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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 35 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Banking 168 205 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.27% 6.18% 8.54%
As % of the General category 16.52% 18.91% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 178 182
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£450 £421 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.82% +12.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £650 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +5.92%
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
1017 1084 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.91% 32.68% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 683 576
Average daily rate £412 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.87% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 53 28
Average hourly rate £37.00 £31.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.53% +5.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.40 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -2 84 £470 +8.86% 13
Bristol -1 54 £413 +3.70% 37
Dorset +2 15 £500 +17.64% 5
Gloucestershire -17 6 £414 +15.57% 13
Devon - 3 £375 - 2
Somerset -2 1 - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 266 (75.35%) Finance
2 119 (33.71%) Retail
3 102 (28.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 96 (27.20%) Retail Banking
5 54 (15.30%) Telecoms
6 47 (13.31%) SQL
7 46 (13.03%) Project Management
8 41 (11.61%) Data Modelling
9 37 (10.48%) Business Transformation
10 32 (9.07%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (8.78%) Microsoft
11 31 (8.78%) Change Management
12 27 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (7.37%) GAP Analysis
13 26 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (7.08%) Business Analysis
14 25 (7.08%) SAP
15 24 (6.80%) MS Project
16 23 (6.52%) ETL
16 23 (6.52%) Windows
16 23 (6.52%) User Experience
16 23 (6.52%) Mobile Banking
17 21 (5.95%) SAS
18 20 (5.67%) Solvency II
18 20 (5.67%) Requirements Analysis
19 19 (5.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 19 (5.38%) PRINCE2
19 19 (5.38%) SQL Server
19 19 (5.38%) Basel II
19 19 (5.38%) BPR

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (5.95%) SAS
2 10 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.57%) IIS
5 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.28%) Confluence
5 1 (0.28%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (6.80%) MS Project
2 18 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.10%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (2.83%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (1.98%) MS Office
5 5 (1.42%) SPSS
6 4 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.85%) InDesign
8 2 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.85%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.57%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.57%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.28%) BASE24
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.40%) Internet
2 8 (2.27%) SAN
3 7 (1.98%) NAS
4 6 (1.70%) Extranet
5 3 (0.85%) Firewall
5 3 (0.85%) Network Security
6 2 (0.57%) 3G
6 2 (0.57%) ATM
7 1 (0.28%) DHCP
7 1 (0.28%) PPP
7 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.28%) DNS
7 1 (0.28%) VLAN
7 1 (0.28%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.07%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.83%) Base SAS
4 9 (2.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.13%) MS Access
7 3 (0.85%) OLAP
7 3 (0.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (0.57%) Big Data
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.57%) DataStage
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.57%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.28%) DB2
9 1 (0.28%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 6 (1.70%) Axure RP
2 3 (0.85%) Maven
2 3 (0.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.57%) JUnit
3 2 (0.57%) Toad
4 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.28%) ERwin
4 1 (0.28%) JIRA
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 266 (75.35%) Finance
2 119 (33.71%) Retail
3 96 (27.20%) Retail Banking
4 54 (15.30%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.97%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.83%) Marketing
7 6 (1.70%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.13%) Legal
8 4 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 125 (35.41%) Analyst
2 82 (23.23%) Business Analyst
3 53 (15.01%) Project Manager
4 42 (11.90%) Architect
5 32 (9.07%) Developer
6 29 (8.22%) Senior Analyst
7 27 (7.65%) Senior Business Analyst
8 20 (5.67%) Designer
9 19 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (4.82%) Test Manager
10 17 (4.82%) Consultant
11 15 (4.25%) PMO Analyst
12 11 (3.12%) Senior Manager
13 9 (2.55%) Test Leader
13 9 (2.55%) Business Architect
14 8 (2.27%) Programme Office Analyst
14 8 (2.27%) Test Analyst
14 8 (2.27%) Delivery Manager
14 8 (2.27%) Programme Analyst
15 7 (1.98%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.83%) HTML
1 10 (2.83%) XML
2 9 (2.55%) .NET
3 7 (1.98%) CSS
3 7 (1.98%) HTML5
3 7 (1.98%) CSS3
4 6 (1.70%) Sencha Touch
4 6 (1.70%) Apache Cordova
4 6 (1.70%) RESTful
5 4 (1.13%) Web Services
5 4 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.13%) PhoneGap
5 4 (1.13%) REST
6 3 (0.85%) Spring
6 3 (0.85%) J2EE
7 2 (0.57%) Middleware
7 2 (0.57%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.28%) WCF
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.52%) User Experience
2 23 (6.52%) Mobile Banking
3 8 (2.27%) Credit Risk
3 8 (2.27%) Reference Data
4 7 (1.98%) W3C
4 7 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.98%) Online Banking
5 6 (1.70%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.85%) Statistics
7 2 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.57%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.57%) Tandem
7 2 (0.57%) iSeries
7 2 (0.57%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.57%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.28%) Social Media
8 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.52%) Windows
2 12 (3.40%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.83%) Android
4 8 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.42%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.42%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.85%) UNIX
7 3 (0.85%) Linux
8 2 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (28.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 46 (13.03%) Project Management
3 41 (11.61%) Data Modelling
4 37 (10.48%) Business Transformation
5 31 (8.78%) Change Management
6 26 (7.37%) GAP Analysis
6 26 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (7.08%) Business Analysis
8 23 (6.52%) ETL
9 20 (5.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 19 (5.38%) PRINCE2
10 19 (5.38%) BPR
10 19 (5.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 18 (5.10%) BPMN
11 18 (5.10%) UML
11 18 (5.10%) Migration
12 17 (4.82%) SSADM
12 17 (4.82%) DSDM
12 17 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (4.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.31%) SQL
2 12 (3.40%) VBA
3 7 (1.98%) C#
4 6 (1.70%) Java
5 5 (1.42%) VB
6 3 (0.85%) SAS Macro
6 3 (0.85%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.57%) RPG
7 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.28%) NATURAL
8 1 (0.28%) JCL
8 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.28%) C
8 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.28%) C++
8 1 (0.28%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 13 (3.68%) ISEB
1 13 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (2.55%) Degree
3 3 (0.85%) HND
4 2 (0.57%) CISSP
4 2 (0.57%) CIMA
4 2 (0.57%) ACCA
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) CRISC
5 1 (0.28%) AAT
5 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.28%) CISA
5 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.28%) CEH
5 1 (0.28%) MCITP
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.67%) Solvency II
2 19 (5.38%) Basel II
3 17 (4.82%) Basel III
4 10 (2.83%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.98%) QA
6 5 (1.42%) COREP
7 4 (1.13%) FINREP
7 4 (1.13%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.57%) FATCA
9 1 (0.28%) SLA
9 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.85%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.28%) Xen
4 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (8.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.08%) SAP
3 18 (5.10%) Oracle
4 17 (4.82%) Business Objects
5 15 (4.25%) Adobe
6 10 (2.83%) Unisys
7 9 (2.55%) Teradata
8 8 (2.27%) VMware
8 8 (2.27%) Cisco
8 8 (2.27%) IBM
9 7 (1.98%) EMC
10 6 (1.70%) ICL
10 6 (1.70%) Sencha
11 5 (1.42%) Omniture
11 5 (1.42%) Google
12 4 (1.13%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.13%) HP
13 3 (0.85%) Citrix
13 3 (0.85%) NetApp
13 3 (0.85%) Isilon
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