Period
to 23 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 245 319 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.34% 20.63% 25.71%
As % of the General category 58.61% 71.85% 71.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 185 112
Glasgow median daily rate £438 £400 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +7.02% +1.01%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £215
90th Percentile £550 £533 £449
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £61.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% -43.34% -
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +14.71% -63.04% +6.98%

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 418 444 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 29.58% 28.72% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 250 174
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.50% +2.50%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £211
90th Percentile £550 £503 £475
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +2.91% +3.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.75 £28.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.89% -25.33% -
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.26 £16.31
90th Percentile £32.03 £37.00 £57.17
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £15.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year +23.81% -50.78% -5.88%

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019, 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 77 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (22.86%) Java
3 45 (18.37%) Banking
4 36 (14.69%) Business Analysis
5 31 (12.65%) SQL
6 28 (11.43%) Oracle
6 28 (11.43%) Web Services
7 27 (11.02%) Project Management
8 24 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (9.39%) Analytics
10 22 (8.98%) Waterfall
10 22 (8.98%) Spring
10 22 (8.98%) Microsoft
11 20 (8.16%) Linux
11 20 (8.16%) Git (software)
12 19 (7.76%) REST
12 19 (7.76%) Service Management
12 19 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (7.76%) Scrum
12 19 (7.76%) Mentoring
12 19 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (7.35%) Python
13 18 (7.35%) Mobile App
14 17 (6.94%) Retail Banking
14 17 (6.94%) Technical Leadership
14 17 (6.94%) DevOps
15 16 (6.53%) Migration
16 15 (6.12%) TDD
16 15 (6.12%) IBM
16 15 (6.12%) Data Analysis

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 14 (5.71%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.45%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.63%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.22%) Alfresco
4 3 (1.22%) FileNet
4 3 (1.22%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.82%) CMS
5 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.41%) Apache
6 1 (0.41%) Documentum
6 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.41%) SAS
6 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.41%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.45%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (2.04%) Actimize
2 5 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.04%) Primavera
3 4 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.41%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.08%) PaaS
2 8 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.63%) Office 365
4 3 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.22%) Google Pay
4 3 (1.22%) SaaS
4 3 (1.22%) Samsung Pay
5 2 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) npm
6 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.27%) Firewall
2 7 (2.86%) DNS
3 5 (2.04%) DHCP
4 3 (1.22%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.22%) NFC
5 2 (0.82%) FTP
5 2 (0.82%) HTTP
5 2 (0.82%) Internet
5 2 (0.82%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.82%) SAN
5 2 (0.82%) SMTP
5 2 (0.82%) WAN
6 1 (0.41%) Broadband
6 1 (0.41%) GSM
6 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.41%) MPLS
6 1 (0.41%) SNMP
6 1 (0.41%) SSL
6 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.71%) Hadoop
2 13 (5.31%) Big Data
3 11 (4.49%) Apache Hive
4 8 (3.27%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.45%) DB2
6 6 (2.45%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.45%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.04%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.63%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.82%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.82%) Bigtable
10 2 (0.82%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.82%) DataStage
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.41%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.41%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 20 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.90%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.08%) Eclipse
3 10 (4.08%) Hudson
4 9 (3.67%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.86%) Selenium
5 7 (2.86%) Subversion
6 6 (2.45%) Android Studio
7 4 (1.63%) JIRA
8 3 (1.22%) JUnit
8 3 (1.22%) Rational Team Concert
8 3 (1.22%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.82%) CA Release Automation
9 2 (0.82%) Gradle
9 2 (0.82%) Maven
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.82%) Xcode
10 1 (0.41%) MagicDraw
10 1 (0.41%) MorphX
10 1 (0.41%) MSTest
General
1 45 (18.37%) Banking
2 17 (6.94%) Retail Banking
3 12 (4.90%) Legal
4 9 (3.67%) Financial Institution
4 9 (3.67%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.86%) Back Office
6 6 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.22%) Front Office
7 3 (1.22%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.82%) Billing
8 2 (0.82%) Electronics
8 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.82%) Marketing
8 2 (0.82%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (18.78%) Architect
2 43 (17.55%) Analyst
3 42 (17.14%) Developer
4 29 (11.84%) Business Analyst
5 23 (9.39%) Solutions Architect
6 22 (8.98%) Project Manager
7 16 (6.53%) Designer
8 13 (5.31%) Java Developer
9 12 (4.90%) Consultant
9 12 (4.90%) Solutions Designer
10 10 (4.08%) Data Architect
11 9 (3.67%) Data Analyst
12 6 (2.45%) Android Developer
12 6 (2.45%) Programme Manager
13 5 (2.04%) Infrastructure Manager
13 5 (2.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 5 (2.04%) Lead Java Developer
13 5 (2.04%) SQL Developer
13 5 (2.04%) Technical Analyst
13 5 (2.04%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.43%) Web Services
2 22 (8.98%) Spring
3 19 (7.76%) REST
4 14 (5.71%) SOAP
5 13 (5.31%) XML
6 8 (3.27%) HTML
6 8 (3.27%) Java EE
6 8 (3.27%) JSP
7 7 (2.86%) JSON
7 7 (2.86%) Middleware
7 7 (2.86%) React
8 6 (2.45%) Android SDK
9 5 (2.04%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (2.04%) RESTful
9 5 (2.04%) Spring Boot
9 5 (2.04%) Spring MVC
10 4 (1.63%) Kafka
11 3 (1.22%) .NET
11 3 (1.22%) J2EE
11 3 (1.22%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.35%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.90%) User Experience
4 10 (4.08%) Virtual Team
5 9 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.86%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.45%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.04%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.63%) Derivative
9 4 (1.63%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.22%) Digital Wallet
10 3 (1.22%) Equities
10 3 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.22%) iSeries
10 3 (1.22%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.82%) CMDB
11 2 (0.82%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.16%) Linux
2 14 (5.71%) Windows
3 10 (4.08%) Unix
4 6 (2.45%) Android
5 5 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.63%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.82%) AIX
8 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.82%) Solaris
9 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (14.69%) Business Analysis
3 27 (11.02%) Project Management
4 23 (9.39%) Analytics
5 22 (8.98%) Waterfall
6 19 (7.76%) Mentoring
6 19 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (7.76%) Scrum
6 19 (7.76%) Service Management
6 19 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (6.94%) DevOps
7 17 (6.94%) Technical Leadership
8 16 (6.53%) Migration
9 15 (6.12%) Data Analysis
9 15 (6.12%) Software Delivery
9 15 (6.12%) TDD
10 13 (5.31%) Data Modelling
10 13 (5.31%) Software Engineering
10 13 (5.31%) Test Automation
11 12 (4.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 56 (22.86%) Java
2 31 (12.65%) SQL
3 18 (7.35%) Python
4 13 (5.31%) C
5 12 (4.90%) Java 8
6 9 (3.67%) Scala
7 8 (3.27%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.22%) C#
8 3 (1.22%) Perl
8 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.22%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.22%) RPG
8 3 (1.22%) RPG IV
8 3 (1.22%) RPG/400
9 2 (0.82%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.82%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.82%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.82%) VB
9 2 (0.82%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (6.12%) Degree
2 6 (2.45%) TOGAF Certification
3 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.22%) CISSP
5 2 (0.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (0.82%) CASP
5 2 (0.82%) CISM
5 2 (0.82%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (0.82%) PMP
5 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.41%) CIMA
6 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.41%) ISACA
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.67%) PMO
2 6 (2.45%) SLA
3 5 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.22%) QA
5 2 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.41%) GDPR
6 1 (0.41%) HL7
6 1 (0.41%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.41%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 11 (4.49%) Docker
2 9 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.04%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.63%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.63%) XenApp
5 3 (1.22%) vSphere
6 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.41%) Postfix
6 1 (0.41%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.41%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.63%) Rancher
1 4 (1.63%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.22%) Ansible
2 3 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.22%) Puppet
3 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.82%) Oozie
3 2 (0.82%) SCCM
3 2 (0.82%) Terraform
4 1 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.41%) Control-M
4 1 (0.41%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (0.41%) Icinga
4 1 (0.41%) SCOM
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (11.43%) Oracle
2 22 (8.98%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.12%) IBM
4 13 (5.31%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (4.49%) VMware
6 7 (2.86%) Citrix
7 5 (2.04%) Google
7 5 (2.04%) SAP
8 4 (1.63%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.63%) Sybase
9 3 (1.22%) Dell
9 3 (1.22%) DocuSign
9 3 (1.22%) Okta
9 3 (1.22%) OpenText
9 3 (1.22%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.22%) Samsung
10 2 (0.82%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.82%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.82%) Symantec
10 2 (0.82%) Veritas