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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 5 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Banking 16 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.95% 25.98% 14.41%
As % of the General category 30.19% 43.42% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 4
Median daily rate £498 £475 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.73% +25.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £350 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £525 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-2.58% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £16.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+113.63% +65.00%
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
53 76 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 49.53% 59.84% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 57 19
Median daily rate £400 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £360 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £501 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 20
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.92 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.01% +14.58%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (24.14%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) MS Project
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
3 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
3 6 (20.69%) Degree
4 5 (17.24%) Network Design
4 5 (17.24%) Retail
4 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
4 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
4 5 (17.24%) Validation
4 5 (17.24%) Service Management
4 5 (17.24%) ITSM
5 4 (13.79%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Retail Banking
6 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (10.34%) BIG-IP
6 3 (10.34%) F5
6 3 (10.34%) Windows
6 3 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (6.90%) MS Office
7 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
7 2 (6.90%) Unix
7 2 (6.90%) Python

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 2 (6.90%) SAS
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
1 6 (20.69%) MS Project
2 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
3 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) BIG-IP
1 3 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Base SAS
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.45%) SAS EBI
1 1 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.45%) ClearQuest
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) PHPUnit
1 1 (3.45%) QUnit
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Retail
4 4 (13.79%) Retail Banking
5 2 (6.90%) Back Office
5 2 (6.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Design Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Project Assistant
5 2 (6.90%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.45%) PMO Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Requirements Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) jQuery
1 1 (3.45%) JSON
1 1 (3.45%) LESS
1 1 (3.45%) Sass
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Equities
3 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) AIX
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Project Management
1 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) ITSM
3 5 (17.24%) Network Design
3 5 (17.24%) Service Management
3 5 (17.24%) Validation
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Requirements Management
6 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.45%) Content Management
7 1 (3.45%) Information Management
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) F5
2 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft