The 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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 28 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 38 90 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.48% 13.82% 11.17%
As % of the General category 23.17% 40.91% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 74 30
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£342 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £188 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £20.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-49.68% -7.77%
Banking
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

General Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
164 220 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.99% 33.79% 35.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 160 90
Average daily rate £356 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.38% +126.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -6.12%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -7 38 £342 -8.80% 3
Banking
Wales

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 51 (83.61%) Finance
2 22 (36.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (34.43%) Retail
4 17 (27.87%) ISEB
5 15 (24.59%) Project Management
6 13 (21.31%) AS400
7 12 (19.67%) Retail Banking
8 11 (18.03%) ISTQB
9 6 (9.84%) Change Management
9 6 (9.84%) Windows
9 6 (9.84%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
10 4 (6.56%) Migration
10 4 (6.56%) Test Planning
11 3 (4.92%) Target Operating Model
11 3 (4.92%) iSeries
11 3 (4.92%) UML
11 3 (4.92%) MS Project
11 3 (4.92%) SQL
11 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
11 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
12 2 (3.28%) IIS
12 2 (3.28%) C#
12 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
12 2 (3.28%) .NET
12 2 (3.28%) MS Office
12 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
12 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
12 2 (3.28%) SLA
12 2 (3.28%) Validation

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 2 (3.28%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Project
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) SPSS
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) LDAP
1 1 (1.64%) SAN
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.64%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.64%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
General
1 51 (83.61%) Finance
2 21 (34.43%) Retail
3 12 (19.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Analyst
2 16 (26.23%) Business Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Project Manager
4 10 (16.39%) Tester
5 5 (8.20%) Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.92%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Lead Project Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Business Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Support Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) AS400 Support
9 1 (1.64%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
1 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
1 2 (3.28%) WCF
1 2 (3.28%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.64%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.64%) Spring
2 1 (1.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) AS400
2 3 (4.92%) iSeries
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (24.59%) Project Management
3 6 (9.84%) Change Management
3 6 (9.84%) Business Analysis
4 4 (6.56%) Migration
4 4 (6.56%) Test Planning
5 3 (4.92%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (4.92%) UML
6 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.28%) Validation
6 2 (3.28%) MVC
6 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.28%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.28%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.28%) SDLC
6 2 (3.28%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.64%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.64%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
2 2 (3.28%) C#
3 1 (1.64%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) RPG
3 1 (1.64%) RPG/400
3 1 (1.64%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) ISEB
2 11 (18.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.64%) CISSP
3 1 (1.64%) PMP
3 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.64%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) COBIT
2 1 (1.64%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) HP
2 1 (1.64%) Informatica
2 1 (1.64%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (1.64%) VMware
2 1 (1.64%) Teradata
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle
2 1 (1.64%) SAP
2 1 (1.64%) Cognos