Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 353 331 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 21.14% 24.83% 25.39%
As % of the General category 66.23% 76.27% 63.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 148 158
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £422 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.16% +6.77% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £224
90th Percentile £538 £550 £477
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £31.65 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.58% +5.50% -22.58%
10th Percentile £20.60 £29.37 £19.43
90th Percentile £38.66 £33.93 £36.20
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £14.25 £11.30
% change year-on-year +145.61% +26.11% -61.80%

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 533 434 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 31.92% 32.56% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 188 262
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £410 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £223
90th Percentile £538 £550 £475
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 8
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.00 £13.75 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.91% -38.20% +48.33%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.73 £12.95
90th Percentile £36.98 £34.60 £41.60
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £28.80 £26.50
% change year-on-year -13.19% +8.68% -11.67%

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 21 October 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

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 149 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (29.75%) Java
3 78 (22.10%) SQL
4 74 (20.96%) Oracle
5 68 (19.26%) Python
6 61 (17.28%) Microsoft
7 54 (15.30%) Linux
8 52 (14.73%) Project Management
9 44 (12.46%) Perl
9 44 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 43 (12.18%) SDLC
10 43 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
11 42 (11.90%) Spring
12 41 (11.61%) Windows
12 41 (11.61%) Jenkins
12 41 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
13 39 (11.05%) Relational Database
14 38 (10.76%) OO
15 34 (9.63%) Banking
16 33 (9.35%) Migration
16 33 (9.35%) Risk Management
17 32 (9.07%) Scrum
18 31 (8.78%) Unix
18 31 (8.78%) SOAP
19 30 (8.50%) SQL Server
19 30 (8.50%) Microsoft Excel
20 29 (8.22%) XML
21 28 (7.93%) Software Engineering
21 28 (7.93%) Degree
22 27 (7.65%) C#

