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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 56 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.60% 19.88% 21.84%
As % of the General category 38.89% 40.24% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 32
Average daily rate £396 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.72 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-36.64% -26.00%
General Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
144 82 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 40.11% 49.40% 55.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 63 66
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £306 £264
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 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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 18 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 18 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 62 (74.70%) Finance
2 25 (30.12%) Project Management
3 24 (28.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
5 13 (15.66%) MS Project
5 13 (15.66%) MS Office
5 13 (15.66%) Scrum
6 11 (13.25%) Maven
6 11 (13.25%) SOAP
6 11 (13.25%) Web Services
7 10 (12.05%) Ant
7 10 (12.05%) SQL
7 10 (12.05%) Retail
7 10 (12.05%) Business Analysis
7 10 (12.05%) Retail Banking
7 10 (12.05%) Change Management
7 10 (12.05%) Apache Ivy
8 9 (10.84%) CCA
9 7 (8.43%) J2EE
9 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
9 7 (8.43%) Java
9 7 (8.43%) UML
9 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
10 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
10 6 (7.23%) Windows
10 6 (7.23%) Struts
10 6 (7.23%) AS400
10 6 (7.23%) MVC
10 6 (7.23%) Spring
10 6 (7.23%) Java EE

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 3 (3.61%) Apache
2 2 (2.41%) IIS
2 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) MS Project
1 13 (15.66%) MS Office
2 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) 2G
1 3 (3.61%) 3G
1 3 (3.61%) 4G
2 1 (1.20%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) SSL
2 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Maven
2 10 (12.05%) Ant
2 10 (12.05%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (6.02%) JIRA
3 5 (6.02%) Selenium
3 5 (6.02%) JUnit
4 4 (4.82%) SoapUI
4 4 (4.82%) eggPlant
5 3 (3.61%) Toad
5 3 (3.61%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.20%) Subversion
7 1 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.20%) Hudson
7 1 (1.20%) JBehave
7 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.20%) Calabash
General
1 62 (74.70%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Retail
2 10 (12.05%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Legal
3 2 (2.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (40.96%) Analyst
2 24 (28.92%) Business Analyst
3 21 (25.30%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.84%) Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Applications Support
7 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Banking Business Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (4.82%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.82%) Java Team Leader
8 4 (4.82%) Lead Architect
9 3 (3.61%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) QA Leader
10 2 (2.41%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) SOAP
1 11 (13.25%) Web Services
2 7 (8.43%) J2EE
3 6 (7.23%) Struts
3 6 (7.23%) Spring
3 6 (7.23%) Java EE
4 4 (4.82%) JPA
4 4 (4.82%) JMS
4 4 (4.82%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.82%) Spring Web Flow
5 3 (3.61%) WAP
5 3 (3.61%) J2ME
5 3 (3.61%) REST
6 2 (2.41%) Velocity
6 2 (2.41%) XML
7 1 (1.20%) JSON
7 1 (1.20%) HTML
7 1 (1.20%) OLE
7 1 (1.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) AS400
2 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.02%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (4.82%) iSeries
3 4 (4.82%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.82%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.61%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) UNIX
3 2 (2.41%) AIX
3 2 (2.41%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) Project Management
2 24 (28.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (15.66%) Scrum
4 10 (12.05%) Business Analysis
4 10 (12.05%) Change Management
5 7 (8.43%) UML
6 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.23%) MVC
7 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.02%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.82%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.82%) Mobile Commerce
8 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.61%) Workflow
9 3 (3.61%) Regression Testing
9 3 (3.61%) Automation Testing
9 3 (3.61%) Manual Testing
10 2 (2.41%) BDD
10 2 (2.41%) Test Strategy
10 2 (2.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) SQL
2 7 (8.43%) Java
3 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.41%) RPG
3 2 (2.41%) COBOL
4 1 (1.20%) XPath
4 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.20%) XQuery
4 1 (1.20%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) CCA
2 4 (4.82%) ISEB
2 4 (4.82%) Degree
3 2 (2.41%) APMP
4 1 (1.20%) PMP
4 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) QA
2 4 (4.82%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.02%) Cognos
2 5 (6.02%) HP
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle
4 3 (3.61%) Sun
4 3 (3.61%) Apple
5 2 (2.41%) IBM
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