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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 791 402 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.89% 33.90% 39.58%
As % of the General category 68.96% 69.07% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 230 173
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
Average hourly rate £22.51 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £22.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £22.50 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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
1147 582 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 67.99% 49.07% 56.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 298 246
Average daily rate £400 £425 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 19
Average hourly rate £20.50 £10.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.23% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.46 £22.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 607 (43.08%) Banking
2 326 (23.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 209 (14.83%) Migration
4 185 (13.13%) Retail
5 173 (12.28%) SQL
6 148 (10.50%) Agile Software Development
7 147 (10.43%) Project Management
8 120 (8.52%) Retail Banking
9 116 (8.23%) Business Analysis
10 102 (7.24%) Data Centre
11 101 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
12 100 (7.10%) User Acceptance Testing
13 93 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
14 84 (5.96%) Oracle
15 82 (5.82%) MS Excel
16 80 (5.68%) ETL
17 76 (5.39%) Change Management
18 66 (4.68%) SAS
19 60 (4.26%) Analytics
20 58 (4.12%) PRINCE2
21 57 (4.05%) Microsoft
21 57 (4.05%) Data Analysis
22 54 (3.83%) Asset Management
23 53 (3.76%) UNIX
24 49 (3.48%) Test Scripting
24 49 (3.48%) Data Migration
24 49 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
24 49 (3.48%) Java
25 48 (3.41%) SQL Server
26 47 (3.34%) MS Office

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 66 (4.68%) SAS
2 31 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 12 (0.85%) CMS
4 10 (0.71%) Tomcat
4 10 (0.71%) JBoss
5 7 (0.50%) Apache
6 6 (0.43%) PowerExchange
6 6 (0.43%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.35%) Node.js
7 5 (0.35%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.35%) IIS
8 4 (0.28%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.14%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.071%) CICS
11 1 (0.071%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 82 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 47 (3.34%) MS Office
3 39 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 31 (2.20%) MS Project
6 6 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.071%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 32 (2.27%) Markit EDM
2 9 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.50%) thinkFolio
4 6 (0.43%) Agresso
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.28%) Eikon
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.14%) ACBS
6 2 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.14%) Primavera
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.071%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.071%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (0.28%) SaaS
3 4 (0.28%) IaaS
4 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.27%) Firewall
2 20 (1.42%) Network Security
3 15 (1.06%) Intranet
4 13 (0.92%) LAN
5 12 (0.85%) SAN
6 11 (0.78%) WAN
7 10 (0.71%) Internet
8 9 (0.64%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.43%) VLAN
10 5 (0.35%) DNS
11 4 (0.28%) CTI
11 4 (0.28%) ATM
11 4 (0.28%) SSL
12 3 (0.21%) EIGRP
12 3 (0.21%) NAS
12 3 (0.21%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.21%) HTTP
13 2 (0.14%) PPP
13 2 (0.14%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
2 48 (3.41%) SQL Server
3 23 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (0.85%) Oracle Database
6 11 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (0.78%) PowerCenter
6 11 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (0.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 10 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (0.64%) Relational Database
8 9 (0.64%) Data Mining
9 8 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.50%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.50%) DataStage
10 7 (0.50%) DTS
11 5 (0.35%) MySQL
11 5 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (0.78%) JIRA
2 10 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 10 (0.71%) Selenium
2 10 (0.71%) Cucumber
3 9 (0.64%) Axure RP
4 8 (0.57%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.57%) HP UFT
5 7 (0.50%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.43%) Toad
6 6 (0.43%) PowerBuilder
6 6 (0.43%) Grunt
6 6 (0.43%) gulp
7 5 (0.35%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.28%) TestDirector
8 4 (0.28%) Mockito
8 4 (0.28%) JUnit
8 4 (0.28%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.28%) ERwin
9 3 (0.21%) MSI
General
1 607 (43.08%) Banking
2 185 (13.13%) Retail
3 120 (8.52%) Retail Banking
4 36 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 32 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 26 (1.85%) Law
7 17 (1.21%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.06%) Marketing
9 12 (0.85%) Back Office
10 11 (0.78%) Front Office
10 11 (0.78%) Advertising
11 10 (0.71%) General Ledger
12 7 (0.50%) German Language
13 5 (0.35%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.35%) Billing
13 5 (0.35%) Legal
14 4 (0.28%) French Language
15 3 (0.21%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 558 (39.60%) Analyst
2 253 (17.96%) Business Analyst
3 173 (12.28%) Project Manager
4 142 (10.08%) Developer
5 91 (6.46%) Test Analyst
6 83 (5.89%) Architect
7 80 (5.68%) Test Manager
8 52 (3.69%) Consultant
8 52 (3.69%) Banking Business Analyst
9 42 (2.98%) PMO Analyst
10 40 (2.84%) Infrastructure Manager
11 35 (2.48%) Data Analyst
11 35 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
12 34 (2.41%) Administrator
12 34 (2.41%) Senior Manager
12 34 (2.41%) Test Leader
13 33 (2.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 33 (2.34%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (1.77%) Operations Analyst
15 22 (1.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.84%) HTML
2 31 (2.20%) CSS
3 28 (1.99%) .NET
4 25 (1.77%) HTML5
5 23 (1.63%) Middleware
6 20 (1.42%) jQuery
7 19 (1.35%) XML
8 18 (1.28%) Web Services
9 12 (0.85%) RESTful
10 10 (0.71%) CSS3
10 10 (0.71%) LESS
11 9 (0.64%) Sass
11 9 (0.64%) ASP.NET
11 9 (0.64%) JSP
11 9 (0.64%) Spring
12 8 (0.57%) J2EE
13 7 (0.50%) JSON
13 7 (0.50%) AngularJS
13 7 (0.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (0.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 102 (7.24%) Data Centre
2 101 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 35 (2.48%) Credit Risk
5 25 (1.77%) User Experience
6 19 (1.35%) Data Integration
7 18 (1.28%) Derivative
8 14 (0.99%) Clustering
9 10 (0.71%) Equities
10 8 (0.57%) Online Banking
11 7 (0.50%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.43%) Data Extraction
12 6 (0.43%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.35%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.35%) VSAM
13 5 (0.35%) IVR
14 4 (0.28%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.28%) Computer Science
14 4 (0.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 53 (3.76%) UNIX
2 37 (2.63%) Windows
3 36 (2.56%) Solaris
4 24 (1.70%) Linux
5 21 (1.49%) AIX
6 16 (1.14%) HPUX
7 13 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.35%) Android
9 5 (0.35%) zOS
10 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.28%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.28%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.071%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.071%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (23.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 209 (14.83%) Migration
3 148 (10.50%) Agile Software Development
4 147 (10.43%) Project Management
5 116 (8.23%) Business Analysis
6 100 (7.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 80 (5.68%) ETL
8 76 (5.39%) Change Management
9 60 (4.26%) Analytics
10 58 (4.12%) PRINCE2
11 57 (4.05%) Data Analysis
12 54 (3.83%) Asset Management
13 49 (3.48%) Test Scripting
13 49 (3.48%) Data Migration
14 46 (3.26%) Risk Management
15 44 (3.12%) Target Operating Model
16 42 (2.98%) Software Testing
16 42 (2.98%) ITIL
17 41 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
18 40 (2.84%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (12.28%) SQL
2 49 (3.48%) Java
3 40 (2.84%) JavaScript
4 36 (2.56%) VBA
5 26 (1.85%) C#
6 18 (1.28%) PL/SQL
7 16 (1.14%) T-SQL
8 15 (1.06%) Python
9 9 (0.64%) C
10 7 (0.50%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.43%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.35%) PHP
12 5 (0.35%) VBScript
12 5 (0.35%) SAS Macro
13 4 (0.28%) VB
14 3 (0.21%) C++
14 3 (0.21%) XPath
15 2 (0.14%) Perl
15 2 (0.14%) Ada
16 1 (0.071%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 44 (3.12%) ISEB
2 30 (2.13%) Degree
3 29 (2.06%) ISTQB
4 21 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (0.85%) CCNP
7 11 (0.78%) CCNA
7 11 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (0.64%) CISSP
9 8 (0.57%) ACCA
10 7 (0.50%) Security Cleared
10 7 (0.50%) CIMA
11 6 (0.43%) MBA
11 6 (0.43%) CISMP
11 6 (0.43%) CISM
11 6 (0.43%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.43%) CCIE
12 5 (0.35%) PMP
13 4 (0.28%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.63%) QA
2 20 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.06%) FATCA
4 11 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.35%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.28%) SLA
8 3 (0.21%) EMIR
8 3 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.14%) FINREP
9 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.14%) GAAP
10 1 (0.071%) MiFID
10 1 (0.071%) Basel III
10 1 (0.071%) COREP
System Software
1 16 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 14 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 13 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.85%) Veritas File System
5 4 (0.28%) Xen
5 4 (0.28%) SRDF
5 4 (0.28%) Docker
6 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.21%) XenApp
7 2 (0.14%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.14%) RACF
7 2 (0.14%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.071%) vCloud
8 1 (0.071%) vSphere
8 1 (0.071%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (0.43%) NetBackup
3 5 (0.35%) TeamSite
4 2 (0.14%) Control-M
4 2 (0.14%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.14%) SCCM
4 2 (0.14%) AppDNA
4 2 (0.14%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.071%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.071%) Puppet
5 1 (0.071%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 84 (5.96%) Oracle
2 57 (4.05%) Microsoft
3 27 (1.92%) Cisco
4 25 (1.77%) CA
5 23 (1.63%) Informatica
5 23 (1.63%) HP
6 20 (1.42%) IBM
7 19 (1.35%) Citrix
8 18 (1.28%) Veritas
8 18 (1.28%) VMware
9 16 (1.14%) Teradata
10 13 (0.92%) EMC
11 12 (0.85%) Red Hat
11 12 (0.85%) CheckPoint
11 12 (0.85%) Charles River
12 11 (0.78%) Blue Coat
13 10 (0.71%) Planview
13 10 (0.71%) F5
14 9 (0.64%) Fortinet
15 7 (0.50%) Nokia
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