The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 94 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Banking 31 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.18% 0.86% 1.05%
As % of the General category 2.82% 2.04% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 22
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£425 £438 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £570 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -13.75%
Banking
South East

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

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1098 1031 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.84% 42.13% 50.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 450 511
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 22
Average hourly rate £20.75 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £49.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
Reading +6 18 £400 -20.00% 15
Slough -3 3 £460 +11.51% 1
Bracknell -5 3 - - 1
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 43 (81.13%) Finance
2 19 (35.85%) Telecoms
3 11 (20.75%) Retail
4 8 (15.09%) Oracle
5 7 (13.21%) CRM
5 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.21%) Migration
5 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.21%) Retail Banking
6 6 (11.32%) ServiceNow
6 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (11.32%) Content Management
6 6 (11.32%) SQL
6 6 (11.32%) Java
6 6 (11.32%) Project Management
6 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
7 5 (9.43%) HP
7 5 (9.43%) SOA
7 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.43%) Windows
7 5 (9.43%) Service Management
7 5 (9.43%) Performance Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.55%) OWASP
8 4 (7.55%) Security Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (7.55%) Private Banking

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.77%) JBoss
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Project
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) Essbase
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.77%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) Selenium
2 2 (3.77%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.89%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
General
1 43 (81.13%) Finance
2 19 (35.85%) Telecoms
3 11 (20.75%) Retail
4 7 (13.21%) Retail Banking
5 4 (7.55%) Private Banking
5 4 (7.55%) Billing
6 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.77%) Back Office
7 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.89%) Advertising
8 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.43%) Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Solutions Designer
5 5 (9.43%) Designer
6 4 (7.55%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Test Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Architect
7 3 (5.66%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Web Services
1 4 (7.55%) Middleware
2 3 (5.66%) SAP PI
3 2 (3.77%) XML
3 2 (3.77%) Swing
3 2 (3.77%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) CSS
3 2 (3.77%) REST
4 1 (1.89%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.89%) Spring
4 1 (1.89%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.66%) SCADA
3 3 (5.66%) Social Media
3 3 (5.66%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) PMI
4 2 (3.77%) CMDB
4 2 (3.77%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.89%) FMCG
5 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Derivative
5 1 (1.89%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Frameworx
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.77%) UNIX
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) SUSE
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.21%) CRM
1 7 (13.21%) Migration
1 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (11.32%) Content Management
2 6 (11.32%) Project Management
3 5 (9.43%) Service Management
3 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
3 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
3 5 (9.43%) SOA
3 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (9.43%) Performance Testing
4 4 (7.55%) Security Testing
4 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (7.55%) OWASP
4 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.66%) Scrum
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL
5 3 (5.66%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) Java
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) C
3 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.89%) VBA
4 1 (1.89%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) ISEB
1 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
1 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.89%) ACCA
2 1 (1.89%) CIMA
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.89%) MCP
2 1 (1.89%) MCSD
2 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) Solvency II
2 2 (3.77%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) ServiceNow
3 5 (9.43%) HP
4 4 (7.55%) SAP
5 3 (5.66%) Adobe
5 3 (5.66%) FatWire
5 3 (5.66%) Pega
5 3 (5.66%) Sitecore
5 3 (5.66%) hybris
5 3 (5.66%) Guidewire
5 3 (5.66%) MuleSoft
6 2 (3.77%) BMC
6 2 (3.77%) CA
7 1 (1.89%) Informatica
7 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.89%) Charles River
7 1 (1.89%) Sun
7 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.89%) VMware
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