The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 15 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 25.86% 28.57% 38.10%
As % of the General category 34.88% 40.00% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
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£375 £393 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% -10.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £358 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -18.82%
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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 Stirling region.

General Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
43 80 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 74.14% 71.43% 69.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 15
Average daily rate £375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing 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 Banking.

1 26 (57.78%) Investment Banking
2 16 (35.56%) Finance
3 14 (31.11%) Validation
3 14 (31.11%) Business Analysis
3 14 (31.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 14 (31.11%) Use Case
4 10 (22.22%) Reference Data
4 10 (22.22%) Java
4 10 (22.22%) Oracle
5 8 (17.78%) FileNet
6 7 (15.56%) Workflow
6 7 (15.56%) Project Management
6 7 (15.56%) Spring
6 7 (15.56%) Hibernate
6 7 (15.56%) SQL
7 6 (13.33%) Web Services
7 6 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (13.33%) JPA
8 5 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 5 (11.11%) Fixed Income
8 5 (11.11%) Content Management
8 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (11.11%) Derivative
8 5 (11.11%) HTML
8 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 4 (8.89%) Sybase
9 4 (8.89%) CSS
9 4 (8.89%) JMS
9 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing 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 Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.78%) FileNet
2 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.44%) QlikView
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) TKPROF
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.22%) Sybase IQ
3 1 (2.22%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.44%) Toad
2 2 (4.44%) HP UFT
2 2 (4.44%) Selenium
2 2 (4.44%) eggPlant
3 1 (2.22%) Mocha
3 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.22%) Grunt
3 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 26 (57.78%) Investment Banking
2 16 (35.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Front Office
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Analyst
2 17 (37.78%) Business Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (22.22%) Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (11.11%) PMO Lead
7 3 (6.67%) FileNet Developer
7 3 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Designer
7 3 (6.67%) Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (6.67%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.44%) DBA
8 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.44%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Hibernate
1 7 (15.56%) Spring
2 6 (13.33%) JPA
2 6 (13.33%) Web Services
3 5 (11.11%) HTML
3 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.89%) CSS
4 4 (8.89%) JMS
4 4 (8.89%) HTML5
5 3 (6.67%) Dojo
5 3 (6.67%) RESTful
6 2 (4.44%) Drools
6 2 (4.44%) Ajax
6 2 (4.44%) JSP
6 2 (4.44%) Servlets
7 1 (2.22%) SOAP
7 1 (2.22%) WSDL
7 1 (2.22%) XML
7 1 (2.22%) REST
7 1 (2.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Reference Data
2 6 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 5 (11.11%) Derivative
4 2 (4.44%) Equities
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Validation
1 14 (31.11%) Business Analysis
1 14 (31.11%) Requirements Analysis
1 14 (31.11%) Use Case
2 7 (15.56%) Workflow
2 7 (15.56%) Project Management
3 5 (11.11%) Content Management
3 5 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.67%) Document Management
5 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Content Management
5 3 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.44%) Process Management
6 2 (4.44%) OO
7 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) Java
2 7 (15.56%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.22%) PMP
1 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) EMIR
2 1 (2.22%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Sybase
2 4 (8.89%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Murex
3 1 (2.22%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) EMC
3 1 (2.22%) Reuters
3 1 (2.22%) Bloomberg