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 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 11 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Banking 95 82 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.73% 12.87% 7.67%
As % of the General category 31.05% 34.60% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 24
Average daily rate
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£378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £290 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-35.29% -10.52%
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
306 237 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.78% 37.21% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 119 149
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 13
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 £17.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -31.03%

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 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 2 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.

1 105 (48.17%) Finance
2 89 (40.83%) SQL
3 83 (38.07%) Java
4 52 (23.85%) UNIX
5 49 (22.48%) Relational Database
6 46 (21.10%) XML
7 45 (20.64%) JavaScript
7 45 (20.64%) Spring
8 41 (18.81%) Oracle
9 39 (17.89%) Investment Banking
9 39 (17.89%) Multithreading
10 38 (17.43%) PL/SQL
10 38 (17.43%) C#
10 38 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
11 35 (16.06%) CSS
11 35 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (15.60%) Perl
12 34 (15.60%) OO
12 34 (15.60%) Shell Script
13 29 (13.30%) JSP
14 28 (12.84%) J2EE
15 27 (12.39%) JMS
16 26 (11.93%) SQL Server
17 25 (11.47%) .NET
17 25 (11.47%) Hibernate
18 24 (11.01%) Front Office
18 24 (11.01%) MVC
18 24 (11.01%) RDBMS
18 24 (11.01%) Sybase
19 23 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 22 (10.09%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.38%) Apache
4 2 (0.92%) IIS
4 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (0.92%) CMS
5 1 (0.46%) TWiki
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.46%) Papyrus
5 1 (0.46%) CICS
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.92%) HTTP
1 2 (0.92%) Wireless
2 1 (0.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) SAN
2 1 (0.46%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (22.48%) Relational Database
2 26 (11.93%) SQL Server
3 24 (11.01%) RDBMS
4 17 (7.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (5.05%) DB2
8 8 (3.67%) KDB
9 4 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.38%) QlikView
11 2 (0.92%) MS Access
12 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.46%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 20 (9.17%) Selenium
1 20 (9.17%) CruiseControl
2 4 (1.83%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.83%) CppUnit
2 4 (1.83%) GoogleTest
3 3 (1.38%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (1.38%) JIRA
3 3 (1.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.38%) Ant
3 3 (1.38%) JUnit
4 2 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 105 (48.17%) Finance
2 39 (17.89%) Investment Banking
3 24 (11.01%) Front Office
4 7 (3.21%) Retail
4 7 (3.21%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.29%) Private Banking
6 3 (1.38%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 135 (61.93%) Developer
2 54 (24.77%) Java Developer
3 43 (19.72%) Analyst
4 28 (12.84%) Business Analyst
5 27 (12.39%) C# Developer
6 19 (8.72%) C++ Developer
6 19 (8.72%) SQL Developer
7 15 (6.88%) WPF Developer
8 12 (5.50%) Project Manager
9 11 (5.05%) Data Analyst
9 11 (5.05%) SQL Server Developer
10 9 (4.13%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (2.29%) Test Manager
13 4 (1.83%) Test Analyst
13 4 (1.83%) Senior Business Analyst
13 4 (1.83%) Consultant
13 4 (1.83%) Banking Business Analyst
13 4 (1.83%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.10%) XML
2 45 (20.64%) Spring
3 35 (16.06%) CSS
4 29 (13.30%) JSP
5 28 (12.84%) J2EE
6 27 (12.39%) JMS
7 25 (11.47%) .NET
7 25 (11.47%) Hibernate
8 22 (10.09%) XSLT
8 22 (10.09%) Spring MVC
9 20 (9.17%) Struts
9 20 (9.17%) JDBC
9 20 (9.17%) Spring Web Flow
9 20 (9.17%) iBATIS
9 20 (9.17%) GWT
9 20 (9.17%) Ajax
10 18 (8.26%) HTML
11 17 (7.80%) WPF
12 16 (7.34%) Web Services
13 13 (5.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (6.88%) Equities
3 5 (2.29%) Derivative
4 4 (1.83%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.83%) Fixed Income
4 4 (1.83%) Mathematics
4 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.83%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.38%) Physics
6 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.46%) Open Source
7 1 (0.46%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.46%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.85%) UNIX
2 21 (9.63%) Linux
3 13 (5.96%) Windows
4 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.46%) Tru64
4 1 (0.46%) AIX
4 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.89%) Multithreading
2 35 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (15.60%) OO
4 24 (11.01%) MVC
5 23 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (10.09%) Unit Testing
6 22 (10.09%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (10.09%) Web Application Development
7 21 (9.63%) Data Modelling
8 19 (8.72%) Wealth Management
9 18 (8.26%) Migration
10 16 (7.34%) Data Analysis
11 15 (6.88%) Technical Analysis
12 14 (6.42%) Kalman Filter
12 14 (6.42%) Business Analysis
13 12 (5.50%) MVVM
14 11 (5.05%) ETL
15 10 (4.59%) Automated Testing
16 7 (3.21%) Project Planning
16 7 (3.21%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (40.83%) SQL
2 83 (38.07%) Java
3 45 (20.64%) JavaScript
4 38 (17.43%) PL/SQL
4 38 (17.43%) C#
5 34 (15.60%) Perl
5 34 (15.60%) Shell Script
6 22 (10.09%) C++
7 18 (8.26%) VBA
8 5 (2.29%) Scala
8 5 (2.29%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.29%) Python
9 2 (0.92%) XAML
9 2 (0.92%) SOQL
9 2 (0.92%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.46%) JCL
10 1 (0.46%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 5 (2.29%) ISTQB
1 5 (2.29%) ISEB
2 4 (1.83%) Degree
3 3 (1.38%) CISSP
4 2 (0.92%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) CISM
5 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.75%) QA
2 2 (0.92%) CRD IV
2 2 (0.92%) COREP
2 2 (0.92%) FINREP
3 1 (0.46%) Basel III
3 1 (0.46%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 2 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 41 (18.81%) Oracle
2 24 (11.01%) Sybase
3 14 (6.42%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.75%) IBM
5 4 (1.83%) Google
6 3 (1.38%) Perforce
6 3 (1.38%) SAP
6 3 (1.38%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.92%) Adobe
7 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.92%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.46%) Sencha
8 1 (0.46%) Twitter
8 1 (0.46%) Actimize
8 1 (0.46%) Charles River
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.46%) Misys
8 1 (0.46%) EMC
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