The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 22 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Banking 129 83 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.12% 5.81% 4.71%
As % of the General category 22.51% 14.74% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 30 29
Average daily rate £400 £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £535 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £10.44 £10.97
% change year-on-year
+31.70% -4.83%
Banking
North West

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

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
573 563 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.62% 39.43% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 324 204
Average daily rate £390 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 11
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £12.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £23.75 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 1 £450 -
Salford - 1 £250 -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 217 (70.45%) Finance
2 74 (24.03%) Retail
3 57 (18.51%) Retail Banking
4 49 (15.91%) Migration
4 49 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (11.36%) Java
7 33 (10.71%) Project Management
8 23 (7.47%) Mainframe
8 23 (7.47%) SAS
9 22 (7.14%) Unix
9 22 (7.14%) Windows
9 22 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (6.82%) SQL
11 19 (6.17%) MS Excel
11 19 (6.17%) Data Centre
12 17 (5.52%) Risk Management
13 16 (5.19%) Linux
13 16 (5.19%) XML
14 15 (4.87%) Waterfall
14 15 (4.87%) MS Office
14 15 (4.87%) J2EE
14 15 (4.87%) Microsoft
15 14 (4.55%) AIX
16 13 (4.22%) Oracle
16 13 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (4.22%) MS PowerPoint
16 13 (4.22%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (3.90%) Degree
17 12 (3.90%) Target Operating Model

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 23 (7.47%) SAS
2 10 (3.25%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.95%) JBoss
4 5 (1.62%) Apache
5 3 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.32%) CICS
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.87%) MS Office
3 13 (4.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (3.90%) MS Project
5 5 (1.62%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.62%) BASE24
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.32%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.60%) Intranet
2 5 (1.62%) ATM
3 4 (1.30%) DHCP
3 4 (1.30%) DNS
3 4 (1.30%) Network Security
4 3 (0.97%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (0.97%) HTTP
4 3 (0.97%) Internet
4 3 (0.97%) Wireless
5 2 (0.65%) Firewall
5 2 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.32%) DMZ
6 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.32%) LAN
6 1 (0.32%) VPN
6 1 (0.32%) WAN
6 1 (0.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.27%) Base SAS
3 6 (1.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 5 (1.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.65%) DataStage
5 2 (0.65%) DB2
6 1 (0.32%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.32%) QlikView
6 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.27%) Maven
3 6 (1.95%) Subversion
4 5 (1.62%) Selenium
5 4 (1.30%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.65%) Ant
6 2 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.65%) Gradle
6 2 (0.65%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.32%) JBehave
7 1 (0.32%) JIRA
7 1 (0.32%) Lombardi
7 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.32%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
General
1 217 (70.45%) Finance
2 74 (24.03%) Retail
3 57 (18.51%) Retail Banking
4 12 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.25%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.60%) Games
6 8 (2.60%) Law
6 8 (2.60%) Legal
7 4 (1.30%) Marketing
8 3 (0.97%) Front Office
9 2 (0.65%) Back Office
9 2 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.32%) International Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (25.32%) Analyst
2 48 (15.58%) Project Manager
3 46 (14.94%) Architect
4 30 (9.74%) Business Analyst
5 29 (9.42%) Banking Analyst
5 29 (9.42%) Developer
6 25 (8.12%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (5.84%) Consultant
8 17 (5.52%) Banking Project Manager
9 16 (5.19%) Banking Business Analyst
10 15 (4.87%) Java Developer
11 12 (3.90%) IT Manager
12 10 (3.25%) Infrastructure Manager
12 10 (3.25%) Senior Manager
13 9 (2.92%) Digital Project Manager
13 9 (2.92%) Programme Manager
13 9 (2.92%) Technical Analyst
13 9 (2.92%) Test Analyst
14 8 (2.60%) SAS Analyst
15 7 (2.27%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.19%) XML
2 15 (4.87%) J2EE
3 10 (3.25%) jQuery
3 10 (3.25%) Web Services
4 9 (2.92%) AngularJS
4 9 (2.92%) HTML
5 8 (2.60%) Java EE
5 8 (2.60%) JSON
6 7 (2.27%) HTML5
6 7 (2.27%) Java EE 5
7 6 (1.95%) Middleware
7 6 (1.95%) WSDL
8 5 (1.62%) Apache Camel
8 5 (1.62%) CSS
8 5 (1.62%) OSGi
8 5 (1.62%) XSLT
9 4 (1.30%) Spring
10 3 (0.97%) JDBC
10 3 (0.97%) REST
11 2 (0.65%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.47%) Mainframe
2 22 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.17%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.92%) Credit Risk
4 9 (2.92%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (2.60%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.62%) EMV
6 5 (1.62%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (1.62%) Tandem
7 4 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.30%) User Experience
8 3 (0.97%) Contactless
8 3 (0.97%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.65%) CMDB
9 2 (0.65%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.65%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.65%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.65%) PMI
10 1 (0.32%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.14%) Unix
1 22 (7.14%) Windows
2 16 (5.19%) Linux
3 14 (4.55%) AIX
4 8 (2.60%) Windows XP
5 7 (2.27%) Mac OS
5 7 (2.27%) Windows Vista
6 5 (1.62%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.97%) Android
7 3 (0.97%) Solaris
8 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.32%) HPUX
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (15.91%) Migration
1 49 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 44 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (10.71%) Project Management
4 17 (5.52%) Risk Management
5 15 (4.87%) Waterfall
6 13 (4.22%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (3.90%) Target Operating Model
8 11 (3.57%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 11 (3.57%) Release Management
8 11 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 11 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (3.25%) Incident Management
9 10 (3.25%) Portfolio Management
9 10 (3.25%) PRINCE2
9 10 (3.25%) SDLC
9 10 (3.25%) Software Engineering
9 10 (3.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (3.25%) TDD
9 10 (3.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.36%) Java
2 21 (6.82%) SQL
3 11 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.60%) C++
4 8 (2.60%) Objective-C
5 6 (1.95%) C
6 5 (1.62%) COBOL
7 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.65%) XPath
8 1 (0.32%) ABAP
8 1 (0.32%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.32%) C#
8 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.32%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.32%) VBScript
8 1 (0.32%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (3.90%) Degree
2 8 (2.60%) ISEB
3 5 (1.62%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.30%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.65%) CCA
5 2 (0.65%) CCNP
5 2 (0.65%) CISA
5 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.65%) CISM
5 2 (0.65%) CISSP
5 2 (0.65%) PhD
5 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.65%) PMP
6 1 (0.32%) CCIE
6 1 (0.32%) CCNA
6 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.32%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.57%) QA
2 3 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.97%) SLA
3 2 (0.65%) COBIT
3 2 (0.65%) COSO
3 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (1.62%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (1.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.95%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.97%) Proventia
3 3 (0.97%) QRadar
4 1 (0.32%) Ansible
4 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.32%) Netcool
4 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (4.87%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.22%) Oracle
3 10 (3.25%) IBM
4 9 (2.92%) Teradata
5 6 (1.95%) Apple
5 6 (1.95%) CA
6 4 (1.30%) Cisco
7 3 (0.97%) Forcepoint
7 3 (0.97%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.65%) Citrix
8 2 (0.65%) HP
8 2 (0.65%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.32%) Adobe
9 1 (0.32%) Fiserv
9 1 (0.32%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.32%) IronPort
9 1 (0.32%) Lotus
9 1 (0.32%) SAP
9 1 (0.32%) Sun
9 1 (0.32%) Symantec
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