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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 25 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Banking 13 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.15% 6.35% 1.17%
As % of the General category 15.29% 21.05% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Median daily rate £319 £438 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +113.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £400 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £515 £249
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +2.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £16.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+78.78% +50.00%
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
85 114 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 27.16% 30.16% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 51 42
Median daily rate £350 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £258 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £543 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £15.89 £12.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.39% -54.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -2 9 £300 -29.41% 1
Southport - 4 £350 -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Banking.

1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
4 6 (19.35%) SOAP
4 6 (19.35%) Web Services
4 6 (19.35%) XML
4 6 (19.35%) Spring
4 6 (19.35%) JSON
5 5 (16.13%) JIRA
5 5 (16.13%) SWIFT
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
5 5 (16.13%) Change Management
5 5 (16.13%) Windows
5 5 (16.13%) DB2
6 4 (12.90%) IIS
6 4 (12.90%) MS Office
6 4 (12.90%) .NET
6 4 (12.90%) MySQL
6 4 (12.90%) C#
6 4 (12.90%) Linux
6 4 (12.90%) XSD
6 4 (12.90%) Unix
6 4 (12.90%) SAML
6 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
6 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.90%) MVC
6 4 (12.90%) Hibernate

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) SAS
3 2 (6.45%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) ATM
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) DB2
3 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Project Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Banking Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) SDLC Manager
5 3 (9.68%) SDLC Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.68%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.23%) COBOL Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) JSON
1 6 (19.35%) SOAP
1 6 (19.35%) Spring
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
1 6 (19.35%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
2 4 (12.90%) Autofac
2 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
2 4 (12.90%) jQuery
2 4 (12.90%) REST
2 4 (12.90%) SAML
2 4 (12.90%) XSD
3 2 (6.45%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (6.45%) XML Messaging
4 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) SWIFT
2 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.23%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
1 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) Change Management
3 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
3 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
3 4 (12.90%) MVC
3 4 (12.90%) OWASP
3 4 (12.90%) Scrum
4 3 (9.68%) Analytics
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) SDLC
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Coaching
5 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.45%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) C#
2 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) COBOL
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Sybase
3 2 (6.45%) Teradata
4 1 (3.23%) IBM