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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 47 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 16 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.19% 2.78% 1.45%
As % of the General category 5.23% 6.61% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 7
Average daily rate
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£440 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £220 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
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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
306 257 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.98% 41.99% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 118 128
Average daily rate £400 £380 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £250
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 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £12.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

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
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 22 December 2014, 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 34 (100.00%) Banking
2 26 (76.47%) Finance
3 15 (44.12%) Java
4 12 (35.29%) Spring
4 12 (35.29%) Multithreading
5 11 (32.35%) Front Office
6 10 (29.41%) Hibernate
7 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
7 9 (26.47%) Oracle
7 9 (26.47%) Sybase
8 8 (23.53%) SQL
8 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
10 6 (17.65%) CSS
11 5 (14.71%) C#
11 5 (14.71%) VBA
11 5 (14.71%) .NET
11 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
11 5 (14.71%) UNIX
11 5 (14.71%) Client/Server
11 5 (14.71%) Market Risk
11 5 (14.71%) UX Design
11 5 (14.71%) User Experience
12 4 (11.76%) DB2
12 4 (11.76%) OO
13 3 (8.82%) Perl
13 3 (8.82%) Linux
13 3 (8.82%) Migration
13 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) DB2
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) JUnit
General
1 34 (100.00%) Banking
2 26 (76.47%) Finance
3 11 (32.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Automated Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Data Migration Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) DBA
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) Spring
2 10 (29.41%) Hibernate
3 6 (17.65%) CSS
4 5 (14.71%) .NET
4 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.82%) WPF
6 2 (5.88%) JMS
6 2 (5.88%) HTML
7 1 (2.94%) DHTML
7 1 (2.94%) J2EE
7 1 (2.94%) JSP
7 1 (2.94%) Servlets
7 1 (2.94%) Web Services
7 1 (2.94%) XML
7 1 (2.94%) XSL
7 1 (2.94%) J2SE
7 1 (2.94%) EJB
7 1 (2.94%) HTML5
7 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Market Risk
1 5 (14.71%) User Experience
1 5 (14.71%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Equities
3 1 (2.94%) Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) UNIX
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Multithreading
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) UX Design
4 4 (11.76%) OO
5 3 (8.82%) Wealth Management
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) ETL
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.94%) Workflow
7 1 (2.94%) Validation
7 1 (2.94%) CRM
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) C#
4 5 (14.71%) VBA
5 3 (8.82%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle
1 9 (26.47%) Sybase
2 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.94%) Actimize