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 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 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 75 73 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 49.02% 49.66% 40.46%
As % of the General category 56.82% 57.48% 57.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 59 41
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£420 £340 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £296 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £452 £450
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
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
132 127 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 86.27% 86.39% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 100 68
Average daily rate £400 £340 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 84 (63.64%) Retail
2 78 (59.09%) Finance
3 56 (42.42%) Retail Banking
4 53 (40.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (24.24%) SAS
6 29 (21.97%) Project Management
7 22 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 16 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (12.12%) Credit Risk
9 13 (9.85%) Business Analysis
9 13 (9.85%) OLAP
9 13 (9.85%) PRINCE2
10 12 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 11 (8.33%) Oracle
11 11 (8.33%) SQL
12 10 (7.58%) Resource Management
12 10 (7.58%) Requirements Management
12 10 (7.58%) MS Project
12 10 (7.58%) Validation
12 10 (7.58%) OLAP Cube
13 9 (6.82%) MS Office
13 9 (6.82%) MS Excel
14 8 (6.06%) Microsoft
14 8 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (6.06%) Mainframe
15 7 (5.30%) Change Control
15 7 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (5.30%) Migration
15 7 (5.30%) SAP
16 6 (4.55%) UML

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (24.24%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (7.58%) MS Project
2 9 (6.82%) MS Office
2 9 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.52%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.76%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Network Security
1 1 (0.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 13 (9.85%) OLAP
3 12 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 10 (7.58%) OLAP Cube
5 4 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.76%) Essbase
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.76%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.76%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) ERwin
General
1 84 (63.64%) Retail
2 78 (59.09%) Finance
3 56 (42.42%) Retail Banking
4 5 (3.79%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 50 (37.88%) Analyst
2 38 (28.79%) Project Manager
3 36 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 11 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
5 8 (6.06%) Developer
5 8 (6.06%) Banking Business Analyst
5 8 (6.06%) Lead Project Manager
6 6 (4.55%) SAS Developer
7 5 (3.79%) SAS Analyst
7 5 (3.79%) SAS Programmer
7 5 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (3.79%) Programmer
8 4 (3.03%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (3.03%) Consultant
8 4 (3.03%) DBA
8 4 (3.03%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.03%) SAS Consultant
9 3 (2.27%) PMO Analyst
9 3 (2.27%) PMO Manager
10 2 (1.52%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) .NET
1 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (12.12%) Credit Risk
2 8 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.27%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.52%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.76%) DataPower
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Clustering
6 1 (0.76%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.79%) UNIX
2 3 (2.27%) AIX
3 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (40.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (21.97%) Project Management
3 13 (9.85%) Business Analysis
3 13 (9.85%) PRINCE2
4 10 (7.58%) Resource Management
4 10 (7.58%) Requirements Management
4 10 (7.58%) Validation
5 7 (5.30%) Change Control
5 7 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.30%) Migration
6 6 (4.55%) UML
6 6 (4.55%) Workflow
6 6 (4.55%) Use Case
7 5 (3.79%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 5 (3.79%) Waterfall
7 5 (3.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.03%) Change Management
8 4 (3.03%) Mobile Commerce
8 4 (3.03%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (1.52%) VBA
3 1 (0.76%) R
3 1 (0.76%) SAS Macro
3 1 (0.76%) PL/1
3 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.27%) ISEB
2 3 (2.27%) SAS Certification
3 2 (1.52%) PMP
3 2 (1.52%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.52%) APMP
4 1 (0.76%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (8.33%) Oracle
2 8 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.30%) SAP
4 5 (3.79%) Pega
5 4 (3.03%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.27%) HP
7 2 (1.52%) IBM
7 2 (1.52%) Cognos
7 2 (1.52%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.76%) Imperva
8 1 (0.76%) Tableau
8 1 (0.76%) Teradata
8 1 (0.76%) Applix
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