Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 153 71
Rank change year-on-year +1 -82 +38
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 35 28 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.70% 0.65% 2.26%
As % of the General category 1.60% 1.73% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 83
Scotland median daily rate £438 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £369 £321 £303
90th Percentile £605 £473 £550
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Scotland median hourly rate £12.00 - £18.25
10th Percentile £11.75 - £16.18
90th Percentile £12.25 - £19.73
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £15.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.36% -55.97% +63.64%

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 2193 1621 3222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 43.63% 37.60% 52.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 886 1555
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 24 61
Scotland median hourly rate £29.40 £29.25 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.51% -4.10% +35.56%
10th Percentile £11.30 £9.84 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.90 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.48% - +13.64%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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
Glasgow +3 24 £438 +16.67% 3
Edinburgh -12 10 £488 +39.29%
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 35 (100.00%) Banking
2 22 (62.86%) Finance
3 11 (31.43%) Java
3 11 (31.43%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (20.00%) Unix
5 7 (20.00%) OO
5 7 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
6 6 (17.14%) Project Management
6 6 (17.14%) Linux
6 6 (17.14%) Spring
6 6 (17.14%) Asset Management
6 6 (17.14%) SDLC
6 6 (17.14%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
7 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) Derivative
7 5 (14.29%) Degree
7 5 (14.29%) Wealth Management
7 5 (14.29%) OOD
7 5 (14.29%) Sybase
7 5 (14.29%) JUnit
7 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.43%) Front Office
8 4 (11.43%) DB2
8 4 (11.43%) Perl

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 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
1 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.43%) DB2
3 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.86%) Semantic Layer
5 1 (2.86%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.86%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) JUnit
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
General
1 35 (100.00%) Banking
2 22 (62.86%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Front Office
4 3 (8.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (2.86%) Law
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (5.71%) OBIEE Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Python Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Risk Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Risk Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Scala Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Report Developer
5 1 (2.86%) SAP BW Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Security Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Spring
2 4 (11.43%) J2SE
2 4 (11.43%) JMS
3 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.71%) JSON
3 2 (5.71%) REST
3 2 (5.71%) WebSockets
4 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) HTML5
4 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (14.29%) Derivative
4 4 (11.43%) Equities
5 3 (8.57%) Data Structures
5 3 (8.57%) Fixed Income
5 3 (8.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.71%) Credit Risk
6 2 (5.71%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (5.71%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
7 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.86%) Market Risk
7 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Unix
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) OO
2 7 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (17.14%) Asset Management
3 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) SDLC
4 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 5 (14.29%) OOD
4 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.29%) Wealth Management
5 4 (11.43%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) User Stories
7 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.71%) IT Governance
7 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Java
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Perl
3 3 (8.57%) C++
3 3 (8.57%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) Scala
5 1 (2.86%) ABAP
5 1 (2.86%) COBOL
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) JCL
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.86%) CISM
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) CRISC
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) EMIR
2 1 (2.86%) FATCA
2 1 (2.86%) MiFID
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Sybase
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.86%) Charles River
4 1 (2.86%) Cognos
4 1 (2.86%) RedGate
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Tableau