The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 14 1
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Finance 115 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.99% 9.38% 29.01%
As % of the General category 77.18% 76.09% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 25 18
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£425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £233 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £469 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.18 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+34.40% -5.71%
Finance
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

General Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
149 46 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.43% 12.33% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 30 25
Average daily rate £405 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.35 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 63 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (29.63%) Project Management
3 45 (23.81%) Oracle
4 33 (17.46%) Security Cleared
5 31 (16.40%) Java
6 30 (15.87%) Microsoft
7 27 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 26 (13.76%) SQL
9 25 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (12.17%) Web Services
11 23 (12.17%) Manufacturing
12 22 (11.64%) Service Management
13 21 (11.11%) SC Cleared
14 20 (10.58%) Risk Management
14 20 (10.58%) ITIL
15 19 (10.05%) SAP
15 19 (10.05%) Windows
16 18 (9.52%) Linux
16 18 (9.52%) Banking
17 17 (8.99%) Migration
17 17 (8.99%) MS Office
17 17 (8.99%) Open Source
18 16 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (8.47%) PL/SQL
19 15 (7.94%) Oracle EBS
19 15 (7.94%) Telecoms
19 15 (7.94%) Business Analysis
19 15 (7.94%) Oracle General Ledger
19 15 (7.94%) QA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 9 (4.76%) AquaLogic
2 8 (4.23%) SAS
3 7 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.17%) Confluence
5 5 (2.65%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.06%) Apache
7 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.53%) IIS
8 1 (0.53%) JBoss
8 1 (0.53%) CMS
8 1 (0.53%) Node.js
8 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.53%) Drupal
8 1 (0.53%) Jetty
8 1 (0.53%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (8.99%) MS Office
2 9 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.06%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (7.94%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (7.94%) Oracle General Ledger
1 15 (7.94%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (6.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (6.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (5.29%) Oracle Assets
3 10 (5.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 10 (5.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 10 (5.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (4.23%) Oracle Cash Management
4 8 (4.23%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (2.12%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.53%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.53%) Agresso
7 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.06%) GitHub
2 1 (0.53%) IaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) PaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.76%) LDAP
2 5 (2.65%) VPN
3 3 (1.59%) FTP
3 3 (1.59%) 3G
3 3 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.59%) 4G
4 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.06%) 2G
4 2 (1.06%) SSH
5 1 (0.53%) Network Security
5 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.53%) DPNSS
5 1 (0.53%) QSIG
5 1 (0.53%) HTTP
5 1 (0.53%) DNS
5 1 (0.53%) SSL
5 1 (0.53%) Intranet
5 1 (0.53%) Internet
5 1 (0.53%) PBX
5 1 (0.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.94%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.88%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.17%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.12%) MySQL
7 4 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.12%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.59%) Base SAS
8 3 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (4.76%) Ant
2 8 (4.23%) Selenium
3 6 (3.17%) JIRA
3 6 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.65%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (1.59%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.06%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.06%) Toad
6 2 (1.06%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.06%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.53%) ERwin
7 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.53%) JBehave
7 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.53%) FishEye
7 1 (0.53%) GitLab
General
1 23 (12.17%) Manufacturing
2 18 (9.52%) Banking
3 15 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 13 (6.88%) Electronics
4 13 (6.88%) General Ledger
4 13 (6.88%) Marketing
5 10 (5.29%) Billing
6 8 (4.23%) Retail
7 7 (3.70%) Retail Banking
8 5 (2.65%) Legal
9 4 (2.12%) Military
10 2 (1.06%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.53%) Local Government
11 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (24.87%) Analyst
2 33 (17.46%) Developer
3 23 (12.17%) Project Manager
3 23 (12.17%) Business Analyst
4 15 (7.94%) Java Developer
5 14 (7.41%) Consultant
6 11 (5.82%) Test Manager
6 11 (5.82%) Architect
6 11 (5.82%) Oracle Consultant
7 8 (4.23%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.17%) Service Analyst
8 6 (3.17%) Administrator
8 6 (3.17%) Technical Architect
8 6 (3.17%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 6 (3.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (3.17%) ScrumMaster
9 5 (2.65%) Senior Architect
9 5 (2.65%) Digital Architect
9 5 (2.65%) Senior Technical Architect
10 4 (2.12%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.17%) Web Services
2 14 (7.41%) J2EE
3 10 (5.29%) SOAP
3 10 (5.29%) Middleware
4 9 (4.76%) JMS
4 9 (4.76%) JNDI
4 9 (4.76%) JDBC
5 8 (4.23%) Play Framework
6 7 (3.70%) HTML
7 6 (3.17%) HTML5
7 6 (3.17%) Java SE
7 6 (3.17%) Java EE
7 6 (3.17%) Django
7 6 (3.17%) Java EE 5
8 5 (2.65%) JSON
9 4 (2.12%) Spring
9 4 (2.12%) .NET
9 4 (2.12%) CSS
10 3 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (1.59%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.88%) DTV
3 9 (4.76%) Clustering
3 9 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.70%) User Experience
5 3 (1.59%) Social Media
5 3 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.59%) NHS
5 3 (1.59%) Interactive TV
6 2 (1.06%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.53%) PMI
7 1 (0.53%) IVR
7 1 (0.53%) Informatics
7 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.05%) Windows
2 18 (9.52%) Linux
3 10 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.17%) UNIX
6 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.06%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.06%) VME
7 2 (1.06%) Android
7 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) CentOS
8 1 (0.53%) Fedora
8 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (29.63%) Project Management
3 27 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 25 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (11.64%) Service Management
7 20 (10.58%) ITIL
7 20 (10.58%) Risk Management
8 17 (8.99%) Migration
8 17 (8.99%) Open Source
9 15 (7.94%) Mentoring
9 15 (7.94%) Business Analysis
10 14 (7.41%) Software Testing
10 14 (7.41%) SOA
11 13 (6.88%) Programme Management
11 13 (6.88%) Digital Marketing
11 13 (6.88%) Test Strategy
11 13 (6.88%) SDLC
12 11 (5.82%) Scrum
12 11 (5.82%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.40%) Java
2 26 (13.76%) SQL
3 16 (8.47%) PL/SQL
4 14 (7.41%) Python
5 11 (5.82%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.82%) C++
6 9 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 9 (4.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 7 (3.70%) Ruby
7 7 (3.70%) Scala
8 6 (3.17%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.12%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.59%) VB
10 3 (1.59%) SAS Macro
10 3 (1.59%) PHP
11 2 (1.06%) COBOL
11 2 (1.06%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.53%) Perl
12 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.41%) Degree
4 10 (5.29%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (3.17%) OCP
6 6 (3.17%) OCA
6 6 (3.17%) OCAJ
7 3 (1.59%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.59%) MCSE
7 3 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.06%) PMP
8 2 (1.06%) ISEB
9 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.94%) QA
2 10 (5.29%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.53%) Xen
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.65%) OpenView
2 4 (2.12%) Puppet
3 3 (1.59%) Netcool
3 3 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.06%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.06%) SCCM
5 1 (0.53%) yum
5 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.53%) MOM
5 1 (0.53%) logstash
Vendors
1 45 (23.81%) Oracle
2 30 (15.87%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.05%) SAP
4 13 (6.88%) Informatica
5 12 (6.35%) HP
6 10 (5.29%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.59%) NetApp
7 3 (1.59%) VMware
7 3 (1.59%) Cerner
8 2 (1.06%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.06%) Google
8 2 (1.06%) Apple
8 2 (1.06%) Symbian
9 1 (0.53%) Avaya
9 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.53%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.53%) Splunk
9 1 (0.53%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.53%) SaltStack