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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 72 75 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 41.62% 39.89% 61.36%
As % of the General category 54.14% 59.52% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 63 116
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£396 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +15.38%
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
133 126 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 76.88% 67.02% 86.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 92 161
Average daily rate £396 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 88 (55.00%) Finance
2 87 (54.38%) Retail
3 60 (37.50%) Retail Banking
4 53 (33.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (10.63%) Change Management
6 16 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 14 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (8.75%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (8.75%) SAS
8 12 (7.50%) SQL
8 12 (7.50%) Project Management
8 12 (7.50%) Mainframe
8 12 (7.50%) ISEB
8 12 (7.50%) Credit Risk
9 11 (6.88%) Business Analysis
9 11 (6.88%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (6.25%) MS Excel
10 10 (6.25%) Software Testing
10 10 (6.25%) ISTQB
10 10 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 10 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (5.63%) WebSphere
11 9 (5.63%) Migration
12 8 (5.00%) Windows
12 8 (5.00%) Mobile Commerce
12 8 (5.00%) QA
13 7 (4.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 7 (4.38%) Mobile Payment
13 7 (4.38%) Linux
14 6 (3.75%) Microsoft

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 14 (8.75%) SAS
2 9 (5.63%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.63%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (6.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.50%) MS Project
3 4 (2.50%) MS Office
4 2 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.50%) ATM
2 3 (1.88%) SSL
3 1 (0.63%) NFC
3 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.88%) OLAP
3 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.25%) MS Access
4 2 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.63%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.63%) Xcelsius
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.63%) DB2
5 1 (0.63%) Essbase
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.63%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 3 (1.88%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.63%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.63%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.63%) Rational Rose
General
1 88 (55.00%) Finance
2 87 (54.38%) Retail
3 60 (37.50%) Retail Banking
4 6 (3.75%) Legal
5 5 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.25%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) German Language
Job Titles
1 55 (34.38%) Analyst
2 35 (21.88%) Project Manager
3 26 (16.25%) Business Analyst
4 19 (11.88%) Test Analyst
5 9 (5.63%) Developer
6 8 (5.00%) Test Leader
7 7 (4.38%) Lead Business Analyst
8 6 (3.75%) Payments Business Analyst
8 6 (3.75%) Designer
9 5 (3.13%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (3.13%) PMO Manager
9 5 (3.13%) SAS Developer
10 4 (2.50%) Test Manager
10 4 (2.50%) Communications Manager
10 4 (2.50%) Defect Manager
11 3 (1.88%) SAS Analyst
11 3 (1.88%) PMO Assistant
11 3 (1.88%) Administrator
12 2 (1.25%) Consultant
12 2 (1.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (1.88%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.63%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.50%) Mainframe
1 12 (7.50%) Credit Risk
2 7 (4.38%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (2.50%) Copywriting
3 4 (2.50%) Data Extraction
3 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.25%) iSeries
5 2 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (0.63%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.63%) DataPower
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.00%) Windows
2 7 (4.38%) Linux
3 5 (3.13%) UNIX
4 3 (1.88%) AIX
5 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (10.63%) Change Management
3 16 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 14 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (7.50%) Project Management
6 11 (6.88%) Business Analysis
7 10 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 9 (5.63%) Migration
9 8 (5.00%) Mobile Commerce
10 6 (3.75%) Validation
10 6 (3.75%) Resource Management
10 6 (3.75%) Business Transformation
11 5 (3.13%) Change Control
11 5 (3.13%) Data Analysis
11 5 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.13%) Risk Management
11 5 (3.13%) SEO
12 4 (2.50%) Content Management
12 4 (2.50%) Test Strategy
12 4 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.50%) SQL
2 3 (1.88%) VBA
3 2 (1.25%) Java
4 1 (0.63%) SAS Macro
4 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.63%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (7.50%) ISEB
2 10 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 10 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.88%) SAS Certification
4 2 (1.25%) CISSP
4 2 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.25%) CCNA
4 2 (1.25%) CRISC
5 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.63%) Degree
5 1 (0.63%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) EMIR
2 1 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.63%) FINREP
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.63%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (8.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (3.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.50%) Business Objects
2 4 (2.50%) IBM
3 3 (1.88%) Oracle
3 3 (1.88%) Remedy
4 2 (1.25%) Pega
4 2 (1.25%) HP
4 2 (1.25%) BMC
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe
5 1 (0.63%) SAP
5 1 (0.63%) Ab Initio
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £396.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
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Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £315 - £365 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Associates
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
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Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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Orgtel
Rate: £365 - £475 per day + competitive
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