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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 13 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Banking 19 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.05% 11.26% 4.32%
As % of the General category 26.39% 30.91% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 4
Median daily rate £450 £494 £259
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.86% +90.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £322 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £12.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+131.37% -26.08%
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
72 55 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 41.86% 36.42% 34.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 30 16
Median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £308 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -52.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 46 (74.19%) Finance
2 20 (32.26%) Oracle
3 18 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (27.42%) Java
5 15 (24.19%) XML
6 14 (22.58%) Spring
7 12 (19.35%) SQL
7 12 (19.35%) J2EE
8 11 (17.74%) Web Services
8 11 (17.74%) Degree
9 10 (16.13%) JDBC
9 10 (16.13%) Project Management
9 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (14.52%) XSLT
10 9 (14.52%) ITIL
10 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
10 9 (14.52%) HTML
10 9 (14.52%) WebSphere
11 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
11 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
11 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
11 8 (12.90%) PL/SQL
11 8 (12.90%) JSP
11 8 (12.90%) Unix
11 8 (12.90%) HTTP
11 8 (12.90%) Retail
12 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
12 7 (11.29%) MVC
12 7 (11.29%) WSDL
12 7 (11.29%) Windows

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 9 (14.52%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.06%) IIS
3 3 (4.84%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.61%) SAS
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Office
2 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Project
3 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) HTTP
2 4 (6.45%) Internet
3 2 (3.23%) BIG-IP
3 2 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.61%) DNS
4 1 (1.61%) NAS
4 1 (1.61%) SAN
4 1 (1.61%) SMS
4 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) JIRA
2 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.45%) Selenium
3 3 (4.84%) Checkstyle
3 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.84%) FindBugs
3 3 (4.84%) Maven
3 3 (4.84%) Mockito
3 3 (4.84%) SonarQube
4 2 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.61%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.61%) JUnit
5 1 (1.61%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.61%) QUnit
General
1 46 (74.19%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Retail
3 5 (8.06%) International Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Developer
2 17 (27.42%) Analyst
3 12 (19.35%) Business Analyst
3 12 (19.35%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Applications Support
5 4 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.84%) Banking Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Design Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) XML
2 14 (22.58%) Spring
3 12 (19.35%) J2EE
4 11 (17.74%) Web Services
5 10 (16.13%) JDBC
6 9 (14.52%) HTML
6 9 (14.52%) XSLT
7 8 (12.90%) JSP
8 7 (11.29%) CSS
8 7 (11.29%) JAX-WS
8 7 (11.29%) SOAP
8 7 (11.29%) WSDL
9 6 (9.68%) jQuery
9 6 (9.68%) Middleware
10 4 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (6.45%) XML Messaging
11 3 (4.84%) Java EE
11 3 (4.84%) Servlets
11 3 (4.84%) Spring MVC
11 3 (4.84%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Online Banking
2 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.84%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Unix
2 7 (11.29%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.84%) Linux
5 1 (1.61%) AIX
5 1 (1.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.13%) Project Management
3 9 (14.52%) ITIL
4 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
5 7 (11.29%) Integration Testing
5 7 (11.29%) MVC
5 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.68%) Business Analysis
6 6 (9.68%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Change Management
7 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.06%) Supplier Management
7 5 (8.06%) TDD
7 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Web Application Development
7 5 (8.06%) Web Development
8 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.84%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) Java
2 12 (19.35%) SQL
3 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.90%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.61%) C#
5 1 (1.61%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) MCSE
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.23%) ISEB
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) IBM
3 4 (6.45%) Sybase
3 4 (6.45%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.84%) Perforce
5 2 (3.23%) F5
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft