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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 21 46 15
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -31
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 85 33 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.48% 2.81% 6.94%
As % of the General category 12.71% 5.17% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 21 43
Average daily rate
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£475 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 -
Retail Banking
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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
669 638 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 50.99% 54.30% 66.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 257 328
Average daily rate £425 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 11
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% +9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Banking
1 148 (100.00%) Retail
2 82 (55.41%) Finance
3 42 (28.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (24.32%) Migration
5 23 (15.54%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (14.19%) Project Management
7 16 (10.81%) Data Migration
8 12 (8.11%) IBM
8 12 (8.11%) Campaign Management
9 11 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (6.76%) Marketing
10 10 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (6.08%) SAS
12 8 (5.41%) SQL
12 8 (5.41%) Supplier Management
12 8 (5.41%) Unica
13 7 (4.73%) Business Analysis
13 7 (4.73%) People Management
13 7 (4.73%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (4.05%) Resource Management
15 5 (3.38%) QA
15 5 (3.38%) Teradata
15 5 (3.38%) Mainframe
15 5 (3.38%) PRINCE2
15 5 (3.38%) Data Mapping
15 5 (3.38%) Coaching
16 4 (2.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 4 (2.70%) Digital Media
16 4 (2.70%) Credit Risk

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (6.08%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.03%) MS Project
3 2 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) ATM
1 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.54%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (1.35%) QlikView
4 1 (0.68%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
General
1 148 (100.00%) Banking
1 148 (100.00%) Retail
2 82 (55.41%) Finance
3 10 (6.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (28.38%) Project Manager
1 42 (28.38%) Analyst
2 19 (12.84%) Architect
3 18 (12.16%) Business Analyst
4 17 (11.49%) Senior Manager
5 16 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (10.14%) Senior Project Manager
6 15 (10.14%) Banking Business Analyst
7 14 (9.46%) Programme Manager
8 8 (5.41%) Developer
9 5 (3.38%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.70%) Senior Programme Manager
10 4 (2.70%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.70%) Junior
10 4 (2.70%) Tester
10 4 (2.70%) Junior Tester
10 4 (2.70%) Data Analyst
10 4 (2.70%) UAT Tester
11 3 (2.03%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) J2EE
1 1 (0.68%) XML
1 1 (0.68%) Middleware
1 1 (0.68%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.38%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.70%) Credit Risk
3 4 (2.70%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.35%) PMI
4 2 (1.35%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.68%) DataPower
5 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.68%) SCORM
5 1 (0.68%) IVR
5 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Animation
5 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.68%) Windows
1 1 (0.68%) zOS
1 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (0.68%) Android
1 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (24.32%) Migration
3 21 (14.19%) Project Management
4 16 (10.81%) Data Migration
5 12 (8.11%) Campaign Management
6 10 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.41%) Supplier Management
8 7 (4.73%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (4.73%) Business Analysis
8 7 (4.73%) People Management
9 6 (4.05%) Resource Management
10 5 (3.38%) Data Mapping
10 5 (3.38%) Coaching
10 5 (3.38%) PRINCE2
11 4 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (2.70%) Programme Management
11 4 (2.70%) Matrix Management
12 3 (2.03%) Integration Testing
12 3 (2.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (2.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.41%) SQL
2 2 (1.35%) VBA
3 1 (0.68%) SAS Macro
3 1 (0.68%) C
3 1 (0.68%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (2.70%) HNC
1 4 (2.70%) HND
1 4 (2.70%) Degree
2 2 (1.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (8.11%) IBM
2 8 (5.41%) Unica
3 5 (3.38%) Teradata
4 4 (2.70%) Chordiant
4 4 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.35%) CA
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle
6 1 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.68%) Progress
6 1 (0.68%) Informatica
6 1 (0.68%) VMware