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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 20 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Banking 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.03% 1.32% 0.63%
As % of the General category 18.37% 5.56% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £513 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.90% -
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
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
49 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.37% 23.68% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 25
Average daily rate £300 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £247 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £8.58 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

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
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 22 December 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (25.00%) J2EE
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) XSLT
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) JDBC
6 2 (16.67%) JSP
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) UML
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (16.67%) HTTP
6 2 (16.67%) WSDL
6 2 (16.67%) JAXB
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Perforce

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) 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%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Printer Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Application Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Application Development Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) XSLT
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) JAX-WS
4 2 (16.67%) JiBX
4 2 (16.67%) POJO
4 2 (16.67%) WSDL
4 2 (16.67%) JAXB
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) JDBC
4 2 (16.67%) JSP
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) Middleware
5 1 (8.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Online Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) UML
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) V-Model
3 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) WFM
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Perforce
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO