The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 57 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 32 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.63% 3.94% 3.94%
As % of the General category 10.85% 13.78% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 29
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£396 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £289 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £515 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
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 Leeds region.

General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
295 283 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.28% 28.61% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 181 167
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £510 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £17.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.00 £57.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 37 (68.52%) Finance
2 21 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (35.19%) Retail
4 17 (31.48%) Retail Banking
5 13 (24.07%) Project Management
5 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
6 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
7 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (14.81%) Project Planning
9 7 (12.96%) QA
9 7 (12.96%) DB2
10 6 (11.11%) Oracle
10 6 (11.11%) MS Office
10 6 (11.11%) Test Management
11 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.41%) Scrum
11 4 (7.41%) HP
11 4 (7.41%) AS400
11 4 (7.41%) SQL
11 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
11 4 (7.41%) IBM
12 3 (5.56%) Linux
12 3 (5.56%) UNIX
12 3 (5.56%) .NET
12 3 (5.56%) C
12 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
12 3 (5.56%) Change Management
12 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
12 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (5.56%) Resource Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Office
3 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) DB2
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.70%) Ingres
3 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.85%) OLTP
3 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Big Data
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.85%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 37 (68.52%) Finance
2 19 (35.19%) Retail
3 17 (31.48%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.26%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) PMO Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Software Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Software Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) DB2 DBA
7 3 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) DBA
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Software Licensing Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Software Licensing Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Wintel Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Senior PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) WCF
2 2 (3.70%) WPF
3 1 (1.85%) jQuery
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.85%) HTML5
3 1 (1.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) AS400
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.85%) Wiki
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
1 3 (5.56%) UNIX
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (24.07%) Project Management
3 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.81%) Project Planning
5 6 (11.11%) Test Management
6 4 (7.41%) Scrum
6 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.56%) Software Licensing
7 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.56%) Change Management
7 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Resource Management
8 2 (3.70%) TDD
8 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.70%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Test Planning
8 2 (3.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) C
3 2 (3.70%) RPG
3 2 (3.70%) RPG IV
4 1 (1.85%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) ISEB
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) APMP
2 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) IBM
3 4 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (3.70%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.85%) jBASE
5 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
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