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 3 months to 22 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs citing Finance 167 195 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.23% 27.74% 38.47%
As % of the General category 73.89% 71.69% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 111 184
Median daily rate £388 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +31.57% -  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 226 272 461
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 34.14% 38.69% 50.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 166 243
Median daily rate £388 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £13.75 £11.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -71.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Finance.

1 75 (25.25%) SQL
2 61 (20.54%) Unix
3 52 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (17.17%) Java
5 45 (15.15%) Project Management
6 42 (14.14%) Perl
7 37 (12.46%) Microsoft Excel
7 37 (12.46%) Banking
8 35 (11.78%) Linux
8 35 (11.78%) Microsoft
9 34 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (10.44%) Relational Database
11 30 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (10.10%) OO
12 29 (9.76%) Sybase
13 24 (8.08%) Microsoft Office
13 24 (8.08%) User Acceptance Testing
14 23 (7.74%) IBM
15 21 (7.07%) OOA/OOD
15 21 (7.07%) Software Testing
16 20 (6.73%) Data Analysis
16 20 (6.73%) Risk Management
16 20 (6.73%) Change Management
16 20 (6.73%) Migration
17 19 (6.40%) Law
17 19 (6.40%) Oracle
18 18 (6.06%) Shell Script
18 18 (6.06%) Low Latency
19 16 (5.39%) SDLC
19 16 (5.39%) Spring

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 8 (2.69%) MQSeries
1 8 (2.69%) SAS
2 7 (2.36%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.36%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.02%) CICS
4 4 (1.35%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.34%) Confluence
6 1 (0.34%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.34%) JBoss
6 1 (0.34%) Mule
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 37 (12.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (8.08%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (5.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (4.04%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (2.69%) MS Visio
6 7 (2.36%) Photoshop
7 6 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (3.70%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (1.68%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.01%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.34%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.34%) Primavera
6 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.34%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.02%) Office 365
2 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.71%) Firewall
2 10 (3.37%) SSL
3 7 (2.36%) SSH
4 6 (2.02%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.35%) DNS
5 4 (1.35%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.35%) Internet
5 4 (1.35%) Network Security
5 4 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.01%) LDAP
7 2 (0.67%) HTTP
7 2 (0.67%) LAN
7 2 (0.67%) SAN
7 2 (0.67%) VoIP
7 2 (0.67%) WAN
8 1 (0.34%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.34%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.44%) Relational Database
2 12 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (4.04%) DB2
3 11 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (2.36%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.02%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.68%) Big Data
6 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.35%) QlikView
8 3 (1.01%) KDB
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.67%) Kdb+
9 2 (0.67%) Parquet
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.69%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.36%) JIRA
4 5 (1.68%) JUnit
4 5 (1.68%) Maven
5 4 (1.35%) Ant
5 4 (1.35%) Gradle
5 4 (1.35%) Hudson
6 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Blend
7 2 (0.67%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.67%) Subversion
7 2 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.67%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.34%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.34%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.34%) GitLab
8 1 (0.34%) GoCD
8 1 (0.34%) Grunt
8 1 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (12.46%) Banking
2 19 (6.40%) Law
3 8 (2.69%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.02%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.02%) Retail
6 5 (1.68%) Legal
7 3 (1.01%) Electronics
7 3 (1.01%) Marketing
7 3 (1.01%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (25.59%) Developer
2 48 (16.16%) Analyst
3 35 (11.78%) Java Developer
4 34 (11.45%) Project Manager
5 20 (6.73%) Business Analyst
6 19 (6.40%) Consultant
7 18 (6.06%) Designer
8 12 (4.04%) Test Analyst
9 9 (3.03%) iOS Developer
10 8 (2.69%) Architect
10 8 (2.69%) Data Analyst
10 8 (2.69%) Programme Manager
11 6 (2.02%) Coordinator
11 6 (2.02%) Functional Analyst
11 6 (2.02%) Functional Test Analyst
11 6 (2.02%) IT Manager
11 6 (2.02%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (2.02%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (2.02%) Security Engineer
12 5 (1.68%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.39%) Spring
2 13 (4.38%) XML
3 9 (3.03%) CSS
3 9 (3.03%) HTML
3 9 (3.03%) Web Services
4 8 (2.69%) Middleware
4 8 (2.69%) SOAP
5 7 (2.36%) AngularJS
5 7 (2.36%) HTML5
5 7 (2.36%) JSON
6 6 (2.02%) .NET
6 6 (2.02%) Cocoa
6 6 (2.02%) CSS3
6 6 (2.02%) ISPF
7 5 (1.68%) Core Data
7 5 (1.68%) J2EE
7 5 (1.68%) J2SE
7 5 (1.68%) JMS
7 5 (1.68%) UIKit
8 4 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.05%) User Experience
3 8 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.36%) Data Structures
4 7 (2.36%) iPad
4 7 (2.36%) iPhone
4 7 (2.36%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.36%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.02%) PKI
6 5 (1.68%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.68%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.68%) DataPower
7 4 (1.35%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.35%) FMCG
7 4 (1.35%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.01%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.67%) Animation
9 2 (0.67%) Derivative
9 2 (0.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 61 (20.54%) Unix
2 35 (11.78%) Linux
3 14 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (4.38%) AIX
5 9 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.69%) Windows
7 6 (2.02%) zOS
8 5 (1.68%) Solaris
9 4 (1.35%) Tru64
10 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (15.15%) Project Management
3 30 (10.10%) OO
3 30 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (8.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (7.07%) OOA/OOD
5 21 (7.07%) Software Testing
6 20 (6.73%) Change Management
6 20 (6.73%) Data Analysis
6 20 (6.73%) Migration
6 20 (6.73%) Risk Management
7 18 (6.06%) Low Latency
8 16 (5.39%) SDLC
9 15 (5.05%) Business Analysis
10 14 (4.71%) ETL
10 14 (4.71%) Unit Testing
11 12 (4.04%) Scrum
12 11 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (3.70%) Information Security
12 11 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (25.25%) SQL
2 51 (17.17%) Java
3 42 (14.14%) Perl
4 18 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 12 (4.04%) C#
5 12 (4.04%) Python
6 8 (2.69%) C++
6 8 (2.69%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.69%) Objective-C
7 6 (2.02%) Apple Swift
7 6 (2.02%) Assembly Language
7 6 (2.02%) CLIST
7 6 (2.02%) JCL
7 6 (2.02%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.02%) REXX
8 4 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.35%) XAML
9 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.01%) VBA
9 3 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (5.05%) CISSP
2 13 (4.38%) Degree
3 9 (3.03%) CRISC
3 9 (3.03%) PMP
4 7 (2.36%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.36%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.02%) CISM
6 5 (1.68%) CISA
6 5 (1.68%) SANS
7 4 (1.35%) ISEB
8 3 (1.01%) CCNA
8 3 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.67%) CEH
9 2 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.34%) CGEIT
10 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.71%) PMO
2 10 (3.37%) QA
3 9 (3.03%) MiFID
4 5 (1.68%) COBIT
4 5 (1.68%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (1.68%) EMIR
5 3 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.01%) GAAP
5 3 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.67%) Basel II
6 2 (0.67%) Basel III
6 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.34%) FATCA
7 1 (0.34%) GDPR
7 1 (0.34%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (2.02%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 6 (2.02%) RACF
1 6 (2.02%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.34%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (2.36%) Ansible
3 6 (2.02%) zSecure
4 4 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.35%) RSA Archer
4 4 (1.35%) SCCM
4 4 (1.35%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.35%) yum
5 3 (1.01%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.34%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.34%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.34%) Graphite
7 1 (0.34%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.34%) Icinga
7 1 (0.34%) logstash
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 35 (11.78%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.76%) Sybase
3 23 (7.74%) IBM
4 19 (6.40%) Oracle
5 13 (4.38%) VMware
6 12 (4.04%) EMC
6 12 (4.04%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.03%) CA
7 9 (3.03%) SAP
8 7 (2.36%) Adobe
9 6 (2.02%) HP
9 6 (2.02%) Perforce
10 5 (1.68%) Symantec
11 4 (1.35%) Dell
11 4 (1.35%) Splunk
12 3 (1.01%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.01%) Cisco
12 3 (1.01%) Concur
12 3 (1.01%) F5
13 2 (0.67%) Apple
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