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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 15 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Banking 33 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.68% 11.72% 17.65%
As % of the General category 31.43% 33.01% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 36
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£425 £388 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £418 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £17.98
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -30.47%
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
105 103 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.63% 35.52% 46.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 72 75
Average daily rate £405 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 82 (75.93%) Finance
2 53 (49.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (23.15%) Project Management
4 20 (18.52%) SQL
4 20 (18.52%) Retail
5 19 (17.59%) Test Planning
6 18 (16.67%) Change Management
7 15 (13.89%) ISEB
7 15 (13.89%) Business Analysis
8 14 (12.96%) Retail Banking
9 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (11.11%) UML
10 10 (9.26%) MS Office
10 10 (9.26%) AS400
11 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 9 (8.33%) CCA
11 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (7.41%) Waterfall
12 8 (7.41%) Web Services
12 8 (7.41%) VBA
13 7 (6.48%) SAS
13 7 (6.48%) MS Project
13 7 (6.48%) Mainframe
14 6 (5.56%) HP
14 6 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
14 6 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
14 6 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (5.56%) Network Architecture
15 5 (4.63%) Apache Ivy

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 7 (6.48%) SAS
2 2 (1.85%) CICS
3 1 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) MS Office
2 7 (6.48%) MS Project
3 3 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) SSL
3 1 (0.93%) 3G
3 1 (0.93%) 2G
3 1 (0.93%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.85%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Maven
1 5 (4.63%) Ant
1 5 (4.63%) Apache Ivy
2 4 (3.70%) JUnit
3 3 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (2.78%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.78%) JIRA
3 3 (2.78%) Selenium
4 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.85%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.85%) JBehave
4 2 (1.85%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.85%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.85%) Hudson
4 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.85%) Subversion
5 1 (0.93%) eggPlant
5 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.93%) XPEDITER
5 1 (0.93%) Toad
General
1 82 (75.93%) Finance
2 20 (18.52%) Retail
3 14 (12.96%) Retail Banking
4 5 (4.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 61 (56.48%) Analyst
2 43 (39.81%) Business Analyst
3 26 (24.07%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.41%) Test Analyst
4 8 (7.41%) MI Analyst
4 8 (7.41%) Lead Business Analyst
5 6 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
5 6 (5.56%) Developer
6 4 (3.70%) Test Manager
6 4 (3.70%) Tester
7 2 (1.85%) Programme Manager
7 2 (1.85%) Architect
7 2 (1.85%) Software Tester
7 2 (1.85%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (1.85%) Business Architect
7 2 (1.85%) Automated Test Developer
8 1 (0.93%) Java Team Leader
8 1 (0.93%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (0.93%) Senior Test Manager
8 1 (0.93%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.41%) Web Services
2 5 (4.63%) XML
2 5 (4.63%) SOAP
3 4 (3.70%) J2EE
4 2 (1.85%) HTML
4 2 (1.85%) Struts
4 2 (1.85%) JMS
4 2 (1.85%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.85%) Spring
4 2 (1.85%) Java EE
4 2 (1.85%) JSON
4 2 (1.85%) Spring Web Flow
4 2 (1.85%) JPA
4 2 (1.85%) RESTful
5 1 (0.93%) REST
5 1 (0.93%) WAP
5 1 (0.93%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) AS400
2 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.48%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.78%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) Handset
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (49.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (23.15%) Project Management
3 19 (17.59%) Test Planning
4 18 (16.67%) Change Management
5 15 (13.89%) Business Analysis
6 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (11.11%) UML
7 8 (7.41%) Waterfall
8 6 (5.56%) Network Architecture
8 6 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (4.63%) Test Management
9 5 (4.63%) Scrum
9 5 (4.63%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.78%) Regression Testing
10 3 (2.78%) Workflow
10 3 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (2.78%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.52%) SQL
2 8 (7.41%) VBA
3 4 (3.70%) Java
4 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.85%) COBOL
4 2 (1.85%) XQuery
4 2 (1.85%) JCL
4 2 (1.85%) XPath
4 2 (1.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (13.89%) ISEB
2 9 (8.33%) CCA
3 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.85%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.56%) HP
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (0.93%) Cognos
4 1 (0.93%) IBM
4 1 (0.93%) Sun
4 1 (0.93%) CA
4 1 (0.93%) Apple
4 1 (0.93%) Teradata
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