Period
to 21 November 2017

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 2017 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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 702 433 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.89% 20.49% 34.90%
As % of the General category 45.41% 45.29% 54.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 209 491
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £256 £318 £278
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £425 £396
% change year-on-year -5.88% +7.32% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £12.00 - £18.25
10th Percentile £11.75 - £16.18
90th Percentile £12.25 - £19.73
Scotland median hourly rate £13.75 - £18.25

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 1546 956 2032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 52.60% 45.24% 63.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 529 969
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £290 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £11.50 £27.75 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.56% +52.05% +65.91%
10th Percentile £9.85 £19.35 £12.35
90th Percentile £26.25 £48.59 £39.42
Scotland median hourly rate £29.40 £29.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year +0.51% -4.10% +35.56%

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 2017.

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 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Banking.

1 300 (42.74%) Finance
2 154 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (20.94%) Retail Banking
4 135 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 97 (13.82%) Migration
6 64 (9.12%) SQL
7 62 (8.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 54 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 42 (5.98%) Scrum
10 41 (5.84%) Business Analysis
11 38 (5.41%) Test Scripting
12 37 (5.27%) Oracle
12 37 (5.27%) Java
12 37 (5.27%) Windows
13 36 (5.13%) SAS
14 35 (4.99%) Linux
15 32 (4.56%) Project Management
15 32 (4.56%) DevOps
16 29 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
17 28 (3.99%) Credit Risk
18 27 (3.85%) Splunk
18 27 (3.85%) JavaScript
19 26 (3.70%) Microsoft
20 25 (3.56%) Microsoft Excel
21 24 (3.42%) IBM
22 23 (3.28%) Data Analysis
23 22 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 21 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
24 21 (2.99%) Change Management
24 21 (2.99%) HTML

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 36 (5.13%) SAS
2 15 (2.14%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.42%) IIS
4 9 (1.28%) Apache
4 9 (1.28%) JBoss
5 7 (1.00%) CICS
5 7 (1.00%) FileNet
5 7 (1.00%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.71%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.57%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.28%) CMS
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.14%) OnBase
10 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (3.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.71%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.28%) Loan IQ
2 2 (0.28%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) HFM
3 1 (0.14%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.14%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.00%) PaaS
4 6 (0.85%) IaaS
5 3 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (0.43%) BlazeMeter
5 3 (0.43%) SaaS
5 3 (0.43%) Sauce Labs
6 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.28%) Boomi
6 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.28%) GitHub
6 2 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.14%) Office 365
7 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.85%) Firewall
2 12 (1.71%) Internet
3 10 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.28%) BIG-IP
5 8 (1.14%) LDAP
5 8 (1.14%) SSL
6 7 (1.00%) NetScaler
7 6 (0.85%) DNS
8 5 (0.71%) HTTP
9 4 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (0.57%) Intranet
9 4 (0.57%) SNMP
9 4 (0.57%) SSH
10 3 (0.43%) ATM
10 3 (0.43%) LAN
10 3 (0.43%) WAN
11 2 (0.28%) DMZ
11 2 (0.28%) SNA
11 2 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (2.71%) SQL Server
3 14 (1.99%) Hadoop
4 9 (1.28%) Big Data
5 8 (1.14%) DB2
5 8 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 6 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (0.85%) Data Mining
6 6 (0.85%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.85%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 4 (0.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.57%) Power BI
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.43%) PowerCenter
8 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.28%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (2.42%) JIRA
2 14 (1.99%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.28%) Maven
4 8 (1.14%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.85%) Selenium
7 4 (0.57%) Appium
7 4 (0.57%) IBM UrbanCode
7 4 (0.57%) JUnit
7 4 (0.57%) Mockito
8 3 (0.43%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.43%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.43%) Subversion
8 3 (0.43%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.28%) GitLab
9 2 (0.28%) jMock
9 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.28%) Toad
General
1 300 (42.74%) Finance
2 147 (20.94%) Retail Banking
3 10 (1.42%) Corporate Banking
3 10 (1.42%) Investment Banking
3 10 (1.42%) Legal
4 8 (1.14%) Law
5 6 (0.85%) Retail
6 4 (0.57%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.43%) French Language
7 3 (0.43%) German Language
8 2 (0.28%) Back Office
8 2 (0.28%) Front Office
8 2 (0.28%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.14%) Advertising
9 1 (0.14%) Billing
9 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 273 (38.89%) Analyst
2 103 (14.67%) Business Analyst
3 75 (10.68%) Project Manager
4 58 (8.26%) Test Analyst
5 45 (6.41%) Developer
6 34 (4.84%) Architect
7 32 (4.56%) Senior Analyst
8 29 (4.13%) Banking Analyst
9 28 (3.99%) Designer
10 27 (3.85%) Consultant
11 25 (3.56%) Technical Analyst
12 22 (3.13%) Data Analyst
13 20 (2.85%) IT Manager
14 16 (2.28%) Financial Analyst
15 15 (2.14%) Technical Specialist
16 14 (1.99%) Senior Business Analyst
17 12 (1.71%) Programme Manager
17 12 (1.71%) Solutions Designer
17 12 (1.71%) Test Manager
18 11 (1.57%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.99%) HTML
2 18 (2.56%) .NET
2 18 (2.56%) Web Services
3 15 (2.14%) jQuery
4 14 (1.99%) XML
5 13 (1.85%) CSS
5 13 (1.85%) SOAP
6 11 (1.57%) RESTful
7 10 (1.42%) Ajax
8 9 (1.28%) ASP.NET
8 9 (1.28%) HTML5
8 9 (1.28%) Java EE
8 9 (1.28%) XSLT
9 8 (1.14%) Spring
10 7 (1.00%) Hibernate
11 6 (0.85%) AngularJS
12 5 (0.71%) EJB
12 5 (0.71%) Middleware
12 5 (0.71%) Node.js
12 5 (0.71%) React
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (3.99%) Credit Risk
3 19 (2.71%) Mainframe
4 13 (1.85%) PKI
4 13 (1.85%) User Experience
5 10 (1.42%) Cyberthreat
5 10 (1.42%) Data Structures
5 10 (1.42%) DataPower
6 7 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.00%) Virtual Team
7 6 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 6 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (0.71%) Clustering
9 3 (0.43%) Derivative
9 3 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.43%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.43%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.28%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.28%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.27%) Windows
2 35 (4.99%) Linux
3 22 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (2.85%) Unix
5 14 (1.99%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.43%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.28%) zOS
10 1 (0.14%) Android
10 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 97 (13.82%) Migration
4 62 (8.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 42 (5.98%) Scrum
6 41 (5.84%) Business Analysis
7 38 (5.41%) Test Scripting
8 32 (4.56%) DevOps
8 32 (4.56%) Project Management
9 23 (3.28%) Data Analysis
10 21 (2.99%) Change Management
11 20 (2.85%) Test Automation
12 19 (2.71%) Analytics
13 18 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (2.56%) ITIL
13 18 (2.56%) Scenario Testing
13 18 (2.56%) User Stories
13 18 (2.56%) Workflow
14 17 (2.42%) Defect Management
14 17 (2.42%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (9.12%) SQL
2 37 (5.27%) Java
3 27 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 13 (1.85%) VBA
5 9 (1.28%) VB
6 7 (1.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (0.85%) Perl
8 5 (0.71%) COBOL
8 5 (0.71%) Python
8 5 (0.71%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.57%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.57%) JCL
9 4 (0.57%) VBScript
10 3 (0.43%) C#
10 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.14%) Delphi
11 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.14%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (1.57%) ISTQB
2 10 (1.42%) ISEB
3 5 (0.71%) Degree
4 4 (0.57%) CIMA
5 3 (0.43%) CISM
5 3 (0.43%) CISSP
5 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.14%) ACCA
7 1 (0.14%) CCIE
7 1 (0.14%) CCNP
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.85%) GDPR
1 13 (1.85%) PMO
2 12 (1.71%) QA
3 11 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.85%) FATCA
5 4 (0.57%) COBIT
5 4 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.43%) PSD2
6 3 (0.43%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.28%) MiFID
7 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.14%) Basel II
8 1 (0.14%) Dublin Core
8 1 (0.14%) EMIR
8 1 (0.14%) FINREP
8 1 (0.14%) IFRS
8 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.57%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (1.57%) Ansible
2 10 (1.42%) Puppet
3 9 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.85%) SCCM
5 4 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.57%) SCOM
6 3 (0.43%) CA Service Virtualization
6 3 (0.43%) Salt
7 2 (0.28%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.28%) WMI
8 1 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 37 (5.27%) Oracle
2 27 (3.85%) Splunk
3 26 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 24 (3.42%) IBM
5 18 (2.56%) Teradata
6 16 (2.28%) Red Hat
7 12 (1.71%) Citrix
8 11 (1.57%) F5
9 10 (1.42%) SAP
10 9 (1.28%) Cisco
10 9 (1.28%) HP
11 8 (1.14%) CA
11 8 (1.14%) Pega
11 8 (1.14%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.00%) Adobe
13 6 (0.85%) Informatica
13 6 (0.85%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.71%) Blue Coat
14 5 (0.71%) CheckPoint
14 5 (0.71%) Planview