Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 295 262 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 20.91% 24.35% 24.40%
As % of the General category 71.08% 69.50% 65.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 101 179
Glasgow median daily rate £390 £370 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +0.68% -5.16%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £223
90th Percentile £500 £438 £513
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £49.89 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.84% +47.98% +3.72%
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -52.22% +4.65% +48.28%

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 415 377 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 29.41% 35.04% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 165 265
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -8.50%
10th Percentile £305 £210 £192
90th Percentile £500 £448 £488
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £33.75 £37.75 £25.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.60% +50.37% -21.55%
10th Percentile £10.71 £18.81 £17.55
90th Percentile £39.75 £54.86 £32.06
Scotland median hourly rate £16.68 £36.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -54.61% -8.13% +37.93%

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 April 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 23 April 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 79 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (18.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (17.63%) Banking
4 44 (14.92%) Microsoft
5 42 (14.24%) SQL
6 38 (12.88%) Project Management
6 38 (12.88%) JavaScript
7 37 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (11.86%) Java
9 34 (11.53%) Linux
10 31 (10.51%) Migration
11 29 (9.83%) Windows
12 27 (9.15%) Business Analysis
12 27 (9.15%) Software Testing
13 26 (8.81%) AngularJS
14 25 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (8.14%) Degree
15 24 (8.14%) Oracle
16 23 (7.80%) HTML
16 23 (7.80%) Programme Management
17 22 (7.46%) C#
17 22 (7.46%) Unix
18 21 (7.12%) CSS
18 21 (7.12%) PMO
19 20 (6.78%) PRINCE2
19 20 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
20 19 (6.44%) Python
20 19 (6.44%) CRM
20 19 (6.44%) User Acceptance Testing
20 19 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 13 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.05%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (1.36%) IIS
4 4 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.02%) IBM Domino
5 3 (1.02%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.34%) Confluence
7 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (5.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (4.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (3.05%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (2.03%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.34%) InVision
7 1 (0.34%) Mingle
7 1 (0.34%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (5.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (4.07%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.73%) Office 365
3 9 (3.05%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.36%) OneDrive
5 4 (1.36%) PaaS
6 3 (1.02%) SaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.34%) GitHub
7 1 (0.34%) npm
7 1 (0.34%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.05%) Skype
2 5 (1.69%) DHCP
2 5 (1.69%) DNS
2 5 (1.69%) SAN
2 5 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.36%) Firewall
3 4 (1.36%) Network Security
4 2 (0.68%) 4G
4 2 (0.68%) Broadband
4 2 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (0.68%) LAN
4 2 (0.68%) OSPF
4 2 (0.68%) SMS
4 2 (0.68%) tcpdump
4 2 (0.68%) WAN
4 2 (0.68%) Wireless
4 2 (0.68%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (5.76%) Relational Database
2 17 (5.76%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.71%) DB2
3 8 (2.71%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.37%) Power BI
5 6 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.69%) Big Data
6 5 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.36%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.34%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.34%) DataStage
9 1 (0.34%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.34%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.34%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.07%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.37%) JIRA
4 5 (1.69%) Maven
5 4 (1.36%) GoCD
5 4 (1.36%) Gradle
5 4 (1.36%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.02%) gulp
6 3 (1.02%) JUnit
6 3 (1.02%) Subversion
7 2 (0.68%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.68%) GitLab
7 2 (0.68%) Grunt
7 2 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.68%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.34%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.34%) webpack
General
1 52 (17.63%) Banking
2 17 (5.76%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.39%) Marketing
3 10 (3.39%) Retail Banking
3 10 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.05%) Electronics
4 9 (3.05%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.03%) Back Office
5 6 (2.03%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.69%) Legal
7 4 (1.36%) Billing
7 4 (1.36%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.34%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (25.08%) Developer
2 70 (23.73%) Analyst
3 39 (13.22%) Business Analyst
3 39 (13.22%) Project Manager
4 21 (7.12%) Architect
4 21 (7.12%) Designer
5 18 (6.10%) Java Developer
6 16 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (3.05%) C# Developer
8 9 (3.05%) Solutions Designer
9 8 (2.71%) Consultant
9 8 (2.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (2.71%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (2.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 8 (2.71%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (2.71%) Python Developer
9 8 (2.71%) Test Analyst
10 7 (2.37%) Infrastructure Designer
10 7 (2.37%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.81%) AngularJS
2 23 (7.80%) HTML
3 21 (7.12%) CSS
4 15 (5.08%) HTML5
5 11 (3.73%) .NET
5 11 (3.73%) Spring
6 9 (3.05%) CSS3
6 9 (3.05%) REST
7 8 (2.71%) SOAP
8 7 (2.37%) WPF
9 6 (2.03%) jQuery
9 6 (2.03%) Node.js
9 6 (2.03%) XML
10 5 (1.69%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.69%) RESTful
10 5 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (1.69%) WCF
10 5 (1.69%) Web Services
10 5 (1.69%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.41%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.73%) User Experience
4 9 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.71%) Derivative
6 7 (2.37%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.03%) Clustering
7 6 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.03%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.36%) BYOD
10 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.02%) Equities
10 3 (1.02%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (1.02%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.68%) CMDB
11 2 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.68%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.53%) Linux
2 29 (9.83%) Windows
3 22 (7.46%) Unix
4 16 (5.42%) Windows 10
5 14 (4.75%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.37%) AIX
8 4 (1.36%) Solaris
9 2 (0.68%) SUSE
10 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (18.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (12.88%) Project Management
4 31 (10.51%) Migration
5 27 (9.15%) Business Analysis
5 27 (9.15%) Software Testing
6 25 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (7.80%) Programme Management
8 20 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (6.78%) PRINCE2
9 19 (6.44%) CRM
9 19 (6.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (5.76%) OO
10 17 (5.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 15 (5.08%) Data Analysis
12 14 (4.75%) Data Migration
12 14 (4.75%) SDLC
12 14 (4.75%) System Integration Testing
12 14 (4.75%) Unit Testing
12 14 (4.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (14.24%) SQL
2 38 (12.88%) JavaScript
3 35 (11.86%) Java
4 22 (7.46%) C#
5 19 (6.44%) Python
6 8 (2.71%) C++
7 5 (1.69%) Perl
7 5 (1.69%) X++
8 3 (1.02%) Scala
8 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.68%) C
9 2 (0.68%) Java 8
9 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.68%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.34%) ES6
10 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (8.14%) Degree
2 7 (2.37%) PMP
3 6 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.69%) ISEB
4 5 (1.69%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.02%) CISSP
5 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.68%) CCNP
6 2 (0.68%) CGEIT
6 2 (0.68%) CISA
6 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.68%) CRISC
6 2 (0.68%) HND
7 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.12%) PMO
2 10 (3.39%) QA
3 9 (3.05%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.37%) PSD2
5 2 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.68%) EMIR
5 2 (0.68%) FATCA
5 2 (0.68%) GDPR
5 2 (0.68%) MiFID
5 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.68%) SLA
6 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.71%) Docker
2 8 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.71%) XenDesktop
3 6 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (2.03%) XenApp
4 4 (1.36%) ISA Server
4 4 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.68%) Firmware
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (3.05%) Ansible
2 6 (2.03%) SCCM
3 4 (1.36%) Graphite
3 4 (1.36%) HAProxy
3 4 (1.36%) Icinga
4 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.68%) Packer
5 2 (0.68%) SCOM
5 2 (0.68%) Terraform
6 1 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.34%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.34%) MOM
Vendors
1 44 (14.92%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.14%) Oracle
3 16 (5.42%) VMware
4 12 (4.07%) Citrix
4 12 (4.07%) SAP
5 6 (2.03%) IBM
5 6 (2.03%) Ivanti
6 5 (1.69%) Splunk
6 5 (1.69%) Veritas
7 4 (1.36%) HP
7 4 (1.36%) Lotus
7 4 (1.36%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.36%) Sybase
8 3 (1.02%) Informatica
8 3 (1.02%) Tableau
9 2 (0.68%) Adobe
9 2 (0.68%) ArcSight
9 2 (0.68%) Brocade
9 2 (0.68%) Cisco
9 2 (0.68%) F5