Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 143 150
Rank change year-on-year -21 +7 -81
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 35 18 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.67% 0.47% 1.16%
As % of the General category 1.66% 1.15% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 44
Scotland median daily rate £400 £475 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +28.81% -7.81%
10th Percentile £210 £390 £308
90th Percentile £534 £650 £493
UK median daily rate £575 £575 £550
% change year-on-year - +4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £18.70
% change year-on-year -13.04% -7.75% +7.16%

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 2,110 1,570 2,535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.21% 41.27% 46.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,110 887 1,324
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £299 £246 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £542
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 29 19
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £31.85 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.90% +44.77% -26.67%
10th Percentile £10.23 £10.85 £9.52
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.65 £46.80
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +14.98%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -11 19 £345 -27.37% 3
Glasgow -24 15 £425 -4.53% 3
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 35 (100.00%) Banking
2 17 (48.57%) Finance
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) Investment Management
4 8 (22.86%) Java
5 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 5 (14.29%) J2EE
7 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) Spring
8 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
8 4 (11.43%) Migration
8 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
8 4 (11.43%) ITIL
8 4 (11.43%) Python
8 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
8 4 (11.43%) Wealth Management
8 4 (11.43%) Multithreading
8 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.57%) REST
9 3 (8.57%) Analytics
9 3 (8.57%) Hudson
9 3 (8.57%) Splunk
9 3 (8.57%) Visualisation

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 3 (8.57%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Actimize
2 1 (2.86%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.86%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Bluemix
1 1 (2.86%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) MPLS
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) Skype
2 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
1 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) DB2
2 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.86%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Power BI
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
1 3 (8.57%) Hudson
2 2 (5.71%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) MagicDraw
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Grunt
3 1 (2.86%) gulp
3 1 (2.86%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 35 (100.00%) Banking
2 17 (48.57%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Test Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Data Scientist
7 2 (5.71%) DB2 Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Fraud Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.71%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) J2EE
2 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
2 4 (11.43%) Spring
3 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.57%) REST
3 3 (8.57%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) Bokeh
4 2 (5.71%) D3.js
4 2 (5.71%) ggplot
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) JSON
4 2 (5.71%) Node.js
4 2 (5.71%) Seaborn
5 1 (2.86%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) Ajax
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) Middleware
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.86%) AS400
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.86%) Derivative
3 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) NetWare
2 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Investment Management
2 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL
5 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Multithreading
5 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
5 4 (11.43%) Wealth Management
6 3 (8.57%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.57%) Data Management
6 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.57%) Multithreaded Programming
6 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) Visualisation
7 2 (5.71%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) Python
5 3 (8.57%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.71%) R
7 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) CISA
1 2 (5.71%) CISSP
1 2 (5.71%) PhD
2 1 (2.86%) ACCA
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PMO
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.86%) EMIR
2 1 (2.86%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.86%) XenApp
1 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Splunk
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) CA
4 1 (2.86%) Charles River
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.86%) Planview
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Remedy
4 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.86%) SunGard
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec
4 1 (2.86%) Teradata
4 1 (2.86%) Varonis