Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 25 4
Rank change year-on-year +16 -21 +13
Contract jobs citing Finance 114 175 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 12.27% 8.52% 16.85%
As % of the General category 74.51% 58.72% 75.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 151 200
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £438 £459 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +4.62% +17.00%
10th Percentile £244 £300 £286
90th Percentile £638 £563 £588
North East median daily rate £400 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -13.04% +2.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.10 £33.72 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.29% -29.01% -
10th Percentile £15.21 £33.72 £24.73
90th Percentile £105.43 £33.72 £50.35
North East median hourly rate £17.10 £33.72 £45.50
% change year-on-year -49.29% -25.89% +175.76%

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 153 298 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.47% 14.50% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 218 217
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £225 £264 £263
90th Percentile £638 £563 £552
North East median daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +19.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.10 £33.72 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.29% +110.75% -58.44%
10th Percentile £15.21 £33.72 £9.95
90th Percentile £105.43 £33.72 £48.95
North East median hourly rate £29.80 £33.72 £14.10
% change year-on-year -11.63% +139.15% -59.71%

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 17 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 January 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 +17 112 £438 -2.78% 32
Sunderland +2 2 - - 8
Finance
North East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Finance.

1 39 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.07%) Project Management
3 26 (22.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (21.05%) ITIL
5 23 (20.18%) Open Source
6 21 (18.42%) SFIA
7 20 (17.54%) Management Information System
8 19 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 18 (15.79%) Web Services
9 18 (15.79%) Scrum
10 17 (14.91%) Linux
10 17 (14.91%) User Experience
11 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (13.16%) Data Modelling
11 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
11 15 (13.16%) Change Management
11 15 (13.16%) Banking
11 15 (13.16%) Degree
11 15 (13.16%) Resource Management
12 14 (12.28%) Waterfall
13 12 (10.53%) Risk Management
13 12 (10.53%) SQL
13 12 (10.53%) Oracle
14 10 (8.77%) Feasibility Study
14 10 (8.77%) Supplier Management
15 9 (7.89%) Business Analysis
15 9 (7.89%) CMDB
15 9 (7.89%) Test Scripting
15 9 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 9 (7.89%) JSON

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 8 (7.02%) Confluence
2 5 (4.39%) SAS
3 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.75%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.88%) Apache
4 1 (0.88%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) Drupal
4 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.88%) Kentico
4 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.88%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Office 365
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.75%) PaaS
2 2 (1.75%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) FinancialForce
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) InfiniBand
2 3 (2.63%) Firewall
2 3 (2.63%) Internet
3 2 (1.75%) DHCP
3 2 (1.75%) DNS
3 2 (1.75%) SMS
3 2 (1.75%) VPN
4 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.88%) Skype
4 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.26%) Big Data
2 6 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.39%) Apache Hive
3 5 (4.39%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (4.39%) Data Lake
3 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.39%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.39%) HBase
3 5 (4.39%) Pentaho
3 5 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.75%) ActiveReports
5 2 (1.75%) OLTP
6 1 (0.88%) Adabas
6 1 (0.88%) MySQL
6 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) JIRA
2 5 (4.39%) ERwin
General
1 15 (13.16%) Banking
2 6 (5.26%) Marketing
3 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.51%) Publishing
4 3 (2.63%) Legal
5 2 (1.75%) Advertising
5 2 (1.75%) Billing
5 2 (1.75%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (30.70%) Analyst
2 25 (21.93%) Business Analyst
3 21 (18.42%) Project Manager
4 11 (9.65%) Digital Analyst
4 11 (9.65%) Digital Business Analyst
5 10 (8.77%) Digital Project Manager
6 9 (7.89%) Technical Leader
6 9 (7.89%) Technical Support
7 7 (6.14%) Designer
7 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Senior Manager
7 7 (6.14%) Senior Project Manager
7 7 (6.14%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) Senior Digital Project Manager
9 5 (4.39%) Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Data Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Digital Designer
9 5 (4.39%) Lead Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Lead Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.79%) Web Services
2 9 (7.89%) JSON
2 9 (7.89%) Middleware
2 9 (7.89%) RESTful
3 4 (3.51%) OpenMP
4 3 (2.63%) CSS
4 3 (2.63%) HTML
4 3 (2.63%) XML
5 1 (0.88%) .NET
5 1 (0.88%) Ajax
5 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.88%) ISPF
5 1 (0.88%) J2EE
5 1 (0.88%) jQuery
5 1 (0.88%) LINQ
5 1 (0.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.54%) Management Information System
2 17 (14.91%) User Experience
3 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.89%) CMDB
5 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.39%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.51%) Grid Computing
6 4 (3.51%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.63%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.63%) NHS
8 2 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.75%) IVR
9 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.88%) FMCG
9 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.88%) PMI
9 1 (0.88%) Tandem
9 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.88%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.91%) Linux
2 8 (7.02%) Unix
3 6 (5.26%) Windows
4 4 (3.51%) SUSE
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.75%) Solaris
6 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) AIX
7 1 (0.88%) Android
7 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.88%) HPUX
7 1 (0.88%) MVS
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.88%) VME
7 1 (0.88%) VMS
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.07%) Project Management
3 26 (22.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (21.05%) ITIL
5 23 (20.18%) Open Source
6 21 (18.42%) SFIA
7 19 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 18 (15.79%) Scrum
9 15 (13.16%) Change Management
9 15 (13.16%) Data Modelling
9 15 (13.16%) Resource Management
10 14 (12.28%) Waterfall
11 12 (10.53%) Risk Management
12 10 (8.77%) Feasibility Study
12 10 (8.77%) Supplier Management
13 9 (7.89%) DevOps
13 9 (7.89%) High Availability
13 9 (7.89%) Identity Access Management
13 9 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (7.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.53%) SQL
2 8 (7.02%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.51%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.75%) COBOL
4 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.88%) C
5 1 (0.88%) C#
5 1 (0.88%) Delphi
5 1 (0.88%) Java
5 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.88%) JCL
5 1 (0.88%) NATURAL
5 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Degree
2 9 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (7.02%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.39%) PMP
6 2 (1.75%) APMP
6 2 (1.75%) CAPM
6 2 (1.75%) CCDP
6 2 (1.75%) CCIE
6 2 (1.75%) CCNP
6 2 (1.75%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.75%) CISM
6 2 (1.75%) CISSP
6 2 (1.75%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) Data Quality
2 8 (7.02%) QA
3 5 (4.39%) PMO
4 4 (3.51%) GDPR
4 4 (3.51%) SLA
5 3 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.88%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) GPFS
2 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (0.88%) RACF
3 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Ansible
2 2 (1.75%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.53%) Oracle
3 6 (5.26%) Informatica
4 5 (4.39%) CA
4 5 (4.39%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.39%) SAP
4 5 (4.39%) Tableau
5 4 (3.51%) HP
5 4 (3.51%) NetApp
6 3 (2.63%) Cisco
6 3 (2.63%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.75%) Concur
7 2 (1.75%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.75%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.75%) Snow
7 2 (1.75%) ThinPrint
8 1 (0.88%) IFS
8 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.88%) Xero