The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 69 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +13
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 12 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 2.39% 1.59%
As % of the General category 2.06% 5.23% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 14
Average daily rate £413 £475 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +20.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -41.00%
General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
583 344 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 45.40% 45.68% 70.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 137 427
Average daily rate £404 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 19
Average hourly rate £11.00 £9.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -51.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £7.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £10.50 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Investment Banking
Scotland

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Investment Banking across the Edinburgh region.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the Edinburgh region.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 29 (100.00%) Banking
2 15 (51.72%) Finance
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) Windows
4 7 (24.14%) Asset Management
5 6 (20.69%) UNIX
6 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.24%) Fund Accounting
7 4 (13.79%) Investment Management
7 4 (13.79%) Migration
8 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
8 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
8 3 (10.34%) Change Management
8 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle
8 3 (10.34%) VBA
8 3 (10.34%) Linux
8 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
8 3 (10.34%) Middleware
8 3 (10.34%) Six Sigma
8 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Degree
8 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Test Management
9 2 (6.90%) Use Case
9 2 (6.90%) Derivative
9 2 (6.90%) NAS
9 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) NAS
1 2 (6.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 29 (100.00%) Banking
2 15 (51.72%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.90%) Front Office
4 2 (6.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Access Developer
6 1 (3.45%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.45%) VBA Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) XSLT
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Camel
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.90%) Derivative
2 2 (6.90%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.90%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) UNIX
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Asset Management
2 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (17.24%) Fund Accounting
3 4 (13.79%) Investment Management
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Six Sigma
4 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Test Management
5 2 (6.90%) Use Case
5 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) Data Management
6 1 (3.45%) Document Management
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) VBA
2 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
4 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) IIBA
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) EMIR
1 2 (6.90%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Charles River
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Sybase
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Actuate
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