Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 199 274 277
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.86% 18.45% 20.50%
As % of the General category 41.72% 44.92% 52.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 180 157
Median daily rate £450 £435 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +12.26% +5.44%
10th Percentile £308 £307 £300
90th Percentile £610 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £16.75 - £35.00
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +15.38% +6.85% -56.02%

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 477 610 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 42.82% 41.08% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 416 313
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £276
90th Percentile £600 £563 £505
Scotland median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -50.89% +76.21%
10th Percentile £11.01 £12.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £33.75 £32.20 £39.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +15.38% +20.00% -16.67%

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 6 April 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 6 April 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 87 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (17.09%) Public Sector
3 30 (15.08%) Java
4 27 (13.57%) Linux
4 27 (13.57%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (12.06%) DevOps
6 21 (10.55%) Security Cleared
6 21 (10.55%) Jenkins
6 21 (10.55%) SQL
7 20 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (10.05%) JIRA
7 20 (10.05%) Git (software)
7 20 (10.05%) React
8 19 (9.55%) Banking
8 19 (9.55%) Microsoft
9 18 (9.05%) Project Management
9 18 (9.05%) Python
9 18 (9.05%) Mentoring
9 18 (9.05%) Microservices
10 17 (8.54%) Software Delivery
10 17 (8.54%) Technical Leadership
11 16 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (8.04%) SAP
11 16 (8.04%) Scrum
11 16 (8.04%) Programme Management
11 16 (8.04%) Degree
12 15 (7.54%) QA
12 15 (7.54%) Manufacturing
12 15 (7.54%) Red Hat
12 15 (7.54%) SDLC

