Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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.

Retail Banking
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 66 26
Rank change year-on-year +21 -40 +12
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 188 133 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.72% 3.06% 5.13%
As % of the General category 8.55% 8.12% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 104 221
Scotland median daily rate £400 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +1.56% -8.57%
10th Percentile £256 £313 £313
90th Percentile £505 £538 £563
UK median daily rate £445 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £70.00

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 2198 1637 3197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 43.55% 37.65% 52.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1132 898 1540
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £260 £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 +0.46% - +13.64%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Edinburgh +6 169 £400 -5.88% 8
Glasgow -19 9 £425 +13.33%
Aberdeen - 8 £263 -
West Dunbartonshire +1 2 £233 -15.45%
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail 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 Retail Banking.

1 167 (88.83%) Banking
2 99 (52.66%) Finance
3 59 (31.38%) Migration
4 37 (19.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 31 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (13.83%) Test Scripting
8 23 (12.23%) SQL
9 22 (11.70%) SAS
9 22 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (9.57%) Business Analysis
11 16 (8.51%) Scenario Testing
12 15 (7.98%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (7.45%) Defect Management
14 12 (6.38%) Scrum
14 12 (6.38%) ISTQB
15 11 (5.85%) ISEB
16 10 (5.32%) Analytics
17 9 (4.79%) Credit Risk
17 9 (4.79%) Data Migration
17 9 (4.79%) GDPR
18 8 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
18 8 (4.26%) ETL
19 7 (3.72%) Hadoop
19 7 (3.72%) Teradata
20 6 (3.19%) Test Planning
21 5 (2.66%) Anti-Money Laundering
21 5 (2.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 5 (2.66%) TOGAF
21 5 (2.66%) Workflow

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 22 (11.70%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.13%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.53%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.06%) Office 365
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.53%) Boomi
3 1 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.98%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.72%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.13%) Big Data
4 2 (1.06%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.53%) BODI
5 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.53%) DataStage
5 1 (0.53%) HBase
5 1 (0.53%) MOLAP
5 1 (0.53%) OLAP
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.53%) Power BI
5 1 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.06%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.53%) Selenium
2 1 (0.53%) Xcode
General
1 167 (88.83%) Banking
2 99 (52.66%) Finance
3 4 (2.13%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.06%) Law
4 2 (1.06%) Legal
4 2 (1.06%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Billing
5 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 105 (55.85%) Analyst
2 40 (21.28%) Test Analyst
3 28 (14.89%) Business Analyst
4 21 (11.17%) Banking Analyst
5 20 (10.64%) Project Manager
6 19 (10.11%) Senior Analyst
7 14 (7.45%) Data Analyst
8 13 (6.91%) Test Manager
9 12 (6.38%) IT Manager
10 11 (5.85%) Architect
11 9 (4.79%) Senior Test Analyst
12 8 (4.26%) Banking Business Analyst
13 7 (3.72%) Credit Analyst
13 7 (3.72%) Financial Analyst
13 7 (3.72%) Risk Analyst
14 6 (3.19%) Credit Risk Analyst
15 5 (2.66%) Business Architect
15 5 (2.66%) Delivery Manager
15 5 (2.66%) IT Project Manager
15 5 (2.66%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.06%) Software Packaging
1 2 (1.06%) Web Services
2 1 (0.53%) Core Data
2 1 (0.53%) HTML
2 1 (0.53%) React
2 1 (0.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.79%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.06%) Unix
1 2 (1.06%) Windows
2 1 (0.53%) Android
2 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (31.38%) Migration
2 37 (19.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 31 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (13.83%) Test Scripting
6 18 (9.57%) Business Analysis
7 16 (8.51%) Scenario Testing
8 14 (7.45%) Defect Management
9 12 (6.38%) Scrum
10 10 (5.32%) Analytics
11 9 (4.79%) Data Migration
12 8 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.26%) ETL
13 6 (3.19%) Test Planning
14 5 (2.66%) Anti-Money Laundering
14 5 (2.66%) ITIL
14 5 (2.66%) Project Management
14 5 (2.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 5 (2.66%) Validation
14 5 (2.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.23%) SQL
2 3 (1.60%) VB
3 2 (1.06%) VBA
3 2 (1.06%) VBScript
4 1 (0.53%) Apple Swift
4 1 (0.53%) Delphi
4 1 (0.53%) Java
4 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (6.38%) ISTQB
2 11 (5.85%) ISEB
3 4 (2.13%) Degree
3 4 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.06%) CISM
4 2 (1.06%) CISSP
4 2 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.79%) GDPR
2 4 (2.13%) PSD2
3 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.60%) FATCA
3 3 (1.60%) QA
3 3 (1.60%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.06%) COBIT
4 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.06%) PMO
5 1 (0.53%) Basel II
5 1 (0.53%) COREP
5 1 (0.53%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.53%) FINREP
5 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.53%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (3.72%) Teradata
2 5 (2.66%) Oracle
2 5 (2.66%) SAP
3 4 (2.13%) HP
4 2 (1.06%) AppSense
4 2 (1.06%) CA
4 2 (1.06%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.06%) Informatica
4 2 (1.06%) McAfee
4 2 (1.06%) TSYS
5 1 (0.53%) Avaya
5 1 (0.53%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco
5 1 (0.53%) Cognos
5 1 (0.53%) F5
5 1 (0.53%) IBM
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.53%) MicroStrategy