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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 6 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Banking 133 74 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.17% 9.01% 20.68%
As % of the General category 30.65% 25.17% 43.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 55 96
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£425 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -18.82%
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
434 294 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.71% 35.81% 47.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 164 203
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 25
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -44.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 55 £400 -5.88% 4
Chester +3 16 £450 +73.91%
Warrington - 2 - - 1
Northwich - 1 - -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 200 (80.32%) Finance
2 66 (26.51%) Retail
3 58 (23.29%) Retail Banking
4 56 (22.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (15.66%) Project Management
7 33 (13.25%) Java
8 31 (12.45%) SQL
9 29 (11.65%) Business Analysis
9 29 (11.65%) SDLC
10 22 (8.84%) Windows
10 22 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (8.03%) Linux
11 20 (8.03%) HTML
12 19 (7.63%) Risk Management
12 19 (7.63%) Waterfall
13 18 (7.23%) Web Services
14 16 (6.43%) JavaScript
15 15 (6.02%) UNIX
16 13 (5.22%) J2EE
16 13 (5.22%) WSDL
16 13 (5.22%) Spring
16 13 (5.22%) Migration
17 12 (4.82%) Oracle
17 12 (4.82%) SQL Server
17 12 (4.82%) CSS
17 12 (4.82%) JSON
18 11 (4.42%) XML
19 10 (4.02%) Change Management
19 10 (4.02%) Programme Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (2.81%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.01%) Confluence
4 4 (1.61%) SAS
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.40%) IIS
6 1 (0.40%) JBoss
6 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.61%) MS Office
4 2 (0.80%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.40%) Eikon
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.21%) Internet
2 2 (0.80%) MPLS
2 2 (0.80%) SAN
2 2 (0.80%) WAN
2 2 (0.80%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.40%) VPN
3 1 (0.40%) ATM
3 1 (0.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.81%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.61%) DB2
7 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.80%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (0.80%) MS Access
8 2 (0.80%) OLAP
8 2 (0.80%) Informix
8 2 (0.80%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (0.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.40%) Cognos Transformer
9 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (4.02%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.21%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.21%) Subversion
3 5 (2.01%) JIRA
4 4 (1.61%) Maven
4 4 (1.61%) FishEye
5 3 (1.20%) Gradle
5 3 (1.20%) Artifactory
5 3 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.80%) Mockito
6 2 (0.80%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.80%) Selenium
6 2 (0.80%) JUnit
7 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.40%) Introscope
7 1 (0.40%) SonarQube
General
1 200 (80.32%) Finance
2 66 (26.51%) Retail
3 58 (23.29%) Retail Banking
4 6 (2.41%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.01%) Legal
5 5 (2.01%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 96 (38.55%) Analyst
2 66 (26.51%) Business Analyst
3 41 (16.47%) Project Manager
4 30 (12.05%) Developer
4 30 (12.05%) Senior Analyst
5 26 (10.44%) Senior Business Analyst
6 18 (7.23%) Banking Business Analyst
7 13 (5.22%) Java Developer
8 11 (4.42%) Consultant
9 10 (4.02%) Financial Business Analyst
10 9 (3.61%) Business Manager
10 9 (3.61%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 9 (3.61%) Programme Manager
11 8 (3.21%) Architect
12 7 (2.81%) Designer
13 6 (2.41%) PMO Analyst
13 6 (2.41%) Risk Manager
13 6 (2.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 6 (2.41%) Test Manager
13 6 (2.41%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.03%) HTML
2 18 (7.23%) Web Services
3 13 (5.22%) WSDL
3 13 (5.22%) J2EE
3 13 (5.22%) Spring
4 12 (4.82%) JSON
4 12 (4.82%) CSS
5 11 (4.42%) XML
6 10 (4.02%) HTML5
7 8 (3.21%) Servlets
8 7 (2.81%) JDBC
8 7 (2.81%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.41%) JSP
9 6 (2.41%) EJB
9 6 (2.41%) Struts
10 5 (2.01%) SOAP
10 5 (2.01%) Java EE
11 4 (1.61%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.61%) .NET
11 4 (1.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.21%) Online Banking
3 5 (2.01%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (1.61%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.20%) iPad
5 3 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.20%) CMDB
5 3 (1.20%) PMI
5 3 (1.20%) IVR
6 2 (0.80%) GIS
6 2 (0.80%) Wiki
6 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.40%) User Experience
7 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.40%) iPhone
7 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.84%) Windows
2 20 (8.03%) Linux
3 15 (6.02%) UNIX
4 5 (2.01%) Solaris
4 5 (2.01%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.61%) Windows Vista
5 4 (1.61%) AIX
5 4 (1.61%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.40%) Android
8 1 (0.40%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 42 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (15.66%) Project Management
4 29 (11.65%) Business Analysis
4 29 (11.65%) SDLC
5 19 (7.63%) Waterfall
5 19 (7.63%) Risk Management
6 13 (5.22%) Migration
7 10 (4.02%) Change Management
7 10 (4.02%) PRINCE2
7 10 (4.02%) TDD
7 10 (4.02%) Programme Management
8 9 (3.61%) Time Management
9 8 (3.21%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (2.81%) Software Engineering
10 7 (2.81%) Problem Management
10 7 (2.81%) Release Management
11 6 (2.41%) UML
11 6 (2.41%) OOP
11 6 (2.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.25%) Java
2 31 (12.45%) SQL
3 16 (6.43%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.21%) C++
5 7 (2.81%) C
5 7 (2.81%) Perl
6 6 (2.41%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.41%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.61%) VB
7 4 (1.61%) PHP
8 3 (1.20%) VBA
8 3 (1.20%) Python
9 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.40%) REXX
10 1 (0.40%) Jython
10 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (4.02%) Degree
2 6 (2.41%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.01%) PMP
4 4 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.20%) ISEB
5 3 (1.20%) CCA
6 1 (0.40%) CISSP
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.40%) MCP
6 1 (0.40%) MCSE
6 1 (0.40%) MCSA
6 1 (0.40%) CCNP
6 1 (0.40%) CCNA
6 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.40%) IIBA
6 1 (0.40%) CRISC
6 1 (0.40%) CISA
6 1 (0.40%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.21%) QA
2 7 (2.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.61%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.40%) Casper Suite
4 1 (0.40%) SCOM
4 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.40%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (4.82%) Oracle
2 10 (4.02%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.41%) IBM
4 4 (1.61%) Cognos
5 3 (1.20%) HP
5 3 (1.20%) Avaya
5 3 (1.20%) Apple
5 3 (1.20%) Teradata
5 3 (1.20%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.80%) MobileIron
6 2 (0.80%) Remedy
6 2 (0.80%) BT
6 2 (0.80%) BMC
6 2 (0.80%) CA
7 1 (0.40%) NetApp
7 1 (0.40%) Reuters
7 1 (0.40%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.40%) Symantec
7 1 (0.40%) Citrix
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe
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