The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Finance 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 27.27% 13.64% -
As % of the General category 66.67% 60.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£440 £266 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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 Fife region.

General Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 40.91% 22.73% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate £410 £325 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +44.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £459 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Fife region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Fife region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Fife region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline 0 6 £440 +65.25% 1
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) SAS
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 1 (14.29%) SAS
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Management Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Procurement Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) PMO Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft