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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 247 216 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.88% 35.01% 28.43%
As % of the General category 80.19% 81.82% 78.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 101 106
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £500 £438
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%
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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
308 264 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.25% 42.79% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 120 141
Average daily rate £400 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £6.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 123 (25.95%) SQL
2 118 (24.89%) Banking
3 109 (23.00%) Java
4 75 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (14.98%) Oracle
6 64 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 57 (12.03%) UNIX
8 54 (11.39%) SQL Server
9 53 (11.18%) XML
10 52 (10.97%) Migration
11 49 (10.34%) Relational Database
12 48 (10.13%) HTML
13 47 (9.92%) JavaScript
14 46 (9.70%) Project Management
15 44 (9.28%) Web Services
16 43 (9.07%) CSS
17 41 (8.65%) ETL
17 41 (8.65%) RDBMS
17 41 (8.65%) Microsoft
18 40 (8.44%) Hibernate
18 40 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
19 39 (8.23%) Sybase
19 39 (8.23%) Spring
20 38 (8.02%) Performance Tuning
21 34 (7.17%) Linux
22 33 (6.96%) Windows
22 33 (6.96%) Wealth Management
23 32 (6.75%) PL/SQL
24 31 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
24 31 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.32%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (1.48%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.27%) CMS
6 4 (0.84%) TWiki
6 4 (0.84%) Apache
6 4 (0.84%) SAS
6 4 (0.84%) IIS
7 3 (0.63%) JBoss
7 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.63%) Lync
8 2 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.42%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.42%) Papyrus
8 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.42%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 21 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.32%) MS Office
3 6 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.05%) MS Project
5 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.95%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.53%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.48%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.63%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.42%) Agresso
7 2 (0.42%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.43%) HTTP
2 13 (2.74%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.05%) Firewall
4 4 (0.84%) Intranet
4 4 (0.84%) DNS
5 3 (0.63%) WAN
5 3 (0.63%) DHCP
5 3 (0.63%) Wireless
5 3 (0.63%) SAN
6 2 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.42%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.42%) Broadband
6 2 (0.42%) LAN
7 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.21%) PPP
7 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 41 (8.65%) RDBMS
4 31 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (4.85%) DB2
8 20 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.95%) Oracle Database
10 13 (2.74%) QlikView
11 9 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 5 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.84%) KDB
15 3 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
16 2 (0.42%) MS Access
16 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (1.90%) JUnit
1 9 (1.90%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.48%) ClearCase
3 6 (1.27%) JIRA
4 5 (1.05%) CppUnit
4 5 (1.05%) GoogleTest
5 3 (0.63%) Jasmine
5 3 (0.63%) Selenium
5 3 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.63%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.63%) Subversion
6 2 (0.42%) Maven
6 2 (0.42%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.42%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.42%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.21%) Ant
7 1 (0.21%) Mockito
General
1 118 (24.89%) Banking
2 26 (5.49%) Front Office
3 25 (5.27%) Investment Banking
4 21 (4.43%) Retail
5 8 (1.69%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.84%) Legal
8 3 (0.63%) Law
8 3 (0.63%) Marketing
9 2 (0.42%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 171 (36.08%) Developer
2 120 (25.32%) Analyst
3 52 (10.97%) Business Analyst
4 47 (9.92%) Project Manager
4 47 (9.92%) Java Developer
5 25 (5.27%) Senior Developer
6 24 (5.06%) Consultant
7 21 (4.43%) Data Analyst
8 19 (4.01%) SQL Developer
8 19 (4.01%) Test Manager
9 18 (3.80%) Test Analyst
10 16 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (2.74%) SQL Server Developer
11 13 (2.74%) Support Analyst
12 11 (2.32%) Architect
12 11 (2.32%) Oracle Analyst
13 10 (2.11%) Oracle Developer
13 10 (2.11%) Administrator
13 10 (2.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 10 (2.11%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (11.18%) XML
2 48 (10.13%) HTML
3 44 (9.28%) Web Services
4 43 (9.07%) CSS
5 40 (8.44%) Hibernate
6 39 (8.23%) Spring
7 23 (4.85%) HTML5
8 22 (4.64%) JMS
9 20 (4.22%) .NET
10 19 (4.01%) JSP
11 18 (3.80%) Servlets
11 18 (3.80%) EJB
12 17 (3.59%) AngularJS
13 16 (3.38%) CSS3
14 15 (3.16%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (3.16%) jQuery
14 15 (3.16%) DHTML
14 15 (3.16%) SOAP
14 15 (3.16%) XSL
15 14 (2.95%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.11%) User Experience
3 8 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 7 (1.48%) Mainframe
4 7 (1.48%) Equity Derivative
5 6 (1.27%) Market Risk
5 6 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.05%) Equities
6 5 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.84%) Derivative
8 3 (0.63%) Clustering
8 3 (0.63%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.42%) DataPower
9 2 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.42%) iPad
9 2 (0.42%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.42%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.03%) UNIX
2 34 (7.17%) Linux
3 33 (6.96%) Windows
4 8 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.63%) AIX
7 3 (0.63%) Solaris
7 3 (0.63%) Android
8 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (10.97%) Migration
4 46 (9.70%) Project Management
5 41 (8.65%) ETL
6 38 (8.02%) Performance Tuning
7 33 (6.96%) Wealth Management
8 31 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 29 (6.12%) Data Analysis
11 27 (5.70%) OO
12 23 (4.85%) Data Modelling
12 23 (4.85%) Multithreading
13 22 (4.64%) Data Migration
13 22 (4.64%) SOA
13 22 (4.64%) Change Management
14 21 (4.43%) Business Analysis
15 17 (3.59%) Responsive Web Design
16 16 (3.38%) Test Strategy
16 16 (3.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 123 (25.95%) SQL
2 109 (23.00%) Java
3 47 (9.92%) JavaScript
4 32 (6.75%) PL/SQL
5 28 (5.91%) C#
6 24 (5.06%) VBA
7 21 (4.43%) Perl
8 18 (3.80%) C++
9 8 (1.69%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.84%) VB
10 4 (0.84%) C
10 4 (0.84%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.84%) Scala
11 3 (0.63%) JCL
11 3 (0.63%) VB6
11 3 (0.63%) COBOL
12 2 (0.42%) Ruby
12 2 (0.42%) Korn
12 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (4.22%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.01%) ISEB
3 13 (2.74%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.32%) CISSP
6 10 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.90%) Degree
8 6 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.84%) CISM
9 4 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.63%) PMP
10 3 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.42%) CEH
11 2 (0.42%) CCSP
11 2 (0.42%) GIAC
11 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.42%) SSCP
11 2 (0.42%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.53%) QA
2 9 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.27%) COBIT
4 6 (1.27%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.42%) SLA
6 1 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.84%) RACF
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.63%) XenApp
3 3 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.63%) vSphere
4 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (4.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (0.63%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.63%) SCCM
3 2 (0.42%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 71 (14.98%) Oracle
2 41 (8.65%) Microsoft
3 39 (8.23%) Sybase
4 19 (4.01%) IBM
5 14 (2.95%) Business Objects
6 11 (2.32%) Informatica
6 11 (2.32%) VMware
7 9 (1.90%) Cognos
7 9 (1.90%) HP
8 7 (1.48%) Google
9 6 (1.27%) Tableau
9 6 (1.27%) SAP
10 3 (0.63%) Dell
10 3 (0.63%) EMC
10 3 (0.63%) Citrix
10 3 (0.63%) Siebel
10 3 (0.63%) CommVault
10 3 (0.63%) NetApp
10 3 (0.63%) Symantec
10 3 (0.63%) Kofax
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