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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 8 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Banking 42 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 19.27% 8.11% 4.52%
As % of the General category 36.84% 21.69% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 2
Median daily rate £400 £475 £216
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +119.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £312 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £217
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £402 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.82 £10.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.98% -62.03%
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
114 83 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 52.29% 37.39% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 46 18
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +23.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £315 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.38 £22.67 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.54% -9.34%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 55 (78.57%) Finance
2 24 (34.29%) Oracle
3 21 (30.00%) Java
4 20 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (25.71%) XML
6 17 (24.29%) Spring
7 14 (20.00%) J2EE
8 13 (18.57%) SQL
8 13 (18.57%) Web Services
9 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
9 12 (17.14%) JDBC
10 11 (15.71%) XSLT
10 11 (15.71%) Project Management
10 11 (15.71%) WebSphere
11 10 (14.29%) MVC
11 10 (14.29%) Unix
11 10 (14.29%) Windows
11 10 (14.29%) JSP
11 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 9 (12.86%) HTTP
12 9 (12.86%) Retail
13 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
13 8 (11.43%) Middleware
13 8 (11.43%) PL/SQL
13 8 (11.43%) HTML
13 8 (11.43%) MS Office
13 8 (11.43%) CSS
13 8 (11.43%) Degree
13 8 (11.43%) Business Analysis

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 11 (15.71%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.57%) IIS
3 4 (5.71%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Office
2 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) HTTP
2 4 (5.71%) Internet
3 3 (4.29%) Firewall
3 3 (4.29%) NAS
3 3 (4.29%) SAN
4 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 5 (7.14%) JIRA
1 5 (7.14%) Selenium
2 4 (5.71%) Checkstyle
2 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.71%) FindBugs
2 4 (5.71%) Maven
2 4 (5.71%) Mockito
2 4 (5.71%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.43%) JUnit
3 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 55 (78.57%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Retail
3 6 (8.57%) Retail Banking
4 5 (7.14%) International Banking
4 5 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Developer
2 20 (28.57%) Analyst
3 16 (22.86%) Java Developer
4 13 (18.57%) Business Analyst
5 10 (14.29%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 5 (7.14%) Banking Project Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.29%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Business Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Banking Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Business Change Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Change Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.71%) XML
2 17 (24.29%) Spring
3 14 (20.00%) J2EE
4 13 (18.57%) Web Services
5 12 (17.14%) JDBC
6 11 (15.71%) XSLT
7 10 (14.29%) JSP
8 8 (11.43%) CSS
8 8 (11.43%) HTML
8 8 (11.43%) jQuery
8 8 (11.43%) Middleware
9 7 (10.00%) JAX-WS
9 7 (10.00%) SOAP
9 7 (10.00%) WSDL
10 6 (8.57%) XML Messaging
11 5 (7.14%) Servlets
12 4 (5.71%) Java EE
12 4 (5.71%) Spring MVC
12 4 (5.71%) Spring Security
12 4 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Online Banking
2 4 (5.71%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.29%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Unix
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.71%) Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Solaris
5 1 (1.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (15.71%) Project Management
3 10 (14.29%) MVC
4 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.43%) Business Analysis
4 8 (11.43%) Integration Testing
4 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
4 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
5 7 (10.00%) ITIL
5 7 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (8.57%) Change Management
6 6 (8.57%) Supplier Management
6 6 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (8.57%) Web Application Development
7 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.14%) TDD
7 5 (7.14%) Web Development
8 4 (5.71%) OOP
8 4 (5.71%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) Java
2 13 (18.57%) SQL
3 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.43%) PL/SQL
5 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.43%) C#
6 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) MCSE
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.86%) ISEB
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) vSphere
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.86%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) Sybase
2 6 (8.57%) TIBCO
3 5 (7.14%) IBM
4 4 (5.71%) Perforce
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.29%) VMware
6 2 (2.86%) 3PAR
6 2 (2.86%) Sun
7 1 (1.43%) PlateSpin
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat