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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 13 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 136 78 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.94% 6.52% 4.55%
As % of the General category 11.58% 13.45% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 39 35
Average daily rate
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£395 £475 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.84% +10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £700 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
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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
1174 580 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 68.53% 48.49% 57.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 295 256
Average daily rate £400 £425 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £320 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 21
Average hourly rate £20.50 £10.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.23% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.46 £22.50 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

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 2 September 2015.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 228 (100.00%) Banking
1 228 (100.00%) Retail
2 119 (52.19%) Finance
3 62 (27.19%) Migration
4 48 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (16.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (10.96%) Project Management
7 22 (9.65%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (7.89%) Data Migration
9 18 (7.89%) Analytics
10 16 (7.02%) ISEB
10 16 (7.02%) Non-Functional Testing
11 15 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (6.58%) SQL
12 14 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (6.14%) ISTQB
13 13 (5.70%) Test Scripting
13 13 (5.70%) SAS
14 12 (5.26%) Software Testing
14 12 (5.26%) Test Management
14 12 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (4.82%) Business Analysis
16 10 (4.39%) Change Management
16 10 (4.39%) MS Excel
17 9 (3.95%) ETL
17 9 (3.95%) Validation
17 9 (3.95%) Back Office
17 9 (3.95%) Test Planning
18 8 (3.51%) QA

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 13 (5.70%) SAS
2 2 (0.88%) CMS
2 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.88%) Node.js
3 1 (0.44%) Lync
3 1 (0.44%) FileNet
3 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.88%) MS Project
3 2 (0.88%) MS Office
4 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.88%) CTI
1 2 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) Firewall
2 1 (0.44%) IntruShield
2 1 (0.44%) Network Security
2 1 (0.44%) ATM
2 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.65%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) JIRA
1 2 (0.88%) WebStorm
1 2 (0.88%) Grunt
1 2 (0.88%) gulp
2 1 (0.44%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.44%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.44%) Selenium
2 1 (0.44%) JBehave
2 1 (0.44%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
General
1 228 (100.00%) Banking
1 228 (100.00%) Retail
2 119 (52.19%) Finance
3 9 (3.95%) Back Office
4 4 (1.75%) General Ledger
4 4 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 90 (39.47%) Analyst
2 43 (18.86%) Business Analyst
3 30 (13.16%) Test Manager
4 26 (11.40%) Test Analyst
5 21 (9.21%) Project Manager
6 17 (7.46%) Architect
7 15 (6.58%) Senior Manager
8 14 (6.14%) Banking Business Analyst
8 14 (6.14%) Test Leader
9 12 (5.26%) Senior Test Manager
10 11 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (4.39%) Senior Test Analyst
12 9 (3.95%) Designer
13 8 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (3.07%) PMO Analyst
15 5 (2.19%) MI Analyst
15 5 (2.19%) Programme Manager
15 5 (2.19%) Developer
16 4 (1.75%) Administrator
16 4 (1.75%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.88%) HTML
1 2 (0.88%) CSS
1 2 (0.88%) Middleware
2 1 (0.44%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.44%) Velocity
2 1 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.19%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.32%) IVR
4 3 (1.32%) Online Banking
4 3 (1.32%) User Experience
5 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.88%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.44%) iSeries
6 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.44%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.44%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.32%) UNIX
1 3 (1.32%) Windows
1 3 (1.32%) AIX
2 2 (0.88%) zOS
3 1 (0.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.19%) Migration
2 48 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (16.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (10.96%) Project Management
5 18 (7.89%) Data Migration
5 18 (7.89%) Analytics
6 16 (7.02%) Non-Functional Testing
7 14 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (5.70%) Test Scripting
9 12 (5.26%) Software Testing
9 12 (5.26%) Test Management
9 12 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (4.82%) Business Analysis
11 10 (4.39%) Change Management
12 9 (3.95%) ETL
12 9 (3.95%) Validation
12 9 (3.95%) Test Planning
13 8 (3.51%) Target Operating Model
13 8 (3.51%) ITIL
13 8 (3.51%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.58%) SQL
2 7 (3.07%) VBA
3 3 (1.32%) C
4 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.44%) Java
5 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (7.02%) ISEB
2 14 (6.14%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.44%) Degree
5 1 (0.44%) APMP
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.44%) CISA
5 1 (0.44%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.51%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.32%) FATCA
3 1 (0.44%) GAAP
3 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (0.44%) SCCM
2 1 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (2.63%) Oracle
1 6 (2.63%) HP
2 2 (0.88%) Genesys
2 2 (0.88%) NetApp
2 2 (0.88%) IBM
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (0.88%) Teradata
2 2 (0.88%) Verint
3 1 (0.44%) FireEye
3 1 (0.44%) Sourcefire
3 1 (0.44%) 3PAR
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe
3 1 (0.44%) Sybase
3 1 (0.44%) McAfee
3 1 (0.44%) VMware
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