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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 39 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Banking 7 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.33% 1.45% 1.13%
As % of the General category 12.50% 6.98% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Median daily rate £168 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.12% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £16.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+113.63% +65.00%
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
56 86 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.67% 20.72% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 50 50
Median daily rate £350 £470 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +34.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £635 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 5
Median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £82.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -51.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +12.24%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Preston +10 7 £270 +28.57%
Blackburn - 1 £105 -
Burnley - 1 £103 -
Lancaster - 1 £103 -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) ATM
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Ajax
4 2 (18.18%) WinForms
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET

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 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) ATM
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) ATM Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Test Leader
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Commissioning Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) OAT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (18.18%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) WinForms
3 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) OOD
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) VMware