Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 723 765 758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.51% 15.53% 17.98%
As % of the General category 45.88% 51.45% 49.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 534 551
Yorkshire median daily rate £428 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.64% -1.79% +5.00%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £281
90th Percentile £600 £550 £575
England median daily rate £510 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.37 £35.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.37% +159.26% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.00 £16.68 £11.05
90th Percentile £66.50 £40.42 £21.63
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% -1.54% +18.90%

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 1,576 1,487 1,520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.18% 30.18% 36.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,081 964 996
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £413 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.85% +1.25%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £269
90th Percentile £588 £549 £564
England median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 64 45
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.70 £17.46 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.13% +16.37% +8.62%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.35 £10.26
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.25 £40.40
England median hourly rate £23.00 £22.93 £21.90
% change year-on-year +0.31% +4.70% +4.29%

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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 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
West Yorkshire +1 360 £425 +6.25% 161
South Yorkshire +1 294 £450 - 37
North Yorkshire -1 37 £450 +9.09% 27
East Yorkshire -5 7 £465 +8.77% 18
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 243 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (29.60%) Change Management
3 180 (24.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 146 (20.19%) Banking
5 128 (17.70%) Financial Institution
6 109 (15.08%) DevOps
7 106 (14.66%) SQL
8 96 (13.28%) Python
9 88 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 87 (12.03%) Scrum
11 84 (11.62%) Microsoft
12 77 (10.65%) JIRA
13 72 (9.96%) Cybersecurity
14 68 (9.41%) Migration
15 65 (8.99%) Analytics
15 65 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
16 64 (8.85%) Jenkins
17 62 (8.58%) Oracle
18 58 (8.02%) Kanban
19 56 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 55 (7.61%) Windows
20 55 (7.61%) GCP
21 54 (7.47%) Java
21 54 (7.47%) Project Management
22 51 (7.05%) Splunk
23 49 (6.78%) GitHub
24 47 (6.50%) Google
25 46 (6.36%) Microsoft Excel
25 46 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
25 46 (6.36%) Git (software)

