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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 357 184 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.99% 26.47% 31.98%
As % of the General category 80.41% 66.43% 74.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 96 166
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.75 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
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
444 277 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.98% 39.86% 42.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 144 227
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £449 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 8
Average hourly rate £33.75 £9.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+255.26% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £9.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 157 (26.39%) Banking
2 145 (24.37%) SQL
3 114 (19.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 100 (16.81%) Java
5 87 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
7 70 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 67 (11.26%) UNIX
9 60 (10.08%) Migration
10 55 (9.24%) Sybase
11 54 (9.08%) Data Analysis
11 54 (9.08%) Business Analysis
12 53 (8.91%) Microsoft
12 53 (8.91%) Project Management
13 49 (8.24%) Spring
13 49 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 48 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
15 44 (7.39%) Investment Banking
15 44 (7.39%) Relational Database
16 43 (7.23%) Oracle
17 39 (6.55%) Wealth Management
18 38 (6.39%) Linux
18 38 (6.39%) MS Excel
19 37 (6.22%) RDBMS
19 37 (6.22%) Data Modelling
20 36 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 35 (5.88%) Hibernate
22 33 (5.55%) SQL Server 2008
23 32 (5.38%) XML
23 32 (5.38%) JavaScript

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.51%) SAS
3 4 (0.67%) Lync
3 4 (0.67%) CMS
3 4 (0.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (0.67%) CICS
3 4 (0.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.50%) WorkSite
4 3 (0.50%) IIS
4 3 (0.50%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.34%) Drupal
5 2 (0.34%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.17%) Apache
6 1 (0.17%) JBoss
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 38 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.20%) MS Office
3 14 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.51%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.17%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.17%) Primavera
2 1 (0.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.67%) Office 365
2 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.17%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.02%) HTTP
2 10 (1.68%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.67%) SAN
4 3 (0.50%) Network Security
4 3 (0.50%) SSL
4 3 (0.50%) Firewall
5 2 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.34%) LDAP
5 2 (0.34%) SDH
5 2 (0.34%) WAN
5 2 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.17%) FTP
6 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) DNS
6 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (7.39%) Relational Database
4 37 (6.22%) RDBMS
5 36 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (5.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (3.36%) DB2
9 19 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (2.69%) QlikView
11 12 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (1.68%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.84%) Sybase ASE
13 5 (0.84%) BusinessObjects XI
13 5 (0.84%) MS Access
13 5 (0.84%) Sybase IQ
13 5 (0.84%) Big Data
14 4 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (3.19%) JUnit
2 13 (2.18%) Subversion
3 7 (1.18%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.01%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.84%) Selenium
5 5 (0.84%) ClearCase
6 4 (0.67%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.67%) JIRA
7 3 (0.50%) Maven
8 2 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.34%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.17%) NUnit
9 1 (0.17%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.17%) Toad
9 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
General
1 157 (26.39%) Banking
2 44 (7.39%) Investment Banking
3 30 (5.04%) Front Office
4 22 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 19 (3.19%) Retail
6 12 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.85%) Legal
8 9 (1.51%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.84%) Marketing
9 5 (0.84%) Back Office
10 4 (0.67%) Publishing
11 3 (0.50%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 213 (35.80%) Analyst
2 159 (26.72%) Developer
3 121 (20.34%) Business Analyst
4 61 (10.25%) Project Manager
5 50 (8.40%) Data Analyst
6 46 (7.73%) Java Developer
7 37 (6.22%) SQL Developer
7 37 (6.22%) Senior Developer
8 22 (3.70%) Test Manager
9 21 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
10 18 (3.03%) Architect
11 16 (2.69%) Designer
12 13 (2.18%) Infrastructure Manager
12 13 (2.18%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (2.18%) Consultant
13 12 (2.02%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (1.85%) Solutions Designer
14 11 (1.85%) Administrator
15 10 (1.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 10 (1.68%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.24%) Spring
2 35 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 32 (5.38%) XML
4 27 (4.54%) Web Services
5 24 (4.03%) CSS
5 24 (4.03%) HTML
6 23 (3.87%) .NET
7 22 (3.70%) JMS
8 17 (2.86%) J2SE
9 15 (2.52%) AngularJS
10 11 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
10 11 (1.85%) JSP
10 11 (1.85%) Servlets
10 11 (1.85%) HTML5
11 10 (1.68%) Backbone.js
11 10 (1.68%) EJB
11 10 (1.68%) XSL
11 10 (1.68%) DHTML
12 9 (1.51%) WPF
12 9 (1.51%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 80 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.52%) Equity Derivative
2 15 (2.52%) Fixed Income
3 13 (2.18%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.68%) Equities
5 9 (1.51%) Derivative
5 9 (1.51%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.34%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.18%) User Experience
8 6 (1.01%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.01%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.01%) Market Risk
8 6 (1.01%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.67%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.50%) Copywriting
10 3 (0.50%) Wiki
10 3 (0.50%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.50%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (11.26%) UNIX
2 38 (6.39%) Linux
3 27 (4.54%) Windows
4 10 (1.68%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.84%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.84%) Solaris
8 4 (0.67%) Android
9 3 (0.50%) AIX
10 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (19.16%) Stakeholder Management
2 87 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (10.08%) Migration
4 54 (9.08%) Data Analysis
4 54 (9.08%) Business Analysis
5 53 (8.91%) Project Management
6 48 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (6.55%) Wealth Management
8 37 (6.22%) Data Modelling
9 30 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
10 29 (4.87%) ETL
10 29 (4.87%) Data Migration
11 27 (4.54%) OO
12 26 (4.37%) Change Management
13 24 (4.03%) Investment Management
14 21 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (3.53%) SOA
14 21 (3.53%) ITIL
14 21 (3.53%) Supplier Management
15 18 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 145 (24.37%) SQL
2 100 (16.81%) Java
3 32 (5.38%) JavaScript
4 31 (5.21%) C#
5 24 (4.03%) Perl
6 23 (3.87%) PL/SQL
7 20 (3.36%) VBA
8 14 (2.35%) C++
9 13 (2.18%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.34%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.18%) Python
12 5 (0.84%) VB6
12 5 (0.84%) VB
13 4 (0.67%) Scala
14 2 (0.34%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.34%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.34%) JCL
14 2 (0.34%) Korn
15 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (4.71%) Degree
2 21 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.18%) CISA
5 6 (1.01%) CRISC
6 5 (0.84%) ISEB
7 4 (0.67%) CISSP
7 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.67%) PMP
7 4 (0.67%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.50%) MCITP
8 3 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.50%) CGEIT
8 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.50%) MCSE
8 3 (0.50%) CISM
9 2 (0.34%) CIMA
9 2 (0.34%) ACCA
9 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.18%) QA
4 7 (1.18%) COBIT
5 4 (0.67%) COREP
5 4 (0.67%) FINREP
6 3 (0.50%) FATCA
7 2 (0.34%) SLA
8 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.17%) MiFID
8 1 (0.17%) GAAP
8 1 (0.17%) EMIR
System Software
1 8 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.18%) RACF
3 4 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.50%) XenApp
5 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.84%) SCCM
1 5 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (0.67%) NetBackup
2 4 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.34%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (0.34%) WMI
4 1 (0.17%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 55 (9.24%) Sybase
2 53 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 43 (7.23%) Oracle
4 22 (3.70%) Business Objects
5 13 (2.18%) Charles River
6 11 (1.85%) VMware
7 10 (1.68%) IBM
8 9 (1.51%) Citrix
9 8 (1.34%) HP
10 7 (1.18%) SAP
11 6 (1.01%) Teradata
12 5 (0.84%) Dell
12 5 (0.84%) EMC
12 5 (0.84%) Symantec
12 5 (0.84%) Tableau
13 4 (0.67%) Cognos
13 4 (0.67%) Trillium
13 4 (0.67%) CommVault
13 4 (0.67%) NetApp
13 4 (0.67%) Avaloq
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