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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 4 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Contract jobs citing Banking 18 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.65% 5.53% 5.56%
As % of the General category 24.32% 19.30% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 6
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£413 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £360 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £10.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+4.40% -33.88%
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
74 57 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 64.35% 28.64% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 15
Average daily rate £382 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £265 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 18
Average hourly rate £16.54 £31.56 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.57% +84.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £16.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £43.05 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 21 (65.63%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Retail
3 8 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 7 (21.88%) SAS
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Change Management
7 4 (12.50%) Project Management
7 4 (12.50%) XML
7 4 (12.50%) SQL
7 4 (12.50%) Java
7 4 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 4 (12.50%) Time Management
8 3 (9.38%) Base SAS
8 3 (9.38%) RESTful
8 3 (9.38%) Online Banking
8 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (9.38%) Spring
8 3 (9.38%) SOAP
8 3 (9.38%) Windows
8 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.38%) IBM
8 3 (9.38%) HP
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (9.38%) Analytics
9 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
9 2 (6.25%) Master Data Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (21.88%) SAS
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) LiveLink
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
1 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Base SAS
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) DataStage
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) Informix
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) OLAP
3 1 (3.13%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (3.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.25%) Mockito
1 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.25%) JUnit
1 2 (6.25%) Introscope
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
1 2 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 21 (65.63%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Retail
3 8 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Data Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (9.38%) RESTful
2 3 (9.38%) Spring
2 3 (9.38%) SOAP
3 2 (6.25%) PowerMock
3 2 (6.25%) JAX-RS
3 2 (6.25%) JAX-RPC
3 2 (6.25%) WSDL
3 2 (6.25%) XSL
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) JDBC
3 2 (6.25%) Servlets
3 2 (6.25%) J2EE
3 2 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Online Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 4 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (12.50%) Change Management
2 4 (12.50%) Project Management
2 4 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
2 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 4 (12.50%) Time Management
3 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (9.38%) Analytics
4 2 (6.25%) Master Data Management
4 2 (6.25%) Metadata Management
4 2 (6.25%) Data Transformation
4 2 (6.25%) Data Governance
4 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
4 2 (6.25%) People Management
4 2 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (6.25%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
1 4 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) IBM
1 3 (9.38%) HP
2 2 (6.25%) Citrix
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Compuware
2 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Perforce
3 1 (3.13%) Opsware
3 1 (3.13%) NetScout
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Remedy
3 1 (3.13%) BMC
3 1 (3.13%) Dell
3 1 (3.13%) EMC
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