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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 27 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs citing Banking 33 47 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.42% 12.40% 22.57%
As % of the General category 30.28% 39.50% 52.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 43 48
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£356 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -9.21%
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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
109 119 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.49% 31.40% 43.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 97 93
Average daily rate £325 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.39 £145.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 46 (79.31%) Finance
2 22 (37.93%) Retail
2 22 (37.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (25.86%) ISEB
3 15 (25.86%) Retail Banking
4 13 (22.41%) Project Management
5 12 (20.69%) AS400
6 11 (18.97%) ISTQB
7 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
7 6 (10.34%) Change Management
8 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (6.90%) Migration
9 4 (6.90%) Six Sigma
10 3 (5.17%) Windows
10 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
10 3 (5.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (5.17%) Lean Six Sigma
10 3 (5.17%) SDLC
10 3 (5.17%) Target Operating Model
11 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.45%) Resource Management
11 2 (3.45%) WCF
11 2 (3.45%) Credit Risk
11 2 (3.45%) Data Migration
11 2 (3.45%) iSeries
11 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (3.45%) Entity Framework
11 2 (3.45%) IIS
11 2 (3.45%) MS Project
11 2 (3.45%) MS Office

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Project
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 46 (79.31%) Finance
2 22 (37.93%) Retail
3 15 (25.86%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Analyst
2 16 (27.59%) Business Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Tester
4 9 (15.52%) Project Manager
5 7 (12.07%) Banking Business Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Process Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.17%) Lead Project Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Junior Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Junior
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
1 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
1 2 (3.45%) WCF
1 2 (3.45%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.72%) Spring
2 1 (1.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) AS400
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (22.41%) Project Management
3 6 (10.34%) Change Management
3 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
4 4 (6.90%) Six Sigma
4 4 (6.90%) Migration
5 3 (5.17%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (5.17%) SDLC
5 3 (5.17%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (3.45%) Resource Management
6 2 (3.45%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.45%) UML
6 2 (3.45%) MVC
6 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.45%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.72%) Scrum
7 1 (1.72%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.72%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.72%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) C#
1 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.72%) RPG/400
2 1 (1.72%) RPG IV
2 1 (1.72%) Java
2 1 (1.72%) RPG
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) ISEB
2 11 (18.97%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.72%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (1.72%) PMP
4 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
1 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) Cognos