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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 466 232 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.55% 18.18% 20.33%
As % of the General category 57.96% 40.21% 44.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 112 52
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £534 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £11.72 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.92% -38.31%
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
804 577 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 54.43% 45.22% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 289 148
Average daily rate £400 £413 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.50 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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.

1 432 (50.17%) Finance
2 246 (28.57%) Retail
3 167 (19.40%) Retail Banking
4 145 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 121 (14.05%) Migration
6 91 (10.57%) SQL
7 89 (10.34%) Project Management
8 73 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (8.36%) Oracle
10 67 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
11 57 (6.62%) UNIX
12 50 (5.81%) Business Analysis
13 45 (5.23%) Data Migration
14 44 (5.11%) JavaScript
14 44 (5.11%) Credit Risk
15 43 (4.99%) User Acceptance Testing
15 43 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (4.88%) Analytics
16 42 (4.88%) SAS
17 40 (4.65%) Data Analysis
18 38 (4.41%) ETL
18 38 (4.41%) Java
19 37 (4.30%) CSS
20 30 (3.48%) Data Modelling
21 29 (3.37%) Change Management
21 29 (3.37%) Test Scripting
21 29 (3.37%) WebSphere
22 27 (3.14%) HTML
22 27 (3.14%) PRINCE2
23 26 (3.02%) Windows

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 42 (4.88%) SAS
2 29 (3.37%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.28%) Apache
4 10 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.16%) JBoss
5 9 (1.05%) CMS
6 8 (0.93%) IIS
6 8 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.81%) CICS
8 6 (0.70%) Lync
8 6 (0.70%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.58%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 24 (2.79%) MS Office
2 23 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.97%) MS Project
5 10 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.46%) SPSS
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.93%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.35%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.23%) Eikon
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.23%) Agresso
4 1 (0.12%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.12%) PORTIA
4 1 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.12%) SunGard APT
4 1 (0.12%) Investran
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (0.35%) IaaS
3 3 (0.35%) Silverpop
3 3 (0.35%) SaaS
4 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.21%) Firewall
2 12 (1.39%) Intranet
3 9 (1.05%) Internet
4 8 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.81%) Network Security
6 6 (0.70%) DNS
6 6 (0.70%) LAN
6 6 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.46%) SAN
8 3 (0.35%) SSL
8 3 (0.35%) ATM
8 3 (0.35%) HTTP
9 2 (0.23%) Multicast
9 2 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.23%) LDAP
9 2 (0.23%) DHCP
9 2 (0.23%) WAN
9 2 (0.23%) DMZ
10 1 (0.12%) Wireless Security
10 1 (0.12%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (2.56%) DB2
2 22 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 17 (1.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 16 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 15 (1.74%) SQL Server
6 9 (1.05%) Hadoop
7 8 (0.93%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.81%) PowerCenter
8 7 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 6 (0.70%) Apache Hive
9 6 (0.70%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.58%) MS Access
11 4 (0.46%) Big Data
11 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.35%) MySQL
13 2 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.23%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 15 (1.74%) Selenium
2 13 (1.51%) CruiseControl
3 10 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.05%) ERwin
5 6 (0.70%) Grunt
6 5 (0.58%) Robolectric
6 5 (0.58%) Robotium
7 3 (0.35%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.23%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.23%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.23%) PVCS
8 2 (0.23%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.23%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.12%) Maven
9 1 (0.12%) Subversion
9 1 (0.12%) JIRA
9 1 (0.12%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.12%) Introscope
General
1 432 (50.17%) Finance
2 246 (28.57%) Retail
3 167 (19.40%) Retail Banking
4 20 (2.32%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.51%) Telecoms
6 7 (0.81%) General Ledger
6 7 (0.81%) Back Office
7 6 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.70%) Legal
7 6 (0.70%) International Banking
8 4 (0.46%) Private Banking
8 4 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.35%) Marketing
9 3 (0.35%) Law
9 3 (0.35%) Front Office
10 2 (0.23%) Advertising
10 2 (0.23%) Publishing
11 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 294 (34.15%) Analyst
2 159 (18.47%) Project Manager
3 110 (12.78%) Business Analyst
4 84 (9.76%) Developer
5 72 (8.36%) Architect
6 52 (6.04%) Test Analyst
7 49 (5.69%) Test Manager
8 38 (4.41%) Data Analyst
8 38 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
9 28 (3.25%) Banking Business Analyst
10 26 (3.02%) Infrastructure Manager
11 24 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
12 22 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 20 (2.32%) Java Developer
14 19 (2.21%) Designer
15 18 (2.09%) Technical Analyst
16 17 (1.97%) Infrastructure Architect
16 17 (1.97%) Front-End Developer
17 16 (1.86%) Administrator
17 16 (1.86%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.30%) CSS
2 27 (3.14%) HTML
3 23 (2.67%) jQuery
4 18 (2.09%) HTML5
4 18 (2.09%) Spring
5 16 (1.86%) CSS3
5 16 (1.86%) J2EE
6 15 (1.74%) YUI
6 15 (1.74%) Struts
7 14 (1.63%) JSP
7 14 (1.63%) XML
7 14 (1.63%) JMS
8 13 (1.51%) Spring MVC
8 13 (1.51%) GWT
8 13 (1.51%) Spring Web Flow
8 13 (1.51%) Ajax
8 13 (1.51%) XSLT
9 10 (1.16%) Middleware
10 8 (0.93%) JDBC
10 8 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.11%) Credit Risk
2 43 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 13 (1.51%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.16%) Data Integration
5 10 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 8 (0.93%) Data Extraction
8 6 (0.70%) iSeries
8 6 (0.70%) User Experience
8 6 (0.70%) Online Banking
9 5 (0.58%) Derivative
10 4 (0.46%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.46%) IVR
10 4 (0.46%) VSAM
11 3 (0.35%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.35%) Learning Management System
11 3 (0.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 57 (6.62%) UNIX
2 26 (3.02%) Windows
3 22 (2.56%) Linux
4 9 (1.05%) Android
4 9 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (0.81%) AIX
5 7 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.70%) Solaris
7 4 (0.46%) zOS
8 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.23%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.12%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 121 (14.05%) Migration
3 89 (10.34%) Project Management
4 73 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (5.81%) Business Analysis
6 45 (5.23%) Data Migration
7 43 (4.99%) User Acceptance Testing
8 42 (4.88%) Analytics
9 40 (4.65%) Data Analysis
10 38 (4.41%) ETL
11 30 (3.48%) Data Modelling
12 29 (3.37%) Change Management
12 29 (3.37%) Test Scripting
13 27 (3.14%) PRINCE2
14 23 (2.67%) Data Management
15 22 (2.56%) Time Management
16 21 (2.44%) Project Planning
17 20 (2.32%) Information Security
18 19 (2.21%) Validation
18 19 (2.21%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (10.57%) SQL
2 44 (5.11%) JavaScript
3 38 (4.41%) Java
4 18 (2.09%) PL/SQL
5 16 (1.86%) Perl
6 13 (1.51%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.39%) VBA
8 9 (1.05%) COBOL
9 7 (0.81%) Python
10 6 (0.70%) C
11 4 (0.46%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.35%) C#
12 3 (0.35%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.23%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.23%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.12%) REXX
14 1 (0.12%) MUMPS
14 1 (0.12%) VB
14 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (2.79%) ISEB
2 22 (2.56%) Degree
3 13 (1.51%) ISTQB
4 8 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (0.93%) CISSP
5 7 (0.81%) PMP
5 7 (0.81%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.70%) CISM
6 6 (0.70%) CISMP
7 5 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.35%) CCIE
8 3 (0.35%) CISA
9 2 (0.23%) QiCA
9 2 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.12%) MCITP
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.12%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.90%) Data Quality
2 22 (2.56%) QA
3 10 (1.16%) FATCA
3 10 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.23%) SLA
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.12%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.12%) Xen
4 1 (0.12%) Firmware
4 1 (0.12%) RACF
4 1 (0.12%) zsh
Systems Management
1 18 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.46%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.35%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.23%) CA LISA
4 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.23%) TeamSite
4 2 (0.23%) SCOM
5 1 (0.12%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.12%) Legato
5 1 (0.12%) OpenView
5 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.12%) Control-M
5 1 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.12%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.12%) Ansible
5 1 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (8.36%) Oracle
2 21 (2.44%) Teradata
3 20 (2.32%) Informatica
4 16 (1.86%) Microsoft
5 12 (1.39%) IBM
6 10 (1.16%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.16%) CA
7 7 (0.81%) HP
8 6 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (0.58%) Cisco
10 4 (0.46%) VMware
10 4 (0.46%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.35%) Juniper
11 3 (0.35%) EMC
11 3 (0.35%) Sybase
11 3 (0.35%) SAP
11 3 (0.35%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.35%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.23%) F5
12 2 (0.23%) Symantec
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