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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 104 98 96
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 19 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 1.01% 1.08%
As % of the General category 2.31% 2.39% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 19
Median daily rate £463 £406 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £350 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £479 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.07 £11.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+64.46% -17.17%
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
822 1086 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.01% 42.29% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 569 469
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £47.45 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +1.12%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 12 £463 +23.33% 6
Maidenhead - 3 £400 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Banking.

1 23 (56.10%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.95%) Linux
4 8 (19.51%) SQL
5 7 (17.07%) Python
5 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
5 7 (17.07%) Open Source
5 7 (17.07%) Algorithms
6 6 (14.63%) HBase
6 6 (14.63%) Redis
6 6 (14.63%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
6 6 (14.63%) Django
6 6 (14.63%) Retail
6 6 (14.63%) Windows
6 6 (14.63%) MySQL
7 5 (12.20%) Investment Banking
7 5 (12.20%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (9.76%) Unix
8 4 (9.76%) .NET
9 3 (7.32%) C#
9 3 (7.32%) HTML
9 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
9 3 (7.32%) Project Management
9 3 (7.32%) Legal
9 3 (7.32%) Migration
9 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.32%) Release Management
9 3 (7.32%) JSON

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) Endur
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.44%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) VLAN
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) HBase
1 6 (14.63%) MySQL
1 6 (14.63%) Redis
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.88%) ClearQuest
General
1 23 (56.10%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
3 6 (14.63%) Retail
4 5 (12.20%) Investment Banking
5 3 (7.32%) Legal
6 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.44%) Front Office
7 1 (2.44%) Marketing
7 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Test Leader
2 7 (17.07%) Automation Test Lead
3 6 (14.63%) Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Data Governance Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Smart Metering Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) ClearCase Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Data Quality Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.88%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Service Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Network Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Django
1 6 (14.63%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) JSON
3 3 (7.32%) REST
4 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.88%) WCF
4 2 (4.88%) XML
5 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.44%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) HTML5
5 1 (2.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.44%) PhoneGap
5 1 (2.44%) Sencha Touch
5 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Algorithms
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.88%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.44%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) AIX
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.07%) Open Source
3 5 (12.20%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (7.32%) Analytics
4 3 (7.32%) Case Management
4 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Data Governance
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
4 3 (7.32%) Project Management
4 3 (7.32%) Release Management
4 3 (7.32%) Requirements Management
4 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
4 3 (7.32%) V-Model
4 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.88%) B2B
5 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.88%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) Python
3 3 (7.32%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) Perl
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
1 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (4.88%) CISSP
3 1 (2.44%) CCIE
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Apple
1 2 (4.88%) IBM
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco
2 1 (2.44%) iManage
2 1 (2.44%) Juniper
2 1 (2.44%) Omniture
2 1 (2.44%) OpenLink
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.44%) Sencha