The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Banking 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £10.44 £9.94
% change year-on-year
+31.70% +5.03%
Banking
Lancashire

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

General Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
29 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 39.19% 31.58% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 2
Average daily rate £263 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £200 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 1
Average hourly rate £37.75 £35.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% +18.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Banking
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Programme Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree