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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 5 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 18 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.75% 6.80% 3.64%
As % of the General category 26.87% 21.88% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
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£403 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £361 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
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
67 64 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 54.92% 31.07% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 20
Average daily rate £388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £443 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 19
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% +84.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £16.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.57 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 2014.

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 December 2014, 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 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Retail
3 8 (30.77%) Retail Banking
4 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Time Management
5 5 (19.23%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) SAS
6 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 4 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (11.54%) Base SAS
7 3 (11.54%) People Management
7 3 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) Windows
8 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
8 2 (7.69%) IBM
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.69%) HP
8 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
8 2 (7.69%) Citrix
8 2 (7.69%) DataStage
8 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
8 2 (7.69%) Online Banking
8 2 (7.69%) Degree
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (19.23%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.85%) LiveLink
2 1 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Base SAS
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) DataStage
3 1 (3.85%) OLAP
3 1 (3.85%) Informix
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JUnit
1 1 (3.85%) Introscope
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) Mockito
1 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Retail
3 8 (30.77%) Retail Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SAS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) J2EE
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) JDBC
1 1 (3.85%) Servlets
1 1 (3.85%) SOAP
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) XSL
1 1 (3.85%) WSDL
1 1 (3.85%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (3.85%) Spring
1 1 (3.85%) JSON
1 1 (3.85%) RESTful
1 1 (3.85%) PowerMock
1 1 (3.85%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Online Banking
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 5 (19.23%) Project Management
2 5 (19.23%) Time Management
3 4 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
4 3 (11.54%) People Management
4 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Unified Process
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) SAS Macro
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
1 2 (7.69%) IBM
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) Citrix
1 2 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) Dell
2 1 (3.85%) EMC
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) BMC
2 1 (3.85%) Remedy
2 1 (3.85%) Perforce
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Compuware
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