The first 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cardiff region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 55 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.24% 19.05% 21.20%
As % of the General category 37.16% 40.00% 35.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 33
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £493 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.94% -24.00%
General Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
148 80 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.00% 47.62% 59.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 61 73
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Banking
South Wales

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 April 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 April 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 68 (75.56%) Finance
2 27 (30.00%) Project Management
3 24 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
5 15 (16.67%) MS Project
5 15 (16.67%) MS Office
6 13 (14.44%) Scrum
7 12 (13.33%) Maven
7 12 (13.33%) SOAP
7 12 (13.33%) Web Services
8 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
8 11 (12.22%) SQL
9 10 (11.11%) Change Management
9 10 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 10 (11.11%) Retail
9 10 (11.11%) Retail Banking
9 10 (11.11%) Ant
9 10 (11.11%) Apache Ivy
10 9 (10.00%) Windows
10 9 (10.00%) UML
10 9 (10.00%) CCA
11 7 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
11 7 (7.78%) Cognos
11 7 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (7.78%) J2EE
11 7 (7.78%) Java
11 7 (7.78%) AS400
11 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (4.44%) IIS
2 3 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (16.67%) MS Project
1 15 (16.67%) MS Office
2 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) 3G
1 3 (3.33%) 2G
1 3 (3.33%) 4G
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) SSL
2 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Maven
2 10 (11.11%) Ant
2 10 (11.11%) Apache Ivy
3 6 (6.67%) JIRA
3 6 (6.67%) Selenium
4 5 (5.56%) JUnit
4 5 (5.56%) eggPlant
5 4 (4.44%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.33%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.33%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.33%) Toad
7 2 (2.22%) TestDirector
7 2 (2.22%) Calabash
8 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.11%) Hudson
8 1 (1.11%) Subversion
8 1 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
General
1 68 (75.56%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Retail
2 10 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Marketing
3 2 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (42.22%) Analyst
2 25 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 21 (23.33%) Project Manager
4 11 (12.22%) Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 8 (8.89%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Architect
7 7 (7.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Development Team Leader
9 4 (4.44%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.44%) Java Team Leader
9 4 (4.44%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.33%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (3.33%) QA Leader
10 3 (3.33%) AS400 Support
10 3 (3.33%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) SOAP
1 12 (13.33%) Web Services
2 7 (7.78%) J2EE
3 6 (6.67%) Spring
3 6 (6.67%) Java EE
3 6 (6.67%) Struts
4 4 (4.44%) JMS
4 4 (4.44%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.44%) Spring Web Flow
4 4 (4.44%) JPA
5 3 (3.33%) REST
5 3 (3.33%) WAP
5 3 (3.33%) XML
5 3 (3.33%) J2ME
6 2 (2.22%) .NET
6 2 (2.22%) Velocity
7 1 (1.11%) RESTful
7 1 (1.11%) JSON
7 1 (1.11%) HTML
7 1 (1.11%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) AS400
2 6 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (5.56%) iSeries
4 4 (4.44%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.44%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) UNIX
3 2 (2.22%) AIX
3 2 (2.22%) OS/400
3 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) Project Management
2 24 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (14.44%) Scrum
4 10 (11.11%) Change Management
4 10 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 9 (10.00%) UML
6 7 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.67%) MVC
7 6 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.44%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.44%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (3.33%) Workflow
9 3 (3.33%) Regression Testing
9 3 (3.33%) Manual Testing
9 3 (3.33%) Automation Testing
9 3 (3.33%) BDD
10 2 (2.22%) Test Strategy
10 2 (2.22%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.22%) SQL
2 7 (7.78%) Java
3 2 (2.22%) COBOL
3 2 (2.22%) RPG
3 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.11%) XPath
4 1 (1.11%) Groovy
4 1 (1.11%) XQuery
4 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) CCA
2 4 (4.44%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) ISEB
3 2 (2.22%) APMP
4 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) PMP
4 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) SLA
1 5 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.78%) Cognos
3 5 (5.56%) HP
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle
5 3 (3.33%) Apple
5 3 (3.33%) Sun
6 2 (2.22%) IBM
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