The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the East of England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 87 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Banking 57 26 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.88% 1.09% 1.68%
As % of the General category 6.16% 3.39% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 41
Average daily rate
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£406 £345 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.75% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £427 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £29.25 £37.50 £32.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +17.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £37.50 £32.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £32.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +2.27%
General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
925 767 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.57% 32.07% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 340 543
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 78 93
Average hourly rate £28.83 £26.25 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.01 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Banking
England

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Banking
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Banking Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Banking
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +10 21 £300 -16.66% 13
Essex +5 15 £400 +5.96% 5
Bedfordshire -16 9 £400 +128.57% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 8 £425 - 5
Suffolk - 1 £475 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 67 (67.68%) Finance
2 26 (26.26%) Telecoms
3 23 (23.23%) SQL
4 21 (21.21%) Oracle
5 15 (15.15%) MS Office
5 15 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (13.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (11.11%) Java
8 10 (10.10%) .NET
8 10 (10.10%) Windows
8 10 (10.10%) Test Scripting
8 10 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (9.09%) Retail
9 9 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 9 (9.09%) Linux
9 9 (9.09%) C#
10 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
10 8 (8.08%) IBM
10 8 (8.08%) jQuery
10 8 (8.08%) Business Analysis
11 7 (7.07%) Data Analysis
11 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database
11 7 (7.07%) Project Management
11 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
11 7 (7.07%) VBA
12 6 (6.06%) J2EE
12 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
12 6 (6.06%) DB2
12 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
12 6 (6.06%) WebLogic

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (6.06%) WebLogic
1 6 (6.06%) MQSeries
1 6 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.05%) IIS
3 4 (4.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (15.15%) MS Office
2 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.05%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.01%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.01%) BASE24
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) SMTP
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) CTI
2 1 (1.01%) ATM
2 1 (1.01%) LAN
2 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) DB2
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (5.05%) Big Data
3 5 (5.05%) DataStage
4 3 (3.03%) MS Access
5 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Lombardi
1 1 (1.01%) LoadRunner
General
1 67 (67.68%) Finance
2 26 (26.26%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.09%) Retail
4 5 (5.05%) Legal
5 3 (3.03%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.01%) International Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.01%) Automotive
7 1 (1.01%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (35.35%) Analyst
2 17 (17.17%) Developer
3 13 (13.13%) Business Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Project Manager
4 10 (10.10%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.08%) Test Analyst
6 7 (7.07%) Tester
6 7 (7.07%) Coordinator
7 6 (6.06%) Architect
7 6 (6.06%) Test Coordinator
8 5 (5.05%) Senior Tester
8 5 (5.05%) Software Tester
8 5 (5.05%) Python Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Python/Django Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Senior Software Tester
9 4 (4.04%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Banking Business Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Desktop Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.10%) .NET
2 8 (8.08%) jQuery
3 6 (6.06%) J2EE
4 5 (5.05%) Django
4 5 (5.05%) D3.js
4 5 (5.05%) SVG
4 5 (5.05%) XML
5 3 (3.03%) WCF
5 3 (3.03%) OAuth
5 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.03%) OpenID
5 3 (3.03%) HTML5
5 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.03%) CSS
5 3 (3.03%) Web Services
5 3 (3.03%) HTML
5 3 (3.03%) CSS3
6 1 (1.01%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.01%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.05%) Visualisation
2 5 (5.05%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.04%) Open Source
4 3 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.01%) PKI
5 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) Windows
2 9 (9.09%) Linux
3 5 (5.05%) Android
4 3 (3.03%) SUSE
4 3 (3.03%) UNIX
5 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (13.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (10.10%) Test Scripting
3 10 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 8 (8.08%) Business Analysis
6 7 (7.07%) Data Analysis
6 7 (7.07%) Project Management
7 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.06%) Integration Testing
7 6 (6.06%) Data Protection
7 6 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (5.05%) SOA
8 5 (5.05%) ETL
8 5 (5.05%) ITIL
9 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.04%) Business Transformation
9 4 (4.04%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.04%) TDD
10 3 (3.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.23%) SQL
2 11 (11.11%) Java
3 9 (9.09%) C#
4 7 (7.07%) VBA
5 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.05%) Python
6 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.03%) Tcl
7 3 (3.03%) Perl
7 3 (3.03%) PHP
7 3 (3.03%) C++
8 1 (1.01%) Ruby
8 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.01%) JCL
8 1 (1.01%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) ISEB
1 6 (6.06%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.01%) CCSE
3 1 (1.01%) CCSA
3 1 (1.01%) CCNP
3 1 (1.01%) CCDP
3 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.01%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.01%) PMP
3 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) SLA
3 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.03%) OpenSSO
3 3 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (21.21%) Oracle
2 8 (8.08%) IBM
3 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.06%) Citrix
5 5 (5.05%) Splunk
5 5 (5.05%) Informatica
6 3 (3.03%) BMC
6 3 (3.03%) NetApp
6 3 (3.03%) Apple
7 2 (2.02%) HP
7 2 (2.02%) Temenos
7 2 (2.02%) Cisco
7 2 (2.02%) webMethods
7 2 (2.02%) Software AG
7 2 (2.02%) TSYS
8 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.01%) CA
8 1 (1.01%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.01%) VMware
8 1 (1.01%) Intel
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