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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 54 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 12 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.64% 0.76% 1.26%
As % of the General category 5.45% 3.66% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 6
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£425 £414 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -12.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £375 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £453 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
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
220 82 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.05% 20.76% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 47 62
Average daily rate £433 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.49% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £229 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
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 £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +1 3 £390 -
Oxford -22 2 £394 -4.89% 3
Abingdon - 1 £375 -
Witney - - - - 2
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (10.53%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.53%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
7 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (5.26%) Ansible
7 1 (5.26%) Docker
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps
7 1 (5.26%) Coaching

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.26%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.26%) SAP BI
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.26%) Grid Computing
2 1 (5.26%) Economics
2 1 (5.26%) Informatics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
5 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Web Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Groovy
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
1 1 (5.26%) SAP