The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 43 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Contract jobs citing Banking 7 40 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.44% 8.21% -
As % of the General category 7.37% 24.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 40 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
General Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
95 166 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 19.55% 34.09% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 121 93
Average daily rate £375 £406 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £193 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.50% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £14.25 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £149.75 £24.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Banking
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
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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
Banbury -4 3 £345 -17.85%
Oxford -6 2 £481 +1.31% 1
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Retail Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Web 2.0
4 2 (18.18%) Process Management
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) MS Office
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Apache
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Retail Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Trainer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Trainer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) REST
1 1 (9.09%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Process Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft