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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 47 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 41.96% 45.10% 32.56%
As % of the General category 63.51% 57.50% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 16
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£400 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £194 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
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
74 40 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 66.07% 78.43% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 23
Average daily rate £405 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -29.20%

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 September 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
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 September 2014. 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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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 - - - - 3
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 40 (40.82%) SQL
2 29 (29.59%) Banking
3 25 (25.51%) Java
4 21 (21.43%) .NET
5 17 (17.35%) Oracle
6 14 (14.29%) Windows
7 13 (13.27%) Management Information System
7 13 (13.27%) Project Management
7 13 (13.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (12.24%) Data Integration
8 12 (12.24%) SharePoint
9 11 (11.22%) UML
9 11 (11.22%) MS Office
9 11 (11.22%) Investment Management
9 11 (11.22%) Data Management
10 10 (10.20%) Investment Banking
10 10 (10.20%) IBM
10 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
10 10 (10.20%) Workflow
10 10 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (9.18%) Bloomberg
11 9 (9.18%) Control-M
12 8 (8.16%) SLA
12 8 (8.16%) MS Access
12 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
12 8 (8.16%) Linux
12 8 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
13 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.12%) FileNet
3 5 (5.10%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.10%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.02%) Documentum
6 1 (1.02%) CMS
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) MS Office
2 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
3 8 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.08%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.02%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.04%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.02%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (1.02%) MultiFonds
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) HTTP
2 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.02%) Intranet
2 1 (1.02%) LAN
2 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) MS Access
2 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.02%) QlikView
5 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (1.02%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.02%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (1.02%) JUnit
2 1 (1.02%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.02%) Toad
2 1 (1.02%) Subversion
2 1 (1.02%) Maven
General
1 29 (29.59%) Banking
2 10 (10.20%) Investment Banking
3 5 (5.10%) Front Office
4 3 (3.06%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Back Office
5 1 (1.02%) French Language
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Analyst
2 19 (19.39%) Designer
3 18 (18.37%) Developer
4 13 (13.27%) Business Analyst
5 10 (10.20%) Solutions Designer
6 9 (9.18%) Architect
7 8 (8.16%) Project Manager
8 7 (7.14%) Trainer
8 7 (7.14%) Data Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Database Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Data Modeller
10 4 (4.08%) Business Manager
10 4 (4.08%) PMO Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) UI Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.06%) UI Programmer
11 3 (3.06%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.43%) .NET
2 5 (5.10%) HTML
3 4 (4.08%) Web Services
4 3 (3.06%) XML
4 3 (3.06%) J2EE
4 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.06%) Spring
4 3 (3.06%) HTML5
4 3 (3.06%) REST
5 2 (2.04%) WPF
5 2 (2.04%) Java EE
5 2 (2.04%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.04%) JSP
6 1 (1.02%) Servlets
6 1 (1.02%) JRules
6 1 (1.02%) JSF
6 1 (1.02%) JNI
6 1 (1.02%) Java SE
6 1 (1.02%) CSS
6 1 (1.02%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.24%) Data Integration
3 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.14%) E-Learning
4 3 (3.06%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (3.06%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.06%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.06%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.04%) Derivative
6 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.02%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Windows
2 8 (8.16%) Linux
3 5 (5.10%) Solaris
4 2 (2.04%) UNIX
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.27%) Project Management
1 13 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (13.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (11.22%) Investment Management
2 11 (11.22%) Data Management
2 11 (11.22%) UML
3 10 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (10.20%) Workflow
4 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
5 7 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.12%) Change Management
6 6 (6.12%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.10%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.10%) Service Management
7 5 (5.10%) ITIL
8 4 (4.08%) CRM
8 4 (4.08%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.06%) Migration
9 3 (3.06%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (40.82%) SQL
2 25 (25.51%) Java
3 6 (6.12%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.08%) VB
4 4 (4.08%) VBA
5 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.06%) C#
6 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.02%) Perl
7 1 (1.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.02%) PMP
2 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.02%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) EMIR
3 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) Control-M
2 4 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.06%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (3.06%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.06%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (3.06%) Unicenter
3 3 (3.06%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (3.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.06%) MOM
3 3 (3.06%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 17 (17.35%) Oracle
2 10 (10.20%) IBM
3 9 (9.18%) Bloomberg
4 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.12%) Reuters
6 5 (5.10%) Adobe
6 5 (5.10%) Sybase
6 5 (5.10%) GoldenSource
6 5 (5.10%) Lotus
7 3 (3.06%) BMC
7 3 (3.06%) Unisys
7 3 (3.06%) RIMES
7 3 (3.06%) Nintex
7 3 (3.06%) VMware
7 3 (3.06%) Sun
8 2 (2.04%) Intel
9 1 (1.02%) Murex
9 1 (1.02%) HP
9 1 (1.02%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.02%) Cognos
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