Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 369 608 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.55% 20.84% 24.34%
As % of the General category 30.30% 35.10% 39.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 187 283
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £328 £313 £255
90th Percentile £638 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £24.63 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.42% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £13.74 £12.50 £11.75
90th Percentile £35.21 £13.50 £12.25
Scotland median hourly rate £24.63 £13.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +89.42% -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 1,218 1,732 1,785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 61.24% 59.36% 62.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 810 972
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £249 £257
90th Percentile £613 £558 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £11.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.86% +202.38% -62.05%
10th Percentile £11.24 £12.80 £10.19
90th Percentile £52.50 £44.71 £35.00
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -26.23% +27.08% -14.29%

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 12 November 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

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Banking in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 115 (31.17%) Finance
2 92 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (15.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (13.28%) Java
5 41 (11.11%) AWS
6 39 (10.57%) Investment Banking
6 39 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (9.76%) SQL
8 35 (9.49%) Python
8 35 (9.49%) Retail Banking
9 28 (7.59%) Oracle
9 28 (7.59%) Scrum
9 28 (7.59%) User Experience
10 27 (7.32%) Linux
11 26 (7.05%) Windows
12 25 (6.78%) DevOps
13 24 (6.50%) XML
13 24 (6.50%) Firewall
13 24 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (6.50%) Azure
14 22 (5.96%) Test Automation
14 22 (5.96%) Web Services
14 22 (5.96%) Data Modelling
14 22 (5.96%) IBM
15 21 (5.69%) ETL
15 21 (5.69%) Big Data
15 21 (5.69%) Android
15 21 (5.69%) Mobile Banking
15 21 (5.69%) Android Development
16 20 (5.42%) Kotlin

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 (4.34%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.44%) SAS
3 8 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.63%) Confluence
5 5 (1.36%) CMS
6 4 (1.08%) nginx
6 4 (1.08%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.81%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.27%) Apache
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.27%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.27%) IIS
9 1 (0.27%) JBoss
9 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 10 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.81%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.54%) Sketch
4 1 (0.27%) InVision
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.08%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.27%) Actimize
3 1 (0.27%) HFM
3 1 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 41 (11.11%) AWS
2 24 (6.50%) Azure
3 14 (3.79%) Office 365
4 10 (2.71%) PaaS
5 9 (2.44%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (1.90%) SaaS
7 6 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (1.63%) GCP
7 6 (1.63%) IaaS
7 6 (1.63%) Serverless
7 6 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (1.36%) GitHub
9 4 (1.08%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (1.08%) npm
9 4 (1.08%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.50%) Firewall
2 8 (2.17%) HTTP
2 8 (2.17%) Network Security
3 2 (0.54%) DMZ
3 2 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.54%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.54%) Skype
3 2 (0.54%) SSL
4 1 (0.27%) ATM
4 1 (0.27%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.27%) DNS
4 1 (0.27%) Internet
4 1 (0.27%) LAN
4 1 (0.27%) SAN
4 1 (0.27%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.27%) WAN
4 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.27%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.69%) Big Data
2 14 (3.79%) Hadoop
3 11 (2.98%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.71%) Apache Hive
4 10 (2.71%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.71%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (2.44%) Impala
6 8 (2.17%) Amazon Aurora
6 8 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (1.63%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.63%) SQL Server
9 5 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.08%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.81%) DB2
11 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (5.15%) Eclipse
2 15 (4.07%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.52%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.25%) JIRA
5 11 (2.98%) ERwin
5 11 (2.98%) Maven
5 11 (2.98%) PowerDesigner
6 10 (2.71%) Artifactory
6 10 (2.71%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.63%) Android Studio
7 6 (1.63%) CircleCI
8 5 (1.36%) Gradle
8 5 (1.36%) IBM UrbanCode
8 5 (1.36%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.08%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.08%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.08%) gulp
9 4 (1.08%) Hudson
9 4 (1.08%) Travis CI
10 3 (0.81%) Mockito
General
1 115 (31.17%) Finance
2 39 (10.57%) Investment Banking
3 35 (9.49%) Retail Banking
4 10 (2.71%) Retail
5 6 (1.63%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (1.36%) Legal
7 4 (1.08%) Public Sector
8 3 (0.81%) Marketing
9 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.54%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (19.24%) Developer
2 59 (15.99%) Analyst
3 25 (6.78%) Project Manager
4 20 (5.42%) Android Developer
4 20 (5.42%) Architect
5 18 (4.88%) Designer
6 17 (4.61%) Business Analyst
6 17 (4.61%) Consultant
7 16 (4.34%) Data Analyst
8 13 (3.52%) Java Developer
8 13 (3.52%) Security Engineer
9 12 (3.25%) Scrum Master
9 12 (3.25%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (2.71%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (2.44%) Data Engineer
12 8 (2.17%) Junior
12 8 (2.17%) Solutions Designer
12 8 (2.17%) Telephony Manager
12 8 (2.17%) Test Leader
13 7 (1.90%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.50%) XML
2 22 (5.96%) Web Services
3 18 (4.88%) REST
4 13 (3.52%) HTML
5 12 (3.25%) Spring
6 11 (2.98%) CSS
6 11 (2.98%) JSON
6 11 (2.98%) SOAP
7 10 (2.71%) React
8 9 (2.44%) .NET
8 9 (2.44%) Middleware
9 8 (2.17%) Node.js
10 7 (1.90%) RESTful
11 6 (1.63%) HTML5
11 6 (1.63%) Kafka
12 5 (1.36%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.08%) PHP-FPM
13 4 (1.08%) Spring Boot
13 4 (1.08%) Symfony
13 4 (1.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.59%) User Experience
3 21 (5.69%) Mobile Banking
4 8 (2.17%) Credit Risk
5 7 (1.90%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.36%) Cyber Defence
6 5 (1.36%) DataPower
6 5 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.36%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.36%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.36%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.08%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.08%) PKI
8 3 (0.81%) Cloud Native
8 3 (0.81%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.54%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.32%) Linux
2 26 (7.05%) Windows
3 21 (5.69%) Android
4 14 (3.79%) Unix
5 11 (2.98%) Windows 10
6 8 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.63%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.08%) AIX
8 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.08%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.81%) CentOS
9 3 (0.81%) MVS
10 2 (0.54%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.27%) HPUX
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.27%) Solaris
11 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (15.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (7.59%) Scrum
4 25 (6.78%) DevOps
5 24 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (5.96%) Data Modelling
6 22 (5.96%) Test Automation
7 21 (5.69%) Android Development
7 21 (5.69%) ETL
8 20 (5.42%) Risk Management
8 20 (5.42%) Use Case
9 19 (5.15%) Unit Testing
10 18 (4.88%) Migration
11 17 (4.61%) Service Design
12 16 (4.34%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (4.34%) Project Management
13 15 (4.07%) UML
14 14 (3.79%) Microservices
15 13 (3.52%) OO
15 13 (3.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (13.28%) Java
2 36 (9.76%) SQL
3 35 (9.49%) Python
4 20 (5.42%) Kotlin
5 16 (4.34%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.63%) Java 8
7 6 (1.63%) PHP
7 6 (1.63%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.63%) Scala
7 6 (1.63%) VBA
8 5 (1.36%) Perl
9 4 (1.08%) C#
9 4 (1.08%) Groovy
10 3 (0.81%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.81%) R
11 2 (0.54%) C++
11 2 (0.54%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (4.34%) Degree
2 3 (0.81%) CISSP
2 3 (0.81%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.54%) CCNA
3 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.54%) MCSE
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.54%) SANS
4 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.27%) Dell Certification
4 1 (0.27%) ISEB
4 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.27%) PhD
4 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.79%) QA
2 9 (2.44%) PSD2
3 7 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.63%) PMO
5 5 (1.36%) SLA
6 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.27%) GDPR
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (2.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.63%) Docker
3 5 (1.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 5 (1.36%) XenApp
3 5 (1.36%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.54%) HDFS
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.54%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.27%) ACF2
6 1 (0.27%) NFS
6 1 (0.27%) RACF
6 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (5.15%) Puppet
2 15 (4.07%) Ansible
3 10 (2.71%) Terraform
4 8 (2.17%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.17%) SCCM
5 7 (1.90%) Oozie
6 6 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (1.63%) Cisco UCCE
7 5 (1.36%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.08%) QRadar
9 3 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.54%) Control-M
10 2 (0.54%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.27%) Ambari
11 1 (0.27%) CSIRT
11 1 (0.27%) MAINVIEW
11 1 (0.27%) SnapMirror
11 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 28 (7.59%) Oracle
2 22 (5.96%) IBM
3 13 (3.52%) Informatica
3 13 (3.52%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.25%) Cisco
5 11 (2.98%) Teradata
6 8 (2.17%) ServiceNow
7 7 (1.90%) Citrix
7 7 (1.90%) Splunk
8 6 (1.63%) Planview
8 6 (1.63%) Qualys
9 5 (1.36%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.08%) Adobe
10 4 (1.08%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.08%) F5
11 2 (0.54%) Apple
11 2 (0.54%) Google
11 2 (0.54%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.54%) Talend
11 2 (0.54%) Verint