The 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 56 63 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 33 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.96% 1.08% 2.61%
As % of the General category 2.88% 2.21% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £368 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +821.05%
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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
1145 588 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 68.07% 49.04% 56.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 301 254
Average daily rate £400 £425 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 21
Average hourly rate £20.50 £10.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.23% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.46 £22.50 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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 43 (100.00%) Banking
2 17 (39.53%) Finance
3 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (25.58%) Asset Management
4 9 (20.93%) Markit EDM
5 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (16.28%) Java
6 7 (16.28%) Selenium
6 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
7 6 (13.95%) WebDriver
7 6 (13.95%) Data Analysis
8 5 (11.63%) Derivative
8 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
8 5 (11.63%) Investment Management
9 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
9 4 (9.30%) Workflow
9 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (9.30%) EMIR
9 4 (9.30%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (9.30%) .NET
9 4 (9.30%) C#
9 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
10 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (6.98%) Advertising
10 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
11 2 (4.65%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.33%) Eikon
2 1 (2.33%) Agresso
2 1 (2.33%) MultiFonds
2 1 (2.33%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Selenium
2 6 (13.95%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.33%) FitNesse
General
1 43 (100.00%) Banking
2 17 (39.53%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Advertising
4 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Test Leader
4 5 (11.63%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.98%) PMO Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Test Coordinator
7 1 (2.33%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) IT Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) J2EE
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) J2SE
2 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.33%) Spring
2 1 (2.33%) RESTful
2 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Derivative
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.33%) Equities
3 1 (2.33%) Statistics
3 1 (2.33%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
1 11 (25.58%) Asset Management
2 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
4 6 (13.95%) Data Analysis
5 5 (11.63%) Investment Management
6 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (9.30%) Workflow
7 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.65%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (4.65%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Data Management
9 1 (2.33%) TDD
9 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) Strategic Planning
9 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Data Management
9 1 (2.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) EMIR
1 4 (9.30%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.65%) Charles River
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Bloomberg
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