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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 28 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 40.58% 33.61% 38.46%
As % of the General category 70.00% 45.45% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £9.96 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -34.68%
Banking
Cheshire

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
40 88 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 57.97% 73.95% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 39 34
Average daily rate £400 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £176 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £496 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.72 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 25 (46.30%) Finance
2 20 (37.04%) Java
3 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.37%) J2EE
5 10 (18.52%) HTML
5 10 (18.52%) Migration
6 9 (16.67%) Oracle
7 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (12.96%) Retail
8 7 (12.96%) Linux
9 6 (11.11%) IBM
9 6 (11.11%) JDBC
9 6 (11.11%) JSP
9 6 (11.11%) .NET
9 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 5 (9.26%) jQuery
10 5 (9.26%) Spring
10 5 (9.26%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (9.26%) Apache Camel
10 5 (9.26%) XML
10 5 (9.26%) Windows
10 5 (9.26%) SQL
10 5 (9.26%) C++
10 5 (9.26%) DB2
10 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
10 5 (9.26%) CICS
10 5 (9.26%) Mainframe
11 4 (7.41%) Project Management
11 4 (7.41%) MVC

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (9.26%) CICS
2 3 (5.56%) JBoss
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) ATM
2 2 (3.70%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.70%) SSH
3 1 (1.85%) RIP
3 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) DB2
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Maven
2 2 (3.70%) Subversion
2 2 (3.70%) JUnit
2 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) NUnit
General
1 25 (46.30%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Business Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Designer
5 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (7.41%) Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) J2EE Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Senior J2EE Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.70%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (3.70%) Java Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) J2EE
2 10 (18.52%) HTML
3 6 (11.11%) JDBC
3 6 (11.11%) JSP
3 6 (11.11%) .NET
4 5 (9.26%) jQuery
4 5 (9.26%) Spring
4 5 (9.26%) Apache Camel
4 5 (9.26%) XML
5 4 (7.41%) JMS
5 4 (7.41%) HTML5
5 4 (7.41%) Java EE
5 4 (7.41%) JNDI
6 3 (5.56%) JAX-RS
6 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.56%) Apache CXF
6 3 (5.56%) Web Services
6 3 (5.56%) Middleware
7 2 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (3.70%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (9.26%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Chip Card
2 3 (5.56%) EMV
3 2 (3.70%) CMDB
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.85%) LPAR
4 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) HACMP
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) AIX
4 3 (5.56%) UNIX
5 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Vista
5 2 (3.70%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Solaris
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.52%) Migration
3 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 4 (7.41%) Project Management
5 4 (7.41%) MVC
5 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.56%) OO
6 3 (5.56%) Service Management
6 3 (5.56%) Change Management
6 3 (5.56%) Data Management
7 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.70%) TDD
7 2 (3.70%) Scrum
7 2 (3.70%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.70%) OOP
7 2 (3.70%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) Java
2 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 5 (9.26%) C++
4 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.41%) C#
5 3 (5.56%) C
6 2 (3.70%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.70%) XPath
6 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) COBOL
7 1 (1.85%) REXX
7 1 (1.85%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.85%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) PMP
2 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) PowerHA
1 1 (1.85%) GPFS
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) IBM
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.56%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.56%) Informatica
5 2 (3.70%) Sybase
6 1 (1.85%) Cognos
6 1 (1.85%) Teradata