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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 45 73 70
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 103 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.42% 2.05% 2.15%
As % of the General category 6.96% 5.42% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 27 33
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£363 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £328 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £541 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1479 997 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 49.09% 37.81% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 499 510
Average daily rate £393 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 14 16
Average hourly rate £20.69 £11.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.09% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.35 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.70 £25.00 £33.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.04 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -5.50%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +19 96 £350 -20.00% 10
Glasgow -5 7 £425 - 1
Retail Banking
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Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Banking
1 188 (100.00%) Retail
2 108 (57.45%) Finance
3 49 (26.06%) Migration
4 39 (20.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (12.23%) Credit Risk
5 23 (12.23%) Data Migration
6 18 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (8.51%) Project Management
8 15 (7.98%) SQL
8 15 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (7.45%) Business Analysis
10 12 (6.38%) Zachman Framework
10 12 (6.38%) TOGAF
10 12 (6.38%) Incident Management
10 12 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (5.85%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (5.85%) QA
11 11 (5.85%) Validation
11 11 (5.85%) ISEB
12 10 (5.32%) SAS
13 9 (4.79%) Test Management
13 9 (4.79%) Test Scripting
14 8 (4.26%) ETL
14 8 (4.26%) ISTQB
15 7 (3.72%) Analytics
15 7 (3.72%) Java
16 6 (3.19%) Oracle
16 6 (3.19%) Software Testing

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 10 (5.32%) SAS
2 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.06%) Lync
4 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.53%) IIS
4 1 (0.53%) JBoss
4 1 (0.53%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (2.13%) MS Project
1 4 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) SAN
1 1 (0.53%) CTI
1 1 (0.53%) Intranet
1 1 (0.53%) Internet
1 1 (0.53%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.53%) DB2
3 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.53%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 188 (100.00%) Banking
1 188 (100.00%) Retail
2 108 (57.45%) Finance
3 5 (2.66%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.60%) Back Office
4 3 (1.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (36.17%) Analyst
2 36 (19.15%) Business Analyst
3 31 (16.49%) Project Manager
4 30 (15.96%) Architect
5 21 (11.17%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (10.64%) Test Manager
7 18 (9.57%) Test Analyst
8 11 (5.85%) Banking Business Analyst
9 10 (5.32%) Test Leader
10 9 (4.79%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (4.79%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (3.72%) Senior Test Analyst
12 6 (3.19%) Developer
13 5 (2.66%) Data Analyst
13 5 (2.66%) Senior Manager
14 4 (2.13%) Infrastructure Manager
14 4 (2.13%) Data Migration Analyst
14 4 (2.13%) Technical Architect
14 4 (2.13%) Lead Architect
14 4 (2.13%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.06%) Middleware
2 1 (0.53%) RESTful
2 1 (0.53%) JSON
2 1 (0.53%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.53%) .NET
2 1 (0.53%) SOAP
2 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.23%) Credit Risk
2 12 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.60%) Data Extraction
4 3 (1.60%) Online Banking
4 3 (1.60%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.06%) IVR
5 2 (1.06%) Animation
5 2 (1.06%) User Experience
5 2 (1.06%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.53%) Open Source
6 1 (0.53%) iSeries
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.66%) UNIX
2 4 (2.13%) Linux
3 3 (1.60%) Windows
4 2 (1.06%) AIX
4 2 (1.06%) Android
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (26.06%) Migration
2 39 (20.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (12.23%) Data Migration
4 18 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (8.51%) Project Management
6 15 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (7.45%) Business Analysis
8 12 (6.38%) Zachman Framework
8 12 (6.38%) TOGAF
8 12 (6.38%) Incident Management
9 11 (5.85%) Validation
10 9 (4.79%) Test Management
10 9 (4.79%) Test Scripting
11 8 (4.26%) ETL
12 7 (3.72%) Analytics
13 6 (3.19%) Software Testing
13 6 (3.19%) Project Planning
14 5 (2.66%) Resource Management
14 5 (2.66%) Requirements Management
14 5 (2.66%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.98%) SQL
2 7 (3.72%) Java
3 2 (1.06%) C
4 1 (0.53%) VB
4 1 (0.53%) VBA
4 1 (0.53%) COBOL
4 1 (0.53%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 11 (5.85%) ISEB
2 8 (4.26%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.53%) Degree
4 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.53%) PMP
4 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.53%) QiCA
4 1 (0.53%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.85%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) FATCA
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.53%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (3.19%) Oracle
2 2 (1.06%) Teradata
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.53%) F5
3 1 (0.53%) Planview
3 1 (0.53%) GoldenSource
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe
3 1 (0.53%) Dell
3 1 (0.53%) Hitachi
3 1 (0.53%) Informatica
3 1 (0.53%) NetApp
3 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
3 1 (0.53%) Sybase
3 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
3 1 (0.53%) IBM
3 1 (0.53%) Cognos
3 1 (0.53%) VMware
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