Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 622 631 637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 21.01% 23.54% 26.38%
As % of the General category 42.66% 44.59% 48.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 277 304
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £313 £262 £307
90th Percentile £550 £509 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £11.25 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £12.13 £13.75 -
% change year-on-year -11.82% - -

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 1,458 1,415 1,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 49.24% 52.80% 54.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 782 725
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £300 £268 £289
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.00 £11.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.83% -62.30% +127.10%
10th Percentile £10.88 £9.85 £21.60
90th Percentile £44.27 £26.25 £42.05
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £28.80 £16.50
% change year-on-year -34.03% +74.55% -45.00%

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018, 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.

1 277 (44.53%) Finance
2 221 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (19.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (12.22%) Java
5 57 (9.16%) SQL
6 54 (8.68%) Project Management
7 52 (8.36%) JIRA
8 51 (8.20%) Retail Banking
8 51 (8.20%) Scrum
9 50 (8.04%) Microsoft
9 50 (8.04%) DevOps
10 49 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
10 49 (7.88%) JavaScript
11 45 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
12 42 (6.75%) Migration
13 37 (5.95%) HTML
13 37 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
14 36 (5.79%) Windows
15 35 (5.63%) Microservices
16 30 (4.82%) Git (software)
16 30 (4.82%) CSS
17 29 (4.66%) Investment Banking
17 29 (4.66%) Confluence
18 28 (4.50%) Coaching
18 28 (4.50%) Oracle
18 28 (4.50%) Unix
19 27 (4.34%) Change Management
19 27 (4.34%) Business Analysis
19 27 (4.34%) Waterfall
19 27 (4.34%) Continuous Improvement

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 29 (4.66%) Confluence
2 25 (4.02%) SAS
3 13 (2.09%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (1.29%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.96%) Apache
6 6 (0.96%) IIS
7 5 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.80%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.64%) CICS
9 3 (0.48%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.48%) JBoss
9 3 (0.48%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.32%) nginx
10 2 (0.32%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.16%) CMS
11 1 (0.16%) FileNet
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.80%) InVision
6 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) EViews
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Actimize
1 3 (0.48%) MultiFonds
2 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.86%) IaaS
2 24 (3.86%) PaaS
3 22 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (3.22%) SaaS
5 13 (2.09%) Office 365
6 8 (1.29%) npm
7 5 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 5 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.64%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.64%) Serverless
9 3 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.48%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.48%) Datadog
9 3 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.48%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.61%) Firewall
1 10 (1.61%) Network Security
2 7 (1.13%) Unified Communications
3 5 (0.80%) HTTP
4 4 (0.64%) DNS
4 4 (0.64%) SMTP
5 3 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.48%) DHCP
5 3 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.48%) LAN
5 3 (0.48%) SAN
5 3 (0.48%) SNA
5 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.32%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (0.32%) Internet
6 2 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.32%) Skype
6 2 (0.32%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.16%) MPLS
7 1 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.41%) Hadoop
3 11 (1.77%) Big Data
4 10 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.29%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.29%) MySQL
5 8 (1.29%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.96%) DB2
7 5 (0.80%) MS Access
7 5 (0.80%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.80%) Power BI
7 5 (0.80%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.80%) Redis
8 4 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.64%) Data Lake
8 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.48%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 52 (8.36%) JIRA
2 30 (4.82%) Git (software)
3 24 (3.86%) TeamCity
4 18 (2.89%) Artifactory
5 17 (2.73%) Bitbucket
6 16 (2.57%) Jenkins
7 14 (2.25%) Maven
8 12 (1.93%) JUnit
9 8 (1.29%) Ant
9 8 (1.29%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.29%) Selenium
10 7 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.13%) IBM UrbanCode
10 7 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (0.96%) JIRA Agile
11 6 (0.96%) SoapUI
12 5 (0.80%) FishEye
12 5 (0.80%) JMeter
13 4 (0.64%) SilkTest
13 4 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 277 (44.53%) Finance
2 51 (8.20%) Retail Banking
3 29 (4.66%) Investment Banking
4 11 (1.77%) Financial Institution
5 5 (0.80%) Advertising
5 5 (0.80%) Marketing
6 4 (0.64%) Front Office
6 4 (0.64%) Retail
7 3 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.16%) Billing
8 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.16%) International Banking
8 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 132 (21.22%) Analyst
2 101 (16.24%) Developer
3 85 (13.67%) Project Manager
4 60 (9.65%) Business Analyst
5 41 (6.59%) Architect
6 30 (4.82%) Java Developer
7 23 (3.70%) Security Engineer
8 21 (3.38%) Designer
9 20 (3.22%) DevOps Engineer
9 20 (3.22%) Scrum Master
10 17 (2.73%) Consultant
10 17 (2.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 13 (2.09%) Data Analyst
11 13 (2.09%) Infrastructure Manager
11 13 (2.09%) Security Architect
11 13 (2.09%) Solutions Designer
12 12 (1.93%) Banking Analyst
12 12 (1.93%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 11 (1.77%) Design Engineer
13 11 (1.77%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.95%) HTML
2 30 (4.82%) CSS
3 26 (4.18%) HTML5
3 26 (4.18%) React
4 25 (4.02%) Web Services
5 24 (3.86%) Node.js
6 21 (3.38%) .NET
6 21 (3.38%) CSS3
6 21 (3.38%) XML
7 20 (3.22%) Spring
8 19 (3.05%) REST
9 18 (2.89%) J2EE
10 17 (2.73%) RESTful
11 16 (2.57%) jQuery
12 15 (2.41%) AngularJS
13 14 (2.25%) JSON
14 13 (2.09%) Hibernate
14 13 (2.09%) SOAP
15 9 (1.45%) ASP.NET
15 9 (1.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.22%) User Experience
3 15 (2.41%) Mainframe
4 13 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (1.93%) Data Centre
5 12 (1.93%) PKI
6 11 (1.77%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.96%) Credit Risk
9 6 (0.96%) Cyberattack
9 6 (0.96%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.80%) Equities
11 4 (0.64%) DataPower
11 4 (0.64%) EMV
11 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.64%) Fintech
11 4 (0.64%) iPad
11 4 (0.64%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (5.79%) Windows
2 28 (4.50%) Unix
3 26 (4.18%) Linux
4 10 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.45%) Android
6 8 (1.29%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.29%) zOS
7 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.80%) Solaris
9 4 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.64%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.48%) AIX
11 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (19.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (8.68%) Project Management
4 51 (8.20%) Scrum
5 50 (8.04%) DevOps
6 49 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
7 42 (6.75%) Migration
8 35 (5.63%) Microservices
9 28 (4.50%) Coaching
10 27 (4.34%) Business Analysis
10 27 (4.34%) Change Management
10 27 (4.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (4.34%) Waterfall
11 26 (4.18%) TDD
12 25 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (3.70%) Kanban
14 22 (3.54%) Risk Management
15 21 (3.38%) Test Automation
16 19 (3.05%) Continuous Delivery
17 18 (2.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 76 (12.22%) Java
2 57 (9.16%) SQL
3 49 (7.88%) JavaScript
4 18 (2.89%) Python
5 15 (2.41%) C#
6 13 (2.09%) PowerShell
7 11 (1.77%) Java 8
8 9 (1.45%) VBA
9 7 (1.13%) ES6
9 7 (1.13%) VB
10 6 (0.96%) Groovy
10 6 (0.96%) PHP
11 5 (0.80%) Ruby
11 5 (0.80%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.64%) C++
12 4 (0.64%) Perl
12 4 (0.64%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.64%) REXX
12 4 (0.64%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (3.22%) Degree
2 18 (2.89%) CISSP
3 5 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.64%) CEH
5 3 (0.48%) CCNP
5 3 (0.48%) CISA
5 3 (0.48%) CISM
6 2 (0.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (0.32%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.32%) PhD
6 2 (0.32%) SAS Certification
6 2 (0.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.16%) APMP
7 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.16%) PMP
7 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.25%) QA
2 12 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.77%) PMO
4 7 (1.13%) GDPR
5 6 (0.96%) IFRS
6 4 (0.64%) IFRS 9
6 4 (0.64%) PSD2
7 2 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.32%) GCP
7 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) COREP
8 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.16%) FINREP
8 1 (0.16%) FRS 29
8 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (2.41%) Active Directory
1 15 (2.41%) Docker
2 6 (0.96%) RACF
2 6 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.48%) XenApp
4 3 (0.48%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.16%) ACF2
6 1 (0.16%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.16%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.16%) iptables
6 1 (0.16%) NFS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.16%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (3.54%) Puppet
2 21 (3.38%) Ansible
3 11 (1.77%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.13%) SCCM
6 5 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.64%) Packer
7 4 (0.64%) Terraform
8 3 (0.48%) CASB
8 3 (0.48%) Nagios
8 3 (0.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.48%) OMEGAMON
9 2 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.32%) Salt
9 2 (0.32%) zSecure
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.16%) PingFederate
10 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (8.04%) Microsoft
2 28 (4.50%) Oracle
3 25 (4.02%) IBM
4 14 (2.25%) Red Hat
5 13 (2.09%) Atlassian
5 13 (2.09%) ServiceNow
6 12 (1.93%) Planview
7 11 (1.77%) Citrix
8 10 (1.61%) CA
8 10 (1.61%) Splunk
8 10 (1.61%) Symantec
9 9 (1.45%) Cisco
9 9 (1.45%) VMware
10 8 (1.29%) Informatica
11 7 (1.13%) Teradata
12 6 (0.96%) Adobe
13 5 (0.80%) F5
13 5 (0.80%) Talend
14 4 (0.64%) Cloudera
14 4 (0.64%) Vermilion