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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 4 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 551 348 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.98% 14.26% 11.97%
As % of the General category 43.15% 35.33% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 149 131
Average daily rate
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£410 £396 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.53% +8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
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
1277 985 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.30% 40.37% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 474 442
Average daily rate £400 £396 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 23
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £6.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.50 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +2 414 £400 - 52
Glasgow -2 92 £410 +2.50% 19
Stirling 0 27 £500 +42.85% 2
West Lothian +11 2 - -
Fife +2 1 £410 -
Midlothian - - - -
Moray - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 454 (47.79%) Finance
2 216 (22.74%) Retail
3 175 (18.42%) Retail Banking
4 161 (16.95%) SQL
5 135 (14.21%) Java
6 134 (14.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 121 (12.74%) Migration
8 118 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
9 104 (10.95%) Oracle
10 97 (10.21%) UNIX
11 82 (8.63%) JavaScript
12 79 (8.32%) Investment Banking
13 78 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
14 77 (8.11%) Project Management
15 72 (7.58%) CSS
16 61 (6.42%) HTML
17 58 (6.11%) Business Analysis
17 58 (6.11%) WebSphere
17 58 (6.11%) Relational Database
18 57 (6.00%) SQL Server
19 56 (5.89%) Data Warehouse
20 55 (5.79%) Spring
21 53 (5.58%) Windows
22 52 (5.47%) PL/SQL
23 48 (5.05%) XML
24 45 (4.74%) Data Migration
25 44 (4.63%) SAS
26 42 (4.42%) Data Management
27 38 (4.00%) JSP
27 38 (4.00%) Sybase

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 58 (6.11%) WebSphere
2 44 (4.63%) SAS
3 18 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.68%) CMS
5 13 (1.37%) FileNet
6 12 (1.26%) JBoss
7 10 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (0.95%) IIS
8 9 (0.95%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.84%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.63%) CICS
11 5 (0.53%) Apache
12 3 (0.32%) TeamSite
12 3 (0.32%) Jetty
13 2 (0.21%) Node.js
14 1 (0.11%) TWiki
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Portal
14 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (3.05%) MS Office
2 28 (2.95%) MS Excel
3 17 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.47%) MS Project
6 4 (0.42%) SPSS
7 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.05%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) FileNet Content Manager
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.21%) IaaS
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.74%) HTTP
2 6 (0.63%) Firewall
3 4 (0.42%) Network Security
3 4 (0.42%) SSL
3 4 (0.42%) SAN
4 3 (0.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.21%) VPN
5 2 (0.21%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.21%) LDAP
5 2 (0.21%) ATM
5 2 (0.21%) Wireless
6 1 (0.11%) NAS
6 1 (0.11%) DMZ
6 1 (0.11%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) Internet
6 1 (0.11%) LAN
6 1 (0.11%) WAN
6 1 (0.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (6.11%) Relational Database
2 57 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 56 (5.89%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (2.84%) RDBMS
5 25 (2.63%) DB2
6 23 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.95%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 6 (0.63%) QlikView
12 5 (0.53%) Big Data
13 4 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.42%) DataStage
13 4 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.42%) PowerCenter
13 4 (0.42%) MS Access
14 3 (0.32%) OLAP
14 3 (0.32%) Base SAS
14 3 (0.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 22 (2.32%) Selenium
2 20 (2.11%) CruiseControl
3 11 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.05%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.84%) Grunt
6 6 (0.63%) JUnit
6 6 (0.63%) JIRA
7 3 (0.32%) FitNesse
7 3 (0.32%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.32%) CppUnit
7 3 (0.32%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.32%) Subversion
7 3 (0.32%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.32%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.32%) GoogleTest
8 2 (0.21%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.21%) Robolectric
8 2 (0.21%) Ant
8 2 (0.21%) PVCS
General
1 454 (47.79%) Finance
2 216 (22.74%) Retail
3 175 (18.42%) Retail Banking
4 79 (8.32%) Investment Banking
5 30 (3.16%) Front Office
6 19 (2.00%) Marketing
7 8 (0.84%) International Banking
7 8 (0.84%) Back Office
8 5 (0.53%) Legal
8 5 (0.53%) Advertising
9 3 (0.32%) Law
9 3 (0.32%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.21%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.21%) Publishing
10 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 257 (27.05%) Analyst
2 217 (22.84%) Developer
3 145 (15.26%) Project Manager
4 114 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 70 (7.37%) Java Developer
6 67 (7.05%) Architect
7 39 (4.11%) Data Analyst
8 34 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
9 33 (3.47%) Designer
10 30 (3.16%) Consultant
11 28 (2.95%) Senior Manager
12 27 (2.84%) Banking Business Analyst
13 26 (2.74%) Test Manager
14 25 (2.63%) SQL Developer
15 22 (2.32%) Senior Project Manager
16 21 (2.21%) Technical Analyst
16 21 (2.21%) Programme Manager
16 21 (2.21%) Senior Developer
16 21 (2.21%) Senior Analyst
17 20 (2.11%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (7.58%) CSS
2 61 (6.42%) HTML
3 55 (5.79%) Spring
4 48 (5.05%) XML
5 38 (4.00%) JSP
6 37 (3.89%) J2EE
7 35 (3.68%) Hibernate
8 32 (3.37%) .NET
9 31 (3.26%) HTML5
10 30 (3.16%) Web Services
11 29 (3.05%) JMS
12 28 (2.95%) jQuery
13 23 (2.42%) Spring MVC
14 22 (2.32%) Struts
15 21 (2.21%) XSLT
16 20 (2.11%) JDBC
16 20 (2.11%) Spring Web Flow
16 20 (2.11%) Ajax
16 20 (2.11%) iBATIS
16 20 (2.11%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.00%) Credit Risk
3 24 (2.53%) Reference Data
4 23 (2.42%) Mainframe
5 17 (1.79%) User Experience
6 16 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.37%) Mobile Banking
8 10 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 8 (0.84%) Derivative
10 7 (0.74%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.63%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.63%) Data Extraction
11 6 (0.63%) Online Banking
11 6 (0.63%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.53%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.53%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.53%) Social Media
12 5 (0.53%) DataPower
12 5 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 97 (10.21%) UNIX
2 53 (5.58%) Windows
3 33 (3.47%) Linux
4 21 (2.21%) Android
5 16 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.58%) AIX
7 14 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.16%) Solaris
10 8 (0.84%) Windows 2000
10 8 (0.84%) zOS
11 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.74%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.32%) HPUX
14 1 (0.11%) Tru64
14 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (14.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 121 (12.74%) Migration
3 118 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (8.11%) Project Management
5 58 (6.11%) Business Analysis
6 45 (4.74%) Data Migration
7 42 (4.42%) Data Management
8 37 (3.89%) Data Analysis
9 36 (3.79%) OO
10 34 (3.58%) Data Modelling
11 30 (3.16%) ETL
12 29 (3.05%) MVC
13 28 (2.95%) Change Management
14 27 (2.84%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (2.74%) Asset Management
16 25 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (2.63%) Unit Testing
16 25 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
17 22 (2.32%) TDD
18 21 (2.21%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 161 (16.95%) SQL
2 135 (14.21%) Java
3 82 (8.63%) JavaScript
4 52 (5.47%) PL/SQL
5 36 (3.79%) Perl
6 31 (3.26%) Shell Script
7 28 (2.95%) C#
8 24 (2.53%) VBA
9 16 (1.68%) C++
10 7 (0.74%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.53%) COBOL
11 5 (0.53%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.53%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.32%) C
12 3 (0.32%) VBScript
12 3 (0.32%) Python
13 2 (0.21%) VB
13 2 (0.21%) PHP
13 2 (0.21%) REXX
13 2 (0.21%) JCL
Qualifications
1 16 (1.68%) Degree
2 12 (1.26%) ISEB
3 10 (1.05%) PMI Certification
4 9 (0.95%) PMP
5 6 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.32%) CISSP
8 2 (0.21%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) IIBA
9 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.11%) MCITP
9 1 (0.11%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.37%) Data Quality
2 15 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 15 (1.58%) QA
3 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.42%) SLA
4 3 (0.32%) FATCA
5 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) COBIT
5 2 (0.21%) FINREP
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.11%) WCAG
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.11%) EMIR
6 1 (0.11%) COREP
System Software
1 14 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.42%) RACF
3 3 (0.32%) MetaFrame
3 3 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.21%) ACF2
5 1 (0.11%) SRDF
5 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.63%) CA LISA
3 5 (0.53%) Control-M
4 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.32%) SCCM
5 1 (0.11%) SCOM
5 1 (0.11%) Ansible
5 1 (0.11%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.11%) Puppet
5 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.11%) OpenView
5 1 (0.11%) Legato
5 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.11%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 104 (10.95%) Oracle
2 38 (4.00%) Sybase
3 32 (3.37%) Microsoft
4 31 (3.26%) IBM
5 25 (2.63%) Informatica
6 20 (2.11%) Teradata
7 14 (1.47%) HP
8 10 (1.05%) CA
9 9 (0.95%) Citrix
10 8 (0.84%) Unica
11 7 (0.74%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.74%) Business Objects
12 6 (0.63%) TIBCO
12 6 (0.63%) Altiris
13 5 (0.53%) Trillium
14 4 (0.42%) Chordiant
14 4 (0.42%) GoldenSource
14 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.42%) VMware
14 4 (0.42%) LANDesk
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