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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 24 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing Banking 50 64 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.80% 7.40% 12.31%
As % of the General category 16.95% 21.69% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 50 68
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£425 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.78% +13.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £286 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £12.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -27.27%
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
295 295 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.22% 34.10% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 208 173
Average daily rate £375 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +1.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

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 4 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 4 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 58 (63.74%) Finance
2 21 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (21.98%) SQL
4 19 (20.88%) Retail
5 14 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (13.19%) SAS
6 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (13.19%) Retail Banking
7 11 (12.09%) VBA
8 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
8 9 (9.89%) ETL
9 8 (8.79%) Business Objects
10 7 (7.69%) MS Project
10 7 (7.69%) Oracle
10 7 (7.69%) Investment Banking
11 6 (6.59%) Data Analysis
11 6 (6.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 6 (6.59%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.59%) Test Strategy
11 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (5.49%) Data Reconciliation
12 5 (5.49%) MS Office
12 5 (5.49%) SAP
12 5 (5.49%) Project Management
12 5 (5.49%) Test Management
12 5 (5.49%) Resource Management
13 4 (4.40%) Migration
13 4 (4.40%) Data Management
13 4 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (4.40%) General Ledger

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 12 (13.19%) SAS
2 1 (1.10%) Confluence
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.69%) MS Project
3 5 (5.49%) MS Office
4 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.20%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.20%) InDesign
4 2 (2.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.10%) SAP FI-GL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (4.40%) Essbase
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.20%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (2.20%) Base SAS
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.10%) DataStage
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (2.20%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 58 (63.74%) Finance
2 19 (20.88%) Retail
3 12 (13.19%) Retail Banking
4 7 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.40%) General Ledger
6 3 (3.30%) Legal
7 2 (2.20%) Marketing
8 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (34.07%) Analyst
2 18 (19.78%) Business Analyst
3 15 (16.48%) Developer
4 12 (13.19%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Senior Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Test Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Test Leader
7 5 (5.49%) Programme Manager
7 5 (5.49%) PMO Manager
7 5 (5.49%) SAS Developer
8 4 (4.40%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Business Objects Developer
8 4 (4.40%) SAS BI Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Designer
9 3 (3.30%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Business Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Essbase Developer
10 2 (2.20%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) XML
1 2 (2.20%) HTML
2 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.10%) Sass
2 1 (1.10%) .NET
2 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.10%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.20%) Statistics
2 2 (2.20%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.20%) User Experience
3 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.30%) UNIX
1 3 (3.30%) Windows
2 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (9.89%) ETL
4 6 (6.59%) Data Analysis
4 6 (6.59%) Data Modelling
4 6 (6.59%) Test Strategy
5 5 (5.49%) Data Reconciliation
5 5 (5.49%) Project Management
5 5 (5.49%) Test Management
5 5 (5.49%) Resource Management
6 4 (4.40%) Migration
6 4 (4.40%) Data Management
6 4 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.40%) Change Management
7 3 (3.30%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.30%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.20%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (2.20%) Time Management
8 2 (2.20%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.98%) SQL
2 11 (12.09%) VBA
3 2 (2.20%) VB
4 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.10%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.10%) VCP4
1 1 (1.10%) CIMA
1 1 (1.10%) ISEB
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (1.10%) ACCA
1 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.10%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Business Objects
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle
3 5 (5.49%) SAP
4 4 (4.40%) Teradata
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.20%) Adobe
5 2 (2.20%) HP
6 1 (1.10%) Murex
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