Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 324 745 810
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.45% 15.71% 16.71%
As % of the General category 34.11% 46.39% 55.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 550 617
Median daily rate £450 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.04% -3.88%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £575
England median daily rate £510 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.30 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +209.80% -20.44% +4.82%
10th Percentile £13.90 £8.95 £12.91
90th Percentile £64.30 £20.24 £17.01
England median hourly rate £33.25 £24.63 £24.00
% change year-on-year +35.01% +2.61% -15.79%

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 950 1,606 1,454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 33.57% 33.86% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 1,063 980
Median daily rate £450 £425 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.26% -2.12%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £257
90th Percentile £630 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 82 53
Median hourly rate £21.41 £17.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.12% +7.81% +18.10%
10th Percentile £13.23 £10.50 £9.81
90th Percentile £42.90 £35.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate £23.41 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +4.04% +2.27% +2.33%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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
West Yorkshire -6 199 £450 +9.76% 71
South Yorkshire 0 77 £425 -5.56% 36
North Yorkshire -5 34 £450 +2.86% 19
East Yorkshire +1 1 - - 7
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 97 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (18.21%) Microsoft
3 53 (16.36%) SQL
3 53 (16.36%) Change Management
4 52 (16.05%) AWS
5 46 (14.20%) Project Management
6 45 (13.89%) .NET
6 45 (13.89%) Azure
7 43 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
9 39 (12.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 37 (11.42%) Degree
10 37 (11.42%) SQL Server
11 36 (11.11%) C#
11 36 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (11.11%) Jenkins
12 35 (10.80%) Git (software)
12 35 (10.80%) Windows
13 34 (10.49%) Java
13 34 (10.49%) DevOps
14 33 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (9.57%) AngularJS
16 29 (8.95%) Migration
16 29 (8.95%) Oracle
16 29 (8.95%) Test Automation
17 28 (8.64%) Banking
18 27 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
18 27 (8.33%) Microservices
19 26 (8.02%) Financial Institution
19 26 (8.02%) Retail

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 19 (5.86%) Confluence
2 7 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.23%) Anypoint
4 4 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.23%) IIS
5 3 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.93%) Mule
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.62%) CMS
6 2 (0.62%) SAS
7 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.31%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.31%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (7.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (4.63%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.31%) HFM
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.31%) SAP CS
4 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 52 (16.05%) AWS
2 45 (13.89%) Azure
3 24 (7.41%) GCP
4 18 (5.56%) GitHub
5 9 (2.78%) Power Platform
6 7 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.16%) Office 365
7 6 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (1.54%) IaaS
8 5 (1.54%) PaaS
8 5 (1.54%) SaaS
8 5 (1.54%) Slack
9 4 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.93%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.93%) Basecamp
10 3 (0.93%) Google Sheets
10 3 (0.93%) Serverless
11 2 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.62%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.09%) SAN
2 9 (2.78%) DNS
3 6 (1.85%) Firewall
3 6 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.23%) HTTP
4 4 (1.23%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.23%) NetScaler
5 3 (0.93%) DHCP
5 3 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (0.93%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.62%) Internet
6 2 (0.62%) Skype
6 2 (0.62%) Telepresence
6 2 (0.62%) VoIP
7 1 (0.31%) AMQP
7 1 (0.31%) NAS
7 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (4.01%) MongoDB
3 13 (4.01%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.78%) Power BI
6 8 (2.47%) Data Lake
7 7 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.54%) QlikView
10 4 (1.23%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (1.23%) MySQL
10 4 (1.23%) Redis
11 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.93%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (0.62%) Amazon Athena
12 2 (0.62%) Big Data
12 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.62%) Spotfire
12 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 35 (10.80%) Git (software)
3 23 (7.10%) JIRA
4 12 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (3.09%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.16%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.16%) Xcode
7 6 (1.85%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.54%) AppScan
8 5 (1.54%) JUnit
8 5 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (1.54%) Visual Studio Code
9 4 (1.23%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.23%) Selenium
10 3 (0.93%) Android Studio
10 3 (0.93%) CocoaPods
10 3 (0.93%) Maven
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.93%) Spock
11 2 (0.62%) CircleCI
General
1 28 (8.64%) Banking
2 26 (8.02%) Financial Institution
2 26 (8.02%) Retail
3 17 (5.25%) Public Sector
4 10 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.85%) Legal
7 4 (1.23%) Marketing
7 4 (1.23%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.62%) Electronics
8 2 (0.62%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (20.68%) Developer
2 47 (14.51%) Analyst
3 32 (9.88%) Project Manager
4 29 (8.95%) .NET Developer
5 27 (8.33%) Architect
6 21 (6.48%) Senior Developer
7 19 (5.86%) Business Analyst
7 19 (5.86%) C# Developer
8 17 (5.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (4.01%) Consultant
11 12 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (3.40%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.09%) Java Developer
13 10 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (3.09%) SQL Developer
14 9 (2.78%) Security Analyst
14 9 (2.78%) Senior Manager
15 8 (2.47%) HTML Developer
15 8 (2.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (13.89%) .NET
2 31 (9.57%) AngularJS
3 23 (7.10%) ASP.NET
3 23 (7.10%) React
4 18 (5.56%) .NET Core
5 16 (4.94%) CSS
6 15 (4.63%) HTML
7 14 (4.32%) Spring
8 13 (4.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (4.01%) REST
9 11 (3.40%) RESTful
9 11 (3.40%) WCF
10 10 (3.09%) jQuery
10 10 (3.09%) Spring Boot
11 9 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
12 8 (2.47%) .NET Framework
12 8 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (2.47%) Entity Framework
12 8 (2.47%) XML
13 7 (2.16%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.09%) User Experience
3 8 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.16%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.23%) FMCG
6 4 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.23%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.93%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (0.93%) PMI
8 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.62%) iPad
8 2 (0.62%) iPhone
8 2 (0.62%) NHS
9 1 (0.31%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.80%) Windows
2 22 (6.79%) Linux
3 15 (4.63%) Unix
4 9 (2.78%) Android
5 8 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.16%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.85%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.54%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.93%) Solaris
11 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.31%) VMS
12 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (16.36%) Change Management
3 46 (14.20%) Project Management
4 40 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (12.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 36 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (10.49%) DevOps
8 33 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (8.95%) Migration
9 29 (8.95%) Test Automation
10 27 (8.33%) Microservices
11 23 (7.10%) MVC
12 21 (6.48%) PRINCE2
13 20 (6.17%) Mentoring
14 19 (5.86%) Risk Management
15 18 (5.56%) API Development
15 18 (5.56%) Line Management
15 18 (5.56%) Project Delivery
16 17 (5.25%) Cybersecurity
17 16 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 53 (16.36%) SQL
2 36 (11.11%) C#
3 34 (10.49%) Java
4 23 (7.10%) JavaScript
5 16 (4.94%) Python
6 14 (4.32%) PowerShell
7 12 (3.70%) Java 8
8 8 (2.47%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.16%) Apple Swift
9 7 (2.16%) TypeScript
10 6 (1.85%) PHP
11 5 (1.54%) Kotlin
11 5 (1.54%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.23%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.93%) ES6
13 3 (0.93%) Go
13 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.93%) R
13 3 (0.93%) Ruby
14 2 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (11.42%) Degree
2 13 (4.01%) CISM
2 13 (4.01%) CISSP
3 9 (2.78%) CISA
4 7 (2.16%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.85%) ISEB
6 5 (1.54%) CRISC
6 5 (1.54%) CSSLP
6 5 (1.54%) GIAC
6 5 (1.54%) GSSP-.NET
6 5 (1.54%) GSSP-JAVA
6 5 (1.54%) GWAPT
6 5 (1.54%) ISACA
6 5 (1.54%) NVQ Level 4
6 5 (1.54%) Postgraduate
7 4 (1.23%) CCA
7 4 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.23%) IIBA
7 4 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.09%) GDPR
2 7 (2.16%) QA
3 6 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.85%) PMO
4 4 (1.23%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.62%) COBIT
6 2 (0.62%) FISMA
6 2 (0.62%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.62%) NIST
6 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.62%) PSD2
6 2 (0.62%) SLA
7 1 (0.31%) GAAP
7 1 (0.31%) IFRS
7 1 (0.31%) ITGC
System Software
1 17 (5.25%) Docker
2 13 (4.01%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.54%) VirtualBox
6 4 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.23%) XenApp
6 4 (1.23%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.62%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.31%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (6.17%) Ansible
2 19 (5.86%) Puppet
3 10 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.47%) Terraform
5 5 (1.54%) Grafana
5 5 (1.54%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.54%) Prometheus
6 4 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.93%) SCCM
7 3 (0.93%) WSUS
8 2 (0.62%) Salt
8 2 (0.62%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.31%) OpenView
9 1 (0.31%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.31%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 59 (18.21%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.95%) Oracle
3 24 (7.41%) Google
4 15 (4.63%) VMware
5 11 (3.40%) Cisco
6 9 (2.78%) SAP
7 7 (2.16%) EMC
7 7 (2.16%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.85%) Citrix
8 6 (1.85%) Databricks
8 6 (1.85%) IBM
8 6 (1.85%) Netsparker
9 5 (1.54%) Cognos
10 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.93%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.93%) Apple
11 3 (0.93%) NetApp
11 3 (0.93%) Splunk
11 3 (0.93%) TOWER Software
11 3 (0.93%) Veritas