The first 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Wales region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 17 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 62 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.39% 9.91% 8.85%
As % of the General category 28.44% 25.15% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 39
Average daily rate £396 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £380 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -34.00%
General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
218 167 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.50% 39.39% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 108 111
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -39.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £17.25 £19.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.70 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Banking
UK

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -3 60 £396 +5.60% 3
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 73 (71.57%) Finance
2 29 (28.43%) Project Management
3 27 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
5 15 (14.71%) MS Office
6 14 (13.73%) Business Analysis
7 13 (12.75%) Scrum
7 13 (12.75%) MS Project
7 13 (12.75%) CCA
8 12 (11.76%) Web Services
8 12 (11.76%) Change Management
8 12 (11.76%) Retail
9 11 (10.78%) Maven
9 11 (10.78%) Retail Banking
9 11 (10.78%) SOAP
10 10 (9.80%) Ant
10 10 (9.80%) Java
10 10 (9.80%) SQL
10 10 (9.80%) Apache Ivy
11 9 (8.82%) PRINCE2
11 9 (8.82%) Windows
11 9 (8.82%) UML
11 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
12 8 (7.84%) AS400
13 7 (6.86%) J2EE
13 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
14 6 (5.88%) Struts
14 6 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (5.88%) MVC
14 6 (5.88%) Spring

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (2.94%) Apache
2 2 (1.96%) IIS
2 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (14.71%) MS Office
2 13 (12.75%) MS Project
3 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
4 4 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) 4G
1 3 (2.94%) 2G
1 3 (2.94%) 3G
2 1 (0.98%) HTTP
2 1 (0.98%) SSL
2 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Maven
2 10 (9.80%) Ant
2 10 (9.80%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (4.90%) Selenium
3 5 (4.90%) JIRA
3 5 (4.90%) JUnit
4 4 (3.92%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.92%) eggPlant
5 3 (2.94%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (2.94%) Toad
5 3 (2.94%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.96%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.98%) Hudson
7 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.98%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.98%) JBehave
7 1 (0.98%) Calabash
7 1 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 73 (71.57%) Finance
2 12 (11.76%) Retail
3 11 (10.78%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Marketing
4 3 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (43.14%) Analyst
2 32 (31.37%) Business Analyst
3 26 (25.49%) Project Manager
4 10 (9.80%) Developer
5 9 (8.82%) Architect
6 6 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (4.90%) Banking Business Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Test Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.92%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (3.92%) Java Team Leader
8 4 (3.92%) Lead Architect
9 3 (2.94%) QA Leader
9 3 (2.94%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (2.94%) Consultant
9 3 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (1.96%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.76%) Web Services
2 11 (10.78%) SOAP
3 7 (6.86%) J2EE
4 6 (5.88%) Struts
4 6 (5.88%) Spring
4 6 (5.88%) Java EE
5 4 (3.92%) .NET
5 4 (3.92%) JMS
5 4 (3.92%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.92%) Spring Web Flow
5 4 (3.92%) JPA
6 3 (2.94%) REST
6 3 (2.94%) WAP
6 3 (2.94%) J2ME
7 2 (1.96%) XML
7 2 (1.96%) HTML
7 2 (1.96%) Velocity
8 1 (0.98%) HTML5
8 1 (0.98%) RESTful
8 1 (0.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) AS400
2 5 (4.90%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.90%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.92%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.92%) iSeries
4 3 (2.94%) Handset
5 1 (0.98%) FMCG
5 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.98%) IPTV
5 1 (0.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Windows
2 3 (2.94%) UNIX
3 2 (1.96%) AIX
3 2 (1.96%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.43%) Project Management
2 27 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (13.73%) Business Analysis
4 13 (12.75%) Scrum
5 12 (11.76%) Change Management
6 9 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 9 (8.82%) UML
7 6 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.88%) MVC
7 6 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.90%) Test Automation
9 4 (3.92%) Mobile Commerce
9 4 (3.92%) Unit Testing
10 3 (2.94%) Manual Testing
10 3 (2.94%) Automation Testing
10 3 (2.94%) Project Planning
10 3 (2.94%) Regression Testing
10 3 (2.94%) Workflow
11 2 (1.96%) CRM
11 2 (1.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.80%) Java
1 10 (9.80%) SQL
2 2 (1.96%) COBOL
2 2 (1.96%) RPG
2 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.98%) Groovy
3 1 (0.98%) XPath
3 1 (0.98%) XQuery
3 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) CCA
2 5 (4.90%) ISEB
3 4 (3.92%) Degree
4 2 (1.96%) APMP
5 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.98%) PMP
5 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 4 (3.92%) SLA
3 2 (1.96%) FATCA
4 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.90%) HP
2 5 (4.90%) IBM
2 5 (4.90%) Cognos
2 5 (4.90%) Oracle
3 3 (2.94%) Sun
3 3 (2.94%) Apple
4 1 (0.98%) SAP
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