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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 88 97 101
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Banking 56 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.82% 1.23% 1.33%
As % of the General category 5.47% 3.92% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 8 28
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£425 £331 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -13.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £220 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £448 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £17.86
% change year-on-year
-35.29% -4.81%
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
1023 739 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.33% 31.25% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 365 614
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 69 85
Average hourly rate £30.33 £16.38 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.19% -45.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.01 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.99 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -29.20%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -5 24 £313 +25.00% 10
Essex +2 18 £481 +28.33% 18
Bedfordshire -14 9 £444 +67.45% 4
Cambridgeshire -4 5 £425 -2.85% 11
Suffolk - - - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 66 (62.86%) Finance
2 30 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 21 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (20.00%) SQL
4 20 (19.05%) Oracle
5 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (15.24%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 13 (12.38%) ETL
8 13 (12.38%) Informatica
8 13 (12.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (11.43%) Retail
9 12 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (11.43%) MS Office
10 11 (10.48%) .NET
11 10 (9.52%) Java
12 9 (8.57%) C#
12 9 (8.57%) OLAP
12 9 (8.57%) Data Modelling
12 9 (8.57%) SAS
12 9 (8.57%) Cognos
12 9 (8.57%) Test Scripting
12 9 (8.57%) Degree
12 9 (8.57%) Waterfall
12 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database
12 9 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (7.62%) Data Integration
13 8 (7.62%) SAS Macro
13 8 (7.62%) Dimensional Modelling
13 8 (7.62%) Base SAS

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (8.57%) SAS
2 7 (6.67%) MQSeries
3 6 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.76%) IIS
5 4 (3.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (11.43%) MS Office
2 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.95%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.90%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.95%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.95%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) SMTP
2 2 (1.90%) SAN
3 1 (0.95%) CTI
3 1 (0.95%) Internet
3 1 (0.95%) Wireless
3 1 (0.95%) TETRA
3 1 (0.95%) LAN
3 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.57%) OLAP
3 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.62%) Base SAS
5 6 (5.71%) DB2
6 5 (4.76%) DataStage
6 5 (4.76%) Big Data
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.95%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.95%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.95%) Lombardi
General
1 66 (62.86%) Finance
2 30 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 12 (11.43%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.86%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.95%) Back Office
7 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.95%) Automotive
7 1 (0.95%) Legal
7 1 (0.95%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 27 (25.71%) Developer
2 24 (22.86%) Analyst
3 12 (11.43%) Architect
4 11 (10.48%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Test Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) SAS Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Tester
7 6 (5.71%) Coordinator
7 6 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Test Coordinator
8 5 (4.76%) Software Tester
8 5 (4.76%) Python Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Senior Tester
8 5 (4.76%) Senior Software Tester
8 5 (4.76%) Python/Django Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Consultant
10 3 (2.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.48%) .NET
2 8 (7.62%) jQuery
3 6 (5.71%) J2EE
3 6 (5.71%) XML
4 5 (4.76%) Web Services
4 5 (4.76%) Django
4 5 (4.76%) SVG
4 5 (4.76%) D3.js
5 3 (2.86%) OAuth
5 3 (2.86%) OpenID
5 3 (2.86%) HTML5
5 3 (2.86%) CSS3
5 3 (2.86%) Middleware
5 3 (2.86%) HTML
5 3 (2.86%) CSS
5 3 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.90%) WCF
6 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Data Integration
2 6 (5.71%) Data Structures
2 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.81%) Open Source
4 4 (3.81%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.90%) PMI
5 2 (1.90%) EMV
5 2 (1.90%) Kindle
6 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.95%) FMCG
6 1 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.95%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.95%) Tandem
6 1 (0.95%) PKI
6 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.62%) Windows
1 8 (7.62%) Linux
2 3 (2.86%) SUSE
3 2 (1.90%) Android
3 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.90%) UNIX
3 2 (1.90%) Solaris
4 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.38%) ETL
3 13 (12.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (8.57%) Data Modelling
5 9 (8.57%) Test Scripting
5 9 (8.57%) Waterfall
5 9 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (7.62%) Dimensional Modelling
6 8 (7.62%) Project Management
7 7 (6.67%) SOA
7 7 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 7 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 7 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 6 (5.71%) Data Protection
8 6 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (4.76%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.00%) SQL
2 10 (9.52%) Java
3 9 (8.57%) C#
4 8 (7.62%) SAS Macro
5 7 (6.67%) VBA
6 6 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.76%) Python
8 4 (3.81%) C++
9 3 (2.86%) Perl
9 3 (2.86%) PHP
9 3 (2.86%) Tcl
10 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.95%) JCL
10 1 (0.95%) Ruby
10 1 (0.95%) COBOL
10 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) Degree
2 6 (5.71%) ISEB
3 5 (4.76%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.90%) PMP
4 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.95%) CCSA
5 1 (0.95%) CCSE
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.95%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) CCNP
5 1 (0.95%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.90%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.95%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
1 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 20 (19.05%) Oracle
2 13 (12.38%) Informatica
3 9 (8.57%) Cognos
4 8 (7.62%) Ab Initio
5 6 (5.71%) Citrix
6 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.76%) Splunk
7 3 (2.86%) webMethods
7 3 (2.86%) Cisco
7 3 (2.86%) Software AG
8 2 (1.90%) Temenos
8 2 (1.90%) F5
9 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.95%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.95%) HP
9 1 (0.95%) Intel
9 1 (0.95%) IBM
9 1 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.95%) CA
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