The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing Finance 305 618 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.89% 40.93% 36.09%
As % of the General category 68.54% 67.76% 68.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 355 293
Median daily rate £425 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £309 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £35.09 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year +37.93% +26.08%  

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

General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 445 912 739
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 49.44% 60.40% 52.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 448 377
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Median hourly rate £47.23 £31.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.35% +210.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Edinburgh

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Edinburgh

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Edinburgh

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Edinburgh

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Edinburgh

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Finance.

1 140 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (23.61%) Banking
3 101 (19.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 84 (16.12%) Java
5 83 (15.93%) SQL
6 52 (9.98%) Oracle
6 52 (9.98%) Migration
7 49 (9.40%) Microsoft
8 46 (8.83%) Windows
9 44 (8.45%) Project Management
10 41 (7.87%) Scrum
10 41 (7.87%) Retail
11 40 (7.68%) Data Centre
12 38 (7.29%) Law
13 37 (7.10%) Asset Management
13 37 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (6.91%) Retail Banking
15 35 (6.72%) JavaScript
16 34 (6.53%) Business Analysis
17 32 (6.14%) Degree
17 32 (6.14%) HTML
17 32 (6.14%) Linux
17 32 (6.14%) MS Excel
18 28 (5.37%) .NET
18 28 (5.37%) SQL Server
18 28 (5.37%) CSS
19 26 (4.99%) Spring
20 25 (4.80%) ITIL
20 25 (4.80%) Change Management
21 24 (4.61%) Management Information System

