The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 238 199 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 30.43% 30.15% 31.22%
As % of the General category 75.56% 78.04% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 95 111
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£388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £198 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
315 255 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.28% 38.64% 39.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 127 138
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 - £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 - £17.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

1 119 (26.74%) SQL
2 104 (23.37%) Banking
3 86 (19.33%) Java
4 60 (13.48%) UNIX
5 56 (12.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (12.13%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (11.24%) Migration
8 47 (10.56%) Oracle
9 45 (10.11%) Relational Database
10 44 (9.89%) XML
11 43 (9.66%) Performance Tuning
12 41 (9.21%) SQL Server
12 41 (9.21%) Microsoft
13 40 (8.99%) Project Management
13 40 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
14 39 (8.76%) Sybase
14 39 (8.76%) HTML
15 36 (8.09%) Linux
16 34 (7.64%) Windows
16 34 (7.64%) Spring
16 34 (7.64%) Wealth Management
17 33 (7.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 33 (7.42%) Data Analysis
17 33 (7.42%) RDBMS
18 30 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
18 30 (6.74%) ETL
18 30 (6.74%) OO
18 30 (6.74%) Hibernate
19 29 (6.52%) JavaScript
19 29 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 11 (2.47%) Tomcat
1 11 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.02%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.12%) IIS
3 5 (1.12%) CMS
3 5 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (0.90%) CICS
4 4 (0.90%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.90%) Apache
4 4 (0.90%) TWiki
5 3 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.45%) JBoss
6 2 (0.45%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.45%) SAS
6 2 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.45%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (0.45%) Papyrus
6 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 24 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.25%) MS Office
3 6 (1.35%) MS Project
4 4 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.80%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.90%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.45%) Agresso
7 2 (0.45%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.22%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.70%) HTTP
2 11 (2.47%) Firewall
3 8 (1.80%) WAN
4 7 (1.57%) LAN
4 7 (1.57%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.12%) Wireless
5 5 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (1.12%) DNS
6 4 (0.90%) DHCP
7 3 (0.67%) Intranet
8 2 (0.45%) H.323
8 2 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.45%) Broadband
8 2 (0.45%) VPN
8 2 (0.45%) VoIP
9 1 (0.22%) LDAP
9 1 (0.22%) ATM
9 1 (0.22%) PPP
9 1 (0.22%) SSL
9 1 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (10.11%) Relational Database
2 41 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 33 (7.42%) RDBMS
3 33 (7.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (5.62%) DB2
6 22 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (4.04%) QlikView
8 8 (1.80%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.35%) KDB
9 6 (1.35%) MS Access
9 6 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (0.67%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.80%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.57%) CppUnit
2 7 (1.57%) GoogleTest
3 6 (1.35%) JUnit
3 6 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (1.12%) JIRA
5 3 (0.67%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.67%) Subversion
5 3 (0.67%) Ant
5 3 (0.67%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (0.45%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.45%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.22%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 104 (23.37%) Banking
2 28 (6.29%) Front Office
3 18 (4.04%) Investment Banking
4 15 (3.37%) Retail
5 7 (1.57%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.57%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.35%) Private Banking
7 4 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.67%) Law
8 3 (0.67%) Back Office
8 3 (0.67%) Marketing
8 3 (0.67%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.45%) Legal
9 2 (0.45%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 151 (33.93%) Developer
2 110 (24.72%) Analyst
3 58 (13.03%) Business Analyst
4 49 (11.01%) Java Developer
5 43 (9.66%) Project Manager
6 22 (4.94%) Data Analyst
7 21 (4.72%) Consultant
8 18 (4.04%) Senior Developer
9 15 (3.37%) SQL Developer
10 13 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (2.92%) Test Manager
11 12 (2.70%) Test Analyst
12 11 (2.47%) Architect
12 11 (2.47%) SQL Server Developer
13 10 (2.25%) Coordinator
13 10 (2.25%) C# Developer
13 10 (2.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 10 (2.25%) Business Data Analyst
14 9 (2.02%) WPF Developer
14 9 (2.02%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (9.89%) XML
2 39 (8.76%) HTML
3 34 (7.64%) Spring
4 30 (6.74%) Hibernate
5 28 (6.29%) Web Services
5 28 (6.29%) CSS
6 15 (3.37%) .NET
6 15 (3.37%) JMS
6 15 (3.37%) HTML5
7 13 (2.92%) EJB
7 13 (2.92%) JSP
7 13 (2.92%) Servlets
8 11 (2.47%) XSL
8 11 (2.47%) DHTML
8 11 (2.47%) WPF
8 11 (2.47%) AngularJS
9 9 (2.02%) jQuery
9 9 (2.02%) CSS3
9 9 (2.02%) J2EE
9 9 (2.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.02%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.35%) Equities
5 6 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.12%) User Experience
6 5 (1.12%) Derivative
7 4 (0.90%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.90%) Hedge funds
7 4 (0.90%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.67%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.67%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.67%) CESG
8 3 (0.67%) Clustering
8 3 (0.67%) DataPower
8 3 (0.67%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.48%) UNIX
2 36 (8.09%) Linux
3 34 (7.64%) Windows
4 3 (0.67%) AIX
4 3 (0.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.45%) Solaris
5 2 (0.45%) zOS
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (12.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 54 (12.13%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (11.24%) Migration
4 43 (9.66%) Performance Tuning
5 40 (8.99%) Project Management
6 34 (7.64%) Wealth Management
7 33 (7.42%) Data Analysis
8 30 (6.74%) OO
8 30 (6.74%) ETL
8 30 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (6.07%) Multithreading
10 21 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (4.49%) Data Modelling
12 19 (4.27%) Business Analysis
13 18 (4.04%) Change Management
13 18 (4.04%) Risk Management
13 18 (4.04%) Data Migration
14 16 (3.60%) SOA
15 15 (3.37%) ITIL
16 14 (3.15%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 119 (26.74%) SQL
2 86 (19.33%) Java
3 29 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 27 (6.07%) Perl
5 24 (5.39%) PL/SQL
5 24 (5.39%) VBA
6 23 (5.17%) C#
7 19 (4.27%) C++
8 8 (1.80%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.57%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.57%) Scala
10 6 (1.35%) C
10 6 (1.35%) JCL
11 3 (0.67%) COBOL
12 2 (0.45%) Python
12 2 (0.45%) XAML
12 2 (0.45%) AWK
12 2 (0.45%) Korn
13 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 17 (3.82%) CISSP
2 15 (3.37%) ISEB
2 15 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.25%) Degree
5 8 (1.80%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.57%) CCSP
6 7 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.57%) CEH
7 6 (1.35%) GIAC
7 6 (1.35%) SSCP
8 5 (1.12%) CISM
8 5 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.67%) PMP
10 3 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.45%) CRISC
11 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.45%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.70%) QA
2 8 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.45%) COBIT
5 2 (0.45%) MiFID
6 1 (0.22%) Basel II
6 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.22%) COREP
6 1 (0.22%) FINREP
6 1 (0.22%) Basel III
System Software
1 5 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.90%) vSphere
3 3 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.45%) XenApp
4 2 (0.45%) RACF
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (3.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (10.56%) Oracle
2 41 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 39 (8.76%) Sybase
4 19 (4.27%) Business Objects
5 10 (2.25%) Informatica
6 9 (2.02%) Google
6 9 (2.02%) IBM
7 8 (1.80%) SAP
7 8 (1.80%) Cognos
8 7 (1.57%) VMware
9 6 (1.35%) Tableau
10 4 (0.90%) HP
10 4 (0.90%) Perforce
10 4 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.67%) Siebel
12 2 (0.45%) Citrix
12 2 (0.45%) FatWire
12 2 (0.45%) Actimize
12 2 (0.45%) Yahoo!
12 2 (0.45%) Kony
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