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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 17 24 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing Banking 58 56 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.87% 6.71% 11.89%
As % of the General category 18.95% 20.82% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 64
Average daily rate
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£438 £386 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £549 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £10.97 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -40.70%
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
306 269 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.26% 32.25% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 181 168
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £36.40 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.57% -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 March 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 27 March 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 57 (61.96%) Finance
2 25 (27.17%) SQL
3 23 (25.00%) Retail
4 19 (20.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (16.30%) Retail Banking
7 10 (10.87%) SAS
7 10 (10.87%) Business Objects
8 9 (9.78%) SAP
8 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
8 9 (9.78%) ETL
8 9 (9.78%) Investment Banking
9 7 (7.61%) Data Analysis
9 7 (7.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 7 (7.61%) Test Strategy
10 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (6.52%) Change Management
10 6 (6.52%) MS Project
10 6 (6.52%) Oracle
10 6 (6.52%) VBA
10 6 (6.52%) Test Management
10 6 (6.52%) Data Management
11 5 (5.43%) Migration
11 5 (5.43%) General Ledger
11 5 (5.43%) Resource Management
11 5 (5.43%) Base SAS
11 5 (5.43%) MS Office
11 5 (5.43%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.43%) Teradata

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (10.87%) SAS
2 1 (1.09%) Confluence
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.52%) MS Project
3 5 (5.43%) MS Office
4 2 (2.17%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.17%) InDesign
4 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) SAP HR
2 2 (2.17%) SAP FI-GL
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 5 (5.43%) Base SAS
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.17%) OLAP
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.09%) MS Access
5 1 (1.09%) DataStage
5 1 (1.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (2.17%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 57 (61.96%) Finance
2 23 (25.00%) Retail
3 15 (16.30%) Retail Banking
4 9 (9.78%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.43%) General Ledger
6 3 (3.26%) Legal
7 1 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Marketing
7 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (35.87%) Analyst
2 24 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 14 (15.22%) Project Manager
4 13 (14.13%) Developer
5 7 (7.61%) Test Manager
5 7 (7.61%) Test Leader
6 6 (6.52%) PMO Manager
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Programme Manager
7 5 (5.43%) SAS Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Business Objects Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Business Developer
9 3 (3.26%) PMO Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) SAS BI Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Designer
9 3 (3.26%) Senior PMO Manager
10 2 (2.17%) UI Designer
10 2 (2.17%) Lead Business Analyst
10 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) XML
1 2 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (1.09%) .NET
2 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.09%) WCF
2 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (1.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.17%) User Experience
2 2 (2.17%) Statistics
3 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.09%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.17%) UNIX
1 2 (2.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.09%) Android
2 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (9.78%) ETL
2 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (7.61%) Data Analysis
3 7 (7.61%) Test Strategy
4 6 (6.52%) Test Management
4 6 (6.52%) Data Management
4 6 (6.52%) Change Management
5 5 (5.43%) Programme Management
5 5 (5.43%) Migration
5 5 (5.43%) Data Modelling
5 5 (5.43%) Project Management
5 5 (5.43%) Resource Management
5 5 (5.43%) Data Reconciliation
6 4 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 4 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.26%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.17%) Change Control
8 2 (2.17%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.17%) SQL
2 6 (6.52%) VBA
3 2 (2.17%) VB
4 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.09%) C#
4 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.09%) ACCA
2 1 (1.09%) CIMA
2 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) Business Objects
2 9 (9.78%) SAP
3 6 (6.52%) Oracle
4 5 (5.43%) Teradata
5 3 (3.26%) HP
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.17%) Adobe
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