The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 44 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Banking 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.70% 1.81% 1.01%
As % of the General category 4.32% 5.62% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
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£444 £265 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.45% -38.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £17.86
% change year-on-year
-37.14% -2.01%
Banking
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
185 89 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 39.28% 32.25% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 43 92
Average daily rate £441 £330 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.71% -14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £249 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 6
Average hourly rate £34.00 £12.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.00% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.01 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £42.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking across the Bedfordshire region.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -25 3 £519 +95.75% 2
Dunstable - 1 - - 1
Banking
East of England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Banking.

1 8 (53.33%) Retail
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (13.33%) QA
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 1 (6.67%) Online Betting
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
6 1 (6.67%) FMCG
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) TSYS
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (6.67%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (53.33%) Retail
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Online Betting
5 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) FMCG
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Tandem
1 1 (6.67%) EMV
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Use Case
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) User Stories
4 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) WFM
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) CCSE
1 1 (6.67%) CCSA
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) CCDP
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) TSYS
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Intel
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
Luton, Bedfordshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago