The first 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 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 West Lothian 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 13 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 3.45% 14.29% 7.25%
As % of the General category 100.00% 58.33% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate £190 £238 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -44.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 3.45% 24.49% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Average daily rate £190 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Livingston -8 2 £190 -20.00%
Bathgate - - - -
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) E-business
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (20.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) E-business
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle