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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 225 215 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 30.16% 36.13% 28.63%
As % of the General category 76.79% 83.33% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 96 124
Average daily rate
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£383 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.91%
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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
293 258 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.28% 43.36% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 116 172
Average daily rate £388 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £6.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.70% -15.00%

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 26 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 113 (24.15%) Banking
2 103 (22.01%) SQL
3 95 (20.30%) Java
4 86 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (15.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 64 (13.68%) Oracle
7 54 (11.54%) SQL Server
8 52 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 52 (11.11%) UNIX
9 45 (9.62%) HTML
10 44 (9.40%) Project Management
11 43 (9.19%) Migration
12 41 (8.76%) CSS
12 41 (8.76%) Relational Database
13 40 (8.55%) Microsoft
14 38 (8.12%) ETL
15 37 (7.91%) XML
16 35 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
17 34 (7.26%) Spring
18 33 (7.05%) Web Services
18 33 (7.05%) RDBMS
19 32 (6.84%) Hibernate
20 31 (6.62%) Sybase
21 29 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
21 29 (6.20%) Wealth Management
22 28 (5.98%) Investment Banking
22 28 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 28 (5.98%) Performance Tuning
23 27 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
23 27 (5.77%) PL/SQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (1.50%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.07%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.85%) SAS
5 4 (0.85%) TWiki
6 3 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.64%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.64%) IIS
6 3 (0.64%) JBoss
6 3 (0.64%) CMS
6 3 (0.64%) Lync
7 2 (0.43%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.43%) Apache
7 2 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.43%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 22 (4.70%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.56%) MS Office
3 9 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.07%) MS Project
5 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.50%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.43%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.91%) HTTP
2 16 (3.42%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.85%) Intranet
3 4 (0.85%) Firewall
3 4 (0.85%) DNS
4 3 (0.64%) Wireless
4 3 (0.64%) SAN
4 3 (0.64%) DHCP
5 2 (0.43%) Broadband
5 2 (0.43%) WAN
5 2 (0.43%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.21%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.76%) Relational Database
3 33 (7.05%) RDBMS
4 28 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.42%) DB2
8 15 (3.21%) Oracle Database
9 14 (2.99%) QlikView
10 9 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (1.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 7 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.64%) Oracle9i Database
16 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
16 2 (0.43%) MySQL
16 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.92%) JUnit
1 9 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.71%) JIRA
3 7 (1.50%) ClearCase
4 5 (1.07%) Subversion
5 4 (0.85%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.64%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.64%) GoogleTest
6 3 (0.64%) Jasmine
6 3 (0.64%) Selenium
6 3 (0.64%) CppUnit
7 2 (0.43%) Maven
7 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.43%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.21%) Mockito
8 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.21%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 113 (24.15%) Banking
2 28 (5.98%) Investment Banking
3 24 (5.13%) Retail
4 23 (4.91%) Front Office
5 9 (1.92%) Retail Banking
6 7 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.07%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.85%) Legal
9 3 (0.64%) Law
9 3 (0.64%) Marketing
10 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 153 (32.69%) Developer
2 126 (26.92%) Analyst
3 56 (11.97%) Business Analyst
4 50 (10.68%) Project Manager
5 36 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 25 (5.34%) Senior Developer
7 22 (4.70%) Consultant
8 21 (4.49%) Data Analyst
9 18 (3.85%) Test Analyst
10 16 (3.42%) SQL Developer
11 15 (3.21%) Administrator
12 14 (2.99%) Test Manager
12 14 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
13 13 (2.78%) Support Analyst
13 13 (2.78%) Designer
14 11 (2.35%) Architect
14 11 (2.35%) Solutions Designer
14 11 (2.35%) Oracle Developer
14 11 (2.35%) Oracle Analyst
15 10 (2.14%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (9.62%) HTML
2 41 (8.76%) CSS
3 37 (7.91%) XML
4 34 (7.26%) Spring
5 33 (7.05%) Web Services
6 32 (6.84%) Hibernate
7 26 (5.56%) HTML5
8 23 (4.91%) .NET
9 22 (4.70%) AngularJS
10 19 (4.06%) CSS3
10 19 (4.06%) KnockoutJS
10 19 (4.06%) jQuery
11 18 (3.85%) Backbone.js
11 18 (3.85%) JMS
12 15 (3.21%) SOAP
13 13 (2.78%) JSP
14 12 (2.56%) Servlets
14 12 (2.56%) ASP.NET
14 12 (2.56%) EJB
15 9 (1.92%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.35%) User Experience
3 9 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 8 (1.71%) Market Risk
4 8 (1.71%) Equity Derivative
5 6 (1.28%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.07%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.85%) Derivative
7 4 (0.85%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.85%) Equities
8 3 (0.64%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.64%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.64%) Clustering
8 3 (0.64%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.43%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.43%) DataPower
10 1 (0.21%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 52 (11.11%) UNIX
2 26 (5.56%) Windows
2 26 (5.56%) Linux
3 8 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.64%) AIX
6 3 (0.64%) Solaris
6 3 (0.64%) Android
7 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (15.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (9.40%) Project Management
4 43 (9.19%) Migration
5 38 (8.12%) ETL
6 29 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (6.20%) Wealth Management
7 28 (5.98%) Performance Tuning
8 27 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 25 (5.34%) Data Analysis
10 24 (5.13%) OO
11 22 (4.70%) SOA
11 22 (4.70%) Change Management
12 20 (4.27%) Business Analysis
12 20 (4.27%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (4.06%) Data Modelling
14 18 (3.85%) Multithreading
14 18 (3.85%) Data Migration
15 16 (3.42%) Web Design
16 15 (3.21%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 103 (22.01%) SQL
2 95 (20.30%) Java
3 52 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 27 (5.77%) C#
4 27 (5.77%) PL/SQL
5 16 (3.42%) Perl
6 15 (3.21%) C++
6 15 (3.21%) VBA
7 7 (1.50%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.28%) VB
9 5 (1.07%) VB6
10 4 (0.85%) Scala
10 4 (0.85%) C
11 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.43%) Ruby
11 2 (0.43%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.21%) JCL
12 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.21%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 21 (4.49%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.63%) ISEB
3 14 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.71%) CISSP
5 8 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.28%) Degree
7 5 (1.07%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.64%) CISM
9 2 (0.43%) CISA
9 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.43%) PMP
9 2 (0.43%) CRISC
10 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.21%) ACCA
10 1 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.56%) QA
2 10 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.50%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.28%) COBIT
6 2 (0.43%) SLA
7 1 (0.21%) MiFID
7 1 (0.21%) COREP
System Software
1 7 (1.50%) RACF
1 7 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.64%) vSphere
3 3 (0.64%) XenApp
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.43%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (0.64%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.64%) SCCM
3 2 (0.43%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 64 (13.68%) Oracle
2 40 (8.55%) Microsoft
3 31 (6.62%) Sybase
4 19 (4.06%) IBM
5 12 (2.56%) VMware
6 11 (2.35%) Informatica
7 10 (2.14%) Business Objects
8 9 (1.92%) Cognos
9 7 (1.50%) HP
10 5 (1.07%) SAP
10 5 (1.07%) Google
10 5 (1.07%) Tableau
11 4 (0.85%) Trillium
11 4 (0.85%) Citrix
12 3 (0.64%) CommVault
12 3 (0.64%) Dell
12 3 (0.64%) EMC
12 3 (0.64%) Siebel
12 3 (0.64%) Charles River
12 3 (0.64%) Kofax
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