The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 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 / Stirling
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs citing Finance 16 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 69.57% 56.94% 32.56%
As % of the General category 88.89% 85.42% 54.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 10
Median daily rate £475 £375 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £323 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £9.88 £9.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +31.57% -  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Stirling
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 18 48 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling 78.26% 66.67% 59.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 13
Median daily rate £475 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -15.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £9.88 £9.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stirling citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Stirling

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Stirling.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Stirling

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Stirling over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Stirling

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in Stirling.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Stirling

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stirling region with a requirement for Finance.

1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (26.92%) Informatica
2 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (23.08%) ETL
3 6 (23.08%) QlikView
3 6 (23.08%) Analytics
3 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (15.38%) SAS
5 4 (15.38%) Python
5 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) SPSS
5 4 (15.38%) Data Transformation
5 4 (15.38%) Dashboard Development
5 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
5 4 (15.38%) Predictive Analytics
5 4 (15.38%) R
5 4 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (15.38%) Data Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) SDLC
6 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma
6 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle
6 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
6 3 (11.54%) Legal
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling 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 4 (15.38%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) FileNet
2 1 (3.85%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SPSS
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (23.08%) QlikView
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Grunt
1 1 (3.85%) gulp
1 1 (3.85%) webpack
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Procurement Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Programmer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Category Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Executive
6 1 (3.85%) FileNet Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Head of Procurement
6 1 (3.85%) Supplier Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Supplier Relationship Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) CSS3
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) HTML5
1 1 (3.85%) J2EE
1 1 (3.85%) LESS
1 1 (3.85%) React
1 1 (3.85%) REST
1 1 (3.85%) Sass
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (23.08%) Analytics
3 6 (23.08%) ETL
4 4 (15.38%) Dashboard Development
4 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Data Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) Data Transformation
4 4 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (15.38%) Predictive Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) Scrum
4 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
5 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.54%) SDLC
5 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma
6 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Python
1 4 (15.38%) R
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Informatica
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) IBM