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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 63 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 5 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 1.20% 1.52%
As % of the General category 1.85% 2.59% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 11
Average daily rate
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£463 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.47% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £322 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £578 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £21.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +10.38%
Banking
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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
270 463 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.89% 46.12% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 197 142
Average daily rate £413 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £168 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +103.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £28.70 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £48.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V2
5 1 (7.14%) SIEM
5 1 (7.14%) CRISC
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) APMP
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Management Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Principal Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone 8
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V2
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Business Development
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CRISC
2 1 (7.14%) APMP
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) CISA
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Thunderhead