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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 40 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Banking 149 159 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.89% 4.96% 6.08%
As % of the General category 16.54% 16.53% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 134 152
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 £251 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.07 £10.44 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+82.66% -53.60%
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
901 962 1010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.57% 30.02% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 668 679
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 £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 68 47
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Bristol -9 50 £376 -5.93% 14
Wiltshire -5 45 £488 +14.70%
Dorset +1 31 £350 +86.66% 1
Gloucestershire +6 18 £305 -17.00% 2
Somerset +15 1 - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 168 (65.88%) Finance
2 59 (23.14%) Retail
3 50 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (16.08%) SQL
5 39 (15.29%) Retail Banking
6 30 (11.76%) Migration
7 28 (10.98%) Project Management
8 26 (10.20%) PRINCE2
8 26 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (9.02%) SDLC
11 22 (8.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (8.63%) Windows
11 22 (8.63%) TOGAF
12 19 (7.45%) Scrum
12 19 (7.45%) HTML
13 18 (7.06%) MS Excel
13 18 (7.06%) Microsoft
14 17 (6.67%) UML
14 17 (6.67%) Java
14 17 (6.67%) Oracle
14 17 (6.67%) Use Case
15 16 (6.27%) HTML5
15 16 (6.27%) SQL Server
15 16 (6.27%) JavaScript
15 16 (6.27%) Middleware
16 15 (5.88%) Change Management
16 15 (5.88%) Validation
16 15 (5.88%) Software Engineering
16 15 (5.88%) Business Analysis

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 11 (4.31%) SAS
2 10 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.75%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.96%) IIS
5 4 (1.57%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.78%) CMS
7 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.39%) Drupal
8 1 (0.39%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.39%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.14%) MS Office
2 8 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.35%) MS Project
4 4 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.78%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.78%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.31%) Internet
2 4 (1.57%) Skype
3 3 (1.18%) DNS
3 3 (1.18%) TACACS
4 2 (0.78%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (0.78%) DHCP
4 2 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (0.78%) Firewall
4 2 (0.78%) LDAP
4 2 (0.78%) SAN
5 1 (0.39%) HTTP
5 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.39%) LAN
5 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.75%) Big Data
4 5 (1.96%) Base SAS
4 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.57%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.18%) OLAP
6 3 (1.18%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.18%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (1.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.78%) Essbase
7 2 (0.78%) Hyperion Smart View
7 2 (0.78%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (1.57%) JIRA
2 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.39%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.39%) ProC
General
1 168 (65.88%) Finance
2 59 (23.14%) Retail
3 39 (15.29%) Retail Banking
4 9 (3.53%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.53%) Marketing
5 7 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 72 (28.24%) Analyst
2 40 (15.69%) Architect
3 37 (14.51%) Developer
4 28 (10.98%) Project Manager
5 27 (10.59%) Business Analyst
6 23 (9.02%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (8.63%) Banking Analyst
8 19 (7.45%) Test Analyst
9 14 (5.49%) Consultant
9 14 (5.49%) SQL Developer
10 13 (5.10%) Test Leader
11 11 (4.31%) Designer
11 11 (4.31%) Test Manager
12 9 (3.53%) Banking Business Analyst
12 9 (3.53%) Banking Project Manager
12 9 (3.53%) Data Analyst
12 9 (3.53%) Excel Developer
13 8 (3.14%) Access VBA Developer
13 8 (3.14%) Excel VBA Developer
13 8 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.45%) HTML
2 16 (6.27%) HTML5
2 16 (6.27%) Middleware
3 12 (4.71%) AngularJS
4 9 (3.53%) Backbone.js
4 9 (3.53%) KnockoutJS
4 9 (3.53%) React
5 8 (3.14%) CSS
6 6 (2.35%) .NET
6 6 (2.35%) Kafka
7 4 (1.57%) Apache Cordova
7 4 (1.57%) PhoneGap
7 4 (1.57%) Sencha Touch
8 3 (1.18%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.18%) JSON
8 3 (1.18%) REST
8 3 (1.18%) Spring
8 3 (1.18%) WCF
8 3 (1.18%) Web Services
9 2 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.31%) Online Banking
3 10 (3.92%) User Experience
4 8 (3.14%) e-Learning
5 7 (2.75%) SWIFT
6 6 (2.35%) Blockchain
7 5 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.18%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.18%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.18%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.78%) Cryptocurrency
10 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.78%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.78%) iPad
10 2 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.78%) PMI
11 1 (0.39%) Pricing Data
11 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.63%) Windows
2 7 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (2.35%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.96%) Unix
4 5 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.57%) Android
5 4 (1.57%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.57%) Linux
5 4 (1.57%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (11.76%) Migration
3 28 (10.98%) Project Management
4 26 (10.20%) PRINCE2
5 24 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (9.02%) SDLC
7 22 (8.63%) TOGAF
7 22 (8.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (7.45%) Scrum
9 17 (6.67%) UML
9 17 (6.67%) Use Case
10 15 (5.88%) Business Analysis
10 15 (5.88%) Change Management
10 15 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 15 (5.88%) Validation
11 13 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (4.71%) Problem Management
13 10 (3.92%) Cash Management
13 10 (3.92%) Waterfall
14 9 (3.53%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (16.08%) SQL
2 17 (6.67%) Java
3 16 (6.27%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.10%) VBA
5 5 (1.96%) C#
6 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.18%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.39%) C++
9 1 (0.39%) COBOL
9 1 (0.39%) PROC SQL
9 1 (0.39%) VB
9 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (3.53%) ISEB
2 8 (3.14%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.35%) CISSP
4 5 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.78%) CCSP
7 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.78%) Degree
7 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.39%) ACCA
8 1 (0.39%) CBAP
8 1 (0.39%) CIMA
8 1 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.14%) SEPA
2 5 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.96%) QA
3 3 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) Basel II
4 1 (0.39%) Basel III
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.39%) ACF2
2 1 (0.39%) Firmware
2 1 (0.39%) RACF
2 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.39%) vSphere
2 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.14%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.18%) SCCM
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.39%) zSecure
Vendors
1 18 (7.06%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.67%) Oracle
3 12 (4.71%) Teradata
4 8 (3.14%) HP
5 7 (2.75%) Cisco
6 5 (1.96%) SAP
6 5 (1.96%) Sencha
7 3 (1.18%) Murex
7 3 (1.18%) VMware
8 2 (0.78%) Actimize
8 2 (0.78%) Adobe
8 2 (0.78%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (0.78%) EMC
8 2 (0.78%) F5
8 2 (0.78%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.78%) Infoblox
8 2 (0.78%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.39%) RainStor
9 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.39%) Verint
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