Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 748 807 897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.06% 18.15% 16.62%
As % of the General category 53.85% 60.13% 55.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 613 627
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.37% +5.63% +2.56%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £285
90th Percentile £575 £615 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 12
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £14.20 £13.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.39% +6.79% -36.68%
10th Percentile £16.15 £12.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £37.00 £18.49 £33.25
England median hourly rate £24.00 £22.42 £22.84
% change year-on-year +7.04% -1.81% +3.80%

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 1,389 1,342 1,628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.97% 30.18% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 935 1,106
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £269 £261 £268
90th Percentile £550 £575 £550
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 34 36
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £18.74 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.10% +29.21% -4.57%
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.79 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £36.25 £35.98
England median hourly rate £24.11 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.45% +2.00% -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor 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 21 November 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -3 453 £400 - 152
South Yorkshire -1 194 £425 -15.00% 52
North Yorkshire +4 54 £413 +7.14% 23
East Yorkshire +11 14 £433 +37.85% 6
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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.

1 220 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (17.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 109 (14.57%) SQL
4 98 (13.10%) Banking
5 96 (12.83%) Project Management
6 85 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
7 73 (9.76%) Change Management
8 68 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 64 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
10 61 (8.16%) Migration
11 55 (7.35%) Scrum
12 54 (7.22%) Windows
13 53 (7.09%) Java
14 51 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
15 50 (6.68%) Oracle
16 44 (5.88%) SQL Server
17 43 (5.75%) Business Analysis
17 43 (5.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 41 (5.48%) Cybersecurity
18 41 (5.48%) JavaScript
18 41 (5.48%) PRINCE2
19 40 (5.35%) Financial Institution
20 39 (5.21%) Data Analysis
20 39 (5.21%) DevOps
21 38 (5.08%) Analytics
21 38 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
21 38 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
21 38 (5.08%) Cisco
21 38 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
22 37 (4.95%) Degree

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 26 (3.48%) SAS
2 15 (2.01%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.60%) Confluence
4 10 (1.34%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.20%) Skype for Business
6 7 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.80%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.53%) CMS
9 3 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.27%) JBoss
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.27%) WordPress
11 1 (0.13%) CICS
11 1 (0.13%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.13%) nginx
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 51 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.53%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.27%) BPCS
6 2 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.27%) Exstream
6 2 (0.27%) Movex
6 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.27%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.27%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 2 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
1 38 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (1.74%) SaaS
3 12 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
3 12 (1.60%) IaaS
3 12 (1.60%) PaaS
4 8 (1.07%) Office 365
5 7 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.67%) npm
6 5 (0.67%) Serverless
7 4 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.53%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.27%) GitHub
9 2 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.54%) LAN
1 19 (2.54%) WAN
2 15 (2.01%) DNS
2 15 (2.01%) Firewall
2 15 (2.01%) SAN
3 14 (1.87%) NAS
3 14 (1.87%) SMS
4 10 (1.34%) OSPF
5 9 (1.20%) BGP
5 9 (1.20%) Skype
6 8 (1.07%) MPLS
6 8 (1.07%) SSL
7 7 (0.94%) FTP
7 7 (0.94%) VPN
8 5 (0.67%) Internet
8 5 (0.67%) SSH
8 5 (0.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.53%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (3.88%) Hadoop
4 26 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.14%) Big Data
7 13 (1.74%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.60%) QlikView
9 9 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (1.20%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.20%) Power BI
10 8 (1.07%) Spotfire
11 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.80%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.80%) Data Lake
12 6 (0.80%) HBase
12 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.67%) DB2
13 5 (0.67%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 30 (4.01%) JIRA
2 25 (3.34%) Jenkins
3 19 (2.54%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.07%) Maven
5 8 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (0.94%) IntelliJ
7 6 (0.80%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.80%) webpack
8 5 (0.67%) Babel
8 5 (0.67%) Subversion
8 5 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.53%) Selenium
9 4 (0.53%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.40%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.40%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.27%) JUnit
11 2 (0.27%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 98 (13.10%) Banking
2 40 (5.35%) Financial Institution
3 35 (4.68%) Retail
4 15 (2.01%) Retail Banking
5 14 (1.87%) Legal
6 13 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.34%) Marketing
7 10 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.94%) Back Office
9 6 (0.80%) Publishing
10 5 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.53%) Advertising
11 4 (0.53%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.53%) Law
12 3 (0.40%) Electronics
12 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Front Office
13 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 188 (25.13%) Analyst
2 118 (15.78%) Project Manager
3 88 (11.76%) Developer
4 70 (9.36%) Business Analyst
5 54 (7.22%) Architect
6 43 (5.75%) Financial Analyst
7 37 (4.95%) Consultant
7 37 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
8 31 (4.14%) IT Manager
9 29 (3.88%) Data Analyst
10 28 (3.74%) IT Project Manager
11 25 (3.34%) Service Analyst
12 22 (2.94%) Finance Business Analyst
13 20 (2.67%) Financial Business Analyst
14 18 (2.41%) Senior Manager
15 16 (2.14%) Test Analyst
16 15 (2.01%) Administrator
16 15 (2.01%) Agile Business Analyst
17 14 (1.87%) PMO Analyst
17 14 (1.87%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.81%) .NET
2 25 (3.34%) REST
2 25 (3.34%) Web Services
3 23 (3.07%) HTML
4 19 (2.54%) SOAP
5 15 (2.01%) RESTful
6 14 (1.87%) AngularJS
6 14 (1.87%) Middleware
7 13 (1.74%) CSS
7 13 (1.74%) XML
8 11 (1.47%) ASP.NET
9 10 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (1.20%) jQuery
10 9 (1.20%) Node.js
10 9 (1.20%) React
10 9 (1.20%) Spring
11 8 (1.07%) JSON
12 6 (0.80%) HTML5
12 6 (0.80%) Kafka
12 6 (0.80%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (2.67%) User Experience
3 19 (2.54%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (2.14%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.74%) Data Centre
5 13 (1.74%) Mainframe
6 12 (1.60%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.34%) NHS
8 9 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (1.07%) DataPower
9 8 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.07%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.07%) PKI
10 7 (0.94%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.80%) Clustering
12 5 (0.67%) PMI
12 5 (0.67%) Tandem
13 4 (0.53%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.22%) Windows
2 30 (4.01%) Linux
3 22 (2.94%) Unix
4 11 (1.47%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.07%) AIX
5 8 (1.07%) Android
5 8 (1.07%) Solaris
6 7 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.67%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.27%) Check Point GAiA
9 2 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.27%) VMS
10 1 (0.13%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) HPUX
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (17.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 96 (12.83%) Project Management
4 73 (9.76%) Change Management
5 64 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
6 61 (8.16%) Migration
7 55 (7.35%) Scrum
8 43 (5.75%) Business Analysis
8 43 (5.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 41 (5.48%) Cybersecurity
9 41 (5.48%) PRINCE2
10 39 (5.21%) Data Analysis
10 39 (5.21%) DevOps
11 38 (5.08%) Analytics
11 38 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (4.81%) ETL
13 35 (4.68%) ITIL
13 35 (4.68%) SDLC
14 32 (4.28%) ERP
15 30 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 109 (14.57%) SQL
2 53 (7.09%) Java
3 41 (5.48%) JavaScript
4 35 (4.68%) C#
5 32 (4.28%) Python
6 17 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 15 (2.01%) C
8 13 (1.74%) R
9 10 (1.34%) Scala
10 9 (1.20%) Ruby
11 8 (1.07%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.07%) VBA
12 7 (0.94%) VB
13 6 (0.80%) Java 8
13 6 (0.80%) Perl
14 5 (0.67%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.67%) Groovy
15 4 (0.53%) JCL
15 4 (0.53%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (4.95%) Degree
2 17 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.47%) CCNP
4 11 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.07%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (0.94%) CCNA
6 7 (0.94%) IIBA
6 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.94%) PMP
6 7 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.80%) CIMA
7 6 (0.80%) CISSP
7 6 (0.80%) MCSE
8 4 (0.53%) ACCA
8 4 (0.53%) APMG
8 4 (0.53%) CCIE
8 4 (0.53%) ISEB
8 4 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.95%) PMO
2 29 (3.88%) QA
3 21 (2.81%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.80%) GDPR
4 6 (0.80%) SLA
5 5 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.27%) COSO
7 2 (0.27%) GAAP
7 2 (0.27%) IFRS
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 31000
7 2 (0.27%) P3O
8 1 (0.13%) GAMP
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.14%) Docker
3 13 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.07%) NFS
4 8 (1.07%) vSphere
5 7 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.53%) SRDF
6 4 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.53%) Xen
7 3 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.13%) KVM
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (1.87%) Puppet
2 10 (1.34%) Ansible
3 9 (1.20%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.80%) NetBackup
4 6 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.80%) Tivoli
4 6 (0.80%) vCenter Server
5 5 (0.67%) SCCM
5 5 (0.67%) Terraform
6 4 (0.53%) Control-M
6 4 (0.53%) Packer
6 4 (0.53%) PowerCLI
6 4 (0.53%) vRealize
7 3 (0.40%) Grafana
7 3 (0.40%) Kibana
7 3 (0.40%) Nessus
7 3 (0.40%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 2 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 50 (6.68%) Oracle
3 38 (5.08%) Cisco
4 29 (3.88%) SAP
5 23 (3.07%) IBM
5 23 (3.07%) NetApp
5 23 (3.07%) VMware
6 21 (2.81%) EMC
7 16 (2.14%) CheckPoint
8 15 (2.01%) Tableau
9 14 (1.87%) F5
10 12 (1.60%) Google
10 12 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.34%) Splunk
12 8 (1.07%) Datameer
12 8 (1.07%) Teradata
13 7 (0.94%) CyberArk
13 7 (0.94%) Dell
13 7 (0.94%) McAfee
13 7 (0.94%) Veritas