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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 30 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 148 81 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.51% 2.96% 2.25%
As % of the General category 8.11% 7.16% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 39 38
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£390 £475 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £442 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.50% +10.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
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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
1826 1131 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 55.67% 41.29% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 509 474
Average daily rate £388 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 13 33
Average hourly rate £30.50 £16.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.62% +52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.50 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £88.13 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +7 132 £390 -17.89% 13
Glasgow +17 16 £395 -
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Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 250 (100.00%) Banking
1 250 (100.00%) Retail
2 131 (52.40%) Finance
3 65 (26.00%) Migration
4 54 (21.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (16.40%) User Acceptance Testing
6 28 (11.20%) Project Management
7 22 (8.80%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (8.00%) Data Migration
8 20 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (7.60%) Non-Functional Testing
10 18 (7.20%) Analytics
10 18 (7.20%) Business Analysis
11 16 (6.40%) ISEB
11 16 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
12 15 (6.00%) SQL
13 14 (5.60%) SAS
13 14 (5.60%) Test Management
13 14 (5.60%) Test Scripting
13 14 (5.60%) ISTQB
14 12 (4.80%) Software Testing
14 12 (4.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 10 (4.00%) Change Management
15 10 (4.00%) MS Excel
15 10 (4.00%) ETL
16 9 (3.60%) Back Office
16 9 (3.60%) QA
16 9 (3.60%) Test Planning
16 9 (3.60%) Target Operating Model

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (5.60%) SAS
2 2 (0.80%) CMS
2 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.80%) Node.js
3 1 (0.40%) Lync
3 1 (0.40%) FileNet
3 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.20%) MS Office
4 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.80%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.80%) CTI
1 2 (0.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.80%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.40%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.80%) JIRA
1 2 (0.80%) HP UFT
1 2 (0.80%) WebStorm
1 2 (0.80%) Grunt
1 2 (0.80%) gulp
2 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.40%) Maven
2 1 (0.40%) Selenium
2 1 (0.40%) JBehave
2 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.40%) Gradle
2 1 (0.40%) TestDirector
General
1 250 (100.00%) Banking
1 250 (100.00%) Retail
2 131 (52.40%) Finance
3 9 (3.60%) Back Office
4 4 (1.60%) General Ledger
4 4 (1.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 97 (38.80%) Analyst
2 50 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 35 (14.00%) Test Manager
4 26 (10.40%) Test Analyst
5 23 (9.20%) Project Manager
6 18 (7.20%) Architect
6 18 (7.20%) Test Leader
7 14 (5.60%) Banking Business Analyst
7 14 (5.60%) Senior Manager
8 12 (4.80%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (4.40%) Senior Test Manager
10 10 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
11 9 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.60%) Designer
12 6 (2.40%) PMO Analyst
12 6 (2.40%) Programme Manager
12 6 (2.40%) Developer
12 6 (2.40%) Data Analyst
13 5 (2.00%) IT Business Analyst
13 5 (2.00%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.20%) HTML
2 2 (0.80%) CSS
2 2 (0.80%) Middleware
3 1 (0.40%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.40%) Spring
3 1 (0.40%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.40%) Velocity
3 1 (0.40%) jQuery
3 1 (0.40%) RESTful
3 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.40%) SOAP
3 1 (0.40%) Web Services
3 1 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.40%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.00%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.20%) IVR
4 3 (1.20%) Online Banking
4 3 (1.20%) User Experience
5 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.80%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.40%) iSeries
6 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.40%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.20%) UNIX
1 3 (1.20%) Windows
1 3 (1.20%) AIX
2 2 (0.80%) zOS
3 1 (0.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.00%) Migration
2 54 (21.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (16.40%) User Acceptance Testing
4 28 (11.20%) Project Management
5 20 (8.00%) Data Migration
6 19 (7.60%) Non-Functional Testing
7 18 (7.20%) Business Analysis
7 18 (7.20%) Analytics
8 16 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (5.60%) Test Management
9 14 (5.60%) Test Scripting
10 12 (4.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (4.80%) Software Testing
11 10 (4.00%) Change Management
11 10 (4.00%) ETL
12 9 (3.60%) Test Planning
12 9 (3.60%) Target Operating Model
13 8 (3.20%) Risk Management
13 8 (3.20%) Validation
14 7 (2.80%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.00%) SQL
2 7 (2.80%) VBA
3 3 (1.20%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.20%) C
4 2 (0.80%) Java
5 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (6.40%) ISEB
2 14 (5.60%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.40%) Degree
5 1 (0.40%) APMP
5 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.40%) CISA
5 1 (0.40%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.60%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) FATCA
3 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.40%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (0.40%) SCCM
2 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (2.80%) Oracle
2 6 (2.40%) HP
3 2 (0.80%) Genesys
3 2 (0.80%) NetApp
3 2 (0.80%) IBM
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.80%) Teradata
3 2 (0.80%) Verint
4 1 (0.40%) GoldenSource
4 1 (0.40%) 3PAR
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe
4 1 (0.40%) Sybase
4 1 (0.40%) VMware
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