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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 407 233 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.99% 19.21% 19.73%
As % of the General category 50.12% 41.02% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 98 78
Average daily rate
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£400 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
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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
812 568 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 55.85% 46.83% 51.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 270 216
Average daily rate £400 £396 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.23% +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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.

1 308 (45.29%) Finance
2 207 (30.44%) Retail
3 171 (25.15%) Retail Banking
4 108 (15.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 97 (14.26%) Migration
6 70 (10.29%) SQL
7 61 (8.97%) Project Management
7 61 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (7.06%) UNIX
9 47 (6.91%) Oracle
10 46 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
10 46 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
11 42 (6.18%) SAS
12 40 (5.88%) WebSphere
13 39 (5.74%) Data Management
13 39 (5.74%) Business Analysis
14 38 (5.59%) Credit Risk
14 38 (5.59%) Java
15 37 (5.44%) Windows
16 36 (5.29%) Data Migration
17 35 (5.15%) JavaScript
17 35 (5.15%) CSS
18 30 (4.41%) HTML
19 28 (4.12%) Data Quality
20 26 (3.82%) Investment Banking
21 23 (3.38%) jQuery
22 22 (3.24%) IBM
22 22 (3.24%) Microsoft
23 21 (3.09%) Informatica
23 21 (3.09%) MS Office

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 42 (6.18%) SAS
2 40 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 16 (2.35%) CMS
4 12 (1.76%) JBoss
5 9 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.88%) IIS
8 5 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (0.74%) Apache
8 5 (0.74%) CICS
9 4 (0.59%) TeamSite
10 3 (0.44%) Jetty
11 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.29%) Node.js
12 1 (0.15%) PegaRULES
12 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 21 (3.09%) MS Office
2 20 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (1.91%) MS Project
4 12 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.59%) SPSS
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.03%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.44%) IaaS
3 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.88%) Firewall
2 4 (0.59%) SSL
2 4 (0.59%) Network Security
3 3 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.44%) SAN
4 2 (0.29%) Internet
4 2 (0.29%) VPN
4 2 (0.29%) HTTP
4 2 (0.29%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.29%) ATM
4 2 (0.29%) LDAP
5 1 (0.15%) NAS
5 1 (0.15%) LAN
5 1 (0.15%) WAN
5 1 (0.15%) FTP
5 1 (0.15%) DMZ
5 1 (0.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (2.79%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.21%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.76%) DB2
5 7 (1.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.59%) Big Data
6 4 (0.59%) PowerCenter
7 3 (0.44%) Base SAS
7 3 (0.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (0.44%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (0.44%) QlikView
7 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.44%) OLAP
8 2 (0.29%) DataStage
8 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.29%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (1.62%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.32%) Selenium
3 8 (1.18%) Grunt
3 8 (1.18%) CruiseControl
4 3 (0.44%) FitNesse
4 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.29%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.29%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.15%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.15%) Maven
6 1 (0.15%) Subversion
6 1 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.15%) MSI
6 1 (0.15%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.15%) ERwin
6 1 (0.15%) ProC
6 1 (0.15%) Introscope
General
1 308 (45.29%) Finance
2 207 (30.44%) Retail
3 171 (25.15%) Retail Banking
4 26 (3.82%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.65%) Marketing
6 9 (1.32%) International Banking
7 5 (0.74%) Advertising
8 4 (0.59%) Front Office
8 4 (0.59%) Back Office
9 2 (0.29%) Law
9 2 (0.29%) Legal
9 2 (0.29%) Publishing
9 2 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 207 (30.44%) Analyst
2 130 (19.12%) Project Manager
3 85 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 80 (11.76%) Developer
5 63 (9.26%) Architect
6 31 (4.56%) Solutions Architect
7 30 (4.41%) Senior Manager
8 29 (4.26%) Designer
9 28 (4.12%) Consultant
10 26 (3.82%) Banking Business Analyst
10 26 (3.82%) Data Analyst
11 25 (3.68%) Senior Project Manager
12 24 (3.53%) Programme Manager
13 20 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
14 18 (2.65%) Front-End Developer
15 16 (2.35%) Java Developer
16 15 (2.21%) Infrastructure Manager
16 15 (2.21%) Senior Analyst
16 15 (2.21%) Administrator
17 14 (2.06%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.15%) CSS
2 30 (4.41%) HTML
3 23 (3.38%) jQuery
4 17 (2.50%) HTML5
5 14 (2.06%) CSS3
5 14 (2.06%) Middleware
6 12 (1.76%) J2EE
7 11 (1.62%) YUI
7 11 (1.62%) JSP
8 10 (1.47%) XSLT
9 9 (1.32%) Spring
9 9 (1.32%) Struts
9 9 (1.32%) Web Services
9 9 (1.32%) XML
9 9 (1.32%) JMS
9 9 (1.32%) OOCSS
10 8 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (1.18%) JDBC
10 8 (1.18%) .NET
10 8 (1.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.59%) Credit Risk
3 17 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 14 (2.06%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.76%) Mobile Banking
6 9 (1.32%) Reference Data
7 8 (1.18%) User Experience
8 7 (1.03%) Online Banking
8 7 (1.03%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.03%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.88%) Derivative
9 6 (0.88%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.59%) Social Media
10 4 (0.59%) E-Learning
10 4 (0.59%) DataPower
11 3 (0.44%) iSeries
11 3 (0.44%) Animation
11 3 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.06%) UNIX
2 37 (5.44%) Windows
3 20 (2.94%) Linux
4 16 (2.35%) Android
5 14 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.62%) AIX
7 10 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.18%) zOS
8 8 (1.18%) Solaris
8 8 (1.18%) Windows 2000
9 7 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.03%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.44%) HPUX
12 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (15.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 97 (14.26%) Migration
3 61 (8.97%) Project Management
3 61 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (5.74%) Data Management
4 39 (5.74%) Business Analysis
5 36 (5.29%) Data Migration
6 21 (3.09%) Data Analysis
7 19 (2.79%) Change Control
8 18 (2.65%) Change Management
9 17 (2.50%) Asset Management
9 17 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (2.35%) People Management
10 16 (2.35%) PRINCE2
11 15 (2.21%) Time Management
12 14 (2.06%) Campaign Management
12 14 (2.06%) Validation
12 14 (2.06%) ETL
12 14 (2.06%) TDD
12 14 (2.06%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 70 (10.29%) SQL
2 38 (5.59%) Java
3 35 (5.15%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.62%) Perl
5 10 (1.47%) PL/SQL
6 9 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.59%) C#
8 3 (0.44%) COBOL
8 3 (0.44%) VBA
8 3 (0.44%) VBScript
9 2 (0.29%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.29%) REXX
9 2 (0.29%) Python
9 2 (0.29%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.29%) C
9 2 (0.29%) C++
9 2 (0.29%) PHP
9 2 (0.29%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.15%) Ruby
10 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (1.91%) Degree
2 8 (1.18%) PMP
2 8 (1.18%) PMI Certification
3 5 (0.74%) ISEB
4 4 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.29%) HNC
5 2 (0.29%) HND
6 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.15%) MCITP
6 1 (0.15%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.15%) CISSP
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.12%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (1.47%) QA
4 4 (0.59%) SLA
4 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.44%) FATCA
6 2 (0.29%) FINREP
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) WCAG
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.15%) EMIR
7 1 (0.15%) COREP
System Software
1 14 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.59%) RACF
3 3 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (0.44%) MetaFrame
3 3 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.29%) ACF2
4 2 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.15%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 5 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (0.74%) CA LISA
2 3 (0.44%) SCCM
3 2 (0.29%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.15%) SCOM
4 1 (0.15%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.15%) OpenView
4 1 (0.15%) Legato
4 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.15%) Control-M
4 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.15%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) Puppet
4 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (6.91%) Oracle
2 22 (3.24%) IBM
2 22 (3.24%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.09%) Informatica
4 20 (2.94%) Teradata
5 11 (1.62%) HP
6 9 (1.32%) Citrix
6 9 (1.32%) CA
7 8 (1.18%) Unica
8 6 (0.88%) TIBCO
8 6 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 6 (0.88%) Altiris
9 4 (0.59%) VMware
9 4 (0.59%) Chordiant
9 4 (0.59%) Trillium
9 4 (0.59%) LANDesk
10 3 (0.44%) Sybase
10 3 (0.44%) Cognos
10 3 (0.44%) Veritas
11 2 (0.29%) BI-SAM
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