Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 769 775 1,298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.35% 16.04% 21.62%
As % of the General category 61.18% 54.50% 67.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 537 960
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £420 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% +6.33% +3.95%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £275
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
England median daily rate £485 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% -18.18% +27.07%
10th Percentile £12.91 £10.00 £12.89
90th Percentile £17.01 £32.25 £45.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +2.04% +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 Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,257 1,422 1,919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.37% 29.43% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 962 1,310
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.52% +5.07%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 52
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.54 £10.50 £11.63
90th Percentile £43.08 £31.50 £37.04
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +14.69%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -1 494 £400 -5.88% 177
South Yorkshire +1 195 £455 +16.67% 45
North Yorkshire +2 54 £385 -9.41% 46
East Yorkshire - 3 £260 - 10
Humberside - 1 £220 -
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 199 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (25.10%) Banking
3 122 (15.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
5 83 (10.79%) SQL
6 78 (10.14%) Project Management
7 70 (9.10%) Microsoft
8 69 (8.97%) Oracle
9 63 (8.19%) Java
9 63 (8.19%) Cybersecurity
10 60 (7.80%) Investment Management
11 54 (7.02%) Windows
12 53 (6.89%) Migration
13 49 (6.37%) SQL Server
13 49 (6.37%) Retail
14 47 (6.11%) PRINCE2
15 45 (5.85%) Scrum
16 43 (5.59%) Retail Banking
16 43 (5.59%) Marketing
17 42 (5.46%) Investment Banking
17 42 (5.46%) SAS
17 42 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
18 41 (5.33%) Change Management
18 41 (5.33%) Business Analysis
19 40 (5.20%) Linux
19 40 (5.20%) Coaching
19 40 (5.20%) Security Operations
20 39 (5.07%) GDPR
20 39 (5.07%) Management Information System
21 36 (4.68%) Data Warehouse

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 42 (5.46%) SAS
2 13 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.04%) Confluence
3 8 (1.04%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.91%) Apache ServiceMix
4 7 (0.91%) CMS
5 6 (0.78%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.78%) JBoss
5 6 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (0.65%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.52%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.52%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (0.39%) IIS
8 3 (0.39%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (3.12%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.65%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.52%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.39%) BASE24
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.26%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.26%) SAP EWM
7 2 (0.26%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.99%) SaaS
2 14 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.69%) PaaS
4 12 (1.56%) IaaS
5 10 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.65%) GitHub
6 5 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.65%) Office 365
7 4 (0.52%) OpenDNS
8 2 (0.26%) FinancialForce
8 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.26%) Slack
9 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.13%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.68%) SMS
2 23 (2.99%) Firewall
3 20 (2.60%) Internet
4 16 (2.08%) DNS
4 16 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.17%) SAN
5 9 (1.17%) SSL
5 9 (1.17%) VPN
6 7 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.65%) DHCP
7 5 (0.65%) Intranet
7 5 (0.65%) LAN
7 5 (0.65%) NAS
7 5 (0.65%) NetScaler
7 5 (0.65%) WAN
7 5 (0.65%) Wireless
8 4 (0.52%) HTTP
8 4 (0.52%) Skype
8 4 (0.52%) SMTP
9 3 (0.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.37%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (2.73%) MongoDB
5 20 (2.60%) Hadoop
6 19 (2.47%) MySQL
7 17 (2.21%) Big Data
7 17 (2.21%) Oracle Database
8 16 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.56%) Power BI
11 11 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.30%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.30%) QlikView
13 9 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
14 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.91%) DB2
16 6 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (0.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (3.25%) Jenkins
2 23 (2.99%) JIRA
3 21 (2.73%) Maven
4 17 (2.21%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.30%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.17%) JUnit
6 9 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (1.04%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.91%) Gradle
8 7 (0.91%) Selenium
9 5 (0.65%) Ant
9 5 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.65%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.65%) Subversion
10 4 (0.52%) ERwin
10 4 (0.52%) GoCD
10 4 (0.52%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.52%) Rational Application Developer
10 4 (0.52%) Travis CI
10 4 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 193 (25.10%) Banking
2 49 (6.37%) Retail
3 43 (5.59%) Marketing
3 43 (5.59%) Retail Banking
4 42 (5.46%) Investment Banking
5 26 (3.38%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.34%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.30%) Legal
9 8 (1.04%) Games
9 8 (1.04%) Law
10 7 (0.91%) Electronics
11 6 (0.78%) Advertising
12 5 (0.65%) Back Office
12 5 (0.65%) Military
13 4 (0.52%) Automotive
13 4 (0.52%) Local Government
13 4 (0.52%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.52%) Retail Finance
14 3 (0.39%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 199 (25.88%) Analyst
2 119 (15.47%) Developer
3 109 (14.17%) Project Manager
4 108 (14.04%) Business Analyst
5 66 (8.58%) Architect
6 51 (6.63%) Consultant
7 33 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (3.51%) SQL Developer
9 25 (3.25%) Financial Analyst
9 25 (3.25%) Java Developer
10 23 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
11 22 (2.86%) Service Analyst
12 19 (2.47%) Finance Business Analyst
13 18 (2.34%) Administrator
13 18 (2.34%) Security Analyst
13 18 (2.34%) Senior Manager
14 17 (2.21%) .NET Developer
14 17 (2.21%) Financial Business Analyst
14 17 (2.21%) IT Manager
15 16 (2.08%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.55%) .NET
2 31 (4.03%) CSS
2 31 (4.03%) HTML
3 29 (3.77%) Spring
4 25 (3.25%) Web Services
5 24 (3.12%) REST
6 21 (2.73%) AngularJS
7 20 (2.60%) ASP.NET
7 20 (2.60%) CSS3
7 20 (2.60%) HTML5
8 18 (2.34%) jQuery
8 18 (2.34%) Node.js
9 14 (1.82%) Angular 2
9 14 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (1.82%) XML
10 12 (1.56%) Spring Boot
11 11 (1.43%) Hibernate
12 10 (1.30%) RESTful
13 9 (1.17%) .NET Framework
13 9 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.07%) Management Information System
3 24 (3.12%) Client/Server
4 19 (2.47%) Data Centre
4 19 (2.47%) User Experience
5 16 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.82%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (0.78%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (0.65%) PMI
10 4 (0.52%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.52%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.52%) iPad
10 4 (0.52%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.39%) NHS
11 3 (0.39%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.39%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.02%) Windows
2 40 (5.20%) Linux
3 34 (4.42%) Unix
4 12 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (1.56%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.43%) Android
6 10 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.17%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.91%) Solaris
8 7 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.78%) CentOS
9 6 (0.78%) SUSE
9 6 (0.78%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.78%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.52%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.39%) MVS
12 2 (0.26%) AIX
12 2 (0.26%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (15.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 78 (10.14%) Project Management
4 63 (8.19%) Cybersecurity
5 60 (7.80%) Investment Management
6 53 (6.89%) Migration
7 47 (6.11%) PRINCE2
8 45 (5.85%) Scrum
9 42 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
10 41 (5.33%) Business Analysis
10 41 (5.33%) Change Management
11 40 (5.20%) Coaching
11 40 (5.20%) Security Operations
12 36 (4.68%) Data Modelling
13 35 (4.55%) Information Security
14 31 (4.03%) Analytics
14 31 (4.03%) Mentoring
15 30 (3.90%) CRM
15 30 (3.90%) Test Automation
16 28 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (10.79%) SQL
2 63 (8.19%) Java
3 35 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 26 (3.38%) C#
5 22 (2.86%) Python
6 12 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.17%) Ruby
7 9 (1.17%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.04%) ES6
8 8 (1.04%) Perl
9 7 (0.91%) Bash Shell
9 7 (0.91%) C++
10 6 (0.78%) Go
10 6 (0.78%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.65%) PHP
11 5 (0.65%) R
11 5 (0.65%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.52%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.52%) Scala
12 4 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (4.68%) Degree
2 19 (2.47%) CISSP
3 16 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (1.56%) MCSE
4 12 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (1.43%) CISM
6 9 (1.17%) ISEB
6 9 (1.17%) MCITP
7 8 (1.04%) CRISC
8 7 (0.91%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.91%) PMP
8 7 (0.91%) Security Cleared
9 6 (0.78%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.65%) CEH
10 5 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.26%) CCNA
13 2 (0.26%) CCNP
13 2 (0.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.07%) GDPR
2 30 (3.90%) PMO
3 22 (2.86%) QA
4 16 (2.08%) Data Quality
5 13 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.65%) IFRS
7 4 (0.52%) GCP
7 4 (0.52%) IFRS 9
7 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.26%) Basel II
9 2 (0.26%) COREP
9 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.13%) GAAP
10 1 (0.13%) PSD2
10 1 (0.13%) SEPA
10 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.69%) Docker
3 11 (1.43%) XenApp
4 10 (1.30%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.91%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.65%) XenServer
7 4 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.52%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.26%) KVM
8 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.13%) HDFS
9 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (1.30%) Ansible
2 8 (1.04%) Puppet
3 7 (0.91%) CSIRT
4 6 (0.78%) QRadar
4 6 (0.78%) SCCM
5 5 (0.65%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.65%) Nexpose
5 5 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.52%) EdgeSight
6 4 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.39%) Nagios
7 3 (0.39%) Terraform
8 2 (0.26%) SCOM
9 1 (0.13%) Ambari
9 1 (0.13%) Grafana
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.13%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 70 (9.10%) Microsoft
2 69 (8.97%) Oracle
3 31 (4.03%) SAP
4 25 (3.25%) Red Hat
5 19 (2.47%) Cisco
6 18 (2.34%) Symantec
7 15 (1.95%) IBM
8 13 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.56%) Citrix
9 12 (1.56%) HP
9 12 (1.56%) VMware
10 11 (1.43%) Tableau
11 10 (1.30%) Juniper
12 9 (1.17%) Blue Coat
12 9 (1.17%) RedGate
13 8 (1.04%) F5
14 7 (0.91%) GFI Software
14 7 (0.91%) Intel
14 7 (0.91%) McAfee
14 7 (0.91%) Sitecore