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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 235 197 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.75% 31.72% 33.37%
As % of the General category 74.37% 80.74% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 85 160
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
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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
316 244 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.00% 39.29% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 113 219
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £68.00 - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 5 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 5 March 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 118 (24.84%) Banking
2 98 (20.63%) SQL
3 90 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (17.89%) Java
5 84 (17.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 59 (12.42%) Oracle
7 53 (11.16%) JavaScript
8 52 (10.95%) SQL Server
9 47 (9.89%) Project Management
10 46 (9.68%) Migration
11 40 (8.42%) UNIX
11 40 (8.42%) Microsoft
12 37 (7.79%) ETL
12 37 (7.79%) HTML
13 36 (7.58%) CSS
13 36 (7.58%) Data Analysis
14 35 (7.37%) Spring
14 35 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (7.16%) Relational Database
16 33 (6.95%) Business Analysis
17 30 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (6.32%) RDBMS
18 29 (6.11%) Web Services
18 29 (6.11%) Investment Banking
19 28 (5.89%) XML
20 27 (5.68%) Hibernate
20 27 (5.68%) Wealth Management
20 27 (5.68%) HTML5
21 26 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 26 (5.47%) Windows

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (1.26%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.05%) SAS
5 4 (0.84%) CMS
5 4 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.63%) IIS
6 3 (0.63%) Lync
7 2 (0.42%) JBoss
7 2 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.21%) CICS
8 1 (0.21%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.21%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.21%) Apache
8 1 (0.21%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 22 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.95%) MS Office
3 8 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.26%) MS Project
5 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (2.32%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.42%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.63%) Office 365
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.42%) HTTP
2 16 (3.37%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.05%) Firewall
4 4 (0.84%) DNS
5 3 (0.63%) SAN
5 3 (0.63%) WAN
5 3 (0.63%) DHCP
5 3 (0.63%) Network Security
6 2 (0.42%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.42%) Wireless
7 1 (0.21%) Intranet
7 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.21%) Broadband
7 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.16%) Relational Database
3 30 (6.32%) RDBMS
4 26 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (3.37%) Oracle Database
7 16 (3.37%) DB2
7 16 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.11%) QlikView
9 9 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.84%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.63%) MySQL
13 3 (0.63%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.89%) JUnit
1 9 (1.89%) Subversion
2 7 (1.47%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.47%) ClearCase
2 7 (1.47%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.05%) Selenium
4 4 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.84%) Maven
4 4 (0.84%) JIRA
4 4 (0.84%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.63%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.42%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.42%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.21%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.21%) Mockito
7 1 (0.21%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.21%) GoogleTest
General
1 118 (24.84%) Banking
2 29 (6.11%) Investment Banking
3 23 (4.84%) Retail
4 19 (4.00%) Front Office
5 12 (2.53%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.32%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.05%) Legal
8 5 (1.05%) Marketing
9 3 (0.63%) Back Office
10 2 (0.42%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (30.95%) Developer
2 143 (30.11%) Analyst
3 64 (13.47%) Business Analyst
4 51 (10.74%) Project Manager
5 31 (6.53%) Java Developer
6 26 (5.47%) Data Analyst
7 25 (5.26%) Consultant
7 25 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 18 (3.79%) Test Analyst
9 16 (3.37%) Support Analyst
10 14 (2.95%) Designer
10 14 (2.95%) SQL Developer
11 13 (2.74%) Test Manager
12 12 (2.53%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (2.53%) Solutions Designer
12 12 (2.53%) .NET Developer
13 11 (2.32%) Oracle Analyst
14 10 (2.11%) Financial Analyst
14 10 (2.11%) Front-End Developer
14 10 (2.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (7.79%) HTML
2 36 (7.58%) CSS
3 35 (7.37%) Spring
4 29 (6.11%) Web Services
5 28 (5.89%) XML
6 27 (5.68%) Hibernate
6 27 (5.68%) HTML5
7 25 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 24 (5.05%) .NET
9 20 (4.21%) CSS3
10 19 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
10 19 (4.00%) Backbone.js
11 18 (3.79%) JMS
12 17 (3.58%) jQuery
13 13 (2.74%) SOAP
14 12 (2.53%) ASP.NET
15 9 (1.89%) JSON
15 9 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (1.47%) JSP
16 7 (1.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.32%) Client/Server
2 11 (2.32%) User Experience
3 9 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 9 (1.89%) Market Risk
4 6 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
4 6 (1.26%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.05%) Data Structures
6 4 (0.84%) SWIFT
6 4 (0.84%) Mobile App
6 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.63%) Equities
7 3 (0.63%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.63%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.42%) Derivative
8 2 (0.42%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.42%) Clustering
9 1 (0.21%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.21%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.21%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.42%) UNIX
2 26 (5.47%) Windows
3 21 (4.42%) Linux
4 10 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.84%) Solaris
9 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.63%) Android
10 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (17.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (9.89%) Project Management
4 46 (9.68%) Migration
5 37 (7.79%) ETL
6 36 (7.58%) Data Analysis
7 33 (6.95%) Business Analysis
8 30 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (5.68%) Wealth Management
10 23 (4.84%) SOA
10 23 (4.84%) Change Management
11 21 (4.42%) OO
12 20 (4.21%) ITIL
12 20 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (4.21%) Data Migration
12 20 (4.21%) Responsive Web Design
13 18 (3.79%) Multithreading
14 17 (3.58%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (3.37%) Test Strategy
15 16 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 98 (20.63%) SQL
2 85 (17.89%) Java
3 53 (11.16%) JavaScript
4 23 (4.84%) C#
5 21 (4.42%) PL/SQL
6 16 (3.37%) Perl
7 10 (2.11%) VBA
8 9 (1.89%) C++
9 6 (1.26%) VB
10 5 (1.05%) VB6
11 4 (0.84%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.63%) C
13 2 (0.42%) Ruby
13 2 (0.42%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.21%) JCL
14 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.21%) COBOL
14 1 (0.21%) Scala
14 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (4.63%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.37%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.74%) ISEB
4 11 (2.32%) VCP4
5 10 (2.11%) Degree
6 8 (1.68%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.68%) CISSP
7 7 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.84%) CISA
8 4 (0.84%) CISM
9 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.63%) MCSE
9 3 (0.63%) MCITP
9 3 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.63%) CRISC
10 2 (0.42%) PMP
10 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.74%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.26%) COBIT
5 5 (1.05%) QA
6 3 (0.63%) SLA
7 1 (0.21%) MiFID
7 1 (0.21%) COREP
System Software
1 7 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.47%) RACF
1 7 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.26%) XenApp
3 4 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.63%) vSphere
5 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (3.58%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.63%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.63%) SCCM
2 3 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.42%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (0.42%) WMI
3 2 (0.42%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (12.42%) Oracle
2 40 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.05%) Sybase
4 17 (3.58%) IBM
5 11 (2.32%) HP
5 11 (2.32%) VMware
6 8 (1.68%) Cognos
6 8 (1.68%) Business Objects
6 8 (1.68%) Citrix
7 7 (1.47%) Informatica
8 6 (1.26%) SAP
8 6 (1.26%) Charles River
9 4 (0.84%) Tableau
9 4 (0.84%) Trillium
10 3 (0.63%) BMC
10 3 (0.63%) CommVault
10 3 (0.63%) NetApp
10 3 (0.63%) Dell
10 3 (0.63%) EMC
10 3 (0.63%) Kofax
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