The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
UK / Scotland
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 418 749 861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.06% 29.40% 32.58%
As % of the General category 71.45% 68.59% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 406 484
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 7
Median hourly rate £46.00 £43.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +290.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +66.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
585 1092 1224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.07% 42.86% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 511 619
Median daily rate £422 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £546 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Scotland region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Scotland region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 228 £425 - 90
Glasgow 0 112 £358 +2.14% 16
Aberdeen 0 26 £288 -41.32% 3
Stirling 0 18 £431 +10.57% 1
West Lothian -1 9 £363 +29.46% 3
West Dunbartonshire +1 4 £375 +87.50% 1
Scottish Borders +1 3 £325 -40.90% 1
Inverclyde - 3 - -
Fife -5 2 £250 -61.53% 1
Renfrewshire +19 1 £200 -58.65%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £275 -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Finance.

1 187 (21.69%) Banking
2 162 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 126 (14.62%) SQL
5 108 (12.53%) Java
6 93 (10.79%) Project Management
7 88 (10.21%) Microsoft
8 84 (9.74%) Oracle
8 84 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
9 78 (9.05%) Windows
9 78 (9.05%) Migration
10 77 (8.93%) HTML
11 73 (8.47%) JavaScript
12 72 (8.35%) Law
13 67 (7.77%) Retail
14 64 (7.42%) CSS
14 64 (7.42%) Linux
14 64 (7.42%) Business Analysis
15 61 (7.08%) MS Excel
16 60 (6.96%) Unix
17 57 (6.61%) Data Centre
18 44 (5.10%) ITIL
19 43 (4.99%) Scrum
20 42 (4.87%) Change Management
21 41 (4.76%) Retail Banking
22 40 (4.64%) Analytics
22 40 (4.64%) IBM
23 39 (4.52%) PRINCE2
23 39 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
24 36 (4.18%) Active Directory

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 28 (3.25%) JBoss
2 21 (2.44%) SAS
3 18 (2.09%) Apache
4 17 (1.97%) SharePoint
4 17 (1.97%) WebSphere
5 15 (1.74%) CMS
6 10 (1.16%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.81%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (0.70%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.46%) CICS
10 3 (0.35%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.23%) Confluence
11 2 (0.23%) IIS
11 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 61 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.13%) MS Office
3 23 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 21 (2.44%) MS Project
5 20 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.70%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.12%) InDesign
9 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (1.16%) Markit EDM
1 10 (1.16%) Sonata
2 8 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.35%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.23%) Primavera
6 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.23%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.23%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.44%) Office 365
2 10 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.58%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.35%) IaaS
5 3 (0.35%) SaaS
6 2 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.23%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.12%) GitHub
7 1 (0.12%) Google Play
7 1 (0.12%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.48%) Internet
2 28 (3.25%) Firewall
3 22 (2.55%) DNS
4 19 (2.20%) LAN
5 18 (2.09%) DHCP
5 18 (2.09%) WAN
6 17 (1.97%) SSL
7 16 (1.86%) HTTPS
8 14 (1.62%) BGP
8 14 (1.62%) OSPF
8 14 (1.62%) TCP/IP
9 13 (1.51%) LDAP
9 13 (1.51%) MPLS
9 13 (1.51%) Network Security
10 11 (1.28%) Intranet
10 11 (1.28%) Wireless
11 10 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (1.16%) Multicast
12 7 (0.81%) FTP
13 4 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (3.36%) SQL Server
3 28 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 23 (2.67%) RDBMS
5 18 (2.09%) DB2
6 14 (1.62%) Big Data
6 14 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (1.39%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.16%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.93%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.93%) QlikView
11 5 (0.58%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.58%) MarkLogic
11 5 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.46%) MS Access
12 4 (0.46%) MySQL
12 4 (0.46%) ObjectStore
12 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (2.55%) JIRA
2 16 (1.86%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.51%) Selenium
4 9 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.04%) SoapUI
5 8 (0.93%) Cucumber
5 8 (0.93%) JUnit
6 7 (0.81%) Axure RP
6 7 (0.81%) Subversion
6 7 (0.81%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.58%) Grunt
7 5 (0.58%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.58%) PowerBuilder
8 4 (0.46%) Jasmine
8 4 (0.46%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.35%) Gradle
9 3 (0.35%) JSUnit
9 3 (0.35%) Protractor
9 3 (0.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 187 (21.69%) Banking
2 72 (8.35%) Law
3 67 (7.77%) Retail
4 41 (4.76%) Retail Banking
5 22 (2.55%) Marketing
6 21 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.74%) Legal
7 15 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.16%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.93%) Publishing
10 5 (0.58%) Electronics
11 4 (0.46%) Advertising
11 4 (0.46%) Back Office
11 4 (0.46%) Front Office
12 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.23%) Billing
13 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Military
13 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 196 (22.74%) Analyst
2 175 (20.30%) Developer
3 91 (10.56%) Project Manager
4 80 (9.28%) Business Analyst
5 61 (7.08%) Consultant
6 49 (5.68%) Architect
7 46 (5.34%) Java Developer
8 27 (3.13%) Designer
9 23 (2.67%) Data Analyst
9 23 (2.67%) Systems Analyst
10 22 (2.55%) Security Consultant
11 20 (2.32%) IT Manager
11 20 (2.32%) Security Engineer
12 18 (2.09%) Operations Analyst
12 18 (2.09%) Senior Manager
13 17 (1.97%) Senior Analyst
13 17 (1.97%) Web Manager
14 16 (1.86%) Financial Analyst
15 15 (1.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 15 (1.74%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (8.93%) HTML
2 64 (7.42%) CSS
3 32 (3.71%) J2EE
4 31 (3.60%) Spring
5 29 (3.36%) HTML5
6 28 (3.25%) .NET
7 27 (3.13%) Node.js
8 25 (2.90%) AngularJS
9 23 (2.67%) React
9 23 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 22 (2.55%) jQuery
11 15 (1.74%) CSS3
11 15 (1.74%) JSP
11 15 (1.74%) Middleware
12 12 (1.39%) XML
13 11 (1.28%) Web Services
14 10 (1.16%) Hibernate
14 10 (1.16%) JMS
14 10 (1.16%) JSON
14 10 (1.16%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (6.61%) Data Centre
3 34 (3.94%) User Experience
4 29 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 27 (3.13%) Mainframe
6 19 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.97%) CMDB
7 17 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.97%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.51%) Credit Risk
8 13 (1.51%) DataPower
9 9 (1.04%) Smartphone
10 8 (0.93%) Fintech
11 7 (0.81%) Private Cloud
11 7 (0.81%) Replication
12 6 (0.70%) PKI
12 6 (0.70%) Tandem
13 5 (0.58%) iSeries
13 5 (0.58%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.46%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 78 (9.05%) Windows
2 64 (7.42%) Linux
3 60 (6.96%) Unix
4 18 (2.09%) Windows 10
4 18 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (1.74%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.62%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.16%) Android
9 10 (1.16%) CatOS
10 9 (1.04%) zOS
11 7 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.70%) AIX
13 5 (0.58%) Solaris
14 2 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.23%) HPUX
14 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.12%) i5/OS
15 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 93 (10.79%) Project Management
4 78 (9.05%) Migration
5 64 (7.42%) Business Analysis
6 44 (5.10%) ITIL
7 43 (4.99%) Scrum
8 42 (4.87%) Change Management
9 40 (4.64%) Analytics
10 39 (4.52%) PRINCE2
10 39 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 34 (3.94%) Asset Management
11 34 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
12 33 (3.83%) Software Testing
13 28 (3.25%) Information Security
14 27 (3.13%) Programme Management
15 26 (3.02%) Continuous Improvement
15 26 (3.02%) Front End Development
16 25 (2.90%) Web Development
17 24 (2.78%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (14.62%) SQL
2 108 (12.53%) Java
3 73 (8.47%) JavaScript
4 31 (3.60%) C#
5 27 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 26 (3.02%) PL/SQL
7 19 (2.20%) Perl
7 19 (2.20%) Shell Script
8 17 (1.97%) Python
9 16 (1.86%) C
10 10 (1.16%) VBA
11 9 (1.04%) JCL
11 9 (1.04%) VBScript
12 7 (0.81%) ES6
13 6 (0.70%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.46%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.46%) C++
14 4 (0.46%) ECMAScript
14 4 (0.46%) PHP
14 4 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (4.06%) Degree
2 22 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.39%) CISSP
5 9 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.70%) ISEB
8 6 (0.70%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.58%) CGEIT
9 5 (0.58%) CISA
9 5 (0.58%) CRISC
10 4 (0.46%) CCNP
10 4 (0.46%) PMP
10 4 (0.46%) SANS
11 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.23%) CCNA
12 2 (0.23%) CCSP
12 2 (0.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.62%) QA
2 12 (1.39%) SLA
3 10 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.81%) FINREP
5 5 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.35%) COBIT
6 3 (0.35%) MiFID
7 2 (0.23%) Basel II
7 2 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.23%) FATCA
7 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.23%) SEPA
8 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.12%) COREP
8 1 (0.12%) EMIR
8 1 (0.12%) GDPR
8 1 (0.12%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.12%) UCITS
System Software
1 36 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.86%) XenApp
3 14 (1.62%) XenDesktop
4 10 (1.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 10 (1.16%) VMware ESX
4 10 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.70%) Time Sharing Option
7 3 (0.35%) Docker
7 3 (0.35%) vSphere
8 2 (0.23%) NFS
8 2 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.12%) Firmware
9 1 (0.12%) IAG
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.12%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.12%) RACF
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (2.67%) SCCM
2 11 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (1.16%) SCOM
3 10 (1.16%) Tivoli
3 10 (1.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 7 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
4 7 (0.81%) Puppet
5 6 (0.70%) Ansible
5 6 (0.70%) TeamSite
6 4 (0.46%) ArcSight ESM
6 4 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.46%) QRadar
7 3 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.35%) RSA Security Analytics
7 3 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.35%) WSUS
8 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 88 (10.21%) Microsoft
2 84 (9.74%) Oracle
3 40 (4.64%) IBM
4 26 (3.02%) Cisco
5 25 (2.90%) CA
6 24 (2.78%) SAP
7 23 (2.67%) Symantec
8 20 (2.32%) VMware
9 19 (2.20%) Adobe
10 18 (2.09%) Citrix
10 18 (2.09%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.39%) Intel Security
11 12 (1.39%) Sybase
11 12 (1.39%) TIBCO
12 11 (1.28%) HP
12 11 (1.28%) Splunk
13 10 (1.16%) Teradata
14 9 (1.04%) Qualys
15 8 (0.93%) OpenText
16 7 (0.81%) BT
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