Period
to 19 October 2020

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 19 October 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 75 233 355
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.02% 16.63% 21.12%
As % of the General category 27.37% 36.69% 53.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 157 209
Median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £263
90th Percentile £541 £610 £538
Scotland median daily rate £413 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -5.71% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -35.71% +10.58%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +55.56% -35.71% +145.61%

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 274 635 662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 51.21% 45.32% 39.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 396 370
Median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £226 £300 £230
90th Percentile £541 £600 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 20
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +26.76% +14.52%
10th Percentile £13.28 £16.85 £12.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £35.68
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year +22.22% -9.09% +3.13%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Glasgow

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Daily rate trend for Finance in Glasgow

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Finance in Glasgow over the 6 months to 19 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Finance in Glasgow

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Hourly rate trend for Finance in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Finance.

1 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (32.00%) Public Sector
2 18 (24.00%) Python
3 15 (20.00%) SQL
4 14 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (17.33%) Linux
6 12 (16.00%) Programme Management
6 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (16.00%) SDLC
7 11 (14.67%) Service Design
7 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
8 10 (13.33%) Project Management
8 10 (13.33%) Java
8 10 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (12.00%) Business Case
9 9 (12.00%) Decision-Making
10 8 (10.67%) Project Delivery
10 8 (10.67%) Perl
10 8 (10.67%) Oracle
10 8 (10.67%) SAP
10 8 (10.67%) Data Analysis
11 7 (9.33%) Scrum
11 7 (9.33%) Electronics
11 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
11 7 (9.33%) Manufacturing
11 7 (9.33%) C#
11 7 (9.33%) Unix
11 7 (9.33%) Marketing
11 7 (9.33%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (9.33%) Azure

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 2 (2.67%) Confluence
2 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.33%) Appian
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.33%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Azure
2 6 (8.00%) Power Platform
3 3 (4.00%) AWS
3 3 (4.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (4.00%) Logic Apps
3 3 (4.00%) Power Automate
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.67%) GitHub
4 2 (2.67%) PowerApps
4 2 (2.67%) Slack
5 1 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.33%) GCP
5 1 (1.33%) Google Docs
5 1 (1.33%) IaaS
5 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) LAN
1 2 (2.67%) Skype
1 2 (2.67%) SSH
1 2 (2.67%) WAN
2 1 (1.33%) BGP
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.33%) Network Security
2 1 (1.33%) OSPF
2 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) DB2
2 3 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (4.00%) Hazelcast
2 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.00%) MySQL
2 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.00%) Power BI
2 3 (4.00%) QlikView
2 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.67%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.33%) JIRA
2 2 (2.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.33%) Gradle
3 1 (1.33%) Maven
3 1 (1.33%) ProC
3 1 (1.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.33%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.33%) webpack
General
1 24 (32.00%) Public Sector
2 7 (9.33%) Electronics
2 7 (9.33%) Manufacturing
2 7 (9.33%) Marketing
2 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.33%) Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Law
5 1 (1.33%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Developer
2 8 (10.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (8.00%) Analyst
3 6 (8.00%) Product Owner
3 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (5.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (4.00%) Data Engineer
5 3 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.00%) Scala Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (2.67%) Java Scala Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Python Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) XML
2 3 (4.00%) HTML
2 3 (4.00%) HTML5
2 3 (4.00%) JSON
2 3 (4.00%) REST
2 3 (4.00%) SOAP
2 3 (4.00%) Spring
3 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.67%) J2EE
3 2 (2.67%) JPA
3 2 (2.67%) Vue.js
3 2 (2.67%) Web Services
3 2 (2.67%) WSDL
4 1 (1.33%) JDBC
4 1 (1.33%) JMS
4 1 (1.33%) LDAP
4 1 (1.33%) Middleware
4 1 (1.33%) React
4 1 (1.33%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.00%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.33%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.33%) PMI
5 1 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Linux
2 7 (9.33%) Unix
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Windows
4 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (16.00%) Programme Management
3 12 (16.00%) SDLC
4 11 (14.67%) Service Design
5 10 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (13.33%) Project Management
6 9 (12.00%) Business Case
6 9 (12.00%) Decision-Making
7 8 (10.67%) Data Analysis
7 8 (10.67%) Project Delivery
8 7 (9.33%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (9.33%) Scrum
8 7 (9.33%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.00%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (8.00%) CRM
9 6 (8.00%) DevOps
9 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.00%) Python
2 15 (20.00%) SQL
3 10 (13.33%) Java
4 8 (10.67%) Perl
5 7 (9.33%) C#
6 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.33%) Kotlin
7 4 (5.33%) Scala
8 3 (4.00%) Go
8 3 (4.00%) R
8 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.33%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.00%) BC Cleared
2 3 (4.00%) CISM
2 3 (4.00%) CISSP
2 3 (4.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.67%) CISA
3 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.33%) CGEIT
4 1 (1.33%) CRISC
4 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) PMP
4 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) PMO
2 4 (5.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.33%) COBIT
3 1 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.33%) NIST
3 1 (1.33%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (2.67%) Ansible
2 2 (2.67%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (2.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.67%) Packer
2 2 (2.67%) Terraform
3 1 (1.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
2 8 (10.67%) SAP
3 4 (5.33%) Sybase
4 3 (4.00%) Databricks
4 3 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.00%) Tableau
5 2 (2.67%) Google
5 2 (2.67%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco
6 1 (1.33%) Dell
6 1 (1.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.33%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) IFS
6 1 (1.33%) Informatica
6 1 (1.33%) McAfee
6 1 (1.33%) NEC
6 1 (1.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.33%) SaltStack