Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 6 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 282 470 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.26% 13.71% 17.96%
As % of the General category 34.18% 43.32% 50.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 356 420
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £310 £286 £275
90th Percentile £600 £538 £613
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £420
% change year-on-year +9.09% -1.79% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £66.00 £16.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +312.50% +12.68% +42.00%
10th Percentile £30.54 £16.00 £14.10
90th Percentile £66.50 £16.00 £14.30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £66.00 £33.00 £14.20
% change year-on-year +100.00% +132.39% +4.45%

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 825 1,085 1,050
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 35.87% 31.66% 35.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 731 721
West Yorkshire median daily rate £439 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.36% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £272 £285 £263
90th Percentile £579 £550 £556
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 28
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.21 £16.00 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.28% +11.50% -1.03%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.47 £8.40
90th Percentile £35.00 £29.50 £26.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.70 £17.41 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.41% +20.07% +0.87%

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 19 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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 6 months to 19 October 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 -1 220 £450 +8.11% 111
Bradford -7 23 £423 +9.74% 15
Halifax -1 15 £467 +24.53% 1
Wakefield +2 6 - - 6
Pudsey -4 3 - - 1
Castleford - 1 £475 -
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 106 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (19.86%) Microsoft
3 46 (16.31%) Banking
4 45 (15.96%) Azure
4 45 (15.96%) Scrum
5 42 (14.89%) SQL
6 39 (13.83%) .NET
7 34 (12.06%) C#
7 34 (12.06%) Java
8 33 (11.70%) Oracle
8 33 (11.70%) AWS
9 32 (11.35%) Test Automation
9 32 (11.35%) JIRA
9 32 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (10.64%) Git (software)
11 28 (9.93%) Migration
11 28 (9.93%) SQL Server
11 28 (9.93%) Windows
12 26 (9.22%) DevOps
13 25 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (8.87%) Project Management
13 25 (8.87%) Change Management
14 24 (8.51%) Confluence
15 22 (7.80%) REST
16 21 (7.45%) GitHub
16 21 (7.45%) Jenkins
17 20 (7.09%) ERP
17 20 (7.09%) Risk Management
17 20 (7.09%) RESTful
17 20 (7.09%) JSON

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 24 (8.51%) Confluence
2 11 (3.90%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (3.90%) Mule
3 10 (3.55%) SAS
4 7 (2.48%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.77%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.77%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.42%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.71%) CMS
8 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.35%) IIS
9 1 (0.35%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.35%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 18 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.71%) Sketch
5 2 (0.71%) SPSS
6 1 (0.35%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.35%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (2.84%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (2.48%) Oracle Assets
2 7 (2.48%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (2.13%) Oracle CRM
3 6 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (1.77%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.42%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.42%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (1.06%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (1.06%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (1.06%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.71%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.35%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.35%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 45 (15.96%) Azure
2 33 (11.70%) AWS
3 21 (7.45%) GitHub
4 17 (6.03%) Slack
5 9 (3.19%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (3.19%) npm
5 9 (3.19%) Power Platform
6 8 (2.84%) GCP
7 5 (1.77%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (1.77%) PowerApps
8 4 (1.42%) IaaS
8 4 (1.42%) SaaS
9 3 (1.06%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (1.06%) Office 365
9 3 (1.06%) PaaS
10 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.71%) ShareGate
11 1 (0.35%) Apigee
11 1 (0.35%) Boomi
11 1 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.19%) DNS
2 8 (2.84%) Firewall
3 7 (2.48%) Internet
4 5 (1.77%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (1.42%) DHCP
5 4 (1.42%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.42%) Skype
5 4 (1.42%) VPN
6 3 (1.06%) DMZ
6 3 (1.06%) FTP
6 3 (1.06%) SAN
6 3 (1.06%) SMTP
7 2 (0.71%) Broadband
7 2 (0.71%) HTTP
7 2 (0.71%) LAN
7 2 (0.71%) NAS
7 2 (0.71%) Network Security
7 2 (0.71%) SNMP
7 2 (0.71%) VoIP
7 2 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 10 (3.55%) Big Data
5 9 (3.19%) Power BI
6 8 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.84%) Qlik Sense
7 5 (1.77%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.42%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.71%) Lumira
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.35%) KNIME
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (11.35%) JIRA
2 30 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 21 (7.45%) Jenkins
4 19 (6.74%) Selenium
5 17 (6.03%) Sonatype Nexus
6 16 (5.67%) Maven
7 14 (4.96%) JUnit
8 13 (4.61%) Mockito
9 11 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (3.55%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.48%) SoapUI
11 7 (2.48%) SpecFlow
12 6 (2.13%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (2.13%) Xcode
13 5 (1.77%) HP UFT
14 4 (1.42%) FitNesse
15 3 (1.06%) ProC
15 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio
16 2 (0.71%) WinDbg
General
1 46 (16.31%) Banking
2 17 (6.03%) Retail
3 13 (4.61%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.90%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.48%) Billing
6 6 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.77%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.77%) Legal
7 5 (1.77%) Public Sector
8 4 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.71%) Back Office
9 2 (0.71%) Marketing
9 2 (0.71%) Social Science
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (23.40%) Developer
2 39 (13.83%) Analyst
3 22 (7.80%) Business Analyst
4 20 (7.09%) Architect
5 19 (6.74%) Consultant
6 18 (6.38%) .NET Developer
7 12 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 12 (4.26%) Senior Developer
7 12 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (3.55%) Android Developer
9 9 (3.19%) Administrator
9 9 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (2.84%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (2.84%) Senior Manager
11 7 (2.48%) Functional Consultant
11 7 (2.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (2.48%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (2.48%) Java Developer
11 7 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (2.48%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.83%) .NET
2 22 (7.80%) REST
3 20 (7.09%) JSON
3 20 (7.09%) RESTful
3 20 (7.09%) Spring
4 17 (6.03%) Spring Boot
5 16 (5.67%) .NET Core
6 15 (5.32%) Node.js
7 13 (4.61%) AngularJS
8 11 (3.90%) Web Services
9 10 (3.55%) Enzyme
9 10 (3.55%) Jest
9 10 (3.55%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (3.55%) WireMock
9 10 (3.55%) XML
10 9 (3.19%) Express
10 9 (3.19%) Redux
11 8 (2.84%) ASP.NET
11 8 (2.84%) React
12 7 (2.48%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.96%) User Experience
3 10 (3.55%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.19%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.77%) NHS
7 4 (1.42%) Clustering
7 4 (1.42%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.06%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.71%) Handset
9 2 (0.71%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.35%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.35%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.93%) Windows
2 12 (4.26%) Android
2 12 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.55%) Windows 10
4 9 (3.19%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.06%) AIX
7 3 (1.06%) Unix
7 3 (1.06%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.71%) Check Point GAiA
9 1 (0.35%) Linux
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (15.96%) Scrum
3 32 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (11.35%) Test Automation
4 28 (9.93%) Migration
5 26 (9.22%) DevOps
6 25 (8.87%) Change Management
6 25 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (8.87%) Project Management
7 20 (7.09%) ERP
7 20 (7.09%) Risk Management
8 19 (6.74%) Analytics
9 18 (6.38%) Coaching
9 18 (6.38%) Load Balancing
9 18 (6.38%) Mentoring
9 18 (6.38%) Microservices
10 17 (6.03%) Kanban
11 16 (5.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 16 (5.67%) SDLC
12 15 (5.32%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (14.89%) SQL
2 34 (12.06%) C#
2 34 (12.06%) Java
3 9 (3.19%) ES6
3 9 (3.19%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.48%) Apple Swift
4 7 (2.48%) Java 8
5 6 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.77%) Python
7 4 (1.42%) C
7 4 (1.42%) C++
8 3 (1.06%) Kotlin
8 3 (1.06%) PROC SQL
8 3 (1.06%) VBScript
9 2 (0.71%) Perl
9 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.71%) Scala
9 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (6.03%) Degree
2 8 (2.84%) ISEB
2 8 (2.84%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.48%) CISM
3 7 (2.48%) CISSP
4 6 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.77%) CISA
5 5 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.77%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.77%) MCSE
6 4 (1.42%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.06%) CCNP
7 3 (1.06%) MCSA
8 2 (0.71%) CCNA
8 2 (0.71%) CCSA
8 2 (0.71%) CCSE
8 2 (0.71%) CCSP
8 2 (0.71%) CCVP
8 2 (0.71%) IIBA
8 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.90%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.19%) PMO
4 8 (2.84%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.84%) QA
5 7 (2.48%) GDPR
6 4 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.42%) SLA
7 2 (0.71%) FISMA
7 2 (0.71%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.35%) IFRS
8 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.35%) P3O
System Software
1 14 (4.96%) Docker
2 10 (3.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.71%) DFS Replication
4 2 (0.71%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.71%) vSphere
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (6.03%) SCCM
2 5 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.42%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.71%) SCOM
5 2 (0.71%) vRealize
6 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.35%) OpenView
6 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.35%) Puppet
6 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 56 (19.86%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.70%) Oracle
3 14 (4.96%) VMware
4 13 (4.61%) AppDynamics
4 13 (4.61%) Splunk
5 11 (3.90%) F5
5 11 (3.90%) Google
5 11 (3.90%) Tableau
6 10 (3.55%) SAP
7 9 (3.19%) Blue Coat
7 9 (3.19%) Cisco
7 9 (3.19%) HP
8 6 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.77%) Databricks
10 4 (1.42%) Adobe
10 4 (1.42%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.42%) IBM
10 4 (1.42%) Symantec
11 3 (1.06%) Cognos
11 3 (1.06%) Dell