Period
to 18 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Investment Banking
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 154 157
Rank change year-on-year +57 +3 -65
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 106 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.04% 0.72% 0.56%
As % of the General category 5.05% 1.67% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 15 11
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £366 £350
90th Percentile £599 £520 £488
UK median daily rate £600 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £14.43 -
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.93 -
% change year-on-year +0.44% - -

Investment 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 2,099 2,154 1,475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.41% 43.18% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,050 1,102 802
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £289 £269 £263
90th Percentile £563 £538 £532
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 23
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +1.59%
10th Percentile £12.27 £12.15 £11.86
90th Percentile £45.06 £45.50 £48.50
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £24.41
% change year-on-year -9.43% +8.56% -4.34%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in Scotland

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Banking in Scotland

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Banking in Scotland

Investment Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Banking in Scotland

Investment 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 Investment Banking within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
Glasgow +18 65 £425 -2.86% 1
Edinburgh +28 39 £406 -1.52% 1
Fife - 2 £425 -
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 106 (100.00%) Banking
2 33 (31.13%) Java
3 28 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (22.64%) SQL
5 23 (21.70%) Finance
6 22 (20.75%) Spring
7 21 (19.81%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (17.92%) Oracle
9 18 (16.98%) JavaScript
10 16 (15.09%) ETL
11 15 (14.15%) Oracle Database
11 15 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (13.21%) HTML
13 13 (12.26%) J2EE
13 13 (12.26%) Informatica
14 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
15 11 (10.38%) Business Analysis
15 11 (10.38%) Degree
15 11 (10.38%) CSS
15 11 (10.38%) Front End Development
16 10 (9.43%) AngularJS
16 10 (9.43%) Hibernate
16 10 (9.43%) SQL Server
17 9 (8.49%) Linux
17 9 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (8.49%) Migration
17 9 (8.49%) TDD
17 9 (8.49%) Data Analysis
17 9 (8.49%) NoSQL
18 8 (7.55%) Subversion

Investment 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 6 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.77%) Confluence
3 4 (3.77%) JBoss
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.94%) Jetty
5 1 (0.94%) SAS
5 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Actimize
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.94%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.89%) Office 365
3 2 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) Intranet
1 2 (1.89%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) Oracle Database
2 10 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.49%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.72%) DB2
5 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.77%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.77%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.83%) MariaDB
7 3 (2.83%) MySQL
7 3 (2.83%) PowerCenter
7 3 (2.83%) QlikView
8 2 (1.89%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Subversion
2 5 (4.72%) ClearCase
3 4 (3.77%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.77%) Hudson
3 4 (3.77%) JIRA
4 3 (2.83%) ERwin
4 3 (2.83%) MagicDraw
5 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.89%) JMeter
5 2 (1.89%) JUnit
5 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.94%) Appium
6 1 (0.94%) Calabash
6 1 (0.94%) FishEye
6 1 (0.94%) Gatling
6 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.94%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.94%) Vagrant
General
1 106 (100.00%) Banking
2 23 (21.70%) Finance
3 2 (1.89%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.89%) Publishing
4 1 (0.94%) Front Office
4 1 (0.94%) Law
4 1 (0.94%) Legal
4 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (56.60%) Developer
2 18 (16.98%) Java Developer
3 11 (10.38%) Analyst
4 9 (8.49%) Senior Developer
4 9 (8.49%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (6.60%) Consultant
6 6 (5.66%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Architect
7 5 (4.72%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Security Consultant
8 4 (3.77%) DBA
9 3 (2.83%) Data Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Junior
9 3 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (2.83%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.83%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (1.89%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.75%) Spring
2 14 (13.21%) HTML
3 13 (12.26%) J2EE
4 11 (10.38%) CSS
5 10 (9.43%) AngularJS
5 10 (9.43%) Hibernate
6 7 (6.60%) Kafka
7 6 (5.66%) .NET
7 6 (5.66%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (4.72%) Java EE
9 4 (3.77%) REST
10 3 (2.83%) Drools
10 3 (2.83%) jBPM
10 3 (2.83%) jQuery
10 3 (2.83%) React
10 3 (2.83%) SOAP
10 3 (2.83%) Web Services
11 2 (1.89%) Bokeh
11 2 (1.89%) Redux
11 2 (1.89%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.66%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (2.83%) Clustering
3 3 (2.83%) Replication
4 2 (1.89%) AS400
4 2 (1.89%) Derivative
4 2 (1.89%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (1.89%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.89%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.49%) Linux
2 6 (5.66%) Unix
3 5 (4.72%) Windows
4 2 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.09%) ETL
3 15 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (10.38%) Business Analysis
4 11 (10.38%) Front End Development
5 9 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (8.49%) Data Analysis
5 9 (8.49%) Migration
5 9 (8.49%) TDD
6 8 (7.55%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.66%) Analytics
7 6 (5.66%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (5.66%) Multithreading
7 6 (5.66%) Release Management
7 6 (5.66%) Scrum
7 6 (5.66%) Security Monitoring
7 6 (5.66%) Security Operations
8 5 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.72%) SOA
8 5 (4.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (31.13%) Java
2 24 (22.64%) SQL
3 18 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.72%) C#
4 5 (4.72%) Python
5 4 (3.77%) Java 8
6 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.89%) C++
7 2 (1.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.89%) R
7 2 (1.89%) RPG
7 2 (1.89%) RPG IV
7 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.89%) X++
8 1 (0.94%) Groovy
8 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.38%) Degree
3 6 (5.66%) DV Cleared
3 6 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.83%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.83%) QA
3 2 (1.89%) PA-DSS
3 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.94%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) Kibana
2 2 (1.89%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.94%) Ansible
3 1 (0.94%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.94%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Oracle
2 13 (12.26%) Informatica
3 5 (4.72%) Ab Initio
3 5 (4.72%) CA
3 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.77%) Talend
5 3 (2.83%) Tableau
5 3 (2.83%) Vermilion
6 2 (1.89%) Calypso
6 2 (1.89%) Google
6 2 (1.89%) Nintex
6 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.89%) Sun
7 1 (0.94%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.94%) MicroStrategy