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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 4 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Banking 528 325 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.01% 14.24% 12.94%
As % of the General category 43.35% 35.71% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 136 137
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £9.96 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -37.25%
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
1218 910 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.15% 39.88% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 440 425
Average daily rate £400 £396 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 15
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +1 397 £400 - 52
Glasgow 0 88 £418 +8.44% 24
Stirling +5 22 £430 - 4
Fife - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Moray - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 473 (48.02%) Finance
2 225 (22.84%) Retail
3 176 (17.87%) Retail Banking
4 133 (13.50%) SQL
5 131 (13.30%) Java
5 131 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 128 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
7 116 (11.78%) Migration
8 97 (9.85%) Oracle
9 95 (9.64%) Project Management
10 89 (9.04%) JavaScript
11 79 (8.02%) UNIX
12 73 (7.41%) CSS
13 72 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
14 69 (7.01%) Investment Banking
15 67 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
16 64 (6.50%) HTML
17 59 (5.99%) Business Analysis
18 55 (5.58%) WebSphere
19 54 (5.48%) Relational Database
20 53 (5.38%) Spring
21 52 (5.28%) SQL Server
22 45 (4.57%) Data Migration
23 44 (4.47%) SAS
24 43 (4.37%) Credit Risk
25 42 (4.26%) PL/SQL
26 41 (4.16%) Windows
27 39 (3.96%) HTML5
28 38 (3.86%) Data Management
28 38 (3.86%) Data Analysis

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 55 (5.58%) WebSphere
2 44 (4.47%) SAS
3 18 (1.83%) FileNet
3 18 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (1.32%) JBoss
5 12 (1.22%) CMS
6 10 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 9 (0.91%) IIS
8 6 (0.61%) CICS
9 5 (0.51%) Apache
10 3 (0.30%) Jetty
11 2 (0.20%) TeamSite
11 2 (0.20%) Documentum
12 1 (0.10%) Node.js
12 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.10%) TWiki
Applications
1 35 (3.55%) MS Office
2 30 (3.05%) MS Excel
3 21 (2.13%) MS Project
3 21 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.41%) SPSS
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (0.61%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.20%) FileNet Content Manager
4 1 (0.10%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.30%) IaaS
1 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.81%) HTTP
2 7 (0.71%) Network Security
2 7 (0.71%) Firewall
3 4 (0.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.41%) SSL
4 3 (0.30%) DNS
4 3 (0.30%) SAN
4 3 (0.30%) Wireless
4 3 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.20%) Intranet
5 2 (0.20%) VPN
5 2 (0.20%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.20%) LDAP
6 1 (0.10%) Wireless Security
6 1 (0.10%) Multicast
6 1 (0.10%) DHCP
6 1 (0.10%) FTP
6 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.10%) DMZ
6 1 (0.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
2 54 (5.48%) Relational Database
3 52 (5.28%) SQL Server
4 27 (2.74%) RDBMS
4 27 (2.74%) DB2
5 16 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.22%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 6 (0.61%) QlikView
10 5 (0.51%) Big Data
10 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.41%) DataStage
11 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.30%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (0.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (0.30%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 3 (0.30%) OLAP
12 3 (0.30%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 20 (2.03%) Selenium
2 18 (1.83%) CruiseControl
3 12 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.12%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.91%) JUnit
6 8 (0.81%) Grunt
7 6 (0.61%) JIRA
7 6 (0.61%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.51%) Robotium
8 5 (0.51%) Robolectric
8 5 (0.51%) Subversion
9 4 (0.41%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.41%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.30%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.30%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.30%) ERwin
10 3 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.20%) JMeter
11 2 (0.20%) Toad
11 2 (0.20%) PVCS
General
1 473 (48.02%) Finance
2 225 (22.84%) Retail
3 176 (17.87%) Retail Banking
4 69 (7.01%) Investment Banking
5 26 (2.64%) Front Office
6 16 (1.62%) Back Office
7 15 (1.52%) Marketing
8 7 (0.71%) International Banking
9 6 (0.61%) Legal
9 6 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.30%) Advertising
12 2 (0.20%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.20%) Law
12 2 (0.20%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.10%) Publishing
13 1 (0.10%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 274 (27.82%) Analyst
2 207 (21.02%) Developer
3 152 (15.43%) Project Manager
4 119 (12.08%) Business Analyst
5 77 (7.82%) Architect
6 72 (7.31%) Java Developer
7 42 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
8 41 (4.16%) Data Analyst
9 33 (3.35%) Senior Developer
10 32 (3.25%) Designer
11 30 (3.05%) Test Manager
12 27 (2.74%) Test Analyst
13 25 (2.54%) Senior Java Developer
14 23 (2.34%) Programme Manager
14 23 (2.34%) Consultant
15 22 (2.23%) Technical Analyst
15 22 (2.23%) Front-End Developer
16 21 (2.13%) Senior Manager
16 21 (2.13%) Banking Business Analyst
16 21 (2.13%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (7.41%) CSS
2 64 (6.50%) HTML
3 53 (5.38%) Spring
4 39 (3.96%) HTML5
5 38 (3.86%) XML
6 33 (3.35%) jQuery
7 32 (3.25%) J2EE
8 31 (3.15%) JSP
9 30 (3.05%) Web Services
9 30 (3.05%) JMS
9 30 (3.05%) Hibernate
10 22 (2.23%) .NET
11 20 (2.03%) Struts
12 19 (1.93%) CSS3
12 19 (1.93%) Spring MVC
13 18 (1.83%) Ajax
13 18 (1.83%) XSLT
13 18 (1.83%) Spring Web Flow
13 18 (1.83%) GWT
14 17 (1.73%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.37%) Credit Risk
3 25 (2.54%) Mainframe
4 24 (2.44%) Reference Data
5 18 (1.83%) User Experience
6 15 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
8 11 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 9 (0.91%) Data Integration
10 7 (0.71%) Data Extraction
11 6 (0.61%) Derivative
11 6 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.61%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.51%) Social Media
12 5 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (0.51%) Online Banking
13 4 (0.41%) E-Learning
13 4 (0.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 79 (8.02%) UNIX
2 41 (4.16%) Windows
3 30 (3.05%) Linux
4 21 (2.13%) Android
5 16 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.12%) AIX
8 10 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.71%) Solaris
9 7 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.71%) zOS
10 6 (0.61%) Windows 2000
10 6 (0.61%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.10%) HPUX
12 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.10%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 128 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (11.78%) Migration
4 95 (9.64%) Project Management
5 59 (5.99%) Business Analysis
6 45 (4.57%) Data Migration
7 38 (3.86%) Data Management
7 38 (3.86%) Data Analysis
8 37 (3.76%) Change Management
9 36 (3.65%) OO
10 33 (3.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (3.35%) Data Modelling
11 30 (3.05%) ETL
12 29 (2.94%) Unit Testing
13 26 (2.64%) MVC
14 24 (2.44%) TDD
14 24 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (2.23%) Project Planning
15 22 (2.23%) Analytics
16 21 (2.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (13.50%) SQL
2 131 (13.30%) Java
3 89 (9.04%) JavaScript
4 42 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 31 (3.15%) Perl
6 22 (2.23%) Shell Script
6 22 (2.23%) C#
7 15 (1.52%) VBA
8 9 (0.91%) C++
9 7 (0.71%) Objective-C
10 6 (0.61%) COBOL
10 6 (0.61%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.51%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.51%) C
12 3 (0.30%) VBScript
13 2 (0.20%) REXX
13 2 (0.20%) Python
13 2 (0.20%) PHP
13 2 (0.20%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.10%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 18 (1.83%) Degree
1 18 (1.83%) ISEB
2 9 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (0.91%) ISTQB
3 7 (0.71%) PMP
3 7 (0.71%) PMI Certification
4 6 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (0.30%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.30%) CISSP
5 3 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.20%) CCIE
6 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.10%) IIBA
7 1 (0.10%) APMP
7 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.10%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 15 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (1.22%) QA
4 4 (0.41%) FATCA
5 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.30%) SLA
6 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.10%) EMIR
7 1 (0.10%) COREP
7 1 (0.10%) FINREP
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.10%) MiFID
7 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.41%) RACF
2 4 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (0.30%) MetaFrame
4 2 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.20%) ACF2
5 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.10%) Firmware
5 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.61%) CA LISA
3 3 (0.30%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.20%) Control-M
4 2 (0.20%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.20%) SCCM
4 2 (0.20%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.10%) Puppet
5 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.10%) SCOM
5 1 (0.10%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.10%) Ansible
5 1 (0.10%) OpenView
5 1 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.10%) Legato
5 1 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.10%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 97 (9.85%) Oracle
2 33 (3.35%) Sybase
2 33 (3.35%) IBM
3 24 (2.44%) Informatica
3 24 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 23 (2.34%) Teradata
5 13 (1.32%) HP
6 10 (1.02%) CA
7 9 (0.91%) Citrix
8 8 (0.81%) Unica
8 8 (0.81%) Red Hat
8 8 (0.81%) Trillium
9 6 (0.61%) TIBCO
10 5 (0.51%) Business Objects
10 5 (0.51%) Altiris
11 4 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.41%) EMC
11 4 (0.41%) Chordiant
12 3 (0.30%) LANDesk
12 3 (0.30%) Cognos
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