The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 27 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.61% 0.95% 1.19%
As % of the General category 2.33% 2.22% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £450
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 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -34.14%
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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 Luton region.

General Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
43 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 26.38% 42.86% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 17
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £233 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.70% -15.00%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Tandem
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) EMV
3 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Retail-J
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (20.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Retail-J
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EMV
1 1 (20.00%) Tandem
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO