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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 38 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 63.33% - 3.13%
As % of the General category 84.44% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£321 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.18 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+34.40% -5.71%
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
45 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 75.00% 15.79% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate £321 £440 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.04% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.38 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+267.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Fife region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 37 £321 -
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 42 (79.25%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.87%) Banking
3 9 (16.98%) Change Control
3 9 (16.98%) Service Management
3 9 (16.98%) Migration
4 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (15.09%) Law
4 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
5 7 (13.21%) Java
6 6 (11.32%) .NET
7 5 (9.43%) Oracle
7 5 (9.43%) MS Office
7 5 (9.43%) ITIL
7 5 (9.43%) UNIX
7 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.55%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Manual Testing
8 4 (7.55%) ServiceNow
8 4 (7.55%) SQL
9 3 (5.66%) Veritas
9 3 (5.66%) Project Management
9 3 (5.66%) Solaris
9 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
9 3 (5.66%) Clustering
9 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
9 3 (5.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (5.66%) Veritas File System
9 3 (5.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (5.66%) Test Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Subversion
1 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (18.87%) Banking
2 8 (15.09%) Law
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Business Analyst
3 11 (20.75%) Project Manager
4 10 (18.87%) Financial Business Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 8 (15.09%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Tester
6 4 (7.55%) Junior
7 3 (5.66%) Programme Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Development Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Development Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Junior Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Release Manager
7 3 (5.66%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Solaris Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) CSS
2 1 (1.89%) Ajax
2 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.89%) jQuery
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (79.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.66%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) UNIX
2 3 (5.66%) Solaris
3 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Service Management
1 9 (16.98%) Migration
1 9 (16.98%) Change Control
2 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (9.43%) ITIL
3 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
4 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.55%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (7.55%) Manual Testing
5 3 (5.66%) Test Management
5 3 (5.66%) Project Management
5 3 (5.66%) Release Management
6 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.77%) Time Management
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.77%) Critical Success Factor
6 2 (3.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.77%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) Java
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) Ruby
4 1 (1.89%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) ISEB
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (5.66%) Veritas File System
2 3 (5.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.89%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) ServiceNow
3 3 (5.66%) Veritas
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) HP