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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 5 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 141 92 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.10% 14.65% 13.16%
As % of the General category 62.11% 63.89% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 64 45
Average daily rate £400 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £48.00 - £26.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 - £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 - £27.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
Finance
England

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
227 144 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.30% 22.93% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 97 59
Average daily rate £375 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Average hourly rate £45.50 £35.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +191.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.55 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £38.85 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the North East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +3 123 £380 -6.74% 25
Durham -11 4 £210 -44.00% 4
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

1 118 (40.69%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (27.24%) Oracle
3 50 (17.24%) Java
4 45 (15.52%) Project Management
5 44 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
6 43 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (14.48%) SQL Server
7 42 (14.48%) Manufacturing
8 40 (13.79%) Web Services
9 36 (12.41%) Banking
10 35 (12.07%) SQL
11 34 (11.72%) Test Scripting
12 32 (11.03%) Mentoring
13 30 (10.34%) JavaScript
14 29 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (10.00%) Microsoft
14 29 (10.00%) Security Cleared
14 29 (10.00%) Open Source
14 29 (10.00%) Marketing
15 28 (9.66%) SDLC
16 25 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (8.28%) SAP
17 24 (8.28%) Digital Marketing
18 23 (7.93%) Programme Management
19 22 (7.59%) .NET
20 21 (7.24%) Telecoms
20 21 (7.24%) Degree
21 20 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
21 20 (6.90%) Electronics
21 20 (6.90%) C++

