The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 61 67 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 39.10% 50.38% 39.86%
As % of the General category 49.19% 62.04% 56.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 54 47
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£425 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £482
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 £12.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -27.27%
Banking
West Yorkshire

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

General Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
124 108 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 79.49% 81.20% 70.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 81 76
Average daily rate £396 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.02% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 83 (63.85%) Retail
2 82 (63.08%) Finance
3 60 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (43.85%) Retail Banking
5 33 (25.38%) Project Management
6 23 (17.69%) SAS
7 15 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 15 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 12 (9.23%) Credit Risk
10 11 (8.46%) Requirements Management
10 11 (8.46%) Business Analysis
10 11 (8.46%) Validation
10 11 (8.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 10 (7.69%) Resource Management
11 10 (7.69%) OLAP
11 10 (7.69%) MS Project
11 10 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (6.92%) MS Excel
12 9 (6.92%) MS Office
12 9 (6.92%) Oracle
13 8 (6.15%) Migration
13 8 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (6.15%) SAP
13 8 (6.15%) Microsoft
14 7 (5.38%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (5.38%) OLAP Cube
15 6 (4.62%) Data Structures
15 6 (4.62%) Change Control
15 6 (4.62%) Use Case

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 23 (17.69%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (7.69%) MS Project
2 9 (6.92%) MS Office
2 9 (6.92%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.54%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.77%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.77%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.77%) Internet
1 1 (0.77%) Firewall
1 1 (0.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 11 (8.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 10 (7.69%) OLAP
4 7 (5.38%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) ERwin
General
1 83 (63.85%) Retail
2 82 (63.08%) Finance
3 57 (43.85%) Retail Banking
4 5 (3.85%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.31%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.77%) Front Office
6 1 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (36.92%) Analyst
2 43 (33.08%) Project Manager
3 37 (28.46%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
5 9 (6.92%) Banking Business Analyst
5 9 (6.92%) Lead Project Manager
6 4 (3.08%) SAS Consultant
6 4 (3.08%) Test Analyst
6 4 (3.08%) Consultant
6 4 (3.08%) DBA
6 4 (3.08%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (3.08%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (2.31%) Data Analyst
7 3 (2.31%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (2.31%) SAS Programmer
7 3 (2.31%) SAS Analyst
7 3 (2.31%) Senior Manager
7 3 (2.31%) Programmer
7 3 (2.31%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.77%) .NET
1 1 (0.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.23%) Credit Risk
3 6 (4.62%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.54%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.77%) DataPower
6 1 (0.77%) Clustering
6 1 (0.77%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.77%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.08%) UNIX
2 3 (2.31%) AIX
3 1 (0.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (25.38%) Project Management
3 15 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 11 (8.46%) Validation
4 11 (8.46%) Business Analysis
4 11 (8.46%) Requirements Management
5 10 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 8 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.15%) Migration
7 6 (4.62%) Change Management
7 6 (4.62%) UML
7 6 (4.62%) Workflow
7 6 (4.62%) Use Case
7 6 (4.62%) Change Control
8 5 (3.85%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 5 (3.85%) Waterfall
8 5 (3.85%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.85%) Data Modelling
9 4 (3.08%) SOA
9 4 (3.08%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.62%) SQL
2 2 (1.54%) VBA
3 1 (0.77%) PL/1
3 1 (0.77%) R
3 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.31%) ISEB
3 2 (1.54%) APMP
3 2 (1.54%) PMP
3 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.77%) CIMA
4 1 (0.77%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (6.92%) Oracle
2 8 (6.15%) SAP
2 8 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.85%) Pega
4 4 (3.08%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.31%) HP
6 2 (1.54%) Cognos
6 2 (1.54%) IBM
7 1 (0.77%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.77%) Teradata
7 1 (0.77%) Applix
7 1 (0.77%) Imperva
7 1 (0.77%) Tableau
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