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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 107 60
Rank change year-on-year +7 -47  
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 8 23 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 0.89% 2.59%
As % of the General category 1.11% 1.79% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 49
Median daily rate £400 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -14.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £100 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 722 1284 1354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 41.19% 49.54% 46.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 653 696
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 28
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +93.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £22.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £49.20 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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
Edinburgh +18 4 £400 +8.10% 1
Glasgow -15 4 £365 +0.77% 2
Investment Banking
UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Wealth Management
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) QlikView
6 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Data Management
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 1 (7.69%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
7 1 (7.69%) XML
7 1 (7.69%) Unix

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) QlikView
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) MI Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) WSDL
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) iSeries
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Wealth Management
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) KYC
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Misys
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) Tieto
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