Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 142 139
Rank change year-on-year -23 -3 -64
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 46 30 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.84% 0.69% 1.23%
As % of the General category 2.15% 1.62% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 45
Scotland median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £230 £372 £315
90th Percentile £533 £633 £500
UK median daily rate £600 £563 £550
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year - -19.79% -53.25%

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 2,144 1,854 2,450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.95% 42.91% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,072 979 1,343
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £256 £260
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 37 24
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £28.80 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.92% +49.61% -35.83%
10th Percentile £10.21 £11.25 £9.56
90th Percentile £49.75 £45.40 £45.55
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% +4.03%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -2 23 £400 -15.79% 4
Glasgow -21 22 £400 -11.11% 3
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 46 (100.00%) Banking
2 21 (45.65%) Finance
3 17 (36.96%) Java
4 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (26.09%) SQL
6 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (23.91%) Spring
6 11 (23.91%) Business Analysis
7 10 (21.74%) Investment Management
8 9 (19.57%) Data Analysis
9 8 (17.39%) J2EE
9 8 (17.39%) Oracle
9 8 (17.39%) Multithreading
9 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
10 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
11 6 (13.04%) Eclipse
11 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
11 6 (13.04%) DB2
11 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
11 6 (13.04%) Multithreaded Programming
11 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
11 6 (13.04%) Hudson
12 5 (10.87%) Use Case
12 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (10.87%) MagicDraw
12 5 (10.87%) Business Process Mapping
12 5 (10.87%) Python
12 5 (10.87%) Microsoft

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 (6.52%) SAS
2 2 (4.35%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Actimize
2 1 (2.17%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.17%) MultiFonds
2 1 (2.17%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
1 2 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.17%) MPLS
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) Skype
2 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.04%) DB2
2 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
2 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.17%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Eclipse
1 6 (13.04%) Hudson
2 5 (10.87%) MagicDraw
2 5 (10.87%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) ClearCase
3 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) Grunt
4 1 (2.17%) gulp
4 1 (2.17%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
General
1 46 (100.00%) Banking
2 21 (45.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Data Scientist
7 2 (4.35%) DB2 Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Fraud Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Junior
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.17%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) Spring
2 8 (17.39%) J2EE
3 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
4 4 (8.70%) .NET
4 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.70%) XML
5 3 (6.52%) HTML
5 3 (6.52%) REST
6 2 (4.35%) Bokeh
6 2 (4.35%) CSS
6 2 (4.35%) D3.js
6 2 (4.35%) ggplot
6 2 (4.35%) JSON
6 2 (4.35%) LDAP
6 2 (4.35%) Node.js
6 2 (4.35%) Seaborn
7 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (2.17%) Redux
7 1 (2.17%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) AS400
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Derivative
2 2 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) CMDB
3 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.17%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Unix
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (23.91%) Business Analysis
2 10 (21.74%) Investment Management
3 9 (19.57%) Data Analysis
4 8 (17.39%) Multithreading
5 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.04%) Multithreaded Programming
7 5 (10.87%) Business Process Mapping
7 5 (10.87%) Migration
7 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (10.87%) TDD
7 5 (10.87%) Use Case
8 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.70%) Wealth Management
9 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.52%) ETL
9 3 (6.52%) ITIL
9 3 (6.52%) Project Governance
9 3 (6.52%) Scrum
9 3 (6.52%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) Java
2 12 (26.09%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.87%) Python
5 3 (6.52%) C#
6 2 (4.35%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.35%) R
7 1 (2.17%) Java 8
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) RPG
7 1 (2.17%) RPG IV
7 1 (2.17%) Scala
7 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) PhD
2 1 (2.17%) CCNA
2 1 (2.17%) CCNP
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) CISSP
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) PMO
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.17%) EMIR
2 1 (2.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.17%) XenApp
2 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Ansible
1 2 (4.35%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) CA
3 3 (6.52%) Informatica
3 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.52%) Splunk
3 3 (6.52%) Talend
4 2 (4.35%) Sun
4 2 (4.35%) Vermilion
5 1 (2.17%) Calypso
5 1 (2.17%) Charles River
5 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.17%) SunGard
5 1 (2.17%) Symantec
5 1 (2.17%) Teradata