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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 654 1250 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.89% 38.53% 27.19%
As % of the General category 65.73% 69.29% 66.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 702 381
Median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 2
Median hourly rate £10.59 £30.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.28% +35.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.63 £21.26 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.72% +28.86%
Finance
UK

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
995 1804 1138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.95% 55.61% 41.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 893 513
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £30.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.09% +90.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £88.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 432 £430 +7.37% 56
Glasgow 0 173 £400 +6.66% 14
Stirling 0 25 £463 +2.77% 8
Aberdeenshire - 4 £400 -
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £425 -
Aberdeen +6 2 £335 -25.55% 2
Fife -8 2 £360 +12.14%
Dundee -10 2 £230 -34.28%
Inverclyde - 2 £393 -
Renfrewshire -31 1 - -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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.

1 469 (30.24%) Banking
2 277 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 211 (13.60%) Project Management
4 210 (13.54%) SQL
5 203 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
6 199 (12.83%) Migration
7 181 (11.67%) Unix
7 181 (11.67%) Retail
8 173 (11.15%) Data Centre
9 155 (9.99%) Oracle
10 149 (9.61%) Linux
11 145 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
12 144 (9.28%) Java
13 137 (8.83%) Law
14 123 (7.93%) Microsoft
15 118 (7.61%) Windows
16 110 (7.09%) Retail Banking
17 109 (7.03%) Business Analysis
18 105 (6.77%) MS Excel
19 90 (5.80%) Risk Management
19 90 (5.80%) Change Management
20 86 (5.54%) User Acceptance Testing
21 74 (4.77%) Data Warehouse
21 74 (4.77%) ITIL
22 72 (4.64%) Perl
23 71 (4.58%) Mainframe
24 69 (4.45%) CA
25 68 (4.38%) PRINCE2
25 68 (4.38%) Solaris
25 68 (4.38%) ETL

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 47 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.58%) SAS
3 29 (1.87%) CMS
4 26 (1.68%) JBoss
5 19 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 15 (0.97%) MS Exchange
6 15 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
7 14 (0.90%) Apache
8 10 (0.64%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.58%) CICS
10 8 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.32%) Confluence
12 5 (0.32%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.26%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.26%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (0.26%) IIS
13 4 (0.26%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.19%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 105 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 58 (3.74%) MS Office
3 53 (3.42%) MS Project
4 44 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (2.64%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.19%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.064%) DOC1
9 1 (0.064%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 21 (1.35%) Markit EDM
2 11 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.71%) Summit
3 10 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
4 9 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.45%) Primavera
7 5 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.26%) Global One
8 4 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.19%) Hi Portfolio
9 3 (0.19%) SAP MDM
9 3 (0.19%) Sonata
10 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.13%) thinkFolio
11 1 (0.064%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.90%) PaaS
4 10 (0.64%) SaaS
5 8 (0.52%) Office 365
6 4 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
6 4 (0.26%) Lucidchart
7 3 (0.19%) IaaS
8 2 (0.13%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.13%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.13%) Trello
9 1 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.064%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.064%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.064%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.32%) Firewall
2 27 (1.74%) Internet
3 23 (1.48%) SAN
4 20 (1.29%) Network Security
5 18 (1.16%) SSL
6 17 (1.10%) Extranet
7 15 (0.97%) LAN
7 15 (0.97%) WAN
8 13 (0.84%) LDAP
9 12 (0.77%) FTP
10 11 (0.71%) HTTPS
10 11 (0.71%) OSPF
11 10 (0.64%) BGP
11 10 (0.64%) MPLS
12 9 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (0.58%) EIGRP
12 9 (0.58%) Wireless
13 8 (0.52%) HTTP
14 7 (0.45%) ATM
14 7 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (4.77%) Data Warehouse
2 55 (3.55%) DB2
3 48 (3.09%) Relational Database
4 46 (2.97%) SQL Server
5 42 (2.71%) RDBMS
6 38 (2.45%) Oracle Database
7 15 (0.97%) ObjectStore
8 14 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (0.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 11 (0.71%) Big Data
10 11 (0.71%) PowerCenter
11 10 (0.64%) NoSQL
11 10 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
11 10 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.58%) MS Access
12 9 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.52%) MarkLogic
13 8 (0.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 40 (2.58%) JUnit
2 39 (2.51%) JIRA
3 23 (1.48%) Jenkins
4 15 (0.97%) Selenium
5 13 (0.84%) Axure RP
6 12 (0.77%) LoadRunner
7 11 (0.71%) ERwin
7 11 (0.71%) Grunt
7 11 (0.71%) Jasmine
7 11 (0.71%) TeamCity
8 10 (0.64%) Git (software)
9 9 (0.58%) MSBuild
9 9 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 6 (0.39%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (0.39%) Maven
11 5 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.32%) Toad
11 5 (0.32%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.26%) HP UFT
General
1 469 (30.24%) Banking
2 181 (11.67%) Retail
3 137 (8.83%) Law
4 110 (7.09%) Retail Banking
5 60 (3.87%) Legal
6 27 (1.74%) Marketing
7 25 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 25 (1.61%) Front Office
7 25 (1.61%) Investment Banking
8 20 (1.29%) Billing
9 8 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.45%) Back Office
10 7 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.45%) Publishing
10 7 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.39%) International Banking
12 4 (0.26%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.19%) Advertising
14 2 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.064%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 386 (24.89%) Analyst
2 243 (15.67%) Project Manager
3 189 (12.19%) Developer
4 145 (9.35%) Business Analyst
5 136 (8.77%) Consultant
6 101 (6.51%) Architect
7 59 (3.80%) Financial Analyst
8 52 (3.35%) Java Developer
8 52 (3.35%) Test Analyst
9 45 (2.90%) Operations Analyst
10 43 (2.77%) Designer
10 43 (2.77%) Security Consultant
11 42 (2.71%) Infrastructure Manager
12 40 (2.58%) Administrator
12 40 (2.58%) IT Manager
13 39 (2.51%) Senior Manager
13 39 (2.51%) Service Analyst
14 37 (2.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 37 (2.39%) Mainframe Analyst
15 35 (2.26%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (3.48%) HTML
1 54 (3.48%) Spring
2 44 (2.84%) CSS
3 36 (2.32%) J2SE
4 33 (2.13%) JMS
5 24 (1.55%) Middleware
6 22 (1.42%) .NET
6 22 (1.42%) AngularJS
7 21 (1.35%) Hibernate
7 21 (1.35%) J2EE
8 18 (1.16%) Node.js
9 16 (1.03%) HTML5
10 15 (0.97%) Web Services
11 14 (0.90%) React
12 13 (0.84%) XML
13 11 (0.71%) REST
14 10 (0.64%) jQuery
14 10 (0.64%) JSP
14 10 (0.64%) LESS
14 10 (0.64%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 173 (11.15%) Data Centre
2 145 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (4.58%) Mainframe
4 64 (4.13%) User Experience
5 33 (2.13%) Credit Risk
6 32 (2.06%) Clustering
7 20 (1.29%) Management Information System
8 19 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
9 18 (1.16%) PKI
10 16 (1.03%) Computer Science
11 15 (0.97%) Mobile App
12 12 (0.77%) CMDB
13 11 (0.71%) DataPower
13 11 (0.71%) Tandem
13 11 (0.71%) Virtual Team
14 10 (0.64%) iSeries
14 10 (0.64%) PMI
15 9 (0.58%) Hedge funds
16 8 (0.52%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 181 (11.67%) Unix
2 149 (9.61%) Linux
3 118 (7.61%) Windows
4 68 (4.38%) Solaris
5 33 (2.13%) AIX
5 33 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (1.93%) Windows Server
7 24 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.03%) HPUX
9 15 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (0.90%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.84%) zOS
12 8 (0.52%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.45%) Android
14 6 (0.39%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.26%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.064%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 211 (13.60%) Project Management
3 203 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
4 199 (12.83%) Migration
5 109 (7.03%) Business Analysis
6 90 (5.80%) Change Management
6 90 (5.80%) Risk Management
7 86 (5.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 74 (4.77%) ITIL
9 68 (4.38%) ETL
9 68 (4.38%) PRINCE2
10 67 (4.32%) SDLC
11 65 (4.19%) Scrum
12 58 (3.74%) Data Modelling
13 56 (3.61%) OO
14 53 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
15 48 (3.09%) OOD
15 48 (3.09%) Software Testing
16 46 (2.97%) Programme Management
17 41 (2.64%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 210 (13.54%) SQL
2 144 (9.28%) Java
3 72 (4.64%) Perl
4 50 (3.22%) JavaScript
5 43 (2.77%) PowerShell
6 31 (2.00%) C#
7 29 (1.87%) C++
8 19 (1.23%) Python
8 19 (1.23%) Ruby
8 19 (1.23%) VBA
9 16 (1.03%) Shell Script
10 15 (0.97%) C
10 15 (0.97%) VBScript
11 12 (0.77%) JCL
11 12 (0.77%) T-SQL
12 11 (0.71%) ES6
12 11 (0.71%) VB
13 9 (0.58%) Bash Shell
13 9 (0.58%) Bourne shell
13 9 (0.58%) Korn
Qualifications
1 51 (3.29%) Degree
2 50 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.48%) PMP
5 21 (1.35%) PMI Certification
6 20 (1.29%) ISEB
7 19 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 17 (1.10%) CISSP
9 16 (1.03%) CCNP
9 16 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.77%) CCNA
11 11 (0.71%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.64%) CCIE
13 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.32%) CISA
15 5 (0.32%) CISM
15 5 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 4 (0.26%) CCSA
16 4 (0.26%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.32%) QA
2 23 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 17 (1.10%) SLA
5 11 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.45%) COBIT
8 5 (0.32%) MiFID
8 5 (0.32%) SEPA
9 4 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.064%) Basel III
11 1 (0.064%) COREP
11 1 (0.064%) EMIR
11 1 (0.064%) FATCA
11 1 (0.064%) FINREP
11 1 (0.064%) P3O
11 1 (0.064%) UCITS
System Software
1 36 (2.32%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 27 (1.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 23 (1.48%) Veritas File System
4 16 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.90%) XenApp
6 13 (0.84%) Docker
7 12 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.64%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (0.58%) RACF
9 9 (0.58%) Time Sharing Option
10 7 (0.45%) SRDF
10 7 (0.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 5 (0.32%) ACF2
11 5 (0.32%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.32%) vSphere
12 4 (0.26%) NFS
13 3 (0.19%) MetaFrame
13 3 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
1 24 (1.55%) SCCM
2 17 (1.10%) Tivoli
3 14 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.90%) Puppet
4 13 (0.84%) Ansible
5 10 (0.64%) NetBackup
6 7 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 5 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.32%) SCOM
7 5 (0.32%) TADDM
7 5 (0.32%) TeamSite
7 5 (0.32%) zSecure
8 4 (0.26%) CA Wily
8 4 (0.26%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 155 (9.99%) Oracle
2 123 (7.93%) Microsoft
3 69 (4.45%) CA
4 62 (4.00%) HP
5 51 (3.29%) IBM
5 51 (3.29%) Sybase
6 40 (2.58%) Red Hat
6 40 (2.58%) Veritas
7 38 (2.45%) Teradata
8 34 (2.19%) Cisco
9 33 (2.13%) EMC
10 29 (1.87%) VMware
11 27 (1.74%) Citrix
11 27 (1.74%) Sitecore
12 24 (1.55%) Symantec
13 21 (1.35%) Informatica
14 20 (1.29%) ServiceNow
15 18 (1.16%) CheckPoint
15 18 (1.16%) Qualys
15 18 (1.16%) SAP
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