The first 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Edinburgh region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 31 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 62 55 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.94% 5.57% 5.96%
As % of the General category 10.18% 10.02% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 34
Average daily rate
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£475 £439 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% +17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £295 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
609 549 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.56% 55.57% 65.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 257 309
Average daily rate £415 £413 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.15
% change year-on-year
- -13.95%
Retail Banking
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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 14 July 2014.

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 14 July 2014, 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Banking
1 107 (100.00%) Retail
2 67 (62.62%) Finance
3 42 (39.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (14.95%) Project Management
4 16 (14.95%) Migration
5 5 (4.67%) Supplier Management
5 5 (4.67%) Project Planning
5 5 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (3.74%) Credit Risk
6 4 (3.74%) Degree
6 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.74%) QA
6 4 (3.74%) VMware
6 4 (3.74%) Business Analysis
6 4 (3.74%) HNC
6 4 (3.74%) HND
6 4 (3.74%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.74%) Windows
6 4 (3.74%) Data Migration
7 3 (2.80%) Budget Control
7 3 (2.80%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.80%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.80%) ISEB
7 3 (2.80%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.80%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.80%) Programme Management
7 3 (2.80%) Matrix Management
8 2 (1.87%) Test Scripting

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 2 (1.87%) SAS
1 2 (1.87%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) ATM
2 1 (0.93%) LAN
2 1 (0.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.93%) DB2
General
1 107 (100.00%) Banking
1 107 (100.00%) Retail
2 67 (62.62%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Legal
3 1 (0.93%) Advertising
3 1 (0.93%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 28 (26.17%) Project Manager
2 23 (21.50%) Analyst
3 20 (18.69%) Architect
4 12 (11.21%) Senior Manager
5 11 (10.28%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (10.28%) Senior Project Manager
6 10 (9.35%) Business Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) Programme Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.74%) UAT Tester
9 4 (3.74%) Junior Tester
9 4 (3.74%) PMO Manager
9 4 (3.74%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.74%) Senior Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Junior
9 4 (3.74%) Tester
9 4 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Business Architect
10 3 (2.80%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) XML
1 1 (0.93%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
1 4 (3.74%) Credit Risk
2 3 (2.80%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.80%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.87%) PMI
4 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.93%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.93%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.74%) Windows
2 2 (1.87%) Linux
2 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (39.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (14.95%) Migration
2 16 (14.95%) Project Management
3 5 (4.67%) Supplier Management
3 5 (4.67%) Project Planning
3 5 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (3.74%) Data Migration
4 4 (3.74%) Business Analysis
4 4 (3.74%) PRINCE2
5 3 (2.80%) E-Commerce
5 3 (2.80%) Programme Management
5 3 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (2.80%) Matrix Management
5 3 (2.80%) Budget Control
6 2 (1.87%) Security Architecture
6 2 (1.87%) Data Governance
6 2 (1.87%) Change Control
6 2 (1.87%) Analytics
6 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (1.87%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.87%) SQL
1 2 (1.87%) VBA
2 1 (0.93%) REXX
2 1 (0.93%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) HNC
1 4 (3.74%) HND
1 4 (3.74%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) ISEB
3 2 (1.87%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.93%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (3.74%) VMware
2 2 (1.87%) CA
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle
2 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.93%) HP
3 1 (0.93%) Hyperion
3 1 (0.93%) Teradata