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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 247 223 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.52% 32.32% 38.83%
As % of the General category 67.86% 79.08% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 122 145
Average daily rate
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£386 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £190 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £405
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 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
364 282 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.03% 40.87% 49.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 150 179
Average daily rate £388 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £205 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.60 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +43.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 August 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 August 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.

1 118 (27.38%) SQL
2 102 (23.67%) Banking
3 97 (22.51%) Java
4 68 (15.78%) UNIX
5 59 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (10.21%) SQL Server
7 43 (9.98%) Sybase
7 43 (9.98%) Linux
8 40 (9.28%) XML
8 40 (9.28%) Microsoft
8 40 (9.28%) Relational Database
9 39 (9.05%) Performance Tuning
10 38 (8.82%) Migration
11 37 (8.58%) Oracle
12 36 (8.35%) Project Management
13 35 (8.12%) Spring
14 34 (7.89%) Windows
15 33 (7.66%) ETL
16 31 (7.19%) MS Excel
17 30 (6.96%) Data Analysis
18 29 (6.73%) HTML
19 28 (6.50%) RDBMS
19 28 (6.50%) Wealth Management
20 27 (6.26%) Multithreading
20 27 (6.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 27 (6.26%) Data Modelling
20 27 (6.26%) C#
21 26 (6.03%) Perl
21 26 (6.03%) OO
21 26 (6.03%) Business Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (3.71%) Tomcat
2 10 (2.32%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.32%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.39%) CICS
4 5 (1.16%) TWiki
4 5 (1.16%) IIS
5 4 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.70%) CMS
7 2 (0.46%) Apache
7 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.46%) SAS
7 2 (0.46%) Papyrus
7 2 (0.46%) Node.js
8 1 (0.23%) Lync
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 31 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.02%) MS Office
3 7 (1.62%) MS Project
4 4 (0.93%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.39%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.93%) Cognos Controller
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.46%) Agresso
6 2 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.32%) Firewall
2 7 (1.62%) WAN
2 7 (1.62%) LAN
3 6 (1.39%) HTTP
4 5 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.70%) DNS
5 3 (0.70%) Wireless
5 3 (0.70%) Intranet
6 2 (0.46%) H.323
6 2 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.46%) VPN
6 2 (0.46%) DHCP
6 2 (0.46%) VoIP
7 1 (0.23%) Network Security
7 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.23%) SSL
7 1 (0.23%) ATM
7 1 (0.23%) Broadband
7 1 (0.23%) PPP
7 1 (0.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.21%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.28%) Relational Database
3 28 (6.50%) RDBMS
4 27 (6.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (4.41%) DB2
7 18 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (3.25%) QlikView
10 6 (1.39%) KDB
10 6 (1.39%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.16%) MS Access
12 4 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.70%) Sybase IQ
14 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
15 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 12c
15 1 (0.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 8 (1.86%) Subversion
2 7 (1.62%) JUnit
3 6 (1.39%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.39%) JIRA
4 5 (1.16%) GoogleTest
4 5 (1.16%) CppUnit
4 5 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (0.70%) Ant
6 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.46%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.23%) Hudson
7 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.23%) JBehave
7 1 (0.23%) Maven
7 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.23%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
General
1 102 (23.67%) Banking
2 22 (5.10%) Front Office
3 15 (3.48%) Retail
4 14 (3.25%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.09%) Retail Banking
6 8 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.16%) Private Banking
8 4 (0.93%) Back Office
9 3 (0.70%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.46%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Marketing
11 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 148 (34.34%) Developer
2 104 (24.13%) Analyst
3 57 (13.23%) Java Developer
4 53 (12.30%) Business Analyst
5 43 (9.98%) Project Manager
6 23 (5.34%) Consultant
7 22 (5.10%) Data Analyst
8 18 (4.18%) Senior Developer
9 15 (3.48%) SQL Developer
10 13 (3.02%) Test Manager
10 13 (3.02%) C# Developer
11 12 (2.78%) Coordinator
12 11 (2.55%) Architect
12 11 (2.55%) WPF Developer
13 10 (2.32%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (2.09%) Business Data Analyst
14 9 (2.09%) Applications Support
15 8 (1.86%) Support Analyst
15 8 (1.86%) .NET Developer
15 8 (1.86%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (9.28%) XML
2 35 (8.12%) Spring
3 29 (6.73%) HTML
4 24 (5.57%) Web Services
5 22 (5.10%) Hibernate
6 19 (4.41%) .NET
7 18 (4.18%) CSS
8 16 (3.71%) J2EE
9 15 (3.48%) JMS
10 14 (3.25%) WPF
11 10 (2.32%) JSP
12 9 (2.09%) Servlets
12 9 (2.09%) SOAP
12 9 (2.09%) EJB
12 9 (2.09%) XSL
12 9 (2.09%) DHTML
13 8 (1.86%) Middleware
13 8 (1.86%) HTML5
14 7 (1.62%) STL
15 6 (1.39%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (2.55%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.86%) Mainframe
4 7 (1.62%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.62%) Equity Derivative
5 6 (1.39%) Equities
5 6 (1.39%) Derivative
6 4 (0.93%) Cryptography
6 4 (0.93%) Market Risk
6 4 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 4 (0.93%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.70%) Open Source
7 3 (0.70%) Physics
7 3 (0.70%) CESG
7 3 (0.70%) AS400
8 2 (0.46%) RMADS
8 2 (0.46%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.46%) iPad
8 2 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 68 (15.78%) UNIX
2 43 (9.98%) Linux
3 34 (7.89%) Windows
4 4 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.70%) AIX
6 2 (0.46%) zOS
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 39 (9.05%) Performance Tuning
3 38 (8.82%) Migration
4 36 (8.35%) Project Management
5 33 (7.66%) ETL
6 30 (6.96%) Data Analysis
7 28 (6.50%) Wealth Management
8 27 (6.26%) Multithreading
8 27 (6.26%) Data Modelling
9 26 (6.03%) OO
9 26 (6.03%) Business Analysis
10 25 (5.80%) ITIL
11 23 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (4.64%) Risk Management
13 18 (4.18%) Change Management
14 17 (3.94%) Release Management
15 16 (3.71%) PRINCE2
15 16 (3.71%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (3.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (27.38%) SQL
2 97 (22.51%) Java
3 27 (6.26%) C#
4 26 (6.03%) Perl
5 22 (5.10%) VBA
6 19 (4.41%) C++
7 17 (3.94%) PL/SQL
8 16 (3.71%) Shell Script
9 12 (2.78%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.09%) Scala
11 7 (1.62%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.39%) COBOL
13 5 (1.16%) C
13 5 (1.16%) JCL
14 4 (0.93%) Python
15 3 (0.70%) RPG
15 3 (0.70%) XAML
16 2 (0.46%) AWK
16 2 (0.46%) VB
16 2 (0.46%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (2.78%) CISSP
1 12 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.55%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.32%) Degree
4 8 (1.86%) ISEB
5 7 (1.62%) CEH
5 7 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.62%) CCSP
6 6 (1.39%) SSCP
6 6 (1.39%) GIAC
6 6 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.16%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.93%) CISM
8 4 (0.93%) PMP
9 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.70%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.46%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.78%) QA
2 8 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.70%) COREP
3 3 (0.70%) FINREP
3 3 (0.70%) CRD IV
3 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.46%) SLA
4 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.46%) Basel III
5 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.23%) FATCA
5 1 (0.23%) MiFID
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) vSphere
2 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.23%) SCCM
2 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 43 (9.98%) Sybase
2 40 (9.28%) Microsoft
3 37 (8.58%) Oracle
4 16 (3.71%) Business Objects
5 12 (2.78%) Informatica
6 10 (2.32%) IBM
7 9 (2.09%) Cognos
8 5 (1.16%) Google
8 5 (1.16%) Adobe
8 5 (1.16%) Perforce
8 5 (1.16%) VMware
9 4 (0.93%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.93%) FatWire
9 4 (0.93%) SAP
9 4 (0.93%) HP
10 3 (0.70%) Tableau
11 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.46%) ION Trading
12 1 (0.23%) Twitter
12 1 (0.23%) Sencha
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