The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 447 444 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.20% 38.54% 50.40%
As % of the General category 66.82% 71.04% 76.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 183 276
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Finance
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
669 625 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 51.19% 54.25% 65.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 249 328
Average daily rate £425 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 11
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% +9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.46%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Edinburgh region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Edinburgh region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 265 (30.32%) Banking
2 151 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 125 (14.30%) Retail
4 119 (13.62%) Project Management
5 112 (12.81%) Migration
6 93 (10.64%) SQL
7 88 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
8 84 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
9 82 (9.38%) Retail Banking
10 71 (8.12%) Asset Management
10 71 (8.12%) Oracle
11 70 (8.01%) Windows
12 66 (7.55%) Microsoft
13 57 (6.52%) SQL Server
14 53 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
15 50 (5.72%) Business Analysis
15 50 (5.72%) Investment Management
16 48 (5.49%) SAS
17 43 (4.92%) .NET
18 41 (4.69%) MS Excel
19 38 (4.35%) PRINCE2
20 37 (4.23%) C#
21 34 (3.89%) UNIX
22 33 (3.78%) Java
23 31 (3.55%) JavaScript
23 31 (3.55%) User Acceptance Testing
23 31 (3.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
24 30 (3.43%) Business Intelligence
24 30 (3.43%) Mainframe
24 30 (3.43%) Data Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (5.49%) SAS
2 24 (2.75%) WebSphere
3 15 (1.72%) Lync
4 10 (1.14%) CMS
5 9 (1.03%) JBoss
5 9 (1.03%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.03%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.92%) CICS
7 7 (0.80%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.57%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (0.46%) TeamSite
10 4 (0.46%) IIS
10 4 (0.46%) Apache
10 4 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.34%) Node.js
11 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.34%) Jetty
12 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 41 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.86%) MS Office
3 20 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.95%) MS Project
6 2 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (2.29%) Markit EDM
2 11 (1.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (0.57%) Agresso
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.11%) Eagle STAR
7 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.11%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.92%) SAN
2 5 (0.57%) HTTP
3 4 (0.46%) Intranet
3 4 (0.46%) NAS
4 3 (0.34%) Internet
5 2 (0.23%) Firewall
5 2 (0.23%) Connectrix
5 2 (0.23%) SSL
5 2 (0.23%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.23%) LDAP
5 2 (0.23%) ATM
5 2 (0.23%) VoIP
6 1 (0.11%) WAN
6 1 (0.11%) LAN
6 1 (0.11%) DNS
6 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.26%) Cognos Report Studio
5 11 (1.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 11 (1.26%) Cognos Transformer
6 10 (1.14%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.14%) DB2
7 9 (1.03%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 6 (0.69%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.57%) MySQL
11 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.46%) QlikView
12 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.34%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.69%) Subversion
3 5 (0.57%) Eclipse
3 5 (0.57%) Mercurial
4 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.46%) ERwin
5 3 (0.34%) Introscope
5 3 (0.34%) Ant
5 3 (0.34%) Selenium
5 3 (0.34%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.23%) Grunt
6 2 (0.23%) JBehave
6 2 (0.23%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.23%) Maven
6 2 (0.23%) JIRA
6 2 (0.23%) PeopleTools
6 2 (0.23%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.11%) NUnit
General
1 265 (30.32%) Banking
2 125 (14.30%) Retail
3 82 (9.38%) Retail Banking
4 18 (2.06%) Marketing
5 15 (1.72%) Front Office
6 14 (1.60%) Advertising
7 13 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.37%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.80%) Publishing
9 7 (0.80%) Legal
9 7 (0.80%) Back Office
10 3 (0.34%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.23%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.23%) German Language
11 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.11%) International Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 270 (30.89%) Analyst
2 143 (16.36%) Developer
3 137 (15.68%) Project Manager
4 114 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 58 (6.64%) Architect
6 52 (5.95%) Consultant
7 35 (4.00%) Programme Manager
8 27 (3.09%) .NET Developer
9 26 (2.97%) Test Analyst
10 25 (2.86%) Senior Manager
11 21 (2.40%) Senior Project Manager
12 20 (2.29%) Data Analyst
12 20 (2.29%) SAS Developer
13 19 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
13 19 (2.17%) PMO Analyst
14 18 (2.06%) Administrator
14 18 (2.06%) Solutions Architect
15 16 (1.83%) Systems Analyst
16 14 (1.60%) IT Project Manager
17 13 (1.49%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.92%) .NET
2 27 (3.09%) jQuery
3 25 (2.86%) XML
4 24 (2.75%) HTML
5 21 (2.40%) CSS
5 21 (2.40%) ASP.NET
6 13 (1.49%) Middleware
7 11 (1.26%) .NET Framework
8 10 (1.14%) WPF
8 10 (1.14%) Web Services
9 7 (0.80%) Application Packaging
9 7 (0.80%) Java EE
10 6 (0.69%) NHibernate
10 6 (0.69%) JSF
10 6 (0.69%) WCF
11 5 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.57%) HTML5
11 5 (0.57%) CSS3
11 5 (0.57%) Android SDK
11 5 (0.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (3.43%) Mainframe
3 24 (2.75%) Credit Risk
4 21 (2.40%) Management Information System
5 16 (1.83%) Derivative
6 13 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.03%) Digital Media
9 8 (0.92%) FMCG
10 7 (0.80%) User Experience
11 6 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.69%) Replication
11 6 (0.69%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.57%) Statistics
12 5 (0.57%) Online Banking
12 5 (0.57%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.46%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
13 4 (0.46%) Clustering
14 3 (0.34%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 70 (8.01%) Windows
2 34 (3.89%) UNIX
3 27 (3.09%) Linux
4 26 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (1.83%) Windows 7
6 15 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.60%) Android
8 13 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.26%) Windows 2000
9 11 (1.26%) AIX
10 10 (1.14%) zOS
11 7 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.46%) Solaris
13 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.23%) HPUX
14 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.23%) MVS
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
2 119 (13.62%) Project Management
3 112 (12.81%) Migration
4 88 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (8.12%) Asset Management
6 50 (5.72%) Business Analysis
6 50 (5.72%) Investment Management
7 38 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 31 (3.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 31 (3.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 30 (3.43%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (3.43%) Data Management
10 27 (3.09%) Data Migration
11 25 (2.86%) Change Management
12 24 (2.75%) Data Analysis
13 23 (2.63%) ITIL
14 22 (2.52%) Scrum
14 22 (2.52%) Test Scripting
15 21 (2.40%) Analytics
16 19 (2.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 93 (10.64%) SQL
2 37 (4.23%) C#
3 33 (3.78%) Java
4 31 (3.55%) JavaScript
5 25 (2.86%) VBA
6 12 (1.37%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.14%) VBScript
8 8 (0.92%) VB
8 8 (0.92%) C
8 8 (0.92%) Objective-C
9 5 (0.57%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.46%) VB6
11 3 (0.34%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.23%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.23%) REXX
12 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.23%) JCL
12 2 (0.23%) Korn
12 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (2.52%) Degree
2 12 (1.37%) CISSP
3 9 (1.03%) ISEB
4 7 (0.80%) CISA
5 6 (0.69%) CISM
5 6 (0.69%) PMI Certification
5 6 (0.69%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.57%) CEH
6 5 (0.57%) CISMP
7 4 (0.46%) PMP
7 4 (0.46%) HNC
7 4 (0.46%) HND
7 4 (0.46%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.34%) MCSE
8 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.34%) ACCA
9 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.23%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.95%) QA
2 9 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (0.92%) SLA
3 8 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.80%) EMIR
5 5 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.34%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.34%) FINREP
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) COREP
System Software
1 29 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.46%) RACF
3 4 (0.46%) SRDF
4 3 (0.34%) ACF2
4 3 (0.34%) MetaFrame
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.23%) XenApp
5 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.14%) SCCM
3 5 (0.57%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.34%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.34%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.23%) SCOM
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.23%) OpenView
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.11%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 71 (8.12%) Oracle
2 66 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 24 (2.75%) Charles River
4 23 (2.63%) IBM
5 18 (2.06%) Teradata
6 16 (1.83%) HP
7 14 (1.60%) Citrix
7 14 (1.60%) Cognos
8 13 (1.49%) VMware
9 11 (1.26%) Informatica
10 10 (1.14%) Ab Initio
11 9 (1.03%) Altiris
12 7 (0.80%) Polycom
12 7 (0.80%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.80%) EMC
13 6 (0.69%) Chordiant
13 6 (0.69%) Business Objects
13 6 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.69%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.57%) Symantec
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