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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 5 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 450 789 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.94% 24.64% 15.25%
As % of the General category 40.21% 44.96% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 379 161
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.07 £10.44 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+82.66% -40.34%
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
1119 1755 1123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.62% 54.81% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 859 539
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £289 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £383
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 29 15
Median hourly rate £10.44 £29.17 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.21% +159.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £10.34 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £45.86 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -

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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 335 £425 +11.84% 42
Glasgow -2 87 £375 - 11
Stirling +1 20 £350 -6.66%
West Dunbartonshire - 4 £420 - 1
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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.

1 532 (49.17%) Finance
2 286 (26.43%) Retail
3 248 (22.92%) Retail Banking
4 208 (19.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 161 (14.88%) Migration
6 138 (12.75%) SQL
7 114 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
8 105 (9.70%) Project Management
9 96 (8.87%) Data Centre
10 92 (8.50%) Unix
11 85 (7.86%) Java
12 80 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
13 79 (7.30%) Oracle
14 73 (6.75%) Linux
15 69 (6.38%) Business Analysis
16 68 (6.28%) Law
17 67 (6.19%) Windows
18 66 (6.10%) Investment Banking
19 64 (5.91%) Microsoft
20 54 (4.99%) User Acceptance Testing
21 53 (4.90%) Risk Management
22 50 (4.62%) Data Migration
23 49 (4.53%) ITIL
24 46 (4.25%) MS Excel
25 43 (3.97%) SAS
26 41 (3.79%) Web Services
26 41 (3.79%) HTML
26 41 (3.79%) Spring
27 40 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
28 36 (3.33%) Change Management

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 43 (3.97%) SAS
2 23 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 18 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.02%) IIS
4 11 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 9 (0.83%) CMS
6 8 (0.74%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.55%) Apache
7 6 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (0.46%) JBoss
9 4 (0.37%) CICS
9 4 (0.37%) Confluence
9 4 (0.37%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.37%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 4 (0.37%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.18%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.18%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 46 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.14%) MS Project
3 32 (2.96%) MS Office
3 32 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.94%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.28%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.092%) DOC1
7 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.65%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.28%) Primavera
3 2 (0.18%) Global One
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.18%) Summit
4 1 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.092%) Eikon
4 1 (0.092%) Faxination
4 1 (0.092%) HFM
4 1 (0.092%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.092%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.092%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.092%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.092%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.37%) SaaS
3 3 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.092%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.092%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.11%) SSL
2 9 (0.83%) Firewall
2 9 (0.83%) Network Security
3 8 (0.74%) LAN
3 8 (0.74%) LDAP
3 8 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.74%) WAN
4 7 (0.65%) DNS
4 7 (0.65%) HTTP
5 6 (0.55%) Internet
6 5 (0.46%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.37%) ATM
7 4 (0.37%) FTP
7 4 (0.37%) Intranet
7 4 (0.37%) SAN
7 4 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.37%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.28%) Wireless
9 2 (0.18%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (2.77%) DB2
3 19 (1.76%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 16 (1.48%) ObjectStore
5 16 (1.48%) SQL Server
6 15 (1.39%) RDBMS
7 12 (1.11%) Big Data
8 11 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (0.92%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.74%) PowerCenter
11 7 (0.65%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.55%) MS Access
13 5 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.28%) Base SAS
14 3 (0.28%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (2.77%) JUnit
2 22 (2.03%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.94%) JIRA
3 21 (1.94%) Subversion
4 17 (1.57%) Eclipse
4 17 (1.57%) Maven
5 16 (1.48%) Gradle
6 14 (1.29%) Bitbucket
6 14 (1.29%) Mockito
7 10 (0.92%) LoadRunner
8 9 (0.83%) Selenium
9 8 (0.74%) ERwin
9 8 (0.74%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.65%) Grunt
11 5 (0.46%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.46%) FitNesse
12 4 (0.37%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.37%) Fiddler
12 4 (0.37%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.37%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 532 (49.17%) Finance
2 286 (26.43%) Retail
3 248 (22.92%) Retail Banking
4 68 (6.28%) Law
5 66 (6.10%) Investment Banking
6 34 (3.14%) Front Office
7 17 (1.57%) Legal
8 11 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.65%) Back Office
9 7 (0.65%) International Banking
10 5 (0.46%) Billing
10 5 (0.46%) Marketing
11 3 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.18%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.18%) German Language
12 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.18%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.18%) Publishing
13 1 (0.092%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 333 (30.78%) Analyst
2 183 (16.91%) Project Manager
3 139 (12.85%) Business Analyst
4 96 (8.87%) Developer
5 75 (6.93%) Architect
6 58 (5.36%) Banking Analyst
7 56 (5.18%) Consultant
8 51 (4.71%) Test Analyst
9 44 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
9 44 (4.07%) Test Manager
10 39 (3.60%) IT Manager
11 38 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
12 37 (3.42%) Senior Manager
13 34 (3.14%) Security Consultant
14 32 (2.96%) Programme Manager
14 32 (2.96%) Security Engineer
15 31 (2.87%) Financial Analyst
15 31 (2.87%) Risk Manager
16 29 (2.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 27 (2.50%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.79%) HTML
1 41 (3.79%) Spring
1 41 (3.79%) Web Services
2 34 (3.14%) CSS
3 32 (2.96%) SOAP
4 29 (2.68%) HTML5
4 29 (2.68%) XML
5 27 (2.50%) AngularJS
6 23 (2.13%) Middleware
7 19 (1.76%) REST
8 18 (1.66%) CSS3
9 16 (1.48%) J2SE
10 14 (1.29%) JMS
10 14 (1.29%) React
10 14 (1.29%) Spring MVC
10 14 (1.29%) Struts
11 12 (1.11%) Hibernate
12 10 (0.92%) JSON
13 9 (0.83%) Java EE
13 9 (0.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 114 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (8.87%) Data Centre
3 34 (3.14%) Credit Risk
4 28 (2.59%) Mainframe
5 14 (1.29%) User Experience
6 12 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
6 12 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (1.11%) SWIFT
7 11 (1.02%) Visualisation
8 10 (0.92%) Equities
9 8 (0.74%) Derivative
9 8 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 8 (0.74%) PKI
10 6 (0.55%) Data Extraction
10 6 (0.55%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.46%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.46%) DataPower
11 5 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.46%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 92 (8.50%) Unix
2 73 (6.75%) Linux
3 67 (6.19%) Windows
4 32 (2.96%) Solaris
5 18 (1.66%) Windows Server
6 16 (1.48%) AIX
7 12 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.02%) HPUX
9 6 (0.55%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.37%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.37%) zOS
12 3 (0.28%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.18%) Android
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.18%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.092%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.092%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (19.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 161 (14.88%) Migration
3 105 (9.70%) Project Management
4 80 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (6.38%) Business Analysis
6 54 (4.99%) User Acceptance Testing
7 53 (4.90%) Risk Management
8 50 (4.62%) Data Migration
9 49 (4.53%) ITIL
10 36 (3.33%) Change Management
11 35 (3.23%) Analytics
12 34 (3.14%) PRINCE2
13 31 (2.87%) Service Management
14 29 (2.68%) ETL
14 29 (2.68%) SDLC
14 29 (2.68%) Web Development
15 28 (2.59%) Data Analysis
15 28 (2.59%) Test Scripting
16 27 (2.50%) Data Modelling
16 27 (2.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 138 (12.75%) SQL
2 85 (7.86%) Java
3 34 (3.14%) Perl
4 25 (2.31%) JavaScript
5 15 (1.39%) C#
6 14 (1.29%) PowerShell
7 13 (1.20%) C++
8 11 (1.02%) T-SQL
9 10 (0.92%) VBA
9 10 (0.92%) VBScript
10 9 (0.83%) C
10 9 (0.83%) Ruby
11 8 (0.74%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.55%) Python
13 5 (0.46%) JCL
14 4 (0.37%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.37%) REXX
14 4 (0.37%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.28%) Scala
16 2 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (1.39%) Degree
2 12 (1.11%) ISEB
3 10 (0.92%) CISSP
4 9 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 8 (0.74%) PMP
5 8 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.46%) CISMP
7 4 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.28%) MCP
8 3 (0.28%) MCSE
8 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.18%) CISA
9 2 (0.18%) MBA
10 1 (0.092%) ACCA
10 1 (0.092%) CCA
10 1 (0.092%) CIMA
10 1 (0.092%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.092%) CISM
10 1 (0.092%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.14%) QA
2 16 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.92%) SLA
4 7 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.46%) COBIT
6 4 (0.37%) SEPA
7 3 (0.28%) MiFID
7 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.092%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.37%) XenApp
4 3 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.18%) Docker
5 2 (0.18%) RACF
5 2 (0.18%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.18%) zsh
6 1 (0.092%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.092%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.092%) KVM
6 1 (0.092%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.55%) vRealize
3 5 (0.46%) Puppet
3 5 (0.46%) SCCM
4 4 (0.37%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.37%) QRadar
4 4 (0.37%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.28%) SCOM
6 2 (0.18%) Ansible
6 2 (0.18%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.18%) Control-M
6 2 (0.18%) logstash
6 2 (0.18%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (0.18%) rkt
6 2 (0.18%) WSUS
6 2 (0.18%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.092%) Legato
7 1 (0.092%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 79 (7.30%) Oracle
2 64 (5.91%) Microsoft
3 32 (2.96%) IBM
4 26 (2.40%) Sybase
5 23 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 22 (2.03%) Teradata
7 19 (1.76%) HP
8 17 (1.57%) VMware
9 15 (1.39%) EMC
10 14 (1.29%) Intel Security
11 13 (1.20%) Cisco
11 13 (1.20%) Symantec
12 12 (1.11%) Qualys
13 11 (1.02%) CA
14 10 (0.92%) Informatica
14 10 (0.92%) Planview
14 10 (0.92%) ServiceNow
15 9 (0.83%) Citrix
15 9 (0.83%) Splunk
16 7 (0.65%) Veritas
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