Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 355 326 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 20.09% 25.37% 26.80%
As % of the General category 68.67% 73.26% 67.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 120 190
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +1.94% +3.33%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £259
90th Percentile £545 £525 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £26.93
% change year-on-year +5.26% -47.09% -11.70%

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 517 445 514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 29.26% 34.63% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 186 291
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £475
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -61.24%
10th Percentile £10.32 £13.75 £10.85
90th Percentile £38.74 £28.28 £13.75
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £31.85 £22.00
% change year-on-year -52.90% +44.77% -26.67%

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 21 July 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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 124 (34.93%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (21.13%) Java
3 61 (17.18%) SQL
4 59 (16.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (16.34%) Banking
6 55 (15.49%) Microsoft
6 55 (15.49%) Project Management
7 52 (14.65%) Oracle
8 47 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
9 46 (12.96%) JavaScript
10 45 (12.68%) Python
11 41 (11.55%) Linux
12 39 (10.99%) Windows
13 38 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
14 36 (10.14%) Migration
15 33 (9.30%) Unix
15 33 (9.30%) Spring
15 33 (9.30%) AngularJS
16 31 (8.73%) Relational Database
17 30 (8.45%) OO
17 30 (8.45%) HTML
17 30 (8.45%) Business Analysis
18 29 (8.17%) Jenkins
19 27 (7.61%) SDLC
19 27 (7.61%) PMO
19 27 (7.61%) Risk Management
19 27 (7.61%) CRM
20 25 (7.04%) C#
20 25 (7.04%) Scrum
21 24 (6.76%) HTML5

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 10 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.97%) OpenStack
3 6 (1.69%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.13%) MQSeries
5 4 (1.13%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (1.13%) SAS
6 3 (0.85%) CICS
6 3 (0.85%) Confluence
6 3 (0.85%) IIS
7 2 (0.56%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.28%) GemFire
8 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (5.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (4.51%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.85%) InVision
5 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.56%) Mingle
6 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (5.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.41%) AquaLogic BPM
3 5 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.10%) Dynamics 365
3 10 (2.82%) Office 365
3 10 (2.82%) PaaS
4 8 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.41%) GitHub
6 3 (0.85%) SaaS
7 2 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.56%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) npm
8 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.69%) Internet
1 6 (1.69%) Skype
1 6 (1.69%) SSL
2 5 (1.41%) Broadband
2 5 (1.41%) DNS
2 5 (1.41%) Firewall
2 5 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.13%) 4G
3 4 (1.13%) DHCP
3 4 (1.13%) Wireless
4 3 (0.85%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.85%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.85%) Network Security
4 3 (0.85%) SSH
5 2 (0.56%) SAN
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.28%) NAS
6 1 (0.28%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.28%) VLAN
6 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.73%) Relational Database
2 22 (6.20%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.23%) DB2
4 14 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.38%) Hadoop
6 10 (2.82%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.54%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.41%) ArangoDB
10 5 (1.41%) Big Data
10 5 (1.41%) Neo4j
10 5 (1.41%) QlikView
11 4 (1.13%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.13%) Power BI
12 3 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (8.17%) Jenkins
2 21 (5.92%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.66%) Maven
4 9 (2.54%) Gradle
5 8 (2.25%) JIRA
6 5 (1.41%) Subversion
6 5 (1.41%) webpack
7 3 (0.85%) Ant
7 3 (0.85%) Artifactory
7 3 (0.85%) GitLab
7 3 (0.85%) GoCD
7 3 (0.85%) gulp
7 3 (0.85%) Hudson
7 3 (0.85%) JUnit
7 3 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.85%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.85%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.56%) Grunt
9 1 (0.28%) Concordion
9 1 (0.28%) PyCharm
General
1 58 (16.34%) Banking
2 17 (4.79%) Manufacturing
3 16 (4.51%) Marketing
4 15 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.10%) Electronics
5 11 (3.10%) Retail Banking
6 9 (2.54%) Legal
7 7 (1.97%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.69%) Back Office
8 6 (1.69%) Games
9 5 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.41%) Front Office
10 3 (0.85%) Billing
11 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.56%) Retail
12 1 (0.28%) Law
12 1 (0.28%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (31.27%) Developer
2 64 (18.03%) Analyst
3 53 (14.93%) Project Manager
4 36 (10.14%) Java Developer
5 31 (8.73%) Business Analyst
6 29 (8.17%) Architect
7 20 (5.63%) Designer
8 19 (5.35%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (4.51%) Infrastructure Manager
9 16 (4.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 14 (3.94%) IT Manager
10 14 (3.94%) Python Developer
11 13 (3.66%) IT Project Manager
12 11 (3.10%) C# Developer
12 11 (3.10%) Solutions Designer
13 9 (2.54%) Angular Developer
13 9 (2.54%) Consultant
13 9 (2.54%) Technical Manager
14 8 (2.25%) DevOps Engineer
14 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.30%) AngularJS
1 33 (9.30%) Spring
2 30 (8.45%) HTML
3 24 (6.76%) HTML5
4 23 (6.48%) CSS
4 23 (6.48%) SOAP
5 21 (5.92%) XML
6 18 (5.07%) JSON
7 16 (4.51%) REST
8 15 (4.23%) Hibernate
9 12 (3.38%) .NET
10 11 (3.10%) RESTful
11 10 (2.82%) JPA
11 10 (2.82%) WPF
12 9 (2.54%) React
12 9 (2.54%) WebSockets
13 8 (2.25%) CSS3
13 8 (2.25%) LESS
14 7 (1.97%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.97%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.94%) Derivative
3 12 (3.38%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.82%) User Experience
5 9 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.25%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.97%) Clustering
7 7 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.41%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.41%) OTC Derivatives
8 5 (1.41%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.85%) DataPower
10 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.55%) Linux
2 39 (10.99%) Windows
3 33 (9.30%) Unix
4 17 (4.79%) Windows 10
5 11 (3.10%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.85%) AIX
7 3 (0.85%) zOS
8 2 (0.56%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.28%) VMS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (34.93%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (16.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 55 (15.49%) Project Management
4 38 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (10.14%) Migration
6 30 (8.45%) Business Analysis
6 30 (8.45%) OO
7 27 (7.61%) CRM
7 27 (7.61%) Risk Management
7 27 (7.61%) SDLC
8 25 (7.04%) Scrum
9 24 (6.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 22 (6.20%) Analytics
11 21 (5.92%) Data Analysis
11 21 (5.92%) Information Security
11 21 (5.92%) PRINCE2
12 20 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (5.35%) Programme Management
14 18 (5.07%) DevOps
14 18 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (21.13%) Java
2 61 (17.18%) SQL
3 46 (12.96%) JavaScript
4 45 (12.68%) Python
5 25 (7.04%) C#
6 19 (5.35%) Perl
7 14 (3.94%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.38%) C++
9 11 (3.10%) Scala
10 10 (2.82%) Java 8
11 6 (1.69%) C
12 5 (1.41%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.41%) Go
12 5 (1.41%) Ruby
12 5 (1.41%) XPath
13 3 (0.85%) Assembly Language
13 3 (0.85%) CLIST
13 3 (0.85%) JCL
13 3 (0.85%) REXX
13 3 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (6.20%) Degree
2 12 (3.38%) CISSP
3 9 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (2.25%) CISM
5 7 (1.97%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.69%) PMP
6 6 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.41%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.85%) CBAP
9 3 (0.85%) CISA
9 3 (0.85%) IIBA
9 3 (0.85%) ISEB
9 3 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.56%) CASP
10 2 (0.56%) CGEIT
10 2 (0.56%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.56%) CRISC
10 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.61%) PMO
2 11 (3.10%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.10%) QA
3 9 (2.54%) GDPR
3 9 (2.54%) PSD2
4 5 (1.41%) FINRA
5 3 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.56%) EMIR
6 2 (0.56%) MiFID
6 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.28%) P3O
7 1 (0.28%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 14 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.10%) Docker
3 8 (2.25%) XenDesktop
4 7 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (1.41%) XenApp
6 3 (0.85%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.85%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 3 (0.85%) RACF
6 3 (0.85%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (2.25%) Ansible
1 8 (2.25%) Terraform
2 6 (1.69%) SCCM
3 3 (0.85%) Graphite
3 3 (0.85%) HAProxy
3 3 (0.85%) Icinga
3 3 (0.85%) Packer
3 3 (0.85%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.85%) zSecure
4 2 (0.56%) Control-M
4 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.28%) MOM
5 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 52 (14.65%) Oracle
3 17 (4.79%) VMware
4 14 (3.94%) SAP
5 13 (3.66%) Citrix
6 10 (2.82%) IBM
6 10 (2.82%) Sybase
7 7 (1.97%) Tableau
8 6 (1.69%) CA
8 6 (1.69%) Symantec
8 6 (1.69%) Veritas
9 5 (1.41%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.41%) Hortonworks
9 5 (1.41%) Ivanti
9 5 (1.41%) McAfee
9 5 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.41%) Splunk
9 5 (1.41%) Varonis
10 4 (1.13%) Informatica