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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 16 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Banking 14 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.24% 4.41% 6.25%
As % of the General category 20.59% 12.24% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
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£538 £218 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+147.12% -21.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £216 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £444 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.60 £14.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.17% -37.77%
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
68 49 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.00% 36.03% 39.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 23
Average daily rate £375 £260 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £217 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £31.53 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.59% -22.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.67 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.02% -2.22%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 33 (73.33%) Finance
2 12 (26.67%) Project Management
3 10 (22.22%) SDLC
4 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (17.78%) SQL
6 5 (11.11%) Java
6 5 (11.11%) J2EE
6 5 (11.11%) Oracle
6 5 (11.11%) XML
6 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Business Transformation
6 5 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Degree
7 4 (8.89%) WSDL
7 4 (8.89%) CSS
7 4 (8.89%) SOAP
7 4 (8.89%) Web Services
7 4 (8.89%) HTML
7 4 (8.89%) Spring
7 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
8 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.67%) XSL
8 3 (6.67%) Servlets
8 3 (6.67%) ETL
8 3 (6.67%) SAS

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (6.67%) SAS
1 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (4.44%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.22%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.22%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
2 1 (2.22%) NAS
2 1 (2.22%) ATM
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (4.44%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (4.44%) OLAP
2 2 (4.44%) Informix
2 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.44%) Base SAS
2 2 (4.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) JUnit
1 2 (4.44%) Selenium
1 2 (4.44%) Mockito
1 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 33 (73.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Business Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Change Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Business Change Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Business Change Project Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Business Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Change Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Change Project Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Business Change Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) J2EE
1 5 (11.11%) XML
2 4 (8.89%) CSS
2 4 (8.89%) HTML
2 4 (8.89%) Spring
2 4 (8.89%) SOAP
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) WSDL
3 3 (6.67%) Servlets
3 3 (6.67%) XSL
4 2 (4.44%) JDBC
4 2 (4.44%) JSON
4 2 (4.44%) JAX-WS
4 2 (4.44%) RESTful
4 2 (4.44%) JiBX
4 2 (4.44%) POJO
4 2 (4.44%) PowerMock
4 2 (4.44%) JAX-RS
4 2 (4.44%) JAX-RPC
4 2 (4.44%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (6.67%) Online Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.22%) iPhone
4 1 (2.22%) iPad
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) CMDB
4 1 (2.22%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) UNIX
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Project Management
2 10 (22.22%) SDLC
3 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) ETL
6 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.67%) Web Application Development
6 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.67%) Time Management
7 2 (4.44%) Test Management
7 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.44%) Workflow
7 2 (4.44%) Migration
7 2 (4.44%) Change Management
7 2 (4.44%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) VBA
5 1 (2.22%) Jython
5 1 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.22%) PMP
3 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CEH
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) MCP
3 1 (2.22%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) MiFID
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.22%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Remedy
4 1 (2.22%) Teradata
4 1 (2.22%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) BMC
4 1 (2.22%) Reuters
4 1 (2.22%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.22%) Symantec
Chester, Cheshire
Barclays
Rate: 28 hours per week (Mon, Tues, Weds, Sat 7 hours a day)
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 17 days ago