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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 37 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 43 64 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.49% 10.31% 8.38%
As % of the General category 13.83% 27.47% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 57 64
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.30% +2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £10.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -31.66%
Banking
South West

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
311 233 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.50% 37.52% 39.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 179 195
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £11.10 £8.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £35.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014, 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 60 (57.69%) Finance
2 25 (24.04%) SQL
3 23 (22.12%) VBA
3 23 (22.12%) Retail
4 22 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (18.27%) SAS
6 15 (14.42%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (14.42%) MS Excel
7 14 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (11.54%) Business Objects
9 11 (10.58%) Retail Banking
10 10 (9.62%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.65%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (7.69%) Teradata
12 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (6.73%) ETL
13 7 (6.73%) MS Access
14 6 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (5.77%) Windows
14 6 (5.77%) Project Management
15 5 (4.81%) Essbase
15 5 (4.81%) MS Project
15 5 (4.81%) MS Office
15 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
15 5 (4.81%) UNIX
15 5 (4.81%) Resource Management
15 5 (4.81%) Data Analysis
15 5 (4.81%) Investment Banking
16 4 (3.85%) Oracle
16 4 (3.85%) Legal

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 19 (18.27%) SAS
2 1 (0.96%) CMS
2 1 (0.96%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (14.42%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.81%) MS Project
3 5 (4.81%) MS Office
4 2 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.96%) InDesign
5 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) Internet
1 1 (0.96%) LAN
1 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.42%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.73%) MS Access
3 5 (4.81%) Essbase
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.92%) DataStage
5 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) JIRA
1 1 (0.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (0.96%) Axure RP
General
1 60 (57.69%) Finance
2 23 (22.12%) Retail
3 11 (10.58%) Retail Banking
4 5 (4.81%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.85%) Legal
6 2 (1.92%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Marketing
7 1 (0.96%) Law
7 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (42.31%) Analyst
2 27 (25.96%) Developer
3 14 (13.46%) Business Analyst
4 11 (10.58%) Data Analyst
5 9 (8.65%) MI Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.73%) SAS Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Business Objects Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (4.81%) SAS BI Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Essbase Developer
9 4 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) PMO Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Senior Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Tester
10 3 (2.88%) Programme Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.92%) .NET
1 2 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.96%) WCF
2 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (0.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.88%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.92%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.92%) User Experience
3 2 (1.92%) Online Banking
3 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.96%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.77%) Windows
2 5 (4.81%) UNIX
3 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.96%) Android
3 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (9.62%) Business Analysis
4 7 (6.73%) ETL
5 6 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (5.77%) Project Management
6 5 (4.81%) Resource Management
6 5 (4.81%) Data Analysis
7 4 (3.85%) Migration
8 3 (2.88%) Data Modelling
8 3 (2.88%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (2.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (1.92%) Analytics
9 2 (1.92%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (1.92%) Performance Management
9 2 (1.92%) Data Mapping
9 2 (1.92%) Coaching
9 2 (1.92%) Test Management
9 2 (1.92%) Test Scripting
9 2 (1.92%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.04%) SQL
2 23 (22.12%) VBA
3 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.92%) C#
4 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.96%) SAS Macro
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) Basel II
1 1 (0.96%) SLA
1 1 (0.96%) QA
1 1 (0.96%) Solvency II
1 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (11.54%) Business Objects
2 8 (7.69%) Teradata
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle
5 3 (2.88%) SAP
6 1 (0.96%) Trillium
6 1 (0.96%) Adobe
6 1 (0.96%) Murex
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