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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 55 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 11 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.35% 1.00% 0.56%
As % of the General category 3.75% 2.62% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Median daily rate £463 £394 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £335 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £555 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.07 £11.60 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.46% -48.46%
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
293 343 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 35.95% 38.15% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 153 92
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £206 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 7
Median hourly rate £19.61 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.07% -26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Retail
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Unix
4 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
5 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) Linux
5 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
5 3 (13.64%) VLAN
5 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
5 3 (13.64%) Requirements Management
5 3 (13.64%) JIRA
5 3 (13.64%) V-Model
5 3 (13.64%) Smart Meter
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Case Management
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) ZigBee
6 2 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
6 2 (9.09%) MS Office
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) Active Directory

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 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) VLAN
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) ZigBee
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
3 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (9.09%) Legal
5 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
6 1 (4.55%) Front Office
6 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Banking Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Service Architect
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Trainer
5 1 (4.55%) Finance Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Information Officer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
1 3 (13.64%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Grid Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Market Risk
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.64%) Case Management
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Requirements Management
2 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
2 3 (13.64%) V-Model
2 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 2 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Content Management
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) Document Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
1 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) iManage
2 1 (4.55%) Juniper