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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 42 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 120 171 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.05% 5.39% 5.41%
As % of the General category 12.33% 17.19% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 142 119
Average daily rate £405 £479 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% +15.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £10.44 £9.94
% change year-on-year
+31.70% +5.03%
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
973 995 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.83% 31.38% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 652 539
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 35
Average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.69 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 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
Bristol +5 47 £358 -18.63% 15
Dorset +9 25 £425 +10.38% 6
Wiltshire -31 25 £488 -2.50% 15
Gloucestershire +2 14 £425 +4.29% 1
Somerset +4 3 £400 - 5
Devon -4 1 - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 197 (72.43%) Finance
2 61 (22.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (20.96%) SQL
4 48 (17.65%) Retail
5 40 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (11.03%) Data Modelling
8 28 (10.29%) Teradata
9 27 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (9.93%) Retail Banking
10 24 (8.82%) Telecoms
11 21 (7.72%) Oracle
11 21 (7.72%) UML
12 20 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (6.99%) Migration
14 18 (6.62%) Change Management
14 18 (6.62%) SQL Server
14 18 (6.62%) Project Management
15 17 (6.25%) Investment Banking
15 17 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (5.88%) QA
16 16 (5.88%) PRINCE2
16 16 (5.88%) E-Commerce
17 15 (5.51%) MS Excel
17 15 (5.51%) MS Access
17 15 (5.51%) SAS
17 15 (5.51%) BusinessObjects
17 15 (5.51%) Data Management
17 15 (5.51%) Business Analysis
18 14 (5.15%) Microsoft

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 15 (5.51%) SAS
2 9 (3.31%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.21%) Node.js
4 2 (0.74%) CMS
4 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.37%) Apache
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.31%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.21%) MS Office
4 6 (2.21%) MS Project
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.74%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.74%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.74%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.37%) BASE24
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.37%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.37%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) GitHub
2 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.47%) Internet
1 4 (1.47%) SAN
2 2 (0.74%) NAS
3 1 (0.37%) ATM
3 1 (0.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (6.62%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.51%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (5.51%) MS Access
4 6 (2.21%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.10%) Data Mart
6 3 (1.10%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.74%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.74%) Big Data
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (2.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.21%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (1.84%) Gerrit
3 5 (1.84%) Grunt
4 4 (1.47%) gulp
5 3 (1.10%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.10%) Selenium
6 2 (0.74%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.74%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.74%) Toad
7 1 (0.37%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.37%) Ant
7 1 (0.37%) Appium
7 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.37%) Gradle
7 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.37%) WinRunner
General
1 197 (72.43%) Finance
2 48 (17.65%) Retail
3 27 (9.93%) Retail Banking
4 24 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 17 (6.25%) Investment Banking
6 11 (4.04%) Marketing
7 8 (2.94%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.10%) Electronics
8 3 (1.10%) Legal
8 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.74%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.37%) German Language
10 1 (0.37%) Law
10 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (31.99%) Analyst
2 57 (20.96%) Business Analyst
3 45 (16.54%) Developer
4 29 (10.66%) Architect
5 27 (9.93%) Project Manager
6 26 (9.56%) Banking Analyst
7 16 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
7 16 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (5.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 14 (5.15%) Senior Business Analyst
10 11 (4.04%) Banking Project Manager
10 11 (4.04%) Consultant
10 11 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.68%) Data Analyst
11 10 (3.68%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.31%) Oracle BI Developer
12 9 (3.31%) Oracle Developer
13 8 (2.94%) Middleware Architect
13 8 (2.94%) Senior Manager
13 8 (2.94%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.68%) CSS
1 10 (3.68%) HTML
2 9 (3.31%) Middleware
3 7 (2.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (1.84%) .NET
4 5 (1.84%) ELK Stack
5 4 (1.47%) React
6 3 (1.10%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.10%) HTML5
6 3 (1.10%) jQuery
6 3 (1.10%) XML
7 2 (0.74%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.74%) Java EE
7 2 (0.74%) Spring
7 2 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.37%) CSS3
8 1 (0.37%) Express
8 1 (0.37%) REST
8 1 (0.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.68%) iPad
2 10 (3.68%) User Experience
3 7 (2.57%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.57%) SWIFT
4 5 (1.84%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.47%) Linked Data
5 4 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (1.47%) Reference Data
5 4 (1.47%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.10%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.10%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.10%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.74%) APACS
7 2 (0.74%) IBM XIV
7 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.74%) Replication
7 2 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.68%) Unix
2 6 (2.21%) Linux
3 2 (0.74%) Windows
4 1 (0.37%) Android
4 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (11.03%) Data Modelling
3 27 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (7.72%) UML
5 20 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (6.99%) Migration
7 18 (6.62%) Change Management
7 18 (6.62%) Project Management
8 17 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 16 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 15 (5.51%) Business Analysis
10 15 (5.51%) Data Management
11 12 (4.41%) Business Transformation
11 12 (4.41%) Dimensional Modelling
12 11 (4.04%) Data Analysis
12 11 (4.04%) ITIL
12 11 (4.04%) Use Case
13 10 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (3.68%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 57 (20.96%) SQL
2 14 (5.15%) VBA
3 12 (4.41%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.68%) C#
5 7 (2.57%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.57%) Perl
5 7 (2.57%) Python
5 7 (2.57%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.21%) Java
7 5 (1.84%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.47%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.10%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.74%) VB
10 2 (0.74%) VBScript
11 1 (0.37%) C
11 1 (0.37%) Ruby
11 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (2.21%) Degree
3 5 (1.84%) ISEB
4 4 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.10%) CISSP
5 3 (1.10%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.74%) CCNA
6 2 (0.74%) CCNP
6 2 (0.74%) CIPD
6 2 (0.74%) CISA
6 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.74%) CISM
6 2 (0.74%) CRISC
6 2 (0.74%) NVQ Level 3
6 2 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.37%) ACCA
7 1 (0.37%) CIMA
7 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.37%) PMP
7 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.88%) QA
2 7 (2.57%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.57%) Solvency II
3 6 (2.21%) Basel II
3 6 (2.21%) Basel III
4 4 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.47%) SEPA
5 2 (0.74%) COBIT
5 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.37%) COREP
6 1 (0.37%) COSO
6 1 (0.37%) FINREP
6 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.37%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 4 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.47%) VMware ESX
1 4 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.47%) vSphere
2 3 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.74%) vCloud
4 1 (0.37%) ACF2
4 1 (0.37%) Docker
4 1 (0.37%) Firmware
4 1 (0.37%) XenApp
4 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.21%) Ansible
2 6 (2.21%) Puppet
3 2 (0.74%) vMotion
4 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.37%) zSecure
Vendors
1 28 (10.29%) Teradata
2 21 (7.72%) Oracle
3 14 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.15%) SAP
4 13 (4.78%) IBM
5 8 (2.94%) Splunk
6 7 (2.57%) Cisco
6 7 (2.57%) HP
7 4 (1.47%) EMC
7 4 (1.47%) Tableau
7 4 (1.47%) VMware
8 3 (1.10%) BMC
8 3 (1.10%) Citrix
8 3 (1.10%) Informatica
8 3 (1.10%) Sun
8 3 (1.10%) Symantec
9 2 (0.74%) Actimize
9 2 (0.74%) ArcSight
9 2 (0.74%) Brocade
9 2 (0.74%) Verint
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