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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 16 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Banking 278 213 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.57% 7.04% 8.62%
As % of the General category 21.70% 21.60% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 140 109
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£450 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £230 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -19.44%
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
1281 986 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.90% 32.61% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 558 400
Average daily rate £413 £390 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +10.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 42 51
Average hourly rate £24.38 £35.00 £20.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.35% +70.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £45.00 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester +11 132 £450 +9.09% 40
Cheshire 0 119 £450 +21.62% 36
Merseyside -11 10 £425 -17.47% 1
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 362 (72.40%) Finance
2 103 (20.60%) Retail
3 101 (20.20%) Project Management
4 93 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 85 (17.00%) Retail Banking
6 59 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (11.40%) Java
8 44 (8.80%) SQL
9 40 (8.00%) Oracle
9 40 (8.00%) Windows
10 37 (7.40%) IBM
11 35 (7.00%) PRINCE2
11 35 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
12 34 (6.80%) UNIX
13 33 (6.60%) Business Analysis
14 32 (6.40%) Mainframe
15 31 (6.20%) XML
15 31 (6.20%) J2EE
16 28 (5.60%) Migration
17 25 (5.00%) Microsoft
17 25 (5.00%) Degree
18 24 (4.80%) HTML
19 22 (4.40%) Web Services
19 22 (4.40%) Linux
20 21 (4.20%) Change Management
20 21 (4.20%) WebSphere
20 21 (4.20%) Waterfall
21 20 (4.00%) ITIL
21 20 (4.00%) JavaScript
22 19 (3.80%) QA

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 21 (4.20%) WebSphere
2 17 (3.40%) SAS
3 12 (2.40%) CICS
4 6 (1.20%) MQSeries
5 5 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (0.80%) Confluence
7 3 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.60%) JBoss
8 2 (0.40%) CMS
8 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.20%) IIS
9 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.20%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 15 (3.00%) MS Office
2 14 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (2.80%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.40%) MS Project
4 6 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.60%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.60%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.20%) Summit
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
3 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.20%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.00%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.60%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.40%) HTTP
3 6 (1.20%) Internet
3 6 (1.20%) ATM
4 4 (0.80%) Intranet
4 4 (0.80%) LAN
5 3 (0.60%) SAN
5 3 (0.60%) WAN
5 3 (0.60%) Network Security
6 2 (0.40%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.40%) SSH
6 2 (0.40%) VoIP
6 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.20%) SMS
7 1 (0.20%) RIP
7 1 (0.20%) DHCP
7 1 (0.20%) FTP
7 1 (0.20%) DNS
7 1 (0.20%) Firewall
7 1 (0.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.20%) DB2
3 11 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.80%) Base SAS
5 8 (1.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 8 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.40%) Informix
7 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.00%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.60%) OLAP
10 3 (0.60%) MS Access
10 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.40%) DataStage
11 2 (0.40%) DTS
11 2 (0.40%) Ingres
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.20%) Cognos Powerplay
12 1 (0.20%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 13 (2.60%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.00%) Subversion
3 8 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.40%) JIRA
5 6 (1.20%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.20%) Selenium
5 6 (1.20%) JUnit
6 5 (1.00%) Maven
6 5 (1.00%) Lombardi
6 5 (1.00%) Mockito
7 3 (0.60%) Introscope
7 3 (0.60%) Gradle
7 3 (0.60%) Artifactory
7 3 (0.60%) FishEye
7 3 (0.60%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.20%) Toad
8 1 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
General
1 362 (72.40%) Finance
2 103 (20.60%) Retail
3 85 (17.00%) Retail Banking
4 13 (2.60%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.80%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.00%) Legal
7 5 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.60%) Marketing
9 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.40%) Advertising
9 2 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Front Office
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 146 (29.20%) Analyst
2 99 (19.80%) Project Manager
3 94 (18.80%) Business Analyst
4 65 (13.00%) Developer
5 54 (10.80%) Architect
6 36 (7.20%) Senior Analyst
7 32 (6.40%) Senior Business Analyst
8 28 (5.60%) Java Developer
8 28 (5.60%) Banking Business Analyst
9 27 (5.40%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (4.00%) Consultant
11 18 (3.60%) Infrastructure Manager
12 17 (3.40%) Senior Manager
13 16 (3.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 15 (3.00%) Financial Business Analyst
15 14 (2.80%) Senior Project Manager
15 14 (2.80%) Business Manager
15 14 (2.80%) PMO Analyst
16 13 (2.60%) Test Manager
16 13 (2.60%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.20%) XML
1 31 (6.20%) J2EE
2 24 (4.80%) HTML
3 22 (4.40%) Web Services
4 18 (3.60%) Spring
5 16 (3.20%) SOAP
6 14 (2.80%) WSDL
6 14 (2.80%) Middleware
7 13 (2.60%) JSON
8 10 (2.00%) HTML5
8 10 (2.00%) JDBC
9 9 (1.80%) .NET
9 9 (1.80%) CSS
9 9 (1.80%) Java EE
9 9 (1.80%) RESTful
10 8 (1.60%) jQuery
10 8 (1.60%) XML Messaging
11 7 (1.40%) JSP
11 7 (1.40%) JAX-RS
12 6 (1.20%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.40%) Mainframe
3 16 (3.20%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (2.00%) Online Banking
5 9 (1.80%) User Experience
6 6 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.20%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.20%) PMI
7 5 (1.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (0.80%) Open Source
8 4 (0.80%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.60%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.60%) EMV
9 3 (0.60%) Chip Card
9 3 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.60%) CMDB
9 3 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.40%) BYOD
10 2 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.00%) Windows
2 34 (6.80%) UNIX
3 22 (4.40%) Linux
4 12 (2.40%) AIX
5 8 (1.60%) zOS
6 7 (1.40%) Windows XP
6 7 (1.40%) Mac OS
6 7 (1.40%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.60%) Solaris
7 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.20%) MVS
9 1 (0.20%) Android
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (20.20%) Project Management
2 93 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 59 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (7.00%) PRINCE2
5 33 (6.60%) Business Analysis
6 28 (5.60%) Migration
7 21 (4.20%) Change Management
7 21 (4.20%) Waterfall
8 20 (4.00%) ITIL
9 18 (3.60%) Risk Management
10 17 (3.40%) TDD
11 16 (3.20%) Programme Management
12 14 (2.80%) Data Analysis
13 13 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (2.60%) Software Engineering
13 13 (2.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 12 (2.40%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (2.40%) ETL
15 11 (2.20%) OO
15 11 (2.20%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 57 (11.40%) Java
2 44 (8.80%) SQL
3 20 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (2.80%) C++
5 11 (2.20%) C
6 9 (1.80%) Perl
6 9 (1.80%) REXX
6 9 (1.80%) Objective-C
7 8 (1.60%) COBOL
8 7 (1.40%) VBA
9 6 (1.20%) JCL
10 5 (1.00%) Assembly Language
11 4 (0.80%) C#
12 3 (0.60%) VB
12 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.60%) Python
12 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.60%) Korn
12 3 (0.60%) XPath
12 3 (0.60%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 25 (5.00%) Degree
2 12 (2.40%) PMI Certification
3 11 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (1.80%) ISEB
5 8 (1.60%) PMP
6 7 (1.40%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.60%) CCA
8 3 (0.60%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.40%) IIBA
9 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.40%) CISSP
10 1 (0.20%) ACCA
10 1 (0.20%) CIMA
10 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.20%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.80%) QA
2 7 (1.40%) FATCA
3 6 (1.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.20%) MiFID
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) EMIR
4 1 (0.20%) FINREP
System Software
1 6 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.20%) RACF
3 1 (0.20%) XenApp
3 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.60%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.40%) SCCM
3 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.20%) MOM
4 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.20%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 40 (8.00%) Oracle
2 37 (7.40%) IBM
3 25 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.80%) Citrix
5 12 (2.40%) HP
5 12 (2.40%) Sybase
6 8 (1.60%) Teradata
6 8 (1.60%) TIBCO
7 7 (1.40%) VMware
8 6 (1.20%) SAP
9 5 (1.00%) Remedy
9 5 (1.00%) Perforce
9 5 (1.00%) Pega
10 4 (0.80%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.80%) BMC
10 4 (0.80%) Cognos
11 3 (0.60%) Compuware
11 3 (0.60%) Adobe
11 3 (0.60%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.40%) 3PAR
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