The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 71 63 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.60% 13.82% 13.40%
As % of the General category 67.62% 60.00% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 46 13
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£365 £245 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.97% -40.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £198 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £418 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
Finance
North East

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

General Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
105 105 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.08% 23.03% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 67 18
Average daily rate £338 £245 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.75% -41.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £193 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £394 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 61 £388 +58.16% 10
Sunderland -5 3 £275 -48.83%
Gateshead +1 2 £350 +100.00%
North Shields - - - -
South Shields - - - -
Finance
North East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 55 (43.31%) Oracle
2 34 (26.77%) ITIL
2 34 (26.77%) Security Cleared
3 30 (23.62%) Java
4 29 (22.83%) SQL
5 27 (21.26%) SC Cleared
6 24 (18.90%) Oracle Reports
6 24 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (15.75%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (14.96%) PL/SQL
9 18 (14.17%) Oracle EBS
9 18 (14.17%) Oracle General Ledger
9 18 (14.17%) Oracle Payables
10 17 (13.39%) Manufacturing
10 17 (13.39%) Project Management
10 17 (13.39%) Linux
11 16 (12.60%) General Ledger
11 16 (12.60%) Oracle EBS R12
11 16 (12.60%) Problem Management
12 15 (11.81%) Oracle Applications
12 15 (11.81%) SOAP
12 15 (11.81%) J2EE
12 15 (11.81%) HP
12 15 (11.81%) Oracle Receivables
13 14 (11.02%) Oracle Database
13 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
13 14 (11.02%) SAP
13 14 (11.02%) Risk Management
13 14 (11.02%) Workflow
14 13 (10.24%) Web Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 12 (9.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 11 (8.66%) WebLogic
3 10 (7.87%) AquaLogic
4 7 (5.51%) JBoss
5 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.36%) SAS
6 2 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (6.30%) MS Office
2 6 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.94%) MS Project
4 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (14.17%) Oracle EBS
1 18 (14.17%) Oracle General Ledger
1 18 (14.17%) Oracle Payables
2 16 (12.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (11.81%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (11.81%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (8.66%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (5.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (3.15%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (2.36%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (2.36%) SAP CO
7 3 (2.36%) SAP FI
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.79%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.51%) LDAP
2 3 (2.36%) SAN
3 2 (1.57%) 2G
4 1 (0.79%) Telnet
4 1 (0.79%) Firewall
4 1 (0.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.90%) Oracle Reports
2 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.02%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.30%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.30%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (3.94%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (3.15%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.36%) Base SAS
8 2 (1.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (5.51%) Ant
3 4 (3.15%) Selenium
4 3 (2.36%) StarTeam
5 2 (1.57%) Toad
5 2 (1.57%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.57%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.79%) JUnit
6 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (13.39%) Manufacturing
2 16 (12.60%) General Ledger
3 8 (6.30%) Marketing
4 5 (3.94%) Electronics
4 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.15%) Billing
6 3 (2.36%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (22.05%) Developer
2 25 (19.69%) Analyst
3 18 (14.17%) Project Manager
4 13 (10.24%) Consultant
5 8 (6.30%) Business Analyst
5 8 (6.30%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.30%) Oracle Consultant
6 6 (4.72%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (4.72%) Test Analyst
7 5 (3.94%) Coordinator
7 5 (3.94%) Support Analyst
7 5 (3.94%) Administrator
7 5 (3.94%) Informatica Developer
7 5 (3.94%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 4 (3.15%) ETL Developer
8 4 (3.15%) Service Manager
9 3 (2.36%) Change Manager
9 3 (2.36%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 3 (2.36%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (2.36%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.81%) J2EE
1 15 (11.81%) SOAP
2 13 (10.24%) Web Services
3 10 (7.87%) XML
3 10 (7.87%) Middleware
4 9 (7.09%) JPA
5 8 (6.30%) Java EE
6 7 (5.51%) JDBC
6 7 (5.51%) JMS
6 7 (5.51%) JNDI
7 4 (3.15%) Ajax
7 4 (3.15%) jBPM
7 4 (3.15%) HTML
7 4 (3.15%) Java SE
7 4 (3.15%) Java EE 5
8 3 (2.36%) JSON
8 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (2.36%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.51%) Clustering
3 5 (3.94%) DTV
4 4 (3.15%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.15%) NHS
4 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.57%) Informatics
6 2 (1.57%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.79%) Social Media
7 1 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.39%) Linux
2 12 (9.45%) UNIX
3 10 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.36%) Windows
4 3 (2.36%) VME
5 2 (1.57%) Android
5 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.77%) ITIL
2 24 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.75%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (13.39%) Project Management
5 16 (12.60%) Problem Management
6 14 (11.02%) Risk Management
6 14 (11.02%) Workflow
7 12 (9.45%) Regression Testing
7 12 (9.45%) Service Management
8 11 (8.66%) SOA
8 11 (8.66%) Migration
8 11 (8.66%) Test Scripting
8 11 (8.66%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (7.09%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.09%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.30%) Change Management
10 8 (6.30%) Six Sigma
10 8 (6.30%) Integration Testing
10 8 (6.30%) Business Analysis
11 7 (5.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.62%) Java
2 29 (22.83%) SQL
3 19 (14.96%) PL/SQL
4 8 (6.30%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 3 (2.36%) C#
6 3 (2.36%) COBOL
7 2 (1.57%) C
8 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (26.77%) Security Cleared
2 27 (21.26%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.51%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.94%) ISEB
4 5 (3.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 4 (3.15%) Degree
5 4 (3.15%) OCAJ
5 4 (3.15%) OCP
5 4 (3.15%) OCA
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.79%) CCNA
7 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.79%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.24%) SLA
2 8 (6.30%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) OpenView
2 2 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.79%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 55 (43.31%) Oracle
2 15 (11.81%) HP
3 14 (11.02%) SAP
4 10 (7.87%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.87%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.09%) Informatica
6 7 (5.51%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.15%) Cerner
8 3 (2.36%) EnterpriseDB
8 3 (2.36%) Splunk
9 2 (1.57%) Apple
9 2 (1.57%) Symbian
10 1 (0.79%) Cisco
10 1 (0.79%) Dell
10 1 (0.79%) Borland
10 1 (0.79%) Serena
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