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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 29 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 168 185 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.78% 5.52% 5.23%
As % of the General category 18.60% 17.19% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 151 148
Median daily rate £375 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £12.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+131.37% -26.08%
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
903 1076 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.04% 32.09% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 730 723
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 73 50
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £55.00 £41.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +7.95%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +4 49 £500 +14.28% 6
Bristol -19 47 £385 +1.91% 16
Dorset +6 41 £325 -13.33% 10
Gloucestershire +20 26 £425 -
Somerset +13 2 £575 +31.42%
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Banking.

1 182 (67.91%) Finance
2 73 (27.24%) Retail
3 46 (17.16%) Retail Banking
4 41 (15.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (13.81%) SQL
6 33 (12.31%) Migration
7 30 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (9.70%) HTML
8 26 (9.70%) Project Management
9 24 (8.96%) Java
9 24 (8.96%) PRINCE2
10 23 (8.58%) Windows
10 23 (8.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (8.21%) HTML5
11 22 (8.21%) TOGAF
12 20 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (7.46%) Cash Management
13 19 (7.09%) Scrum
13 19 (7.09%) Middleware
14 18 (6.72%) MS Excel
14 18 (6.72%) JavaScript
14 18 (6.72%) SQL Server
14 18 (6.72%) AngularJS
15 17 (6.34%) Oracle
15 17 (6.34%) Business Analysis
16 16 (5.97%) Microsoft
16 16 (5.97%) SDLC
16 16 (5.97%) Use Case
17 15 (5.60%) Validation
18 14 (5.22%) Software Engineering

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (4.48%) Apache Spark
2 11 (4.10%) SAS
2 11 (4.10%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.87%) IIS
5 4 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.49%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.75%) CMS
6 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.37%) CICS
7 1 (0.37%) Drupal
7 1 (0.37%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.37%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.99%) MS Office
3 6 (2.24%) MS Project
4 5 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.75%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.75%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.37%) BASE24
3 1 (0.37%) Findur
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.48%) Internet
2 4 (1.49%) Skype
3 3 (1.12%) DNS
3 3 (1.12%) TACACS
4 2 (0.75%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (0.75%) DHCP
4 2 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (0.75%) Firewall
4 2 (0.75%) LDAP
4 2 (0.75%) SAN
5 1 (0.37%) ATM
5 1 (0.37%) HTTP
5 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.37%) LAN
5 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.48%) Big Data
3 7 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.87%) Base SAS
5 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.49%) OLAP
6 4 (1.49%) OLAP Cube
6 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.49%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (1.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (0.75%) Essbase
8 2 (0.75%) Hyperion Smart View
8 2 (0.75%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.37%) DTS
9 1 (0.37%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.87%) JIRA
2 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.37%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.37%) ProC
General
1 182 (67.91%) Finance
2 73 (27.24%) Retail
3 46 (17.16%) Retail Banking
4 9 (3.36%) Marketing
5 6 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.87%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.75%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.75%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (26.12%) Analyst
2 46 (17.16%) Developer
3 42 (15.67%) Architect
4 26 (9.70%) Project Manager
5 25 (9.33%) Business Analyst
6 22 (8.21%) Banking Analyst
6 22 (8.21%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (6.34%) Test Analyst
7 17 (6.34%) Test Manager
8 15 (5.60%) Consultant
9 13 (4.85%) SQL Developer
10 12 (4.48%) Designer
10 12 (4.48%) Java Developer
11 11 (4.10%) Test Leader
12 9 (3.36%) Banking Business Analyst
12 9 (3.36%) Banking Project Manager
13 8 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (2.61%) Access Developer
14 7 (2.61%) Data Analyst
14 7 (2.61%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.70%) HTML
2 22 (8.21%) HTML5
3 19 (7.09%) Middleware
4 18 (6.72%) AngularJS
5 13 (4.85%) CSS
6 11 (4.10%) Kafka
6 11 (4.10%) KnockoutJS
7 10 (3.73%) .NET
7 10 (3.73%) Backbone.js
7 10 (3.73%) React
8 5 (1.87%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.87%) Apache Cordova
8 5 (1.87%) PhoneGap
8 5 (1.87%) REST
8 5 (1.87%) Sencha Touch
8 5 (1.87%) WCF
8 5 (1.87%) Web Services
9 4 (1.49%) JSON
10 3 (1.12%) Spring
11 2 (0.75%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.48%) Online Banking
3 11 (4.10%) Blockchain
4 10 (3.73%) User Experience
5 7 (2.61%) e-Learning
6 5 (1.87%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.49%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.12%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.12%) iPad
8 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.75%) Cryptocurrency
9 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.75%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.75%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.75%) PMI
9 2 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.58%) Windows
2 8 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (2.24%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.87%) Android
4 5 (1.87%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.87%) Unix
5 4 (1.49%) Linux
5 4 (1.49%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.49%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (12.31%) Migration
3 26 (9.70%) Project Management
4 24 (8.96%) PRINCE2
5 23 (8.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (8.21%) TOGAF
7 20 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (7.46%) Cash Management
8 19 (7.09%) Scrum
9 17 (6.34%) Business Analysis
10 16 (5.97%) SDLC
10 16 (5.97%) Use Case
11 15 (5.60%) Validation
12 14 (5.22%) Change Management
12 14 (5.22%) Software Engineering
13 13 (4.85%) Problem Management
13 13 (4.85%) UML
14 11 (4.10%) Service Management
14 11 (4.10%) SOA
15 10 (3.73%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (13.81%) SQL
2 24 (8.96%) Java
3 18 (6.72%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.48%) VBA
5 8 (2.99%) C#
6 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.49%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.75%) COBOL
9 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.37%) C++
10 1 (0.37%) PHP
10 1 (0.37%) PROC SQL
10 1 (0.37%) VB
10 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (2.99%) ISEB
1 8 (2.99%) ISTQB
2 6 (2.24%) CISSP
3 5 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.75%) CCSP
5 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.75%) Degree
5 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.37%) CBAP
6 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.87%) PCI DSS
1 5 (1.87%) QA
2 4 (1.49%) SEPA
3 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) COREP
4 1 (0.37%) FINREP
4 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.37%) ACF2
2 1 (0.37%) Firmware
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.37%) RACF
2 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.37%) vSphere
2 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.12%) SCCM
3 2 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.37%) Endace
4 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.37%) zSecure
Vendors
1 17 (6.34%) Oracle
2 16 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.36%) Teradata
4 7 (2.61%) HP
5 6 (2.24%) Cisco
5 6 (2.24%) Sencha
6 5 (1.87%) Murex
6 5 (1.87%) SAP
7 3 (1.12%) IBM
7 3 (1.12%) VMware
8 2 (0.75%) Actimize
8 2 (0.75%) Adobe
8 2 (0.75%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (0.75%) EMC
8 2 (0.75%) F5
8 2 (0.75%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.75%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.75%) Infoblox
8 2 (0.75%) Intel Security
8 2 (0.75%) ServiceNow
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