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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 2 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 647 262 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.77% 22.22% 26.45%
As % of the General category 55.39% 45.80% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 96 113
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -18.82%
Banking
Scotland

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
1168 572 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 68.18% 48.52% 57.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 289 252
Average daily rate £400 £425 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 21
Average hourly rate £20.50 £10.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.23% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.46 £22.50 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Banking.

1 597 (53.49%) Finance
2 303 (27.15%) Retail
3 232 (20.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 229 (20.52%) Retail Banking
5 160 (14.34%) Migration
6 105 (9.41%) SQL
6 105 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 96 (8.60%) Project Management
8 83 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
9 78 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
10 70 (6.27%) Analytics
11 63 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
12 57 (5.11%) Business Analysis
13 54 (4.84%) Oracle
13 54 (4.84%) SAS
14 53 (4.75%) Data Analysis
15 49 (4.39%) ETL
16 48 (4.30%) Test Scripting
17 46 (4.12%) Change Management
18 43 (3.85%) Investment Banking
19 42 (3.76%) Data Migration
19 42 (3.76%) HP Quality Center
20 41 (3.67%) QA
21 40 (3.58%) MS Excel
22 38 (3.41%) UNIX
22 38 (3.41%) JavaScript
22 38 (3.41%) ISEB
23 37 (3.32%) Risk Management
23 37 (3.32%) Non-Functional Testing
24 36 (3.23%) Target Operating Model

