Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 784 909 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.02% 16.71% 21.00%
As % of the General category 59.89% 55.33% 67.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 637 1020
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.75% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £275 £285 £263
90th Percentile £615 £544 £535
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.30 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.79% -36.68% +40.00%
10th Percentile £12.43 £10.00 £12.89
90th Percentile £18.33 £33.25 £49.75
England median hourly rate £22.17 £22.84 £22.00
% change year-on-year -2.90% +3.80% +22.22%

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 1309 1643 1931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 30.09% 30.20% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 1118 1346
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £262 £267 £259
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 36 66
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.97 £14.50 £15.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.72% -4.57% +6.28%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £35.98 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year +0.48% +0.60% +13.60%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 0 526 £400 -0.62% 100
South Yorkshire +1 186 £508 +26.88% 16
North Yorkshire -3 48 £385 +2.67% 12
East Yorkshire -6 4 £314 -21.56% 5
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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.

1 188 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (21.30%) Banking
3 111 (14.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 89 (11.35%) Project Management
5 83 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
6 79 (10.08%) Microsoft
7 76 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
8 67 (8.55%) SQL
9 65 (8.29%) Windows
10 59 (7.53%) Java
10 59 (7.53%) Oracle
10 59 (7.53%) Marketing
11 58 (7.40%) Migration
12 57 (7.27%) Investment Management
13 51 (6.51%) Cybersecurity
13 51 (6.51%) SAP
14 49 (6.25%) Business Analysis
15 48 (6.12%) Unix
16 46 (5.87%) SQL Server
17 44 (5.61%) Scrum
17 44 (5.61%) Programme Management
18 43 (5.48%) Data Modelling
19 42 (5.36%) HTML
20 41 (5.23%) JavaScript
20 41 (5.23%) Management Information System
21 40 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
21 40 (5.10%) Manufacturing
21 40 (5.10%) Retail
22 39 (4.97%) PRINCE2
22 39 (4.97%) Test Automation

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 28 (3.57%) SAS
2 16 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.66%) Confluence
4 10 (1.28%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.15%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.15%) CMS
6 6 (0.77%) Apache
6 6 (0.77%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.64%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.64%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (0.64%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.51%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.51%) IIS
8 4 (0.51%) MS Project Server
8 4 (0.51%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.51%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 40 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (3.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (3.19%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (1.40%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.02%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.89%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.38%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.26%) SAP EWM
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.83%) SaaS
2 23 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.42%) PaaS
4 18 (2.30%) IaaS
5 17 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (1.02%) GitHub
7 7 (0.89%) OpenDNS
8 3 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.38%) Office 365
8 3 (0.38%) Slack
9 2 (0.26%) Akamai
9 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.13%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.13%) FinancialForce
10 1 (0.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.21%) SMS
2 26 (3.32%) Firewall
3 23 (2.93%) DNS
4 22 (2.81%) Internet
5 15 (1.91%) VPN
6 14 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.79%) Wireless
7 13 (1.66%) LAN
7 13 (1.66%) WAN
8 11 (1.40%) SAN
9 8 (1.02%) 3G
9 8 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (1.02%) GPRS
9 8 (1.02%) GSM
9 8 (1.02%) LTE
9 8 (1.02%) SGSN
10 7 (0.89%) SSL
11 5 (0.64%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.64%) Network Security
12 4 (0.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (5.87%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (3.06%) Big Data
4 24 (3.06%) Hadoop
5 21 (2.68%) MongoDB
6 18 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (2.04%) MySQL
8 15 (1.91%) HBase
8 15 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (1.79%) Oracle Database
9 14 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.53%) Power BI
11 11 (1.40%) Apache Hive
12 10 (1.28%) QlikView
13 8 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (1.02%) NoSQL
13 8 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (1.02%) Pentaho
13 8 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (3.06%) JIRA
2 21 (2.68%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.40%) Maven
5 9 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (1.02%) Cucumber
7 7 (0.89%) Selenium
8 6 (0.77%) ERwin
8 6 (0.77%) Gradle
8 6 (0.77%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.77%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.64%) Ant
9 5 (0.64%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.64%) Subversion
10 4 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.51%) GoCD
10 4 (0.51%) Grunt
10 4 (0.51%) Rational Application Developer
10 4 (0.51%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.38%) gulp
General
1 167 (21.30%) Banking
2 59 (7.53%) Marketing
3 40 (5.10%) Manufacturing
3 40 (5.10%) Retail
4 38 (4.85%) Investment Banking
4 38 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 35 (4.46%) Retail Banking
6 30 (3.83%) Electronics
7 21 (2.68%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.15%) Law
8 9 (1.15%) Legal
9 7 (0.89%) Back Office
9 7 (0.89%) Games
10 3 (0.38%) Advertising
10 3 (0.38%) Local Government
10 3 (0.38%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.26%) German Language
11 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Retail Finance
12 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 210 (26.79%) Analyst
2 123 (15.69%) Business Analyst
3 117 (14.92%) Developer
3 117 (14.92%) Project Manager
4 74 (9.44%) Architect
5 44 (5.61%) Consultant
6 37 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
7 33 (4.21%) Financial Analyst
8 29 (3.70%) Service Analyst
9 25 (3.19%) Finance Business Analyst
9 25 (3.19%) Financial Business Analyst
10 23 (2.93%) Senior Analyst
10 23 (2.93%) SQL Developer
11 22 (2.81%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 19 (2.42%) Data Architect
13 18 (2.30%) IT Manager
13 18 (2.30%) Security Specialist
14 17 (2.17%) Banking Analyst
14 17 (2.17%) Senior Manager
15 15 (1.91%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.36%) HTML
2 36 (4.59%) CSS
3 27 (3.44%) .NET
4 23 (2.93%) Web Services
5 20 (2.55%) REST
6 19 (2.42%) Spring
6 19 (2.42%) XML
7 18 (2.30%) jQuery
8 17 (2.17%) AngularJS
9 16 (2.04%) ASP.NET
9 16 (2.04%) HTML5
10 15 (1.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (1.79%) CSS3
11 14 (1.79%) Node.js
12 12 (1.53%) Hibernate
13 10 (1.28%) Kafka
13 10 (1.28%) Spring Boot
14 9 (1.15%) Angular 2
15 8 (1.02%) .NET Framework
15 8 (1.02%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 83 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.23%) Management Information System
3 25 (3.19%) User Experience
4 21 (2.68%) Client/Server
5 18 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 11 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (1.15%) NHS
9 8 (1.02%) Virtual Team
10 7 (0.89%) IVR
10 7 (0.89%) PKI
11 6 (0.77%) Security Operations Centre
12 5 (0.64%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.64%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.64%) iPad
12 5 (0.64%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.64%) Robotics
13 4 (0.51%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (0.51%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 65 (8.29%) Windows
2 48 (6.12%) Unix
3 38 (4.85%) Linux
4 14 (1.79%) Android
5 11 (1.40%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.40%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.02%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.02%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.77%) Solaris
9 4 (0.51%) CentOS
9 4 (0.51%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.38%) AIX
10 3 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.38%) MVS
10 3 (0.38%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (14.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 89 (11.35%) Project Management
4 76 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
5 58 (7.40%) Migration
6 57 (7.27%) Investment Management
7 51 (6.51%) Cybersecurity
8 49 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 44 (5.61%) Programme Management
9 44 (5.61%) Scrum
10 43 (5.48%) Data Modelling
11 39 (4.97%) PRINCE2
11 39 (4.97%) Security Operations
11 39 (4.97%) Test Automation
12 38 (4.85%) Analytics
12 38 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 37 (4.72%) Coaching
14 36 (4.59%) Waterfall
15 34 (4.34%) Change Management
15 34 (4.34%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 67 (8.55%) SQL
2 59 (7.53%) Java
3 41 (5.23%) JavaScript
4 28 (3.57%) Python
5 27 (3.44%) C#
6 17 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 15 (1.91%) PHP
8 14 (1.79%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.28%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.15%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.15%) C++
10 9 (1.15%) VB
11 8 (1.02%) Perl
11 8 (1.02%) Ruby
12 6 (0.77%) Go
13 4 (0.51%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.51%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.38%) R
14 3 (0.38%) SAS Macro
14 3 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (4.46%) Degree
2 20 (2.55%) CISSP
3 13 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (1.53%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.28%) CISM
5 10 (1.28%) MCSE
6 9 (1.15%) CRISC
6 9 (1.15%) MCITP
6 9 (1.15%) PMP
6 9 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.89%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.77%) ISEB
10 5 (0.64%) CCIE
10 5 (0.64%) CEH
10 5 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.51%) CISA
12 3 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.38%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.95%) PMO
2 29 (3.70%) GDPR
3 19 (2.42%) QA
4 12 (1.53%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.64%) IFRS
6 5 (0.64%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.26%) Basel II
7 2 (0.26%) COREP
7 2 (0.26%) GCP
7 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.13%) PSD2
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.53%) Docker
3 10 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.64%) HDFS
5 4 (0.51%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.51%) VMware NSX
5 4 (0.51%) vSphere
5 4 (0.51%) XenApp
5 4 (0.51%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.26%) vCloud
7 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.13%) RACF
8 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (1.91%) Ansible
2 9 (1.15%) CSIRT
3 8 (1.02%) AirWatch
3 8 (1.02%) Kubernetes
4 7 (0.89%) QRadar
4 7 (0.89%) Terraform
5 6 (0.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (0.77%) Nexpose
5 6 (0.77%) SCCM
6 5 (0.64%) Puppet
7 4 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.51%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.38%) Nagios
8 3 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.26%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.26%) SCOM
9 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 79 (10.08%) Microsoft
2 59 (7.53%) Oracle
3 51 (6.51%) SAP
4 29 (3.70%) Symantec
5 26 (3.32%) Cisco
5 26 (3.32%) IBM
6 18 (2.30%) VMware
7 13 (1.66%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.28%) Blue Coat
8 10 (1.28%) Google
8 10 (1.28%) Tableau
9 9 (1.15%) HP
9 9 (1.15%) RedGate
10 8 (1.02%) F5
10 8 (1.02%) GFI Software
10 8 (1.02%) Informatica
10 8 (1.02%) Juniper
10 8 (1.02%) McAfee
10 8 (1.02%) MobileIron
10 8 (1.02%) Salesforce.com