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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 18 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 97 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.58% 3.54% 3.82%
As % of the General category 11.66% 7.79% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 23 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £547 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
832 565 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 56.41% 45.42% 46.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 286 157
Average daily rate £390 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £561 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 2
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 £25.00 £26.74 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +0.88%

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 5 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 5 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.

1 179 (100.00%) Banking
1 179 (100.00%) Retail
2 102 (56.98%) Finance
3 48 (26.82%) Migration
4 39 (21.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (13.41%) Data Migration
6 23 (12.85%) Credit Risk
7 18 (10.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (9.50%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (8.38%) Project Management
10 14 (7.82%) SQL
10 14 (7.82%) Business Analysis
11 12 (6.70%) Incident Management
11 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (6.70%) ISEB
11 12 (6.70%) Zachman Framework
11 12 (6.70%) TOGAF
11 12 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (6.15%) Validation
13 10 (5.59%) QA
13 10 (5.59%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (5.03%) Test Management
14 9 (5.03%) Test Scripting
14 9 (5.03%) ISTQB
14 9 (5.03%) SAS
15 8 (4.47%) ETL
16 7 (3.91%) Analytics
17 6 (3.35%) Project Planning
17 6 (3.35%) Software Testing
17 6 (3.35%) General Ledger

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 9 (5.03%) SAS
2 3 (1.68%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.12%) Lync
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (2.23%) MS Project
1 4 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) ATM
1 1 (0.56%) SAN
1 1 (0.56%) CTI
1 1 (0.56%) Intranet
1 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.56%) DB2
3 1 (0.56%) Informix
3 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 179 (100.00%) Banking
1 179 (100.00%) Retail
2 102 (56.98%) Finance
3 6 (3.35%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.68%) Legal
4 3 (1.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (37.43%) Analyst
2 35 (19.55%) Business Analyst
3 29 (16.20%) Architect
4 27 (15.08%) Project Manager
5 20 (11.17%) Test Manager
5 20 (11.17%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (10.61%) Test Analyst
7 11 (6.15%) Banking Business Analyst
8 9 (5.03%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (5.03%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (5.03%) Test Leader
9 7 (3.91%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (2.79%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.23%) Data Analyst
11 4 (2.23%) Developer
11 4 (2.23%) Lead Architect
11 4 (2.23%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (2.23%) Data Migration Analyst
11 4 (2.23%) UAT Manager
11 4 (2.23%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.56%) .NET
1 1 (0.56%) XML
1 1 (0.56%) Middleware
1 1 (0.56%) JSON
1 1 (0.56%) Apache Flex
1 1 (0.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.85%) Credit Risk
2 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.68%) Data Extraction
4 3 (1.68%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.68%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.12%) Animation
5 2 (1.12%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.12%) IVR
5 2 (1.12%) User Experience
6 1 (0.56%) Open Source
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Clustering
6 1 (0.56%) iSeries
6 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.79%) UNIX
2 4 (2.23%) Linux
3 3 (1.68%) Windows
4 2 (1.12%) AIX
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.82%) Migration
2 39 (21.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (13.41%) Data Migration
4 18 (10.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (8.38%) Project Management
6 14 (7.82%) Business Analysis
7 12 (6.70%) Zachman Framework
7 12 (6.70%) TOGAF
7 12 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (6.70%) Incident Management
8 11 (6.15%) Validation
9 9 (5.03%) Test Management
9 9 (5.03%) Test Scripting
10 8 (4.47%) ETL
11 7 (3.91%) Analytics
12 6 (3.35%) Project Planning
12 6 (3.35%) Resource Management
12 6 (3.35%) Software Testing
13 5 (2.79%) ITIL
13 5 (2.79%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.82%) SQL
2 4 (2.23%) Java
3 2 (1.12%) C
4 1 (0.56%) COBOL
4 1 (0.56%) VB
4 1 (0.56%) VBA
4 1 (0.56%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 12 (6.70%) ISEB
2 9 (5.03%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.56%) PMP
4 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.56%) CISA
4 1 (0.56%) QiCA
4 1 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.59%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) FATCA
3 1 (0.56%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (3.35%) Oracle
2 2 (1.12%) Teradata
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe
3 1 (0.56%) Dell
3 1 (0.56%) Hitachi
3 1 (0.56%) Informatica
3 1 (0.56%) NetApp
3 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.56%) VMware
3 1 (0.56%) GoldenSource
3 1 (0.56%) Planview
3 1 (0.56%) F5
3 1 (0.56%) Sybase
3 1 (0.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (0.56%) Cognos
3 1 (0.56%) IBM
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