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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 392 398 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.45% 30.34% 21.12%
As % of the General category 49.94% 53.64% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 181 102
Average daily rate £420 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £10.44 £9.94
% change year-on-year
+31.70% +5.03%
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
785 742 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 54.97% 56.55% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 381 256
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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.

1 485 (54.93%) Finance
2 209 (23.67%) Retail
3 182 (20.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 180 (20.39%) Retail Banking
5 132 (14.95%) Migration
6 121 (13.70%) Project Management
7 69 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (6.68%) Change Management
9 58 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (5.89%) Unix
11 49 (5.55%) Data Centre
12 44 (4.98%) Windows
13 43 (4.87%) User Acceptance Testing
14 42 (4.76%) SQL
14 42 (4.76%) Oracle
15 41 (4.64%) Risk Management
16 40 (4.53%) PRINCE2
17 37 (4.19%) Analytics
18 36 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
19 35 (3.96%) SharePoint
19 35 (3.96%) Microsoft
19 35 (3.96%) Investment Banking
20 34 (3.85%) Business Analysis
21 31 (3.51%) Network Security
22 30 (3.40%) ITIL
23 29 (3.28%) Citrix
24 28 (3.17%) Data Modelling
25 27 (3.06%) MS Excel
26 26 (2.94%) Software Testing
26 26 (2.94%) Change Control

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 35 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.72%) SAS
3 22 (2.49%) WebSphere
4 11 (1.25%) CMS
4 11 (1.25%) IIS
5 6 (0.68%) Apache
5 6 (0.68%) CICS
5 6 (0.68%) JBoss
6 5 (0.57%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.45%) Node.js
7 4 (0.45%) PowerExchange
8 3 (0.34%) FileNet
8 3 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.04%) MS Office
3 17 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.59%) MS Project
5 6 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.23%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.45%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.57%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (0.34%) PaaS
3 2 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.23%) IaaS
3 2 (0.23%) SaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.11%) Office 365
4 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.51%) Network Security
2 8 (0.91%) Firewall
3 7 (0.79%) LAN
3 7 (0.79%) WAN
4 3 (0.34%) Internet
4 3 (0.34%) SAN
5 2 (0.23%) ATM
5 2 (0.23%) Intranet
5 2 (0.23%) IntruShield
5 2 (0.23%) MPLS
5 2 (0.23%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.23%) VPLS
6 1 (0.11%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.11%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.11%) Skype
6 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.11%) VLAN
6 1 (0.11%) VoIP
6 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (1.93%) DB2
3 11 (1.25%) SQL Server
4 8 (0.91%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.57%) PowerCenter
5 5 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.34%) QlikView
7 2 (0.23%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.23%) SAS EBI
8 1 (0.11%) Big Data
8 1 (0.11%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.11%) MS Access
8 1 (0.11%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.11%) Redis
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (0.68%) Axure RP
1 6 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.57%) ERwin
3 3 (0.34%) Selenium
4 2 (0.23%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.23%) Grunt
4 2 (0.23%) gulp
4 2 (0.23%) JBehave
4 2 (0.23%) JIRA
4 2 (0.23%) Toad
4 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.23%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.11%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.11%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.11%) Subversion
5 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.11%) WebStorm
General
1 485 (54.93%) Finance
2 209 (23.67%) Retail
3 180 (20.39%) Retail Banking
4 35 (3.96%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.04%) Law
6 13 (1.47%) Legal
7 7 (0.79%) Marketing
8 6 (0.68%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.34%) Advertising
10 3 (0.34%) Back Office
11 2 (0.23%) Billing
11 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.11%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 268 (30.35%) Analyst
2 196 (22.20%) Project Manager
3 130 (14.72%) Business Analyst
4 71 (8.04%) Architect
5 67 (7.59%) Infrastructure Manager
6 54 (6.12%) Banking Analyst
7 52 (5.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 43 (4.87%) Programme Manager
9 36 (4.08%) IT Manager
10 35 (3.96%) Senior Manager
11 34 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
12 33 (3.74%) Test Manager
13 30 (3.40%) Banking Project Manager
13 30 (3.40%) Test Analyst
14 28 (3.17%) Developer
15 27 (3.06%) Banking Business Analyst
15 27 (3.06%) Risk Manager
16 26 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
16 26 (2.94%) PMO Analyst
17 24 (2.72%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.04%) Middleware
2 14 (1.59%) HTML
3 13 (1.47%) CSS
4 12 (1.36%) Web Services
5 9 (1.02%) .NET
6 8 (0.91%) jQuery
6 8 (0.91%) XML
7 7 (0.79%) HTML5
8 6 (0.68%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.68%) CSS3
9 5 (0.57%) SOAP
9 5 (0.57%) YUI
10 4 (0.45%) J2EE
10 4 (0.45%) LINQ to SQL
11 3 (0.34%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (0.23%) Hibernate
12 2 (0.23%) IBM Integration Bus
12 2 (0.23%) JSON
12 2 (0.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (5.55%) Data Centre
3 24 (2.72%) Mainframe
4 16 (1.81%) Credit Risk
5 14 (1.59%) Taxonomies
6 13 (1.47%) Data Integration
7 11 (1.25%) User Experience
8 9 (1.02%) Visualisation
9 8 (0.91%) Management Information System
9 8 (0.91%) Private Cloud
9 8 (0.91%) SWIFT
10 7 (0.79%) Data Extraction
11 5 (0.57%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.45%) DataPower
12 4 (0.45%) Social Media
12 4 (0.45%) VSAM
13 3 (0.34%) Derivative
13 3 (0.34%) e-Learning
13 3 (0.34%) Fintech
13 3 (0.34%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 52 (5.89%) Unix
2 44 (4.98%) Windows
3 22 (2.49%) Linux
4 14 (1.59%) AIX
4 14 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.25%) Solaris
6 6 (0.68%) HPUX
6 6 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.57%) zOS
8 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.23%) Android
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (20.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 132 (14.95%) Migration
3 121 (13.70%) Project Management
4 59 (6.68%) Change Management
5 58 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (4.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 41 (4.64%) Risk Management
8 40 (4.53%) PRINCE2
9 37 (4.19%) Analytics
10 34 (3.85%) Business Analysis
11 30 (3.40%) ITIL
12 28 (3.17%) Data Modelling
13 26 (2.94%) Change Control
13 26 (2.94%) Software Testing
13 26 (2.94%) Test Strategy
14 25 (2.83%) Data Migration
15 23 (2.60%) Service Management
16 22 (2.49%) Data Analysis
17 19 (2.15%) ETL
17 19 (2.15%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (4.76%) SQL
2 18 (2.04%) Java
3 15 (1.70%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.02%) PowerShell
4 9 (1.02%) VBA
5 8 (0.91%) COBOL
6 6 (0.68%) JCL
7 5 (0.57%) C
8 3 (0.34%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.34%) C#
8 3 (0.34%) Perl
8 3 (0.34%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.34%) VBScript
9 2 (0.23%) AWK
9 2 (0.23%) C++
9 2 (0.23%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.11%) PHP
10 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (2.49%) ISEB
1 22 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 19 (2.15%) CISSP
3 14 (1.59%) CISMP
4 13 (1.47%) Degree
5 12 (1.36%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.45%) CISA
8 3 (0.34%) CEH
9 2 (0.23%) IIBA
10 1 (0.11%) APMP
10 1 (0.11%) CIMA
10 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.11%) MBA
10 1 (0.11%) MCP
10 1 (0.11%) MCTS
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.93%) QA
2 13 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.91%) FATCA
5 6 (0.68%) COBIT
6 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.34%) SEPA
7 2 (0.23%) MiFID
7 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.23%) SDET
7 2 (0.23%) SLA
8 1 (0.11%) Basel III
8 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.11%) EMIR
8 1 (0.11%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.23%) Cygwin
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.23%) SRDF
4 2 (0.23%) XenApp
4 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.11%) Ceph
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.11%) vCloud
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.11%) zsh
Systems Management
1 15 (1.70%) QRadar
2 14 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.23%) SCCM
4 2 (0.23%) SCOM
4 2 (0.23%) vRealize
5 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.11%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.11%) Proventia
5 1 (0.11%) Puppet
5 1 (0.11%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.11%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (4.76%) Oracle
2 35 (3.96%) Microsoft
3 29 (3.28%) Citrix
4 22 (2.49%) IBM
5 14 (1.59%) Splunk
6 11 (1.25%) Informatica
7 10 (1.13%) HP
8 9 (1.02%) CA
8 9 (1.02%) Teradata
9 8 (0.91%) Pega
9 8 (0.91%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.91%) VMware
10 7 (0.79%) Cisco
10 7 (0.79%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.68%) Planview
12 5 (0.57%) EMC
13 4 (0.45%) Verint
14 3 (0.34%) AppSense
14 3 (0.34%) iRise
14 3 (0.34%) IronPort
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