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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 32 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 186 241 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.08% 6.36% 6.78%
As % of the General category 15.87% 17.87% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 154 142
Median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £524 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.07 £10.44 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+82.66% -53.60%
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
1172 1349 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.01% 35.62% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 723 539
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 44 38
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.59 £47.71 £38.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -10 98 £425 - 15
Cheshire -2 67 £425 - 11
Merseyside -9 15 £366 -14.00%
Lancashire -6 1 £138 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 335 (61.92%) Finance
2 125 (23.11%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (19.78%) Java
4 91 (16.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (15.16%) Oracle
6 68 (12.57%) Project Management
7 63 (11.65%) XML
8 62 (11.46%) Retail
9 59 (10.91%) SQL
10 50 (9.24%) HTML
10 50 (9.24%) Linux
11 47 (8.69%) Windows
11 47 (8.69%) J2EE
11 47 (8.69%) Migration
12 46 (8.50%) CSS
13 45 (8.32%) JavaScript
14 44 (8.13%) Retail Banking
15 43 (7.95%) IBM
16 42 (7.76%) SOAP
17 41 (7.58%) JDBC
17 41 (7.58%) Scrum
18 40 (7.39%) Unix
19 39 (7.21%) Web Services
20 38 (7.02%) JBoss
21 37 (6.84%) HTTP
22 36 (6.65%) Middleware
22 36 (6.65%) High Availability
22 36 (6.65%) SDLC
23 35 (6.47%) SQL Server
24 34 (6.28%) SOA

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 38 (7.02%) JBoss
2 24 (4.44%) Apache
3 23 (4.25%) WebSphere
4 22 (4.07%) Tomcat
5 18 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.40%) CICS
7 11 (2.03%) MS Exchange
7 11 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (1.66%) SAS
9 8 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.48%) IIS
10 7 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.11%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (1.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.55%) iPlanet
13 3 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.25%) MS Office
3 16 (2.96%) MS Project
4 11 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.55%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (0.37%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.37%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (0.18%) GitHub
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
2 1 (0.18%) PaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.84%) HTTP
2 9 (1.66%) DNS
2 9 (1.66%) Firewall
3 7 (1.29%) Internet
3 7 (1.29%) LDAP
3 7 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.11%) FTP
4 6 (1.11%) VPN
5 4 (0.74%) LAN
5 4 (0.74%) SAN
5 4 (0.74%) SSH
5 4 (0.74%) WAN
6 3 (0.55%) DHCP
6 3 (0.55%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.55%) Intranet
6 3 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.55%) SSL
7 2 (0.37%) AMQP
7 2 (0.37%) ATM
7 2 (0.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.25%) MySQL
3 20 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (3.51%) DB2
5 15 (2.77%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.92%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.55%) GIS
11 2 (0.37%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.37%) MS Access
11 2 (0.37%) OLTP
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 23 (4.25%) Jenkins
2 15 (2.77%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.22%) JIRA
4 8 (1.48%) Gradle
4 8 (1.48%) Selenium
5 7 (1.29%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.11%) Maven
6 6 (1.11%) Mockito
6 6 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.92%) Ant
7 5 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.92%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.92%) Hudson
7 5 (0.92%) Subversion
8 4 (0.74%) JUnit
8 4 (0.74%) Xcode
9 3 (0.55%) Checkstyle
9 3 (0.55%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.55%) Introscope
9 3 (0.55%) SonarQube
General
1 335 (61.92%) Finance
2 62 (11.46%) Retail
3 44 (8.13%) Retail Banking
4 24 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 19 (3.51%) Legal
6 13 (2.40%) Law
7 10 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
8 8 (1.48%) International Banking
8 8 (1.48%) Publishing
9 5 (0.92%) Front Office
9 5 (0.92%) Marketing
10 4 (0.74%) Back Office
10 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.74%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.37%) French Language
11 2 (0.37%) German Language
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (21.63%) Analyst
2 102 (18.85%) Developer
3 61 (11.28%) Project Manager
4 56 (10.35%) Architect
5 52 (9.61%) Java Developer
6 47 (8.69%) Business Analyst
7 26 (4.81%) Consultant
8 25 (4.62%) Banking Analyst
9 20 (3.70%) Banking Project Manager
10 18 (3.33%) Programme Manager
11 15 (2.77%) Infrastructure Manager
12 14 (2.59%) Designer
12 14 (2.59%) IT Manager
12 14 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (2.59%) Technical Architect
13 13 (2.40%) PMO Analyst
14 12 (2.22%) Service Analyst
15 11 (2.03%) Senior Developer
15 11 (2.03%) Test Analyst
15 11 (2.03%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (11.65%) XML
2 50 (9.24%) HTML
3 47 (8.69%) J2EE
4 46 (8.50%) CSS
5 42 (7.76%) SOAP
6 41 (7.58%) JDBC
7 39 (7.21%) Web Services
8 36 (6.65%) Middleware
9 34 (6.28%) Spring
10 32 (5.91%) JSON
11 27 (4.99%) REST
12 26 (4.81%) HTML5
13 22 (4.07%) Apache Camel
13 22 (4.07%) CSS3
14 21 (3.88%) XSLT
15 20 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
16 18 (3.33%) jQuery
17 13 (2.40%) WSDL
18 11 (2.03%) JAX-WS
18 11 (2.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.18%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.07%) User Experience
3 18 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.14%) Online Banking
5 16 (2.96%) Mainframe
6 12 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 12 (2.22%) SWIFT
7 10 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.29%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.11%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.92%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.92%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.74%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.74%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.74%) Replication
12 3 (0.55%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (9.24%) Linux
2 47 (8.69%) Windows
3 40 (7.39%) Unix
4 15 (2.77%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.85%) Android
7 9 (1.66%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.29%) AIX
10 6 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.11%) zOS
11 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.55%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.55%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.18%) MVS
13 1 (0.18%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (23.11%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (16.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 68 (12.57%) Project Management
4 47 (8.69%) Migration
5 41 (7.58%) Scrum
6 36 (6.65%) High Availability
6 36 (6.65%) SDLC
7 34 (6.28%) SOA
8 33 (6.10%) ITIL
9 32 (5.91%) TDD
10 31 (5.73%) Change Management
11 26 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (4.25%) Business Analysis
13 21 (3.88%) DevOps
13 21 (3.88%) Risk Management
14 20 (3.70%) E-business
14 20 (3.70%) TOGAF
15 19 (3.51%) Kanban
16 18 (3.33%) Microservices
17 17 (3.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 107 (19.78%) Java
2 59 (10.91%) SQL
3 45 (8.32%) JavaScript
4 26 (4.81%) C
5 22 (4.07%) C++
6 11 (2.03%) Shell Script
6 11 (2.03%) VBA
7 10 (1.85%) Objective-C
7 10 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 9 (1.66%) Apple Swift
8 9 (1.66%) C#
8 9 (1.66%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.66%) Python
9 7 (1.29%) Ruby
10 5 (0.92%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.74%) COBOL
11 4 (0.74%) JCL
11 4 (0.74%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.37%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (3.88%) Degree
2 15 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.66%) ISEB
3 9 (1.66%) MCSE
4 7 (1.29%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (1.11%) MCDST
5 6 (1.11%) MOS
5 6 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.92%) CIPD
7 4 (0.74%) MBA
8 3 (0.55%) APMP
8 3 (0.55%) CISSP
8 3 (0.55%) MCSA
8 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.37%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.37%) MCP
9 2 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.85%) QA
2 7 (1.29%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.92%) COBIT
3 5 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.74%) SLA
5 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 15 (2.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.92%) Docker
4 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.37%) RACF
5 2 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.18%) Postfix
6 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.18%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.48%) Puppet
2 8 (1.48%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.92%) Salt
3 5 (0.92%) SCCM
3 5 (0.92%) SCOM
4 4 (0.74%) CA Wily
5 3 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.37%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.37%) DameWare
6 2 (0.37%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.37%) zSecure
7 1 (0.18%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.18%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 82 (15.16%) Oracle
2 43 (7.95%) IBM
3 28 (5.18%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.40%) Citrix
5 10 (1.85%) Symantec
5 10 (1.85%) VMware
6 9 (1.66%) Cisco
7 8 (1.48%) HP
7 8 (1.48%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.48%) Splunk
8 6 (1.11%) SAP
9 5 (0.92%) CA
9 5 (0.92%) Dell
9 5 (0.92%) MobileIron
9 5 (0.92%) Sybase
9 5 (0.92%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.74%) IronPort
10 4 (0.74%) RightFax
10 4 (0.74%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.74%) Teradata
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