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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 76 97 91
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs citing Banking 51 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.01% 1.41% 1.09%
As % of the General category 7.03% 4.39% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 15
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£450 £445 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £548 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £12.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -27.27%
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
725 843 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.51% 32.09% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 445 384
Average daily rate £415 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 69 59
Average hourly rate £20.50 £28.00 £34.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.78% -19.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +12 17 £600 +33.33% 6
Cambridgeshire +8 17 £413 +37.50% 6
Hertfordshire +12 10 £341 -17.27% 6
Bedfordshire - 5 £445 - 6
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 81 (77.88%) Finance
2 37 (35.58%) Telecoms
3 21 (20.19%) SQL
4 20 (19.23%) .NET
4 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (16.35%) Retail
6 17 (16.35%) Project Management
7 15 (14.42%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (14.42%) Degree
8 14 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
9 12 (11.54%) C#
10 11 (10.58%) Java
10 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
10 11 (10.58%) ITIL
11 10 (9.62%) PRINCE2
11 10 (9.62%) QA
12 9 (8.65%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (8.65%) CSS
12 9 (8.65%) Oracle
13 8 (7.69%) UNIX
13 8 (7.69%) MVC
13 8 (7.69%) TDD
13 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
14 7 (6.73%) Business Analysis
14 7 (6.73%) Wealth Management
14 7 (6.73%) Retail Banking
14 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
14 7 (6.73%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 7 (6.73%) SAS
2 3 (2.88%) MQSeries
2 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.92%) CICS
3 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.96%) Confluence
4 1 (0.96%) Lync
4 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.96%) JBoss
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Office
1 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.88%) MS Project
3 2 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.92%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.96%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.92%) SSH
2 2 (1.92%) HTTP
3 1 (0.96%) LDAP
3 1 (0.96%) LAN
3 1 (0.96%) WAN
3 1 (0.96%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.42%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.81%) OLAP
3 5 (4.81%) Base SAS
4 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.92%) DB2
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.96%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (4.81%) JIRA
3 2 (1.92%) Selenium
3 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.92%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.96%) Hudson
General
1 81 (77.88%) Finance
2 37 (35.58%) Telecoms
3 17 (16.35%) Retail
4 7 (6.73%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Front Office
6 2 (1.92%) Back Office
6 2 (1.92%) Legal
7 1 (0.96%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.96%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 23 (22.12%) Developer
2 22 (21.15%) Analyst
3 14 (13.46%) Architect
3 14 (13.46%) Project Manager
4 11 (10.58%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.85%) Senior Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Information Architect
7 4 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Programme Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) Data Architect
7 4 (3.85%) SAS Developer
8 3 (2.88%) C++ Developer
8 3 (2.88%) Change Analyst
8 3 (2.88%) Contracts Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Test Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.23%) .NET
2 9 (8.65%) CSS
3 7 (6.73%) HTML
4 6 (5.77%) jQuery
5 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.85%) HTML5
7 3 (2.88%) REST
7 3 (2.88%) WPF
7 3 (2.88%) JSON
7 3 (2.88%) Middleware
8 2 (1.92%) XHTML
8 2 (1.92%) ISPF
8 2 (1.92%) J2EE
8 2 (1.92%) XML
8 2 (1.92%) WCF
9 1 (0.96%) JPA
9 1 (0.96%) OAuth
9 1 (0.96%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.85%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.88%) Online Banking
4 3 (2.88%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.92%) PMI
5 2 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.92%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.92%) Kindle
5 2 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.96%) Open Source
6 1 (0.96%) Replication
6 1 (0.96%) Clustering
6 1 (0.96%) Economics
6 1 (0.96%) Statistics
6 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.96%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.69%) UNIX
2 6 (5.77%) Windows
3 3 (2.88%) Linux
4 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.92%) zOS
4 2 (1.92%) AIX
4 2 (1.92%) HPUX
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (16.35%) Project Management
4 14 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (10.58%) ITIL
6 10 (9.62%) PRINCE2
7 9 (8.65%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (7.69%) MVC
8 8 (7.69%) TDD
8 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.73%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.73%) ETL
9 7 (6.73%) Data Modelling
9 7 (6.73%) Wealth Management
10 6 (5.77%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.77%) Scrum
10 6 (5.77%) Software Testing
11 5 (4.81%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.81%) UML
11 5 (4.81%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.19%) SQL
2 12 (11.54%) C#
3 11 (10.58%) Java
3 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.81%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.85%) SAS Macro
5 4 (3.85%) C++
6 3 (2.88%) VBA
6 3 (2.88%) Python
7 2 (1.92%) Assembly Language
7 2 (1.92%) REXX
7 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.92%) COBOL
7 2 (1.92%) Scala
7 2 (1.92%) JCL
8 1 (0.96%) R
8 1 (0.96%) Delphi
8 1 (0.96%) Perl
8 1 (0.96%) PHP
8 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) Degree
2 7 (6.73%) ISEB
3 4 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.92%) PMP
4 2 (1.92%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.96%) CCNP
5 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) VCP4
5 1 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.96%) CEH
5 1 (0.96%) CISSP
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.96%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.96%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 9 (8.65%) Oracle
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.81%) Cognos
3 5 (4.81%) Informatica
4 4 (3.85%) Ab Initio
4 4 (3.85%) HP
5 3 (2.88%) Cisco
6 2 (1.92%) IBM
6 2 (1.92%) VMware
6 2 (1.92%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.92%) Temenos
7 1 (0.96%) webMethods
7 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.96%) Teradata
7 1 (0.96%) Applix
7 1 (0.96%) Avaloq
7 1 (0.96%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.96%) Avaya
7 1 (0.96%) Software AG
7 1 (0.96%) Macromedia
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