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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 166 355 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.58% 40.62% 26.52%
As % of the General category 68.60% 80.87% 66.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 185 98
Median daily rate £364 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £453 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.91 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +8.05%
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
242 439 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.29% 50.23% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 234 147
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +242.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Finance.

1 90 (29.13%) Banking
2 81 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (21.36%) SQL
4 49 (15.86%) Java
5 46 (14.89%) Security Cleared
6 38 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (11.65%) OO
8 35 (11.33%) Linux
9 33 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (10.03%) Enterprise Architecture
11 30 (9.71%) Unix
12 28 (9.06%) Relational Database
12 28 (9.06%) SDLC
13 26 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (8.41%) Project Management
13 26 (8.41%) OOD
13 26 (8.41%) Microsoft
14 25 (8.09%) TOGAF
15 24 (7.77%) Spring
16 23 (7.44%) Retail
16 23 (7.44%) MS Excel
17 22 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
17 22 (7.12%) User Acceptance Testing
17 22 (7.12%) Data Architecture
17 22 (7.12%) ArchiMate
18 21 (6.80%) BPMN
18 21 (6.80%) Perl
18 21 (6.80%) Sybase
18 21 (6.80%) DB2
18 21 (6.80%) Change Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 11 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.62%) JBoss
2 5 (1.62%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.29%) Apache
3 4 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.97%) Node.js
4 3 (0.97%) SAS
5 2 (0.65%) CMS
5 2 (0.65%) Confluence
5 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.32%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.32%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.32%) IIS
6 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 23 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.21%) MS Office
3 11 (3.56%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.29%) MS Project
4 4 (1.29%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (2.59%) Summit
2 5 (1.62%) Cognos Controller
3 4 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.97%) Hi Portfolio
4 3 (0.97%) Primavera
5 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.32%) Eikon
6 1 (0.32%) HFM
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.32%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.32%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.62%) Firewall
2 4 (1.29%) Extranet
2 4 (1.29%) HTTP
3 3 (0.97%) LDAP
4 2 (0.65%) Internet
4 2 (0.65%) SAN
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.32%) Network Security
5 1 (0.32%) SSL
5 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.32%) VPN
5 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.06%) Relational Database
2 22 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (6.80%) DB2
4 19 (6.15%) RDBMS
5 10 (3.24%) MS Access
6 9 (2.91%) Star Schema
7 7 (2.27%) SQL Server
8 6 (1.94%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.29%) Big Data
9 4 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.29%) MarkLogic
10 3 (0.97%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.32%) DataStage
12 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (6.47%) JUnit
2 6 (1.94%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.62%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.29%) Axure RP
4 4 (1.29%) Grunt
4 4 (1.29%) Jasmine
4 4 (1.29%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (1.29%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.97%) gulp
5 3 (0.97%) JIRA
6 2 (0.65%) Ranorex
6 2 (0.65%) Selenium
6 2 (0.65%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.32%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.32%) Subversion
7 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 90 (29.13%) Banking
2 23 (7.44%) Retail
3 17 (5.50%) Investment Banking
4 14 (4.53%) Front Office
4 14 (4.53%) Law
5 10 (3.24%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.94%) Legal
7 3 (0.97%) Marketing
8 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (25.24%) Analyst
2 56 (18.12%) Developer
3 32 (10.36%) Architect
3 32 (10.36%) Business Analyst
4 28 (9.06%) Consultant
5 26 (8.41%) Project Manager
6 25 (8.09%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (6.47%) Java Developer
8 18 (5.83%) Security Engineer
9 16 (5.18%) Data Analyst
10 14 (4.53%) Security Consultant
11 13 (4.21%) Designer
11 13 (4.21%) Test Analyst
12 10 (3.24%) Financial Analyst
12 10 (3.24%) Senior Architect
13 9 (2.91%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.91%) Service Analyst
13 9 (2.91%) Test Manager
14 8 (2.59%) Applications Support
14 8 (2.59%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.77%) Spring
2 19 (6.15%) J2SE
3 14 (4.53%) JMS
4 13 (4.21%) .NET
4 13 (4.21%) CSS
4 13 (4.21%) HTML
5 12 (3.88%) AngularJS
6 10 (3.24%) Web Services
7 8 (2.59%) J2EE
8 7 (2.27%) HTML5
9 6 (1.94%) Hibernate
9 6 (1.94%) jQuery
10 5 (1.62%) CSS3
10 5 (1.62%) React
10 5 (1.62%) Sass
10 5 (1.62%) XML
11 4 (1.29%) Apache Commons
11 4 (1.29%) RequireJS
11 4 (1.29%) RESTful
11 4 (1.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.53%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.56%) User Experience
4 10 (3.24%) Equity Derivative
5 7 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.27%) Equities
6 6 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.62%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.62%) Derivative
8 4 (1.29%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.29%) DataPower
8 4 (1.29%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.97%) iPad
10 2 (0.65%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.65%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.32%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.33%) Linux
2 30 (9.71%) Unix
3 17 (5.50%) Windows
4 7 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.29%) AIX
5 4 (1.29%) Android
5 4 (1.29%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.65%) Solaris
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (11.65%) OO
4 31 (10.03%) Enterprise Architecture
5 28 (9.06%) SDLC
6 26 (8.41%) OOD
6 26 (8.41%) Project Management
6 26 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (8.09%) TOGAF
8 22 (7.12%) ArchiMate
8 22 (7.12%) Data Architecture
8 22 (7.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (6.80%) BPMN
9 21 (6.80%) Change Management
10 20 (6.47%) Data Analysis
10 20 (6.47%) Software Engineering
11 19 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (5.18%) Enterprise Modelling
12 16 (5.18%) Migration
13 15 (4.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 66 (21.36%) SQL
2 49 (15.86%) Java
3 21 (6.80%) Perl
4 17 (5.50%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.24%) PL/SQL
6 9 (2.91%) C#
7 7 (2.27%) C++
8 6 (1.94%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.94%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.94%) Python
8 6 (1.94%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.62%) VBA
10 4 (1.29%) Scala
10 4 (1.29%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.97%) AWK
11 3 (0.97%) sed
11 3 (0.97%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.65%) C
12 2 (0.65%) VB
12 2 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.21%) Degree
3 10 (3.24%) ISEB
4 4 (1.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.97%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.97%) PMP
6 2 (0.65%) ACCA
6 2 (0.65%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (0.65%) CISSP
6 2 (0.65%) MCP
6 2 (0.65%) MCSE
6 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.32%) CIMA
7 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.85%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.88%) QA
3 5 (1.62%) SLA
4 4 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.32%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.32%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.97%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.97%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.97%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (0.65%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.32%) Ansible
4 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.32%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 26 (8.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.80%) Sybase
3 18 (5.83%) Oracle
4 15 (4.85%) HP
5 14 (4.53%) Intel Security
6 11 (3.56%) MicroStrategy
7 9 (2.91%) SAP
8 8 (2.59%) IBM
9 7 (2.27%) Cognos
9 7 (2.27%) Qualys
9 7 (2.27%) SunGard
9 7 (2.27%) VMware
10 5 (1.62%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.62%) Nintex
11 4 (1.29%) Citrix
11 4 (1.29%) Forcepoint
11 4 (1.29%) Symantec
11 4 (1.29%) Twitter
12 3 (0.97%) Adobe
12 3 (0.97%) Murex
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