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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 86 37 73
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +36
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 37 99 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.36% 3.92% 1.55%
As % of the General category 3.36% 9.28% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 49 27
Average daily rate
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£405 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £254 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £480 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £16.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year
+993.75% +0.88%
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
1101 1067 1306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.33% 42.24% 50.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 475 641
Average daily rate £410 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 42
Average hourly rate £31.25 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.21% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £21.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 -24 16 £415 +10.66% 3
Edinburgh -23 13 £425 +30.76% 3
Stirling -17 6 £375 -3.22% 3
Investment Banking
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Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 95 (100.00%) Banking
2 38 (40.00%) Finance
3 27 (28.42%) Java
4 25 (26.32%) Asset Management
5 19 (20.00%) SQL
6 16 (16.84%) Spring
6 16 (16.84%) Fund Accounting
7 15 (15.79%) Migration
7 15 (15.79%) Front Office
8 12 (12.63%) Business Analysis
9 11 (11.58%) Derivative
9 11 (11.58%) Multithreading
9 11 (11.58%) VBA
9 11 (11.58%) Oracle
9 11 (11.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (10.53%) Hibernate
10 10 (10.53%) Workflow
10 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (9.47%) Equities
11 9 (9.47%) Sybase
11 9 (9.47%) Data Analysis
12 8 (8.42%) .NET
12 8 (8.42%) UNIX
12 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (7.37%) Data Management
14 6 (6.32%) Markit EDM
14 6 (6.32%) Fixed Income
14 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
14 6 (6.32%) Project Management
14 6 (6.32%) IBM

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.21%) Apache
2 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.11%) FileNet
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Office
2 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.11%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) LAN
1 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (4.21%) DB2
1 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.05%) MS Access
3 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.05%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) JIRA
2 2 (2.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.05%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.05%) Toad
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 95 (100.00%) Banking
2 38 (40.00%) Finance
3 15 (15.79%) Front Office
4 3 (3.16%) Back Office
4 3 (3.16%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Retail
6 1 (1.05%) French Language
Job Titles
1 33 (34.74%) Developer
2 32 (33.68%) Analyst
3 23 (24.21%) Business Analyst
4 18 (18.95%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.37%) Banking Business Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Applications Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Administrator
10 3 (3.16%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.16%) SharePoint Developer
11 2 (2.11%) Banking Analyst
11 2 (2.11%) Designer
11 2 (2.11%) Business Data Analyst
11 2 (2.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) Spring
2 10 (10.53%) Hibernate
3 8 (8.42%) .NET
4 5 (5.26%) Web Services
5 4 (4.21%) WPF
5 4 (4.21%) XML
5 4 (4.21%) JMS
6 3 (3.16%) HTML
6 3 (3.16%) REST
6 3 (3.16%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.16%) HTML5
7 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.05%) Middleware
8 1 (1.05%) J2EE
8 1 (1.05%) XSLT
8 1 (1.05%) Flash
8 1 (1.05%) JRules
8 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.05%) jQuery
8 1 (1.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Derivative
1 11 (11.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (9.47%) Equities
3 6 (6.32%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.11%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.05%) Open Source
6 1 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.42%) UNIX
2 5 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Windows
3 1 (1.05%) Solaris
3 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.32%) Asset Management
2 16 (16.84%) Fund Accounting
3 15 (15.79%) Migration
4 12 (12.63%) Business Analysis
5 11 (11.58%) Multithreading
6 10 (10.53%) Workflow
6 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.47%) Data Analysis
8 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.37%) Data Management
10 6 (6.32%) Project Management
11 5 (5.26%) ETL
11 5 (5.26%) OO
12 4 (4.21%) Investment Management
12 4 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (4.21%) Risk Management
12 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2
13 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (3.16%) PRINCE
13 3 (3.16%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.42%) Java
2 19 (20.00%) SQL
3 11 (11.58%) VBA
4 5 (5.26%) C#
5 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.16%) Perl
7 2 (2.11%) Clojure
7 2 (2.11%) XAML
7 2 (2.11%) VB
8 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.05%) VBScript
8 1 (1.05%) Python
8 1 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) ISEB
3 3 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.16%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.11%) CIMA
4 2 (2.11%) ACCA
5 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.05%) PMP
5 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.05%) PhD
5 1 (1.05%) CCAB
5 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) EMIR
1 3 (3.16%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (11.58%) Oracle
2 9 (9.47%) Sybase
3 6 (6.32%) IBM
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.16%) Reuters
5 3 (3.16%) Bloomberg
5 3 (3.16%) Linedata
5 3 (3.16%) Charles River
5 3 (3.16%) Nintex
5 3 (3.16%) BI-SAM
6 2 (2.11%) GoldenSource
6 2 (2.11%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.11%) Adobe
7 1 (1.05%) HP
7 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.05%) Actimize
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