The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 787 424 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.58% 15.42% 17.97%
As % of the General category 44.77% 37.92% 40.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 160 219
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.60 £14.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.17% -37.77%
Banking
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1758 1118 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 54.90% 40.67% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 540 537
Average daily rate £375 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 37
Average hourly rate £27.09 £11.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.32 £10.50 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.28 £33.20 £20.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 623 £380 -8.43% 69
Glasgow +1 114 £375 +7.14% 19
Stirling -1 23 £375 - 3
Fife 0 8 £321 -
West Lothian -2 3 - -
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Renfrewshire - 3 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £425 -
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 760 (52.31%) Finance
2 337 (23.19%) Retail
3 285 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 247 (17.00%) Retail Banking
5 196 (13.49%) SQL
6 182 (12.53%) Migration
7 164 (11.29%) Investment Banking
8 138 (9.50%) Project Management
9 127 (8.74%) Java
10 125 (8.60%) User Acceptance Testing
11 118 (8.12%) Business Analysis
12 110 (7.57%) Oracle
13 104 (7.16%) Data Warehouse
13 104 (7.16%) Agile Software Development
14 102 (7.02%) Data Analysis
15 97 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
16 76 (5.23%) UNIX
16 76 (5.23%) Analytics
17 72 (4.96%) Spring
18 62 (4.27%) Data Modelling
19 61 (4.20%) SAS
20 57 (3.92%) ETL
20 57 (3.92%) JavaScript
20 57 (3.92%) Data Migration
21 56 (3.85%) Hibernate
22 54 (3.72%) MS Excel
22 54 (3.72%) Test Scripting
23 53 (3.65%) QA
24 49 (3.37%) Sybase
25 48 (3.30%) HP Quality Center

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 61 (4.20%) SAS
2 35 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.51%) WebSphere
4 16 (1.10%) FileNet
5 9 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.55%) Apache
6 8 (0.55%) Apache Pig
7 7 (0.48%) Lync
7 7 (0.48%) CICS
8 5 (0.34%) IIS
9 4 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.21%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.21%) JBoss
11 2 (0.14%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.14%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.14%) Documentum
11 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.14%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.14%) Node.js
11 2 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 54 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.17%) MS Office
3 33 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (1.86%) MS Project
5 23 (1.58%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.14%) SPSS
8 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.55%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.41%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.21%) Loan IQ
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.14%) Agresso
4 2 (0.14%) Eikon
4 2 (0.14%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.069%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.069%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.069%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.069%) Investran
5 1 (0.069%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.069%) PORTIA
5 1 (0.069%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.069%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.069%) Summit
5 1 (0.069%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.069%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.069%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
2 7 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (0.21%) SaaS
4 2 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.14%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.069%) Taleo
5 1 (0.069%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.069%) PaaS
5 1 (0.069%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.10%) Firewall
2 13 (0.89%) Intranet
3 11 (0.76%) ATM
4 9 (0.62%) LAN
4 9 (0.62%) Internet
4 9 (0.62%) Network Security
5 7 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.34%) DNS
6 5 (0.34%) WAN
7 4 (0.28%) CTI
7 4 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.21%) SAN
9 2 (0.14%) LDAP
9 2 (0.14%) MPLS
9 2 (0.14%) SSL
9 2 (0.14%) VPLS
9 2 (0.14%) WebEx
10 1 (0.069%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.069%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.069%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (7.16%) Data Warehouse
2 48 (3.30%) Relational Database
3 35 (2.41%) SQL Server
4 26 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 23 (1.58%) DB2
6 21 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 18 (1.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 16 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
9 15 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (0.76%) Hadoop
10 11 (0.76%) Data Mining
11 10 (0.69%) NoSQL
12 9 (0.62%) PowerCenter
13 8 (0.55%) Big Data
13 8 (0.55%) Apache Hive
14 7 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.48%) MySQL
14 7 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (1.45%) Selenium
2 14 (0.96%) JUnit
3 10 (0.69%) CruiseControl
4 9 (0.62%) Eclipse
4 9 (0.62%) ERwin
5 7 (0.48%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.48%) WebDriver
6 6 (0.41%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.34%) Toad
7 5 (0.34%) Maven
8 4 (0.28%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.28%) FitNesse
8 4 (0.28%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.21%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.21%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.21%) JIRA
9 3 (0.21%) ClearQuest
10 2 (0.14%) MSI
10 2 (0.14%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.14%) NUnit
General
1 760 (52.31%) Finance
2 337 (23.19%) Retail
3 247 (17.00%) Retail Banking
4 164 (11.29%) Investment Banking
5 33 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 28 (1.93%) Front Office
7 25 (1.72%) Back Office
8 22 (1.51%) Marketing
9 13 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.62%) Legal
11 8 (0.55%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.41%) Law
13 4 (0.28%) Publishing
13 4 (0.28%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.21%) Billing
15 2 (0.14%) Advertising
15 2 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.14%) International Banking
16 1 (0.069%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 540 (37.16%) Analyst
2 282 (19.41%) Business Analyst
3 201 (13.83%) Project Manager
4 176 (12.11%) Developer
5 101 (6.95%) Test Manager
6 90 (6.19%) Banking Business Analyst
7 86 (5.92%) Test Analyst
8 83 (5.71%) Java Developer
9 70 (4.82%) Architect
10 50 (3.44%) Senior Analyst
11 46 (3.17%) Senior Developer
12 44 (3.03%) Senior Manager
12 44 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
13 42 (2.89%) Data Analyst
13 42 (2.89%) Test Leader
14 39 (2.68%) Designer
15 38 (2.62%) Senior Java Developer
16 37 (2.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 29 (2.00%) PMO Analyst
18 27 (1.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (4.96%) Spring
2 56 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 38 (2.62%) HTML
3 38 (2.62%) CSS
4 33 (2.27%) Web Services
5 31 (2.13%) XML
6 27 (1.86%) J2EE
7 24 (1.65%) HTML5
8 22 (1.51%) JMS
9 20 (1.38%) JSP
10 19 (1.31%) .NET
11 18 (1.24%) AngularJS
12 17 (1.17%) RESTful
13 16 (1.10%) Middleware
13 16 (1.10%) Ajax
14 12 (0.83%) Dojo
14 12 (0.83%) Spring MVC
14 12 (0.83%) JPA
15 11 (0.76%) REST
15 11 (0.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 97 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (2.20%) Data Centre
3 31 (2.13%) Credit Risk
4 29 (2.00%) Derivative
5 28 (1.93%) Mainframe
6 25 (1.72%) Reference Data
7 20 (1.38%) Data Integration
8 19 (1.31%) User Experience
9 16 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
9 16 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (1.10%) Fixed Income
10 12 (0.83%) Management Information System
11 9 (0.62%) Equities
11 9 (0.62%) Online Banking
12 7 (0.48%) IVR
13 6 (0.41%) E-Learning
13 6 (0.41%) Market Risk
13 6 (0.41%) Data Extraction
13 6 (0.41%) Computer Science
13 6 (0.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 76 (5.23%) UNIX
2 37 (2.55%) Windows
3 36 (2.48%) Linux
4 8 (0.55%) Android
5 7 (0.48%) Solaris
5 7 (0.48%) AIX
5 7 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.41%) zOS
6 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.21%) HPUX
9 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.14%) OS/2
10 1 (0.069%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.069%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.069%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.069%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.069%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.069%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 182 (12.53%) Migration
3 138 (9.50%) Project Management
4 125 (8.60%) User Acceptance Testing
5 118 (8.12%) Business Analysis
6 104 (7.16%) Agile Software Development
7 102 (7.02%) Data Analysis
8 76 (5.23%) Analytics
9 62 (4.27%) Data Modelling
10 57 (3.92%) ETL
10 57 (3.92%) Data Migration
11 54 (3.72%) Test Scripting
12 46 (3.17%) Risk Management
13 45 (3.10%) Target Operating Model
14 43 (2.96%) Test Management
15 39 (2.68%) Business Intelligence
15 39 (2.68%) PRINCE2
15 39 (2.68%) Non-Functional Testing
16 38 (2.62%) SDLC
17 37 (2.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 196 (13.49%) SQL
2 127 (8.74%) Java
3 57 (3.92%) JavaScript
4 46 (3.17%) VBA
5 29 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 23 (1.58%) Perl
7 21 (1.45%) Python
8 20 (1.38%) C#
9 16 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 9 (0.62%) C
10 9 (0.62%) T-SQL
11 7 (0.48%) PHP
12 6 (0.41%) C++
12 6 (0.41%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.34%) Scala
13 5 (0.34%) COBOL
13 5 (0.34%) VB
14 3 (0.21%) VBScript
15 2 (0.14%) REXX
15 2 (0.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (2.75%) ISEB
2 30 (2.06%) Degree
3 24 (1.65%) ISTQB
4 22 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (0.62%) CISSP
7 8 (0.55%) CISA
8 7 (0.48%) CISM
8 7 (0.48%) CISMP
9 6 (0.41%) CIMA
9 6 (0.41%) MBA
9 6 (0.41%) ACCA
10 5 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 5 (0.34%) CRISC
10 5 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.28%) PMP
11 4 (0.28%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.14%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.65%) QA
2 15 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.96%) FATCA
4 9 (0.62%) EMIR
5 8 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.28%) MiFID
6 4 (0.28%) SLA
6 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.069%) FINREP
7 1 (0.069%) BS7799
7 1 (0.069%) GAAP
7 1 (0.069%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.069%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.14%) RACF
3 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.14%) vSphere
4 1 (0.069%) vCloud
4 1 (0.069%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.069%) zsh
4 1 (0.069%) Xen
4 1 (0.069%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.069%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 48 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.28%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.28%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.28%) SCCM
3 3 (0.21%) SCOM
3 3 (0.21%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (0.14%) Netcool
4 2 (0.14%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (0.14%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.069%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.069%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.069%) Puppet
5 1 (0.069%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.069%) MIIS
5 1 (0.069%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.069%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 110 (7.57%) Oracle
2 49 (3.37%) Sybase
3 44 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 30 (2.06%) IBM
5 27 (1.86%) Teradata
6 25 (1.72%) Informatica
7 15 (1.03%) CA
8 14 (0.96%) HP
9 10 (0.69%) VMware
10 9 (0.62%) Citrix
10 9 (0.62%) PeopleSoft
11 8 (0.55%) Charles River
12 7 (0.48%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.48%) Adobe
12 7 (0.48%) Cisco
12 7 (0.48%) ServiceNow
12 7 (0.48%) Pega
13 5 (0.34%) SAP
13 5 (0.34%) Planview
14 4 (0.28%) Avaloq
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