Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 260 211 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.22% 19.91% 27.17%
As % of the General category 70.65% 63.75% 69.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 89 219
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £300 £213 £235
90th Percentile £488 £445 £488
Scotland median daily rate £418 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +4.38% -1.23% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.83% +4.53%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -11.63% +132.43%

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 368 331 570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 31.45% 31.23% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 155 304
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £289 £223 £192
90th Percentile £488 £475 £488
Scotland median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +145.90% -52.71%
10th Percentile £13.74 £21.33 £12.55
90th Percentile £40.80 £54.71 £28.77
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.72% -4.00% +19.05%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 54 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (16.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (15.38%) SQL
4 39 (15.00%) Banking
5 38 (14.62%) Linux
5 38 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (13.85%) Project Management
7 35 (13.46%) Microsoft
8 32 (12.31%) Software Testing
9 30 (11.54%) Java
10 28 (10.77%) Windows
11 27 (10.38%) Python
12 26 (10.00%) Migration
13 24 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
14 23 (8.85%) Degree
14 23 (8.85%) Perl
15 20 (7.69%) Unix
15 20 (7.69%) OO
16 19 (7.31%) Firewall
17 18 (6.92%) PRINCE2
17 18 (6.92%) Business Analysis
17 18 (6.92%) SDLC
17 18 (6.92%) PMO
18 17 (6.54%) Relational Database
18 17 (6.54%) C#
19 16 (6.15%) Oracle
19 16 (6.15%) Data Migration
20 15 (5.77%) QA
20 15 (5.77%) Programme Management
20 15 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel

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 10 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.69%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.92%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.15%) Apache
5 3 (1.15%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.15%) Confluence
5 3 (1.15%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.15%) IIS
6 2 (0.77%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.77%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.38%) GemFire
7 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.38%) Mule
7 1 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.38%) SAS
7 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (3.46%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (3.08%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.38%) InVision
6 1 (0.38%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.77%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (0.77%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.69%) Office 365
3 6 (2.31%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.54%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.15%) SaaS
7 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.31%) Firewall
2 7 (2.69%) DNS
3 6 (2.31%) Network Security
4 5 (1.92%) Skype
5 4 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (1.54%) OSPF
5 4 (1.54%) SAN
5 4 (1.54%) tcpdump
5 4 (1.54%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.77%) DMZ
6 2 (0.77%) Internet
6 2 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.77%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.77%) LAN
6 2 (0.77%) SMS
6 2 (0.77%) WAN
7 1 (0.38%) DHCP
7 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.54%) Relational Database
2 10 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (3.46%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.69%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.31%) DB2
5 6 (2.31%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.92%) Big Data
6 5 (1.92%) Power BI
7 4 (1.54%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.54%) Parquet
7 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.15%) MS Access
9 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.38%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.38%) DataStage
10 1 (0.38%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.23%) JIRA
3 7 (2.69%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.31%) JUnit
5 5 (1.92%) GoCD
5 5 (1.92%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.77%) Maven
7 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.38%) Ant
8 1 (0.38%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.38%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.38%) GitLab
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Blend
8 1 (0.38%) MorphX
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.38%) Selenium
8 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (15.00%) Banking
2 13 (5.00%) Law
3 10 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.46%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.31%) Publishing
6 5 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.92%) Marketing
7 4 (1.54%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.15%) Back Office
8 3 (1.15%) Billing
8 3 (1.15%) Legal
9 2 (0.77%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Front Office
10 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (24.62%) Analyst
2 54 (20.77%) Developer
3 34 (13.08%) Project Manager
4 32 (12.31%) Business Analyst
5 16 (6.15%) Java Developer
6 13 (5.00%) Architect
6 13 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 11 (4.23%) Designer
8 9 (3.46%) PMO Analyst
8 9 (3.46%) Python Developer
8 9 (3.46%) Test Analyst
9 8 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (2.69%) Consultant
10 7 (2.69%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.31%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (2.31%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (2.31%) Risk Manager
12 5 (1.92%) Business Systems Analyst
12 5 (1.92%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.62%) HTML
2 10 (3.85%) CSS
3 9 (3.46%) AngularJS
4 7 (2.69%) Spring
5 6 (2.31%) .NET
5 6 (2.31%) JMS
5 6 (2.31%) Kafka
6 5 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (1.92%) J2SE
6 5 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (1.54%) CSS3
7 4 (1.54%) Grok
7 4 (1.54%) Regular Expression
8 3 (1.15%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (1.15%) Web Services
9 2 (0.77%) Ajax
9 2 (0.77%) Apache Flex
9 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.77%) LDAP
9 2 (0.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.77%) User Experience
3 12 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.69%) Derivative
4 7 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.92%) Credit Risk
5 5 (1.92%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.92%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.54%) BYOD
6 4 (1.54%) Clustering
6 4 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.15%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (0.77%) Equities
8 2 (0.77%) IBM XIV
8 2 (0.77%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.77%) Replication
9 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.38%) FMCG
9 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.62%) Linux
2 28 (10.77%) Windows
3 20 (7.69%) Unix
4 13 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 8 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.08%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.31%) AIX
7 4 (1.54%) Solaris
8 2 (0.77%) SUSE
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (16.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (13.85%) Project Management
4 32 (12.31%) Software Testing
5 26 (10.00%) Migration
6 24 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (7.69%) OO
8 18 (6.92%) Business Analysis
8 18 (6.92%) PRINCE2
8 18 (6.92%) SDLC
9 16 (6.15%) Data Migration
10 15 (5.77%) Programme Management
11 14 (5.38%) DevOps
12 13 (5.00%) Business Continuity
12 13 (5.00%) CRM
12 13 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
13 12 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (4.62%) Data Modelling
13 12 (4.62%) Risk Management
14 11 (4.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.38%) SQL
2 30 (11.54%) Java
3 27 (10.38%) Python
4 23 (8.85%) Perl
5 17 (6.54%) C#
6 14 (5.38%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.46%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.69%) C++
9 5 (1.92%) VBScript
9 5 (1.92%) X++
10 4 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.77%) C
11 2 (0.77%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.77%) XAML
12 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.38%) Scala
12 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (8.85%) Degree
2 6 (2.31%) CISSP
3 5 (1.92%) PMP
4 4 (1.54%) CCNP
4 4 (1.54%) CEH
4 4 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.54%) ISEB
4 4 (1.54%) SANS
5 3 (1.15%) CGEIT
5 3 (1.15%) CISA
5 3 (1.15%) CRISC
5 3 (1.15%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.77%) HND
6 2 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.38%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.92%) PMO
2 15 (5.77%) QA
3 5 (1.92%) SLA
4 3 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.77%) FATCA
5 2 (0.77%) GDPR
6 1 (0.38%) COBIT
6 1 (0.38%) PSD2
6 1 (0.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.31%) XenDesktop
3 5 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.92%) XenApp
4 4 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.15%) Docker
6 2 (0.77%) Firmware
6 2 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.38%) IAG
7 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (3.85%) Ansible
2 9 (3.46%) SCCM
3 5 (1.92%) Graphite
3 5 (1.92%) HAProxy
3 5 (1.92%) Icinga
4 4 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.15%) Puppet
6 2 (0.77%) EnCase
6 2 (0.77%) IBM BigFix
6 2 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.38%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.38%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.38%) MOM
7 1 (0.38%) Packer
7 1 (0.38%) SCOM
7 1 (0.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.15%) Oracle
3 10 (3.85%) Sybase
3 10 (3.85%) VMware
4 8 (3.08%) IBM
5 7 (2.69%) Citrix
5 7 (2.69%) HP
5 7 (2.69%) Symantec
6 5 (1.92%) Ivanti
6 5 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.92%) SAP
6 5 (1.92%) Splunk
7 4 (1.54%) Adobe
7 4 (1.54%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.54%) Cisco
7 4 (1.54%) F5
7 4 (1.54%) Lotus
8 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.77%) Juniper
9 2 (0.77%) McAfee