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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 54 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Banking 30 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.78% 4.28% 3.44%
As % of the General category 11.15% 14.80% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 18
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£400 £340 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £518 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £9.96 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -34.68%
Banking
West Yorkshire

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
269 277 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.91% 28.94% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 170 126
Average daily rate £384 £351 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £262 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.23 £17.50 £9.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.50 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 (69.09%) Finance
2 23 (41.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (34.55%) Retail
4 15 (27.27%) Retail Banking
5 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (20.00%) Project Management
6 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.55%) DB2
8 7 (12.73%) Oracle
8 7 (12.73%) Test Management
9 5 (9.09%) Project Planning
9 5 (9.09%) AS400
9 5 (9.09%) SQL
9 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.27%) .NET
10 4 (7.27%) MS Office
10 4 (7.27%) HP
10 4 (7.27%) IBM
10 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
10 4 (7.27%) QA
11 3 (5.45%) WCF
11 3 (5.45%) WPF
11 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (5.45%) Scrum
11 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
11 3 (5.45%) Change Management
11 3 (5.45%) MS Project
11 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
11 3 (5.45%) C

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (3.64%) SAS
2 1 (1.82%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
3 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.82%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) DB2
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) Ingres
3 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.82%) OLAP
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.82%) OLTP
4 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.82%) Big Data
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.82%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.82%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 38 (69.09%) Finance
2 19 (34.55%) Retail
3 15 (27.27%) Retail Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Business Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.09%) PMO Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Software Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Software Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) DB2 DBA
6 3 (5.45%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) DBA
6 3 (5.45%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Software Licensing Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Software Licensing Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Senior PMO Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Wintel Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) WCF
2 3 (5.45%) WPF
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.82%) HTML5
3 1 (1.82%) jQuery
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) AS400
2 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Wiki
3 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) UNIX
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
1 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (20.00%) Project Management
3 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.73%) Test Management
5 5 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.45%) Scrum
6 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.45%) Change Management
6 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.45%) Software Licensing
7 2 (3.64%) Test Planning
7 2 (3.64%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Business Transformation
7 2 (3.64%) OO
7 2 (3.64%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (3.64%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.64%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) C
3 2 (3.64%) RPG IV
3 2 (3.64%) C#
3 2 (3.64%) VB
3 2 (3.64%) RPG
4 1 (1.82%) C++
4 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.82%) APMP
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) HP
3 4 (7.27%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.82%) Infor
5 1 (1.82%) jBASE
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
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Rate: £400 - £500.00 per day
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Posted: Yesterday
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