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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 16 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Banking 351 295 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.70% 7.54% 6.51%
As % of the General category 25.96% 20.91% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 193 124
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.82% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.82 £10.44 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.98% -22.66%
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
1352 1411 998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.52% 36.08% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 738 547
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 62 49
Median hourly rate £22.54 £21.25 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% -32.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £58.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -5.76%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Cheshire +4 157 £425 - 11
Manchester -3 156 £400 -11.11% 13
Merseyside +18 24 £400 -5.88%
Lancashire - 7 £438 - 1
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 394 (65.02%) Finance
2 145 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (22.44%) Java
4 88 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (13.04%) Retail
6 77 (12.71%) Oracle
7 74 (12.21%) XML
8 73 (12.05%) Windows
9 65 (10.73%) Project Management
10 63 (10.40%) Retail Banking
11 61 (10.07%) Linux
12 59 (9.74%) J2EE
12 59 (9.74%) JavaScript
13 57 (9.41%) Migration
14 56 (9.24%) HTML
15 49 (8.09%) SQL
15 49 (8.09%) JBoss
15 49 (8.09%) IBM
16 48 (7.92%) CSS
17 46 (7.59%) Middleware
18 45 (7.43%) Unix
19 43 (7.10%) ITIL
20 41 (6.77%) Web Services
20 41 (6.77%) Scrum
21 40 (6.60%) JSON
22 39 (6.44%) HTTP
23 38 (6.27%) JDBC
23 38 (6.27%) TDD
24 37 (6.11%) SQL Server
24 37 (6.11%) 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 49 (8.09%) JBoss
2 31 (5.12%) WebSphere
3 29 (4.79%) Apache
4 22 (3.63%) Tomcat
5 18 (2.97%) SharePoint
6 17 (2.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (2.64%) CICS
8 15 (2.48%) MS Exchange
8 15 (2.48%) SAS
9 11 (1.82%) IIS
10 10 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
12 8 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 7 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.83%) Confluence
14 5 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.66%) iPlanet
16 3 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (4.95%) MS Excel
1 30 (4.95%) MS Office
2 16 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (1.82%) MS Project
4 4 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) BASE24
1 5 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.50%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.32%) PaaS
2 4 (0.66%) IaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.17%) GitHub
3 1 (0.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.44%) HTTP
2 19 (3.14%) Internet
3 12 (1.98%) DNS
3 12 (1.98%) Firewall
4 9 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.32%) VPN
6 7 (1.16%) DHCP
6 7 (1.16%) SAN
7 6 (0.99%) ATM
7 6 (0.99%) LDAP
8 5 (0.83%) FTP
8 5 (0.83%) Network Security
9 4 (0.66%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.66%) Intranet
10 3 (0.50%) LAN
10 3 (0.50%) NAS
10 3 (0.50%) WAN
11 2 (0.33%) AMQP
11 2 (0.33%) SMTP
11 2 (0.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.63%) MySQL
3 20 (3.30%) DB2
3 20 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.83%) Base SAS
8 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.66%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.33%) GIS
9 2 (0.33%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.33%) MS Access
9 2 (0.33%) OLTP
9 2 (0.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (4.13%) Git (software)
1 25 (4.13%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.64%) JIRA
3 14 (2.31%) Selenium
4 13 (2.15%) Maven
5 12 (1.98%) Subversion
6 10 (1.65%) Cucumber
6 10 (1.65%) Gradle
7 6 (0.99%) Mockito
8 5 (0.83%) Hudson
8 5 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.66%) Ant
9 4 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.66%) Checkstyle
9 4 (0.66%) FindBugs
9 4 (0.66%) Introscope
9 4 (0.66%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.50%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.50%) JUnit
11 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 394 (65.02%) Finance
2 79 (13.04%) Retail
3 63 (10.40%) Retail Banking
4 25 (4.13%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.30%) Legal
6 15 (2.48%) Law
7 9 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
8 8 (1.32%) Games
9 6 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.66%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.66%) Marketing
11 3 (0.50%) Front Office
11 3 (0.50%) German Language
11 3 (0.50%) International Banking
11 3 (0.50%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.50%) Publishing
11 3 (0.50%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.33%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) Back Office
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 131 (21.62%) Analyst
2 114 (18.81%) Developer
3 69 (11.39%) Java Developer
4 66 (10.89%) Project Manager
5 64 (10.56%) Architect
6 51 (8.42%) Business Analyst
7 32 (5.28%) Banking Analyst
8 24 (3.96%) Consultant
9 20 (3.30%) Banking Project Manager
10 19 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (2.81%) Banking Business Analyst
11 17 (2.81%) Infrastructure Manager
11 17 (2.81%) Service Analyst
12 16 (2.64%) IT Manager
12 16 (2.64%) Programme Manager
12 16 (2.64%) Technical Architect
13 15 (2.48%) Designer
14 13 (2.15%) Delivery Manager
14 13 (2.15%) Technical Analyst
15 12 (1.98%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (12.21%) XML
2 59 (9.74%) J2EE
3 56 (9.24%) HTML
4 48 (7.92%) CSS
5 46 (7.59%) Middleware
6 41 (6.77%) Web Services
7 40 (6.60%) JSON
8 38 (6.27%) JDBC
9 36 (5.94%) SOAP
10 35 (5.78%) HTML5
11 32 (5.28%) Spring
12 30 (4.95%) jQuery
12 30 (4.95%) REST
13 26 (4.29%) Apache Camel
14 23 (3.80%) CSS3
15 21 (3.47%) XSLT
16 20 (3.30%) ActiveMQ
16 20 (3.30%) Java EE
17 19 (3.14%) AngularJS
18 16 (2.64%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.61%) Mainframe
2 30 (4.95%) Data Centre
3 25 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.47%) Online Banking
4 21 (3.47%) User Experience
5 15 (2.48%) Blackberry
5 15 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.15%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (1.32%) Contactless
7 8 (1.32%) Tandem
8 7 (1.16%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.16%) SWIFT
9 6 (0.99%) Credit Risk
9 6 (0.99%) EMV
10 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.66%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.66%) PMI
11 4 (0.66%) Replication
11 4 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 73 (12.05%) Windows
2 61 (10.07%) Linux
3 45 (7.43%) Unix
4 22 (3.63%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.14%) AIX
6 16 (2.64%) Android
7 14 (2.31%) Apple iOS
7 14 (2.31%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.98%) Windows XP
9 11 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (1.49%) Mac OS
11 9 (1.49%) Windows Vista
12 7 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.99%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.66%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.66%) zOS
15 2 (0.33%) Solaris
16 1 (0.17%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (10.73%) Project Management
4 57 (9.41%) Migration
5 43 (7.10%) ITIL
6 41 (6.77%) Scrum
7 38 (6.27%) TDD
8 37 (6.11%) SOA
9 36 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (5.94%) High Availability
10 34 (5.61%) SDLC
11 31 (5.12%) Risk Management
12 27 (4.46%) Change Management
13 26 (4.29%) Waterfall
14 23 (3.80%) BDD
15 22 (3.63%) Software Engineering
16 21 (3.47%) Kanban
17 20 (3.30%) Business Analysis
17 20 (3.30%) E-business
17 20 (3.30%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (22.44%) Java
2 59 (9.74%) JavaScript
3 49 (8.09%) SQL
4 32 (5.28%) C
5 30 (4.95%) C++
6 16 (2.64%) Objective-C
7 13 (2.15%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.65%) C#
9 9 (1.49%) Python
9 9 (1.49%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.32%) COBOL
11 7 (1.16%) Ruby
12 6 (0.99%) Apple Swift
13 5 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.83%) VBA
14 4 (0.66%) JCL
14 4 (0.66%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.50%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.50%) REXX
16 2 (0.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 25 (4.13%) Degree
2 17 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.49%) MCSE
4 7 (1.16%) ISEB
4 7 (1.16%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (0.99%) MCDST
5 6 (0.99%) MOS
6 5 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.66%) CIPD
7 4 (0.66%) MBA
7 4 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.50%) APMP
8 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.50%) MCSA
9 2 (0.33%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.33%) MCP
9 2 (0.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.81%) QA
2 8 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.16%) COBIT
4 5 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.66%) SLA
6 2 (0.33%) COSO
6 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 5 (0.83%) Docker
4 5 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.66%) RACF
6 3 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.50%) XenApp
7 2 (0.33%) Postfix
7 2 (0.33%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.33%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (0.33%) vSphere
8 1 (0.17%) KVM
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (2.81%) Tivoli
2 13 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.49%) Puppet
4 6 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.83%) Salt
5 5 (0.83%) SCOM
6 4 (0.66%) CA Wily
6 4 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.66%) SCCM
6 4 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.50%) EdgeSight
7 3 (0.50%) Nagios
7 3 (0.50%) Proventia
7 3 (0.50%) QRadar
7 3 (0.50%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.33%) vRealize
8 2 (0.33%) zSecure
Vendors
1 77 (12.71%) Oracle
2 49 (8.09%) IBM
3 37 (6.11%) Microsoft
4 17 (2.81%) Citrix
5 12 (1.98%) HP
5 12 (1.98%) VMware
6 11 (1.82%) CA
6 11 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.65%) Symantec
8 9 (1.49%) Cisco
8 9 (1.49%) MobileIron
9 7 (1.16%) ServiceNow
10 6 (0.99%) Apple
10 6 (0.99%) Dell
10 6 (0.99%) IronPort
10 6 (0.99%) SAP
10 6 (0.99%) Sybase
10 6 (0.99%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.83%) RightFax
12 4 (0.66%) Perforce
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