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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 660 423 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 45.45% 33.41% 36.03%
As % of the General category 66.60% 71.09% 66.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 250 156
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £539 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £384
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 12
Average hourly rate £10.30 £10.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% -43.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.66 £10.50 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £11.30 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +6.06%
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
991 595 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 68.25% 47.00% 54.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 309 247
Average daily rate £380 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 15
Average hourly rate £10.30 £10.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £8.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £11.00 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
- -3.05%

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 6 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 533 (43.23%) Banking
2 278 (22.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 179 (14.52%) Retail
4 175 (14.19%) Migration
5 146 (11.84%) Project Management
5 146 (11.84%) SQL
6 113 (9.16%) Agile Software Development
7 107 (8.68%) Retail Banking
8 103 (8.35%) Business Analysis
9 102 (8.27%) Data Warehouse
10 96 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
11 78 (6.33%) Oracle
12 71 (5.76%) Data Centre
13 68 (5.52%) Change Management
14 67 (5.43%) ETL
15 64 (5.19%) MS Excel
15 64 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
16 60 (4.87%) PRINCE2
17 56 (4.54%) SAS
17 56 (4.54%) Asset Management
17 56 (4.54%) Analytics
18 51 (4.14%) Microsoft
19 49 (3.97%) UNIX
19 49 (3.97%) Data Analysis
20 47 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
21 45 (3.65%) ITIL
21 45 (3.65%) Target Operating Model
21 45 (3.65%) Data Migration
22 42 (3.41%) Windows
23 41 (3.33%) Java

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 56 (4.54%) SAS
2 35 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 10 (0.81%) CMS
4 9 (0.73%) JBoss
5 8 (0.65%) Apache
5 8 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.49%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.41%) IIS
8 3 (0.24%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.16%) Lync
9 2 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.16%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.16%) CICS
9 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.081%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.081%) FileNet
10 1 (0.081%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.081%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 64 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 38 (3.08%) MS Office
3 30 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 28 (2.27%) MS Project
5 5 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.16%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.97%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.32%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.32%) Agresso
3 4 (0.32%) Eikon
4 2 (0.16%) Primavera
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.081%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.081%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.081%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.081%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.49%) SaaS
2 6 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.081%) IaaS
6 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.46%) Intranet
1 18 (1.46%) Firewall
2 13 (1.05%) Network Security
3 10 (0.81%) Internet
3 10 (0.81%) LAN
4 9 (0.73%) SAN
5 6 (0.49%) WAN
6 4 (0.32%) DNS
6 4 (0.32%) CTI
6 4 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.32%) VLAN
7 3 (0.24%) SSL
7 3 (0.24%) ATM
8 2 (0.16%) DHCP
8 2 (0.16%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.16%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.081%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.081%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (8.27%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (3.24%) SQL Server
3 18 (1.46%) Oracle Database
4 17 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (0.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 11 (0.89%) Hadoop
8 11 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (0.89%) Data Mining
9 10 (0.81%) PowerCenter
10 9 (0.73%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.57%) Apache Hive
11 7 (0.57%) DataStage
12 6 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.49%) Big Data
12 6 (0.49%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.41%) MySQL
13 5 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 12 (0.97%) Cucumber
2 10 (0.81%) ERwin
3 9 (0.73%) JIRA
3 9 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.73%) Selenium
4 6 (0.49%) HP UFT
4 6 (0.49%) JUnit
5 5 (0.41%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.41%) Mockito
5 5 (0.41%) Axure RP
5 5 (0.41%) Robotium
5 5 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.41%) Robolectric
6 4 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.32%) TestDirector
7 3 (0.24%) Subversion
7 3 (0.24%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.16%) Toad
8 2 (0.16%) MSI
8 2 (0.16%) AdminStudio
General
1 533 (43.23%) Banking
2 179 (14.52%) Retail
3 107 (8.68%) Retail Banking
4 31 (2.51%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 23 (1.87%) Law
7 17 (1.38%) Marketing
8 16 (1.30%) Back Office
9 14 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.73%) General Ledger
11 8 (0.65%) Front Office
11 8 (0.65%) Legal
12 7 (0.57%) German Language
13 5 (0.41%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.41%) Advertising
14 4 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.32%) French Language
14 4 (0.32%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.24%) Publishing
15 3 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 503 (40.79%) Analyst
2 235 (19.06%) Business Analyst
3 173 (14.03%) Project Manager
4 114 (9.25%) Developer
5 78 (6.33%) Architect
6 69 (5.60%) Test Analyst
7 58 (4.70%) Test Manager
8 43 (3.49%) PMO Analyst
9 40 (3.24%) Data Analyst
10 35 (2.84%) Banking Business Analyst
11 34 (2.76%) Infrastructure Manager
12 30 (2.43%) Consultant
13 29 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
13 29 (2.35%) Senior Manager
13 29 (2.35%) Senior Analyst
14 27 (2.19%) Test Leader
15 26 (2.11%) Administrator
16 25 (2.03%) Credit Risk Analyst
17 23 (1.87%) Infrastructure Project Manager
18 22 (1.78%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.84%) HTML
2 29 (2.35%) .NET
3 28 (2.27%) CSS
4 26 (2.11%) HTML5
5 22 (1.78%) jQuery
6 18 (1.46%) XML
7 12 (0.97%) RESTful
7 12 (0.97%) CSS3
8 11 (0.89%) ASP.NET
9 9 (0.73%) Web Services
9 9 (0.73%) JSP
9 9 (0.73%) J2EE
9 9 (0.73%) Spring
10 8 (0.65%) Middleware
10 8 (0.65%) Ajax
10 8 (0.65%) LESS
11 7 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (0.57%) JSON
11 7 (0.57%) Hibernate
12 6 (0.49%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 96 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (5.76%) Data Centre
3 41 (3.33%) Credit Risk
4 22 (1.78%) Mainframe
5 13 (1.05%) Data Integration
5 13 (1.05%) User Experience
6 10 (0.81%) Clustering
7 9 (0.73%) Mobile App
8 7 (0.57%) Management Information System
8 7 (0.57%) Data Extraction
9 6 (0.49%) Derivative
10 5 (0.41%) Online Banking
10 5 (0.41%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.41%) IVR
10 5 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.32%) iSeries
12 3 (0.24%) IBM Mainframe
12 3 (0.24%) Equities
12 3 (0.24%) GIS
12 3 (0.24%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 49 (3.97%) UNIX
2 42 (3.41%) Windows
3 23 (1.87%) Solaris
3 23 (1.87%) Linux
4 12 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (0.89%) AIX
6 9 (0.73%) HPUX
7 8 (0.65%) Android
8 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.49%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.081%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (22.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 175 (14.19%) Migration
3 146 (11.84%) Project Management
4 113 (9.16%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (8.35%) Business Analysis
6 68 (5.52%) Change Management
7 67 (5.43%) ETL
8 64 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 60 (4.87%) PRINCE2
10 56 (4.54%) Asset Management
10 56 (4.54%) Analytics
11 49 (3.97%) Data Analysis
12 47 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
13 45 (3.65%) ITIL
13 45 (3.65%) Data Migration
13 45 (3.65%) Target Operating Model
14 41 (3.33%) Investment Management
15 40 (3.24%) Test Scripting
16 39 (3.16%) Risk Management
17 36 (2.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 146 (11.84%) SQL
2 41 (3.33%) Java
3 39 (3.16%) JavaScript
4 29 (2.35%) VBA
5 22 (1.78%) C#
6 16 (1.30%) Python
7 13 (1.05%) PL/SQL
8 12 (0.97%) C
9 9 (0.73%) PowerShell
10 7 (0.57%) VB.NET
10 7 (0.57%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.41%) PHP
12 4 (0.32%) VB
13 3 (0.24%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.24%) XPath
13 3 (0.24%) VBScript
13 3 (0.24%) C++
13 3 (0.24%) COBOL
14 2 (0.16%) Ada
15 1 (0.081%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 37 (3.00%) ISEB
2 31 (2.51%) Degree
3 23 (1.87%) ISTQB
4 16 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (0.81%) CISSP
8 8 (0.65%) ACCA
9 7 (0.57%) CIMA
10 6 (0.49%) MBA
10 6 (0.49%) CISMP
10 6 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.49%) CISM
10 6 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.41%) CISA
12 4 (0.32%) CCNP
12 4 (0.32%) CCNA
13 3 (0.24%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.60%) QA
2 15 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.89%) FATCA
4 7 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.32%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.24%) EMIR
6 3 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.16%) FINREP
7 2 (0.16%) SLA
7 2 (0.16%) COBIT
7 2 (0.16%) GAAP
8 1 (0.081%) MiFID
8 1 (0.081%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.081%) COREP
System Software
1 14 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 11 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (0.65%) Veritas File System
5 4 (0.32%) Xen
6 3 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.24%) SRDF
7 2 (0.16%) RACF
7 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.081%) XenApp
8 1 (0.081%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.081%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.081%) vSphere
8 1 (0.081%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 39 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (0.57%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.41%) TeamSite
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.16%) Control-M
6 2 (0.16%) SCCM
6 2 (0.16%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.081%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.081%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.081%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.081%) Puppet
Vendors
1 78 (6.33%) Oracle
2 51 (4.14%) Microsoft
3 22 (1.78%) Informatica
3 22 (1.78%) Teradata
4 20 (1.62%) CA
5 17 (1.38%) IBM
6 16 (1.30%) Veritas
7 15 (1.22%) Red Hat
8 14 (1.14%) EMC
9 13 (1.05%) Citrix
9 13 (1.05%) Cisco
9 13 (1.05%) VMware
10 12 (0.97%) HP
11 11 (0.89%) Business Objects
12 7 (0.57%) SAP
12 7 (0.57%) CheckPoint
13 6 (0.49%) Charles River
13 6 (0.49%) Fortinet
13 6 (0.49%) F5
14 5 (0.41%) Tableau
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