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 9 (4.52%) Confluence
1 9 (4.52%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.02%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.51%) Apache
3 5 (2.51%) IBM Domino
4 4 (2.01%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.51%) nginx
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.01%) InVision
3 4 (2.01%) Sketch
4 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.51%) Sonata
2 1 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.50%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.53%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (6.53%) GitHub
2 11 (5.53%) Azure
3 10 (5.03%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (4.52%) AWS
5 7 (3.52%) Google Docs
5 7 (3.52%) Office 365
5 7 (3.52%) Slack
6 6 (3.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (2.51%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.01%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.50%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.52%) Skype
2 4 (2.01%) SSL
3 3 (1.51%) FTP
3 3 (1.51%) HTTP
4 2 (1.01%) SSH
4 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.50%) ATM
5 1 (0.50%) DHCP
5 1 (0.50%) DNS
5 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.50%) Internet
5 1 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.52%) MongoDB
2 7 (3.52%) DB2
2 7 (3.52%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.01%) Big Data
3 4 (2.01%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.01%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.01%) Spark SQL
4 3 (1.51%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.51%) HBase
4 3 (1.51%) Impala
4 3 (1.51%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.01%) KDB
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.50%) Kdb+
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (10.55%) Jenkins
2 20 (10.05%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.05%) JIRA
3 13 (6.53%) Bitbucket
3 13 (6.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (3.02%) GitLab
5 3 (1.51%) GoCD
6 1 (0.50%) Gradle
6 1 (0.50%) Maven
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.50%) Selenium
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (17.09%) Public Sector
2 19 (9.55%) Banking
3 15 (7.54%) Manufacturing
4 14 (7.04%) Marketing
5 13 (6.53%) Electronics
5 13 (6.53%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.02%) Legal
7 4 (2.01%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.51%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.01%) Back Office
9 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.01%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.01%) Local Government
10 1 (0.50%) Billing
10 1 (0.50%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (19.60%) Developer
2 29 (14.57%) Analyst
3 20 (10.05%) Designer
4 18 (9.05%) Business Analyst
5 17 (8.54%) Consultant
6 15 (7.54%) Project Manager
7 14 (7.04%) Senior DevOps
8 13 (6.53%) Architect
8 13 (6.53%) Java Developer
9 11 (5.53%) Solutions Designer
10 8 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.52%) Digital Developer
11 7 (3.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.02%) Programme Manager
13 5 (2.51%) DBA
13 5 (2.51%) Information Security Consultant
13 5 (2.51%) Scrum Master
13 5 (2.51%) Security Consultant
13 5 (2.51%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.05%) React
2 14 (7.04%) LDAP
3 12 (6.03%) Redux
4 11 (5.53%) XML
5 10 (5.03%) SOAP
5 10 (5.03%) Spring
6 9 (4.52%) CSS
6 9 (4.52%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (4.52%) REST
7 8 (4.02%) HTML
8 7 (3.52%) J2EE
8 7 (3.52%) JSON
8 7 (3.52%) RESTful
8 7 (3.52%) Web Services
9 6 (3.02%) .NET
10 4 (2.01%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.01%) HTML5
10 4 (2.01%) Kafka
10 4 (2.01%) Spring Boot
10 4 (2.01%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.02%) User Experience
3 5 (2.51%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.51%) iSeries
6 2 (1.01%) Contactless
6 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.01%) Replication
6 2 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.01%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.01%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.50%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.50%) Life Science
7 1 (0.50%) NHS
7 1 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.57%) Linux
2 13 (6.53%) Amazon Linux
3 10 (5.03%) Windows
4 6 (3.02%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.01%) Unix
6 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.50%) AIX
8 1 (0.50%) Android
8 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Solaris
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (13.57%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (12.06%) DevOps
4 20 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (9.05%) Mentoring
5 18 (9.05%) Microservices
5 18 (9.05%) Project Management
6 17 (8.54%) Software Delivery
6 17 (8.54%) Technical Leadership
7 16 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (8.04%) Programme Management
7 16 (8.04%) Scrum
8 15 (7.54%) Coaching
8 15 (7.54%) SDLC
9 14 (7.04%) Business Analysis
9 14 (7.04%) Digital Marketing
10 13 (6.53%) Kanban
11 12 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (5.53%) Test Automation
12 11 (5.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.08%) Java
2 21 (10.55%) SQL
3 18 (9.05%) Python
4 14 (7.04%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.52%) Java 8
6 6 (3.02%) Clojure
6 6 (3.02%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.51%) Scala
8 4 (2.01%) RPG
8 4 (2.01%) RPG IV
8 4 (2.01%) RPG/400
8 4 (2.01%) VB
9 3 (1.51%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.01%) C
10 2 (1.01%) C#
11 1 (0.50%) Perl
11 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.50%) VB6
11 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (10.55%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.04%) Degree
3 14 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.51%) CISM
5 5 (2.51%) CISSP
5 5 (2.51%) PMP
6 3 (1.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.51%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.01%) CASP
7 2 (1.01%) CGEIT
7 2 (1.01%) CISA
7 2 (1.01%) CRISC
7 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.01%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.50%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.54%) QA
2 7 (3.52%) PMO
3 6 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.51%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.01%) NCSC
5 2 (1.01%) NIST
6 1 (0.50%) FINREP
6 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.51%) Docker
3 4 (2.01%) HDFS
4 3 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (7.54%) Ansible
2 13 (6.53%) Puppet
3 2 (1.01%) SCCM
4 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.50%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (9.55%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.04%) SAP
3 15 (7.54%) Red Hat
4 9 (4.52%) Oracle
5 8 (4.02%) IBM
6 7 (3.52%) Google
7 5 (2.51%) VMware
8 4 (2.01%) Adobe
8 4 (2.01%) Tableau
9 3 (1.51%) Pega
10 2 (1.01%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.50%) Apple
11 1 (0.50%) Avaya
11 1 (0.50%) Cisco
11 1 (0.50%) Citrix
11 1 (0.50%) CODA
11 1 (0.50%) EMC
11 1 (0.50%) IFS
11 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.50%) ServiceNow