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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing Finance 390 576 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.95% 20.59% 20.89%
As % of the General category 63.52% 60.38% 67.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 419 495
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £281 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.60 £97.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.05% -86.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £12.89 £24.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.38 £14.30 £175.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +31.57% -  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 614 954 921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 29.83% 34.11% 31.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 1013 1034
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 23
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -27.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.90 £7.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.41 £51.30 £164.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire 0 292 £400 +3.89% 90
South Yorkshire -2 62 £463 +15.62% 28
North Yorkshire -3 21 £313 -23.78% 11
East Yorkshire -5 3 £363 -9.37% 5
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 167 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (18.12%) Banking
3 127 (17.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 111 (15.12%) Project Management
5 83 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
6 78 (10.63%) Business Intelligence
7 77 (10.49%) Retail
8 74 (10.08%) Windows
9 72 (9.81%) SQL
10 69 (9.40%) Microsoft
11 66 (8.99%) Marketing
12 61 (8.31%) SAP
13 60 (8.17%) Unix
14 58 (7.90%) Java
15 55 (7.49%) Telecoms
16 54 (7.36%) Programme Management
17 49 (6.68%) Linux
18 46 (6.27%) Analytics
18 46 (6.27%) Data Centre
19 45 (6.13%) Migration
20 44 (5.99%) Manufacturing
20 44 (5.99%) Business Analysis
20 44 (5.99%) DevOps
21 43 (5.86%) Microsoft Excel
21 43 (5.86%) JavaScript
22 42 (5.72%) HTML
22 42 (5.72%) Degree
23 41 (5.59%) Electronics
24 40 (5.45%) ITIL
24 40 (5.45%) Digital Marketing

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 38 (5.18%) SAS
2 11 (1.50%) Confluence
3 9 (1.23%) CMS
3 9 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.95%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.82%) MS Project Server
7 4 (0.54%) IBM Domino
7 4 (0.54%) StreamWeaver
8 3 (0.41%) Apache
8 3 (0.41%) IIS
8 3 (0.41%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.27%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.27%) Mule
9 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (5.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (1.77%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.82%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.27%) Stata
9 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 39 (5.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.82%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.41%) Maximo
5 3 (0.41%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.27%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.14%) HFM
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.82%) SaaS
4 5 (0.68%) IaaS
4 5 (0.68%) Office 365
4 5 (0.68%) PaaS
5 4 (0.54%) GitHub
5 4 (0.54%) OpenDNS
6 2 (0.27%) Akamai
6 2 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.14%) Force.com
7 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.14%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.09%) Internet
2 29 (3.95%) Firewall
3 18 (2.45%) WAN
4 17 (2.32%) DNS
4 17 (2.32%) LAN
5 13 (1.77%) VPN
5 13 (1.77%) Wireless
6 12 (1.63%) Network Security
7 11 (1.50%) HTTP
8 9 (1.23%) SSL
8 9 (1.23%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.09%) 3G
9 8 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (1.09%) GPRS
9 8 (1.09%) GSM
9 8 (1.09%) LTE
9 8 (1.09%) SAN
9 8 (1.09%) SGSN
10 7 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.00%) Relational Database
3 18 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (1.36%) Hadoop
5 10 (1.36%) MongoDB
5 10 (1.36%) NoSQL
5 10 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.09%) Big Data
6 8 (1.09%) Data Mining
6 8 (1.09%) MS Access
6 8 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (0.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 6 (0.82%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.68%) Pentaho
9 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.54%) Base SAS
10 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (3.68%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.27%) JIRA
3 22 (3.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.63%) Selenium
5 9 (1.23%) WebDriver
6 8 (1.09%) JMeter
7 6 (0.82%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.82%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.68%) JUnit
8 5 (0.68%) Maven
9 4 (0.54%) Subversion
10 3 (0.41%) Gradle
10 3 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.41%) Toad
11 2 (0.27%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.27%) Protractor
11 2 (0.27%) Sinon.JS
General
1 133 (18.12%) Banking
2 77 (10.49%) Retail
3 66 (8.99%) Marketing
4 55 (7.49%) Telecoms
5 44 (5.99%) Manufacturing
6 41 (5.59%) Electronics
7 24 (3.27%) Legal
8 18 (2.45%) Retail Banking
9 17 (2.32%) Law
10 8 (1.09%) Back Office
10 8 (1.09%) Games
10 8 (1.09%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.95%) Advertising
12 5 (0.68%) Billing
13 4 (0.54%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.41%) Publishing
15 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.27%) German Language
16 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 216 (29.43%) Analyst
2 111 (15.12%) Business Analyst
3 97 (13.22%) Project Manager
4 80 (10.90%) Developer
5 59 (8.04%) Architect
6 48 (6.54%) Consultant
7 32 (4.36%) Financial Analyst
