The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Glasgow region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 211 262 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.74% 32.43% 42.27%
As % of the General category 63.17% 76.61% 78.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 138 175
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
334 342 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.33% 42.33% 53.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 172 206
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 11
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Finance
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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.

1 115 (28.33%) SQL
2 93 (22.91%) Banking
3 91 (22.41%) Java
4 64 (15.76%) UNIX
5 53 (13.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (10.34%) SQL Server
7 41 (10.10%) Oracle
7 41 (10.10%) Linux
8 40 (9.85%) Sybase
8 40 (9.85%) Spring
9 39 (9.61%) Relational Database
10 37 (9.11%) XML
10 37 (9.11%) Microsoft
11 33 (8.13%) Project Management
11 33 (8.13%) MS Excel
11 33 (8.13%) Performance Tuning
12 32 (7.88%) RDBMS
12 32 (7.88%) Migration
13 30 (7.39%) HTML
13 30 (7.39%) Perl
14 29 (7.14%) ITIL
15 28 (6.90%) OO
15 28 (6.90%) ETL
16 27 (6.65%) Windows
17 26 (6.40%) C#
17 26 (6.40%) Business Analysis
17 26 (6.40%) Data Analysis
18 24 (5.91%) Wealth Management
18 24 (5.91%) .NET
19 23 (5.67%) DB2

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (3.69%) Tomcat
2 10 (2.46%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.97%) CICS
4 4 (0.99%) IIS
5 3 (0.74%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (0.74%) CMS
5 3 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (0.74%) Apache
5 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.49%) Papyrus
6 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.49%) SAS
6 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.49%) Node.js
7 1 (0.25%) Lync
7 1 (0.25%) TWiki
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.46%) MS Office
3 8 (1.97%) MS Project
4 4 (0.99%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.97%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (1.72%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (1.23%) Cognos Controller
5 5 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.49%) Agresso
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.25%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.25%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.46%) Firewall
2 7 (1.72%) LAN
2 7 (1.72%) WAN
3 5 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (0.99%) HTTP
5 3 (0.74%) DNS
6 2 (0.49%) VPN
6 2 (0.49%) DHCP
6 2 (0.49%) VoIP
6 2 (0.49%) H.323
6 2 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.49%) Wireless
7 1 (0.25%) LDAP
7 1 (0.25%) ATM
7 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.25%) SSL
7 1 (0.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.61%) Relational Database
3 32 (7.88%) RDBMS
4 23 (5.67%) DB2
5 18 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (3.45%) Oracle Database
8 13 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (2.71%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (2.22%) QlikView
11 6 (1.48%) MS Access
12 5 (1.23%) KDB
13 4 (0.99%) Sybase IQ
14 3 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.49%) Star Schema
15 2 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.96%) JUnit
2 10 (2.46%) Subversion
3 5 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.99%) CppUnit
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.99%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.99%) GoogleTest
5 3 (0.74%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (0.74%) Ant
5 3 (0.74%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.74%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.49%) JIRA
6 2 (0.49%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.49%) JBehave
6 2 (0.49%) Maven
6 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.49%) Hudson
7 1 (0.25%) Gradle
7 1 (0.25%) MSI
7 1 (0.25%) TestDirector
General
1 93 (22.91%) Banking
2 22 (5.42%) Front Office
3 11 (2.71%) Retail
4 10 (2.46%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.46%) Retail Banking
5 9 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.72%) Private Banking
7 4 (0.99%) Back Office
8 3 (0.74%) Local Government
8 3 (0.74%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.49%) Marketing
9 2 (0.49%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 151 (37.19%) Developer
2 98 (24.14%) Analyst
3 57 (14.04%) Java Developer
4 52 (12.81%) Business Analyst
5 34 (8.37%) Project Manager
6 26 (6.40%) Consultant
7 18 (4.43%) Data Analyst
8 14 (3.45%) Senior Developer
9 12 (2.96%) SQL Developer
9 12 (2.96%) WPF Developer
10 11 (2.71%) C# Developer
10 11 (2.71%) Coordinator
10 11 (2.71%) Test Manager
11 10 (2.46%) .NET Developer
12 9 (2.22%) Applications Support
13 8 (1.97%) Senior Java Developer
13 8 (1.97%) Support Analyst
14 7 (1.72%) Applications Support Analyst
14 7 (1.72%) Security Consultant
14 7 (1.72%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (9.85%) Spring
2 37 (9.11%) XML
3 30 (7.39%) HTML
4 24 (5.91%) .NET
5 20 (4.93%) J2EE
6 19 (4.68%) Hibernate
7 18 (4.43%) JMS
8 17 (4.19%) Web Services
9 16 (3.94%) CSS
10 15 (3.69%) WPF
11 12 (2.96%) HTML5
12 10 (2.46%) J2SE
13 8 (1.97%) JSP
14 7 (1.72%) Middleware
14 7 (1.72%) Servlets
14 7 (1.72%) EJB
15 6 (1.48%) SOAP
16 5 (1.23%) AngularJS
16 5 (1.23%) DHTML
16 5 (1.23%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (2.71%) Management Information System
2 9 (2.22%) Mainframe
2 9 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (1.48%) Equities
5 5 (1.23%) Derivative
6 4 (0.99%) Mathematics
6 4 (0.99%) Market Risk
6 4 (0.99%) Cryptography
7 3 (0.74%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.74%) AS400
7 3 (0.74%) CESG
7 3 (0.74%) Open Source
7 3 (0.74%) SWIFT
7 3 (0.74%) Physics
8 2 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.49%) RMADS
8 2 (0.49%) iPad
8 2 (0.49%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 64 (15.76%) UNIX
2 41 (10.10%) Linux
3 27 (6.65%) Windows
4 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.99%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.49%) zOS
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
8 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (13.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (8.13%) Project Management
2 33 (8.13%) Performance Tuning
3 32 (7.88%) Migration
4 29 (7.14%) ITIL
5 28 (6.90%) OO
5 28 (6.90%) ETL
6 26 (6.40%) Business Analysis
6 26 (6.40%) Data Analysis
7 24 (5.91%) Wealth Management
8 23 (5.67%) Multithreading
9 22 (5.42%) Change Management
10 20 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (4.68%) Data Modelling
11 19 (4.68%) Unit Testing
11 19 (4.68%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (3.94%) SOA
12 16 (3.94%) Release Management
13 15 (3.69%) PRINCE2
13 15 (3.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (28.33%) SQL
2 91 (22.41%) Java
3 30 (7.39%) Perl
4 26 (6.40%) C#
5 19 (4.68%) Shell Script
6 16 (3.94%) PL/SQL
6 16 (3.94%) VBA
7 15 (3.69%) C++
8 12 (2.96%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.48%) Scala
9 6 (1.48%) COBOL
9 6 (1.48%) XAML
10 5 (1.23%) JCL
10 5 (1.23%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.23%) Python
11 4 (0.99%) C
12 3 (0.74%) RPG
13 2 (0.49%) RPG IV
13 2 (0.49%) Korn
13 2 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (2.71%) CISSP
2 10 (2.46%) Degree
3 7 (1.72%) CCSP
3 7 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (1.72%) CEH
4 6 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.48%) SSCP
4 6 (1.48%) GIAC
5 5 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.23%) ISEB
5 5 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.99%) PMP
6 4 (0.99%) CISM
7 3 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.49%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.49%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.97%) SLA
1 8 (1.97%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.72%) QA
3 3 (0.74%) CRD IV
3 3 (0.74%) COREP
3 3 (0.74%) FINREP
3 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.49%) MiFID
4 2 (0.49%) Basel III
4 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) FATCA
5 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.25%) EMIR
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) Basel II
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.49%) vSphere
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.25%) Puppet
2 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (10.10%) Oracle
2 40 (9.85%) Sybase
3 37 (9.11%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.46%) IBM
4 10 (2.46%) Business Objects
5 9 (2.22%) Informatica
6 8 (1.97%) Cognos
6 8 (1.97%) Adobe
7 6 (1.48%) SAP
8 5 (1.23%) HP
9 4 (0.99%) Google
9 4 (0.99%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.99%) Perforce
10 3 (0.74%) VMware
10 3 (0.74%) FatWire
11 2 (0.49%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.49%) Sun
11 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.25%) Twitter
12 1 (0.25%) BI-SAM
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