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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 18 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Banking 273 159 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.57% 5.61% 6.20%
As % of the General category 20.57% 18.91% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 102 65
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £10.97 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -40.70%
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
1327 841 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.79% 29.68% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 448 296
Average daily rate £400 £390 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 52 43
Average hourly rate £17.75 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.83% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.10 £51.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +21 150 £450 - 31
Cheshire +7 103 £425 +1.19% 22
Merseyside -20 3 £325 +116.66% 4
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 307 (67.77%) Finance
2 90 (19.87%) Project Management
3 88 (19.43%) Retail
4 84 (18.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (15.23%) Retail Banking
6 50 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (10.82%) Java
8 43 (9.49%) SQL
9 41 (9.05%) Oracle
10 39 (8.61%) Windows
11 37 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
12 35 (7.73%) IBM
12 35 (7.73%) Mainframe
13 34 (7.51%) UNIX
14 32 (7.06%) XML
15 29 (6.40%) J2EE
15 29 (6.40%) Microsoft
16 28 (6.18%) PRINCE2
16 28 (6.18%) Migration
17 27 (5.96%) Business Analysis
18 24 (5.30%) HTML
19 20 (4.42%) Degree
19 20 (4.42%) Linux
19 20 (4.42%) SOAP
20 19 (4.19%) Web Services
20 19 (4.19%) SQL Server
20 19 (4.19%) Spring
21 18 (3.97%) QA
21 18 (3.97%) JavaScript
21 18 (3.97%) MS Excel

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (3.09%) SAS
1 14 (3.09%) CICS
2 13 (2.87%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.32%) MQSeries
4 4 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (0.66%) JBoss
6 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.44%) CMS
6 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.22%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.22%) AquaLogic
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.22%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.22%) IIS
7 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (3.09%) MS Office
3 8 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.10%) MS Project
5 2 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.66%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.66%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.22%) Summit
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.22%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
3 1 (0.22%) Finacle
3 1 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.10%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.77%) HTTP
2 7 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.32%) ATM
3 6 (1.32%) LAN
3 6 (1.32%) HTTPS
3 6 (1.32%) Internet
3 6 (1.32%) SSH
4 5 (1.10%) SAN
5 4 (0.88%) Intranet
5 4 (0.88%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.66%) Network Security
6 3 (0.66%) WAN
7 2 (0.44%) VoIP
8 1 (0.22%) DHCP
8 1 (0.22%) FTP
8 1 (0.22%) DNS
8 1 (0.22%) RIP
8 1 (0.22%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.09%) DB2
3 10 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.99%) Base SAS
5 8 (1.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.10%) Informix
7 5 (1.10%) DataStage
8 4 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.66%) MS Access
9 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.44%) DTS
10 2 (0.44%) OLAP
11 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.22%) ReportNet
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 6 (1.32%) JUnit
1 6 (1.32%) Subversion
1 6 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.10%) Selenium
2 5 (1.10%) Cucumber
3 4 (0.88%) Mockito
3 4 (0.88%) Lombardi
3 4 (0.88%) JIRA
4 3 (0.66%) Maven
4 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.44%) Introscope
5 2 (0.44%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.44%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.22%) Calabash
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.22%) Appium
6 1 (0.22%) NUnit
6 1 (0.22%) LSMW
General
1 307 (67.77%) Finance
2 88 (19.43%) Retail
3 69 (15.23%) Retail Banking
4 18 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.87%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (0.88%) Legal
8 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.66%) Marketing
10 2 (0.44%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
11 1 (0.22%) Front Office
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (25.61%) Analyst
2 91 (20.09%) Project Manager
3 71 (15.67%) Business Analyst
4 57 (12.58%) Developer
5 46 (10.15%) Architect
6 27 (5.96%) Java Developer
7 22 (4.86%) Banking Business Analyst
8 20 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
9 18 (3.97%) Senior Manager
10 17 (3.75%) Senior Business Analyst
10 17 (3.75%) Infrastructure Manager
11 16 (3.53%) Programme Manager
12 15 (3.31%) Test Manager
12 15 (3.31%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 15 (3.31%) Senior Project Manager
13 14 (3.09%) Administrator
13 14 (3.09%) Consultant
14 13 (2.87%) Financial Business Analyst
15 11 (2.43%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.06%) XML
2 29 (6.40%) J2EE
3 24 (5.30%) HTML
4 20 (4.42%) SOAP
5 19 (4.19%) Web Services
5 19 (4.19%) Spring
6 14 (3.09%) WSDL
6 14 (3.09%) JSP
7 13 (2.87%) Middleware
8 12 (2.65%) jQuery
8 12 (2.65%) JDBC
9 11 (2.43%) .NET
9 11 (2.43%) Java EE
10 10 (2.21%) JSON
10 10 (2.21%) CSS
11 8 (1.77%) RESTful
11 8 (1.77%) HTML5
12 7 (1.55%) JAX-RS
13 6 (1.32%) AngularJS
13 6 (1.32%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.73%) Mainframe
3 17 (3.75%) IBM Mainframe
4 12 (2.65%) Online Banking
5 10 (2.21%) User Experience
6 5 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.88%) Credit Risk
7 4 (0.88%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.66%) VSAM
8 3 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.66%) CMDB
8 3 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.66%) PMI
8 3 (0.66%) EMV
8 3 (0.66%) Chip Card
9 2 (0.44%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.44%) Biometrics
9 2 (0.44%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.61%) Windows
2 34 (7.51%) UNIX
3 20 (4.42%) Linux
4 16 (3.53%) AIX
5 8 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.55%) zOS
7 6 (1.32%) Windows Vista
7 6 (1.32%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.32%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.88%) Solaris
8 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (19.87%) Project Management
2 84 (18.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (6.18%) Migration
4 28 (6.18%) PRINCE2
5 27 (5.96%) Business Analysis
6 18 (3.97%) Change Management
7 15 (3.31%) Data Analysis
8 14 (3.09%) Risk Management
8 14 (3.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 13 (2.87%) Waterfall
9 13 (2.87%) ITIL
9 13 (2.87%) Programme Management
10 11 (2.43%) TDD
10 11 (2.43%) Software Engineering
10 11 (2.43%) OO
10 11 (2.43%) Service Delivery
10 11 (2.43%) Matrix Management
10 11 (2.43%) Test Scripting
11 10 (2.21%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (10.82%) Java
2 43 (9.49%) SQL
3 18 (3.97%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.99%) C++
4 9 (1.99%) COBOL
5 8 (1.77%) C
5 8 (1.77%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.55%) REXX
6 7 (1.55%) VBA
6 7 (1.55%) C#
7 6 (1.32%) Objective-C
7 6 (1.32%) XPath
8 5 (1.10%) Assembly Language
8 5 (1.10%) JCL
9 4 (0.88%) Perl
9 4 (0.88%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.66%) Korn
10 3 (0.66%) C-shell
11 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.44%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 20 (4.42%) Degree
2 9 (1.99%) ISEB
2 9 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (1.99%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.77%) PMP
3 8 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) IIBA
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.22%) CISSP
8 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.97%) QA
2 6 (1.32%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) FATCA
4 1 (0.22%) EMIR
4 1 (0.22%) GxP
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) MiFID
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) RACF
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.22%) XenApp
2 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.22%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.22%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 12 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.10%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.66%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.44%) SCCM
5 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.22%) MOM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 41 (9.05%) Oracle
2 35 (7.73%) IBM
3 29 (6.40%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.31%) Citrix
5 8 (1.77%) HP
6 7 (1.55%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.32%) TIBCO
7 6 (1.32%) VMware
7 6 (1.32%) Teradata
7 6 (1.32%) Sybase
7 6 (1.32%) SAP
8 5 (1.10%) Cognos
8 5 (1.10%) Pega
9 4 (0.88%) 3PAR
9 4 (0.88%) Perforce
9 4 (0.88%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (0.88%) Cisco
9 4 (0.88%) BMC
9 4 (0.88%) Symantec
9 4 (0.88%) Remedy
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