Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 9 3
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 797 485 1286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.98% 11.84% 21.44%
As % of the General category 37.00% 32.88% 42.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 212 603
Scotland median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £275
90th Percentile £512 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £520 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Scotland median hourly rate £13.75 - £16.50
10th Percentile £12.35 - £11.55
90th Percentile £16.33 - £19.45
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -50.00% +44.58% +15.28%

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 2154 1475 3012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 43.18% 36.00% 50.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 802 1444
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £260
90th Percentile £538 £532 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 58
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.59% +46.51%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.86 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.50 £48.50 £46.94
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £24.41 £25.52
% change year-on-year +8.56% -4.34% +15.99%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +1 696 £400 -6.16% 36
Glasgow -12 82 £413 +3.19% 6
Aberdeen - 7 £269 -
West Dunbartonshire +2 5 £338 -6.90%
West Lothian +2 3 £301 -14.14%
Stirling -6 2 £363 -
Dundee - 1 £115 -
Highlands - 1 £115 -
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 348 (43.66%) Finance
2 193 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 153 (19.20%) Retail Banking
5 108 (13.55%) Migration
6 80 (10.04%) SQL
7 73 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
8 68 (8.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 56 (7.03%) Business Analysis
10 55 (6.90%) Java
11 50 (6.27%) Scrum
12 45 (5.65%) Linux
13 44 (5.52%) Test Scripting
14 43 (5.40%) Oracle
15 40 (5.02%) Project Management
16 39 (4.89%) Windows
17 37 (4.64%) DevOps
18 36 (4.52%) Investment Banking
19 35 (4.39%) SAS
20 34 (4.27%) JavaScript
20 34 (4.27%) Data Analysis
21 33 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
21 33 (4.14%) Microsoft
22 31 (3.89%) IBM
23 30 (3.76%) Change Management
24 28 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
24 28 (3.51%) Unix
25 27 (3.39%) Credit Risk
25 27 (3.39%) User Stories
26 26 (3.26%) JIRA

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 35 (4.39%) SAS
2 17 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.25%) Confluence
3 10 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.13%) Apache
4 9 (1.13%) IIS
4 9 (1.13%) JBoss
5 8 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (0.88%) CICS
7 6 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.75%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.50%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.50%) FileNet
9 3 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.25%) CMS
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.13%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.13%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 28 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.63%) SAP HR
2 4 (0.50%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.25%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.13%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.13%) Misys Equation
5 1 (0.13%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.13%) PaaS
4 6 (0.75%) IaaS
5 5 (0.63%) Office 365
6 3 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.38%) BlazeMeter
6 3 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
6 3 (0.38%) SaaS
6 3 (0.38%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.25%) Boomi
7 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.25%) GitHub
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.13%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.51%) Firewall
2 13 (1.63%) Internet
3 10 (1.25%) BIG-IP
3 10 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.13%) SSL
5 8 (1.00%) DNS
5 8 (1.00%) LDAP
6 7 (0.88%) ATM
6 7 (0.88%) NetScaler
7 5 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (0.63%) HTTP
8 4 (0.50%) Intranet
8 4 (0.50%) LAN
8 4 (0.50%) SNMP
8 4 (0.50%) SSH
8 4 (0.50%) WAN
9 2 (0.25%) DMZ
9 2 (0.25%) SMS
9 2 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (3.14%) SQL Server
3 20 (2.51%) Hadoop
4 15 (1.88%) DB2
5 11 (1.38%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.25%) Big Data
6 10 (1.25%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (1.13%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 6 (0.75%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.63%) Power BI
10 5 (0.63%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 4 (0.50%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.50%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.38%) PowerCenter
12 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (3.26%) JIRA
2 17 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.38%) Maven
4 10 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.25%) JUnit
5 8 (1.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (0.75%) Selenium
7 5 (0.63%) Mockito
7 5 (0.63%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.50%) Appium
8 4 (0.50%) Artifactory
8 4 (0.50%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.50%) ERwin
8 4 (0.50%) IBM UrbanCode
8 4 (0.50%) Subversion
9 3 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.25%) GitLab
10 2 (0.25%) Gradle
General
1 348 (43.66%) Finance
2 153 (19.20%) Retail Banking
3 36 (4.52%) Investment Banking
