The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 26 54 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 53.06% 46.96% 54.35%
As % of the General category 74.29% 65.85% 78.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 13
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £441 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
Finance
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

General Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
35 82 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 71.43% 71.30% 69.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 18
Average daily rate £375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £446 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 16 (28.07%) Project Management
1 16 (28.07%) Banking
2 15 (26.32%) Java
3 12 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 10 (17.54%) Spring
4 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (17.54%) Hibernate
4 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2
5 9 (15.79%) JMS
5 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 9 (15.79%) PMP
5 9 (15.79%) PMI Certification
5 9 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (15.79%) JPA
5 9 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
6 8 (14.04%) Web Services
6 8 (14.04%) SQL
7 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
8 6 (10.53%) Asset Management
8 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
8 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
8 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
9 5 (8.77%) Spring Integration
9 5 (8.77%) QA
9 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (8.77%) PMI
9 5 (8.77%) Oracle
10 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
10 4 (7.02%) MS Project
10 4 (7.02%) Service Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) SAS
2 1 (1.75%) FileNet
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.02%) MS Project
4 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Markit EDM
2 2 (3.51%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.26%) Big Data
2 3 (5.26%) MS Access
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) OLAP
3 2 (3.51%) Sybase IQ
3 2 (3.51%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.75%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.75%) TKPROF
4 1 (1.75%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.75%) Toad
2 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.75%) JSUnit
2 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (28.07%) Banking
2 12 (21.05%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Senior Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Business Manager
5 7 (12.28%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) PMO Manager
6 6 (10.53%) Project Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Lead Developer
7 5 (8.77%) PMO Lead
8 4 (7.02%) Security Consultant
8 4 (7.02%) Security Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Consultant
8 4 (7.02%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Information Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) DBA
9 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) Hibernate
1 10 (17.54%) Spring
2 9 (15.79%) JMS
2 9 (15.79%) JPA
3 8 (14.04%) Web Services
4 5 (8.77%) Spring Integration
5 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.26%) HTML
6 2 (3.51%) CSS
6 2 (3.51%) Dojo
6 2 (3.51%) HTML5
7 1 (1.75%) REST
7 1 (1.75%) CSS3
7 1 (1.75%) Sass
7 1 (1.75%) LESS
7 1 (1.75%) Ajax
7 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) PMI
2 4 (7.02%) Reference Data
3 3 (5.26%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.26%) iPad
4 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) Equities
4 2 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.51%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Derivative
5 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) UNIX
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
1 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Project Management
2 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2
2 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
4 6 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 4 (7.02%) Service Management
6 3 (5.26%) OO
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.26%) Data Analytics
6 3 (5.26%) Analytics
7 2 (3.51%) Test Strategy
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) Test Planning
7 2 (3.51%) Investment Management
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.51%) Validation
7 2 (3.51%) Information Security
7 2 (3.51%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) Java
2 8 (14.04%) SQL
3 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) PMP
1 9 (15.79%) PMI Certification
2 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Sybase
3 2 (3.51%) Murex
4 1 (1.75%) EMC
4 1 (1.75%) Veritas
4 1 (1.75%) Reuters
4 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.75%) Cognos
4 1 (1.75%) IBM