Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing Banking 541 645 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 20.68% 22.29% 16.31%
As % of the General category 40.95% 42.41% 39.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 253 125
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £326
90th Percentile £575 £500 £565
Scotland median daily rate £450 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £14.43 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £13.75 -

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 1,321 1,521 728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 50.50% 52.56% 40.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 806 426
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £414 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% -2.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £307 £296
90th Percentile £570 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.86% -42.62% +67.12%
10th Percentile £30.75 £11.20 £19.55
90th Percentile £44.27 £98.50 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £23.75 £28.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year -16.37% -21.11% +8.74%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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.

1 238 (43.99%) Finance
2 170 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (17.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (13.31%) Java
5 59 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
6 58 (10.72%) Migration
7 57 (10.54%) DevOps
8 53 (9.80%) Retail Banking
9 52 (9.61%) Unix
10 50 (9.24%) Project Management
11 46 (8.50%) SQL
12 42 (7.76%) Scrum
13 41 (7.58%) Investment Banking
14 40 (7.39%) JavaScript
15 35 (6.47%) Python
16 33 (6.10%) HTML
16 33 (6.10%) Ansible
17 32 (5.91%) Oracle
17 32 (5.91%) JIRA
18 31 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
18 31 (5.73%) Microsoft
19 30 (5.55%) Linux
20 29 (5.36%) Windows
20 29 (5.36%) SaaS
20 29 (5.36%) Jenkins
21 27 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
21 27 (4.99%) Web Services
22 25 (4.62%) PaaS
23 24 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
23 24 (4.44%) IaaS

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 19 (3.51%) SAS
2 18 (3.33%) Confluence
3 9 (1.66%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.11%) Apache
5 6 (1.11%) IIS
5 6 (1.11%) JBoss
6 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.55%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.55%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.37%) CICS
8 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.37%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.92%) InVision
6 3 (0.55%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.18%) EViews
8 1 (0.18%) InDesign
8 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Actimize
1 3 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.37%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 59 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (5.36%) SaaS
4 25 (4.62%) PaaS
5 24 (4.44%) IaaS
6 17 (3.14%) Office 365
7 6 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.11%) Serverless
8 5 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.55%) Datadog
9 3 (0.55%) GitHub
9 3 (0.55%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.37%) npm
10 2 (0.37%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.03%) Firewall
2 6 (1.11%) Network Security
3 4 (0.74%) DMZ
4 3 (0.55%) DNS
4 3 (0.55%) SAN
4 3 (0.55%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.37%) DHCP
5 2 (0.37%) SMTP
5 2 (0.37%) SNA
5 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.18%) Internet
6 1 (0.18%) LAN
6 1 (0.18%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.18%) Skype
6 1 (0.18%) SMS
6 1 (0.18%) Sourcefire
6 1 (0.18%) VPN
6 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.33%) Big Data
2 13 (2.40%) Hadoop
3 12 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.22%) SQL Server
4 10 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.29%) MySQL
6 6 (1.11%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (0.74%) PowerCenter
9 3 (0.55%) Base SAS
9 3 (0.55%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.37%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (5.91%) JIRA
2 29 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 20 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 20 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 18 (3.33%) Maven
5 15 (2.77%) JUnit
6 8 (1.48%) Cucumber
6 8 (1.48%) Selenium
7 7 (1.29%) Hudson
8 6 (1.11%) Artifactory
8 6 (1.11%) Axure RP
8 6 (1.11%) Grunt
8 6 (1.11%) gulp
8 6 (1.11%) Mocha
8 6 (1.11%) SoapUI
8 6 (1.11%) webpack
9 5 (0.92%) Ant
9 5 (0.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (0.92%) FishEye
9 5 (0.92%) JIRA Agile
General
1 238 (43.99%) Finance
2 53 (9.80%) Retail Banking
3 41 (7.58%) Investment Banking
4 9 (1.66%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (0.55%) Front Office
5 3 (0.55%) Marketing
5 3 (0.55%) Retail
6 2 (0.37%) Advertising
6 2 (0.37%) Games
6 2 (0.37%) Legal
6 2 (0.37%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.18%) Back Office
7 1 (0.18%) Law
7 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (18.85%) Analyst
2 85 (15.71%) Developer
3 60 (11.09%) Project Manager
4 42 (7.76%) Business Analyst
5 36 (6.65%) Architect
6 21 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
7 20 (3.70%) Designer
7 20 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 17 (3.14%) Security Engineer
9 16 (2.96%) AWS Engineer
10 15 (2.77%) Consultant
11 14 (2.59%) Administrator
11 14 (2.59%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (2.59%) Programme Manager
12 13 (2.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 12 (2.22%) Scrum Master
14 11 (2.03%) Data Analyst
15 10 (1.85%) Infrastructure Manager
15 10 (1.85%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.10%) HTML
2 27 (4.99%) Web Services
3 22 (4.07%) CSS
3 22 (4.07%) React
4 18 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 18 (3.33%) Spring
5 15 (2.77%) HTML5
6 14 (2.59%) SOAP
7 13 (2.40%) XML
8 12 (2.22%) .NET
9 10 (1.85%) Redux
9 10 (1.85%) RESTful
10 9 (1.66%) Hibernate
10 9 (1.66%) J2EE
10 9 (1.66%) Java EE
10 9 (1.66%) Node.js
11 8 (1.48%) REST
11 8 (1.48%) Spring Boot
12 7 (1.29%) JSON
12 7 (1.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.25%) User Experience
2 22 (4.07%) Data Centre
3 20 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.96%) Virtual Team
5 14 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (1.85%) Credit Risk
7 9 (1.66%) PKI
8 8 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.11%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.11%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.92%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.74%) Robotics
12 3 (0.55%) CMDB
12 3 (0.55%) Cyberattack
12 3 (0.55%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.55%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 52 (9.61%) Unix
2 30 (5.55%) Linux
3 29 (5.36%) Windows
4 20 (3.70%) Solaris
5 11 (2.03%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.29%) Android
7 6 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.11%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.55%) AIX
10 3 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.18%) HPUX
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (17.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 58 (10.72%) Migration
4 57 (10.54%) DevOps
5 50 (9.24%) Project Management
6 42 (7.76%) Scrum
7 27 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (4.25%) Business Analysis
8 23 (4.25%) Change Management
8 23 (4.25%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (4.07%) ETL
9 22 (4.07%) Microservices
10 21 (3.88%) Cybersecurity
10 21 (3.88%) Data Analysis
11 20 (3.70%) Coaching
11 20 (3.70%) ITIL
11 20 (3.70%) Test Automation
11 20 (3.70%) Waterfall
12 18 (3.33%) Risk Management
12 18 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 72 (13.31%) Java
2 46 (8.50%) SQL
3 40 (7.39%) JavaScript
4 35 (6.47%) Python
5 22 (4.07%) C#
6 12 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 12 (2.22%) VBA
7 11 (2.03%) Java 8
8 10 (1.85%) Groovy
9 9 (1.66%) Ruby
10 5 (0.92%) Perl
10 5 (0.92%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.92%) VB
11 4 (0.74%) C
11 4 (0.74%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.55%) C++
12 3 (0.55%) R
12 3 (0.55%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.37%) ES6
13 2 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (2.22%) CISSP
2 10 (1.85%) Degree
3 4 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.55%) CCNP
4 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.37%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.37%) CCNA
5 2 (0.37%) PhD
6 1 (0.18%) CCIE
6 1 (0.18%) CEH
6 1 (0.18%) CISA
6 1 (0.18%) CISM
6 1 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.18%) ISEB
6 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.18%) MBA
6 1 (0.18%) PMP
6 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.40%) GDPR
2 11 (2.03%) PMO
3 10 (1.85%) IFRS
4 8 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.48%) PSD2
4 8 (1.48%) QA
5 7 (1.29%) IFRS 9
6 6 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.92%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.18%) Basel II
9 1 (0.18%) Basel III
9 1 (0.18%) FINREP
9 1 (0.18%) FRS 29
9 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.29%) XenApp
3 6 (1.11%) Docker
4 5 (0.92%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.74%) VMware NSX
5 4 (0.74%) XenServer
6 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.37%) NFS
7 2 (0.37%) RACF
8 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (6.10%) Ansible
2 21 (3.88%) Puppet
3 8 (1.48%) Oracle ZFS
4 7 (1.29%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.11%) SCCM
5 6 (1.11%) Terraform
6 3 (0.55%) Nagios
7 2 (0.37%) CASB
7 2 (0.37%) Kibana
7 2 (0.37%) logstash
7 2 (0.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.37%) zSecure
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.18%) Packer
8 1 (0.18%) PingFederate
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (5.91%) Oracle
2 31 (5.73%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.96%) Informatica
4 12 (2.22%) Citrix
5 11 (2.03%) IBM
5 11 (2.03%) ServiceNow
6 10 (1.85%) Planview
6 10 (1.85%) Splunk
7 9 (1.66%) Cisco
7 9 (1.66%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.66%) VMware
8 8 (1.48%) Adobe
8 8 (1.48%) Sun
9 6 (1.11%) Tableau
10 5 (0.92%) CA
11 4 (0.74%) Avaya
11 4 (0.74%) Google
11 4 (0.74%) Micro Focus
11 4 (0.74%) NetScout
11 4 (0.74%) Symantec