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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 32 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs citing Banking 41 66 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.68% 8.58% 10.52%
As % of the General category 13.85% 25.19% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 54 54
Average daily rate
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£435 £396 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +6.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £315 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £529 £412
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 £9.96 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -37.25%
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
296 262 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 33.79% 34.07% 39.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 192 159
Average daily rate £390 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -42.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £12.50 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 51 (55.43%) Finance
2 21 (22.83%) VBA
3 20 (21.74%) SQL
4 18 (19.57%) SAS
5 15 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (14.13%) Retail
8 12 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (10.87%) ETL
9 10 (10.87%) MS Excel
10 9 (9.78%) Business Objects
11 8 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (7.61%) MS Project
13 6 (6.52%) Oracle
13 6 (6.52%) Retail Banking
13 6 (6.52%) Resource Management
13 6 (6.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 5 (5.43%) Test Management
14 5 (5.43%) Investment Banking
14 5 (5.43%) Business Analysis
14 5 (5.43%) SAP
14 5 (5.43%) Windows
14 5 (5.43%) Essbase
14 5 (5.43%) Test Strategy
14 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (4.35%) Change Management
15 4 (4.35%) MS Access
15 4 (4.35%) Data Modelling
15 4 (4.35%) Project Management
15 4 (4.35%) UNIX

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (19.57%) SAS
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (7.61%) MS Project
4 4 (4.35%) MS Office
5 2 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.17%) InDesign
5 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.17%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.09%) SAP FI-GL
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) LAN
1 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 5 (5.43%) Essbase
4 4 (4.35%) MS Access
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (2.17%) Base SAS
5 2 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (2.17%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.09%) JIRA
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 51 (55.43%) Finance
2 13 (14.13%) Retail
3 6 (6.52%) Retail Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.35%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.17%) Legal
6 2 (2.17%) Marketing
7 1 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) Analyst
2 22 (23.91%) Developer
3 17 (18.48%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.52%) SAS Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Test Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Data Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) SAS BI Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Business Objects Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Programme Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.35%) MI Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Essbase Developer
7 4 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) PMO Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Excel Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Business Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) XML
1 2 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (1.09%) WCF
2 1 (1.09%) .NET
2 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (1.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.26%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.17%) User Experience
4 1 (1.09%) Statistics
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.43%) Windows
2 4 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (1.09%) Android
3 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (10.87%) ETL
4 6 (6.52%) Resource Management
5 5 (5.43%) Test Management
5 5 (5.43%) Business Analysis
5 5 (5.43%) Test Strategy
6 4 (4.35%) Change Management
6 4 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 4 (4.35%) Project Management
6 4 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.26%) Data Reconciliation
8 2 (2.17%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (2.17%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.17%) Migration
8 2 (2.17%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.17%) Time Management
8 2 (2.17%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) VBA
2 20 (21.74%) SQL
3 2 (2.17%) VB
4 1 (1.09%) SAS Macro
4 1 (1.09%) C#
4 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.09%) Degree
1 1 (1.09%) ACCA
1 1 (1.09%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.78%) Business Objects
2 6 (6.52%) Oracle
3 5 (5.43%) SAP
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.17%) Teradata
5 2 (2.17%) Adobe
6 1 (1.09%) Murex
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