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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 59 36 10
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -26
Contract jobs citing Banking 12 21 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.14% 4.04% 12.56%
As % of the General category 9.16% 13.38% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 45
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £285 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £10.44 £10.97
% change year-on-year
+31.70% -4.83%
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
131 157 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.39% 30.19% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 114 113
Average daily rate £375 £386 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £474 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £60.03 £16.25 £11.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+269.38% +41.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.72 £11.00 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.50 £27.50 £13.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -20 11 £400 - 3
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
Banking
Wales

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 26 (83.87%) Finance
2 15 (48.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (32.26%) Business Analysis
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) MS Visio
4 6 (19.35%) Critical Success Factor
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) Retail
6 4 (12.90%) Validation
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) Requirements Management
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
6 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.68%) QA
7 3 (9.68%) C#
7 3 (9.68%) Java
7 3 (9.68%) SQL
7 3 (9.68%) MS Office
7 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
8 2 (6.45%) Ajax
8 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 2 (6.45%) Web Design
8 2 (6.45%) CSS
8 2 (6.45%) .NET
8 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.45%) HTML
8 2 (6.45%) JSON
8 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Bower
2 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.45%) Grunt
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Mercurial
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
2 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (83.87%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Analyst
2 16 (51.61%) Business Analyst
3 13 (41.94%) Banking Analyst
3 13 (41.94%) Banking Business Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Banking Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Credit Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Finance Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Mortgage Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Requirements Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Business Requirements Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.45%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) Ajax
1 2 (6.45%) Backbone.js
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) JSON
1 2 (6.45%) LESS
1 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.23%) WCF
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) AS400
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (32.26%) Business Analysis
3 6 (19.35%) Critical Success Factor
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 4 (12.90%) Requirements Management
5 4 (12.90%) Validation
6 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Graceful Degradation
6 2 (6.45%) Line Management
6 2 (6.45%) Load Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.45%) Web Design
7 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C#
1 3 (9.68%) Java
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCA
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
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