Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 318 257 586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 24.42% 22.99% 34.41%
As % of the General category 73.61% 61.34% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 118 326
Glasgow median daily rate £416 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +9.97% -6.13%
10th Percentile £314 £270 £263
90th Percentile £550 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £405 £413 £390
% change year-on-year -1.82% +5.77% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £31.65 £32.00 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.09% -5.07% +3.72%
10th Percentile £29.37 £20.65 £16.54
90th Percentile £33.93 £38.00 £64.74
Scotland median hourly rate £23.15 £19.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year +18.72% -36.07% +35.56%

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 432 419 787
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 33.18% 37.48% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 212 415
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -9.68%
10th Percentile £300 £226 £257
90th Percentile £541 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 15
Glasgow median hourly rate £28.80 £28.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +69.70% -31.96%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.30 £12.35
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.40 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £29.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.56% -4.10% +35.56%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 71 (22.33%) Perl
1 71 (22.33%) SQL
1 71 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (19.81%) Linux
3 55 (17.30%) Banking
4 51 (16.04%) Unix
5 48 (15.09%) Project Management
6 46 (14.47%) Java
7 44 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (13.52%) Python
9 41 (12.89%) Windows
9 41 (12.89%) Firewall
10 40 (12.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 39 (12.26%) Sybase
12 38 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 35 (11.01%) Oracle
14 34 (10.69%) IBM
15 33 (10.38%) Microsoft
15 33 (10.38%) DB2
15 33 (10.38%) JavaScript
16 32 (10.06%) SDLC
17 29 (9.12%) Microsoft Excel
18 28 (8.81%) HTML
18 28 (8.81%) Relational Database
19 25 (7.86%) Software Testing
19 25 (7.86%) QA
19 25 (7.86%) PowerShell
19 25 (7.86%) Git (software)
19 25 (7.86%) Law
20 24 (7.55%) Degree

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 18 (5.66%) SAS
2 16 (5.03%) MQSeries
3 15 (4.72%) Apache Spark
4 14 (4.40%) CICS
5 10 (3.14%) IIS
6 6 (1.89%) Apache
7 4 (1.26%) Confluence
7 4 (1.26%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.94%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.94%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.63%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.63%) Mule
9 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.31%) GemFire
10 1 (0.31%) JBoss
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 29 (9.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (6.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (6.60%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (2.52%) Photoshop
5 7 (2.20%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.31%) InVision
8 1 (0.31%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (2.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.63%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.31%) FRx
5 1 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.26%) Office 365
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (12.89%) Firewall
2 16 (5.03%) Kerberos
3 14 (4.40%) SSH
3 14 (4.40%) SSL
4 13 (4.09%) DNS
5 10 (3.14%) Internet
6 5 (1.57%) Network Security
7 4 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (1.26%) OSPF
7 4 (1.26%) tcpdump
7 4 (1.26%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.63%) DMZ
8 2 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.63%) LDAP
8 2 (0.63%) SMS
9 1 (0.31%) Intranet
9 1 (0.31%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.38%) DB2
2 28 (8.81%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.72%) Big Data
4 14 (4.40%) RDBMS
5 11 (3.46%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.46%) Parquet
5 11 (3.46%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.57%) SQLite
8 4 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.26%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.94%) MS Access
9 3 (0.94%) Power BI
10 2 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.63%) DataStage
10 2 (0.63%) MSDE
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (7.86%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.97%) JIRA
3 12 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.46%) JUnit
5 7 (2.20%) Grunt
5 7 (2.20%) gulp
6 5 (1.57%) Maven
6 5 (1.57%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.26%) Ant
7 4 (1.26%) GoCD
7 4 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.94%) Gradle
8 3 (0.94%) Hudson
8 3 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.94%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.63%) FishEye
9 2 (0.63%) Subversion
10 1 (0.31%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.31%) MorphX
10 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 55 (17.30%) Banking
2 25 (7.86%) Law
3 22 (6.92%) Manufacturing
4 18 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 17 (5.35%) Investment Banking
6 16 (5.03%) Publishing
7 15 (4.72%) Marketing
8 13 (4.09%) Electronics
9 8 (2.52%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.89%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.26%) Legal
12 3 (0.94%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.63%) Back Office
13 2 (0.63%) Billing
13 2 (0.63%) Front Office
13 2 (0.63%) Retail
14 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (24.84%) Developer
2 57 (17.92%) Analyst
3 32 (10.06%) Project Manager
4 30 (9.43%) Business Analyst
5 28 (8.81%) Security Engineer
6 24 (7.55%) Java Developer
7 18 (5.66%) Consultant
8 15 (4.72%) Architect
9 13 (4.09%) Splunk Engineer
10 11 (3.46%) Python Developer
11 9 (2.83%) Java Engineer
12 8 (2.52%) Designer
12 8 (2.52%) Test Analyst
13 7 (2.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 7 (2.20%) Full Stack Developer
13 7 (2.20%) Security Specialist
13 7 (2.20%) Web Developer
14 6 (1.89%) Assembler Programmer
14 6 (1.89%) DevOps Engineer
14 6 (1.89%) RACF Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.81%) HTML
2 17 (5.35%) CSS
3 16 (5.03%) AngularJS
3 16 (5.03%) Middleware
3 16 (5.03%) Spring
4 15 (4.72%) HTML5
5 14 (4.40%) ISPF
5 14 (4.40%) Kafka
6 12 (3.77%) CSS3
6 12 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (3.46%) Grok
7 11 (3.46%) Regular Expression
8 10 (3.14%) Node.js
8 10 (3.14%) React
8 10 (3.14%) Sass
9 9 (2.83%) J2SE
9 9 (2.83%) jQuery
10 8 (2.52%) Web Services
10 8 (2.52%) XML
11 7 (2.20%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.92%) PKI
3 15 (4.72%) Mainframe
3 15 (4.72%) User Experience
4 9 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.83%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.57%) Derivative
6 5 (1.57%) Fintech
6 5 (1.57%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.57%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.26%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.26%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.94%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.94%) FMCG
8 3 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 63 (19.81%) Linux
2 51 (16.04%) Unix
3 41 (12.89%) Windows
4 16 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (4.40%) zOS
6 10 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.89%) Solaris
8 6 (1.89%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.57%) AIX
10 2 (0.63%) Tru64
11 1 (0.31%) Android
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (15.09%) Project Management
3 40 (12.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 38 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (10.06%) SDLC
6 25 (7.86%) Software Testing
7 23 (7.23%) Migration
8 22 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (6.60%) Business Continuity
10 20 (6.29%) Business Analysis
10 20 (6.29%) Programme Management
10 20 (6.29%) Web Development
11 19 (5.97%) OO
12 18 (5.66%) DevOps
13 17 (5.35%) Cybersecurity
13 17 (5.35%) Project Planning
14 16 (5.03%) Data Migration
14 16 (5.03%) Data Modelling
14 16 (5.03%) SIEM
14 16 (5.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (22.33%) Perl
1 71 (22.33%) SQL
2 46 (14.47%) Java
3 43 (13.52%) Python
4 33 (10.38%) JavaScript
5 25 (7.86%) PowerShell
6 21 (6.60%) C#
7 15 (4.72%) Bash Shell
7 15 (4.72%) Shell Script
8 14 (4.40%) Assembly Language
8 14 (4.40%) CLIST
8 14 (4.40%) JCL
8 14 (4.40%) REXX
9 10 (3.14%) Scala
9 10 (3.14%) VBScript
10 8 (2.52%) C++
11 6 (1.89%) ECMAScript
12 3 (0.94%) X++
13 2 (0.63%) Korn
13 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (7.55%) Degree
2 22 (6.92%) CISSP
3 11 (3.46%) CEH
3 11 (3.46%) SANS
4 7 (2.20%) CRISC
5 5 (1.57%) ISEB
6 4 (1.26%) CCNP
6 4 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.26%) CISM
6 4 (1.26%) PMP
7 3 (0.94%) CISA
7 3 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.31%) CCA
9 1 (0.31%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.31%) CLAS
9 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.86%) QA
2 8 (2.52%) PMO
3 5 (1.57%) MiFID
4 4 (1.26%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (1.26%) EMIR
4 4 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.94%) SLA
6 2 (0.63%) COBIT
6 2 (0.63%) GAAP
7 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.31%) FATCA
7 1 (0.31%) GDPR
7 1 (0.31%) PSD2
System Software
1 14 (4.40%) Active Directory
1 14 (4.40%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 14 (4.40%) RACF
1 14 (4.40%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.63%) NFS
4 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.31%) IAG
5 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (5.97%) SCCM
2 15 (4.72%) Ansible
3 14 (4.40%) zSecure
4 11 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.83%) IBM BigFix
5 9 (2.83%) Puppet
5 9 (2.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.26%) Graphite
8 4 (1.26%) HAProxy
8 4 (1.26%) Icinga
9 3 (0.94%) WMI
10 2 (0.63%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 2 (0.63%) EnCase
10 2 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.63%) Netcool
10 2 (0.63%) SCOM
11 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 1 (0.31%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 39 (12.26%) Sybase
2 35 (11.01%) Oracle
3 34 (10.69%) IBM
4 33 (10.38%) Microsoft
5 21 (6.60%) Symantec
6 19 (5.97%) SAP
7 18 (5.66%) Splunk
8 16 (5.03%) HP
9 15 (4.72%) CA
10 11 (3.46%) Dell
11 7 (2.20%) Perforce
11 7 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.89%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.57%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.57%) Cisco
13 5 (1.57%) F5
13 5 (1.57%) VMware
14 3 (0.94%) Adobe
14 3 (0.94%) Juniper
14 3 (0.94%) McAfee