The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 25 April 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1  
Contract jobs citing Banking 233 631 682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.20% 21.48% 22.12%
As % of the General category 28.35% 46.09% 46.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 316 353
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £425
% change year-on-year +1.79% -1.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £9.91 £10.44
% change year-on-year +79.15% -5.10%  

Banking is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 822 1369 1470
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.04% 46.61% 47.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 726 771
Median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 36
Median hourly rate £34.00 £30.21 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.56% +45.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £10.14 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.23 £48.40 £63.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Scotland

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Banking in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Scotland

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Scotland

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Scotland

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 190 £400 -5.88% 19
Glasgow -18 42 £358 +2.14% 10
Highlands -1 1 £138 -
Stirling -1 1 £475 +35.71%
Renfrewshire - 1 £138 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £138 -
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Banking.

1 168 (43.41%) Finance
2 87 (22.48%) Retail
3 79 (20.41%) Retail Banking
4 69 (17.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (14.47%) SQL
7 44 (11.37%) Migration
8 38 (9.82%) Java
9 34 (8.79%) Unix
10 29 (7.49%) Project Management
10 29 (7.49%) Business Analysis
10 29 (7.49%) SIEM
11 28 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (7.24%) Linux
12 26 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (6.72%) Oracle
13 25 (6.46%) SAS
13 25 (6.46%) Windows
13 25 (6.46%) User Acceptance Testing
14 23 (5.94%) Scrum
14 23 (5.94%) SOAP
15 22 (5.68%) Spring
15 22 (5.68%) Relational Database
16 20 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
17 18 (4.65%) HTML
17 18 (4.65%) XML
17 18 (4.65%) ETL
17 18 (4.65%) Microsoft
17 18 (4.65%) Analytics
18 17 (4.39%) IBM

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 25 (6.46%) SAS
2 10 (2.58%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.07%) Confluence
5 3 (0.78%) IIS
6 2 (0.52%) Apache
6 2 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.26%) CICS
7 1 (0.26%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.26%) JBoss
7 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 20 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.07%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.52%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.26%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.52%) IaaS
4 1 (0.26%) GitHub
4 1 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.07%) Internet
2 7 (1.81%) Firewall
3 5 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (1.29%) SAN
3 5 (1.29%) SSL
4 4 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.78%) ATM
5 3 (0.78%) DMZ
5 3 (0.78%) Intranet
5 3 (0.78%) VLAN
6 2 (0.52%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.52%) LAN
6 2 (0.52%) NAS
6 2 (0.52%) TACACS
6 2 (0.52%) WAN
7 1 (0.26%) DNS
7 1 (0.26%) FTP
7 1 (0.26%) HTTP
7 1 (0.26%) LDAP
7 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (5.68%) Relational Database
3 17 (4.39%) SQL Server
4 13 (3.36%) DB2
5 11 (2.84%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.07%) Big Data
6 8 (2.07%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.78%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.78%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.78%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.78%) HBase
8 3 (0.78%) OLAP
8 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (3.88%) Jenkins
2 14 (3.62%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.10%) Maven
4 11 (2.84%) Hudson
5 10 (2.58%) Ant
5 10 (2.58%) Gradle
6 7 (1.81%) JUnit
6 7 (1.81%) Selenium
7 6 (1.55%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.29%) Axure RP
8 5 (1.29%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.03%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.78%) Concordion
10 3 (0.78%) JBehave
10 3 (0.78%) Mockito
10 3 (0.78%) Subversion
10 3 (0.78%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.52%) jMock
11 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 168 (43.41%) Finance
2 87 (22.48%) Retail
3 79 (20.41%) Retail Banking
4 16 (4.13%) Law
5 15 (3.88%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.33%) Legal
7 3 (0.78%) Marketing
8 2 (0.52%) Back Office
8 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.52%) Military
8 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (28.94%) Analyst
2 56 (14.47%) Developer
3 50 (12.92%) Project Manager
4 46 (11.89%) Business Analyst
5 26 (6.72%) Java Developer
6 24 (6.20%) Consultant
7 20 (5.17%) IT Manager
7 20 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (4.13%) Security Consultant
9 15 (3.88%) Test Manager
10 14 (3.62%) Data Analyst
11 13 (3.36%) Architect
12 12 (3.10%) SIEM Consultant
13 11 (2.84%) Database Consultant
13 11 (2.84%) IT Project Manager
13 11 (2.84%) Security Analyst
13 11 (2.84%) Senior Business Analyst
14 10 (2.58%) Test Analyst
15 9 (2.33%) Credit Analyst
15 9 (2.33%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.94%) SOAP
2 22 (5.68%) Spring
3 18 (4.65%) HTML
3 18 (4.65%) XML
4 14 (3.62%) CSS
5 11 (2.84%) Hibernate
5 11 (2.84%) JSON
6 10 (2.58%) Web Services
7 9 (2.33%) JMS
7 9 (2.33%) Middleware
7 9 (2.33%) REST
8 8 (2.07%) .NET
8 8 (2.07%) Protocol Buffers
9 7 (1.81%) HTML5
10 6 (1.55%) Node.js
11 4 (1.03%) Java EE
12 3 (0.78%) RESTful
13 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (0.52%) Entity Framework
13 2 (0.52%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.13%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.36%) Mainframe
4 11 (2.84%) Credit Risk
4 11 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.58%) User Experience
6 8 (2.07%) Wiki
7 6 (1.55%) iSeries
8 4 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.03%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.03%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.78%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.78%) Derivative
9 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.78%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (0.78%) PKI
9 3 (0.78%) Tandem
9 3 (0.78%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.52%) Clustering
10 2 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.79%) Unix
2 28 (7.24%) Linux
3 25 (6.46%) Windows
4 14 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.29%) zOS
6 4 (1.03%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.78%) Android
7 3 (0.78%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.26%) Debian
8 1 (0.26%) MVS
8 1 (0.26%) Solaris
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (17.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 63 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (11.37%) Migration
4 29 (7.49%) Business Analysis
4 29 (7.49%) Project Management
4 29 (7.49%) SIEM
5 25 (6.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (5.94%) Scrum
7 18 (4.65%) Analytics
7 18 (4.65%) ETL
8 16 (4.13%) Data Analysis
9 15 (3.88%) Data Management
10 14 (3.62%) Change Management
10 14 (3.62%) Microservices
11 13 (3.36%) Data Modelling
12 12 (3.10%) OO
12 12 (3.10%) Translating Business Requirements
13 11 (2.84%) OOA/OOD
13 11 (2.84%) Unit Testing
14 10 (2.58%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (14.47%) SQL
2 38 (9.82%) Java
3 17 (4.39%) JavaScript
4 14 (3.62%) Shell Script
5 12 (3.10%) VBA
6 10 (2.58%) Perl
6 10 (2.58%) Python
7 6 (1.55%) C#
8 5 (1.29%) Delphi
9 4 (1.03%) C
10 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.78%) JCL
10 3 (0.78%) R
10 3 (0.78%) VB
11 2 (0.52%) C++
11 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.52%) Scala
11 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.52%) XPath
12 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (1.55%) Degree
2 3 (0.78%) ISEB
2 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.52%) CISM
3 2 (0.52%) CISSP
4 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.26%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.26%) MCITP
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.58%) PMO
2 8 (2.07%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.07%) MiFID
3 6 (1.55%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (1.55%) EMIR
4 4 (1.03%) QA
5 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.52%) FATCA
5 2 (0.52%) IFRS
5 2 (0.52%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.26%) Basel II
6 1 (0.26%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) COREP
6 1 (0.26%) FINREP
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.03%) Docker
1 4 (1.03%) RACF
2 3 (0.78%) SRDF
2 3 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.52%) HDFS
3 2 (0.52%) NFS
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.52%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.58%) Puppet
2 9 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.07%) Ansible
4 4 (1.03%) vRealize
5 3 (0.78%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.52%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.52%) Oozie
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.52%) QRadar
6 2 (0.52%) SCCM
7 1 (0.26%) FlexNet
7 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.26%) SCOM
7 1 (0.26%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 26 (6.72%) Oracle
2 18 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.39%) IBM
4 16 (4.13%) Splunk
5 14 (3.62%) Teradata
6 13 (3.36%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.58%) Perforce
8 9 (2.33%) Cloudera
9 7 (1.81%) Intel Security
10 6 (1.55%) Cisco
10 6 (1.55%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.55%) Veritas
10 6 (1.55%) VMware
11 4 (1.03%) CyberArk
11 4 (1.03%) FireEye
11 4 (1.03%) HP
11 4 (1.03%) Informatica
11 4 (1.03%) Planview
11 4 (1.03%) TSYS
12 3 (0.78%) Blue Coat
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