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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 34 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 29.31% 53.57% 21.43%
As % of the General category 43.59% 65.22% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 5
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.62 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -18.25%
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
78 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 67.24% 82.14% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 17
Average daily rate £405 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.06 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.63%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 20 (28.99%) Java
2 17 (24.64%) Banking
3 13 (18.84%) Project Management
3 13 (18.84%) Spring
4 11 (15.94%) Oracle
5 10 (14.49%) SQL
5 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
5 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.49%) Hibernate
6 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 8 (11.59%) Web Services
7 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
7 8 (11.59%) PMI Certification
7 8 (11.59%) Asset Management
7 8 (11.59%) Reference Data
8 7 (10.14%) PMP
9 6 (8.70%) FileNet
9 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (8.70%) JMS
9 6 (8.70%) HTML
9 6 (8.70%) PL/SQL
9 6 (8.70%) J2EE
9 6 (8.70%) Release Management
9 6 (8.70%) Document Management
10 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
10 5 (7.25%) Degree
10 5 (7.25%) JPA
10 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
10 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
10 5 (7.25%) MS Project

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (8.70%) FileNet
2 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Project
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
3 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.35%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) HTTP
1 2 (2.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.90%) DTS
4 2 (2.90%) MS Access
4 2 (2.90%) TKPROF
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.45%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.35%) Maven
2 3 (4.35%) Toad
3 2 (2.90%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.90%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.90%) Build Forge
3 2 (2.90%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.45%) Ant
4 1 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (24.64%) Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.45%) Front Office
3 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Developer
2 15 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Release Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Trainer
7 3 (4.35%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Administrator
8 2 (2.90%) Configuration Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Security Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) DBA
8 2 (2.90%) Development Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Tester
8 2 (2.90%) Access Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) Spring
2 10 (14.49%) Hibernate
3 8 (11.59%) Web Services
4 6 (8.70%) JMS
4 6 (8.70%) HTML
4 6 (8.70%) J2EE
5 5 (7.25%) JPA
6 4 (5.80%) Spring Integration
6 4 (5.80%) Java EE
7 3 (4.35%) XML
8 2 (2.90%) ODBC
8 2 (2.90%) Apache Flex
9 1 (1.45%) Dojo
9 1 (1.45%) Spring MVC
9 1 (1.45%) jQuery
9 1 (1.45%) HTML5
9 1 (1.45%) Sass
9 1 (1.45%) LESS
9 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Reference Data
2 4 (5.80%) PMI
2 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.35%) E-Learning
3 3 (4.35%) Fixed Income
3 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.90%) CESG
4 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Derivative
5 1 (1.45%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) Open Source
5 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.45%) Replication
5 1 (1.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) UNIX
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) Project Management
2 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 8 (11.59%) Asset Management
5 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.70%) Release Management
5 6 (8.70%) Document Management
6 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) OO
7 4 (5.80%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.80%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.35%) Service Management
9 2 (2.90%) Information Security
9 2 (2.90%) ITSM
9 2 (2.90%) Workflow
9 2 (2.90%) Scrum
9 2 (2.90%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (2.90%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) Java
2 10 (14.49%) SQL
3 6 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.90%) Perl
5 2 (2.90%) C
5 2 (2.90%) VB
5 2 (2.90%) VBA
6 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) Python
6 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) PMI Certification
2 7 (10.14%) PMP
3 5 (7.25%) Degree
4 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.90%) CISM
5 2 (2.90%) MBA
5 2 (2.90%) CISSP
6 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
1 1 (1.45%) MiFID
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.45%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (4.35%) Control-M
2 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.90%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.90%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Oracle
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.80%) HP
4 3 (4.35%) Sybase
4 3 (4.35%) Adobe
5 2 (2.90%) Remedy
5 2 (2.90%) CA
5 2 (2.90%) EMC
6 1 (1.45%) IBM
6 1 (1.45%) Veritas
6 1 (1.45%) Informatica
6 1 (1.45%) BMC
6 1 (1.45%) Sun
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