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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 540 1207 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.00% 37.85% 26.59%
As % of the General category 65.45% 70.05% 66.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 653 385
Median daily rate £416 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £23.50 £18.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.76% -18.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.65 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +21.21%
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
825 1723 1099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.19% 54.03% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 844 517
Median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 14
Median hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.28 £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +12.38%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 0 346 £425 +6.25% 59
Glasgow -1 134 £388 +3.33% 31
Stirling 0 20 £475 +31.03% 1
Renfrewshire -38 8 £330 +7.31%
West Dunbartonshire - 6 £425 -
Aberdeen +1 5 £313 -30.55% 1
Aberdeenshire - 5 £400 -
Fife -9 2 £360 +20.80%
Inverclyde - 2 £393 -
Dundee -3 1 - - 1
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 390 (28.30%) Banking
2 233 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 201 (14.59%) SQL
4 194 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
5 184 (13.35%) Project Management
6 168 (12.19%) Unix
7 158 (11.47%) Data Centre
8 152 (11.03%) Java
9 151 (10.96%) Migration
10 145 (10.52%) Oracle
11 143 (10.38%) Linux
11 143 (10.38%) Retail
12 132 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
13 117 (8.49%) Law
14 111 (8.06%) Windows
15 108 (7.84%) Microsoft
16 95 (6.89%) Business Analysis
17 86 (6.24%) MS Excel
18 82 (5.95%) Risk Management
18 82 (5.95%) Retail Banking
19 81 (5.88%) Change Management
20 70 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
21 64 (4.64%) Perl
22 62 (4.50%) ITIL
23 61 (4.43%) CA
24 60 (4.35%) OO
24 60 (4.35%) Spring
25 59 (4.28%) PRINCE2
25 59 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
25 59 (4.28%) Mainframe

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 46 (3.34%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.39%) SAS
3 28 (2.03%) JBoss
4 26 (1.89%) CMS
5 19 (1.38%) WebSphere
6 16 (1.16%) Apache
7 14 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (0.94%) MS Exchange
9 12 (0.87%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (0.58%) CICS
12 7 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.36%) Confluence
14 4 (0.29%) IBM HTTP Server
14 4 (0.29%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.29%) IIS
14 4 (0.29%) Skype for Business
15 3 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.22%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 86 (6.24%) MS Excel
2 52 (3.77%) MS Office
3 51 (3.70%) MS Project
4 40 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 36 (2.61%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.22%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.073%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 19 (1.38%) Markit EDM
2 11 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.80%) Summit
3 10 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
4 9 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.51%) Primavera
6 4 (0.29%) Global One
6 4 (0.29%) Sonata
6 4 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.22%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.15%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.73%) Office 365
3 10 (0.73%) PaaS
4 6 (0.44%) SaaS
5 4 (0.29%) Lucidchart
6 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.22%) IaaS
6 3 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.15%) Bluemix
7 2 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.15%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.15%) Trello
8 1 (0.073%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.76%) Internet
2 36 (2.61%) Firewall
3 23 (1.67%) SSL
4 21 (1.52%) SAN
5 19 (1.38%) Network Security
6 17 (1.23%) Extranet
7 16 (1.16%) HTTPS
7 16 (1.16%) LAN
8 15 (1.09%) FTP
9 14 (1.02%) WAN
10 13 (0.94%) DNS
10 13 (0.94%) LDAP
11 12 (0.87%) DHCP
11 12 (0.87%) Intranet
12 10 (0.73%) OSPF
13 9 (0.65%) BGP
13 9 (0.65%) MPLS
14 8 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (0.58%) EIGRP
14 8 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
2 54 (3.92%) DB2
3 45 (3.27%) Relational Database
4 40 (2.90%) SQL Server
5 38 (2.76%) RDBMS
6 33 (2.39%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.09%) Big Data
8 14 (1.02%) ObjectStore
8 14 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (0.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 11 (0.80%) NoSQL
10 11 (0.80%) QlikView
11 10 (0.73%) Hadoop
11 10 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.65%) MarkLogic
12 9 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
12 9 (0.65%) PowerCenter
13 8 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (2.83%) JUnit
2 34 (2.47%) JIRA
3 15 (1.09%) Jenkins
3 15 (1.09%) Selenium
4 14 (1.02%) Axure RP
5 12 (0.87%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.73%) LoadRunner
7 9 (0.65%) ERwin
8 8 (0.58%) Grunt
8 8 (0.58%) Jasmine
9 7 (0.51%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (0.51%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.44%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.44%) Maven
11 5 (0.36%) MSBuild
11 5 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.36%) Toad
12 4 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 4 (0.29%) Subversion
13 3 (0.22%) HP UFT
General
1 390 (28.30%) Banking
2 143 (10.38%) Retail
3 117 (8.49%) Law
4 82 (5.95%) Retail Banking
5 55 (3.99%) Legal
6 25 (1.81%) Marketing
7 22 (1.60%) Investment Banking
8 20 (1.45%) Billing
8 20 (1.45%) Front Office
9 15 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.51%) Back Office
10 7 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.44%) International Banking
11 6 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.44%) Publishing
11 6 (0.44%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.29%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.22%) Advertising
14 2 (0.15%) Military
15 1 (0.073%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 323 (23.44%) Analyst
2 209 (15.17%) Project Manager
3 197 (14.30%) Developer
4 122 (8.85%) Consultant
5 109 (7.91%) Business Analyst
6 96 (6.97%) Architect
7 61 (4.43%) Java Developer
8 45 (3.27%) Financial Analyst
9 42 (3.05%) Operations Analyst
9 42 (3.05%) Test Analyst
10 41 (2.98%) Designer
11 39 (2.83%) Infrastructure Manager
12 36 (2.61%) Mainframe Analyst
13 35 (2.54%) Administrator
14 33 (2.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 33 (2.39%) Security Consultant
15 32 (2.32%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
16 31 (2.25%) Data Architect
17 29 (2.10%) IT Manager
17 29 (2.10%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (4.35%) Spring
2 56 (4.06%) HTML
3 40 (2.90%) CSS
4 34 (2.47%) J2SE
5 33 (2.39%) JMS
6 32 (2.32%) J2EE
7 26 (1.89%) Middleware
8 25 (1.81%) AngularJS
9 22 (1.60%) Hibernate
10 20 (1.45%) HTML5
11 19 (1.38%) .NET
12 15 (1.09%) Node.js
13 14 (1.02%) JSP
13 14 (1.02%) XML
14 13 (0.94%) React
14 13 (0.94%) REST
14 13 (0.94%) Web Services
15 12 (0.87%) ISPF
15 12 (0.87%) jQuery
16 11 (0.80%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 158 (11.47%) Data Centre
2 132 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (4.28%) Mainframe
3 59 (4.28%) User Experience
4 26 (1.89%) Credit Risk
5 24 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 23 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (1.38%) Computer Science
8 17 (1.23%) Clustering
9 16 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
9 16 (1.16%) Mobile App
10 15 (1.09%) DataPower
11 14 (1.02%) PKI
12 13 (0.94%) Tandem
13 12 (0.87%) iSeries
14 10 (0.73%) PMI
15 9 (0.65%) CMDB
15 9 (0.65%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.65%) Derivative
16 8 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 168 (12.19%) Unix
2 143 (10.38%) Linux
3 111 (8.06%) Windows
4 51 (3.70%) Solaris
5 32 (2.32%) AIX
6 30 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (2.10%) Windows Server
8 21 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (1.16%) HPUX
11 14 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.80%) Windows 7
13 10 (0.73%) Android
13 10 (0.73%) zOS
14 8 (0.58%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.44%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.36%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
18 1 (0.073%) i5/OS
18 1 (0.073%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 194 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (13.35%) Project Management
4 151 (10.96%) Migration
5 95 (6.89%) Business Analysis
6 82 (5.95%) Risk Management
7 81 (5.88%) Change Management
8 70 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 62 (4.50%) ITIL
10 60 (4.35%) OO
11 59 (4.28%) PRINCE2
12 57 (4.14%) Scrum
13 55 (3.99%) SDLC
14 53 (3.85%) ETL
15 49 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
16 48 (3.48%) Data Modelling
17 46 (3.34%) OOD
18 39 (2.83%) Analytics
19 38 (2.76%) Software Testing
20 37 (2.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 201 (14.59%) SQL
2 152 (11.03%) Java
3 64 (4.64%) Perl
4 46 (3.34%) JavaScript
5 34 (2.47%) PowerShell
6 31 (2.25%) C#
7 24 (1.74%) C++
8 21 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.16%) Python
10 15 (1.09%) C
10 15 (1.09%) JCL
10 15 (1.09%) VBScript
11 14 (1.02%) T-SQL
12 13 (0.94%) VB
12 13 (0.94%) VBA
13 11 (0.80%) Ruby
14 9 (0.65%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.58%) ES6
16 5 (0.36%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.36%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 54 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 47 (3.41%) Degree
3 29 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.52%) PMP
5 20 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 19 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 18 (1.31%) CISSP
8 15 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (1.02%) CCNP
9 14 (1.02%) ISEB
10 11 (0.80%) CCNA
11 10 (0.73%) ISTQB
11 10 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.65%) CCIE
13 6 (0.44%) CISA
13 6 (0.44%) CISM
13 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 4 (0.29%) CCSA
15 4 (0.29%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.25%) QA
2 17 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 17 (1.23%) SLA
3 16 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.44%) COBIT
6 6 (0.44%) FINREP
7 5 (0.36%) Actionable Recommendations
7 5 (0.36%) SEPA
8 3 (0.22%) MiFID
9 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.073%) Basel III
10 1 (0.073%) COREP
10 1 (0.073%) EMIR
10 1 (0.073%) FATCA
10 1 (0.073%) P3O
10 1 (0.073%) UCITS
System Software
1 35 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 14 (1.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 12 (0.87%) Time Sharing Option
3 12 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.80%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 11 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.80%) XenApp
5 10 (0.73%) Docker
5 10 (0.73%) Veritas File System
6 8 (0.58%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.51%) SRDF
8 5 (0.36%) vSphere
9 4 (0.29%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.29%) NFS
10 3 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.22%) MetaFrame
10 3 (0.22%) RACF
10 3 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (1.45%) SCCM
2 17 (1.23%) Tivoli
3 13 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 10 (0.73%) Ansible
5 10 (0.73%) NetBackup
5 10 (0.73%) Puppet
6 7 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.36%) SCOM
7 5 (0.36%) TeamSite
8 4 (0.29%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.15%) Control-M
10 2 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 145 (10.52%) Oracle
2 108 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 61 (4.43%) CA
4 55 (3.99%) HP
4 55 (3.99%) IBM
5 50 (3.63%) Sybase
6 41 (2.98%) Red Hat
7 33 (2.39%) Cisco
7 33 (2.39%) Teradata
8 31 (2.25%) EMC
9 26 (1.89%) Sitecore
9 26 (1.89%) Veritas
10 23 (1.67%) Citrix
10 23 (1.67%) VMware
11 22 (1.60%) Symantec
12 17 (1.23%) CheckPoint
13 16 (1.16%) SAP
13 16 (1.16%) SunGard
14 15 (1.09%) Qualys
15 14 (1.02%) ServiceNow
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