The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 36 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.28% 0.86% 0.73%
As % of the General category 5.00% 4.65% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £256 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.96% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £12.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+131.37% -26.08%
Banking
North West

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

General Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
80 86 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.64% 18.42% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 58 33
Median daily rate £313 £491 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.34% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Skelmersdale -4 3 £375 -
Blackburn - 1 £138 -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Banking.

1 5 (62.50%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) FTP
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) DB2
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (12.50%) E-business
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) EPoS
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) JDBC

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) FTP
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) OAT Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) OAT Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ATM Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Commissioning Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) OAT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) JDBC
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) E-business
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) IBM