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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 8 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Banking 120 95 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.75% 14.46% 9.68%
As % of the General category 32.97% 35.85% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 53 34
Average daily rate
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£375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -1.29%
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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
364 265 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.70% 40.33% 48.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 139 178
Average daily rate £388 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 12
Average hourly rate £30.50 £13.60 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.26% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £10.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £17.50 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -25.00%

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 2 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 2 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.

1 109 (47.39%) Finance
2 96 (41.74%) SQL
3 87 (37.83%) Java
4 51 (22.17%) UNIX
5 46 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 45 (19.57%) C#
7 44 (19.13%) Multithreading
8 43 (18.70%) Spring
9 42 (18.26%) Investment Banking
9 42 (18.26%) XML
10 38 (16.52%) Oracle
11 37 (16.09%) JavaScript
12 34 (14.78%) PL/SQL
13 33 (14.35%) Shell Script
14 32 (13.91%) Perl
15 31 (13.48%) OO
16 30 (13.04%) CSS
17 29 (12.61%) .NET
18 28 (12.17%) J2EE
19 26 (11.30%) JSP
19 26 (11.30%) Front Office
19 26 (11.30%) Hibernate
20 25 (10.87%) SQL Server
20 25 (10.87%) Sybase
21 24 (10.43%) C++
21 24 (10.43%) JMS
22 23 (10.00%) Linux
22 23 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
23 22 (9.57%) MVC
23 22 (9.57%) RDBMS

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 20 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.61%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.74%) Apache
4 3 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.87%) IIS
5 2 (0.87%) CMS
6 1 (0.43%) Papyrus
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.43%) TWiki
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.43%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.87%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 25 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 22 (9.57%) RDBMS
4 16 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (4.35%) KDB
8 9 (3.91%) DB2
9 3 (1.30%) QlikView
9 3 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.87%) MS Access
11 1 (0.43%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (7.39%) Selenium
1 17 (7.39%) CruiseControl
2 3 (1.30%) JIRA
2 3 (1.30%) CppUnit
2 3 (1.30%) GoogleTest
2 3 (1.30%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (1.30%) Ant
2 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.87%) JUnit
3 2 (0.87%) Subversion
General
1 109 (47.39%) Finance
2 42 (18.26%) Investment Banking
3 26 (11.30%) Front Office
4 11 (4.78%) Retail
4 11 (4.78%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.17%) Private Banking
6 3 (1.30%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 140 (60.87%) Developer
2 58 (25.22%) Java Developer
3 46 (20.00%) Analyst
4 32 (13.91%) Business Analyst
5 29 (12.61%) C# Developer
6 20 (8.70%) C++ Developer
7 18 (7.83%) SQL Developer
8 17 (7.39%) WPF Developer
9 11 (4.78%) Data Analyst
9 11 (4.78%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.35%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
11 8 (3.48%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (3.48%) Test Manager
12 5 (2.17%) Consultant
12 5 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (2.17%) Business Data Analyst
13 4 (1.74%) Senior Business Analyst
13 4 (1.74%) Applications Support
13 4 (1.74%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (18.70%) Spring
2 42 (18.26%) XML
3 30 (13.04%) CSS
4 29 (12.61%) .NET
5 28 (12.17%) J2EE
6 26 (11.30%) JSP
6 26 (11.30%) Hibernate
7 24 (10.43%) JMS
8 20 (8.70%) Spring MVC
9 19 (8.26%) WPF
9 19 (8.26%) XSLT
10 17 (7.39%) iBATIS
10 17 (7.39%) Ajax
10 17 (7.39%) JDBC
10 17 (7.39%) Struts
10 17 (7.39%) Web Services
10 17 (7.39%) HTML
10 17 (7.39%) Spring Web Flow
10 17 (7.39%) GWT
11 13 (5.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.70%) Equities
2 18 (7.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (3.04%) Derivative
4 5 (2.17%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.74%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.74%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.74%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.30%) Physics
6 3 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.43%) AS400
8 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.43%) IVR
8 1 (0.43%) Tandem
8 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.43%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 51 (22.17%) UNIX
2 23 (10.00%) Linux
3 14 (6.09%) Windows
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.13%) Multithreading
2 31 (13.48%) OO
3 23 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (9.57%) MVC
5 21 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (9.13%) Data Modelling
6 20 (8.70%) Wealth Management
6 20 (8.70%) Web Application Development
6 20 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (8.26%) Unit Testing
8 17 (7.39%) Migration
9 16 (6.96%) Data Analysis
9 16 (6.96%) Business Analysis
10 14 (6.09%) Technical Analysis
11 13 (5.65%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (5.65%) ETL
11 13 (5.65%) MVVM
12 11 (4.78%) Automated Testing
13 8 (3.48%) Asset Management
14 7 (3.04%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 96 (41.74%) SQL
2 87 (37.83%) Java
3 45 (19.57%) C#
4 37 (16.09%) JavaScript
5 34 (14.78%) PL/SQL
6 33 (14.35%) Shell Script
7 32 (13.91%) Perl
8 24 (10.43%) C++
9 20 (8.70%) VBA
10 7 (3.04%) Python
11 6 (2.61%) Scala
12 4 (1.74%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.30%) XAML
14 2 (0.87%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.87%) COBOL
15 1 (0.43%) RPG
15 1 (0.43%) RPG IV
15 1 (0.43%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (2.61%) ISEB
2 4 (1.74%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.30%) Degree
4 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) CISSP
4 2 (0.87%) CISM
4 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) PhD
5 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.43%) PMP
5 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.61%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) CRD IV
2 3 (1.30%) COREP
2 3 (1.30%) FINREP
3 2 (0.87%) Basel III
4 1 (0.43%) FATCA
4 1 (0.43%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (16.52%) Oracle
2 25 (10.87%) Sybase
3 16 (6.96%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.48%) IBM
5 3 (1.30%) Google
5 3 (1.30%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.30%) Perforce
5 3 (1.30%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.30%) SAP
6 2 (0.87%) Adobe
6 2 (0.87%) Misys
6 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.43%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.43%) Charles River
7 1 (0.43%) Sencha
7 1 (0.43%) Twitter
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