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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 57 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs citing Banking 34 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.92% 4.30% 3.54%
As % of the General category 11.15% 14.58% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £12.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -27.27%
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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
305 288 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.20% 29.48% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 175 119
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +37.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.37 £15.60 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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 38 (63.33%) Finance
2 24 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (36.67%) Retail
4 14 (23.33%) Retail Banking
5 12 (20.00%) Project Management
6 10 (16.67%) Oracle
6 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 8 (13.33%) DB2
8 8 (13.33%) Test Management
9 7 (11.67%) SQL
9 7 (11.67%) IBM
10 6 (10.00%) SAS
10 6 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Asset Management
11 5 (8.33%) AS400
11 5 (8.33%) ISEB
12 4 (6.67%) HP
12 4 (6.67%) ITIL
12 4 (6.67%) SAP
12 4 (6.67%) VMware
12 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
13 3 (5.00%) Software Licensing
13 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
13 3 (5.00%) Business Transformation
13 3 (5.00%) WCF

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.00%) SAS
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.00%) MS Office
4 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.67%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) DB2
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.33%) Ingres
3 2 (3.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Big Data
4 1 (1.67%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.67%) OLAP
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.67%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (3.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.67%) TestDirector
General
1 38 (63.33%) Finance
2 22 (36.67%) Retail
3 14 (23.33%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Analyst
2 9 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.67%) Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Software Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Software Licensing Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Software Licensing Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Software Asset Manager
6 3 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) PMO Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Software Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) DB2 DBA
6 3 (5.00%) DBA
6 3 (5.00%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Debt Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) WCF
1 3 (5.00%) WPF
1 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (1.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.67%) jQuery
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) AS400
2 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Statistics
3 1 (1.67%) Wiki
3 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) UNIX
1 3 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (20.00%) Project Management
3 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 8 (13.33%) Test Management
5 6 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.67%) ITIL
7 4 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
8 3 (5.00%) Software Licensing
8 3 (5.00%) Business Transformation
8 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.00%) Scrum
8 3 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.00%) Change Management
8 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.33%) OO
9 2 (3.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) C
3 2 (3.33%) RPG
3 2 (3.33%) VB
3 2 (3.33%) C#
3 2 (3.33%) RPG IV
4 1 (1.67%) C++
4 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) ISEB
2 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) VCP4
4 1 (1.67%) APMP
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.67%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.67%) IBM
4 4 (6.67%) HP
4 4 (6.67%) SAP
4 4 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (1.67%) Infor
5 1 (1.67%) jBASE
5 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
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