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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 28 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Banking 12 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.27% 4.86% -
As % of the General category 15.38% 20.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £515 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £14.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -30.12%
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
78 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.25% 23.78% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 26
Average daily rate £363 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £108 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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
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 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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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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
Liverpool -12 9 £300 -41.74%
Bootle - 2 £450 -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) SOAP
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Retail
4 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (15.00%) Information Management
4 3 (15.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) J2EE
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) HTTP
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.00%) Sybase
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) Middleware
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) XML Messaging

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) OLAP
3 1 (5.00%) OLTP
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) ERwin
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Perl Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Resource Manager
4 2 (10.00%) PC Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Planning Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Application Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Application Development Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Teradata Developer
5 1 (5.00%) DB2 Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) SOAP
3 3 (15.00%) J2EE
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) Middleware
4 2 (10.00%) XML Messaging
4 2 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (5.00%) JAX-WS
5 1 (5.00%) RESTful
5 1 (5.00%) JiBX
5 1 (5.00%) POJO
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) JDBC
5 1 (5.00%) JSP
5 1 (5.00%) XSLT
5 1 (5.00%) WSDL
5 1 (5.00%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) zOS
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
1 4 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) Information Management
2 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Stewardship
3 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) WFM
3 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) UML
3 2 (10.00%) OO
3 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (5.00%) REXX
4 1 (5.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) ACCA
1 1 (5.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) FATCA
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Sybase
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (10.00%) Perforce
3 1 (5.00%) Teradata
3 1 (5.00%) Verint
3 1 (5.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft