The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 23 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 54 54 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.34% 9.51% 8.76%
As % of the General category 27.41% 28.88% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 45 44
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£400 £375 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £267 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £430 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Banking
UK

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

General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
197 187 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.77% 32.92% 34.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 140 131
Average daily rate £400 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.98 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.50 £10.92 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
South Wales -9 52 £400 +6.66% 6
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

1 113 (79.02%) Finance
2 58 (40.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (23.08%) Project Management
4 24 (16.78%) Microsoft
4 24 (16.78%) UML
5 23 (16.08%) ISEB
5 23 (16.08%) AS400
6 21 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (14.69%) Business Analysis
6 21 (14.69%) Test Planning
7 20 (13.99%) SQL
7 20 (13.99%) MS Office
8 19 (13.29%) Change Management
9 18 (12.59%) Retail
10 16 (11.19%) CCA
11 15 (10.49%) Web Services
12 14 (9.79%) MS Project
13 12 (8.39%) SOAP
13 12 (8.39%) MS Excel
13 12 (8.39%) Maven
13 12 (8.39%) Retail Banking
14 11 (7.69%) ISTQB
15 10 (6.99%) Apache Ivy
15 10 (6.99%) Scrum
15 10 (6.99%) Ant
16 9 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (6.29%) Waterfall
17 8 (5.59%) MS PowerPoint
17 8 (5.59%) JUnit

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 4 (2.80%) SAS
2 2 (1.40%) CICS
2 2 (1.40%) IIS
2 2 (1.40%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (13.99%) MS Office
2 14 (9.79%) MS Project
3 12 (8.39%) MS Excel
4 8 (5.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) SSL
1 3 (2.10%) Internet
2 2 (1.40%) 3G
2 2 (1.40%) 2G
2 2 (1.40%) 4G
2 2 (1.40%) HTTP
3 1 (0.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.40%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (8.39%) Maven
2 10 (6.99%) Ant
2 10 (6.99%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (5.59%) JUnit
4 6 (4.20%) JIRA
4 6 (4.20%) Selenium
5 4 (2.80%) eggPlant
5 4 (2.80%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.80%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.80%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.40%) Calabash
6 2 (1.40%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.40%) Hudson
6 2 (1.40%) Subversion
6 2 (1.40%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.40%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.40%) JBehave
6 2 (1.40%) Toad
6 2 (1.40%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.40%) LoadRunner
General
1 113 (79.02%) Finance
2 18 (12.59%) Retail
3 12 (8.39%) Retail Banking
4 7 (4.90%) Legal
5 4 (2.80%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (48.95%) Analyst
2 49 (34.27%) Business Analyst
3 30 (20.98%) Project Manager
4 12 (8.39%) Tester
5 9 (6.29%) Architect
5 9 (6.29%) Developer
6 7 (4.90%) MI Analyst
6 7 (4.90%) Banking Business Analyst
7 6 (4.20%) Lead Business Analyst
7 6 (4.20%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.50%) Development Team Leader
8 5 (3.50%) Java Team Leader
8 5 (3.50%) Team Leader
9 4 (2.80%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (2.80%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.80%) Applications Support
9 4 (2.80%) Test Manager
9 4 (2.80%) Lead Architect
9 4 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (2.10%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.49%) Web Services
2 12 (8.39%) SOAP
3 8 (5.59%) J2EE
4 7 (4.90%) XML
5 6 (4.20%) JMS
5 6 (4.20%) Struts
5 6 (4.20%) Hibernate
5 6 (4.20%) Spring
5 6 (4.20%) Java EE
5 6 (4.20%) Spring Web Flow
5 6 (4.20%) JPA
6 2 (1.40%) RESTful
6 2 (1.40%) REST
6 2 (1.40%) JSON
6 2 (1.40%) HTML
6 2 (1.40%) .NET
6 2 (1.40%) WAP
6 2 (1.40%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.08%) AS400
2 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.90%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.20%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.20%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.20%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.80%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.40%) iSeries
7 2 (1.40%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.40%) Handset
8 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.80%) Windows
2 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (1.40%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (23.08%) Project Management
3 24 (16.78%) UML
4 21 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (14.69%) Business Analysis
4 21 (14.69%) Test Planning
5 19 (13.29%) Change Management
6 10 (6.99%) Scrum
7 9 (6.29%) Waterfall
8 8 (5.59%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.90%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (4.90%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (4.90%) Network Architecture
10 6 (4.20%) Unit Testing
10 6 (4.20%) Test Automation
10 6 (4.20%) Mobile Commerce
10 6 (4.20%) MVC
11 4 (2.80%) Regression Testing
11 4 (2.80%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.80%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.99%) SQL
2 8 (5.59%) VBA
2 8 (5.59%) Java
3 2 (1.40%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.40%) COBOL
3 2 (1.40%) XQuery
3 2 (1.40%) JCL
3 2 (1.40%) XPath
3 2 (1.40%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 23 (16.08%) ISEB
2 16 (11.19%) CCA
3 11 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) SLA
1 2 (1.40%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.40%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 24 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.50%) Oracle
3 4 (2.80%) Cognos
3 4 (2.80%) HP
4 2 (1.40%) Sun
4 2 (1.40%) Apple
5 1 (0.70%) Teradata
5 1 (0.70%) Imperva
5 1 (0.70%) F5
5 1 (0.70%) CA
5 1 (0.70%) IBM
5 1 (0.70%) SAP
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