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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 62 60 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 8 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.12% 1.18% 0.82%
As % of the General category 2.57% 3.86% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Median daily rate £345 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £313 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.15 £15.78 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+122.78% +51.12%

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
311 285 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 43.62% 30.51% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 129 142
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £191 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £614 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £29.75 £35.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% -15.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £14.25 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.85 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Banking.

1 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (24.00%) PMP
4 6 (24.00%) PMI Certification
4 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle
5 5 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 5 (20.00%) SDLC
5 5 (20.00%) Retail
6 4 (16.00%) HP
7 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) VMware
7 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (12.00%) SOA
7 3 (12.00%) Solaris
7 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (12.00%) Release Management
7 3 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.00%) Marketing
8 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
8 2 (8.00%) Data Mapping
8 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) OLTP
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (8.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Banking Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Consultant
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Data Migration Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Migration Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Migration Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) ClearCase Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) JSON
1 1 (4.00%) REST
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Solaris
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Project Management
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 5 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Release Management
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Data Mapping
6 2 (8.00%) Matrix Management
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) PMI Certification
1 6 (24.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) Marketo
5 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com