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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 338 248 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.78% 28.74% 30.27%
As % of the General category 73.16% 69.47% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 116 105
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£375 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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
462 357 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.27% 41.37% 39.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 154 135
Average daily rate £375 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £30.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.32% +177.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £14.90 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £46.10 £16.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 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 4 September 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 184 (26.47%) Banking
2 177 (25.47%) SQL
3 113 (16.26%) Java
4 110 (15.83%) UNIX
5 107 (15.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 103 (14.82%) Analytical Skills
7 75 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (10.36%) Migration
9 66 (9.50%) Oracle
10 64 (9.21%) Linux
11 62 (8.92%) Project Management
12 61 (8.78%) Sybase
13 60 (8.63%) SQL Server
14 57 (8.20%) Microsoft
14 57 (8.20%) Business Analysis
15 55 (7.91%) Data Modelling
16 54 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (7.19%) Data Analysis
17 50 (7.19%) Investment Banking
18 48 (6.91%) Spring
18 48 (6.91%) MS Excel
19 45 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
19 45 (6.47%) ETL
20 42 (6.04%) Performance Tuning
21 41 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 40 (5.76%) Relational Database
23 39 (5.61%) SDLC
23 39 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
24 38 (5.47%) Shell Script
24 38 (5.47%) Change Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.73%) CICS
2 12 (1.73%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.15%) SAS
4 7 (1.01%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.86%) JBoss
6 5 (0.72%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.43%) CMS
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.43%) WorkSite
7 3 (0.43%) Drupal
7 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.29%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.29%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 48 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.60%) MS Office
3 21 (3.02%) MS Visio
3 21 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (2.30%) MS Project
5 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Loan IQ
2 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.43%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.29%) Summit
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.14%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.43%) SaaS
1 3 (0.43%) PaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Office 365
2 1 (0.14%) IaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.44%) SDH
2 5 (0.72%) SAN
3 4 (0.58%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.58%) SSL
4 3 (0.43%) LDAP
5 1 (0.14%) Intranet
5 1 (0.14%) Internet
5 1 (0.14%) Firewall
5 1 (0.14%) FTP
5 1 (0.14%) HTTP
5 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (5.76%) Relational Database
5 35 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (4.17%) RDBMS
7 26 (3.74%) BusinessObjects
7 26 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (3.17%) DB2
9 19 (2.73%) Oracle Database
10 17 (2.45%) QlikView
11 14 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (1.58%) BODI
14 9 (1.29%) Sybase ASE
14 9 (1.29%) Sybase IQ
15 8 (1.15%) BusinessObjects XI
15 8 (1.15%) MS Access
15 8 (1.15%) Big Data
16 7 (1.01%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (3.02%) JUnit
2 11 (1.58%) HP UFT
3 10 (1.44%) Selenium
4 5 (0.72%) Toad
4 5 (0.72%) Subversion
4 5 (0.72%) Maven
5 4 (0.58%) FitNesse
5 4 (0.58%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.58%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.43%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.43%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.43%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.29%) ERwin
7 2 (0.29%) MSI
7 2 (0.29%) NUnit
7 2 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.29%) Ant
7 2 (0.29%) Hudson
General
1 184 (26.47%) Banking
2 50 (7.19%) Investment Banking
3 28 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 27 (3.88%) Financial Institution
5 26 (3.74%) Front Office
6 22 (3.17%) Retail
7 16 (2.30%) Legal
8 15 (2.16%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.44%) Marketing
10 6 (0.86%) Publishing
11 5 (0.72%) Back Office
12 4 (0.58%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.43%) Law
13 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.43%) Billing
14 2 (0.29%) Local Government
15 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 260 (37.41%) Analyst
2 155 (22.30%) Developer
3 143 (20.58%) Business Analyst
4 66 (9.50%) Project Manager
5 61 (8.78%) Java Developer
6 51 (7.34%) Data Analyst
7 41 (5.90%) SQL Developer
8 31 (4.46%) Test Analyst
9 26 (3.74%) Systems Analyst
9 26 (3.74%) Senior Developer
10 25 (3.60%) Architect
11 23 (3.31%) Business Systems Analyst
11 23 (3.31%) Test Manager
12 19 (2.73%) Senior Java Developer
12 19 (2.73%) Designer
13 18 (2.59%) Consultant
14 17 (2.45%) Senior Analyst
15 16 (2.30%) Technical Analyst
16 15 (2.16%) Technical Business Analyst
17 13 (1.87%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (6.91%) Spring
2 36 (5.18%) Hibernate
3 27 (3.88%) XML
4 23 (3.31%) Web Services
5 21 (3.02%) .NET
5 21 (3.02%) JMS
6 17 (2.45%) HTML
7 15 (2.16%) J2EE
7 15 (2.16%) J2SE
8 12 (1.73%) CSS
9 11 (1.58%) XSL
10 9 (1.29%) EJB
10 9 (1.29%) DHTML
10 9 (1.29%) JSP
10 9 (1.29%) Servlets
10 9 (1.29%) WPF
11 8 (1.15%) iBATIS
12 7 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (0.86%) JSON
13 6 (0.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 103 (14.82%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.74%) Equity Derivative
3 24 (3.45%) Derivative
4 13 (1.87%) Mainframe
4 13 (1.87%) Fixed Income
5 11 (1.58%) User Experience
6 10 (1.44%) Equities
7 9 (1.29%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.15%) Copywriting
8 8 (1.15%) Visualisation
9 6 (0.86%) Market Risk
9 6 (0.86%) Fat Client
9 6 (0.86%) Wiki
9 6 (0.86%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.86%) Thin Client
9 6 (0.86%) Clustering
9 6 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.72%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.58%) HACMP
11 4 (0.58%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 110 (15.83%) UNIX
2 64 (9.21%) Linux
3 29 (4.17%) Windows
4 16 (2.30%) AIX
5 15 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.44%) Solaris
7 9 (1.29%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.01%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.29%) HPUX
11 1 (0.14%) Tru64
11 1 (0.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (15.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 75 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (10.36%) Migration
4 62 (8.92%) Project Management
5 57 (8.20%) Business Analysis
6 55 (7.91%) Data Modelling
7 54 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
8 50 (7.19%) Data Analysis
9 45 (6.47%) ETL
10 42 (6.04%) Performance Tuning
11 39 (5.61%) SDLC
11 39 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 38 (5.47%) Change Management
13 36 (5.18%) Data Migration
14 35 (5.04%) Wealth Management
15 34 (4.89%) OO
16 28 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (3.02%) ITIL
18 20 (2.88%) OOD
19 18 (2.59%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (25.47%) SQL
2 113 (16.26%) Java
3 38 (5.47%) Shell Script
4 34 (4.89%) C#
5 28 (4.03%) PL/SQL
6 27 (3.88%) Perl
6 27 (3.88%) VBA
7 18 (2.59%) JavaScript
8 14 (2.01%) C++
9 12 (1.73%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.29%) Python
11 8 (1.15%) JCL
12 7 (1.01%) C
13 4 (0.58%) Korn
13 4 (0.58%) Scala
13 4 (0.58%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.29%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.29%) COBOL
15 1 (0.14%) VB
15 1 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (5.32%) Degree
2 25 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.01%) ISEB
4 9 (1.29%) CISA
5 8 (1.15%) CRISC
6 5 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.72%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.72%) PMP
6 5 (0.72%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.58%) CISSP
8 3 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.43%) CGEIT
9 2 (0.29%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 2 (0.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.29%) CISM
9 2 (0.29%) CIMA
9 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.29%) ACCA
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.46%) QA
2 12 (1.73%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.58%) FINREP
6 3 (0.43%) COREP
6 3 (0.43%) COBIT
6 3 (0.43%) FATCA
7 1 (0.14%) EMIR
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) MiFID
7 1 (0.14%) GAAP
7 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.01%) RACF
2 6 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.58%) GPFS
5 3 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.29%) vSphere
7 1 (0.14%) vCloud
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.72%) SCCM
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.43%) Control-M
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.29%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.14%) EMC TimeFinder
5 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 66 (9.50%) Oracle
2 61 (8.78%) Sybase
3 57 (8.20%) Microsoft
4 22 (3.17%) IBM
5 14 (2.01%) VMware
6 12 (1.73%) SAP
7 11 (1.58%) Informatica
8 9 (1.29%) Remedy
9 8 (1.15%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.15%) Teradata
9 8 (1.15%) Cognos
10 7 (1.01%) Citrix
10 7 (1.01%) Charles River
10 7 (1.01%) Verint
10 7 (1.01%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.58%) Perforce
11 4 (0.58%) Avaloq
11 4 (0.58%) Tableau
11 4 (0.58%) HP
11 4 (0.58%) EMC
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