4 14 (1.76%) Legal
5 11 (1.38%) Corporate Banking
6 9 (1.13%) Law
7 7 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 7 (0.88%) Front Office
8 5 (0.63%) Retail
8 5 (0.63%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.38%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.25%) French Language
10 2 (0.25%) German Language
10 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.13%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 287 (36.01%) Analyst
2 125 (15.68%) Business Analyst
3 88 (11.04%) Project Manager
4 68 (8.53%) Developer
5 57 (7.15%) Test Analyst
6 40 (5.02%) Architect
7 37 (4.64%) Banking Analyst
8 31 (3.89%) Consultant
8 31 (3.89%) Designer
9 27 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
10 26 (3.26%) Technical Analyst
11 24 (3.01%) IT Manager
12 20 (2.51%) Data Analyst
13 18 (2.26%) Test Manager
14 17 (2.13%) Financial Analyst
15 15 (1.88%) Technical Specialist
16 14 (1.76%) Java Developer
16 14 (1.76%) Programme Manager
17 13 (1.63%) Banking Business Analyst
17 13 (1.63%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.14%) HTML
2 24 (3.01%) Web Services
3 19 (2.38%) SOAP
3 19 (2.38%) Spring
4 17 (2.13%) .NET
4 17 (2.13%) RESTful
5 16 (2.01%) CSS
5 16 (2.01%) jQuery
5 16 (2.01%) XML
6 14 (1.76%) HTML5
7 12 (1.51%) Hibernate
7 12 (1.51%) JSON
8 11 (1.38%) Node.js
9 10 (1.25%) React
9 10 (1.25%) REST
10 9 (1.13%) Ajax
10 9 (1.13%) AngularJS
10 9 (1.13%) Java EE
10 9 (1.13%) XSLT
11 7 (0.88%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 73 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.39%) Credit Risk
3 25 (3.14%) Mainframe
4 16 (2.01%) User Experience
5 13 (1.63%) Data Structures
6 12 (1.51%) PKI
7 10 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (1.25%) DataPower
8 9 (1.13%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.00%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
10 6 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (0.75%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.63%) Clustering
11 5 (0.63%) Derivative
11 5 (0.63%) EPoS
11 5 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.63%) Wiki
12 4 (0.50%) Equities
13 3 (0.38%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 45 (5.65%) Linux
2 39 (4.89%) Windows
3 28 (3.51%) Unix
4 23 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.50%) Solaris
9 3 (0.38%) AIX
9 3 (0.38%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.25%) Android
10 2 (0.25%) zOS
11 1 (0.13%) NetWare
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 108 (13.55%) Migration
4 68 (8.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 56 (7.03%) Business Analysis
6 50 (6.27%) Scrum
7 44 (5.52%) Test Scripting
8 40 (5.02%) Project Management
9 37 (4.64%) DevOps
10 34 (4.27%) Data Analysis
11 30 (3.76%) Change Management
12 27 (3.39%) User Stories
13 24 (3.01%) Risk Management
14 23 (2.89%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (2.89%) ITIL
15 22 (2.76%) ETL
15 22 (2.76%) Scenario Testing
16 21 (2.63%) Data Migration
16 21 (2.63%) Test Automation
17 20 (2.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 80 (10.04%) SQL
2 55 (6.90%) Java
3 34 (4.27%) JavaScript
4 12 (1.51%) VBA
5 11 (1.38%) Perl
6 10 (1.25%) PowerShell
6 10 (1.25%) Python
7 9 (1.13%) C#
8 8 (1.00%) VB
9 6 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.63%) COBOL
10 5 (0.63%) JCL
11 4 (0.50%) C++
11 4 (0.50%) Ruby
11 4 (0.50%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.50%) VBScript
12 3 (0.38%) Scala
13 2 (0.25%) Groovy
13 2 (0.25%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (1.63%) Degree
2 11 (1.38%) ISEB
2 11 (1.38%) ISTQB
3 5 (0.63%) CISM
3 5 (0.63%) CISSP
4 4 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.25%) CIMA
6 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.13%) ACCA
7 1 (0.13%) CCIE
7 1 (0.13%) CCNP
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.13%) CRISC
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.51%) QA
2 18 (2.26%) PMO
3 12 (1.51%) GDPR
4 11 (1.38%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.13%) FATCA
6 8 (1.00%) MiFID
7 6 (0.75%) SLA
8 5 (0.63%) COBIT
8 5 (0.63%) EMIR
8 5 (0.63%) PSD2
8 5 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.50%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.13%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.13%) Basel II
12 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.13%) Dublin Core
12 1 (0.13%) FINREP
System Software
1 18 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.50%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.25%) Docker
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.25%) vSphere
3 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (1.88%) Ansible
2 10 (1.25%) Puppet
3 6 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.75%) SCCM
4 5 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.50%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.38%) CA Service Virtualization
6 3 (0.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 3 (0.38%) Salt
6 3 (0.38%) SCOM
7 2 (0.25%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Flashback
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.25%) WMI
8 1 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.13%) Foglight
8 1 (0.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 43 (5.40%) Oracle
2 33 (4.14%) Microsoft
3 31 (3.89%) IBM
4 21 (2.63%) Splunk
5 20 (2.51%) Teradata
6 17 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.63%) Citrix
8 11 (1.38%) F5
8 11 (1.38%) SAP
9 9 (1.13%) Cisco
9 9 (1.13%) HP
10 8 (1.00%) Adobe
10 8 (1.00%) CA
10 8 (1.00%) Planview
11 7 (0.88%) Pega
11 7 (0.88%) Sybase
12 6 (0.75%) CheckPoint
12 6 (0.75%) Cognos
12 6 (0.75%) Informatica
12 6 (0.75%) ServiceNow