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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 21 35 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 42.86% 40.23% 44.44%
As % of the General category 61.76% 55.56% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 6
Average daily rate £375 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £268 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
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
34 63 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 69.39% 72.41% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 6
Average daily rate £375 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £305 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £548 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 11 (28.21%) Banking
2 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle
4 7 (17.95%) Project Management
4 7 (17.95%) SDLC
5 6 (15.38%) SQL
5 6 (15.38%) Java
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.82%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.26%) User Experience
7 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (10.26%) SOA
7 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (10.26%) Marketing
8 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (7.69%) Spring
8 3 (7.69%) Legal
8 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.69%) Web Services
8 3 (7.69%) XML
8 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 3 (7.69%) Python
8 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
8 3 (7.69%) Informatica
8 3 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 3 (7.69%) Big Data
8 3 (7.69%) Analytics

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.69%) Big Data
3 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.56%) HBase
5 1 (2.56%) Mahout
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.56%) MS Access
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (5.13%) ClearCase
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.13%) jMock
1 2 (5.13%) JUnit
1 2 (5.13%) Maven
1 2 (5.13%) Mockito
1 2 (5.13%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 11 (28.21%) Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
4 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Front Office
5 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Designer
3 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Communications Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Digital Communications Manager
6 2 (5.13%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) SOA Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Big Data Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Pensions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Spring
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
1 3 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) Ext JS
2 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.13%) JAXB
2 2 (5.13%) JDBC
2 2 (5.13%) JMS
2 2 (5.13%) JPA
2 2 (5.13%) jQuery
2 2 (5.13%) JSON
2 2 (5.13%) REST
2 2 (5.13%) SOAP
2 2 (5.13%) Spring Integration
3 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.26%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.13%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.56%) CMDB
3 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.56%) Equities
3 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Project Management
1 7 (17.95%) SDLC
2 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
3 5 (12.82%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (10.26%) SOA
5 3 (7.69%) Analytics
5 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.13%) AOP
6 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.13%) Defect Management
6 2 (5.13%) ETL
6 2 (5.13%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.13%) Open Source
6 2 (5.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) Java
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Python
3 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) Scala
4 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.56%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.13%) Control-M
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Informatica
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.13%) Sybase
4 1 (2.56%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.56%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) MapR
4 1 (2.56%) Pega