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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 311 280 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.98% 24.08% 24.71%
As % of the General category 47.48% 44.37% 36.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 97 103
Average daily rate
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£410 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £253 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £502 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -26.31%
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
655 631 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 50.50% 54.26% 67.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 255 343
Average daily rate £413 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 9
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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.

1 264 (46.73%) Finance
2 163 (28.85%) Retail
3 146 (25.84%) Retail Banking
4 102 (18.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 89 (15.75%) Migration
6 70 (12.39%) Project Management
7 42 (7.43%) Windows
8 40 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
8 40 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
9 39 (6.90%) Microsoft
10 37 (6.55%) Oracle
11 36 (6.37%) Investment Banking
12 35 (6.19%) Business Analysis
13 34 (6.02%) SAS
14 33 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (5.66%) SQL
16 30 (5.31%) UNIX
16 30 (5.31%) Data Migration
17 24 (4.25%) Asset Management
18 23 (4.07%) WebSphere
18 23 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (3.89%) Data Management
20 20 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
20 20 (3.54%) IBM
21 19 (3.36%) Active Directory
21 19 (3.36%) MS Excel
21 19 (3.36%) MS Office
21 19 (3.36%) Mainframe
21 19 (3.36%) Marketing
21 19 (3.36%) Credit Risk

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 34 (6.02%) SAS
2 23 (4.07%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.77%) CMS
4 8 (1.42%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.71%) JBoss
6 4 (0.71%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (0.53%) TeamSite
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.35%) Jetty
8 2 (0.35%) CICS
8 2 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.35%) Node.js
9 1 (0.18%) Apache
9 1 (0.18%) IIS
9 1 (0.18%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (3.36%) MS Office
1 19 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.48%) MS Project
3 10 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) SPSS
6 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.35%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.88%) Firewall
2 4 (0.71%) SAN
2 4 (0.71%) Intranet
2 4 (0.71%) ATM
3 3 (0.53%) HTTP
3 3 (0.53%) SSL
4 2 (0.35%) LDAP
4 2 (0.35%) Network Security
4 2 (0.35%) Internet
4 2 (0.35%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) VPN
5 1 (0.18%) SNA
5 1 (0.18%) LAN
5 1 (0.18%) WAN
5 1 (0.18%) FTP
5 1 (0.18%) Telnet
5 1 (0.18%) X.25
5 1 (0.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.77%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.71%) PowerCenter
6 4 (0.71%) DB2
6 4 (0.71%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (0.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 4 (0.71%) Cognos Transformer
7 3 (0.53%) Big Data
7 3 (0.53%) QlikView
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.35%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.35%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.35%) PeopleTools
2 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.35%) Grunt
3 1 (0.18%) T4 Templates
3 1 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.18%) ERwin
3 1 (0.18%) ProC
3 1 (0.18%) MSI
3 1 (0.18%) Introscope
3 1 (0.18%) JMeter
3 1 (0.18%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.18%) Selenium
3 1 (0.18%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.18%) FxCop
3 1 (0.18%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
General
1 264 (46.73%) Finance
2 163 (28.85%) Retail
3 146 (25.84%) Retail Banking
4 36 (6.37%) Investment Banking
5 19 (3.36%) Marketing
6 13 (2.30%) International Banking
7 5 (0.88%) Advertising
7 5 (0.88%) Publishing
8 4 (0.71%) Front Office
9 3 (0.53%) Back Office
10 2 (0.35%) Law
10 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 158 (27.96%) Analyst
2 114 (20.18%) Project Manager
3 73 (12.92%) Business Analyst
4 56 (9.91%) Developer
5 48 (8.50%) Architect
6 29 (5.13%) Programme Manager
6 29 (5.13%) Senior Manager
7 28 (4.96%) Consultant
8 26 (4.60%) Banking Business Analyst
9 24 (4.25%) Senior Project Manager
10 22 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (3.89%) Designer
11 18 (3.19%) Technical Analyst
12 17 (3.01%) Administrator
13 15 (2.65%) SAS Developer
14 13 (2.30%) Solutions Designer
15 12 (2.12%) Data Analyst
15 12 (2.12%) Test Analyst
15 12 (2.12%) Junior
16 10 (1.77%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.48%) HTML
2 12 (2.12%) CSS
2 12 (2.12%) Middleware
3 9 (1.59%) jQuery
4 8 (1.42%) Application Packaging
5 7 (1.24%) HTML5
5 7 (1.24%) Web Services
5 7 (1.24%) .NET
6 5 (0.88%) CSS3
7 4 (0.71%) XML
8 3 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (0.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (0.53%) Java EE
9 2 (0.35%) JSF
9 2 (0.35%) YUI
9 2 (0.35%) JPA
9 2 (0.35%) Guice
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.35%) Apache CXF
9 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.36%) Mainframe
2 19 (3.36%) Credit Risk
3 14 (2.48%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.24%) Derivative
6 7 (1.24%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.24%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.24%) User Experience
7 5 (0.88%) Online Banking
7 5 (0.88%) Reference Data
7 5 (0.88%) E-Learning
8 4 (0.71%) PKI
8 4 (0.71%) Replication
8 4 (0.71%) DataPower
9 3 (0.53%) Social Media
9 3 (0.53%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.53%) Device Driver
9 3 (0.53%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.43%) Windows
2 30 (5.31%) UNIX
3 20 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (2.65%) Android
5 13 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.30%) Windows 2000
6 12 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (2.12%) Linux
7 10 (1.77%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.59%) Solaris
9 8 (1.42%) AIX
9 8 (1.42%) zOS
9 8 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.71%) HPUX
11 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (18.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 89 (15.75%) Migration
3 70 (12.39%) Project Management
4 35 (6.19%) Business Analysis
5 33 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (5.31%) Data Migration
7 24 (4.25%) Asset Management
8 23 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (3.89%) Data Management
10 17 (3.01%) PRINCE2
10 17 (3.01%) Fund Accounting
11 15 (2.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (2.48%) Change Control
12 14 (2.48%) Change Management
12 14 (2.48%) Supplier Management
13 13 (2.30%) Campaign Management
13 13 (2.30%) People Management
14 12 (2.12%) Coaching
14 12 (2.12%) Data Analysis
14 12 (2.12%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 32 (5.66%) SQL
2 15 (2.65%) Java
3 12 (2.12%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.59%) VBA
5 5 (0.88%) Perl
6 3 (0.53%) PHP
6 3 (0.53%) VBScript
6 3 (0.53%) Python
6 3 (0.53%) C#
7 2 (0.35%) C++
7 2 (0.35%) REXX
7 2 (0.35%) VB
7 2 (0.35%) Korn
7 2 (0.35%) SAS Macro
7 2 (0.35%) C-shell
7 2 (0.35%) C
8 1 (0.18%) PROC SQL
8 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.18%) JCL
Qualifications
1 9 (1.59%) Degree
2 7 (1.24%) ISEB
3 4 (0.71%) HNC
3 4 (0.71%) HND
3 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.53%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.35%) ACCA
5 2 (0.35%) CIMA
5 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.18%) IIBA
6 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PMP
6 1 (0.18%) CCAB
6 1 (0.18%) MBA
6 1 (0.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.83%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.59%) QA
3 7 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.71%) SLA
5 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.35%) FINREP
6 2 (0.35%) COBIT
6 2 (0.35%) EMIR
7 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.18%) COREP
7 1 (0.18%) WCAG
7 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.71%) RACF
3 4 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.53%) ACF2
4 3 (0.53%) MetaFrame
4 3 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) SRDF
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.53%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.53%) SCCM
2 3 (0.53%) CA LISA
2 3 (0.53%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.35%) nmon
3 2 (0.35%) SCOM
3 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.18%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.18%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.18%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.18%) Puppet
4 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.55%) Oracle
3 20 (3.54%) IBM
4 18 (3.19%) Teradata
4 18 (3.19%) Informatica
5 14 (2.48%) Citrix
6 11 (1.95%) HP
6 11 (1.95%) Altiris
7 8 (1.42%) Unica
7 8 (1.42%) CA
8 7 (1.24%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.24%) VMware
9 6 (1.06%) Cognos
10 5 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (0.71%) Chordiant
11 4 (0.71%) LANDesk
11 4 (0.71%) BI-SAM
12 3 (0.53%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.53%) Linedata
12 3 (0.53%) Trillium
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