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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs citing Finance 134 144 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.62% 25.31% 33.50%
As % of the General category 72.04% 63.16% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 73 149
Median daily rate £350 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.25% -5.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £255 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year +37.93% +26.08%  

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 186 228 356
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 35.56% 40.07% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 125 195
Median daily rate £358 £361 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.03% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £197 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Glasgow

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 49 (21.78%) SQL
2 46 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (19.56%) Microsoft
4 37 (16.44%) Java
5 36 (16.00%) Unix
6 32 (14.22%) Project Management
7 30 (13.33%) Law
7 30 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 27 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (11.56%) Banking
10 24 (10.67%) MS Excel
11 22 (9.78%) Firewall
11 22 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (9.33%) Windows
13 20 (8.89%) Linux
13 20 (8.89%) Perl
13 20 (8.89%) Migration
14 19 (8.44%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (7.56%) Relational Database
16 16 (7.11%) Oracle
16 16 (7.11%) PowerShell
17 15 (6.67%) OO
17 15 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (6.67%) Symantec
17 15 (6.67%) IBM
18 14 (6.22%) MS Office
18 14 (6.22%) Spring
18 14 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
19 13 (5.78%) Unit Testing
19 13 (5.78%) Programme Management

Finance
Top Related 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 (3.56%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.33%) Confluence
2 3 (1.33%) JBoss
3 2 (0.89%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.89%) CICS
3 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.89%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.44%) Apache
4 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.44%) SAS
4 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 24 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.22%) MS Office
3 13 (5.78%) MS Project
4 4 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (5.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.89%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.44%) Primavera
3 1 (0.44%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.33%) Office 365
2 2 (0.89%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.78%) Firewall
2 9 (4.00%) Network Security
3 5 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.22%) WAN
4 4 (1.78%) Internet
4 4 (1.78%) LAN
4 4 (1.78%) LDAP
5 3 (1.33%) DNS
5 3 (1.33%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.33%) SSL
6 2 (0.89%) SAN
6 2 (0.89%) Skype
7 1 (0.44%) HTTP
7 1 (0.44%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.56%) Relational Database
2 15 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (3.11%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.78%) DB2
6 3 (1.33%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.33%) Big Data
6 3 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.89%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.89%) KDB
7 2 (0.89%) Kdb+
7 2 (0.89%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.89%) QlikView
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (4.00%) JIRA
2 8 (3.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.22%) Maven
4 3 (1.33%) Ant
4 3 (1.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.33%) Gradle
4 3 (1.33%) Hudson
4 3 (1.33%) JSUnit
4 3 (1.33%) JUnit
4 3 (1.33%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Blend
4 3 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (1.33%) Selenium
4 3 (1.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.89%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.44%) Grunt
6 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (13.33%) Law
2 26 (11.56%) Banking
3 9 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.11%) Publishing
5 4 (1.78%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.33%) Retail
6 3 (1.33%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.89%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Front Office
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (20.44%) Developer
2 44 (19.56%) Analyst
3 27 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 22 (9.78%) Java Developer
5 17 (7.56%) Business Analyst
6 11 (4.89%) Architect
6 11 (4.89%) Security Engineer
7 10 (4.44%) Designer
7 10 (4.44%) Test Analyst
8 8 (3.56%) Consultant
8 8 (3.56%) IT Manager
9 7 (3.11%) Data Analyst
9 7 (3.11%) Programme Manager
9 7 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (3.11%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (2.67%) Coordinator
10 6 (2.67%) IT Project Manager
11 5 (2.22%) SQL Developer
11 5 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (2.22%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.22%) Spring
2 8 (3.56%) XML
3 7 (3.11%) HTML
3 7 (3.11%) HTML5
4 4 (1.78%) .NET
4 4 (1.78%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.78%) CSS
4 4 (1.78%) JMS
4 4 (1.78%) SOAP
4 4 (1.78%) Web Services
5 3 (1.33%) CSS3
5 3 (1.33%) Flash
5 3 (1.33%) J2EE
5 3 (1.33%) J2SE
5 3 (1.33%) JSON
5 3 (1.33%) Node.js
5 3 (1.33%) Protocol Buffers
5 3 (1.33%) Velocity
5 3 (1.33%) WPF
6 2 (0.89%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.44%) User Experience
3 9 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.78%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.78%) DataPower
4 4 (1.78%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.33%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.89%) FMCG
6 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.89%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.44%) CCTV
7 1 (0.44%) Derivative
7 1 (0.44%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.44%) iSeries
7 1 (0.44%) PMI
7 1 (0.44%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.00%) Unix
2 21 (9.33%) Windows
3 20 (8.89%) Linux
4 11 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (4.89%) Windows 10
5 10 (4.44%) AIX
6 5 (2.22%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.78%) Solaris
7 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.89%) Tru64
10 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.44%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (14.22%) Project Management
3 30 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 22 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (8.89%) Migration
6 19 (8.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (6.67%) OO
8 14 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (5.78%) ETL
9 13 (5.78%) Programme Management
9 13 (5.78%) Risk Management
9 13 (5.78%) Unit Testing
10 12 (5.33%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (4.89%) Business Analysis
11 11 (4.89%) Change Management
11 11 (4.89%) SDLC
12 10 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (4.44%) Data Migration
13 9 (4.00%) Analytics
13 9 (4.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 49 (21.78%) SQL
2 37 (16.44%) Java
3 20 (8.89%) Perl
4 16 (7.11%) PowerShell
5 13 (5.78%) C#
6 10 (4.44%) Python
7 8 (3.56%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.56%) VBScript
8 7 (3.11%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.22%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.33%) C
10 3 (1.33%) XAML
11 2 (0.89%) COBOL
11 2 (0.89%) Korn
11 2 (0.89%) Ruby
12 1 (0.44%) C++
12 1 (0.44%) VB
12 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (4.44%) Degree
2 9 (4.00%) CISSP
3 8 (3.56%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.22%) PMP
4 5 (2.22%) SANS
5 4 (1.78%) CGEIT
5 4 (1.78%) CISA
5 4 (1.78%) CRISC
5 4 (1.78%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.89%) ISEB
8 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.44%) MOS
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.89%) PMO
2 7 (3.11%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.22%) QA
4 4 (1.78%) MiFID
4 4 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.33%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (1.33%) EMIR
6 2 (0.89%) Basel II
7 1 (0.44%) Basel III
7 1 (0.44%) FATCA
7 1 (0.44%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (4.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.89%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.89%) PowerHA
2 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) RACF
3 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (4.89%) Norton AntiVirus
1 11 (4.89%) SCCM
2 8 (3.56%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (2.67%) Ansible
4 4 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.78%) yum
5 3 (1.33%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.33%) QRadar
5 3 (1.33%) RSA Security Analytics
5 3 (1.33%) SCOM
5 3 (1.33%) WSUS
6 2 (0.89%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.89%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.44%) Control-M
7 1 (0.44%) MOM
7 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.44%) Tivoli NetView
7 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (19.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.11%) Oracle
3 15 (6.67%) IBM
3 15 (6.67%) Symantec
4 12 (5.33%) VMware
5 10 (4.44%) EMC
5 10 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 9 (4.00%) SAP
6 9 (4.00%) Sybase
7 5 (2.22%) Cisco
8 4 (1.78%) Perforce
9 3 (1.33%) Adobe
9 3 (1.33%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.33%) Dell
9 3 (1.33%) MapR
9 3 (1.33%) NetWitness
9 3 (1.33%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.33%) Sourcefire
9 3 (1.33%) Splunk
10 2 (0.89%) AppDynamics
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