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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 416 408 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.96% 16.80% 14.30%
As % of the General category 37.21% 38.86% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 170 166
Average daily rate
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£413 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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
1118 1050 1324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.20% 43.23% 50.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 468 635
Average daily rate £413 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 36
Average hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.00 £21.00 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -2 267 £450 +18.42% 61
Glasgow -2 109 £375 - 18
Stirling -3 25 £410 -8.88% 2
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Banking
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Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 409 (49.88%) Finance
2 162 (19.76%) Retail
3 150 (18.29%) SQL
4 144 (17.56%) Retail Banking
5 134 (16.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 130 (15.85%) Java
7 100 (12.20%) Migration
8 98 (11.95%) Oracle
9 97 (11.83%) Investment Banking
10 89 (10.85%) UNIX
11 81 (9.88%) Project Management
12 79 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
13 73 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
14 61 (7.44%) Relational Database
15 59 (7.20%) Windows
15 59 (7.20%) JavaScript
16 58 (7.07%) XML
16 58 (7.07%) Microsoft
16 58 (7.07%) Business Analysis
17 53 (6.46%) Spring
17 53 (6.46%) C#
18 51 (6.22%) WebSphere
19 48 (5.85%) Data Warehouse
20 47 (5.73%) .NET
21 45 (5.49%) Multithreading
22 44 (5.37%) Perl
23 42 (5.12%) OO
24 41 (5.00%) Linux
24 41 (5.00%) CSS
24 41 (5.00%) Asset Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 51 (6.22%) WebSphere
2 27 (3.29%) SAS
3 20 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.34%) CMS
4 11 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (1.22%) FileNet
6 9 (1.10%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.61%) Apache
8 5 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (0.49%) CICS
10 3 (0.37%) TeamSite
10 3 (0.37%) IIS
10 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.24%) Node.js
11 2 (0.24%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.24%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.12%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.12%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 30 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.93%) MS Office
3 15 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.34%) MS Project
5 9 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.34%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.12%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.10%) HTTP
2 8 (0.98%) ATM
3 7 (0.85%) SAN
3 7 (0.85%) Firewall
4 4 (0.49%) Internet
4 4 (0.49%) LAN
4 4 (0.49%) WAN
5 3 (0.37%) Intranet
5 3 (0.37%) NAS
6 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.12%) VPN
7 1 (0.12%) SNA
7 1 (0.12%) FTP
7 1 (0.12%) Wireless
7 1 (0.12%) MPLS
7 1 (0.12%) Telnet
7 1 (0.12%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (7.44%) Relational Database
2 48 (5.85%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 27 (3.29%) RDBMS
5 19 (2.32%) DB2
5 19 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (1.10%) KDB
10 7 (0.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 7 (0.85%) Cognos Report Studio
10 7 (0.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 7 (0.85%) Cognos Transformer
11 6 (0.73%) QlikView
11 6 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (0.73%) MS Access
12 4 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.37%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 20 (2.44%) Selenium
2 19 (2.32%) CruiseControl
3 6 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (0.73%) JIRA
3 6 (0.73%) JUnit
3 6 (0.73%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.61%) Ant
5 4 (0.49%) GoogleTest
5 4 (0.49%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (0.49%) CppUnit
6 3 (0.37%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.37%) Subversion
7 2 (0.24%) Maven
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.24%) PeopleTools
7 2 (0.24%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.12%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (0.12%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.12%) T4 Templates
8 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
General
1 409 (49.88%) Finance
2 162 (19.76%) Retail
3 144 (17.56%) Retail Banking
4 97 (11.83%) Investment Banking
5 39 (4.76%) Front Office
6 18 (2.20%) Marketing
7 10 (1.22%) International Banking
8 8 (0.98%) Publishing
9 7 (0.85%) Private Banking
10 6 (0.73%) Legal
11 4 (0.49%) Advertising
11 4 (0.49%) Back Office
12 3 (0.37%) Law
12 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.37%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.12%) French Language
14 1 (0.12%) German Language
14 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 220 (26.83%) Developer
2 197 (24.02%) Analyst
3 120 (14.63%) Project Manager
4 103 (12.56%) Business Analyst
5 77 (9.39%) Java Developer
6 53 (6.46%) Architect
7 34 (4.15%) Senior Manager
8 31 (3.78%) C# Developer
9 28 (3.41%) Programme Manager
10 27 (3.29%) Consultant
11 25 (3.05%) Senior Project Manager
12 24 (2.93%) Banking Business Analyst
13 23 (2.80%) Data Analyst
14 22 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
14 22 (2.68%) C++ Developer
15 20 (2.44%) SQL Developer
16 18 (2.20%) Designer
16 18 (2.20%) WPF Developer
17 16 (1.95%) Technical Analyst
18 15 (1.83%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (7.07%) XML
2 53 (6.46%) Spring
3 47 (5.73%) .NET
4 41 (5.00%) CSS
5 36 (4.39%) J2EE
5 36 (4.39%) HTML
6 32 (3.90%) JSP
7 30 (3.66%) Web Services
8 29 (3.54%) JMS
8 29 (3.54%) Hibernate
9 25 (3.05%) XSLT
10 24 (2.93%) WPF
11 22 (2.68%) Spring MVC
12 20 (2.44%) Ajax
12 20 (2.44%) JDBC
12 20 (2.44%) HTML5
13 19 (2.32%) Struts
13 19 (2.32%) iBATIS
13 19 (2.32%) Spring Web Flow
13 19 (2.32%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (3.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 27 (3.29%) Mainframe
4 22 (2.68%) Equities
5 19 (2.32%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.07%) Credit Risk
7 15 (1.83%) Derivative
8 13 (1.59%) Fixed Income
9 10 (1.22%) Reference Data
10 9 (1.10%) Computer Science
11 8 (0.98%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.85%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.85%) E-Learning
13 6 (0.73%) Replication
14 5 (0.61%) Data Extraction
14 5 (0.61%) Data Integration
15 4 (0.49%) Visualisation
15 4 (0.49%) Online Banking
15 4 (0.49%) Mathematics
15 4 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 89 (10.85%) UNIX
2 59 (7.20%) Windows
3 41 (5.00%) Linux
4 21 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (1.59%) Windows 2000
6 11 (1.34%) AIX
7 10 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.22%) Solaris
7 10 (1.22%) Android
7 10 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.98%) zOS
9 7 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.61%) HPUX
11 2 (0.24%) SUSE
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (16.34%) Stakeholder Management
2 100 (12.20%) Migration
3 81 (9.88%) Project Management
4 73 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (7.07%) Business Analysis
6 45 (5.49%) Multithreading
7 42 (5.12%) OO
8 41 (5.00%) Asset Management
9 33 (4.02%) Data Analysis
10 30 (3.66%) Data Modelling
11 28 (3.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (3.17%) MVC
13 26 (3.17%) Unit Testing
14 25 (3.05%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (2.93%) Wealth Management
16 23 (2.80%) Data Migration
16 23 (2.80%) ETL
17 22 (2.68%) PRINCE2
17 22 (2.68%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (18.29%) SQL
2 130 (15.85%) Java
3 59 (7.20%) JavaScript
4 53 (6.46%) C#
5 44 (5.37%) Perl
6 40 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 36 (4.39%) Shell Script
8 35 (4.27%) VBA
9 28 (3.41%) C++
10 9 (1.10%) Python
11 8 (0.98%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.73%) VB
13 5 (0.61%) Scala
14 4 (0.49%) VBScript
15 3 (0.37%) JCL
15 3 (0.37%) C
15 3 (0.37%) Clojure
16 2 (0.24%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.24%) C-shell
16 2 (0.24%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (1.59%) ISEB
1 13 (1.59%) Degree
2 7 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (0.85%) PMI Certification
3 4 (0.49%) HNC
3 4 (0.49%) HND
3 4 (0.49%) PMP
3 4 (0.49%) ISTQB
3 4 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.37%) CISSP
5 2 (0.24%) ACCA
5 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.24%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.24%) CIMA
5 2 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.24%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) IIBA
6 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.12%) CCAB
6 1 (0.12%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.95%) QA
2 12 (1.46%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.49%) SLA
5 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.37%) EMIR
5 3 (0.37%) FINREP
6 2 (0.24%) COBIT
6 2 (0.24%) COREP
6 2 (0.24%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.24%) Basel III
6 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) Basel II
7 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.12%) FATCA
System Software
1 18 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.37%) SRDF
4 3 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.37%) ACF2
4 3 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (0.37%) MetaFrame
5 2 (0.24%) RACF
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.85%) Control-M
3 4 (0.49%) CA LISA
4 3 (0.37%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.37%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.37%) SCCM
5 2 (0.24%) SCOM
5 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.24%) nmon
6 1 (0.12%) Legato
6 1 (0.12%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.12%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.12%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 98 (11.95%) Oracle
2 58 (7.07%) Microsoft
3 38 (4.63%) IBM
4 35 (4.27%) Sybase
5 15 (1.83%) Teradata
6 14 (1.71%) HP
7 12 (1.46%) Citrix
8 11 (1.34%) Informatica
8 11 (1.34%) Bloomberg
8 11 (1.34%) Altiris
9 9 (1.10%) Reuters
9 9 (1.10%) CA
10 8 (0.98%) Unica
11 7 (0.85%) Business Objects
11 7 (0.85%) Cognos
11 7 (0.85%) VMware
12 5 (0.61%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.61%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.61%) EMC
13 4 (0.49%) Adobe
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