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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 28 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 166 185 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.93% 5.58% 5.15%
As % of the General category 19.24% 17.35% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 146 152
Median daily rate £375 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +2.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £16.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+78.78% +50.00%
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
863 1066 1187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.81% 32.14% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 711 796
Median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 70 44
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £41.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.74%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +7 57 £468 -4.10% 3
Bristol -23 37 £375 -2.91% 6
Gloucestershire +10 33 £450 +2.85% 4
Dorset +9 32 £325 -18.75% 10
Somerset +17 3 £575 +35.29%
Devon +3 1 - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 206 (71.53%) Finance
2 86 (29.86%) Retail
3 50 (17.36%) Retail Banking
4 40 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (13.54%) Migration
6 35 (12.15%) SQL
7 32 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (10.42%) HTML
9 28 (9.72%) Project Management
9 28 (9.72%) Cash Management
10 27 (9.38%) PRINCE2
11 26 (9.03%) Java
11 26 (9.03%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (7.99%) HTML5
13 22 (7.64%) AngularJS
13 22 (7.64%) Windows
14 21 (7.29%) TOGAF
15 20 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (6.94%) JavaScript
16 19 (6.60%) Big Data
16 19 (6.60%) Apache Spark
17 18 (6.25%) Blockchain
17 18 (6.25%) Kafka
17 18 (6.25%) Use Case
17 18 (6.25%) Scrum
18 17 (5.90%) Business Analysis
18 17 (5.90%) Middleware
19 16 (5.56%) MS Excel
19 16 (5.56%) Change Management
20 15 (5.21%) Microsoft

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 19 (6.60%) Apache Spark
2 10 (3.47%) SAS
3 7 (2.43%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.39%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.35%) CICS
7 1 (0.35%) CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Drupal
7 1 (0.35%) IIS
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.43%) MS Office
3 6 (2.08%) MS Project
4 5 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.69%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.69%) Findur
2 2 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.35%) BASE24
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.51%) Internet
2 4 (1.39%) Skype
3 3 (1.04%) DNS
3 3 (1.04%) TACACS
4 2 (0.69%) ATM
4 2 (0.69%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (0.69%) DHCP
4 2 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (0.69%) Firewall
4 2 (0.69%) LAN
4 2 (0.69%) LDAP
4 2 (0.69%) SAN
4 2 (0.69%) WAN
5 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.35%) HTTP
5 1 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.60%) Big Data
2 15 (5.21%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.74%) Base SAS
4 5 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.69%) Essbase
7 2 (0.69%) Hyperion Smart View
7 2 (0.69%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (0.69%) OLAP
8 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.35%) MS Access
8 1 (0.35%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (1.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.35%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.35%) ProC
2 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 206 (71.53%) Finance
2 86 (29.86%) Retail
3 50 (17.36%) Retail Banking
4 11 (3.82%) Marketing
4 11 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.69%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (24.65%) Analyst
2 54 (18.75%) Developer
3 44 (15.28%) Architect
4 26 (9.03%) Business Analyst
5 24 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (7.99%) Project Manager
7 21 (7.29%) Test Manager
8 19 (6.60%) Java Developer
9 17 (5.90%) Banking Analyst
10 15 (5.21%) Designer
11 14 (4.86%) Test Analyst
12 13 (4.51%) Consultant
13 12 (4.17%) Test Leader
14 9 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (3.13%) SQL Developer
14 9 (3.13%) UI Developer
15 8 (2.78%) Instructional Designer
16 7 (2.43%) Banking Business Analyst
16 7 (2.43%) Banking Project Manager
16 7 (2.43%) Finance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.42%) HTML
2 23 (7.99%) HTML5
3 22 (7.64%) AngularJS
4 18 (6.25%) Kafka
5 17 (5.90%) Middleware
6 14 (4.86%) CSS
7 13 (4.51%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (4.17%) .NET
9 10 (3.47%) Backbone.js
9 10 (3.47%) React
10 7 (2.43%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.43%) REST
10 7 (2.43%) WCF
10 7 (2.43%) Web Services
11 5 (1.74%) Spring
12 4 (1.39%) Apache Cordova
12 4 (1.39%) J2EE
12 4 (1.39%) JSON
12 4 (1.39%) PhoneGap
12 4 (1.39%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.25%) Blockchain
3 12 (4.17%) Online Banking
4 10 (3.47%) User Experience
5 9 (3.13%) e-Learning
6 7 (2.43%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.74%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.39%) Cryptocurrency
9 3 (1.04%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.04%) iPad
9 3 (1.04%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.04%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.04%) PMI
9 3 (1.04%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.04%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.69%) Copywriting
10 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.69%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.64%) Windows
2 8 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.39%) Android
4 4 (1.39%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.39%) Linux
4 4 (1.39%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.39%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.69%) Unix
5 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 39 (13.54%) Migration
3 28 (9.72%) Cash Management
3 28 (9.72%) Project Management
4 27 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 26 (9.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (7.29%) TOGAF
7 20 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (6.25%) Scrum
8 18 (6.25%) Use Case
9 17 (5.90%) Business Analysis
10 16 (5.56%) Change Management
11 14 (4.86%) SDLC
12 13 (4.51%) Data Analysis
12 13 (4.51%) Software Engineering
13 12 (4.17%) Service Management
13 12 (4.17%) UML
14 11 (3.82%) ITIL
15 10 (3.47%) SOA
15 10 (3.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (12.15%) SQL
2 26 (9.03%) Java
3 20 (6.94%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.17%) C#
5 8 (2.78%) VBA
6 4 (1.39%) Objective-C
6 4 (1.39%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.04%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.69%) COBOL
8 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.35%) C++
9 1 (0.35%) PHP
9 1 (0.35%) PROC SQL
9 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.35%) VB
9 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (2.43%) CISSP
2 6 (2.08%) ISEB
2 6 (2.08%) ISTQB
2 6 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.04%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.69%) CCSP
5 2 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.35%) CBAP
6 1 (0.35%) CISM
6 1 (0.35%) Degree
6 1 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.74%) QA
4 3 (1.04%) SEPA
5 2 (0.69%) COREP
5 2 (0.69%) FINREP
6 1 (0.35%) P3O
6 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) ACF2
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.35%) RACF
3 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.39%) Endace
3 3 (1.04%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.35%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.35%) zSecure
Vendors
1 15 (5.21%) Microsoft
1 15 (5.21%) Oracle
2 8 (2.78%) Cisco
3 7 (2.43%) HP
3 7 (2.43%) Sencha
3 7 (2.43%) Teradata
4 5 (1.74%) Intel Security
4 5 (1.74%) Murex
5 4 (1.39%) Splunk
6 3 (1.04%) IBM
7 2 (0.69%) Actimize
7 2 (0.69%) Adobe
7 2 (0.69%) BT
7 2 (0.69%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (0.69%) EMC
7 2 (0.69%) F5
7 2 (0.69%) Fujitsu
7 2 (0.69%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.69%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.69%) VMware
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