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 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 122 127 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.40% 16.60% 16.48%
As % of the General category 29.19% 38.84% 39.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 56 84
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £20.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-49.68% -7.77%
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
418 327 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.35% 42.75% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 154 190
Average daily rate £373 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 9
Average hourly rate £60.00 £9.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+566.66% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £9.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £9.00 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -6.12%

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 July 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 2 July 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.

1 167 (66.80%) Finance
2 75 (30.00%) Java
3 61 (24.40%) Investment Banking
4 59 (23.60%) SQL
5 45 (18.00%) Spring
6 40 (16.00%) Sybase
7 37 (14.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
9 35 (14.00%) Data Analysis
10 32 (12.80%) Relational Database
11 31 (12.40%) Hibernate
12 30 (12.00%) UNIX
13 26 (10.40%) Retail
13 26 (10.40%) SDLC
14 25 (10.00%) Wealth Management
14 25 (10.00%) Oracle
15 24 (9.60%) Business Analysis
16 23 (9.20%) Front Office
16 23 (9.20%) RDBMS
17 21 (8.40%) JavaScript
17 21 (8.40%) MS Excel
18 20 (8.00%) OO
18 20 (8.00%) SQL Server
19 19 (7.60%) Perl
19 19 (7.60%) Linux
19 19 (7.60%) XML
19 19 (7.60%) Retail Banking
20 18 (7.20%) MS Office
20 18 (7.20%) Performance Tuning

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 6 (2.40%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.00%) SAS
2 5 (2.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.80%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (0.80%) FileNet
3 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.80%) JBoss
4 1 (0.40%) Apache
4 1 (0.40%) IIS
4 1 (0.40%) AquaLogic
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
Applications
1 21 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.20%) MS Office
3 12 (4.80%) MS Project
4 10 (4.00%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Loan IQ
2 2 (0.80%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.40%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.40%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.80%) HTTP
2 1 (0.40%) CTI
2 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.80%) Relational Database
2 23 (9.20%) RDBMS
3 20 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 17 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (6.00%) DB2
6 10 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.00%) Big Data
10 4 (1.60%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.20%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.20%) Sybase IQ
11 3 (1.20%) Sybase ASE
11 3 (1.20%) QlikView
12 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.80%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.80%) MySQL
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.80%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (6.00%) JUnit
2 5 (2.00%) CruiseControl
3 4 (1.60%) Selenium
4 3 (1.20%) Jasmine
4 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.80%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.80%) NUnit
5 2 (0.80%) Subversion
5 2 (0.80%) Maven
5 2 (0.80%) JSUnit
5 2 (0.80%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.80%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.80%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.40%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.40%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.40%) QUnit
6 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.40%) Mockito
6 1 (0.40%) JIRA
General
1 167 (66.80%) Finance
2 61 (24.40%) Investment Banking
3 26 (10.40%) Retail
4 23 (9.20%) Front Office
5 19 (7.60%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.00%) Back Office
8 4 (1.60%) Legal
9 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (36.00%) Analyst
2 84 (33.60%) Developer
3 61 (24.40%) Business Analyst
4 52 (20.80%) Java Developer
5 32 (12.80%) Senior Developer
6 27 (10.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 26 (10.40%) Project Manager
8 12 (4.80%) Test Manager
8 12 (4.80%) Data Analyst
9 11 (4.40%) SQL Developer
10 10 (4.00%) Banking Business Analyst
11 7 (2.80%) Payments Business Analyst
12 6 (2.40%) Test Leader
12 6 (2.40%) Technical Leader
12 6 (2.40%) Risk Analyst
13 5 (2.00%) Infrastructure Manager
13 5 (2.00%) MI Analyst
13 5 (2.00%) Junior
13 5 (2.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 5 (2.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (18.00%) Spring
2 31 (12.40%) Hibernate
3 19 (7.60%) XML
4 15 (6.00%) CSS
4 15 (6.00%) JMS
5 14 (5.60%) Web Services
6 13 (5.20%) HTML
7 12 (4.80%) .NET
7 12 (4.80%) J2EE
7 12 (4.80%) J2SE
8 9 (3.60%) JSP
9 8 (3.20%) Ajax
10 7 (2.80%) XSL
10 7 (2.80%) XSLT
11 6 (2.40%) JDBC
11 6 (2.40%) WPF
11 6 (2.40%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.00%) REST
12 5 (2.00%) Spring MVC
12 5 (2.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (3.60%) Derivative
4 6 (2.40%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.40%) Equities
5 4 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.60%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.20%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.20%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.80%) User Experience
7 2 (0.80%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.80%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.40%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.40%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.40%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.00%) UNIX
2 19 (7.60%) Linux
3 3 (1.20%) Windows
4 1 (0.40%) Android
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.80%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (14.00%) Data Analysis
4 26 (10.40%) SDLC
5 25 (10.00%) Wealth Management
6 24 (9.60%) Business Analysis
7 20 (8.00%) OO
8 18 (7.20%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (6.40%) Data Modelling
10 15 (6.00%) Project Management
10 15 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (6.00%) Multithreading
11 14 (5.60%) Investment Management
12 13 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (4.40%) OOD
13 11 (4.40%) TDD
14 10 (4.00%) Software Engineering
14 10 (4.00%) Unit Testing
15 9 (3.60%) Asset Management
15 9 (3.60%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (30.00%) Java
2 59 (23.60%) SQL
3 21 (8.40%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.60%) Perl
5 16 (6.40%) C#
6 13 (5.20%) PL/SQL
7 12 (4.80%) VBA
8 10 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.40%) Python
10 5 (2.00%) C++
10 5 (2.00%) Scala
11 4 (1.60%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.40%) VB
12 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.40%) VB6
12 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (4.40%) Degree
2 4 (1.60%) CRISC
2 4 (1.60%) CISA
3 3 (1.20%) ISEB
3 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.80%) PMP
4 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) CGEIT
5 1 (0.40%) CISSP
5 1 (0.40%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.80%) QA
1 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
1 2 (0.80%) FATCA
2 1 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.40%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.80%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.80%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (0.80%) Netcool
Vendors
1 40 (16.00%) Sybase
2 25 (10.00%) Oracle
3 15 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.20%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.00%) IBM
6 4 (1.60%) Avaloq
7 3 (1.20%) Charles River
8 2 (0.80%) Trillium
9 1 (0.40%) VMware
9 1 (0.40%) Teradata
9 1 (0.40%) Tableau
9 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.40%) SAP
9 1 (0.40%) Cognos
9 1 (0.40%) HP
9 1 (0.40%) BEA
9 1 (0.40%) Veritas
9 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.40%) Remedy