The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 38 19 42
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +23
Contract jobs citing Banking 17 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.33% 6.97% 3.02%
As % of the General category 12.23% 21.51% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 12
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£415 £440 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £485 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £9.96 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -37.25%
Banking
South West

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

General Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
139 93 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.20% 32.40% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 60 49
Average daily rate £380 £401 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% +5.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £12.75 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking across the Gloucestershire region.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Gloucestershire region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Cheltenham -13 7 £450 - 7
Gloucester -11 6 £388 -11.93% 2
Cirencester - - - - 1
Banking
South West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 27 (64.29%) Retail
2 23 (54.76%) Finance
3 21 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 21 (50.00%) Retail Banking
4 19 (45.24%) SQL
5 13 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (26.19%) Business Analysis
7 10 (23.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 9 (21.43%) BusinessObjects XI
8 9 (21.43%) Oracle
9 7 (16.67%) Project Management
9 7 (16.67%) Toad
9 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (16.67%) Teradata
10 5 (11.90%) UNIX
10 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
10 5 (11.90%) VBA
11 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (9.52%) ETL
12 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
12 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
12 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
12 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
13 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
13 2 (4.76%) Web Development
13 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
13 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
13 2 (4.76%) MS Office

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 9 (21.43%) BusinessObjects XI
3 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.38%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 27 (64.29%) Retail
2 23 (54.76%) Finance
3 21 (50.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Project Manager
4 7 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Business Objects Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Business Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle BI Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Excel Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Teradata Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
1 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (26.19%) Business Analysis
3 7 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.52%) ETL
5 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.76%) Web Development
7 1 (2.38%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Validation
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.38%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.38%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (2.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
2 5 (11.90%) VBA
3 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.38%) Basel II
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle
3 7 (16.67%) Teradata
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
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