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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 10 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Contract jobs citing Banking 25 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.50% 2.34% 3.55%
As % of the General category 28.41% 10.00% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 4
Average daily rate
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£375 - £175
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 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -23.68%
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
88 50 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.97% 23.36% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 12 14
Average daily rate £388 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £305 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -22.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 34 (68.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Project Management
2 10 (20.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (20.00%) SDLC
3 9 (18.00%) Java
3 9 (18.00%) XML
4 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (14.00%) Spring
5 7 (14.00%) J2EE
5 7 (14.00%) Oracle
5 7 (14.00%) SOAP
6 6 (12.00%) Web Services
6 6 (12.00%) CSS
6 6 (12.00%) HTML
6 6 (12.00%) WSDL
6 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Business Transformation
7 5 (10.00%) Web Application Development
7 5 (10.00%) RESTful
7 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) Online Banking
7 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
7 5 (10.00%) Degree
7 5 (10.00%) IBM
7 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.00%) XSL

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.00%) SAS
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (8.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.00%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) HTTP
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
2 3 (6.00%) Network Security
3 1 (2.00%) NAS
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Informix
1 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) JUnit
1 4 (8.00%) Selenium
1 4 (8.00%) Mockito
1 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.00%) SonarQube
2 2 (4.00%) Introscope
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 34 (68.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
2 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (8.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Business Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Project Manager
6 6 (12.00%) Test Manager
7 5 (10.00%) Architect
7 5 (10.00%) Business Manager
8 4 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Business Manager
9 3 (6.00%) Banking Business Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Business Change Project Manager
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Change Manager
9 3 (6.00%) Change Project Manager
9 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Manager
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (6.00%) Change Manager
9 3 (6.00%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) XML
2 7 (14.00%) J2EE
2 7 (14.00%) SOAP
2 7 (14.00%) Spring
3 6 (12.00%) Web Services
3 6 (12.00%) WSDL
3 6 (12.00%) CSS
3 6 (12.00%) HTML
4 5 (10.00%) Servlets
4 5 (10.00%) XSL
4 5 (10.00%) RESTful
5 4 (8.00%) JSON
5 4 (8.00%) JAX-RPC
5 4 (8.00%) JDBC
5 4 (8.00%) PowerMock
5 4 (8.00%) JAX-RS
6 2 (4.00%) JAXB
6 2 (4.00%) JAX-WS
6 2 (4.00%) JiBX
6 2 (4.00%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Online Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) IVR
5 1 (2.00%) CMDB
5 1 (2.00%) Copywriting
5 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Project Management
1 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (20.00%) SDLC
2 6 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (12.00%) Business Transformation
2 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (12.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.00%) Change Management
3 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (10.00%) Web Application Development
4 4 (8.00%) TDD
5 3 (6.00%) Data Management
5 3 (6.00%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) RUP
5 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) Java
3 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) VBA
4 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) PL/1
5 1 (2.00%) Jython
5 1 (2.00%) XPath
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) PMP
3 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
1 1 (2.00%) MiFID
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.00%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) IBM
3 3 (6.00%) Remedy
4 2 (4.00%) Perforce
4 2 (4.00%) Compuware
4 2 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) BMC
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) Teradata
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) NetScout
5 1 (2.00%) Opsware
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 27 days ago