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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
North West / Merseyside
Rank 37 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing Banking 4 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.29% 6.25% 2.40%
As % of the General category 8.00% 19.05% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Median daily rate £625 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £330 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £12.50 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +19.73%

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
50 105 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.13% 32.81% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 63 46
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £230 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.33 £16.50 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% +32.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.44%

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 February 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 -15 4 £625 +66.66%
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (15.38%) ATM
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) Sybase
3 2 (15.38%) DB2
3 2 (15.38%) MS Project
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) XML Messaging
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (15.38%) JSON
3 2 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
3 2 (15.38%) Load Testing

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 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) ATM
2 1 (7.69%) DMZ
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) International Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) ATM Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Banking Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) CRM Manager
3 2 (15.38%) CRM Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) FX Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (15.38%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) XML Messaging
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) EJB
3 1 (7.69%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) JDBC
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) JSP
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
2 2 (15.38%) Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
2 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) Personalization
2 2 (15.38%) Project Governance
2 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
2 2 (15.38%) System Testing
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
2 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Sybase