Period
to 21 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing Banking 598 702 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 20.59% 23.89% 20.49%
As % of the General category 41.44% 45.41% 45.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 278 209
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £308 £256 £318
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 -
% change year-on-year -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 1,443 1,546 956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 49.69% 52.60% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 820 529
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £287 £263 £290
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £36.50 £11.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +217.39% -58.56% +52.05%
10th Percentile £12.37 £9.85 £19.35
90th Percentile £44.27 £26.25 £48.59
Scotland median hourly rate £27.50 £29.40 £29.25
% change year-on-year -6.46% +0.51% -4.10%

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 November 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 November 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.

1 266 (44.48%) Finance
2 208 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (13.71%) Java
5 61 (10.20%) Migration
5 61 (10.20%) SQL
6 58 (9.70%) DevOps
7 51 (8.53%) Unix
8 50 (8.36%) Project Management
9 49 (8.19%) Retail Banking
10 45 (7.53%) Scrum
10 45 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
11 44 (7.36%) JavaScript
12 42 (7.02%) Microsoft
13 41 (6.86%) Oracle
14 39 (6.52%) JIRA
15 37 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
15 37 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
16 36 (6.02%) HTML
16 36 (6.02%) Windows
16 36 (6.02%) Investment Banking
17 34 (5.69%) Python
18 33 (5.52%) Linux
19 30 (5.02%) Ansible
19 30 (5.02%) PaaS
20 29 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
20 29 (4.85%) IaaS
21 28 (4.68%) Coaching
21 28 (4.68%) SaaS
22 27 (4.52%) Microservices

