Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 743 788 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.87% 16.37% 15.01%
As % of the General category 34.33% 37.52% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 337 338
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +8.55%
10th Percentile £315 £250 £300
90th Percentile £545 £524 £513
UK median daily rate £538 £510 £480
% change year-on-year +5.39% +6.25% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Scotland median hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% - -
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +24.67% -31.82% +22.22%

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 2,164 2,100 1,971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.40% 43.62% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,017 1,073 1,099
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £258 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 44 22
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £28.80 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.19% +8.68% -11.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.40 £9.66
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.38 £40.50
UK median hourly rate £23.34 £26.44 £23.75
% change year-on-year -11.72% +11.33% -1.04%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 0 631 £450 +12.50% 55
Glasgow -9 104 £400 -5.88% 15
West Lothian - 3 £288 -
Aberdeen +3 2 - -
West Dunbartonshire 0 2 £381 +1.67%
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 304 (40.92%) Finance
2 273 (36.74%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (17.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 112 (15.07%) Java
5 88 (11.84%) SQL
6 68 (9.15%) JavaScript
7 64 (8.61%) Investment Banking
8 62 (8.34%) Retail Banking
8 62 (8.34%) Scrum
9 61 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
10 60 (8.08%) JIRA
11 59 (7.94%) DevOps
12 57 (7.67%) Project Management
13 56 (7.54%) Migration
14 54 (7.27%) Microsoft
14 54 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
15 50 (6.73%) HTML
16 48 (6.46%) Oracle
16 48 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
17 47 (6.33%) Unix
18 44 (5.92%) Linux
18 44 (5.92%) Spring
19 43 (5.79%) Windows
20 41 (5.52%) TDD
21 40 (5.38%) CSS
21 40 (5.38%) Git (software)
22 39 (5.25%) Confluence
22 39 (5.25%) React
23 38 (5.11%) Microservices
23 38 (5.11%) Business Analysis

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 39 (5.25%) Confluence
2 25 (3.36%) SAS
3 16 (2.15%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (1.21%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.08%) IIS
7 7 (0.94%) Apache
8 6 (0.81%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.67%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (0.54%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.54%) CICS
10 4 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.54%) JBoss
10 4 (0.54%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.40%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.40%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.27%) nginx
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 22 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
1 22 (2.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.67%) InVision
3 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.27%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) EViews
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.27%) Actimize
2 2 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.27%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 48 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (4.04%) PaaS
3 29 (3.90%) IaaS
4 27 (3.63%) SaaS
5 15 (2.02%) Office 365
6 8 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.94%) npm
8 5 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 5 (0.67%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.67%) Serverless
9 4 (0.54%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.54%) Datadog
9 4 (0.54%) Yarn
10 3 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.02%) Firewall
2 10 (1.35%) Network Security
3 7 (0.94%) Unified Communications
4 5 (0.67%) HTTP
5 4 (0.54%) Internet
5 4 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.54%) SMTP
6 3 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.40%) SAN
6 3 (0.40%) Skype
6 3 (0.40%) SNA
6 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.27%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.27%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (0.27%) DHCP
7 2 (0.27%) DNS
7 2 (0.27%) LAN
7 2 (0.27%) NFC
7 2 (0.27%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.27%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.69%) Oracle Database
3 19 (2.56%) MySQL
4 17 (2.29%) MongoDB
5 15 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.75%) Big Data
6 13 (1.75%) DB2
6 13 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.62%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (1.35%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (0.94%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.94%) SQLite
12 6 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.81%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.81%) MS Access
13 5 (0.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 60 (8.08%) JIRA
2 40 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 31 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 28 (3.77%) TeamCity
5 23 (3.10%) Maven
6 20 (2.69%) JUnit
7 19 (2.56%) Bitbucket
8 18 (2.42%) Artifactory
9 13 (1.75%) Ant
10 11 (1.48%) Cucumber
10 11 (1.48%) Eclipse
10 11 (1.48%) Hudson
10 11 (1.48%) Selenium
11 9 (1.21%) SoapUI
11 9 (1.21%) Subversion
12 8 (1.08%) FishEye
12 8 (1.08%) IBM UrbanCode
12 8 (1.08%) JMeter
12 8 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 304 (40.92%) Finance
2 64 (8.61%) Investment Banking
3 62 (8.34%) Retail Banking
4 9 (1.21%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.08%) Marketing
6 7 (0.94%) Front Office
7 6 (0.81%) Advertising
8 5 (0.67%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.40%) Legal
9 3 (0.40%) Retail
10 2 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.13%) International Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Law
11 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 157 (21.13%) Developer
2 147 (19.78%) Analyst
3 90 (12.11%) Project Manager
4 66 (8.88%) Business Analyst
5 55 (7.40%) Java Developer
6 54 (7.27%) Architect
7 26 (3.50%) Security Engineer
8 24 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 22 (2.96%) Consultant
9 22 (2.96%) Designer
10 21 (2.83%) Full Stack Developer
11 19 (2.56%) React Developer
12 18 (2.42%) Scrum Master
13 17 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (2.15%) Cloud Engineer
14 16 (2.15%) Data Analyst
14 16 (2.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 14 (1.88%) Agile Business Analyst
15 14 (1.88%) Technical Analyst
16 13 (1.75%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (6.73%) HTML
2 44 (5.92%) Spring
3 40 (5.38%) CSS
4 39 (5.25%) React
5 36 (4.85%) HTML5
5 36 (4.85%) J2EE
6 33 (4.44%) REST
6 33 (4.44%) Web Services
7 26 (3.50%) .NET
7 26 (3.50%) CSS3
7 26 (3.50%) Hibernate
8 24 (3.23%) Node.js
9 23 (3.10%) AngularJS
9 23 (3.10%) XML
10 22 (2.96%) SOAP
11 19 (2.56%) JSON
12 18 (2.42%) jQuery
13 17 (2.29%) RESTful
14 13 (1.75%) ASP.NET
15 12 (1.62%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.10%) User Experience
3 20 (2.69%) Data Centre
4 18 (2.42%) Virtual Team
5 14 (1.88%) Mainframe
6 13 (1.75%) PKI
7 12 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (1.48%) Fintech
9 9 (1.21%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.08%) Replication
11 7 (0.94%) Credit Risk
11 7 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.81%) Cyberattack
12 6 (0.81%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.81%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.67%) Clustering
13 5 (0.67%) DataPower
13 5 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.54%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 47 (6.33%) Unix
2 44 (5.92%) Linux
3 43 (5.79%) Windows
4 14 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (1.62%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.48%) Android
6 11 (1.48%) Solaris
7 10 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.94%) zOS
9 6 (0.81%) AIX
10 5 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.54%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.13%) HPUX
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (36.74%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (17.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (8.34%) Scrum
4 59 (7.94%) DevOps
5 57 (7.67%) Project Management
6 56 (7.54%) Migration
7 54 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
8 41 (5.52%) TDD
9 38 (5.11%) Business Analysis
9 38 (5.11%) Microservices
10 36 (4.85%) Test Automation
11 35 (4.71%) Waterfall
12 31 (4.17%) Coaching
13 29 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (3.63%) Change Management
14 27 (3.63%) Continuous Improvement
15 26 (3.50%) ETL
16 24 (3.23%) Analytics
16 24 (3.23%) Kanban
17 23 (3.10%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 112 (15.07%) Java
2 88 (11.84%) SQL
3 68 (9.15%) JavaScript
4 28 (3.77%) Python
5 23 (3.10%) C#
6 16 (2.15%) PowerShell
7 15 (2.02%) Java 8
8 11 (1.48%) VBA
9 9 (1.21%) Groovy
10 8 (1.08%) PHP
10 8 (1.08%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.08%) VB
11 6 (0.81%) ES6
11 6 (0.81%) Ruby
12 5 (0.67%) C
12 5 (0.67%) Perl
12 5 (0.67%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.67%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.54%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (2.96%) Degree
2 20 (2.69%) CISSP
3 5 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (0.67%) PMP
4 4 (0.54%) CCNP
4 4 (0.54%) CEH
4 4 (0.54%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.40%) CISM
5 3 (0.40%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.27%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.27%) CISA
6 2 (0.27%) SAS Certification
6 2 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.13%) CCNA
7 1 (0.13%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.13%) ISEB
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.13%) PhD
7 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.02%) Data Quality
1 15 (2.02%) QA
2 10 (1.35%) PMO
3 7 (0.94%) GDPR
4 6 (0.81%) IFRS
5 5 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.54%) IFRS 9
6 4 (0.54%) PSD2
7 2 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) COREP
8 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.13%) FINREP
8 1 (0.13%) FRS 29
System Software
1 16 (2.15%) Docker
2 13 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.67%) RACF
4 5 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.40%) XenApp
5 3 (0.40%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.27%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.13%) iptables
7 1 (0.13%) NFS
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 32 (4.31%) Ansible
2 30 (4.04%) Puppet
3 14 (1.88%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.94%) SCCM
6 5 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.54%) Nagios
7 4 (0.54%) Packer
7 4 (0.54%) Terraform
8 3 (0.40%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.40%) OMEGAMON
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.27%) CASB
9 2 (0.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.27%) logstash
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (0.27%) Salt
9 2 (0.27%) zSecure
Vendors
1 54 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.46%) Oracle
3 27 (3.63%) IBM
4 18 (2.42%) Red Hat
5 14 (1.88%) Informatica
5 14 (1.88%) ServiceNow
6 13 (1.75%) Atlassian
6 13 (1.75%) Planview
7 12 (1.62%) CA
7 12 (1.62%) Cisco
7 12 (1.62%) Splunk
7 12 (1.62%) VMware
8 10 (1.35%) Citrix
9 9 (1.21%) Symantec
10 8 (1.08%) Tableau
11 5 (0.67%) Adobe
11 5 (0.67%) Avaya
11 5 (0.67%) F5
11 5 (0.67%) Google
11 5 (0.67%) Talend