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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 4 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Banking 500 730 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.96% 24.23% 15.37%
As % of the General category 39.65% 44.68% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 348 185
Median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £80.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.82 £10.44 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-5.98% -49.68%
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
1261 1634 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.77% 54.23% 40.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 814 559
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 £285 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 17
Median hourly rate £9.88 £30.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.08% +185.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 0 374 £417 +11.06% 32
Glasgow -5 99 £368 -2.00% 20
Stirling -2 19 £350 -9.73%
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £423 -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 547 (49.23%) Finance
2 291 (26.19%) Retail
3 253 (22.77%) Retail Banking
4 217 (19.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 168 (15.12%) Migration
6 135 (12.15%) SQL
7 110 (9.90%) Project Management
8 106 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
9 90 (8.10%) Unix
10 84 (7.56%) Data Centre
11 83 (7.47%) Agile Software Development
12 79 (7.11%) Oracle
13 76 (6.84%) Java
14 68 (6.12%) Windows
14 68 (6.12%) Microsoft
15 64 (5.76%) Linux
15 64 (5.76%) Investment Banking
15 64 (5.76%) Business Analysis
16 63 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
17 62 (5.58%) Law
18 53 (4.77%) Data Migration
19 47 (4.23%) MS Excel
20 46 (4.14%) Risk Management
21 43 (3.87%) Web Services
22 42 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
22 42 (3.78%) SAS
23 41 (3.69%) HTML
24 40 (3.60%) ITIL
25 39 (3.51%) Change Management
25 39 (3.51%) Spring

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 42 (3.78%) SAS
2 24 (2.16%) WebSphere
3 15 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 11 (0.99%) IIS
4 11 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 10 (0.90%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.81%) CMS
7 6 (0.54%) Apache
8 5 (0.45%) CICS
8 5 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.36%) Confluence
9 4 (0.36%) JBoss
10 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.27%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.27%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.18%) PowerExchange
11 2 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 47 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 33 (2.97%) MS Project
4 32 (2.88%) MS Office
5 21 (1.89%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.090%) DOC1
7 1 (0.090%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.63%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.18%) Global One
3 2 (0.18%) Summit
4 1 (0.090%) Eikon
4 1 (0.090%) Faxination
4 1 (0.090%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.090%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.090%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.090%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.090%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.54%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.27%) SaaS
4 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.090%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.090%) Office 365
5 1 (0.090%) Taleo
5 1 (0.090%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.90%) Firewall
1 10 (0.90%) Network Security
2 8 (0.72%) LAN
2 8 (0.72%) LDAP
3 7 (0.63%) SSL
4 6 (0.54%) Internet
4 6 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.54%) WAN
5 5 (0.45%) HTTP
5 5 (0.45%) Intranet
6 4 (0.36%) ATM
6 4 (0.36%) DNS
6 4 (0.36%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.27%) FTP
7 3 (0.27%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.27%) SAN
7 3 (0.27%) Wireless
8 2 (0.18%) DHCP
8 2 (0.18%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (2.88%) DB2
3 19 (1.71%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.53%) Oracle Database
4 17 (1.53%) SQL Server
5 15 (1.35%) RDBMS
6 13 (1.17%) ObjectStore
7 12 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (0.99%) Big Data
9 10 (0.90%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.72%) PowerCenter
11 6 (0.54%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.45%) MS Access
13 3 (0.27%) Base SAS
13 3 (0.27%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (2.88%) JUnit
2 25 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 24 (2.16%) Subversion
4 20 (1.80%) JIRA
5 19 (1.71%) Gradle
5 19 (1.71%) Maven
6 17 (1.53%) Bitbucket
6 17 (1.53%) Eclipse
6 17 (1.53%) Mockito
7 9 (0.81%) LoadRunner
8 8 (0.72%) ERwin
8 8 (0.72%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.63%) Grunt
10 6 (0.54%) Selenium
11 5 (0.45%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.45%) FitNesse
12 4 (0.36%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.36%) Fiddler
12 4 (0.36%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.36%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 547 (49.23%) Finance
2 291 (26.19%) Retail
3 253 (22.77%) Retail Banking
4 64 (5.76%) Investment Banking
5 62 (5.58%) Law
6 33 (2.97%) Front Office
7 18 (1.62%) Legal
8 9 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.63%) International Banking
10 6 (0.54%) Back Office
11 4 (0.36%) Billing
12 3 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.27%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.18%) German Language
13 2 (0.18%) Marketing
13 2 (0.18%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.18%) Publishing
14 1 (0.090%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 342 (30.78%) Analyst
2 200 (18.00%) Project Manager
3 155 (13.95%) Business Analyst
4 95 (8.55%) Developer
5 80 (7.20%) Architect
6 58 (5.22%) Banking Analyst
7 56 (5.04%) Consultant
8 53 (4.77%) Test Analyst
9 49 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
10 47 (4.23%) Infrastructure Manager
11 46 (4.14%) Test Manager
12 42 (3.78%) Programme Manager
12 42 (3.78%) Senior Manager
13 40 (3.60%) IT Manager
14 36 (3.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 32 (2.88%) Security Consultant
16 30 (2.70%) Senior Project Manager
17 29 (2.61%) Risk Manager
18 26 (2.34%) Financial Analyst
18 26 (2.34%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.87%) Web Services
2 41 (3.69%) HTML
3 39 (3.51%) Spring
4 34 (3.06%) CSS
4 34 (3.06%) SOAP
5 29 (2.61%) HTML5
6 28 (2.52%) AngularJS
7 25 (2.25%) Middleware
7 25 (2.25%) XML
8 21 (1.89%) REST
9 18 (1.62%) CSS3
10 16 (1.44%) J2SE
11 15 (1.35%) React
11 15 (1.35%) Spring MVC
11 15 (1.35%) Struts
12 13 (1.17%) Hibernate
12 13 (1.17%) JMS
13 10 (0.90%) .NET
14 9 (0.81%) Java EE
14 9 (0.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 106 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (7.56%) Data Centre
3 33 (2.97%) Credit Risk
4 28 (2.52%) Mainframe
5 14 (1.26%) User Experience
6 13 (1.17%) SWIFT
7 12 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (0.99%) Visualisation
9 10 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (0.72%) Equities
11 7 (0.63%) PKI
12 6 (0.54%) Derivative
12 6 (0.54%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.54%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.45%) Data Extraction
13 5 (0.45%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.45%) DataPower
13 5 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.36%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.36%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 90 (8.10%) Unix
2 68 (6.12%) Windows
3 64 (5.76%) Linux
4 30 (2.70%) Solaris
5 20 (1.80%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.08%) AIX
7 8 (0.72%) HPUX
8 7 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.54%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.18%) Android
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.18%) zOS
14 1 (0.090%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.090%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (19.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 168 (15.12%) Migration
3 110 (9.90%) Project Management
4 83 (7.47%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (5.76%) Business Analysis
6 63 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 53 (4.77%) Data Migration
8 46 (4.14%) Risk Management
9 40 (3.60%) ITIL
10 39 (3.51%) Change Management
11 35 (3.15%) PRINCE2
12 34 (3.06%) Analytics
13 32 (2.88%) Data Analysis
14 31 (2.79%) Data Modelling
14 31 (2.79%) Test Strategy
15 30 (2.70%) SDLC
15 30 (2.70%) SOA
15 30 (2.70%) TOGAF
16 29 (2.61%) ETL
17 28 (2.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 135 (12.15%) SQL
2 76 (6.84%) Java
3 30 (2.70%) Perl
4 25 (2.25%) JavaScript
5 14 (1.26%) C#
5 14 (1.26%) PowerShell
6 13 (1.17%) C++
7 10 (0.90%) T-SQL
8 9 (0.81%) Ruby
8 9 (0.81%) VBA
8 9 (0.81%) VBScript
9 7 (0.63%) C
10 5 (0.45%) Python
10 5 (0.45%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.36%) JCL
11 4 (0.36%) REXX
11 4 (0.36%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.27%) VB
13 2 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (1.26%) Degree
1 14 (1.26%) ISEB
2 10 (0.90%) CISSP
2 10 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (0.63%) PMI Certification
3 7 (0.63%) PMP
4 6 (0.54%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.45%) CISMP
6 3 (0.27%) MCP
6 3 (0.27%) MCSE
6 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.18%) CISA
7 2 (0.18%) MBA
7 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.090%) APMP
8 1 (0.090%) CFA
8 1 (0.090%) IIBA
8 1 (0.090%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.090%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.090%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.24%) QA
2 18 (1.62%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.90%) SLA
4 6 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.45%) COBIT
6 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.27%) SEPA
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.18%) MiFID
7 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.090%) FATCA
8 1 (0.090%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.36%) Docker
3 4 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.36%) XenApp
4 3 (0.27%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.18%) RACF
5 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.18%) zsh
6 1 (0.090%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.090%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.090%) KVM
6 1 (0.090%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.090%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.54%) SCCM
2 6 (0.54%) vRealize
3 5 (0.45%) Puppet
4 4 (0.36%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.36%) QRadar
4 4 (0.36%) SCOM
5 3 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.27%) WSUS
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%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.090%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.090%) Legato
Vendors
1 79 (7.11%) Oracle
2 68 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 32 (2.88%) IBM
4 26 (2.34%) Sybase
5 20 (1.80%) Red Hat
6 18 (1.62%) HP
6 18 (1.62%) Teradata
6 18 (1.62%) VMware
7 15 (1.35%) Cisco
7 15 (1.35%) Intel Security
8 14 (1.26%) Symantec
9 12 (1.08%) CA
9 12 (1.08%) EMC
10 10 (0.90%) Informatica
10 10 (0.90%) Qualys
10 10 (0.90%) ServiceNow
11 9 (0.81%) Citrix
12 8 (0.72%) Planview
13 7 (0.63%) Splunk
13 7 (0.63%) Verint
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