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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 66 82 51
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -31
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 74 45 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.25% 1.63% 2.79%
As % of the General category 4.07% 3.96% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 27
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£375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £342 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £461 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +821.05%
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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
1817 1136 1035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 55.13% 41.17% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 515 465
Average daily rate £388 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 14 29
Average hourly rate £30.50 £16.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.62% +52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.50 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £84.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Glasgow +24 34 £375 -3.22% 1
Edinburgh +6 33 £450 +2.85% 12
Stirling +7 7 £375 -
Investment Banking
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Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Banking
2 83 (55.70%) Finance
3 56 (37.58%) Java
4 35 (23.49%) SQL
5 31 (20.81%) Spring
6 29 (19.46%) Hibernate
7 28 (18.79%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (16.78%) Sybase
9 22 (14.77%) Oracle
9 22 (14.77%) Business Analysis
10 19 (12.75%) Derivative
10 19 (12.75%) Investment Management
10 19 (12.75%) Data Modelling
10 19 (12.75%) Asset Management
11 18 (12.08%) Wealth Management
11 18 (12.08%) Data Analysis
12 17 (11.41%) Front Office
13 16 (10.74%) Web Services
13 16 (10.74%) Relational Database
14 15 (10.07%) SQL Server
14 15 (10.07%) JavaScript
14 15 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (9.40%) RDBMS
15 14 (9.40%) Reference Data
15 14 (9.40%) Use Case
16 13 (8.72%) Requirements Analysis
16 13 (8.72%) Project Management
16 13 (8.72%) JMS
16 13 (8.72%) UNIX

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.34%) FileNet
2 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.67%) IIS
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (6.71%) MS Excel
1 10 (6.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.01%) MS Project
3 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.71%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.34%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.67%) Eikon
3 1 (0.67%) Agresso
3 1 (0.67%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.67%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.67%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) GSM
1 1 (0.67%) CTI
1 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.74%) Relational Database
2 15 (10.07%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.40%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.70%) DB2
7 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.68%) Big Data
8 4 (2.68%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.34%) Data Mart
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.34%) QlikView
9 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.67%) KDB
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (4.70%) JUnit
1 7 (4.70%) Selenium
2 6 (4.03%) WebDriver
3 3 (2.01%) Maven
4 2 (1.34%) Toad
4 2 (1.34%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.34%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.67%) Grunt
5 1 (0.67%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.67%) Mocha
5 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.67%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.67%) QUnit
5 1 (0.67%) NUnit
5 1 (0.67%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.67%) Subversion
5 1 (0.67%) Ant
5 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
General
1 149 (100.00%) Banking
2 83 (55.70%) Finance
3 17 (11.41%) Front Office
4 4 (2.68%) Legal
4 4 (2.68%) Private Banking
5 3 (2.01%) Retail
5 3 (2.01%) Advertising
5 3 (2.01%) Back Office
6 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (39.60%) Developer
2 55 (36.91%) Analyst
3 38 (25.50%) Business Analyst
4 37 (24.83%) Java Developer
5 29 (19.46%) Senior Developer
6 26 (17.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (8.72%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (7.38%) Senior Business Analyst
9 9 (6.04%) SQL Developer
10 7 (4.70%) Data Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) Project Manager
11 6 (4.03%) Test Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) Banking Business Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) Test Leader
12 5 (3.36%) PMO Manager
12 5 (3.36%) PMO Lead
12 5 (3.36%) Test Manager
13 4 (2.68%) Business Manager
13 4 (2.68%) JavaScript Developer
14 3 (2.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.81%) Spring
2 29 (19.46%) Hibernate
3 16 (10.74%) Web Services
4 13 (8.72%) JMS
5 12 (8.05%) HTML
6 11 (7.38%) CSS
6 11 (7.38%) XML
7 9 (6.04%) JSP
8 8 (5.37%) XSL
9 7 (4.70%) J2SE
9 7 (4.70%) Servlets
9 7 (4.70%) .NET
9 7 (4.70%) JPA
10 6 (4.03%) DHTML
10 6 (4.03%) EJB
11 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.36%) Dojo
12 4 (2.68%) jQuery
12 4 (2.68%) Ajax
12 4 (2.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.79%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.75%) Derivative
3 14 (9.40%) Reference Data
4 11 (7.38%) Fixed Income
5 9 (6.04%) Equity Derivative
6 8 (5.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (4.70%) Equities
8 2 (1.34%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.34%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.34%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.34%) User Experience
9 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.67%) Statistics
9 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.67%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.72%) UNIX
2 10 (6.71%) Linux
3 1 (0.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.77%) Business Analysis
2 19 (12.75%) Asset Management
2 19 (12.75%) Data Modelling
2 19 (12.75%) Investment Management
3 18 (12.08%) Data Analysis
3 18 (12.08%) Wealth Management
4 15 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (9.40%) Use Case
6 13 (8.72%) Requirements Analysis
6 13 (8.72%) Project Management
6 13 (8.72%) Validation
7 12 (8.05%) OO
7 12 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (6.71%) SDLC
9 9 (6.04%) Analytics
9 9 (6.04%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (6.04%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.37%) Risk Management
10 8 (5.37%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 56 (37.58%) Java
2 35 (23.49%) SQL
3 15 (10.07%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.38%) VBA
5 8 (5.37%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.70%) C#
7 5 (3.36%) Scala
8 4 (2.68%) Perl
9 2 (1.34%) C++
9 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (2.68%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.01%) Degree
2 3 (2.01%) CRISC
2 3 (2.01%) CISA
3 2 (1.34%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) EMIR
1 7 (4.70%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (3.36%) QA
3 4 (2.68%) FATCA
4 3 (2.01%) MiFID
5 2 (1.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (16.78%) Sybase
2 22 (14.77%) Oracle
3 4 (2.68%) Charles River
4 3 (2.01%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.34%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.34%) Sencha
6 1 (0.67%) Teradata
6 1 (0.67%) Pega
6 1 (0.67%) Reuters
6 1 (0.67%) IBM
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