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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 10 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Banking 99 89 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.76% 13.53% 8.63%
As % of the General category 31.13% 36.33% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 54 29
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £290 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £399 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.56 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-39.64% -7.89%
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 Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
318 245 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.77% 37.23% 44.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 126 168
Average daily rate £383 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £224 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+195.45% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £15.16 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

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 September 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 September 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.

1 110 (48.67%) Finance
2 94 (41.59%) SQL
3 90 (39.82%) Java
4 54 (23.89%) UNIX
5 51 (22.57%) Relational Database
6 46 (20.35%) Spring
7 45 (19.91%) XML
8 43 (19.03%) Multithreading
9 42 (18.58%) Investment Banking
9 42 (18.58%) JavaScript
9 42 (18.58%) C#
10 41 (18.14%) Oracle
11 39 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
12 37 (16.37%) Perl
12 37 (16.37%) PL/SQL
13 36 (15.93%) OO
13 36 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
14 34 (15.04%) Shell Script
15 32 (14.16%) CSS
16 28 (12.39%) JSP
16 28 (12.39%) J2EE
17 27 (11.95%) SQL Server
17 27 (11.95%) .NET
17 27 (11.95%) JMS
17 27 (11.95%) Hibernate
18 26 (11.50%) Front Office
18 26 (11.50%) Sybase
19 25 (11.06%) RDBMS
20 24 (10.62%) Linux
20 24 (10.62%) C++

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (9.73%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.65%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.77%) Apache
4 3 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.88%) IIS
5 2 (0.88%) CMS
6 1 (0.44%) Papyrus
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.44%) TWiki
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.44%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) Wireless
2 1 (0.44%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (22.57%) Relational Database
2 27 (11.95%) SQL Server
3 25 (11.06%) RDBMS
4 17 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (7.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (5.75%) DB2
7 9 (3.98%) KDB
8 4 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.33%) QlikView
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.88%) MS Access
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.44%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 19 (8.41%) Selenium
1 19 (8.41%) CruiseControl
2 4 (1.77%) CppUnit
2 4 (1.77%) GoogleTest
2 4 (1.77%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.33%) Ant
3 3 (1.33%) JUnit
3 3 (1.33%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (1.33%) JIRA
4 2 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 110 (48.67%) Finance
2 42 (18.58%) Investment Banking
3 26 (11.50%) Front Office
4 8 (3.54%) Retail
4 8 (3.54%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.21%) Private Banking
6 3 (1.33%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 141 (62.39%) Developer
2 58 (25.66%) Java Developer
3 45 (19.91%) Analyst
4 29 (12.83%) Business Analyst
5 28 (12.39%) C# Developer
6 20 (8.85%) C++ Developer
7 19 (8.41%) SQL Developer
8 16 (7.08%) WPF Developer
9 12 (5.31%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.87%) Data Analyst
10 11 (4.87%) SQL Server Developer
11 10 (4.42%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.10%) Senior Java Developer
13 5 (2.21%) Senior Analyst
14 4 (1.77%) Applications Support
14 4 (1.77%) Senior Business Analyst
14 4 (1.77%) Test Manager
14 4 (1.77%) Test Analyst
14 4 (1.77%) Consultant
14 4 (1.77%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.35%) Spring
2 45 (19.91%) XML
3 32 (14.16%) CSS
4 28 (12.39%) JSP
4 28 (12.39%) J2EE
5 27 (11.95%) .NET
5 27 (11.95%) JMS
5 27 (11.95%) Hibernate
6 21 (9.29%) XSLT
6 21 (9.29%) Spring MVC
7 19 (8.41%) Spring Web Flow
7 19 (8.41%) GWT
7 19 (8.41%) iBATIS
7 19 (8.41%) Ajax
7 19 (8.41%) JDBC
7 19 (8.41%) Struts
8 18 (7.96%) WPF
9 17 (7.52%) Web Services
9 17 (7.52%) HTML
10 13 (5.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.96%) Equities
3 17 (7.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (2.65%) Derivative
5 5 (2.21%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.77%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.77%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.33%) Physics
7 3 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.33%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.44%) Open Source
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.44%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.44%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.44%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 54 (23.89%) UNIX
2 24 (10.62%) Linux
3 14 (6.19%) Windows
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.03%) Multithreading
2 36 (15.93%) OO
2 36 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (10.18%) MVC
5 22 (9.73%) Data Modelling
5 22 (9.73%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (9.29%) Unit Testing
6 21 (9.29%) Web Application Development
7 19 (8.41%) Wealth Management
8 18 (7.96%) Migration
9 16 (7.08%) Data Analysis
10 15 (6.64%) Technical Analysis
11 14 (6.19%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (6.19%) Business Analysis
12 13 (5.75%) ETL
13 12 (5.31%) MVVM
14 11 (4.87%) Automated Testing
15 9 (3.98%) Asset Management
16 6 (2.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 94 (41.59%) SQL
2 90 (39.82%) Java
3 42 (18.58%) JavaScript
3 42 (18.58%) C#
4 37 (16.37%) Perl
4 37 (16.37%) PL/SQL
5 34 (15.04%) Shell Script
6 24 (10.62%) C++
7 19 (8.41%) VBA
8 6 (2.65%) Python
9 5 (2.21%) Scala
9 5 (2.21%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.88%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.88%) SOQL
10 2 (0.88%) XAML
11 1 (0.44%) JCL
11 1 (0.44%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (1.77%) ISEB
1 4 (1.77%) ISTQB
1 4 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (1.33%) Degree
3 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.88%) CISSP
3 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) PhD
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.44%) PMP
4 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.44%) CISM
4 1 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) Basel III
2 2 (0.88%) CRD IV
2 2 (0.88%) COREP
2 2 (0.88%) FINREP
3 1 (0.44%) FATCA
3 1 (0.44%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (18.14%) Oracle
2 26 (11.50%) Sybase
3 16 (7.08%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.54%) IBM
5 4 (1.77%) Google
6 3 (1.33%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.33%) Perforce
6 3 (1.33%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.33%) SAP
7 2 (0.88%) Adobe
7 2 (0.88%) Misys
7 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.44%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.44%) Actimize
8 1 (0.44%) Charles River
8 1 (0.44%) Sencha
8 1 (0.44%) Twitter
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