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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 38 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Banking 19 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.72% 3.81% 3.29%
As % of the General category 12.42% 17.19% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 13
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£400 £440 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £462 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
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
153 64 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 29.94% 22.15% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 39 42
Average daily rate £393 £403 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £457 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 30
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £37.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

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 22 December 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 22 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
Gloucester +1 12 £400 -5.60% 1
Cheltenham -10 3 £450 -
Cirencester - - - - 1
Stroud - - - -
Banking
South West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 27 (69.23%) Retail
2 21 (53.85%) Business Objects
2 21 (53.85%) Retail Banking
3 19 (48.72%) SQL
4 18 (46.15%) Finance
5 12 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (25.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 9 (23.08%) Business Analysis
7 9 (23.08%) BusinessObjects XI
8 8 (20.51%) Oracle
9 7 (17.95%) Toad
9 7 (17.95%) Project Management
9 7 (17.95%) Teradata
10 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
11 5 (12.82%) VBA
11 5 (12.82%) UNIX
12 4 (10.26%) ETL
13 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
13 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
13 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
13 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
13 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
14 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
14 2 (5.13%) MS Office
14 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
14 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
14 2 (5.13%) Marketing
14 2 (5.13%) Web Development

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 9 (23.08%) BusinessObjects XI
3 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.56%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Toad
General
1 27 (69.23%) Retail
2 21 (53.85%) Retail Banking
3 18 (46.15%) Finance
4 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Business Objects Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Business Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Excel Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Teradata Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 7 (17.95%) Project Management
4 4 (10.26%) ETL
5 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.13%) Web Development
7 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.56%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.56%) Change Management
7 1 (2.56%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.56%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
2 5 (12.82%) VBA
3 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) SAS Macro
4 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.56%) Basel II
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Business Objects
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
3 7 (17.95%) Teradata
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft