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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 49 50 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 93 84 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.65% 3.09% 1.75%
As % of the General category 8.09% 6.74% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 55 29
Average daily rate £463 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -6.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £512 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Retail 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
1149 1246 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.09% 45.86% 39.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 658 445
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £261
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 11 12 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 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
Edinburgh 0 86 £475 +18.75% 11
Glasgow +11 7 £375 +30.43%
Retail Banking
UK

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Banking
1 205 (100.00%) Retail
2 145 (70.73%) Finance
3 66 (32.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (28.78%) Migration
5 38 (18.54%) Project Management
6 22 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (8.78%) Software Testing
8 17 (8.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (6.83%) Law
9 14 (6.83%) Data Centre
10 13 (6.34%) Change Management
10 13 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (6.34%) Test Strategy
10 13 (6.34%) Business Analysis
11 11 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (4.88%) Data Migration
12 10 (4.88%) SAS
13 9 (4.39%) Credit Risk
13 9 (4.39%) Project Planning
13 9 (4.39%) Analytics
14 8 (3.90%) Target Operating Model
14 8 (3.90%) SQL
15 7 (3.41%) Programme Management
15 7 (3.41%) Risk Management
15 7 (3.41%) QA
15 7 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (2.93%) Resource Management
16 6 (2.93%) Test Management
16 6 (2.93%) High Availability

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (4.88%) SAS
2 4 (1.95%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.46%) Node.js
4 1 (0.49%) CMS
4 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.95%) MS Project
3 3 (1.46%) MS Office
3 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.98%) Firewall
2 2 (0.98%) IntruShield
3 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.46%) DB2
2 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.49%) MySQL
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.49%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Cucumber
1 2 (0.98%) JBehave
1 2 (0.98%) Selenium
1 2 (0.98%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.49%) ERwin
2 1 (0.49%) Gradle
2 1 (0.49%) Grunt
2 1 (0.49%) gulp
2 1 (0.49%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.49%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.49%) Maven
2 1 (0.49%) WebStorm
General
1 205 (100.00%) Banking
1 205 (100.00%) Retail
2 145 (70.73%) Finance
3 14 (6.83%) Law
4 4 (1.95%) Back Office
5 2 (0.98%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (24.39%) Analyst
2 41 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 27 (13.17%) Business Analyst
4 23 (11.22%) Test Manager
5 21 (10.24%) Architect
6 20 (9.76%) Programme Manager
7 18 (8.78%) IT Manager
8 15 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (6.83%) Senior Manager
10 13 (6.34%) Delivery Manager
11 12 (5.85%) Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (4.39%) Banking Analyst
13 8 (3.90%) IT Project Manager
13 8 (3.90%) Migration Manager
13 8 (3.90%) Programme Test Manager
13 8 (3.90%) Risk Manager
13 8 (3.90%) Test Programme Manager
14 7 (3.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 7 (3.41%) Senior Architect
14 7 (3.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.95%) Middleware
2 2 (0.98%) HTML
3 1 (0.49%) .NET
3 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.49%) CSS
3 1 (0.49%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.49%) jQuery
3 1 (0.49%) RESTful
3 1 (0.49%) SOAP
3 1 (0.49%) Spring
3 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.83%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.39%) Credit Risk
4 2 (0.98%) Data Extraction
4 2 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
4 2 (0.98%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.49%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.98%) Unix
2 1 (0.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (32.20%) Stakeholder Management
2 59 (28.78%) Migration
3 38 (18.54%) Project Management
4 18 (8.78%) Software Testing
5 17 (8.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (6.34%) Business Analysis
6 13 (6.34%) Change Management
6 13 (6.34%) Test Strategy
7 11 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (4.88%) Data Migration
9 9 (4.39%) Analytics
9 9 (4.39%) Project Planning
10 8 (3.90%) Target Operating Model
11 7 (3.41%) Programme Management
11 7 (3.41%) Risk Management
12 6 (2.93%) Data Modelling
12 6 (2.93%) High Availability
12 6 (2.93%) Resource Management
12 6 (2.93%) Service Delivery
12 6 (2.93%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.90%) SQL
2 4 (1.95%) Java
3 3 (1.46%) C
4 2 (0.98%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.98%) VBA
5 1 (0.49%) AWK
5 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.49%) VB
5 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (1.95%) ISEB
2 3 (1.46%) Degree
2 3 (1.46%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.49%) APMP
3 1 (0.49%) CIMA
3 1 (0.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.41%) QA
2 4 (1.95%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.46%) SEPA
4 2 (0.98%) FATCA
4 2 (0.98%) SDET
5 1 (0.49%) COBIT
5 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 7 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (2.93%) Oracle
2 5 (2.44%) IBM
3 4 (1.95%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.98%) CA
4 2 (0.98%) Cisco
4 2 (0.98%) FireEye
4 2 (0.98%) HP
4 2 (0.98%) Intel Security
4 2 (0.98%) Pega
4 2 (0.98%) Sourcefire
4 2 (0.98%) Teradata
5 1 (0.49%) Genesys
5 1 (0.49%) Informatica
5 1 (0.49%) IronPort
5 1 (0.49%) Nimsoft
5 1 (0.49%) Planview
5 1 (0.49%) Verint
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