The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 39 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 43.33% 32.05% 29.36%
As % of the General category 68.42% 54.35% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £20.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-49.68% -7.77%
Banking
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

General Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
57 46 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 63.33% 58.97% 64.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 26 43
Average daily rate £400 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £489 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 54 (79.41%) Finance
2 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.59%) Java
3 14 (20.59%) SDLC
4 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (16.18%) Retail
5 11 (16.18%) Project Management
5 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
6 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 9 (13.24%) C++
7 9 (13.24%) HTML
7 9 (13.24%) Retail Banking
8 8 (11.76%) Degree
8 8 (11.76%) Web Services
8 8 (11.76%) Linux
8 8 (11.76%) Business Analysis
9 7 (10.29%) Windows
9 7 (10.29%) AIX
9 7 (10.29%) WSDL
9 7 (10.29%) JSON
9 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
9 7 (10.29%) HTML5
10 6 (8.82%) BDD
10 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
10 6 (8.82%) Mac OS
10 6 (8.82%) Java EE
10 6 (8.82%) jQuery
10 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.82%) Windows Vista

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 3 (4.41%) CICS
2 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.94%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) ATM
2 1 (1.47%) RIP
2 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) DB2
4 1 (1.47%) MS Access
4 1 (1.47%) Cognos Powerplay
4 1 (1.47%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (1.47%) DTS
4 1 (1.47%) ReportNet
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.82%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Maven
3 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
General
1 54 (79.41%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Retail
3 9 (13.24%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Analyst
2 15 (22.06%) Developer
2 15 (22.06%) Business Analyst
3 12 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Banking Business Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Database Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Release Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Programmer
8 2 (2.94%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (2.94%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Designer
8 2 (2.94%) Environment Manager
8 2 (2.94%) SQL Database Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) HTML
2 8 (11.76%) Web Services
3 7 (10.29%) WSDL
3 7 (10.29%) JSON
3 7 (10.29%) HTML5
4 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
4 6 (8.82%) jQuery
4 6 (8.82%) Java EE
4 6 (8.82%) XML
5 5 (7.35%) J2EE
6 4 (5.88%) .NET
7 2 (2.94%) Spring
7 2 (2.94%) JDBC
7 2 (2.94%) JSP
7 2 (2.94%) ISPF
8 1 (1.47%) Apache CXF
8 1 (1.47%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.47%) JAX-RS
8 1 (1.47%) Servlets
8 1 (1.47%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) PMI
1 4 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.41%) Online Banking
2 3 (4.41%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) EMV
3 2 (2.94%) Chip Card
3 2 (2.94%) iPad
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.47%) PKI
4 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) AIX
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Vista
3 6 (8.82%) Mac OS
3 6 (8.82%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.94%) zOS
4 2 (2.94%) Solaris
4 2 (2.94%) UNIX
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.59%) SDLC
3 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (16.18%) Project Management
4 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
5 8 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.82%) TDD
7 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.82%) OOP
7 6 (8.82%) OO
7 6 (8.82%) BDD
8 5 (7.35%) ITIL
8 5 (7.35%) Service Management
9 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.41%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.41%) Migration
9 3 (4.41%) Time Management
9 3 (4.41%) Release Management
10 2 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) Java
2 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.24%) C++
4 6 (8.82%) C
4 6 (8.82%) SQL
4 6 (8.82%) Objective-C
5 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.41%) REXX
7 2 (2.94%) VB
7 2 (2.94%) C#
7 2 (2.94%) COBOL
8 1 (1.47%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.47%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) PMP
2 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
3 1 (1.47%) CCA
3 1 (1.47%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) IBM
3 3 (4.41%) Cognos
4 2 (2.94%) Apple
4 2 (2.94%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.47%) Teradata
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Avaya
5 1 (1.47%) CA
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat