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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 11 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 85 74 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.39% 12.44% 12.40%
As % of the General category 29.01% 28.68% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 51
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£425 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £9.96 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -34.14%
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
293 258 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.28% 43.36% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 116 172
Average daily rate £388 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £6.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.70% -15.00%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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.

1 113 (63.48%) Finance
2 61 (34.27%) Java
3 54 (30.34%) SQL
4 38 (21.35%) JavaScript
4 38 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (19.10%) Oracle
6 33 (18.54%) Investment Banking
7 32 (17.98%) SQL Server
8 31 (17.42%) Relational Database
9 30 (16.85%) CSS
9 30 (16.85%) Spring
10 27 (15.17%) UNIX
11 26 (14.61%) XML
11 26 (14.61%) PL/SQL
12 24 (13.48%) Sybase
12 24 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (12.36%) Hibernate
14 21 (11.80%) RDBMS
14 21 (11.80%) C#
15 20 (11.24%) OO
15 20 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (10.67%) HTML
17 18 (10.11%) Perl
17 18 (10.11%) .NET
17 18 (10.11%) JSP
17 18 (10.11%) JMS
17 18 (10.11%) Multithreading
18 17 (9.55%) Retail
19 16 (8.99%) Front Office

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (5.06%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.12%) IIS
2 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) AquaLogic
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.56%) TWiki
3 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
2 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.56%) AquaLogic BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) HTTP
2 2 (1.12%) Wireless
3 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.42%) Relational Database
3 21 (11.80%) RDBMS
4 16 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (7.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (5.06%) DB2
7 9 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.56%) QlikView
10 1 (0.56%) BODI
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Visual Studio
1 9 (5.06%) CruiseControl
1 9 (5.06%) Selenium
2 6 (3.37%) JUnit
3 4 (2.25%) JIRA
4 2 (1.12%) GoogleTest
4 2 (1.12%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.56%) Subversion
5 1 (0.56%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.56%) TestDirector
General
1 113 (63.48%) Finance
2 33 (18.54%) Investment Banking
3 17 (9.55%) Retail
4 16 (8.99%) Front Office
5 13 (7.30%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.37%) Back Office
7 4 (2.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (48.31%) Developer
2 34 (19.10%) Analyst
2 34 (19.10%) Java Developer
3 22 (12.36%) Senior Developer
4 17 (9.55%) Project Manager
5 16 (8.99%) Business Analyst
6 15 (8.43%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (7.87%) SQL Developer
8 13 (7.30%) Test Manager
9 11 (6.18%) Data Analyst
10 10 (5.62%) .NET Developer
11 8 (4.49%) SQL Server Developer
12 5 (2.81%) Technical Leader
12 5 (2.81%) Test Analyst
13 4 (2.25%) Coordinator
13 4 (2.25%) C++ Developer
13 4 (2.25%) C# Developer
13 4 (2.25%) Quality Analyst
13 4 (2.25%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (2.25%) Data Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.85%) CSS
1 30 (16.85%) Spring
2 26 (14.61%) XML
3 22 (12.36%) Hibernate
4 19 (10.67%) HTML
5 18 (10.11%) .NET
5 18 (10.11%) JSP
5 18 (10.11%) JMS
6 14 (7.87%) Web Services
7 12 (6.74%) J2EE
8 11 (6.18%) WPF
9 9 (5.06%) Spring MVC
9 9 (5.06%) Spring Web Flow
9 9 (5.06%) GWT
9 9 (5.06%) Servlets
9 9 (5.06%) EJB
9 9 (5.06%) JDBC
9 9 (5.06%) DHTML
9 9 (5.06%) Struts
9 9 (5.06%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.06%) User Experience
3 6 (3.37%) Market Risk
4 5 (2.81%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.81%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (2.25%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.69%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.69%) Equities
7 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.12%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.12%) Open Source
8 1 (0.56%) iPad
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.17%) UNIX
2 9 (5.06%) Windows
2 9 (5.06%) Linux
3 4 (2.25%) Android
4 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.12%) Solaris
5 1 (0.56%) Tru64
5 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (11.24%) OO
4 19 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (10.11%) Multithreading
6 16 (8.99%) Migration
7 13 (7.30%) MVC
7 13 (7.30%) Project Management
7 13 (7.30%) Wealth Management
7 13 (7.30%) Unit Testing
8 11 (6.18%) Data Modelling
8 11 (6.18%) ETL
8 11 (6.18%) Data Analysis
8 11 (6.18%) Test Strategy
9 10 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (5.06%) Project Planning
10 9 (5.06%) Web Application Development
10 9 (5.06%) Technical Analysis
11 8 (4.49%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (4.49%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (34.27%) Java
2 54 (30.34%) SQL
3 38 (21.35%) JavaScript
4 26 (14.61%) PL/SQL
5 21 (11.80%) C#
6 18 (10.11%) Perl
7 13 (7.30%) Shell Script
8 12 (6.74%) VBA
9 8 (4.49%) C++
10 4 (2.25%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.25%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.56%) VB6
12 1 (0.56%) JCL
12 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (4.49%) ISEB
2 7 (3.93%) ISTQB
2 7 (3.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (2.81%) Degree
3 5 (2.81%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.12%) CISSP
5 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.25%) QA
3 3 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 6 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 34 (19.10%) Oracle
2 24 (13.48%) Sybase
3 5 (2.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.25%) Trillium
5 2 (1.12%) IBM
5 2 (1.12%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.12%) Google
6 1 (0.56%) Sencha
6 1 (0.56%) Remedy
6 1 (0.56%) Charles River
6 1 (0.56%) Actimize
6 1 (0.56%) HP
6 1 (0.56%) EMC
6 1 (0.56%) BEA
6 1 (0.56%) Informatica
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
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