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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 209 510 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.66% 36.66% 38.70%
As % of the General category 70.85% 71.83% 68.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 271 290
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £269 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £52.17 £55.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +404.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%

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
295 710 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.63% 51.04% 56.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 325 364
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Median hourly rate £52.17 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+374.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +34.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Finance.

1 146 (28.57%) Banking
2 118 (23.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 98 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (17.42%) SQL
5 57 (11.15%) Retail
6 54 (10.57%) Migration
6 54 (10.57%) Data Centre
7 51 (9.98%) Oracle
8 49 (9.59%) Law
9 48 (9.39%) Microsoft
9 48 (9.39%) Business Analysis
10 46 (9.00%) Project Management
11 44 (8.61%) Windows
12 41 (8.02%) Java
12 41 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
13 39 (7.63%) MS Excel
14 36 (7.05%) Retail Banking
15 34 (6.65%) Scrum
16 32 (6.26%) JavaScript
17 30 (5.87%) HTML
18 29 (5.68%) Change Management
19 27 (5.28%) CSS
20 26 (5.09%) PRINCE2
20 26 (5.09%) Mainframe
20 26 (5.09%) Asset Management
21 23 (4.50%) SAS
22 22 (4.31%) PL/SQL
22 22 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
22 22 (4.31%) Node.js
23 21 (4.11%) MS Office

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 23 (4.50%) SAS
2 18 (3.52%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.76%) JBoss
4 7 (1.37%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.98%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.78%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.39%) CMS
8 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.20%) Apache
9 1 (0.20%) CICS
9 1 (0.20%) IIS
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 39 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.11%) MS Office
3 17 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.35%) MS Project
5 8 (1.57%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.39%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (2.35%) Markit EDM
2 8 (1.57%) Sonata
3 5 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.39%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.39%) Primavera
4 2 (0.39%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.39%) SAP MII
4 2 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.20%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (1.76%) Office 365
2 3 (0.59%) IaaS
2 3 (0.59%) SaaS
3 2 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.20%) GitHub
4 1 (0.20%) Google Play
4 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.15%) DHCP
1 11 (2.15%) DNS
2 10 (1.96%) Firewall
3 7 (1.37%) FTP
4 6 (1.17%) Internet
5 5 (0.98%) Intranet
5 5 (0.98%) LAN
5 5 (0.98%) Network Security
6 4 (0.78%) BGP
6 4 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.78%) OSPF
7 3 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (0.59%) MPLS
7 3 (0.59%) NAS
7 3 (0.59%) SAN
7 3 (0.59%) WAN
8 2 (0.39%) ATM
8 2 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.39%) WLAN
9 1 (0.20%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.54%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.35%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.37%) DB2
6 6 (1.17%) Big Data
6 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (0.98%) QlikView
8 4 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.78%) MySQL
8 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.59%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.39%) MaxDB
10 2 (0.39%) MS Access
10 2 (0.39%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.35%) JIRA
2 9 (1.76%) SoapUI
3 6 (1.17%) Selenium
4 5 (0.98%) Cucumber
4 5 (0.98%) PowerBuilder
5 4 (0.78%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.59%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.59%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.59%) Protractor
6 3 (0.59%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.39%) gulp
7 2 (0.39%) Log4j
7 2 (0.39%) NWDI
7 2 (0.39%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.20%) ERwin
8 1 (0.20%) Hudson
8 1 (0.20%) Mocha
8 1 (0.20%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 146 (28.57%) Banking
2 57 (11.15%) Retail
3 49 (9.59%) Law
4 36 (7.05%) Retail Banking
5 11 (2.15%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.15%) Legal
6 10 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.57%) Marketing
8 6 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.98%) Electronics
10 4 (0.78%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.39%) Back Office
12 2 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Local Government
12 2 (0.39%) Military
13 1 (0.20%) Billing
13 1 (0.20%) German Language
13 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (27.59%) Analyst
2 101 (19.77%) Developer
3 68 (13.31%) Project Manager
4 51 (9.98%) Business Analyst
5 41 (8.02%) Consultant
6 34 (6.65%) Architect
7 19 (3.72%) Operations Analyst
7 19 (3.72%) Senior Manager
8 16 (3.13%) Data Analyst
8 16 (3.13%) Financial Analyst
8 16 (3.13%) Mainframe Analyst
8 16 (3.13%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
8 16 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
9 15 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
10 14 (2.74%) Java Developer
10 14 (2.74%) Security Consultant
11 13 (2.54%) IT Manager
12 12 (2.35%) Test Manager
13 11 (2.15%) PMO Analyst
13 11 (2.15%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.87%) HTML
2 27 (5.28%) CSS
3 22 (4.31%) Node.js
4 18 (3.52%) React
5 17 (3.33%) .NET
6 12 (2.35%) AngularJS
7 10 (1.96%) Middleware
8 8 (1.57%) HTML5
8 8 (1.57%) JSP
8 8 (1.57%) RESTful
9 7 (1.37%) J2EE
9 7 (1.37%) Web Services
10 6 (1.17%) CSS3
10 6 (1.17%) ISPF
11 5 (0.98%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.98%) WPF
11 5 (0.98%) XML
12 4 (0.78%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.78%) SOAP
12 4 (0.78%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.57%) Data Centre
2 41 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.09%) Mainframe
4 16 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.76%) Credit Risk
6 9 (1.76%) User Experience
7 8 (1.57%) Fintech
8 7 (1.37%) PKI
9 6 (1.17%) Tandem
10 5 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.98%) iSeries
11 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.78%) Replication
12 3 (0.59%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.59%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.39%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.39%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.61%) Windows
2 16 (3.13%) Unix
3 13 (2.54%) Windows 7
4 10 (1.96%) Linux
4 10 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.57%) zOS
7 7 (1.37%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.17%) Android
9 5 (0.98%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.78%) AIX
11 3 (0.59%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (0.59%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.39%) HPUX
12 2 (0.39%) Solaris
13 1 (0.20%) i5/OS
13 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (23.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 98 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (10.57%) Migration
4 48 (9.39%) Business Analysis
5 46 (9.00%) Project Management
6 34 (6.65%) Scrum
7 29 (5.68%) Change Management
8 26 (5.09%) Asset Management
8 26 (5.09%) PRINCE2
9 22 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (3.91%) ITIL
11 18 (3.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (3.13%) Analytics
12 16 (3.13%) Programme Management
12 16 (3.13%) SIEM
13 15 (2.94%) Risk Management
14 14 (2.74%) Service Management
14 14 (2.74%) Web Development
15 13 (2.54%) ITSM
15 13 (2.54%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (17.42%) SQL
2 41 (8.02%) Java
3 32 (6.26%) JavaScript
4 22 (4.31%) PL/SQL
5 12 (2.35%) C#
5 12 (2.35%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.37%) ES6
6 7 (1.37%) VBA
7 6 (1.17%) JCL
8 4 (0.78%) ECMAScript
9 3 (0.59%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.59%) XAML
10 2 (0.39%) C
10 2 (0.39%) Delphi
10 2 (0.39%) Perl
10 2 (0.39%) Python
10 2 (0.39%) Ruby
10 2 (0.39%) VB
10 2 (0.39%) VBScript
11 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (2.54%) Degree
2 8 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.98%) CCNP
5 5 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.78%) ISEB
6 4 (0.78%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.59%) CCNA
7 3 (0.59%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.39%) APMP
8 2 (0.39%) CCIE
8 2 (0.39%) CISSP
8 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.20%) CCSA
9 1 (0.20%) CCSE
9 1 (0.20%) CISM
9 1 (0.20%) PMP
9 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.96%) SLA
2 9 (1.76%) QA
3 7 (1.37%) FINREP
4 3 (0.59%) MiFID
4 3 (0.59%) SEPA
5 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) COREP
6 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.20%) EMIR
6 1 (0.20%) FATCA
6 1 (0.20%) GDPR
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.20%) UCITS
System Software
1 19 (3.72%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.94%) XenApp
3 12 (2.35%) XenDesktop
4 10 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.76%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.17%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.17%) Time Sharing Option
8 3 (0.59%) Docker
8 3 (0.59%) NFS
9 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.20%) ClearTrust
10 1 (0.20%) Firmware
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (2.54%) SCCM
2 7 (1.37%) SCOM
3 6 (1.17%) TeamSite
4 3 (0.59%) Puppet
4 3 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.39%) Ansible
5 2 (0.39%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.20%) Fluentd
6 1 (0.20%) Graylog
6 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.20%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 51 (9.98%) Oracle
2 48 (9.39%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.72%) CA
4 17 (3.33%) VMware
5 15 (2.94%) Citrix
6 14 (2.74%) IBM
7 12 (2.35%) SAP
7 12 (2.35%) Teradata
7 12 (2.35%) TIBCO
8 11 (2.15%) Cisco
8 11 (2.15%) Intel Security
9 8 (1.57%) Adobe
9 8 (1.57%) FNZ
9 8 (1.57%) Symantec
10 7 (1.37%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.17%) Bloomberg
11 6 (1.17%) Splunk
12 5 (0.98%) Qualys
13 4 (0.78%) Cognos
13 4 (0.78%) F5
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