The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 28 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing Banking 183 328 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.17% 7.82% 6.12%
As % of the General category 16.70% 21.55% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 219 121
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £325 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £12.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+131.37% -26.08%
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 West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1096 1522 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.98% 36.27% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 848 552
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £285 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 50 44
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.22 £57.73 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +7.95%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Banking
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -20 91 £445 +4.70% 7
Cheshire -8 70 £425 - 1
Merseyside -4 14 £350 -17.64%
Lancashire +11 4 £256 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for Banking.

1 284 (60.81%) Finance
2 95 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 86 (18.42%) Java
5 79 (16.92%) Oracle
6 52 (11.13%) Project Management
7 51 (10.92%) SQL
8 49 (10.49%) Retail
9 48 (10.28%) XML
10 47 (10.06%) Linux
11 43 (9.21%) Unix
12 42 (8.99%) Migration
13 40 (8.57%) Windows
14 39 (8.35%) SOAP
14 39 (8.35%) HTML
15 38 (8.14%) IBM
16 36 (7.71%) HTTP
16 36 (7.71%) J2EE
16 36 (7.71%) JBoss
17 33 (7.07%) JavaScript
17 33 (7.07%) Middleware
17 33 (7.07%) Retail Banking
18 32 (6.85%) JDBC
18 32 (6.85%) Change Management
19 31 (6.64%) MS Excel
20 30 (6.42%) CSS
21 29 (6.21%) Spring
22 28 (6.00%) Web Services
23 27 (5.78%) ITIL
23 27 (5.78%) High Availability

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 36 (7.71%) JBoss
2 22 (4.71%) WebSphere
3 21 (4.50%) Apache
4 19 (4.07%) Tomcat
5 17 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (2.14%) IIS
8 9 (1.93%) CICS
8 9 (1.93%) SAS
9 7 (1.50%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.86%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 31 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.07%) MS Office
3 17 (3.64%) MS Project
4 11 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.07%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.64%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (0.43%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.43%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.64%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (0.21%) Office 365
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.71%) HTTP
2 11 (2.36%) Firewall
3 9 (1.93%) FTP
4 7 (1.50%) LAN
4 7 (1.50%) WAN
5 6 (1.28%) DNS
5 6 (1.28%) SSL
5 6 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.86%) Internet
6 4 (0.86%) SSH
7 3 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.64%) LDAP
7 3 (0.64%) VPN
8 2 (0.43%) AMQP
8 2 (0.43%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.43%) DHCP
8 2 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.43%) Intranet
8 2 (0.43%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.71%) MySQL
3 16 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (3.21%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.00%) DB2
6 8 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.07%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.07%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.07%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.86%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.86%) GIS
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.64%) Big Data
10 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.43%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (3.43%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.57%) JIRA
3 11 (2.36%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.50%) Selenium
5 6 (1.28%) Maven
5 6 (1.28%) Subversion
6 5 (1.07%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.07%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.86%) Gradle
7 4 (0.86%) Mockito
7 4 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.86%) Xcode
8 3 (0.64%) Checkstyle
8 3 (0.64%) FindBugs
8 3 (0.64%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.43%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.43%) Hudson
9 2 (0.43%) JUnit
9 2 (0.43%) Toad
General
1 284 (60.81%) Finance
2 49 (10.49%) Retail
3 33 (7.07%) Retail Banking
4 19 (4.07%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.78%) Legal
6 8 (1.71%) International Banking
6 8 (1.71%) Publishing
7 6 (1.28%) Law
8 5 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.86%) Back Office
9 4 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.86%) Front Office
9 4 (0.86%) Marketing
10 3 (0.64%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (22.27%) Analyst
2 76 (16.27%) Developer
3 55 (11.78%) Project Manager
4 48 (10.28%) Architect
5 45 (9.64%) Business Analyst
6 37 (7.92%) Java Developer
7 32 (6.85%) Consultant
8 23 (4.93%) Banking Analyst
9 18 (3.85%) Banking Project Manager
10 15 (3.21%) IT Manager
11 14 (3.00%) Infrastructure Manager
12 13 (2.78%) Banking Business Analyst
12 13 (2.78%) PMO Analyst
12 13 (2.78%) Technical Architect
13 12 (2.57%) Administrator
14 11 (2.36%) Programme Manager
15 10 (2.14%) Senior Developer
15 10 (2.14%) Service Analyst
15 10 (2.14%) Test Analyst
15 10 (2.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (10.28%) XML
2 39 (8.35%) HTML
2 39 (8.35%) SOAP
3 36 (7.71%) J2EE
4 33 (7.07%) Middleware
5 32 (6.85%) JDBC
6 30 (6.42%) CSS
7 29 (6.21%) Spring
8 28 (6.00%) Web Services
9 26 (5.57%) JSON
10 23 (4.93%) REST
11 22 (4.71%) HTML5
12 18 (3.85%) Apache Camel
12 18 (3.85%) CSS3
13 16 (3.43%) ActiveMQ
13 16 (3.43%) XSLT
14 15 (3.21%) jQuery
15 11 (2.36%) JAX-WS
15 11 (2.36%) WSDL
16 9 (1.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.57%) Data Centre
2 20 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.43%) Mainframe
3 16 (3.43%) Online Banking
4 12 (2.57%) SWIFT
5 10 (2.14%) User Experience
6 8 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.28%) Clustering
8 6 (1.28%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.07%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.07%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.07%) IVR
9 5 (1.07%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.07%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.86%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.86%) Tandem
11 3 (0.64%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (0.64%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.06%) Linux
2 43 (9.21%) Unix
3 40 (8.57%) Windows
4 13 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.50%) zOS
6 6 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.64%) AIX
9 3 (0.64%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.64%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.43%) Android
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.21%) MVS
11 1 (0.21%) OS/2
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (11.13%) Project Management
4 42 (8.99%) Migration
5 32 (6.85%) Change Management
6 27 (5.78%) High Availability
6 27 (5.78%) ITIL
7 26 (5.57%) Scrum
8 24 (5.14%) SOA
9 23 (4.93%) SDLC
9 23 (4.93%) TDD
10 20 (4.28%) Business Analysis
10 20 (4.28%) Risk Management
11 19 (4.07%) Open Source
12 18 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (3.85%) DevOps
12 18 (3.85%) Validation
13 16 (3.43%) E-business
14 15 (3.21%) Data Modelling
14 15 (3.21%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 86 (18.42%) Java
2 51 (10.92%) SQL
3 33 (7.07%) JavaScript
4 22 (4.71%) C
5 19 (4.07%) C++
6 12 (2.57%) Shell Script
7 11 (2.36%) VBA
8 10 (2.14%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.93%) Python
10 8 (1.71%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.71%) Ruby
11 5 (1.07%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.07%) C#
11 5 (1.07%) JCL
12 4 (0.86%) Apple Swift
12 4 (0.86%) Jython
12 4 (0.86%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.64%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.43%) COBOL
14 2 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (4.93%) Degree
2 10 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.71%) ISEB
4 7 (1.50%) MCSE
5 6 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.07%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.86%) CISSP
7 4 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.64%) MCDST
8 3 (0.64%) MOS
8 3 (0.64%) PMP
9 2 (0.43%) APMP
9 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.21%) CCA
10 1 (0.21%) CIPD
10 1 (0.21%) CISA
10 1 (0.21%) CISM
10 1 (0.21%) MCP
10 1 (0.21%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.36%) QA
2 7 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.64%) SLA
6 2 (0.43%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.64%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (0.43%) RACF
6 1 (0.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.71%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.86%) CA Wily
4 4 (0.86%) Puppet
5 3 (0.64%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.43%) DameWare
6 2 (0.43%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.43%) SCOM
6 2 (0.43%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.43%) zSecure
7 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.21%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.21%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.21%) Salt
7 1 (0.21%) SCCM
7 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 79 (16.92%) Oracle
2 38 (8.14%) IBM
3 19 (4.07%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.57%) Cisco
5 9 (1.93%) VMware
6 8 (1.71%) Splunk
7 7 (1.50%) Citrix
7 7 (1.50%) HP
8 6 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.28%) SAP
8 6 (1.28%) Symantec
9 5 (1.07%) Avaya
9 5 (1.07%) CA
9 5 (1.07%) Juniper
9 5 (1.07%) Teradata
10 4 (0.86%) F5
10 4 (0.86%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.86%) Sybase
10 4 (0.86%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.64%) Dell
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