8 29 (3.95%) Finance Business Analyst
9 26 (3.54%) IT Manager
9 26 (3.54%) Service Analyst
10 25 (3.41%) Financial Business Analyst
10 25 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
11 24 (3.27%) PMO Analyst
12 23 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
13 22 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
14 21 (2.86%) Financial Services Business Analyst
14 21 (2.86%) Senior Manager
15 19 (2.59%) Technical Analyst
16 18 (2.45%) Data Analyst
17 15 (2.04%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.72%) HTML
2 32 (4.36%) CSS
3 25 (3.41%) Web Services
4 24 (3.27%) .NET
5 16 (2.18%) XML
6 14 (1.91%) jQuery
6 14 (1.91%) Middleware
7 11 (1.50%) AngularJS
7 11 (1.50%) Node.js
7 11 (1.50%) React
8 10 (1.36%) HTML5
8 10 (1.36%) REST
9 9 (1.23%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.23%) JSON
9 9 (1.23%) RESTful
10 8 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (0.95%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.95%) SOAP
12 6 (0.82%) CSS3
12 6 (0.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 83 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.27%) Data Centre
3 30 (4.09%) User Experience
4 18 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.32%) Credit Risk
5 17 (2.32%) NHS
6 14 (1.91%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.23%) iSeries
7 9 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.09%) IVR
9 7 (0.95%) Blackberry
9 7 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.95%) FMCG
9 7 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (0.82%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.68%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.41%) BYOD
12 3 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.41%) PKI
12 3 (0.41%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 74 (10.08%) Windows
2 60 (8.17%) Unix
3 49 (6.68%) Linux
4 21 (2.86%) Android
4 21 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.59%) Mac OS X
6 14 (1.91%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.09%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.68%) Solaris
10 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.68%) zOS
11 4 (0.54%) SUSE
12 3 (0.41%) CentOS
12 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.27%) AIX
13 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (17.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 111 (15.12%) Project Management
4 78 (10.63%) Business Intelligence
5 54 (7.36%) Programme Management
6 46 (6.27%) Analytics
7 45 (6.13%) Migration
8 44 (5.99%) Business Analysis
8 44 (5.99%) DevOps
9 40 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
9 40 (5.45%) ITIL
10 36 (4.90%) Waterfall
11 35 (4.77%) Scrum
11 35 (4.77%) Test Automation
12 33 (4.50%) Change Management
13 30 (4.09%) PRINCE2
14 28 (3.81%) Service Delivery
14 28 (3.81%) TDD
15 25 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 25 (3.41%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 72 (9.81%) SQL
2 58 (7.90%) Java
3 43 (5.86%) JavaScript
4 22 (3.00%) C#
5 21 (2.86%) VBA
6 16 (2.18%) Python
6 16 (2.18%) T-SQL
7 15 (2.04%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.77%) Bash Shell
8 13 (1.77%) PHP
8 13 (1.77%) VB
9 11 (1.50%) Ruby
10 6 (0.82%) Scala
10 6 (0.82%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.41%) ABAP
11 3 (0.41%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.41%) JCL
11 3 (0.41%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.27%) C++
12 2 (0.27%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (5.72%) Degree
2 21 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (1.91%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
6 7 (0.95%) CCIE
6 7 (0.95%) CCNA
6 7 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (0.95%) ISEB
7 6 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.68%) CCSA
8 5 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.68%) MCSE
8 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.54%) IIBA
9 4 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.54%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.63%) PMO
2 21 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 19 (2.59%) QA
4 15 (2.04%) SLA
5 10 (1.36%) GDPR
6 7 (0.95%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.82%) IFRS
7 6 (0.82%) IFRS 9
8 4 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.41%) FATCA
9 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.14%) P3O
10 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 16 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.23%) vSphere
4 6 (0.82%) Docker
5 5 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.68%) RACF
6 4 (0.54%) KVM
7 3 (0.41%) ACF2
7 3 (0.41%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (0.27%) NFS
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.27%) vCloud
9 1 (0.14%) SRDF
9 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (1.23%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.09%) AirWatch
3 6 (0.82%) Puppet
4 5 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.54%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.54%) Nexpose
5 4 (0.54%) zSecure
6 3 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle EDQ
6 3 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.27%) PowerCLI
7 2 (0.27%) QRadar
7 2 (0.27%) vRealize
8 1 (0.14%) Kibana
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.14%) Salt
8 1 (0.14%) vMotion
Vendors
1 69 (9.40%) Microsoft
2 61 (8.31%) SAP
3 36 (4.90%) Cisco
4 31 (4.22%) Oracle
5 28 (3.81%) VMware
6 25 (3.41%) IBM
7 9 (1.23%) Cognos
7 9 (1.23%) HP
7 9 (1.23%) NetIQ
8 8 (1.09%) CheckPoint
8 8 (1.09%) F5
8 8 (1.09%) MobileIron
8 8 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.95%) Adobe
9 7 (0.95%) Dell
10 6 (0.82%) Avaya
10 6 (0.82%) MuleSoft
10 6 (0.82%) Tableau
11 5 (0.68%) Informatica
11 5 (0.68%) Symantec
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