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 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 9 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 119 93 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.08% 11.85% 12.77%
As % of the General category 30.13% 30.10% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 61 56
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£450 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £230 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £475
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
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
395 309 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.10% 39.36% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 162 141
Average daily rate £439 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 19
Average hourly rate £14.17 £35.00 £40.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.50% -13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £28.90 £15.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford 0 33 £400 -9.09%
Chester +20 24 £375 +36.36% 8
Warrington - 3 £550 -
Crewe -2 2 £363 - 5
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 154 (71.96%) Finance
2 53 (24.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (22.90%) Retail
4 47 (21.96%) Project Management
5 46 (21.50%) Retail Banking
6 41 (19.16%) Java
7 31 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (9.81%) HTML
9 20 (9.35%) SQL
9 20 (9.35%) XML
9 20 (9.35%) Windows
10 19 (8.88%) IBM
10 19 (8.88%) Business Analysis
11 18 (8.41%) Degree
11 18 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (7.94%) Waterfall
12 17 (7.94%) JavaScript
13 16 (7.48%) J2EE
14 15 (7.01%) Web Services
14 15 (7.01%) Linux
14 15 (7.01%) TDD
15 14 (6.54%) Oracle
15 14 (6.54%) C++
16 13 (6.07%) WSDL
16 13 (6.07%) Software Engineering
17 12 (5.61%) Microsoft
17 12 (5.61%) JSON
17 12 (5.61%) QA
17 12 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (5.61%) Git (software)

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 11 (5.14%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.21%) CICS
3 5 (2.34%) MQSeries
3 5 (2.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (2.34%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (1.87%) SAS
5 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.40%) Confluence
6 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.93%) JBoss
7 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (2.34%) MS Visio
1 5 (2.34%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.40%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.40%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.80%) Internet
2 5 (2.34%) ATM
2 5 (2.34%) HTTP
2 5 (2.34%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.40%) Network Security
4 2 (0.93%) SSH
4 2 (0.93%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.47%) Intranet
5 1 (0.47%) SAN
5 1 (0.47%) RIP
5 1 (0.47%) WAN
5 1 (0.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.67%) DB2
2 6 (2.80%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.34%) Informix
3 5 (2.34%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.34%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.93%) DTS
7 1 (0.47%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (0.47%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.47%) ReportNet
7 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Big Data
7 1 (0.47%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 12 (5.61%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.67%) Subversion
3 8 (3.74%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.80%) JIRA
5 5 (2.34%) JUnit
5 5 (2.34%) Maven
5 5 (2.34%) Selenium
5 5 (2.34%) Mockito
5 5 (2.34%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.40%) Introscope
6 3 (1.40%) FishEye
6 3 (1.40%) SonarQube
6 3 (1.40%) Gradle
6 3 (1.40%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.47%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.47%) LSMW
General
1 154 (71.96%) Finance
2 49 (22.90%) Retail
3 46 (21.50%) Retail Banking
4 8 (3.74%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.40%) Legal
5 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (35.05%) Analyst
2 58 (27.10%) Business Analyst
3 35 (16.36%) Project Manager
3 35 (16.36%) Developer
4 29 (13.55%) Senior Analyst
5 27 (12.62%) Senior Business Analyst
6 19 (8.88%) Java Developer
7 15 (7.01%) Banking Business Analyst
8 13 (6.07%) Financial Business Analyst
8 13 (6.07%) Business Manager
9 12 (5.61%) Architect
10 11 (5.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 9 (4.21%) Consultant
12 8 (3.74%) Infrastructure Manager
13 7 (3.27%) Test Manager
14 6 (2.80%) PMO Analyst
14 6 (2.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 6 (2.80%) Senior Manager
14 6 (2.80%) Senior Project Manager
14 6 (2.80%) Engagement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.81%) HTML
2 20 (9.35%) XML
3 16 (7.48%) J2EE
4 15 (7.01%) Web Services
5 13 (6.07%) WSDL
6 12 (5.61%) JSON
7 10 (4.67%) Spring
7 10 (4.67%) SOAP
8 9 (4.21%) JDBC
8 9 (4.21%) Java EE
9 8 (3.74%) HTML5
10 7 (3.27%) CSS
10 7 (3.27%) .NET
10 7 (3.27%) jQuery
10 7 (3.27%) JAX-RS
11 6 (2.80%) RESTful
11 6 (2.80%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.80%) JSP
11 6 (2.80%) Servlets
11 6 (2.80%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.14%) Mainframe
3 9 (4.21%) IBM Mainframe
3 9 (4.21%) User Experience
4 7 (3.27%) Online Banking
5 5 (2.34%) PMI
5 5 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.87%) Open Source
7 3 (1.40%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.40%) Chip Card
7 3 (1.40%) EMV
7 3 (1.40%) CMDB
7 3 (1.40%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.40%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.93%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.35%) Windows
2 15 (7.01%) Linux
3 9 (4.21%) UNIX
4 8 (3.74%) AIX
5 7 (3.27%) Windows XP
5 7 (3.27%) Windows Vista
5 7 (3.27%) Mac OS
6 5 (2.34%) zOS
7 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.47%) Solaris
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.47%) MVS
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 47 (21.96%) Project Management
3 31 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (8.88%) Business Analysis
5 17 (7.94%) Waterfall
6 15 (7.01%) TDD
7 13 (6.07%) Software Engineering
8 12 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (5.14%) PRINCE2
9 11 (5.14%) Change Management
10 10 (4.67%) Migration
11 9 (4.21%) OOP
11 9 (4.21%) OO
11 9 (4.21%) ITIL
11 9 (4.21%) BDD
12 8 (3.74%) Time Management
13 7 (3.27%) PRINCE
13 7 (3.27%) Workflow
13 7 (3.27%) Risk Management
13 7 (3.27%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (19.16%) Java
2 20 (9.35%) SQL
3 17 (7.94%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.54%) C++
5 9 (4.21%) C
5 9 (4.21%) Objective-C
6 7 (3.27%) Perl
7 6 (2.80%) REXX
8 5 (2.34%) COBOL
9 4 (1.87%) Assembly Language
9 4 (1.87%) JCL
10 3 (1.40%) Python
10 3 (1.40%) C#
10 3 (1.40%) XPath
11 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.93%) VBA
11 2 (0.93%) VB
11 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.47%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 18 (8.41%) Degree
2 10 (4.67%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.27%) PMP
4 3 (1.40%) ISEB
4 3 (1.40%) CCA
5 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.47%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.61%) QA
2 4 (1.87%) FATCA
3 2 (0.93%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.47%) MiFID
4 1 (0.47%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.47%) XenApp
1 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) MOM
3 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (8.88%) IBM
2 14 (6.54%) Oracle
3 12 (5.61%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.34%) HP
5 4 (1.87%) BMC
5 4 (1.87%) Remedy
5 4 (1.87%) Cognos
6 3 (1.40%) SAP
6 3 (1.40%) Compuware
6 3 (1.40%) Perforce
6 3 (1.40%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.93%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.93%) Teradata
7 2 (0.93%) Adobe
7 2 (0.93%) Citrix
8 1 (0.47%) Siebel
8 1 (0.47%) Sybase
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.47%) Apple
8 1 (0.47%) Avaya
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