The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 7 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 126 350 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.22% 25.49% 29.00%
As % of the General category 39.13% 49.58% 50.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 130 156
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £280 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £15.78 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +51.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
322 706 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.89% 51.42% 57.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 315 378
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Median hourly rate £52.17 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+374.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking across the Edinburgh region.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Edinburgh region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Banking 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Banking.

1 142 (49.48%) Finance
2 66 (23.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 66 (23.00%) Retail
3 55 (19.16%) Retail Banking
4 35 (12.20%) Migration
5 30 (10.45%) SQL
6 28 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (9.76%) Business Analysis
6 28 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (9.06%) Project Management
8 22 (7.67%) Linux
9 20 (6.97%) Unix
10 19 (6.62%) Windows
11 18 (6.27%) IBM
12 17 (5.92%) Data Centre
13 16 (5.57%) Law
14 15 (5.23%) Oracle
14 15 (5.23%) SIEM
15 14 (4.88%) ITIL
15 14 (4.88%) Microsoft
15 14 (4.88%) Management Information System
16 13 (4.53%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (4.18%) Credit Risk
17 12 (4.18%) Middleware
17 12 (4.18%) SAS
17 12 (4.18%) MS Office
18 11 (3.83%) MS Excel
18 11 (3.83%) Mainframe
18 11 (3.83%) Risk Management
19 10 (3.48%) Change Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 12 (4.18%) SAS
2 8 (2.79%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.09%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.74%) Apache
6 4 (1.39%) CMS
6 4 (1.39%) IIS
6 4 (1.39%) JBoss
7 3 (1.05%) CICS
8 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (4.18%) MS Office
2 11 (3.83%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.39%) MS Project
6 1 (0.35%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.35%) Primavera
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.05%) Office 365
2 2 (0.70%) IaaS
2 2 (0.70%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.14%) Internet
2 8 (2.79%) DNS
3 6 (2.09%) BIG-IP
4 5 (1.74%) SSL
4 5 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.39%) Firewall
6 3 (1.05%) Intranet
6 3 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.70%) LAN
7 2 (0.70%) MPLS
7 2 (0.70%) Network Security
7 2 (0.70%) SAN
7 2 (0.70%) TACACS
8 1 (0.35%) ATM
8 1 (0.35%) FTP
8 1 (0.35%) LDAP
8 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (3.48%) RDBMS
1 10 (3.48%) Relational Database
2 9 (3.14%) DB2
3 4 (1.39%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.05%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (0.70%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.70%) MS Access
5 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.35%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.35%) Big Data
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.35%) SAS EBI
6 1 (0.35%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 5 (1.74%) SoapUI
2 4 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.39%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.05%) Selenium
4 2 (0.70%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.70%) JUnit
4 2 (0.70%) Log4j
4 2 (0.70%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.70%) Xcode
5 1 (0.35%) Appium
5 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.35%) JIRA
5 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.35%) Maven
5 1 (0.35%) MSI
5 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 142 (49.48%) Finance
2 66 (23.00%) Retail
3 55 (19.16%) Retail Banking
4 16 (5.57%) Law
5 7 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.39%) Legal
7 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.70%) Back Office
8 2 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.70%) German Language
8 2 (0.70%) Publishing
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (32.75%) Analyst
2 47 (16.38%) Project Manager
3 40 (13.94%) Business Analyst
4 19 (6.62%) Architect
5 18 (6.27%) Consultant
6 16 (5.57%) Developer
7 13 (4.53%) Test Manager
8 12 (4.18%) IT Manager
9 11 (3.83%) Senior Manager
10 10 (3.48%) Administrator
10 10 (3.48%) Database Consultant
10 10 (3.48%) Security Consultant
11 9 (3.14%) Data Analyst
12 8 (2.79%) Banking Analyst
12 8 (2.79%) Banking Project Manager
12 8 (2.79%) IT Analyst
12 8 (2.79%) Security Analyst
12 8 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.79%) Systems Analyst
13 7 (2.44%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.18%) Middleware
2 6 (2.09%) XML
3 5 (1.74%) Web Services
4 4 (1.39%) CSS
4 4 (1.39%) HTML
5 3 (1.05%) Java EE
5 3 (1.05%) RESTful
5 3 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.70%) Android SDK
6 2 (0.70%) Cocoa
6 2 (0.70%) HTML5
6 2 (0.70%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (0.70%) JMS
6 2 (0.70%) JSP
6 2 (0.70%) Node.js
7 1 (0.35%) .NET
7 1 (0.35%) ISPF
7 1 (0.35%) WSDL
7 1 (0.35%) XSD
7 1 (0.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.92%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.18%) Credit Risk
5 11 (3.83%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.39%) iSeries
6 4 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.05%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.05%) Tandem
8 2 (0.70%) CMDB
8 2 (0.70%) DataPower
8 2 (0.70%) Fintech
8 2 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.70%) iPad
8 2 (0.70%) iPhone
8 2 (0.70%) Social Media
8 2 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.67%) Linux
2 20 (6.97%) Unix
3 19 (6.62%) Windows
4 10 (3.48%) AIX
5 9 (3.14%) zOS
6 7 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.44%) Solaris
7 5 (1.74%) HPUX
7 5 (1.74%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.70%) Android
8 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.70%) OpenVMS
8 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (23.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (12.20%) Migration
3 28 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (9.76%) Business Analysis
4 26 (9.06%) Project Management
5 15 (5.23%) SIEM
6 14 (4.88%) ITIL
7 13 (4.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (3.83%) Risk Management
9 10 (3.48%) Change Management
10 9 (3.14%) Scrum
11 8 (2.79%) Data Analysis
11 8 (2.79%) Information Security
11 8 (2.79%) PRINCE2
11 8 (2.79%) Regulatory Compliance
11 8 (2.79%) Service Delivery
11 8 (2.79%) Test Management
12 7 (2.44%) Programme Management
13 6 (2.09%) Service Management
13 6 (2.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.45%) SQL
2 9 (3.14%) Java
3 6 (2.09%) C
3 6 (2.09%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.74%) Perl
5 4 (1.39%) VBA
6 3 (1.05%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.05%) JCL
7 2 (0.70%) Apple Swift
7 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.70%) REXX
7 2 (0.70%) XPath
8 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.35%) Python
8 1 (0.35%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (2.09%) Degree
1 6 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.35%) CISSP
4 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.35%) PMP
4 1 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.44%) FINREP
2 5 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.70%) MiFID
3 2 (0.70%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) SEPA
3 2 (0.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.70%) RACF
2 2 (0.70%) SRDF
2 2 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (0.70%) XenApp
2 2 (0.70%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.70%) zsh
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.35%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.39%) Puppet
2 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.05%) QRadar
3 2 (0.70%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.35%) Ansible
4 1 (0.35%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) SCOM
4 1 (0.35%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (6.27%) IBM
2 15 (5.23%) Oracle
3 14 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.79%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.44%) Cisco
5 7 (2.44%) Intel Security
5 7 (2.44%) Teradata
6 6 (2.09%) F5
6 6 (2.09%) Splunk
7 5 (1.74%) Adobe
7 5 (1.74%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.39%) SAP
9 3 (1.05%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.05%) Citrix
9 3 (1.05%) HP
9 3 (1.05%) Veritas
9 3 (1.05%) VMware
10 2 (0.70%) Apple
10 2 (0.70%) EMC
10 2 (0.70%) Misys
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