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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 3 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 578 325 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.21% 13.39% 13.91%
As % of the General category 46.46% 34.76% 33.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 134 146
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £10.97 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -33.51%
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
1244 935 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.65% 38.52% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 447 438
Average daily rate £400 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 14
Average hourly rate £30.59 £16.50 £10.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.36% +60.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £10.80 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £19.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 0 406 £400 -5.88% 70
Glasgow +15 105 £425 +21.42% 31
Stirling +3 43 £400 -3.03% 19
West Lothian -1 1 £300 - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Moray - - - -
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 510 (46.32%) Finance
2 238 (21.62%) Retail
3 177 (16.08%) Retail Banking
4 153 (13.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 141 (12.81%) SQL
6 138 (12.53%) Java
7 132 (11.99%) Agile Software Development
8 122 (11.08%) Migration
9 118 (10.72%) Project Management
10 110 (9.99%) Oracle
11 100 (9.08%) Investment Banking
12 88 (7.99%) JavaScript
13 79 (7.18%) UNIX
13 79 (7.18%) Business Analysis
14 74 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
15 70 (6.36%) CSS
16 66 (5.99%) HTML
17 63 (5.72%) Spring
18 59 (5.36%) Data Analysis
18 59 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
19 53 (4.81%) Relational Database
19 53 (4.81%) Data Migration
20 52 (4.72%) WebSphere
21 49 (4.45%) SQL Server
22 46 (4.18%) MS Office
23 45 (4.09%) HTML5
24 43 (3.91%) SAS
25 41 (3.72%) ETL
25 41 (3.72%) User Acceptance Testing
25 41 (3.72%) Credit Risk

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 52 (4.72%) WebSphere
2 43 (3.91%) SAS
3 22 (2.00%) FileNet
3 22 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.36%) JBoss
5 12 (1.09%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.09%) CMS
6 11 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 10 (0.91%) IIS
8 6 (0.54%) Apache
8 6 (0.54%) CICS
8 6 (0.54%) Lync
9 3 (0.27%) Jetty
9 3 (0.27%) Documentum
10 2 (0.18%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.091%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.091%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (0.091%) AquaLogic
11 1 (0.091%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 46 (4.18%) MS Office
2 33 (3.00%) MS Excel
3 25 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (2.00%) MS Project
5 15 (1.36%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.54%) SPSS
6 6 (0.54%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.091%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (0.64%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.36%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.18%) FileNet Content Manager
5 1 (0.091%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.091%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.091%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.091%) PORTIA
5 1 (0.091%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.091%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.091%) Investran
5 1 (0.091%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.091%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.27%) IaaS
2 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.18%) SaaS
3 1 (0.091%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.091%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.091%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.09%) Firewall
2 7 (0.64%) Network Security
2 7 (0.64%) HTTP
3 6 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.54%) DNS
3 6 (0.54%) Intranet
4 5 (0.45%) SSL
4 5 (0.45%) SAN
5 4 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.27%) Wireless
6 3 (0.27%) LDAP
6 3 (0.27%) LAN
7 2 (0.18%) DHCP
7 2 (0.18%) ATM
7 2 (0.18%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.18%) DMZ
7 2 (0.18%) Internet
7 2 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.18%) Multicast
8 1 (0.091%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
2 53 (4.81%) Relational Database
3 49 (4.45%) SQL Server
4 31 (2.82%) DB2
5 23 (2.09%) RDBMS
6 18 (1.63%) Oracle Database
7 9 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.54%) PowerCenter
9 6 (0.54%) Big Data
10 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.45%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.36%) DataStage
12 3 (0.27%) OLAP
12 3 (0.27%) MS Access
12 3 (0.27%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (0.27%) QlikView
12 3 (0.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (1.91%) Selenium
2 17 (1.54%) CruiseControl
3 12 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 10 (0.91%) JUnit
4 10 (0.91%) Eclipse
5 9 (0.82%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.73%) ERwin
6 8 (0.73%) Grunt
7 6 (0.54%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.45%) Subversion
8 5 (0.45%) JIRA
8 5 (0.45%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.45%) Robotium
8 5 (0.45%) Robolectric
9 3 (0.27%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.27%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.18%) PVCS
10 2 (0.18%) Toad
10 2 (0.18%) JMeter
General
1 510 (46.32%) Finance
2 238 (21.62%) Retail
3 177 (16.08%) Retail Banking
4 100 (9.08%) Investment Banking
5 28 (2.54%) Front Office
6 22 (2.00%) Back Office
7 7 (0.64%) International Banking
7 7 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.54%) Private Banking
8 6 (0.54%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.54%) Legal
9 5 (0.45%) Marketing
10 4 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.27%) Advertising
11 3 (0.27%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.18%) Publishing