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 24 (4.61%) SAS
2 15 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.73%) JBoss
4 6 (1.15%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.15%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.58%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (0.58%) CMS
5 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.58%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.38%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.38%) IIS
6 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 32 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.73%) MS Office
4 6 (1.15%) MS Project
4 6 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (2.50%) BusinessWorks
2 11 (2.11%) Markit EDM
3 6 (1.15%) Sonata
4 5 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.38%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.38%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.19%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.15%) Office 365
4 3 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.38%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.19%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.19%) GitHub
6 1 (0.19%) Google Play
6 1 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.50%) DNS
2 12 (2.30%) DHCP
3 8 (1.54%) Firewall
4 7 (1.34%) FTP
5 5 (0.96%) Internet
6 4 (0.77%) LAN
6 4 (0.77%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.38%) Network Security
7 2 (0.38%) WAN
7 2 (0.38%) WLAN
8 1 (0.19%) ATM
8 1 (0.19%) BGP
8 1 (0.19%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.19%) Intranet
8 1 (0.19%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.19%) OSPF
8 1 (0.19%) SSL
8 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.30%) RDBMS
5 9 (1.73%) Big Data
6 7 (1.34%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.15%) DB2
7 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.77%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.77%) MySQL
8 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.58%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.58%) HBase
9 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.58%) QlikView
9 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (3.26%) SoapUI
2 13 (2.50%) Selenium
3 12 (2.30%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.92%) WebDriver
5 7 (1.34%) Subversion
5 7 (1.34%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.15%) JIRA
7 5 (0.96%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.96%) PowerBuilder
8 4 (0.77%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.38%) Grunt
10 2 (0.38%) gulp
10 2 (0.38%) Log4j
10 2 (0.38%) MSTest
10 2 (0.38%) NUnit
10 2 (0.38%) NWDI
10 2 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.38%) WinDbg
General
1 123 (23.61%) Banking
2 41 (7.87%) Retail
3 38 (7.29%) Law
4 36 (6.91%) Retail Banking
5 16 (3.07%) Legal
6 10 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.34%) Marketing
8 6 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.96%) Electronics
10 4 (0.77%) Back Office
11 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.38%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.38%) German Language
12 2 (0.38%) Local Government
13 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Front Office
13 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 129 (24.76%) Developer
2 121 (23.22%) Analyst
3 58 (11.13%) Business Analyst
3 58 (11.13%) Project Manager
4 40 (7.68%) Java Developer
5 38 (7.29%) Consultant
6 35 (6.72%) Architect
7 21 (4.03%) Data Analyst
7 21 (4.03%) Senior Manager
8 20 (3.84%) IT Manager
8 20 (3.84%) TIBCO Developer
9 16 (3.07%) Security Consultant
9 16 (3.07%) Senior Project Manager
10 13 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
11 12 (2.30%) Database Consultant
11 12 (2.30%) IT Project Manager
11 12 (2.30%) Junior
11 12 (2.30%) Test Analyst
12 11 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.14%) HTML
2 28 (5.37%) .NET
2 28 (5.37%) CSS
3 26 (4.99%) Spring
4 24 (4.61%) Node.js
5 17 (3.26%) Web Services
6 12 (2.30%) React
6 12 (2.30%) WPF
7 11 (2.11%) AngularJS
8 10 (1.92%) Middleware
9 9 (1.73%) HTML5
9 9 (1.73%) J2EE
9 9 (1.73%) RESTful
10 7 (1.34%) SOAP
11 6 (1.15%) ISPF
12 5 (0.96%) CSS3
12 5 (0.96%) JSP
12 5 (0.96%) Spring Boot
12 5 (0.96%) XML
13 4 (0.77%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.68%) Data Centre
2 37 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.84%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.07%) Mainframe
5 16 (3.07%) User Experience
6 10 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.73%) Fintech
8 8 (1.54%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.77%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.77%) Replication
10 3 (0.58%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (0.58%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.58%) PKI
11 2 (0.38%) PMI
11 2 (0.38%) Robotics
11 2 (0.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.83%) Windows
2 32 (6.14%) Linux
3 15 (2.88%) Windows 7
4 12 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.11%) Android
5 11 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.73%) Unix
7 7 (1.34%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.96%) zOS
9 4 (0.77%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.19%) AIX
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (19.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (9.98%) Migration
4 44 (8.45%) Project Management
5 41 (7.87%) Scrum
6 37 (7.10%) Asset Management
7 34 (6.53%) Business Analysis
8 25 (4.80%) Change Management
8 25 (4.80%) ITIL
9 22 (4.22%) SIEM
9 22 (4.22%) Software Engineering
10 21 (4.03%) Programme Management
11 19 (3.65%) Analytics
12 18 (3.45%) PRINCE2
13 17 (3.26%) Service Management
14 15 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (2.88%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (2.69%) Data Analysis
15 14 (2.69%) Data Migration
15 14 (2.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 84 (16.12%) Java
2 83 (15.93%) SQL
3 35 (6.72%) JavaScript
4 22 (4.22%) C#
5 19 (3.65%) PL/SQL
6 17 (3.26%) PowerShell
7 15 (2.88%) Python
8 12 (2.30%) VBA
9 8 (1.54%) JCL
9 8 (1.54%) Perl
10 6 (1.15%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.77%) R
11 4 (0.77%) Ruby
11 4 (0.77%) VBScript
12 3 (0.58%) Scala
12 3 (0.58%) XAML
13 2 (0.38%) ABAP
13 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.38%) VB
14 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (6.14%) Degree
2 10 (1.92%) CISSP
3 6 (1.15%) ISEB
3 6 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.77%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.58%) APMP
5 3 (0.58%) CEH
5 3 (0.58%) CISM
5 3 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.38%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.19%) CCNA
7 1 (0.19%) CCNP
7 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.19%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.45%) PMO
2 11 (2.11%) QA
3 8 (1.54%) SLA
4 5 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.96%) MiFID
5 3 (0.58%) FINREP
5 3 (0.58%) IFRS
6 2 (0.38%) COBIT
6 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.19%) COREP
7 1 (0.19%) GDPR
7 1 (0.19%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.19%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.88%) XenApp
3 13 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.50%) XenDesktop
4 9 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (1.73%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.34%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.15%) Time Sharing Option
7 3 (0.58%) Docker
8 2 (0.38%) HDFS
8 2 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.38%) vSphere
9 1 (0.19%) ACF2
9 1 (0.19%) Firmware
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.19%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (2.69%) SCCM
2 7 (1.34%) SCOM
3 4 (0.77%) TIBCO Hawk
4 3 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.38%) Oozie
5 2 (0.38%) Puppet
5 2 (0.38%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.38%) vRealize
6 1 (0.19%) Ansible
6 1 (0.19%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.19%) zSecure
Vendors
1 52 (9.98%) Oracle
2 49 (9.40%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.61%) TIBCO
4 17 (3.26%) VMware
5 16 (3.07%) Citrix
6 15 (2.88%) Teradata
7 14 (2.69%) IBM
8 11 (2.11%) Intel Security
8 11 (2.11%) SAP
9 9 (1.73%) Cisco
9 9 (1.73%) Splunk
10 8 (1.54%) Symantec
11 7 (1.34%) Cloudera
12 6 (1.15%) Adobe
12 6 (1.15%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.77%) AlgoSec
13 4 (0.77%) F5
13 4 (0.77%) HP
13 4 (0.77%) Qualys
13 4 (0.77%) ScanSafe
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