Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 382 741 777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.09% 15.15% 17.34%
As % of the General category 36.87% 45.88% 52.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 493 593
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% -0.59%
10th Percentile £313 £276 £275
90th Percentile £636 £598 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £62.50 £17.50 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +257.14% +23.24% +5.19%
10th Percentile £20.08 £11.34 £12.91
90th Percentile £102.90 £30.00 £17.01
England median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year +12.00% +11.88% -10.62%

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 1,036 1,615 1,490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 32.78% 33.01% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 1,006 1,007
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £424 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +4.56% +1.38%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £488 £495 £475
% change year-on-year -1.52% +4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 88 54
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.00 £16.66 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.10% +4.55% +13.79%
10th Percentile £13.49 £10.67 £9.65
90th Percentile £58.75 £43.25 £41.35
England median hourly rate £21.76 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -1.09% - +4.76%

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020.

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 January 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 -4 239 £444 +9.57% 136
South Yorkshire 0 93 £400 -11.11% 40
North Yorkshire -3 28 £425 +3.03% 22
East Yorkshire +1 3 £650 +52.94% 8
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 134 (35.08%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (19.63%) Change Management
2 75 (19.63%) Microsoft
3 62 (16.23%) Azure
3 62 (16.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 57 (14.92%) SQL
4 57 (14.92%) .NET
5 51 (13.35%) AWS
6 50 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
7 48 (12.57%) C#
8 45 (11.78%) SQL Server
8 45 (11.78%) Project Management
8 45 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
9 43 (11.26%) DevOps
10 41 (10.73%) Windows
11 37 (9.69%) Git (software)
12 36 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 35 (9.16%) Migration
13 35 (9.16%) Financial Institution
13 35 (9.16%) Oracle
14 34 (8.90%) Java
15 33 (8.64%) Test Automation
16 32 (8.38%) Linux
17 31 (8.12%) AngularJS
18 30 (7.85%) Jenkins
18 30 (7.85%) Mentoring
18 30 (7.85%) JIRA
19 29 (7.59%) Banking
19 29 (7.59%) Python

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 23 (6.02%) Confluence
2 8 (2.09%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.31%) Mule
5 4 (1.05%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.05%) IIS
5 4 (1.05%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.52%) CMS
6 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.52%) SAS
7 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.26%) JBoss
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.26%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.26%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (1.83%) Oracle CRM
2 5 (1.31%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.05%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.79%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.79%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.26%) HFM
6 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 62 (16.23%) Azure
2 51 (13.35%) AWS
3 28 (7.33%) GitHub
4 18 (4.71%) GCP
5 11 (2.88%) Power Platform
6 9 (2.36%) Azure Data Factory
6 9 (2.36%) IaaS
6 9 (2.36%) Slack
7 7 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (1.57%) PaaS
8 6 (1.57%) SaaS
9 5 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.31%) npm
9 5 (1.31%) Office 365
10 4 (1.05%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 4 (1.05%) PowerApps
11 3 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.52%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.40%) DNS
2 8 (2.09%) Firewall
3 7 (1.83%) SAN
4 6 (1.57%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.79%) DHCP
5 3 (0.79%) DMZ
5 3 (0.79%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (0.79%) HTTP
6 2 (0.52%) FTP
6 2 (0.52%) Internet
6 2 (0.52%) LAN
6 2 (0.52%) Skype
6 2 (0.52%) SSL
6 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.52%) WAN
6 2 (0.52%) WebEx
7 1 (0.26%) SMTP
7 1 (0.26%) VoIP
7 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.78%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.93%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.66%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.40%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (2.88%) Power BI
7 9 (2.36%) Big Data
7 9 (2.36%) Data Lake
8 8 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.57%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.31%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.05%) MySQL
12 3 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.79%) QlikView
13 2 (0.52%) Amazon Athena
13 2 (0.52%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.52%) Redis
13 2 (0.52%) Spotfire
13 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (9.69%) Git (software)
2 30 (7.85%) Jenkins
2 30 (7.85%) JIRA
3 15 (3.93%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (3.66%) JUnit
5 13 (3.40%) TeamCity
6 11 (2.88%) Mockito
6 11 (2.88%) Selenium
7 9 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (1.83%) SpecFlow
8 7 (1.83%) Visual Studio Code
9 6 (1.57%) SoapUI
9 6 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.31%) AppScan
10 5 (1.31%) Maven
11 4 (1.05%) FitNesse
11 4 (1.05%) HP UFT
11 4 (1.05%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.05%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.05%) Xcode
General
1 35 (9.16%) Financial Institution
2 29 (7.59%) Banking
3 17 (4.45%) Public Sector
3 17 (4.45%) Retail
4 8 (2.09%) Retail Banking
4 8 (2.09%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.31%) Legal
7 2 (0.52%) Billing
7 2 (0.52%) Law
7 2 (0.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.26%) German Language
8 1 (0.26%) Military
8 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (21.20%) Developer
2 65 (17.02%) Analyst
3 34 (8.90%) Business Analyst
3 34 (8.90%) Project Manager
4 33 (8.64%) .NET Developer
5 21 (5.50%) Architect
5 21 (5.50%) C# Developer
6 17 (4.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (4.45%) Consultant
6 17 (4.45%) Senior Developer
7 13 (3.40%) Administrator
7 13 (3.40%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 13 (3.40%) Security Analyst
8 11 (2.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (2.88%) Delivery Manager
8 11 (2.88%) Infrastructure Manager
8 11 (2.88%) Python Developer
8 11 (2.88%) Senior Manager
9 9 (2.36%) HTML Developer
9 9 (2.36%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (14.92%) .NET
2 31 (8.12%) AngularJS
3 24 (6.28%) RESTful
4 23 (6.02%) .NET Core
5 22 (5.76%) React
6 20 (5.24%) ASP.NET
7 17 (4.45%) CSS
7 17 (4.45%) HTML
8 16 (4.19%) REST
8 16 (4.19%) Web Services
9 14 (3.66%) Spring
9 14 (3.66%) XML
10 12 (3.14%) Spring Boot
11 11 (2.88%) jQuery
11 11 (2.88%) JSON
12 10 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (2.09%) .NET Framework
13 8 (2.09%) Entity Framework
13 8 (2.09%) Node.js
14 7 (1.83%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (2.62%) User Experience
3 9 (2.36%) Data Centre
4 7 (1.83%) NHS
4 7 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.57%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.31%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.31%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.05%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.05%) Blog
7 4 (1.05%) Clustering
8 3 (0.79%) EMC VMAX
8 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.79%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.52%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.52%) iSeries
10 1 (0.26%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.26%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.73%) Windows
2 32 (8.38%) Linux
3 24 (6.28%) Unix
4 10 (2.62%) Android
4 10 (2.62%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.36%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.83%) Solaris
6 7 (1.83%) SUSE
6 7 (1.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 7 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (35.08%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (19.63%) Change Management
3 62 (16.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 45 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
4 45 (11.78%) Project Management
5 43 (11.26%) DevOps
6 36 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (9.16%) Migration
8 33 (8.64%) Test Automation
9 30 (7.85%) Mentoring
10 28 (7.33%) Microservices
11 27 (7.07%) Scrum
12 23 (6.02%) Business Analysis
13 22 (5.76%) Data Migration
13 22 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 21 (5.50%) Cybersecurity
14 21 (5.50%) ERP
15 20 (5.24%) Project Delivery
15 20 (5.24%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (14.92%) SQL
2 48 (12.57%) C#
3 34 (8.90%) Java
4 29 (7.59%) Python
5 19 (4.97%) JavaScript
6 15 (3.93%) Bash Shell
7 14 (3.66%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.62%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.09%) ES6
10 7 (1.83%) AWK
10 7 (1.83%) Java 8
11 6 (1.57%) Perl
12 5 (1.31%) Apple Swift
12 5 (1.31%) Go
12 5 (1.31%) Kotlin
12 5 (1.31%) Ruby
12 5 (1.31%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.05%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.79%) VB
15 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (6.54%) Degree
2 12 (3.14%) ISEB
3 8 (2.09%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.57%) IIBA
5 5 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.31%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.05%) CISM
6 4 (1.05%) CISSP
6 4 (1.05%) MCSA
6 4 (1.05%) MCSE
6 4 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.52%) CCNA
8 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.26%) CCA
9 1 (0.26%) CCNP
9 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.40%) GDPR
2 12 (3.14%) QA
3 7 (1.83%) PMO
4 6 (1.57%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.52%) IFRS
6 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.52%) SLA
7 1 (0.26%) GAAP
7 1 (0.26%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (5.24%) Docker
2 12 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.05%) VMware NSX
5 3 (0.79%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.79%) vSphere
6 2 (0.52%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.26%) ACF2
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.26%) RACF
7 1 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.26%) XenApp
7 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (4.97%) Ansible
2 18 (4.71%) SCCM
3 17 (4.45%) Puppet
4 6 (1.57%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.31%) Grafana
5 5 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.31%) Prometheus
6 4 (1.05%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.05%) Terraform
6 4 (1.05%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 3 (0.79%) SCOM
7 3 (0.79%) WSUS
8 2 (0.52%) vRealize
9 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.26%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 75 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.16%) Oracle
3 21 (5.50%) VMware
4 14 (3.66%) Google
4 14 (3.66%) NetApp
5 12 (3.14%) SAP
6 10 (2.62%) Cisco
7 9 (2.36%) Databricks
7 9 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.83%) EMC
8 7 (1.83%) F5
8 7 (1.83%) HP
8 7 (1.83%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.57%) Cognos
9 6 (1.57%) IBM
9 6 (1.57%) Splunk
10 5 (1.31%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.31%) Blue Coat
11 3 (0.79%) CA
11 3 (0.79%) Veritas