The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 4 9 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +22
Contract jobs citing Banking 45 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.08% 11.93% 4.78%
As % of the General category 45.92% 29.59% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 8
Median daily rate £369 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.70% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £328 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.82% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.82 £10.44 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.98% -22.66%
Banking
Cheshire

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

General Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
98 98 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 50.26% 40.33% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 58 21
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £330 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 29
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.81 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -57.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -5.76%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

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

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Chester region with a requirement for Banking.

1 51 (85.00%) Finance
2 19 (31.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (30.00%) Oracle
4 17 (28.33%) Java
5 13 (21.67%) XML
6 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 12 (20.00%) Spring
7 11 (18.33%) ITIL
7 11 (18.33%) WebSphere
8 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 10 (16.67%) Project Management
8 10 (16.67%) MVC
9 9 (15.00%) Retail
9 9 (15.00%) J2EE
9 9 (15.00%) Unix
9 9 (15.00%) Windows
10 8 (13.33%) Web Services
10 8 (13.33%) MS Office
10 8 (13.33%) CSS
10 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (13.33%) jQuery
10 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
11 7 (11.67%) Integration Testing
11 7 (11.67%) Degree
11 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
11 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
11 7 (11.67%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (11.67%) Change Management
11 7 (11.67%) JDBC
11 7 (11.67%) Middleware

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 11 (18.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.00%) IIS
3 4 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Office
2 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Internet
2 4 (6.67%) Firewall
2 4 (6.67%) HTTP
3 3 (5.00%) NAS
3 3 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (1.67%) MPLS
4 1 (1.67%) SMS
4 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.33%) JIRA
1 5 (8.33%) Selenium
2 4 (6.67%) Checkstyle
2 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (6.67%) FindBugs
2 4 (6.67%) Maven
2 4 (6.67%) Mockito
2 4 (6.67%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.67%) JUnit
3 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 51 (85.00%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Retail
3 6 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Analyst
2 16 (26.67%) Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 11 (18.33%) Java Developer
5 10 (16.67%) Project Manager
6 7 (11.67%) Applications Support
7 5 (8.33%) Banking Project Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Business Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Java Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Support Manager
10 2 (3.33%) Change Manager
10 2 (3.33%) Data Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Security Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) XML
2 12 (20.00%) Spring
3 9 (15.00%) J2EE
4 8 (13.33%) CSS
4 8 (13.33%) jQuery
4 8 (13.33%) Web Services
5 7 (11.67%) JDBC
5 7 (11.67%) Middleware
6 6 (10.00%) XML Messaging
6 6 (10.00%) XSLT
7 5 (8.33%) JSP
7 5 (8.33%) Servlets
8 4 (6.67%) Java EE
8 4 (6.67%) Spring MVC
8 4 (6.67%) Spring Security
8 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.00%) HTML
10 2 (3.33%) JAXB
10 2 (3.33%) SOAP
10 2 (3.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Online Banking
2 4 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Contactless
4 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Unix
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.00%) Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (18.33%) ITIL
3 10 (16.67%) MVC
3 10 (16.67%) Project Management
4 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
5 7 (11.67%) Change Management
5 7 (11.67%) Integration Testing
5 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
5 7 (11.67%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.33%) TDD
7 5 (8.33%) Web Application Development
8 4 (6.67%) OOP
8 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) Java
2 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.67%) C#
5 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) MCSE
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) IBM
2 6 (10.00%) Sybase
2 6 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 4 (6.67%) Perforce
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (3.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.33%) Sun
6 1 (1.67%) BMC
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) PlateSpin
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.67%) Remedy
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