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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
UK / Scotland
Rank 15 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 143 429 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.76% 16.62% 19.59%
As % of the General category 25.67% 39.58% 42.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 185 225
Median daily rate £450 £400 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £265 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £533 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.15 £15.78 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+122.78% +51.12%

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
557 1084 1198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.13% 42.00% 46.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 521 593
Median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 11
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £43.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +34.00%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -5 115 £500 +25.00% 14
Glasgow -12 25 £398 +24.70% 6
West Dunbartonshire -4 1 £325 -22.61%
West Lothian -6 1 £350 - 3
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Banking.

1 192 (49.48%) Finance
2 75 (19.33%) Retail
3 73 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (16.49%) Retail Banking
5 58 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (14.69%) SQL
7 42 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
8 41 (10.57%) Unix
9 40 (10.31%) Java
10 39 (10.05%) Migration
11 38 (9.79%) Linux
12 35 (9.02%) Business Analysis
13 33 (8.51%) Project Management
14 27 (6.96%) IBM
15 26 (6.70%) Oracle
16 25 (6.44%) HTML
16 25 (6.44%) Data Centre
17 23 (5.93%) Law
18 22 (5.67%) TDD
19 20 (5.15%) DB2
19 20 (5.15%) CSS
19 20 (5.15%) Microsoft
20 18 (4.64%) Windows
20 18 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
20 18 (4.64%) Risk Management
20 18 (4.64%) HTML5
21 17 (4.38%) ITIL
21 17 (4.38%) MS Office
21 17 (4.38%) Investment Banking
21 17 (4.38%) Spring

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (4.12%) SAS
2 14 (3.61%) WebSphere
3 10 (2.58%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.80%) JBoss
5 6 (1.55%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.03%) Apache
6 4 (1.03%) CMS
7 3 (0.77%) CICS
7 3 (0.77%) IIS
7 3 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.52%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.52%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.26%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.26%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 17 (4.38%) MS Office
2 16 (4.12%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.80%) MS Project
4 6 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.52%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (0.52%) Primavera
1 2 (0.52%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.29%) Office 365
2 2 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.26%) IaaS
3 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.32%) DNS
1 9 (2.32%) Internet
2 7 (1.80%) SSL
3 6 (1.55%) BIG-IP
4 4 (1.03%) Firewall
4 4 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.77%) Intranet
5 3 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.52%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.52%) LAN
6 2 (0.52%) MPLS
6 2 (0.52%) Network Security
6 2 (0.52%) SAN
6 2 (0.52%) TACACS
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.15%) DB2
2 18 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.09%) SQL Server
5 10 (2.58%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.29%) Big Data
7 5 (1.29%) ObjectStore
8 4 (1.03%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.03%) MS Access
9 3 (0.77%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.77%) QlikView
9 3 (0.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.52%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (3.87%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.35%) JUnit
3 11 (2.84%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.84%) Maven
3 11 (2.84%) Selenium
4 10 (2.58%) Gradle
5 7 (1.80%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.55%) Subversion
7 5 (1.29%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.29%) Mockito
7 5 (1.29%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.03%) Ant
8 4 (1.03%) Hudson
8 4 (1.03%) JIRA
8 4 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.03%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.03%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.77%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.77%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.77%) JBehave
General
1 192 (49.48%) Finance
2 75 (19.33%) Retail
3 64 (16.49%) Retail Banking
4 23 (5.93%) Law
5 17 (4.38%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.29%) Front Office
7 4 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.03%) Legal
8 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.52%) Back Office
9 2 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.52%) German Language
9 2 (0.52%) Marketing
9 2 (0.52%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (27.84%) Analyst
2 58 (14.95%) Developer
3 54 (13.92%) Project Manager
4 47 (12.11%) Business Analyst
5 25 (6.44%) Consultant
6 20 (5.15%) Architect
7 16 (4.12%) IT Manager
8 15 (3.87%) Test Manager
9 14 (3.61%) Java Developer
9 14 (3.61%) Security Consultant
10 12 (3.09%) Administrator
10 12 (3.09%) Senior Manager
11 11 (2.84%) Banking Project Manager
11 11 (2.84%) Designer
11 11 (2.84%) IT Analyst
12 10 (2.58%) Banking Analyst
12 10 (2.58%) Security Engineer
13 9 (2.32%) Database Consultant
13 9 (2.32%) Security Analyst
14 8 (2.06%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.44%) HTML
2 20 (5.15%) CSS
3 18 (4.64%) HTML5
4 17 (4.38%) Spring
5 14 (3.61%) Web Services
5 14 (3.61%) XML
6 13 (3.35%) Middleware
7 12 (3.09%) SOAP
8 10 (2.58%) CSS3
8 10 (2.58%) REST
9 9 (2.32%) JSON
9 9 (2.32%) Kendo UI
10 6 (1.55%) Hibernate
10 6 (1.55%) J2EE
10 6 (1.55%) JMS
11 5 (1.29%) .NET
11 5 (1.29%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.29%) React
12 4 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.03%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.44%) Data Centre
3 14 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.09%) Credit Risk
5 9 (2.32%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.80%) User Experience
7 5 (1.29%) DataPower
8 4 (1.03%) Derivative
8 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.03%) Equities
8 4 (1.03%) iSeries
9 3 (0.77%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (0.77%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.77%) Social Media
9 3 (0.77%) Tandem
9 3 (0.77%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.52%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.57%) Unix
2 38 (9.79%) Linux
3 18 (4.64%) Windows
4 13 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.84%) AIX
6 9 (2.32%) zOS
7 8 (2.06%) Solaris
8 6 (1.55%) HPUX
9 5 (1.29%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.77%) Android
10 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.77%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.52%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 58 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (10.05%) Migration
4 35 (9.02%) Business Analysis
5 33 (8.51%) Project Management
6 22 (5.67%) TDD
7 18 (4.64%) Risk Management
8 17 (4.38%) ITIL
8 17 (4.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (4.12%) Scrum
10 15 (3.87%) Analytics
10 15 (3.87%) SIEM
11 13 (3.35%) Data Analysis
12 11 (2.84%) Data Migration
12 11 (2.84%) Information Security
12 11 (2.84%) MVC
12 11 (2.84%) OO
12 11 (2.84%) PRINCE2
13 10 (2.58%) Change Management
14 9 (2.32%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (14.69%) SQL
2 40 (10.31%) Java
3 16 (4.12%) JavaScript
3 16 (4.12%) Shell Script
4 9 (2.32%) Perl
5 8 (2.06%) C
6 7 (1.80%) C#
6 7 (1.80%) Python
6 7 (1.80%) VBA
7 4 (1.03%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.03%) Scala
8 3 (0.77%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.52%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.52%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.52%) REXX
9 2 (0.52%) XPath
10 1 (0.26%) JCL
10 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.26%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (2.32%) Degree
2 7 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.03%) CISSP
5 2 (0.52%) CGEIT
5 2 (0.52%) CISA
5 2 (0.52%) CRISC
5 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.26%) ISEB
6 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.26%) MOS
6 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PMP
6 1 (0.26%) SANS
6 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.80%) FINREP
2 6 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.77%) FATCA
4 3 (0.77%) MiFID
4 3 (0.77%) QA
4 3 (0.77%) SEPA
5 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (1.29%) Docker
2 3 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.77%) RACF
3 2 (0.52%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.52%) SRDF
3 2 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.52%) XenApp
3 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.52%) zsh
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.03%) Puppet
1 4 (1.03%) QRadar
2 3 (0.77%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (0.77%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.77%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.52%) logstash
3 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.26%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.26%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.26%) SCCM
4 1 (0.26%) SCOM
4 1 (0.26%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (6.96%) IBM
2 26 (6.70%) Oracle
3 20 (5.15%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.35%) Red Hat
5 9 (2.32%) Teradata
6 8 (2.06%) Splunk
7 7 (1.80%) Cisco
7 7 (1.80%) EMC
7 7 (1.80%) Sybase
8 6 (1.55%) F5
8 6 (1.55%) Intel Security
9 5 (1.29%) Adobe
9 5 (1.29%) Qualys
9 5 (1.29%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.29%) Veritas
9 5 (1.29%) VMware
10 4 (1.03%) HP
10 4 (1.03%) Perforce
10 4 (1.03%) SAP
11 3 (0.77%) Citrix
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