Period
to 7 July 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Banking
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 130 501 632
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.95% 21.23% 20.78%
As % of the General category 20.19% 35.46% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 183 246
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £248 £305 £325
90th Percentile £599 £575 £550
Scotland median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.75 £12.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +197.87% -3.09% -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £13.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year +154.55% +5.77% -5.45%

Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 644 1,413 1,817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 59.19% 59.87% 59.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 733 990
Median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £184 £288 £263
90th Percentile £616 £588 £550
Scotland median daily rate £429 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.88% +6.25% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +10.29% -20.93%
Median hourly rate £20.03 £25.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -19.90% +61.29% -48.33%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Edinburgh

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Banking in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Banking in Edinburgh

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Banking in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Banking in Edinburgh

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Banking in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for Banking in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Banking.

1 50 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (28.46%) Finance
3 28 (21.54%) Java
4 20 (15.38%) Retail Banking
5 19 (14.62%) Android
5 19 (14.62%) User Experience
6 18 (13.85%) DevOps
6 18 (13.85%) Android Development
6 18 (13.85%) Kotlin
7 17 (13.08%) AWS
7 17 (13.08%) Mobile Banking
8 16 (12.31%) Retail
8 16 (12.31%) Python
8 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
9 14 (10.77%) Windows
9 14 (10.77%) Investment Banking
10 13 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
10 13 (10.00%) Wealth Management
10 13 (10.00%) Azure
10 13 (10.00%) Active Directory
11 12 (9.23%) Office 365
12 11 (8.46%) Test Automation
12 11 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.92%) Network Security
13 9 (6.92%) ITIL
13 9 (6.92%) Kubernetes
14 8 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (6.15%) Terraform
14 8 (6.15%) Windows 10
14 8 (6.15%) Dagger

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.62%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.08%) Confluence
2 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.08%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.31%) CICS
3 3 (2.31%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.31%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (2.31%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.31%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (0.77%) Apache
4 1 (0.77%) IIS
4 1 (0.77%) JBoss
4 1 (0.77%) nginx
4 1 (0.77%) SAS
4 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.08%) Sketch
3 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.54%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.54%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (1.54%) Camtasia
4 2 (1.54%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.54%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.08%) AWS
2 13 (10.00%) Azure
3 12 (9.23%) Office 365
4 7 (5.38%) SaaS
5 4 (3.08%) IaaS
5 4 (3.08%) OpenShift
5 4 (3.08%) PaaS
6 3 (2.31%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.54%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (1.54%) SurveyMonkey
8 1 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.77%) Apigee
8 1 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.77%) GCP
8 1 (0.77%) Logic Apps
8 1 (0.77%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.77%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.77%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.92%) Network Security
2 7 (5.38%) Firewall
3 5 (3.85%) X.509
4 4 (3.08%) Skype
5 3 (2.31%) HTTP
6 2 (1.54%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.77%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.77%) DNS
7 1 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.77%) SAN
7 1 (0.77%) VPN
7 1 (0.77%) VSAN
7 1 (0.77%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.31%) Apache Hive
2 3 (2.31%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.31%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.31%) Impala
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.77%) Power BI
4 1 (0.77%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Android Studio
1 7 (5.38%) Bitbucket
1 7 (5.38%) JIRA
1 7 (5.38%) Selenium
2 6 (4.62%) Axure RP
2 6 (4.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.85%) Artifactory
3 5 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.31%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.31%) Subversion
5 2 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.54%) Postman
5 2 (1.54%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.77%) Appium
6 1 (0.77%) Gatling
6 1 (0.77%) Hudson
6 1 (0.77%) Maven
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.77%) Zephyr
General
1 37 (28.46%) Finance
2 20 (15.38%) Retail Banking
3 16 (12.31%) Retail
4 14 (10.77%) Investment Banking
5 13 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Legal
6 2 (1.54%) Marketing
6 2 (1.54%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (20.00%) Developer
2 18 (13.85%) Android Developer
3 15 (11.54%) Analyst
4 13 (10.00%) Designer
5 11 (8.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.92%) UX Designer
7 8 (6.15%) Architect
8 6 (4.62%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 6 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.62%) Citrix Support
8 6 (4.62%) Desktop Support
8 6 (4.62%) Security Architect
8 6 (4.62%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) Consultant
9 5 (3.85%) Security Consultant
10 4 (3.08%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) Copywriter
10 4 (3.08%) Data Scientist
10 4 (3.08%) Deskside Support
10 4 (3.08%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.15%) Dagger
2 5 (3.85%) SAML
2 5 (3.85%) Web Services
3 4 (3.08%) jQuery
3 4 (3.08%) RESTful
4 3 (2.31%) Ajax
4 3 (2.31%) JMS
4 3 (2.31%) PySpark
4 3 (2.31%) SOAP
5 2 (1.54%) .NET
5 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.54%) REST
5 2 (1.54%) XML
6 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.77%) EJB
6 1 (0.77%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (0.77%) HTML
6 1 (0.77%) Java EE
6 1 (0.77%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.62%) User Experience
2 17 (13.08%) Mobile Banking
3 8 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.62%) Fat Client
4 6 (4.62%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.85%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.08%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.31%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.31%) PKI
8 2 (1.54%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.54%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.54%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.54%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.77%) AS400
9 1 (0.77%) Clustering
9 1 (0.77%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.77%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.77%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.77%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.62%) Android
2 14 (10.77%) Windows
3 8 (6.15%) Windows 10
4 7 (5.38%) Linux
4 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.62%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.08%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.31%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.31%) CentOS
8 2 (1.54%) Mesosphere
8 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.77%) Unix
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.77%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (13.85%) Android Development
2 18 (13.85%) DevOps
3 13 (10.00%) Wealth Management
4 11 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (8.46%) Test Automation
5 9 (6.92%) ITIL
6 8 (6.15%) MVVM
7 7 (5.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (5.38%) SIEM
8 6 (4.62%) Analytics
8 6 (4.62%) Creative Thinking
8 6 (4.62%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (4.62%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (4.62%) Sprint Planning
8 6 (4.62%) Sprint Retrospective
8 6 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.62%) Visualisation
9 5 (3.85%) Data Security
9 5 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.54%) Java
2 18 (13.85%) Kotlin
3 16 (12.31%) Python
4 7 (5.38%) SQL
5 6 (4.62%) VBA
6 4 (3.08%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.08%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.08%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.54%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.54%) C#
7 2 (1.54%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.54%) Ruby
7 2 (1.54%) VB
8 1 (0.77%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.77%) Perl
8 1 (0.77%) PHP
8 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.62%) Degree
2 3 (2.31%) Numerate Degree
2 3 (2.31%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.54%) IIBA
4 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) SLA
2 5 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.31%) GDPR
4 2 (1.54%) PMO
5 1 (0.77%) Basel III
5 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.77%) QA
5 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.38%) XenApp
3 6 (4.62%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 6 (4.62%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.85%) Docker
5 1 (0.77%) ACF2
5 1 (0.77%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.77%) RACF
5 1 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.77%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.92%) Kubernetes
2 8 (6.15%) Terraform
3 7 (5.38%) Puppet
4 4 (3.08%) Ansible
5 3 (2.31%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
6 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.54%) SCCM
7 1 (0.77%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.77%) Istio
7 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.15%) Citrix
3 7 (5.38%) Adobe
4 6 (4.62%) IBM
5 5 (3.85%) Oracle
6 4 (3.08%) Cisco
6 4 (3.08%) NetApp
7 3 (2.31%) Qualys
7 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.31%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.54%) Planview
8 2 (1.54%) Verint
9 1 (0.77%) CA
9 1 (0.77%) F5
9 1 (0.77%) Sybase
9 1 (0.77%) Tableau
9 1 (0.77%) Veracode