The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 20 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Banking 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.47% 3.94% 0.66%
As % of the General category 14.81% 11.11% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £130 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+159.61% -
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 £9.96 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -37.25%
Banking
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

General Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
54 45 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 30.17% 35.43% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 17
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.42 £15.77 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.24% +57.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (16.67%) WFM
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) JAX-WS
5 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) POJO
5 2 (16.67%) JiBX
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (16.67%) JDBC
5 2 (16.67%) JSP
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) XSLT
5 2 (16.67%) HTTP
5 2 (16.67%) WSDL
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) JAXB

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
4 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Perl Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) JAX-WS
4 2 (16.67%) POJO
4 2 (16.67%) JiBX
4 2 (16.67%) JDBC
4 2 (16.67%) JSP
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) XSLT
4 2 (16.67%) WSDL
4 2 (16.67%) JAXB
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) XML Messaging
5 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Online Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) WFM
2 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) UML
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Perforce
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase