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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 211 597 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.03% 39.35% 36.03%
As % of the General category 65.94% 69.10% 66.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 288 301
Median daily rate £425 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.23% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £572 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £30.50 £16.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.84% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
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
320 864 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.93% 56.95% 54.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 368 405
Median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £30.50 £16.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.84% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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.

1 197 (30.88%) Banking
2 147 (23.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 97 (15.20%) SQL
4 88 (13.79%) Retail
5 84 (13.17%) Data Centre
6 79 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (11.76%) Law
8 72 (11.29%) Migration
9 62 (9.72%) Project Management
10 60 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
11 59 (9.25%) Oracle
11 59 (9.25%) Microsoft
11 59 (9.25%) Retail Banking
12 57 (8.93%) Business Analysis
13 47 (7.37%) Mainframe
14 44 (6.90%) Windows
15 40 (6.27%) CA
16 39 (6.11%) MS Excel
17 34 (5.33%) Scrum
18 33 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
19 32 (5.02%) Java
20 31 (4.86%) Unix
20 31 (4.86%) Change Management
21 30 (4.70%) ITIL
21 30 (4.70%) SAS
21 30 (4.70%) Asset Management
22 28 (4.39%) PRINCE2
23 27 (4.23%) SQL Server
23 27 (4.23%) MS Office
23 27 (4.23%) ETL

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 30 (4.70%) SAS
2 20 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.25%) JBoss
5 7 (1.10%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.78%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.47%) CMS
8 3 (0.47%) Confluence
9 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.31%) IIS
9 2 (0.31%) PowerExchange
9 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.31%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.16%) Apache
10 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 39 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.23%) MS Office
3 25 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (2.51%) MS Project
5 10 (1.57%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.47%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (2.51%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.78%) Sonata
2 5 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.47%) Primavera
4 2 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.31%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.41%) Office 365
3 3 (0.47%) SaaS
4 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.31%) IaaS
4 2 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.31%) Trello
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.16%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.16%) Google Play
5 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.82%) Firewall
2 14 (2.19%) LAN
3 13 (2.04%) Internet
4 12 (1.88%) WAN
5 11 (1.72%) DHCP
5 11 (1.72%) DNS
6 10 (1.57%) FTP
6 10 (1.57%) Network Security
7 8 (1.25%) OSPF
7 8 (1.25%) SAN
8 7 (1.10%) BGP
8 7 (1.10%) MPLS
9 6 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.94%) EIGRP
10 5 (0.78%) Intranet
10 5 (0.78%) SSL
10 5 (0.78%) VLAN
10 5 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.78%) Wireless
11 4 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.57%) QlikView
3 10 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.41%) DB2
4 9 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (0.94%) Big Data
6 6 (0.94%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.94%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.47%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.47%) DB2 UDB
9 3 (0.47%) MySQL
9 3 (0.47%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 11 (1.72%) JIRA
2 6 (0.94%) Selenium
3 4 (0.63%) Cucumber
3 4 (0.63%) WebDriver
4 3 (0.47%) ERwin
4 3 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.47%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (0.47%) Protractor
4 3 (0.47%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.31%) Log4j
5 2 (0.31%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.31%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.16%) GitLab
6 1 (0.16%) Grunt
6 1 (0.16%) gulp
6 1 (0.16%) Hudson
6 1 (0.16%) Mocha
6 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.16%) Subversion
General
1 197 (30.88%) Banking
2 88 (13.79%) Retail
3 75 (11.76%) Law
4 59 (9.25%) Retail Banking
5 13 (2.04%) Legal
5 13 (2.04%) Marketing
6 12 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.94%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.94%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.78%) Electronics
10 4 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.31%) Back Office
11 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Local Government
11 2 (0.31%) Military
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 194 (30.41%) Analyst
2 97 (15.20%) Developer
3 90 (14.11%) Project Manager
4 55 (8.62%) Consultant
5 51 (7.99%) Business Analyst
6 50 (7.84%) Architect
7 34 (5.33%) Operations Analyst
8 31 (4.86%) Mainframe Analyst
8 31 (4.86%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
9 27 (4.23%) Systems Analyst
10 22 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
