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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Finance 127 68 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.47% 12.64% 25.00%
As % of the General category 68.65% 68.00% 75.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 41 37
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£417 £391 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +11.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £469 £720
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.11 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
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
185 100 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 19.62% 18.59% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 57 53
Average daily rate £400 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £12.93 £16.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.46% +47.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £13.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £34.25 £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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
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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 +5 95 £425 +2.40% 18
Durham -4 27 £325 -7.80% 3
Teesside - 1 £400 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 68 (29.31%) Oracle
2 48 (20.69%) Project Management
3 43 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (18.10%) SQL
5 37 (15.95%) Microsoft
6 35 (15.09%) Security Cleared
7 32 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (13.79%) Java
8 29 (12.50%) ITIL
8 29 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 28 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (10.78%) Oracle EBS
11 24 (10.34%) Web Services
11 24 (10.34%) SAP
11 24 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
11 24 (10.34%) Business Analysis
12 23 (9.91%) PL/SQL
12 23 (9.91%) Service Management
12 23 (9.91%) Banking
13 22 (9.48%) SQL Server
14 21 (9.05%) MS Office
14 21 (9.05%) Migration
15 19 (8.19%) PRINCE2
15 19 (8.19%) Oracle Database
16 18 (7.76%) Test Scripting
16 18 (7.76%) Windows
16 18 (7.76%) Manufacturing
17 17 (7.33%) ETL
17 17 (7.33%) Oracle General Ledger
17 17 (7.33%) Oracle Payables

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 11 (4.74%) WebLogic
1 11 (4.74%) AquaLogic
2 9 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.02%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (2.59%) SAS
5 4 (1.72%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.29%) Confluence
7 2 (0.86%) Lync
7 2 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.43%) CMS
8 1 (0.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 21 (9.05%) MS Office
2 13 (5.60%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (10.78%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (7.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 17 (7.33%) Oracle Payables
3 15 (6.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (5.60%) Oracle Receivables
5 12 (5.17%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (3.45%) Oracle Assets
6 8 (3.45%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 8 (3.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 8 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (3.02%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (2.59%) SAP FI
9 4 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (1.72%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.86%) Agresso
11 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
11 1 (0.43%) SAP PS
11 1 (0.43%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.47%) LDAP
2 5 (2.16%) VPN
3 3 (1.29%) 2G
4 1 (0.43%) Network Security
4 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.43%) 4G
4 1 (0.43%) 3G
4 1 (0.43%) DPNSS
4 1 (0.43%) QSIG
4 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.43%) PBX
4 1 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
2 22 (9.48%) SQL Server
3 19 (8.19%) Oracle Database
4 11 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.31%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.02%) Oracle OWB
8 7 (3.02%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.02%) Oracle ODI
9 6 (2.59%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.59%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.72%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 4 (1.72%) Base SAS
10 4 (1.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.72%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (4.74%) Ant
2 7 (3.02%) Selenium
3 6 (2.59%) JIRA
4 5 (2.16%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.72%) Toad
5 4 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.29%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.29%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.86%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.86%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.86%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.43%) JBehave
General
1 23 (9.91%) Banking
2 18 (7.76%) Manufacturing
3 15 (6.47%) Retail
4 14 (6.03%) General Ledger
5 11 (4.74%) Retail Banking
6 10 (4.31%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.88%) Billing
8 8 (3.45%) Marketing
8 8 (3.45%) Electronics
9 6 (2.59%) Legal
10 3 (1.29%) Military
10 3 (1.29%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.86%) Local Government
12 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.43%) Advertising
12 1 (0.43%) Back Office
12 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 60 (25.86%) Analyst
2 55 (23.71%) Developer
3 41 (17.67%) Project Manager
4 29 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 15 (6.47%) Architect
5 15 (6.47%) Consultant
6 13 (5.60%) Oracle Developer
7 11 (4.74%) Java Developer
8 9 (3.88%) Support Analyst
8 9 (3.88%) Oracle Consultant
9 8 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (3.45%) Technical Architect
10 7 (3.02%) Service Analyst
10 7 (3.02%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (3.02%) Oracle BI Developer
11 6 (2.59%) ETL Developer
11 6 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.16%) Senior Developer
12 5 (2.16%) Junior
12 5 (2.16%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.34%) Web Services
2 16 (6.90%) Middleware
2 16 (6.90%) SOAP
3 15 (6.47%) J2EE
4 11 (4.74%) XML
4 11 (4.74%) JMS
4 11 (4.74%) JDBC
4 11 (4.74%) JNDI
5 10 (4.31%) .NET
6 9 (3.88%) HTML
7 8 (3.45%) Play Framework
8 6 (2.59%) JSON
8 6 (2.59%) Django
8 6 (2.59%) CSS
8 6 (2.59%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.16%) Ajax
9 5 (2.16%) Spring
9 5 (2.16%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.16%) jQuery
9 5 (2.16%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.74%) Clustering
3 8 (3.45%) DTV
3 8 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.02%) NHS
5 5 (2.16%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.72%) User Experience
7 3 (1.29%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.29%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.29%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.86%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.86%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.86%) Informatics
9 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.43%) IVR
9 1 (0.43%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.76%) Windows
2 16 (6.90%) Linux
3 11 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.31%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.02%) UNIX
6 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.86%) VME
7 2 (0.86%) Android
7 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.69%) Project Management
2 43 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (12.50%) ITIL
5 28 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (10.34%) Business Analysis
7 23 (9.91%) Service Management
8 21 (9.05%) Migration
9 19 (8.19%) PRINCE2
10 18 (7.76%) Test Scripting
11 17 (7.33%) ETL
12 14 (6.03%) Problem Management
12 14 (6.03%) Mentoring
13 13 (5.60%) Open Source
13 13 (5.60%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (5.60%) Data Modelling
14 12 (5.17%) SOA
14 12 (5.17%) Risk Management
14 12 (5.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (4.74%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.10%) SQL
2 32 (13.79%) Java
3 23 (9.91%) PL/SQL
4 11 (4.74%) Shell Script
4 11 (4.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 9 (3.88%) C#
6 6 (2.59%) Ruby
6 6 (2.59%) Scala
7 5 (2.16%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.72%) Python
9 3 (1.29%) SAS Macro
9 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.29%) VB
10 2 (0.86%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.86%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.86%) COBOL
11 1 (0.43%) VB6
11 1 (0.43%) C++
11 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 29 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.60%) Degree
4 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.16%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.72%) OCP
5 4 (1.72%) OCA
5 4 (1.72%) OCAJ
5 4 (1.72%) ISEB
6 3 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.29%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.29%) MCSE
7 2 (0.86%) MCP
7 2 (0.86%) PMP
8 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.43%) MBA
8 1 (0.43%) IIBA
8 1 (0.43%) CBAP
8 1 (0.43%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.03%) SLA
2 7 (3.02%) QA
System Software
1 16 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.59%) OpenView
2 3 (1.29%) Puppet
2 3 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.86%) Netcool
3 2 (0.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.86%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.86%) SCCM
4 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.43%) MOM
Vendors
1 68 (29.31%) Oracle
2 37 (15.95%) Microsoft
3 24 (10.34%) SAP
4 13 (5.60%) HP
5 11 (4.74%) Informatica
5 11 (4.74%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.59%) Siebel
7 4 (1.72%) Cerner
7 4 (1.72%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.86%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.86%) NetApp
8 2 (0.86%) Symbian
8 2 (0.86%) Apple
8 2 (0.86%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.43%) Dell
9 1 (0.43%) Avaya
9 1 (0.43%) VMware
9 1 (0.43%) Teradata
9 1 (0.43%) EnterpriseDB
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