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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 743 409 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.63% 15.26% 18.20%
As % of the General category 44.89% 38.19% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 169 240
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £80.00 - £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £20.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-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
1655 1071 1114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 54.86% 39.96% 43.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 543 552
Average daily rate £375 £393 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 35
Average hourly rate £30.50 £10.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.47% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.50 £9.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £22.50 £20.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 +2 574 £375 -6.25% 84
Glasgow -1 122 £375 +7.14% 21
Stirling 0 24 £388 +3.40% 2
Fife -7 5 £288 -11.52%
West Lothian -8 2 - - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
Banking
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Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 743 (52.62%) Finance
2 328 (23.23%) Retail
3 252 (17.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 234 (16.57%) Retail Banking
5 192 (13.60%) SQL
6 173 (12.25%) Migration
7 148 (10.48%) Investment Banking
8 143 (10.13%) Project Management
9 137 (9.70%) Java
10 117 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
11 116 (8.22%) Oracle
12 110 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
12 110 (7.79%) Business Analysis
13 108 (7.65%) User Acceptance Testing
14 101 (7.15%) Data Analysis
15 93 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
16 79 (5.59%) Spring
17 76 (5.38%) UNIX
18 70 (4.96%) Analytics
19 66 (4.67%) JavaScript
20 61 (4.32%) Data Modelling
21 59 (4.18%) ETL
21 59 (4.18%) SAS
22 57 (4.04%) Target Operating Model
23 55 (3.90%) Data Migration
23 55 (3.90%) Hibernate
24 54 (3.82%) Relational Database
25 52 (3.68%) Sybase
26 49 (3.47%) Test Scripting
27 45 (3.19%) MS Office

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 59 (4.18%) SAS
2 31 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.91%) WebSphere
4 18 (1.27%) FileNet
5 8 (0.57%) CICS
5 8 (0.57%) Apache
5 8 (0.57%) Tomcat
5 8 (0.57%) Apache Pig
6 7 (0.50%) Lync
7 6 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.28%) IIS
8 4 (0.28%) JBoss
9 3 (0.21%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.21%) Documentum
9 3 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.14%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.14%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.14%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.071%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 45 (3.19%) MS Office
2 43 (3.05%) MS Excel
3 29 (2.05%) MS Project
3 29 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.50%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.42%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.21%) Loan IQ
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.14%) Agresso
4 2 (0.14%) Eikon
4 2 (0.14%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.071%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.071%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.071%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.071%) Investran
5 1 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.071%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.071%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.071%) PORTIA
5 1 (0.071%) FileNet Content Manager
5 1 (0.071%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.071%) Summit
5 1 (0.071%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
2 7 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (0.21%) SaaS
4 2 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.14%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.071%) Taleo
5 1 (0.071%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.071%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.071%) PaaS
5 1 (0.071%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.27%) Firewall
2 14 (0.99%) Intranet
3 11 (0.78%) Network Security
4 10 (0.71%) ATM
5 9 (0.64%) Internet
6 8 (0.57%) LAN
6 8 (0.57%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.50%) DNS
8 4 (0.28%) HTTP
8 4 (0.28%) WAN
8 4 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.28%) CTI
9 3 (0.21%) SAN
10 2 (0.14%) LDAP
10 2 (0.14%) SSL
10 2 (0.14%) MPLS
10 2 (0.14%) DHCP
10 2 (0.14%) VPLS
10 2 (0.14%) Multicast
10 2 (0.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
2 54 (3.82%) Relational Database
3 35 (2.48%) SQL Server
4 31 (2.20%) RDBMS
5 30 (2.12%) DB2
6 21 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 12 (0.85%) NoSQL
8 12 (0.85%) Hadoop
9 11 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (0.64%) Big Data
11 8 (0.57%) Apache Hive
11 8 (0.57%) PowerCenter
12 7 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.50%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.50%) MySQL
12 7 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.35%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 5 (0.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (1.49%) Selenium
2 17 (1.20%) JUnit
3 12 (0.85%) Eclipse
3 12 (0.85%) CruiseControl
4 9 (0.64%) ERwin
5 8 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.50%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.35%) Robotium
7 5 (0.35%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.35%) Robolectric
8 4 (0.28%) Jasmine
8 4 (0.28%) HP UFT
8 4 (0.28%) Toad
8 4 (0.28%) Axure RP
8 4 (0.28%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.21%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.21%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.21%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.21%) Subversion
9 3 (0.21%) Maven
General
1 743 (52.62%) Finance
2 328 (23.23%) Retail
3 234 (16.57%) Retail Banking
4 148 (10.48%) Investment Banking
5 33 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.20%) Front Office
7 26 (1.84%) Back Office
8 18 (1.27%) Marketing
9 13 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.64%) Legal
11 8 (0.57%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.28%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.28%) Law
14 3 (0.21%) Publishing
14 3 (0.21%) International Banking
14 3 (0.21%) Billing
15 2 (0.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 525 (37.18%) Analyst
2 265 (18.77%) Business Analyst
3 197 (13.95%) Project Manager
4 190 (13.46%) Developer
5 92 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 89 (6.30%) Test Manager
7 82 (5.81%) Test Analyst
8 75 (5.31%) Banking Business Analyst
9 74 (5.24%) Architect
10 53 (3.75%) Senior Developer
11 48 (3.40%) Data Analyst
12 45 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
13 44 (3.12%) Senior Java Developer
14 39 (2.76%) Test Leader
15 38 (2.69%) Infrastructure Manager
16 37 (2.62%) Senior Manager
16 37 (2.62%) Designer
17 33 (2.34%) Solutions Architect
18 32 (2.27%) PMO Analyst
19 31 (2.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (5.59%) Spring
2 55 (3.90%) Hibernate
3 43 (3.05%) HTML
3 43 (3.05%) CSS
4 34 (2.41%) Web Services
4 34 (2.41%) XML
5 31 (2.20%) HTML5
6 27 (1.91%) JMS
7 25 (1.77%) J2EE
8 22 (1.56%) AngularJS
9 20 (1.42%) JSP
10 19 (1.35%) .NET
11 18 (1.27%) Ajax
12 17 (1.20%) RESTful
13 14 (0.99%) Dojo
13 14 (0.99%) Spring MVC
14 13 (0.92%) REST
14 13 (0.92%) J2SE
14 13 (0.92%) Struts
15 12 (0.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 93 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (2.62%) Credit Risk
3 29 (2.05%) Mainframe
4 25 (1.77%) Data Centre
5 22 (1.56%) Derivative
5 22 (1.56%) Reference Data
6 18 (1.27%) Data Integration
7 16 (1.13%) User Experience
8 15 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (1.06%) Fixed Income
9 13 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
10 12 (0.85%) Management Information System
11 10 (0.71%) Equities
11 10 (0.71%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.50%) IVR
12 7 (0.50%) Online Banking
12 7 (0.50%) Data Extraction
13 6 (0.42%) Market Risk
13 6 (0.42%) E-Learning
14 5 (0.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 76 (5.38%) UNIX
2 34 (2.41%) Linux
3 26 (1.84%) Windows
4 11 (0.78%) Android
5 10 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.42%) Solaris
7 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.35%) zOS
8 3 (0.21%) AIX
9 2 (0.14%) HPUX
9 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.14%) OS/2
9 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.071%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.071%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.071%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (17.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 173 (12.25%) Migration
3 143 (10.13%) Project Management
4 117 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (7.79%) Business Analysis
6 108 (7.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 101 (7.15%) Data Analysis
8 70 (4.96%) Analytics
9 61 (4.32%) Data Modelling
10 59 (4.18%) ETL
11 57 (4.04%) Target Operating Model
12 55 (3.90%) Data Migration
13 49 (3.47%) Test Scripting
14 43 (3.05%) OO
15 42 (2.97%) Risk Management
16 40 (2.83%) Change Management
16 40 (2.83%) Test Management
17 37 (2.62%) SDLC
18 36 (2.55%) PRINCE2
19 35 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 192 (13.60%) SQL
2 137 (9.70%) Java
3 66 (4.67%) JavaScript
4 32 (2.27%) VBA
5 28 (1.98%) Perl
5 28 (1.98%) PL/SQL
6 24 (1.70%) C#
7 21 (1.49%) Python
8 17 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.57%) C
10 7 (0.50%) COBOL
10 7 (0.50%) PHP
10 7 (0.50%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.42%) C++
11 6 (0.42%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.42%) VB
12 5 (0.35%) Scala
13 4 (0.28%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.21%) VBScript
15 2 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (2.83%) ISEB
2 30 (2.12%) Degree
3 20 (1.42%) ISTQB
4 17 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (0.64%) CISSP
7 7 (0.50%) CISMP
7 7 (0.50%) CISA
7 7 (0.50%) CISM
8 5 (0.35%) CIMA
8 5 (0.35%) MBA
8 5 (0.35%) ACCA
8 5 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.28%) PMP
9 4 (0.28%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.28%) CRISC
10 3 (0.21%) CCIE
10 3 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.14%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.12%) QA
2 16 (1.13%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.06%) FATCA
4 8 (0.57%) EMIR
4 8 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.35%) MiFID
7 2 (0.14%) SLA
8 1 (0.071%) BS7799
8 1 (0.071%) GAAP
8 1 (0.071%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.071%) COBIT
8 1 (0.071%) FINREP
8 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.14%) RACF
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.071%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.071%) Xen
5 1 (0.071%) vCloud
5 1 (0.071%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.071%) zsh
5 1 (0.071%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 42 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.35%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.28%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.28%) SCCM
4 3 (0.21%) SCOM
4 3 (0.21%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.14%) Netcool
5 2 (0.14%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (0.14%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.14%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.071%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.071%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.071%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.071%) Puppet
6 1 (0.071%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 116 (8.22%) Oracle
2 52 (3.68%) Sybase
3 35 (2.48%) Microsoft
4 30 (2.12%) IBM
5 28 (1.98%) Teradata
6 23 (1.63%) Informatica
7 15 (1.06%) CA
7 15 (1.06%) Business Objects
8 12 (0.85%) HP
9 10 (0.71%) Charles River
10 9 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
11 8 (0.57%) Cisco
11 8 (0.57%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.50%) Citrix
12 7 (0.50%) Adobe
12 7 (0.50%) Pega
13 6 (0.42%) VMware
14 5 (0.35%) SAP
14 5 (0.35%) ServiceNow
15 4 (0.28%) Avaloq
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