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 7 (1.98%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.70%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.13%) Confluence
3 4 (1.13%) SAS
4 3 (0.85%) CICS
4 3 (0.85%) MQSeries
4 3 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.57%) CMS
5 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.28%) GemFire
6 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (8.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (5.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (5.67%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (3.12%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.83%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.85%) InVision
6 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.28%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (2.83%) AquaLogic BPM
1 10 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (2.83%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.13%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.13%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics SL
5 1 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.82%) GitHub
2 11 (3.12%) Dynamics 365
3 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.27%) PaaS
4 6 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.13%) Office 365
6 2 (0.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.28%) Apple Pay
7 1 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.28%) Google Pay
7 1 (0.28%) IaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.70%) Internet
1 6 (1.70%) SSL
2 3 (0.85%) Broadband
2 3 (0.85%) DNS
2 3 (0.85%) Firewall
2 3 (0.85%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.85%) Kerberos
2 3 (0.85%) SSH
2 3 (0.85%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.85%) Wireless
3 2 (0.57%) 4G
3 2 (0.57%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.57%) DHCP
3 2 (0.57%) NFC
3 2 (0.57%) SMS
4 1 (0.28%) ATM
4 1 (0.28%) LAN
4 1 (0.28%) Skype
4 1 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.05%) Relational Database
2 30 (8.50%) SQL Server
3 21 (5.95%) Hadoop
4 16 (4.53%) ArangoDB
4 16 (4.53%) Neo4j
5 15 (4.25%) DB2
6 11 (3.12%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.98%) QlikView
8 7 (1.98%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.70%) Big Data
9 6 (1.70%) MSDE
10 5 (1.42%) Pentaho
10 5 (1.42%) Power BI
11 4 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.57%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.57%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (11.61%) Jenkins
2 23 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.40%) Maven
4 11 (3.12%) JIRA
5 8 (2.27%) Gradle
6 6 (1.70%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.13%) Ant
7 4 (1.13%) JUnit
7 4 (1.13%) webpack
8 3 (0.85%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.85%) Subversion
9 2 (0.57%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.57%) GoCD
9 2 (0.57%) Hudson
9 2 (0.57%) JMeter
9 2 (0.57%) MorphX
9 2 (0.57%) Selenium
9 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.57%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (9.63%) Banking
2 12 (3.40%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.12%) Front Office
4 8 (2.27%) Games
4 8 (2.27%) Marketing
5 7 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.13%) Legal
6 4 (1.13%) Retail
7 3 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.85%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (34.28%) Developer
2 64 (18.13%) Analyst
3 52 (14.73%) Java Developer
4 50 (14.16%) Project Manager
5 20 (5.67%) Business Analyst
6 19 (5.38%) Architect
6 19 (5.38%) Python Developer
7 17 (4.82%) IT Manager
8 16 (4.53%) Infrastructure Manager
8 16 (4.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 15 (4.25%) IT Project Manager
10 14 (3.97%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (3.40%) Data Analyst
12 10 (2.83%) Designer
12 10 (2.83%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (2.83%) Senior Developer
12 10 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.55%) Lead Developer
14 8 (2.27%) SQL Developer
14 8 (2.27%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (11.90%) Spring
2 31 (8.78%) SOAP
3 29 (8.22%) XML
4 25 (7.08%) AngularJS
5 23 (6.52%) Hibernate
5 23 (6.52%) HTML
5 23 (6.52%) JSON
6 16 (4.53%) REST
7 15 (4.25%) CSS
7 15 (4.25%) HTML5
8 13 (3.68%) JMS
8 13 (3.68%) React
9 12 (3.40%) RESTful
10 10 (2.83%) Apache Camel
10 10 (2.83%) Apache MINA
10 10 (2.83%) JPA
11 7 (1.98%) LESS
11 7 (1.98%) Spring Boot
12 6 (1.70%) jQuery
12 6 (1.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.82%) Derivative
3 15 (4.25%) Reference Data
4 14 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (3.68%) Cyberthreat
5 13 (3.68%) Virtual Team
6 12 (3.40%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.83%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.55%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.55%) User Experience
9 6 (1.70%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (0.85%) Clustering
10 3 (0.85%) DataPower
10 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.85%) Minimum Viable Product
10 3 (0.85%) PKI
10 3 (0.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 54 (15.30%) Linux
2 41 (11.61%) Windows
3 31 (8.78%) Unix
4 6 (1.70%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.13%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.85%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.85%) zOS
7 2 (0.57%) Android
7 2 (0.57%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (14.73%) Project Management
3 44 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (12.18%) SDLC
5 38 (10.76%) OO
6 33 (9.35%) Migration
6 33 (9.35%) Risk Management
7 32 (9.07%) Scrum
8 28 (7.93%) Software Engineering
9 26 (7.37%) Data Protection
10 25 (7.08%) Change Management
11 24 (6.80%) Data Analysis
12 23 (6.52%) Analytics
13 22 (6.23%) Business Analysis
13 22 (6.23%) Cybersecurity
13 22 (6.23%) DevOps
14 19 (5.38%) PRINCE2
15 18 (5.10%) Test Automation
16 17 (4.82%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 105 (29.75%) Java
2 78 (22.10%) SQL
3 68 (19.26%) Python
4 44 (12.46%) Perl
5 27 (7.65%) C#
6 26 (7.37%) JavaScript
7 24 (6.80%) C++
8 19 (5.38%) Scala
9 17 (4.82%) Go
10 16 (4.53%) Bash Shell
10 16 (4.53%) Ruby
11 14 (3.97%) Shell Script
12 11 (3.12%) Groovy
12 11 (3.12%) Java 8
13 10 (2.83%) XPath
14 8 (2.27%) C
15 6 (1.70%) X++
16 3 (0.85%) Assembly Language
16 3 (0.85%) JCL
16 3 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (7.93%) Degree
2 22 (6.23%) CISSP
3 19 (5.38%) CISM
4 14 (3.97%) PMP
5 9 (2.55%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.13%) CISA
6 4 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.85%) CBAP
7 3 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.85%) IIBA
7 3 (0.85%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) CASP
8 2 (0.57%) CGEIT
8 2 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.57%) CRISC
8 2 (0.57%) ISACA
8 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.28%) ACCA
9 1 (0.28%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.65%) PMO
2 20 (5.67%) GDPR
3 17 (4.82%) QA
4 16 (4.53%) FINRA
5 7 (1.98%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.85%) PSD2
7 2 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.28%) COBIT
8 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.28%) P3O
8 1 (0.28%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 11 (3.12%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.98%) Docker
3 4 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.85%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 3 (0.85%) RACF
4 3 (0.85%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.28%) Firmware
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (4.82%) Terraform
2 5 (1.42%) Ansible
3 4 (1.13%) Control-M
4 3 (0.85%) SCCM
4 3 (0.85%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.85%) zSecure
5 2 (0.57%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Graphite
6 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.28%) Icinga
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.28%) MOM
6 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.28%) Packer
6 1 (0.28%) Puppet
6 1 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 74 (20.96%) Oracle
2 61 (17.28%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.38%) Sybase
4 16 (4.53%) Cloudera
4 16 (4.53%) Hortonworks
4 16 (4.53%) McAfee
4 16 (4.53%) Symantec
4 16 (4.53%) Varonis
5 10 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (2.83%) Tableau
6 9 (2.55%) SAP
7 8 (2.27%) VMware
8 7 (1.98%) IBM
9 6 (1.70%) CA
10 5 (1.42%) Citrix
11 4 (1.13%) Informatica
12 3 (0.85%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.85%) Siebel
12 3 (0.85%) Veritas
13 2 (0.57%) Apple