The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 27 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Banking 9 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.24% 1.42% 0.47%
As % of the General category 13.24% 6.12% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
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£288 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.86%
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
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 Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
68 49 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.46% 23.22% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 27
Average daily rate £288 £358 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.58% +13.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £244 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £8.58 £13.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.03% +6.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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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
Liverpool +6 9 £288 -43.90% 4
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) J2EE
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) XSLT
5 3 (25.00%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) POJO
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) JiBX
6 2 (16.67%) Online Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Perforce
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) JAX-WS
6 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) JDBC
6 2 (16.67%) JSP
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (16.67%) HTML

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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
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