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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 8 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing Banking 31 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.81% 5.28% 5.81%
As % of the General category 31.31% 19.70% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 6
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£395 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £11.72 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.92% -38.31%
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
99 66 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.91% 26.83% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 22 14
Average daily rate £400 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 16
Average hourly rate £14.81 £35.00 £40.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.70% -13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £25.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 32 (65.31%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Project Management
3 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (18.37%) Java
4 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 9 (18.37%) XML
5 7 (14.29%) J2EE
5 7 (14.29%) SOAP
5 7 (14.29%) Spring
5 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Integration Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Business Transformation
6 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
6 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.24%) Web Services
6 6 (12.24%) CSS
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle
6 6 (12.24%) HTML
6 6 (12.24%) WSDL
7 5 (10.20%) IBM
7 5 (10.20%) Servlets
7 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.20%) XSL
7 5 (10.20%) Retail
7 5 (10.20%) Change Management
7 5 (10.20%) RESTful
7 5 (10.20%) Degree
7 5 (10.20%) Online Banking

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (10.20%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.16%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (6.12%) SAS
4 1 (2.04%) LiveLink
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.04%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.04%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) HTTP
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 3 (6.12%) Network Security
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) ATM
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
1 4 (8.16%) Informix
1 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Selenium
1 4 (8.16%) Mockito
1 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
1 4 (8.16%) JUnit
2 2 (4.08%) SonarQube
2 2 (4.08%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.08%) Introscope
3 1 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
General
1 32 (65.31%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Retail
2 5 (10.20%) Retail Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Java Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Business Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
6 6 (12.24%) Architect
7 5 (10.20%) Business Manager
8 4 (8.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Business Change Project Manager
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (6.12%) Change Manager
9 3 (6.12%) Business Change Manager
9 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Manager
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Change Manager
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Business Manager
9 3 (6.12%) Business Project Manager
9 3 (6.12%) Banking Business Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) XML
2 7 (14.29%) J2EE
2 7 (14.29%) SOAP
2 7 (14.29%) Spring
3 6 (12.24%) Web Services
3 6 (12.24%) CSS
3 6 (12.24%) HTML
3 6 (12.24%) WSDL
4 5 (10.20%) Servlets
4 5 (10.20%) XSL
4 5 (10.20%) RESTful
5 4 (8.16%) PowerMock
5 4 (8.16%) JSON
5 4 (8.16%) JAX-RS
5 4 (8.16%) JDBC
5 4 (8.16%) JAX-RPC
6 2 (4.08%) POJO
6 2 (4.08%) JAX-WS
6 2 (4.08%) JiBX
6 2 (4.08%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Online Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (4.08%) Open Source
4 2 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.04%) IVR
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.04%) CMDB
5 1 (2.04%) Copywriting
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) UNIX
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Project Management
2 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (12.24%) Integration Testing
3 6 (12.24%) Business Transformation
3 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
3 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
3 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.20%) Change Management
4 5 (10.20%) Web Application Development
5 4 (8.16%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (8.16%) Time Management
5 4 (8.16%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (8.16%) TOGAF
5 4 (8.16%) TDD
6 3 (6.12%) RUP
6 3 (6.12%) Data Management
6 3 (6.12%) Migration
6 3 (6.12%) Unified Process
6 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) Java
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.08%) VBA
4 1 (2.04%) PL/1
4 1 (2.04%) Perl
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) Jython
4 1 (2.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) PMP
3 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
1 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.04%) MiFID
1 1 (2.04%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) IBM
3 3 (6.12%) Remedy
4 2 (4.08%) Perforce
4 2 (4.08%) Compuware
4 2 (4.08%) HP
4 2 (4.08%) BMC
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Opsware
5 1 (2.04%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) NetScout
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
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