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 June 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 / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing Finance 400 536 634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.56% 39.79% 43.78%
As % of the General category 67.00% 67.59% 66.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 320 358
Median daily rate £408 £425 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +15.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £10.33 - £10.30
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 - £9.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.87 - £10.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +31.57% -1.29%  

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 597 793 952
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 50.08% 58.87% 65.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 408 483
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Median hourly rate £9.65 - £10.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 172 (24.40%) Banking
2 154 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (17.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 114 (16.17%) SQL
5 86 (12.20%) Java
6 77 (10.92%) Migration
7 62 (8.79%) Project Management
8 59 (8.37%) Retail
9 56 (7.94%) JavaScript
10 52 (7.38%) .NET
10 52 (7.38%) Asset Management
11 51 (7.23%) Oracle
12 50 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
13 49 (6.95%) Business Analysis
14 48 (6.81%) HTML
15 46 (6.52%) CSS
15 46 (6.52%) Analytics
16 45 (6.38%) Linux
17 44 (6.24%) Scrum
18 43 (6.10%) SAS
19 42 (5.96%) Windows
19 42 (5.96%) C#
19 42 (5.96%) Microsoft
19 42 (5.96%) Retail Banking
20 38 (5.39%) Spring
20 38 (5.39%) User Acceptance Testing
21 37 (5.25%) Degree
22 36 (5.11%) SQL Server
23 34 (4.82%) Web Services
24 33 (4.68%) Law

Finance
Co-occurring 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 43 (6.10%) SAS
2 15 (2.13%) EPiServer
3 12 (1.70%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.57%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.57%) CMS
4 4 (0.57%) IIS
5 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.28%) Confluence
6 2 (0.28%) FileNet
6 2 (0.28%) JBoss
6 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (3.12%) Unit4 Business World
2 20 (2.84%) Markit EDM
3 9 (1.28%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.71%) Sonata
5 2 (0.28%) MultiFonds
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.14%) HFM
6 1 (0.14%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.14%) Maximo
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.14%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.57%) GitHub
3 4 (0.57%) Office 365
4 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.28%) PaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.14%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.14%) Boomi
6 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.84%) Firewall
1 13 (1.84%) Internet
2 11 (1.56%) FTP
3 6 (0.85%) LAN
3 6 (0.85%) Wireless
4 5 (0.71%) NetScaler
4 5 (0.71%) WAN
5 4 (0.57%) DNS
5 4 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.43%) Network Security
6 3 (0.43%) SAN
7 2 (0.28%) 802.11
7 2 (0.28%) BGP
7 2 (0.28%) DHCP
7 2 (0.28%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.28%) HSRP
7 2 (0.28%) IPsec
7 2 (0.28%) MPLS
7 2 (0.28%) OSPF
7 2 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.55%) Big Data
4 14 (1.99%) Hadoop
5 11 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.99%) QlikView
8 7 (0.99%) Spotfire
9 6 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.85%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.71%) HBase
10 5 (0.71%) MySQL
10 5 (0.71%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.57%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.57%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 28 (3.97%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.99%) gulp
4 13 (1.84%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (1.56%) Moq
7 10 (1.42%) Selenium
7 10 (1.42%) SoapUI
8 9 (1.28%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.28%) Subversion
8 9 (1.28%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.13%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.85%) JIRA
10 6 (0.85%) Mockito
11 4 (0.57%) Grunt
12 3 (0.43%) GitLab
12 3 (0.43%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 172 (24.40%) Banking
2 59 (8.37%) Retail
3 42 (5.96%) Retail Banking
4 33 (4.68%) Law
5 24 (3.40%) Legal
6 20 (2.84%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.99%) Local Government
8 7 (0.99%) Back Office
9 6 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.71%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.71%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.57%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.43%) German Language
12 3 (0.43%) Marketing
12 3 (0.43%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.28%) Billing
14 1 (0.14%) Advertising
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
14 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 190 (26.95%) Analyst
2 141 (20.00%) Developer
3 84 (11.91%) Business Analyst
4 82 (11.63%) Project Manager
5 65 (9.22%) Consultant
6 46 (6.52%) Architect
7 42 (5.96%) Java Developer
8 26 (3.69%) Data Analyst
9 24 (3.40%) IT Manager
10 22 (3.12%) Systems Analyst
10 22 (3.12%) Test Analyst
11 19 (2.70%) Implementation Consultant
11 19 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
12 18 (2.55%) IT Project Manager
13 15 (2.13%) Infrastructure Manager
13 15 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (1.99%) Business Consultant
14 14 (1.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 14 (1.99%) Programme Manager
14 14 (1.99%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (7.38%) .NET
2 48 (6.81%) HTML
3 46 (6.52%) CSS
4 38 (5.39%) Spring
5 34 (4.82%) Web Services
6 22 (3.12%) Node.js
7 18 (2.55%) .NET Framework
7 18 (2.55%) ASP.NET
8 16 (2.27%) AngularJS
8 16 (2.27%) jQuery
9 15 (2.13%) Entity Framework
9 15 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (2.13%) XSLT
10 14 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (1.99%) LINQ
10 14 (1.99%) WPF
11 11 (1.56%) ISPF
11 11 (1.56%) Modernizr
12 10 (1.42%) HTML5
12 10 (1.42%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.40%) Data Centre
3 24 (3.40%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.40%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.26%) Mainframe
5 21 (2.98%) User Experience
6 16 (2.27%) Credit Risk
7 9 (1.28%) Fintech
7 9 (1.28%) Mobile App
8 7 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (0.85%) Clustering
10 5 (0.71%) EMC VNX
10 5 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.57%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.57%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
12 3 (0.43%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.38%) Linux
2 42 (5.96%) Windows
3 18 (2.55%) Unix
4 10 (1.42%) Android
5 9 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.13%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.43%) AIX
9 3 (0.43%) Debian
9 3 (0.43%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.28%) zOS
11 1 (0.14%) Solaris
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (17.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 77 (10.92%) Migration
4 62 (8.79%) Project Management
5 52 (7.38%) Asset Management
6 49 (6.95%) Business Analysis
7 46 (6.52%) Analytics
8 44 (6.24%) Scrum
9 38 (5.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 32 (4.54%) Data Migration
10 32 (4.54%) SDLC
11 31 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (4.26%) ITIL
12 30 (4.26%) Programme Delivery
13 28 (3.97%) Change Management
13 28 (3.97%) Software Engineering
14 27 (3.83%) Data Analysis
14 27 (3.83%) Workflow
15 23 (3.26%) Data Management
16 22 (3.12%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 114 (16.17%) SQL
2 86 (12.20%) Java
3 56 (7.94%) JavaScript
4 42 (5.96%) C#
5 24 (3.40%) Python
6 16 (2.27%) VBA
7 14 (1.99%) PL/SQL
8 13 (1.84%) JCL
9 12 (1.70%) MATLAB
10 10 (1.42%) R
11 9 (1.28%) Perl
11 9 (1.28%) PowerShell
12 7 (0.99%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.99%) VB
13 5 (0.71%) VBScript
14 4 (0.57%) Ruby
14 4 (0.57%) Scala
14 4 (0.57%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.43%) C
15 3 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (5.25%) Degree
2 14 (1.99%) CISSP
3 10 (1.42%) ISEB
4 7 (0.99%) PhD
5 6 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.71%) CEH
6 5 (0.71%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.71%) MCTS
6 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.57%) APMP
7 4 (0.57%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.43%) CIMA
8 3 (0.43%) CISM
8 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.43%) SSCP
9 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.28%) SANS
9 2 (0.28%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.55%) PMO
2 12 (1.70%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.28%) MiFID
4 8 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.85%) GDPR
5 6 (0.85%) QA
6 5 (0.71%) SLA
7 4 (0.57%) FATCA
7 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.43%) EMIR
8 3 (0.43%) IFRS
9 2 (0.28%) COBIT
9 2 (0.28%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.28%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.14%) COREP
10 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.14%) FINREP
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.56%) Time Sharing Option
3 7 (0.99%) Docker
3 7 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.85%) XenApp
5 5 (0.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 5 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.71%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.28%) HDFS
7 2 (0.28%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.28%) RHEV
7 2 (0.28%) vSphere
8 1 (0.14%) ACF2
8 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.14%) RACF
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (0.99%) Puppet
2 6 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.71%) SCCM
4 4 (0.57%) Ansible
5 3 (0.43%) TeamSite
5 3 (0.43%) TIBCO Hawk
5 3 (0.43%) vRealize
6 2 (0.28%) Cacti
6 2 (0.28%) Control-M
6 2 (0.28%) DameWare
6 2 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.28%) Oozie
6 2 (0.28%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.14%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.14%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.14%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.14%) zSecure
Vendors
1 51 (7.23%) Oracle
2 42 (5.96%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.69%) Teradata
4 18 (2.55%) IBM
5 15 (2.13%) Citrix
6 14 (1.99%) Cisco
6 14 (1.99%) TIBCO
7 10 (1.42%) Tableau
8 9 (1.28%) Bloomberg
8 9 (1.28%) VMware
9 8 (1.13%) Cloudera
9 8 (1.13%) FactSet
10 7 (0.99%) EMC
10 7 (0.99%) Symantec
11 6 (0.85%) CyberArk
11 6 (0.85%) F5
11 6 (0.85%) Informatica
12 5 (0.71%) arcserve
12 5 (0.71%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.71%) Splunk
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