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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 12 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Banking 44 85 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.45% 20.63% 9.80%
As % of the General category 20.85% 39.17% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 76 38
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£425 £439 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.13% +3.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £350 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £543 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.60 £17.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.79% -24.44%
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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
211 217 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 50.12% 52.67% 49.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 178 142
Average daily rate £425 £435 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £549 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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.

1 102 (85.00%) Finance
2 42 (35.00%) Retail
3 41 (34.17%) Retail Banking
4 36 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 36 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (18.33%) Microsoft
6 20 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 17 (14.17%) GAP Analysis
8 15 (12.50%) Change Management
8 15 (12.50%) Business Transformation
8 15 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
9 14 (11.67%) BPR
10 13 (10.83%) MS Project
10 13 (10.83%) Mobile Banking
10 13 (10.83%) Solvency II
10 13 (10.83%) Business Analysis
10 13 (10.83%) Requirements Analysis
10 13 (10.83%) BPMN
11 12 (10.00%) Basel III
11 12 (10.00%) MS Visio
11 12 (10.00%) UML
11 12 (10.00%) SSADM
11 12 (10.00%) DSDM
11 12 (10.00%) Basel II
12 11 (9.17%) Use Case
13 10 (8.33%) SQL
14 9 (7.50%) Project Management
14 9 (7.50%) Change Control
15 8 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (6.67%) SAP

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.33%) SAS
3 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (10.83%) MS Project
2 12 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.83%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.83%) SPSS
4 1 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.83%) BASE24
1 1 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.83%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.83%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Google Analytics
1 4 (3.33%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) Internet
2 5 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (0.83%) ATM
3 1 (0.83%) LAN
3 1 (0.83%) Firewall
3 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.83%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) Axure RP
General
1 102 (85.00%) Finance
2 42 (35.00%) Retail
3 41 (34.17%) Retail Banking
4 36 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.00%) Marketing
6 4 (3.33%) Billing
7 3 (2.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (42.50%) Analyst
2 34 (28.33%) Business Analyst
3 21 (17.50%) Senior Business Analyst
3 21 (17.50%) Senior Analyst
4 19 (15.83%) Architect
5 13 (10.83%) Designer
6 10 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) Project Manager
7 9 (7.50%) Consultant
8 8 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.83%) Programme Office Analyst
9 7 (5.83%) Digital Designer
9 7 (5.83%) Programme Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) Test Manager
11 5 (4.17%) Data Architect
11 5 (4.17%) DBA
11 5 (4.17%) Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Information Architect
11 5 (4.17%) Senior DBA
11 5 (4.17%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.67%) Web Services
2 2 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) ADO
3 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.83%) HTML
3 1 (0.83%) XML
3 1 (0.83%) XSD
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.83%) Middleware
3 1 (0.83%) WCF
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (0.83%) AppFabric
3 1 (0.83%) REST
3 1 (0.83%) PhoneGap
3 1 (0.83%) Sencha Touch
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Mobile Banking
2 7 (5.83%) Online Banking
3 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.17%) Reference Data
5 4 (3.33%) User Experience
6 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.50%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.50%) iPad
7 2 (1.67%) PMI
8 1 (0.83%) Statistics
8 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.00%) Windows
1 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.83%) UNIX
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) Android
3 1 (0.83%) AIX
3 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 17 (14.17%) GAP Analysis
4 15 (12.50%) Change Management
4 15 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 15 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
5 14 (11.67%) BPR
6 13 (10.83%) Business Analysis
6 13 (10.83%) Requirements Analysis
6 13 (10.83%) BPMN
7 12 (10.00%) UML
7 12 (10.00%) SSADM
7 12 (10.00%) DSDM
8 11 (9.17%) Use Case
9 9 (7.50%) Project Management
9 9 (7.50%) Change Control
10 8 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.67%) ETL
10 8 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (5.83%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (1.67%) VBA
2 2 (1.67%) C#
3 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.17%) ISEB
2 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.83%) CISM
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.83%) Solvency II
2 12 (10.00%) Basel II
2 12 (10.00%) Basel III
3 5 (4.17%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.33%) FINREP
5 3 (2.50%) COREP
6 1 (0.83%) SLA
6 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.83%) COBIT
6 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.83%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.67%) SAP
3 6 (5.00%) Oracle
4 5 (4.17%) Unisys
5 4 (3.33%) Adobe
5 4 (3.33%) ICL
5 4 (3.33%) Omniture
5 4 (3.33%) Google
6 2 (1.67%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.67%) IBM
7 1 (0.83%) Niku
7 1 (0.83%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.83%) Sencha