The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Reading region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 60 52 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing Banking 18 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.67% 1.94% 0.83%
As % of the General category 4.29% 4.42% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 3
Average daily rate £423 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £334 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £416 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £380 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -34.00%
General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
420 339 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 38.89% 43.91% 39.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 125 119
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £160 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £446 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 15
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £13.50 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.10 £30.20 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Banking
Berkshire

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 30 (65.22%) Finance
2 21 (45.65%) Telecoms
3 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.22%) C#
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle
4 7 (15.22%) Windows
4 7 (15.22%) Migration
5 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.04%) .NET
6 5 (10.87%) CRM
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL
6 5 (10.87%) UNIX
7 4 (8.70%) Service Management
7 4 (8.70%) Change Management
7 4 (8.70%) ITSM
7 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
7 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.70%) ISEB
7 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.52%) Project Management
8 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.52%) IBM
8 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
8 3 (6.52%) AIX
8 3 (6.52%) Web Services
8 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
8 3 (6.52%) MS Office
8 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
8 3 (6.52%) Java

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) LAN
2 2 (4.35%) FTP
2 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
3 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
2 2 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) CaliberRM
3 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
General
1 30 (65.22%) Finance
2 21 (45.65%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Retail Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Business Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Tester
6 3 (6.52%) AIX Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Access Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) WCF
3 2 (4.35%) ADO.NET
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (2.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) UNIX
3 3 (6.52%) AIX
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Phone
4 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (15.22%) Migration
3 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL
4 5 (10.87%) CRM
5 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.70%) Service Management
5 4 (8.70%) Change Management
5 4 (8.70%) ITSM
6 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.52%) Project Management
6 3 (6.52%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.52%) BDD
6 3 (6.52%) Automation Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (4.35%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) C#
2 3 (6.52%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.52%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) VBScript
3 1 (2.17%) VB
3 1 (2.17%) VBA
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) ISEB
1 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Unicenter
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) CA
5 1 (2.17%) Remedy
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) FrontRange
5 1 (2.17%) Royalblue
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