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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 26 8
Rank change year-on-year +17 -18  
Contract jobs citing Finance 59 153 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 10.46% 9.46% 12.23%
As % of the General category 50.86% 68.30% 64.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 107 69
North East median daily rate £378 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.02% -15.00%  
10th Percentile £254 £203 £261
90th Percentile £657 £493 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 10
North East median hourly rate £47.83 £28.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.82% +133.33%  
England median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00%  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 116 224 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 20.57% 13.84% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 201 157
North East median daily rate £350 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +1.49%  
10th Percentile £183 £205 £250
90th Percentile £650 £490 £530
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
North East median hourly rate £30.25 £27.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.00% +113.46%  
10th Percentile £21.10 £9.63 £10.37
90th Percentile £47.83 £37.73 £39.65
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +10 32 £385 +13.23% 16
Durham +8 16 £380 -10.58% 13
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Finance.

1 31 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.02%) Project Management
3 15 (13.51%) Scrum
4 14 (12.61%) Oracle
4 14 (12.61%) DevOps
5 13 (11.71%) User Experience
6 12 (10.81%) ITIL
7 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2
7 11 (9.91%) C#
7 11 (9.91%) Telecoms
7 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (9.01%) Configuration Management
8 10 (9.01%) SQL
8 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
9 9 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.11%) HTML
9 9 (8.11%) SAP
9 9 (8.11%) TDD
9 9 (8.11%) Programme Management
9 9 (8.11%) Marketing
10 8 (7.21%) CSS
10 8 (7.21%) .NET
10 8 (7.21%) Unit4 Business World
10 8 (7.21%) Change Management
10 8 (7.21%) Manufacturing
10 8 (7.21%) Jenkins
10 8 (7.21%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.31%) Data Protection
11 7 (6.31%) Amazon AWS

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 2 (1.80%) Confluence
1 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (1.80%) IIS
1 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.90%) CMS
2 1 (0.90%) JBoss
2 1 (0.90%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.90%) SAS
2 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (6.31%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.80%) InVision
4 2 (1.80%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (3.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.90%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.90%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.90%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.90%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) OpenScape
2 1 (0.90%) AMQP
2 1 (0.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.80%) Big Data
4 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.80%) MySQL
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.90%) ActiveReports
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.90%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.90%) HBase
5 1 (0.90%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.60%) Maven
2 4 (3.60%) SonarQube
2 4 (3.60%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (3.60%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.70%) JIRA
4 2 (1.80%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.80%) Selenium
4 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.90%) ERwin
5 1 (0.90%) JMeter
5 1 (0.90%) JUnit
5 1 (0.90%) LSMW
5 1 (0.90%) RSpec
5 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (9.91%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.11%) Marketing
3 8 (7.21%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.41%) Banking
4 6 (5.41%) General Ledger
5 5 (4.50%) Legal
5 5 (4.50%) Retail
6 4 (3.60%) Electronics
7 3 (2.70%) Advertising
7 3 (2.70%) Back Office
8 2 (1.80%) Billing
8 2 (1.80%) Local Government
8 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.90%) Automotive
9 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.90%) Games
9 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (20.72%) Analyst
2 21 (18.92%) Project Manager
3 15 (13.51%) Developer
4 8 (7.21%) Financial Analyst
4 8 (7.21%) Test Analyst
5 7 (6.31%) Consultant
5 7 (6.31%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.41%) Designer
6 6 (5.41%) Senior Manager
7 5 (4.50%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (4.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) IT Manager
7 5 (4.50%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (4.50%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) Sitecore Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.60%) Implementation Manager
8 4 (3.60%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) HTML
2 8 (7.21%) .NET
2 8 (7.21%) CSS
3 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.60%) REST
5 3 (2.70%) Web Services
5 3 (2.70%) WPF
6 2 (1.80%) Ajax
6 2 (1.80%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.80%) CSS3
6 2 (1.80%) Django
6 2 (1.80%) HTML5
6 2 (1.80%) JSON
6 2 (1.80%) Middleware
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.80%) XML
7 1 (0.90%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.90%) RESTful
7 1 (0.90%) Sass
7 1 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) User Experience
2 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.21%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.60%) PMI
5 3 (2.70%) CMDB
5 3 (2.70%) IVR
6 2 (1.80%) Fintech
6 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.80%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.90%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.41%) Linux
2 4 (3.60%) Windows
3 2 (1.80%) Android
3 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.02%) Project Management
3 15 (13.51%) Scrum
4 14 (12.61%) DevOps
5 12 (10.81%) ITIL
6 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2
7 10 (9.01%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (8.11%) Programme Management
8 9 (8.11%) TDD
9 8 (7.21%) Change Management
10 7 (6.31%) BDD
10 7 (6.31%) Data Protection
10 7 (6.31%) ERP
10 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.31%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.31%) Service Management
10 7 (6.31%) Waterfall
11 6 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (5.41%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.91%) C#
2 10 (9.01%) SQL
3 5 (4.50%) Python
4 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.60%) Perl
5 3 (2.70%) Java
5 3 (2.70%) Ruby
5 3 (2.70%) Scala
6 2 (1.80%) C
6 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.90%) ABAP
7 1 (0.90%) C++
7 1 (0.90%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.90%) VB
7 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) Degree
1 7 (6.31%) ISEB
1 7 (6.31%) ISTQB
2 6 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (4.50%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) PMP
5 2 (1.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.80%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.90%) CCAB
6 1 (0.90%) CISSP
6 1 (0.90%) HND
6 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) PMO
2 3 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.90%) LXC
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) Puppet
2 6 (5.41%) Ansible
3 5 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) Oracle
2 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.11%) SAP
4 5 (4.50%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.60%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.80%) Adobe
6 2 (1.80%) BT
6 2 (1.80%) HP
6 2 (1.80%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.80%) Siemens
7 1 (0.90%) AlgoSec
7 1 (0.90%) CA
7 1 (0.90%) Informatica
7 1 (0.90%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.90%) Tableau
7 1 (0.90%) WorldPay
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