The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 20 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Banking 67 58 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.49% 7.35% 8.35%
As % of the General category 23.02% 22.31% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 51 38
Average daily rate
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£395 £360 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.60 £14.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.17% -37.77%
Banking
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
291 260 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.51% 32.95% 37.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 198 141
Average daily rate £375 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 4
Average hourly rate £18.82 £16.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.62% -62.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £10.00 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £33.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 91 (73.98%) Finance
2 46 (37.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (31.71%) Retail
4 33 (26.83%) SQL
5 23 (18.70%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (18.70%) Retail Banking
6 16 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (12.20%) Project Management
8 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
9 12 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (9.76%) Teradata
10 10 (8.13%) Investment Banking
10 10 (8.13%) SAS
10 10 (8.13%) SQL Server
11 9 (7.32%) Oracle
11 9 (7.32%) SAP
11 9 (7.32%) ISEB
11 9 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (6.50%) ETL
12 8 (6.50%) Business Analysis
12 8 (6.50%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (5.69%) Resource Management
13 7 (5.69%) Data Management
13 7 (5.69%) Migration
13 7 (5.69%) HP
13 7 (5.69%) MS Office
13 7 (5.69%) VBA
14 6 (4.88%) PRINCE2
14 6 (4.88%) MS Access

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 10 (8.13%) SAS
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (5.69%) MS Office
4 3 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.44%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.44%) MS Project
5 2 (1.63%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.81%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.70%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (8.13%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.88%) MS Access
5 4 (3.25%) Base SAS
6 2 (1.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (1.63%) DataStage
6 2 (1.63%) Essbase
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.63%) OLAP
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 91 (73.98%) Finance
2 39 (31.71%) Retail
3 23 (18.70%) Retail Banking
4 10 (8.13%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.07%) Marketing
6 2 (1.63%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (39.02%) Analyst
2 30 (24.39%) Business Analyst
3 28 (22.76%) Project Manager
4 15 (12.20%) Developer
5 11 (8.94%) Banking Business Analyst
6 9 (7.32%) Test Leader
7 8 (6.50%) Lead Project Manager
7 8 (6.50%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) PMO Manager
9 5 (4.07%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) Senior Manager
10 4 (3.25%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.25%) SQL Developer
10 4 (3.25%) Designer
10 4 (3.25%) Lead Business Analyst
11 3 (2.44%) PMO Analyst
11 3 (2.44%) MI Analyst
11 3 (2.44%) Project Assistant
11 3 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (2.44%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.63%) .NET
1 2 (1.63%) MDX
2 1 (0.81%) ADO
2 1 (0.81%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.44%) User Experience
2 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.63%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.81%) Statistics
4 1 (0.81%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (12.20%) Project Management
3 8 (6.50%) ETL
3 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (6.50%) Business Analysis
4 7 (5.69%) Migration
4 7 (5.69%) Data Management
4 7 (5.69%) Resource Management
5 6 (4.88%) PRINCE2
5 6 (4.88%) Change Management
5 6 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.07%) Data Analysis
6 5 (4.07%) Data Migration
7 4 (3.25%) Test Scripting
7 4 (3.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.25%) Programme Management
7 4 (3.25%) Data Modelling
7 4 (3.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.44%) Change Control
8 3 (2.44%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.83%) SQL
2 7 (5.69%) VBA
3 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.81%) C#
3 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) ISEB
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.63%) ACCA
3 2 (1.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (1.63%) APMP
4 1 (0.81%) CIMA
4 1 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.63%) FATCA
2 2 (1.63%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 9 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (9.76%) Teradata
2 9 (7.32%) Oracle
2 9 (7.32%) SAP
3 7 (5.69%) HP
4 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.81%) Pega
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