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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Finance 85 71 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.99% 13.42% 15.89%
As % of the General category 66.41% 61.74% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 52 19
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£350 £264 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.70% -37.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £459 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +18.61%
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
128 115 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.57% 21.74% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 81 22
Average daily rate £323 £263 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -38.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £178 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £435 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +5 77 £360 +37.14% 26
Sunderland -6 3 £275 -56.00%
Gateshead - 2 £350 -
Finance
North East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 49 (39.20%) Oracle
2 32 (25.60%) ITIL
3 29 (23.20%) Java
3 29 (23.20%) Security Cleared
4 28 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (20.00%) SQL
6 24 (19.20%) SC Cleared
7 22 (17.60%) Oracle Reports
8 19 (15.20%) Project Management
9 18 (14.40%) Microsoft
10 17 (13.60%) Web Services
11 16 (12.80%) PL/SQL
11 16 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (12.00%) Linux
12 15 (12.00%) Manufacturing
13 14 (11.20%) MS Office
13 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
13 14 (11.20%) Oracle Database
14 13 (10.40%) Oracle Payables
14 13 (10.40%) Service Management
14 13 (10.40%) Oracle EBS
14 13 (10.40%) J2EE
14 13 (10.40%) SAP
14 13 (10.40%) Migration
14 13 (10.40%) Oracle General Ledger
14 13 (10.40%) Problem Management
15 12 (9.60%) General Ledger
15 12 (9.60%) SOAP
16 11 (8.80%) WebLogic
16 11 (8.80%) HP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (8.80%) WebLogic
2 10 (8.00%) AquaLogic
3 8 (6.40%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (4.00%) JBoss
5 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.80%) CMS
6 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (11.20%) MS Office
2 6 (4.80%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.20%) MS Project
4 3 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (10.40%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (10.40%) Oracle General Ledger
1 13 (10.40%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (8.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (8.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (7.20%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (7.20%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (3.20%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (2.40%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (2.40%) SAP CO
7 3 (2.40%) SAP FI
7 3 (2.40%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (2.40%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (2.40%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 3 (2.40%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.80%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.60%) LDAP
2 3 (2.40%) SAN
3 2 (1.60%) VPN
3 2 (1.60%) 2G
4 1 (0.80%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.60%) Oracle Reports
2 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.20%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.60%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.60%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (3.20%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.80%) QlikView
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.80%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Ant
2 5 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.40%) Selenium
4 2 (1.60%) Toad
4 2 (1.60%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.60%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.80%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.80%) JUnit
5 1 (0.80%) JBehave
5 1 (0.80%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 12 (9.60%) General Ledger
3 5 (4.00%) Marketing
4 3 (2.40%) Spanish Language
4 3 (2.40%) Billing
4 3 (2.40%) Electronics
4 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (27.20%) Analyst
2 26 (20.80%) Developer
3 20 (16.00%) Project Manager
4 14 (11.20%) Business Analyst
5 9 (7.20%) Consultant
6 8 (6.40%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.60%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (4.80%) Administrator
9 5 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (4.00%) Informatica Developer
10 4 (3.20%) ETL Developer
10 4 (3.20%) Oracle Financials Consultant
10 4 (3.20%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Coordinator
11 3 (2.40%) Architect
11 3 (2.40%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.40%) Senior Manager
11 3 (2.40%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.60%) Web Services
2 13 (10.40%) J2EE
3 12 (9.60%) SOAP
4 10 (8.00%) Middleware
5 8 (6.40%) Java EE
6 7 (5.60%) JNDI
6 7 (5.60%) JDBC
6 7 (5.60%) XML
6 7 (5.60%) JMS
6 7 (5.60%) JPA
7 4 (3.20%) Java SE
7 4 (3.20%) Java EE 5
7 4 (3.20%) jBPM
8 3 (2.40%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.40%) Ajax
8 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.40%) HTML
8 3 (2.40%) .NET
8 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.40%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.60%) Clustering
3 5 (4.00%) Open Source
3 5 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.20%) NHS
5 3 (2.40%) DTV
6 2 (1.60%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.60%) Informatics
7 1 (0.80%) Social Media
7 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.00%) Linux
2 10 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (6.40%) UNIX
3 8 (6.40%) Windows
4 7 (5.60%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.60%) VME
5 2 (1.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.60%) ITIL
2 28 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (15.20%) Project Management
4 16 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (10.40%) Service Management
5 13 (10.40%) Migration
5 13 (10.40%) Problem Management
6 11 (8.80%) Risk Management
6 11 (8.80%) SOA
6 11 (8.80%) Mentoring
7 10 (8.00%) Workflow
7 10 (8.00%) Business Analysis
8 8 (6.40%) Test Scripting
8 8 (6.40%) Regression Testing
9 7 (5.60%) Six Sigma
9 7 (5.60%) Change Management
9 7 (5.60%) Integration Testing
9 7 (5.60%) High Availability
9 7 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.60%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.20%) Java
2 25 (20.00%) SQL
3 16 (12.80%) PL/SQL
4 7 (5.60%) Shell Script
4 7 (5.60%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 3 (2.40%) C#
6 2 (1.60%) COBOL
7 1 (0.80%) Perl
7 1 (0.80%) C
7 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (23.20%) Security Cleared
2 24 (19.20%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.80%) Degree
4 4 (3.20%) OCAJ
4 4 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.20%) OCP
4 4 (3.20%) OCA
4 4 (3.20%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.60%) ISEB
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.80%) MCSE
7 1 (0.80%) CCNA
7 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) SLA
2 5 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) OpenView
2 1 (0.80%) WMI
2 1 (0.80%) SCCM
2 1 (0.80%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 49 (39.20%) Oracle
2 18 (14.40%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.40%) SAP
4 11 (8.80%) HP
5 10 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.60%) Informatica
7 6 (4.80%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.20%) Cerner
9 3 (2.40%) Splunk
10 2 (1.60%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.60%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (1.60%) Apple
10 2 (1.60%) Symbian
11 1 (0.80%) Cisco
11 1 (0.80%) Borland
11 1 (0.80%) Dell
11 1 (0.80%) Serena
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