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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 52 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -3
Contract jobs citing Banking 19 64 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.47% 8.59% 8.75%
As % of the General category 13.01% 29.09% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 45 26
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£260 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £13.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-22.66% -20.58%
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
146 220 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.99% 29.53% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 138 94
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £217 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% +71.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £28.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £36.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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
South Wales -32 16 £313 -19.35% 3
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 37 (92.50%) Finance
2 14 (35.00%) ISEB
3 13 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (27.50%) AS400
5 9 (22.50%) Retail
5 9 (22.50%) Project Management
5 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
6 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 5 (12.50%) Test Planning
7 4 (10.00%) Retail Banking
7 4 (10.00%) Windows
7 4 (10.00%) UML
7 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (10.00%) Change Management
8 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.50%) SQL
8 3 (7.50%) MS Office
8 3 (7.50%) Analytics
9 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (5.00%) Customer Insight
9 2 (5.00%) Business Transformation
9 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (5.00%) Time Management
9 2 (5.00%) Credit Risk
9 2 (5.00%) iSeries
9 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.00%) CRM
9 2 (5.00%) SAS

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 2 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.00%) MS Project
4 1 (2.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 37 (92.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Project Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Tester
4 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) AS400 Support
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) DBA
6 1 (2.50%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Manual Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) AS400
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.00%) iSeries
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (22.50%) Project Management
3 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 4 (10.00%) UML
4 4 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Analytics
6 2 (5.00%) Customer Insight
6 2 (5.00%) Business Transformation
6 2 (5.00%) Time Management
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.00%) CRM
6 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) Workflow
7 1 (2.50%) Validation
7 1 (2.50%) Migration
7 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) ISEB
2 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) CISA
3 1 (2.50%) CISSP
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) COSO
2 1 (2.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Teradata
2 1 (2.50%) VMware
2 1 (2.50%) HP
2 1 (2.50%) Informatica
2 1 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (2.50%) Cognos
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £470.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago