The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 18 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 South Wales 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 11 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 60 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.71% 12.69% 12.39%
As % of the General category 31.58% 28.87% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 31 37
Average daily rate £396 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.72 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-36.64% -26.00%
General Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
190 142 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 33.93% 43.96% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 98 95
Average daily rate £388 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -40.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Banking
Wales

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking across the South Wales region.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the South Wales region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Banking
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 56 £396 +5.60% 3
Newport -14 2 £288 -29.87% 1
Banking
Wales

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 68 (72.34%) Finance
2 27 (28.72%) Project Management
3 25 (26.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (19.15%) Microsoft
5 13 (13.83%) MS Project
5 13 (13.83%) MS Office
5 13 (13.83%) Scrum
6 11 (11.70%) Maven
6 11 (11.70%) Business Analysis
6 11 (11.70%) SOAP
6 11 (11.70%) Web Services
7 10 (10.64%) Ant
7 10 (10.64%) Java
7 10 (10.64%) SQL
7 10 (10.64%) CCA
7 10 (10.64%) Retail
7 10 (10.64%) Retail Banking
7 10 (10.64%) Change Management
7 10 (10.64%) Apache Ivy
8 9 (9.57%) Windows
9 8 (8.51%) UML
9 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
10 7 (7.45%) J2EE
10 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
10 7 (7.45%) AS400
11 6 (6.38%) MVC
11 6 (6.38%) Java EE
11 6 (6.38%) Spring
11 6 (6.38%) Struts

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (3.19%) Apache
2 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (13.83%) MS Project
1 13 (13.83%) MS Office
2 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) 4G
1 3 (3.19%) 3G
1 3 (3.19%) 2G
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Maven
2 10 (10.64%) Ant
2 10 (10.64%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (5.32%) JUnit
3 5 (5.32%) JIRA
3 5 (5.32%) Selenium
4 4 (4.26%) eggPlant
4 4 (4.26%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.19%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (3.19%) LoadRunner
5 3 (3.19%) Toad
6 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.06%) JBehave
7 1 (1.06%) Hudson
7 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.06%) Calabash
7 1 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 68 (72.34%) Finance
2 10 (10.64%) Retail
2 10 (10.64%) Retail Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Legal
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (41.49%) Analyst
2 27 (28.72%) Business Analyst
3 24 (25.53%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.57%) Developer
4 9 (9.57%) Architect
5 6 (6.38%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.32%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Banking Business Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Java Team Leader
7 4 (4.26%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.26%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (4.26%) Lead Architect
8 3 (3.19%) QA Leader
8 3 (3.19%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (3.19%) Consultant
8 3 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.70%) SOAP
1 11 (11.70%) Web Services
2 7 (7.45%) J2EE
3 6 (6.38%) Java EE
3 6 (6.38%) Spring
3 6 (6.38%) Struts
4 4 (4.26%) Spring Web Flow
4 4 (4.26%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.26%) JMS
4 4 (4.26%) JPA
5 3 (3.19%) REST
5 3 (3.19%) J2ME
5 3 (3.19%) .NET
5 3 (3.19%) WAP
6 2 (2.13%) XML
6 2 (2.13%) Velocity
7 1 (1.06%) RESTful
7 1 (1.06%) HTML
7 1 (1.06%) OLE
7 1 (1.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) AS400
2 5 (5.32%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.26%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.26%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (4.26%) iSeries
4 3 (3.19%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.57%) Windows
2 3 (3.19%) UNIX
3 2 (2.13%) OS/400
3 2 (2.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) Project Management
2 25 (26.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (13.83%) Scrum
4 11 (11.70%) Business Analysis
5 10 (10.64%) Change Management
6 8 (8.51%) UML
6 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.38%) MVC
8 5 (5.32%) Test Automation
8 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.26%) Mobile Commerce
9 4 (4.26%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.19%) Manual Testing
10 3 (3.19%) Automation Testing
10 3 (3.19%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.19%) Regression Testing
10 3 (3.19%) Workflow
11 2 (2.13%) Migration
11 2 (2.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.64%) Java
1 10 (10.64%) SQL
2 2 (2.13%) RPG
2 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.13%) COBOL
3 1 (1.06%) Groovy
3 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.06%) XQuery
3 1 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) CCA
2 5 (5.32%) ISEB
3 4 (4.26%) Degree
4 2 (2.13%) APMP
5 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) PMP
5 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
2 4 (4.26%) SLA
3 2 (2.13%) FATCA
4 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle
2 5 (5.32%) Cognos
2 5 (5.32%) HP
2 5 (5.32%) IBM
3 3 (3.19%) Apple
3 3 (3.19%) Sun
4 1 (1.06%) SAP
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