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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 3 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 656 356 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.52% 14.08% 15.89%
As % of the General category 44.03% 36.63% 37.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 174 204
Average daily rate
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£380 £396 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% -6.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £288 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £80.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -19.44%
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
1490 972 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 51.15% 38.43% 42.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 507 538
Average daily rate £375 £380 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 24
Average hourly rate £20.69 £10.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.04% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £8.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.30 £25.00 £29.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 476 £380 -6.17% 75
Glasgow 0 122 £400 +14.28% 19
Stirling +2 27 £425 +13.33% 3
Fife -9 1 £288 -11.52%
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 653 (53.00%) Finance
2 275 (22.32%) Retail
3 203 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 185 (15.02%) Retail Banking
5 184 (14.94%) SQL
6 144 (11.69%) Migration
7 132 (10.71%) Java
8 131 (10.63%) Project Management
8 131 (10.63%) Investment Banking
9 119 (9.66%) Oracle
10 106 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
11 100 (8.12%) Data Warehouse
12 96 (7.79%) Data Analysis
13 95 (7.71%) Business Analysis
14 78 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
15 76 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
15 76 (6.17%) UNIX
16 74 (6.01%) Spring
17 71 (5.76%) JavaScript
18 61 (4.95%) SAS
18 61 (4.95%) Analytics
19 60 (4.87%) Relational Database
20 59 (4.79%) Data Modelling
21 57 (4.63%) Data Migration
22 55 (4.46%) ETL
23 53 (4.30%) CSS
24 52 (4.22%) Sybase
25 49 (3.98%) MS Office
26 48 (3.90%) Hibernate
27 47 (3.81%) HTML

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.95%) SAS
2 34 (2.76%) WebSphere
3 20 (1.62%) SharePoint
4 17 (1.38%) FileNet
5 10 (0.81%) CICS
6 8 (0.65%) Apache
7 7 (0.57%) JBoss
7 7 (0.57%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (0.57%) IIS
7 7 (0.57%) Lync
7 7 (0.57%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.24%) Documentum
8 3 (0.24%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.16%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.16%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.081%) CMS
10 1 (0.081%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.081%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 49 (3.98%) MS Office
2 44 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 26 (2.11%) MS Project
4 25 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.22%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.49%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.16%) SPSS
8 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.49%) Markit EDM
1 6 (0.49%) thinkFolio
2 3 (0.24%) Loan IQ
2 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.16%) Eikon
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.16%) Agresso
4 1 (0.081%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.081%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.081%) FileNet Content Manager
4 1 (0.081%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.081%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.081%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.081%) PORTIA
4 1 (0.081%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.081%) SunGard APT
4 1 (0.081%) Investran
4 1 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.081%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.081%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (0.24%) SaaS
4 2 (0.16%) IaaS
4 2 (0.16%) Silverpop
4 2 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.62%) Firewall
2 12 (0.97%) Intranet
3 10 (0.81%) Internet
4 8 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.49%) Network Security
5 6 (0.49%) DNS
5 6 (0.49%) HTTP
5 6 (0.49%) LAN
5 6 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.32%) ATM
7 3 (0.24%) SAN
7 3 (0.24%) SSL
8 2 (0.16%) WebEx
8 2 (0.16%) Multicast
8 2 (0.16%) WAN
8 2 (0.16%) LDAP
8 2 (0.16%) DHCP
8 2 (0.16%) DMZ
8 2 (0.16%) CTI
8 2 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (8.12%) Data Warehouse
2 60 (4.87%) Relational Database
3 37 (3.00%) RDBMS
4 35 (2.84%) SQL Server
5 33 (2.68%) DB2
6 20 (1.62%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 13 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (0.89%) NoSQL
10 10 (0.81%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.57%) PowerCenter
12 7 (0.57%) MySQL
12 7 (0.57%) QlikView
12 7 (0.57%) Apache Hive
12 7 (0.57%) Big Data
13 6 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Miner
14 5 (0.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (1.70%) Selenium
2 16 (1.30%) CruiseControl
3 15 (1.22%) JUnit
4 9 (0.73%) ERwin
4 9 (0.73%) Eclipse
5 7 (0.57%) LoadRunner
5 7 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.41%) Robolectric
6 5 (0.41%) Robotium
7 4 (0.32%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.32%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.32%) Toad
7 4 (0.32%) Subversion
8 3 (0.24%) JIRA
8 3 (0.24%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.24%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.16%) eggPlant
9 2 (0.16%) JSUnit
9 2 (0.16%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 653 (53.00%) Finance
2 275 (22.32%) Retail
3 185 (15.02%) Retail Banking
4 131 (10.63%) Investment Banking
5 33 (2.68%) Front Office
6 28 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.11%) Back Office
8 12 (0.97%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.89%) Legal
10 9 (0.73%) Marketing
11 7 (0.57%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.32%) International Banking
13 4 (0.32%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.24%) Law
14 3 (0.24%) Publishing
15 1 (0.081%) Advertising
15 1 (0.081%) Billing
Job Titles
1 451 (36.61%) Analyst
2 216 (17.53%) Business Analyst
3 190 (15.42%) Developer
4 188 (15.26%) Project Manager
5 87 (7.06%) Java Developer
6 74 (6.01%) Test Manager
7 66 (5.36%) Test Analyst
7 66 (5.36%) Architect
8 55 (4.46%) Senior Developer
9 52 (4.22%) Banking Business Analyst
9 52 (4.22%) Data Analyst
10 42 (3.41%) Senior Java Developer
11 37 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
12 34 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
13 32 (2.60%) Infrastructure Manager
14 29 (2.35%) Test Leader
14 29 (2.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 28 (2.27%) Designer
16 26 (2.11%) Credit Risk Analyst
17 24 (1.95%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (6.01%) Spring
2 53 (4.30%) CSS
3 48 (3.90%) Hibernate
4 47 (3.81%) HTML
5 37 (3.00%) XML
6 32 (2.60%) HTML5
6 32 (2.60%) Web Services
7 31 (2.52%) JMS
8 27 (2.19%) JSP
9 22 (1.79%) J2EE
10 20 (1.62%) .NET
11 18 (1.46%) Ajax
11 18 (1.46%) Struts
12 17 (1.38%) Spring MVC
13 15 (1.22%) jQuery
13 15 (1.22%) GWT
13 15 (1.22%) Spring Web Flow
14 14 (1.14%) AngularJS
14 14 (1.14%) CSS3
14 14 (1.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 78 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 27 (2.19%) Mainframe
4 25 (2.03%) Reference Data
5 19 (1.54%) Data Integration
6 16 (1.30%) Derivative
7 14 (1.14%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.06%) User Experience
9 12 (0.97%) Management Information System
9 12 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
10 10 (0.81%) Data Extraction
11 8 (0.65%) Computer Science
11 8 (0.65%) Equities
12 6 (0.49%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.49%) E-Learning
13 5 (0.41%) Online Banking
13 5 (0.41%) Performance Metrics
13 5 (0.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 76 (6.17%) UNIX
2 36 (2.92%) Linux
3 30 (2.44%) Windows
4 15 (1.22%) Android
5 14 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.41%) zOS
7 5 (0.41%) Solaris
8 4 (0.32%) AIX
9 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.16%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.16%) OS/2
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.081%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 144 (11.69%) Migration
3 131 (10.63%) Project Management
4 106 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (7.79%) Data Analysis
6 95 (7.71%) Business Analysis
7 76 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 61 (4.95%) Analytics
9 59 (4.79%) Data Modelling
10 57 (4.63%) Data Migration
11 55 (4.46%) ETL
12 42 (3.41%) OO
13 39 (3.17%) Change Management
14 38 (3.08%) Risk Management
14 38 (3.08%) Test Scripting
15 32 (2.60%) Validation
16 30 (2.44%) Test Management
16 30 (2.44%) Unit Testing
17 29 (2.35%) Business Intelligence
18 28 (2.27%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 184 (14.94%) SQL
2 132 (10.71%) Java
3 71 (5.76%) JavaScript
4 33 (2.68%) Perl
5 32 (2.60%) VBA
5 32 (2.60%) PL/SQL
6 24 (1.95%) C#
7 17 (1.38%) Shell Script
8 16 (1.30%) Python
9 9 (0.73%) Objective-C
9 9 (0.73%) COBOL
10 8 (0.65%) C++
11 7 (0.57%) C
12 6 (0.49%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.32%) Scala
13 4 (0.32%) VB
14 3 (0.24%) PHP
14 3 (0.24%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.16%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (2.60%) Degree
2 31 (2.52%) ISEB
3 19 (1.54%) ISTQB
4 12 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (0.81%) CISSP
6 7 (0.57%) CISMP
6 7 (0.57%) CISM
6 7 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.49%) CISA
8 4 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.24%) CCIE
9 3 (0.24%) CRISC
10 2 (0.16%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.16%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.16%) PMP
10 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.16%) QiCA
11 1 (0.081%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.68%) QA
2 25 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 18 (1.46%) FATCA
4 10 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.41%) MiFID
5 5 (0.41%) EMIR
6 4 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.24%) SLA
7 3 (0.24%) COBIT
8 1 (0.081%) BS7799
8 1 (0.081%) GAAP
8 1 (0.081%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.081%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.081%) FINREP
System Software
1 10 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.16%) RACF
4 1 (0.081%) Xen
4 1 (0.081%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.081%) Firmware
4 1 (0.081%) zsh
Systems Management
1 33 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.49%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.41%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.24%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.24%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.16%) SCOM
5 2 (0.16%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.16%) Netcool
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.081%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.081%) Control-M
6 1 (0.081%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.081%) OpenView
6 1 (0.081%) Puppet
6 1 (0.081%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.081%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.081%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 119 (9.66%) Oracle
2 52 (4.22%) Sybase
3 35 (2.84%) Microsoft
4 27 (2.19%) Teradata
5 26 (2.11%) IBM
6 22 (1.79%) Informatica
7 18 (1.46%) Business Objects
8 11 (0.89%) CA
9 10 (0.81%) HP
10 9 (0.73%) Red Hat
10 9 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
11 8 (0.65%) Charles River
12 7 (0.57%) Adobe
12 7 (0.57%) Cisco
13 5 (0.41%) SAP
13 5 (0.41%) Pega
14 4 (0.32%) Avaloq
14 4 (0.32%) Trillium
14 4 (0.32%) VMware
15 3 (0.24%) GoldenSource
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