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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 8 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 296 777 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.47% 24.01% 14.70%
As % of the General category 35.41% 43.80% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 366 170
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +2.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £14.63 £10.56
% change year-on-year
+101.70% +38.46%
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
836 1774 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.05% 54.82% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 865 515
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 16
Median hourly rate £36.00 £25.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.02 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +20.00%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -2 222 £425 +6.25% 25
Glasgow -8 58 £400 +6.66% 16
Stirling +2 11 - -
West Dunbartonshire -5 3 £400 -4.76%
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 405 (49.94%) Finance
2 181 (22.32%) Retail
3 156 (19.24%) Retail Banking
4 146 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 113 (13.93%) Migration
6 110 (13.56%) SQL
7 93 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
8 92 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
9 85 (10.48%) Unix
10 84 (10.36%) Linux
10 84 (10.36%) Java
11 72 (8.88%) Data Centre
12 66 (8.14%) Project Management
13 61 (7.52%) Oracle
14 58 (7.15%) Investment Banking
14 58 (7.15%) Business Analysis
15 55 (6.78%) Law
16 49 (6.04%) Windows
17 48 (5.92%) Microsoft
18 41 (5.06%) ITIL
19 38 (4.69%) MS Excel
20 36 (4.44%) Perl
20 36 (4.44%) HTML
20 36 (4.44%) Spring
21 35 (4.32%) Risk Management
22 34 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
23 33 (4.07%) DB2
23 33 (4.07%) SAS
24 32 (3.95%) IBM
24 32 (3.95%) MS Office

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 33 (4.07%) SAS
2 18 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 13 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.36%) Tomcat
5 8 (0.99%) IIS
6 6 (0.74%) Apache
6 6 (0.74%) CMS
6 6 (0.74%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (0.49%) CICS
8 4 (0.49%) GlassFish
8 4 (0.49%) JBoss
8 4 (0.49%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (0.37%) Confluence
9 3 (0.37%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.25%) PowerExchange
11 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.12%) FileNet
Applications
1 38 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.95%) MS Office
3 29 (3.58%) MS Project
4 27 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (2.96%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.37%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) DOC1
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.74%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.37%) Primavera
3 2 (0.25%) Global One
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Faxination
4 1 (0.12%) HFM
4 1 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.25%) Office 365
3 2 (0.25%) SaaS
3 2 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.60%) DNS
2 12 (1.48%) SSL
3 9 (1.11%) Firewall
3 9 (1.11%) Network Security
4 8 (0.99%) Internet
4 8 (0.99%) LDAP
5 7 (0.86%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.74%) WAN
7 5 (0.62%) BIG-IP
7 5 (0.62%) HTTP
7 5 (0.62%) LAN
8 4 (0.49%) FTP
8 4 (0.49%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.49%) SAN
8 4 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.49%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (0.37%) Intranet
10 2 (0.25%) DHCP
10 2 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.07%) DB2
2 25 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.22%) ObjectStore
4 17 (2.10%) Oracle Database
5 13 (1.60%) Hadoop
5 13 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.48%) Big Data
6 12 (1.48%) RDBMS
6 12 (1.48%) SQL Server
7 9 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (0.99%) PowerCenter
9 7 (0.86%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.74%) MS Access
11 5 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.49%) Base SAS
12 4 (0.49%) Data Lake
12 4 (0.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 3 (0.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.37%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (2.84%) JUnit
2 18 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.22%) JIRA
3 12 (1.48%) Subversion
4 11 (1.36%) Eclipse
5 10 (1.23%) Maven
5 10 (1.23%) Selenium
6 9 (1.11%) Gradle
7 8 (0.99%) ERwin
7 8 (0.99%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.86%) Bitbucket
8 7 (0.86%) Mockito
9 6 (0.74%) FitNesse
9 6 (0.74%) Grunt
10 5 (0.62%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.62%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (0.62%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.49%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.49%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 405 (49.94%) Finance
2 181 (22.32%) Retail
3 156 (19.24%) Retail Banking
4 58 (7.15%) Investment Banking
5 55 (6.78%) Law
6 24 (2.96%) Front Office
7 14 (1.73%) Legal
8 8 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.86%) International Banking
10 5 (0.62%) Billing
10 5 (0.62%) Marketing
11 4 (0.49%) Back Office
11 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.37%) Publishing
13 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.12%) German Language
14 1 (0.12%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 255 (31.44%) Analyst
2 129 (15.91%) Project Manager
3 104 (12.82%) Business Analyst
4 93 (11.47%) Developer
5 48 (5.92%) Consultant
6 46 (5.67%) Banking Analyst
7 40 (4.93%) Architect
8 36 (4.44%) Test Analyst
9 30 (3.70%) Security Consultant
10 29 (3.58%) Security Engineer
11 26 (3.21%) Java Developer
12 25 (3.08%) Financial Analyst
13 23 (2.84%) Infrastructure Manager
14 22 (2.71%) Senior Manager
14 22 (2.71%) Test Manager
15 21 (2.59%) IT Manager
16 20 (2.47%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 20 (2.47%) PMO Analyst
17 19 (2.34%) Administrator
17 19 (2.34%) Banking Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.44%) HTML
1 36 (4.44%) Spring
2 30 (3.70%) CSS
2 30 (3.70%) Web Services
3 26 (3.21%) XML
4 24 (2.96%) HTML5
5 20 (2.47%) SOAP
6 19 (2.34%) Middleware
7 16 (1.97%) J2SE
8 14 (1.73%) CSS3
8 14 (1.73%) Hibernate
8 14 (1.73%) JMS
8 14 (1.73%) REST
9 13 (1.60%) AngularJS
9 13 (1.60%) JSON
10 9 (1.11%) React
10 9 (1.11%) RESTful
11 8 (0.99%) Entity Framework
11 8 (0.99%) Kendo UI
11 8 (0.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 93 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (8.88%) Data Centre
3 27 (3.33%) Credit Risk
4 18 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 14 (1.73%) Equity Derivative
5 14 (1.73%) User Experience
6 11 (1.36%) Equities
6 11 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 8 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (0.86%) Derivative
8 7 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 7 (0.86%) SWIFT
8 7 (0.86%) Visualisation
9 6 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.74%) DataPower
9 6 (0.74%) Fixed Income
10 5 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (0.62%) PKI
10 5 (0.62%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 85 (10.48%) Unix
2 84 (10.36%) Linux
3 49 (6.04%) Windows
4 25 (3.08%) Solaris
5 18 (2.22%) AIX
6 15 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.36%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.23%) HPUX
9 8 (0.99%) zOS
10 7 (0.86%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.49%) Android
12 4 (0.49%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.12%) VMS
15 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 113 (13.93%) Migration
3 92 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (8.14%) Project Management
5 58 (7.15%) Business Analysis
6 41 (5.06%) ITIL
7 35 (4.32%) Risk Management
8 34 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 30 (3.70%) Data Migration
10 29 (3.58%) OO
11 27 (3.33%) PRINCE2
12 25 (3.08%) TDD
13 24 (2.96%) Analytics
13 24 (2.96%) SDLC
13 24 (2.96%) Service Management
14 23 (2.84%) Change Management
14 23 (2.84%) Data Analysis
15 22 (2.71%) Web Development
16 21 (2.59%) Data Modelling
16 21 (2.59%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 110 (13.56%) SQL
2 84 (10.36%) Java
3 36 (4.44%) Perl
4 20 (2.47%) JavaScript
5 14 (1.73%) C#
6 12 (1.48%) PowerShell
6 12 (1.48%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.36%) C++
8 10 (1.23%) C
8 10 (1.23%) VBScript
9 9 (1.11%) Python
9 9 (1.11%) T-SQL
10 8 (0.99%) VBA
11 6 (0.74%) Ruby
12 4 (0.49%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.49%) Scala
12 4 (0.49%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.37%) JCL
13 3 (0.37%) REXX
14 2 (0.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (1.60%) Degree
2 8 (0.99%) CISSP
2 8 (0.99%) PMP
3 7 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.62%) ISEB
6 4 (0.49%) CISMP
6 4 (0.49%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CCA
8 1 (0.12%) CCNA
8 1 (0.12%) CISA
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CLAS
8 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.12%) MBA
8 1 (0.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.59%) QA
2 12 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.62%) SLA
5 4 (0.49%) FINREP
5 4 (0.49%) SEPA
6 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (2.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.37%) XenApp
4 3 (0.37%) zsh
5 2 (0.25%) RACF
5 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.12%) Docker
6 1 (0.12%) KVM
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.74%) SCCM
3 5 (0.62%) QRadar
4 4 (0.49%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.49%) Puppet
5 3 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.37%) SCOM
5 3 (0.37%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.25%) Control-M
6 2 (0.25%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (0.25%) vRealize
6 2 (0.25%) WSUS
7 1 (0.12%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.12%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.12%) Legato
7 1 (0.12%) logstash
7 1 (0.12%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.12%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 61 (7.52%) Oracle
2 48 (5.92%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.95%) IBM
4 27 (3.33%) Sybase
5 23 (2.84%) Red Hat
6 19 (2.34%) Teradata
7 17 (2.10%) EMC
8 13 (1.60%) Cisco
8 13 (1.60%) HP
9 11 (1.36%) Qualys
9 11 (1.36%) Symantec
9 11 (1.36%) VMware
10 10 (1.23%) Informatica
11 9 (1.11%) CA
11 9 (1.11%) F5
12 8 (0.99%) Intel Security
12 8 (0.99%) Splunk
13 7 (0.86%) Citrix
13 7 (0.86%) Veritas
14 5 (0.62%) Forcepoint
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