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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 112 182 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.58% 26.65% 32.41%
As % of the General category 71.34% 69.47% 79.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 108 123
Median daily rate £365 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £236 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £49.89 £33.71 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.98% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £26.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.60% +60.60%

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
157 262 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.65% 38.36% 40.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 139 150
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £139 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 £33.71 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +110.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Finance.

1 51 (22.97%) Java
2 49 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (17.57%) Unix
4 37 (16.67%) SQL
5 36 (16.22%) Banking
6 34 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (13.96%) Linux
8 25 (11.26%) Spring
9 24 (10.81%) Microsoft
10 23 (10.36%) Windows
11 22 (9.91%) Oracle
11 22 (9.91%) Project Management
11 22 (9.91%) Law
12 20 (9.01%) J2EE
12 20 (9.01%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (8.11%) Perl
14 17 (7.66%) Software Testing
15 16 (7.21%) Analytics
15 16 (7.21%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (7.21%) Migration
15 16 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (6.76%) Firewall
16 15 (6.76%) OO
16 15 (6.76%) MS Excel
16 15 (6.76%) Symantec
16 15 (6.76%) Relational Database
16 15 (6.76%) PowerShell
17 14 (6.31%) HTML5
17 14 (6.31%) Internet
17 14 (6.31%) IBM

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (5.86%) JBoss
2 10 (4.50%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.25%) Apache
3 5 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (2.25%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.80%) CICS
5 3 (1.35%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.90%) Confluence
6 2 (0.90%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.45%) SAS
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 15 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.05%) MS Project
3 6 (2.70%) MS Office
4 3 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.70%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.35%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.90%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.45%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.95%) Office 365
2 2 (0.90%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.76%) Firewall
2 14 (6.31%) Internet
3 9 (4.05%) HTTPS
3 9 (4.05%) SSL
4 6 (2.70%) LDAP
5 5 (2.25%) Network Security
6 4 (1.80%) DNS
7 3 (1.35%) WAN
8 2 (0.90%) LAN
8 2 (0.90%) Skype
9 1 (0.45%) HTTP
9 1 (0.45%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.76%) Relational Database
2 13 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (5.41%) DB2
4 11 (4.95%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.15%) Big Data
5 7 (3.15%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (2.70%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.25%) MarkLogic
8 4 (1.80%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.80%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.90%) BODI
9 2 (0.90%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.90%) KDB
9 2 (0.90%) Kdb+
9 2 (0.90%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.45%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 11 (4.95%) JIRA
2 9 (4.05%) JUnit
3 6 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.70%) LoadRunner
4 5 (2.25%) Axure RP
5 4 (1.80%) Grunt
5 4 (1.80%) Jasmine
5 4 (1.80%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (1.35%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.35%) JSUnit
6 3 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.35%) Selenium
6 3 (1.35%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.90%) Ant
7 2 (0.90%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (0.90%) Gradle
7 2 (0.90%) Maven
8 1 (0.45%) HP UFT
General
1 36 (16.22%) Banking
2 22 (9.91%) Law
3 11 (4.95%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.15%) Publishing
4 7 (3.15%) Retail
5 5 (2.25%) Front Office
5 5 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.80%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (22.52%) Developer
2 41 (18.47%) Analyst
3 27 (12.16%) Java Developer
4 15 (6.76%) Consultant
5 14 (6.31%) Business Analyst
5 14 (6.31%) Project Manager
6 13 (5.86%) Architect
6 13 (5.86%) Security Engineer
7 12 (5.41%) Designer
8 8 (3.60%) Security Consultant
9 7 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (3.15%) Technical Specialist
9 7 (3.15%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.15%) Tester
10 6 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (2.70%) Performance Tester
10 6 (2.70%) Windows Engineer
11 5 (2.25%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.25%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (2.25%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.26%) Spring
2 20 (9.01%) J2EE
3 14 (6.31%) HTML
3 14 (6.31%) HTML5
4 12 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 9 (4.05%) Hibernate
5 9 (4.05%) JMS
6 7 (3.15%) CSS
6 7 (3.15%) JSON
6 7 (3.15%) JSP
6 7 (3.15%) REST
6 7 (3.15%) Servlets
7 6 (2.70%) J2SE
7 6 (2.70%) XML
8 5 (2.25%) Apache Commons
8 5 (2.25%) Drools
8 5 (2.25%) Ext JS
8 5 (2.25%) jBPM
8 5 (2.25%) React
9 4 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.21%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.41%) User Experience
4 6 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.70%) DataPower
4 6 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.25%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.25%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.80%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (1.35%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.90%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.90%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.90%) Derivative
8 2 (0.90%) FMCG
8 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.57%) Unix
2 31 (13.96%) Linux
3 23 (10.36%) Windows
4 11 (4.95%) Windows 10
5 7 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.25%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.35%) Android
8 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.90%) AIX
9 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.90%) Solaris
9 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.45%) MVS
10 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (9.91%) Project Management
3 20 (9.01%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (7.66%) Software Testing
5 16 (7.21%) Analytics
5 16 (7.21%) Migration
5 16 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (6.76%) OO
7 13 (5.86%) Information Security
8 12 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (4.95%) Open Source
9 11 (4.95%) SDLC
10 10 (4.50%) OOD
10 10 (4.50%) Programme Management
10 10 (4.50%) Unit Testing
11 9 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.05%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (4.05%) Data Migration
11 9 (4.05%) Multithreading
12 8 (3.60%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (22.97%) Java
2 37 (16.67%) SQL
3 18 (8.11%) Perl
4 15 (6.76%) PowerShell
5 12 (5.41%) C#
5 12 (5.41%) Python
6 11 (4.95%) Shell Script
7 10 (4.50%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.15%) C
8 7 (3.15%) VBScript
9 4 (1.80%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.35%) C++
11 2 (0.90%) COBOL
11 2 (0.90%) JCL
11 2 (0.90%) VB
11 2 (0.90%) VBA
12 1 (0.45%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.45%) PHP
12 1 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (3.60%) Degree
2 7 (3.15%) CISSP
2 7 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.25%) CGEIT
4 5 (2.25%) CISA
4 5 (2.25%) CRISC
4 5 (2.25%) ISEB
5 4 (1.80%) SANS
6 3 (1.35%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.35%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.35%) PMP
6 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.45%) CISM
8 1 (0.45%) MOS
8 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.05%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.80%) QA
4 2 (0.90%) Basel II
4 2 (0.90%) COBIT
5 1 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.45%) FATCA
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.45%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.45%) IAG
3 1 (0.45%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.45%) RACF
3 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (4.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (4.50%) SCCM
2 5 (2.25%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (1.80%) ArcSight ESM
3 4 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.80%) QRadar
4 3 (1.35%) RSA Security Analytics
4 3 (1.35%) SCOM
4 3 (1.35%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (1.35%) WSUS
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.45%) Control-M
6 1 (0.45%) MOM
6 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.45%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.45%) OpenView
6 1 (0.45%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.45%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 24 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.91%) Oracle
3 15 (6.76%) Symantec
4 14 (6.31%) IBM
5 12 (5.41%) SAP
6 11 (4.95%) Sybase
7 7 (3.15%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.80%) ArcSight
8 4 (1.80%) MapR
8 4 (1.80%) Qualys
8 4 (1.80%) Siebel
8 4 (1.80%) Splunk
9 3 (1.35%) BMC
9 3 (1.35%) CA
9 3 (1.35%) Cisco
9 3 (1.35%) NetWitness
9 3 (1.35%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.35%) Sourcefire
10 2 (0.90%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.90%) VMware
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