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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 3 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 476 211 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.50% 17.67% 21.31%
As % of the General category 56.20% 38.36% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 105 68
Average daily rate
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£380 £405 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -19.44%
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
847 550 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 59.61% 46.06% 46.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 286 167
Average daily rate £375 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 7
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 455 (51.76%) Finance
2 251 (28.56%) Retail
3 171 (19.45%) Retail Banking
4 161 (18.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 130 (14.79%) Migration
6 101 (11.49%) SQL
7 95 (10.81%) Project Management
8 83 (9.44%) Data Warehouse
9 68 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
10 66 (7.51%) Oracle
11 64 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 57 (6.48%) Analytics
13 56 (6.37%) SAS
14 53 (6.03%) Data Migration
15 52 (5.92%) Business Analysis
16 51 (5.80%) Data Analysis
17 47 (5.35%) ETL
18 46 (5.23%) UNIX
19 43 (4.89%) Credit Risk
19 43 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
20 36 (4.10%) Test Scripting
21 33 (3.75%) JavaScript
22 31 (3.53%) Data Modelling
22 31 (3.53%) QA
23 30 (3.41%) Change Management
24 29 (3.30%) Java
24 29 (3.30%) ISEB
25 27 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
26 26 (2.96%) Risk Management
26 26 (2.96%) Teradata

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (6.37%) SAS
2 21 (2.39%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.02%) CICS
5 7 (0.80%) Lync
5 7 (0.80%) Apache
6 6 (0.68%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.57%) IIS
7 5 (0.57%) JBoss
8 4 (0.46%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.11%) CMS
9 1 (0.11%) FileNet
Applications
1 24 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.62%) MS Office
3 16 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.71%) MS Project
5 10 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.23%) SPSS
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.57%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.34%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.23%) Agresso
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.23%) Eikon
4 1 (0.11%) SunGard APT
4 1 (0.11%) Investran
4 1 (0.11%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.11%) PORTIA
4 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
2 6 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (0.34%) SaaS
4 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.23%) Silverpop
4 2 (0.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.16%) Firewall
2 12 (1.37%) Intranet
3 10 (1.14%) Internet
4 8 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.68%) DNS
5 6 (0.68%) LAN
5 6 (0.68%) Network Security
5 6 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.46%) ATM
7 3 (0.34%) SSL
8 2 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.23%) DMZ
8 2 (0.23%) SAN
8 2 (0.23%) HTTP
8 2 (0.23%) WAN
8 2 (0.23%) DHCP
8 2 (0.23%) LDAP
8 2 (0.23%) Multicast
9 1 (0.11%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (9.44%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (2.28%) Relational Database
3 19 (2.16%) DB2
4 16 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 13 (1.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.02%) Hadoop
7 8 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 8 (0.91%) NoSQL
8 7 (0.80%) SQL Server
8 7 (0.80%) PowerCenter
9 6 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 6 (0.68%) Apache Hive
10 5 (0.57%) MySQL
10 5 (0.57%) MS Access
11 3 (0.34%) Big Data
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (1.59%) Selenium
2 11 (1.25%) CruiseControl
3 9 (1.02%) ERwin
4 6 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.57%) Robolectric
5 5 (0.57%) Robotium
6 3 (0.34%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.23%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.23%) PVCS
7 2 (0.23%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.23%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.11%) Calabash
8 1 (0.11%) Appium
8 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.11%) JBehave
8 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.11%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.11%) JIRA
8 1 (0.11%) TestDirector
General
1 455 (51.76%) Finance
2 251 (28.56%) Retail
3 171 (19.45%) Retail Banking
4 22 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.02%) Marketing
5 9 (1.02%) Back Office
6 7 (0.80%) General Ledger
6 7 (0.80%) Financial Institution
6 7 (0.80%) Legal
7 5 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (0.46%) Front Office
8 4 (0.46%) International Banking
8 4 (0.46%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.34%) Law
10 2 (0.23%) Publishing
11 1 (0.11%) Billing
11 1 (0.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 325 (36.97%) Analyst
2 154 (17.52%) Project Manager
3 129 (14.68%) Business Analyst
4 72 (8.19%) Developer
5 63 (7.17%) Test Analyst
6 60 (6.83%) Architect
7 59 (6.71%) Test Manager
8 37 (4.21%) Banking Business Analyst
9 34 (3.87%) Data Analyst
10 30 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (3.19%) Infrastructure Manager
12 26 (2.96%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 25 (2.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 24 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
14 24 (2.73%) Test Leader
15 20 (2.28%) Java Developer
15 20 (2.28%) Designer
16 18 (2.05%) PMO Analyst
16 18 (2.05%) Technical Analyst
17 16 (1.82%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.84%) CSS
2 16 (1.82%) HTML
2 16 (1.82%) Spring
3 14 (1.59%) XML
3 14 (1.59%) J2EE
3 14 (1.59%) HTML5
4 13 (1.48%) Struts
5 12 (1.37%) JSP
6 11 (1.25%) Spring MVC
6 11 (1.25%) Spring Web Flow
6 11 (1.25%) GWT
6 11 (1.25%) Ajax
7 10 (1.14%) YUI
7 10 (1.14%) jQuery
7 10 (1.14%) CSS3
8 9 (1.02%) JMS
8 9 (1.02%) XSLT
9 7 (0.80%) RESTful
9 7 (0.80%) Middleware
10 6 (0.68%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (4.89%) Credit Risk
1 43 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (2.84%) Mainframe
3 12 (1.37%) Data Integration
4 11 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.14%) Data Extraction
6 8 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 6 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 6 (0.68%) User Experience
8 5 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (0.57%) Online Banking
8 5 (0.57%) Derivative
9 4 (0.46%) IVR
9 4 (0.46%) VSAM
9 4 (0.46%) iSeries
10 3 (0.34%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.34%) Learning Management System
10 3 (0.34%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.23%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 46 (5.23%) UNIX
2 21 (2.39%) Windows
3 16 (1.82%) Linux
4 9 (1.02%) Android
5 8 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.57%) Solaris
7 5 (0.57%) zOS
8 4 (0.46%) AIX
9 2 (0.23%) OS/2
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.23%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (18.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 130 (14.79%) Migration
3 95 (10.81%) Project Management
4 68 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 57 (6.48%) Analytics
7 53 (6.03%) Data Migration
8 52 (5.92%) Business Analysis
9 51 (5.80%) Data Analysis
10 47 (5.35%) ETL
11 36 (4.10%) Test Scripting
12 31 (3.53%) Data Modelling
13 30 (3.41%) Change Management
14 26 (2.96%) Risk Management
15 24 (2.73%) People Management
16 23 (2.62%) PRINCE2
17 22 (2.50%) Test Management
18 21 (2.39%) Project Planning
19 20 (2.28%) Information Security
20 19 (2.16%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (11.49%) SQL
2 33 (3.75%) JavaScript
3 29 (3.30%) Java
4 20 (2.28%) VBA
5 15 (1.71%) PL/SQL
6 13 (1.48%) Perl
7 11 (1.25%) Python
7 11 (1.25%) Shell Script
8 9 (1.02%) COBOL
9 6 (0.68%) C
10 4 (0.46%) Objective-C
10 4 (0.46%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.34%) PHP
12 2 (0.23%) REXX
12 2 (0.23%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.11%) C#
13 1 (0.11%) C++
13 1 (0.11%) VB
13 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.11%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 29 (3.30%) ISEB
2 20 (2.28%) Degree
3 17 (1.93%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (0.91%) CISSP
6 6 (0.68%) CISM
6 6 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (0.68%) CISMP
7 3 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.34%) CCIE
7 3 (0.34%) CISA
8 2 (0.23%) QiCA
8 2 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) APMP
9 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.11%) CIMA
9 1 (0.11%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.53%) QA
2 19 (2.16%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.59%) FATCA
4 9 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.34%) SLA
7 1 (0.11%) FINREP
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.11%) GAAP
System Software
1 9 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.11%) zsh
3 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.11%) Xen
3 1 (0.11%) Firmware
3 1 (0.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 27 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.46%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.34%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.23%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (0.23%) SCOM
5 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.11%) Puppet
5 1 (0.11%) OpenView
5 1 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 66 (7.51%) Oracle
2 26 (2.96%) Teradata
3 19 (2.16%) Informatica
4 16 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 13 (1.48%) IBM
6 10 (1.14%) CA
7 9 (1.02%) PeopleSoft
7 9 (1.02%) Red Hat
8 8 (0.91%) Business Objects
9 6 (0.68%) Cisco
10 4 (0.46%) HP
10 4 (0.46%) SAP
11 3 (0.34%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.34%) Pega
11 3 (0.34%) GoldenSource
11 3 (0.34%) Sybase
11 3 (0.34%) Juniper
11 3 (0.34%) VMware
12 2 (0.23%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.23%) Symantec
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Hydrogen Group
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FPSG Connect
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per annum
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