The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 196 320 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.53% 35.36% 41.40%
As % of the General category 75.38% 78.82% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 183 156
Average daily rate £350 £338 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
260 406 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.85% 44.86% 54.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 239 208
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £9.50 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.85 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £45.00 £61.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Finance
Scotland

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 108 (26.34%) SQL
2 92 (22.44%) Banking
3 88 (21.46%) Java
4 76 (18.54%) Oracle
5 67 (16.34%) UNIX
6 66 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 49 (11.95%) MS Excel
8 47 (11.46%) Relational Database
9 44 (10.73%) RDBMS
10 43 (10.49%) SQL Server
11 42 (10.24%) Linux
11 42 (10.24%) Microsoft
12 41 (10.00%) Project Management
13 38 (9.27%) XML
13 38 (9.27%) Spring
14 36 (8.78%) Sybase
15 32 (7.80%) Oracle Database
16 31 (7.56%) ITIL
17 30 (7.32%) HTML
18 25 (6.10%) Perl
18 25 (6.10%) J2EE
18 25 (6.10%) OO
18 25 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
18 25 (6.10%) Business Analysis
19 24 (5.85%) ETL
19 24 (5.85%) C#
20 22 (5.37%) Windows
20 22 (5.37%) Data Analysis
21 21 (5.12%) User Acceptance Testing
21 21 (5.12%) .NET

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.90%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.95%) Tomcat
2 8 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (0.98%) CICS
3 4 (0.98%) MQSeries
4 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.49%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (0.49%) GemFire
5 2 (0.49%) LiveLink
5 2 (0.49%) SAS
5 2 (0.49%) Apache
5 2 (0.49%) Confluence
5 2 (0.49%) Papyrus
6 1 (0.24%) IIS
6 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.24%) TWiki
6 1 (0.24%) Lync
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 49 (11.95%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.39%) MS Office
3 14 (3.41%) MS Project
4 12 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.98%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (1.46%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (1.22%) Cognos Controller
6 5 (1.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.98%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.22%) Firewall
2 3 (0.73%) Network Security
3 2 (0.49%) SAN
3 2 (0.49%) Internet
4 1 (0.24%) NAS
4 1 (0.24%) Broadband
4 1 (0.24%) LAN
4 1 (0.24%) WAN
4 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.24%) DNS
4 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.46%) Relational Database
2 44 (10.73%) RDBMS
3 43 (10.49%) SQL Server
4 32 (7.80%) Oracle Database
5 17 (4.15%) DB2
6 16 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (2.44%) MS Access
10 8 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.22%) QlikView
12 5 (1.22%) MySQL
12 5 (1.22%) Star Schema
12 5 (1.22%) Sybase IQ
12 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.73%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 19 (4.63%) Subversion
2 18 (4.39%) JUnit
3 10 (2.44%) LoadRunner
3 10 (2.44%) Maven
4 9 (2.20%) Eclipse
5 8 (1.95%) ClearCase
6 7 (1.71%) JIRA
7 6 (1.46%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.22%) JBehave
9 4 (0.98%) Hudson
9 4 (0.98%) Gradle
9 4 (0.98%) TestDirector
9 4 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.98%) Ant
9 4 (0.98%) RSpec
9 4 (0.98%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.98%) TortoiseSVN
9 4 (0.98%) WATIR
9 4 (0.98%) Selenium
10 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 92 (22.44%) Banking
2 21 (5.12%) Front Office
3 15 (3.66%) Retail
4 11 (2.68%) Investment Banking
4 11 (2.68%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.46%) Private Banking
6 4 (0.98%) Back Office
6 4 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (0.73%) Local Government
7 3 (0.73%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.73%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.73%) Legal
7 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.24%) Billing
8 1 (0.24%) Marketing
8 1 (0.24%) Publishing
8 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 136 (33.17%) Analyst
2 119 (29.02%) Developer
3 58 (14.15%) Business Analyst
4 49 (11.95%) Java Developer
5 31 (7.56%) Project Manager
6 28 (6.83%) Consultant
7 20 (4.88%) Tester
8 15 (3.66%) Architect
9 14 (3.41%) Senior Developer
9 14 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (3.41%) PMO Analyst
10 13 (3.17%) Support Analyst
11 12 (2.93%) MI Analyst
12 11 (2.68%) Applications Support
12 11 (2.68%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (2.44%) Applications Support Analyst
13 10 (2.44%) Service Manager
13 10 (2.44%) Data Analyst
13 10 (2.44%) Analyst Programmer
13 10 (2.44%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (9.27%) XML
1 38 (9.27%) Spring
2 30 (7.32%) HTML
3 25 (6.10%) J2EE
4 21 (5.12%) .NET
5 18 (4.39%) JMS
6 16 (3.90%) Hibernate
7 12 (2.93%) J2SE
7 12 (2.93%) JSP
7 12 (2.93%) JSF
8 11 (2.68%) JSTL
8 11 (2.68%) Servlets
9 10 (2.44%) Struts
9 10 (2.44%) EJB
9 10 (2.44%) HTML5
10 8 (1.95%) JSON
11 7 (1.71%) Apache Camel
12 6 (1.46%) Middleware
12 6 (1.46%) Web Services
12 6 (1.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
2 9 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (1.71%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.46%) Derivative
4 6 (1.46%) Computer Science
5 4 (0.98%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.73%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.73%) Market Risk
6 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.73%) Clustering
6 3 (0.73%) AS400
6 3 (0.73%) Equities
6 3 (0.73%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.49%) IVR
7 2 (0.49%) Replication
7 2 (0.49%) PMI
8 1 (0.24%) Statistics
8 1 (0.24%) Physics
8 1 (0.24%) Open Source
8 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 67 (16.34%) UNIX
2 42 (10.24%) Linux
3 22 (5.37%) Windows
4 11 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.22%) Solaris
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) AIX
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 41 (10.00%) Project Management
3 31 (7.56%) ITIL
4 25 (6.10%) OO
4 25 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (6.10%) Business Analysis
5 24 (5.85%) ETL
6 22 (5.37%) Data Analysis
7 21 (5.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (4.39%) Data Modelling
8 18 (4.39%) Change Management
9 17 (4.15%) MVC
9 17 (4.15%) SOA
9 17 (4.15%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (3.90%) Wealth Management
11 15 (3.66%) Unit Testing
11 15 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (3.66%) CRM
12 14 (3.41%) OOD
12 14 (3.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (26.34%) SQL
2 88 (21.46%) Java
3 25 (6.10%) Perl
4 24 (5.85%) C#
5 19 (4.63%) PL/SQL
6 16 (3.90%) VBA
6 16 (3.90%) Shell Script
7 15 (3.66%) JavaScript
8 12 (2.93%) C
9 9 (2.20%) C++
10 7 (1.71%) Python
11 5 (1.22%) COBOL
11 5 (1.22%) VB
12 4 (0.98%) XAML
12 4 (0.98%) Groovy
12 4 (0.98%) Scala
13 3 (0.73%) RPG
14 2 (0.49%) JCL
14 2 (0.49%) RPG IV
15 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (3.41%) ISEB
2 10 (2.44%) Sun Certification
2 10 (2.44%) OCPJP
3 9 (2.20%) Degree
4 5 (1.22%) CISSP
4 5 (1.22%) PMP
4 5 (1.22%) CISM
5 3 (0.73%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.49%) MCSE
6 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) MCITP
7 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.24%) CCNP
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.93%) SLA
2 8 (1.95%) QA
3 3 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.49%) COREP
4 2 (0.49%) FINREP
4 2 (0.49%) EMIR
4 2 (0.49%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.24%) COBIT
5 1 (0.24%) MiFID
5 1 (0.24%) Basel III
5 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.98%) Puppet
3 2 (0.49%) EMC TimeFinder
3 2 (0.49%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 76 (18.54%) Oracle
2 42 (10.24%) Microsoft
3 36 (8.78%) Sybase
4 15 (3.66%) IBM
5 12 (2.93%) Business Objects
6 11 (2.68%) Cognos
7 10 (2.44%) Siebel
7 10 (2.44%) Sun
8 7 (1.71%) Adobe
8 7 (1.71%) HP
9 6 (1.46%) VMware
10 4 (0.98%) Kofax
10 4 (0.98%) Informatica
10 4 (0.98%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.98%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.73%) Pega
11 3 (0.73%) SAP
11 3 (0.73%) Citrix
11 3 (0.73%) EMC
12 2 (0.49%) FatWire
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