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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 274 574 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.70% 39.75% 37.08%
As % of the General category 69.02% 71.04% 68.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 315 305
Median daily rate £425 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £294 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £552 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £52.17 £100.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.83% +419.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £26.67 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+18.13% +61.60%

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
397 808 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.37% 55.96% 54.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 383 387
Median daily rate £425 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £52.17 £100.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.83% +809.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

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 26 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 124 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (24.02%) Banking
3 99 (20.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (17.18%) SQL
5 72 (14.91%) Java
6 51 (10.56%) Oracle
7 49 (10.14%) Migration
8 46 (9.52%) Windows
9 45 (9.32%) Microsoft
9 45 (9.32%) Data Centre
10 44 (9.11%) Law
11 41 (8.49%) Project Management
12 37 (7.66%) Retail
12 37 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
13 36 (7.45%) Scrum
14 32 (6.63%) JavaScript
14 32 (6.63%) Business Analysis
15 31 (6.42%) Retail Banking
16 30 (6.21%) HTML
17 28 (5.80%) Asset Management
18 27 (5.59%) .NET
18 27 (5.59%) MS Excel
19 26 (5.38%) CSS
19 26 (5.38%) Degree
20 25 (5.18%) Linux
21 24 (4.97%) SAS
21 24 (4.97%) SQL Server
21 24 (4.97%) Node.js
22 23 (4.76%) Change Management
22 23 (4.76%) Management Information System

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 24 (4.97%) SAS
2 12 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.86%) JBoss
4 7 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.24%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.62%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.41%) CMS
7 2 (0.41%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.21%) Apache
8 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.21%) IIS
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 27 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.86%) MS Office
4 7 (1.45%) MS Project
5 5 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.83%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (2.28%) Markit EDM
2 10 (2.07%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (1.45%) Sonata
4 5 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.41%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.41%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.83%) Office 365
4 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.41%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.21%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) Google Play
6 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.69%) DNS
2 12 (2.48%) DHCP
3 7 (1.45%) Firewall
3 7 (1.45%) FTP
4 5 (1.04%) Internet
5 4 (0.83%) LAN
5 4 (0.83%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.41%) Network Security
6 2 (0.41%) WAN
6 2 (0.41%) WLAN
7 1 (0.21%) ATM
7 1 (0.21%) BGP
7 1 (0.21%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.21%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.21%) OSPF
7 1 (0.21%) SSL
7 1 (0.21%) VoIP
7 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.69%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.48%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.66%) Big Data
6 6 (1.24%) DB2
6 6 (1.24%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.83%) MySQL
8 4 (0.83%) QlikView
8 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.41%) MaxDB
10 2 (0.41%) MS Access
10 2 (0.41%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 15 (3.11%) SoapUI
2 13 (2.69%) Selenium
3 10 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.07%) WebDriver
4 9 (1.86%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.24%) JIRA
5 6 (1.24%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.04%) PowerBuilder
6 5 (1.04%) Subversion
6 5 (1.04%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.83%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.62%) Protractor
9 2 (0.41%) gulp
9 2 (0.41%) Log4j
9 2 (0.41%) NWDI
9 2 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.41%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.21%) ERwin
General
1 116 (24.02%) Banking
2 44 (9.11%) Law
3 37 (7.66%) Retail
4 31 (6.42%) Retail Banking
5 14 (2.90%) Legal
6 10 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.24%) Marketing
7 6 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.04%) Electronics
9 3 (0.62%) Back Office
9 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (24.84%) Analyst
2 116 (24.02%) Developer
3 52 (10.77%) Business Analyst
4 49 (10.14%) Project Manager
5 43 (8.90%) Consultant
6 31 (6.42%) Architect
7 28 (5.80%) Java Developer
8 21 (4.35%) Data Analyst
9 20 (4.14%) Senior Manager
10 17 (3.52%) Security Consultant
11 16 (3.31%) Systems Analyst
11 16 (3.31%) TIBCO Developer
12 15 (3.11%) Senior Project Manager
13 14 (2.90%) IT Manager
14 13 (2.69%) Test Analyst
15 12 (2.48%) Database Consultant
15 12 (2.48%) Junior
16 11 (2.28%) Financial Analyst
16 11 (2.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 11 (2.28%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.21%) HTML
2 27 (5.59%) .NET
3 26 (5.38%) CSS
4 24 (4.97%) Node.js
5 18 (3.73%) Spring
6 16 (3.31%) Web Services
7 14 (2.90%) React
8 12 (2.48%) AngularJS
9 11 (2.28%) WPF
10 9 (1.86%) HTML5
10 9 (1.86%) J2EE
10 9 (1.86%) Middleware
10 9 (1.86%) RESTful
11 7 (1.45%) SOAP
12 6 (1.24%) ISPF
12 6 (1.24%) JSP
13 5 (1.04%) CSS3
13 5 (1.04%) XML
14 4 (0.83%) WSDL
15 3 (0.62%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.32%) Data Centre
2 37 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.90%) Mainframe
6 13 (2.69%) User Experience
7 11 (2.28%) Fintech
8 9 (1.86%) Credit Risk
9 8 (1.66%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.04%) PKI
12 4 (0.83%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.83%) iSeries
12 4 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.83%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.83%) Replication
12 4 (0.83%) Tandem
13 3 (0.62%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.62%) IBM Mainframe
13 3 (0.62%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.52%) Windows
2 25 (5.18%) Linux
3 14 (2.90%) Unix
3 14 (2.90%) Windows 7
4 11 (2.28%) Android
4 11 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.45%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.04%) zOS
8 4 (0.83%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.21%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (20.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (10.14%) Migration
4 41 (8.49%) Project Management
5 36 (7.45%) Scrum
6 32 (6.63%) Business Analysis
7 28 (5.80%) Asset Management
8 23 (4.76%) Change Management
9 22 (4.55%) ITIL
10 20 (4.14%) SIEM
11 18 (3.73%) PRINCE2
12 17 (3.52%) Analytics
12 17 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (3.52%) Programme Management
12 17 (3.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (3.31%) Service Management
13 16 (3.31%) Software Engineering
14 15 (3.11%) Front End Development
15 14 (2.90%) Mentoring
15 14 (2.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 83 (17.18%) SQL
2 72 (14.91%) Java
3 32 (6.63%) JavaScript
4 19 (3.93%) C#
4 19 (3.93%) PL/SQL
5 14 (2.90%) PowerShell
6 11 (2.28%) Python
7 10 (2.07%) VBA
8 8 (1.66%) JCL
9 6 (1.24%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.24%) Perl
10 4 (0.83%) Ruby
11 3 (0.62%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.62%) VBScript
11 3 (0.62%) XAML
12 2 (0.41%) ABAP
12 2 (0.41%) VB
13 1 (0.21%) C
13 1 (0.21%) C++
13 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (5.38%) Degree
2 9 (1.86%) CISSP
3 7 (1.45%) ISEB
4 5 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.62%) APMP
6 3 (0.62%) CEH
6 3 (0.62%) CISM
6 3 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.62%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.41%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.21%) CCNA
8 1 (0.21%) CCNP
8 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.52%) PMO
2 10 (2.07%) SLA
3 9 (1.86%) QA
4 7 (1.45%) IFRS
5 6 (1.24%) FINREP
6 4 (0.83%) MiFID
7 3 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.41%) COBIT
8 2 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.41%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.21%) COREP
9 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.21%) GDPR
9 1 (0.21%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (3.93%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.11%) XenApp
3 13 (2.69%) XenDesktop
4 12 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (1.86%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.24%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.24%) Time Sharing Option
7 4 (0.83%) Docker
8 2 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.41%) vSphere
9 1 (0.21%) ACF2
9 1 (0.21%) Firmware
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.21%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (2.69%) SCCM
2 7 (1.45%) SCOM
3 4 (0.83%) TIBCO Hawk
4 3 (0.62%) Puppet
4 3 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.41%) Ansible
5 2 (0.41%) vRealize
6 1 (0.21%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.21%) zSecure
Vendors
1 51 (10.56%) Oracle
2 45 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.14%) TIBCO
4 16 (3.31%) Citrix
4 16 (3.31%) IBM
4 16 (3.31%) VMware
5 14 (2.90%) Teradata
6 13 (2.69%) SAP
7 11 (2.28%) Intel Security
8 9 (1.86%) Cisco
8 9 (1.86%) Splunk
9 8 (1.66%) Adobe
10 7 (1.45%) Symantec
11 6 (1.24%) Bloomberg
12 5 (1.04%) FNZ
13 4 (0.83%) AlgoSec
13 4 (0.83%) F5
13 4 (0.83%) HP
13 4 (0.83%) Qualys
13 4 (0.83%) ScanSafe
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
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FPSG Connect
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago