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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 596 405 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.94% 33.92% 32.32%
As % of the General category 70.37% 73.64% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 216 119
Average daily rate
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£365 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £11.50 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
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
847 550 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 59.61% 46.06% 46.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 286 167
Average daily rate £375 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 7
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 455 (41.21%) Banking
2 238 (21.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 160 (14.49%) Retail
4 158 (14.31%) SQL
5 127 (11.50%) Project Management
5 127 (11.50%) Migration
6 109 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
7 104 (9.42%) Business Analysis
8 92 (8.33%) Retail Banking
9 83 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
10 81 (7.34%) Oracle
11 74 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
12 68 (6.16%) Change Management
13 66 (5.98%) MS Excel
14 61 (5.53%) SAS
15 57 (5.16%) Microsoft
15 57 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
16 54 (4.89%) Asset Management
17 53 (4.80%) Investment Management
18 50 (4.53%) PRINCE2
19 49 (4.44%) Analytics
20 48 (4.35%) Credit Risk
21 45 (4.08%) Java
21 45 (4.08%) Data Analysis
22 44 (3.99%) UNIX
22 44 (3.99%) Windows
22 44 (3.99%) ETL
23 43 (3.89%) MS Office
24 42 (3.80%) SQL Server
24 42 (3.80%) Data Migration

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 61 (5.53%) SAS
2 24 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.18%) JBoss
4 9 (0.82%) Tomcat
5 8 (0.72%) Apache
6 7 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.54%) Apache Pig
7 6 (0.54%) CMS
7 6 (0.54%) IIS
7 6 (0.54%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.27%) CICS
9 2 (0.18%) Lync
9 2 (0.18%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.091%) ArcSDE
10 1 (0.091%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.091%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.091%) FileNet
10 1 (0.091%) Confluence
Applications
1 66 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 43 (3.89%) MS Office
3 39 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (3.08%) MS Visio
5 26 (2.36%) MS Project
6 2 (0.18%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (2.08%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.45%) Agresso
4 4 (0.36%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.36%) Eikon
5 2 (0.18%) Primavera
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.091%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.091%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.091%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
3 5 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.18%) SaaS
5 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.091%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.18%) Intranet
2 10 (0.91%) Firewall
2 10 (0.91%) Internet
3 9 (0.82%) LAN
3 9 (0.82%) Network Security
4 6 (0.54%) SAN
5 5 (0.45%) WAN
6 4 (0.36%) DNS
6 4 (0.36%) VLAN
7 3 (0.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.27%) SSL
7 3 (0.27%) DHCP
7 3 (0.27%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (0.18%) CTI
8 2 (0.18%) BGP
8 2 (0.18%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.18%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.091%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
2 42 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 18 (1.63%) Oracle Database
4 16 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 11 (1.00%) Hadoop
6 10 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.72%) NoSQL
7 8 (0.72%) PowerCenter
8 7 (0.63%) Data Mining
8 7 (0.63%) Apache Hive
9 6 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 6 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.45%) DB2
10 5 (0.45%) MySQL
10 5 (0.45%) Big Data
11 4 (0.36%) Base SAS
11 4 (0.36%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (1.36%) Cucumber
2 11 (1.00%) Selenium
3 9 (0.82%) ERwin
4 8 (0.72%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.72%) JIRA
5 7 (0.63%) Subversion
5 7 (0.63%) JUnit
5 7 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (0.54%) Mockito
7 5 (0.45%) Robolectric
7 5 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.45%) Robotium
8 4 (0.36%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.36%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.36%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.36%) TestDirector
8 4 (0.36%) NUnit
9 3 (0.27%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.27%) Hudson
10 2 (0.18%) SonarQube
General
1 455 (41.21%) Banking
2 160 (14.49%) Retail
3 92 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 23 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 16 (1.45%) Marketing
7 15 (1.36%) Back Office
8 14 (1.27%) Law
9 11 (1.00%) Front Office
10 9 (0.82%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.82%) Legal
11 8 (0.72%) Advertising
11 8 (0.72%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.54%) German Language
13 4 (0.36%) French Language
13 4 (0.36%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.36%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.27%) Publishing
14 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 467 (42.30%) Analyst
2 211 (19.11%) Business Analyst
3 154 (13.95%) Project Manager
4 113 (10.24%) Developer
5 70 (6.34%) Architect
5 70 (6.34%) Test Analyst
6 46 (4.17%) Test Manager
7 39 (3.53%) Data Analyst
8 35 (3.17%) PMO Analyst
9 27 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
10 26 (2.36%) Infrastructure Manager
10 26 (2.36%) Banking Business Analyst
11 25 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
11 25 (2.26%) Administrator
11 25 (2.26%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 25 (2.26%) Test Leader
12 24 (2.17%) Java Developer
13 22 (1.99%) Programme Manager
14 21 (1.90%) Financial Business Analyst
14 21 (1.90%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.90%) .NET
2 28 (2.54%) HTML
3 22 (1.99%) CSS
4 19 (1.72%) jQuery
4 19 (1.72%) HTML5
5 17 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 14 (1.27%) Spring
7 13 (1.18%) Ajax
7 13 (1.18%) J2EE
7 13 (1.18%) RESTful
8 12 (1.09%) JSP
9 10 (0.91%) CSS3
9 10 (0.91%) JSF
9 10 (0.91%) JSON
10 9 (0.82%) .NET Framework
11 8 (0.72%) Struts
11 8 (0.72%) Web Services
11 8 (0.72%) XML
11 8 (0.72%) Hibernate
12 7 (0.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 21 (1.90%) Mainframe
4 10 (0.91%) Data Integration
5 9 (0.82%) Data Extraction
6 8 (0.72%) Mobile App
6 8 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.45%) Online Banking
7 5 (0.45%) Derivative
7 5 (0.45%) Client/Server
7 5 (0.45%) User Experience
8 4 (0.36%) iSeries
8 4 (0.36%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.27%) Clustering
9 3 (0.27%) IVR
9 3 (0.27%) AS400
9 3 (0.27%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.27%) Open Source
10 2 (0.18%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 44 (3.99%) UNIX
1 44 (3.99%) Windows
2 25 (2.26%) Linux
3 12 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (1.09%) Solaris
4 9 (0.82%) Android
5 8 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.63%) AIX
7 6 (0.54%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.54%) HPUX
8 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.091%) zOS
10 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (21.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 127 (11.50%) Project Management
2 127 (11.50%) Migration
3 109 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (9.42%) Business Analysis
5 68 (6.16%) Change Management
6 57 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 54 (4.89%) Asset Management
8 53 (4.80%) Investment Management
9 50 (4.53%) PRINCE2
10 49 (4.44%) Analytics
11 45 (4.08%) Data Analysis
12 44 (3.99%) ETL
13 42 (3.80%) Data Migration
14 39 (3.53%) Test Scripting
15 35 (3.17%) Risk Management
16 34 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (2.99%) ITIL
18 32 (2.90%) Validation
18 32 (2.90%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 158 (14.31%) SQL
2 45 (4.08%) Java
3 37 (3.35%) JavaScript
4 30 (2.72%) VBA
5 25 (2.26%) C#
6 12 (1.09%) Python
7 10 (0.91%) T-SQL
7 10 (0.91%) C
8 8 (0.72%) PowerShell
9 7 (0.63%) COBOL
10 6 (0.54%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.45%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.45%) VBScript
12 4 (0.36%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.27%) PHP
13 3 (0.27%) XPath
14 2 (0.18%) SAS Macro
14 2 (0.18%) VB
15 1 (0.091%) Ada
15 1 (0.091%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (2.81%) Degree
2 30 (2.72%) ISEB
3 22 (1.99%) ISTQB
4 12 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (0.91%) CISSP
5 10 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (0.54%) CISM
7 6 (0.54%) CISMP
8 5 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.36%) CISA
10 3 (0.27%) CCNP
10 3 (0.27%) CCNA
11 2 (0.18%) ACCA
11 2 (0.18%) CIMA
11 2 (0.18%) CCIE
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.99%) QA
2 18 (1.63%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.18%) FATCA
4 11 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.36%) SLA
6 4 (0.36%) COBIT
7 2 (0.18%) FINREP
8 1 (0.091%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.091%) GAAP
8 1 (0.091%) COREP
8 1 (0.091%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (0.36%) Xen
4 3 (0.27%) MetaFrame
4 3 (0.27%) XenApp
4 3 (0.27%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.18%) RACF
6 1 (0.091%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.091%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 41 (3.71%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.36%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.27%) Control-M
5 1 (0.091%) WSUS
5 1 (0.091%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.091%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.091%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.091%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.091%) SCCM
5 1 (0.091%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.091%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (7.34%) Oracle
2 57 (5.16%) Microsoft
3 21 (1.90%) Teradata
4 15 (1.36%) EMC
4 15 (1.36%) Informatica
4 15 (1.36%) Red Hat
5 14 (1.27%) Business Objects
6 12 (1.09%) IBM
7 10 (0.91%) Citrix
8 9 (0.82%) HP
8 9 (0.82%) Cisco
9 8 (0.72%) Charles River
9 8 (0.72%) Veritas
9 8 (0.72%) CA
9 8 (0.72%) SAP
10 6 (0.54%) Sybase
10 6 (0.54%) VMware
11 5 (0.45%) Sun
12 4 (0.36%) Planview
12 4 (0.36%) CheckPoint
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