11 20 (3.13%) Data Analyst
12 19 (2.98%) Administrator
12 19 (2.98%) Senior Manager
13 17 (2.66%) Data Architect
14 16 (2.51%) PMO Analyst
14 16 (2.51%) Test Analyst
15 15 (2.35%) Infrastructure Manager
16 14 (2.19%) Senior Project Manager
16 14 (2.19%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.76%) HTML
2 23 (3.61%) CSS
3 15 (2.35%) React
4 14 (2.19%) .NET
4 14 (2.19%) Node.js
5 12 (1.88%) Middleware
6 10 (1.57%) AngularJS
7 9 (1.41%) ISPF
8 7 (1.10%) JSP
8 7 (1.10%) RESTful
8 7 (1.10%) Web Services
9 6 (0.94%) HTML5
9 6 (0.94%) J2EE
10 5 (0.78%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.78%) CSS3
10 5 (0.78%) WPF
11 4 (0.63%) jQuery
11 4 (0.63%) LESS
11 4 (0.63%) Sass
11 4 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.17%) Data Centre
2 60 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (7.37%) Mainframe
4 16 (2.51%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.04%) PKI
6 12 (1.88%) Credit Risk
7 10 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.41%) Tandem
9 8 (1.25%) iSeries
10 7 (1.10%) Clustering
10 7 (1.10%) User Experience
11 6 (0.94%) Blackberry
11 6 (0.94%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.78%) Fintech
13 4 (0.63%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.63%) Replication
14 3 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 3 (0.47%) Virtual Team
15 2 (0.31%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 44 (6.90%) Windows
2 31 (4.86%) Unix
3 15 (2.35%) Linux
4 13 (2.04%) Solaris
4 13 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (1.88%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.72%) AIX
7 10 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.41%) Windows 10
9 8 (1.25%) zOS
10 7 (1.10%) HPUX
11 6 (0.94%) Android
12 5 (0.78%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.78%) Windows Server
13 3 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.16%) i5/OS
14 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (23.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 79 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (11.29%) Migration
4 62 (9.72%) Project Management
5 57 (8.93%) Business Analysis
6 34 (5.33%) Scrum
7 31 (4.86%) Change Management
8 30 (4.70%) Asset Management
8 30 (4.70%) ITIL
9 28 (4.39%) PRINCE2
10 27 (4.23%) ETL
11 25 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (3.29%) Analytics
13 20 (3.13%) Risk Management
13 20 (3.13%) Service Management
14 19 (2.98%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (2.82%) Data Analysis
16 17 (2.66%) Data Modelling
17 16 (2.51%) Programme Management
17 16 (2.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 97 (15.20%) SQL
2 32 (5.02%) Java
3 25 (3.92%) JavaScript
4 17 (2.66%) PL/SQL
5 13 (2.04%) C#
5 13 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.41%) JCL
6 9 (1.41%) VBA
7 7 (1.10%) ES6
8 4 (0.63%) ECMAScript
8 4 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.63%) VB
9 3 (0.47%) C
9 3 (0.47%) XAML
10 2 (0.31%) Delphi
11 1 (0.16%) Ada
11 1 (0.16%) Python
11 1 (0.16%) Ruby
11 1 (0.16%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (2.04%) Degree
2 11 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (1.57%) CCNP
3 10 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (1.25%) CCNA
4 8 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.10%) CCIE
6 5 (0.78%) CISSP
6 5 (0.78%) ISEB
6 5 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.63%) CCSA
7 4 (0.63%) CCSE
7 4 (0.63%) PMP
8 3 (0.47%) CISM
8 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.47%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.47%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.31%) APMP
9 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.41%) QA
1 9 (1.41%) SLA
2 7 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (1.10%) FINREP
3 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.63%) SEPA
4 3 (0.47%) COBIT
4 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.47%) MiFID
5 2 (0.31%) COREP
6 1 (0.16%) Basel III
6 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.16%) EMIR
6 1 (0.16%) FATCA
6 1 (0.16%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.16%) P3O
6 1 (0.16%) UCITS
System Software
1 24 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.72%) XenApp
3 9 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (1.41%) Time Sharing Option
3 9 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.41%) XenDesktop
4 5 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.78%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (0.47%) NFS
6 3 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.47%) Veritas File System
7 2 (0.31%) Docker
7 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.16%) ClearTrust
8 1 (0.16%) Firmware
8 1 (0.16%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (1.72%) SCCM
2 9 (1.41%) SCOM
3 6 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (0.94%) TeamSite
4 4 (0.63%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.16%) Ansible
7 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.16%) Fluentd
7 1 (0.16%) Graylog
7 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.16%) Puppet
7 1 (0.16%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 59 (9.25%) Microsoft
1 59 (9.25%) Oracle
2 40 (6.27%) CA
3 25 (3.92%) Teradata
4 23 (3.61%) Cisco
4 23 (3.61%) IBM
5 15 (2.35%) Citrix
6 13 (2.04%) VMware
7 12 (1.88%) CheckPoint
8 11 (1.72%) Symantec
9 9 (1.41%) SAP
10 8 (1.25%) Adobe
10 8 (1.25%) Cognos
10 8 (1.25%) Intel Security
10 8 (1.25%) Splunk
11 7 (1.10%) Charles River
11 7 (1.10%) Veritas
12 6 (0.94%) Bloomberg
12 6 (0.94%) HP
13 5 (0.78%) TIBCO
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