The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 3 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Banking 96 31 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.48% 9.45% 17.23%
As % of the General category 37.50% 20.53% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 28 65
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£475 £463 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +16.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £365 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.44% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -23.33%
Banking
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

General Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
256 151 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 57.27% 46.04% 58.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 122 190
Average daily rate £450 £430 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.69 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking across the Swindon region.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Swindon region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

1 150 (92.02%) Finance
2 83 (50.92%) Retail
3 81 (49.69%) Retail Banking
4 69 (42.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (19.63%) Business Transformation
6 30 (18.40%) Data Modelling
7 26 (15.95%) Telecoms
8 25 (15.34%) Mobile Banking
9 23 (14.11%) UML
10 22 (13.50%) MS Visio
10 22 (13.50%) GAP Analysis
11 21 (12.88%) Change Management
12 20 (12.27%) Requirements Analysis
13 19 (11.66%) Basel II
13 19 (11.66%) SAP
14 18 (11.04%) SSADM
14 18 (11.04%) DSDM
14 18 (11.04%) BPR
15 17 (10.43%) Microsoft
15 17 (10.43%) BPMN
15 17 (10.43%) Basel III
15 17 (10.43%) Solvency II
16 16 (9.82%) MS Project
17 15 (9.20%) Change Control
18 14 (8.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 14 (8.59%) Unisys
19 13 (7.98%) Internet
19 13 (7.98%) PRINCE2
20 11 (6.75%) User Experience
21 10 (6.13%) Migration

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 6 (3.68%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.45%) CMS
3 2 (1.23%) SAS
4 1 (0.61%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.61%) IIS
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (13.50%) MS Visio
2 16 (9.82%) MS Project
3 7 (4.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (4.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (4.29%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.23%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.61%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (0.61%) BASE24
1 1 (0.61%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.98%) Internet
2 2 (1.23%) 3G
2 2 (1.23%) Firewall
2 2 (1.23%) Network Security
3 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.61%) Intranet
3 1 (0.61%) PPP
3 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.84%) Big Data
3 2 (1.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (1.23%) Base SAS
3 2 (1.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.61%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.61%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.61%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.61%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
General
1 150 (92.02%) Finance
2 83 (50.92%) Retail
3 81 (49.69%) Retail Banking
4 26 (15.95%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.45%) Back Office
6 3 (1.84%) Marketing
7 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 66 (40.49%) Analyst
2 38 (23.31%) Architect
3 35 (21.47%) Business Analyst
4 24 (14.72%) Senior Business Analyst
4 24 (14.72%) Senior Analyst
5 20 (12.27%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (9.82%) Project Manager
7 15 (9.20%) Designer
8 13 (7.98%) PMO Analyst
9 11 (6.75%) Programme Analyst
9 11 (6.75%) Programme Office Analyst
10 10 (6.13%) Test Manager
11 9 (5.52%) Test Analyst
12 8 (4.91%) Technical Architect
12 8 (4.91%) Solutions Designer
13 7 (4.29%) Consultant
13 7 (4.29%) Developer
14 6 (3.68%) Data Analyst
14 6 (3.68%) Junior Project Manager
14 6 (3.68%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.91%) .NET
2 7 (4.29%) CSS3
2 7 (4.29%) HTML5
2 7 (4.29%) XML
2 7 (4.29%) HTML
2 7 (4.29%) CSS
3 6 (3.68%) Apache Cordova
3 6 (3.68%) RESTful
3 6 (3.68%) Sencha Touch
4 4 (2.45%) PhoneGap
4 4 (2.45%) REST
5 1 (0.61%) Web Services
5 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.34%) Mobile Banking
2 11 (6.75%) User Experience
3 10 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.52%) Online Banking
5 7 (4.29%) W3C
6 5 (3.07%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.84%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.84%) Tandem
7 3 (1.84%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.23%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.61%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.52%) Apple iOS
1 9 (5.52%) Android
2 8 (4.91%) Windows
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.61%) Linux
3 1 (0.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (42.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (19.63%) Business Transformation
3 30 (18.40%) Data Modelling
4 23 (14.11%) UML
5 22 (13.50%) GAP Analysis
6 21 (12.88%) Change Management
7 20 (12.27%) Requirements Analysis
8 18 (11.04%) SSADM
8 18 (11.04%) DSDM
8 18 (11.04%) BPR
9 17 (10.43%) BPMN
10 15 (9.20%) Change Control
11 14 (8.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 13 (7.98%) PRINCE2
13 10 (6.13%) Migration
14 9 (5.52%) TOGAF
14 9 (5.52%) Project Management
14 9 (5.52%) ITIL
14 9 (5.52%) PRINCE
15 8 (4.91%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.29%) C#
2 4 (2.45%) SQL
3 3 (1.84%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 6 (3.68%) ACCA
1 6 (3.68%) CIMA
1 6 (3.68%) Degree
2 3 (1.84%) ISEB
2 3 (1.84%) HND
3 1 (0.61%) CEH
3 1 (0.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.61%) CISSP
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.66%) Basel II
2 17 (10.43%) Basel III
2 17 (10.43%) Solvency II
3 8 (4.91%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.07%) Data Quality
5 4 (2.45%) COREP
6 3 (1.84%) QA
6 3 (1.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.23%) FINREP
8 1 (0.61%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (11.66%) SAP
2 17 (10.43%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.59%) Unisys
4 8 (4.91%) Adobe
4 8 (4.91%) ICL
5 7 (4.29%) Citrix
5 7 (4.29%) Cisco
5 7 (4.29%) IBM
6 6 (3.68%) EMC
6 6 (3.68%) VMware
6 6 (3.68%) Sencha
7 5 (3.07%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.45%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.84%) HP
10 2 (1.23%) Cognos
11 1 (0.61%) Omniture
11 1 (0.61%) Google
11 1 (0.61%) McAfee
11 1 (0.61%) Sophos
11 1 (0.61%) Niku
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