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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 101 94 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.74% 12.19% 14.15%
As % of the General category 26.17% 31.54% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 65 54
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£425 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £232 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £484
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 £20.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-49.68% -
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
386 298 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.06% 38.65% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 164 147
Average daily rate £425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £33.28 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.92% -16.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 39 £400 -5.88% 2
Chester +3 13 £450 +108.09% 5
Crewe - 2 £363 - 2
Warrington - 2 - -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 155 (73.46%) Finance
2 52 (24.64%) Retail
3 48 (22.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (22.75%) Retail Banking
4 42 (19.91%) Project Management
5 32 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (15.17%) Java
6 31 (14.69%) SDLC
7 24 (11.37%) SQL
7 24 (11.37%) Business Analysis
8 19 (9.00%) Waterfall
9 18 (8.53%) Degree
9 18 (8.53%) Windows
10 17 (8.06%) XML
10 17 (8.06%) HTML
11 16 (7.58%) Web Services
11 16 (7.58%) Linux
11 16 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (7.11%) JavaScript
12 15 (7.11%) IBM
13 14 (6.64%) TDD
14 13 (6.16%) C++
15 12 (5.69%) J2EE
15 12 (5.69%) Microsoft
15 12 (5.69%) WSDL
15 12 (5.69%) Git (software)
16 11 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (5.21%) Software Engineering
16 11 (5.21%) JSON
16 11 (5.21%) QA

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (3.79%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.32%) CICS
3 5 (2.37%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.42%) SAS
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (1.42%) Confluence
4 3 (1.42%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.47%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) JBoss
6 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.90%) MS Office
3 4 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) SAP FI
1 3 (1.42%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (1.42%) SAP CO
1 3 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (0.47%) Eikon
2 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.37%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.90%) ATM
2 4 (1.90%) Internet
3 3 (1.42%) HTTP
4 2 (0.95%) Network Security
5 1 (0.47%) NAS
5 1 (0.47%) RIP
5 1 (0.47%) VPN
5 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.79%) DB2
2 8 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.42%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.42%) Informix
5 2 (0.95%) MS Access
5 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.95%) DTS
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.47%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (0.47%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.47%) Cognos Powerplay
6 1 (0.47%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.47%) OLAP
6 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (5.69%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.74%) Subversion
3 7 (3.32%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.37%) Maven
5 4 (1.90%) JIRA
6 3 (1.42%) Selenium
6 3 (1.42%) JUnit
6 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.42%) Mockito
6 3 (1.42%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.42%) FishEye
6 3 (1.42%) Gradle
6 3 (1.42%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.47%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.47%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.47%) Introscope
7 1 (0.47%) LSMW
General
1 155 (73.46%) Finance
2 52 (24.64%) Retail
3 48 (22.75%) Retail Banking
4 5 (2.37%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.42%) Legal
6 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (37.44%) Analyst
2 61 (28.91%) Business Analyst
3 35 (16.59%) Project Manager
4 33 (15.64%) Developer
5 30 (14.22%) Senior Analyst
6 28 (13.27%) Senior Business Analyst
7 16 (7.58%) Banking Business Analyst
8 15 (7.11%) Java Developer
9 12 (5.69%) Financial Business Analyst
10 10 (4.74%) Business Manager
10 10 (4.74%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 10 (4.74%) Architect
10 10 (4.74%) Consultant
11 8 (3.79%) Infrastructure Manager
12 7 (3.32%) Test Manager
12 7 (3.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 6 (2.84%) Senior Manager
13 6 (2.84%) Senior Project Manager
14 5 (2.37%) Designer
14 5 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.06%) HTML
1 17 (8.06%) XML
2 16 (7.58%) Web Services
3 12 (5.69%) WSDL
3 12 (5.69%) J2EE
4 11 (5.21%) JSON
5 9 (4.27%) Spring
6 7 (3.32%) Java EE
6 7 (3.32%) jQuery
6 7 (3.32%) HTML5
7 6 (2.84%) .NET
7 6 (2.84%) CSS
7 6 (2.84%) JDBC
7 6 (2.84%) SOAP
7 6 (2.84%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.37%) ISPF
8 5 (2.37%) Servlets
9 4 (1.90%) RESTful
9 4 (1.90%) XSL
9 4 (1.90%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.79%) Mainframe
3 7 (3.32%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (3.32%) Online Banking
4 6 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.37%) PMI
5 5 (2.37%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.90%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.42%) User Experience
7 3 (1.42%) iPad
7 3 (1.42%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.42%) CMDB
8 2 (0.95%) GIS
8 2 (0.95%) EMV
8 2 (0.95%) Chip Card
8 2 (0.95%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.47%) iPhone
9 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.53%) Windows
2 16 (7.58%) Linux
3 8 (3.79%) AIX
3 8 (3.79%) UNIX
4 7 (3.32%) Mac OS
4 7 (3.32%) Windows Vista
4 7 (3.32%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.37%) zOS
6 2 (0.95%) Solaris
6 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 42 (19.91%) Project Management
3 32 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (14.69%) SDLC
5 24 (11.37%) Business Analysis
6 19 (9.00%) Waterfall
7 14 (6.64%) TDD
8 11 (5.21%) Software Engineering
8 11 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (4.74%) Migration
9 10 (4.74%) PRINCE2
10 9 (4.27%) OOP
10 9 (4.27%) OO
10 9 (4.27%) ITIL
10 9 (4.27%) BDD
11 7 (3.32%) PRINCE
11 7 (3.32%) Time Management
12 6 (2.84%) Release Management
12 6 (2.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (2.84%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.17%) Java
2 24 (11.37%) SQL
3 15 (7.11%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.16%) C++
5 9 (4.27%) C
5 9 (4.27%) Objective-C
6 7 (3.32%) Perl
7 6 (2.84%) REXX
8 5 (2.37%) COBOL
8 5 (2.37%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.90%) VB
9 4 (1.90%) Assembly Language
9 4 (1.90%) JCL
10 3 (1.42%) Python
11 2 (0.95%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.95%) VBA
11 2 (0.95%) C#
12 1 (0.47%) PHP
12 1 (0.47%) ABAP
12 1 (0.47%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 18 (8.53%) Degree
2 8 (3.79%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.32%) PMP
4 3 (1.42%) ISEB
4 3 (1.42%) CCA
5 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.47%) CEH
6 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.47%) IIBA
6 1 (0.47%) CISSP
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.47%) MCP
6 1 (0.47%) MCSE
6 1 (0.47%) MCSA
6 1 (0.47%) CCNP
6 1 (0.47%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.21%) QA
2 4 (1.90%) FATCA
3 1 (0.47%) EMIR
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (7.11%) IBM
2 12 (5.69%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.27%) Oracle
4 5 (2.37%) Cognos
5 3 (1.42%) BMC
5 3 (1.42%) Remedy
5 3 (1.42%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.42%) SAP
6 2 (0.95%) MobileIron
6 2 (0.95%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.95%) Teradata
6 2 (0.95%) HP
6 2 (0.95%) Apple
6 2 (0.95%) Adobe
7 1 (0.47%) Compuware
7 1 (0.47%) Siebel
7 1 (0.47%) Sybase
7 1 (0.47%) Reuters
7 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.47%) Symantec
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