Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 632 483 868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 20.80% 21.45% 30.60%
As % of the General category 41.04% 42.15% 50.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 236 430
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £325 £250 £305
90th Percentile £550 £500 £575
Scotland median daily rate £425 £398 £400
% change year-on-year +6.92% -0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £12.13 - £22.00
Scotland median hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year -5.45% -37.50% -53.44%

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 1,540 1,146 1,708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 50.67% 50.89% 60.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 684 883
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% -5.29% +9.68%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £292
90th Percentile £553 £563 £550
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.72% -53.23% +198.08%
10th Percentile £10.28 £9.83 £23.55
90th Percentile £48.38 £38.46 £40.45
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £32.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -53.13% +45.45% -26.67%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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.

1 308 (48.73%) Finance
2 200 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (23.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (12.03%) Retail Banking
5 67 (10.60%) Java
6 63 (9.97%) SQL
7 60 (9.49%) Migration
8 59 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
9 54 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (7.59%) Scrum
11 47 (7.44%) Oracle
12 46 (7.28%) JavaScript
13 45 (7.12%) JIRA
14 44 (6.96%) Microsoft
15 43 (6.80%) DevOps
16 39 (6.17%) Project Management
17 35 (5.54%) HTML
18 34 (5.38%) Unix
18 34 (5.38%) Business Analysis
18 34 (5.38%) Microservices
19 33 (5.22%) Change Management
20 32 (5.06%) Data Analysis
21 31 (4.91%) CSS
22 29 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
23 28 (4.43%) Windows
24 27 (4.27%) TDD
25 26 (4.11%) Data Migration
25 26 (4.11%) Waterfall
25 26 (4.11%) User Experience
26 25 (3.96%) HTML5

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 (3.01%) Confluence
2 16 (2.53%) SAS
3 12 (1.90%) PowerExchange
3 12 (1.90%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (0.79%) nginx
7 4 (0.63%) Apache
7 4 (0.63%) IIS
8 3 (0.47%) CICS
8 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.47%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.16%) CMS
10 1 (0.16%) FileNet
10 1 (0.16%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.58%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.32%) InVision
6 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) HFM
2 2 (0.32%) Actimize
2 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.32%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.16%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.74%) PaaS
4 10 (1.58%) IaaS
4 10 (1.58%) npm
5 5 (0.79%) Office 365
6 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.32%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.32%) SaaS
8 2 (0.32%) Serverless
8 2 (0.32%) Yarn
9 1 (0.16%) Datadog
9 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.58%) Firewall
2 8 (1.27%) Network Security
3 5 (0.79%) HTTP
3 5 (0.79%) SAN
3 5 (0.79%) Unified Communications
4 4 (0.63%) DNS
4 4 (0.63%) LAN
5 3 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.47%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.32%) DHCP
6 2 (0.32%) Internet
6 2 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.32%) SMTP
6 2 (0.32%) WAN
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.16%) DMZ
7 1 (0.16%) NAS
7 1 (0.16%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.64%) Hadoop
2 20 (3.16%) Oracle Database
3 15 (2.37%) SQL Server
4 14 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.06%) PowerCenter
6 10 (1.58%) Data Lake
7 8 (1.27%) DB2
7 8 (1.27%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.11%) Power BI
8 7 (1.11%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.95%) Big Data
10 5 (0.79%) Redis
11 4 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.63%) Essbase
11 4 (0.63%) MS Access
11 4 (0.63%) MySQL
11 4 (0.63%) Oracle Smart View
11 4 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (7.12%) JIRA
2 20 (3.16%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.85%) TeamCity
4 16 (2.53%) Bitbucket
4 16 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.22%) Artifactory
6 9 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (1.42%) JUnit
6 9 (1.42%) Maven
7 8 (1.27%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.27%) ERwin
7 8 (1.27%) IBM UrbanCode
8 7 (1.11%) Selenium
9 5 (0.79%) Protractor
9 5 (0.79%) Subversion
10 4 (0.63%) CircleCI
10 4 (0.63%) gulp
10 4 (0.63%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.63%) Travis CI
General
1 308 (48.73%) Finance
2 76 (12.03%) Retail Banking
3 24 (3.80%) Investment Banking
4 9 (1.42%) Financial Institution
4 9 (1.42%) Retail
5 6 (0.95%) Legal
6 5 (0.79%) Marketing
7 3 (0.47%) Advertising
8 2 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.16%) Back Office
9 1 (0.16%) Billing
9 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.16%) French Language
9 1 (0.16%) German Language
9 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 159 (25.16%) Analyst
2 93 (14.72%) Business Analyst
2 93 (14.72%) Developer
3 90 (14.24%) Project Manager
4 41 (6.49%) Architect
5 25 (3.96%) Designer
6 24 (3.80%) Banking Analyst
7 19 (3.01%) Java Developer
8 17 (2.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 17 (2.69%) Scrum Master
9 16 (2.53%) Banking Business Analyst
9 16 (2.53%) Banking Project Manager
9 16 (2.53%) Security Engineer
9 16 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (2.37%) Solutions Designer
11 13 (2.06%) DevOps Engineer
11 13 (2.06%) Informatica Developer
12 12 (1.90%) Agile Business Analyst
12 12 (1.90%) Data Analyst
12 12 (1.90%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.54%) HTML
2 31 (4.91%) CSS
3 25 (3.96%) HTML5
3 25 (3.96%) Node.js
4 22 (3.48%) CSS3
4 22 (3.48%) Web Services
5 20 (3.16%) React
5 20 (3.16%) Spring
6 19 (3.01%) RESTful
7 18 (2.85%) .NET
8 16 (2.53%) XML
9 15 (2.37%) jQuery
10 12 (1.90%) REST
10 12 (1.90%) SOAP
11 11 (1.74%) AngularJS
12 10 (1.58%) J2EE
12 10 (1.58%) JSON
13 9 (1.42%) Hibernate
14 7 (1.11%) Ajax
14 7 (1.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.11%) User Experience
3 19 (3.01%) Mainframe
4 13 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (1.58%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.27%) Replication
6 8 (1.27%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.11%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.95%) Data Structures
8 6 (0.95%) DataPower
9 5 (0.79%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (0.79%) iPad
10 4 (0.63%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.63%) EMV
10 4 (0.63%) Equities
10 4 (0.63%) Fintech
10 4 (0.63%) PKI
11 3 (0.47%) Cyberattack
11 3 (0.47%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 34 (5.38%) Unix
2 28 (4.43%) Windows
3 16 (2.53%) Linux
4 9 (1.42%) zOS
5 8 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.11%) Android
6 7 (1.11%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.63%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.32%) Solaris
11 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.16%) AIX
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.16%) NetWare
12 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (23.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (9.49%) Migration
4 54 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
5 48 (7.59%) Scrum
6 43 (6.80%) DevOps
7 39 (6.17%) Project Management
8 34 (5.38%) Business Analysis
8 34 (5.38%) Microservices
9 33 (5.22%) Change Management
10 32 (5.06%) Data Analysis
11 29 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (4.27%) TDD
13 26 (4.11%) Data Migration
13 26 (4.11%) Waterfall
14 24 (3.80%) ETL
15 23 (3.64%) Coaching
16 22 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (3.32%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (3.16%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (10.60%) Java
2 63 (9.97%) SQL
3 46 (7.28%) JavaScript
4 13 (2.06%) Python
5 12 (1.90%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.27%) C#
7 6 (0.95%) ES6
7 6 (0.95%) VB
8 5 (0.79%) Java 8
8 5 (0.79%) REXX
8 5 (0.79%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.79%) VBA
8 5 (0.79%) VBScript
9 4 (0.63%) Groovy
9 4 (0.63%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.47%) C++
10 3 (0.47%) Perl
10 3 (0.47%) PHP
10 3 (0.47%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (3.01%) Degree
2 11 (1.74%) CISSP
3 5 (0.79%) CISA
3 5 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.63%) CEH
4 4 (0.63%) CISM
5 3 (0.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (0.32%) APMP
6 2 (0.32%) CCNP
6 2 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.32%) PhD
6 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.16%) ACCA
7 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.16%) PMP
7 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.16%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.53%) Data Quality
2 15 (2.37%) PMO
2 15 (2.37%) QA
3 6 (0.95%) GDPR
3 6 (0.95%) PSD2
4 4 (0.63%) Actionable Recommendations
4 4 (0.63%) FINREP
4 4 (0.63%) IFRS
5 1 (0.16%) COREP
5 1 (0.16%) GCP
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.90%) Docker
3 7 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.79%) RACF
4 5 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.63%) NFS
6 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.47%) vSphere
6 3 (0.47%) XenApp
6 3 (0.47%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.32%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 1 (0.16%) ACF2
8 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.16%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.16%) iptables
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 25 (3.96%) Puppet
2 19 (3.01%) Ansible
3 12 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.27%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.95%) SCCM
6 4 (0.63%) OMEGAMON
7 3 (0.47%) Packer
7 3 (0.47%) Salt
7 3 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.47%) Terraform
7 3 (0.47%) vRealize
8 2 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.16%) Nagios
9 1 (0.16%) Netcool
9 1 (0.16%) OpenView
9 1 (0.16%) SCOM
9 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (7.44%) Oracle
2 44 (6.96%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.80%) IBM
4 21 (3.32%) Informatica
5 20 (3.16%) Teradata
6 17 (2.69%) CA
7 13 (2.06%) Atlassian
7 13 (2.06%) ServiceNow
8 10 (1.58%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.27%) Cisco
9 8 (1.27%) Citrix
9 8 (1.27%) Planview
9 8 (1.27%) VMware
10 6 (0.95%) Splunk
10 6 (0.95%) Symantec
11 5 (0.79%) EMC
11 5 (0.79%) Hyperion
11 5 (0.79%) NetApp
11 5 (0.79%) Talend
12 4 (0.63%) BMC