Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 19 November 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 > West Lothian
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 17 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -16 +5
Contract jobs citing Finance 9 3 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 10.11% 4.62% 33.14%
As % of the General category 39.13% 18.75% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
West Lothian median daily rate £400 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +18.64% -26.25%
10th Percentile £340 £338 £236
90th Percentile £431 £363 £360
Scotland median daily rate £400 £413 £390
% change year-on-year -3.03% +5.77% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £23.15 £19.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year +18.72% -35.54% +34.44%

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 West Lothian with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 23 16 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 25.84% 24.62% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 15
West Lothian median daily rate £375 £327 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.77% +0.54% -20.73%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £256
90th Percentile £425 £385 £388
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - £32.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £28.80 £29.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year -1.54% -4.10% +48.78%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in West Lothian

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in West Lothian

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in West Lothian

Finance
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston 0 7 £400 +14.29% 3
Finance
Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Finance.

1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Axure RP
2 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 4 (44.44%) Wireframes
2 4 (44.44%) Prototyping
2 4 (44.44%) InVision
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Ariba
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) German Language
4 2 (22.22%) Italian Language
4 2 (22.22%) SAP ERP
4 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (22.22%) Order to Cash
5 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V2
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP ERP
2 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
2 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
2 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) German Language
2 2 (22.22%) Italian Language
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Designer
1 4 (44.44%) UX Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Financial Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Prototyping
1 4 (44.44%) Wireframes
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Order to Cash
3 2 (22.22%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V2
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Ariba
1 2 (22.22%) SAP