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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 65 66 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -29
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 16 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 1.33% 2.51%
As % of the General category 1.99% 2.95% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 7
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£450 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £288 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.75
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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
804 577 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 54.43% 45.22% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 289 148
Average daily rate £400 £413 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.50 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 20 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (10.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (10.00%) RAD
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Derivative
4 2 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (10.00%) thinkFolio
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.00%) Markit EDM
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) BI-SAM
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.00%) Eikon
5 1 (5.00%) Calabash
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) Appium
5 1 (5.00%) JBehave

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) thinkFolio
1 2 (10.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (5.00%) Eikon
2 1 (5.00%) SunGard APT
2 1 (5.00%) Investran
2 1 (5.00%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (5.00%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (5.00%) PORTIA
2 1 (5.00%) MultiFonds
2 1 (5.00%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Calabash
1 1 (5.00%) Appium
1 1 (5.00%) JBehave
1 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 20 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Excel Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Excel Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) WCF
1 1 (5.00%) WPF
1 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.00%) Spring
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (10.00%) Derivative
1 2 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
2 2 (10.00%) RAD
2 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Management
3 1 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) BI-SAM
2 1 (5.00%) Yardi
2 1 (5.00%) SimCorp
2 1 (5.00%) Murex
2 1 (5.00%) SunGard
2 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (5.00%) Charles River