Period
to 27 July 2017

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 6 months to 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Banking 619 1084 1457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.63% 19.73% 23.42%
As % of the General category 34.35% 43.03% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 544 743
Scotland median daily rate £400 £405 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £280
90th Percentile £500 £550 £500
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Scotland median hourly rate £13.75 £22.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% -53.44% -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £18.70 £15.98
% change year-on-year -19.79% +17.06% -8.71%

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 1802 2519 3199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.60% 45.85% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 968 1360 1614
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £263
90th Percentile £547 £525 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 64
Scotland median hourly rate £31.85 £15.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.85% -49.17% +140.00%
10th Percentile £13.75 £9.56 £9.65
90th Percentile £46.00 £45.85 £44.63
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.83
% change year-on-year - +9.51% +1.47%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 505 £400 -5.88% 21
Glasgow -12 100 £365 +4.33% 10
Aberdeen - 9 £263 -
West Dunbartonshire -3 2 £363 -13.69%
Stirling -8 2 £475 +35.71%
Highlands -2 1 £138 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £138 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £138 -
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 258 (41.68%) Finance
2 153 (24.72%) Retail
3 139 (22.46%) Retail Banking
4 103 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (15.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 80 (12.92%) Migration
7 67 (10.82%) SQL
8 66 (10.66%) User Acceptance Testing
9 51 (8.24%) Java
9 51 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
10 47 (7.59%) Business Analysis
11 44 (7.11%) Scrum
12 41 (6.62%) Linux
13 37 (5.98%) SAS
14 35 (5.65%) Unix
15 34 (5.49%) Oracle
16 32 (5.17%) Windows
16 32 (5.17%) Test Scripting
17 30 (4.85%) JavaScript
17 30 (4.85%) Project Management
17 30 (4.85%) Splunk
17 30 (4.85%) Analytics
18 29 (4.68%) HTML
18 29 (4.68%) Microsoft Excel
18 29 (4.68%) Investment Banking
19 27 (4.36%) Spring
19 27 (4.36%) SOAP
20 24 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
20 24 (3.88%) Microsoft
21 23 (3.72%) CSS

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 37 (5.98%) SAS
2 15 (2.42%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.45%) WebSphere Portal
4 8 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.13%) Confluence
5 7 (1.13%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.97%) FileNet
7 5 (0.81%) IIS
7 5 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.48%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.48%) CMS
8 3 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.32%) Apache
9 2 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.32%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.32%) CICS
9 2 (0.32%) JBoss
9 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.16%) Mule
10 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (4.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (0.48%) Pega PRPC
3 2 (0.32%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.32%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.16%) HFM
4 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.16%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.48%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (0.48%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.32%) Office 365
5 1 (0.16%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.16%) GitHub
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.10%) Firewall
2 9 (1.45%) Internet
3 7 (1.13%) SSL
4 5 (0.81%) HTTP
5 4 (0.65%) DNS
5 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.48%) ATM
6 3 (0.48%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.48%) Intranet
6 3 (0.48%) LDAP
6 3 (0.48%) SNMP
6 3 (0.48%) SSH
7 2 (0.32%) DMZ
7 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.32%) LAN
7 2 (0.32%) SAN
7 2 (0.32%) SNA
7 2 (0.32%) VLAN
7 2 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (3.07%) SQL Server
3 17 (2.75%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.58%) Big Data
5 15 (2.42%) Hadoop
6 14 (2.26%) DB2
7 8 (1.29%) Data Mining
7 8 (1.29%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.81%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.65%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.65%) Data Lake
10 4 (0.65%) HBase
10 4 (0.65%) OLAP
10 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.65%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.48%) MySQL
11 3 (0.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 17 (2.75%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.94%) Maven
4 10 (1.62%) Hudson
4 10 (1.62%) JUnit
5 9 (1.45%) Ant
5 9 (1.45%) Gradle
6 7 (1.13%) Selenium
7 6 (0.97%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.97%) Mockito
8 5 (0.81%) Axure RP
8 5 (0.81%) JIRA
9 4 (0.65%) Appium
9 4 (0.65%) jMock
10 3 (0.48%) IBM UrbanCode
10 3 (0.48%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.32%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 258 (41.68%) Finance
2 153 (24.72%) Retail
3 139 (22.46%) Retail Banking
4 29 (4.68%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.42%) Legal
6 14 (2.26%) Law
7 5 (0.81%) Back Office
7 5 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.81%) Front Office
7 5 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.65%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.48%) Marketing
9 3 (0.48%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.32%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Advertising
11 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.16%) French Language
11 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 228 (36.83%) Analyst
2 86 (13.89%) Business Analyst
3 74 (11.95%) Developer
4 66 (10.66%) Project Manager
5 50 (8.08%) Test Analyst
6 33 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
7 30 (4.85%) Consultant
8 29 (4.68%) Banking Analyst
8 29 (4.68%) Java Developer
9 26 (4.20%) Architect
10 22 (3.55%) Data Analyst
11 18 (2.91%) Senior Business Analyst
12 17 (2.75%) Test Manager
13 16 (2.58%) IT Manager
13 16 (2.58%) Security Consultant
14 14 (2.26%) Senior Developer
15 13 (2.10%) Banking Business Analyst
16 11 (1.78%) Credit Analyst
16 11 (1.78%) Solutions Architect
17 10 (1.62%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.68%) HTML
2 27 (4.36%) SOAP
2 27 (4.36%) Spring
3 23 (3.72%) CSS
4 18 (2.91%) XML
5 15 (2.42%) .NET
5 15 (2.42%) Web Services
6 13 (2.10%) Hibernate
7 12 (1.94%) JSON
8 11 (1.78%) jQuery
9 10 (1.62%) ASP.NET
10 9 (1.45%) JMS
10 9 (1.45%) Protocol Buffers
10 9 (1.45%) REST
11 8 (1.29%) J2EE
12 7 (1.13%) HTML5
12 7 (1.13%) Node.js
13 5 (0.81%) Ajax
13 5 (0.81%) AngularJS
13 5 (0.81%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (2.91%) Credit Risk
3 16 (2.58%) User Experience
4 14 (2.26%) Mainframe
5 11 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.45%) Wiki
7 8 (1.29%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.13%) PKI
9 6 (0.97%) Market Risk
9 6 (0.97%) Online Banking
10 5 (0.81%) Clustering
10 5 (0.81%) DataPower
10 5 (0.81%) Fixed Income
10 5 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.65%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (0.65%) OTC Derivatives
11 4 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (6.62%) Linux
2 35 (5.65%) Unix
3 32 (5.17%) Windows
4 15 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.48%) Android
5 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.48%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.32%) Solaris
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.32%) zOS
7 1 (0.16%) Debian
7 1 (0.16%) MVS
7 1 (0.16%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (15.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 80 (12.92%) Migration
4 66 (10.66%) User Acceptance Testing
5 47 (7.59%) Business Analysis
6 44 (7.11%) Scrum
7 32 (5.17%) Test Scripting
8 30 (4.85%) Analytics
8 30 (4.85%) Project Management
9 23 (3.72%) Data Analysis
10 22 (3.55%) Defect Management
11 21 (3.39%) SIEM
12 20 (3.23%) ETL
12 20 (3.23%) Risk Management
13 19 (3.07%) Change Management
14 18 (2.91%) DevOps
14 18 (2.91%) Scenario Testing
15 17 (2.75%) Asset Management
16 16 (2.58%) SDLC
16 16 (2.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 67 (10.82%) SQL
2 51 (8.24%) Java
3 30 (4.85%) JavaScript
4 17 (2.75%) VBA
5 15 (2.42%) Perl
6 13 (2.10%) Python
6 13 (2.10%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.13%) VB
8 6 (0.97%) C#
9 5 (0.81%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.81%) Delphi
9 5 (0.81%) Scala
10 4 (0.65%) C++
10 4 (0.65%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.65%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.48%) R
11 3 (0.48%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.32%) Ruby
12 2 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (2.10%) ISEB
2 12 (1.94%) ISTQB
3 10 (1.62%) Degree
4 8 (1.29%) CISSP
5 6 (0.97%) CRISC
6 5 (0.81%) CISA
6 5 (0.81%) CISM
7 3 (0.48%) CIMA
7 3 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.32%) CCNA
9 1 (0.16%) ACCA
9 1 (0.16%) CCIE
9 1 (0.16%) CCNP
9 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.16%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.16%) MCITP
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.16%) PMP
9 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.75%) Data Quality
2 14 (2.26%) EMIR
2 14 (2.26%) MiFID
3 12 (1.94%) Dodd-Frank
3 12 (1.94%) QA
4 8 (1.29%) PMO
5 6 (0.97%) FATCA
6 5 (0.81%) GDPR
6 5 (0.81%) SLA
7 4 (0.65%) IFRS
8 3 (0.48%) COBIT
8 3 (0.48%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.16%) COREP
9 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.16%) FINREP
9 1 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.48%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.32%) HDFS
2 2 (0.32%) NFS
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.32%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.16%) Docker
3 1 (0.16%) RACF
3 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (1.62%) Ansible
1 10 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (1.62%) Puppet
2 8 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.65%) SCCM
4 3 (0.48%) CA Service Virtualization
4 3 (0.48%) QRadar
4 3 (0.48%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.32%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.32%) Oozie
5 2 (0.32%) SCOM
5 2 (0.32%) vRealize
6 1 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.16%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (5.49%) Oracle
2 30 (4.85%) Splunk
3 24 (3.88%) Microsoft
4 22 (3.55%) IBM
5 20 (3.23%) Teradata
6 10 (1.62%) Cloudera
6 10 (1.62%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.45%) Perforce
8 8 (1.29%) CA
9 7 (1.13%) Sybase
10 6 (0.97%) Cisco
10 6 (0.97%) Informatica
11 5 (0.81%) Pega
11 5 (0.81%) TSYS
12 4 (0.65%) Blue Coat
12 4 (0.65%) CyberArk
12 4 (0.65%) F5
12 4 (0.65%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.65%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.48%) Planview
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