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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 17 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Banking 20 56 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.97% 16.18% 22.41%
As % of the General category 29.85% 39.16% 44.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 41 31
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£400 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £10.97 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -40.70%
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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
67 143 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.69% 41.33% 50.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 100 69
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £27.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £27.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.63%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 29 (87.88%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (27.27%) ISEB
4 8 (24.24%) Retail
5 7 (21.21%) Project Management
6 6 (18.18%) SQL
6 6 (18.18%) AS400
6 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 5 (15.15%) Retail Banking
7 5 (15.15%) Test Planning
7 5 (15.15%) SAS
8 4 (12.12%) UML
8 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.12%) Change Management
8 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
9 3 (9.09%) Credit Risk
9 3 (9.09%) Analytics
9 3 (9.09%) Windows
9 3 (9.09%) MS Office
10 2 (6.06%) MS Project
10 2 (6.06%) CRM
10 2 (6.06%) SLA
10 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
10 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
10 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (6.06%) iSeries
10 2 (6.06%) Customer Insight
10 2 (6.06%) Relational Database

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 5 (15.15%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) MS Project
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.03%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) Base SAS
2 1 (3.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (3.03%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 29 (87.88%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Retail
3 5 (15.15%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Automotive
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.06%) AS400 Support
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Auditor
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Auditor
6 1 (3.03%) MI Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Teradata DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Development DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) AS400
2 3 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.06%) iSeries
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (21.21%) Project Management
3 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 5 (15.15%) Test Planning
5 4 (12.12%) UML
5 4 (12.12%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Analytics
7 2 (6.06%) CRM
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Customer Insight
8 1 (3.03%) Data Privacy
8 1 (3.03%) Business Transformation
8 1 (3.03%) Physical Data Model
8 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Test Management
8 1 (3.03%) Time Management
8 1 (3.03%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) ISEB
2 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CISA
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) COSO
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Teradata
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) Informatica
2 1 (3.03%) MicroStrategy