The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
South East / Kent
Rank 36 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Banking 8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.02% 2.13% 2.84%
As % of the General category 7.62% 5.30% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Median daily rate £415 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £580 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £185.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £11.47 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+13.01% +9.86%

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

General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
105 151 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.62% 40.16% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 121 53
Median daily rate £450 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £21.78 £185.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.22% +1955.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 1 £413 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Banking.

1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) PaaS
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) Heroku
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (20.00%) Redis
3 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Go
3 3 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) Heroku
2 3 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (20.00%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Banking Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) DHTML
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) WinForms
3 1 (6.67%) WPF
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (20.00%) Go
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) Ruby
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Infragistics
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle