Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 805 710 1,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.70% 16.34% 21.33%
As % of the General category 63.84% 55.08% 63.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 492 894
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £268 £301 £280
90th Percentile £575 £575 £587
England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.15 £13.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.81% -5.26% +20.15%
10th Percentile £12.62 £12.16 £9.25
90th Percentile £17.09 £20.60 £47.25
England median hourly rate £22.25 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.83% +33.33% +25.00%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,261 1,289 1,918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 26.16% 29.67% 33.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 860 1,329
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 31 40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -12.90% -13.89%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.69 £10.95
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.50 £41.53
England median hourly rate £26.22 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +4.86% -4.76% +16.67%

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 20 April 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
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 20 April 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 -4 492 £400 -5.88% 200
South Yorkshire +2 224 £450 +12.50% 57
North Yorkshire +8 49 £385 -9.94% 58
East Yorkshire +7 14 £340 - 8
Humberside - 1 £220 -
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 207 (25.71%) Banking
2 205 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (19.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 86 (10.68%) SQL
4 86 (10.68%) Cybersecurity
5 82 (10.19%) Project Management
6 72 (8.94%) Investment Management
7 68 (8.45%) Oracle
7 68 (8.45%) Microsoft
8 67 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
9 63 (7.83%) Java
10 56 (6.96%) Business Analysis
11 54 (6.71%) SMS
12 53 (6.58%) Windows
13 50 (6.21%) Retail
14 47 (5.84%) PMO
15 45 (5.59%) Retail Banking
16 44 (5.47%) SQL Server
17 42 (5.22%) Problem-Solving
18 41 (5.09%) PRINCE2
19 40 (4.97%) .NET
19 40 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
19 40 (4.97%) Migration
19 40 (4.97%) Security Operations
20 39 (4.84%) SAS
20 39 (4.84%) JavaScript
20 39 (4.84%) HTML
21 37 (4.60%) Investment Banking
21 37 (4.60%) Degree
22 36 (4.47%) GDPR

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 (4.84%) SAS
2 11 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.24%) Confluence
4 9 (1.12%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.12%) WordPress
5 7 (0.87%) Apache ServiceMix
5 7 (0.87%) Apache Spark
5 7 (0.87%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.75%) JBoss
7 5 (0.62%) CMS
8 4 (0.50%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.37%) SAP Portal
9 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.25%) Apache
Applications
1 35 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
3 22 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.50%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.62%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.50%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.50%) SAP Payroll
6 4 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.37%) BASE24
7 3 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.25%) Actimize
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.25%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.99%) Rackspace Cloud
4 7 (0.87%) GitHub
4 7 (0.87%) Office 365
4 7 (0.87%) OpenDNS
4 7 (0.87%) SaaS
5 6 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.62%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.62%) IaaS
6 5 (0.62%) PaaS
7 4 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.25%) Serverless
8 2 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.12%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.71%) SMS
2 27 (3.35%) Firewall
3 23 (2.86%) DNS
4 18 (2.24%) Internet
5 11 (1.37%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.24%) WAN
7 8 (0.99%) Intranet
7 8 (0.99%) LAN
7 8 (0.99%) SSL
8 6 (0.75%) DHCP
9 5 (0.62%) NetScaler
9 5 (0.62%) Network Security
9 5 (0.62%) VoIP
10 4 (0.50%) HTTP
10 4 (0.50%) SMTP
11 3 (0.37%) Broadband
11 3 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (2.24%) Oracle Database
5 17 (2.11%) Hadoop
6 15 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (1.74%) Big Data
8 12 (1.49%) MySQL
9 11 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.37%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.12%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.12%) Power BI
11 8 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (0.87%) Cloud Spanner
12 7 (0.87%) NewSQL
12 7 (0.87%) QlikView
12 7 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 19 (2.36%) Maven
3 16 (1.99%) JIRA
4 12 (1.49%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.24%) Selenium
6 9 (1.12%) JUnit
7 8 (0.99%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.87%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.75%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.62%) Gradle
11 4 (0.50%) Android Studio
11 4 (0.50%) JMeter
11 4 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.50%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.37%) HP UFT
12 3 (0.37%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.37%) Subversion
12 3 (0.37%) Toad
12 3 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 207 (25.71%) Banking
2 50 (6.21%) Retail
3 45 (5.59%) Retail Banking
4 37 (4.60%) Investment Banking
5 31 (3.85%) Marketing
6 25 (3.11%) Financial Institution
7 17 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.61%) Legal
9 11 (1.37%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.24%) Advertising
11 6 (0.75%) Billing
11 6 (0.75%) Local Government
12 5 (0.62%) Military
13 4 (0.50%) Automotive
13 4 (0.50%) Back Office
13 4 (0.50%) Electronics
13 4 (0.50%) Games
13 4 (0.50%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.25%) Law
14 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 210 (26.09%) Analyst
2 121 (15.03%) Developer
3 109 (13.54%) Business Analyst
4 103 (12.80%) Project Manager
5 52 (6.46%) Consultant
6 50 (6.21%) Architect
7 29 (3.60%) Service Analyst
8 27 (3.35%) Security Analyst
9 26 (3.23%) Financial Analyst
9 26 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
10 22 (2.73%) Java Developer
11 21 (2.61%) Data Analyst
12 20 (2.48%) Finance Business Analyst
12 20 (2.48%) Test Leader
13 19 (2.36%) SQL Developer
14 18 (2.24%) .NET Developer
14 18 (2.24%) Financial Business Analyst
15 17 (2.11%) Business Manager
15 17 (2.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
15 17 (2.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.97%) .NET
2 39 (4.84%) HTML
3 35 (4.35%) CSS
4 26 (3.23%) HTML5
4 26 (3.23%) REST
5 24 (2.98%) Spring
6 21 (2.61%) AngularJS
6 21 (2.61%) Web Services
7 19 (2.36%) ASP.NET
8 18 (2.24%) CSS3
8 18 (2.24%) jQuery
9 17 (2.11%) Node.js
10 15 (1.86%) XML
11 14 (1.74%) RESTful
12 13 (1.61%) React
13 12 (1.49%) Spring Boot
13 12 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (1.37%) Angular 2
14 11 (1.37%) JSON
14 11 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 27 (3.35%) User Experience
4 25 (3.11%) Cyberthreat
5 23 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 22 (2.73%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (1.49%) NHS
9 10 (1.24%) Security Operations Centre
9 10 (1.24%) Virtual Team
10 6 (0.75%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.75%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.75%) PMI
11 5 (0.62%) Blog
11 5 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.50%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.50%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 53 (6.58%) Windows
2 33 (4.10%) Linux
2 33 (4.10%) Unix
3 17 (2.11%) Android
4 14 (1.74%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.12%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.87%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.87%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.62%) SUSE
10 3 (0.37%) AIX
10 3 (0.37%) CentOS
10 3 (0.37%) MVS
10 3 (0.37%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.12%) Solaris
11 1 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (19.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 86 (10.68%) Cybersecurity
4 82 (10.19%) Project Management
5 72 (8.94%) Investment Management
6 56 (6.96%) Business Analysis
7 42 (5.22%) Problem-Solving
8 41 (5.09%) PRINCE2
9 40 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
9 40 (4.97%) Migration
9 40 (4.97%) Security Operations
10 35 (4.35%) Change Management
10 35 (4.35%) Coaching
10 35 (4.35%) ETL
10 35 (4.35%) Scrum
11 33 (4.10%) Data Analysis
11 33 (4.10%) SDLC
12 31 (3.85%) Mentoring
13 30 (3.73%) Change Control
13 30 (3.73%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 86 (10.68%) SQL
2 63 (7.83%) Java
3 39 (4.84%) JavaScript
4 29 (3.60%) C#
5 19 (2.36%) Python
6 14 (1.74%) PL/SQL
7 12 (1.49%) ES6
8 10 (1.24%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.12%) T-SQL
10 8 (0.99%) PHP
11 7 (0.87%) Scala
11 7 (0.87%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.87%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.62%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.62%) C
13 4 (0.50%) R
13 4 (0.50%) Ruby
13 4 (0.50%) VBA
14 3 (0.37%) Java 8
15 2 (0.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 37 (4.60%) Degree
2 20 (2.48%) CISSP
3 14 (1.74%) ISEB
4 12 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.37%) CISM
5 11 (1.37%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (0.99%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.87%) CISA
9 7 (0.87%) IIBA
10 6 (0.75%) CCNA
10 6 (0.75%) MCSE
10 6 (0.75%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.62%) CCNP
12 4 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.50%) MCITP
13 3 (0.37%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.84%) PMO
2 36 (4.47%) GDPR
3 22 (2.73%) Data Quality
4 21 (2.61%) QA
5 17 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (1.61%) PCI DSS
7 9 (1.12%) PSD2
8 6 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.37%) FISMA
9 3 (0.37%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.37%) SLA
10 2 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.25%) GCP
10 2 (0.25%) IFRS
10 2 (0.25%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.12%) GAAP
11 1 (0.12%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.12%) P3O
11 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.61%) Docker
3 10 (1.24%) XenApp
4 9 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.12%) XenDesktop
5 8 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.75%) ProxySG
7 5 (0.62%) XenServer
8 4 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.50%) KVM
8 4 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.50%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.37%) Firmware
10 2 (0.25%) OpenSSH
10 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.25%) vSphere
11 1 (0.12%) HDFS
11 1 (0.12%) Varnish
11 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (1.61%) Ansible
2 12 (1.49%) QRadar
3 10 (1.24%) Puppet
4 7 (0.87%) CSIRT
5 6 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.50%) Ambari
6 4 (0.50%) EdgeSight
6 4 (0.50%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.12%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.12%) Terraform
7 1 (0.12%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 68 (8.45%) Microsoft
1 68 (8.45%) Oracle
2 29 (3.60%) SAP
3 20 (2.48%) VMware
4 19 (2.36%) Cisco
5 16 (1.99%) Red Hat
6 15 (1.86%) IBM
7 13 (1.61%) Intel
8 12 (1.49%) Citrix
9 11 (1.37%) CheckPoint
9 11 (1.37%) Cognos
9 11 (1.37%) Dell
9 11 (1.37%) Google
10 10 (1.24%) F5
10 10 (1.24%) HP
11 9 (1.12%) Tableau
12 8 (0.99%) EMC
12 8 (0.99%) Rackspace
12 8 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.99%) Splunk