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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 52 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing Banking 11 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.48% 1.49% 0.58%
As % of the General category 4.18% 4.34% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 4
Median daily rate £394 £375 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £192 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £650 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £12.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+131.37% -26.08%
Banking
Berkshire

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
263 346 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 35.40% 34.46% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 180 108
Median daily rate £400 £413 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 7
Median hourly rate £22.35 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.64% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.74 £14.00 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £42.80 £33.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.83 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-22.57% +14.80%

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
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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016, 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 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Retail
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Unix
3 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (13.04%) V-Model
4 3 (13.04%) Smart Meter
4 3 (13.04%) VLAN
4 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
4 3 (13.04%) Requirements Management
4 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
4 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.04%) JIRA
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) MS Office
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) SOA
4 3 (13.04%) Case Management
4 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) Legal
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 2 (8.70%) ClearQuest
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management

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 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) VLAN
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) ZigBee
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) ClearCase
2 2 (8.70%) ClearQuest
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Banking Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) ClearCase Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) Migration Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Migration Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Service Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) Smart Meter
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Grid Computing
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
1 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) Case Management
2 3 (13.04%) Requirements Management
2 3 (13.04%) SOA
2 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
2 3 (13.04%) V-Model
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Data Mapping
3 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.70%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Release Management
3 2 (8.70%) SDLC
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CCIE
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Juniper
2 1 (4.35%) Marketo
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com