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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 60 44 12
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -32
Contract jobs citing Banking 14 20 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.15% 2.86% 10.25%
As % of the General category 9.52% 9.95% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 46
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £278 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £10.44 £10.97
% change year-on-year
+31.70% -4.83%
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
147 201 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.58% 28.76% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 122 125
Average daily rate £375 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £54.03 £16.25 £12.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+232.46% +28.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £11.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.50 £27.50 £22.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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
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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 12 £405 +1.25% 4
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 29 (82.86%) Finance
2 16 (45.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
4 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
4 6 (17.14%) Critical Success Factor
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) HTML
5 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) CSS
5 4 (11.43%) Retail
5 4 (11.43%) Ajax
5 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Validation
5 4 (11.43%) Web Design
5 4 (11.43%) Progressive Enhancement
5 4 (11.43%) Backbone.js
5 4 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (11.43%) Grunt
5 4 (11.43%) Bower
5 4 (11.43%) LESS
5 4 (11.43%) Graceful Degradation
5 4 (11.43%) JSON
5 4 (11.43%) Requirements Management
5 4 (11.43%) User Experience

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Bower
2 4 (11.43%) Grunt
3 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (82.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
2 17 (48.57%) Business Analyst
3 14 (40.00%) Banking Analyst
3 14 (40.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.43%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (11.43%) HTML Developer
5 4 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Mortgage Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) UI Developer
5 4 (11.43%) UI/UX Developer
5 4 (11.43%) UX Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Requirements Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Banking Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Business Requirements Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Finance Business Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Ajax
1 4 (11.43%) Backbone.js
1 4 (11.43%) CSS
1 4 (11.43%) HTML
1 4 (11.43%) JSON
1 4 (11.43%) LESS
1 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.86%) WCF
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) AS400
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (17.14%) Critical Success Factor
4 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Graceful Degradation
4 4 (11.43%) Progressive Enhancement
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
4 4 (11.43%) Requirements Management
4 4 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (11.43%) Validation
4 4 (11.43%) Web Design
5 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Line Management
5 2 (5.71%) Load Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C#
2 3 (8.57%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) C
3 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) CCA
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) ISEB
1 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
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