Period
to 17 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 6 months to 17 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.

Retail Banking
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 45 59
Rank change year-on-year -78 +14 -36
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 79 185 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.47% 3.81% 3.54%
As % of the General category 3.64% 8.73% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 164 135
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £345 £250 £306
90th Percentile £575 £500 £500
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £12.75 - -

Retail 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 2,170 2,120 2,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.48% 43.68% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,022 1,086 1,116
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 44 24
Scotland median hourly rate £24.75 £28.80 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +38.80% -30.83%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.40 £9.56
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.38 £40.50
UK median hourly rate £23.15 £26.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -12.64% +11.58% -

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Retail Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in Scotland

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail Banking in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail Banking in Scotland

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Banking in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail Banking in Scotland

Retail Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail Banking in Scotland

Retail 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 Retail Banking within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 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
Edinburgh -47 70 £450 +12.50% 4
Glasgow -10 9 £468 +15.20% 2
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Retail 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 Retail Banking.

1 66 (83.54%) Banking
2 51 (64.56%) Finance
3 23 (29.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.92%) SQL
5 11 (13.92%) JIRA
5 11 (13.92%) Puppet
6 10 (12.66%) Project Management
7 9 (11.39%) Scrum
7 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (10.13%) Migration
9 7 (8.86%) Windows
9 7 (8.86%) Ansible
10 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
10 6 (7.59%) Python
10 6 (7.59%) SAS
10 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
11 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (6.33%) User Experience
11 5 (6.33%) Windows Server
11 5 (6.33%) Confluence
11 5 (6.33%) Android
11 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
12 4 (5.06%) High Availability
12 4 (5.06%) Bitbucket
12 4 (5.06%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (5.06%) Kanban
12 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
12 4 (5.06%) Waterfall

Retail 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 6 (7.59%) SAS
2 5 (6.33%) Confluence
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.27%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) InVision
2 1 (1.27%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (2.53%) Office 365
4 2 (2.53%) SaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.27%) GitHub
5 1 (1.27%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) Big Data
1 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.27%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.27%) DataStax
2 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) HBase
2 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.27%) Power BI
2 1 (1.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) JIRA
2 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.06%) Artifactory
3 4 (5.06%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (2.53%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.53%) Hudson
General
1 66 (83.54%) Banking
2 51 (64.56%) Finance
3 4 (5.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (18.99%) Analyst
2 12 (15.19%) Architect
2 12 (15.19%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.13%) Scrum Master
3 8 (10.13%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (8.86%) Designer
5 6 (7.59%) Security Architect
6 5 (6.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) CISSP Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Fraud Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Security Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Agile Scrum Master
8 3 (3.80%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Banking Project Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) .NET
1 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.53%) CSS
2 2 (2.53%) HTML
3 1 (1.27%) CSS3
3 1 (1.27%) GraphQL
3 1 (1.27%) HTML5
3 1 (1.27%) React
3 1 (1.27%) React Native
3 1 (1.27%) REST
3 1 (1.27%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (1.27%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) User Experience
2 4 (5.06%) EMV
3 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) CMDB
5 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Windows
2 5 (6.33%) Android
2 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.06%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (2.53%) Linux
4 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.66%) Project Management
4 9 (11.39%) Scrum
5 8 (10.13%) Migration
6 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (5.06%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 4 (5.06%) Change Management
8 4 (5.06%) DevOps
8 4 (5.06%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (5.06%) High Availability
8 4 (5.06%) Information Security
8 4 (5.06%) Kanban
8 4 (5.06%) Mobile Development
8 4 (5.06%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.06%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (5.06%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.80%) Security Architecture
9 3 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.92%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) Python
3 4 (5.06%) C#
3 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.80%) C
5 1 (1.27%) Java
5 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) CEH
1 4 (5.06%) CISSP
2 3 (3.80%) Degree
3 2 (2.53%) SAS Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) PMO
2 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.53%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) Puppet
2 7 (8.86%) Ansible
3 4 (5.06%) Packer
3 4 (5.06%) SCCM
3 4 (5.06%) Terraform
4 2 (2.53%) CASB
5 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.80%) Adobe
2 3 (3.80%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.53%) IBM
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle
3 2 (2.53%) Planview
3 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.53%) Splunk
3 2 (2.53%) VMware
4 1 (1.27%) Citrix
4 1 (1.27%) Informatica
4 1 (1.27%) Lotus
4 1 (1.27%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.27%) Teradata
4 1 (1.27%) Veritas