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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 14 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 40 75 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.36% 19.08% 22.18%
As % of the General category 32.79% 48.08% 49.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 67 41
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£342 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £289 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-40.34% -22.22%
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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
122 156 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.61% 39.69% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 122 75
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.78 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 44 (81.48%) Finance
2 22 (40.74%) Retail
3 18 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (29.63%) ISEB
5 15 (27.78%) Retail Banking
6 13 (24.07%) Project Management
6 13 (24.07%) AS400
7 12 (22.22%) ISTQB
8 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 5 (9.26%) Change Management
10 4 (7.41%) Migration
11 3 (5.56%) SDLC
11 3 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
11 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
11 3 (5.56%) Windows
12 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
12 2 (3.70%) .NET
12 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
12 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
12 2 (3.70%) IIS
12 2 (3.70%) MS Project
12 2 (3.70%) C#
12 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
12 2 (3.70%) Validation
12 2 (3.70%) MVC
12 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (3.70%) Data Migration
12 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Project
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
General
1 44 (81.48%) Finance
2 22 (40.74%) Retail
3 15 (27.78%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Business Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Tester
4 10 (18.52%) Project Manager
5 6 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Developer
7 4 (7.41%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Business Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Lead Project Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Windows Support Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Financial Business Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Project Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
1 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
1 2 (3.70%) WCF
1 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.85%) Spring
2 1 (1.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) AS400
2 2 (3.70%) iSeries
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (24.07%) Project Management
3 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 5 (9.26%) Change Management
5 4 (7.41%) Migration
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.56%) SDLC
6 3 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.70%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.70%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) Validation
7 2 (3.70%) MVC
7 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.85%) UML
8 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.85%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.85%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) C#
1 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.85%) RPG/400
2 1 (1.85%) RPG IV
2 1 (1.85%) Java
2 1 (1.85%) RPG
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) ISEB
2 12 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (1.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.85%) PMP
3 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
1 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) HP
2 1 (1.85%) Cognos