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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
England / South West
Rank 40 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Banking 124 122 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.59% 4.15% 5.31%
As % of the General category 13.87% 12.76% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 92 143
Median daily rate £415 £404 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.78% -13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £11.47 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+13.01% +9.86%

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
894 956 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.09% 32.55% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 660 676
Median daily rate £390 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -9.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 53 30
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.90 £22.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £57.00 £43.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +3 51 £415 +15.11% 13
Wiltshire +11 34 £428 -10.04% 8
Gloucestershire +19 30 £400 -5.88% 2
Somerset +3 5 £320 -20.00%
Devon -3 1 £138 - 1
Dorset -17 1 - - 5
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 169 (69.83%) Finance
2 78 (32.23%) Retail
3 66 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (24.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (19.83%) Retail Banking
6 36 (14.88%) SQL
7 33 (13.64%) Test Scripting
8 32 (13.22%) Migration
9 31 (12.81%) Scrum
10 30 (12.40%) Java
10 30 (12.40%) JavaScript
11 25 (10.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 25 (10.33%) Defect Management
12 22 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (8.68%) HTML
13 21 (8.68%) JIRA
14 20 (8.26%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (8.26%) Project Management
15 18 (7.44%) Oracle
16 17 (7.02%) PRINCE2
16 17 (7.02%) HTML5
17 16 (6.61%) C#
17 16 (6.61%) XML
18 15 (6.20%) Web Services
18 15 (6.20%) CSS
18 15 (6.20%) SAS
18 15 (6.20%) Data Protection
19 14 (5.79%) Git (software)
19 14 (5.79%) Selenium
19 14 (5.79%) User Experience

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 15 (6.20%) SAS
2 10 (4.13%) Confluence
3 8 (3.31%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.24%) IIS
4 3 (1.24%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.41%) CMS
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.41%) JBoss
6 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.48%) MS Project
2 4 (1.65%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.24%) Lectora
3 3 (1.24%) MS Office
3 3 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.41%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.41%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) IBM Blueworks
1 3 (1.24%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) GitHub
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.13%) Internet
2 7 (2.89%) Firewall
2 7 (2.89%) Network Security
3 5 (2.07%) ATM
4 4 (1.65%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.65%) LAN
4 4 (1.65%) WAN
5 2 (0.83%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (0.83%) DWDM
6 1 (0.41%) Intranet
6 1 (0.41%) MPLS
6 1 (0.41%) Skype
6 1 (0.41%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.26%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.72%) Base SAS
2 9 (3.72%) Big Data
2 9 (3.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 8 (3.31%) Blockchain
3 8 (3.31%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.48%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.24%) DB2
6 3 (1.24%) SAS EBI
7 2 (0.83%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.83%) OLAP
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.41%) MySQL
8 1 (0.41%) OLTP
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.41%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (8.68%) JIRA
2 14 (5.79%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.79%) Selenium
3 12 (4.96%) Cucumber
3 12 (4.96%) TeamCity
4 11 (4.55%) WebDriver
5 8 (3.31%) Ant
5 8 (3.31%) Artifactory
6 7 (2.89%) JMeter
6 7 (2.89%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (2.07%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.24%) Maven
8 3 (1.24%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.83%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.83%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.41%) ERwin
10 1 (0.41%) MagicDraw
10 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 169 (69.83%) Finance
2 78 (32.23%) Retail
3 48 (19.83%) Retail Banking
4 13 (5.37%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.13%) Financial Institution
5 10 (4.13%) Marketing
6 3 (1.24%) Back Office
6 3 (1.24%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.24%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.83%) Electronics
7 2 (0.83%) International Banking
7 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (23.55%) Developer
2 45 (18.60%) Analyst
3 24 (9.92%) Test Manager
4 20 (8.26%) Architect
5 19 (7.85%) Test Analyst
6 15 (6.20%) Java Developer
6 15 (6.20%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.79%) Banking Analyst
7 14 (5.79%) Tester
8 13 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.96%) Business Analyst
10 11 (4.55%) Consultant
11 10 (4.13%) Test Leader
12 8 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (3.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 7 (2.89%) Designer
13 7 (2.89%) Finance Manager
13 7 (2.89%) Programme Manager
13 7 (2.89%) Test Engineer
13 7 (2.89%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.68%) HTML
2 17 (7.02%) HTML5
3 16 (6.61%) XML
4 15 (6.20%) CSS
4 15 (6.20%) Web Services
5 13 (5.37%) .NET
6 12 (4.96%) AngularJS
7 11 (4.55%) React
8 10 (4.13%) DHTML
9 8 (3.31%) CSS3
9 8 (3.31%) Kafka
9 8 (3.31%) WCF
10 7 (2.89%) ASP.NET
10 7 (2.89%) jQuery
10 7 (2.89%) REST
11 6 (2.48%) Spring
11 6 (2.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (2.07%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (2.07%) Node.js
12 5 (2.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.79%) User Experience
2 13 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.89%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.89%) Robotics
4 6 (2.48%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (1.65%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.65%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.65%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.24%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.24%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.24%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.41%) Fintech
8 1 (0.41%) iPad
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.41%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.96%) Unix
2 8 (3.31%) Windows
3 4 (1.65%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.65%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.41%) Android
4 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.41%) Linux
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (24.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 32 (13.22%) Migration
5 31 (12.81%) Scrum
6 25 (10.33%) Defect Management
6 25 (10.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (8.26%) Project Management
9 17 (7.02%) PRINCE2
10 15 (6.20%) Data Protection
11 12 (4.96%) Cash Management
11 12 (4.96%) Front End Development
11 12 (4.96%) TDD
11 12 (4.96%) User Stories
12 11 (4.55%) Microservices
12 11 (4.55%) Regulatory Compliance
13 10 (4.13%) ETL
13 10 (4.13%) Robotic Process Automation
14 9 (3.72%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 36 (14.88%) SQL
2 30 (12.40%) Java
2 30 (12.40%) JavaScript
3 16 (6.61%) C#
4 13 (5.37%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.24%) Python
5 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.83%) COBOL
6 2 (0.83%) Ruby
7 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.41%) Perl
7 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.41%) R
7 1 (0.41%) SPARQL
7 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (5.37%) ISEB
2 11 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.07%) CISM
4 4 (1.65%) CHECK Team Member
4 4 (1.65%) CREST Certified
4 4 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.83%) Degree
6 2 (0.83%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.83%) PMP
7 1 (0.41%) ACCA
7 1 (0.41%) CIMA
7 1 (0.41%) CISSP
7 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.72%) Basel II
2 9 (3.72%) IFRS
2 9 (3.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (3.31%) IFRS 9
4 6 (2.48%) Data Quality
5 5 (2.07%) QA
6 3 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.24%) PMO
7 2 (0.83%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.41%) COREP
8 1 (0.41%) FINREP
8 1 (0.41%) MiFID
8 1 (0.41%) P3O
8 1 (0.41%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.65%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.24%) Endace
2 3 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 18 (7.44%) Oracle
2 11 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.89%) Pega
4 6 (2.48%) Cisco
4 6 (2.48%) IBM
5 5 (2.07%) BT
5 5 (2.07%) Sencha
5 5 (2.07%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.07%) Unisys
6 4 (1.65%) Brocade
6 4 (1.65%) Juniper
6 4 (1.65%) SAP
6 4 (1.65%) Sourcefire
6 4 (1.65%) Teradata
7 3 (1.24%) Google
7 3 (1.24%) Intel Security
7 3 (1.24%) Splunk
7 3 (1.24%) webMethods
8 2 (0.83%) Ciena
8 2 (0.83%) Fujitsu
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