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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 314 230 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.64% 28.08% 33.08%
As % of the General category 75.12% 65.53% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 101 138
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
Finance
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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
418 351 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.77% 42.86% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 151 173
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £11.00 £17.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 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 31 July 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 163 (24.62%) Banking
2 162 (24.47%) SQL
3 109 (16.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 106 (16.01%) Java
5 97 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
6 92 (13.90%) UNIX
7 78 (11.78%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (9.52%) SQL Server
8 63 (9.52%) Sybase
8 63 (9.52%) Migration
9 60 (9.06%) Oracle
9 60 (9.06%) Business Analysis
10 59 (8.91%) Microsoft
11 55 (8.31%) Data Analysis
11 55 (8.31%) Project Management
12 54 (8.16%) Linux
13 52 (7.85%) Spring
14 51 (7.70%) Business Intelligence
15 49 (7.40%) MS Excel
16 48 (7.25%) Data Modelling
17 47 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 45 (6.80%) Investment Banking
18 45 (6.80%) Relational Database
19 43 (6.50%) SDLC
20 40 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
21 38 (5.74%) ETL
21 38 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
22 37 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 37 (5.59%) Degree
23 36 (5.44%) OO

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.36%) SAS
2 9 (1.36%) CICS
3 8 (1.21%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.91%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.76%) MQSeries
6 4 (0.60%) JBoss
6 4 (0.60%) CMS
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.45%) WorkSite
7 3 (0.45%) Drupal
7 3 (0.45%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.30%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.30%) IIS
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 49 (7.40%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.68%) MS Office
3 19 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.72%) MS Visio
5 16 (2.42%) MS Project
6 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.60%) Loan IQ
2 3 (0.45%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.60%) SaaS
2 3 (0.45%) PaaS
2 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.15%) Office 365
3 1 (0.15%) IaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.51%) SDH
2 4 (0.60%) HTTPS
2 4 (0.60%) SSL
3 3 (0.45%) Network Security
3 3 (0.45%) LDAP
4 1 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.15%) SAN
4 1 (0.15%) Intranet
4 1 (0.15%) Internet
4 1 (0.15%) Firewall
4 1 (0.15%) WAN
4 1 (0.15%) FTP
4 1 (0.15%) HTTP
4 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (6.80%) Relational Database
4 40 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (5.29%) RDBMS
7 28 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (3.78%) BusinessObjects
8 25 (3.78%) DB2
9 17 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (2.27%) Oracle Database
10 15 (2.27%) QlikView
11 12 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.21%) Big Data
12 8 (1.21%) Sybase ASE
12 8 (1.21%) Sybase IQ
13 7 (1.06%) MS Access
13 7 (1.06%) BODI
14 6 (0.91%) BusinessObjects XI
14 6 (0.91%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (3.17%) JUnit
2 9 (1.36%) Subversion
3 7 (1.06%) Selenium
4 5 (0.76%) Maven
5 4 (0.60%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.60%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.45%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.45%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.30%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.30%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.30%) Ant
7 2 (0.30%) Toad
7 2 (0.30%) NUnit
7 2 (0.30%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.30%) Hudson
7 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.30%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 163 (24.62%) Banking
2 45 (6.80%) Investment Banking
3 30 (4.53%) Front Office
4 27 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.08%) Financial Institution
5 18 (2.72%) Retail
6 11 (1.66%) Legal
6 11 (1.66%) Retail Banking
7 10 (1.51%) Marketing
8 8 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.91%) Publishing
9 6 (0.91%) Back Office
10 3 (0.45%) Law
11 2 (0.30%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 249 (37.61%) Analyst
2 156 (23.56%) Developer
3 141 (21.30%) Business Analyst
4 62 (9.37%) Project Manager
5 58 (8.76%) Java Developer
6 50 (7.55%) Data Analyst
7 44 (6.65%) SQL Developer
8 31 (4.68%) Senior Developer
9 24 (3.63%) Architect
10 21 (3.17%) Test Analyst
