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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 88 88 96
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Banking 63 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.98% 1.36% 1.56%
As % of the General category 6.38% 4.26% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 38
Average daily rate
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£419 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.89% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £32.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +15.38%
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
988 774 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.05% 31.88% 36.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 363 590
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 70 77
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.13 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.04% -48.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.01 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.17 £42.65 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 August 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
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 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 24 £300 +2.12% 2
Essex +8 19 £475 +25.82% 9
Bedfordshire -11 12 £406 +132.14% 4
Cambridgeshire -9 6 £425 +13.33% 7
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 69 (65.71%) Finance
2 26 (24.76%) Telecoms
3 21 (20.00%) SQL
3 21 (20.00%) Oracle
4 18 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.48%) MS Office
7 11 (10.48%) Retail
8 10 (9.52%) Test Scripting
8 10 (9.52%) .NET
8 10 (9.52%) Java
8 10 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database
9 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
10 8 (7.62%) C#
10 8 (7.62%) Linux
10 8 (7.62%) ETL
10 8 (7.62%) Informatica
10 8 (7.62%) jQuery
10 8 (7.62%) Business Analysis
11 7 (6.67%) Software Testing
11 7 (6.67%) Data Analysis
11 7 (6.67%) Integration Testing
11 7 (6.67%) Degree
11 7 (6.67%) Project Management
11 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (6.67%) Windows
11 7 (6.67%) SOA
11 7 (6.67%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (5.71%) WebLogic
1 6 (5.71%) MQSeries
1 6 (5.71%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.76%) IIS
3 4 (3.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.81%) SAS
4 3 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) MS Office
2 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.95%) SPSS
4 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Temenos T24
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.95%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.95%) BASE24
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) SMTP
2 2 (1.90%) SAN
3 1 (0.95%) TETRA
3 1 (0.95%) Wireless
3 1 (0.95%) CTI
3 1 (0.95%) Internet
3 1 (0.95%) ATM
3 1 (0.95%) LAN
3 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database
1 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.71%) DB2
4 5 (4.76%) DataStage
4 5 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (4.76%) Big Data
5 3 (2.86%) Base SAS
5 3 (2.86%) OLAP
6 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.95%) MS Access
7 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Lombardi
1 1 (0.95%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (65.71%) Finance
2 26 (24.76%) Telecoms
3 11 (10.48%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Legal
4 4 (3.81%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.86%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.95%) International Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.95%) Automotive
7 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (32.38%) Analyst
2 20 (19.05%) Developer
3 12 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 11 (10.48%) Architect
5 10 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 9 (8.57%) Test Analyst
6 9 (8.57%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.67%) Coordinator
7 7 (6.67%) Tester
8 6 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.71%) Test Coordinator
9 5 (4.76%) Software Tester
9 5 (4.76%) Senior Tester
9 5 (4.76%) Python Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Python/Django Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Senior Software Tester
10 4 (3.81%) Banking Business Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) Desktop Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) SAS Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.52%) .NET
2 8 (7.62%) jQuery
3 6 (5.71%) J2EE
3 6 (5.71%) XML
4 5 (4.76%) Django
4 5 (4.76%) SVG
4 5 (4.76%) D3.js
5 4 (3.81%) Web Services
6 3 (2.86%) OAuth
6 3 (2.86%) HTML5
6 3 (2.86%) OpenID
6 3 (2.86%) CSS
6 3 (2.86%) HTML
6 3 (2.86%) CSS3
7 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.90%) Middleware
7 2 (1.90%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.90%) WCF
7 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.76%) Visualisation
2 5 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.81%) Open Source
4 3 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.86%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.90%) EMV
6 1 (0.95%) PKI
6 1 (0.95%) Tandem
6 1 (0.95%) FMCG
6 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.62%) Linux
2 7 (6.67%) Windows
3 5 (4.76%) Android
4 3 (2.86%) SUSE
5 2 (1.90%) UNIX
5 2 (1.90%) Solaris
5 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 10 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 8 (7.62%) ETL
5 8 (7.62%) Business Analysis
6 7 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 7 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 7 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 7 (6.67%) Project Management
6 7 (6.67%) SOA
7 6 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.71%) Data Protection
7 6 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.81%) Test Strategy
9 4 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.81%) ITIL
9 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.00%) SQL
2 10 (9.52%) Java
3 8 (7.62%) C#
4 7 (6.67%) VBA
5 6 (5.71%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.76%) Python
6 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.86%) SAS Macro
7 3 (2.86%) Tcl
7 3 (2.86%) Perl
7 3 (2.86%) PHP
7 3 (2.86%) C++
8 1 (0.95%) Ruby
8 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.95%) JCL
8 1 (0.95%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Degree
1 7 (6.67%) ISEB
2 5 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.95%) CCSE
3 1 (0.95%) CCSA
3 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) CCNP
3 1 (0.95%) CCDP
3 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.95%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.95%) PMP
3 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) SLA
3 2 (1.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.86%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (20.00%) Oracle
2 8 (7.62%) Informatica
3 6 (5.71%) Citrix
4 5 (4.76%) Splunk
4 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.86%) Ab Initio
5 3 (2.86%) Apple
5 3 (2.86%) Software AG
5 3 (2.86%) webMethods
5 3 (2.86%) Cognos
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco
6 2 (1.90%) IBM
6 2 (1.90%) Temenos
6 2 (1.90%) TSYS
6 2 (1.90%) F5
7 1 (0.95%) Teradata
7 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.95%) HP
7 1 (0.95%) Intel
7 1 (0.95%) CA
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