 4 (0.86%) Control-M
2 4 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.86%) SCCM
2 4 (0.86%) Terraform
2 4 (0.86%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.43%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.43%) vRealize
3 2 (0.43%) WSUS
4 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.22%) Mesos
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.22%) Nessus
4 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.22%) Packer
Vendors
1 41 (8.86%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.05%) SAP
3 23 (4.97%) Cisco
4 21 (4.54%) Oracle
5 17 (3.67%) CheckPoint
6 11 (2.38%) VMware
7 10 (2.16%) IBM
7 10 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.94%) F5
9 8 (1.73%) NetApp
10 7 (1.51%) EMC
11 6 (1.30%) Citrix
12 5 (1.08%) CODA
12 5 (1.08%) Dell
12 5 (1.08%) Hortonworks
12 5 (1.08%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.08%) Splunk
13 4 (0.86%) Axway
13 4 (0.86%) RedGate
13 4 (0.86%) Tableau