The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail 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 Retail Banking over the 3 months to 29 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 36 69 53
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -16
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 129 63 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.29% 2.31% 3.07%
As % of the General category 7.89% 5.76% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 33 58
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£378 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £334 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £396
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1634 1093 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 54.29% 40.14% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 559 563
Average daily rate £375 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £276 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 33
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.50 £9.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.08 £24.75 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail Banking across the Scotland region.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the Scotland region.

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Retail 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 Retail Banking within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 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 +23 119 £380 -15.55% 16
Glasgow -1 10 £353 -14.54% 1
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Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Retail 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 Retail Banking.

1 226 (100.00%) Banking
1 226 (100.00%) Retail
2 116 (51.33%) Finance
3 70 (30.97%) Migration
4 45 (19.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (13.72%) User Acceptance Testing
6 27 (11.95%) Data Migration
7 24 (10.62%) Project Management
8 21 (9.29%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (8.41%) Business Analysis
10 16 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (7.08%) ISEB
11 15 (6.64%) Target Operating Model
11 15 (6.64%) Non-Functional Testing
11 15 (6.64%) Test Management
12 14 (6.19%) HP Quality Center
12 14 (6.19%) SQL
13 13 (5.75%) ETL
13 13 (5.75%) SAS
13 13 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (5.75%) QA
13 13 (5.75%) Incident Management
14 12 (5.31%) ISTQB
14 12 (5.31%) Test Scripting
14 12 (5.31%) Analytics
15 11 (4.87%) Validation
16 10 (4.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 8 (3.54%) ITIL
17 8 (3.54%) Resource Management
17 8 (3.54%) Credit Risk

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Retail 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 Retail Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (5.75%) SAS
2 2 (0.88%) Lync
3 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.44%) JBoss
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.21%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.77%) MS Office
3 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.88%) ATM
1 2 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) CTI
2 1 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.44%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.44%) JIRA
1 1 (0.44%) Axure RP
General
1 226 (100.00%) Banking
1 226 (100.00%) Retail
2 116 (51.33%) Finance
3 6 (2.65%) Back Office
4 5 (2.21%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.33%) Marketing
6 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 99 (43.81%) Analyst
2 50 (22.12%) Business Analyst
3 28 (12.39%) Test Manager
4 25 (11.06%) Test Analyst
5 24 (10.62%) Project Manager
6 22 (9.73%) Architect
7 17 (7.52%) Test Leader
8 15 (6.64%) Banking Business Analyst
9 14 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (5.75%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (4.42%) Senior Test Analyst
12 9 (3.98%) Senior Manager
13 7 (3.10%) Data Analyst
13 7 (3.10%) PMO Analyst
14 6 (2.65%) Designer
14 6 (2.65%) Technical Analyst
14 6 (2.65%) Data Migration Analyst
14 6 (2.65%) Senior Test Manager
15 5 (2.21%) Infrastructure Manager
15 5 (2.21%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.88%) Middleware
2 1 (0.44%) JSON
2 1 (0.44%) RESTful
2 1 (0.44%) SOAP
2 1 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.54%) Credit Risk
3 5 (2.21%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.88%) IVR
5 2 (0.88%) Online Banking
5 2 (0.88%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.44%) iSeries
6 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.44%) User Experience
6 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.21%) UNIX
2 1 (0.44%) Windows
2 1 (0.44%) AIX
2 1 (0.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (30.97%) Migration
2 45 (19.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (13.72%) User Acceptance Testing
4 27 (11.95%) Data Migration
5 24 (10.62%) Project Management
6 19 (8.41%) Business Analysis
7 15 (6.64%) Test Management
7 15 (6.64%) Non-Functional Testing
7 15 (6.64%) Target Operating Model
8 13 (5.75%) Incident Management
8 13 (5.75%) ETL
8 13 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.31%) Test Scripting
9 12 (5.31%) Analytics
10 11 (4.87%) Validation
11 10 (4.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (3.54%) Software Testing
12 8 (3.54%) Resource Management
12 8 (3.54%) ITIL
13 7 (3.10%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.19%) SQL
2 3 (1.33%) VBA
3 2 (0.88%) C
4 1 (0.44%) COBOL
4 1 (0.44%) Java
4 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (7.08%) ISEB
2 12 (5.31%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.44%) Degree
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.44%) CISA
5 1 (0.44%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.75%) QA
2 3 (1.33%) FATCA
3 2 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.44%) GAAP
4 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (6.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) SCCM
2 1 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (3.10%) Oracle
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.33%) Teradata
3 2 (0.88%) Verint
3 2 (0.88%) Genesys
4 1 (0.44%) NetApp
4 1 (0.44%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.44%) VMware
4 1 (0.44%) Sybase
4 1 (0.44%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.44%) Cognos
4 1 (0.44%) GoldenSource
4 1 (0.44%) Adobe
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