The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 59 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 14 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.40% 1.61% 1.77%
As % of the General category 5.13% 4.33% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £420 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £513 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £11.72 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.92% -38.31%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
273 393 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.22% 37.29% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 164 121
Average daily rate £410 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.00%) QlikView
6 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (15.00%) Informatica
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) DNS
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) Business Objects
6 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
7 2 (10.00%) MCP
7 2 (10.00%) MCSD
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) Windows
7 2 (10.00%) MCSE
7 2 (10.00%) SLA
7 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) Java

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) JCAPS
2 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) QlikView
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Support Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Support
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Analytics
2 3 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.00%) V-Model
4 1 (5.00%) Use Case
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) User Stories
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) MCP
2 2 (10.00%) MCSD
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Informatica
2 3 (15.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.00%) BMC
3 1 (5.00%) CA
3 1 (5.00%) HP