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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 69 55 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 23.39% 27.09% 17.83%
As % of the General category 50.00% 48.25% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 19
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£431 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £600 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £11.72 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.92% -38.31%
Banking
Northamptonshire

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
138 114 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 46.78% 56.16% 52.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 74 39
Average daily rate £425 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 77 (50.99%) Finance
2 41 (27.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 41 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (18.54%) Project Management
4 23 (15.23%) Java
4 23 (15.23%) JIRA
5 16 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (10.60%) Jenkins
5 16 (10.60%) DevOps
6 15 (9.93%) Retail
6 15 (9.93%) Retail Banking
7 14 (9.27%) Business Analysis
7 14 (9.27%) TeamCity
7 14 (9.27%) Docker
8 13 (8.61%) Data Analysis
8 13 (8.61%) Incident Management
8 13 (8.61%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (7.95%) Vagrant
10 11 (7.28%) Data Management
10 11 (7.28%) SQL
10 11 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (6.62%) Coaching
12 9 (5.96%) Change Management
13 8 (5.30%) Risk Management
13 8 (5.30%) Workflow
13 8 (5.30%) Oracle
13 8 (5.30%) UNIX
13 8 (5.30%) MS Visio
13 8 (5.30%) GoldenSource
13 8 (5.30%) Performance Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.32%) Apache
2 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.32%) Confluence
3 1 (0.66%) Node.js
3 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.30%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.99%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.32%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.32%) MS Office
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) PaaS
2 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) ATM
2 1 (0.66%) Intranet
2 1 (0.66%) SSL
2 1 (0.66%) DNS
2 1 (0.66%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.99%) Big Data
1 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.66%) DTS
Development Applications
1 23 (15.23%) JIRA
2 16 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (10.60%) Jenkins
3 14 (9.27%) TeamCity
4 7 (4.64%) Toad
5 4 (2.65%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.99%) TestDirector
7 2 (1.32%) Subversion
7 2 (1.32%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.32%) Bower
7 2 (1.32%) Grunt
7 2 (1.32%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.66%) FrontPage
8 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.66%) Ant
8 1 (0.66%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.66%) WinRunner
General
1 77 (50.99%) Finance
2 15 (9.93%) Retail
2 15 (9.93%) Retail Banking
3 6 (3.97%) Marketing
4 5 (3.31%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.99%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) Billing
6 1 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (37.75%) Analyst
2 44 (29.14%) Business Analyst
3 25 (16.56%) Architect
4 22 (14.57%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (9.27%) Environment Manager
6 10 (6.62%) Banking Business Analyst
7 8 (5.30%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (5.30%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.30%) Java Architect
8 6 (3.97%) Developer
9 5 (3.31%) Technical Leader
9 5 (3.31%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (2.65%) Test Manager
10 4 (2.65%) Data Analyst
10 4 (2.65%) Change Manager
10 4 (2.65%) Data Modeller
10 4 (2.65%) Tester
10 4 (2.65%) Agile Coach
10 4 (2.65%) Agile Business Analyst
11 3 (1.99%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.64%) Middleware
2 4 (2.65%) CSS
3 3 (1.99%) REST
3 3 (1.99%) Backbone.js
3 3 (1.99%) LESS
3 3 (1.99%) Ajax
3 3 (1.99%) JSON
3 3 (1.99%) .NET
3 3 (1.99%) J2EE
3 3 (1.99%) SAML
4 2 (1.32%) XML
4 2 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.32%) Marionette.js
4 2 (1.32%) Browserify
5 1 (0.66%) CSS3
5 1 (0.66%) Sass
5 1 (0.66%) OAuth
5 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.66%) Java EE
5 1 (0.66%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.65%) Reference Data
2 4 (2.65%) User Experience
3 3 (1.99%) Open Source
4 2 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.66%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.66%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.66%) PKI
5 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.66%) IVR
5 1 (0.66%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.30%) UNIX
2 6 (3.97%) Windows
2 6 (3.97%) Linux
3 1 (0.66%) AIX
3 1 (0.66%) HPUX
3 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.15%) Stakeholder Management
1 41 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.54%) Project Management
3 16 (10.60%) DevOps
4 14 (9.27%) Business Analysis
5 13 (8.61%) Data Analysis
5 13 (8.61%) Incident Management
5 13 (8.61%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (7.28%) Data Management
7 10 (6.62%) Coaching
8 9 (5.96%) Change Management
9 8 (5.30%) Risk Management
9 8 (5.30%) Workflow
9 8 (5.30%) Performance Management
10 7 (4.64%) Data Mapping
10 7 (4.64%) Web Application Development
10 7 (4.64%) TDD
10 7 (4.64%) Scrum
11 6 (3.97%) Data Modelling
11 6 (3.97%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.23%) Java
2 11 (7.28%) SQL
3 5 (3.31%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.66%) VB
4 1 (0.66%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (0.66%) Degree
1 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
1 1 (0.66%) ISEB
1 1 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (9.27%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (7.95%) Vagrant
2 6 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.65%) Puppet
4 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.66%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.66%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (5.30%) Oracle
1 8 (5.30%) GoldenSource
2 5 (3.31%) Adobe
3 4 (2.65%) IBM
4 3 (1.99%) Informatica
4 3 (1.99%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.32%) Teradata
5 2 (1.32%) Sun
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco
5 2 (1.32%) Trillium
6 1 (0.66%) TSYS
6 1 (0.66%) F5
6 1 (0.66%) HP
6 1 (0.66%) Citrix
6 1 (0.66%) VMware
6 1 (0.66%) Perforce