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 40 (5.53%) Confluence
2 29 (4.01%) SAS
3 16 (2.21%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (1.80%) Mule
5 9 (1.24%) Jupyter
5 9 (1.24%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.24%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.11%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (0.97%) IIS
8 6 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.83%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.55%) CMS
11 3 (0.41%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.41%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.28%) Appian
12 2 (0.28%) CICS
12 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 46 (6.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (5.67%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (2.21%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.69%) SPSS
7 3 (0.41%) Stata
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.28%) Sketch
9 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 16 (2.21%) Oracle Payables
2 14 (1.94%) Oracle Receivables
3 12 (1.66%) Oracle Assets
3 12 (1.66%) Oracle ERP
4 11 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.97%) Oracle Cash Management
6 7 (0.97%) Oracle CRM
6 7 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.83%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 5 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
8 5 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.55%) SAP BPC
9 4 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.55%) VisionPLUS
9 4 (0.55%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 55 (7.61%) GCP
2 49 (6.78%) GitHub
3 44 (6.09%) AWS
3 44 (6.09%) Azure
4 19 (2.63%) Power Platform
5 18 (2.49%) Slack
6 17 (2.35%) Dynamics 365
7 15 (2.07%) Office 365
8 10 (1.38%) npm
9 7 (0.97%) SaaS
10 5 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.69%) IaaS
10 5 (0.69%) PowerApps
11 4 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.55%) PaaS
12 3 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.28%) Amazon ECS
13 2 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.28%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.14%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.94%) Firewall
2 11 (1.52%) Internet
3 10 (1.38%) DNS
4 9 (1.24%) Skype
4 9 (1.24%) VPN
5 8 (1.11%) SAN
6 7 (0.97%) NAS
7 6 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (0.69%) DHCP
8 5 (0.69%) HTTP
8 5 (0.69%) Network Security
9 4 (0.55%) DMZ
9 4 (0.55%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.55%) SMTP
10 3 (0.41%) FTP
10 3 (0.41%) SSL
10 3 (0.41%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.28%) Broadband
11 2 (0.28%) LAN
11 2 (0.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.70%) BigQuery
3 30 (4.15%) Qlik Sense
4 29 (4.01%) Big Data
5 19 (2.63%) Power BI
6 18 (2.49%) QlikView
7 17 (2.35%) Hadoop
8 16 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (1.80%) Pentaho
10 8 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.83%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.69%) DB2
12 5 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.41%) Oracle Smart View
13 3 (0.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.28%) Lumira
14 2 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 77 (10.65%) JIRA
2 64 (8.85%) Jenkins
3 46 (6.36%) Git (software)
4 31 (4.29%) Sonatype Nexus
5 25 (3.46%) Selenium
6 20 (2.77%) Maven
7 16 (2.21%) JUnit
8 14 (1.94%) Mockito
9 10 (1.38%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.38%) Gradle
9 10 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (1.38%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.24%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (0.97%) Visual Studio Code
13 6 (0.83%) FitNesse
13 6 (0.83%) HP UFT
13 6 (0.83%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.69%) MSTest
14 5 (0.69%) Xcode
General
1 146 (20.19%) Banking
2 128 (17.70%) Financial Institution
3 30 (4.15%) Retail
4 23 (3.18%) Public Sector
5 16 (2.21%) Retail Banking
6 11 (1.52%) Billing
7 10 (1.38%) General Ledger
8 8 (1.11%) Legal
9 7 (0.97%) Law
10 6 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.83%) Publishing
11 5 (0.69%) Back Office
11 5 (0.69%) Marketing
11 5 (0.69%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.55%) Social Science
13 3 (0.41%) French Language
14 2 (0.28%) Advertising
14 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.28%) Local Government
15 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 181 (25.03%) Analyst
2 146 (20.19%) Developer
3 88 (12.17%) Business Analyst
4 56 (7.75%) Project Manager
5 53 (7.33%) Python Developer
6 51 (7.05%) Consultant
7 49 (6.78%) Architect
8 31 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
9 28 (3.87%) Data Analyst
10 23 (3.18%) Financial Analyst
10 23 (3.18%) IT Analyst
10 23 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
11 21 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
12 19 (2.63%) Security Analyst
13 18 (2.49%) Business IT Analyst
13 18 (2.49%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 18 (2.49%) IT Business Analyst
14 15 (2.07%) Lead Developer
14 15 (2.07%) Oracle Consultant
14 15 (2.07%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.81%) .NET
2 29 (4.01%) JSON
3 28 (3.87%) Web Services
4 26 (3.60%) REST
5 24 (3.32%) RESTful
6 22 (3.04%) Oracle Fusion
7 20 (2.77%) Spring
7 20 (2.77%) Spring Boot
8 18 (2.49%) Node.js
9 17 (2.35%) CSS
9 17 (2.35%) HTML
10 15 (2.07%) AngularJS
10 15 (2.07%) SOAP
11 14 (1.94%) Jest
12 13 (1.80%) Enzyme
12 13 (1.80%) Swagger
13 12 (1.66%) WireMock
14 11 (1.52%) Redux
15 10 (1.38%) Express
15 10 (1.38%) React
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (2.77%) User Experience
3 19 (2.63%) Virtual Team
4 18 (2.49%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.80%) Blog
6 11 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 11 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (1.24%) Clustering
7 9 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (1.11%) Mainframe
9 7 (0.97%) Cyberattack
9 7 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.83%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.69%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.69%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.69%) NHS
11 5 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (7.61%) Windows
2 33 (4.56%) Linux
3 19 (2.63%) Unix
4 18 (2.49%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.21%) Windows 10
6 14 (1.94%) Android
7 12 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.38%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.11%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.55%) AIX
11 4 (0.55%) Check Point GAiA
11 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.28%) Mesosphere
13 2 (0.28%) Solaris
13 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.28%) zOS
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (29.60%) Change Management
3 180 (24.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 109 (15.08%) DevOps
5 88 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 87 (12.03%) Scrum
7 72 (9.96%) Cybersecurity
8 68 (9.41%) Migration
9 65 (8.99%) Analytics
9 65 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
10 58 (8.02%) Kanban
11 56 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 54 (7.47%) Project Management
13 44 (6.09%) Release Management
14 43 (5.95%) ERP
15 41 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (5.39%) Process Improvement
17 37 (5.12%) Test Automation
18 32 (4.43%) Continuous Deployment
19 31 (4.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 106 (14.66%) SQL
2 96 (13.28%) Python
3 54 (7.47%) Java
4 29 (4.01%) C#
5 24 (3.32%) JavaScript
5 24 (3.32%) PowerShell
6 16 (2.21%) Bash Shell
7 12 (1.66%) Perl
8 11 (1.52%) ES6
8 11 (1.52%) R
9 10 (1.38%) C
10 9 (1.24%) C++
11 8 (1.11%) Ruby
11 8 (1.11%) VBA
12 7 (0.97%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.97%) TypeScript
13 6 (0.83%) Apple Swift
13 6 (0.83%) Go
13 6 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (6.22%) Degree
2 14 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.52%) CISM
3 11 (1.52%) CISSP
3 11 (1.52%) ISEB
4 9 (1.24%) Master's Degree
5 8 (1.11%) CISA
5 8 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.97%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.69%) MCSE
9 4 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.55%) CCNA
9 4 (0.55%) CCNP
9 4 (0.55%) CCSA
9 4 (0.55%) CCSE
9 4 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.46%) PMO
2 16 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.80%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.80%) GDPR
4 13 (1.80%) SLA
5 6 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.55%) QA
7 3 (0.41%) FISMA
7 3 (0.41%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.28%) P3O
8 2 (0.28%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.14%) IFRS
9 1 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 17 (2.35%) Docker
2 14 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.55%) vSphere
5 3 (0.41%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.28%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.28%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.28%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (4.84%) Ansible
2 19 (2.63%) Puppet
3 15 (2.07%) SCCM
4 11 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.69%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.41%) Consul
7 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.41%) Terraform
7 3 (0.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 2 (0.28%) Automic
8 2 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.28%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.28%) Kibana
8 2 (0.28%) Oozie
8 2 (0.28%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.14%) Packer
9 1 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 84 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 62 (8.58%) Oracle
3 51 (7.05%) Splunk
4 47 (6.50%) Google
5 25 (3.46%) SAP
6 18 (2.49%) VMware
7 17 (2.35%) AppDynamics
7 17 (2.35%) Tableau
8 15 (2.07%) Cisco
8 15 (2.07%) HP
8 15 (2.07%) MuleSoft
9 12 (1.66%) F5
9 12 (1.66%) NetApp
10 11 (1.52%) Blue Coat
10 11 (1.52%) IBM
11 10 (1.38%) Adobe
11 10 (1.38%) EMC
11 10 (1.38%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.11%) CheckPoint