The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 8 13 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Finance 11 3 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 20.37% 5.08% 39.47%
As % of the General category 64.71% 23.08% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Median daily rate £387 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.61% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £277 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £375 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £26.83 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.40% +62.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

General Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 31.48% 22.03% 40.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 5
Median daily rate £423 £361 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.09% +20.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £420 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the West Lothian region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the West Lothian region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Finance
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +5 11 £387 +35.61% 1
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Finance.

1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Marketing
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (13.33%) Selenium
6 2 (13.33%) eTOM
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow Management
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) Subversion

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Tuxedo
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ADSL
1 1 (6.67%) BGP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.67%) ICMP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) IPsec
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) MPLS
1 1 (6.67%) OSPF
1 1 (6.67%) RIP
1 1 (6.67%) SNMP
1 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
1 1 (6.67%) VLAN
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) CruiseControl
2 1 (6.67%) DbUnit
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) Mockito
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (53.33%) Marketing
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Release Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) eTOM
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow Management
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) SQR
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCENT
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
1 1 (6.67%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (6.67%) OpenView
1 1 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (6.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (6.67%) Progress