The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online 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 Online Banking over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Banking (Internet Banking)
Rank 139 130 113
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Contract jobs citing Online Banking 5 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.21% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.76% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 13
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£350 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.75
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
847 792 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.21% 27.97% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 405 389
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 58 53
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.82 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.27% +6.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £9.50 £10.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Online Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Online Banking across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Online 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 Online Banking across the North West region.

Online Banking Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Online Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Online 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 Online Banking.

1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) J2EE
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) JDBC
4 4 (50.00%) SOAP
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) HTTP
4 4 (50.00%) WSDL
5 3 (37.50%) JAX-WS
5 3 (37.50%) JiBX
5 3 (37.50%) JAXB
5 3 (37.50%) Internet
5 3 (37.50%) XSLT
5 3 (37.50%) JSP
5 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (37.50%) POJO
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (12.50%) MVC
7 1 (12.50%) Introscope
7 1 (12.50%) CMS

Online Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Online 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 Online Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Informix
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Introscope
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Mockito
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) JDBC
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) WSDL
3 3 (37.50%) JAX-WS
3 3 (37.50%) JiBX
3 3 (37.50%) JAXB
3 3 (37.50%) XSLT
3 3 (37.50%) JSP
3 3 (37.50%) POJO
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) JAX-RPC
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) People Management
2 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Perforce
2 1 (12.50%) FatWire
2 1 (12.50%) Compuware
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe