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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 8 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Finance 81 54 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.32% 11.44% 17.13%
As % of the General category 65.32% 55.67% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 20
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£358 £283 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.75% -32.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £485 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
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
124 97 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.39% 20.55% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 68 23
Average daily rate £325 £305 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -28.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £168 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £34.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 77 £359 +23.80% 16
Sunderland -6 1 - -
Finance
North East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (35.43%) Oracle
2 32 (25.20%) ITIL
3 31 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (23.62%) Java
5 29 (22.83%) SQL
6 26 (20.47%) Security Cleared
7 23 (18.11%) Oracle Reports
7 23 (18.11%) Microsoft
8 22 (17.32%) SC Cleared
9 20 (15.75%) Web Services
10 18 (14.17%) Project Management
10 18 (14.17%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (14.17%) Migration
11 17 (13.39%) PL/SQL
12 16 (12.60%) MS Office
12 16 (12.60%) Oracle Database
13 15 (11.81%) Linux
13 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
13 15 (11.81%) Manufacturing
14 14 (11.02%) J2EE
14 14 (11.02%) SAP
14 14 (11.02%) Problem Management
15 13 (10.24%) Windows
16 12 (9.45%) SOA
16 12 (9.45%) HP
16 12 (9.45%) Service Management
16 12 (9.45%) Business Analysis
16 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (8.66%) Mentoring
17 11 (8.66%) AquaLogic

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (8.66%) AquaLogic
1 11 (8.66%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.30%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.36%) JBoss
3 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.57%) SAS
4 2 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.79%) Confluence
5 1 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (12.60%) MS Office
2 8 (6.30%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.57%) MS Project
5 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (6.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (6.30%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (6.30%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (4.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (4.72%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (2.36%) SAP FI
6 3 (2.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (2.36%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.79%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) LDAP
2 4 (3.15%) VPN
3 3 (2.36%) SAN
4 2 (1.57%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.11%) Oracle Reports
2 16 (12.60%) Oracle Database
3 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.94%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.94%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (3.94%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.15%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.57%) Base SAS
8 2 (1.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Ant
2 5 (3.94%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (3.15%) Selenium
4 2 (1.57%) Toad
4 2 (1.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.57%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.79%) JBehave
5 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.79%) JIRA
5 1 (0.79%) StarTeam
General
1 15 (11.81%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.30%) General Ledger
3 6 (4.72%) Marketing
4 4 (3.15%) Electronics
4 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.36%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.36%) Retail
6 2 (1.57%) Banking
6 2 (1.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (33.86%) Analyst
2 30 (23.62%) Developer
3 19 (14.96%) Project Manager
4 18 (14.17%) Business Analyst
5 9 (7.09%) Support Analyst
5 9 (7.09%) Java Developer
6 6 (4.72%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (4.72%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (4.72%) Service Analyst
6 6 (4.72%) Administrator
7 5 (3.94%) Consultant
7 5 (3.94%) Informatica Developer
7 5 (3.94%) ETL Developer
8 4 (3.15%) Architect
9 3 (2.36%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (2.36%) Junior
9 3 (2.36%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.36%) Coordinator
9 3 (2.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (2.36%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.75%) Web Services
2 14 (11.02%) J2EE
3 11 (8.66%) Middleware
3 11 (8.66%) SOAP
4 8 (6.30%) JNDI
4 8 (6.30%) JMS
4 8 (6.30%) JDBC
5 7 (5.51%) Java EE
6 6 (4.72%) XML
7 5 (3.94%) Play Framework
7 5 (3.94%) HTML
7 5 (3.94%) JPA
8 4 (3.15%) jBPM
8 4 (3.15%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.15%) Java SE
8 4 (3.15%) Java EE 5
8 4 (3.15%) .NET
8 4 (3.15%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (2.36%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.09%) Open Source
3 8 (6.30%) Clustering
4 5 (3.94%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.15%) NHS
5 4 (3.15%) DTV
5 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.36%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.57%) Informatics
7 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.57%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.81%) Linux
2 13 (10.24%) Windows
3 11 (8.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.09%) Windows 7
5 8 (6.30%) UNIX
6 2 (1.57%) Android
6 2 (1.57%) VME
6 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.20%) ITIL
2 31 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.17%) Project Management
3 18 (14.17%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (14.17%) Migration
4 14 (11.02%) Problem Management
5 12 (9.45%) SOA
5 12 (9.45%) Service Management
5 12 (9.45%) Business Analysis
6 11 (8.66%) Mentoring
7 10 (7.87%) Workflow
7 10 (7.87%) Risk Management
8 8 (6.30%) High Availability
8 8 (6.30%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (6.30%) Regression Testing
8 8 (6.30%) Six Sigma
9 7 (5.51%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.51%) ETL
9 7 (5.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.62%) Java
2 29 (22.83%) SQL
3 17 (13.39%) PL/SQL
4 8 (6.30%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 8 (6.30%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.15%) C#
6 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.57%) Ruby
7 2 (1.57%) Scala
7 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.57%) COBOL
8 1 (0.79%) C
8 1 (0.79%) Perl
8 1 (0.79%) Python
8 1 (0.79%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 26 (20.47%) Security Cleared
2 22 (17.32%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.30%) Degree
4 5 (3.94%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (3.15%) OCAJ
5 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.15%) OCP
5 4 (3.15%) OCA
5 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.36%) ISEB
6 3 (2.36%) MCSE
7 2 (1.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.79%) MCP
8 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) SLA
2 5 (3.94%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (7.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) OpenView
2 2 (1.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.79%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 45 (35.43%) Oracle
2 23 (18.11%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.02%) SAP
4 12 (9.45%) HP
5 11 (8.66%) Red Hat
6 8 (6.30%) Informatica
7 5 (3.94%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.15%) Cerner
9 3 (2.36%) Splunk
10 2 (1.57%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (1.57%) Symbian
10 2 (1.57%) Apple
10 2 (1.57%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.79%) Borland
11 1 (0.79%) Dell
11 1 (0.79%) Serena
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