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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 3 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 665 358 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.26% 13.62% 14.53%
As % of the General category 46.12% 35.76% 34.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 172 167
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£400 £413 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.06% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.25 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £13.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-22.66% -28.94%
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
1442 1001 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 48.26% 38.08% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 501 496
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 14 16
Average hourly rate £20.69 £11.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.09% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.35 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.40 £25.00 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

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 27 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Banking Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 April 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
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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 +1 461 £400 -5.88% 62
Glasgow +8 130 £425 +21.42% 27
Stirling +2 49 £400 +6.66%
West Lothian - 1 £300 - 1
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 617 (51.59%) Finance
2 268 (22.41%) Retail
3 181 (15.13%) Retail Banking
4 178 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 165 (13.80%) SQL
6 143 (11.96%) Java
7 139 (11.62%) Migration
8 125 (10.45%) Project Management
9 121 (10.12%) Investment Banking
10 120 (10.03%) Oracle
11 114 (9.53%) Agile Software Development
12 83 (6.94%) UNIX
13 82 (6.86%) JavaScript
14 81 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
15 80 (6.69%) Business Analysis
16 79 (6.61%) Data Analysis
17 73 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
18 71 (5.94%) Spring
19 63 (5.27%) CSS
20 61 (5.10%) HTML
21 55 (4.60%) Relational Database
21 55 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
22 51 (4.26%) Data Modelling
23 50 (4.18%) MS Office
23 50 (4.18%) Data Migration
24 48 (4.01%) ETL
25 47 (3.93%) SAS
25 47 (3.93%) Hibernate
26 46 (3.85%) Sybase
26 46 (3.85%) Analytics

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 47 (3.93%) SAS
2 44 (3.68%) WebSphere
3 21 (1.76%) FileNet
3 21 (1.76%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.00%) Apache
4 12 (1.00%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.00%) JBoss
5 10 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (0.75%) IIS
7 8 (0.67%) CICS
7 8 (0.67%) CMS
8 7 (0.59%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.59%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.50%) Lync
10 4 (0.33%) Documentum
11 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.17%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.084%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 50 (4.18%) MS Office
2 42 (3.51%) MS Excel
3 29 (2.42%) MS Project
4 28 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.34%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.50%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.33%) SPSS
8 1 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.75%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.50%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.25%) Loan IQ
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.17%) Agresso
4 2 (0.17%) FileNet Content Manager
4 2 (0.17%) Eikon
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.084%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.084%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.084%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.084%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.084%) Investran
5 1 (0.084%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.084%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.084%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.084%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
2 7 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (0.25%) Silverpop
3 3 (0.25%) SaaS
3 3 (0.25%) IaaS
4 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.67%) Firewall
2 12 (1.00%) Intranet
3 9 (0.75%) Internet
4 8 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.59%) HTTP
5 7 (0.59%) Network Security
6 6 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (0.50%) LAN
6 6 (0.50%) DNS
7 5 (0.42%) SAN
8 4 (0.33%) ATM
9 3 (0.25%) SSL
10 2 (0.17%) LDAP
10 2 (0.17%) WAN
10 2 (0.17%) DHCP
10 2 (0.17%) DMZ
10 2 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.17%) Multicast
10 2 (0.17%) WebEx
11 1 (0.084%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
2 55 (4.60%) Relational Database
3 44 (3.68%) SQL Server
4 33 (2.76%) DB2
5 32 (2.68%) RDBMS
6 20 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 19 (1.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 10 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 10 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.75%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.59%) Apache Hive
10 7 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.59%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 7 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.59%) PowerCenter
11 6 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.42%) QlikView
12 5 (0.42%) Big Data
12 5 (0.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (1.67%) Selenium
2 15 (1.25%) CruiseControl
3 12 (1.00%) JUnit
4 10 (0.84%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.75%) Eclipse
5 9 (0.75%) ERwin
6 7 (0.59%) LoadRunner
6 7 (0.59%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.42%) Subversion
7 5 (0.42%) Robotium
7 5 (0.42%) Grunt
7 5 (0.42%) Robolectric
8 4 (0.33%) JIRA
8 4 (0.33%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.33%) Toad
9 3 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.17%) PVCS
10 2 (0.17%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.17%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.17%) JSUnit
General
1 617 (51.59%) Finance
2 268 (22.41%) Retail
3 181 (15.13%) Retail Banking
4 121 (10.12%) Investment Banking
5 33 (2.76%) Front Office
6 24 (2.01%) Back Office
7 19 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 11 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.84%) Legal
10 7 (0.59%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.50%) International Banking
12 4 (0.33%) Private Banking
12 4 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.25%) Marketing
13 3 (0.25%) Law
14 2 (0.17%) Advertising
14 2 (0.17%) Publishing
15 1 (0.084%) Billing
Job Titles
1 395 (33.03%) Analyst
2 205 (17.14%) Developer
3 192 (16.05%) Project Manager
4 172 (14.38%) Business Analyst
5 85 (7.11%) Java Developer
6 76 (6.35%) Architect
7 69 (5.77%) Test Manager
8 57 (4.77%) Test Analyst
9 55 (4.60%) Data Analyst
10 50 (4.18%) Senior Developer
11 40 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
12 38 (3.18%) Senior Java Developer
13 36 (3.01%) Banking Business Analyst
14 31 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
15 29 (2.42%) Infrastructure Manager
16 26 (2.17%) Designer
17 25 (2.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
18 21 (1.76%) Senior Manager
19 20 (1.67%) Test Leader
19 20 (1.67%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (5.94%) Spring
2 63 (5.27%) CSS
3 61 (5.10%) HTML
4 47 (3.93%) Hibernate
5 40 (3.34%) HTML5
6 38 (3.18%) JMS
7 37 (3.09%) Web Services
8 32 (2.68%) XML
9 26 (2.17%) JSP
9 26 (2.17%) jQuery
10 25 (2.09%) J2EE
11 24 (2.01%) .NET
12 19 (1.59%) CSS3
13 18 (1.51%) Struts
14 17 (1.42%) Ajax
15 15 (1.25%) XSLT
15 15 (1.25%) AngularJS
15 15 (1.25%) GWT
15 15 (1.25%) YUI
15 15 (1.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 73 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.68%) Credit Risk
3 25 (2.09%) Mainframe
4 23 (1.92%) Reference Data
5 18 (1.51%) Data Integration
6 17 (1.42%) Derivative
6 17 (1.42%) User Experience
7 14 (1.17%) Mobile App
7 14 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.09%) Fixed Income
9 12 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
9 12 (1.00%) Computer Science
10 8 (0.67%) Data Extraction
11 7 (0.59%) Equities
12 6 (0.50%) Online Banking
12 6 (0.50%) iSeries
12 6 (0.50%) E-Learning
12 6 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 83 (6.94%) UNIX
2 41 (3.43%) Linux
3 35 (2.93%) Windows
4 15 (1.25%) Android
5 13 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.59%) AIX
8 6 (0.50%) Solaris
9 4 (0.33%) zOS
10 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.084%) OS/2
12 1 (0.084%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 139 (11.62%) Migration
3 125 (10.45%) Project Management
4 114 (9.53%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (6.69%) Business Analysis
6 79 (6.61%) Data Analysis
7 55 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 51 (4.26%) Data Modelling
9 50 (4.18%) Data Migration
10 48 (4.01%) ETL
11 46 (3.85%) Analytics
12 38 (3.18%) OO
12 38 (3.18%) Change Management
13 31 (2.59%) Risk Management
13 31 (2.59%) Test Scripting
14 29 (2.42%) Validation
14 29 (2.42%) PRINCE2
15 28 (2.34%) Time Management
16 27 (2.26%) Test Management
16 27 (2.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (13.80%) SQL
2 143 (11.96%) Java
3 82 (6.86%) JavaScript
4 34 (2.84%) PL/SQL
5 32 (2.68%) Perl
6 26 (2.17%) C#
7 22 (1.84%) VBA
8 17 (1.42%) Shell Script
9 10 (0.84%) Python
10 9 (0.75%) COBOL
11 8 (0.67%) C++
11 8 (0.67%) Objective-C
12 7 (0.59%) C
13 6 (0.50%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.33%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.33%) VB
14 4 (0.33%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.25%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.17%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.084%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 33 (2.76%) Degree
2 27 (2.26%) ISEB
3 17 (1.42%) ISTQB
4 12 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (0.84%) CISSP
6 9 (0.75%) PMP
6 9 (0.75%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.59%) CISM
7 7 (0.59%) CISMP
8 6 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.42%) CISA
10 4 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.25%) CCIE
12 2 (0.17%) QiCA
12 2 (0.17%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.17%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.17%) CRISC
13 1 (0.084%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.68%) Data Quality
2 26 (2.17%) QA
3 13 (1.09%) FATCA
4 12 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.42%) MiFID
6 5 (0.42%) EMIR
7 4 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.25%) COBIT
9 2 (0.17%) SLA
9 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.084%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.084%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.084%) zsh
4 1 (0.084%) Firmware
4 1 (0.084%) RACF
4 1 (0.084%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.084%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (2.51%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.42%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.33%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.25%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.25%) CA Wily
4 3 (0.25%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.17%) SCOM
5 2 (0.17%) Control-M
5 2 (0.17%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.084%) Legato
6 1 (0.084%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.084%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.084%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.084%) OpenView
6 1 (0.084%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.084%) Ansible
6 1 (0.084%) Puppet
6 1 (0.084%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 120 (10.03%) Oracle
2 46 (3.85%) Sybase
3 32 (2.68%) Microsoft
4 27 (2.26%) IBM
5 23 (1.92%) Informatica
5 23 (1.92%) Teradata
6 14 (1.17%) HP
7 11 (0.92%) Business Objects
7 11 (0.92%) CA
8 10 (0.84%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.67%) Adobe
10 7 (0.59%) Charles River
11 6 (0.50%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (0.50%) Cisco
12 5 (0.42%) Trillium
13 4 (0.33%) EMC
13 4 (0.33%) SAP
13 4 (0.33%) VMware
13 4 (0.33%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.33%) Avaloq
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