Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 495 637 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 20.97% 21.06% 22.09%
As % of the General category 43.73% 41.69% 42.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 229 243
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £325 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £11.75 £12.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.09% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.75 £13.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +5.77% -5.45% -37.50%

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 1,132 1,528 1,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 47.95% 50.53% 51.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 781 687
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £308 £310 £251
90th Percentile £588 £550 £568
Scotland median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £11.75 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.96% -6.90% -53.23%
10th Percentile £10.23 £10.31 £9.83
90th Percentile £40.48 £48.00 £38.46
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £31.93
% change year-on-year +50.00% -53.01% +45.11%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Edinburgh

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Banking in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Edinburgh

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Edinburgh

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 189 (38.18%) Finance
2 130 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 70 (14.14%) SQL
5 67 (13.54%) Retail Banking
6 65 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
6 65 (13.13%) DevOps
7 58 (11.72%) Python
8 54 (10.91%) Java
9 47 (9.49%) Migration
9 47 (9.49%) Investment Banking
10 44 (8.89%) Windows
11 41 (8.28%) Linux
12 40 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
13 36 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
14 34 (6.87%) Oracle
15 33 (6.67%) Microsoft
15 33 (6.67%) Scrum
16 32 (6.46%) Project Management
17 31 (6.26%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (6.26%) Relational Database
18 30 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
18 30 (6.06%) Unix
18 30 (6.06%) ETL
19 29 (5.86%) Data Modelling
19 29 (5.86%) Ansible
20 28 (5.66%) Office 365
20 28 (5.66%) IBM
21 27 (5.45%) XML
22 26 (5.25%) Web Services

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 16 (3.23%) Apache Spark
1 16 (3.23%) SAS
2 10 (2.02%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.21%) Confluence
5 5 (1.01%) FileNet
5 5 (1.01%) nginx
6 3 (0.61%) Apache
6 3 (0.61%) JBoss
6 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.20%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.20%) IIS
7 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 13 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Oracle AML
2 3 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.40%) Actimize
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) HFM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 65 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (5.66%) Office 365
4 13 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (1.82%) IaaS
5 9 (1.82%) PaaS
6 8 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.21%) Serverless
8 5 (1.01%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.01%) npm
9 4 (0.81%) SaaS
10 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.61%) Apigee
10 3 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.40%) GitHub
11 2 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.04%) Firewall
2 8 (1.62%) Network Security
3 6 (1.21%) SAN
4 5 (1.01%) SSL
5 4 (0.81%) LAN
5 4 (0.81%) WAN
6 3 (0.61%) HTTP
6 3 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.61%) Skype
6 3 (0.61%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.40%) DMZ
8 1 (0.20%) BGP
8 1 (0.20%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.20%) Internet
8 1 (0.20%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.20%) Wireless
8 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.20%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.26%) Relational Database
2 26 (5.25%) Big Data
3 23 (4.65%) RDBMS
4 19 (3.84%) SQL Server
5 18 (3.64%) Hadoop
6 17 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.83%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.02%) Impala
8 10 (2.02%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.82%) Apache Hive
9 9 (1.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.41%) MySQL
10 7 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.21%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.21%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.01%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (1.01%) DB2
13 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 26 (5.25%) Jenkins
2 13 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 13 (2.63%) JIRA
3 11 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.02%) Hudson
5 8 (1.62%) Cucumber
5 8 (1.62%) ERwin
5 8 (1.62%) PowerDesigner
6 7 (1.41%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.41%) Selenium
6 7 (1.41%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.21%) IBM UrbanCode
7 6 (1.21%) Maven
8 5 (1.01%) IntelliJ
8 5 (1.01%) Mockito
9 4 (0.81%) Artifactory
9 4 (0.81%) Introscope
9 4 (0.81%) JUnit
10 3 (0.61%) Android Studio
10 3 (0.61%) JMeter
General
1 189 (38.18%) Finance
2 67 (13.54%) Retail Banking
3 47 (9.49%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.41%) Marketing
5 6 (1.21%) Legal
6 5 (1.01%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.01%) Retail
7 1 (0.20%) Back Office
7 1 (0.20%) Front Office
7 1 (0.20%) Games
7 1 (0.20%) Law
7 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (15.35%) Analyst
2 74 (14.95%) Developer
3 43 (8.69%) Architect
4 38 (7.68%) Project Manager
5 28 (5.66%) Business Analyst
6 24 (4.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 20 (4.04%) AWS Engineer
7 20 (4.04%) Consultant
7 20 (4.04%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (3.84%) Designer
9 16 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
9 16 (3.23%) Java Developer
10 15 (3.03%) Data Analyst
10 15 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (2.63%) Scrum Master
12 12 (2.42%) Banking Analyst
13 11 (2.22%) Network Engineer
13 11 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
14 10 (2.02%) DBA
15 9 (1.82%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.45%) XML
2 26 (5.25%) Web Services
3 14 (2.83%) HTML
4 13 (2.63%) .NET
4 13 (2.63%) CSS
4 13 (2.63%) Middleware
5 12 (2.42%) JSON
5 12 (2.42%) SOAP
5 12 (2.42%) Spring
6 11 (2.22%) React
7 9 (1.82%) REST
7 9 (1.82%) RESTful
8 8 (1.62%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.62%) Node.js
9 7 (1.41%) AngularJS
9 7 (1.41%) Kafka
10 6 (1.21%) Java EE
11 5 (1.01%) J2EE
12 4 (0.81%) Django
12 4 (0.81%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 17 (3.43%) Public Cloud
3 17 (3.43%) User Experience
4 12 (2.42%) Mobile Banking
5 11 (2.22%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.41%) Credit Risk
6 7 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.01%) Clustering
7 5 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.01%) PKI
7 5 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (0.81%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.61%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.61%) Cyberattack
9 3 (0.61%) DataPower
9 3 (0.61%) Replication
10 2 (0.40%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.40%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.40%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.89%) Windows
2 41 (8.28%) Linux
3 30 (6.06%) Unix
4 12 (2.42%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.02%) Windows 10
6 8 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.41%) Android
8 3 (0.61%) AIX
8 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.61%) Solaris
9 2 (0.40%) zOS
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (13.13%) DevOps
4 47 (9.49%) Migration
5 33 (6.67%) Scrum
6 32 (6.46%) Project Management
7 31 (6.26%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (6.06%) ETL
8 30 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (5.86%) Data Modelling
10 24 (4.85%) TDD
11 21 (4.24%) ITIL
11 21 (4.24%) Test Automation
12 17 (3.43%) Business Analysis
12 17 (3.43%) Risk Management
13 15 (3.03%) Waterfall
14 14 (2.83%) Microservices
14 14 (2.83%) Service Design
15 13 (2.63%) Service Management
15 13 (2.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 70 (14.14%) SQL
2 58 (11.72%) Python
3 54 (10.91%) Java
4 23 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 18 (3.64%) PowerShell
6 11 (2.22%) C#
7 10 (2.02%) Ruby
8 7 (1.41%) Java 8
8 7 (1.41%) R
9 6 (1.21%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.01%) Kotlin
10 5 (1.01%) PHP
10 5 (1.01%) Scala
11 4 (0.81%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.81%) C++
11 4 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.81%) TypeScript
11 4 (0.81%) VBA
12 3 (0.61%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.61%) REXX
Qualifications
1 13 (2.63%) Degree
2 3 (0.61%) CISSP
2 3 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (0.61%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.40%) CBAP
3 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.40%) CISM
3 2 (0.40%) Postgraduate
3 2 (0.40%) SANS
4 1 (0.20%) APMP
4 1 (0.20%) CCNP
4 1 (0.20%) CCSP
4 1 (0.20%) CEH
4 1 (0.20%) CISA
4 1 (0.20%) Dell Certification
4 1 (0.20%) GIAC
4 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.20%) OSCP
4 1 (0.20%) PhD
4 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.83%) QA
2 8 (1.62%) PMO
3 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.61%) PSD2
4 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) SEPA
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.43%) Docker
3 9 (1.82%) VMware NSX
4 6 (1.21%) HDFS
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.61%) XenApp
7 2 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.20%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 1 (0.20%) NFS
8 1 (0.20%) RACF
8 1 (0.20%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (5.86%) Ansible
2 26 (5.25%) Puppet
3 11 (2.22%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.62%) SCCM
5 7 (1.41%) Terraform
6 4 (0.81%) Oozie
7 3 (0.61%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.20%) Control-M
9 1 (0.20%) MAINVIEW
9 1 (0.20%) Nagios
9 1 (0.20%) OMEGAMON
9 1 (0.20%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 34 (6.87%) Oracle
2 33 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.66%) IBM
4 17 (3.43%) Informatica
5 16 (3.23%) Cisco
6 13 (2.63%) Teradata
7 11 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.02%) Splunk
8 10 (2.02%) VMware
9 9 (1.82%) Citrix
10 6 (1.21%) Tableau
11 5 (1.01%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.01%) Google
12 4 (0.81%) Apple
12 4 (0.81%) F5
12 4 (0.81%) Planview
12 4 (0.81%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.81%) Veritas
13 3 (0.61%) AppDynamics
13 3 (0.61%) Atlassian