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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 2 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Banking 629 666 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.07% 22.34% 13.42%
As % of the General category 45.12% 45.99% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 340 170
Average daily rate £400 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £47.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.82 £10.44 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.98% -22.66%
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
1394 1448 1003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.70% 48.57% 37.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 758 497
Average daily rate £405 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 36 14
Average hourly rate £34.00 £20.69 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.33% +88.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.76 £10.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £65.70 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 495 £425 +6.25% 41
Glasgow -1 106 £350 -17.64% 21
Stirling -3 11 £350 -12.50% 2
Dundee - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £425 -
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 558 (51.86%) Finance
2 276 (25.65%) Retail
3 240 (22.30%) Retail Banking
4 191 (17.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 175 (16.26%) Migration
6 118 (10.97%) Project Management
7 111 (10.32%) SQL
8 93 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
9 82 (7.62%) Unix
10 74 (6.88%) Windows
11 72 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
12 68 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 66 (6.13%) Data Centre
14 64 (5.95%) Oracle
15 60 (5.58%) Java
16 58 (5.39%) Business Analysis
17 57 (5.30%) Microsoft
18 56 (5.20%) Investment Banking
19 55 (5.11%) Data Migration
20 48 (4.46%) Analytics
21 47 (4.37%) Linux
22 45 (4.18%) Change Management
22 45 (4.18%) Risk Management
23 41 (3.81%) Law
23 41 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
24 40 (3.72%) MS Excel
25 38 (3.53%) Data Modelling
25 38 (3.53%) PRINCE2
25 38 (3.53%) Test Strategy
26 35 (3.25%) ITIL

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 35 (3.25%) SAS
2 26 (2.42%) WebSphere
3 22 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.12%) IIS
5 9 (0.84%) CMS
6 6 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (0.46%) CICS
8 4 (0.37%) Apache
9 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.28%) JBoss
9 3 (0.28%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.19%) Confluence
10 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.19%) Node.js
10 2 (0.19%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 40 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 26 (2.42%) MS Office
4 24 (2.23%) MS Project
5 15 (1.39%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.65%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.19%) Summit
4 1 (0.093%) Eikon
4 1 (0.093%) Global One
4 1 (0.093%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.093%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.093%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.093%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.093%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.56%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.28%) SaaS
3 2 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.093%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.093%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.093%) Office 365
4 1 (0.093%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.49%) Network Security
2 10 (0.93%) Firewall
3 6 (0.56%) SSL
4 5 (0.46%) HTTP
4 5 (0.46%) Intranet
4 5 (0.46%) LAN
4 5 (0.46%) LDAP
5 4 (0.37%) FTP
5 4 (0.37%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.37%) Internet
5 4 (0.37%) SSH
5 4 (0.37%) WAN
6 3 (0.28%) ATM
6 3 (0.28%) SAN
6 3 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.19%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.19%) Skype
7 2 (0.19%) WinSCP
7 2 (0.19%) Wireless
8 1 (0.093%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (2.14%) DB2
3 20 (1.86%) Relational Database
4 19 (1.77%) SQL Server
5 16 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 12 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 9 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 8 (0.74%) Big Data
9 6 (0.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.46%) MS Access
11 4 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.28%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.28%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.28%) ObjectStore
12 3 (0.28%) PowerCenter
12 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.19%) BusinessObjects XI
13 2 (0.19%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.19%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (2.88%) JUnit
2 23 (2.14%) Git (software)
2 23 (2.14%) Subversion
3 21 (1.95%) Gradle
3 21 (1.95%) Maven
4 19 (1.77%) Mockito
5 17 (1.58%) Bitbucket
5 17 (1.58%) Eclipse
6 13 (1.21%) JIRA
7 7 (0.65%) LoadRunner
8 6 (0.56%) ClearCase
8 6 (0.56%) ERwin
9 5 (0.46%) Selenium
10 4 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.37%) Grunt
10 4 (0.37%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.37%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.37%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.28%) gulp
11 3 (0.28%) JMeter
General
1 558 (51.86%) Finance
2 276 (25.65%) Retail
3 240 (22.30%) Retail Banking
4 56 (5.20%) Investment Banking
5 41 (3.81%) Law
6 24 (2.23%) Front Office
7 18 (1.67%) Legal
8 8 (0.74%) General Ledger
9 7 (0.65%) Marketing
10 6 (0.56%) Back Office
11 5 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.37%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.28%) International Banking
13 3 (0.28%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.19%) Advertising
14 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.19%) German Language
15 1 (0.093%) Billing
15 1 (0.093%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 308 (28.62%) Analyst
2 201 (18.68%) Project Manager
3 147 (13.66%) Business Analyst
4 90 (8.36%) Developer
5 88 (8.18%) Architect
6 57 (5.30%) Infrastructure Manager
7 56 (5.20%) Programme Manager
8 53 (4.93%) Test Analyst
9 51 (4.74%) Test Manager
10 49 (4.55%) Senior Manager
11 48 (4.46%) IT Manager
12 47 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
13 46 (4.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 45 (4.18%) Consultant
15 42 (3.90%) Banking Analyst
16 33 (3.07%) Senior Project Manager
17 28 (2.60%) Delivery Manager
18 25 (2.32%) Risk Manager
19 24 (2.23%) Banking Project Manager
19 24 (2.23%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.16%) Web Services
2 33 (3.07%) HTML
2 33 (3.07%) Spring
3 31 (2.88%) SOAP
4 26 (2.42%) HTML5
5 25 (2.32%) CSS
5 25 (2.32%) Middleware
6 23 (2.14%) AngularJS
7 22 (2.04%) REST
8 20 (1.86%) .NET
9 19 (1.77%) CSS3
10 16 (1.49%) React
11 15 (1.39%) Spring MVC
11 15 (1.39%) Struts
11 15 (1.39%) XML
12 12 (1.12%) JMS
13 10 (0.93%) J2SE
14 9 (0.84%) Hibernate
14 9 (0.84%) JSON
15 6 (0.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 93 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (6.13%) Data Centre
3 33 (3.07%) Credit Risk
4 24 (2.23%) Mainframe
5 11 (1.02%) Data Extraction
6 10 (0.93%) SWIFT
6 10 (0.93%) Visualisation
7 9 (0.84%) Equities
7 9 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
7 9 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (0.84%) Management Information System
8 8 (0.74%) User Experience
9 7 (0.65%) Taxonomies
10 6 (0.56%) DataPower
10 6 (0.56%) Derivative
11 5 (0.46%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.46%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.46%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.46%) PKI
11 5 (0.46%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 82 (7.62%) Unix
2 74 (6.88%) Windows
3 47 (4.37%) Linux
4 21 (1.95%) Windows Server
5 19 (1.77%) Solaris
6 15 (1.39%) AIX
7 8 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.65%) HPUX
9 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.37%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.28%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.28%) zOS
12 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.093%) MVS
13 1 (0.093%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.093%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (17.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 175 (16.26%) Migration
3 118 (10.97%) Project Management
4 72 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 58 (5.39%) Business Analysis
7 55 (5.11%) Data Migration
8 48 (4.46%) Analytics
9 45 (4.18%) Change Management
9 45 (4.18%) Risk Management
10 38 (3.53%) Data Modelling
10 38 (3.53%) PRINCE2
10 38 (3.53%) Test Strategy
11 35 (3.25%) ITIL
12 31 (2.88%) SOA
13 30 (2.79%) Data Analysis
13 30 (2.79%) Test Scripting
14 27 (2.51%) TOGAF
15 26 (2.42%) ETL
15 26 (2.42%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (10.32%) SQL
2 60 (5.58%) Java
3 22 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 15 (1.39%) Perl
5 14 (1.30%) C#
5 14 (1.30%) PowerShell
5 14 (1.30%) VBA
6 10 (0.93%) Python
6 10 (0.93%) Shell Script
7 9 (0.84%) C++
8 8 (0.74%) Bash Shell
8 8 (0.74%) C
8 8 (0.74%) Ruby
9 6 (0.56%) VB
10 5 (0.46%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.46%) VBScript
11 4 (0.37%) JCL
11 4 (0.37%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.28%) AWK
13 2 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (1.77%) ISEB
2 17 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 13 (1.21%) Degree
4 12 (1.12%) CISSP
5 10 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.65%) CISMP
7 5 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.28%) MCP
9 3 (0.28%) MCSE
10 2 (0.19%) CISA
10 2 (0.19%) MBA
10 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.19%) PMP
10 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.093%) APMP
11 1 (0.093%) CFA
11 1 (0.093%) IIBA
11 1 (0.093%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.093%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.79%) QA
2 16 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.56%) FATCA
3 6 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.56%) SLA
4 5 (0.46%) COBIT
5 3 (0.28%) SEPA
6 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.19%) MiFID
6 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.093%) EMIR
7 1 (0.093%) HL7
7 1 (0.093%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.56%) XenApp
4 4 (0.37%) Docker
5 3 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.19%) Cygwin
6 2 (0.19%) RACF
6 2 (0.19%) SRDF
6 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.19%) vSphere
6 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.093%) Ceph
7 1 (0.093%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.093%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.093%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.093%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.093%) zsh
Systems Management
1 18 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.93%) QRadar
3 6 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.56%) vRealize
4 5 (0.46%) Ansible
5 4 (0.37%) Puppet
6 3 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.28%) SCCM
7 2 (0.19%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.19%) Control-M
7 2 (0.19%) logstash
7 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.19%) SCOM
7 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.19%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.093%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.093%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.093%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 64 (5.95%) Oracle
2 57 (5.30%) Microsoft
3 30 (2.79%) IBM
4 19 (1.77%) VMware
5 18 (1.67%) Sybase
6 17 (1.58%) Citrix
6 17 (1.58%) HP
7 12 (1.12%) Cisco
7 12 (1.12%) Splunk
8 11 (1.02%) Pega
8 11 (1.02%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.02%) Teradata
9 10 (0.93%) Intel Security
9 10 (0.93%) ServiceNow
10 9 (0.84%) Planview
10 9 (0.84%) Verint
11 8 (0.74%) CA
11 8 (0.74%) EMC
12 7 (0.65%) Informatica
13 6 (0.56%) Symantec
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