Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 746 763 793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.35% 17.33% 16.14%
As % of the General category 55.46% 60.60% 54.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 583 551
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £281 £275
90th Percentile £588 £605 £550
England median daily rate £500 £482 £450
% change year-on-year +3.84% +7.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 14
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% +5.19% -28.00%
10th Percentile £11.34 £12.91 £10.00
90th Percentile £30.00 £17.01 £32.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +2.04%

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 1,345 1,259 1,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.67% 28.59% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 876 996
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.80% +0.31% +1.27%
10th Percentile £263 £261 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +40.35% -5.00%
10th Percentile £9.39 £11.54 £10.46
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.08 £31.73
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.22 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.63% +4.86% -3.85%

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 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -1 463 £405 +1.25% 184
South Yorkshire -1 195 £431 -5.22% 46
North Yorkshire +1 46 £406 +5.52% 10
East Yorkshire +2 7 £425 +63.46% 10
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 239 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (19.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 108 (14.48%) SQL
4 98 (13.14%) Banking
5 86 (11.53%) Change Management
6 85 (11.39%) Project Management
7 84 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
8 73 (9.79%) Microsoft
9 66 (8.85%) Migration
10 62 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
11 60 (8.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 55 (7.37%) Financial Institution
13 53 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
14 51 (6.84%) Windows
15 49 (6.57%) Oracle
15 49 (6.57%) SQL Server
16 47 (6.30%) Java
17 44 (5.90%) Scrum
17 44 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
17 44 (5.90%) DevOps
18 43 (5.76%) Cybersecurity
19 42 (5.63%) Data Analysis
19 42 (5.63%) Cisco
20 41 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
20 41 (5.50%) .NET
21 40 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
22 39 (5.23%) JavaScript
22 39 (5.23%) C#
23 38 (5.09%) SAP
23 38 (5.09%) PRINCE2

