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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 323 197 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.17% 28.43% 34.97%
As % of the General category 77.09% 75.77% 78.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 96 182
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £268 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.56%
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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
419 260 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.92% 37.52% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 131 238
Average daily rate £400 £358 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £274 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £434 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 6
Average hourly rate £32.25 £9.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+239.47% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.10 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £9.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 153 (27.27%) Banking
2 132 (23.53%) SQL
3 109 (19.43%) Java
4 101 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 88 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 64 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
8 58 (10.34%) Migration
9 57 (10.16%) Oracle
9 57 (10.16%) UNIX
10 51 (9.09%) Project Management
10 51 (9.09%) Data Analysis
11 50 (8.91%) Microsoft
12 46 (8.20%) Spring
13 44 (7.84%) Sybase
14 43 (7.66%) JavaScript
14 43 (7.66%) Business Analysis
15 42 (7.49%) Investment Banking
16 41 (7.31%) Relational Database
17 38 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
17 38 (6.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 37 (6.60%) ETL
18 37 (6.60%) MS Excel
19 36 (6.42%) Hibernate
20 33 (5.88%) XML
21 32 (5.70%) Linux
21 32 (5.70%) CSS
21 32 (5.70%) RDBMS
22 31 (5.53%) C#
22 31 (5.53%) Windows

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.60%) SAS
3 6 (1.07%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.89%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.53%) MQSeries
5 3 (0.53%) IIS
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.53%) WorkSite
5 3 (0.53%) Lync
6 2 (0.36%) CICS
6 2 (0.36%) CMS
6 2 (0.36%) JBoss
7 1 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.18%) Apache
7 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 37 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.10%) MS Office
3 13 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.60%) MS Project
5 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.36%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.18%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.18%) Primavera
4 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.53%) Office 365
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.85%) HTTP
2 13 (2.32%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.71%) Firewall
4 3 (0.53%) SAN
4 3 (0.53%) Network Security
4 3 (0.53%) DNS
5 2 (0.36%) SSL
5 2 (0.36%) LDAP
5 2 (0.36%) WAN
5 2 (0.36%) DHCP
5 2 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.36%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.18%) Intranet
6 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.31%) Relational Database
3 38 (6.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (5.70%) RDBMS
5 30 (5.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (2.67%) DB2
10 13 (2.32%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.96%) QlikView
12 9 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.89%) MS Access
13 5 (0.89%) Sybase IQ
13 5 (0.89%) Sybase ASE
14 4 (0.71%) BusinessObjects XI
15 3 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
15 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (2.67%) JUnit
2 10 (1.78%) Subversion
3 7 (1.25%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.07%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.07%) ClearCase
5 5 (0.89%) Selenium
5 5 (0.89%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.89%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.71%) Maven
6 4 (0.71%) JIRA
7 2 (0.36%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.18%) Mockito
8 1 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.18%) Hudson
8 1 (0.18%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.18%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
General
1 153 (27.27%) Banking
2 42 (7.49%) Investment Banking
3 29 (5.17%) Front Office
4 23 (4.10%) Retail
5 17 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.14%) Retail Banking
7 10 (1.78%) Legal
7 10 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.71%) Back Office
9 4 (0.71%) Marketing
10 3 (0.53%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 185 (32.98%) Analyst
2 170 (30.30%) Developer
3 88 (15.69%) Business Analyst
4 55 (9.80%) Project Manager
5 46 (8.20%) Java Developer
6 41 (7.31%) Data Analyst
7 35 (6.24%) Senior Developer
8 31 (5.53%) SQL Developer
9 20 (3.57%) Test Manager
9 20 (3.57%) Designer
10 18 (3.21%) Consultant
10 18 (3.21%) Senior Java Developer
11 17 (3.03%) Architect
12 14 (2.50%) Solutions Designer
13 13 (2.32%) Test Analyst
14 12 (2.14%) .NET Developer
15 11 (1.96%) Senior Analyst
15 11 (1.96%) Support Analyst
16 10 (1.78%) Oracle Developer
16 10 (1.78%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.20%) Spring
2 36 (6.42%) Hibernate
3 33 (5.88%) XML
4 32 (5.70%) CSS
5 30 (5.35%) HTML
5 30 (5.35%) Web Services
6 28 (4.99%) .NET
7 22 (3.92%) JMS
8 19 (3.39%) AngularJS
9 18 (3.21%) HTML5
10 14 (2.50%) Backbone.js
11 13 (2.32%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (2.32%) CSS3
11 13 (2.32%) jQuery
12 12 (2.14%) J2SE
12 12 (2.14%) SOAP
12 12 (2.14%) ASP.NET
13 10 (1.78%) JSP
13 10 (1.78%) WPF
14 9 (1.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 13 (2.32%) Equity Derivative
4 12 (2.14%) Fixed Income
5 11 (1.96%) Market Risk
6 9 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.60%) User Experience
7 7 (1.25%) Derivative
7 7 (1.25%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.07%) Equities
8 6 (1.07%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.89%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.71%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.53%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.53%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.53%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.53%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.53%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.36%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (0.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.16%) UNIX
2 32 (5.70%) Linux
3 31 (5.53%) Windows
4 11 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.78%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.89%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.71%) Solaris
8 4 (0.71%) Android
9 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.36%) AIX
10 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 88 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (10.34%) Migration
4 51 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 51 (9.09%) Project Management
5 43 (7.66%) Business Analysis
6 38 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
7 37 (6.60%) ETL
8 31 (5.53%) Wealth Management
9 26 (4.63%) Data Modelling
9 26 (4.63%) Data Migration
10 25 (4.46%) ITIL
10 25 (4.46%) Change Management
10 25 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
11 24 (4.28%) SOA
12 23 (4.10%) OO
13 21 (3.74%) Multithreading
14 19 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (3.21%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (23.53%) SQL
2 109 (19.43%) Java
3 43 (7.66%) JavaScript
4 31 (5.53%) C#
5 21 (3.74%) PL/SQL
6 18 (3.21%) Perl
7 17 (3.03%) VBA
8 13 (2.32%) C++
9 10 (1.78%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.07%) VB
12 5 (0.89%) VB6
13 4 (0.71%) Python
14 2 (0.36%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.36%) Scala
15 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.18%) C
15 1 (0.18%) Ruby
15 1 (0.18%) Korn
15 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (4.10%) Degree
2 20 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.85%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.07%) CISA
5 5 (0.89%) ISEB
5 5 (0.89%) PMP
5 5 (0.89%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.89%) CRISC
5 5 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.53%) ACCA
7 3 (0.53%) CISSP
7 3 (0.53%) MCSE
7 3 (0.53%) CISM
7 3 (0.53%) CIMA
7 3 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.53%) MCITP
8 2 (0.36%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.39%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.07%) COBIT
3 6 (1.07%) QA
4 4 (0.71%) COREP
4 4 (0.71%) FINREP
5 3 (0.53%) SLA
6 1 (0.18%) GAAP
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.07%) RACF
2 6 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.89%) XenApp
4 3 (0.53%) vSphere
5 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.71%) SCCM
3 3 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (0.53%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.53%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.36%) WMI
4 2 (0.36%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.36%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 57 (10.16%) Oracle
2 50 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 44 (7.84%) Sybase
4 17 (3.03%) IBM
5 16 (2.85%) Business Objects
6 12 (2.14%) VMware
7 11 (1.96%) Citrix
8 10 (1.78%) HP
9 7 (1.25%) Informatica
10 6 (1.07%) Charles River
10 6 (1.07%) Teradata
11 5 (0.89%) SAP
12 4 (0.71%) Cognos
12 4 (0.71%) Trillium
12 4 (0.71%) Dell
12 4 (0.71%) EMC
12 4 (0.71%) Avaloq
12 4 (0.71%) Symantec
13 3 (0.53%) CommVault
13 3 (0.53%) Kofax
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