Period
to 18 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 3 9
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 +12
Contract jobs citing Finance 15 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 11.45% 22.83% 8.22%
As % of the General category 31.91% 77.78% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 3
Aberdeen median daily rate £375 £288 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -36.11% +45.16%
10th Percentile £241 £281 £362
90th Percentile £625 £305 £475
Scotland median daily rate £410 £414 £400
% change year-on-year -0.91% +3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - £43.00
Scotland median hourly rate £34.50 £29.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year +17.95% -4.10% +177.27%

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 47 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 35.88% 29.35% 38.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 10
Aberdeen median daily rate £355 £288 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.48% -28.13% +29.03%
10th Percentile £169 £263 £248
90th Percentile £584 £328 £496
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 6
Aberdeen median hourly rate £34.38 - £42.75
10th Percentile £11.25 - £36.13
90th Percentile £46.83 - £46.75
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +1.59% +46.51%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Aberdeen

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Aberdeen

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Aberdeen

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Finance.

1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) SAP PM
3 3 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (20.00%) Logistics
3 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) SAP MM
3 3 (20.00%) SAP PS
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (20.00%) PMP
3 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (20.00%) DBS Check
3 3 (20.00%) Product Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (13.33%) X++
5 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
5 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
5 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SAP MM
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (20.00%) SAP PM
1 3 (20.00%) SAP PS
2 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (6.67%) Sage 200
3 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Power BI
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Client Relationship Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Logistics Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Relationships Manager
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Logistics Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) SAP MM Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.67%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Logistics
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Product Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Document Management
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) X++
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) DBS Check
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) PMP
1 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Sage