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 22 (3.68%) Confluence
2 17 (2.84%) SAS
3 9 (1.51%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (1.51%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.34%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.17%) Apache
5 7 (1.17%) IIS
6 6 (1.00%) JBoss
7 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.84%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.50%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.50%) CICS
8 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.33%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.33%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (4.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.84%) InVision
7 3 (0.50%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.17%) EViews
9 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.33%) Actimize
2 2 (0.33%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.02%) PaaS
3 29 (4.85%) IaaS
3 29 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (4.68%) SaaS
5 14 (2.34%) Office 365
6 9 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 5 (0.84%) npm
7 5 (0.84%) OpenShift
7 5 (0.84%) Serverless
8 4 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.67%) Datadog
8 4 (0.67%) Yarn
9 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.50%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.50%) GitHub
9 3 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.51%) Firewall
2 7 (1.17%) Network Security
3 5 (0.84%) Unified Communications
4 4 (0.67%) HTTP
4 4 (0.67%) SMTP
5 3 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.50%) DNS
5 3 (0.50%) SAN
5 3 (0.50%) SNA
5 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.33%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (0.33%) Internet
6 2 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.33%) LAN
6 2 (0.33%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.33%) Skype
6 2 (0.33%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.17%) DHCP
7 1 (0.17%) SMS
7 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 11 (1.84%) Big Data
4 10 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 10 (1.67%) MySQL
5 9 (1.51%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.34%) Data Mining
7 7 (1.17%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.00%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.84%) MS Access
9 5 (0.84%) Redis
10 4 (0.67%) DB2
10 4 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.67%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.50%) Power BI
11 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (6.52%) JIRA
2 27 (4.52%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 21 (3.51%) TeamCity
4 18 (3.01%) Maven
5 17 (2.84%) JUnit
6 13 (2.17%) Bitbucket
7 12 (2.01%) Cucumber
7 12 (2.01%) Selenium
8 11 (1.84%) Artifactory
9 6 (1.00%) SoapUI
9 6 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.84%) Ant
10 5 (0.84%) FishEye
10 5 (0.84%) Hudson
10 5 (0.84%) IBM UrbanCode
10 5 (0.84%) JIRA Agile
10 5 (0.84%) JMeter
10 5 (0.84%) Protractor
10 5 (0.84%) Zephyr
General
1 266 (44.48%) Finance
2 49 (8.19%) Retail Banking
3 36 (6.02%) Investment Banking
4 5 (0.84%) Advertising
4 5 (0.84%) Front Office
5 4 (0.67%) Marketing
6 3 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.50%) Legal
6 3 (0.50%) Retail
7 2 (0.33%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.17%) Back Office
8 1 (0.17%) Billing
8 1 (0.17%) International Banking
8 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (21.07%) Analyst
2 95 (15.89%) Developer
3 74 (12.37%) Project Manager
4 56 (9.36%) Business Analyst
5 37 (6.19%) Architect
6 31 (5.18%) Java Developer
7 24 (4.01%) Security Engineer
8 19 (3.18%) Cloud Engineer
8 19 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (3.01%) Consultant
9 18 (3.01%) Designer
10 15 (2.51%) Full Stack Developer
11 13 (2.17%) Data Analyst
12 12 (2.01%) Agile Business Analyst
12 12 (2.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 12 (2.01%) Infrastructure Manager
12 12 (2.01%) Programme Manager
13 11 (1.84%) AWS Engineer
13 11 (1.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 11 (1.84%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.02%) HTML
2 26 (4.35%) React
2 26 (4.35%) Spring
3 24 (4.01%) HTML5
4 23 (3.85%) CSS
5 21 (3.51%) Web Services
6 20 (3.34%) .NET
7 17 (2.84%) J2EE
7 17 (2.84%) Node.js
8 16 (2.68%) AngularJS
8 16 (2.68%) Hibernate
9 15 (2.51%) RESTful
10 13 (2.17%) CSS3
10 13 (2.17%) REST
10 13 (2.17%) XML
11 11 (1.84%) Java EE
12 10 (1.67%) JSON
12 10 (1.67%) Redux
12 10 (1.67%) SOAP
13 9 (1.51%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.18%) Data Centre
3 20 (3.34%) Virtual Team
4 15 (2.51%) User Experience
5 14 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.01%) PKI
7 10 (1.67%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.34%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.00%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.84%) Cyberattack
11 5 (0.84%) Equities
11 5 (0.84%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.67%) Fintech
13 3 (0.50%) DataPower
13 3 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.50%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (8.53%) Unix
2 36 (6.02%) Windows
3 33 (5.52%) Linux
4 18 (3.01%) Solaris
5 12 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.17%) Android
8 6 (1.00%) zOS
9 5 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.50%) AIX
11 3 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.17%) HPUX
13 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (10.20%) Migration
4 58 (9.70%) DevOps
5 50 (8.36%) Project Management
6 45 (7.53%) Scrum
7 37 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
8 28 (4.68%) Coaching
9 27 (4.52%) Microservices
10 26 (4.35%) Business Analysis
10 26 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (4.35%) TDD
10 26 (4.35%) Waterfall
11 25 (4.18%) Test Automation
12 22 (3.68%) Change Management
12 22 (3.68%) ETL
13 19 (3.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (3.18%) Cybersecurity
13 19 (3.18%) Data Analysis
14 18 (3.01%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 82 (13.71%) Java
2 61 (10.20%) SQL
3 44 (7.36%) JavaScript
4 34 (5.69%) Python
5 22 (3.68%) C#
6 16 (2.68%) PowerShell
7 15 (2.51%) Java 8
8 11 (1.84%) VBA
9 7 (1.17%) Groovy
9 7 (1.17%) VB
10 6 (1.00%) PHP
10 6 (1.00%) Ruby
11 5 (0.84%) ES6
11 5 (0.84%) Perl
11 5 (0.84%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.84%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.67%) C
13 3 (0.50%) C++
13 3 (0.50%) R
13 3 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (2.34%) CISSP
2 13 (2.17%) Degree
3 5 (0.84%) CCNP
3 5 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.33%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.33%) CCNA
5 2 (0.33%) PhD
5 2 (0.33%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.17%) APMP
6 1 (0.17%) CEH
6 1 (0.17%) CISA
6 1 (0.17%) CISM
6 1 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.17%) ISEB
6 1 (0.17%) MBA
6 1 (0.17%) PMP
6 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.01%) PMO
2 11 (1.84%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.67%) QA
4 9 (1.51%) GDPR
4 9 (1.51%) IFRS
5 6 (1.00%) IFRS 9
6 5 (0.84%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.67%) PSD2
8 2 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.17%) Basel II
9 1 (0.17%) Basel III
9 1 (0.17%) COREP
9 1 (0.17%) FINREP
9 1 (0.17%) FRS 29
System Software
1 13 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.01%) Docker
3 5 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.67%) RACF
5 3 (0.50%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.33%) NFS
6 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.33%) XenApp
7 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.17%) iptables
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.17%) Xen
7 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (5.02%) Ansible
2 24 (4.01%) Puppet
3 14 (2.34%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.84%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (0.67%) Nagios
5 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.67%) SCCM
5 4 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (0.67%) Terraform
6 3 (0.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.50%) Packer
7 2 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.33%) CASB
7 2 (0.33%) Kibana
7 2 (0.33%) logstash
7 2 (0.33%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.33%) zSecure
8 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 42 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 41 (6.86%) Oracle
3 19 (3.18%) IBM
4 14 (2.34%) Informatica
4 14 (2.34%) Planview
5 13 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.01%) Cisco
6 12 (2.01%) ServiceNow
7 11 (1.84%) Atlassian
7 11 (1.84%) CA
7 11 (1.84%) Splunk
8 9 (1.51%) VMware
9 8 (1.34%) Citrix
9 8 (1.34%) Symantec
10 7 (1.17%) Sun
11 6 (1.00%) Avaya
11 6 (1.00%) Talend
12 5 (0.84%) Adobe
12 5 (0.84%) Vermilion
13 4 (0.67%) NetApp