Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 10 32
Rank change year-on-year -27 +22 -27
Contract jobs citing Finance 63 124 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.05% 12.45% 7.36%
As % of the General category 42.57% 70.86% 53.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 99 131
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £305 £249 £268
90th Percentile £600 £638 £563
North East median daily rate £375 £400 £475
% change year-on-year -6.25% -15.79% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £15.50 £33.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -54.03% -29.01%
North East median hourly rate - £15.50 £33.72
% change year-on-year - -54.03% -25.89%

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 148 175 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 14.20% 17.57% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 117 202
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £405 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £292 £236 £263
90th Percentile £585 £624 £563
North East median daily rate £375 £368 £400
% change year-on-year +2.04% -8.13% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £43.50 £15.50 £11.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +180.65% +36.80% -38.76%
North East median hourly rate £17.89 £16.30 £11.33
% change year-on-year +9.75% +43.87% -31.31%

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 -24 59 £413 -8.33% 39
Gateshead - 2 £418 - 1
Sunderland -3 1 £375 - 2
South Shields - 1 £325 -
Finance
North East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (17.46%) Programme Management
4 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (12.70%) Project Management
5 8 (12.70%) SQL
5 8 (12.70%) ITIL
5 8 (12.70%) Critical Success Factor
5 8 (12.70%) PMO
6 7 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 7 (11.11%) Degree
6 7 (11.11%) Scrum
7 6 (9.52%) Banking
7 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.52%) Linux
7 6 (9.52%) Java
8 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.94%) Python
8 5 (7.94%) Oracle
8 5 (7.94%) Retail
8 5 (7.94%) AS400
8 5 (7.94%) iSeries
8 5 (7.94%) Financial Analysis
8 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
8 5 (7.94%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (6.35%) Programme Delivery
9 4 (6.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (6.35%) Data Science

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 1 (1.59%) Confluence
1 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.59%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.59%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) GitHub
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) DNS
1 1 (1.59%) Firewall
1 1 (1.59%) LAN
1 1 (1.59%) Network Security
1 1 (1.59%) Skype
1 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.59%) VoIP
1 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
1 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.17%) Power BI
3 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.59%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) KDB
3 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.76%) JIRA
2 3 (4.76%) JMeter
2 3 (4.76%) Selenium
2 3 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) JUnit
3 2 (3.17%) Maven
4 1 (1.59%) Mockito
4 1 (1.59%) Spock
4 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (9.52%) Banking
2 5 (7.94%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Electronics
3 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.35%) Marketing
3 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Analyst
2 8 (12.70%) Business Analyst
3 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.94%) Programme Director
4 5 (7.94%) Programmer
5 4 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Automation Tester
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) PMO Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Tester
7 2 (3.17%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Finance Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle Financials Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) HTML
2 3 (4.76%) RESTful
2 3 (4.76%) Taurus
2 3 (4.76%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) REST
3 2 (3.17%) SOAP
3 2 (3.17%) Spring
3 2 (3.17%) XML
3 2 (3.17%) XSD
3 2 (3.17%) XSLT
4 1 (1.59%) .NET
4 1 (1.59%) CSS
4 1 (1.59%) EJB
4 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.59%) J2EE
4 1 (1.59%) JDBC
4 1 (1.59%) JSP
4 1 (1.59%) Servlets
4 1 (1.59%) Swing
4 1 (1.59%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.94%) AS400
1 5 (7.94%) iSeries
2 3 (4.76%) CMDB
2 3 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.76%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) PMI
4 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.59%) IVR
4 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Unix
2 1 (1.59%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (17.46%) Programme Management
4 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (12.70%) Critical Success Factor
5 8 (12.70%) ITIL
5 8 (12.70%) Project Management
6 7 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 7 (11.11%) Scrum
7 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.94%) Financial Analysis
8 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.94%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (6.35%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (6.35%) Data Science
9 4 (6.35%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (6.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (6.35%) Programme Delivery
9 4 (6.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) Java
3 5 (7.94%) Python
4 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.35%) RPG
5 3 (4.76%) C#
5 3 (4.76%) C++
5 3 (4.76%) R
6 2 (3.17%) XPath
7 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.59%) COBOL
7 1 (1.59%) Java 8
7 1 (1.59%) Korn
7 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.59%) Scala
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.76%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.17%) ISEB
4 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) APMG
5 1 (1.59%) CIMA
5 1 (1.59%) CISA
5 1 (1.59%) CISM
5 1 (1.59%) CISSP
5 1 (1.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.59%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) PMO
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) P3O
3 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (1.59%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle
2 4 (6.35%) Google
2 4 (6.35%) SAP
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Tableau
4 2 (3.17%) IBM
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco
5 1 (1.59%) Genesys
5 1 (1.59%) Sage
5 1 (1.59%) Solace
5 1 (1.59%) SonicWALL
5 1 (1.59%) Sybase