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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 37 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 46.84% 44.00% 34.15%
As % of the General category 68.52% 68.75% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 7
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£390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £340 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
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
54 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 68.35% 64.00% 63.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 15
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £342 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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
Contract Job Locations in Stirling

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Stirling region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stirlingshire - - - - 5
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (24.64%) Banking
2 15 (21.74%) SQL
3 14 (20.29%) Java
4 13 (18.84%) Oracle
5 11 (15.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (13.04%) FileNet
6 9 (13.04%) MS Office
6 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
6 9 (13.04%) Document Management
6 9 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 8 (11.59%) Project Management
8 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
8 7 (10.14%) J2EE
8 7 (10.14%) Windows
8 7 (10.14%) PL/SQL
8 7 (10.14%) Spring
9 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
9 6 (8.70%) HTML
9 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
9 6 (8.70%) Workflow
9 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
10 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (7.25%) HP
10 5 (7.25%) Web Services
10 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
10 5 (7.25%) Java EE
10 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.25%) Reference Data

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (13.04%) FileNet
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.45%) CMS
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.45%) Documentum
5 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Office
1 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Project
3 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.90%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.45%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (4.35%) MS Access
3 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.90%) DTS
5 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.45%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.35%) Maven
3 2 (2.90%) JIRA
3 2 (2.90%) Build Forge
3 2 (2.90%) TestComplete
3 2 (2.90%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.90%) Toad
4 1 (1.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.45%) Ant
General
1 17 (24.64%) Banking
2 4 (5.80%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Front Office
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Developer
1 17 (24.64%) Analyst
2 12 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Designer
4 6 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Data Modeller
7 3 (4.35%) Release Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Trainer
8 2 (2.90%) UI Programmer
8 2 (2.90%) Configuration and Release Manager
8 2 (2.90%) FileNet Developer
8 2 (2.90%) UI Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Configuration Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Administrator
8 2 (2.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) J2EE
1 7 (10.14%) Spring
2 6 (8.70%) HTML
3 5 (7.25%) Web Services
3 5 (7.25%) Java EE
4 4 (5.80%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.35%) XML
6 2 (2.90%) Apache Flex
6 2 (2.90%) REST
6 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.90%) HTML5
6 2 (2.90%) ODBC
6 2 (2.90%) JSP
7 1 (1.45%) JMS
7 1 (1.45%) .NET
7 1 (1.45%) Struts
7 1 (1.45%) XSLT
7 1 (1.45%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.25%) Reference Data
3 4 (5.80%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.35%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.35%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.90%) PMI
5 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.45%) CESG
6 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.45%) Social Media
6 1 (1.45%) Open Source
6 1 (1.45%) Derivative
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (13.04%) Document Management
2 9 (13.04%) Business Analysis
3 8 (11.59%) Project Management
4 6 (8.70%) Workflow
4 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.80%) Release Management
6 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.80%) OO
6 4 (5.80%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.35%) Data Management
7 3 (4.35%) Service Management
7 3 (4.35%) Change Management
7 3 (4.35%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.35%) UML
7 3 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.35%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) SQL
2 14 (20.29%) Java
3 7 (10.14%) PL/SQL
4 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.35%) VBA
6 2 (2.90%) C
6 2 (2.90%) Perl
6 2 (2.90%) VB
7 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) PMP
1 3 (4.35%) PMI Certification
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.45%) MBA
3 1 (1.45%) CISM
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) CISSP
3 1 (1.45%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
1 1 (1.45%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.90%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.90%) Control-M
3 1 (1.45%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Oracle
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) HP
4 4 (5.80%) IBM
5 3 (4.35%) Sybase
6 2 (2.90%) CA
6 2 (2.90%) Adobe
6 2 (2.90%) Remedy
7 1 (1.45%) Cognos
7 1 (1.45%) Informatica
7 1 (1.45%) Lotus
Stirling
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
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