Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 10 1
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 +10
Contract jobs citing Finance 10 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 15.63% 14.41% 31.58%
As % of the General category 45.45% 37.21% 82.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 6
Aberdeen median daily rate £550 £381 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.26% -14.33% +93.48%
10th Percentile £475 £304 £316
90th Percentile £625 £450 £528
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Aberdeen median hourly rate - £46.00 £46.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £26.93
% change year-on-year +3.45% -46.16% -11.70%

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 22 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 34.38% 38.74% 38.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 6
Aberdeen median daily rate £400 £354 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.07% -20.51% +61.82%
10th Percentile £176 £248 £316
90th Percentile £580 £450 £528
Scotland median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 5
Aberdeen median hourly rate £50.00 £31.85 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.99% -30.76% +57.70%
10th Percentile £33.75 £25.65 £40.60
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.40 £50.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £32.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -53.13% +45.45% -26.67%

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 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 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for Finance.

1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 5 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 5 (50.00%) Line Management
1 5 (50.00%) Coaching
1 5 (50.00%) Kaizen
2 3 (30.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Skype
4 1 (10.00%) Presales
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (10.00%) Innovative Thinking
4 1 (10.00%) Telerik
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5

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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Lean Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Compliance Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Coaching
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (50.00%) Kaizen
1 5 (50.00%) Line Management
1 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 5 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) Innovative Thinking
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Presales
2 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Telerik
1 1 (10.00%) Xamarin