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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 872 1141 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.12% 37.84% 28.37%
As % of the General category 68.99% 69.96% 70.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 623 423
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 7
Median hourly rate £10.59 £30.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.28% +144.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £10.44 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £41.90 £31.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +7.04%
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
1264 1631 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.66% 54.10% 40.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 819 558
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 17
Median hourly rate £9.88 £30.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.08% +185.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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 26 June 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
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 26 June 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 0 527 £425 +14.86% 71
Glasgow 0 197 £380 +1.33% 36
Renfrewshire -17 51 £225 -16.66% 2
Stirling +1 41 £375 -25.00% 2
Aberdeen +4 9 £338 +46.73% 1
Dundee -8 4 £230 -38.66%
Scottish Borders - 4 £350 -
West Lothian -8 2 £410 +38.89% 2
North Lanarkshire -1 1 - - 2
Fife -4 1 £385 +33.68%
Inverclyde - 1 £345 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £115 -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 547 (31.91%) Banking
2 299 (17.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 263 (15.34%) Migration
4 248 (14.47%) Project Management
5 233 (13.59%) SQL
6 228 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
7 202 (11.79%) Retail
8 200 (11.67%) Oracle
9 185 (10.79%) Data Centre
10 180 (10.50%) Unix
11 143 (8.34%) Microsoft
11 143 (8.34%) Retail Banking
12 137 (7.99%) Law
13 130 (7.58%) Linux
14 126 (7.35%) Windows
15 122 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
16 119 (6.94%) Java
17 112 (6.53%) MS Excel
17 112 (6.53%) User Acceptance Testing
18 103 (6.01%) Solaris
19 102 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
20 101 (5.89%) Risk Management
21 100 (5.83%) Change Management
22 97 (5.66%) Business Analysis
23 96 (5.60%) ITIL
24 85 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
25 84 (4.90%) SQL Server
26 82 (4.78%) ETL
27 80 (4.67%) HP
28 79 (4.61%) Data Modelling

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 62 (3.62%) SAS
2 48 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 31 (1.81%) WebSphere
4 27 (1.58%) CMS
5 22 (1.28%) MS Exchange
6 15 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (0.76%) Apache
8 12 (0.70%) CICS
9 11 (0.64%) JBoss
10 9 (0.53%) Skype for Business
10 9 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (0.41%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
12 6 (0.35%) IIS
13 5 (0.29%) Confluence
13 5 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.29%) WebSphere Portal
14 4 (0.23%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 112 (6.53%) MS Excel
2 53 (3.09%) MS Project
3 51 (2.98%) MS Visio
4 48 (2.80%) MS Office
5 42 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.058%) DOC1
9 1 (0.058%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 23 (1.34%) Markit EDM
2 15 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (0.76%) Summit
4 11 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
5 7 (0.41%) Cognos Controller
5 7 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
5 7 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
6 6 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 5 (0.29%) Primavera
8 4 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.23%) Global One
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.17%) SaaS
2 17 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.76%) PaaS
4 4 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
4 4 (0.23%) Lucidchart
5 2 (0.12%) Bluemix
5 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.12%) IaaS
5 2 (0.12%) Office 365
5 2 (0.12%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.12%) Taleo
5 2 (0.12%) Trello
6 1 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.058%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.87%) Firewall
2 21 (1.23%) SAN
3 19 (1.11%) LAN
3 19 (1.11%) WAN
4 18 (1.05%) LDAP
5 17 (0.99%) Extranet
6 15 (0.88%) Network Security
7 13 (0.76%) Internet
7 13 (0.76%) OSPF
7 13 (0.76%) Wireless
8 12 (0.70%) BGP
8 12 (0.70%) MPLS
8 12 (0.70%) TCP/IP
9 10 (0.58%) SSL
10 9 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (0.53%) HTTP
11 7 (0.41%) EIGRP
11 7 (0.41%) FTP
12 6 (0.35%) DHCP
12 6 (0.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
2 84 (4.90%) SQL Server
3 42 (2.45%) DB2
4 39 (2.28%) Relational Database
5 36 (2.10%) Oracle Database
6 29 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 21 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
8 20 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
9 16 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 14 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (0.76%) MS Access
12 12 (0.70%) PowerCenter
13 10 (0.58%) Big Data
13 10 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.53%) Data Mining
14 9 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.47%) Hadoop
15 8 (0.47%) ObjectStore
16 7 (0.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (2.16%) JIRA
2 29 (1.69%) JUnit
3 21 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 13 (0.76%) Axure RP
4 13 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 13 (0.76%) Jasmine
5 11 (0.64%) Grunt
5 11 (0.64%) TeamCity
6 10 (0.58%) ERwin
6 10 (0.58%) Selenium
7 9 (0.53%) gulp
7 9 (0.53%) LoadRunner
7 9 (0.53%) MSBuild
7 9 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.47%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.41%) HP UFT
10 6 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 5 (0.29%) Toad
12 4 (0.23%) Introscope
General
1 547 (31.91%) Banking
2 202 (11.79%) Retail
3 143 (8.34%) Retail Banking
4 137 (7.99%) Law
5 55 (3.21%) Legal
6 34 (1.98%) Financial Institution
7 30 (1.75%) Front Office
8 25 (1.46%) Investment Banking
9 21 (1.23%) Billing
10 20 (1.17%) Marketing
11 12 (0.70%) Back Office
12 8 (0.47%) German Language
12 8 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.35%) International Banking
13 6 (0.35%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.23%) Publishing
16 3 (0.18%) Advertising
16 3 (0.18%) General Ledger
17 1 (0.058%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 406 (23.69%) Analyst
2 254 (14.82%) Project Manager
3 181 (10.56%) Developer
4 172 (10.04%) Business Analyst
5 151 (8.81%) Consultant
6 146 (8.52%) Architect
7 65 (3.79%) Test Analyst
8 62 (3.62%) Infrastructure Manager
9 58 (3.38%) Financial Analyst
10 57 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
11 48 (2.80%) Service Analyst
12 47 (2.74%) IT Manager
13 45 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
13 45 (2.63%) Programme Manager
14 44 (2.57%) Security Consultant
15 43 (2.51%) Senior Manager
15 43 (2.51%) Test Manager
16 42 (2.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 40 (2.33%) Administrator
17 40 (2.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.45%) HTML
2 38 (2.22%) Spring
3 36 (2.10%) CSS
4 34 (1.98%) .NET
4 34 (1.98%) Web Services
5 32 (1.87%) Middleware
6 27 (1.58%) J2SE
7 22 (1.28%) AngularJS
7 22 (1.28%) JMS
8 20 (1.17%) Node.js
9 17 (0.99%) REST
10 16 (0.93%) React
10 16 (0.93%) XML
11 15 (0.88%) Hibernate
11 15 (0.88%) HTML5
12 13 (0.76%) hapi
12 13 (0.76%) RefluxJS
13 11 (0.64%) LESS
14 10 (0.58%) J2EE
15 8 (0.47%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 185 (10.79%) Data Centre
2 122 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (3.68%) User Experience
4 53 (3.09%) Clustering
5 48 (2.80%) Mainframe
6 38 (2.22%) Credit Risk
7 23 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 19 (1.11%) Hedge funds
8 19 (1.11%) PKI
9 17 (0.99%) CMDB
9 17 (0.99%) iPad
10 11 (0.64%) Computer Science
10 11 (0.64%) Equity Derivative
10 11 (0.64%) PMI
11 10 (0.58%) Data Structures
11 10 (0.58%) DataPower
11 10 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (0.58%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 180 (10.50%) Unix
2 130 (7.58%) Linux
3 126 (7.35%) Windows
4 103 (6.01%) Solaris
5 41 (2.39%) AIX
6 39 (2.28%) Windows Server
7 28 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (1.52%) HPUX
8 26 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (0.93%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.64%) Windows 10
12 11 (0.64%) zOS
13 8 (0.47%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.41%) Android
15 6 (0.35%) CatOS
15 6 (0.35%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.18%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (17.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 263 (15.34%) Migration
3 248 (14.47%) Project Management
4 228 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (6.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 101 (5.89%) Risk Management
7 100 (5.83%) Change Management
8 97 (5.66%) Business Analysis
9 96 (5.60%) ITIL
10 85 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
11 82 (4.78%) ETL
12 79 (4.61%) Data Modelling
13 77 (4.49%) Scrum
14 74 (4.32%) SDLC
15 71 (4.14%) PRINCE2
16 63 (3.68%) Data Migration
17 55 (3.21%) Data Analysis
18 54 (3.15%) Asset Management
19 53 (3.09%) Programme Management
19 53 (3.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 233 (13.59%) SQL
2 119 (6.94%) Java
3 62 (3.62%) Perl
4 51 (2.98%) PowerShell
5 47 (2.74%) JavaScript
6 36 (2.10%) C#
7 28 (1.63%) VBA
8 25 (1.46%) C++
9 24 (1.40%) Ruby
10 20 (1.17%) Python
11 17 (0.99%) C
11 17 (0.99%) T-SQL
12 14 (0.82%) Bash Shell
13 13 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 13 (0.76%) VB
14 11 (0.64%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.58%) Korn
15 10 (0.58%) VBScript
16 9 (0.53%) Bourne shell
16 9 (0.53%) ES6
Qualifications
1 78 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 55 (3.21%) Degree
3 31 (1.81%) ISEB
4 27 (1.58%) PMI Certification
5 26 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 25 (1.46%) PMP
7 18 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 16 (0.93%) CISSP
9 12 (0.70%) CCNP
9 12 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.70%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.58%) CCNA
11 8 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.41%) CCIE
12 7 (0.41%) MCP
12 7 (0.41%) MCSE
13 6 (0.35%) CISA
14 5 (0.29%) CISMP
15 4 (0.23%) CISM
16 3 (0.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.45%) QA
2 36 (2.10%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 18 (1.05%) SLA
5 17 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.41%) COBIT
6 7 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.23%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.18%) MiFID
10 2 (0.12%) SEPA
11 1 (0.058%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.058%) COREP
11 1 (0.058%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.058%) EMIR
11 1 (0.058%) FATCA
11 1 (0.058%) FINREP
System Software
1 58 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 44 (2.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 44 (2.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 40 (2.33%) Veritas File System
4 23 (1.34%) RACF
5 21 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.82%) XenApp
8 9 (0.53%) Docker
8 9 (0.53%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.41%) SRDF
11 6 (0.35%) vSphere
12 5 (0.29%) ACF2
12 5 (0.29%) Hyper-V
12 5 (0.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 4 (0.23%) Time Sharing Option
14 3 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.18%) VMware ESX
14 3 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (1.40%) SCCM
3 17 (0.99%) Tivoli
4 16 (0.93%) CA Single Sign-On
5 11 (0.64%) Ansible
5 11 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.64%) Puppet
6 10 (0.58%) NetBackup
7 8 (0.47%) SCOM
7 8 (0.47%) TADDM
8 7 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (0.35%) Nagios
10 5 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 5 (0.29%) zSecure
11 4 (0.23%) CA Wily
12 3 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.18%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 200 (11.67%) Oracle
2 143 (8.34%) Microsoft
3 80 (4.67%) HP
4 64 (3.73%) Veritas
5 61 (3.56%) CA
6 50 (2.92%) IBM
7 44 (2.57%) Teradata
8 41 (2.39%) Sybase
9 34 (1.98%) Cisco
9 34 (1.98%) VMware
10 30 (1.75%) Citrix
10 30 (1.75%) ServiceNow
11 29 (1.69%) Informatica
12 27 (1.58%) Sitecore
13 25 (1.46%) EMC
13 25 (1.46%) SAP
14 22 (1.28%) Red Hat
15 21 (1.23%) Intel Security
16 19 (1.11%) Symantec
17 16 (0.93%) CheckPoint
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