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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 19 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 20 71 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.30% 17.88% 15.05%
As % of the General category 25.32% 41.52% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 55 21
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£356 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -19.44%
Banking
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
79 171 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.83% 43.07% 40.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 121 53
Average daily rate £356 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £485 £500
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 £11.50 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.18% +44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 36 (90.00%) Finance
2 15 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (32.50%) Project Management
4 10 (25.00%) Retail
5 8 (20.00%) ISEB
6 6 (15.00%) AS400
7 5 (12.50%) Windows
7 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 5 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 4 (10.00%) Retail Banking
8 4 (10.00%) UML
8 4 (10.00%) Change Management
8 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.50%) MS Project
9 3 (7.50%) SQL
9 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
9 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
9 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
9 3 (7.50%) iSeries
10 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
10 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (5.00%) Scrum
10 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
10 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.00%) WCF
10 2 (5.00%) IIS
10 2 (5.00%) C#
10 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
10 2 (5.00%) .NET

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Project
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) SPSS
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.50%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 36 (90.00%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) AS400 Support
5 2 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Manual Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.00%) WCF
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) AS400
2 3 (7.50%) iSeries
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (32.50%) Project Management
3 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 4 (10.00%) UML
4 4 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Scrum
6 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.50%) Validation
7 1 (2.50%) Migration
7 1 (2.50%) Workflow
7 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL
7 1 (2.50%) OO
7 1 (2.50%) CRM
7 1 (2.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.50%) RPG
3 1 (2.50%) RPG/400
3 1 (2.50%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) CISA
3 1 (2.50%) CISSP
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) COSO
2 1 (2.50%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Teradata
2 1 (2.50%) HP
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Cognos
2 1 (2.50%) Informatica
2 1 (2.50%) MicroStrategy