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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 42 11 28
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +17
Contract jobs citing Banking 147 380 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.56% 9.17% 5.74%
As % of the General category 15.59% 25.30% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 292 116
Median daily rate £406 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +2.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £17.25 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+85.50% +72.50%
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
943 1502 1097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.28% 36.26% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 945 634
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 68 47
Median hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% +27.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +17.10%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -5 78 £425 - 10
Manchester -34 56 £375 -11.76% 13
Merseyside -12 8 £350 -24.32% 2
Lancashire -5 6 £105 -73.75%
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 176 (54.83%) Finance
2 67 (20.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (11.84%) SQL
5 35 (10.90%) Migration
6 34 (10.59%) Project Management
6 34 (10.59%) Retail
7 30 (9.35%) Oracle
7 30 (9.35%) ITIL
8 29 (9.03%) Windows
8 29 (9.03%) Microsoft
9 27 (8.41%) Unix
9 27 (8.41%) Data Centre
10 23 (7.17%) Java
10 23 (7.17%) Business Analysis
11 21 (6.54%) MS Excel
11 21 (6.54%) Service Management
12 19 (5.92%) Web Services
12 19 (5.92%) Investment Banking
13 18 (5.61%) SOAP
13 18 (5.61%) Middleware
14 17 (5.30%) SQL Server
14 17 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (4.67%) Linux
16 15 (4.67%) JBoss
16 15 (4.67%) Data Modelling
16 15 (4.67%) Scrum
16 15 (4.67%) Spring
16 15 (4.67%) Retail Banking

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 15 (4.67%) JBoss
2 14 (4.36%) WebSphere
3 13 (4.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (3.43%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.49%) IIS
6 6 (1.87%) SAS
7 5 (1.56%) Apache
7 5 (1.56%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.25%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.62%) CICS
9 2 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.31%) Confluence
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.05%) MS Office
3 8 (2.49%) MS Project
3 8 (2.49%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.93%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.43%) HTTP
2 9 (2.80%) Firewall
3 7 (2.18%) LAN
3 7 (2.18%) WAN
4 6 (1.87%) SSL
5 5 (1.56%) DNS
5 5 (1.56%) FTP
5 5 (1.56%) Internet
6 3 (0.93%) ATM
6 3 (0.93%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (0.93%) LDAP
6 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.62%) SAN
7 2 (0.62%) SSH
7 2 (0.62%) VPN
8 1 (0.31%) IPsec
8 1 (0.31%) NAS
8 1 (0.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.12%) Relational Database
2 10 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.49%) DB2
4 7 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.87%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.87%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.87%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.87%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.25%) GIS
6 4 (1.25%) MySQL
7 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.62%) Big Data
8 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.62%) MS Access
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (3.12%) JIRA
2 9 (2.80%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.49%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.18%) JUnit
4 7 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.87%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.25%) Hudson
6 4 (1.25%) Subversion
7 3 (0.93%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.62%) JMeter
8 2 (0.62%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.62%) Xcode
9 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.31%) Firebug
9 1 (0.31%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.31%) JBehave
9 1 (0.31%) JProfiler
9 1 (0.31%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.31%) Toad
General
1 176 (54.83%) Finance
2 34 (10.59%) Retail
3 19 (5.92%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.67%) Retail Banking
5 9 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.18%) Back Office
7 5 (1.56%) Front Office
7 5 (1.56%) Legal
8 4 (1.25%) International Banking
8 4 (1.25%) Publishing
9 2 (0.62%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (22.43%) Analyst
2 47 (14.64%) Developer
3 39 (12.15%) Business Analyst
4 27 (8.41%) Project Manager
5 25 (7.79%) Consultant
6 23 (7.17%) Architect
7 22 (6.85%) Banking Analyst
8 21 (6.54%) Administrator
9 19 (5.92%) Java Developer
10 13 (4.05%) Banking Business Analyst
10 13 (4.05%) DBA
11 11 (3.43%) Test Manager
12 10 (3.12%) Technical Analyst
13 9 (2.80%) Infrastructure Manager
14 8 (2.49%) Banking Project Manager
14 8 (2.49%) Risk Analyst
15 7 (2.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 7 (2.18%) IT Manager
15 7 (2.18%) SQL Developer
16 6 (1.87%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.92%) Web Services
2 18 (5.61%) Middleware
2 18 (5.61%) SOAP
3 15 (4.67%) Spring
4 12 (3.74%) HTML
5 11 (3.43%) JSON
5 11 (3.43%) XML
6 9 (2.80%) .NET
6 9 (2.80%) Hibernate
6 9 (2.80%) REST
7 7 (2.18%) CSS
7 7 (2.18%) J2EE
7 7 (2.18%) JPA
7 7 (2.18%) jQuery
7 7 (2.18%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (1.87%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.87%) HTML5
9 5 (1.56%) Java EE
10 4 (1.25%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.41%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.74%) Mainframe
4 9 (2.80%) Clustering
5 7 (2.18%) Replication
6 5 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.56%) IVR
6 5 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.56%) Online Banking
7 3 (0.93%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.62%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.62%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.62%) Equities
8 2 (0.62%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.31%) EPoS
9 1 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.31%) iSeries
9 1 (0.31%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.31%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.03%) Windows
2 27 (8.41%) Unix
3 15 (4.67%) Linux
4 11 (3.43%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.12%) AIX
6 7 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.93%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.62%) zOS
10 1 (0.31%) Android
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (20.87%) Stakeholder Management
2 45 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (10.90%) Migration
4 34 (10.59%) Project Management
5 30 (9.35%) ITIL
6 23 (7.17%) Business Analysis
7 21 (6.54%) Service Management
8 16 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (4.67%) Data Modelling
9 15 (4.67%) Scrum
9 15 (4.67%) TDD
10 14 (4.36%) ETL
10 14 (4.36%) Risk Management
11 13 (4.05%) Unit Testing
12 11 (3.43%) Change Management
13 10 (3.12%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (3.12%) Information Security
13 10 (3.12%) OO
13 10 (3.12%) Programme Management
13 10 (3.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.84%) SQL
2 23 (7.17%) Java
3 11 (3.43%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.49%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.18%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.56%) JCL
6 5 (1.56%) Jython
6 5 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.25%) C#
7 4 (1.25%) Python
8 3 (0.93%) C
8 3 (0.93%) C++
8 3 (0.93%) COBOL
8 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.93%) VBScript
9 2 (0.62%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.62%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.62%) Ruby
9 2 (0.62%) Scala
9 2 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (4.67%) Degree
2 7 (2.18%) CISSP
3 6 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.25%) CISA
5 3 (0.93%) CRISC
5 3 (0.93%) ISEB
5 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.93%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.62%) PMP
7 1 (0.31%) CBAP
7 1 (0.31%) CCA
7 1 (0.31%) CISM
7 1 (0.31%) IIBA
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.31%) MCSA
7 1 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.49%) QA
2 4 (1.25%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.25%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) COBIT
3 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.31%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (3.43%) XenDesktop
2 10 (3.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.31%) RACF
5 1 (0.31%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.74%) SCCM
2 9 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (2.80%) WSUS
3 4 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.25%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.93%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.93%) CA Wily
4 3 (0.93%) SCOM
5 2 (0.62%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.31%) Netcool
6 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.31%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 30 (9.35%) Oracle
2 29 (9.03%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.43%) Citrix
3 11 (3.43%) Red Hat
4 10 (3.12%) Intel Security
5 9 (2.80%) IBM
6 8 (2.49%) Cisco
6 8 (2.49%) HP
7 5 (1.56%) Avaya
8 4 (1.25%) Juniper
8 4 (1.25%) NetIQ
8 4 (1.25%) Teradata
9 3 (0.93%) CA
9 3 (0.93%) F5
9 3 (0.93%) Informatica
9 3 (0.93%) Perforce
9 3 (0.93%) Tableau
9 3 (0.93%) Veritas
9 3 (0.93%) VMware
10 2 (0.62%) Lotus
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