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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 83 96 103
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Contract jobs citing Banking 58 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.04% 1.15% 1.00%
As % of the General category 6.58% 3.84% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 16
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£406 £433 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £276 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
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
881 730 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.03% 30.10% 34.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 375 509
Average daily rate £413 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £512 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 73 76
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.90 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £39.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Cambridgeshire +4 19 £394 +43.18% 13
Essex -2 18 £475 +5.55% 12
Hertfordshire +8 14 £345 -16.36% 4
Bedfordshire -15 4 £444 - 1
Suffolk - 3 £225 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 72 (63.16%) Finance
2 36 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 27 (23.68%) SQL
4 25 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (18.42%) Oracle
6 20 (17.54%) .NET
6 20 (17.54%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 18 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (13.16%) ETL
9 15 (13.16%) Java
10 14 (12.28%) Informatica
11 13 (11.40%) Project Management
11 13 (11.40%) Retail
12 12 (10.53%) C#
12 12 (10.53%) Data Modelling
13 11 (9.65%) SAS
13 11 (9.65%) MS Office
13 11 (9.65%) Degree
14 10 (8.77%) Windows
15 9 (7.89%) CSS
15 9 (7.89%) OLAP
15 9 (7.89%) JavaScript
15 9 (7.89%) SOA
15 9 (7.89%) Cognos
15 9 (7.89%) ITIL
15 9 (7.89%) PRINCE2
15 9 (7.89%) Linux
15 9 (7.89%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (9.65%) SAS
2 5 (4.39%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.39%) MQSeries
3 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.63%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.88%) Confluence
6 1 (0.88%) Lync
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.88%) JBoss
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (9.65%) MS Office
2 7 (6.14%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.75%) MS Project
5 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.75%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.88%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) SSH
1 2 (1.75%) HTTP
1 2 (1.75%) LAN
1 2 (1.75%) WAN
1 2 (1.75%) SAN
2 1 (0.88%) Wireless
2 1 (0.88%) LDAP
2 1 (0.88%) SMTP
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.54%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.89%) OLAP
3 9 (7.89%) Base SAS
4 8 (7.02%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (4.39%) DataStage
7 4 (3.51%) DB2
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.75%) JIRA
2 2 (1.75%) Selenium
2 2 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.75%) WebDriver
2 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.88%) Hudson
3 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 72 (63.16%) Finance
2 36 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 13 (11.40%) Retail
4 6 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (28.95%) Developer
2 23 (20.18%) Analyst
3 16 (14.04%) Architect
3 16 (14.04%) Project Manager
4 13 (11.40%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.02%) SAS Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Banking Business Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) Test Architect
10 3 (2.63%) CRM Manager
10 3 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (2.63%) Information Architect
10 3 (2.63%) Test Manager
10 3 (2.63%) Consultant
10 3 (2.63%) Data Architect
10 3 (2.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.54%) .NET
2 9 (7.89%) CSS
3 7 (6.14%) HTML
3 7 (6.14%) jQuery
4 6 (5.26%) J2EE
4 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.26%) XML
4 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (4.39%) Web Services
5 5 (4.39%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.51%) Middleware
6 4 (3.51%) HTML5
7 3 (2.63%) REST
7 3 (2.63%) JSON
7 3 (2.63%) WCF
7 3 (2.63%) WPF
8 2 (1.75%) XHTML
8 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.88%) JPA
9 1 (0.88%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) Data Integration
2 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.51%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.63%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.75%) PMI
5 2 (1.75%) Kindle
6 1 (0.88%) FMCG
6 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.88%) Open Source
6 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) EPoS
6 1 (0.88%) EMV
6 1 (0.88%) Economics
6 1 (0.88%) Statistics
6 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) Windows
2 9 (7.89%) Linux
3 7 (6.14%) UNIX
4 2 (1.75%) SUSE
4 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.75%) AIX
4 2 (1.75%) HPUX
4 2 (1.75%) Solaris
4 2 (1.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (13.16%) ETL
5 13 (11.40%) Project Management
6 12 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 9 (7.89%) SOA
7 9 (7.89%) ITIL
7 9 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.89%) TDD
7 9 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (7.89%) MVC
7 9 (7.89%) Waterfall
8 8 (7.02%) Dimensional Modelling
8 8 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (6.14%) Scrum
9 7 (6.14%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.26%) Software Testing
11 5 (4.39%) Test Strategy
11 5 (4.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.68%) SQL
2 15 (13.16%) Java
3 12 (10.53%) C#
4 9 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.02%) SAS Macro
6 7 (6.14%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.14%) VBA
7 5 (4.39%) C++
8 4 (3.51%) Python
9 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.75%) Scala
11 1 (0.88%) R
11 1 (0.88%) Tcl
11 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.88%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.88%) Delphi
11 1 (0.88%) C
11 1 (0.88%) Perl
11 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Degree
2 6 (5.26%) ISEB
3 4 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.75%) PMP
4 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.75%) CCNP
4 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) CCDP
5 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.88%) CISSP
5 1 (0.88%) CEH
5 1 (0.88%) CCSA
5 1 (0.88%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) GAAP
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) OpenSSO
1 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) Oracle
2 14 (12.28%) Informatica
3 9 (7.89%) Cognos
4 8 (7.02%) Ab Initio
4 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.51%) Cisco
6 3 (2.63%) webMethods
6 3 (2.63%) Software AG
7 2 (1.75%) Teradata
7 2 (1.75%) Temenos
7 2 (1.75%) F5
8 1 (0.88%) Splunk
8 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.88%) HP
8 1 (0.88%) Intel
8 1 (0.88%) Macromedia
8 1 (0.88%) Avaya
8 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
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