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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 227 260 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.92% 32.99% 42.35%
As % of the General category 65.42% 77.15% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 139 169
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
347 337 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.68% 42.77% 53.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 174 201
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £239 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -16.66%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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.

1 122 (29.33%) SQL
2 96 (23.08%) Java
3 95 (22.84%) Banking
4 66 (15.87%) UNIX
5 52 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (11.54%) SQL Server
7 43 (10.34%) Sybase
7 43 (10.34%) Linux
7 43 (10.34%) Relational Database
8 42 (10.10%) Oracle
8 42 (10.10%) Spring
9 41 (9.86%) XML
10 40 (9.62%) Microsoft
11 39 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
12 33 (7.93%) Migration
12 33 (7.93%) RDBMS
12 33 (7.93%) ETL
13 31 (7.45%) Perl
13 31 (7.45%) Project Management
14 30 (7.21%) HTML
14 30 (7.21%) MS Excel
15 29 (6.97%) ITIL
15 29 (6.97%) Windows
15 29 (6.97%) OO
16 27 (6.49%) C#
16 27 (6.49%) Data Analysis
17 26 (6.25%) Business Analysis
17 26 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
18 25 (6.01%) Multithreading
19 24 (5.77%) Wealth Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (4.09%) Tomcat
2 10 (2.40%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.68%) CICS
4 4 (0.96%) IIS
5 3 (0.72%) Apache
5 3 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.72%) CMS
5 3 (0.72%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.48%) Papyrus
6 2 (0.48%) Node.js
6 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.48%) SAS
6 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.24%) TWiki
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.24%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.16%) MS Office
3 7 (1.68%) MS Project
4 4 (0.96%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (1.68%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (1.44%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (1.44%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (1.20%) Cognos Controller
7 4 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.72%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.48%) Agresso
10 1 (0.24%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.40%) Firewall
2 7 (1.68%) LAN
2 7 (1.68%) WAN
3 6 (1.44%) HTTP
4 5 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.72%) DNS
6 2 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.48%) Wireless
6 2 (0.48%) H.323
6 2 (0.48%) VPN
6 2 (0.48%) DHCP
6 2 (0.48%) VoIP
7 1 (0.24%) LDAP
7 1 (0.24%) ATM
7 1 (0.24%) Network Security
7 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 33 (7.93%) RDBMS
4 24 (5.77%) DB2
5 21 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (3.61%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.40%) QlikView
10 10 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.44%) KDB
12 5 (1.20%) MS Access
13 4 (0.96%) Sybase IQ
14 3 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (2.88%) JUnit
2 9 (2.16%) Subversion
3 6 (1.44%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (1.20%) CppUnit
4 5 (1.20%) GoogleTest
5 3 (0.72%) Ant
5 3 (0.72%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.48%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.48%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.24%) Hudson
7 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.24%) JBehave
7 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.24%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.24%) MSI
7 1 (0.24%) Maven
7 1 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 95 (22.84%) Banking
2 24 (5.77%) Front Office
3 11 (2.64%) Retail
3 11 (2.64%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.40%) Retail Banking
5 9 (2.16%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.44%) Private Banking
7 3 (0.72%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.72%) Local Government
7 3 (0.72%) Back Office
8 2 (0.48%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 161 (38.70%) Developer
2 97 (23.32%) Analyst
3 61 (14.66%) Java Developer
4 53 (12.74%) Business Analyst
5 34 (8.17%) Project Manager
6 26 (6.25%) Consultant
7 19 (4.57%) Data Analyst
8 16 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 14 (3.37%) SQL Developer
10 12 (2.88%) C# Developer
11 11 (2.64%) Coordinator
11 11 (2.64%) Test Manager
11 11 (2.64%) WPF Developer
12 10 (2.40%) .NET Developer
13 9 (2.16%) Applications Support
13 9 (2.16%) Senior Java Developer
14 8 (1.92%) Support Analyst
14 8 (1.92%) MI Analyst
14 8 (1.92%) Business Data Analyst
15 7 (1.68%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.10%) Spring
2 41 (9.86%) XML
3 30 (7.21%) HTML
4 23 (5.53%) .NET
5 21 (5.05%) Web Services
5 21 (5.05%) Hibernate
6 20 (4.81%) JMS
6 20 (4.81%) J2EE
7 17 (4.09%) CSS
8 14 (3.37%) WPF
9 12 (2.88%) HTML5
10 11 (2.64%) J2SE
11 9 (2.16%) JSP
12 8 (1.92%) Servlets
12 8 (1.92%) SOAP
12 8 (1.92%) EJB
12 8 (1.92%) Middleware
13 7 (1.68%) STL
14 6 (1.44%) XSL
14 6 (1.44%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (2.64%) Management Information System
1 11 (2.64%) Equity Derivative
2 9 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (1.92%) Mainframe
4 7 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.44%) Derivative
5 6 (1.44%) Equities
6 4 (0.96%) Cryptography
6 4 (0.96%) Mathematics
6 4 (0.96%) Market Risk
6 4 (0.96%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.72%) SWIFT
7 3 (0.72%) Open Source
7 3 (0.72%) Physics
7 3 (0.72%) CESG
7 3 (0.72%) AS400
8 2 (0.48%) IVR
8 2 (0.48%) iPad
8 2 (0.48%) RMADS
8 2 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 66 (15.87%) UNIX
2 43 (10.34%) Linux
3 29 (6.97%) Windows
4 5 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.96%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.48%) zOS
7 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 39 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
3 33 (7.93%) Migration
3 33 (7.93%) ETL
4 31 (7.45%) Project Management
5 29 (6.97%) ITIL
5 29 (6.97%) OO
6 27 (6.49%) Data Analysis
7 26 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 26 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (6.01%) Multithreading
9 24 (5.77%) Wealth Management
10 23 (5.53%) Data Modelling
11 22 (5.29%) Change Management
11 22 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (4.81%) Unit Testing
13 17 (4.09%) Risk Management
13 17 (4.09%) SOA
14 15 (3.61%) OOD
14 15 (3.61%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 122 (29.33%) SQL
2 96 (23.08%) Java
3 31 (7.45%) Perl
4 27 (6.49%) C#
5 19 (4.57%) Shell Script
6 18 (4.33%) VBA
6 18 (4.33%) C++
7 17 (4.09%) PL/SQL
8 12 (2.88%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.68%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.68%) Scala
10 6 (1.44%) COBOL
11 5 (1.20%) JCL
12 4 (0.96%) XAML
12 4 (0.96%) Python
12 4 (0.96%) C
13 3 (0.72%) RPG
14 2 (0.48%) VB
14 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.48%) AWK
Qualifications
1 11 (2.64%) CISSP
2 10 (2.40%) Degree
3 7 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (1.68%) CCSP
3 7 (1.68%) CEH
4 6 (1.44%) GIAC
4 6 (1.44%) SSCP
4 6 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.20%) ISEB
5 5 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.96%) CISM
6 4 (0.96%) PMP
6 4 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.72%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.48%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.48%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.92%) QA
1 8 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.68%) SLA
3 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.72%) CRD IV
3 3 (0.72%) COREP
3 3 (0.72%) FINREP
4 2 (0.48%) MiFID
4 2 (0.48%) Basel III
4 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) COBIT
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) Basel II
5 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.24%) FATCA
5 1 (0.24%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.48%) vSphere
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (10.34%) Sybase
2 42 (10.10%) Oracle
3 40 (9.62%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.88%) Business Objects
4 12 (2.88%) IBM
5 11 (2.64%) Informatica
6 9 (2.16%) Cognos
7 6 (1.44%) SAP
7 6 (1.44%) Adobe
8 5 (1.20%) Perforce
8 5 (1.20%) Google
9 4 (0.96%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.96%) HP
10 3 (0.72%) FatWire
11 2 (0.48%) VMware
11 2 (0.48%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.48%) Tableau
11 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.48%) Sun
12 1 (0.24%) Misys
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