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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 10 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Banking 120 99 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.96% 12.50% 12.62%
As % of the General category 29.34% 31.83% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 63 51
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£425 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £14.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-26.73% -3.38%
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
409 311 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.78% 39.27% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 156 130
Average daily rate £425 £390 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £245
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 24 30 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £40.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £25.00 £13.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

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 6 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 6 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% 1
Chester +25 29 £395 +19.69% 10
Warrington -12 3 £550 +22.22%
Crewe -4 2 £363 -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 149 (69.95%) Finance
2 55 (25.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (22.07%) Project Management
4 45 (21.13%) Retail
5 42 (19.72%) Retail Banking
6 40 (18.78%) Java
7 30 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (10.80%) HTML
8 23 (10.80%) XML
9 19 (8.92%) SQL
9 19 (8.92%) IBM
10 18 (8.45%) Windows
10 18 (8.45%) Degree
10 18 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (7.98%) Oracle
11 17 (7.98%) Business Analysis
12 16 (7.51%) JavaScript
12 16 (7.51%) J2EE
13 15 (7.04%) Web Services
13 15 (7.04%) Waterfall
14 13 (6.10%) TDD
14 13 (6.10%) Software Engineering
14 13 (6.10%) SOAP
14 13 (6.10%) C++
14 13 (6.10%) Microsoft
14 13 (6.10%) WSDL
15 12 (5.63%) Linux
16 11 (5.16%) QA
16 11 (5.16%) JSON
16 11 (5.16%) WebSphere

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (5.16%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.23%) CICS
3 5 (2.35%) MQSeries
3 5 (2.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (2.35%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.41%) SAS
4 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.94%) JBoss
5 2 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.94%) Confluence
6 1 (0.47%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) LiveLink
Applications
1 5 (2.35%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.35%) MS Visio
1 5 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.41%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.41%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.82%) Internet
2 5 (2.35%) SSH
2 5 (2.35%) ATM
2 5 (2.35%) HTTP
2 5 (2.35%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.35%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.41%) Network Security
4 1 (0.47%) NAS
4 1 (0.47%) SAN
4 1 (0.47%) Intranet
4 1 (0.47%) RIP
4 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.69%) DB2
2 7 (3.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.35%) Informix
4 5 (2.35%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.94%) DTS
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.47%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.47%) ReportNet
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.47%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (0.47%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 10 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.76%) Subversion
3 7 (3.29%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.82%) JUnit
5 5 (2.35%) JIRA
5 5 (2.35%) Selenium
5 5 (2.35%) Mockito
5 5 (2.35%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.88%) Maven
7 3 (1.41%) Introscope
7 3 (1.41%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.41%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.94%) FishEye
8 2 (0.94%) Gradle
8 2 (0.94%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.47%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.47%) NUnit
9 1 (0.47%) LSMW
General
1 149 (69.95%) Finance
2 45 (21.13%) Retail
3 42 (19.72%) Retail Banking
4 9 (4.23%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.94%) Legal
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 77 (36.15%) Analyst
2 58 (27.23%) Business Analyst
3 35 (16.43%) Developer
4 32 (15.02%) Project Manager
5 28 (13.15%) Senior Analyst
6 26 (12.21%) Senior Business Analyst
7 20 (9.39%) Java Developer
8 15 (7.04%) Banking Business Analyst
9 14 (6.57%) Financial Business Analyst
10 13 (6.10%) Business Manager
11 12 (5.63%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 12 (5.63%) Architect
12 8 (3.76%) Test Manager
12 8 (3.76%) Infrastructure Manager
12 8 (3.76%) PMO Analyst
13 6 (2.82%) Engagement Manager
13 6 (2.82%) Implementation Manager
13 6 (2.82%) Consultant
13 6 (2.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 5 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.80%) HTML
1 23 (10.80%) XML
2 16 (7.51%) J2EE
3 15 (7.04%) Web Services
4 13 (6.10%) SOAP
4 13 (6.10%) WSDL
5 11 (5.16%) Spring
5 11 (5.16%) JSON
6 10 (4.69%) jQuery
6 10 (4.69%) .NET
6 10 (4.69%) CSS
6 10 (4.69%) Java EE
7 9 (4.23%) JDBC
7 9 (4.23%) JSP
7 9 (4.23%) RESTful
8 8 (3.76%) HTML5
9 7 (3.29%) JAX-RS
10 6 (2.82%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.82%) Servlets
10 6 (2.82%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.16%) Mainframe
3 10 (4.69%) User Experience
4 9 (4.23%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (3.29%) Online Banking
6 5 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.88%) PMI
8 3 (1.41%) EMV
8 3 (1.41%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.41%) Chip Card
8 3 (1.41%) CMDB
8 3 (1.41%) Open Source
8 3 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.94%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.47%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.45%) Windows
2 12 (5.63%) Linux
3 8 (3.76%) UNIX
4 7 (3.29%) AIX
5 6 (2.82%) Windows Vista
5 6 (2.82%) Windows XP
5 6 (2.82%) Mac OS
6 5 (2.35%) zOS
7 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.47%) MVS
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 47 (22.07%) Project Management
3 30 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (7.98%) Business Analysis
5 15 (7.04%) Waterfall
6 13 (6.10%) TDD
6 13 (6.10%) Software Engineering
7 11 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (5.16%) Time Management
7 11 (5.16%) OO
7 11 (5.16%) Migration
7 11 (5.16%) Change Management
8 10 (4.69%) PRINCE2
9 8 (3.76%) OOP
9 8 (3.76%) ITIL
9 8 (3.76%) BDD
10 7 (3.29%) Risk Management
10 7 (3.29%) Workflow
10 7 (3.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (3.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.78%) Java
2 19 (8.92%) SQL
3 16 (7.51%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.10%) C++
5 8 (3.76%) C
5 8 (3.76%) Objective-C
6 6 (2.82%) XPath
6 6 (2.82%) C#
6 6 (2.82%) Perl
6 6 (2.82%) REXX
7 5 (2.35%) COBOL
8 4 (1.88%) Assembly Language
8 4 (1.88%) JCL
9 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.94%) VB
9 2 (0.94%) VBA
9 2 (0.94%) Python
10 1 (0.47%) ABAP
10 1 (0.47%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 18 (8.45%) Degree
2 10 (4.69%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.76%) PMP
4 4 (1.88%) ISEB
5 3 (1.41%) CCA
6 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.47%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.16%) QA
2 3 (1.41%) FATCA
3 2 (0.94%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) MiFID
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
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 4 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) MOM
3 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (8.92%) IBM
2 17 (7.98%) Oracle
3 13 (6.10%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.88%) Cognos
4 4 (1.88%) BMC
4 4 (1.88%) HP
4 4 (1.88%) Remedy
5 3 (1.41%) Perforce
5 3 (1.41%) SAP
5 3 (1.41%) Compuware
6 2 (0.94%) Adobe
6 2 (0.94%) Citrix
6 2 (0.94%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.94%) Teradata
6 2 (0.94%) Google
7 1 (0.47%) NetScout
7 1 (0.47%) Opsware
7 1 (0.47%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.47%) Avaya
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