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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 10 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 18 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.16% 5.76% 7.49%
As % of the General category 33.33% 15.38% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Average daily rate
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£403 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £216 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £488 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -9.21%
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
54 52 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.49% 37.41% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 26
Average daily rate £370 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £31.56 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.28 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £45.00 £41.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 30 (73.17%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
3 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (17.07%) SDLC
4 5 (12.20%) SQL
4 5 (12.20%) Business Transformation
5 4 (9.76%) Time Management
5 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
6 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.32%) ETL
6 3 (7.32%) SAS
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle
6 3 (7.32%) ISEB
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
6 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.88%) Spring
7 2 (4.88%) POJO
7 2 (4.88%) JAX-WS
7 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Test Management
7 2 (4.88%) JiBX
7 2 (4.88%) Base SAS
7 2 (4.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (4.88%) Data Integration

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (7.32%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
1 1 (2.44%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.44%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.44%) VPN
1 1 (2.44%) SAN
1 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.44%) Network Security
1 1 (2.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (4.88%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (4.88%) Base SAS
2 2 (4.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (4.88%) OLAP
2 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dreamweaver
General
1 30 (73.17%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Project Manager
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Business Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Test Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Change Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Business Change Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Change Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Change Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Business Change Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Business Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) SOAP
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
1 2 (4.88%) XML
1 2 (4.88%) WSDL
1 2 (4.88%) JAXB
1 2 (4.88%) Spring
1 2 (4.88%) JAX-WS
1 2 (4.88%) JiBX
1 2 (4.88%) POJO
1 2 (4.88%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) XSLT
2 1 (2.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) GIS
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.44%) CMDB
4 1 (2.44%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) UNIX
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Project Management
2 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
2 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (17.07%) SDLC
3 5 (12.20%) Business Transformation
4 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (9.76%) Time Management
5 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.32%) ETL
5 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.88%) Migration
6 2 (4.88%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.88%) Change Management
6 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Test Management
6 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.44%) PHP
3 1 (2.44%) Jython
3 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) CISSP
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CEH
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) IBM
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix
2 1 (2.44%) Reuters
2 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
2 1 (2.44%) Symantec
2 1 (2.44%) Remedy
2 1 (2.44%) Teradata
2 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
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