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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 12 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Finance 8 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 14.81% 11.67% 31.03%
As % of the General category 53.33% 46.67% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £280 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £276 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £284 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £26.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +60.60%

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
15 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 27.78% 25.00% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Median daily rate £363 £305 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% -1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £268 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £325 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -2 8 £375 +33.92% 4
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Use Case
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow Management
3 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
3 2 (22.22%) eTOM
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3

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 (11.11%) Tuxedo
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) ADSL
1 1 (11.11%) BGP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) ICMP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) IPsec
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) MPLS
1 1 (11.11%) OSPF
1 1 (11.11%) RIP
1 1 (11.11%) SNMP
1 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) CruiseControl
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) eTOM
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
2 2 (22.22%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) Use Case
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) SQR
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCENT
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
1 1 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (11.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (11.11%) Progress