The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 16 14 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Contract jobs citing Banking 66 80 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.52% 9.14% 2.61%
As % of the General category 16.97% 22.92% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 9
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£338 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £283 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £14.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-26.73% -3.38%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
389 349 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 44.31% 39.89% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 188 77
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £255 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

1 101 (80.16%) Finance
2 28 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 27 (21.43%) HTML
4 25 (19.84%) SQL
5 22 (17.46%) Project Management
6 16 (12.70%) ATM
6 16 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (11.90%) UNIX
7 15 (11.90%) HTML5
8 14 (11.11%) Oracle
8 14 (11.11%) MS Office
9 13 (10.32%) Java
9 13 (10.32%) Windows
9 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
9 13 (10.32%) MVC
9 13 (10.32%) Project Planning
9 13 (10.32%) Apple iOS
9 13 (10.32%) iOS SDK
9 13 (10.32%) iOS Development
10 12 (9.52%) AngularJS
10 12 (9.52%) Logistics
10 12 (9.52%) Retail
10 12 (9.52%) VB
10 12 (9.52%) .NET
11 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
11 11 (8.73%) Apple
11 11 (8.73%) Management Information System
11 11 (8.73%) Financial Institution
11 11 (8.73%) Scrum
11 11 (8.73%) Xcode

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (6.35%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.97%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.17%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.38%) IIS
5 2 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.11%) MS Office
3 10 (7.94%) MS Project
4 4 (3.17%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.59%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.79%) GIMP
7 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.59%) Staffware
2 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.70%) ATM
2 8 (6.35%) LDAP
2 8 (6.35%) Internet
3 3 (2.38%) SAN
3 3 (2.38%) LAN
3 3 (2.38%) WAN
4 2 (1.59%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.59%) Intranet
4 2 (1.59%) Wireless
4 2 (1.59%) NAS
5 1 (0.79%) NX-OS
5 1 (0.79%) MPLS
5 1 (0.79%) Firewall
5 1 (0.79%) VLAN
5 1 (0.79%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.79%) ADSL
5 1 (0.79%) HTTP
5 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.35%) DB2
3 8 (6.35%) DB2 UDB
4 5 (3.97%) Data Mart
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.17%) PowerCenter
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.59%) MS Access
6 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.59%) QlikView
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.79%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (8.73%) Xcode
2 4 (3.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (2.38%) ProC
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.59%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.59%) eggPlant
5 1 (0.79%) PVCS
5 1 (0.79%) QUnit
5 1 (0.79%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.79%) Toad
5 1 (0.79%) Subversion
5 1 (0.79%) JIRA
5 1 (0.79%) Mocha
General
1 101 (80.16%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Retail
3 11 (8.73%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.17%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.59%) Wholesale Banking
5 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (40.48%) Analyst
2 32 (25.40%) Developer
3 20 (15.87%) Project Manager
4 18 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 13 (10.32%) iOS Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Security Analyst
7 7 (5.56%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (3.97%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (3.97%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) MI Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (3.17%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.17%) Designer
10 3 (2.38%) UX Designer
10 3 (2.38%) AWS Developer
10 3 (2.38%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.38%) Administrator
10 3 (2.38%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.43%) HTML
2 15 (11.90%) HTML5
3 13 (10.32%) iOS SDK
4 12 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 12 (9.52%) .NET
5 10 (7.94%) XML
6 9 (7.14%) CSS
7 8 (6.35%) SOAP
8 6 (4.76%) jQuery
9 5 (3.97%) Spring
10 4 (3.17%) Java EE
10 4 (3.17%) Struts
10 4 (3.17%) CSS3
11 3 (2.38%) Web Services
11 3 (2.38%) JSP
12 2 (1.59%) J2EE
12 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.59%) Ajax
12 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Management Information System
1 11 (8.73%) iPhone
1 11 (8.73%) iPad
2 10 (7.94%) Mobile Banking
2 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.97%) User Experience
5 4 (3.17%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (3.17%) Statistics
5 4 (3.17%) Online Banking
6 3 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.38%) Clustering
6 3 (2.38%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.59%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.79%) Open Source
8 1 (0.79%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.79%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.90%) UNIX
2 13 (10.32%) Windows
2 13 (10.32%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.35%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.38%) Linux
6 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.59%) Windows NT
6 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.59%) AIX
7 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.46%) Project Management
2 16 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (10.32%) MVC
3 13 (10.32%) Project Planning
3 13 (10.32%) iOS Development
4 12 (9.52%) Logistics
5 11 (8.73%) Scrum
6 10 (7.94%) Business Analysis
6 10 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (7.14%) Change Management
8 8 (6.35%) ITIL
8 8 (6.35%) ETL
8 8 (6.35%) Technical Analysis
8 8 (6.35%) Change Control
9 7 (5.56%) Data Protection
9 7 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.56%) Security Management
10 6 (4.76%) Information Security
10 6 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.84%) SQL
2 13 (10.32%) Java
3 12 (9.52%) VB
4 11 (8.73%) Objective-C
5 8 (6.35%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.56%) VBA
7 5 (3.97%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.97%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.17%) VBScript
9 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.38%) Perl
9 3 (2.38%) C
9 3 (2.38%) C#
9 3 (2.38%) C++
10 2 (1.59%) AWK
Qualifications
1 8 (6.35%) CISSP
2 6 (4.76%) Degree
3 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.59%) MCSE
4 2 (1.59%) CCNA
5 1 (0.79%) CCNP
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.79%) PMP
5 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.79%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) SLA
2 3 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.59%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) Basel III
4 1 (0.79%) COREP
4 1 (0.79%) FINREP
System Software
1 10 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.17%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.59%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.59%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.79%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (6.35%) SCCM
2 6 (4.76%) Control-M
2 6 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.59%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.59%) SCOM
4 1 (0.79%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 14 (11.11%) Oracle
2 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.73%) Apple
4 9 (7.14%) Remedy
5 5 (3.97%) Informatica
5 5 (3.97%) IBM
5 5 (3.97%) SAP
6 4 (3.17%) Cisco
6 4 (3.17%) Adobe
7 3 (2.38%) HP
7 3 (2.38%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.38%) Citrix
7 3 (2.38%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.38%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (1.59%) PayPal
8 2 (1.59%) F5
8 2 (1.59%) VMware
8 2 (1.59%) Google
8 2 (1.59%) Coremetrics
8 2 (1.59%) Juniper