Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 149 151
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 -78
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 63 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.18% 0.71% 0.94%
As % of the General category 2.93% 1.63% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 17 29
Scotland median daily rate £415 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.14% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £306 £369 £325
90th Percentile £529 £590 £541
UK median daily rate £600 £563 £550
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year - -5.36% -50.47%

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 2,149 2,092 1,942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.36% 43.51% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,009 1,067 1,080
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £260 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 44 22
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £28.80 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.19% +8.68% -11.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.40 £9.66
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.38 £40.50
UK median hourly rate £23.25 £26.40 £23.68
% change year-on-year -11.95% +11.49% -2.27%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -3 35 £400 -8.57% 3
Edinburgh +12 28 £425 -2.86% 1
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 63 (100.00%) Banking
2 25 (39.68%) Java
3 19 (30.16%) Spring
3 19 (30.16%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (28.57%) Finance
5 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (26.98%) SQL
6 15 (23.81%) J2EE
7 11 (17.46%) Oracle
7 11 (17.46%) Oracle Database
7 11 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (15.87%) Business Analysis
9 9 (14.29%) Hibernate
9 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 9 (14.29%) Degree
10 8 (12.70%) ETL
10 8 (12.70%) Migration
11 7 (11.11%) Informatica
11 7 (11.11%) Data Analysis
11 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 7 (11.11%) Kafka
12 6 (9.52%) Multithreading
12 6 (9.52%) HTML
12 6 (9.52%) TDD
13 5 (7.94%) DB2
13 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (7.94%) CSS
13 5 (7.94%) Unix
13 5 (7.94%) Eclipse
13 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 10g

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 4 (6.35%) Confluence
2 3 (4.76%) SAS
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.59%) JBoss
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Actimize
2 1 (1.59%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.94%) DB2
2 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.76%) MariaDB
4 3 (4.76%) MySQL
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.17%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.59%) Big Data
6 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.59%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.59%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Eclipse
1 5 (7.94%) Hudson
2 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.35%) JIRA
2 4 (6.35%) Subversion
3 3 (4.76%) MagicDraw
4 2 (3.17%) ERwin
4 2 (3.17%) JUnit
5 1 (1.59%) Ant
5 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.59%) FishEye
5 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.59%) JMeter
5 1 (1.59%) Maven
5 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 63 (100.00%) Banking
2 18 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Front Office
3 1 (1.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (53.97%) Developer
2 15 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) DBA
5 4 (6.35%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Fraud Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.17%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Junior
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) RPG Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Strategy Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) Spring
2 15 (23.81%) J2EE
3 9 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 7 (11.11%) Kafka
5 6 (9.52%) HTML
6 5 (7.94%) CSS
7 3 (4.76%) .NET
7 3 (4.76%) XML
8 2 (3.17%) FpML
8 2 (3.17%) iBATIS
8 2 (3.17%) jQuery
8 2 (3.17%) LDAP
8 2 (3.17%) Vue.js
9 1 (1.59%) Bokeh
9 1 (1.59%) Drools
9 1 (1.59%) ggplot
9 1 (1.59%) JPA
9 1 (1.59%) JSON
9 1 (1.59%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Clustering
2 3 (4.76%) Replication
3 2 (3.17%) AS400
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Derivative
3 2 (3.17%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (3.17%) Taxonomies
3 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.59%) CMDB
4 1 (1.59%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Unix
2 4 (6.35%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Solaris
3 2 (3.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (15.87%) Business Analysis
4 8 (12.70%) ETL
4 8 (12.70%) Migration
5 7 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 6 (9.52%) Multithreading
6 6 (9.52%) TDD
7 5 (7.94%) Front End Development
7 5 (7.94%) Multithreaded Programming
8 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.76%) Analytics
9 3 (4.76%) Business Process Mapping
9 3 (4.76%) Change Management
9 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 3 (4.76%) Project Governance
9 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.68%) Java
2 17 (26.98%) SQL
3 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.17%) Java 8
5 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.17%) Python
5 2 (3.17%) RPG
5 2 (3.17%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.59%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) Groovy
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) R
6 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) CCNA
3 1 (1.59%) CCNP
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.17%) PMO
3 1 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) Informatica
3 4 (6.35%) CA
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.76%) Talend
5 2 (3.17%) Calypso
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.17%) Sun
5 2 (3.17%) Vermilion
6 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.59%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.59%) Planview
6 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.59%) Tableau
6 1 (1.59%) Teradata