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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 17 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Banking 294 205 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.53% 6.57% 7.89%
As % of the General category 20.87% 20.81% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 123 101
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +12.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £13.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-22.66% -20.58%
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
1409 985 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.10% 31.57% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 541 395
Average daily rate £400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £232 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £545 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 48 54
Average hourly rate £21.11 £31.53 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.04% +48.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.60 £45.00 £51.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 1 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 1 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 +13 156 £450 +7.46% 22
Cheshire 0 113 £425 +14.09% 27
Merseyside -10 8 £400 -27.27% 2
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 344 (70.78%) Finance
2 99 (20.37%) Project Management
3 94 (19.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 94 (19.34%) Retail
4 77 (15.84%) Retail Banking
5 56 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (11.32%) Java
7 45 (9.26%) SQL
8 42 (8.64%) Oracle
9 38 (7.82%) Windows
10 37 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
11 36 (7.41%) IBM
12 35 (7.20%) Mainframe
13 33 (6.79%) XML
14 32 (6.58%) PRINCE2
14 32 (6.58%) UNIX
15 30 (6.17%) J2EE
15 30 (6.17%) Business Analysis
16 28 (5.76%) Migration
17 26 (5.35%) HTML
18 25 (5.14%) Microsoft
19 23 (4.73%) Degree
20 21 (4.32%) Change Management
20 21 (4.32%) SOAP
21 20 (4.12%) Web Services
21 20 (4.12%) Spring
22 18 (3.70%) Programme Management
22 18 (3.70%) QA
22 18 (3.70%) Linux
22 18 (3.70%) JavaScript

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (3.29%) WebSphere
2 15 (3.09%) SAS
3 12 (2.47%) CICS
4 6 (1.23%) MQSeries
5 4 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (0.82%) JBoss
5 4 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.62%) Confluence
6 3 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.62%) CMS
7 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.21%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.21%) IIS
8 1 (0.21%) LiveLink
Applications
1 16 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.09%) MS Office
3 14 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.44%) MS Project
5 6 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (0.82%) SAP FI
1 4 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (0.82%) SAP CO
1 4 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.21%) Finacle
2 1 (0.21%) Summit
2 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.21%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.03%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (0.62%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.65%) HTTP
1 8 (1.65%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.23%) ATM
2 6 (1.23%) HTTPS
2 6 (1.23%) SSH
3 5 (1.03%) LAN
3 5 (1.03%) Internet
4 4 (0.82%) Intranet
4 4 (0.82%) SAN
5 3 (0.62%) NetScaler
5 3 (0.62%) Network Security
5 3 (0.62%) WAN
6 2 (0.41%) VoIP
7 1 (0.21%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.21%) NAS
7 1 (0.21%) SMS
7 1 (0.21%) RIP
7 1 (0.21%) DHCP
7 1 (0.21%) FTP
7 1 (0.21%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.29%) SQL Server
1 16 (3.29%) DB2
2 9 (1.85%) Base SAS
2 9 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 7 (1.44%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.44%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.23%) Informix
6 4 (0.82%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.82%) MS Access
6 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.41%) DataStage
8 2 (0.41%) DTS
8 2 (0.41%) Ingres
8 2 (0.41%) OLAP
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.21%) Cognos Transformer
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (2.06%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.65%) Subversion
3 7 (1.44%) JIRA
4 6 (1.23%) JUnit
4 6 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.03%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.03%) Maven
5 5 (1.03%) Selenium
5 5 (1.03%) Lombardi
6 4 (0.82%) Mockito
7 3 (0.62%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.41%) Introscope
8 2 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.41%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.41%) FishEye
8 2 (0.41%) Gradle
8 2 (0.41%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.41%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.21%) Appium
General
1 344 (70.78%) Finance
2 94 (19.34%) Retail
3 77 (15.84%) Retail Banking
4 13 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.65%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.82%) Legal
7 4 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (0.62%) Marketing
8 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Advertising
9 2 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 139 (28.60%) Analyst
2 96 (19.75%) Project Manager
3 87 (17.90%) Business Analyst
4 63 (12.96%) Developer
5 51 (10.49%) Architect
6 31 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
7 28 (5.76%) Java Developer
8 27 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
9 25 (5.14%) Banking Business Analyst
10 24 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (3.50%) Consultant
11 17 (3.50%) Infrastructure Manager
12 16 (3.29%) Financial Business Analyst
12 16 (3.29%) Senior Manager
13 15 (3.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 15 (3.09%) Test Manager
14 14 (2.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
14 14 (2.88%) PMO Analyst
15 13 (2.67%) Business Manager
15 13 (2.67%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.79%) XML
2 30 (6.17%) J2EE
3 26 (5.35%) HTML
4 21 (4.32%) SOAP
5 20 (4.12%) Web Services
5 20 (4.12%) Spring
6 15 (3.09%) WSDL
7 13 (2.67%) JSP
8 12 (2.47%) .NET
8 12 (2.47%) jQuery
9 11 (2.26%) Java EE
9 11 (2.26%) JSON
9 11 (2.26%) JDBC
10 10 (2.06%) Middleware
10 10 (2.06%) CSS
11 9 (1.85%) HTML5
11 9 (1.85%) RESTful
12 7 (1.44%) JAX-RS
13 6 (1.23%) ISPF
13 6 (1.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.20%) Mainframe
3 16 (3.29%) IBM Mainframe
4 11 (2.26%) Online Banking
5 10 (2.06%) User Experience
6 6 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.23%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.82%) PMI
8 4 (0.82%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.62%) CMDB
9 3 (0.62%) EMV
9 3 (0.62%) Chip Card
10 2 (0.41%) IVR
10 2 (0.41%) Biometrics
10 2 (0.41%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.41%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 38 (7.82%) Windows
2 32 (6.58%) UNIX
3 18 (3.70%) Linux
4 11 (2.26%) AIX
5 8 (1.65%) zOS
6 6 (1.23%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.23%) Windows Vista
6 6 (1.23%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.62%) Solaris
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Android
9 1 (0.21%) MVS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (20.37%) Project Management
2 94 (19.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (6.58%) PRINCE2
5 30 (6.17%) Business Analysis
6 28 (5.76%) Migration
7 21 (4.32%) Change Management
8 18 (3.70%) Programme Management
9 17 (3.50%) Risk Management
10 16 (3.29%) ITIL
11 15 (3.09%) Waterfall
12 14 (2.88%) Data Analysis
13 13 (2.67%) TDD
13 13 (2.67%) OO
13 13 (2.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 12 (2.47%) Software Engineering
14 12 (2.47%) Matrix Management
15 11 (2.26%) Test Scripting
15 11 (2.26%) Time Management
15 11 (2.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 55 (11.32%) Java
2 45 (9.26%) SQL
3 18 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 13 (2.67%) C++
5 10 (2.06%) C
6 9 (1.85%) REXX
7 8 (1.65%) Objective-C
7 8 (1.65%) COBOL
7 8 (1.65%) Perl
8 7 (1.44%) XPath
8 7 (1.44%) VBA
8 7 (1.44%) C#
9 6 (1.23%) JCL
10 5 (1.03%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.03%) Assembly Language
11 3 (0.62%) C-shell
11 3 (0.62%) Korn
11 3 (0.62%) VB
11 3 (0.62%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 23 (4.73%) Degree
2 11 (2.26%) PMI Certification
3 10 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (1.85%) ISEB
4 9 (1.85%) PMP
5 6 (1.23%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.23%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.62%) CCA
8 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.41%) IIBA
9 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.21%) CBAP
9 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.21%) CISSP
9 1 (0.21%) ACCA
9 1 (0.21%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.70%) QA
2 6 (1.23%) SLA
3 4 (0.82%) FATCA
4 1 (0.21%) EMIR
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) MiFID
4 1 (0.21%) GxP
4 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.21%) XenApp
4 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.21%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.82%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.41%) SCCM
3 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.21%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.21%) MOM
4 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 42 (8.64%) Oracle
2 36 (7.41%) IBM
3 25 (5.14%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.88%) Citrix
5 9 (1.85%) HP
6 8 (1.65%) Teradata
6 8 (1.65%) Sybase
7 7 (1.44%) SAP
8 6 (1.23%) VMware
9 5 (1.03%) Pega
9 5 (1.03%) Remedy
9 5 (1.03%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.82%) Perforce
10 4 (0.82%) BMC
10 4 (0.82%) Cognos
11 3 (0.62%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.62%) 3PAR
11 3 (0.62%) Cisco
11 3 (0.62%) Adobe
11 3 (0.62%) Symantec
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
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North West England
Churchill Frank
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Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
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Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Chester
Real Staffing
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Chester
Real Staffing
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Manchester
Orgtel
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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TEKsystems
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Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 - £800 per day + competitive
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Chester, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
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Orgtel
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Manchester
Orgtel
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Chester
Orgtel
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