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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 26 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 191 146 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.80% 6.18% 6.76%
As % of the General category 18.16% 19.49% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 131 171
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£430 £396 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.58% +4.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £281 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
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
1052 749 946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.95% 31.71% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 530 603
Average daily rate £418 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 26 56
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +17 106 £483 +7.33% 18
Bristol -29 37 £400 +5.96% 25
Gloucestershire -5 22 £396 -10.50% 4
Dorset +5 17 £246 -24.38% 2
Somerset -8 3 £400 +14.12%
Devon -7 2 - - 1
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (68.32%) Finance
2 147 (40.50%) Retail
3 118 (32.51%) Retail Banking
4 96 (26.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (15.98%) SQL
6 39 (10.74%) Business Objects
7 38 (10.47%) Project Management
8 36 (9.92%) Data Modelling
9 33 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
9 33 (9.09%) Business Transformation
10 31 (8.54%) VBA
10 31 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (8.26%) Microsoft
12 29 (7.99%) Business Analysis
13 28 (7.71%) MS Project
14 25 (6.89%) SAS
14 25 (6.89%) Telecoms
14 25 (6.89%) Mobile Banking
15 24 (6.61%) Change Management
16 23 (6.34%) Migration
16 23 (6.34%) MS Visio
16 23 (6.34%) SAP
17 22 (6.06%) Windows
17 22 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
17 22 (6.06%) User Experience
18 21 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (5.79%) UML
19 20 (5.51%) MS Excel
19 20 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
20 19 (5.23%) PRINCE2

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 25 (6.89%) SAS
2 6 (1.65%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.38%) CMS
4 4 (1.10%) Apache
5 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.28%) Confluence
6 1 (0.28%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.28%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (7.71%) MS Project
2 23 (6.34%) MS Visio
3 20 (5.51%) MS Excel
4 10 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (2.48%) Photoshop
5 9 (2.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (2.20%) MS Office
7 2 (0.55%) InDesign
7 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.28%) BASE24
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.28%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.13%) Internet
2 6 (1.65%) Extranet
3 5 (1.38%) SAN
4 4 (1.10%) SSH
4 4 (1.10%) DNS
4 4 (1.10%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.83%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.55%) Firewall
6 2 (0.55%) 3G
6 2 (0.55%) Network Security
6 2 (0.55%) NAS
7 1 (0.28%) Intranet
7 1 (0.28%) PPP
7 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.28%) ATM
7 1 (0.28%) LAN
7 1 (0.28%) WAN
7 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 9 (2.48%) BusinessObjects XI
4 7 (1.93%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.93%) MS Access
5 5 (1.38%) Essbase
6 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.10%) Ingres
6 4 (1.10%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.10%) Base SAS
6 4 (1.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.83%) Big Data
7 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.83%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.83%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.93%) Toad
2 3 (0.83%) PHPUnit
2 3 (0.83%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.28%) JIRA
4 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.28%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.28%) Maven
General
1 248 (68.32%) Finance
2 147 (40.50%) Retail
3 118 (32.51%) Retail Banking
4 25 (6.89%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.48%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.20%) Marketing
7 5 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.10%) Legal
8 4 (1.10%) Back Office
9 2 (0.55%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (35.81%) Analyst
2 60 (16.53%) Business Analyst
3 58 (15.98%) Developer
4 48 (13.22%) Architect
5 47 (12.95%) Project Manager
6 23 (6.34%) Senior Business Analyst
6 23 (6.34%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (5.79%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (4.96%) PMO Analyst
9 17 (4.68%) Designer
10 16 (4.41%) Data Analyst
11 14 (3.86%) Test Analyst
12 11 (3.03%) MI Analyst
12 11 (3.03%) Programme Analyst
12 11 (3.03%) Programme Office Analyst
13 10 (2.75%) SAS Developer
13 10 (2.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 10 (2.75%) Business Objects Developer
13 10 (2.75%) Test Manager
14 9 (2.48%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.58%) HTML
2 10 (2.75%) .NET
2 10 (2.75%) CSS
3 7 (1.93%) HTML5
3 7 (1.93%) CSS3
3 7 (1.93%) XML
4 6 (1.65%) Apache Cordova
4 6 (1.65%) Sencha Touch
4 6 (1.65%) RESTful
5 5 (1.38%) Web Services
6 4 (1.10%) JDBC
6 4 (1.10%) PhoneGap
6 4 (1.10%) REST
7 3 (0.83%) Laravel
7 3 (0.83%) CGI
7 3 (0.83%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.83%) DAO
8 2 (0.55%) Spring
8 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.89%) Mobile Banking
2 22 (6.06%) User Experience
3 21 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.03%) Online Banking
5 7 (1.93%) W3C
6 6 (1.65%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.65%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.38%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.10%) Clustering
9 3 (0.83%) Tandem
10 2 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.55%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.55%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.28%) Derivative
11 1 (0.28%) Statistics
11 1 (0.28%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.28%) Social Media
11 1 (0.28%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.06%) Windows
2 17 (4.68%) UNIX
3 10 (2.75%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.75%) Android
4 8 (2.20%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.93%) Linux
6 6 (1.65%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.10%) VMS
8 3 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (26.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 38 (10.47%) Project Management
3 36 (9.92%) Data Modelling
4 33 (9.09%) Business Transformation
5 31 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (7.99%) Business Analysis
7 24 (6.61%) Change Management
8 23 (6.34%) Migration
9 22 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
10 21 (5.79%) UML
11 20 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (5.23%) PRINCE2
12 19 (5.23%) Requirements Analysis
13 18 (4.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 18 (4.96%) Change Control
14 17 (4.68%) SSADM
14 17 (4.68%) DSDM
15 16 (4.41%) BPR
15 16 (4.41%) Scrum
15 16 (4.41%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 58 (15.98%) SQL
2 31 (8.54%) VBA
3 9 (2.48%) C#
4 7 (1.93%) T-SQL
4 7 (1.93%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.65%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.38%) Perl
6 5 (1.38%) Java
7 4 (1.10%) PHP
7 4 (1.10%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.10%) Korn
8 3 (0.83%) SAS Macro
8 3 (0.83%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.55%) VB
9 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.28%) NATURAL
10 1 (0.28%) JCL
10 1 (0.28%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (1.93%) Degree
1 7 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (1.65%) CIMA
2 6 (1.65%) ACCA
3 3 (0.83%) ISEB
3 3 (0.83%) HND
4 2 (0.55%) CISSP
5 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.28%) CRISC
5 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.28%) CISA
5 1 (0.28%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.23%) Basel II
2 17 (4.68%) Basel III
2 17 (4.68%) Solvency II
3 8 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.65%) QA
5 5 (1.38%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.38%) COREP
6 4 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.83%) FINREP
8 2 (0.55%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (1.65%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.10%) NFS
2 4 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.55%) VMware Server
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.83%) Puppet
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.55%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 39 (10.74%) Business Objects
2 30 (8.26%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.34%) SAP
4 16 (4.41%) Oracle
5 14 (3.86%) Unisys
5 14 (3.86%) Teradata
6 12 (3.31%) VMware
7 10 (2.75%) Adobe
8 8 (2.20%) ICL
8 8 (2.20%) EMC
9 7 (1.93%) Citrix
9 7 (1.93%) Cisco
9 7 (1.93%) IBM
10 6 (1.65%) Sencha
11 5 (1.38%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.10%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.83%) HP
14 2 (0.55%) Cognos
14 2 (0.55%) NetApp
14 2 (0.55%) Murex
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