13 1 (0.091%) Law
Job Titles
1 328 (29.79%) Analyst
2 209 (18.98%) Developer
3 180 (16.35%) Project Manager
4 150 (13.62%) Business Analyst
5 79 (7.18%) Architect
6 77 (6.99%) Java Developer
7 51 (4.63%) Data Analyst
8 41 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
9 40 (3.63%) Test Manager
10 39 (3.54%) Test Analyst
10 39 (3.54%) Senior Developer
11 35 (3.18%) Designer
12 31 (2.82%) Banking Business Analyst
13 29 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
14 24 (2.18%) Senior Analyst
15 23 (2.09%) Infrastructure Manager
15 23 (2.09%) Front-End Developer
16 22 (2.00%) Test Leader
17 20 (1.82%) Senior Manager
17 20 (1.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (6.36%) CSS
2 66 (5.99%) HTML
3 63 (5.72%) Spring
4 45 (4.09%) HTML5
5 34 (3.09%) Hibernate
6 33 (3.00%) Web Services
6 33 (3.00%) jQuery
7 31 (2.82%) XML
7 31 (2.82%) JMS
8 30 (2.72%) J2EE
9 26 (2.36%) JSP
10 24 (2.18%) .NET
11 20 (1.82%) Struts
11 20 (1.82%) CSS3
12 18 (1.63%) Spring MVC
13 17 (1.54%) Spring Web Flow
13 17 (1.54%) GWT
13 17 (1.54%) YUI
13 17 (1.54%) Ajax
13 17 (1.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.72%) Credit Risk
3 30 (2.72%) Reference Data
4 24 (2.18%) Mainframe
5 18 (1.63%) User Experience
6 15 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.27%) Data Integration
8 13 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.00%) Derivative
9 11 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
10 9 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
10 9 (0.82%) E-Learning
11 8 (0.73%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.64%) Data Extraction
13 6 (0.54%) Market Risk
13 6 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.45%) Open Source
14 5 (0.45%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.45%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 79 (7.18%) UNIX
2 33 (3.00%) Windows
3 31 (2.82%) Linux
4 22 (2.00%) Android
5 18 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.82%) AIX
8 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (0.45%) zOS
9 5 (0.45%) Solaris
10 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.18%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.091%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.091%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (13.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 132 (11.99%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (11.08%) Migration
4 118 (10.72%) Project Management
5 79 (7.18%) Business Analysis
6 59 (5.36%) Data Analysis
7 53 (4.81%) Data Migration
8 41 (3.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 41 (3.72%) ETL
9 40 (3.63%) Data Modelling
10 36 (3.27%) OO
10 36 (3.27%) Data Management
11 32 (2.91%) Change Management
12 29 (2.63%) MVC
12 29 (2.63%) Unit Testing
12 29 (2.63%) Analytics
13 26 (2.36%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (2.27%) Workflow
15 24 (2.18%) TDD
15 24 (2.18%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 141 (12.81%) SQL
2 138 (12.53%) Java
3 88 (7.99%) JavaScript
4 35 (3.18%) PL/SQL
5 32 (2.91%) Perl
6 23 (2.09%) C#
7 18 (1.63%) Shell Script
8 12 (1.09%) VBA
9 8 (0.73%) COBOL
9 8 (0.73%) Objective-C
10 6 (0.54%) C
10 6 (0.54%) C++
11 5 (0.45%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.45%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.36%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.27%) VB
13 3 (0.27%) Python
14 2 (0.18%) PHP
14 2 (0.18%) REXX
15 1 (0.091%) JCL
Qualifications
1 19 (1.73%) ISEB
1 19 (1.73%) Degree
2 16 (1.45%) VCP4
3 9 (0.82%) ISTQB
3 9 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (0.64%) PMP
4 7 (0.64%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.27%) CISSP
7 3 (0.27%) CCIE
7 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.27%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.18%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.091%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.091%) MCITP
9 1 (0.091%) CCNP
9 1 (0.091%) CCNA
9 1 (0.091%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.18%) Data Quality
2 15 (1.36%) QA
3 12 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.54%) FATCA
5 3 (0.27%) EMIR
5 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.18%) COBIT
6 2 (0.18%) MiFID
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.18%) SLA
7 1 (0.091%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.091%) WCAG
7 1 (0.091%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.091%) COREP
7 1 (0.091%) FINREP
7 1 (0.091%) PMBOK
System Software
1 11 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.18%) RACF
5 1 (0.091%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.091%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.091%) Firmware
5 1 (0.091%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 23 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.36%) CA LISA
2 4 (0.36%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.27%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.18%) SCOM
4 2 (0.18%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.18%) Control-M
5 1 (0.091%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.091%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.091%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.091%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.091%) OpenView
5 1 (0.091%) Legato
5 1 (0.091%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.091%) Ansible
5 1 (0.091%) Puppet
5 1 (0.091%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 110 (9.99%) Oracle
2 32 (2.91%) Sybase
3 28 (2.54%) IBM
4 27 (2.45%) Microsoft
4 27 (2.45%) Informatica
5 21 (1.91%) Teradata
6 13 (1.18%) HP
7 10 (0.91%) CA
8 9 (0.82%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.73%) Adobe
9 8 (0.73%) Trillium
10 7 (0.64%) Business Objects
10 7 (0.64%) Charles River
10 7 (0.64%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.54%) Citrix
12 4 (0.36%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (0.36%) Cisco
12 4 (0.36%) Cognos
12 4 (0.36%) EMC
12 4 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
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