The 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 94 98 94
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Banking 38 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.38% 1.41% 1.10%
As % of the General category 4.52% 4.26% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 12
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£500 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £285 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -19.44%
Banking
England

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

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
841 985 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.49% 33.15% 34.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 515 349
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £212 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 75 89
Average hourly rate £38.75 £23.86 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.43% -24.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 2015.

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
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 22 May 2015. 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
Essex +8 20 £525 +31.25% 2
Hertfordshire -4 7 £390 +13.45% 3
Cambridgeshire -1 6 £463 +54.16% 6
Bedfordshire +5 2 £500 +31.57%
Suffolk +11 1 - -
East Anglia +7 1 - -
Norfolk -2 1 £585 - 1
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 73 (79.35%) Finance
2 34 (36.96%) Telecoms
3 22 (23.91%) Project Management
4 16 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (14.13%) SQL
5 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (13.04%) Software Delivery
7 11 (11.96%) Retail
8 10 (10.87%) Degree
8 10 (10.87%) .NET
9 9 (9.78%) PRINCE2
10 8 (8.70%) PMP
10 8 (8.70%) QA
11 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (7.61%) ITIL
11 7 (7.61%) JavaScript
11 7 (7.61%) C#
11 7 (7.61%) HP
12 6 (6.52%) ISEB
12 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (6.52%) Java
12 6 (6.52%) Oracle
12 6 (6.52%) UNIX
12 6 (6.52%) Windows
12 6 (6.52%) Linux
12 6 (6.52%) Software Testing
13 5 (5.43%) Business Analysis
13 5 (5.43%) Wealth Management
13 5 (5.43%) Retail Banking

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (3.26%) IIS
2 2 (2.17%) SAS
2 2 (2.17%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.17%) CICS
2 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Project
2 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.26%) SAN
3 2 (2.17%) HTTP
3 2 (2.17%) Firewall
3 2 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.17%) Network Security
3 2 (2.17%) SSH
3 2 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.17%) DB2
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.09%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (3.26%) JIRA
3 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.09%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.09%) Hudson
General
1 73 (79.35%) Finance
2 34 (36.96%) Telecoms
3 11 (11.96%) Retail
4 5 (5.43%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.35%) Legal
6 2 (2.17%) Front Office
6 2 (2.17%) Back Office
7 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.09%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.09%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.09%) Publishing
7 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (22.83%) Analyst
2 16 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 10 (10.87%) Developer
3 10 (10.87%) Architect
4 9 (9.78%) Senior Manager
5 7 (7.61%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Programme Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Release Manager
8 4 (4.35%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Change Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Information Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Data Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Tester
10 2 (2.17%) Consultant
10 2 (2.17%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) .NET
2 4 (4.35%) HTML
2 4 (4.35%) CSS
3 3 (3.26%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.26%) WCF
3 3 (3.26%) WPF
3 3 (3.26%) Middleware
3 3 (3.26%) XML
3 3 (3.26%) J2EE
4 2 (2.17%) XHTML
4 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.17%) HTML5
4 2 (2.17%) REST
4 2 (2.17%) jQuery
4 2 (2.17%) ISPF
5 1 (1.09%) LINQ
5 1 (1.09%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.09%) SOAP
5 1 (1.09%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) Credit Risk
2 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.26%) SWIFT
3 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.09%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) UNIX
1 6 (6.52%) Windows
1 6 (6.52%) Linux
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.17%) zOS
3 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) Project Management
2 16 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.04%) Software Delivery
5 9 (9.78%) PRINCE2
6 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (7.61%) ITIL
7 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.52%) Software Testing
8 5 (5.43%) Business Analysis
8 5 (5.43%) Wealth Management
8 5 (5.43%) Release Management
8 5 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.43%) Test Strategy
8 5 (5.43%) Business Transformation
9 4 (4.35%) OO
9 4 (4.35%) Migration
9 4 (4.35%) MVC
9 4 (4.35%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.13%) SQL
2 7 (7.61%) JavaScript
2 7 (7.61%) C#
3 6 (6.52%) Java
4 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.17%) Python
5 2 (2.17%) COBOL
5 2 (2.17%) Perl
5 2 (2.17%) VBA
5 2 (2.17%) Assembly Language
5 2 (2.17%) REXX
5 2 (2.17%) JCL
5 2 (2.17%) Scala
6 1 (1.09%) AWK
6 1 (1.09%) Korn
6 1 (1.09%) C-shell
6 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Degree
2 8 (8.70%) PMP
3 6 (6.52%) ISEB
4 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.17%) MCSE
5 2 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.17%) CISSP
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.09%) CEH
6 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) CISA
6 1 (1.09%) CISM
6 1 (1.09%) CCNP
6 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (7.61%) HP
2 6 (6.52%) Oracle
3 4 (4.35%) Cisco
3 4 (4.35%) VMware
4 3 (3.26%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.26%) IBM
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.26%) Citrix
5 2 (2.17%) Dell
5 2 (2.17%) Temenos
5 2 (2.17%) SAP
5 2 (2.17%) Software AG
5 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.17%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.17%) Symantec
5 2 (2.17%) Infoblox
5 2 (2.17%) F5
5 2 (2.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.09%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.09%) Avaloq