The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Glasgow region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 11 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 77 125 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.18% 13.89% 15.39%
As % of the General category 29.73% 30.94% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 76 64
Average daily rate £350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £293 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £384
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.72 £16.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.96% -34.00%
General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
259 404 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.59% 44.89% 54.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 236 208
Average daily rate £358 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £9.50 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.85 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £45.00 £61.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Banking
Scotland

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 91 (61.49%) Finance
2 49 (33.11%) SQL
3 34 (22.97%) Java
4 29 (19.59%) Investment Banking
5 18 (12.16%) UNIX
6 17 (11.49%) Data Analysis
6 17 (11.49%) Retail
7 16 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (10.81%) MS Excel
7 16 (10.81%) Microsoft
8 15 (10.14%) Linux
9 14 (9.46%) Project Management
9 14 (9.46%) Retail Banking
9 14 (9.46%) Relational Database
10 13 (8.78%) Business Analysis
11 12 (8.11%) Spring
11 12 (8.11%) XML
11 12 (8.11%) Multithreading
12 11 (7.43%) C#
12 11 (7.43%) Windows
12 11 (7.43%) Data Management
12 11 (7.43%) Wealth Management
13 10 (6.76%) Scrum
13 10 (6.76%) Risk Management
13 10 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (6.76%) Perl
13 10 (6.76%) Oracle
13 10 (6.76%) Sybase
13 10 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (6.76%) Test Strategy

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (6.08%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.05%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.03%) Apache
5 2 (1.35%) SAS
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.68%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.68%) IIS
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.08%) MS Office
3 7 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.35%) MS Project
6 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.68%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.68%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) Firewall
1 3 (2.03%) Network Security
2 2 (1.35%) 3G
2 2 (1.35%) Broadband
2 2 (1.35%) VPN
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.68%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.46%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.73%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.38%) MySQL
5 5 (3.38%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.70%) Star Schema
6 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.70%) QlikView
6 4 (2.70%) KDB
7 3 (2.03%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (2.03%) DB2
7 3 (2.03%) MS Access
8 2 (1.35%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.35%) Sybase IQ
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Subversion
1 7 (4.73%) Selenium
2 5 (3.38%) JUnit
2 5 (3.38%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.70%) Maven
3 4 (2.70%) JIRA
3 4 (2.70%) WATIR
3 4 (2.70%) Gradle
3 4 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.70%) TortoiseSVN
3 4 (2.70%) RSpec
3 4 (2.70%) JBehave
3 4 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.03%) FitNesse
4 3 (2.03%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.35%) Hudson
5 2 (1.35%) TestDirector
5 2 (1.35%) MSI
6 1 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
General
1 91 (61.49%) Finance
2 29 (19.59%) Investment Banking
3 17 (11.49%) Retail
4 14 (9.46%) Retail Banking
5 9 (6.08%) Front Office
6 6 (4.05%) Private Banking
7 4 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (2.03%) Legal
9 2 (1.35%) Marketing
10 1 (0.68%) Publishing
10 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (33.11%) Analyst
2 41 (27.70%) Developer
3 33 (22.30%) Business Analyst
4 17 (11.49%) Java Developer
5 9 (6.08%) Test Manager
6 8 (5.41%) Consultant
6 8 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.73%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.05%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.05%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.05%) Technical Business Analyst
9 5 (3.38%) Information Security Consultant
9 5 (3.38%) Security Consultant
9 5 (3.38%) C++ Developer
9 5 (3.38%) Senior Manager
10 4 (2.70%) Architect
10 4 (2.70%) Desktop Support
10 4 (2.70%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.70%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.70%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.11%) XML
1 12 (8.11%) Spring
2 9 (6.08%) .NET
3 8 (5.41%) J2EE
3 8 (5.41%) HTML
4 7 (4.73%) JMS
5 6 (4.05%) Web Services
5 6 (4.05%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (3.38%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.70%) CSS
7 4 (2.70%) Spring MVC
7 4 (2.70%) Ajax
7 4 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (2.03%) Spring Web Flow
8 3 (2.03%) GWT
8 3 (2.03%) iBATIS
8 3 (2.03%) JDBC
8 3 (2.03%) JSP
8 3 (2.03%) Struts
8 3 (2.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.41%) Equities
2 6 (4.05%) Derivative
2 6 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (4.05%) SWIFT
3 3 (2.03%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.35%) AS400
4 2 (1.35%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.35%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.35%) PMI
5 1 (0.68%) IVR
5 1 (0.68%) PACS
5 1 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.68%) Physics
5 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.68%) EPoS
5 1 (0.68%) EMV
5 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.16%) UNIX
2 15 (10.14%) Linux
3 11 (7.43%) Windows
4 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.68%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.49%) Data Analysis
2 16 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (9.46%) Project Management
4 13 (8.78%) Business Analysis
5 12 (8.11%) Multithreading
6 11 (7.43%) Wealth Management
6 11 (7.43%) Data Management
7 10 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.76%) Scrum
7 10 (6.76%) Risk Management
7 10 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (6.76%) Test Strategy
8 9 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (6.08%) OO
9 8 (5.41%) Asset Management
10 7 (4.73%) ETL
10 7 (4.73%) Information Security
10 7 (4.73%) Unit Testing
10 7 (4.73%) Investment Management
10 7 (4.73%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.11%) SQL
2 34 (22.97%) Java
3 11 (7.43%) C#
4 10 (6.76%) Perl
5 9 (6.08%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.41%) Python
7 7 (4.73%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.73%) VBA
7 7 (4.73%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.05%) C++
9 4 (2.70%) Groovy
10 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.35%) VB
11 1 (0.68%) RPG
11 1 (0.68%) COBOL
11 1 (0.68%) Scala
11 1 (0.68%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (5.41%) CISM
1 8 (5.41%) Degree
2 5 (3.38%) CISSP
3 3 (2.03%) PMP
3 3 (2.03%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.03%) CISA
3 3 (2.03%) CRISC
4 2 (1.35%) ISEB
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) COBIT
1 3 (2.03%) CRD IV
1 3 (2.03%) COREP
1 3 (2.03%) FINREP
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.68%) Basel III
2 1 (0.68%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.73%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.70%) Puppet
2 4 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.76%) Oracle
2 10 (6.76%) Sybase
3 6 (4.05%) HP
4 5 (3.38%) IBM
5 4 (2.70%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.70%) VMware
5 4 (2.70%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.35%) SAP
6 2 (1.35%) Cognos
6 2 (1.35%) Adobe
6 2 (1.35%) Misys
7 1 (0.68%) Teradata
7 1 (0.68%) ION Trading
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