Period
to 18 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 18 September 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 21 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -16
Contract jobs citing Finance 89 74 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 9.67% 8.11% 10.11%
As % of the General category 50.28% 54.41% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 70 197
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £421 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.76% +20.36% -21.35%
10th Percentile £285 £233 £205
90th Percentile £675 £708 £527
North East median daily rate £450 £400 £359
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.50% -15.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £47.83 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +70.82% +154.55%
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £47.83 £28.00
% change year-on-year -68.64% +70.82% +154.55%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 177 136 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.24% 14.91% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 96 255
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £404 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.93% +3.93% -12.50%
10th Percentile £225 £239 £205
90th Percentile £675 £631 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.28% +3.64% +122.67%
10th Percentile £15.33 £25.05 £12.25
90th Percentile £39.70 £41.50 £28.10
North East median hourly rate £15.90 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -42.20% - +122.67%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Tyne and Wear

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Tyne and Wear

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Tyne and Wear

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Tyne and Wear

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 87 £480 +10.98% 20
Gateshead -2 1 £450 +12.50% 3
South Shields - 1 £325 -
Finance
North East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Finance.

1 37 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.58%) Project Management
3 19 (21.35%) Degree
4 18 (20.22%) SQL
5 17 (19.10%) Linux
5 17 (19.10%) Scrum
5 17 (19.10%) Banking
6 15 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
8 13 (14.61%) Programme Management
9 12 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (13.48%) ITIL
9 12 (13.48%) SFIA
10 11 (12.36%) PRINCE2
10 11 (12.36%) C#
10 11 (12.36%) Risk Management
10 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
10 11 (12.36%) Resource Management
10 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
11 10 (11.24%) Waterfall
11 10 (11.24%) Marketing
11 10 (11.24%) Validation
11 10 (11.24%) Python
11 10 (11.24%) Decision-Making
12 9 (10.11%) Java
12 9 (10.11%) Manufacturing
12 9 (10.11%) Business Development
12 9 (10.11%) TDD
12 9 (10.11%) BDD
13 8 (8.99%) Amazon AWS

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (5.62%) SAS
2 4 (4.49%) Confluence
3 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.25%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (5.62%) SPSS
4 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.37%) Open Workbench
5 2 (2.25%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.12%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.12%) Sage 300 ERP
1 1 (1.12%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.62%) PaaS
3 4 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.37%) IaaS
4 3 (3.37%) SaaS
5 2 (2.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) DNS
1 5 (5.62%) Unified Communications
2 4 (4.49%) Firewall
3 3 (3.37%) BGP
3 3 (3.37%) DHCP
3 3 (3.37%) IP Telephony
3 3 (3.37%) Network Security
3 3 (3.37%) OSPF
3 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.37%) VPN
3 3 (3.37%) WAN
4 2 (2.25%) Skype
4 2 (2.25%) VoIP
5 1 (1.12%) FTP
5 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.62%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.49%) Big Data
4 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.25%) Power BI
5 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.12%) KDB
6 1 (1.12%) MySQL
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) SpecFlow
2 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.49%) JIRA
4 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.25%) GitLab
4 2 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.12%) JMeter
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.12%) Selenium
5 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (19.10%) Banking
2 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
3 10 (11.24%) Marketing
4 9 (10.11%) Manufacturing
5 8 (8.99%) Electronics
6 6 (6.74%) Financial Institution
6 6 (6.74%) Legal
7 2 (2.25%) Advertising
8 1 (1.12%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.12%) Retail
8 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (30.34%) Project Manager
2 19 (21.35%) Developer
3 17 (19.10%) Analyst
4 12 (13.48%) IT Manager
5 11 (12.36%) IT Project Manager
6 7 (7.87%) Digital Project Manager
6 7 (7.87%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.62%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.62%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Migration Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Migration Project Manager
10 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Junior
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) .NET
2 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (6.74%) Web Services
4 4 (4.49%) HTML
5 3 (3.37%) SOAP
5 3 (3.37%) Velocity
6 2 (2.25%) J2EE
6 2 (2.25%) JDBC
6 2 (2.25%) Middleware
6 2 (2.25%) RESTful
7 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (1.12%) jBPM
7 1 (1.12%) Taurus
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.62%) Credit Risk
2 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.37%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.25%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.25%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) CMDB
5 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.12%) PMI
5 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.10%) Linux
2 6 (6.74%) Windows
3 2 (2.25%) CentOS
3 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.58%) Project Management
3 17 (19.10%) Scrum
4 15 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (14.61%) Programme Management
6 12 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (13.48%) ITIL
6 12 (13.48%) SFIA
7 11 (12.36%) PRINCE2
7 11 (12.36%) Resource Management
7 11 (12.36%) Risk Management
8 10 (11.24%) Decision-Making
8 10 (11.24%) Validation
8 10 (11.24%) Waterfall
9 9 (10.11%) BDD
9 9 (10.11%) Business Development
9 9 (10.11%) TDD
10 8 (8.99%) DevOps
10 8 (8.99%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (7.87%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.22%) SQL
2 11 (12.36%) C#
3 10 (11.24%) Python
4 9 (10.11%) Java
5 7 (7.87%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.62%) R
7 4 (4.49%) C++
7 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.12%) Go
9 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.12%) Ruby
9 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) Degree
2 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) Master's Degree
3 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (4.49%) CISSP
4 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.37%) APMG
5 3 (3.37%) CCDP
5 3 (3.37%) CCIE
5 3 (3.37%) CCNP
5 3 (3.37%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.37%) CISM
6 2 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.12%) GCIA
7 1 (1.12%) GIAC
7 1 (1.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) IFRS
1 5 (5.62%) IFRS 9
2 4 (4.49%) GCP
3 2 (2.25%) PMO
3 2 (2.25%) QA
4 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) Docker
2 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) Ansible
2 5 (5.62%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.37%) Puppet
3 3 (3.37%) Terraform
4 1 (1.12%) Nessus
4 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) SAP
3 5 (5.62%) Google
4 4 (4.49%) Cisco
4 4 (4.49%) Oracle
4 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.49%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.25%) Black Duck
5 2 (2.25%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.25%) Sage
5 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.12%) Avaya
6 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.12%) Meraki
6 1 (1.12%) Qualys
6 1 (1.12%) Sybase
6 1 (1.12%) WorldPay