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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 156 346 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.28% 38.79% 26.42%
As % of the General category 64.46% 79.00% 70.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 188 91
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
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
242 438 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.12% 49.10% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 247 128
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £32.25 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +239.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

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 5 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 5 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 94 (30.23%) Banking
2 75 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (20.90%) SQL
4 50 (16.08%) Java
5 43 (13.83%) Security Cleared
6 35 (11.25%) Linux
6 35 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (10.93%) Unix
8 32 (10.29%) OO
8 32 (10.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 32 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (9.32%) Relational Database
10 27 (8.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 27 (8.68%) Microsoft
10 27 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (8.36%) TOGAF
12 25 (8.04%) Project Management
12 25 (8.04%) SDLC
13 24 (7.72%) OOD
13 24 (7.72%) MS Excel
13 24 (7.72%) Change Management
13 24 (7.72%) Spring
14 22 (7.07%) Migration
14 22 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (7.07%) JavaScript
14 22 (7.07%) Data Architecture
14 22 (7.07%) ArchiMate
15 21 (6.75%) BPMN
16 20 (6.43%) Data Analysis
17 19 (6.11%) Technical Architecture

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 9 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.29%) Apache
3 4 (1.29%) JBoss
3 4 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.96%) Node.js
4 3 (0.96%) SAS
5 2 (0.64%) CMS
5 2 (0.64%) Documentum
5 2 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.64%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.64%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.32%) IIS
6 1 (0.32%) Liferay
6 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.50%) MS Office
3 10 (3.22%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.96%) MS Project
4 3 (0.96%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.32%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (1.93%) Hi Portfolio
2 5 (1.61%) Cognos Controller
2 5 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.29%) Summit
4 2 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.64%) Primavera
5 1 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.32%) Eikon
5 1 (0.32%) HFM
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.32%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.32%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.25%) LDAP
2 6 (1.93%) Firewall
3 3 (0.96%) HTTP
4 2 (0.64%) SAN
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.32%) DNS
5 1 (0.32%) Extranet
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 29 (9.32%) Relational Database
2 22 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (6.11%) DB2
3 19 (6.11%) RDBMS
4 11 (3.54%) MS Access
5 9 (2.89%) Star Schema
6 6 (1.93%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.93%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.61%) Big Data
7 5 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.29%) MarkLogic
8 4 (1.29%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.96%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 16 (5.14%) JUnit
2 5 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.61%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.29%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.96%) Grunt
4 3 (0.96%) gulp
4 3 (0.96%) Jasmine
4 3 (0.96%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.64%) Hudson
6 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.32%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.32%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.32%) Lombardi
6 1 (0.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 94 (30.23%) Banking
2 18 (5.79%) Investment Banking
2 18 (5.79%) Retail
3 12 (3.86%) Front Office
3 12 (3.86%) Law
4 11 (3.54%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.93%) Marketing
6 5 (1.61%) Legal
7 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.64%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.32%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (26.37%) Analyst
2 57 (18.33%) Developer
3 34 (10.93%) Business Analyst
4 33 (10.61%) Architect
5 25 (8.04%) Project Manager
5 25 (8.04%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (7.40%) Consultant
7 22 (7.07%) Java Developer
8 17 (5.47%) Security Engineer
9 16 (5.14%) Data Analyst
10 14 (4.50%) Designer
10 14 (4.50%) Test Analyst
11 13 (4.18%) Test Manager
12 12 (3.86%) Security Consultant
13 11 (3.54%) Financial Analyst
14 10 (3.22%) Senior Architect
14 10 (3.22%) Service Analyst
15 9 (2.89%) Senior Solutions Architect
16 7 (2.25%) Senior Analyst
16 7 (2.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.72%) Spring
2 16 (5.14%) J2SE
3 14 (4.50%) HTML
4 13 (4.18%) .NET
4 13 (4.18%) AngularJS
5 12 (3.86%) JMS
6 11 (3.54%) CSS
6 11 (3.54%) J2EE
7 10 (3.22%) Web Services
8 8 (2.57%) Hibernate
8 8 (2.57%) HTML5
9 6 (1.93%) jQuery
10 5 (1.61%) CSS3
10 5 (1.61%) React
10 5 (1.61%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
10 5 (1.61%) XML
11 4 (1.29%) Apache Commons
11 4 (1.29%) JSP
11 4 (1.29%) Sass
11 4 (1.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.86%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.89%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (2.89%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.57%) User Experience
5 7 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.93%) Derivative
6 6 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.93%) Equities
7 5 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.61%) DataPower
7 5 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.61%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.29%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.29%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.96%) iPad
9 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.64%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.25%) Linux
2 34 (10.93%) Unix
3 16 (5.14%) Windows
4 7 (2.25%) AIX
5 6 (1.93%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.29%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.96%) Android
8 3 (0.96%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.32%) Solaris
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (10.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 32 (10.29%) OO
4 27 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (8.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (8.36%) TOGAF
6 25 (8.04%) Project Management
6 25 (8.04%) SDLC
7 24 (7.72%) Change Management
7 24 (7.72%) OOD
8 22 (7.07%) ArchiMate
8 22 (7.07%) Data Architecture
8 22 (7.07%) Migration
9 21 (6.75%) BPMN
10 20 (6.43%) Data Analysis
11 19 (6.11%) Technical Architecture
12 17 (5.47%) Software Engineering
13 16 (5.14%) Business Analysis
13 16 (5.14%) Enterprise Modelling
Programming Languages
1 65 (20.90%) SQL
2 50 (16.08%) Java
3 22 (7.07%) JavaScript
4 18 (5.79%) Perl
5 12 (3.86%) C#
6 10 (3.22%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.25%) Python
8 6 (1.93%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.93%) C++
8 6 (1.93%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.93%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.61%) VBA
10 4 (1.29%) Ruby
11 3 (0.96%) C
11 3 (0.96%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.96%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.96%) VB
12 2 (0.64%) Clojure
12 2 (0.64%) Scala
12 2 (0.64%) sed
Qualifications
1 43 (13.83%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.82%) Degree
2 15 (4.82%) ISEB
3 4 (1.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.96%) CISSP
4 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.64%) ACCA
5 2 (0.64%) CGEIT
5 2 (0.64%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (0.64%) CISA
5 2 (0.64%) CISM
5 2 (0.64%) CRISC
5 2 (0.64%) MCP
5 2 (0.64%) MCSE
5 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.64%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.64%) PMP
6 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.82%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.22%) QA
3 6 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.96%) SLA
5 1 (0.32%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) FATCA
5 1 (0.32%) MiFID
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 5 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.86%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.61%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (0.96%) Ansible
4 2 (0.64%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.64%) Kibana
4 2 (0.64%) logstash
5 1 (0.32%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.32%) Puppet
5 1 (0.32%) QRadar
5 1 (0.32%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.32%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 27 (8.68%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.11%) Sybase
3 18 (5.79%) Oracle
4 14 (4.50%) HP
5 13 (4.18%) Intel Security
6 11 (3.54%) IBM
6 11 (3.54%) MicroStrategy
7 9 (2.89%) SAP
7 9 (2.89%) VMware
8 7 (2.25%) Cognos
8 7 (2.25%) Qualys
9 5 (1.61%) CA
9 5 (1.61%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.61%) Nintex
10 4 (1.29%) Citrix
10 4 (1.29%) Twitter
11 3 (0.96%) Cognizant
11 3 (0.96%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.96%) SunGard
11 3 (0.96%) Symantec
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