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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 241 202 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.70% 30.61% 36.59%
As % of the General category 71.73% 78.91% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 106 146
Average daily rate
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£388 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £183 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
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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
336 256 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.62% 38.79% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 138 176
Average daily rate £388 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
Average hourly rate £30.50 £11.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.27% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £15.16 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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.

1 131 (29.11%) SQL
2 114 (25.33%) Banking
3 108 (24.00%) Java
4 73 (16.22%) UNIX
5 59 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 52 (11.56%) Sybase
7 51 (11.33%) Relational Database
8 50 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (10.67%) SQL Server
9 48 (10.67%) Linux
10 46 (10.22%) XML
10 46 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
11 45 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
11 45 (10.00%) Migration
12 42 (9.33%) Spring
13 41 (9.11%) Oracle
14 39 (8.67%) RDBMS
15 37 (8.22%) Microsoft
15 37 (8.22%) Project Management
16 34 (7.56%) ETL
17 33 (7.33%) Perl
17 33 (7.33%) OO
17 33 (7.33%) Data Analysis
18 32 (7.11%) Wealth Management
18 32 (7.11%) Windows
19 31 (6.89%) HTML
19 31 (6.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 30 (6.67%) Multithreading
20 30 (6.67%) Data Modelling
21 29 (6.44%) Hibernate

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 16 (3.56%) Tomcat
2 12 (2.67%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.78%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (1.11%) IIS
4 5 (1.11%) CICS
4 5 (1.11%) TWiki
5 4 (0.89%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (0.89%) Apache
5 4 (0.89%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.67%) CMS
7 2 (0.44%) Papyrus
7 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.44%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.44%) SAS
7 2 (0.44%) Node.js
7 2 (0.44%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.22%) Lync
Applications
1 27 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.11%) MS Office
3 5 (1.11%) MS Project
4 4 (0.89%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.11%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (0.67%) Cognos Controller
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.44%) Agresso
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.22%) Firewall
2 8 (1.78%) WAN
3 7 (1.56%) LAN
4 6 (1.33%) HTTP
5 5 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.67%) Wireless
6 3 (0.67%) DNS
6 3 (0.67%) Intranet
7 2 (0.44%) H.323
7 2 (0.44%) VPN
7 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.44%) DHCP
7 2 (0.44%) VoIP
8 1 (0.22%) LDAP
8 1 (0.22%) ATM
8 1 (0.22%) Broadband
8 1 (0.22%) PPP
8 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.22%) SSL
8 1 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (11.33%) Relational Database
2 48 (10.67%) SQL Server
3 39 (8.67%) RDBMS
4 31 (6.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (6.00%) DB2
6 26 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (3.78%) QlikView
10 6 (1.33%) MS Access
10 6 (1.33%) KDB
10 6 (1.33%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.67%) Sybase IQ
12 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.44%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.22%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (2.00%) JUnit
2 8 (1.78%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.78%) Subversion
3 7 (1.56%) CppUnit
3 7 (1.56%) GoogleTest
4 6 (1.33%) JIRA
5 5 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.67%) Ant
6 3 (0.67%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (0.44%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.44%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.44%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.22%) Maven
8 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.22%) Hudson
8 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.22%) JBehave
8 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 114 (25.33%) Banking
2 25 (5.56%) Front Office
3 17 (3.78%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.56%) Retail
5 9 (2.00%) Retail Banking
6 8 (1.78%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.11%) Private Banking
8 4 (0.89%) Back Office
9 3 (0.67%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.44%) Marketing
10 2 (0.44%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.22%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 166 (36.89%) Developer
2 111 (24.67%) Analyst
3 62 (13.78%) Java Developer
4 57 (12.67%) Business Analyst
5 41 (9.11%) Project Manager
6 22 (4.89%) Data Analyst
7 21 (4.67%) Senior Developer
8 19 (4.22%) Consultant
9 18 (4.00%) SQL Developer
10 13 (2.89%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (2.67%) Test Manager
11 12 (2.67%) C# Developer
12 11 (2.44%) Coordinator
13 10 (2.22%) Architect
13 10 (2.22%) SQL Server Developer
13 10 (2.22%) WPF Developer
14 9 (2.00%) Business Data Analyst
14 9 (2.00%) Database Developer
14 9 (2.00%) Applications Support
15 8 (1.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.22%) XML
2 42 (9.33%) Spring
3 31 (6.89%) HTML
4 29 (6.44%) Hibernate
5 28 (6.22%) Web Services
6 20 (4.44%) CSS
7 19 (4.22%) JMS
8 18 (4.00%) J2EE
9 17 (3.78%) .NET
10 14 (3.11%) JSP
11 13 (2.89%) Servlets
11 13 (2.89%) EJB
11 13 (2.89%) WPF
12 11 (2.44%) SOAP
12 11 (2.44%) XSL
12 11 (2.44%) DHTML
13 10 (2.22%) Middleware
14 9 (2.00%) STL
15 8 (1.78%) J2SE
15 8 (1.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
5 7 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.33%) Equities
6 6 (1.33%) Derivative
6 6 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.89%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.89%) Hedge funds
7 4 (0.89%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.89%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.67%) CESG
8 3 (0.67%) Physics
8 3 (0.67%) AS400
8 3 (0.67%) Open Source
8 3 (0.67%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.67%) DataPower
9 2 (0.44%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 73 (16.22%) UNIX
2 48 (10.67%) Linux
3 32 (7.11%) Windows
4 3 (0.67%) AIX
4 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.44%) zOS
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 50 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (10.00%) Migration
3 45 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 37 (8.22%) Project Management
5 34 (7.56%) ETL
6 33 (7.33%) OO
6 33 (7.33%) Data Analysis
7 32 (7.11%) Wealth Management
8 30 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 30 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 26 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (5.78%) Business Analysis
10 23 (5.11%) ITIL
11 19 (4.22%) Risk Management
12 18 (4.00%) Release Management
13 17 (3.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (3.78%) Change Management
13 17 (3.78%) SOA
13 17 (3.78%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 131 (29.11%) SQL
2 108 (24.00%) Java
3 33 (7.33%) Perl
4 25 (5.56%) C#
4 25 (5.56%) VBA
5 22 (4.89%) PL/SQL
6 21 (4.67%) C++
7 18 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 16 (3.56%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.78%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.78%) Scala
10 6 (1.33%) C
10 6 (1.33%) COBOL
11 5 (1.11%) JCL
12 3 (0.67%) Python
12 3 (0.67%) RPG
13 2 (0.44%) VB
13 2 (0.44%) XAML
13 2 (0.44%) AWK
13 2 (0.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (3.11%) Security Cleared
2 12 (2.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.44%) CISSP
4 10 (2.22%) ISEB
4 10 (2.22%) Degree
5 7 (1.56%) CCSP
5 7 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.56%) CEH
6 6 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.33%) GIAC
6 6 (1.33%) SSCP
7 4 (0.89%) PMP
7 4 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.67%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.67%) CISM
9 2 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.44%) QA
2 8 (1.78%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.44%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.44%) COREP
3 2 (0.44%) FINREP
3 2 (0.44%) Basel III
3 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) MiFID
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) Basel II
4 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.44%) vSphere
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (11.56%) Sybase
2 41 (9.11%) Oracle
3 37 (8.22%) Microsoft
4 17 (3.78%) Business Objects
5 12 (2.67%) IBM
5 12 (2.67%) Informatica
6 9 (2.00%) Cognos
6 9 (2.00%) Google
7 5 (1.11%) Perforce
7 5 (1.11%) VMware
7 5 (1.11%) SAP
7 5 (1.11%) Adobe
8 4 (0.89%) HP
8 4 (0.89%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.89%) FatWire
8 4 (0.89%) Tableau
9 2 (0.44%) Kony
9 2 (0.44%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.44%) Yahoo!
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