Period
to 19 July 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Financial Institution over the 6 months to 19 July 2019 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.

Financial Institution
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 155 176 145
Rank change year-on-year +21 -31 +34
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 29 37 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.63% 0.67% 0.57%
As % of the General category 1.69% 1.69% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 16
Scotland median daily rate £475 £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -25.00% +26.32%
10th Percentile £412 £368 £394
90th Percentile £588 £700 £638
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £19.03 £23.00
% change year-on-year - -17.26% +158.28%

Financial Institution 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 1,717 2,183 1,772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.20% 39.26% 42.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 1,122 961
Scotland median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £285 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 48 30
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £31.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -53.01% +45.11%
10th Percentile £13.23 £10.24 £13.48
90th Percentile £46.30 £50.00 £46.05
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

Financial Institution
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Institution in Scotland

Financial Institution
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Institution in Scotland

Financial Institution
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Institution in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Institution in Scotland

Financial Institution
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Institution in Scotland

Financial Institution
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 Financial Institution within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 July 2019. 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 +6 21 £500 +11.11% 3
Glasgow +11 8 £475 -
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution.

1 29 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Java
4 7 (24.14%) Banking
5 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) SAS
7 4 (13.79%) Degree
7 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
7 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
7 4 (13.79%) React
8 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.34%) Software Delivery
8 3 (10.34%) Architecture Governance
8 3 (10.34%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (10.34%) PaaS
8 3 (10.34%) Web Application Development
8 3 (10.34%) Kanban
8 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
8 3 (10.34%) JIRA
8 3 (10.34%) SQL
8 3 (10.34%) HTML
8 3 (10.34%) Python
8 3 (10.34%) Back Office
8 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.34%) Spring
9 2 (6.90%) Validation
9 2 (6.90%) Microsoft

Financial Institution
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 4 (13.79%) SAS
2 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 29 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Functional Tester
5 2 (6.90%) SAS Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Business Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.45%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.45%) SAS Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) React
2 3 (10.34%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) Spring
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) Ajax
4 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) Kafka
4 1 (3.45%) LESS
4 1 (3.45%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) Sass
4 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) DataPower
4 1 (3.45%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.24%) Scrum
4 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.34%) Architecture Governance
5 3 (10.34%) Kanban
5 3 (10.34%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.34%) Software Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.90%) Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.90%) Stress Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.90%) User Stories
6 2 (6.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) Python
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Groovy
4 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Go
5 1 (3.45%) Java 8
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CEH
2 1 (3.45%) CISA
2 1 (3.45%) CISM
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.45%) GIAC
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) OSCP
2 1 (3.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GDPR
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Kibana
1 1 (3.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft