The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 56 78 59
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 78 42 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.64% 1.70% 2.50%
As % of the General category 5.73% 4.48% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 17 34
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.25
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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
1362 937 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.14% 37.95% 41.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 446 444
Average daily rate £400 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 9 10
Average hourly rate £20.69 £19.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.10% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £27.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.00%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Investment Banking across the Scotland region.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the Scotland region.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Investment 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 Investment Banking within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
Glasgow +10 26 £440 +32.83% 2
Stirling 0 25 £420 +12.00% 2
Edinburgh +1 14 £450 +5.88% 7
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Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 118 (100.00%) Banking
2 56 (47.46%) Finance
3 39 (33.05%) Java
4 38 (32.20%) SQL
5 28 (23.73%) Spring
6 25 (21.19%) Oracle
7 24 (20.34%) Front Office
7 24 (20.34%) Hibernate
8 23 (19.49%) Multithreading
9 22 (18.64%) Sybase
10 19 (16.10%) Business Analysis
11 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (11.02%) Asset Management
13 12 (10.17%) Investment Management
13 12 (10.17%) Relational Database
13 12 (10.17%) Fixed Income
13 12 (10.17%) Back Office
13 12 (10.17%) OO
14 11 (9.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (9.32%) JavaScript
14 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (9.32%) Derivative
15 10 (8.47%) Equity Derivative
15 10 (8.47%) Reference Data
15 10 (8.47%) JPA
15 10 (8.47%) C#
15 10 (8.47%) .NET
15 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
15 10 (8.47%) JMS
16 9 (7.63%) Project Management

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.24%) FileNet
2 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.54%) Jetty
3 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Office
2 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.54%) MS Project
5 2 (1.69%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) thinkFolio
2 2 (1.69%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.85%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.85%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.85%) PORTIA
3 1 (0.85%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.85%) SunGard APT
3 1 (0.85%) Investran
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.17%) Relational Database
2 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.93%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.24%) DB2
6 2 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.69%) QlikView
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.85%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) JUnit
2 4 (3.39%) Subversion
3 3 (2.54%) Toad
4 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.85%) JIRA
4 1 (0.85%) Selenium
4 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.85%) JBehave
4 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.85%) Calabash
4 1 (0.85%) Appium
General
1 118 (100.00%) Banking
2 56 (47.46%) Finance
3 24 (20.34%) Front Office
4 12 (10.17%) Back Office
5 4 (3.39%) Legal
6 2 (1.69%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (45.76%) Developer
2 39 (33.05%) Analyst
3 36 (30.51%) Java Developer
4 28 (23.73%) Business Analyst
5 23 (19.49%) Senior Developer
6 22 (18.64%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (10.17%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.08%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.39%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Banking Business Analyst
11 3 (2.54%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 2 (1.69%) FileNet Developer
12 2 (1.69%) MI Analyst
12 2 (1.69%) Test Leader
12 2 (1.69%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.73%) Spring
2 24 (20.34%) Hibernate
3 10 (8.47%) JMS
3 10 (8.47%) .NET
3 10 (8.47%) JPA
4 8 (6.78%) HTML
4 8 (6.78%) CSS
4 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET
4 8 (6.78%) Web Services
5 7 (5.93%) HTML5
6 6 (5.08%) WPF
7 5 (4.24%) J2SE
8 4 (3.39%) Dojo
8 4 (3.39%) Apache Flex
8 4 (3.39%) REST
9 3 (2.54%) Guice
9 3 (2.54%) Apache CXF
9 3 (2.54%) RESTful
9 3 (2.54%) WCF
9 3 (2.54%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) Fixed Income
2 11 (9.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (9.32%) Derivative
2 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.47%) Equity Derivative
3 10 (8.47%) Reference Data
4 7 (5.93%) User Experience
5 6 (5.08%) Data Integration
5 6 (5.08%) Market Risk
6 5 (4.24%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.24%) Equities
7 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.54%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.69%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.69%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.85%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.78%) UNIX
2 6 (5.08%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.49%) Multithreading
2 19 (16.10%) Business Analysis
3 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.02%) Asset Management
5 12 (10.17%) OO
5 12 (10.17%) Investment Management
6 9 (7.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (7.63%) Project Management
7 8 (6.78%) Data Modelling
7 8 (6.78%) Workflow
7 8 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.93%) Fund Accounting
8 7 (5.93%) Use Case
9 6 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.08%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.08%) Validation
9 6 (5.08%) Data Analysis
9 6 (5.08%) OOD
10 5 (4.24%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (4.24%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.05%) Java
2 38 (32.20%) SQL
3 11 (9.32%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.47%) C#
5 5 (4.24%) Perl
6 4 (3.39%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.69%) C
7 2 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.54%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.85%) ISEB
3 1 (0.85%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) MiFID
1 5 (4.24%) EMIR
2 4 (3.39%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.69%) QA
3 2 (1.69%) FATCA
4 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 25 (21.19%) Oracle
2 22 (18.64%) Sybase
3 5 (4.24%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.39%) Charles River
5 3 (2.54%) HP
5 3 (2.54%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.54%) IBM
6 2 (1.69%) Adobe
6 2 (1.69%) Informatica
6 2 (1.69%) Pega
7 1 (0.85%) Yardi
7 1 (0.85%) BI-SAM
7 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.85%) Teradata
7 1 (0.85%) SimCorp
7 1 (0.85%) Murex
7 1 (0.85%) SunGard
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