Period
to 24 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial
England > North East
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 26 11
Rank change year-on-year +9 -15 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 119 119 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.24% 8.17% 12.48%
As % of the General category 54.84% 43.12% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 95 206
North East median daily rate £455 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.75% +9.59% +0.34%
10th Percentile £295 £288 £205
90th Percentile £638 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
North East median hourly rate £13.38 £33.72 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.34% +20.43% +154.55%
10th Percentile £12.34 £33.72 £27.55
90th Percentile £14.51 £33.72 £28.30
England median hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -18.33% +39.53% +18.98%

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 217 276 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.85% 18.94% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 191 271
North East median daily rate £371 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -1.37% +12.31%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £205
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 14
North East median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.23% +26.83% +57.69%
10th Percentile £12.55 £11.33 £11.08
90th Percentile £37.95 £32.52 £28.35
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year +7.10% -6.99% +19.46%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the North East

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in the North East

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the North East over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in the North East

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +15 98 £455 +12.35% 29
Durham -5 18 £325 -18.75% 18
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Finance.

1 39 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.05%) Project Management
3 24 (20.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (19.33%) PRINCE2
5 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
5 22 (18.49%) Scrum
5 22 (18.49%) Banking
6 21 (17.65%) SFIA
7 20 (16.81%) ITIL
8 19 (15.97%) SQL
9 16 (13.45%) Degree
10 15 (12.61%) Linux
11 13 (10.92%) Test Scripting
12 12 (10.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (10.08%) Security Cleared
12 12 (10.08%) Open Source
12 12 (10.08%) Decision-Making
12 12 (10.08%) Management Information System
12 12 (10.08%) Risk Management
13 11 (9.24%) Oracle
13 11 (9.24%) Resource Management
13 11 (9.24%) TDD
13 11 (9.24%) BDD
14 10 (8.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (8.40%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (8.40%) Migration
14 10 (8.40%) Programme Management
14 10 (8.40%) Supplier Management
15 9 (7.56%) Business Analysis
15 9 (7.56%) Data Management

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.20%) Confluence
2 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.52%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.84%) CMS
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (5.04%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.84%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) PaaS
2 5 (4.20%) SaaS
3 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.52%) IaaS
3 3 (2.52%) Office 365
4 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.84%) FinancialForce
5 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.84%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) Unified Communications
2 5 (4.20%) Firewall
2 5 (4.20%) SMS
3 4 (3.36%) BGP
3 4 (3.36%) DHCP
3 4 (3.36%) DNS
3 4 (3.36%) InfiniBand
3 4 (3.36%) IP Telephony
3 4 (3.36%) Network Security
3 4 (3.36%) OSPF
3 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.36%) VPN
3 4 (3.36%) WAN
4 3 (2.52%) Skype
5 1 (0.84%) Internet
5 1 (0.84%) PBX
5 1 (0.84%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.68%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.84%) Big Data
5 1 (0.84%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.84%) HBase
5 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.84%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.84%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (5.04%) JIRA
1 6 (5.04%) SpecFlow
2 4 (3.36%) Toad
3 1 (0.84%) ERwin
3 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.84%) Subversion
3 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (18.49%) Banking
2 5 (4.20%) Marketing
2 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.52%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.68%) Billing
4 2 (1.68%) Electronics
4 2 (1.68%) Legal
4 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Advertising
5 1 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (21.01%) Project Manager
2 24 (20.17%) Analyst
3 20 (16.81%) Developer
4 15 (12.61%) Business Analyst
5 10 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.88%) IT Manager
8 6 (5.04%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Digital Project Manager
8 6 (5.04%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (5.04%) Senior Manager
8 6 (5.04%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Tester
9 5 (4.20%) Finance Manager
9 5 (4.20%) Finance Project Manager
9 5 (4.20%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.72%) .NET
2 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (5.04%) Web Services
4 4 (3.36%) J2EE
4 4 (3.36%) OpenMP
5 3 (2.52%) Middleware
5 3 (2.52%) SOAP
6 2 (1.68%) JSON
6 2 (1.68%) RESTful
6 2 (1.68%) XML
7 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.84%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.84%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.84%) ISPF
7 1 (0.84%) jQuery
7 1 (0.84%) Velocity
7 1 (0.84%) XSD
7 1 (0.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.72%) User Experience
4 7 (5.88%) Virtual Team
5 6 (5.04%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.36%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.68%) CMDB
7 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.68%) NHS
7 2 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.84%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.84%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.84%) PMI
8 1 (0.84%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.61%) Linux
2 8 (6.72%) Windows
3 4 (3.36%) SUSE
4 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.52%) Unix
5 1 (0.84%) AIX
5 1 (0.84%) Android
5 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.84%) HPUX
5 1 (0.84%) MVS
5 1 (0.84%) Solaris
5 1 (0.84%) VME
5 1 (0.84%) VMS
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.05%) Project Management
3 24 (20.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (19.33%) PRINCE2
5 22 (18.49%) Scrum
6 21 (17.65%) SFIA
7 20 (16.81%) ITIL
8 13 (10.92%) Test Scripting
9 12 (10.08%) Decision-Making
9 12 (10.08%) Open Source
9 12 (10.08%) Risk Management
10 11 (9.24%) BDD
10 11 (9.24%) Resource Management
10 11 (9.24%) TDD
11 10 (8.40%) Migration
11 10 (8.40%) Programme Management
11 10 (8.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (8.40%) Supplier Management
11 10 (8.40%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (7.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.97%) SQL
2 9 (7.56%) Java
3 8 (6.72%) C#
4 6 (5.04%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.84%) C
7 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.84%) JCL
7 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Degree
2 12 (10.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 12 (10.08%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.20%) CCDP
3 5 (4.20%) CCIE
3 5 (4.20%) CCNP
3 5 (4.20%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.20%) CISM
3 5 (4.20%) CISSP
3 5 (4.20%) ISEB
3 5 (4.20%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.36%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.36%) PMP
4 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.68%) APMP
6 2 (1.68%) CIPD
7 1 (0.84%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) QA
2 4 (3.36%) PMO
3 2 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.68%) GDPR
3 2 (1.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.84%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) GPFS
2 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.84%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (0.84%) RACF
3 1 (0.84%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) Ansible
2 2 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.84%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.24%) Oracle
3 7 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.04%) Cisco
5 5 (4.20%) SAP
6 4 (3.36%) NetApp
6 4 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.36%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.52%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.68%) Infor
8 2 (1.68%) Informatica
8 2 (1.68%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.68%) Polycom
9 1 (0.84%) Advent
9 1 (0.84%) BMC
9 1 (0.84%) Epicor
9 1 (0.84%) IFS
9 1 (0.84%) Snow
9 1 (0.84%) Tableau
9 1 (0.84%) Xero