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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 404 236 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.36% 20.56% 18.92%
As % of the General category 51.40% 45.56% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 102 63
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £301 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £9.96 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -34.14%
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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
786 518 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 57.12% 45.12% 48.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 248 158
Average daily rate £400 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.70% -15.00%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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.

1 331 (45.78%) Finance
2 207 (28.63%) Retail
3 161 (22.27%) Retail Banking
4 105 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 98 (13.55%) Migration
6 74 (10.24%) Project Management
7 72 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (9.54%) SQL
9 58 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
10 50 (6.92%) Oracle
11 48 (6.64%) UNIX
12 43 (5.95%) Java
12 43 (5.95%) Credit Risk
13 41 (5.67%) Business Analysis
13 41 (5.67%) SAS
13 41 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
14 38 (5.26%) Data Migration
15 37 (5.12%) Data Management
15 37 (5.12%) JavaScript
15 37 (5.12%) CSS
16 36 (4.98%) Windows
16 36 (4.98%) WebSphere
17 30 (4.15%) HTML
18 27 (3.73%) Data Quality
19 26 (3.60%) MS Office
20 25 (3.46%) MS Excel
20 25 (3.46%) Change Management
20 25 (3.46%) jQuery
21 24 (3.32%) Data Analysis
22 23 (3.18%) Teradata

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 41 (5.67%) SAS
2 36 (4.98%) WebSphere
3 13 (1.80%) JBoss
4 12 (1.66%) CMS
5 10 (1.38%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.11%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.97%) IIS
8 6 (0.83%) CICS
9 5 (0.69%) Apache
9 5 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.41%) Jetty
11 2 (0.28%) TeamSite
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Process Server
12 1 (0.14%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 26 (3.60%) MS Office
2 25 (3.46%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.63%) MS Project
4 18 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.66%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.55%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.83%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.41%) IaaS
2 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.97%) Firewall
1 7 (0.97%) Network Security
2 4 (0.55%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.55%) SSL
3 3 (0.41%) DNS
3 3 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.28%) Intranet
4 2 (0.28%) SAN
4 2 (0.28%) VPN
4 2 (0.28%) LDAP
4 2 (0.28%) HTTP
4 2 (0.28%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.14%) DHCP
5 1 (0.14%) FTP
5 1 (0.14%) DMZ
5 1 (0.14%) Internet
5 1 (0.14%) Extranet
5 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.14%) Wireless
5 1 (0.14%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (2.90%) Relational Database
3 18 (2.49%) SQL Server
3 18 (2.49%) DB2
4 7 (0.97%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 6 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.55%) Big Data
7 3 (0.41%) PowerCenter
7 3 (0.41%) OLAP
7 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.41%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (0.41%) QlikView
7 3 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.28%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.28%) DataStage
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.52%) Git (software)
1 11 (1.52%) Selenium
2 10 (1.38%) CruiseControl
3 8 (1.11%) Grunt
4 5 (0.69%) Robolectric
4 5 (0.69%) Robotium
5 3 (0.41%) FitNesse
5 3 (0.41%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.28%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.28%) PVCS
6 2 (0.28%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.28%) ERwin
7 1 (0.14%) MSI
7 1 (0.14%) Introscope
7 1 (0.14%) JMeter
7 1 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.14%) FxCop
General
1 331 (45.78%) Finance
2 207 (28.63%) Retail
3 161 (22.27%) Retail Banking
4 20 (2.77%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.94%) Marketing
6 7 (0.97%) International Banking
7 6 (0.83%) Legal
8 4 (0.55%) Front Office
8 4 (0.55%) Back Office
8 4 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.41%) Advertising
10 2 (0.28%) Law
11 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
11 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 213 (29.46%) Analyst
2 131 (18.12%) Project Manager
3 88 (12.17%) Developer
4 85 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 75 (10.37%) Architect
6 40 (5.53%) Solutions Architect
7 29 (4.01%) Designer
8 25 (3.46%) Data Analyst
9 23 (3.18%) Senior Manager
10 22 (3.04%) Programme Manager
10 22 (3.04%) Technical Analyst
11 20 (2.77%) Infrastructure Manager
11 20 (2.77%) Test Analyst
11 20 (2.77%) Consultant
11 20 (2.77%) Banking Business Analyst
12 19 (2.63%) Java Developer
13 18 (2.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 18 (2.49%) Front-End Developer
14 16 (2.21%) Test Manager
14 16 (2.21%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.12%) CSS
2 30 (4.15%) HTML
3 25 (3.46%) jQuery
4 19 (2.63%) HTML5
5 16 (2.21%) CSS3
6 15 (2.07%) YUI
7 14 (1.94%) J2EE
8 13 (1.80%) Middleware
9 12 (1.66%) Spring
10 11 (1.52%) JMS
10 11 (1.52%) Struts
10 11 (1.52%) XML
10 11 (1.52%) JSP
11 10 (1.38%) XSLT
11 10 (1.38%) Ajax
11 10 (1.38%) GWT
11 10 (1.38%) Spring MVC
11 10 (1.38%) Spring Web Flow
12 9 (1.24%) OOCSS
13 8 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.95%) Credit Risk
2 41 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (2.90%) Mainframe
4 13 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.66%) Mobile Banking
6 10 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.24%) Reference Data
8 8 (1.11%) User Experience
8 8 (1.11%) Mobile App
9 7 (0.97%) Data Extraction
10 6 (0.83%) Derivative
10 6 (0.83%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.55%) Social Media
11 4 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.41%) Open Source
12 3 (0.41%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.41%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.41%) DataPower
12 3 (0.41%) iSeries
12 3 (0.41%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 48 (6.64%) UNIX
2 36 (4.98%) Windows
3 19 (2.63%) Linux
4 17 (2.35%) Android
5 12 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.38%) AIX
7 7 (0.97%) zOS
7 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.83%) Windows 2000
9 5 (0.69%) Solaris
10 4 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 98 (13.55%) Migration
3 74 (10.24%) Project Management
4 72 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (5.67%) Business Analysis
6 38 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 37 (5.12%) Data Management
8 25 (3.46%) Change Management
9 24 (3.32%) Data Analysis
10 19 (2.63%) People Management
11 18 (2.49%) Change Control
11 18 (2.49%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (2.35%) Analytics
12 17 (2.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (2.35%) Test Automation
13 16 (2.21%) Unit Testing
13 16 (2.21%) Time Management
13 16 (2.21%) ETL
13 16 (2.21%) PRINCE2
13 16 (2.21%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 69 (9.54%) SQL
2 43 (5.95%) Java
3 37 (5.12%) JavaScript
4 13 (1.80%) Perl
5 12 (1.66%) PL/SQL
6 10 (1.38%) Shell Script
7 6 (0.83%) COBOL
8 3 (0.41%) C
8 3 (0.41%) C#
8 3 (0.41%) VBScript
8 3 (0.41%) VBA
8 3 (0.41%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.28%) REXX
9 2 (0.28%) Python
9 2 (0.28%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.28%) PHP
10 1 (0.14%) C++
10 1 (0.14%) VB
10 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.14%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 12 (1.66%) Degree
2 10 (1.38%) ISEB
3 7 (0.97%) PMP
3 7 (0.97%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.28%) CCIE
5 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.14%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.14%) CISSP
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.14%) MCITP
6 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.73%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (1.52%) QA
3 4 (0.55%) FATCA
4 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.41%) SLA
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) WCAG
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
5 1 (0.14%) EMIR
5 1 (0.14%) COREP
5 1 (0.14%) FINREP
System Software
1 12 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.55%) RACF
2 4 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (0.41%) MetaFrame
3 3 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.28%) ACF2
5 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.14%) Firmware
5 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.69%) CA LISA
3 3 (0.41%) SCCM
4 2 (0.28%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.14%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.14%) Ansible
5 1 (0.14%) SCOM
5 1 (0.14%) Puppet
5 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.14%) OpenView
5 1 (0.14%) Legato
5 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.14%) Control-M
5 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.14%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 50 (6.92%) Oracle
2 23 (3.18%) Teradata
3 21 (2.90%) IBM
4 20 (2.77%) Microsoft
4 20 (2.77%) Informatica
5 10 (1.38%) CA
6 9 (1.24%) Citrix
7 8 (1.11%) HP
7 8 (1.11%) Unica
8 7 (0.97%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.83%) TIBCO
9 6 (0.83%) Altiris
10 4 (0.55%) Chordiant
10 4 (0.55%) Trillium
10 4 (0.55%) LANDesk
10 4 (0.55%) VMware
11 3 (0.41%) Cognos
11 3 (0.41%) Sybase
12 2 (0.28%) Cisco
12 2 (0.28%) Adobe
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