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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 38 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 58.46% 30.43% 42.31%
As % of the General category 70.37% 50.91% 56.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 15
Average daily rate £375 £354 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
54 55 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 83.08% 59.78% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 31
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £333 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Finance
Scotland

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 16 (32.65%) SQL
2 14 (28.57%) Banking
3 10 (20.41%) Windows
4 8 (16.33%) Reuters
4 8 (16.33%) Bloomberg
4 8 (16.33%) Java
4 8 (16.33%) Investment Banking
5 7 (14.29%) .NET
5 7 (14.29%) UNIX
5 7 (14.29%) Oracle
5 7 (14.29%) Project Management
6 6 (12.24%) Migration
6 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.20%) Control-M
7 5 (10.20%) C#
7 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Data Integration
7 5 (10.20%) Markit EDM
8 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
8 4 (8.16%) MS Access
8 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.16%) E-Learning
8 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) VMware
9 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
9 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
9 3 (6.12%) SLA
9 3 (6.12%) Shell Script

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) Lync
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.04%) MultiFonds
2 1 (2.04%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (2.04%) Eagle PACE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) MS Access
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) Maven
2 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.04%) JUnit
2 1 (2.04%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.04%) FitNesse
General
1 14 (28.57%) Banking
2 8 (16.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Front Office
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Analyst
2 11 (22.45%) Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Project Manager
3 9 (18.37%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Business Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Business Project Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Database Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Trainer
5 2 (4.08%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) UNIX Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Messaging Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Capacity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) WPF
2 2 (4.08%) XML
2 2 (4.08%) JMS
2 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.08%) Spring
3 1 (2.04%) Java SE
3 1 (2.04%) Java EE
3 1 (2.04%) JSF
3 1 (2.04%) JNI
3 1 (2.04%) XSLT
3 1 (2.04%) JDBC
3 1 (2.04%) JSP
3 1 (2.04%) Servlets
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) J2EE
3 1 (2.04%) Spring Integration
3 1 (2.04%) Murex Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Data Integration
2 4 (8.16%) E-Learning
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Reference Data
4 2 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.04%) Derivative
5 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) UNIX
3 3 (6.12%) Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Project Management
2 6 (12.24%) Migration
2 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.08%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (4.08%) RAD
6 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.08%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) Java
3 5 (10.20%) C#
4 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.12%) VB
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) MCSE
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.08%) MCITP
2 1 (2.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Control-M
2 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Reuters
1 8 (16.33%) Bloomberg
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) VMware
4 3 (6.12%) Sybase
5 2 (4.08%) RIMES
5 2 (4.08%) Remedy
5 2 (4.08%) Charles River
5 2 (4.08%) Adobe
5 2 (4.08%) Actuate
6 1 (2.04%) Murex
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
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