The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 6 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 26 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 23.01% 22.06% 21.88%
As % of the General category 35.14% 26.79% 36.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 9
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£415 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £375 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.75
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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
74 56 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 65.49% 82.35% 60.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 28
Average daily rate £410 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £292 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.06 £22.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.41% +95.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 31 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) Business Analysis
3 9 (29.03%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) Back Office
4 7 (22.58%) Spring
4 7 (22.58%) Asset Management
4 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
4 7 (22.58%) Fixed Income
4 7 (22.58%) Web Services
4 7 (22.58%) Reference Data
4 7 (22.58%) JPA
5 6 (19.35%) Use Case
5 6 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (19.35%) Validation
6 5 (16.13%) Finance
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle
7 4 (12.90%) JMS
7 4 (12.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (12.90%) FileNet
7 4 (12.90%) Derivative
8 3 (9.68%) MiFID
8 3 (9.68%) thinkFolio
8 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
8 3 (9.68%) RESTful
8 3 (9.68%) EMIR
8 3 (9.68%) Workflow
8 3 (9.68%) Front Office
8 3 (9.68%) SharePoint

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) FileNet
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Toad
2 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 31 (100.00%) Banking
2 9 (29.03%) Back Office
3 5 (16.13%) Finance
4 3 (9.68%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Analyst
2 15 (48.39%) Business Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Senior Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Trainer
8 1 (3.23%) FileNet Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Test Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Change Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Deployment Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (3.23%) Programmer
8 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Spring
1 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
1 7 (22.58%) Web Services
1 7 (22.58%) JPA
2 4 (12.90%) JMS
3 3 (9.68%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) JSP
4 2 (6.45%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.45%) Dojo
5 1 (3.23%) Spring Integration
5 1 (3.23%) Drools
5 1 (3.23%) SPNEGO
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) WSDL
5 1 (3.23%) Classic ASP
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) Servlets
5 1 (3.23%) SOAP
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Fixed Income
1 7 (22.58%) Reference Data
2 4 (12.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (12.90%) Derivative
3 2 (6.45%) E-Learning
4 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Business Analysis
2 7 (22.58%) Asset Management
3 6 (19.35%) Use Case
3 6 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (19.35%) Validation
4 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
4 3 (9.68%) Workflow
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) OO
5 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Web Development
6 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Stress Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Test Management
6 1 (3.23%) V-Model
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) MiFID
1 3 (9.68%) EMIR
2 2 (6.45%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.23%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Charles River
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) Pega
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Sybase