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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 149 229 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.15% 29.62% 35.20%
As % of the General category 60.32% 74.84% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 132 96
Average daily rate £390 £383 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.71 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
Finance
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
247 306 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.03% 39.59% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 173 117
Average daily rate £350 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.71 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 (27.44%) Banking
2 102 (23.72%) SQL
3 86 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (14.19%) Java
5 59 (13.72%) Unix
6 50 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 49 (11.40%) Linux
8 44 (10.23%) Security Cleared
9 41 (9.53%) Project Management
9 41 (9.53%) Data Warehouse
10 40 (9.30%) Migration
11 39 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
12 33 (7.67%) Change Management
13 31 (7.21%) .NET
14 30 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
15 29 (6.74%) Data Analysis
15 29 (6.74%) Microsoft
16 28 (6.51%) Business Analysis
17 27 (6.28%) Enterprise Architecture
17 27 (6.28%) IBM
17 27 (6.28%) Oracle
17 27 (6.28%) C#
17 27 (6.28%) Relational Database
18 26 (6.05%) QA
19 25 (5.81%) Unit Testing
20 24 (5.58%) JavaScript
20 24 (5.58%) MS Excel
20 24 (5.58%) AIX
20 24 (5.58%) Data Modelling

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (1.63%) CICS
1 7 (1.63%) SharePoint
1 7 (1.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (0.93%) IBM Domino
2 4 (0.93%) IBM Notes
3 3 (0.70%) Documentum
3 3 (0.70%) Node.js
3 3 (0.70%) SAS
4 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.47%) JBoss
4 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.23%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.23%) FileNet
5 1 (0.23%) IIS
5 1 (0.23%) Liferay
5 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.23%) TWiki
Applications
1 24 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.12%) MS Office
3 12 (2.79%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.93%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Hi Portfolio
2 4 (0.93%) Summit
3 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.47%) Primavera
4 2 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.23%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.23%) Sonata
5 1 (0.23%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.23%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.86%) LDAP
1 8 (1.86%) SAN
2 4 (0.93%) Firewall
2 4 (0.93%) HTTP
3 3 (0.70%) SSL
4 2 (0.47%) DNS
4 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.23%) Broadband
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.23%) DHCP
5 1 (0.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (9.53%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (6.28%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.26%) Star Schema
4 13 (3.02%) MS Access
5 12 (2.79%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.79%) SQL Server
6 10 (2.33%) Data Mart
7 9 (2.09%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.16%) DB2
8 5 (1.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.93%) BODI
9 4 (0.93%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.70%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (0.70%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.70%) DataStage
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (3.02%) HP UFT
2 10 (2.33%) Selenium
3 9 (2.09%) ClearCase
3 9 (2.09%) FitNesse
4 7 (1.63%) JBehave
5 6 (1.40%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.40%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.70%) gulp
6 3 (0.70%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.70%) JUnit
6 3 (0.70%) Toad
7 2 (0.47%) Hudson
7 2 (0.47%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.47%) Maven
7 2 (0.47%) NUnit
7 2 (0.47%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.23%) JIRA
8 1 (0.23%) Lombardi
8 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 118 (27.44%) Banking
2 23 (5.35%) Investment Banking
3 20 (4.65%) Retail
4 13 (3.02%) Retail Banking
5 10 (2.33%) Legal
6 8 (1.86%) Private Banking
7 7 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.16%) Front Office
10 4 (0.93%) Billing
11 3 (0.70%) Marketing
12 2 (0.47%) Advertising
12 2 (0.47%) Law
13 1 (0.23%) Back Office
13 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.23%) Local Government
13 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 140 (32.56%) Analyst
2 75 (17.44%) Developer
3 46 (10.70%) Business Analyst
4 39 (9.07%) Architect
5 32 (7.44%) Project Manager
6 29 (6.74%) Test Analyst
7 24 (5.58%) Consultant
7 24 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (5.35%) Data Analyst
9 17 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (3.26%) Systems Analyst
10 14 (3.26%) Test Manager
11 13 (3.02%) Business Systems Analyst
11 13 (3.02%) C# Developer
11 13 (3.02%) Java Developer
12 12 (2.79%) Designer
13 11 (2.56%) Unix Engineer
14 10 (2.33%) Data Business Analyst
15 9 (2.09%) Senior Test Analyst
16 8 (1.86%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.21%) .NET
2 17 (3.95%) HTML
3 15 (3.49%) Web Services
4 13 (3.02%) WPF
5 12 (2.79%) XML
6 10 (2.33%) J2EE
7 8 (1.86%) CSS
7 8 (1.86%) Hibernate
7 8 (1.86%) Spring
8 6 (1.40%) HTML5
8 6 (1.40%) React
9 5 (1.16%) Android SDK
9 5 (1.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (1.16%) jQuery
9 5 (1.16%) RESTful
9 5 (1.16%) SOAP
10 4 (0.93%) Ajax
10 4 (0.93%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.93%) Flash
10 4 (0.93%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.12%) Derivative
3 15 (3.49%) Visualisation
4 14 (3.26%) Equity Derivative
5 12 (2.79%) User Experience
6 10 (2.33%) Equities
6 10 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.40%) Clustering
7 6 (1.40%) DataPower
7 6 (1.40%) HACMP
7 6 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.16%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.93%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.93%) iPad
10 3 (0.70%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.70%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.70%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 59 (13.72%) Unix
2 49 (11.40%) Linux
3 24 (5.58%) AIX
4 20 (4.65%) Windows
5 17 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.33%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.09%) Android
8 6 (1.40%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.16%) Solaris
10 4 (0.93%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.47%) HPUX
12 2 (0.47%) MVS
12 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.23%) Tru64
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (9.53%) Project Management
4 40 (9.30%) Migration
5 33 (7.67%) Change Management
6 30 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 29 (6.74%) Data Analysis
8 28 (6.51%) Business Analysis
9 27 (6.28%) Enterprise Architecture
10 25 (5.81%) Unit Testing
11 24 (5.58%) Analytics
11 24 (5.58%) Data Modelling
12 22 (5.12%) TOGAF
13 21 (4.88%) Data Architecture
13 21 (4.88%) Waterfall
14 20 (4.65%) Test Scripting
15 19 (4.42%) ArchiMate
16 18 (4.19%) SDLC
16 18 (4.19%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 102 (23.72%) SQL
2 61 (14.19%) Java
3 27 (6.28%) C#
4 24 (5.58%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.72%) Python
5 16 (3.72%) Shell Script
6 15 (3.49%) PL/SQL
7 14 (3.26%) Perl
8 12 (2.79%) Ruby
9 9 (2.09%) C++
10 6 (1.40%) C
10 6 (1.40%) VBA
11 5 (1.16%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.16%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.93%) LotusScript
12 4 (0.93%) VB
13 3 (0.70%) R
14 2 (0.47%) C-shell
14 2 (0.47%) sed
14 2 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 20 (4.65%) ISEB
3 16 (3.72%) Degree
4 3 (0.70%) CISA
4 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.47%) CGEIT
5 2 (0.47%) CISM
5 2 (0.47%) CISSP
5 2 (0.47%) CRISC
5 2 (0.47%) MCSE
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.23%) MCP
6 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.23%) PMP
6 1 (0.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.05%) QA
2 15 (3.49%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.16%) SLA
5 3 (0.70%) MiFID
6 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) COBIT
7 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.23%) EMIR
7 1 (0.23%) FATCA
System Software
1 10 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.40%) GPFS
3 5 (1.16%) vCloud
4 4 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.93%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.23%) RACF
5 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.63%) Ansible
4 5 (1.16%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.93%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.47%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.47%) CA Endevor
6 2 (0.47%) Control-M
6 2 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.47%) Kibana
6 2 (0.47%) logstash
7 1 (0.23%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.23%) Netcool
7 1 (0.23%) QRadar
7 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (6.74%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.28%) IBM
2 27 (6.28%) Oracle
3 20 (4.65%) VMware
4 14 (3.26%) MicroStrategy
5 13 (3.02%) Sybase
6 10 (2.33%) HP
7 8 (1.86%) Citrix
8 7 (1.63%) MuleSoft
9 6 (1.40%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.16%) Cognos
11 4 (0.93%) Brocade
11 4 (0.93%) CA
11 4 (0.93%) Informatica
11 4 (0.93%) Lotus
11 4 (0.93%) Nintex
11 4 (0.93%) SAP
11 4 (0.93%) Trillium
12 3 (0.70%) Genesys
12 3 (0.70%) Verint
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