Period
to 10 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 10 December 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 355 306 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 20.69% 24.36% 21.15%
As % of the General category 64.43% 72.86% 59.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 149 101
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £270
90th Percentile £538 £550 £475
Scotland median daily rate £425 £408 £420
% change year-on-year +4.29% -2.98% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £28.79 £34.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.57% -1.43% +51.50%
10th Percentile £19.26 £29.94 £21.88
90th Percentile £37.51 £34.90 £49.89
Scotland median hourly rate £39.57 £34.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% +23.21% -8.20%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 551 420 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 32.11% 33.44% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 197 186
Glasgow median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £224
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.00 £28.80 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% -10.00% +113.33%
10th Percentile £12.85 £13.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £37.84 £35.00 £52.35
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £29.40 £32.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% -8.13% +4.92%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Glasgow

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Glasgow

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Glasgow over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Glasgow

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Glasgow

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Glasgow over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Finance.

1 155 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (31.27%) Java
3 87 (24.51%) SQL
4 75 (21.13%) Python
5 64 (18.03%) Oracle
6 63 (17.75%) Linux
7 54 (15.21%) Microsoft
8 49 (13.80%) Perl
9 46 (12.96%) Jenkins
9 46 (12.96%) SDLC
10 45 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
11 43 (12.11%) Windows
11 43 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 41 (11.55%) Project Management
13 40 (11.27%) Spring
13 40 (11.27%) Relational Database
14 38 (10.70%) DevOps
14 38 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
15 35 (9.86%) Scrum
16 34 (9.58%) SQL Server
16 34 (9.58%) Software Engineering
16 34 (9.58%) Banking
17 33 (9.30%) Data Protection
18 32 (9.01%) OO
19 31 (8.73%) Migration
20 30 (8.45%) Change Management
20 30 (8.45%) Unix
20 30 (8.45%) Git (software)
20 30 (8.45%) Degree
21 28 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 5 (1.41%) CMS
2 4 (1.13%) Confluence
3 3 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.56%) SAS
4 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.28%) CICS
5 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (5.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (2.54%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.13%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.85%) InVision
8 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.28%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.97%) AquaLogic BPM
1 7 (1.97%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.13%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.13%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics SL
5 1 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.63%) GitHub
2 13 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.82%) PaaS
4 8 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (2.25%) Office 365
5 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.85%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.85%) Serverless
6 3 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.56%) Boomi
7 2 (0.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) Apigee
8 1 (0.28%) Apple Pay
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.28%) Google Pay
8 1 (0.28%) IaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.25%) DNS
2 6 (1.69%) Internet
3 5 (1.41%) Firewall
4 4 (1.13%) DHCP
4 4 (1.13%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.13%) SSL
5 3 (0.85%) NetScaler
5 3 (0.85%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.56%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.56%) Broadband
6 2 (0.56%) HTTP
6 2 (0.56%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.56%) NFC
6 2 (0.56%) SMS
6 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.56%) Wireless
7 1 (0.28%) ATM
7 1 (0.28%) LAN
7 1 (0.28%) SMTP
7 1 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.27%) Relational Database
2 34 (9.58%) SQL Server
3 25 (7.04%) Hadoop
4 19 (5.35%) ArangoDB
4 19 (5.35%) Neo4j
5 16 (4.51%) DB2
6 9 (2.54%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.97%) Big Data
9 6 (1.69%) MSDE
9 6 (1.69%) QlikView
10 5 (1.41%) Power BI
11 4 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.13%) Pentaho
11 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.85%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (12.96%) Jenkins
2 30 (8.45%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.38%) JIRA
4 8 (2.25%) Maven
5 7 (1.97%) Subversion
6 6 (1.69%) Gradle
6 6 (1.69%) JUnit
6 6 (1.69%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.13%) Selenium
8 3 (0.85%) Ant
8 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.85%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.85%) Hudson
9 2 (0.56%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.56%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.56%) JMeter
9 2 (0.56%) Mockito
9 2 (0.56%) MorphX
9 2 (0.56%) webpack
10 1 (0.28%) gulp
General
1 34 (9.58%) Banking
2 9 (2.54%) Manufacturing
3 8 (2.25%) Front Office
4 7 (1.97%) Games
4 7 (1.97%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.41%) Marketing
7 4 (1.13%) Publishing
7 4 (1.13%) Retail
8 3 (0.85%) Legal
9 2 (0.56%) Back Office
9 2 (0.56%) Billing
9 2 (0.56%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (34.65%) Developer
2 63 (17.75%) Analyst
3 52 (14.65%) Java Developer
4 35 (9.86%) Project Manager
5 24 (6.76%) Business Analyst
6 22 (6.20%) Python Developer
7 20 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
8 18 (5.07%) Architect
9 12 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.10%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (2.82%) Data Analyst
11 10 (2.82%) Senior Developer
11 10 (2.82%) Systems Analyst
12 9 (2.54%) Lead Developer
12 9 (2.54%) SQL Developer
13 8 (2.25%) IT Manager
13 8 (2.25%) Security Engineer
14 7 (1.97%) Delivery Manager
14 7 (1.97%) Infrastructure Manager
14 7 (1.97%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.27%) Spring
2 26 (7.32%) SOAP
3 24 (6.76%) HTML
4 22 (6.20%) AngularJS
5 21 (5.92%) XML
6 20 (5.63%) React
7 19 (5.35%) JSON
7 19 (5.35%) REST
8 18 (5.07%) Hibernate
9 17 (4.79%) CSS
10 14 (3.94%) Web Services
11 13 (3.66%) HTML5
12 12 (3.38%) RESTful
13 10 (2.82%) JMS
14 7 (1.97%) Apache Camel
14 7 (1.97%) Apache MINA
14 7 (1.97%) JPA
14 7 (1.97%) Spring Boot
15 5 (1.41%) CSS3
15 5 (1.41%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.23%) Cyberthreat
2 15 (4.23%) Virtual Team
3 13 (3.66%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (3.38%) Derivative
4 12 (3.38%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.38%) Reference Data
4 12 (3.38%) User Experience
5 11 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.13%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.85%) iSeries
8 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.85%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.56%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.56%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.75%) Linux
2 43 (12.11%) Windows
3 30 (8.45%) Unix
4 4 (1.13%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.13%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.85%) Android
5 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.85%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.28%) Solaris
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (12.96%) SDLC
3 45 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (11.55%) Project Management
6 38 (10.70%) DevOps
7 35 (9.86%) Scrum
8 34 (9.58%) Software Engineering
9 33 (9.30%) Data Protection
10 32 (9.01%) OO
11 31 (8.73%) Migration
12 30 (8.45%) Change Management
13 25 (7.04%) Data Analysis
14 22 (6.20%) Analytics
14 22 (6.20%) Cybersecurity
14 22 (6.20%) Test Automation
15 21 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (5.63%) Business Analysis
16 20 (5.63%) Cryptography
16 20 (5.63%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 111 (31.27%) Java
2 87 (24.51%) SQL
3 75 (21.13%) Python
4 49 (13.80%) Perl
5 26 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 23 (6.48%) C#
6 23 (6.48%) C++
7 20 (5.63%) Bash Shell
7 20 (5.63%) Go
8 19 (5.35%) Ruby
9 18 (5.07%) Scala
10 12 (3.38%) Java 8
11 11 (3.10%) Groovy
11 11 (3.10%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.25%) C
13 7 (1.97%) XPath
14 5 (1.41%) X++
15 4 (1.13%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.13%) RPG IV
15 4 (1.13%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 30 (8.45%) Degree
2 22 (6.20%) CISSP
3 20 (5.63%) CISM
4 13 (3.66%) PMP
5 8 (2.25%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.13%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.85%) CISA
9 3 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.56%) CGEIT
10 2 (0.56%) CRISC
10 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.28%) ISACA
11 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.28%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.92%) QA
2 20 (5.63%) GDPR
2 20 (5.63%) PMO
3 19 (5.35%) FINRA
4 8 (2.25%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.56%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.56%) PSD2
5 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) COBIT
6 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (3.10%) Docker
2 9 (2.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.56%) vSphere
3 2 (0.56%) XenApp
3 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.28%) Firmware
4 1 (0.28%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (0.28%) NFS
4 1 (0.28%) Postfix
4 1 (0.28%) RACF
4 1 (0.28%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.28%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (5.35%) Terraform
2 8 (2.25%) Ansible
3 4 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.13%) Puppet
4 3 (0.85%) Control-M
4 3 (0.85%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (0.56%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.56%) SCCM
5 2 (0.56%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.28%) MOM
6 1 (0.28%) Rancher
6 1 (0.28%) Salt
6 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.28%) zSecure
Vendors
1 64 (18.03%) Oracle
2 54 (15.21%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.48%) Sybase
3 23 (6.48%) Varonis
4 20 (5.63%) Symantec
5 19 (5.35%) Cloudera
5 19 (5.35%) Hortonworks
5 19 (5.35%) McAfee
6 11 (3.10%) VMware
7 9 (2.54%) SAP
7 9 (2.54%) Tableau
8 8 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.41%) IBM
10 4 (1.13%) Citrix
10 4 (1.13%) Splunk
11 3 (0.85%) CA
11 3 (0.85%) Informatica
12 2 (0.56%) Apple
12 2 (0.56%) Perforce
12 2 (0.56%) Talend