Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 539 595 980
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.64% 16.65% 22.22%
As % of the General category 58.33% 54.29% 68.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 402 775
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.31% +3.55% +3.33%
10th Percentile £273 £263 £263
90th Percentile £615 £550 £530
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £10.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.00% -52.38% +54.47%
10th Percentile £14.10 £9.71 £12.89
90th Percentile £16.54 £14.30 £49.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.30 £21.00
% change year-on-year +6.79% -36.68% +40.00%

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 924 1096 1434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 30.25% 30.67% 32.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 738 1005
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £533
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 39
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -27.50% +39.88%
10th Percentile £11.72 £10.00 £12.11
90th Percentile £27.50 £30.75 £53.60
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.74 £14.50 £15.20
% change year-on-year +29.21% -4.57% +11.77%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +3 364 £423 -0.47% 91
Halifax 0 56 £405 +1.25% 3
Bradford 0 27 £400 +6.67% 6
Wakefield -2 15 £250 -37.50% 3
Pudsey 0 11 £430 +0.12%
Pontefract - 3 - -
Huddersfield -1 2 £400 +13.88%
Bingley - 1 £450 - 1
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 138 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (14.84%) Banking
3 76 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (12.43%) Project Management
5 62 (11.50%) Microsoft
6 52 (9.65%) Business Intelligence
7 51 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
8 45 (8.35%) Java
8 45 (8.35%) Marketing
9 41 (7.61%) SQL
10 39 (7.24%) Oracle
11 38 (7.05%) SAP
11 38 (7.05%) Scrum
12 37 (6.86%) Windows
12 37 (6.86%) Retail
13 36 (6.68%) Microsoft Excel
14 35 (6.49%) Programme Management
15 34 (6.31%) Retail Banking
16 32 (5.94%) Migration
17 29 (5.38%) Telecoms
17 29 (5.38%) JavaScript
17 29 (5.38%) IT Strategy
17 29 (5.38%) SaaS
17 29 (5.38%) Analytics
18 28 (5.19%) PMO
18 28 (5.19%) Business Analysis
19 27 (5.01%) HTML
19 27 (5.01%) Microsoft Project
19 27 (5.01%) DevOps
20 26 (4.82%) GDPR

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 21 (3.90%) SAS
2 12 (2.23%) Confluence
3 9 (1.67%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.48%) CMS
5 6 (1.11%) Apache
5 6 (1.11%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.93%) Apache Solr
6 5 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.74%) IIS
7 4 (0.74%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.74%) MS Project Server
7 4 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 36 (6.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (5.01%) Microsoft Project
3 25 (4.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (1.86%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
1 9 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.37%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.38%) SaaS
2 19 (3.53%) PaaS
3 18 (3.34%) IaaS
4 16 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (1.48%) GitHub
7 3 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.56%) Slack
8 2 (0.37%) Akamai
8 2 (0.37%) Office 365
9 1 (0.19%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.19%) Force.com
9 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.41%) LAN
1 13 (2.41%) SMS
1 13 (2.41%) WAN
2 12 (2.23%) DNS
3 11 (2.04%) Internet
4 9 (1.67%) Firewall
5 8 (1.48%) 3G
5 8 (1.48%) GPRS
5 8 (1.48%) GSM
5 8 (1.48%) LTE
5 8 (1.48%) SGSN
5 8 (1.48%) Wireless
6 6 (1.11%) VPN
7 5 (0.93%) Kerberos
7 5 (0.93%) Network Security
7 5 (0.93%) SAN
8 4 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.74%) SSH
9 3 (0.56%) Intranet
10 2 (0.37%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.90%) Big Data
3 18 (3.34%) MongoDB
4 16 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (2.97%) Hadoop
4 16 (2.97%) MySQL
5 14 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.23%) HBase
6 12 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (1.67%) QlikView
9 8 (1.48%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.30%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.11%) MS Access
12 5 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.93%) Pentaho
12 5 (0.93%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.74%) Impala
Development Applications
1 23 (4.27%) JIRA
2 17 (3.15%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.04%) Maven
5 9 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (1.48%) Cucumber
6 8 (1.48%) Selenium
7 7 (1.30%) WebDriver
8 6 (1.11%) Gradle
9 5 (0.93%) Ant
9 5 (0.93%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.93%) Subversion
10 4 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.74%) GoCD
10 4 (0.74%) Grunt
10 4 (0.74%) Rational Application Developer
10 4 (0.74%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.56%) gulp
11 3 (0.56%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (14.84%) Banking
2 45 (8.35%) Marketing
3 37 (6.86%) Retail
4 34 (6.31%) Retail Banking
5 29 (5.38%) Telecoms
6 25 (4.64%) Manufacturing
7 23 (4.27%) Electronics
8 8 (1.48%) Law
9 6 (1.11%) Back Office
9 6 (1.11%) Legal
10 5 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.74%) Games
12 3 (0.56%) Local Government
13 2 (0.37%) Advertising
13 2 (0.37%) Retail Finance
14 1 (0.19%) Automotive
14 1 (0.19%) Front Office
14 1 (0.19%) German Language
14 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (28.01%) Analyst
2 96 (17.81%) Business Analyst
3 82 (15.21%) Project Manager
4 70 (12.99%) Developer
5 53 (9.83%) Architect
6 29 (5.38%) Consultant
7 28 (5.19%) Financial Analyst
7 28 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
8 25 (4.64%) Service Analyst
9 22 (4.08%) Finance Business Analyst
9 22 (4.08%) Financial Business Analyst
10 19 (3.53%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 16 (2.97%) Banking Analyst
11 16 (2.97%) PMO Analyst
11 16 (2.97%) Senior Manager
12 14 (2.60%) SQL Developer
13 13 (2.41%) Data Architect
13 13 (2.41%) Senior Project Manager
14 12 (2.23%) Senior Business Analyst
14 12 (2.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.01%) HTML
2 21 (3.90%) CSS
3 19 (3.53%) Spring
4 18 (3.34%) .NET
5 17 (3.15%) AngularJS
6 14 (2.60%) Web Services
7 13 (2.41%) Node.js
8 12 (2.23%) Hibernate
8 12 (2.23%) HTML5
8 12 (2.23%) XML
9 11 (2.04%) jQuery
10 10 (1.86%) CSS3
10 10 (1.86%) Kafka
10 10 (1.86%) REST
11 9 (1.67%) Angular 2
11 9 (1.67%) ASP.NET
11 9 (1.67%) Spring Boot
12 8 (1.48%) SAML
12 8 (1.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (1.30%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.64%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.60%) User Experience
4 13 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (1.30%) NHS
7 7 (1.30%) PKI
8 6 (1.11%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.93%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.74%) iPad
10 4 (0.74%) IVR
10 4 (0.74%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.56%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.56%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.56%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.56%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.37%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.86%) Windows
2 21 (3.90%) Unix
3 15 (2.78%) Linux
4 13 (2.41%) Android
5 11 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.48%) Mac OS X
6 8 (1.48%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.93%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.37%) AIX
9 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.19%) CentOS
10 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 67 (12.43%) Project Management
4 52 (9.65%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (7.05%) Scrum
6 35 (6.49%) Programme Management
7 32 (5.94%) Migration
8 29 (5.38%) Analytics
8 29 (5.38%) IT Strategy
9 28 (5.19%) Business Analysis
10 27 (5.01%) DevOps
11 26 (4.82%) Change Management
11 26 (4.82%) Waterfall
12 25 (4.64%) Coaching
12 25 (4.64%) PRINCE2
13 23 (4.27%) Digital Marketing
14 22 (4.08%) TOGAF
15 21 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (3.71%) Project Planning
16 20 (3.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (8.35%) Java
2 41 (7.61%) SQL
3 29 (5.38%) JavaScript
4 20 (3.71%) C#
5 13 (2.41%) Python
6 11 (2.04%) PowerShell
7 10 (1.86%) PHP
8 9 (1.67%) VB
9 8 (1.48%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.11%) Go
11 5 (0.93%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.93%) C++
11 5 (0.93%) Ruby
12 3 (0.56%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.56%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.56%) VBA
13 2 (0.37%) C
13 2 (0.37%) R
13 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (4.08%) Degree
2 10 (1.86%) MCSE
2 10 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.67%) MCITP
4 8 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.48%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.93%) CCIE
5 5 (0.93%) ISEB
6 4 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.56%) CISM
7 3 (0.56%) CISSP
7 3 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.37%) CISA
8 2 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.37%) PMP
8 2 (0.37%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.19%) PMO
2 26 (4.82%) GDPR
3 10 (1.86%) QA
4 8 (1.48%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.37%) IFRS
6 2 (0.37%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.19%) PSD2
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 11 (2.04%) Docker
2 6 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.93%) HDFS
4 4 (0.74%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.74%) VMware NSX
4 4 (0.74%) vSphere
5 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.37%) XenApp
5 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.19%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (2.41%) Ansible
2 8 (1.48%) AirWatch
2 8 (1.48%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.30%) Terraform
4 6 (1.11%) SCCM
5 5 (0.93%) Puppet
6 4 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.74%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.37%) SCOM
8 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Grafana
9 1 (0.19%) Graphite
9 1 (0.19%) MAINVIEW
9 1 (0.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.19%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 62 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.24%) Oracle
3 38 (7.05%) SAP
4 14 (2.60%) Cisco
4 14 (2.60%) IBM
5 12 (2.23%) VMware
6 9 (1.67%) RedGate
7 8 (1.48%) MobileIron
8 7 (1.30%) CyberArk
8 7 (1.30%) Dell
8 7 (1.30%) Tableau
9 6 (1.11%) Google
9 6 (1.11%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.93%) Cognos
10 5 (0.93%) HP
11 4 (0.74%) Citrix
11 4 (0.74%) Informatica
11 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.56%) CA
12 3 (0.56%) Hyperion