The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 50 30 50
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs citing Banking 7 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.23% 3.83% 0.22%
As % of the General category 5.43% 14.52% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Banking
South East

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

General Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
129 124 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.67% 26.38% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 88 72
Average daily rate £413 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 9
Average hourly rate £22.62 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £11.60 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £34.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -2 3 £500 +7.99% 4
Banbury -9 3 £345 -13.75%
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Web 2.0
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Process Management
4 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (8.33%) Apache
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (8.33%) MS Office
5 1 (8.33%) SAP

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (8.33%) SAP BI
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Trainer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Trainer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BI Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Web 2.0
2 1 (8.33%) Informatics
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (8.33%) SAP