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (4.84%) SAS
2 26 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.25%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.54%) CICS
4 6 (0.54%) Apache
5 5 (0.45%) PowerExchange
5 5 (0.45%) FileNet
5 5 (0.45%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.27%) Node.js
6 3 (0.27%) CMS
6 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.18%) IIS
7 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.090%) Lync
8 1 (0.090%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.090%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.090%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.090%) JBoss
Applications
1 40 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.51%) MS Office
3 23 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.61%) MS Project
5 15 (1.34%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.90%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.18%) Agresso
3 2 (0.18%) Eikon
3 2 (0.18%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.090%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.090%) ACBS
4 1 (0.090%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.090%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (0.27%) IaaS
4 1 (0.090%) Taleo
4 1 (0.090%) SaaS
4 1 (0.090%) PaaS
4 1 (0.090%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.25%) Network Security
2 13 (1.16%) Firewall
3 9 (0.81%) Intranet
3 9 (0.81%) ATM
4 8 (0.72%) Internet
5 7 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.54%) LAN
7 5 (0.45%) WAN
8 3 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.27%) CTI
9 2 (0.18%) VPLS
9 2 (0.18%) MPLS
9 2 (0.18%) DNS
9 2 (0.18%) SAN
10 1 (0.090%) LDAP
10 1 (0.090%) SSL
10 1 (0.090%) GSM
10 1 (0.090%) IntruShield
10 1 (0.090%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (1.16%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 11 (0.99%) Relational Database
5 10 (0.90%) Oracle Database
5 10 (0.90%) DB2
5 10 (0.90%) PowerCenter
6 8 (0.72%) Data Mining
7 7 (0.63%) Hadoop
7 7 (0.63%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.54%) MySQL
9 5 (0.45%) Apache Hive
9 5 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.36%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (0.27%) DataStage
11 3 (0.27%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (0.18%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 13 (1.16%) Selenium
2 7 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.63%) Axure RP
3 6 (0.54%) WebDriver
4 4 (0.36%) CruiseControl
4 4 (0.36%) LoadRunner
4 4 (0.36%) ERwin
5 3 (0.27%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.27%) MSI
5 3 (0.27%) Toad
5 3 (0.27%) Grunt
5 3 (0.27%) gulp
6 2 (0.18%) Robolectric
6 2 (0.18%) Robotium
6 2 (0.18%) WebStorm
6 2 (0.18%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.18%) JIRA
6 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.090%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.090%) JBehave
General
1 597 (53.49%) Finance
2 303 (27.15%) Retail
3 229 (20.52%) Retail Banking
4 43 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 26 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.97%) Marketing
7 13 (1.16%) Back Office
8 9 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.72%) General Ledger
10 7 (0.63%) Law
11 6 (0.54%) Billing
12 4 (0.36%) Legal
13 3 (0.27%) Advertising
14 2 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.18%) International Banking
15 1 (0.090%) Publishing
15 1 (0.090%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.090%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 415 (37.19%) Analyst
2 189 (16.94%) Business Analyst
3 157 (14.07%) Project Manager
4 81 (7.26%) Test Manager
5 77 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 70 (6.27%) Developer
7 68 (6.09%) Architect
8 66 (5.91%) Banking Business Analyst
9 44 (3.94%) Infrastructure Manager
10 38 (3.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 37 (3.32%) Test Leader
12 35 (3.14%) Designer
12 35 (3.14%) Senior Manager
12 35 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
13 33 (2.96%) PMO Analyst
14 25 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (2.24%) Data Analyst
15 22 (1.97%) Senior Test Analyst
16 21 (1.88%) Credit Risk Analyst
17 19 (1.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.42%) CSS
2 25 (2.24%) HTML
3 19 (1.70%) Middleware
4 16 (1.43%) HTML5
5 13 (1.16%) XML
6 12 (1.08%) jQuery
7 11 (0.99%) .NET
8 9 (0.81%) J2EE
9 8 (0.72%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.72%) Web Services
9 8 (0.72%) Ajax
9 8 (0.72%) CSS3
10 7 (0.63%) YUI
10 7 (0.63%) RESTful
11 6 (0.54%) Sass
11 6 (0.54%) LESS
11 6 (0.54%) Spring
12 4 (0.36%) Spring MVC
12 4 (0.36%) Spring Web Flow
12 4 (0.36%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 63 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (2.69%) Data Centre
3 28 (2.51%) Mainframe
4 27 (2.42%) Credit Risk
5 22 (1.97%) User Experience
6 19 (1.70%) Data Integration
7 11 (0.99%) Online Banking
8 8 (0.72%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.63%) IVR
9 7 (0.63%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.54%) Derivative
10 6 (0.54%) Data Extraction
10 6 (0.54%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.45%) SWIFT
11 5 (0.45%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (0.45%) VSAM
12 4 (0.36%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (0.36%) iSeries
13 3 (0.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 38 (3.41%) UNIX
2 23 (2.06%) Windows
3 13 (1.16%) AIX
3 13 (1.16%) Linux
4 12 (1.08%) Solaris
5 9 (0.81%) zOS
6 8 (0.72%) HPUX
7 6 (0.54%) Android
8 5 (0.45%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.18%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (20.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 160 (14.34%) Migration
3 105 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 96 (8.60%) Project Management
5 83 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (6.27%) Analytics
7 57 (5.11%) Business Analysis
8 53 (4.75%) Data Analysis
9 49 (4.39%) ETL
10 48 (4.30%) Test Scripting
11 46 (4.12%) Change Management
12 42 (3.76%) Data Migration
13 37 (3.32%) Non-Functional Testing
13 37 (3.32%) Risk Management
14 36 (3.23%) Target Operating Model
15 30 (2.69%) PRINCE2
16 29 (2.60%) Test Management
17 28 (2.51%) ITIL
17 28 (2.51%) Data Modelling
18 26 (2.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 105 (9.41%) SQL
2 38 (3.41%) JavaScript
3 27 (2.42%) Java
3 27 (2.42%) VBA
4 14 (1.25%) Python
5 10 (0.90%) PL/SQL
6 8 (0.72%) PHP
7 7 (0.63%) C
7 7 (0.63%) C#
8 6 (0.54%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.45%) COBOL
9 5 (0.45%) Perl
10 4 (0.36%) VBScript
10 4 (0.36%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.27%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.27%) VB
11 3 (0.27%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.18%) REXX
12 2 (0.18%) JCL
13 1 (0.090%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 38 (3.41%) ISEB
2 24 (2.15%) ISTQB
2 24 (2.15%) Degree
3 20 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (0.99%) CISSP
5 9 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.63%) CISA
7 6 (0.54%) CISM
7 6 (0.54%) CIMA
7 6 (0.54%) MBA
7 6 (0.54%) ACCA
7 6 (0.54%) CISMP
8 4 (0.36%) CEH
9 2 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.18%) QiCA
9 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.090%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.090%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.67%) QA
2 17 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.08%) FATCA
4 10 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.45%) SLA
6 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.36%) EMIR
6 4 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.090%) FINREP
7 1 (0.090%) Basel III
7 1 (0.090%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.090%) GAAP
System Software
1 11 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.090%) vCloud
4 1 (0.090%) zsh
4 1 (0.090%) Xen
4 1 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.090%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.090%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.090%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.090%) XenApp
4 1 (0.090%) RACF
Systems Management
1 42 (3.76%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.36%) SCCM
3 3 (0.27%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.18%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (0.18%) SCOM
4 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.18%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.090%) Puppet
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.090%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.090%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.090%) MIIS
Vendors
1 54 (4.84%) Oracle
2 25 (2.24%) Microsoft
2 25 (2.24%) Informatica
3 24 (2.15%) IBM
3 24 (2.15%) Teradata
4 15 (1.34%) HP
5 14 (1.25%) Citrix
6 12 (1.08%) CA
7 10 (0.90%) Planview
8 8 (0.72%) Pega
9 7 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (0.54%) Cisco
10 6 (0.54%) VMware
11 5 (0.45%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.36%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.36%) SAP
13 3 (0.27%) Sybase
13 3 (0.27%) Veritas
13 3 (0.27%) EMC
13 3 (0.27%) FireEye
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