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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 3 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Banking 62 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 21.60% 17.62% 17.92%
As % of the General category 39.24% 37.76% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 28 26
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £466
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £350 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -18.82%
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
158 98 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 55.05% 46.67% 50.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 68 45
Average daily rate £450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £350 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.35 £12.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 88 (77.88%) Finance
2 31 (27.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.50%) Business Analysis
5 11 (9.73%) Change Management
5 11 (9.73%) Java
6 8 (7.08%) ETL
6 8 (7.08%) Informatica
7 7 (6.19%) Windows
7 7 (6.19%) SDLC
8 6 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (5.31%) Retail Banking
8 6 (5.31%) Retail
8 6 (5.31%) Project Management
8 6 (5.31%) UNIX
9 5 (4.42%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.42%) Process Improvement
10 4 (3.54%) Coaching
10 4 (3.54%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (3.54%) Release Management
10 4 (3.54%) QA
10 4 (3.54%) Mainframe
10 4 (3.54%) Middleware
11 3 (2.65%) Six Sigma
11 3 (2.65%) Legal
11 3 (2.65%) Linux
11 3 (2.65%) Lombardi
11 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
11 3 (2.65%) JIRA
11 3 (2.65%) Marketing

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
1 3 (2.65%) Confluence
2 2 (1.77%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) SAS
3 1 (0.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.77%) PowerCenter
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.88%) Big Data
2 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.88%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Lombardi
1 3 (2.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.88%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.88%) ERwin
2 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 88 (77.88%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Retail
2 6 (5.31%) Retail Banking
3 3 (2.65%) Marketing
3 3 (2.65%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Billing
4 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (34.51%) Analyst
2 33 (29.20%) Business Analyst
3 12 (10.62%) Architect
3 12 (10.62%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (10.62%) Banking Business Analyst
4 9 (7.96%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (6.19%) Change Manager
6 6 (5.31%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (5.31%) Implementation Manager
7 5 (4.42%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.54%) Agile Coach
9 3 (2.65%) PMO Manager
9 3 (2.65%) Business Project Manager
9 3 (2.65%) Business Manager
9 3 (2.65%) Consultant
10 2 (1.77%) Senior Manager
10 2 (1.77%) Technical Project Manager
10 2 (1.77%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (1.77%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.54%) Middleware
2 2 (1.77%) XML
2 2 (1.77%) SAML
2 2 (1.77%) .NET
2 2 (1.77%) J2EE
2 2 (1.77%) CSS
2 2 (1.77%) REST
2 2 (1.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (0.88%) OAuth
3 1 (0.88%) RESTful
3 1 (0.88%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) CSS3
3 1 (0.88%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.88%) Sass
3 1 (0.88%) LESS
3 1 (0.88%) SOAP
3 1 (0.88%) Ajax
3 1 (0.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.54%) Mainframe
2 2 (1.77%) User Experience
2 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.88%) SWIFT
3 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.19%) Windows
2 6 (5.31%) UNIX
3 3 (2.65%) Linux
4 2 (1.77%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (11.50%) Business Analysis
4 11 (9.73%) Change Management
5 8 (7.08%) ETL
6 7 (6.19%) SDLC
7 6 (5.31%) Project Management
7 6 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.42%) Waterfall
8 5 (4.42%) Process Improvement
9 4 (3.54%) Coaching
9 4 (3.54%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (3.54%) Release Management
10 3 (2.65%) Six Sigma
10 3 (2.65%) Scrum
10 3 (2.65%) Business Process Improvement
11 2 (1.77%) Mentoring
11 2 (1.77%) Web Application Development
11 2 (1.77%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (1.77%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.73%) Java
2 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.77%) SQL
3 1 (0.88%) VBA
3 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (1.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (0.88%) ISEB
2 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.88%) Control-M
1 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (7.08%) Informatica
2 2 (1.77%) Ab Initio
2 2 (1.77%) Cisco
2 2 (1.77%) HP
3 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
3 1 (0.88%) IBM
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe
3 1 (0.88%) Teradata
3 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (0.88%) SAP