Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 15 16
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 -10
Contract jobs citing Finance 107 119 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 8.41% 9.67% 11.14%
As % of the General category 51.69% 54.09% 67.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 107 209
North East median daily rate £466 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.55% +9.86% -13.94%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £205
90th Percentile £675 £630 £541
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £47.83 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.64% +70.82% +154.55%
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £20.65
% change year-on-year -4.00% +21.07% -1.67%

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 207 220 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.27% 17.87% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 162 282
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £240 £226 £205
90th Percentile £675 £591 £530
England median daily rate £475 £467 £450
% change year-on-year +1.71% +3.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 13
North East median hourly rate £21.50 £26.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.31% -5.45% +125.87%
10th Percentile £15.19 £17.92 £11.30
90th Percentile £38.35 £36.75 £28.40
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.68
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.69% +4.48%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +5 84 £480 +21.52% 29
Durham -18 17 £369 +3.87% 10
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 38 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.97%) Project Management
3 22 (20.56%) Degree
4 20 (18.69%) SQL
5 18 (16.82%) Banking
6 17 (15.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (15.89%) Scrum
7 15 (14.02%) Programme Management
7 15 (14.02%) SFIA
8 14 (13.08%) PRINCE2
8 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
9 13 (12.15%) Linux
10 12 (11.21%) SAP
10 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (11.21%) Telecoms
10 12 (11.21%) Manufacturing
10 12 (11.21%) Resource Management
10 12 (11.21%) Marketing
11 11 (10.28%) Risk Management
11 11 (10.28%) ITIL
11 11 (10.28%) Security Cleared
11 11 (10.28%) Waterfall
11 11 (10.28%) Decision-Making
12 10 (9.35%) BDD
12 10 (9.35%) Product Management
12 10 (9.35%) Java
12 10 (9.35%) TDD
13 9 (8.41%) Business Development
13 9 (8.41%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (8.41%) Electronics

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 (4.67%) SAS
2 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.80%) Confluence
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.87%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (4.67%) SPSS
5 3 (2.80%) Open Workbench
6 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Epicor Vantage
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.93%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) PaaS
2 5 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.74%) SaaS
4 3 (2.80%) IaaS
4 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.87%) Office 365
6 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.93%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.93%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) Unified Communications
2 5 (4.67%) Firewall
3 4 (3.74%) BGP
3 4 (3.74%) DHCP
3 4 (3.74%) DNS
3 4 (3.74%) IP Telephony
3 4 (3.74%) Network Security
3 4 (3.74%) OSPF
3 4 (3.74%) SMS
3 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.74%) VPN
3 4 (3.74%) WAN
4 2 (1.87%) Skype
5 1 (0.93%) FTP
5 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.74%) Big Data
4 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.87%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.87%) MySQL
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) SpecFlow
2 4 (3.74%) JIRA
3 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.87%) GitLab
4 2 (1.87%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.87%) Selenium
4 2 (1.87%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.93%) Subversion
5 1 (0.93%) Toad
5 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.93%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (16.82%) Banking
2 12 (11.21%) Manufacturing
2 12 (11.21%) Marketing
2 12 (11.21%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.41%) Electronics
4 6 (5.61%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.61%) Legal
5 2 (1.87%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (25.23%) Project Manager
2 25 (23.36%) Analyst
3 22 (20.56%) Developer
4 12 (11.21%) IT Manager
5 11 (10.28%) IT Project Manager
6 10 (9.35%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Digital Project Manager
7 7 (6.54%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Migration Manager
9 4 (3.74%) Migration Project Manager
9 4 (3.74%) Product Owner
9 4 (3.74%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.80%) Senior Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.41%) .NET
2 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (6.54%) Web Services
4 4 (3.74%) SOAP
5 3 (2.80%) Velocity
6 2 (1.87%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.87%) J2EE
6 2 (1.87%) JDBC
6 2 (1.87%) Middleware
6 2 (1.87%) RESTful
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.93%) CSS
7 1 (0.93%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.93%) HTML
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.93%) XML
7 1 (0.93%) XSD
7 1 (0.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Data Centre
1 7 (6.54%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.67%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.74%) User Experience
4 4 (3.74%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.87%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.87%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) CMDB
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) PMI
6 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Linux
2 7 (6.54%) Windows
3 2 (1.87%) CentOS
3 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.97%) Project Management
3 17 (15.89%) Scrum
3 17 (15.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (14.02%) Programme Management
4 15 (14.02%) SFIA
5 14 (13.08%) PRINCE2
6 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (11.21%) Resource Management
7 11 (10.28%) Decision-Making
7 11 (10.28%) ITIL
7 11 (10.28%) Risk Management
7 11 (10.28%) Waterfall
8 10 (9.35%) BDD
8 10 (9.35%) Product Management
8 10 (9.35%) TDD
9 9 (8.41%) Business Development
9 9 (8.41%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (7.48%) Open Source
10 8 (7.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.69%) SQL
2 10 (9.35%) Java
3 9 (8.41%) C#
4 6 (5.61%) Python
4 6 (5.61%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.67%) R
6 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.87%) VB
8 1 (0.93%) Go
8 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (20.56%) Degree
2 11 (10.28%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (4.67%) CISSP
4 5 (4.67%) Master's Degree
5 4 (3.74%) CCDP
5 4 (3.74%) CCIE
5 4 (3.74%) CCNP
5 4 (3.74%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.74%) CISM
5 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.80%) APMG
6 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.87%) APMP
7 2 (1.87%) ISEB
7 2 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.87%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.87%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) IFRS
1 5 (4.67%) IFRS 9
2 3 (2.80%) PMO
2 3 (2.80%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) GCP
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) Ansible
1 3 (2.80%) Terraform
2 2 (1.87%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.93%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.21%) SAP
3 7 (6.54%) Oracle
4 5 (4.67%) Cisco
5 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.74%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.87%) Black Duck
7 2 (1.87%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.87%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.93%) Alibaba
8 1 (0.93%) Avaya
8 1 (0.93%) Capita
8 1 (0.93%) Epicor
8 1 (0.93%) Google
8 1 (0.93%) HP
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) Infor
8 1 (0.93%) Meraki
8 1 (0.93%) Sage