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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
North West / Merseyside
Rank 32 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 6 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.37% 4.73% 3.53%
As % of the General category 12.50% 13.11% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Median daily rate £600 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £180 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £435 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.15 £15.78 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+122.78% +51.12%

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
48 122 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.97% 36.09% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 70 39
Median daily rate £450 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £221 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% +27.88%

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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 6 £600 +100.00%
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) XML
3 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 5 (26.32%) SOAP
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) JSON
4 4 (21.05%) JIRA
4 4 (21.05%) Spring
4 4 (21.05%) jQuery
4 4 (21.05%) REST
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.79%) Autofac
5 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) MySQL
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) XSD
5 3 (15.79%) .NET
5 3 (15.79%) IIS
5 3 (15.79%) MS Office
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.79%) C#
5 3 (15.79%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) SAML
5 3 (15.79%) MVC

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 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) SAS
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) ATM
2 1 (5.26%) DMZ
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) DB2
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) International Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
2 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (10.53%) ATM Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Banking Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) CRM Manager
3 2 (10.53%) CRM Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) XML
2 5 (26.32%) JSON
2 5 (26.32%) SOAP
3 4 (21.05%) jQuery
3 4 (21.05%) REST
3 4 (21.05%) Spring
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.79%) Autofac
4 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
4 3 (15.79%) SAML
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) XSD
5 2 (10.53%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (10.53%) XML Messaging
6 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.26%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
6 1 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (5.26%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) OWASP
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Data Management
3 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
3 2 (10.53%) Load Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) Project Governance
3 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
3 2 (10.53%) System Testing
3 2 (10.53%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
4 1 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) Teradata