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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 49 76 61
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 83 43 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.00% 1.77% 2.33%
As % of the General category 6.59% 4.52% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 26 37
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£400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £345 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £530 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Retail 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
1259 952 824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.55% 39.18% 40.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 450 433
Average daily rate £400 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £501 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 15
Average hourly rate £32.25 £15.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.80 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £19.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 +17 76 £400 -11.11% 12
Glasgow +7 8 £425 -15.08% 1
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Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Banking
1 181 (100.00%) Retail
2 106 (58.56%) Finance
3 40 (22.10%) Migration
3 40 (22.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (11.60%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (11.05%) Credit Risk
6 19 (10.50%) Data Migration
7 18 (9.94%) Project Management
8 15 (8.29%) Business Analysis
9 13 (7.18%) Zachman Framework
9 13 (7.18%) TOGAF
10 12 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (6.63%) SQL
11 11 (6.08%) SAS
11 11 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (5.52%) IBM
12 10 (5.52%) Validation
13 9 (4.97%) Campaign Management
13 9 (4.97%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (4.97%) QA
14 8 (4.42%) Java
15 7 (3.87%) Test Management
15 7 (3.87%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (3.87%) Marketing
15 7 (3.87%) Resource Management
16 6 (3.31%) Unica
16 6 (3.31%) Incident Management
17 5 (2.76%) Quality Management
17 5 (2.76%) Mainframe

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (6.08%) SAS
2 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.55%) IIS
3 1 (0.55%) JBoss
3 1 (0.55%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (2.76%) MS Project
1 5 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.10%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) ATM
1 1 (0.55%) VPN
1 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.60%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (1.10%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.10%) QlikView
4 1 (0.55%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.55%) DB2
4 1 (0.55%) Informix
4 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.55%) BODI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.55%) TestDirector
General
1 181 (100.00%) Banking
1 181 (100.00%) Retail
2 106 (58.56%) Finance
3 7 (3.87%) Marketing
4 3 (1.66%) Legal
5 2 (1.10%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (32.04%) Analyst
2 34 (18.78%) Architect
3 33 (18.23%) Project Manager
3 33 (18.23%) Business Analyst
4 26 (14.36%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (8.29%) Banking Business Analyst
6 11 (6.08%) Test Manager
7 8 (4.42%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.42%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (4.42%) Test Leader
8 7 (3.87%) Developer
8 7 (3.87%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (3.31%) Senior Manager
10 5 (2.76%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (2.76%) Programme Manager
10 5 (2.76%) Consultant
10 5 (2.76%) PMO Manager
11 4 (2.21%) Data Migration Project Manager
11 4 (2.21%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.21%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.10%) Middleware
2 1 (0.55%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.55%) .NET
2 1 (0.55%) J2EE
2 1 (0.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.05%) Credit Risk
2 11 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.76%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.66%) User Experience
5 3 (1.66%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.66%) Animation
5 3 (1.66%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.10%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.55%) Open Source
7 1 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.55%) DataPower
7 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.76%) UNIX
2 3 (1.66%) Linux
2 3 (1.66%) Android
3 2 (1.10%) Windows
4 1 (0.55%) AIX
4 1 (0.55%) zOS
4 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.10%) Migration
1 40 (22.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (10.50%) Data Migration
3 18 (9.94%) Project Management
4 15 (8.29%) Business Analysis
5 13 (7.18%) Zachman Framework
5 13 (7.18%) TOGAF
6 12 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.52%) Validation
8 9 (4.97%) Campaign Management
9 7 (3.87%) Resource Management
9 7 (3.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (3.87%) Test Management
10 6 (3.31%) Incident Management
11 5 (2.76%) Project Planning
11 5 (2.76%) Test Scripting
11 5 (2.76%) Data Mapping
11 5 (2.76%) Quality Management
11 5 (2.76%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (2.21%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.63%) SQL
2 8 (4.42%) Java
3 2 (1.10%) C
4 1 (0.55%) COBOL
4 1 (0.55%) MUMPS
4 1 (0.55%) JCL
4 1 (0.55%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 4 (2.21%) ISEB
2 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.55%) PMP
2 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.55%) VCP4
2 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.97%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (5.52%) IBM
2 6 (3.31%) Unica
3 5 (2.76%) Oracle
4 4 (2.21%) Teradata
5 3 (1.66%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.66%) Chordiant
6 1 (0.55%) HP
6 1 (0.55%) Dell
6 1 (0.55%) CA
6 1 (0.55%) Hitachi
6 1 (0.55%) Informatica
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.55%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.55%) Remedy
6 1 (0.55%) VMware
6 1 (0.55%) Planview
6 1 (0.55%) F5
6 1 (0.55%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.55%) Cognos
6 1 (0.55%) Progress
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