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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 31 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Banking 20 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.26% 3.25% 6.27%
As % of the General category 12.58% 11.59% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 22
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£425 £394 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £336 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £495 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £17.86
% change year-on-year
-37.14% -2.01%
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
159 69 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 33.83% 28.05% 33.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 31 67
Average daily rate £400 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 26
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -65.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £31.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
Gloucester -8 7 £400 +0.75% 2
Cheltenham - - - - 3
Banking
South West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 18 (75.00%) Retail
2 16 (66.67%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) Business Objects
4 11 (45.83%) Retail Banking
5 10 (41.67%) BusinessObjects XI
5 10 (41.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 10 (41.67%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) Toad
6 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (25.00%) Teradata
7 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
7 5 (20.83%) Project Management
8 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle
9 3 (12.50%) Marketing
9 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
9 3 (12.50%) UNIX
9 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (8.33%) VBA
10 2 (8.33%) MS Office
10 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (4.17%) IPTV
11 1 (4.17%) Data Entry
11 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
11 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (4.17%) QA

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) BusinessObjects XI
1 10 (41.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Xcelsius
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) OLAP
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 18 (75.00%) Retail
2 11 (45.83%) Retail Banking
3 10 (41.67%) Finance
4 3 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Publishing
5 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Business Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Business Objects Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Excel Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Teradata Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) IPTV
1 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
1 1 (4.17%) FMCG
1 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Entry
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Business Objects
2 6 (25.00%) Teradata
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) JBoss
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