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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 24 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Banking 189 140 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.92% 5.71% 7.72%
As % of the General category 18.57% 17.59% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 117 175
Average daily rate
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£467 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £306 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £523 £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 £9.96 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -37.25%
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
1018 796 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.90% 32.46% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 534 615
Average daily rate £425 £396 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £269 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 32 48
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.68 £12.78 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Wiltshire +19 105 £500 +11.11% 22
Bristol -17 41 £435 +9.84% 63
Dorset +5 18 £275 -29.48% 4
Gloucestershire -19 17 £415 -5.68% 14
Somerset +1 3 £400 -17.94% 1
Devon -5 3 - - 1
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 248 (70.25%) Finance
2 134 (37.96%) Retail
3 111 (31.44%) Retail Banking
4 94 (26.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (15.01%) SQL
6 40 (11.33%) Project Management
7 36 (10.20%) Data Modelling
8 35 (9.92%) Business Objects
9 34 (9.63%) Business Transformation
10 31 (8.78%) VBA
11 30 (8.50%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (7.93%) Telecoms
12 28 (7.93%) Mobile Banking
13 27 (7.65%) Change Management
14 25 (7.08%) MS Project
14 25 (7.08%) SAP
15 24 (6.80%) SAS
15 24 (6.80%) Microsoft
15 24 (6.80%) Migration
16 23 (6.52%) User Experience
17 22 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (6.23%) Business Analysis
18 21 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (5.67%) GAP Analysis
19 20 (5.67%) PRINCE2
20 18 (5.10%) Windows
20 18 (5.10%) Oracle
20 18 (5.10%) MS Visio
20 18 (5.10%) ETL

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (6.80%) SAS
2 9 (2.55%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.13%) Apache
3 4 (1.13%) CMS
4 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.28%) Confluence
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (7.08%) MS Project
2 18 (5.10%) MS Visio
3 16 (4.53%) MS Excel
4 9 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (2.55%) Photoshop
4 9 (2.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (1.98%) MS Office
7 3 (0.85%) SPSS
8 2 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.57%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.28%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.28%) BASE24
2 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.28%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.97%) Internet
2 6 (1.70%) Extranet
2 6 (1.70%) SAN
3 4 (1.13%) Network Security
3 4 (1.13%) DNS
3 4 (1.13%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.13%) SSH
4 3 (0.85%) Firewall
4 3 (0.85%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.57%) NAS
5 2 (0.57%) 3G
6 1 (0.28%) PPP
6 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.28%) ATM
6 1 (0.28%) LAN
6 1 (0.28%) WAN
6 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.50%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 9 (2.55%) BusinessObjects XI
4 8 (2.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 7 (1.98%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.70%) Base SAS
7 5 (1.42%) Essbase
7 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.13%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (1.13%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.13%) MS Access
8 4 (1.13%) Ingres
9 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.85%) JasperReports
9 3 (0.85%) Big Data
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.57%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 2 (0.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (1.98%) Toad
2 5 (1.42%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.85%) PHPUnit
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.28%) Maven
5 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.28%) JIRA
5 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 248 (70.25%) Finance
2 134 (37.96%) Retail
3 111 (31.44%) Retail Banking
4 28 (7.93%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.83%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.70%) Marketing
7 5 (1.42%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.42%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.85%) Legal
9 2 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 112 (31.73%) Analyst
2 59 (16.71%) Business Analyst
3 58 (16.43%) Architect
4 55 (15.58%) Developer
5 49 (13.88%) Project Manager
6 23 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (5.67%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (5.38%) Designer
9 18 (5.10%) Senior Business Analyst
10 15 (4.25%) Consultant
10 15 (4.25%) PMO Analyst
11 13 (3.68%) Test Manager
12 11 (3.12%) Senior Manager
13 10 (2.83%) Programme Analyst
13 10 (2.83%) Data Architect
13 10 (2.83%) Test Analyst
13 10 (2.83%) Technical Architect
13 10 (2.83%) Programme Office Analyst
13 10 (2.83%) Business Architect
13 10 (2.83%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.40%) HTML
2 11 (3.12%) .NET
3 10 (2.83%) CSS
4 9 (2.55%) XML
5 7 (1.98%) Web Services
5 7 (1.98%) HTML5
5 7 (1.98%) CSS3
6 6 (1.70%) Apache Cordova
6 6 (1.70%) Sencha Touch
6 6 (1.70%) RESTful
7 4 (1.13%) REST
7 4 (1.13%) PhoneGap
7 4 (1.13%) JDBC
8 3 (0.85%) DAO
8 3 (0.85%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.85%) CGI
8 3 (0.85%) Laravel
9 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.57%) Spring
10 1 (0.28%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.93%) Mobile Banking
2 23 (6.52%) User Experience
3 22 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.55%) Online Banking
5 7 (1.98%) W3C
5 7 (1.98%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.70%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.70%) Reference Data
6 6 (1.70%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.13%) Clustering
8 3 (0.85%) Tandem
9 2 (0.57%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.28%) Equities
10 1 (0.28%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.28%) iSeries
10 1 (0.28%) Social Media
10 1 (0.28%) Derivative
10 1 (0.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.10%) Windows
2 15 (4.25%) UNIX
3 11 (3.12%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.83%) Android
5 8 (2.27%) Linux
6 6 (1.70%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.70%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.13%) VMS
8 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (26.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 40 (11.33%) Project Management
3 36 (10.20%) Data Modelling
4 34 (9.63%) Business Transformation
5 28 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (7.65%) Change Management
7 24 (6.80%) Migration
8 22 (6.23%) Business Analysis
9 21 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (5.67%) GAP Analysis
10 20 (5.67%) PRINCE2
11 18 (5.10%) ETL
12 17 (4.82%) Requirements Analysis
12 17 (4.82%) Change Control
13 16 (4.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 16 (4.53%) Scrum
13 16 (4.53%) UML
14 15 (4.25%) SSADM
14 15 (4.25%) DSDM
14 15 (4.25%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 53 (15.01%) SQL
2 31 (8.78%) VBA
3 8 (2.27%) C#
4 7 (1.98%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.70%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.70%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.70%) Java
6 5 (1.42%) Perl
6 5 (1.42%) VB
7 4 (1.13%) Korn
7 4 (1.13%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.13%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.13%) PHP
8 3 (0.85%) SAS Macro
9 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.28%) RPG
10 1 (0.28%) COBOL
10 1 (0.28%) NATURAL
10 1 (0.28%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (1.98%) ISEB
2 7 (1.98%) Degree
3 5 (1.42%) CIMA
3 5 (1.42%) ACCA
4 3 (0.85%) HND
5 2 (0.57%) CISSP
6 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.28%) CEH
6 1 (0.28%) CISA
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.28%) CRISC
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.10%) Basel II
2 16 (4.53%) Basel III
2 16 (4.53%) Solvency II
3 9 (2.55%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.98%) QA
5 6 (1.70%) COREP
5 6 (1.70%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.13%) FINREP
8 3 (0.85%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (1.13%) NFS
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.57%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.85%) Puppet
3 2 (0.57%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 35 (9.92%) Business Objects
2 25 (7.08%) SAP
3 24 (6.80%) Microsoft
4 18 (5.10%) Oracle
5 16 (4.53%) Unisys
6 14 (3.97%) VMware
7 12 (3.40%) Cisco
8 11 (3.12%) IBM
8 11 (3.12%) Adobe
8 11 (3.12%) EMC
9 9 (2.55%) Teradata
9 9 (2.55%) Citrix
10 8 (2.27%) ICL
11 6 (1.70%) Sencha
12 4 (1.13%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.13%) HP
12 4 (1.13%) Hyperion
13 3 (0.85%) Juniper
14 2 (0.57%) Omniture
14 2 (0.57%) Google
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