Period
to 12 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 12 August 2020 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 246 720 764
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.19% 17.53% 15.51%
As % of the General category 43.77% 45.74% 51.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 560 559
Median daily rate £450 £435 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -1.79%
10th Percentile £338 £300 £284
90th Percentile £600 £600 £550
England median daily rate £517 £503 £500
% change year-on-year +2.89% +0.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 9
Median hourly rate £12.52 £33.05 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.12% -5.59% +152.71%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.00 £16.60
90th Percentile £26.25 £66.50 £41.33
England median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -12.50% -5.88%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 562 1,574 1,486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.27% 38.32% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 1,093 982
Median daily rate £450 £438 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +7.03% +0.93%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £588 £550
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 66 60
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.56 £17.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +12.36% +13.24%
10th Percentile £11.07 £13.75 £11.05
90th Percentile £34.40 £35.00 £43.25
Median hourly rate £30.05 £23.07 £22.93
% change year-on-year +30.28% +0.59% +4.23%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Finance in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Finance in Yorkshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Finance in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Finance in Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Finance in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Finance in Yorkshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Finance in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Finance in Yorkshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 12 August 2020. 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
South Yorkshire +1 125 £450 - 17
West Yorkshire -4 109 £450 +5.88% 43
North Yorkshire -10 10 £450 - 8
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 108 (43.90%) Change Management
2 97 (39.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 61 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (19.11%) Jenkins
5 44 (17.89%) Git (software)
6 39 (15.85%) Confluence
7 38 (15.45%) JIRA
8 35 (14.23%) DevOps
9 31 (12.60%) Ansible
10 30 (12.20%) Java
11 29 (11.79%) Banking
11 29 (11.79%) Test Automation
11 29 (11.79%) AWS
12 25 (10.16%) Degree
13 24 (9.76%) Puppet
14 23 (9.35%) SQL
14 23 (9.35%) Windows
14 23 (9.35%) Microsoft
15 22 (8.94%) Python
15 22 (8.94%) Project Management
15 22 (8.94%) Migration
15 22 (8.94%) REST
16 21 (8.54%) Cybersecurity
16 21 (8.54%) Scrum
17 20 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (8.13%) Kanban
18 19 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (7.72%) GCP
18 19 (7.72%) Splunk
18 19 (7.72%) GitHub

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 39 (15.85%) Confluence
2 13 (5.28%) Mule
3 11 (4.47%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.22%) Anypoint
4 3 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.81%) SAS
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.41%) CMS
6 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.41%) IIS
6 1 (0.41%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 3 (1.22%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.79%) AWS
2 19 (7.72%) GCP
2 19 (7.72%) GitHub
3 18 (7.32%) Slack
4 12 (4.88%) Azure
5 9 (3.66%) npm
6 5 (2.03%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.22%) Google Sheets
7 3 (1.22%) Office 365
8 2 (0.81%) IaaS
8 2 (0.81%) Logic Apps
8 2 (0.81%) PaaS
8 2 (0.81%) SaaS
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.41%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.41%) G Suite
9 1 (0.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.69%) Firewall
1 14 (5.69%) SSL
1 14 (5.69%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.88%) DNS
3 10 (4.07%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (1.22%) SAN
5 2 (0.81%) HTTP
5 2 (0.81%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.81%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.41%) DHCP
6 1 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.41%) Internet
6 1 (0.41%) Network Security
6 1 (0.41%) Skype
6 1 (0.41%) SSH
6 1 (0.41%) Telepresence
6 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.41%) VoIP
6 1 (0.41%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.03%) Power BI
2 5 (2.03%) Qlik Sense
2 5 (2.03%) QlikView
3 4 (1.63%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.22%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.81%) DataStage
5 2 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.81%) MS Access
5 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.41%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 47 (19.11%) Jenkins
2 44 (17.89%) Git (software)
3 38 (15.45%) JIRA
4 16 (6.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (5.69%) Maven
5 14 (5.69%) Selenium
6 12 (4.88%) JUnit
6 12 (4.88%) Mockito
7 9 (3.66%) Xcode
8 7 (2.85%) CocoaPods
9 5 (2.03%) Android Studio
10 4 (1.63%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.22%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.81%) CircleCI
12 2 (0.81%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.81%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (11.79%) Banking
2 13 (5.28%) Retail
3 9 (3.66%) Financial Institution
3 9 (3.66%) Public Sector
4 7 (2.85%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.44%) Legal
6 5 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.63%) Marketing
8 3 (1.22%) Electronics
8 3 (1.22%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (15.45%) Analyst
2 26 (10.57%) Developer
2 26 (10.57%) Project Manager
3 22 (8.94%) Architect
4 15 (6.10%) Business Analyst
5 14 (5.69%) Consultant
6 13 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (4.07%) Data Analyst
8 8 (3.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (3.25%) Security Analyst
8 8 (3.25%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (2.44%) iOS Developer
9 6 (2.44%) Programme Manager
10 5 (2.03%) .NET Developer
10 5 (2.03%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (2.03%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 5 (2.03%) IT Manager
10 5 (2.03%) Unix Engineer
10 5 (2.03%) VMware Engineer
11 4 (1.63%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.94%) REST
2 19 (7.72%) Spring
3 18 (7.32%) JSON
4 17 (6.91%) Spring Boot
5 15 (6.10%) Node.js
6 12 (4.88%) .NET
7 11 (4.47%) WireMock
8 10 (4.07%) Enzyme
8 10 (4.07%) Jest
9 9 (3.66%) Express
9 9 (3.66%) Redux
10 8 (3.25%) React
11 7 (2.85%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (1.63%) CSS
13 4 (1.63%) Web Services
14 3 (1.22%) HTML
14 3 (1.22%) J2EE
14 3 (1.22%) JSP
14 3 (1.22%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.10%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.25%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.85%) User Experience
5 6 (2.44%) PKI
5 6 (2.44%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.63%) NHS
7 3 (1.22%) FMCG
7 3 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.22%) PMI
8 2 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.81%) iPad
8 2 (0.81%) iPhone
8 2 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.41%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.35%) Windows
2 12 (4.88%) Linux
3 10 (4.07%) Apple iOS
3 10 (4.07%) Unix
4 6 (2.44%) Android
5 5 (2.03%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.22%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.41%) AIX
8 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (43.90%) Change Management
2 97 (39.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 61 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (14.23%) DevOps
5 29 (11.79%) Test Automation
6 22 (8.94%) Migration
6 22 (8.94%) Project Management
7 21 (8.54%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (8.54%) Scrum
8 20 (8.13%) Kanban
8 20 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (6.91%) Risk Management
10 17 (6.91%) Software Engineering
11 15 (6.10%) Security Testing
11 15 (6.10%) Task Automation
12 13 (5.28%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (5.28%) Pair Programming
12 13 (5.28%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (5.28%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.20%) Java
2 23 (9.35%) SQL
3 22 (8.94%) Python
4 12 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 11 (4.47%) JavaScript
6 10 (4.07%) Java 8
7 9 (3.66%) Apple Swift
7 9 (3.66%) ES6
8 8 (3.25%) C#
9 5 (2.03%) C
9 5 (2.03%) Kotlin
10 3 (1.22%) PHP
10 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.22%) R
11 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.81%) VB
12 1 (0.41%) Go
12 1 (0.41%) Scala
12 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (10.16%) Degree
2 8 (3.25%) CISA
2 8 (3.25%) CISM
2 8 (3.25%) CISSP
2 8 (3.25%) Master's Degree
3 6 (2.44%) NVQ Level 4
3 6 (2.44%) Postgraduate
4 5 (2.03%) CRISC
4 5 (2.03%) CSSLP
4 5 (2.03%) GIAC
4 5 (2.03%) GSSP-.NET
4 5 (2.03%) GSSP-JAVA
4 5 (2.03%) GWAPT
4 5 (2.03%) ISACA
5 3 (1.22%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.81%) CCA
6 2 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.44%) QA
3 5 (2.03%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.63%) SLA
5 2 (0.81%) COBIT
5 2 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.81%) NIST
5 2 (0.81%) PMO
6 1 (0.41%) FISMA
6 1 (0.41%) GDPR
6 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.41%) P3O
6 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.41%) PSD2
6 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (2.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.85%) Docker
3 6 (2.44%) VMware NSX
4 5 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.81%) XenApp
5 2 (0.81%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.41%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 31 (12.60%) Ansible
2 24 (9.76%) Puppet
3 6 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.63%) Terraform
5 2 (0.81%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.81%) Salt
5 2 (0.81%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.81%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.41%) Grafana
6 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.41%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.41%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.41%) SCCM
6 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 23 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.72%) Splunk
3 18 (7.32%) AppDynamics
4 16 (6.50%) VMware
5 14 (5.69%) F5
5 14 (5.69%) Oracle
6 11 (4.47%) MuleSoft
7 10 (4.07%) Google
8 9 (3.66%) Blue Coat
9 6 (2.44%) Cisco
9 6 (2.44%) Citrix
9 6 (2.44%) Netsparker
9 6 (2.44%) SAP
10 5 (2.03%) IBM
11 4 (1.63%) Tableau
12 3 (1.22%) Confluent
12 3 (1.22%) EMC
12 3 (1.22%) Remedy
13 2 (0.81%) Apple
13 2 (0.81%) Capita