Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 7 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 680 432 1,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.15% 12.05% 19.40%
As % of the General category 33.15% 29.37% 42.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 205 523
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £325 £272 £280
90th Percentile £550 £500 £583
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £480
% change year-on-year +2.44% +6.77% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 - £16.50
10th Percentile £10.69 - £11.65
90th Percentile £17.47 - £20.95
UK median hourly rate £16.98 £17.00 £15.53
% change year-on-year -0.15% +9.48% +15.36%

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,051 1,471 2,511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.66% 41.03% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,103 815 1,290
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.25% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £302 £256 £260
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 19
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £32.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.78% -5.88% +16.56%
10th Percentile £10.25 £12.66 £10.27
90th Percentile £46.50 £51.18 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £26.11 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.43% -9.09% +22.22%

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018. 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 +1 584 £425 - 55
Glasgow -13 87 £410 +13.06% 33
Aberdeen - 4 £120 -
West Lothian - 3 £288 -
West Dunbartonshire +1 1 £363 -3.33%
North Lanarkshire -4 1 £685 +398.18%
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Banking.

1 355 (52.21%) Finance
2 196 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 109 (16.03%) Retail Banking
5 79 (11.62%) SQL
6 70 (10.29%) Migration
7 62 (9.12%) Java
8 59 (8.68%) JavaScript
9 56 (8.24%) Business Analysis
9 56 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
10 53 (7.79%) Oracle
11 51 (7.50%) Scrum
11 51 (7.50%) Data Analysis
11 51 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
12 46 (6.76%) JIRA
13 43 (6.32%) HTML
13 43 (6.32%) DevOps
14 42 (6.18%) Project Management
15 41 (6.03%) Change Management
16 38 (5.59%) CSS
16 38 (5.59%) Data Migration
17 37 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
17 37 (5.44%) Microsoft
18 36 (5.29%) Unix
19 34 (5.00%) Investment Banking
19 34 (5.00%) Hadoop
19 34 (5.00%) HTML5
20 33 (4.85%) Web Services
21 31 (4.56%) ETL
21 31 (4.56%) Waterfall

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 26 (3.82%) Confluence
2 14 (2.06%) PowerExchange
3 13 (1.91%) SAS
4 10 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.47%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (0.74%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.59%) IIS
7 4 (0.59%) nginx
8 3 (0.44%) Apache
8 3 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.29%) CICS
9 2 (0.29%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.15%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.15%) JBoss
10 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.29%) InVision
7 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) HFM
2 4 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.44%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.29%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.15%) Actimize
5 1 (0.15%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.15%) Misys Equation
5 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.47%) PaaS
4 7 (1.03%) npm
5 6 (0.88%) Office 365
6 5 (0.74%) IaaS
7 4 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.59%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.29%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.15%) GitHub
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.76%) Firewall
2 7 (1.03%) DNS
3 5 (0.74%) SAN
4 3 (0.44%) DHCP
4 3 (0.44%) Internet
4 3 (0.44%) iSCSI
4 3 (0.44%) LAN
4 3 (0.44%) Network Security
5 2 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.29%) HTTP
5 2 (0.29%) MPLS
5 2 (0.29%) Skype
5 2 (0.29%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.29%) WAN
6 1 (0.15%) ATM
6 1 (0.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.15%) NAS
6 1 (0.15%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 25 (3.68%) Oracle Database
3 23 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (3.09%) SQL Server
5 18 (2.65%) Data Lake
6 17 (2.50%) PowerCenter
7 15 (2.21%) DB2
8 11 (1.62%) Big Data
9 10 (1.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.47%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.47%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.32%) Power BI
11 8 (1.18%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.74%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.74%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.59%) Essbase
13 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (6.76%) JIRA
2 17 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 16 (2.35%) TeamCity
4 15 (2.21%) ERwin
5 10 (1.47%) Artifactory
6 8 (1.18%) Bitbucket
6 8 (1.18%) Maven
7 7 (1.03%) IBM UrbanCode
8 6 (0.88%) Ant
8 6 (0.88%) JUnit
8 6 (0.88%) Subversion
9 5 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.74%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.74%) Gradle
9 5 (0.74%) gulp
9 5 (0.74%) Selenium
10 4 (0.59%) CircleCI
10 4 (0.59%) Mockito
10 4 (0.59%) Travis CI
General
1 355 (52.21%) Finance
2 109 (16.03%) Retail Banking
3 34 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 11 (1.62%) Financial Institution
5 9 (1.32%) Legal
6 8 (1.18%) Retail
7 4 (0.59%) Marketing
8 3 (0.44%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.29%) Back Office
9 2 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.29%) Front Office
10 1 (0.15%) Billing
10 1 (0.15%) French Language
10 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.15%) German Language
10 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 193 (28.38%) Analyst
2 122 (17.94%) Business Analyst
3 111 (16.32%) Developer
4 86 (12.65%) Project Manager
5 48 (7.06%) Architect
6 34 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
7 27 (3.97%) Designer
8 25 (3.68%) Banking Business Analyst
9 20 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (2.79%) Banking Project Manager
10 19 (2.79%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (2.50%) Informatica Developer
11 17 (2.50%) Scrum Master
12 16 (2.35%) Java Developer
12 16 (2.35%) Lead Business Analyst
12 16 (2.35%) Solutions Designer
13 15 (2.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 15 (2.21%) IT Manager
14 13 (1.91%) Agile Business Analyst
14 13 (1.91%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (6.32%) HTML
2 38 (5.59%) CSS
3 34 (5.00%) HTML5
4 33 (4.85%) Web Services
5 26 (3.82%) React
6 25 (3.68%) CSS3
7 23 (3.38%) Node.js
8 20 (2.94%) jQuery
9 19 (2.79%) AngularJS
9 19 (2.79%) RESTful
9 19 (2.79%) Spring
10 17 (2.50%) .NET
11 16 (2.35%) REST
11 16 (2.35%) XML
12 14 (2.06%) SOAP
13 11 (1.62%) ASP.NET
13 11 (1.62%) JSON
13 11 (1.62%) LESS
14 9 (1.32%) J2EE
14 9 (1.32%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.82%) Mainframe
2 26 (3.82%) User Experience
3 15 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (1.76%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.32%) iPad
6 7 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.03%) Replication
6 7 (1.03%) Virtual Team
7 5 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (0.74%) Online Banking
8 4 (0.59%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.59%) EMV
8 4 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (0.59%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.44%) Clustering
9 3 (0.44%) DataPower
9 3 (0.44%) Fintech
9 3 (0.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 36 (5.29%) Unix
2 27 (3.97%) Windows
3 19 (2.79%) Linux
4 9 (1.32%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.03%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.88%) zOS
7 4 (0.59%) Android
8 3 (0.44%) AIX
9 2 (0.29%) NetWare
9 2 (0.29%) Solaris
9 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 70 (10.29%) Migration
4 56 (8.24%) Business Analysis
5 51 (7.50%) Data Analysis
5 51 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (7.50%) Scrum
6 43 (6.32%) DevOps
7 42 (6.18%) Project Management
8 41 (6.03%) Change Management
9 38 (5.59%) Data Migration
10 37 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 31 (4.56%) ETL
11 31 (4.56%) Waterfall
12 27 (3.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (3.97%) Data Modelling
13 24 (3.53%) Microservices
13 24 (3.53%) TDD
13 24 (3.53%) User Stories
14 22 (3.24%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 79 (11.62%) SQL
2 62 (9.12%) Java
3 59 (8.68%) JavaScript
4 17 (2.50%) C#
4 17 (2.50%) Python
5 12 (1.76%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.18%) Groovy
8 7 (1.03%) C++
9 6 (0.88%) Ruby
10 5 (0.74%) REXX
10 5 (0.74%) VB
10 5 (0.74%) VBScript
11 4 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.59%) ES6
11 4 (0.59%) R
11 4 (0.59%) Scala
11 4 (0.59%) VBA
12 3 (0.44%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (2.50%) Degree
2 11 (1.62%) CISSP
3 5 (0.74%) CISA
4 4 (0.59%) CEH
4 4 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.59%) CISM
5 3 (0.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (0.44%) PMP
6 2 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.29%) PhD
6 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.15%) ACCA
7 1 (0.15%) CCNP
7 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 20 (2.94%) QA
2 18 (2.65%) PMO
3 9 (1.32%) PSD2
4 6 (0.88%) GDPR
5 5 (0.74%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (0.74%) MiFID
6 4 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.59%) EMIR
6 4 (0.59%) FINREP
6 4 (0.59%) IFRS
7 2 (0.29%) FATCA
8 1 (0.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.15%) SEPA
8 1 (0.15%) SLA
8 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.32%) Docker
3 8 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.88%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.59%) RACF
6 4 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.59%) vSphere
7 3 (0.44%) NFS
7 3 (0.44%) XenApp
8 2 (0.29%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 2 (0.29%) HDFS
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.15%) ACF2
9 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.15%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 22 (3.24%) Ansible
2 18 (2.65%) Puppet
3 11 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.88%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.88%) SCCM
5 5 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.44%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.44%) OMEGAMON
6 3 (0.44%) Salt
6 3 (0.44%) vRealize
7 2 (0.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.29%) Packer
7 2 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.15%) Oozie
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.15%) TADDM
8 1 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (7.79%) Oracle
2 37 (5.44%) Microsoft
3 29 (4.26%) Teradata
4 26 (3.82%) IBM
5 23 (3.38%) Informatica
6 16 (2.35%) CA
7 11 (1.62%) ServiceNow
8 9 (1.32%) Citrix
8 9 (1.32%) VMware
9 7 (1.03%) Cisco
9 7 (1.03%) Splunk
10 6 (0.88%) Planview
10 6 (0.88%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.74%) EMC
11 5 (0.74%) Hyperion
12 4 (0.59%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.59%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.59%) Remedy
12 4 (0.59%) Veritas
13 3 (0.44%) F5