The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 13 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Banking 71 127 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.48% 11.89% 9.36%
As % of the General category 27.84% 29.13% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 100 58
Median daily rate £425 £424 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% +3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £325 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.96% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £12.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+131.37% -26.08%
Banking
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
255 436 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.05% 40.82% 36.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 264 173
Median daily rate £401 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 30
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking across the Cheshire region.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Cheshire region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford 0 22 £425 +6.25% 1
Chester -2 19 £450 -8.86%
Warrington +13 2 - -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Banking.

1 122 (64.55%) Finance
2 52 (27.51%) Java
3 51 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (26.46%) Oracle
5 38 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (16.93%) Linux
7 31 (16.40%) XML
8 30 (15.87%) HTML
9 27 (14.29%) JBoss
10 26 (13.76%) SQL
11 24 (12.70%) J2EE
12 23 (12.17%) JavaScript
12 23 (12.17%) HTTP
12 23 (12.17%) IBM
13 22 (11.64%) Unix
13 22 (11.64%) Middleware
14 21 (11.11%) JDBC
15 20 (10.58%) SOAP
15 20 (10.58%) CSS
15 20 (10.58%) High Availability
16 17 (8.99%) HTML5
17 16 (8.47%) JSON
17 16 (8.47%) ITIL
17 16 (8.47%) SOA
18 15 (7.94%) Apache
18 15 (7.94%) Web Services
18 15 (7.94%) C
18 15 (7.94%) Project Management
18 15 (7.94%) Open Source
19 14 (7.41%) WebSphere

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (14.29%) JBoss
2 15 (7.94%) Apache
3 14 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 14 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (3.17%) IIS
6 4 (2.12%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (2.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (1.59%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.06%) SAS
9 1 (0.53%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 9 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.70%) MS Office
3 5 (2.65%) MS Project
4 3 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.17%) HTTP
2 5 (2.65%) Firewall
3 4 (2.12%) Internet
3 4 (2.12%) SSL
4 3 (1.59%) LAN
4 3 (1.59%) LDAP
4 3 (1.59%) WAN
5 2 (1.06%) AMQP
5 2 (1.06%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.06%) SSH
6 1 (0.53%) DNS
6 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.53%) NAS
6 1 (0.53%) SAN
6 1 (0.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.88%) MySQL
3 11 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.59%) Big Data
6 3 (1.59%) GIS
6 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.06%) DB2
7 2 (1.06%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.53%) OLTP
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (5.29%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.17%) JIRA
4 5 (2.65%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.12%) Selenium
5 4 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.59%) Checkstyle
6 3 (1.59%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.59%) FindBugs
6 3 (1.59%) Maven
6 3 (1.59%) Mockito
6 3 (1.59%) SonarQube
6 3 (1.59%) Xcode
7 2 (1.06%) Android Studio
7 2 (1.06%) Subversion
8 1 (0.53%) Gradle
8 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.53%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.53%) QUnit
8 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
General
1 122 (64.55%) Finance
2 12 (6.35%) Retail
3 7 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 7 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 5 (2.65%) International Banking
4 5 (2.65%) Publishing
5 4 (2.12%) Legal
6 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.53%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (21.16%) Analyst
2 38 (20.11%) Developer
3 25 (13.23%) Business Analyst
4 20 (10.58%) Java Developer
5 19 (10.05%) Project Manager
6 14 (7.41%) Architect
7 13 (6.88%) Consultant
8 9 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
8 9 (4.76%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.70%) Banking Project Manager
9 7 (3.70%) Digital Architect
9 7 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.17%) Banking Business Analyst
10 6 (3.17%) Designer
10 6 (3.17%) Digital Technical Architect
10 6 (3.17%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (3.17%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.65%) Applications Support
11 5 (2.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 5 (2.65%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.40%) XML
2 30 (15.87%) HTML
3 24 (12.70%) J2EE
4 22 (11.64%) Middleware
5 21 (11.11%) JDBC
6 20 (10.58%) CSS
6 20 (10.58%) SOAP
7 17 (8.99%) HTML5
8 16 (8.47%) JSON
9 15 (7.94%) Web Services
10 14 (7.41%) Spring
11 13 (6.88%) CSS3
11 13 (6.88%) REST
12 12 (6.35%) Apache Camel
13 11 (5.82%) ActiveMQ
14 9 (4.76%) XSLT
15 8 (4.23%) JSP
16 7 (3.70%) JAX-WS
16 7 (3.70%) WSDL
17 6 (3.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.23%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.70%) User Experience
3 5 (2.65%) Online Banking
4 4 (2.12%) IVR
4 4 (2.12%) SWIFT
4 4 (2.12%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.59%) Clustering
5 3 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.59%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.59%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.59%) Replication
6 2 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.06%) Tandem
7 1 (0.53%) LIMS
7 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.93%) Linux
2 22 (11.64%) Unix
3 14 (7.41%) Windows
4 6 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.59%) AIX
5 3 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.06%) Android
6 2 (1.06%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (10.58%) High Availability
4 16 (8.47%) ITIL
4 16 (8.47%) SOA
5 15 (7.94%) Open Source
5 15 (7.94%) Project Management
6 14 (7.41%) TDD
7 13 (6.88%) Change Management
7 13 (6.88%) Integration Testing
7 13 (6.88%) Scrum
8 12 (6.35%) DevOps
9 11 (5.82%) Business Analysis
9 11 (5.82%) E-business
9 11 (5.82%) Microservices
9 11 (5.82%) Migration
9 11 (5.82%) Risk Management
10 10 (5.29%) Incident Management
10 10 (5.29%) Validation
10 10 (5.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (27.51%) Java
2 26 (13.76%) SQL
3 23 (12.17%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.94%) C
5 14 (7.41%) C++
6 11 (5.82%) Shell Script
7 9 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.70%) Python
9 5 (2.65%) Ruby
10 3 (1.59%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.59%) Jython
10 3 (1.59%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.59%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.53%) C#
12 1 (0.53%) PHP
12 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (7.41%) Degree
2 6 (3.17%) MCSE
2 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.59%) ISEB
4 3 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.06%) CISA
5 2 (1.06%) CISSP
6 1 (0.53%) CISM
6 1 (0.53%) CRISC
6 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.59%) QA
3 2 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.17%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.12%) CA Wily
4 3 (1.59%) BladeLogic
4 3 (1.59%) Puppet
5 2 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (26.46%) Oracle
2 23 (12.17%) IBM
3 7 (3.70%) Cisco
4 4 (2.12%) Avaya
4 4 (2.12%) CA
4 4 (2.12%) Splunk
4 4 (2.12%) Sybase
4 4 (2.12%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.59%) Juniper
5 3 (1.59%) Perforce
5 3 (1.59%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.59%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.06%) Apple
6 2 (1.06%) F5
6 2 (1.06%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.06%) Teradata
7 1 (0.53%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (0.53%) LabWare
7 1 (0.53%) SAP