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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 45 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +5
Contract jobs citing Banking 20 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.89% 9.54% 7.43%
As % of the General category 10.20% 26.52% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 42 32
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £276 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £9.96 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -37.25%
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
196 181 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.36% 35.98% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 120 108
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.25 £12.66 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.35% -12.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -29 20 £400 +6.66% 8
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (79.25%) Finance
2 19 (35.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (32.08%) Retail
4 14 (26.42%) SQL
5 10 (18.87%) ISEB
6 9 (16.98%) SAS
6 9 (16.98%) Project Management
6 9 (16.98%) Retail Banking
7 7 (13.21%) Business Analysis
7 7 (13.21%) Test Planning
7 7 (13.21%) CCA
8 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
8 6 (11.32%) Change Management
8 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking
9 5 (9.43%) Credit Risk
9 5 (9.43%) AS400
9 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
9 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
9 5 (9.43%) VBA
9 5 (9.43%) UML
10 4 (7.55%) MS Office
10 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (7.55%) Analytics
11 3 (5.66%) Test Strategy
11 3 (5.66%) Customer Insight
11 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
11 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (5.66%) Workflow

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (16.98%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
3 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.77%) MS Project
5 1 (1.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 42 (79.25%) Finance
2 17 (32.08%) Retail
3 9 (16.98%) Retail Banking
4 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Analyst
2 22 (41.51%) Business Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) Lead Business Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) MI Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.66%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Tester
5 3 (5.66%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) Software Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Auditor
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Auditor
7 1 (1.89%) AS400 Support
7 1 (1.89%) Teradata DBA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Credit Risk
1 5 (9.43%) AS400
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (16.98%) Project Management
3 7 (13.21%) Business Analysis
3 7 (13.21%) Test Planning
4 6 (11.32%) Change Management
5 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
5 5 (9.43%) UML
6 4 (7.55%) Analytics
7 3 (5.66%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.66%) Customer Insight
7 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Workflow
7 3 (5.66%) CRM
8 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.77%) Change Control
8 2 (3.77%) Test Management
8 2 (3.77%) Time Management
8 2 (3.77%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Propensity Modelling
9 1 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) ISEB
2 7 (13.21%) CCA
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.89%) CISA
4 1 (1.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) COBIT
1 1 (1.89%) COSO
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) HP
3 1 (1.89%) Teradata
3 1 (1.89%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.89%) Cognos
3 1 (1.89%) Informatica
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