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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 2 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 574 246 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.84% 19.31% 27.52%
As % of the General category 57.29% 41.14% 50.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 96 125
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £278 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £20.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-49.68% -
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
1002 598 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 67.79% 46.94% 54.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 312 247
Average daily rate £380 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 15
Average hourly rate £10.30 £10.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £8.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £11.00 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

1 530 (51.21%) Finance
2 300 (28.99%) Retail
3 215 (20.77%) Retail Banking
4 202 (19.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 164 (15.85%) Migration
6 107 (10.34%) Project Management
7 104 (10.05%) SQL
8 90 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
9 83 (8.02%) User Acceptance Testing
10 76 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
11 67 (6.47%) Oracle
12 66 (6.38%) Analytics
13 57 (5.51%) Business Analysis
14 56 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
15 54 (5.22%) SAS
16 53 (5.12%) Data Analysis
16 53 (5.12%) Data Migration
17 52 (5.02%) ETL
18 51 (4.93%) Target Operating Model
19 46 (4.44%) Test Scripting
20 41 (3.96%) UNIX
20 41 (3.96%) QA
21 36 (3.48%) Credit Risk
22 35 (3.38%) ISEB
23 34 (3.29%) Change Management
23 34 (3.29%) Investment Banking
23 34 (3.29%) HP Quality Center
24 33 (3.19%) Data Modelling
25 31 (3.00%) JavaScript
25 31 (3.00%) Test Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (5.22%) SAS
2 19 (1.84%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.35%) WebSphere
4 7 (0.68%) Lync
4 7 (0.68%) CICS
4 7 (0.68%) Apache
5 6 (0.58%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.29%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.29%) IIS
6 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.19%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.19%) JBoss
8 1 (0.097%) FileNet
8 1 (0.097%) CMS
8 1 (0.097%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.097%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.097%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.097%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (1.93%) MS Office
1 20 (1.93%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (1.45%) MS Project
4 7 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.58%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.29%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.19%) Agresso
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.19%) Eikon
4 1 (0.097%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.097%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.097%) PORTIA
4 1 (0.097%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.097%) SunGard APT
4 1 (0.097%) Investran
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (0.29%) SaaS
4 2 (0.19%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.097%) PaaS
5 1 (0.097%) IaaS
5 1 (0.097%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.097%) Taleo
5 1 (0.097%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.64%) Firewall
2 14 (1.35%) Intranet
3 11 (1.06%) Network Security
4 10 (0.97%) ATM
5 9 (0.87%) Internet
6 8 (0.77%) LAN
6 8 (0.77%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.68%) DNS
8 4 (0.39%) WAN
8 4 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.29%) CTI
10 2 (0.19%) LDAP
10 2 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.19%) DHCP
10 2 (0.19%) SSL
10 2 (0.19%) SAN
10 2 (0.19%) VPLS
10 2 (0.19%) MPLS
10 2 (0.19%) Multicast
11 1 (0.097%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (1.55%) Oracle Database
3 15 (1.45%) Relational Database
3 15 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 15 (1.45%) DB2
4 11 (1.06%) SQL Server
5 10 (0.97%) Hadoop
6 9 (0.87%) NoSQL
7 8 (0.77%) PowerCenter
8 6 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.58%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.58%) Apache Hive
9 5 (0.48%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 5 (0.48%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.48%) MySQL
10 4 (0.39%) MS Access
10 4 (0.39%) Big Data
11 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.29%) DataStage
12 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (1.35%) Selenium
2 9 (0.87%) ERwin
3 8 (0.77%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.68%) CruiseControl
5 5 (0.48%) Robotium
5 5 (0.48%) Robolectric
6 4 (0.39%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.39%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.29%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.19%) JIRA
8 2 (0.19%) MSI
8 2 (0.19%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.19%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.19%) JBehave
9 1 (0.097%) Calabash
9 1 (0.097%) Appium
9 1 (0.097%) Xcode
9 1 (0.097%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.097%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.097%) SpecFlow
General
1 530 (51.21%) Finance
2 300 (28.99%) Retail
3 215 (20.77%) Retail Banking
4 34 (3.29%) Investment Banking
5 27 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.74%) Marketing
7 12 (1.16%) Back Office
8 10 (0.97%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.77%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (0.48%) Legal
11 4 (0.39%) Law
11 4 (0.39%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.29%) International Banking
12 3 (0.29%) Billing
12 3 (0.29%) Front Office
13 2 (0.19%) Advertising
13 2 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 387 (37.39%) Analyst
2 167 (16.14%) Project Manager
3 164 (15.85%) Business Analyst
4 78 (7.54%) Test Analyst
5 72 (6.96%) Test Manager
6 68 (6.57%) Architect
7 67 (6.47%) Developer
8 53 (5.12%) Banking Business Analyst
9 34 (3.29%) Infrastructure Manager
10 33 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
10 33 (3.19%) Data Analyst
11 31 (3.00%) Test Leader
12 30 (2.90%) Designer
12 30 (2.90%) Senior Manager
13 29 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
14 27 (2.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 26 (2.51%) Credit Risk Analyst
15 26 (2.51%) PMO Analyst
16 22 (2.13%) Senior Test Analyst
17 20 (1.93%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.84%) CSS
2 15 (1.45%) HTML
3 13 (1.26%) XML
4 12 (1.16%) Spring
4 12 (1.16%) HTML5
5 11 (1.06%) J2EE
6 9 (0.87%) Middleware
6 9 (0.87%) RESTful
7 8 (0.77%) Ajax
7 8 (0.77%) Struts
8 7 (0.68%) JSP
8 7 (0.68%) Spring Web Flow
8 7 (0.68%) GWT
8 7 (0.68%) Spring MVC
9 6 (0.58%) jQuery
9 6 (0.58%) Web Services
9 6 (0.58%) .NET
10 5 (0.48%) XSLT
10 5 (0.48%) JMS
10 5 (0.48%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.48%) Credit Risk
3 25 (2.42%) Mainframe
4 19 (1.84%) Data Centre
5 15 (1.45%) Data Integration
6 12 (1.16%) User Experience
7 11 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 9 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 7 (0.68%) Data Extraction
9 7 (0.68%) IVR
9 7 (0.68%) Online Banking
9 7 (0.68%) Derivative
10 4 (0.39%) iSeries
11 3 (0.29%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.29%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.29%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (0.29%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.29%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.29%) PKI
11 3 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 41 (3.96%) UNIX
2 17 (1.64%) Windows
3 13 (1.26%) Linux
4 10 (0.97%) Android
5 8 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.58%) Solaris
7 5 (0.48%) zOS
8 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.29%) AIX
10 2 (0.19%) HPUX
10 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.19%) OS/2
10 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.097%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.097%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (19.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 164 (15.85%) Migration
3 107 (10.34%) Project Management
4 83 (8.02%) User Acceptance Testing
5 76 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (6.38%) Analytics
7 57 (5.51%) Business Analysis
8 53 (5.12%) Data Analysis
8 53 (5.12%) Data Migration
9 52 (5.02%) ETL
10 51 (4.93%) Target Operating Model
11 46 (4.44%) Test Scripting
12 34 (3.29%) Change Management
13 33 (3.19%) Data Modelling
14 31 (3.00%) Test Management
15 29 (2.80%) Risk Management
16 28 (2.71%) Non-Functional Testing
17 27 (2.61%) PRINCE2
18 22 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
18 22 (2.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (10.05%) SQL
2 31 (3.00%) JavaScript
3 29 (2.80%) Java
4 19 (1.84%) VBA
5 15 (1.45%) Python
6 12 (1.16%) PL/SQL
7 9 (0.87%) Perl
8 7 (0.68%) PHP
8 7 (0.68%) COBOL
8 7 (0.68%) C
8 7 (0.68%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.58%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.48%) C#
11 3 (0.29%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.29%) VBScript
11 3 (0.29%) VB
12 2 (0.19%) REXX
12 2 (0.19%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.097%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (3.38%) ISEB
2 18 (1.74%) ISTQB
2 18 (1.74%) Degree
3 12 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (0.68%) CISSP
6 6 (0.58%) CISM
6 6 (0.58%) CISMP
7 5 (0.48%) CIMA
7 5 (0.48%) MBA
7 5 (0.48%) ACCA
8 3 (0.29%) CISA
8 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.29%) CCIE
9 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.19%) QiCA
10 1 (0.097%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.097%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.097%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.96%) QA
2 13 (1.26%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.06%) FATCA
4 8 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.29%) EMIR
6 3 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.19%) SLA
8 1 (0.097%) GAAP
8 1 (0.097%) FINREP
8 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.097%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.097%) Xen
4 1 (0.097%) Firmware
4 1 (0.097%) RACF
4 1 (0.097%) vCloud
4 1 (0.097%) zsh
Systems Management
1 34 (3.29%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.39%) SCCM
2 4 (0.39%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.29%) SCOM
4 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.19%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (0.19%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.097%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.097%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.097%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.097%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (6.47%) Oracle
2 27 (2.61%) Teradata
3 23 (2.22%) Informatica
4 16 (1.55%) IBM
5 14 (1.35%) Microsoft
5 14 (1.35%) CA
6 9 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
7 8 (0.77%) Red Hat
8 7 (0.68%) Business Objects
8 7 (0.68%) Cisco
8 7 (0.68%) HP
8 7 (0.68%) Citrix
9 6 (0.58%) Pega
10 5 (0.48%) VMware
11 4 (0.39%) SAP
11 4 (0.39%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.29%) Planview
12 3 (0.29%) Sybase
12 3 (0.29%) Juniper
12 3 (0.29%) Charles River
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