Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 23 3
Rank change year-on-year +15 -20 +7
Contract jobs citing Finance 153 239 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 12.52% 8.92% 15.43%
As % of the General category 68.30% 57.31% 66.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 199 235
North East median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £241 £249 £272
90th Percentile £670 £563 £583
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
North East median hourly rate £32.47 £27.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.24% -40.66% +223.73%
10th Percentile £15.44 £26.35 £16.05
90th Percentile £103.60 £27.65 £49.75
England median hourly rate £22.42 £22.84 £22.00
% change year-on-year -1.81% +3.80% +22.22%

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 224 417 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.33% 15.56% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 300 291
North East median daily rate £350 £389 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.97% -7.77% +14.31%
10th Percentile £225 £242 £256
90th Percentile £619 £563 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 18
North East median hourly rate £32.00 £19.11 £15.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.45% +26.56% -7.08%
10th Percentile £15.90 £9.99 £10.06
90th Percentile £87.67 £27.45 £46.65
England median hourly rate £25.50 £24.50 £24.93
% change year-on-year +4.08% -1.71% +13.30%

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 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the North East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 November 2017. 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 +10 101 £458 +7.65% 26
Durham +15 41 £350 - 7
Teesside - 1 £350 -
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 40 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (24.18%) Project Management
3 24 (15.69%) Oracle
4 23 (15.03%) Open Source
5 22 (14.38%) SQL
6 21 (13.73%) ITIL
7 20 (13.07%) PRINCE2
7 20 (13.07%) Management Information System
7 20 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (11.76%) Web Services
9 18 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 17 (11.11%) Degree
11 16 (10.46%) Change Management
11 16 (10.46%) SFIA
12 15 (9.80%) User Experience
12 15 (9.80%) Scrum
13 14 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (9.15%) Data Modelling
13 14 (9.15%) Waterfall
14 12 (7.84%) Linux
14 12 (7.84%) Resource Management
14 12 (7.84%) PMO
15 11 (7.19%) Security Cleared
15 11 (7.19%) Banking
16 10 (6.54%) Risk Management
16 10 (6.54%) Supplier Management
16 10 (6.54%) Unix
16 10 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (6.54%) ERP

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 7 (4.58%) Confluence
2 6 (3.92%) SAS
3 3 (1.96%) Drupal
3 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.31%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) CMS
5 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.65%) Kentico
5 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Maximo
1 6 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.27%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.96%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.65%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.61%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.65%) PaaS
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.61%) SMS
2 2 (1.31%) DHCP
2 2 (1.31%) DNS
2 2 (1.31%) Firewall
2 2 (1.31%) Internet
2 2 (1.31%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.31%) VPN
3 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.23%) MongoDB
2 8 (5.23%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.58%) Big Data
3 7 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.92%) Apache Hive
4 6 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (3.92%) Data Lake
4 6 (3.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.92%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.92%) HBase
4 6 (3.92%) Pentaho
5 4 (2.61%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.96%) ActiveReports
6 3 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.31%) MySQL
7 2 (1.31%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.31%) OLTP
7 2 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (5.23%) JIRA
2 6 (3.92%) ERwin
3 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.31%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.31%) Toad
5 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.65%) Selenium
General
1 11 (7.19%) Banking
2 7 (4.58%) Manufacturing
2 7 (4.58%) Marketing
3 6 (3.92%) Billing
4 4 (2.61%) Legal
4 4 (2.61%) Publishing
4 4 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.96%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.96%) Retail
6 2 (1.31%) Advertising
6 2 (1.31%) Automotive
6 2 (1.31%) Local Government
6 2 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (30.07%) Analyst
2 25 (16.34%) Business Analyst
3 23 (15.03%) Project Manager
4 13 (8.50%) Architect
5 11 (7.19%) Digital Analyst
5 11 (7.19%) Digital Business Analyst
5 11 (7.19%) Technical Leader
6 8 (5.23%) Designer
6 8 (5.23%) Financial Analyst
6 8 (5.23%) Technical Support
6 8 (5.23%) Test Analyst
7 7 (4.58%) Consultant
7 7 (4.58%) Digital Project Manager
7 7 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.92%) Data Architect
8 6 (3.92%) Lead Architect
8 6 (3.92%) Lead Data Architect
8 6 (3.92%) UAT Analyst
8 6 (3.92%) UAT Test Analyst
9 5 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.76%) Web Services
2 9 (5.88%) JSON
2 9 (5.88%) Middleware
2 9 (5.88%) RESTful
3 4 (2.61%) CSS
3 4 (2.61%) HTML
4 3 (1.96%) XML
5 2 (1.31%) Ajax
5 2 (1.31%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.65%) .NET
6 1 (0.65%) CSS3
6 1 (0.65%) Django
6 1 (0.65%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.65%) HTML5
6 1 (0.65%) jQuery
6 1 (0.65%) LINQ
6 1 (0.65%) REST
6 1 (0.65%) SOAP
6 1 (0.65%) Spring
6 1 (0.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.07%) Management Information System
2 19 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.80%) User Experience
4 8 (5.23%) CMDB
5 6 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.27%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.61%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.61%) NHS
8 2 (1.31%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.31%) IVR
9 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.65%) FMCG
9 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.65%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.65%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.84%) Linux
2 10 (6.54%) Unix
3 9 (5.88%) Windows
4 4 (2.61%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.31%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Solaris
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (24.18%) Project Management
3 23 (15.03%) Open Source
4 21 (13.73%) ITIL
5 20 (13.07%) PRINCE2
5 20 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (10.46%) Change Management
6 16 (10.46%) SFIA
7 15 (9.80%) Scrum
8 14 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (9.15%) Data Modelling
8 14 (9.15%) Waterfall
9 12 (7.84%) Resource Management
10 10 (6.54%) Analytics
10 10 (6.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (6.54%) ERP
10 10 (6.54%) Risk Management
10 10 (6.54%) Supplier Management
10 10 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (5.88%) Feasibility Study
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.38%) SQL
2 10 (6.54%) Shell Script
3 5 (3.27%) COBOL
4 4 (2.61%) Java
5 2 (1.31%) C
5 2 (1.31%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.65%) C#
6 1 (0.65%) C++
6 1 (0.65%) Delphi
6 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.65%) NATURAL
6 1 (0.65%) Python
6 1 (0.65%) Ruby
6 1 (0.65%) Scala
6 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (11.11%) Degree
2 11 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.23%) ISEB
4 7 (4.58%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (3.92%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (3.27%) PMP
7 4 (2.61%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.31%) APMP
8 2 (1.31%) CAPM
8 2 (1.31%) CCDP
8 2 (1.31%) CCIE
8 2 (1.31%) CCNP
8 2 (1.31%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.31%) CISM
8 2 (1.31%) CISSP
8 2 (1.31%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.84%) PMO
2 10 (6.54%) Data Quality
3 9 (5.88%) QA
4 4 (2.61%) SLA
5 3 (1.96%) GDPR
6 2 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.65%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.65%) LXC
2 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.65%) Puppet
2 1 (0.65%) SCCM
2 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (15.69%) Oracle
2 18 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.23%) SAP
4 6 (3.92%) CA
4 6 (3.92%) Informatica
4 6 (3.92%) Tableau
5 4 (2.61%) HP
6 3 (1.96%) Cisco
7 2 (1.31%) BT
7 2 (1.31%) Concur
7 2 (1.31%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.31%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.31%) Snow
7 2 (1.31%) ThinPrint
8 1 (0.65%) Adobe
8 1 (0.65%) Genesys
8 1 (0.65%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.65%) Sitecore