The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 20 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Banking 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.85% 0.41% 1.46%
As % of the General category 5.88% 1.30% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
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£465 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £11.72 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.92% -38.31%
Banking
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

General Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
51 77 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 31.48% 31.30% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 28
Average daily rate £425 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £244 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £554 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 6
Average hourly rate £30.75 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £23.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.15 £42.50 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Front Office
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) BMC
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Financial Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft