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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 76 81 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 52.78% 49.09% 43.18%
As % of the General category 60.32% 55.48% 61.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 71 45
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£425 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +2.66%
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
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
126 146 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 87.50% 88.48% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 119 73
Average daily rate £415 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.93% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 77 (57.89%) Finance
2 76 (57.14%) Retail
3 49 (36.84%) Retail Banking
3 49 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (24.81%) SAS
5 25 (18.80%) Project Management
6 21 (15.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 19 (14.29%) Credit Risk
8 16 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (10.53%) Business Analysis
10 13 (9.77%) SQL
10 13 (9.77%) OLAP
11 11 (8.27%) PRINCE2
11 11 (8.27%) MS Excel
11 11 (8.27%) Validation
12 10 (7.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 10 (7.52%) OLAP Cube
12 10 (7.52%) Requirements Management
12 10 (7.52%) Mainframe
13 9 (6.77%) MS Project
13 9 (6.77%) Migration
14 8 (6.02%) MS Office
14 8 (6.02%) Oracle
14 8 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (6.02%) Microsoft
15 7 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (5.26%) Resource Management
15 7 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
16 6 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (4.51%) ETL

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 33 (24.81%) SAS
2 4 (3.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.77%) MS Project
3 8 (6.02%) MS Office
4 7 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (4.51%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.75%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.50%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.75%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 13 (9.77%) OLAP
3 10 (7.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 10 (7.52%) OLAP Cube
4 8 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.01%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.50%) MS Access
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.75%) Xcelsius
7 1 (0.75%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.75%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.75%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) ERwin
General
1 77 (57.89%) Finance
2 76 (57.14%) Retail
3 49 (36.84%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.26%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.50%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (35.34%) Analyst
2 34 (25.56%) Business Analyst
3 31 (23.31%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.27%) Lead Business Analyst
5 10 (7.52%) Developer
6 6 (4.51%) Banking Business Analyst
7 5 (3.76%) Programmer
7 5 (3.76%) Test Analyst
7 5 (3.76%) SAS Developer
7 5 (3.76%) SAS Analyst
7 5 (3.76%) SAS Programmer
7 5 (3.76%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (3.76%) PMO Manager
8 4 (3.01%) SAS Consultant
8 4 (3.01%) Consultant
8 4 (3.01%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (3.01%) DBA
8 4 (3.01%) Lead Project Manager
9 3 (2.26%) Designer
9 3 (2.26%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.01%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (1.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 16 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.52%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.51%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.26%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.26%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.26%) Clustering
5 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.50%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.50%) iSeries
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.75%) DataPower
7 1 (0.75%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.76%) UNIX
2 4 (3.01%) Windows
3 3 (2.26%) Linux
4 2 (1.50%) AIX
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (18.80%) Project Management
3 14 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 11 (8.27%) PRINCE2
4 11 (8.27%) Validation
5 10 (7.52%) Requirements Management
6 9 (6.77%) Migration
7 7 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.26%) Resource Management
8 6 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.51%) ETL
8 6 (4.51%) Change Management
8 6 (4.51%) Change Control
8 6 (4.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (3.76%) Use Case
9 5 (3.76%) SOA
9 5 (3.76%) Workflow
10 4 (3.01%) Project Planning
10 4 (3.01%) UML
10 4 (3.01%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.77%) SQL
2 3 (2.26%) VBA
3 1 (0.75%) R
3 1 (0.75%) SAS Macro
3 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.75%) Java
3 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.26%) APMP
2 3 (2.26%) SAS Certification
2 3 (2.26%) ISEB
3 2 (1.50%) PMP
3 2 (1.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (6.02%) Oracle
1 8 (6.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.01%) SAP
2 4 (3.01%) IBM
2 4 (3.01%) TIBCO
2 4 (3.01%) Pega
3 3 (2.26%) HP
3 3 (2.26%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.50%) Ab Initio
4 2 (1.50%) Cognos
5 1 (0.75%) Tableau
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe
5 1 (0.75%) Applix
5 1 (0.75%) Teradata
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