The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 37 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 33 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.85% 3.05% 2.21%
As % of the General category 7.88% 7.19% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £305 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
Investment 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
419 320 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.89% 42.50% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 151 184
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 £266
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 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Investment Banking across the Glasgow region.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the Glasgow region.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 61 (100.00%) Banking
2 46 (75.41%) Finance
3 37 (60.66%) Java
4 30 (49.18%) Sybase
5 27 (44.26%) Spring
6 24 (39.34%) SQL
7 22 (36.07%) Front Office
7 22 (36.07%) Hibernate
8 19 (31.15%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (29.51%) Relational Database
10 15 (24.59%) Wealth Management
11 14 (22.95%) RDBMS
11 14 (22.95%) UNIX
12 13 (21.31%) SDLC
12 13 (21.31%) Multithreading
13 12 (19.67%) Oracle
14 11 (18.03%) Linux
14 11 (18.03%) Investment Management
15 10 (16.39%) OO
15 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
15 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
16 9 (14.75%) VBA
16 9 (14.75%) DB2
16 9 (14.75%) XML
16 9 (14.75%) OOD
16 9 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
17 8 (13.11%) J2SE
17 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
17 8 (13.11%) JMS
17 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.64%) IIS
1 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.28%) MS Project
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.64%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) CTI
1 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) Relational Database
2 14 (22.95%) RDBMS
3 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
4 9 (14.75%) DB2
5 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (6.56%) Big Data
7 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.64%) QlikView
9 1 (1.64%) KDB
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) JUnit
2 2 (3.28%) Subversion
2 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.64%) QUnit
3 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.64%) NUnit
3 1 (1.64%) CruiseControl
General
1 61 (100.00%) Banking
2 46 (75.41%) Finance
3 22 (36.07%) Front Office
4 4 (6.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (67.21%) Developer
2 27 (44.26%) Java Developer
3 23 (37.70%) Senior Developer
4 21 (34.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (24.59%) Analyst
6 9 (14.75%) Business Analyst
7 8 (13.11%) SQL Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Banking Business Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (4.92%) MI Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.28%) SQL Server BI Developer
10 2 (3.28%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Business Manager
10 2 (3.28%) Risk Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Business Project Manager
10 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (44.26%) Spring
2 22 (36.07%) Hibernate
3 9 (14.75%) XML
4 8 (13.11%) J2SE
4 8 (13.11%) JMS
4 8 (13.11%) Web Services
5 7 (11.48%) XSL
5 7 (11.48%) HTML
6 6 (9.84%) CSS
7 5 (8.20%) JSP
7 5 (8.20%) Servlets
7 5 (8.20%) .NET
7 5 (8.20%) DHTML
7 5 (8.20%) EJB
8 3 (4.92%) XSLT
9 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.28%) WPF
10 1 (1.64%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.64%) LINQ
10 1 (1.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (8.20%) Equities
3 5 (8.20%) Derivative
4 4 (6.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (6.56%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.28%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.64%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.64%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) UNIX
2 11 (18.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Wealth Management
2 13 (21.31%) Multithreading
2 13 (21.31%) SDLC
3 11 (18.03%) Investment Management
4 10 (16.39%) OO
4 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
5 9 (14.75%) OOD
5 9 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
6 8 (13.11%) Data Analysis
7 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
7 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.20%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.56%) Asset Management
9 4 (6.56%) Data Management
9 4 (6.56%) Time Management
9 4 (6.56%) Database Tuning
9 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) Java
2 24 (39.34%) SQL
3 9 (14.75%) VBA
4 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.84%) Perl
5 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.20%) C#
5 5 (8.20%) Scala
6 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.28%) C++
7 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) CRISC
2 2 (3.28%) CISA
3 1 (1.64%) CISM
3 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) FATCA
2 1 (1.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Sybase
2 12 (19.67%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Charles River
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.64%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.64%) Teradata