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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 75 65 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 5 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.98% 2.19%
As % of the General category 0.65% 2.14% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 8
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.75
Investment Banking
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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
773 515 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 56.51% 45.78% 47.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 248 152
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £264 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
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 £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 18 (100.00%) Banking
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Fund Accounting
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (16.67%) Credit Risk
6 3 (16.67%) Jetty
6 3 (16.67%) Derivative
6 3 (16.67%) JPA
6 3 (16.67%) Guice
6 3 (16.67%) Apache CXF
6 3 (16.67%) Guava
6 3 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Back Office
7 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Advertising
8 1 (5.56%) Front Office
8 1 (5.56%) Data Management
8 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) UNIX
8 1 (5.56%) Solaris
8 1 (5.56%) Linux
8 1 (5.56%) CRM
8 1 (5.56%) B2B
8 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (16.67%) Jetty
General
1 18 (100.00%) Banking
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Back Office
4 2 (11.11%) Advertising
5 1 (5.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Banking Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) JPA
1 3 (16.67%) Guice
1 3 (16.67%) Apache CXF
1 3 (16.67%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (16.67%) Credit Risk
1 3 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Solaris
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Fund Accounting
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) B2B
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Process Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) EMIR
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
1 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com