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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 22 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Banking 227 213 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.24% 7.07% 8.81%
As % of the General category 17.67% 21.22% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 138 127
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£425 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £20.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-49.68% -
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
1285 1004 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.34% 33.33% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 571 436
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 £285 £235 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 41 49
Average hourly rate £15.98 £26.25 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.14% +47.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
- -3.05%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +2 102 £395 +21.53% 44
Cheshire -1 96 £450 +21.62% 16
Merseyside -1 17 £425 -15.42% 4
Lancashire +1 2 - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 387 (74.14%) Finance
2 109 (20.88%) Retail
3 99 (18.97%) Project Management
4 94 (18.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 88 (16.86%) Retail Banking
6 54 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (8.62%) Java
8 43 (8.24%) SDLC
9 42 (8.05%) Business Analysis
10 40 (7.66%) SQL
10 40 (7.66%) Oracle
10 40 (7.66%) Windows
11 34 (6.51%) IBM
12 32 (6.13%) PRINCE2
13 31 (5.94%) UNIX
14 30 (5.75%) Mainframe
14 30 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
15 28 (5.36%) Microsoft
15 28 (5.36%) Degree
16 27 (5.17%) Waterfall
17 26 (4.98%) ITIL
18 25 (4.79%) Linux
18 25 (4.79%) XML
18 25 (4.79%) J2EE
18 25 (4.79%) Migration
19 24 (4.60%) Web Services
20 23 (4.41%) SQL Server
21 21 (4.02%) Risk Management
22 20 (3.83%) MS Excel
23 19 (3.64%) MS Office

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 19 (3.64%) WebSphere
2 17 (3.26%) SAS
3 9 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.72%) CICS
4 6 (1.15%) MQSeries
5 4 (0.77%) Confluence
6 3 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.38%) JBoss
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.19%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.19%) CMS
8 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.19%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.64%) MS Office
3 14 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.53%) MS Project
5 6 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.57%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.57%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) HFM
4 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.19%) Summit
4 1 (0.19%) Finacle
4 1 (0.19%) Eikon
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.57%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.15%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.96%) ATM
3 4 (0.77%) HTTP
3 4 (0.77%) Intranet
3 4 (0.77%) Internet
4 3 (0.57%) SAN
5 2 (0.38%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.38%) Network Security
5 2 (0.38%) Firewall
5 2 (0.38%) LAN
6 1 (0.19%) SMS
6 1 (0.19%) RIP
6 1 (0.19%) VLAN
6 1 (0.19%) NAS
6 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.49%) DB2
3 11 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (2.11%) Base SAS
4 10 (1.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 6 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.96%) Informix
6 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.77%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.77%) OLAP
7 4 (0.77%) MS Access
8 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.57%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.38%) DTS
9 2 (0.38%) Ingres
9 2 (0.38%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 13 (2.49%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.92%) Subversion
3 7 (1.34%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.96%) Maven
4 5 (0.96%) Lombardi
4 5 (0.96%) JIRA
4 5 (0.96%) JUnit
5 4 (0.77%) Selenium
5 4 (0.77%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.57%) FishEye
6 3 (0.57%) Gradle
6 3 (0.57%) Artifactory
6 3 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.57%) Mockito
7 2 (0.38%) JMeter
8 1 (0.19%) LSMW
8 1 (0.19%) Calabash
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.19%) Appium
8 1 (0.19%) SonarQube
General
1 387 (74.14%) Finance
2 109 (20.88%) Retail
3 88 (16.86%) Retail Banking
4 11 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (0.77%) Legal
9 3 (0.57%) Law
9 3 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.57%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.57%) Marketing
10 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.38%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (32.18%) Analyst
2 105 (20.11%) Business Analyst
3 100 (19.16%) Project Manager
4 59 (11.30%) Developer
5 49 (9.39%) Architect
6 39 (7.47%) Senior Analyst
7 35 (6.70%) Senior Business Analyst
8 33 (6.32%) Banking Business Analyst
9 27 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
10 26 (4.98%) Consultant
11 23 (4.41%) Java Developer
12 21 (4.02%) Infrastructure Manager
13 18 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 17 (3.26%) Test Manager
15 15 (2.87%) Senior Manager
16 14 (2.68%) Financial Business Analyst
16 14 (2.68%) PMO Analyst
17 13 (2.49%) Business Manager
17 13 (2.49%) Test Analyst
18 12 (2.30%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.79%) J2EE
1 25 (4.79%) XML
2 24 (4.60%) Web Services
3 19 (3.64%) HTML
4 15 (2.87%) Spring
5 12 (2.30%) Middleware
5 12 (2.30%) WSDL
5 12 (2.30%) JSON
6 9 (1.72%) HTML5
7 8 (1.53%) jQuery
7 8 (1.53%) RESTful
7 8 (1.53%) XML Messaging
7 8 (1.53%) CSS
7 8 (1.53%) SOAP
8 7 (1.34%) .NET
8 7 (1.34%) Java EE
9 6 (1.15%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.15%) ISPF
10 5 (0.96%) JDBC
10 5 (0.96%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.75%) Mainframe
1 30 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.68%) IBM Mainframe
3 9 (1.72%) Online Banking
4 8 (1.53%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.15%) PMI
5 6 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (0.96%) Credit Risk
6 5 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.77%) E-Learning
7 4 (0.77%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.57%) iPad
8 3 (0.57%) User Experience
8 3 (0.57%) CMDB
8 3 (0.57%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.38%) BYOD
9 2 (0.38%) IVR
9 2 (0.38%) VSAM
9 2 (0.38%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.66%) Windows
2 31 (5.94%) UNIX
3 25 (4.79%) Linux
4 16 (3.07%) AIX
5 9 (1.72%) zOS
6 7 (1.34%) Windows Vista
6 7 (1.34%) Windows XP
6 7 (1.34%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.77%) Solaris
8 3 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.38%) Android
10 1 (0.19%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (18.97%) Project Management
2 94 (18.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (8.24%) SDLC
5 42 (8.05%) Business Analysis
6 32 (6.13%) PRINCE2
7 27 (5.17%) Waterfall
8 26 (4.98%) ITIL
9 25 (4.79%) Migration
10 21 (4.02%) Risk Management
11 19 (3.64%) Data Analysis
12 16 (3.07%) TDD
13 15 (2.87%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (2.87%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (2.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 14 (2.68%) Change Management
14 14 (2.68%) Target Operating Model
15 13 (2.49%) PRINCE
16 12 (2.30%) ETL
16 12 (2.30%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 45 (8.62%) Java
2 40 (7.66%) SQL
3 18 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 13 (2.49%) C++
5 11 (2.11%) C
6 9 (1.72%) REXX
6 9 (1.72%) Objective-C
7 8 (1.53%) COBOL
8 7 (1.34%) Perl
8 7 (1.34%) JCL
9 6 (1.15%) VBA
9 6 (1.15%) Assembly Language
10 5 (0.96%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.96%) VB
11 3 (0.57%) Python
11 3 (0.57%) C#
11 3 (0.57%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.57%) Korn
11 3 (0.57%) C-shell
12 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (5.36%) Degree
2 14 (2.68%) ISEB
2 14 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (1.92%) PMI Certification
3 10 (1.92%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.53%) PMP
5 5 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (0.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.57%) CCA
7 3 (0.57%) CISSP
8 2 (0.38%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) IIBA
9 1 (0.19%) CBAP
9 1 (0.19%) ACCA
9 1 (0.19%) CIMA
9 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.26%) QA
2 7 (1.34%) FATCA
3 5 (0.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) MiFID
4 1 (0.19%) EMIR
4 1 (0.19%) FINREP
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.38%) XenApp
3 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.38%) Xen
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.19%) RACF
Systems Management
1 10 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.57%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.38%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.19%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 40 (7.66%) Oracle
2 34 (6.51%) IBM
3 28 (5.36%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.68%) Citrix
5 12 (2.30%) Sybase
6 10 (1.92%) HP
7 9 (1.72%) Teradata
8 8 (1.53%) TIBCO
9 6 (1.15%) SAP
10 5 (0.96%) Cognos
10 5 (0.96%) Symantec
11 4 (0.77%) Remedy
11 4 (0.77%) Pega
11 4 (0.77%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.77%) VMware
11 4 (0.77%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.57%) BMC
12 3 (0.57%) Adobe
12 3 (0.57%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.57%) Red Hat
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £550 - 600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £1000 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £360.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 24 days ago