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 17 (5.86%) CMS
2 15 (5.17%) SAS
3 13 (4.48%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.79%) Apache
4 11 (3.79%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.79%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.45%) IIS
6 6 (2.07%) CICS
6 6 (2.07%) Confluence
7 4 (1.38%) Drupal
7 4 (1.38%) Jetty
7 4 (1.38%) nginx
8 3 (1.03%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.69%) LiveLink
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (4.14%) MS Office
2 11 (3.79%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.03%) MS Project
3 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (4.48%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (4.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (2.07%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (1.72%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (1.72%) Oracle CRM
5 5 (1.72%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 5 (1.72%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 5 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (1.38%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.38%) GitHub
2 3 (1.03%) PaaS
3 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.69%) Office 365
3 2 (0.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.34%) IaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.48%) FTP
2 11 (3.79%) SSL
3 6 (2.07%) WinSCP
4 5 (1.72%) DNS
4 5 (1.72%) HTTP
4 5 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.38%) DHCP
5 4 (1.38%) Firewall
5 4 (1.38%) Intranet
5 4 (1.38%) IPsec
6 3 (1.03%) 3G
6 3 (1.03%) 4G
6 3 (1.03%) LDAP
6 3 (1.03%) SSH
6 3 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.69%) Internet
7 2 (0.69%) SNMP
8 1 (0.34%) MPLS
8 1 (0.34%) Network Security
8 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (6.21%) RDBMS
3 18 (6.21%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.79%) Oracle BI EE
4 11 (3.79%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
6 9 (3.10%) Oracle OWB
6 9 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (2.07%) Big Data
9 6 (2.07%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 6 (2.07%) DB2
9 6 (2.07%) Easytrieve
9 6 (2.07%) MS Access
9 6 (2.07%) MySQL
9 6 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.72%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.38%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 12 (4.14%) Eclipse
2 9 (3.10%) JIRA
2 9 (3.10%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.41%) ERwin
3 7 (2.41%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.07%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.72%) StarTeam
5 5 (1.72%) Subversion
6 4 (1.38%) JMeter
6 4 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.03%) PVCS
7 3 (1.03%) Selenium
8 2 (0.69%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.69%) GitLab
8 2 (0.69%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.69%) JUnit
8 2 (0.69%) Log4j
8 2 (0.69%) Maven
9 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
General
1 42 (14.48%) Manufacturing
2 36 (12.41%) Banking
3 29 (10.00%) Marketing
4 21 (7.24%) Telecoms
5 20 (6.90%) Electronics
6 16 (5.52%) Legal
7 11 (3.79%) Retail
8 10 (3.45%) Retail Banking
9 8 (2.76%) Billing
10 6 (2.07%) General Ledger
11 3 (1.03%) Advertising
11 3 (1.03%) Law
11 3 (1.03%) Publishing
12 2 (0.69%) Front Office
13 1 (0.34%) Back Office
13 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 80 (27.59%) Developer
2 57 (19.66%) Analyst
3 40 (13.79%) Business Analyst
4 37 (12.76%) Java Developer
5 31 (10.69%) Consultant
5 31 (10.69%) Project Manager
6 18 (6.21%) Oracle Consultant
7 14 (4.83%) Oracle Developer
8 12 (4.14%) Digital Analyst
8 12 (4.14%) Digital Business Analyst
9 11 (3.79%) Designer
10 10 (3.45%) Applications Developer
10 10 (3.45%) ETL Developer
10 10 (3.45%) Functional Consultant
11 9 (3.10%) Oracle ETL Developer
11 9 (3.10%) Senior Manager
12 8 (2.76%) Agile Business Analyst
12 8 (2.76%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 8 (2.76%) UX Designer
13 6 (2.07%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.79%) Web Services
2 22 (7.59%) .NET
3 19 (6.55%) HTML
4 18 (6.21%) CSS
5 15 (5.17%) Java EE
5 15 (5.17%) Java EE 5
5 15 (5.17%) Java SE
6 14 (4.83%) jQuery
6 14 (4.83%) Spring
6 14 (4.83%) XML
7 13 (4.48%) ASP.NET
8 10 (3.45%) J2EE
9 8 (2.76%) JSON
10 7 (2.41%) Hibernate
10 7 (2.41%) HTML5
10 7 (2.41%) SOAP
10 7 (2.41%) XSLT
11 6 (2.07%) ISPF
12 5 (1.72%) REST
13 4 (1.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 18 (6.21%) User Experience
4 15 (5.17%) Data Centre
5 14 (4.83%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.45%) Visualisation
7 9 (3.10%) Data Structures
7 9 (3.10%) Mainframe
8 6 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.07%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (2.07%) VSAM
9 3 (1.03%) CESG
9 3 (1.03%) NHS
9 3 (1.03%) Social Media
10 2 (0.69%) Interactive TV
10 2 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.69%) PKI
11 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.34%) Ontologies
11 1 (0.34%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.21%) Unix
2 17 (5.86%) Linux
3 14 (4.83%) Windows
4 6 (2.07%) MVS
4 6 (2.07%) Solaris
5 3 (1.03%) HPUX
5 3 (1.03%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.69%) AIX
6 2 (0.69%) CentOS
6 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.34%) Fedora
7 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (40.69%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (15.52%) Project Management
3 44 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (11.72%) Test Scripting
5 32 (11.03%) Mentoring
6 29 (10.00%) Open Source
7 28 (9.66%) SDLC
8 25 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (8.28%) Digital Marketing
10 23 (7.93%) Programme Management
11 20 (6.90%) ETL
12 19 (6.55%) Scrum
13 18 (6.21%) Data Modelling
13 18 (6.21%) Integration Testing
14 16 (5.52%) Configuration Management
14 16 (5.52%) CRM
14 16 (5.52%) PRINCE2
14 16 (5.52%) Service Management
15 15 (5.17%) Analytics
16 14 (4.83%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.24%) Java
2 35 (12.07%) SQL
3 30 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 20 (6.90%) C++
5 16 (5.52%) PL/SQL
6 13 (4.48%) Python
7 12 (4.14%) C#
8 7 (2.41%) Perl
8 7 (2.41%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.41%) VB
9 6 (2.07%) Assembly Language
9 6 (2.07%) C
9 6 (2.07%) CLIST
9 6 (2.07%) COBOL
9 6 (2.07%) JCL
9 6 (2.07%) REXX
9 6 (2.07%) VBA
10 5 (1.72%) PHP
11 4 (1.38%) Jython
11 4 (1.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.24%) Degree
3 19 (6.55%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.17%) OCA
4 15 (5.17%) OCAJ
4 15 (5.17%) OCP
4 15 (5.17%) Oracle Certification
5 13 (4.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (2.07%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.72%) ISEB
8 4 (1.38%) OCPJP
8 4 (1.38%) OCPJWCD
9 3 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.69%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.34%) APMP
11 1 (0.34%) CBAP
11 1 (0.34%) IIBA
11 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.10%) Disclosure Scotland
1 9 (3.10%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) COREP
2 3 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.69%) FINREP
4 1 (0.34%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (2.07%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.38%) Xen
4 3 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.69%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (1.72%) HP UCMDB
1 5 (1.72%) WMI
2 3 (1.03%) SCCM
3 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.34%) logstash
3 1 (0.34%) Netcool
3 1 (0.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.34%) yum
Vendors
1 79 (27.24%) Oracle
2 29 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (8.28%) SAP
4 13 (4.48%) Informatica
5 10 (3.45%) CA
6 9 (3.10%) HP
6 9 (3.10%) Serena
6 9 (3.10%) VMware
7 8 (2.76%) IBM
8 6 (2.07%) Micro Focus
9 5 (1.72%) Borland
9 5 (1.72%) Tableau
10 4 (1.38%) Rally
10 4 (1.38%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.03%) Cisco
11 3 (1.03%) Siebel
11 3 (1.03%) Sun
12 2 (0.69%) Genesys
12 2 (0.69%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.69%) Symantec
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: From £275 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: From £275 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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