The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 50 58 74
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Contract jobs citing Banking 14 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.02% 0.79% 0.43%
As % of the General category 5.26% 1.95% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
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£345 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
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
East of England

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

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
266 257 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.44% 40.47% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 120 197
Average daily rate £409 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 23
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.05 £31.50
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 Hertfordshire

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
Watford +10 8 £288 -28.12% 2
Rickmansworth - 2 £335 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Banking
East of England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 15 (38.46%) ETL
3 14 (35.90%) Informatica
4 12 (30.77%) SQL
5 11 (28.21%) Oracle
5 11 (28.21%) SAS
6 10 (25.64%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (23.08%) Data Modelling
7 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (23.08%) Base SAS
8 8 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (20.51%) SAS Macro
8 8 (20.51%) Dimensional Modelling
8 8 (20.51%) Data Integration
8 8 (20.51%) Ab Initio
8 8 (20.51%) Cognos
8 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
8 8 (20.51%) OLAP
9 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
10 6 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
11 5 (12.82%) DataStage
12 4 (10.26%) XML
12 4 (10.26%) UNIX
12 4 (10.26%) SOA
12 4 (10.26%) Linux
12 4 (10.26%) ISEB
12 4 (10.26%) Strategic Planning
13 3 (7.69%) Software Testing

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (28.21%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (23.08%) Base SAS
3 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
3 8 (20.51%) OLAP
4 6 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (12.82%) DataStage
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) SAS Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Payments Business Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.13%) C++ Software Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Financial Business Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Business Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) XML
2 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) WPF
3 1 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Data Integration
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Economics
4 1 (2.56%) Statistics
4 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) UNIX
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) AIX
2 2 (5.13%) HPUX
2 2 (5.13%) Solaris
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) ETL
2 9 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) Dimensional Modelling
4 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
5 4 (10.26%) SOA
5 4 (10.26%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Requirements Management
6 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) SAS Macro
3 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.13%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) R
5 1 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) VBA
5 1 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ISEB
2 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Informatica
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle
3 8 (20.51%) Ab Initio
3 8 (20.51%) Cognos
4 2 (5.13%) Teradata
4 2 (5.13%) F5
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
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