The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 15 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 20 57 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.33% 18.57% 20.13%
As % of the General category 25.32% 39.31% 43.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 27
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£405 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £441
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 £10.97 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -33.51%
Banking
South Wales

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

General Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
79 145 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.94% 47.23% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 108 58
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £443 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.61% -15.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 33 (89.19%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.03%) ISEB
4 9 (24.32%) Retail
5 7 (18.92%) Project Management
5 7 (18.92%) SQL
6 6 (16.22%) SAS
6 6 (16.22%) AS400
6 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) Retail Banking
7 5 (13.51%) Test Planning
7 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
8 4 (10.81%) UML
8 4 (10.81%) MS Office
8 4 (10.81%) HP
8 4 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (10.81%) Change Management
8 4 (10.81%) Workflow
8 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
8 4 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (10.81%) Credit Risk
8 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Analytics
9 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (8.11%) Test Management
9 3 (8.11%) Customer Insight
9 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
9 3 (8.11%) CRM
10 2 (5.41%) VBA

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 6 (16.22%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
3 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.41%) MS Project
5 1 (2.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.70%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 33 (89.19%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Retail
3 5 (13.51%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Automotive
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Analyst
2 14 (37.84%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (2.70%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Senior IT Auditor
7 1 (2.70%) AS400 Support
7 1 (2.70%) Auditor
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Auditor
7 1 (2.70%) MI Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) AS400
2 4 (10.81%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.70%) iSeries
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (18.92%) Project Management
3 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Test Planning
5 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
5 4 (10.81%) Analytics
5 4 (10.81%) Change Management
5 4 (10.81%) Workflow
5 4 (10.81%) UML
6 3 (8.11%) CRM
6 3 (8.11%) Customer Insight
6 3 (8.11%) Test Management
7 2 (5.41%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.41%) Propensity Modelling
7 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
1 1 (2.70%) COBIT
1 1 (2.70%) COSO
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Informatica
3 1 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.70%) Teradata
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
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