Period
to 5 December 2020

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 6 months to 5 December 2020 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
6 months to
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 166 456 937
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.46% 23.19% 32.77%
As % of the General category 28.62% 38.13% 55.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 245 535
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £219 £293 £313
90th Percentile £574 £625 £553
Scotland median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £19.18 £44.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.67% +311.81%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £39.57
% change year-on-year +55.56% -43.14% +37.40%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 580 1,196 1,687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 68.00% 60.83% 59.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 533 793
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £208 £232 £241
90th Percentile £575 £600 £563
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 12
Median hourly rate £12.25 £35.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% -2.10% +168.19%
10th Percentile £12.13 £16.23 £13.48
90th Percentile £30.48 £52.50 £44.27
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% +31.58%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Edinburgh

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Finance in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Finance in Edinburgh

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Finance in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 5 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Finance in Edinburgh

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Finance in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for Finance in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 December 2020, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Finance.

1 56 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (27.11%) Public Sector
3 25 (15.06%) Oracle
4 24 (14.46%) Project Management
5 21 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (12.65%) Project Delivery
6 19 (11.45%) Migration
7 18 (10.84%) SQL
7 18 (10.84%) Banking
8 15 (9.04%) Change Management
8 15 (9.04%) Analytics
9 14 (8.43%) Business Case
10 13 (7.83%) TypeScript
10 13 (7.83%) User Experience
10 13 (7.83%) Java
10 13 (7.83%) JavaScript
11 12 (7.23%) ITIL
11 12 (7.23%) Data Analysis
11 12 (7.23%) REST
11 12 (7.23%) Service Design
12 11 (6.63%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (6.63%) AWS
12 11 (6.63%) Microservices
12 11 (6.63%) PRINCE2
13 10 (6.02%) Python
13 10 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (6.02%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (5.42%) DevOps
14 9 (5.42%) Scrum
14 9 (5.42%) Retail Banking

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 4 (2.41%) SAS
2 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.20%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.20%) CMS
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.60%) Apache
4 1 (0.60%) Confluence
4 1 (0.60%) Jupyter
Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.81%) Sketch
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.60%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.60%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.20%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (1.20%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.60%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.63%) AWS
2 5 (3.01%) Amazon ECS
2 5 (3.01%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (3.01%) Azure
2 5 (3.01%) Serverless
3 3 (1.81%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.81%) SaaS
4 2 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.20%) GCP
4 2 (1.20%) Office 365
4 2 (1.20%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.60%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (0.60%) Logic Apps
5 1 (0.60%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.60%) Power Automate
5 1 (0.60%) PowerApps
5 1 (0.60%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.61%) CTI
2 5 (3.01%) Calico
3 2 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.60%) Internet
4 1 (0.60%) Intranet
4 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (3.01%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.41%) Tableau
3 3 (1.81%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.81%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.20%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.20%) Essbase
4 2 (1.20%) Informix
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Smart View
4 2 (1.20%) Power BI
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (2.41%) JIRA
2 3 (1.81%) webpack
3 2 (1.20%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.60%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.60%) JUnit
4 1 (0.60%) Postman
4 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 45 (27.11%) Public Sector
2 18 (10.84%) Banking
3 9 (5.42%) Retail Banking
4 6 (3.61%) Law
5 5 (3.01%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.41%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.41%) Legal
6 4 (2.41%) Marketing
6 4 (2.41%) Retail
6 4 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.81%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (18.67%) Analyst
2 28 (16.87%) Developer
3 21 (12.65%) Architect
4 19 (11.45%) Project Manager
5 8 (4.82%) Business Analyst
5 8 (4.82%) Consultant
5 8 (4.82%) Data Analyst
6 7 (4.22%) Designer
7 5 (3.01%) Healthcare Manager
7 5 (3.01%) Product Owner
7 5 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.01%) Technical Architect
8 4 (2.41%) Java Developer
8 4 (2.41%) Migration Analyst
8 4 (2.41%) Product Manager
8 4 (2.41%) Service Analyst
8 4 (2.41%) Service Manager
8 4 (2.41%) Support Officer
9 3 (1.81%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (1.81%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.23%) REST
2 8 (4.82%) .NET
3 7 (4.22%) Spring
3 7 (4.22%) Spring Boot
4 6 (3.61%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (3.01%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (3.01%) HTML
6 4 (2.41%) CSS
6 4 (2.41%) Kafka
7 3 (1.81%) .NET Core
7 3 (1.81%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.81%) SOAP
7 3 (1.81%) Swagger
7 3 (1.81%) Web Services
7 3 (1.81%) WinForms
8 2 (1.20%) Node.js
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Avro
9 1 (0.60%) Matplotlib
9 1 (0.60%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.83%) User Experience
2 8 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.01%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.81%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.81%) NHS
6 2 (1.20%) CMDB
6 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.60%) DataPower
7 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.60%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.60%) SCORM
7 1 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.61%) Windows
2 4 (2.41%) Linux
3 2 (1.20%) Android
3 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.20%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (14.46%) Project Management
3 21 (12.65%) Project Delivery
3 21 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (11.45%) Migration
5 15 (9.04%) Analytics
5 15 (9.04%) Change Management
6 14 (8.43%) Business Case
7 12 (7.23%) Data Analysis
7 12 (7.23%) ITIL
7 12 (7.23%) Service Design
8 11 (6.63%) Collaborative Working
8 11 (6.63%) Microservices
8 11 (6.63%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (6.02%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (5.42%) DevOps
10 9 (5.42%) Product Management
10 9 (5.42%) Scrum
11 8 (4.82%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.84%) SQL
2 13 (7.83%) Java
2 13 (7.83%) JavaScript
2 13 (7.83%) TypeScript
3 10 (6.02%) Python
4 8 (4.82%) Java 8
5 6 (3.61%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.01%) C#
7 4 (2.41%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.81%) JSX
9 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.60%) Scala
10 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.01%) Degree
2 2 (1.20%) CCNP
2 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.20%) HND
3 1 (0.60%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.60%) CISA
3 1 (0.60%) CISSP
3 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.60%) MCSE
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (2.41%) GDPR
1 4 (2.41%) PMO
1 4 (2.41%) QA
2 3 (1.81%) COBIT
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (3.01%) VMware NSX
2 4 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.60%) Docker
4 1 (0.60%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) Istio
1 5 (3.01%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.60%) Ansible
2 1 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.60%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (15.06%) Oracle
2 7 (4.22%) Avaya
2 7 (4.22%) F5
2 7 (4.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.61%) Pega
3 6 (3.61%) Verint
4 5 (3.01%) ServiceNow
4 5 (3.01%) VMware
5 4 (2.41%) IBM
5 4 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.41%) SAP
5 4 (2.41%) Splunk
6 2 (1.20%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.20%) Cognos
6 2 (1.20%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.20%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.20%) Informatica
6 2 (1.20%) Remedy
6 2 (1.20%) Sage
6 2 (1.20%) Sun