Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 763 758 1,061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.39% 18.17% 18.63%
As % of the General category 55.94% 60.64% 58.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 562 767
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £285 £277 £284
90th Percentile £550 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 9
Yorkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +151.85% -0.70% -27.49%
10th Percentile £16.83 £11.05 £10.00
90th Percentile £37.25 £21.63 £29.99
England median hourly rate £23.65 £21.77 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.65% +3.65% -

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 1,364 1,250 1,818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.51% 29.96% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 849 1,302
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £275
90th Percentile £545 £558 £550
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 33 30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £19.97 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.19% +37.72% -4.57%
10th Percentile £11.44 £10.65 £10.90
90th Percentile £43.25 £40.70 £37.55
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.87% +0.74%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -3 462 £400 - 131
South Yorkshire -1 199 £438 -12.50% 65
North Yorkshire +2 56 £413 +3.13% 29
East Yorkshire +11 16 £475 +31.03% 10
Humberside - 1 £405 -
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 230 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (18.48%) Banking
3 137 (17.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 93 (12.19%) Project Management
5 89 (11.66%) SQL
6 76 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
7 72 (9.44%) Java
8 62 (8.13%) Cybersecurity
8 62 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
9 52 (6.82%) Oracle
9 52 (6.82%) Change Management
10 51 (6.68%) Microsoft Excel
10 51 (6.68%) Microsoft
11 48 (6.29%) Windows
11 48 (6.29%) Migration
12 47 (6.16%) Scrum
13 45 (5.90%) Retail
14 43 (5.64%) C#
15 42 (5.50%) JavaScript
15 42 (5.50%) DevOps
15 42 (5.50%) Business Analysis
16 40 (5.24%) Degree
16 40 (5.24%) PRINCE2
17 38 (4.98%) ERP
18 37 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
19 36 (4.72%) Microservices
19 36 (4.72%) SDLC
20 35 (4.59%) PMO
20 35 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
20 35 (4.59%) 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 22 (2.88%) SAS
2 14 (1.83%) Confluence
3 11 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.18%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.05%) CMS
6 6 (0.79%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.79%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.26%) Apache
10 2 (0.26%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.26%) JBoss
10 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.13%) CICS
Applications
1 51 (6.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.49%) Microsoft Project
3 17 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (2.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) InVision
Business Applications
1 11 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.92%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.52%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.26%) BPCS
7 2 (0.26%) Exstream
7 2 (0.26%) Movex
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.26%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.26%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.13%) Capstone
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.18%) SaaS
5 7 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.79%) GitHub
6 6 (0.79%) Office 365
7 5 (0.66%) IaaS
7 5 (0.66%) PaaS
8 4 (0.52%) iPaaS
9 3 (0.39%) npm
10 2 (0.26%) OpenDNS
10 2 (0.26%) Serverless
11 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.13%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.67%) SMS
2 16 (2.10%) DNS
3 15 (1.97%) LAN
3 15 (1.97%) WAN
4 14 (1.83%) Firewall
5 12 (1.57%) Internet
6 9 (1.18%) SSL
7 8 (1.05%) OSPF
8 7 (0.92%) BGP
8 7 (0.92%) MPLS
8 7 (0.92%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.79%) Skype
10 5 (0.66%) SSH
11 4 (0.52%) NAS
11 4 (0.52%) Network Security
11 4 (0.52%) VPN
12 3 (0.39%) ATM
12 3 (0.39%) FTP
12 3 (0.39%) HTTP
12 3 (0.39%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.36%) Hadoop
4 13 (1.70%) Big Data
5 11 (1.44%) Oracle Database
5 11 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (1.18%) QlikView
8 8 (1.05%) MySQL
9 7 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (0.92%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.92%) Spotfire
10 5 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.66%) DB2
10 5 (0.66%) MS Access
10 5 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (4.33%) Jenkins
2 27 (3.54%) JIRA
3 20 (2.62%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.70%) Maven
4 13 (1.70%) SpecFlow
5 12 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (1.44%) Selenium
7 8 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (0.79%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (0.66%) IntelliJ
9 5 (0.66%) Subversion
9 5 (0.66%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.66%) Toad
10 4 (0.52%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.52%) webpack
11 3 (0.39%) Babel
11 3 (0.39%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.39%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 141 (18.48%) Banking
2 45 (5.90%) Retail
3 33 (4.33%) Financial Institution
4 22 (2.88%) Retail Banking
5 19 (2.49%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.70%) Legal
6 13 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.44%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.18%) Marketing
9 6 (0.79%) Advertising
9 6 (0.79%) Publishing
10 3 (0.39%) Back Office
10 3 (0.39%) Billing
10 3 (0.39%) Electronics
10 3 (0.39%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.26%) Law
11 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 196 (25.69%) Analyst
2 114 (14.94%) Project Manager
3 106 (13.89%) Developer
4 81 (10.62%) Business Analyst
5 52 (6.82%) Architect
6 38 (4.98%) Financial Analyst
7 37 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
8 36 (4.72%) Consultant
9 27 (3.54%) Data Analyst
10 25 (3.28%) Finance Business Analyst
11 24 (3.15%) IT Manager
12 23 (3.01%) Financial Business Analyst
12 23 (3.01%) Service Analyst
13 21 (2.75%) IT Project Manager
14 19 (2.49%) Java Developer
15 18 (2.36%) Security Analyst
15 18 (2.36%) Test Analyst
16 17 (2.23%) Senior Analyst
17 16 (2.10%) Financial Services Business Analyst
17 16 (2.10%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.93%) .NET
2 29 (3.80%) REST
3 25 (3.28%) HTML
3 25 (3.28%) SOAP
4 23 (3.01%) Web Services
5 17 (2.23%) Spring
6 15 (1.97%) CSS
7 14 (1.83%) Spring Boot
8 12 (1.57%) RESTful
9 11 (1.44%) Middleware
10 10 (1.31%) jQuery
10 10 (1.31%) React
10 10 (1.31%) XML
11 9 (1.18%) Node.js
12 8 (1.05%) AngularJS
12 8 (1.05%) JSON
13 7 (0.92%) HTML5
14 5 (0.66%) J2EE
14 5 (0.66%) Kafka
15 4 (0.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.15%) Management Information System
3 21 (2.75%) User Experience
4 18 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 14 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
6 12 (1.57%) DataPower
6 12 (1.57%) Mainframe
7 11 (1.44%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.18%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.18%) NHS
9 8 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.05%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.92%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.66%) Tandem
12 4 (0.52%) PKI
12 4 (0.52%) PMI
13 3 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (6.29%) Windows
2 25 (3.28%) Linux
2 25 (3.28%) Unix
3 12 (1.57%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.18%) Android
4 9 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.66%) AIX
6 5 (0.66%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.52%) Solaris
8 3 (0.39%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.26%) CentOS
9 2 (0.26%) HPUX
9 2 (0.26%) VMS
10 1 (0.13%) SUSE
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (17.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 93 (12.19%) Project Management
4 62 (8.13%) Cybersecurity
4 62 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
5 52 (6.82%) Change Management
6 48 (6.29%) Migration
7 47 (6.16%) Scrum
8 42 (5.50%) Business Analysis
8 42 (5.50%) DevOps
9 40 (5.24%) PRINCE2
10 38 (4.98%) ERP
11 37 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (4.72%) Microservices
12 36 (4.72%) SDLC
13 35 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (4.46%) ITIL
15 33 (4.33%) BDD
16 32 (4.19%) Change Control
16 32 (4.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 89 (11.66%) SQL
2 72 (9.44%) Java
3 43 (5.64%) C#
4 42 (5.50%) JavaScript
5 33 (4.33%) Python
6 15 (1.97%) Java 8
6 15 (1.97%) PowerShell
7 11 (1.44%) R
8 9 (1.18%) VB
9 8 (1.05%) C
9 8 (1.05%) Ruby
9 8 (1.05%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.05%) VBA
10 7 (0.92%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.79%) Scala
12 5 (0.66%) Groovy
12 5 (0.66%) Perl
13 4 (0.52%) Go
13 4 (0.52%) JCL
Qualifications
1 40 (5.24%) Degree
2 15 (1.97%) CISSP
3 12 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.18%) ISEB
4 9 (1.18%) PMI Certification
4 9 (1.18%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.92%) CCNA
5 7 (0.92%) CCNP
5 7 (0.92%) CIMA
5 7 (0.92%) PMP
5 7 (0.92%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (0.66%) ACCA
7 5 (0.66%) IIBA
7 5 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.52%) CCIE
8 4 (0.52%) CISM
8 4 (0.52%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.59%) PMO
2 26 (3.41%) Data Quality
3 23 (3.01%) QA
4 11 (1.44%) GDPR
5 6 (0.79%) SLA
6 4 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.39%) GAAP
8 2 (0.26%) IFRS
9 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (3.01%) Docker
2 15 (1.97%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.79%) vSphere
4 5 (0.66%) ProxySG
4 5 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.39%) KVM
5 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.26%) Xen
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.13%) NFS
7 1 (0.13%) SRDF
7 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.13%) Varnish
7 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.13%) XenApp
7 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (2.62%) Ansible
2 16 (2.10%) Puppet
3 14 (1.83%) Kubernetes
4 7 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.79%) SCCM
6 4 (0.52%) Control-M
6 4 (0.52%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 3 (0.39%) Grafana
7 3 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.39%) Kibana
7 3 (0.39%) Nessus
7 3 (0.39%) QRadar
7 3 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.39%) vRealize
8 2 (0.26%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 52 (6.82%) Oracle
2 51 (6.68%) Microsoft
3 25 (3.28%) IBM
4 23 (3.01%) Cisco
5 18 (2.36%) SAP
5 18 (2.36%) VMware
6 17 (2.23%) F5
6 17 (2.23%) NetApp
7 16 (2.10%) EMC
8 14 (1.83%) Splunk
9 13 (1.70%) CheckPoint
9 13 (1.70%) Tableau
10 12 (1.57%) Dell
11 10 (1.31%) Cognos
11 10 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.05%) Datameer
12 8 (1.05%) Google
12 8 (1.05%) Teradata
13 7 (0.92%) CyberArk
14 6 (0.79%) Blue Coat