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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
North West / Lancashire
Rank 39 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.16% 0.90% 0.25%
As % of the General category 4.05% 3.60% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £280 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £11.75 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+10.31% +12.54%

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
74 111 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.68% 25.00% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 66 54
Median daily rate £375 £404 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% +7.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 9
Median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +39.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £21.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £69.07 £57.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 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
Preston - 3 £280 -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Banking.

1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) WinForms
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) OO

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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ATM Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Product Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) WinForms
2 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) OOD
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
2 1 (12.50%) Brocade
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) HP