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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 284 184 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.33% 29.92% 33.81%
As % of the General category 74.54% 76.99% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 83 164
Average daily rate
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£406 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
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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
381 239 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.72% 38.86% 44.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 115 227
Average daily rate £425 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.69 - £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 27 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 141 (26.76%) Banking
2 116 (22.01%) SQL
3 95 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 91 (17.27%) Java
5 89 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (11.76%) Oracle
7 58 (11.01%) SQL Server
8 54 (10.25%) Migration
9 52 (9.87%) Microsoft
10 51 (9.68%) Project Management
11 49 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
12 46 (8.73%) Data Analysis
13 45 (8.54%) JavaScript
14 44 (8.35%) UNIX
15 42 (7.97%) Spring
16 38 (7.21%) Business Analysis
17 37 (7.02%) ETL
18 35 (6.64%) CSS
19 34 (6.45%) Investment Banking
19 34 (6.45%) Relational Database
20 33 (6.26%) HTML
20 33 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
21 32 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 31 (5.88%) Hibernate
23 30 (5.69%) Sybase
23 30 (5.69%) Web Services
23 30 (5.69%) MS Excel
24 29 (5.50%) Windows
25 28 (5.31%) XML
25 28 (5.31%) Wealth Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 13 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.52%) SAS
2 8 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (1.14%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.95%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.76%) CMS
6 3 (0.57%) IIS
6 3 (0.57%) Lync
7 2 (0.38%) JBoss
7 2 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.19%) CICS
8 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.19%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.19%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.98%) MS Office
3 11 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.71%) MS Project
5 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (2.09%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI-GL
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.57%) Office 365
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.98%) HTTP
2 18 (3.42%) HTTPS
3 5 (0.95%) Firewall
4 4 (0.76%) DNS
5 3 (0.57%) DHCP
5 3 (0.57%) SAN
5 3 (0.57%) Network Security
6 2 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.38%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.38%) WAN
6 2 (0.38%) LDAP
6 2 (0.38%) SSL
7 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.19%) Broadband
7 1 (0.19%) Intranet
7 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 32 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (4.93%) RDBMS
5 24 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (2.66%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.90%) DB2
10 9 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (1.71%) QlikView
11 8 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.76%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.76%) BusinessObjects XI
14 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (2.28%) JUnit
2 11 (2.09%) Subversion
3 7 (1.33%) ClearCase
3 7 (1.33%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.14%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.95%) Selenium
5 5 (0.95%) WebDriver
5 5 (0.95%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.76%) JIRA
6 4 (0.76%) Maven
7 3 (0.57%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.38%) StarTeam
8 2 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.19%) Mockito
9 1 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.19%) Hudson
9 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
General
1 141 (26.76%) Banking
2 34 (6.45%) Investment Banking
3 26 (4.93%) Front Office
4 24 (4.55%) Retail
5 15 (2.85%) Financial Institution
6 14 (2.66%) Retail Banking
7 12 (2.28%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.71%) Legal
8 9 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.57%) Law
9 3 (0.57%) Back Office
9 3 (0.57%) Marketing
10 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 172 (32.64%) Analyst
2 154 (29.22%) Developer
3 83 (15.75%) Business Analyst
4 51 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 39 (7.40%) Java Developer
6 31 (5.88%) Data Analyst
7 30 (5.69%) Senior Developer
8 24 (4.55%) Consultant
9 20 (3.80%) SQL Developer
10 19 (3.61%) Designer
11 17 (3.23%) Support Analyst
12 16 (3.04%) Senior Java Developer
13 15 (2.85%) Test Manager
13 15 (2.85%) Test Analyst
14 14 (2.66%) Solutions Designer
15 12 (2.28%) .NET Developer
16 11 (2.09%) Oracle Developer
16 11 (2.09%) Architect
16 11 (2.09%) Oracle Analyst
17 10 (1.90%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.97%) Spring
2 35 (6.64%) CSS
3 33 (6.26%) HTML
4 31 (5.88%) Hibernate
5 30 (5.69%) Web Services
6 28 (5.31%) XML
7 27 (5.12%) .NET
8 25 (4.74%) HTML5
8 25 (4.74%) AngularJS
9 20 (3.80%) CSS3
10 19 (3.61%) Backbone.js
10 19 (3.61%) KnockoutJS
10 19 (3.61%) JMS
11 16 (3.04%) jQuery
12 12 (2.28%) ASP.NET
12 12 (2.28%) SOAP
13 9 (1.71%) J2SE
13 9 (1.71%) JSON
13 9 (1.71%) WPF
13 9 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.28%) Client/Server
3 11 (2.09%) User Experience
4 10 (1.90%) Fixed Income
5 9 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.71%) Market Risk
6 8 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.95%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.95%) Visualisation
8 5 (0.95%) Equities
8 5 (0.95%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.76%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.38%) DataPower
11 2 (0.38%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.38%) Derivative
11 2 (0.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (0.38%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.35%) UNIX
2 29 (5.50%) Windows
3 20 (3.80%) Linux
4 10 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.76%) Android
7 4 (0.76%) Solaris
8 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 89 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (10.25%) Migration
4 51 (9.68%) Project Management
5 46 (8.73%) Data Analysis
6 38 (7.21%) Business Analysis
7 37 (7.02%) ETL
8 33 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (5.31%) Wealth Management
10 24 (4.55%) SOA
10 24 (4.55%) OO
10 24 (4.55%) Change Management
11 23 (4.36%) ITIL
11 23 (4.36%) Data Migration
12 21 (3.98%) Multithreading
13 20 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (3.80%) Data Modelling
14 19 (3.61%) Responsive Web Design
15 18 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 116 (22.01%) SQL
2 91 (17.27%) Java
3 45 (8.54%) JavaScript
4 27 (5.12%) C#
5 24 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 11 (2.09%) Perl
6 11 (2.09%) VBA
7 7 (1.33%) C++
8 6 (1.14%) VB
9 5 (0.95%) VB6
10 3 (0.57%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.57%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.38%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.38%) C
12 1 (0.19%) COBOL
12 1 (0.19%) Ruby
12 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.19%) Scala
12 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (3.98%) Security Cleared
2 15 (2.85%) Degree
2 15 (2.85%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.71%) ISEB
4 6 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (1.14%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.76%) CISSP
5 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.76%) CISA
5 4 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.57%) MCITP
6 3 (0.57%) MCSE
6 3 (0.57%) PMP
6 3 (0.57%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.57%) CRISC
7 2 (0.38%) CGEIT
7 2 (0.38%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 2 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.38%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.23%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.95%) QA
5 4 (0.76%) COBIT
6 3 (0.57%) SLA
7 1 (0.19%) GAAP
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.19%) COREP
7 1 (0.19%) FINREP
System Software
1 9 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.33%) RACF
2 7 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.14%) XenApp
4 3 (0.57%) vSphere
5 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.76%) SCCM
2 4 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.57%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.57%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.38%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.38%) WMI
4 2 (0.38%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 62 (11.76%) Oracle
2 52 (9.87%) Microsoft
3 30 (5.69%) Sybase
4 17 (3.23%) IBM
5 13 (2.47%) Business Objects
6 11 (2.09%) VMware
7 10 (1.90%) HP
8 9 (1.71%) Citrix
9 7 (1.33%) Informatica
10 6 (1.14%) Charles River
10 6 (1.14%) Cognos
11 5 (0.95%) SAP
12 4 (0.76%) Trillium
12 4 (0.76%) Teradata
13 3 (0.57%) Kofax
13 3 (0.57%) NetApp
13 3 (0.57%) CommVault
13 3 (0.57%) Symantec
13 3 (0.57%) BMC
13 3 (0.57%) Dell
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