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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 28 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 17 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.12% 13.89% 14.69%
As % of the General category 17.00% 31.25% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 32
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£398 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £400 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
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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
100 112 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.12% 44.44% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 74 67
Average daily rate £315 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £15.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.87 £14.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.87 £15.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 December 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 December 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 39 (69.64%) Finance
2 19 (33.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (26.79%) SQL
4 14 (25.00%) Retail
5 12 (21.43%) ISEB
6 10 (17.86%) Change Management
7 8 (14.29%) Retail Banking
7 8 (14.29%) SAS
7 8 (14.29%) Project Management
7 8 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 7 (12.50%) CCA
8 7 (12.50%) VBA
9 6 (10.71%) UML
9 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
9 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking
10 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
10 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
11 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (7.14%) AS400
11 4 (7.14%) Credit Risk
12 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
12 3 (5.36%) Test Strategy
12 3 (5.36%) Analytics
12 3 (5.36%) Workflow
12 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
12 3 (5.36%) HP
12 3 (5.36%) QuickTest Pro

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (14.29%) SAS
2 2 (3.57%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.79%) XPEDITER
General
1 39 (69.64%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Retail
3 8 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Automotive
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (69.64%) Analyst
2 26 (46.43%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Lead Business Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) MI Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Tester
5 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Developer
7 2 (3.57%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Software Tester
8 1 (1.79%) Project Coordinator
8 1 (1.79%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Senior Tester
8 1 (1.79%) Software Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) AS400
2 4 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (17.86%) Change Management
3 8 (14.29%) Project Management
3 8 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
4 6 (10.71%) UML
5 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.36%) Workflow
6 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.36%) Test Strategy
6 3 (5.36%) Analytics
7 2 (3.57%) Propensity Modelling
7 2 (3.57%) Customer Insight
7 2 (3.57%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) Change Control
7 2 (3.57%) Test Management
7 2 (3.57%) Time Management
7 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.57%) CRM
8 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) VBA
3 2 (3.57%) JCL
3 2 (3.57%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) ISEB
2 7 (12.50%) CCA
3 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.57%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) CA
3 1 (1.79%) Cognos
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