The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Stirling region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 53 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 55.79% 38.60% 35.14%
As % of the General category 75.71% 53.66% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 13
Average daily rate
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£365 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.56% -14.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
General Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
70 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 73.68% 71.93% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 23
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -16.66%
Finance
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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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014, 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 34 (35.42%) SQL
2 31 (32.29%) Banking
3 23 (23.96%) Java
4 21 (21.88%) .NET
5 17 (17.71%) Windows
6 15 (15.63%) Project Management
7 14 (14.58%) Investment Banking
8 13 (13.54%) Data Integration
8 13 (13.54%) Oracle
9 12 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 12 (12.50%) Bloomberg
10 11 (11.46%) Control-M
10 11 (11.46%) Management Information System
10 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
10 11 (11.46%) Investment Management
10 11 (11.46%) Markit EDM
11 10 (10.42%) Data Management
11 10 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (9.38%) Asset Management
12 9 (9.38%) MS Office
12 9 (9.38%) UML
12 9 (9.38%) Reuters
13 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (8.33%) E-Learning
13 8 (8.33%) Linux
13 8 (8.33%) SLA
13 8 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (7.29%) IBM
14 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
14 7 (7.29%) MS Access

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 12 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.13%) FileNet
3 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.38%) MS Office
3 8 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.13%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.08%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (1.04%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (1.04%) MultiFonds
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) LAN
1 1 (1.04%) WAN
1 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) MS Access
2 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.04%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.04%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (1.04%) JUnit
2 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.04%) Subversion
2 1 (1.04%) Maven
General
1 31 (32.29%) Banking
2 14 (14.58%) Investment Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Front Office
4 3 (3.13%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.04%) Back Office
6 1 (1.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) French Language
Job Titles
1 24 (25.00%) Analyst
2 17 (17.71%) Developer
3 14 (14.58%) Designer
4 13 (13.54%) Project Manager
5 12 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 9 (9.38%) Solutions Designer
7 8 (8.33%) Architect
8 7 (7.29%) Trainer
9 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (5.21%) Business Project Manager
10 5 (5.21%) Business Manager
10 5 (5.21%) Database Developer
11 4 (4.17%) SQL Developer
11 4 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
12 3 (3.13%) Senior Test Manager
12 3 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
12 3 (3.13%) Training Manager
12 3 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
12 3 (3.13%) Technical Support Analyst
12 3 (3.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.88%) .NET
2 3 (3.13%) Spring
2 3 (3.13%) WPF
2 3 (3.13%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.08%) J2EE
3 2 (2.08%) Web Services
3 2 (2.08%) HTML
3 2 (2.08%) JMS
4 1 (1.04%) XML
4 1 (1.04%) XSLT
4 1 (1.04%) CSS
4 1 (1.04%) JDBC
4 1 (1.04%) JSP
4 1 (1.04%) Servlets
4 1 (1.04%) JSF
4 1 (1.04%) JNI
4 1 (1.04%) Java SE
4 1 (1.04%) Java EE
4 1 (1.04%) Dojo
4 1 (1.04%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) Data Integration
2 11 (11.46%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.33%) E-Learning
4 6 (6.25%) Reference Data
5 4 (4.17%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.13%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.13%) Derivative
6 3 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.71%) Windows
2 8 (8.33%) Linux
3 7 (7.29%) UNIX
4 5 (5.21%) Solaris
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.63%) Project Management
2 11 (11.46%) Investment Management
3 10 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (10.42%) Data Management
4 9 (9.38%) Asset Management
4 9 (9.38%) UML
5 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.29%) Workflow
7 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.21%) ITIL
8 5 (5.21%) Migration
8 5 (5.21%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.17%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.17%) CRM
9 4 (4.17%) Service Management
9 4 (4.17%) Change Management
10 3 (3.13%) Regression Testing
10 3 (3.13%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.13%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.42%) SQL
2 23 (23.96%) Java
3 4 (4.17%) VB
3 4 (4.17%) C#
4 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.13%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.13%) VBA
5 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.04%) Perl
6 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.04%) PMP
2 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) SLA
2 4 (4.17%) QA
3 2 (2.08%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (11.46%) Control-M
2 4 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.13%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (3.13%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.13%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (3.13%) Unicenter
3 3 (3.13%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.13%) MOM
3 3 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 13 (13.54%) Oracle
2 12 (12.50%) Bloomberg
3 9 (9.38%) Reuters
4 7 (7.29%) IBM
4 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.25%) Sybase
6 5 (5.21%) GoldenSource
7 4 (4.17%) Lotus
7 4 (4.17%) Adobe
8 3 (3.13%) Sun
8 3 (3.13%) Unisys
8 3 (3.13%) BMC
8 3 (3.13%) RIMES
8 3 (3.13%) Nintex
8 3 (3.13%) VMware
9 2 (2.08%) Remedy
9 2 (2.08%) Charles River
9 2 (2.08%) Intel
10 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.04%) Murex
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