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 22 (2.95%) SAS
2 17 (2.28%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.61%) Confluence
4 8 (1.07%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.94%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.67%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.40%) Apache
9 3 (0.40%) CMS
10 2 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.27%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.27%) nginx
10 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (3.35%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 15 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.27%) Exstream
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.27%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.27%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 2 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.13%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.13%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.13%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 53 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (2.01%) IaaS
4 15 (2.01%) PaaS
5 14 (1.88%) SaaS
6 12 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (1.47%) Office 365
8 9 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.67%) npm
10 4 (0.54%) iPaaS
10 4 (0.54%) Serverless
11 3 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.27%) Amazon SageMaker
12 2 (0.27%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.55%) Firewall
1 19 (2.55%) SAN
2 18 (2.41%) DNS
2 18 (2.41%) WAN
3 17 (2.28%) LAN
4 14 (1.88%) BGP
4 14 (1.88%) NAS
4 14 (1.88%) OSPF
5 12 (1.61%) MPLS
6 9 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (1.07%) VPN
8 6 (0.80%) Network Security
9 5 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.67%) FTP
9 5 (0.67%) Skype
9 5 (0.67%) SMS
10 4 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.54%) NX-OS
10 4 (0.54%) VoIP
10 4 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (3.22%) Hadoop
6 17 (2.28%) Big Data
6 17 (2.28%) Power BI
7 15 (2.01%) SQL Server 2016
8 12 (1.61%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (1.07%) Data Lake
10 8 (1.07%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.07%) QlikView
10 8 (1.07%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.94%) SAP HANA
12 6 (0.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 6 (0.80%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (4.69%) JIRA
2 18 (2.41%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.80%) IntelliJ
5 6 (0.80%) webpack
6 5 (0.67%) Babel
6 5 (0.67%) Selenium
7 4 (0.54%) Maven
7 4 (0.54%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.40%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.40%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.40%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.27%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.27%) JUnit
9 2 (0.27%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.27%) YouTrack
General
1 98 (13.14%) Banking
2 55 (7.37%) Financial Institution
3 37 (4.96%) Retail
4 15 (2.01%) Retail Banking
5 11 (1.47%) Legal
6 9 (1.21%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.21%) Marketing
7 8 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.67%) Back Office
9 5 (0.67%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.40%) Advertising
10 3 (0.40%) Electronics
10 3 (0.40%) Law
11 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.13%) Front Office
12 1 (0.13%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 185 (24.80%) Analyst
2 100 (13.40%) Project Manager
3 85 (11.39%) Developer
4 73 (9.79%) Business Analyst
5 51 (6.84%) Architect
6 35 (4.69%) Financial Analyst
6 35 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
7 27 (3.62%) Consultant
8 24 (3.22%) Data Analyst
9 22 (2.95%) Service Analyst
10 20 (2.68%) Programme Manager
11 19 (2.55%) IT Manager
12 18 (2.41%) Administrator
13 17 (2.28%) Senior Manager
14 16 (2.14%) SQL Developer
15 15 (2.01%) Finance Business Analyst
15 15 (2.01%) PMO Analyst
16 14 (1.88%) Financial Business Analyst
16 14 (1.88%) IT Project Manager
16 14 (1.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.50%) .NET
2 29 (3.89%) Web Services
3 22 (2.95%) RESTful
4 21 (2.82%) REST
5 18 (2.41%) ASP.NET
6 17 (2.28%) jQuery
7 16 (2.14%) AngularJS
7 16 (2.14%) HTML
7 16 (2.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (1.74%) SOAP
9 12 (1.61%) Node.js
9 12 (1.61%) React
9 12 (1.61%) Spring
10 11 (1.47%) CSS
10 11 (1.47%) XML
11 10 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 10 (1.34%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (1.07%) Middleware
12 8 (1.07%) Spring Boot
13 7 (0.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.22%) User Experience
3 18 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (2.14%) Mainframe
5 14 (1.88%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.88%) NHS
6 13 (1.74%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.21%) DataPower
8 7 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (0.94%) Data Structures
8 7 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 7 (0.94%) Virtual Team
9 6 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.67%) Clustering
10 5 (0.67%) PKI
10 5 (0.67%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (0.54%) iSeries
11 4 (0.54%) PMI
11 4 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (6.84%) Windows
2 31 (4.16%) Linux
3 25 (3.35%) Unix
4 15 (2.01%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.07%) AIX
6 7 (0.94%) Android
6 7 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.94%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.80%) Solaris
8 5 (0.67%) Check Point GAiA
9 4 (0.54%) zOS
10 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (19.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 86 (11.53%) Change Management
4 85 (11.39%) Project Management
5 66 (8.85%) Migration
6 62 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
7 60 (8.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 44 (5.90%) DevOps
8 44 (5.90%) Scrum
9 43 (5.76%) Cybersecurity
10 42 (5.63%) Data Analysis
11 41 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (5.09%) PRINCE2
13 37 (4.96%) Business Analysis
13 37 (4.96%) Waterfall
14 36 (4.83%) ITIL
15 35 (4.69%) Analytics
16 34 (4.56%) SDLC
17 31 (4.16%) ERP
18 29 (3.89%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 108 (14.48%) SQL
2 47 (6.30%) Java
3 39 (5.23%) C#
3 39 (5.23%) JavaScript
4 37 (4.96%) Python
5 17 (2.28%) C
5 17 (2.28%) PowerShell
6 10 (1.34%) Ruby
7 9 (1.21%) R
7 9 (1.21%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.07%) JCL
9 7 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 7 (0.94%) Scala
9 7 (0.94%) VBA
10 6 (0.80%) C++
10 6 (0.80%) Java 8
10 6 (0.80%) Perl
10 6 (0.80%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.54%) Apex Code
11 4 (0.54%) REXX
Qualifications
1 37 (4.96%) Degree
2 19 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (2.01%) CCNP
4 14 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.61%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.94%) CISM
6 7 (0.94%) CISSP
6 7 (0.94%) ISEB
7 6 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.80%) CCNA
7 6 (0.80%) CCSA
7 6 (0.80%) IIBA
7 6 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.80%) MCSE
7 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.67%) CCIE
8 5 (0.67%) CCSE
8 5 (0.67%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.67%) PMP
8 5 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.83%) PMO
2 27 (3.62%) QA
3 13 (1.74%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.67%) GDPR
5 5 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.40%) SLA
7 2 (0.27%) COSO
7 2 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.27%) IFRS
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 31000
7 2 (0.27%) P3O
8 1 (0.13%) GAAP
8 1 (0.13%) GAMP
8 1 (0.13%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.88%) Docker
3 9 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (0.94%) NFS
5 6 (0.80%) vSphere
6 4 (0.54%) ACF2
6 4 (0.54%) RACF
7 3 (0.40%) SRDF
7 3 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.40%) Xen
8 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.27%) XenApp
9 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (2.28%) Puppet
2 12 (1.61%) Ansible
3 7 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.94%) Terraform
4 6 (0.80%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.80%) SCCM
4 6 (0.80%) Tivoli
4 6 (0.80%) vCenter Server
5 5 (0.67%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.54%) Control-M
6 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.54%) Packer
6 4 (0.54%) PowerCLI
6 4 (0.54%) vRealize
7 2 (0.27%) SCOM
7 2 (0.27%) WSUS
8 1 (0.13%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.13%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 73 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 49 (6.57%) Oracle
3 42 (5.63%) Cisco
4 38 (5.09%) SAP
5 29 (3.89%) NetApp
6 28 (3.75%) VMware
7 26 (3.49%) EMC
8 24 (3.22%) IBM
9 22 (2.95%) CheckPoint
10 15 (2.01%) F5
11 14 (1.88%) Google
12 12 (1.61%) Splunk
13 11 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (1.34%) Tableau
15 8 (1.07%) Citrix
15 8 (1.07%) Veritas
16 7 (0.94%) Red Hat
17 6 (0.80%) CyberArk
17 6 (0.80%) Dell
18 5 (0.67%) Hortonworks