The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 4 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Banking 37 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 16.37% 14.75% 20.09%
As % of the General category 35.92% 28.42% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 39
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £191 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £523 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £17.86
% change year-on-year
-35.29% -4.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

General Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
103 95 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 45.58% 51.91% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 48 74
Average daily rate £442 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -29.20%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking across the Northampton region.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Northampton region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 60 (65.22%) Finance
2 30 (32.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (26.09%) Project Management
4 23 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 21 (22.83%) Retail
6 18 (19.57%) Retail Banking
7 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (15.22%) Change Management
8 11 (11.96%) Risk Management
9 8 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (7.61%) JavaScript
10 7 (7.61%) Oracle
10 7 (7.61%) CSS
10 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
10 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
10 7 (7.61%) Adobe
11 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.52%) OO
11 6 (6.52%) Photoshop
11 6 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (6.52%) OLE
11 6 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (6.52%) Identity Management
11 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
11 6 (6.52%) Ajax
11 6 (6.52%) JSON
11 6 (6.52%) QA
11 6 (6.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 6 (6.52%) REST
11 6 (6.52%) CSS3

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (1.09%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.26%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.17%) MS Office
4 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) MS Project
4 1 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) Intranet
2 3 (3.26%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Selenium
1 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.09%) Axure RP
General
1 60 (65.22%) Finance
2 21 (22.83%) Retail
3 18 (19.57%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (51.09%) Analyst
2 41 (44.57%) Business Analyst
3 14 (15.22%) Banking Business Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.52%) Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Architect
6 5 (5.43%) Change Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Risk Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Information Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Information Risk Manager
8 3 (3.26%) UI Programmer
8 3 (3.26%) Payments Business Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.26%) PMO Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) CSS
2 6 (6.52%) Sass
2 6 (6.52%) LESS
2 6 (6.52%) OLE
2 6 (6.52%) Ajax
2 6 (6.52%) JSON
2 6 (6.52%) REST
2 6 (6.52%) CSS3
2 6 (6.52%) Backbone.js
3 3 (3.26%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.17%) Middleware
4 2 (2.17%) Velocity
5 1 (1.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
1 6 (6.52%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.35%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.26%) Open Source
4 3 (3.26%) User Experience
4 3 (3.26%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.17%) PMI
5 2 (2.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) UNIX
2 3 (3.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (26.09%) Project Management
3 23 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.22%) Change Management
5 11 (11.96%) Risk Management
6 8 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (6.52%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (6.52%) Identity Management
7 6 (6.52%) OO
7 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.43%) TDD
8 5 (5.43%) Line Management
9 4 (4.35%) Business Transformation
9 4 (4.35%) Information Management
9 4 (4.35%) Scrum
9 4 (4.35%) Programme Management
9 4 (4.35%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.26%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.61%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.26%) SQL
3 2 (2.17%) VBA
3 2 (2.17%) R
3 2 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.09%) CISA
2 1 (1.09%) CISM
2 1 (1.09%) IIBA
2 1 (1.09%) CBAP
2 1 (1.09%) CRISC
2 1 (1.09%) CISSP
2 1 (1.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) QA
2 4 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.09%) Basel II
3 1 (1.09%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.09%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.09%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
1 7 (7.61%) Adobe
1 7 (7.61%) Oracle
2 6 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.17%) IBM
3 2 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (1.09%) Avaya
4 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco