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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 37 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 56.06% 31.33% 64.94%
As % of the General category 84.09% 54.17% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 20
Median daily rate £395 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £375 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £474 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £9.62 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
Finance
Scotland

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
44 48 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 66.67% 57.83% 80.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 21
Median daily rate £350 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £457 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £9.62 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stirling region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 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 Stirling region with a requirement for Finance.

1 15 (25.42%) Java
2 14 (23.73%) Banking
2 14 (23.73%) Linux
3 12 (20.34%) Oracle
3 12 (20.34%) User Experience
4 11 (18.64%) SQL
5 10 (16.95%) Perl
5 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
5 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (15.25%) Marketing
7 8 (13.56%) Windows
8 7 (11.86%) EMC
8 7 (11.86%) Unix
8 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
9 6 (10.17%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (10.17%) Ruby
9 6 (10.17%) DevOps
9 6 (10.17%) ObjectStore
9 6 (10.17%) CMS
10 5 (8.47%) HP UFT
10 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (8.47%) Wireframes
11 4 (6.78%) Service Design
11 4 (6.78%) SDLC
11 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
11 4 (6.78%) ServiceNow
11 4 (6.78%) Solvency II
11 4 (6.78%) SunGard
11 4 (6.78%) HTML
11 4 (6.78%) Migration

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling 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 6 (10.17%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Global One
2 2 (3.39%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) FCoE
1 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
1 1 (1.69%) LAN
1 1 (1.69%) Multicast
1 1 (1.69%) NAS
1 1 (1.69%) SAN
1 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) ObjectStore
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.08%) UniData
5 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.39%) HBase
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.69%) Big Data
6 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.69%) Mahout
6 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) HP UFT
2 3 (5.08%) FitNesse
3 2 (3.39%) Axure RP
3 2 (3.39%) ProC
3 2 (3.39%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.69%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) jMock
4 1 (1.69%) JUnit
4 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.69%) Maven
4 1 (1.69%) Mockito
4 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (23.73%) Banking
2 9 (15.25%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Publishing
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Front Office
4 1 (1.69%) International Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Analyst
2 9 (15.25%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Test Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Designer
4 4 (6.78%) UX Designer
5 3 (5.08%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Communications Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Digital Communications Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (5.08%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Procurement Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) HTML
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) Spring
2 2 (3.39%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.69%) CSS
3 1 (1.69%) Ext JS
3 1 (1.69%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.69%) JAXB
3 1 (1.69%) JDBC
3 1 (1.69%) JMS
3 1 (1.69%) JPA
3 1 (1.69%) jQuery
3 1 (1.69%) JSON
3 1 (1.69%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.69%) REST
3 1 (1.69%) Spring Integration
3 1 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) User Experience
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) CMDB
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Psychology
4 1 (1.69%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Linux
2 8 (13.56%) Windows
3 7 (11.86%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
3 6 (10.17%) DevOps
3 6 (10.17%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.47%) Wireframes
5 4 (6.78%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.78%) Migration
5 4 (6.78%) Scrum
5 4 (6.78%) SDLC
5 4 (6.78%) Service Design
5 4 (6.78%) Service Management
5 4 (6.78%) Workflow
6 3 (5.08%) Benchmarking
6 3 (5.08%) Content Management
6 3 (5.08%) Defect Management
6 3 (5.08%) Information Architecture
6 3 (5.08%) Project Management
6 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.39%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) Java
2 11 (18.64%) SQL
3 10 (16.95%) Perl
4 6 (10.17%) Ruby
5 3 (5.08%) C
6 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.39%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.69%) C#
7 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.69%) Scala
7 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.69%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.69%) KVM
1 1 (1.69%) NFS
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.69%) SRDF
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Control-M
1 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Oracle
2 7 (11.86%) EMC
3 4 (6.78%) ServiceNow
3 4 (6.78%) SunGard
4 2 (3.39%) Adobe
4 2 (3.39%) CA
4 2 (3.39%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (3.39%) Sybase
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco
5 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.69%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.69%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) MapR
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.69%) NetApp
5 1 (1.69%) Pega
5 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.69%) VMware