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 3 months to 28 June 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.

Investment Banking
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 110 71
Rank change year-on-year +6 -39  
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 13 41 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.59% 1.39% 2.27%
As % of the General category 1.40% 3.21% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 36
Median daily rate £488 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £349 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £528 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £407
% change year-on-year -2.94% +4.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 - -

Investment Banking is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 930 1277 1601
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.20% 43.41% 54.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 691 801
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 25
Median hourly rate £30.00 £9.88 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +203.79% -67.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.87 £9.88 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.60 £62.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -11 8 £450 +28.57% 19
Edinburgh +11 5 £600 +50.00% 2
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 21 (100.00%) Banking
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
3 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
3 8 (38.10%) Investment Management
4 6 (28.57%) Wealth Management
5 5 (23.81%) Change Management
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (23.81%) Unix
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
6 4 (19.05%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 3 (14.29%) OTC Derivatives
7 3 (14.29%) Derivative
7 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) Java
7 3 (14.29%) Sybase
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
8 2 (9.52%) C++
8 2 (9.52%) OO
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (9.52%) CISSP
8 2 (9.52%) SOAP
8 2 (9.52%) XML
8 2 (9.52%) DB2
8 2 (9.52%) Scrum

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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.52%) DB2
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Ant
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Gradle
1 1 (4.76%) Hudson
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) JUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 21 (100.00%) Banking
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Front Office
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
1 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Security Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C++ Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Derivatives Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Intranet Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Intranet Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Market Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Officer
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
1 2 (9.52%) Spring
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) J2SE
2 1 (4.76%) JMS
2 1 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (4.76%) Protocol Buffers
2 1 (4.76%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Derivative
1 3 (14.29%) OTC Derivatives
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Unix
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Investment Management
1 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
2 6 (28.57%) Wealth Management
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) Attack Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Cyber Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Data Management
6 2 (9.52%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Threat Management
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CISSP
1 2 (9.52%) CRISC
2 1 (4.76%) CISA
2 1 (4.76%) CISM
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) EMIR
1 2 (9.52%) MiFID
2 1 (4.76%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (4.76%) FATCA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) Misys
3 1 (4.76%) Perforce
3 1 (4.76%) Tieto