The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
England / North East
Rank 27 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 84 151 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.40% 16.93% 12.91%
As % of the General category 47.19% 63.18% 61.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 103 64
Median daily rate £500 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £244 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £33.72 £46.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.48% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £26.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.60% +60.60%

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

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
178 239 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.80% 26.79% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 155 103
Median daily rate £400 £422 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 3
Median hourly rate £33.72 £45.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.89% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Finance
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the North East region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
Tyne and Wear -20 75 £500 +28.61% 10
Durham +6 3 £363 +72.61% 4
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 North East region with a requirement for Finance.

1 65 (32.50%) Project Management
2 63 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (19.50%) Microsoft
4 36 (18.00%) TDD
5 35 (17.50%) PRINCE2
6 34 (17.00%) ITIL
7 32 (16.00%) Scrum
7 32 (16.00%) BDD
8 30 (15.00%) Oracle
9 28 (14.00%) DevOps
9 28 (14.00%) Security Cleared
10 27 (13.50%) SQL
11 25 (12.50%) .NET
11 25 (12.50%) MVC
12 23 (11.50%) Manufacturing
12 23 (11.50%) C#
13 20 (10.00%) Change Management
13 20 (10.00%) Sitecore
13 20 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (9.50%) Migration
14 19 (9.50%) PMI Certification
14 19 (9.50%) ASP.NET
15 18 (9.00%) Java
15 18 (9.00%) Waterfall
15 18 (9.00%) Degree
16 17 (8.50%) XML
16 17 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (8.50%) Programme Management
17 16 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
18 15 (7.50%) Workflow

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 12 (6.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 11 (5.50%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.00%) SAS
4 4 (2.00%) CMS
5 3 (1.50%) Confluence
6 2 (1.00%) Documentum
6 2 (1.00%) IIS
7 1 (0.50%) JBoss
7 1 (0.50%) nginx
7 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.50%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.50%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.50%) MS Office
2 9 (4.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.00%) MS Project
4 3 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 16 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (7.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (5.50%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (5.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (5.50%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (5.50%) Oracle Receivables
3 11 (5.50%) Unit4 Business World
4 7 (3.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (2.00%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (1.00%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.50%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.00%) Office 365
2 3 (1.50%) IaaS
2 3 (1.50%) PaaS
2 3 (1.50%) SaaS
3 2 (1.00%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.00%) DHCP
1 4 (2.00%) DNS
1 4 (2.00%) Internet
2 3 (1.50%) Intranet
3 1 (0.50%) Firewall
3 1 (0.50%) LDAP
3 1 (0.50%) MPLS
3 1 (0.50%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.50%) SSL
3 1 (0.50%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.00%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 9 (4.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.50%) Base SAS
6 3 (1.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.00%) Big Data
7 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.00%) HBase
7 2 (1.00%) MySQL
7 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.50%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (3.00%) webpack
4 5 (2.50%) GitLab
4 5 (2.50%) JIRA
5 2 (1.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.00%) Protractor
5 2 (1.00%) Sahi
5 2 (1.00%) Selenium
5 2 (1.00%) StarTeam
5 2 (1.00%) WATIR
6 1 (0.50%) CA Gen
6 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.50%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.50%) JMeter
6 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.50%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.50%) ProC
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (11.50%) Manufacturing
2 15 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.50%) Banking
4 11 (5.50%) Retail
5 10 (5.00%) Marketing
6 7 (3.50%) Electronics
6 7 (3.50%) General Ledger
7 5 (2.50%) Billing
8 4 (2.00%) Legal
9 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.50%) International Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Law
10 1 (0.50%) Local Government
10 1 (0.50%) Military
10 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (29.00%) Developer
2 51 (25.50%) Project Manager
3 20 (10.00%) Analyst
3 20 (10.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 19 (9.50%) Architect
5 16 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 10 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 10 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 10 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 9 (4.50%) IT Manager
7 9 (4.50%) IT Project Manager
7 9 (4.50%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (4.00%) Agile Developer
8 8 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (4.00%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.50%) Consultant
9 7 (3.50%) Java Scala Developer
9 7 (3.50%) Scala Developer
10 6 (3.00%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.00%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.50%) .NET
2 19 (9.50%) ASP.NET
3 17 (8.50%) XML
4 11 (5.50%) Web Services
5 10 (5.00%) CSS
6 9 (4.50%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.50%) Node.js
8 6 (3.00%) EJS
8 6 (3.00%) Express
9 5 (2.50%) HTML
10 4 (2.00%) JSON
11 2 (1.00%) CSS3
11 2 (1.00%) Django
11 2 (1.00%) HTML5
11 2 (1.00%) jQuery
11 2 (1.00%) Play Framework
11 2 (1.00%) REST
11 2 (1.00%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (1.00%) Software Packaging
11 2 (1.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.50%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.50%) PMI
4 9 (4.50%) Virtual Team
5 8 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.50%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.00%) CMDB
7 4 (2.00%) User Experience
8 3 (1.50%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.00%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (1.00%) Clustering
9 2 (1.00%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.00%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.00%) IVR
9 2 (1.00%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.00%) Psychology
10 1 (0.50%) Economics
10 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.50%) Windows
2 9 (4.50%) Unix
3 7 (3.50%) Linux
4 3 (1.50%) AIX
4 3 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) HPUX
6 1 (0.50%) MVS
6 1 (0.50%) Solaris
6 1 (0.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.50%) Project Management
2 63 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (18.00%) TDD
4 35 (17.50%) PRINCE2
5 34 (17.00%) ITIL
6 32 (16.00%) BDD
6 32 (16.00%) Scrum
7 28 (14.00%) DevOps
8 25 (12.50%) MVC
9 20 (10.00%) Change Management
10 19 (9.50%) Migration
11 18 (9.00%) Waterfall
12 17 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (8.50%) Programme Management
13 15 (7.50%) Workflow
14 14 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (6.50%) OO
16 12 (6.00%) Mentoring
16 12 (6.00%) People Management
16 12 (6.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.50%) SQL
2 23 (11.50%) C#
3 18 (9.00%) Java
4 12 (6.00%) PL/SQL
5 11 (5.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.00%) Ruby
7 4 (2.00%) VBA
8 3 (1.50%) VB
8 3 (1.50%) VB6
9 2 (1.00%) ABAP
9 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.00%) Scala
9 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.50%) C
10 1 (0.50%) Perl
10 1 (0.50%) Python
10 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.50%) PMI Certification
3 18 (9.00%) Degree
4 13 (6.50%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (5.00%) PMP
6 10 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (3.00%) APMP
8 4 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (2.00%) MAPM
9 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.00%) MCSA
11 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.50%) CCNA
11 1 (0.50%) CCNP
11 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.50%) MCP
11 1 (0.50%) MCSE
11 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.50%) QA
2 5 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.50%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.50%) MiFID
5 1 (0.50%) SLA
5 1 (0.50%) WAI
5 1 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.00%) vSphere
4 1 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.50%) Puppet
2 2 (1.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.00%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 39 (19.50%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.00%) Oracle
3 20 (10.00%) Sitecore
4 14 (7.00%) SAP
5 11 (5.50%) HP
6 8 (4.00%) ServiceNow
7 7 (3.50%) Cadence
8 4 (2.00%) VMware
9 3 (1.50%) Serena
10 2 (1.00%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.00%) Borland
10 2 (1.00%) BT
10 2 (1.00%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.00%) IBM
10 2 (1.00%) Pega
10 2 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.00%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.00%) Sun
11 1 (0.50%) Tableau
11 1 (0.50%) WorldPay
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