The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail 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 Retail Banking over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 18 43 24
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 93 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.67% 3.45% 4.34%
As % of the General category 11.14% 7.50% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 27 24
Average daily rate
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£378 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £318 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £420 £390
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Retail Banking
Scotland

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
835 573 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 59.90% 46.02% 48.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 303 192
Average daily rate £375 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 7
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Retail 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 Retail Banking.

1 169 (100.00%) Banking
1 169 (100.00%) Retail
2 91 (53.85%) Finance
3 51 (30.18%) Migration
4 36 (21.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (14.79%) Data Migration
6 24 (14.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (10.65%) Project Management
8 16 (9.47%) ISEB
9 15 (8.88%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (8.28%) SQL
11 13 (7.69%) Credit Risk
12 12 (7.10%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (7.10%) Business Analysis
12 12 (7.10%) Incident Management
12 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (7.10%) ETL
13 11 (6.51%) Validation
13 11 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (6.51%) SAS
13 11 (6.51%) ISTQB
13 11 (6.51%) QA
13 11 (6.51%) Test Management
13 11 (6.51%) Test Scripting
14 10 (5.92%) Analytics
15 9 (5.33%) Non-Functional Testing
16 7 (4.14%) Risk Management
16 7 (4.14%) Project Planning
17 6 (3.55%) Resource Management
17 6 (3.55%) Software Testing

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Retail 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 Retail Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.51%) SAS
2 2 (1.18%) Lync
3 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.78%) MS Project
2 3 (1.78%) MS Office
2 3 (1.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) Internet
2 1 (0.59%) CTI
2 1 (0.59%) Intranet
2 1 (0.59%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.59%) DB2
2 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 169 (100.00%) Banking
1 169 (100.00%) Retail
2 91 (53.85%) Finance
3 5 (2.96%) General Ledger
4 4 (2.37%) Back Office
5 3 (1.78%) Legal
6 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.18%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (43.20%) Analyst
2 36 (21.30%) Business Analyst
3 23 (13.61%) Test Analyst
4 22 (13.02%) Test Manager
5 19 (11.24%) Architect
6 18 (10.65%) Project Manager
7 14 (8.28%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (7.10%) Test Leader
8 12 (7.10%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (5.92%) Banking Business Analyst
10 9 (5.33%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (2.96%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.96%) Data Migration Analyst
11 5 (2.96%) Senior Manager
12 4 (2.37%) Report Analyst
12 4 (2.37%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (2.37%) UAT Manager
12 4 (2.37%) UAT Test Manager
12 4 (2.37%) Credit Risk Analyst
12 4 (2.37%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.59%) JSON
1 1 (0.59%) RESTful
1 1 (0.59%) XML
1 1 (0.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.37%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.78%) Online Banking
4 3 (1.78%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.18%) IVR
5 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.18%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.18%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.59%) User Experience
6 1 (0.59%) Animation
6 1 (0.59%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.37%) UNIX
2 1 (0.59%) Windows
2 1 (0.59%) AIX
2 1 (0.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.18%) Migration
2 36 (21.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (14.79%) Data Migration
4 24 (14.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (10.65%) Project Management
6 12 (7.10%) Business Analysis
6 12 (7.10%) Incident Management
6 12 (7.10%) ETL
7 11 (6.51%) Validation
7 11 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.51%) Test Management
7 11 (6.51%) Test Scripting
8 10 (5.92%) Analytics
9 9 (5.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (4.14%) Risk Management
10 7 (4.14%) Project Planning
11 6 (3.55%) Resource Management
11 6 (3.55%) Software Testing
12 5 (2.96%) Test Planning
12 5 (2.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.28%) SQL
2 3 (1.78%) VBA
3 2 (1.18%) C
4 1 (0.59%) COBOL
4 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (9.47%) ISEB
2 11 (6.51%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.59%) CISA
5 1 (0.59%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.51%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) FATCA
3 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.59%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 12 (7.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (2.96%) Oracle
2 3 (1.78%) Teradata
2 3 (1.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.59%) GoldenSource
3 1 (0.59%) Sybase
3 1 (0.59%) Business Objects
3 1 (0.59%) Cognos
3 1 (0.59%) NetApp
3 1 (0.59%) Adobe
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