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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 67 84 42
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -42
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 73 51 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.28% 1.86% 3.37%
As % of the General category 4.15% 4.56% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 43
Average daily rate
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£375 £373 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £459 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.31% -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
1758 1118 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 54.90% 40.67% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 540 537
Average daily rate £375 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 37
Average hourly rate £27.09 £11.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.32 £10.50 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.28 £33.20 £20.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Edinburgh +4 30 £425 +9.67% 8
Glasgow +16 28 £375 +7.14% 2
Stirling +6 12 £375 +4.89% 1
Investment Banking
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Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Banking
2 81 (49.39%) Finance
3 63 (38.41%) Java
4 44 (26.83%) SQL
5 41 (25.00%) Spring
6 38 (23.17%) Hibernate
7 30 (18.29%) Sybase
8 26 (15.85%) Oracle
9 25 (15.24%) Front Office
9 25 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (14.63%) Business Analysis
11 23 (14.02%) Asset Management
12 21 (12.80%) Derivative
13 20 (12.20%) Relational Database
14 19 (11.59%) Investment Management
15 18 (10.98%) Web Services
16 17 (10.37%) JavaScript
17 16 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (9.76%) SDLC
18 15 (9.15%) Wealth Management
18 15 (9.15%) Multithreading
18 15 (9.15%) Data Analysis
18 15 (9.15%) SQL Server
18 15 (9.15%) RDBMS
19 14 (8.54%) Data Modelling
19 14 (8.54%) UNIX
19 14 (8.54%) HTML
19 14 (8.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 14 (8.54%) Fixed Income
19 14 (8.54%) Use Case

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (3.05%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.05%) FileNet
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.61%) Node.js
2 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (0.61%) IIS
2 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.44%) MS Office
4 3 (1.83%) MS Project
5 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.22%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Markit EDM
2 5 (3.05%) thinkFolio
3 2 (1.22%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.61%) Eikon
4 1 (0.61%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.61%) SunGard APT
4 1 (0.61%) Investran
4 1 (0.61%) Agresso
4 1 (0.61%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.61%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.61%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.61%) PORTIA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.22%) WebEx
2 1 (0.61%) GSM
2 1 (0.61%) CTI
2 1 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.20%) Relational Database
2 15 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.15%) RDBMS
3 10 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.88%) DB2
6 7 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.44%) Big Data
8 3 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.61%) QlikView
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.61%) KDB
10 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (4.27%) JUnit
1 7 (4.27%) Selenium
1 7 (4.27%) WebDriver
2 2 (1.22%) Maven
2 2 (1.22%) Toad
2 2 (1.22%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.61%) Calabash
3 1 (0.61%) Grunt
3 1 (0.61%) Appium
3 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.61%) NUnit
3 1 (0.61%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.61%) Subversion
3 1 (0.61%) Ant
3 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.61%) Mocha
3 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.61%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.61%) QUnit
3 1 (0.61%) Fiddler
General
1 164 (100.00%) Banking
2 81 (49.39%) Finance
3 25 (15.24%) Front Office
4 8 (4.88%) Back Office
5 4 (2.44%) Legal
6 3 (1.83%) Retail
7 2 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (43.90%) Developer
2 55 (33.54%) Analyst
3 44 (26.83%) Java Developer
4 43 (26.22%) Business Analyst
5 35 (21.34%) Senior Developer
6 31 (18.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (6.10%) SQL Developer
7 10 (6.10%) Senior Business Analyst
7 10 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (4.88%) Test Manager
8 8 (4.88%) Test Leader
9 7 (4.27%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.66%) Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (3.05%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (3.05%) Data Analyst
12 4 (2.44%) C# Developer
12 4 (2.44%) PMO Manager
13 3 (1.83%) PMO Lead
13 3 (1.83%) MI Analyst
13 3 (1.83%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (25.00%) Spring
2 38 (23.17%) Hibernate
3 18 (10.98%) Web Services
4 14 (8.54%) HTML
5 13 (7.93%) CSS
5 13 (7.93%) JMS
6 10 (6.10%) JSP
6 10 (6.10%) XML
6 10 (6.10%) JPA
7 9 (5.49%) .NET
8 8 (4.88%) Servlets
8 8 (4.88%) XSL
8 8 (4.88%) J2SE
8 8 (4.88%) Dojo
9 7 (4.27%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.27%) RESTful
9 7 (4.27%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.66%) HTML5
10 6 (3.66%) EJB
10 6 (3.66%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (12.80%) Derivative
3 14 (8.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (8.54%) Fixed Income
4 13 (7.93%) Reference Data
5 12 (7.32%) Equity Derivative
6 7 (4.27%) Equities
7 2 (1.22%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.22%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.22%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.22%) User Experience
8 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.61%) Statistics
8 1 (0.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.54%) UNIX
2 11 (6.71%) Linux
3 1 (0.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.63%) Business Analysis
2 23 (14.02%) Asset Management
3 19 (11.59%) Investment Management
4 16 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (9.76%) SDLC
5 15 (9.15%) Wealth Management
5 15 (9.15%) Multithreading
5 15 (9.15%) Data Analysis
6 14 (8.54%) Data Modelling
6 14 (8.54%) Use Case
7 13 (7.93%) OO
7 13 (7.93%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
8 12 (7.32%) Validation
9 10 (6.10%) Project Management
9 10 (6.10%) Software Engineering
9 10 (6.10%) Workflow
10 9 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (5.49%) Risk Management
10 9 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (38.41%) Java
2 44 (26.83%) SQL
3 17 (10.37%) JavaScript
4 11 (6.71%) VBA
5 9 (5.49%) PL/SQL
5 9 (5.49%) C#
6 5 (3.05%) Perl
6 5 (3.05%) Scala
7 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.22%) C++
7 2 (1.22%) C
8 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (1.83%) Degree
2 2 (1.22%) CRISC
2 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.22%) CISA
2 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.61%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.49%) EMIR
2 8 (4.88%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (3.05%) QA
3 5 (3.05%) FATCA
4 4 (2.44%) MiFID
5 1 (0.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 30 (18.29%) Sybase
2 26 (15.85%) Oracle
3 8 (4.88%) Charles River
4 7 (4.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.83%) IBM
5 3 (1.83%) HP
6 2 (1.22%) Adobe
6 2 (1.22%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.22%) Sencha
7 1 (0.61%) BI-SAM
7 1 (0.61%) Teradata
7 1 (0.61%) SimCorp
7 1 (0.61%) Pega
7 1 (0.61%) Yardi
7 1 (0.61%) Murex
7 1 (0.61%) SunGard
7 1 (0.61%) Reuters
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stirling
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago