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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 8 15 1
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing Finance 117 38 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.43% 8.96% 25.73%
As % of the General category 72.67% 71.70% 80.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 28 21
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£425 £377 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.80% +7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £254 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £470 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.26 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.86% -5.71%
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
161 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.85% 12.50% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 35 30
Average daily rate £405 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £471 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.35 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 August 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
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 August 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 +7 114 £425 +13.33% 16
Sunderland -3 1 £500 +9.52%
Gateshead - 1 - - 1
Finance
North East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 62 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (28.72%) Project Management
3 47 (24.10%) Oracle
4 32 (16.41%) Java
4 32 (16.41%) Security Cleared
5 30 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 27 (13.85%) SQL
6 27 (13.85%) Test Scripting
7 26 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (12.82%) Manufacturing
9 24 (12.31%) Web Services
9 24 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (11.28%) ITIL
10 22 (11.28%) Service Management
11 21 (10.77%) Risk Management
11 21 (10.77%) SC Cleared
12 20 (10.26%) SAP
13 19 (9.74%) Windows
13 19 (9.74%) Banking
14 18 (9.23%) SQL Server
15 17 (8.72%) MS Office
15 17 (8.72%) Linux
15 17 (8.72%) Migration
15 17 (8.72%) Open Source
16 16 (8.21%) Business Analysis
16 16 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (8.21%) PL/SQL
17 15 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
17 15 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
17 15 (7.69%) Telecoms

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (4.62%) WebLogic
1 9 (4.62%) AquaLogic
2 8 (4.10%) SAS
3 7 (3.59%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.08%) Confluence
5 5 (2.56%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.51%) CMS
8 1 (0.51%) JBoss
8 1 (0.51%) Apache
8 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) Node.js
8 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.51%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (8.72%) MS Office
2 9 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.03%) MS Project
5 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
1 15 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (5.13%) Oracle Assets
3 10 (5.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 10 (5.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 10 (5.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (4.10%) Oracle Cash Management
4 8 (4.10%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (2.05%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.51%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.51%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.51%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.51%) Agresso
7 1 (0.51%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) GitHub
2 1 (0.51%) IaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.62%) LDAP
2 5 (2.56%) VPN
3 3 (1.54%) 3G
3 3 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.54%) 4G
4 2 (1.03%) 2G
4 2 (1.03%) SSH
4 2 (1.03%) FTP
5 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.51%) PBX
5 1 (0.51%) VoIP
5 1 (0.51%) DPNSS
5 1 (0.51%) QSIG
5 1 (0.51%) Intranet
5 1 (0.51%) Internet
5 1 (0.51%) Network Security
5 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 15 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.59%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.59%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.05%) MySQL
6 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.05%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.54%) Base SAS
7 3 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (4.62%) Ant
2 8 (4.10%) Selenium
3 6 (3.08%) JIRA
4 5 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.54%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.03%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.03%) Toad
6 2 (1.03%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.03%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.51%) ERwin
7 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.51%) JBehave
7 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.51%) GitLab
7 1 (0.51%) FishEye
General
1 25 (12.82%) Manufacturing
2 19 (9.74%) Banking
3 15 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 13 (6.67%) Electronics
4 13 (6.67%) General Ledger
4 13 (6.67%) Marketing
5 10 (5.13%) Retail
5 10 (5.13%) Billing
6 7 (3.59%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.56%) Legal
8 4 (2.05%) Military
9 2 (1.03%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Local Government
10 1 (0.51%) Advertising
10 1 (0.51%) Front Office
10 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 47 (24.10%) Analyst
2 35 (17.95%) Developer
3 26 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 23 (11.79%) Business Analyst
5 15 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 14 (7.18%) Consultant
7 11 (5.64%) Test Manager
7 11 (5.64%) Architect
7 11 (5.64%) Oracle Consultant
8 8 (4.10%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.08%) Service Analyst
9 6 (3.08%) Administrator
9 6 (3.08%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.08%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (3.08%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 6 (3.08%) Junior
9 6 (3.08%) ScrumMaster
10 5 (2.56%) Senior Architect
10 5 (2.56%) Digital Architect
10 5 (2.56%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.31%) Web Services
2 13 (6.67%) J2EE
3 10 (5.13%) SOAP
3 10 (5.13%) Middleware
4 9 (4.62%) JMS
4 9 (4.62%) JNDI
4 9 (4.62%) HTML
4 9 (4.62%) JDBC
5 8 (4.10%) Play Framework
6 6 (3.08%) HTML5
6 6 (3.08%) Java SE
6 6 (3.08%) Java EE
6 6 (3.08%) Django
6 6 (3.08%) Java EE 5
6 6 (3.08%) CSS
7 5 (2.56%) .NET
7 5 (2.56%) jQuery
7 5 (2.56%) JSON
8 4 (2.05%) Spring
9 3 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.67%) DTV
3 9 (4.62%) Clustering
3 9 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.59%) User Experience
5 3 (1.54%) Social Media
5 3 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.54%) NHS
5 3 (1.54%) Interactive TV
6 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.51%) Informatics
7 1 (0.51%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.51%) PMI
7 1 (0.51%) IVR
7 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.74%) Windows
2 17 (8.72%) Linux
3 10 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.62%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.08%) UNIX
6 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.03%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.03%) VME
7 2 (1.03%) Android
7 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.51%) CentOS
8 1 (0.51%) Fedora
8 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (28.72%) Project Management
3 27 (13.85%) Test Scripting
4 26 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (11.28%) Service Management
6 22 (11.28%) ITIL
7 21 (10.77%) Risk Management
8 17 (8.72%) Migration
8 17 (8.72%) Open Source
9 16 (8.21%) Business Analysis
10 15 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 14 (7.18%) Software Testing
11 14 (7.18%) Programme Management
11 14 (7.18%) SOA
12 13 (6.67%) PRINCE2
12 13 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
12 13 (6.67%) Test Strategy
12 13 (6.67%) SDLC
13 12 (6.15%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (16.41%) Java
2 27 (13.85%) SQL
3 16 (8.21%) PL/SQL
4 14 (7.18%) Python
5 12 (6.15%) JavaScript
6 11 (5.64%) C++
7 9 (4.62%) Shell Script
7 9 (4.62%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 7 (3.59%) Ruby
8 7 (3.59%) Scala
9 6 (3.08%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.05%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.05%) VB
11 3 (1.54%) SAS Macro
11 3 (1.54%) PHP
12 2 (1.03%) C#
12 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.03%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.03%) COBOL
13 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (16.41%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.77%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.18%) Degree
4 10 (5.13%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.59%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (3.08%) OCP
6 6 (3.08%) OCA
6 6 (3.08%) OCAJ
7 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.54%) MCSE
8 3 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.54%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.03%) PMP
9 2 (1.03%) ISEB
10 1 (0.51%) MCP
10 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.51%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.69%) QA
2 10 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.56%) OpenView
2 4 (2.05%) Puppet
3 3 (1.54%) Netcool
3 3 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.03%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.03%) SCCM
5 1 (0.51%) yum
5 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.51%) MOM
5 1 (0.51%) logstash
Vendors
1 47 (24.10%) Oracle
2 30 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.26%) SAP
4 13 (6.67%) Informatica
5 12 (6.15%) HP
6 10 (5.13%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.54%) NetApp
7 3 (1.54%) Cerner
8 2 (1.03%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.03%) VMware
8 2 (1.03%) Apple
8 2 (1.03%) Symbian
9 1 (0.51%) Avaya
9 1 (0.51%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.51%) Google
9 1 (0.51%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.51%) Splunk
9 1 (0.51%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.51%) SaltStack
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