The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 14 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Banking 118 70 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.60% 5.86% 4.87%
As % of the General category 19.00% 12.61% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 23
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£330 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.40% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -18.82%
Banking
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
621 555 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.26% 46.48% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 288 180
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £244 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £479 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 17
Average hourly rate £43.00 £12.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+258.33% -70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £9.86 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £23.65 £44.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +9 84 £375 - 1
Aylesbury - 1 £269 -
High Wycombe - 1 £375 -
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

1 136 (62.39%) Finance
2 36 (16.51%) Oracle
3 32 (14.68%) SQL
3 32 (14.68%) Project Management
4 31 (14.22%) Retail
5 29 (13.30%) Java
5 29 (13.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 28 (12.84%) Mobile Banking
6 28 (12.84%) MS Excel
7 27 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (11.01%) HTML
8 24 (11.01%) Internet
9 21 (9.63%) Windows
10 20 (9.17%) UNIX
10 20 (9.17%) GAP Analysis
11 18 (8.26%) iOS Development
11 18 (8.26%) Apple iOS
12 17 (7.80%) Data Centre
12 17 (7.80%) .NET
12 17 (7.80%) DB2
12 17 (7.80%) XML
13 16 (7.34%) SOAP
14 15 (6.88%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (6.88%) SLA
14 15 (6.88%) Financial Institution
14 15 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (6.88%) User Experience
14 15 (6.88%) Windows 7
15 14 (6.42%) Migration
15 14 (6.42%) Spring

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 8 (3.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.75%) SAS
2 6 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.75%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.38%) Node.js
4 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.46%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (12.84%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.96%) MS Office
3 10 (4.59%) MS Project
4 6 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.92%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.46%) GIMP
6 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.92%) Staffware
3 1 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.46%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.46%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.83%) SaaS
2 2 (0.92%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.01%) Internet
2 11 (5.05%) ATM
2 11 (5.05%) LDAP
3 6 (2.75%) Intranet
4 5 (2.29%) HTTP
5 3 (1.38%) SAN
6 2 (0.92%) Firewall
6 2 (0.92%) Wireless
6 2 (0.92%) Broadband
6 2 (0.92%) LAN
6 2 (0.92%) WAN
6 2 (0.92%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.46%) VPN
7 1 (0.46%) SSL
7 1 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.46%) Network Security
7 1 (0.46%) NX-OS
7 1 (0.46%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.80%) DB2
2 15 (6.88%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.96%) PowerCenter
4 11 (5.05%) DB2 UDB
5 10 (4.59%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.59%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.83%) BusinessObjects XI
6 4 (1.83%) Base SAS
7 3 (1.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (1.38%) Big Data
7 3 (1.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (1.38%) Data Mart
7 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (0.92%) OLTP
8 2 (0.92%) QlikView
8 2 (0.92%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.67%) HP UFT
2 7 (3.21%) Xcode
3 5 (2.29%) Axure RP
4 4 (1.83%) JIRA
5 3 (1.38%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.38%) Subversion
6 1 (0.46%) LoadRunner
General
1 136 (62.39%) Finance
2 31 (14.22%) Retail
3 15 (6.88%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.75%) Spanish Language
5 5 (2.29%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.83%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.46%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (33.03%) Analyst
2 51 (23.39%) Developer
3 44 (20.18%) Project Manager
4 18 (8.26%) iOS Developer
5 14 (6.42%) Business Analyst
5 14 (6.42%) Java Developer
6 12 (5.50%) Team Leader
7 11 (5.05%) Security Analyst
7 11 (5.05%) Systems Analyst
8 9 (4.13%) Test Analyst
9 8 (3.67%) IT Security Analyst
10 7 (3.21%) PMO Analyst
10 7 (3.21%) Architect
10 7 (3.21%) Administrator
10 7 (3.21%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.75%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (2.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (2.75%) Support Analyst
11 6 (2.75%) Consultant
11 6 (2.75%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.01%) HTML
2 17 (7.80%) .NET
2 17 (7.80%) XML
3 16 (7.34%) SOAP
4 14 (6.42%) Spring
5 11 (5.05%) J2EE
5 11 (5.05%) iOS SDK
6 10 (4.59%) Struts
7 7 (3.21%) HTML5
8 6 (2.75%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.75%) JSP
9 5 (2.29%) Web Services
9 5 (2.29%) DOM
9 5 (2.29%) REST
9 5 (2.29%) JSON
10 4 (1.83%) Java EE
10 4 (1.83%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.38%) CSS
11 3 (1.38%) Ajax
11 3 (1.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.84%) Mobile Banking
2 17 (7.80%) Data Centre
3 15 (6.88%) User Experience
4 12 (5.50%) Online Banking
5 10 (4.59%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.75%) Credit Risk
6 6 (2.75%) iPhone
6 6 (2.75%) iPad
7 5 (2.29%) SWIFT
7 5 (2.29%) Clustering
8 4 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.83%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.38%) HACMP
9 3 (1.38%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.38%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.92%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.92%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.92%) SCADA
10 2 (0.92%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.63%) Windows
2 20 (9.17%) UNIX
3 18 (8.26%) Apple iOS
4 15 (6.88%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.21%) Linux
6 4 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.83%) AIX
6 4 (1.83%) Solaris
7 1 (0.46%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.46%) zOS
7 1 (0.46%) MVS
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.68%) Project Management
2 29 (13.30%) User Acceptance Testing
3 27 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (9.17%) GAP Analysis
5 18 (8.26%) iOS Development
6 15 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (6.42%) Migration
8 13 (5.96%) Scrum
8 13 (5.96%) Project Planning
9 12 (5.50%) Logistics
9 12 (5.50%) Integration Testing
10 11 (5.05%) Technical Analysis
11 10 (4.59%) Data Protection
11 10 (4.59%) Business Analysis
11 10 (4.59%) Security Management
11 10 (4.59%) Change Management
12 9 (4.13%) Information Security
12 9 (4.13%) Test Scripting
13 7 (3.21%) Test Strategy
13 7 (3.21%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.68%) SQL
2 29 (13.30%) Java
3 13 (5.96%) VB
4 11 (5.05%) PowerShell
5 10 (4.59%) Objective-C
6 8 (3.67%) C#
7 5 (2.29%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.29%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.83%) VBScript
9 3 (1.38%) Ruby
10 2 (0.92%) VBA
10 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.92%) C
10 2 (0.92%) COBOL
10 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.46%) C++
11 1 (0.46%) Perl
11 1 (0.46%) Python
11 1 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (5.05%) CISSP
2 4 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.38%) CCNA
4 2 (0.92%) Degree
4 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.92%) CCNP
5 1 (0.46%) CCSE
5 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.88%) SLA
2 7 (3.21%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.75%) QA
4 2 (0.92%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.46%) Basel III
System Software
1 13 (5.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.92%) GPFS
3 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.92%) Veritas File System
3 2 (0.92%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (5.96%) SCCM
2 9 (4.13%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (3.67%) Control-M
4 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.46%) SCOM
4 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.46%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 36 (16.51%) Oracle
2 13 (5.96%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.13%) SAP
4 8 (3.67%) Apple
5 7 (3.21%) Remedy
6 6 (2.75%) Adobe
7 5 (2.29%) Informatica
7 5 (2.29%) IBM
8 4 (1.83%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.83%) VMware
9 3 (1.38%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.38%) Symantec
9 3 (1.38%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.38%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.38%) Cisco
9 3 (1.38%) EMC
9 3 (1.38%) NetApp
9 3 (1.38%) Veritas
9 3 (1.38%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (0.92%) MuleSoft