Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 9 25
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16 -21
Contract jobs citing Finance 119 149 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.33% 11.97% 8.64%
As % of the General category 51.74% 66.22% 56.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 129 199
North East median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £290 £244 £243
90th Percentile £675 £667 £563
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £17.10 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.28% -36.67% -16.73%
England median hourly rate £23.65 £22.00 £21.29
% change year-on-year +7.50% +3.36% -2.14%

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 230 225 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.03% 18.07% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 151 307
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% -8.43%
10th Percentile £224 £225 £240
90th Percentile £613 £615 £563
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £19.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.23% +12.51% +36.01%
10th Percentile £12.63 £15.67 £9.99
90th Percentile £33.95 £41.50 £27.45
England median hourly rate £24.11 £25.12 £24.41
% change year-on-year -4.00% +2.89% -0.53%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -8 85 £413 -14.51% 59
Durham -10 26 £413 +16.20% 9
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 43 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.85%) Project Management
3 17 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 17 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (13.45%) Degree
5 15 (12.61%) Scrum
5 15 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (12.61%) SQL
6 14 (11.76%) Banking
7 13 (10.92%) Manufacturing
7 13 (10.92%) Java
8 12 (10.08%) SAP
8 12 (10.08%) Python
9 11 (9.24%) Validation
9 11 (9.24%) Telecoms
9 11 (9.24%) Marketing
9 11 (9.24%) Linux
10 10 (8.40%) Oracle
10 10 (8.40%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (8.40%) Electronics
10 10 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (8.40%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.56%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.56%) DevOps
11 9 (7.56%) PRINCE2
12 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Excel
12 8 (6.72%) Configuration Management
12 8 (6.72%) Risk Management
12 8 (6.72%) Migration
12 8 (6.72%) Business Development

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%) SAS
2 3 (2.52%) Confluence
2 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (4.20%) SPSS
5 3 (2.52%) Open Workbench
6 2 (1.68%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.84%) Epicor Vantage
2 1 (0.84%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (0.84%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.84%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.84%) Sage 300 ERP
2 1 (0.84%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.84%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.36%) PaaS
5 3 (2.52%) IaaS
6 2 (1.68%) SaaS
7 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.84%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.84%) GitHub
7 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) Firewall
2 3 (2.52%) DNS
3 2 (1.68%) Network Security
3 2 (1.68%) SMS
3 2 (1.68%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.68%) VoIP
3 2 (1.68%) VPN
3 2 (1.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.84%) BGP
4 1 (0.84%) DHCP
4 1 (0.84%) FTP
4 1 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.84%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.84%) LAN
4 1 (0.84%) OSPF
4 1 (0.84%) Skype
4 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.84%) VLAN
4 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) MongoDB
1 6 (5.04%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.36%) Big Data
3 3 (2.52%) Power BI
4 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.84%) KDB
5 1 (0.84%) MySQL
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.04%) JIRA
3 5 (4.20%) Selenium
4 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.52%) JMeter
5 3 (2.52%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.68%) GitLab
6 2 (1.68%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.68%) JUnit
6 2 (1.68%) Maven
6 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.84%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.84%) Mockito
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.84%) Spock
7 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.84%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (11.76%) Banking
2 13 (10.92%) Manufacturing
3 11 (9.24%) Marketing
3 11 (9.24%) Telecoms
4 10 (8.40%) Electronics
5 5 (4.20%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.20%) Legal
5 5 (4.20%) Retail
6 3 (2.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Back Office
7 1 (0.84%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (25.21%) Project Manager
2 29 (24.37%) Analyst
3 13 (10.92%) IT Manager
4 12 (10.08%) IT Project Manager
5 10 (8.40%) Business Analyst
5 10 (8.40%) Developer
6 7 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Digital Project Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.36%) Junior
9 4 (3.36%) Migration Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Migration Project Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Programme Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Tester
10 3 (2.52%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (2.52%) Automation Tester
10 3 (2.52%) PMO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) Web Services
2 6 (5.04%) HTML
3 5 (4.20%) SOAP
4 4 (3.36%) RESTful
5 3 (2.52%) J2EE
5 3 (2.52%) JDBC
5 3 (2.52%) Taurus
6 2 (1.68%) .NET
6 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.68%) REST
6 2 (1.68%) Spring
6 2 (1.68%) Velocity
6 2 (1.68%) XML
6 2 (1.68%) XSD
6 2 (1.68%) XSLT
7 1 (0.84%) CSS3
7 1 (0.84%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.84%) Node.js
7 1 (0.84%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.20%) Credit Risk
2 5 (4.20%) User Experience
3 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.52%) AS400
4 3 (2.52%) iSeries
5 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.68%) PMI
6 1 (0.84%) CMDB
6 1 (0.84%) FMCG
6 1 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.84%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.84%) IVR
6 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.84%) NHS
6 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.84%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.24%) Linux
2 2 (1.68%) CentOS
3 1 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.85%) Project Management
3 17 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 17 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (12.61%) Scrum
5 11 (9.24%) Validation
6 10 (8.40%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (8.40%) Waterfall
7 9 (7.56%) DevOps
7 9 (7.56%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.56%) Test Automation
8 8 (6.72%) Business Development
8 8 (6.72%) Configuration Management
8 8 (6.72%) Decision-Making
8 8 (6.72%) Migration
8 8 (6.72%) Risk Management
9 7 (5.88%) Analytics
9 7 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.61%) SQL
2 13 (10.92%) Java
3 12 (10.08%) Python
4 7 (5.88%) R
5 6 (5.04%) C#
5 6 (5.04%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.20%) C++
7 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.68%) RPG
8 2 (1.68%) VB
8 2 (1.68%) XPath
9 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.84%) Go
9 1 (0.84%) Java 8
9 1 (0.84%) Korn
9 1 (0.84%) Ruby
9 1 (0.84%) Scala
9 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.84%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Degree
2 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.04%) Master's Degree
4 5 (4.20%) ISEB
5 4 (3.36%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.52%) CISSP
6 3 (2.52%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.68%) APMG
7 2 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.68%) CIMA
7 2 (1.68%) CISM
7 2 (1.68%) PMP
7 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.84%) ACCA
8 1 (0.84%) CCIE
8 1 (0.84%) CISA
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) PMO
2 6 (5.04%) QA
3 5 (4.20%) IFRS
3 5 (4.20%) IFRS 9
4 2 (1.68%) SLA
5 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.84%) P3O
5 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.88%) Docker
2 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) Ansible
2 6 (5.04%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.20%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (3.36%) Terraform
5 3 (2.52%) Puppet
6 2 (1.68%) SCCM
7 1 (0.84%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.84%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (10.08%) SAP
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle
3 7 (5.88%) Google
4 6 (5.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.52%) Cisco
6 2 (1.68%) Black Duck
6 2 (1.68%) IBM
6 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.68%) Sage
6 2 (1.68%) Tableau
7 1 (0.84%) Alibaba
7 1 (0.84%) Avaya
7 1 (0.84%) Epicor
7 1 (0.84%) Infor
7 1 (0.84%) Meraki
7 1 (0.84%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.84%) Solace
7 1 (0.84%) WorldPay