The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 53 54 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Contract jobs citing Banking 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.37% 1.12% 2.86%
As % of the General category 1.65% 5.45% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
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£585 £350 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.14% -25.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £12.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -27.27%
Banking
North East

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

General Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
121 110 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.53% 20.60% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 74 23
Average daily rate £325 £263 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -38.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £387 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 2 £585 +67.14% 5
Banking
North East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (40.00%) E-Learning
1 2 (40.00%) Online Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Online Gambling
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) TSYS
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) JAX-RS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) E-Learning
1 2 (40.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Online Gambling
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Web Design
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Test Management
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) TSYS