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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 1 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Banking 50 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 44.25% 38.18% 14.29%
As % of the General category 65.79% 46.67% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 5
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£400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £383 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £443 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £10.97 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -40.70%
Banking
Scotland

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
76 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 67.26% 81.82% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 17
Average daily rate £405 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.06 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

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
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 March 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 28 (37.84%) Investment Banking
2 22 (29.73%) Java
3 18 (24.32%) FileNet
4 17 (22.97%) Finance
4 17 (22.97%) SQL
5 16 (21.62%) Spring
6 15 (20.27%) Hibernate
6 15 (20.27%) Reference Data
7 14 (18.92%) Project Management
8 13 (17.57%) Oracle
8 13 (17.57%) Workflow
9 12 (16.22%) Web Services
10 11 (14.86%) Document Management
10 11 (14.86%) Business Analysis
11 10 (13.51%) WebSphere
12 9 (12.16%) Back Office
12 9 (12.16%) IBM
13 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
13 8 (10.81%) HTML
14 7 (9.46%) Eclipse
14 7 (9.46%) Risk Management
14 7 (9.46%) Fixed Income
14 7 (9.46%) Asset Management
15 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (8.11%) Adobe Captivate
15 6 (8.11%) E-Learning
15 6 (8.11%) Adobe
15 6 (8.11%) Sybase
15 6 (8.11%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (8.11%) UNIX

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 18 (24.32%) FileNet
2 10 (13.51%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.70%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Adobe Captivate
2 5 (6.76%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) thinkFolio
2 2 (2.70%) FileNet Content Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.70%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) DataStage
4 1 (1.35%) TKPROF
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.35%) QlikView
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.41%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.05%) Toad
4 1 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.35%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) Selenium
4 1 (1.35%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.35%) Build Forge
4 1 (1.35%) eggPlant
General
1 28 (37.84%) Investment Banking
2 17 (22.97%) Finance
3 9 (12.16%) Back Office
4 5 (6.76%) Front Office
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Developer
1 23 (31.08%) Analyst
2 17 (22.97%) Business Analyst
3 14 (18.92%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.46%) Trainer
5 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Test Leader
6 4 (5.41%) Performance Test Leader
6 4 (5.41%) FileNet Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Designer
7 3 (4.05%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (4.05%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Deployment Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Administrator
8 2 (2.70%) Reference Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) Spring
2 15 (20.27%) Hibernate
3 12 (16.22%) Web Services
4 8 (10.81%) HTML
5 6 (8.11%) HTML5
6 5 (6.76%) J2EE
6 5 (6.76%) JPA
7 4 (5.41%) Java EE
7 4 (5.41%) Dojo
7 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.05%) RESTful
8 3 (4.05%) JMS
8 3 (4.05%) CSS
8 3 (4.05%) JSP
9 2 (2.70%) SPNEGO
9 2 (2.70%) REST
10 1 (1.35%) Spring Integration
10 1 (1.35%) Servlets
10 1 (1.35%) SOAP
10 1 (1.35%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Reference Data
2 7 (9.46%) Fixed Income
3 6 (8.11%) E-Learning
4 5 (6.76%) Derivative
5 4 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.41%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.35%) Open Source
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) UNIX
2 3 (4.05%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) Project Management
2 13 (17.57%) Workflow
3 11 (14.86%) Document Management
3 11 (14.86%) Business Analysis
4 7 (9.46%) Asset Management
4 7 (9.46%) Risk Management
5 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.76%) Validation
6 5 (6.76%) OO
6 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.76%) Content Management
6 5 (6.76%) Data Analysis
6 5 (6.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (6.76%) Use Case
7 4 (5.41%) Release Management
7 4 (5.41%) Performance Testing
7 4 (5.41%) Stress Testing
7 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Content Management
8 3 (4.05%) Investment Management
8 3 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) Java
2 17 (22.97%) SQL
3 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.76%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.70%) VB
5 2 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) ISEB
1 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) MiFID
1 3 (4.05%) EMIR
2 2 (2.70%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.35%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Oracle
2 9 (12.16%) IBM
3 6 (8.11%) Sybase
3 6 (8.11%) Adobe
4 4 (5.41%) HP
5 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.05%) Charles River
6 1 (1.35%) Pega
6 1 (1.35%) EMC
6 1 (1.35%) Reuters
6 1 (1.35%) Bloomberg