The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 34 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing Banking 2 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.67% 6.44% 0.54%
As % of the General category 1.47% 14.50% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
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£488 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £12.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -27.27%
Banking
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

General Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
136 131 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 45.64% 44.41% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 16
Average daily rate £400 £361 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 24
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.65 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% -21.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £29.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking across the Coventry region.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Coventry region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 7 (70.00%) Retail
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Retail Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Cognos
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) DTS
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) PMI
5 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DTS
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
1 7 (70.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) MI Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Pricing Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Product Owner
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cognos
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft