The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 29 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing Banking 171 155 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.38% 5.50% 8.47%
As % of the General category 16.96% 16.96% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 129 194
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£469 £423 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.88% +12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £555 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £12.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -27.27%
Banking
England

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

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1008 914 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.69% 32.43% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 557 626
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 36
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.11% -27.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.72 £12.75 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Banking
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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
Wiltshire +10 87 £500 +16.27% 20
Bristol -7 49 £420 +5.00% 15
Dorset -1 13 £475 +14.11% 10
Gloucestershire -22 13 £420 - 21
Devon -1 5 £375 +50.00% 3
Somerset - - - - 1
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 268 (72.63%) Finance
2 135 (36.59%) Retail
3 112 (30.35%) Retail Banking
4 99 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (14.63%) SQL
6 48 (13.01%) Project Management
7 42 (11.38%) Data Modelling
7 42 (11.38%) Telecoms
8 36 (9.76%) Business Transformation
9 33 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (8.67%) Microsoft
10 32 (8.67%) Mobile Banking
11 30 (8.13%) Change Management
12 28 (7.59%) MS Project
13 27 (7.32%) Business Objects
13 27 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (6.78%) SAP
15 25 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (6.50%) PRINCE2
16 24 (6.50%) ETL
17 23 (6.23%) SAS
17 23 (6.23%) Migration
17 23 (6.23%) User Experience
18 22 (5.96%) GAP Analysis
18 22 (5.96%) Windows
19 21 (5.69%) VBA
20 20 (5.42%) Oracle
20 20 (5.42%) MS Excel
20 20 (5.42%) Basel II

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 23 (6.23%) SAS
2 9 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.90%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.08%) CMS
5 2 (0.54%) Apache
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 28 (7.59%) MS Project
2 20 (5.42%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.61%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (2.44%) Photoshop
4 9 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (2.17%) MS Office
6 5 (1.36%) SPSS
7 2 (0.54%) InDesign
7 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.54%) BASE24
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.27%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.79%) Internet
2 11 (2.98%) SAN
3 6 (1.63%) Extranet
4 4 (1.08%) NAS
5 3 (0.81%) Network Security
6 2 (0.54%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.54%) 3G
6 2 (0.54%) Firewall
6 2 (0.54%) SSH
6 2 (0.54%) DNS
6 2 (0.54%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.27%) ATM
7 1 (0.27%) PPP
7 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (3.79%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 7 (1.90%) Base SAS
5 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.36%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.36%) BusinessObjects XI
6 5 (1.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (1.08%) Essbase
7 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (0.81%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.81%) Big Data
8 3 (0.81%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.54%) Ingres
9 2 (0.54%) JasperReports
9 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.36%) Axure RP
2 4 (1.08%) Toad
3 2 (0.54%) Maven
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.54%) PHPUnit
3 2 (0.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.27%) JIRA
4 1 (0.27%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.27%) JUnit
4 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 268 (72.63%) Finance
2 135 (36.59%) Retail
3 112 (30.35%) Retail Banking
4 42 (11.38%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.98%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.44%) Marketing
7 5 (1.36%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.08%) Legal
9 2 (0.54%) Back Office
9 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 110 (29.81%) Analyst
2 64 (17.34%) Business Analyst
3 58 (15.72%) Project Manager
4 54 (14.63%) Architect
5 43 (11.65%) Developer
6 25 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
7 23 (6.23%) Solutions Architect
7 23 (6.23%) Senior Business Analyst
8 19 (5.15%) Consultant
8 19 (5.15%) Designer
9 16 (4.34%) PMO Analyst
9 16 (4.34%) Test Manager
10 12 (3.25%) Senior Manager
11 11 (2.98%) Data Architect
11 11 (2.98%) Test Analyst
11 11 (2.98%) Business Architect
12 9 (2.44%) Business Objects Developer
12 9 (2.44%) Technical Architect
12 9 (2.44%) Programme Office Analyst
12 9 (2.44%) Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.98%) HTML
1 11 (2.98%) .NET
2 9 (2.44%) CSS
2 9 (2.44%) XML
3 7 (1.90%) HTML5
3 7 (1.90%) CSS3
4 6 (1.63%) Sencha Touch
4 6 (1.63%) Apache Cordova
4 6 (1.63%) RESTful
5 5 (1.36%) Web Services
6 4 (1.08%) PhoneGap
6 4 (1.08%) REST
7 3 (0.81%) JDBC
8 2 (0.54%) J2EE
8 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.54%) CGI
8 2 (0.54%) Middleware
8 2 (0.54%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.54%) DAO
8 2 (0.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.67%) Mobile Banking
2 26 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.23%) User Experience
4 9 (2.44%) Reference Data
4 9 (2.44%) Online Banking
5 8 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.90%) W3C
6 7 (1.90%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.63%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.36%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.81%) Tandem
9 3 (0.81%) Statistics
10 2 (0.54%) Clustering
10 2 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.27%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.27%) IBM XIV
11 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.27%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.27%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.96%) Windows
2 11 (2.98%) UNIX
2 11 (2.98%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.71%) Android
4 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.36%) Linux
5 5 (1.36%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.54%) VMS
6 2 (0.54%) Solaris
6 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 48 (13.01%) Project Management
3 42 (11.38%) Data Modelling
4 36 (9.76%) Business Transformation
5 30 (8.13%) Change Management
6 27 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (6.50%) ETL
8 24 (6.50%) PRINCE2
9 23 (6.23%) Migration
10 22 (5.96%) GAP Analysis
11 18 (4.88%) BPR
11 18 (4.88%) Business Analysis
11 18 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
12 17 (4.61%) UML
12 17 (4.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 17 (4.61%) Change Control
13 16 (4.34%) BPMN
13 16 (4.34%) SSADM
13 16 (4.34%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 54 (14.63%) SQL
2 21 (5.69%) VBA
3 8 (2.17%) C#
4 6 (1.63%) PL/SQL
4 6 (1.63%) Java
4 6 (1.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.36%) VB
6 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.08%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.08%) Perl
7 3 (0.81%) SAS Macro
8 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.54%) Korn
8 2 (0.54%) PHP
8 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.27%) NATURAL
9 1 (0.27%) JCL
9 1 (0.27%) RPG
9 1 (0.27%) C++
9 1 (0.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (2.44%) ISEB
3 7 (1.90%) Degree
4 6 (1.63%) VCP4
5 3 (0.81%) CIMA
5 3 (0.81%) ACCA
5 3 (0.81%) HND
6 2 (0.54%) CISSP
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.27%) MCSE
7 1 (0.27%) CISA
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.27%) CEH
7 1 (0.27%) MCITP
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.42%) Basel II
2 19 (5.15%) Solvency II
3 16 (4.34%) Basel III
4 10 (2.71%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.90%) QA
6 6 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.63%) COREP
7 4 (1.08%) FINREP
7 4 (1.08%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.54%) FATCA
9 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.54%) VMware Server
3 2 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.54%) Puppet
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.54%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 32 (8.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.32%) Business Objects
3 25 (6.78%) SAP
4 20 (5.42%) Oracle
5 14 (3.79%) Unisys
6 12 (3.25%) Adobe
7 11 (2.98%) VMware
8 10 (2.71%) Cisco
9 9 (2.44%) IBM
9 9 (2.44%) EMC
10 8 (2.17%) ICL
11 7 (1.90%) Citrix
11 7 (1.90%) Teradata
12 6 (1.63%) HP
12 6 (1.63%) Sencha
13 4 (1.08%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.81%) Omniture
14 3 (0.81%) Google
15 2 (0.54%) Isilon
15 2 (0.54%) NetApp
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