The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 11 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Banking 91 73 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.05% 11.76% 7.31%
As % of the General category 28.89% 33.64% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 25
Average daily rate
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£410 £369 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.18% +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £290 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £485 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £17.98
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -30.47%
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 Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
315 217 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.72% 34.94% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 98 131
Average daily rate £400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 - £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 - £18.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.46%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing 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 Banking.

1 112 (51.61%) Finance
2 83 (38.25%) SQL
3 77 (35.48%) Java
4 51 (23.50%) UNIX
5 46 (21.20%) JavaScript
6 44 (20.28%) Relational Database
7 43 (19.82%) Spring
8 41 (18.89%) Oracle
8 41 (18.89%) XML
9 38 (17.51%) PL/SQL
9 38 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (17.05%) CSS
11 36 (16.59%) Investment Banking
12 34 (15.67%) Multithreading
13 33 (15.21%) Shell Script
13 33 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (14.75%) C#
15 30 (13.82%) Perl
16 29 (13.36%) OO
17 28 (12.90%) JSP
18 26 (11.98%) J2EE
18 26 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
19 25 (11.52%) SQL Server
20 24 (11.06%) MVC
20 24 (11.06%) Hibernate
21 23 (10.60%) Front Office
21 23 (10.60%) JMS
22 22 (10.14%) HTML
22 22 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
23 21 (9.68%) Web Application Development

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing 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 Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (8.76%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.92%) CMS
2 2 (0.92%) IIS
2 2 (0.92%) Apache
2 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.46%) TWiki
3 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.46%) CICS
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.46%) Papyrus
Applications
1 4 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.92%) Wireless
1 2 (0.92%) HTTP
2 1 (0.46%) ATM
2 1 (0.46%) SAN
2 1 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.28%) Relational Database
2 25 (11.52%) SQL Server
3 19 (8.76%) RDBMS
4 17 (7.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (5.07%) DB2
8 5 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.30%) KDB
9 3 (1.38%) QlikView
10 2 (0.92%) MS Access
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.46%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.46%) BODI
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (8.76%) Selenium
1 19 (8.76%) CruiseControl
2 5 (2.30%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.84%) CppUnit
3 4 (1.84%) GoogleTest
4 3 (1.38%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (1.38%) Ant
4 3 (1.38%) JIRA
5 2 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.92%) JUnit
6 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.46%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.46%) TestDirector
General
1 112 (51.61%) Finance
2 36 (16.59%) Investment Banking
3 23 (10.60%) Front Office
4 10 (4.61%) Retail
4 10 (4.61%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.76%) Private Banking
6 3 (1.38%) Back Office
6 3 (1.38%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 130 (59.91%) Developer
2 54 (24.88%) Java Developer
3 46 (21.20%) Analyst
4 29 (13.36%) Business Analyst
5 24 (11.06%) C# Developer
6 18 (8.29%) SQL Developer
7 15 (6.91%) C++ Developer
7 15 (6.91%) WPF Developer
8 13 (5.99%) Project Manager
9 11 (5.07%) SQL Server Developer
9 11 (5.07%) Data Analyst
9 11 (5.07%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.15%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (2.76%) Test Manager
11 6 (2.76%) Test Analyst
11 6 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (2.30%) Banking Business Analyst
13 4 (1.84%) Business Data Analyst
13 4 (1.84%) Senior Business Analyst
14 3 (1.38%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.82%) Spring
2 41 (18.89%) XML
3 37 (17.05%) CSS
4 28 (12.90%) JSP
5 26 (11.98%) J2EE
6 24 (11.06%) Hibernate
7 23 (10.60%) JMS
8 22 (10.14%) HTML
9 21 (9.68%) Spring MVC
10 20 (9.22%) .NET
11 19 (8.76%) JDBC
11 19 (8.76%) Struts
11 19 (8.76%) XSLT
11 19 (8.76%) iBATIS
11 19 (8.76%) Spring Web Flow
11 19 (8.76%) GWT
11 19 (8.76%) Ajax
12 15 (6.91%) WPF
13 13 (5.99%) Web Services
13 13 (5.99%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (5.07%) Equities
3 5 (2.30%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.84%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.84%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.38%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.38%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.92%) Derivative
6 2 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (0.92%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.92%) Physics
6 2 (0.92%) Open Source
6 2 (0.92%) User Experience
6 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.46%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.46%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 51 (23.50%) UNIX
2 16 (7.37%) Linux
3 13 (5.99%) Windows
4 2 (0.92%) Solaris
5 1 (0.46%) AIX
5 1 (0.46%) Tru64
5 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (15.67%) Multithreading
3 29 (13.36%) OO
4 26 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (11.06%) MVC
6 22 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (9.68%) Web Application Development
8 20 (9.22%) Wealth Management
9 19 (8.76%) Unit Testing
10 18 (8.29%) Migration
11 17 (7.83%) Data Modelling
12 16 (7.37%) Data Analysis
13 14 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
13 14 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (5.07%) Automated Testing
14 11 (5.07%) MVVM
15 10 (4.61%) ETL
15 10 (4.61%) Business Analysis
15 10 (4.61%) Project Planning
16 8 (3.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (38.25%) SQL
2 77 (35.48%) Java
3 46 (21.20%) JavaScript
4 38 (17.51%) PL/SQL
5 33 (15.21%) Shell Script
6 32 (14.75%) C#
7 30 (13.82%) Perl
8 18 (8.29%) VBA
8 18 (8.29%) C++
9 5 (2.30%) Scala
9 5 (2.30%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.92%) JCL
10 2 (0.92%) XAML
10 2 (0.92%) Python
10 2 (0.92%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.92%) SOQL
11 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.46%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (2.76%) ISEB
2 5 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (2.30%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.84%) Degree
4 3 (1.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.38%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) CISSP
6 1 (0.46%) PhD
6 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.76%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.46%) COREP
2 1 (0.46%) FINREP
2 1 (0.46%) Basel III
2 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.46%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 4 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 41 (18.89%) Oracle
2 21 (9.68%) Sybase
3 11 (5.07%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.84%) Google
4 4 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.38%) IBM
5 3 (1.38%) SAP
5 3 (1.38%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.38%) Perforce
6 1 (0.46%) Twitter
6 1 (0.46%) Sencha
6 1 (0.46%) Informatica
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe
6 1 (0.46%) HP
6 1 (0.46%) EMC
6 1 (0.46%) Remedy
6 1 (0.46%) Charles River
6 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.46%) Actimize
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