The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 45 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.56% - 3.00%
As % of the General category 2.53% - 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate
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£453 - £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £10.97 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -33.51%
Banking
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

General Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
79 39 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 22.25% 20.31% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 18 34
Average daily rate £415 £388 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% -15.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £232 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +114.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Banking
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Financial Business Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB