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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 108 71 89
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +18
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 17 52 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 1.96% 1.34%
As % of the General category 1.50% 4.26% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 37 17
Average daily rate £375 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £375 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Investment 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
1132 1222 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.99% 46.08% 40.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 646 459
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 16
Average hourly rate £33.71 £26.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.01% +52.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 8 £240 -45.45% 2
Edinburgh -12 6 £400 -11.11% 5
Stirling -2 2 £490 +22.50%
Investment Banking
UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 79 (100.00%) Banking
2 42 (53.16%) Finance
3 15 (18.99%) Investment Management
3 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (17.72%) SQL
4 14 (17.72%) Asset Management
5 12 (15.19%) Wealth Management
6 11 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (13.92%) Derivative
7 10 (12.66%) Data Analysis
7 10 (12.66%) Data Modelling
8 9 (11.39%) Reference Data
9 8 (10.13%) Java
9 8 (10.13%) Project Management
9 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
9 8 (10.13%) Equities
9 8 (10.13%) Private Banking
9 8 (10.13%) Degree
10 7 (8.86%) Equity Derivative
10 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
10 7 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (7.59%) Front Office
11 6 (7.59%) Migration
11 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
11 6 (7.59%) Fixed Income
11 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (6.33%) Test Scripting
12 5 (6.33%) Fund Accounting

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (3.80%) CMS
2 1 (1.27%) Node.js
2 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.27%) Workday HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.80%) Data Mart
3 3 (3.80%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.27%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.27%) Grunt
2 1 (1.27%) gulp
2 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.27%) JBehave
2 1 (1.27%) JUnit
2 1 (1.27%) Maven
2 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 79 (100.00%) Banking
2 42 (53.16%) Finance
3 8 (10.13%) Private Banking
4 6 (7.59%) Front Office
5 4 (5.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.27%) Advertising
6 1 (1.27%) Back Office
6 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (56.96%) Analyst
2 14 (17.72%) Test Analyst
3 13 (16.46%) Business Analyst
4 10 (12.66%) Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Project Manager
5 8 (10.13%) Data Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Investment Banking Project Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Communications Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Banking Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Web Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Banking Business Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Consultant
10 2 (2.53%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) .NET
1 3 (3.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (3.80%) Web Services
2 2 (2.53%) HTML
2 2 (2.53%) XML
3 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.27%) Ajax
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.27%) DOM
3 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.27%) J2EE
3 1 (1.27%) JDBC
3 1 (1.27%) JMS
3 1 (1.27%) JNDI
3 1 (1.27%) jQuery
3 1 (1.27%) JSON
3 1 (1.27%) Middleware
3 1 (1.27%) Spring
3 1 (1.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.92%) Derivative
3 9 (11.39%) Reference Data
4 8 (10.13%) Equities
5 7 (8.86%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (7.59%) Fixed Income
7 5 (6.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.53%) User Experience
9 1 (1.27%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.27%) Pricing Data
9 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) Investment Management
2 14 (17.72%) Asset Management
3 12 (15.19%) Wealth Management
4 11 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.66%) Data Analysis
5 10 (12.66%) Data Modelling
6 8 (10.13%) Project Management
7 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.59%) Migration
9 5 (6.33%) Fund Accounting
9 5 (6.33%) SOA
9 5 (6.33%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.06%) Data Mapping
10 4 (5.06%) E-Discovery
10 4 (5.06%) ETL
10 4 (5.06%) Functional Testing
10 4 (5.06%) Market Making
10 4 (5.06%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) SQL
2 8 (10.13%) Java
3 3 (3.80%) C#
3 3 (3.80%) C++
3 3 (3.80%) Perl
4 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.53%) ISEB
3 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.53%) MCP
3 2 (2.53%) MCSE
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.27%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.80%) Sybase
3 2 (2.53%) GoldenSource
3 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.27%) iRise
4 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle
4 1 (1.27%) Pega
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