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 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 34 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing Banking 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.58% 1.30% 2.13%
As % of the General category 1.82% 3.23% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£550 - £450
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%
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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
55 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 31.79% 40.26% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 24
Average daily rate £450 £419 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £450
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 £23.75 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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 29 December 2014, 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 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) EMV
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Tandem
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Retail-J
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Online Betting
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (25.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Retail-J
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EMV
1 1 (25.00%) Tandem
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO