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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
England / North West
Rank 35 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing Banking 131 277 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.00% 7.13% 5.76%
As % of the General category 16.97% 22.04% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 212 104
Median daily rate £400 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £524 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.15 £15.78 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+122.78% +51.12%

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
772 1257 1097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.49% 32.34% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 796 650
Median daily rate £405 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 54 46
Median hourly rate £16.00 £25.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.62% +40.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.18 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.54 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Cheshire 0 59 £425 - 2
Manchester -16 52 £365 -12.57% 10
Lancashire +10 6 £270 -32.50%
Merseyside -10 6 £600 +100.00%
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 175 (56.63%) Finance
2 55 (17.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (11.65%) Retail
5 34 (11.00%) SQL
5 34 (11.00%) Microsoft
6 33 (10.68%) Migration
7 32 (10.36%) ITIL
7 32 (10.36%) Windows
8 30 (9.71%) Project Management
9 28 (9.06%) Java
10 27 (8.74%) MS Excel
11 26 (8.41%) Oracle
12 25 (8.09%) Data Centre
13 24 (7.77%) Unix
14 23 (7.44%) Web Services
14 23 (7.44%) Risk Management
15 22 (7.12%) SOAP
15 22 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (6.47%) Investment Banking
17 19 (6.15%) Business Analysis
17 19 (6.15%) Spring
17 19 (6.15%) Service Management
17 19 (6.15%) Information Security
17 19 (6.15%) SQL Server
18 17 (5.50%) MS Office
18 17 (5.50%) Linux
18 17 (5.50%) OO
18 17 (5.50%) Middleware
18 17 (5.50%) Performance Tuning

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 16 (5.18%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.21%) WebSphere
3 12 (3.88%) JBoss
3 12 (3.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (2.59%) IIS
5 5 (1.62%) Apache
5 5 (1.62%) SAS
5 5 (1.62%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.65%) CICS
8 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.32%) Confluence
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 27 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.50%) MS Office
3 10 (3.24%) MS Project
4 8 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.62%) Office 365
3 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.32%) PaaS
4 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.56%) Firewall
2 9 (2.91%) HTTP
3 7 (2.27%) LAN
3 7 (2.27%) WAN
4 6 (1.94%) SSL
5 5 (1.62%) FTP
5 5 (1.62%) Internet
6 4 (1.29%) DNS
6 4 (1.29%) SAN
7 3 (0.97%) ATM
7 3 (0.97%) BIG-IP
7 3 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (0.97%) LDAP
7 3 (0.97%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.65%) SSH
8 2 (0.65%) VPN
9 1 (0.32%) DHCP
9 1 (0.32%) DMZ
9 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.88%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.24%) GIS
4 9 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.91%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.59%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.94%) DB2
7 6 (1.94%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.62%) Big Data
9 3 (0.97%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.97%) MySQL
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.65%) MS Access
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (3.24%) JIRA
1 10 (3.24%) JUnit
2 7 (2.27%) Eclipse
2 7 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.94%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.29%) Hudson
5 3 (0.97%) Subversion
6 2 (0.65%) Grunt
6 2 (0.65%) gulp
6 2 (0.65%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.65%) JBehave
6 2 (0.65%) JMeter
6 2 (0.65%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.65%) Maven
6 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.32%) JProfiler
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.32%) The Grinder
General
1 175 (56.63%) Finance
2 36 (11.65%) Retail
3 20 (6.47%) Investment Banking
4 16 (5.18%) Retail Banking
4 16 (5.18%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.24%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.91%) Back Office
7 5 (1.62%) Legal
8 4 (1.29%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (1.29%) Front Office
9 3 (0.97%) Marketing
10 2 (0.65%) German Language
10 2 (0.65%) International Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Billing
11 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.32%) Hindi Language
11 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (22.65%) Analyst
2 45 (14.56%) Developer
3 33 (10.68%) Business Analyst
