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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 13 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 25 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.37% 8.00% 4.48%
As % of the General category 26.88% 20.59% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 3
Median daily rate £445 £494 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.87% +127.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £309 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.07 £10.44 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+82.66% -53.60%
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
93 68 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 49.73% 38.86% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 33 16
Median daily rate £415 £373 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% +43.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £288 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £553 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 55 (78.57%) Finance
2 24 (34.29%) Oracle
3 21 (30.00%) Java
3 21 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (27.14%) XML
5 17 (24.29%) Spring
6 14 (20.00%) J2EE
7 13 (18.57%) SQL
7 13 (18.57%) Web Services
8 12 (17.14%) JDBC
8 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
8 12 (17.14%) WebSphere
9 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
9 11 (15.71%) XSLT
10 10 (14.29%) JSP
10 10 (14.29%) Project Management
10 10 (14.29%) Retail
10 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (14.29%) MVC
11 9 (12.86%) HTTP
11 9 (12.86%) CSS
11 9 (12.86%) Unix
11 9 (12.86%) Windows
11 9 (12.86%) HTML
11 9 (12.86%) Degree
11 9 (12.86%) jQuery
11 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
12 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
12 8 (11.43%) Integration Testing
12 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering

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 12 (17.14%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.57%) IIS
3 4 (5.71%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.43%) SAS
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Office
2 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) MS Project
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) HTTP
2 5 (7.14%) Internet
3 2 (2.86%) Firewall
3 2 (2.86%) NAS
3 2 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (1.43%) SMS
4 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.43%) MySQL
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) JIRA
2 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.14%) Selenium
3 4 (5.71%) Checkstyle
3 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.71%) FindBugs
3 4 (5.71%) Maven
3 4 (5.71%) Mockito
3 4 (5.71%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.86%) Subversion
5 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.43%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.43%) JUnit
5 1 (1.43%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.43%) QUnit
General
1 55 (78.57%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Retail
3 6 (8.57%) Retail Banking
4 5 (7.14%) International Banking
4 5 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (34.29%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) Analyst
3 16 (22.86%) Java Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Business Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 5 (7.14%) Banking Project Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.29%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Banking Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Business Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.86%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.14%) XML
2 17 (24.29%) Spring
3 14 (20.00%) J2EE
4 13 (18.57%) Web Services
5 12 (17.14%) JDBC
6 11 (15.71%) XSLT
7 10 (14.29%) JSP
8 9 (12.86%) CSS
8 9 (12.86%) HTML
8 9 (12.86%) jQuery
9 8 (11.43%) Middleware
10 7 (10.00%) JAX-WS
10 7 (10.00%) SOAP
10 7 (10.00%) WSDL
11 6 (8.57%) XML Messaging
12 5 (7.14%) Servlets
13 4 (5.71%) Java EE
13 4 (5.71%) Spring MVC
13 4 (5.71%) Spring Security
13 4 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Online Banking
2 4 (5.71%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Unix
1 9 (12.86%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.71%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) AIX
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.29%) MVC
2 10 (14.29%) Project Management
3 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
4 8 (11.43%) Integration Testing
4 8 (11.43%) ITIL
4 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (8.57%) Business Analysis
6 6 (8.57%) Change Management
6 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.57%) Supplier Management
6 6 (8.57%) TDD
6 6 (8.57%) Web Application Development
6 6 (8.57%) Web Development
7 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.71%) OOP
8 4 (5.71%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) Java
2 13 (18.57%) SQL
3 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.43%) PL/SQL
5 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.43%) C#
6 1 (1.43%) PHP
6 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) MCSE
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.86%) ISEB
4 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) IBM
2 6 (8.57%) Sybase
2 6 (8.57%) TIBCO
3 4 (5.71%) Perforce
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.86%) VMware
6 1 (1.43%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.43%) PlateSpin
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.43%) Sun