10 21 (3.17%) Systems Analyst
10 21 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
11 20 (3.02%) Test Manager
12 19 (2.87%) Business Systems Analyst
12 19 (2.87%) Designer
13 17 (2.57%) Senior Analyst
14 15 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
14 15 (2.27%) Consultant
15 14 (2.11%) Technical Business Analyst
15 14 (2.11%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (7.85%) Spring
2 36 (5.44%) Hibernate
3 26 (3.93%) Web Services
3 26 (3.93%) XML
4 23 (3.47%) JMS
5 17 (2.57%) J2SE
6 15 (2.27%) HTML
6 15 (2.27%) .NET
7 13 (1.96%) CSS
8 11 (1.66%) J2EE
8 11 (1.66%) XSL
9 9 (1.36%) EJB
9 9 (1.36%) DHTML
9 9 (1.36%) JSP
9 9 (1.36%) Servlets
10 7 (1.06%) XSLT
10 7 (1.06%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (0.91%) iBATIS
11 6 (0.91%) Middleware
11 6 (0.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 97 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (2.87%) Equity Derivative
3 15 (2.27%) Derivative
3 15 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 13 (1.96%) Fixed Income
5 12 (1.81%) Mainframe
6 11 (1.66%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.36%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.21%) Equities
8 8 (1.21%) Copywriting
8 8 (1.21%) User Experience
9 6 (0.91%) Wiki
9 6 (0.91%) Market Risk
9 6 (0.91%) Fat Client
9 6 (0.91%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.76%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.45%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.45%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 92 (13.90%) UNIX
2 54 (8.16%) Linux
3 30 (4.53%) Windows
4 11 (1.66%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.21%) AIX
7 7 (1.06%) Solaris
7 7 (1.06%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) Android
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (16.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 78 (11.78%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (9.52%) Migration
4 60 (9.06%) Business Analysis
5 55 (8.31%) Data Analysis
5 55 (8.31%) Project Management
6 51 (7.70%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (7.25%) Data Modelling
8 43 (6.50%) SDLC
9 38 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
9 38 (5.74%) ETL
10 36 (5.44%) OO
11 34 (5.14%) Change Management
12 33 (4.98%) Wealth Management
12 33 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
13 30 (4.53%) Data Migration
14 24 (3.63%) ITIL
15 22 (3.32%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (3.17%) OOD
16 21 (3.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 162 (24.47%) SQL
2 106 (16.01%) Java
3 33 (4.98%) Shell Script
4 29 (4.38%) PL/SQL
5 28 (4.23%) VBA
5 28 (4.23%) C#
5 28 (4.23%) Perl
6 17 (2.57%) JavaScript
7 12 (1.81%) C++
8 10 (1.51%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.21%) Python
10 6 (0.91%) JCL
10 6 (0.91%) C
11 4 (0.60%) Korn
11 4 (0.60%) Scala
11 4 (0.60%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.30%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.15%) R
13 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (5.59%) Degree
2 26 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.51%) ISEB
5 9 (1.36%) CISA
6 8 (1.21%) CRISC
7 6 (0.91%) PMP
7 6 (0.91%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.60%) CISSP
10 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.45%) CISM
10 3 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.45%) CGEIT
10 3 (0.45%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.30%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 2 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.30%) MCITP
11 2 (0.30%) CIMA
11 2 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.87%) QA
2 17 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.60%) FINREP
6 3 (0.45%) COREP
6 3 (0.45%) COBIT
6 3 (0.45%) FATCA
7 2 (0.30%) SLA
8 1 (0.15%) EMIR
8 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.15%) MiFID
8 1 (0.15%) GAAP
System Software
1 7 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.91%) RACF
3 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.45%) XenApp
4 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.30%) vSphere
4 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.60%) SCCM
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.30%) WMI
4 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (0.30%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.30%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.15%) Control-M
5 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 63 (9.52%) Sybase
2 60 (9.06%) Oracle
3 59 (8.91%) Microsoft
4 13 (1.96%) VMware
5 11 (1.66%) SAP
6 10 (1.51%) Informatica
6 10 (1.51%) Charles River
7 9 (1.36%) Citrix
8 8 (1.21%) IBM
9 7 (1.06%) Remedy
10 6 (0.91%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.91%) HP
10 6 (0.91%) Teradata
10 6 (0.91%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.76%) Verint
12 4 (0.60%) Tableau
12 4 (0.60%) Avaloq
12 4 (0.60%) Cognos
13 3 (0.45%) Siebel
13 3 (0.45%) Adobe
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