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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 109 56 88
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +32
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 18 83 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 2.60% 1.41%
As % of the General category 2.18% 4.82% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 56 23
Median daily rate £425 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £340 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £575 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.25 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -89.57%
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
825 1723 1099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.19% 54.03% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 844 517
Median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 14
Median hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.28 £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +12.38%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Edinburgh -13 11 £400 -11.11% 1
Glasgow -15 6 £450 +20.00% 2
Stirling -4 1 - -
Investment Banking
UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 56 (100.00%) Banking
2 22 (39.29%) Finance
2 22 (39.29%) Linux
3 21 (37.50%) Java
4 20 (35.71%) SQL
4 20 (35.71%) Front Office
5 18 (32.14%) Unix
6 13 (23.21%) Spring
6 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (23.21%) Wealth Management
7 12 (21.43%) JUnit
7 12 (21.43%) OO
8 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (19.64%) SDLC
9 10 (17.86%) Relational Database
9 10 (17.86%) Equity Derivative
9 10 (17.86%) Sybase
10 9 (16.07%) RDBMS
10 9 (16.07%) Business Analysis
11 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 8 (14.29%) DB2
11 8 (14.29%) Perl
11 8 (14.29%) J2SE
11 8 (14.29%) OOD
11 8 (14.29%) Investment Management
12 7 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (10.71%) Equities
13 6 (10.71%) Migration
13 6 (10.71%) XML
14 5 (8.93%) SOAP

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 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Markit EDM
2 2 (3.57%) Global One
3 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.79%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Wireshark
2 3 (5.36%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 9 (16.07%) RDBMS
3 8 (14.29%) DB2
4 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.36%) ObjectStore
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.79%) Big Data
6 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) JUnit
2 5 (8.93%) FitNesse
2 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.14%) CruiseControl
3 4 (7.14%) Fiddler
3 4 (7.14%) Subversion
3 4 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 56 (100.00%) Banking
2 22 (39.29%) Finance
3 20 (35.71%) Front Office
4 4 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (7.14%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) Law
5 2 (3.57%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Java Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Test Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Banking Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.14%) C++ Developer
7 4 (7.14%) MongoDB Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Coordinator
8 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (5.36%) Programme Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Programme Test Manager
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Test Coordinator
8 3 (5.36%) Test Programme Manager
8 3 (5.36%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) Spring
2 8 (14.29%) J2SE
3 6 (10.71%) XML
4 5 (8.93%) HTML
4 5 (8.93%) HTML5
4 5 (8.93%) JMS
4 5 (8.93%) JSON
4 5 (8.93%) SOAP
4 5 (8.93%) Web Services
5 4 (7.14%) DOM
5 4 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 4 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 4 (7.14%) RESTful
5 4 (7.14%) WSDL
5 4 (7.14%) XSLT
6 2 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.79%) Apache CXF
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.79%) J2EE
7 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.86%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (10.71%) Equities
4 5 (8.93%) Derivative
5 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 4 (7.14%) Fixed Income
5 4 (7.14%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.79%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.79%) Pricing Data
7 1 (1.79%) User Experience
7 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Linux
2 18 (32.14%) Unix
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (23.21%) Wealth Management
2 12 (21.43%) OO
3 11 (19.64%) SDLC
4 9 (16.07%) Business Analysis
5 8 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 8 (14.29%) OOD
5 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.71%) Migration
8 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
8 5 (8.93%) Database Tuning
8 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.14%) Application Discovery
9 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
9 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.36%) System Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) Java
2 20 (35.71%) SQL
3 8 (14.29%) Perl
4 4 (7.14%) C++
4 4 (7.14%) Python
4 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.36%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) CISSP
2 1 (1.79%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) FATCA
2 1 (1.79%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Control-M
2 1 (1.79%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.79%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Sybase
2 4 (7.14%) Charles River
3 3 (5.36%) IBM
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) SunGard
4 2 (3.57%) HP
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.79%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.79%) MapR
5 1 (1.79%) Splunk
5 1 (1.79%) Symantec