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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 11 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Banking 92 87 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.76% 13.18% 7.60%
As % of the General category 29.21% 34.12% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 44 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £290 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £500 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -26.31%
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
315 255 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.28% 38.64% 39.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 127 138
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £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
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 - £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 - £17.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

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 20 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 20 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.

1 104 (48.60%) Finance
2 83 (38.79%) SQL
3 78 (36.45%) Java
4 51 (23.83%) UNIX
5 46 (21.50%) JavaScript
6 45 (21.03%) Relational Database
7 42 (19.63%) Spring
8 41 (19.16%) Oracle
8 41 (19.16%) XML
9 39 (18.22%) Investment Banking
9 39 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (17.76%) PL/SQL
11 37 (17.29%) CSS
12 35 (16.36%) Multithreading
13 34 (15.89%) C#
13 34 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (15.42%) Shell Script
15 31 (14.49%) Perl
16 30 (14.02%) OO
17 28 (13.08%) JSP
18 27 (12.62%) J2EE
19 24 (11.21%) SQL Server
19 24 (11.21%) Hibernate
19 24 (11.21%) Front Office
19 24 (11.21%) MVC
20 23 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
20 23 (10.75%) JMS
21 22 (10.28%) Sybase
21 22 (10.28%) HTML
21 22 (10.28%) .NET

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (8.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.93%) CMS
2 2 (0.93%) IIS
2 2 (0.93%) Apache
2 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.47%) CICS
3 1 (0.47%) Papyrus
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.47%) TWiki
Applications
1 5 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.93%) HTTP
1 2 (0.93%) Wireless
2 1 (0.47%) ATM
2 1 (0.47%) SAN
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.03%) Relational Database
2 24 (11.21%) SQL Server
3 20 (9.35%) RDBMS
4 17 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (5.14%) DB2
8 6 (2.80%) KDB
9 5 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.40%) QlikView
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.93%) MS Access
12 1 (0.47%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.47%) BODI
12 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (8.88%) CruiseControl
1 19 (8.88%) Selenium
2 5 (2.34%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.87%) CppUnit
3 4 (1.87%) GoogleTest
4 3 (1.40%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (1.40%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.40%) JIRA
4 3 (1.40%) Ant
5 2 (0.93%) JUnit
6 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.47%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 104 (48.60%) Finance
2 39 (18.22%) Investment Banking
3 24 (11.21%) Front Office
4 8 (3.74%) Retail
4 8 (3.74%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.80%) Private Banking
6 3 (1.40%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.93%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 131 (61.21%) Developer
2 53 (24.77%) Java Developer
3 45 (21.03%) Analyst
4 30 (14.02%) Business Analyst
5 24 (11.21%) C# Developer
6 18 (8.41%) SQL Developer
7 16 (7.48%) C++ Developer
8 15 (7.01%) WPF Developer
9 11 (5.14%) SQL Server Developer
9 11 (5.14%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.67%) Data Analyst
10 10 (4.67%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.74%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (2.80%) Test Manager
12 6 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (2.34%) Test Analyst
13 5 (2.34%) Banking Business Analyst
14 4 (1.87%) Business Data Analyst
14 4 (1.87%) Senior Business Analyst
15 3 (1.40%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (19.63%) Spring
2 41 (19.16%) XML
3 37 (17.29%) CSS
4 28 (13.08%) JSP
5 27 (12.62%) J2EE
6 24 (11.21%) Hibernate
7 23 (10.75%) JMS
8 22 (10.28%) HTML
8 22 (10.28%) .NET
9 21 (9.81%) Spring MVC
10 19 (8.88%) Ajax
10 19 (8.88%) iBATIS
10 19 (8.88%) XSLT
10 19 (8.88%) JDBC
10 19 (8.88%) Struts
10 19 (8.88%) Spring Web Flow
10 19 (8.88%) GWT
11 16 (7.48%) WPF
12 13 (6.07%) WinForms
12 13 (6.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (5.61%) Equities
3 5 (2.34%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.87%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.87%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.40%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.40%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.40%) Derivative
6 2 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (0.93%) Physics
6 2 (0.93%) Open Source
6 2 (0.93%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.93%) User Experience
7 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.47%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.47%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 51 (23.83%) UNIX
2 17 (7.94%) Linux
3 13 (6.07%) Windows
4 2 (0.93%) Solaris
5 1 (0.47%) AIX
5 1 (0.47%) Tru64
5 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.36%) Multithreading
3 30 (14.02%) OO
4 24 (11.21%) MVC
5 23 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (10.28%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (9.81%) Web Application Development
8 20 (9.35%) Unit Testing
9 19 (8.88%) Wealth Management
10 18 (8.41%) Migration
11 17 (7.94%) Data Modelling
12 16 (7.48%) Data Analysis
13 14 (6.54%) Technical Analysis
13 14 (6.54%) Kalman Filter
14 12 (5.61%) Business Analysis
15 11 (5.14%) Automated Testing
15 11 (5.14%) MVVM
16 8 (3.74%) Asset Management
16 8 (3.74%) ETL
17 7 (3.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (38.79%) SQL
2 78 (36.45%) Java
3 46 (21.50%) JavaScript
4 38 (17.76%) PL/SQL
5 34 (15.89%) C#
6 33 (15.42%) Shell Script
7 31 (14.49%) Perl
8 19 (8.88%) C++
9 18 (8.41%) VBA
10 5 (2.34%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.34%) Scala
11 3 (1.40%) Python
12 2 (0.93%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.93%) SOQL
12 2 (0.93%) JCL
12 2 (0.93%) XAML
13 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.47%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (2.80%) ISEB
2 5 (2.34%) ISTQB
2 5 (2.34%) Degree
2 5 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) CISSP
4 2 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.47%) PhD
5 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.80%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) Basel III
2 1 (0.47%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.47%) COREP
2 1 (0.47%) FINREP
2 1 (0.47%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 4 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 41 (19.16%) Oracle
2 22 (10.28%) Sybase
3 12 (5.61%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.87%) Google
5 3 (1.40%) Perforce
5 3 (1.40%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.40%) SAP
5 3 (1.40%) IBM
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe
6 1 (0.47%) EMC
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.47%) Actimize
6 1 (0.47%) Remedy
6 1 (0.47%) Charles River
6 1 (0.47%) Sencha
6 1 (0.47%) Twitter
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