4 28 (9.06%) Consultant
5 22 (7.12%) Administrator
6 21 (6.80%) Java Developer
7 20 (6.47%) Project Manager
8 19 (6.15%) Banking Analyst
9 17 (5.50%) Architect
10 13 (4.21%) DBA
11 11 (3.56%) Banking Business Analyst
12 10 (3.24%) IT Manager
12 10 (3.24%) Risk Analyst
12 10 (3.24%) Security Consultant
13 8 (2.59%) Senior Consultant
13 8 (2.59%) Technical Analyst
14 7 (2.27%) Banking Project Manager
14 7 (2.27%) Infrastructure Manager
14 7 (2.27%) Operations Analyst
14 7 (2.27%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.44%) Web Services
2 22 (7.12%) SOAP
3 19 (6.15%) Spring
4 17 (5.50%) Middleware
5 14 (4.53%) HTML
6 13 (4.21%) JSON
7 12 (3.88%) Hibernate
8 11 (3.56%) .NET
8 11 (3.56%) AngularJS
8 11 (3.56%) JPA
8 11 (3.56%) REST
9 10 (3.24%) CSS
9 10 (3.24%) J2EE
9 10 (3.24%) XML
10 8 (2.59%) HTML5
11 7 (2.27%) Java EE
11 7 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (1.94%) CSS3
12 6 (1.94%) jQuery
12 6 (1.94%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.09%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.91%) Clustering
4 8 (2.59%) Mainframe
4 8 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.27%) Replication
6 5 (1.62%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.29%) Derivative
7 4 (1.29%) IVR
7 4 (1.29%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.29%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.97%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.97%) OTC Derivatives
8 3 (0.97%) PMI
9 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.65%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.65%) Equities
9 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.36%) Windows
2 24 (7.77%) Unix
3 17 (5.50%) Linux
4 13 (4.21%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.24%) AIX
6 7 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.65%) zOS
9 1 (0.32%) Solaris
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (17.80%) Stakeholder Management
2 49 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (10.68%) Migration
4 32 (10.36%) ITIL
5 30 (9.71%) Project Management
6 23 (7.44%) Risk Management
7 19 (6.15%) Business Analysis
7 19 (6.15%) Information Security
7 19 (6.15%) Service Management
8 17 (5.50%) OO
8 17 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (5.18%) Data Modelling
9 16 (5.18%) TDD
10 13 (4.21%) Programme Management
10 13 (4.21%) Unit Testing
11 12 (3.88%) ETL
12 11 (3.56%) Change Management
12 11 (3.56%) Internal Audit
12 11 (3.56%) Software Deployment
13 10 (3.24%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.00%) SQL
2 28 (9.06%) Java
3 13 (4.21%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.56%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.59%) Python
5 8 (2.59%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.94%) C#
7 5 (1.62%) Jython
7 5 (1.62%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.97%) JCL
8 3 (0.97%) VBScript
9 2 (0.65%) C++
9 2 (0.65%) COBOL
9 2 (0.65%) ES6
9 2 (0.65%) Ruby
9 2 (0.65%) Scala
10 1 (0.32%) C
10 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.32%) VB
10 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (4.21%) Degree
2 7 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.94%) CISSP
4 5 (1.62%) CISA
5 4 (1.29%) CRISC
5 4 (1.29%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.97%) ISEB
6 3 (0.97%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.65%) CISM
7 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.65%) PMP
7 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.32%) CBAP
8 1 (0.32%) IIBA
8 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.32%) MCSA
8 1 (0.32%) MCSE
8 1 (0.32%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.24%) QA
2 6 (1.94%) SLA
3 4 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.97%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (3.56%) XenDesktop
2 10 (3.24%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.32%) RACF
5 1 (0.32%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.88%) SCCM
2 9 (2.91%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (2.91%) WSUS
3 5 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.65%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.65%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.65%) SCOM
5 2 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.65%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.32%) Netcool
6 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.32%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 34 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.41%) Oracle
3 12 (3.88%) Intel Security
4 11 (3.56%) Citrix
4 11 (3.56%) Red Hat
5 9 (2.91%) Cisco
6 8 (2.59%) HP
7 6 (1.94%) IBM
8 4 (1.29%) Avaya
8 4 (1.29%) Juniper
8 4 (1.29%) Perforce
8 4 (1.29%) Veritas
9 3 (0.97%) F5
9 3 (0.97%) Remedy
9 3 (0.97%) SAP
9 3 (0.97%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.97%) Tableau
9 3 (0.97%) Teradata
9 3 (0.97%) VMware
10 2 (0.65%) Splunk
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