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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 65 65 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -39
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 19 21 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.29% 1.65% 4.67%
As % of the General category 1.90% 3.51% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 20
Average daily rate
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£450 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £134 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £489 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
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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
1002 598 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 67.79% 46.94% 54.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 312 247
Average daily rate £380 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 15
Average hourly rate £10.30 £10.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £8.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £11.00 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 July 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 July 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 34 (100.00%) Banking
2 14 (41.18%) Finance
3 8 (23.53%) Asset Management
4 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Derivative
5 5 (14.71%) Markit EDM
5 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.71%) Java
6 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
6 4 (11.76%) Selenium
6 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.82%) EMIR
7 3 (8.82%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.82%) C#
7 3 (8.82%) .NET
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle
7 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
7 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
7 3 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (8.82%) Charles River
8 2 (5.88%) C
8 2 (5.88%) Six Sigma
8 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.88%) RAD

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.94%) MS Project
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Markit EDM
2 2 (5.88%) thinkFolio
3 1 (2.94%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (2.94%) SunGard APT
3 1 (2.94%) Investran
3 1 (2.94%) Agresso
3 1 (2.94%) MultiFonds
3 1 (2.94%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (2.94%) PORTIA
3 1 (2.94%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
1 4 (11.76%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) JBehave
2 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.94%) Calabash
2 1 (2.94%) Appium
General
1 34 (100.00%) Banking
2 14 (41.18%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Test Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Excel Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Excel Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) WCF
3 1 (2.94%) WPF
3 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.94%) RESTful
3 1 (2.94%) HTML5
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) J2SE
3 1 (2.94%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Derivative
2 3 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.94%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.94%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Asset Management
2 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.88%) Fund Accounting
6 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.88%) Investment Management
6 2 (5.88%) Workflow
6 2 (5.88%) TDD
6 2 (5.88%) RAD
6 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.88%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) MVC
7 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.94%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) C
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) VBA
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) EMIR
1 3 (8.82%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) FATCA
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
1 3 (8.82%) Charles River
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Murex
3 1 (2.94%) SunGard
3 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.94%) SimCorp
3 1 (2.94%) Yardi
3 1 (2.94%) BI-SAM
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