The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 50 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Banking 20 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.55% 0.80% 2.92%
As % of the General category 13.51% 3.95% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 1
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£363 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
Banking
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
148 76 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.90% 20.21% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 33 26
Average daily rate £375 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £506 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
Average hourly rate £39.00 £11.00 £11.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+254.54% -2.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Banking
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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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
Durham - 14 £363 -
Tyne and Wear -26 3 £300 - 2
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (46.15%) Web Development
4 11 (42.31%) jQuery
4 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 11 (42.31%) VBA
5 10 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (34.62%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
8 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 4 (15.38%) E-Learning
9 3 (11.54%) Back Office
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
10 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.69%) TDD
10 2 (7.69%) Retail
10 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
10 2 (7.69%) Scrum
10 2 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (7.69%) SAP R/3
10 2 (7.69%) SAP FI
10 2 (7.69%) ABAP
10 2 (7.69%) HTML
10 2 (7.69%) Java
10 2 (7.69%) SAP
10 2 (7.69%) Relational Database

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP R/3
1 2 (7.69%) SAP FI
1 2 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (7.69%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) VoIP
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JUnit
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Back Office
3 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Developer
3 4 (15.38%) VBA Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Designer
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PMO Lead
6 1 (3.85%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) jQuery
2 10 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (19.23%) .NET
4 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) Spring
5 1 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) JAX-RS
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) E-Learning
2 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Online Gambling
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Web Development
2 9 (34.62%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (7.69%) Scrum
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) TDD
3 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Document Management
4 1 (3.85%) Web Design
4 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.85%) BDD
4 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.85%) SOA
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) MVC
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) VBA
3 2 (7.69%) ABAP
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PMP
1 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GxP
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix