Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 783 759 1,164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.58% 17.84% 20.23%
As % of the General category 59.05% 59.48% 61.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 534 863
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £297 £280
90th Percentile £550 £575 £563
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £13.85 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +152.71% +8.63% -22.07%
10th Percentile £16.60 £11.10 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.33 £27.16 £15.03
England median hourly rate £21.88 £26.83 £20.75
% change year-on-year -18.47% +29.30% +1.22%

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 1,326 1,276 1,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 26.38% 30.00% 33.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 838 1,363
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.31% +0.31% +6.67%
10th Percentile £268 £275 £275
90th Percentile £550 £552 £560
England median daily rate £475 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £30.50 £14.10 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.31% -4.41% -22.37%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.74 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.38 £41.94 £41.95
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.10% - +11.11%

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 16 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 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 -3 469 £400 -0.31% 143
South Yorkshire +2 219 £450 - 50
North Yorkshire +5 53 £413 +6.45% 35
East Yorkshire +13 20 £351 -3.77% 1
Humberside - 1 £405 -
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 213 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (21.33%) Banking
3 155 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 92 (11.75%) Project Management
5 80 (10.22%) Cybersecurity
6 76 (9.71%) SQL
7 68 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
8 67 (8.56%) Java
9 63 (8.05%) Microsoft
10 60 (7.66%) Business Analysis
11 57 (7.28%) Windows
12 56 (7.15%) Oracle
13 55 (7.02%) Investment Management
14 50 (6.39%) Microsoft Excel
15 48 (6.13%) Retail
15 48 (6.13%) Problem-Solving
16 47 (6.00%) SMS
17 45 (5.75%) PRINCE2
17 45 (5.75%) PMO
18 43 (5.49%) Change Management
19 42 (5.36%) Migration
20 41 (5.24%) Scrum
20 41 (5.24%) JavaScript
20 41 (5.24%) ERP
21 40 (5.11%) DevOps
22 39 (4.98%) SDLC
23 38 (4.85%) ITIL
23 38 (4.85%) Degree
24 36 (4.60%) BDD
24 36 (4.60%) SQL Server

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 24 (3.07%) SAS
2 13 (1.66%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.28%) Confluence
5 9 (1.15%) WordPress
6 8 (1.02%) CMS
6 8 (1.02%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (0.89%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.51%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.38%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.38%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.38%) SAP Portal
11 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.26%) Mule
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 50 (6.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (3.19%) Microsoft Project
3 21 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (2.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) InVision
6 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.89%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.64%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.51%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.26%) Actimize
6 2 (0.26%) BPCS
6 2 (0.26%) Movex
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.26%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.13%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.02%) GitHub
5 8 (1.02%) Rackspace Cloud
6 7 (0.89%) IaaS
6 7 (0.89%) Office 365
6 7 (0.89%) PaaS
6 7 (0.89%) SaaS
7 6 (0.77%) OpenDNS
8 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.38%) Serverless
9 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.00%) SMS
2 21 (2.68%) Firewall
3 16 (2.04%) DNS
4 15 (1.92%) WAN
5 13 (1.66%) Internet
5 13 (1.66%) LAN
6 12 (1.53%) SSL
7 8 (1.02%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.89%) Skype
8 7 (0.89%) SSH
9 6 (0.77%) VoIP
10 5 (0.64%) Network Security
11 4 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.51%) HTTP
11 4 (0.51%) Intranet
12 3 (0.38%) ATM
12 3 (0.38%) FTP
12 3 (0.38%) PBX
12 3 (0.38%) VPN
13 2 (0.26%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.30%) Hadoop
4 12 (1.53%) MySQL
4 12 (1.53%) Oracle Database
4 12 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.28%) Big Data
5 10 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (0.89%) MongoDB
7 7 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (0.89%) QlikView
7 7 (0.89%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.77%) Maltego
8 6 (0.77%) MS Access
8 6 (0.77%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.64%) Apache Hive
9 5 (0.64%) OLAP
9 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (3.96%) Jenkins
2 20 (2.55%) Git (software)
3 19 (2.43%) JIRA
4 14 (1.79%) SpecFlow
5 13 (1.66%) Maven
6 11 (1.40%) Selenium
7 9 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.77%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.64%) Subversion
10 5 (0.64%) Toad
11 4 (0.51%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.38%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.38%) JMeter
12 3 (0.38%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.38%) TestComplete
12 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 167 (21.33%) Banking
2 48 (6.13%) Retail
3 32 (4.09%) Financial Institution
4 30 (3.83%) Retail Banking
5 25 (3.19%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.68%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.66%) Marketing
9 12 (1.53%) Legal
10 8 (1.02%) Advertising
11 6 (0.77%) Publishing
12 4 (0.51%) Electronics
12 4 (0.51%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.38%) Back Office
13 3 (0.38%) Billing
13 3 (0.38%) German Language
13 3 (0.38%) Local Government
13 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.38%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 209 (26.69%) Analyst
2 111 (14.18%) Project Manager
3 107 (13.67%) Developer
4 92 (11.75%) Business Analyst
5 47 (6.00%) Consultant
6 43 (5.49%) Architect
7 35 (4.47%) Financial Analyst
8 27 (3.45%) Data Analyst
8 27 (3.45%) IT Manager
8 27 (3.45%) Security Analyst
9 26 (3.32%) Service Analyst
10 25 (3.19%) Finance Business Analyst
11 23 (2.94%) Financial Business Analyst
11 23 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
12 22 (2.81%) Java Developer
12 22 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (2.68%) IT Project Manager
14 20 (2.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
15 19 (2.43%) Senior Manager
16 17 (2.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.47%) HTML
2 30 (3.83%) .NET
3 24 (3.07%) CSS
4 23 (2.94%) REST
5 17 (2.17%) HTML5
5 17 (2.17%) SOAP
5 17 (2.17%) Web Services
6 16 (2.04%) Spring
7 13 (1.66%) Middleware
8 12 (1.53%) AngularJS
8 12 (1.53%) JSON
8 12 (1.53%) Spring Boot
9 11 (1.40%) Node.js
9 11 (1.40%) XML
10 10 (1.28%) jQuery
10 10 (1.28%) React
11 7 (0.89%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (0.89%) RESTful
12 4 (0.51%) CSS3
12 4 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.32%) User Experience
4 25 (3.19%) Cyberthreat
5 16 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (1.92%) Data Centre
7 14 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 14 (1.79%) NHS
8 8 (1.02%) Virtual Team
9 6 (0.77%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.64%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.64%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.64%) DataPower
10 5 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.64%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.51%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.51%) PKI
11 4 (0.51%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.51%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 57 (7.28%) Windows
2 34 (4.34%) Linux
3 33 (4.21%) Unix
4 11 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.28%) Android
5 10 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.15%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.77%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.51%) AIX
9 4 (0.51%) CentOS
9 4 (0.51%) SUSE
9 4 (0.51%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.26%) HPUX
10 2 (0.26%) Solaris
10 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.13%) VMS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 92 (11.75%) Project Management
4 80 (10.22%) Cybersecurity
5 60 (7.66%) Business Analysis
6 55 (7.02%) Investment Management
7 48 (6.13%) Problem-Solving
8 45 (5.75%) PRINCE2
9 43 (5.49%) Change Management
10 42 (5.36%) Migration
11 41 (5.24%) ERP
11 41 (5.24%) Scrum
12 40 (5.11%) DevOps
13 39 (4.98%) SDLC
14 38 (4.85%) ITIL
15 36 (4.60%) BDD
16 35 (4.47%) Change Control
16 35 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (4.47%) ETL
17 34 (4.34%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 76 (9.71%) SQL
2 67 (8.56%) Java
3 41 (5.24%) JavaScript
4 34 (4.34%) C#
5 27 (3.45%) Python
6 14 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 11 (1.40%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.28%) Java 8
9 9 (1.15%) Ruby
9 9 (1.15%) VB
10 8 (1.02%) PHP
11 7 (0.89%) R
11 7 (0.89%) Scala
12 6 (0.77%) C
12 6 (0.77%) Groovy
12 6 (0.77%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.64%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.64%) Go
13 5 (0.64%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (4.85%) Degree
2 23 (2.94%) CISSP
3 17 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.66%) ISEB
5 12 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.40%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.28%) CCNA
7 10 (1.28%) CISM
8 9 (1.15%) PMI Certification
9 8 (1.02%) CISA
9 8 (1.02%) IIBA
9 8 (1.02%) ISTQB
9 8 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.77%) CIMA
10 6 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.77%) PMP
10 6 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.64%) CCNP
11 5 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.51%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.75%) PMO
2 24 (3.07%) QA
3 23 (2.94%) Data Quality
4 17 (2.17%) GDPR
5 11 (1.40%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.15%) PSD2
7 7 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.77%) SLA
9 5 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.38%) FISMA
10 3 (0.38%) GAAP
10 3 (0.38%) GCP
10 3 (0.38%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.38%) IFRS
11 2 (0.26%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.13%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.13%) P3O
12 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (2.30%) Docker
2 16 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.77%) ProxySG
5 5 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.64%) KVM
5 5 (0.64%) vSphere
6 3 (0.38%) Firmware
6 3 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.26%) OpenSSH
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.26%) Xen
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.13%) SRDF
8 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.13%) Varnish
8 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.13%) XenApp
8 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (2.43%) Ansible
2 17 (2.17%) Puppet
3 11 (1.40%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.28%) QRadar
5 9 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.77%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 5 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.64%) SCCM
8 4 (0.51%) CSIRT
8 4 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.38%) Ambari
9 3 (0.38%) Grafana
9 3 (0.38%) Kibana
10 2 (0.26%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.26%) Nessus
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 63 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 56 (7.15%) Oracle
3 29 (3.70%) SAP
4 20 (2.55%) Cisco
5 17 (2.17%) VMware
6 16 (2.04%) IBM
7 15 (1.92%) Google
8 13 (1.66%) Cognos
9 12 (1.53%) EMC
10 11 (1.40%) Dell
10 11 (1.40%) F5
10 11 (1.40%) Intel
10 11 (1.40%) NetApp
11 10 (1.28%) CheckPoint
11 10 (1.28%) Red Hat
11 10 (1.28%) Splunk
12 9 (1.15%) Tableau
13 8 (1.02%) Rackspace
13 8 (1.02%) ServiceNow
14 7 (0.89%) Symantec