The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Luton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 27 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Banking 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.00% 1.37% -
As % of the General category 2.74% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £380 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.72 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-36.64% -26.00%
General Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
73 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 36.50% 32.88% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 11
Average daily rate £425 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Banking
Bedfordshire

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 18 April 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 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) ISPF
2 1 (33.33%) International Banking
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) REXX
2 1 (33.33%) zOS
2 1 (33.33%) Control-M
2 1 (33.33%) RACF
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (33.33%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ISPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) REXX
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM