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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 105 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +1
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 40 68 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.39% 2.35% 2.31%
As % of the General category 3.03% 4.57% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 35
Median daily rate £380 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £441 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Investment Banking
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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
1318 1489 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.64% 51.40% 38.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 767 524
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 33 19
Median hourly rate £12.58 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.23% +23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Glasgow -12 19 £375 -
Edinburgh -10 10 £413 -2.94%
Stirling -7 7 £350 -6.66% 3
Investment Banking
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Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 59 (100.00%) Banking
2 24 (40.68%) Finance
3 21 (35.59%) SQL
3 21 (35.59%) Front Office
4 20 (33.90%) Java
5 19 (32.20%) Linux
6 15 (25.42%) Unix
7 14 (23.73%) Wealth Management
7 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (22.03%) SDLC
9 12 (20.34%) OO
9 12 (20.34%) JUnit
9 12 (20.34%) Spring
10 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (18.64%) Sybase
10 11 (18.64%) RDBMS
10 11 (18.64%) Relational Database
11 10 (16.95%) OOD
11 10 (16.95%) DB2
11 10 (16.95%) J2SE
11 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
12 9 (15.25%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (13.56%) Perl
14 7 (11.86%) JMS
14 7 (11.86%) Windows
14 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (11.86%) Investment Management
15 6 (10.17%) Markit EDM
15 6 (10.17%) Equities
16 5 (8.47%) Fixed Income

Investment 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 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Markit EDM
2 2 (3.39%) Global One
3 1 (1.69%) Eikon
3 1 (1.69%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) SAN
2 2 (3.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) RDBMS
1 11 (18.64%) Relational Database
2 10 (16.95%) DB2
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.08%) ObjectStore
5 2 (3.39%) Big Data
5 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) JUnit
2 4 (6.78%) FitNesse
3 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.39%) CruiseControl
4 2 (3.39%) Fiddler
4 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.39%) Subversion
4 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.69%) Grunt
5 1 (1.69%) gulp
5 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.69%) JIRA
5 1 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 59 (100.00%) Banking
2 24 (40.68%) Finance
3 21 (35.59%) Front Office
4 4 (6.78%) Legal
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Analyst
2 20 (33.90%) Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Test Manager
7 4 (6.78%) C++ Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Coordinator
7 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Test Coordinator
8 3 (5.08%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Banking Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) Spring
2 10 (16.95%) J2SE
3 7 (11.86%) JMS
4 5 (8.47%) Web Services
4 5 (8.47%) XML
5 4 (6.78%) HTML
6 3 (5.08%) DOM
6 3 (5.08%) HTML5
6 3 (5.08%) XSLT
7 2 (3.39%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.39%) JSON
7 2 (3.39%) RESTful
7 2 (3.39%) SOAP
7 2 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (3.39%) WSDL
8 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (1.69%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.25%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (10.17%) Equities
4 5 (8.47%) Fixed Income
5 3 (5.08%) Derivative
6 2 (3.39%) Market Risk
6 2 (3.39%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.69%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Linux
2 15 (25.42%) Unix
3 7 (11.86%) Windows
4 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Wealth Management
2 13 (22.03%) SDLC
3 12 (20.34%) OO
4 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.95%) OOD
5 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.86%) Investment Management
6 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Asset Management
7 5 (8.47%) Change Management
7 5 (8.47%) Multithreading
8 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) Business Continuity
8 4 (6.78%) Database Tuning
8 4 (6.78%) ITIL
8 4 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.08%) Service Management
9 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) SQL
2 20 (33.90%) Java
3 8 (13.56%) Perl
4 4 (6.78%) C++
5 2 (3.39%) C#
5 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.39%) Python
5 2 (3.39%) Scala
5 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) MCP
2 3 (5.08%) MCSE
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Control-M
1 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Sybase
2 5 (8.47%) Charles River
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.08%) IBM
4 3 (5.08%) ServiceNow
4 3 (5.08%) SunGard
5 2 (3.39%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.69%) FactSet
6 1 (1.69%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle
6 1 (1.69%) Reuters
6 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
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