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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 439 233 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.30% 19.08% 20.53%
As % of the General category 56.94% 42.99% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 100 49
Average daily rate
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£400 £414 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.32% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £526 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £10.97 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -40.70%
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
771 542 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.21% 44.39% 47.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 246 127
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £18.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 414 (48.65%) Finance
2 229 (26.91%) Retail
3 165 (19.39%) Retail Banking
4 135 (15.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 120 (14.10%) Migration
6 92 (10.81%) Project Management
7 86 (10.11%) SQL
8 76 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (8.81%) Oracle
10 65 (7.64%) Data Warehouse
11 59 (6.93%) UNIX
12 54 (6.35%) Business Analysis
13 50 (5.88%) Data Migration
14 46 (5.41%) JavaScript
15 44 (5.17%) Java
16 43 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
17 42 (4.94%) Credit Risk
18 41 (4.82%) SAS
19 40 (4.70%) CSS
20 38 (4.47%) User Acceptance Testing
20 38 (4.47%) Analytics
21 36 (4.23%) Data Analysis
22 35 (4.11%) ETL
23 32 (3.76%) HTML
23 32 (3.76%) Data Management
24 31 (3.64%) WebSphere
24 31 (3.64%) Data Modelling
25 29 (3.41%) Data Quality
26 28 (3.29%) Windows
27 27 (3.17%) Investment Banking

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 41 (4.82%) SAS
2 31 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 13 (1.53%) JBoss
4 12 (1.41%) CMS
5 10 (1.18%) Apache
5 10 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.18%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.94%) IIS
7 7 (0.82%) CICS
7 7 (0.82%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.71%) Lync
9 5 (0.59%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.35%) Jetty
11 2 (0.24%) TeamSite
12 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Process Server
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.70%) MS Office
3 19 (2.23%) MS Project
3 19 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.71%) SPSS
6 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.82%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.12%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.12%) PORTIA
3 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.12%) SunGard APT
3 1 (0.12%) Investran
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
1 5 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (0.35%) SaaS
2 3 (0.35%) IaaS
3 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.76%) Firewall
2 11 (1.29%) Intranet
3 7 (0.82%) Internet
3 7 (0.82%) Network Security
4 6 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.71%) DNS
4 6 (0.71%) LAN
5 5 (0.59%) SSL
6 4 (0.47%) SAN
6 4 (0.47%) LDAP
6 4 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.35%) HTTP
8 2 (0.24%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.24%) ATM
8 2 (0.24%) WAN
8 2 (0.24%) DHCP
8 2 (0.24%) DMZ
8 2 (0.24%) Multicast
8 2 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (7.64%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 24 (2.82%) DB2
4 19 (2.23%) SQL Server
5 15 (1.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.65%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.94%) Hadoop
7 8 (0.94%) PowerCenter
8 7 (0.82%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.82%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 6 (0.71%) Big Data
10 5 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.59%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.47%) MS Access
12 3 (0.35%) OLAP
12 3 (0.35%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.35%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (1.88%) Selenium
2 13 (1.53%) CruiseControl
3 12 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.18%) ERwin
5 8 (0.94%) Grunt
6 5 (0.59%) Robolectric
6 5 (0.59%) Robotium
7 4 (0.47%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.35%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.24%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.24%) PVCS
9 2 (0.24%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.24%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.24%) Calabash
10 1 (0.12%) Gradle
10 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.12%) Appium
General
1 414 (48.65%) Finance
2 229 (26.91%) Retail
3 165 (19.39%) Retail Banking
4 27 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.06%) International Banking
6 8 (0.94%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.82%) Back Office
7 7 (0.82%) General Ledger
8 6 (0.71%) Legal
9 5 (0.59%) Private Banking
10 4 (0.47%) Front Office
11 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.35%) Law
11 3 (0.35%) Marketing
11 3 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Advertising
12 2 (0.24%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 270 (31.73%) Analyst
2 157 (18.45%) Project Manager
3 105 (12.34%) Business Analyst
4 96 (11.28%) Developer
5 77 (9.05%) Architect
6 43 (5.05%) Test Manager
7 41 (4.82%) Test Analyst
8 40 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
9 38 (4.47%) Data Analyst
10 28 (3.29%) Designer
11 26 (3.06%) Infrastructure Manager
12 25 (2.94%) Banking Business Analyst
13 23 (2.70%) Java Developer
14 22 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
14 22 (2.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 18 (2.12%) Consultant
15 18 (2.12%) Programme Manager
15 18 (2.12%) Administrator
15 18 (2.12%) Front-End Developer
16 17 (2.00%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.70%) CSS
2 32 (3.76%) HTML
3 25 (2.94%) jQuery
4 20 (2.35%) HTML5
5 18 (2.12%) Spring
6 17 (2.00%) J2EE
7 16 (1.88%) CSS3
8 15 (1.76%) YUI
8 15 (1.76%) Struts
8 15 (1.76%) XML
9 14 (1.65%) JMS
9 14 (1.65%) Middleware
9 14 (1.65%) JSP
10 13 (1.53%) XSLT
10 13 (1.53%) Ajax
10 13 (1.53%) Spring MVC
10 13 (1.53%) Spring Web Flow
10 13 (1.53%) GWT
11 9 (1.06%) OOCSS
12 8 (0.94%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.94%) Credit Risk
3 19 (2.23%) Mainframe
4 13 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.29%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.06%) Data Integration
6 9 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
7 8 (0.94%) User Experience
7 8 (0.94%) Reference Data
8 7 (0.82%) Online Banking
8 7 (0.82%) Data Extraction
9 5 (0.59%) Derivative
10 4 (0.47%) VSAM
10 4 (0.47%) Open Source
10 4 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.35%) Social Media
11 3 (0.35%) iSeries
11 3 (0.35%) Learning Management System
11 3 (0.35%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 59 (6.93%) UNIX
2 28 (3.29%) Windows
3 19 (2.23%) Linux
4 14 (1.65%) Android
5 12 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.82%) AIX
8 6 (0.71%) Solaris
9 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.35%) zOS
11 2 (0.24%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (15.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 120 (14.10%) Migration
3 92 (10.81%) Project Management
4 76 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (6.35%) Business Analysis
6 50 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 38 (4.47%) Analytics
7 38 (4.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 36 (4.23%) Data Analysis
9 35 (4.11%) ETL
10 32 (3.76%) Data Management
11 31 (3.64%) Data Modelling
12 26 (3.06%) PRINCE2
13 25 (2.94%) Change Management
14 21 (2.47%) People Management
14 21 (2.47%) Time Management
15 20 (2.35%) Test Scripting
16 19 (2.23%) Validation
16 19 (2.23%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (2.23%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 86 (10.11%) SQL
2 46 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 44 (5.17%) Java
4 18 (2.12%) PL/SQL
5 17 (2.00%) Perl
6 13 (1.53%) Shell Script
7 8 (0.94%) VBA
7 8 (0.94%) COBOL
8 7 (0.82%) C
8 7 (0.82%) Python
9 4 (0.47%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.35%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.35%) C#
11 2 (0.24%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.24%) PHP
12 1 (0.12%) MUMPS
12 1 (0.12%) Ruby
12 1 (0.12%) VB
12 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (2.23%) ISEB
2 18 (2.12%) Degree
3 10 (1.18%) ISTQB
4 7 (0.82%) PMP
4 7 (0.82%) PMI Certification
4 7 (0.82%) CISSP
5 6 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.59%) CISMP
6 5 (0.59%) CISM
7 3 (0.35%) CCIE
7 3 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) APMP
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.12%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.41%) Data Quality
2 17 (2.00%) QA
3 10 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.82%) FATCA
5 6 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.24%) SLA
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.12%) WCAG
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) COREP
8 1 (0.12%) FINREP
8 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 11 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.24%) RACF
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.12%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.12%) Xen
4 1 (0.12%) Firmware
4 1 (0.12%) zsh
Systems Management
1 13 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.35%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.35%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.24%) SCOM
3 2 (0.24%) Puppet
3 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.24%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.12%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.12%) Ansible
4 1 (0.12%) OpenView
4 1 (0.12%) Legato
4 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.12%) Control-M
4 1 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 75 (8.81%) Oracle
2 24 (2.82%) Informatica
3 17 (2.00%) Teradata
4 16 (1.88%) Microsoft
5 11 (1.29%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.06%) CA
6 9 (1.06%) IBM
7 7 (0.82%) HP
8 5 (0.59%) Cisco
8 5 (0.59%) Citrix
8 5 (0.59%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.47%) Cognos
9 4 (0.47%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.47%) VMware
10 3 (0.35%) Sybase
10 3 (0.35%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.35%) EMC
10 3 (0.35%) Juniper
10 3 (0.35%) Veritas
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