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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 48 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 25 79 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.19% 9.80% 8.67%
As % of the General category 16.23% 33.91% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 59 28
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£335 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £257 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £14.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -23.68%
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
154 233 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.67% 28.91% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 150 97
Average daily rate £356 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.30% +71.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -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 26 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 26 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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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 -25 24 £342 -10.00% 8
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 42 (85.71%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (26.53%) Project Management
3 13 (26.53%) ISEB
4 12 (24.49%) Retail
5 11 (22.45%) AS400
6 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
7 6 (12.24%) Windows
7 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
7 6 (12.24%) Retail Banking
8 5 (10.20%) Test Planning
9 4 (8.16%) UML
9 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.16%) Change Management
10 3 (6.12%) MS Project
10 3 (6.12%) SQL
10 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
10 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
10 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.12%) SDLC
10 3 (6.12%) iSeries
11 2 (4.08%) Time Management
11 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (4.08%) Entity Framework
11 2 (4.08%) Scrum
11 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
11 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
11 2 (4.08%) WCF
11 2 (4.08%) IIS
11 2 (4.08%) C#

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 (4.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Project
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) SPSS
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) LDAP
1 1 (2.04%) SAN
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.04%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (2.04%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 42 (85.71%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Retail
3 6 (12.24%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Business Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Project Manager
4 7 (14.29%) Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.16%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (4.08%) AS400 Support
6 2 (4.08%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.04%) DBA
7 1 (2.04%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
1 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.08%) WCF
1 2 (4.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) AS400
2 3 (6.12%) iSeries
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (26.53%) Project Management
3 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
4 5 (10.20%) Test Planning
5 4 (8.16%) Change Management
5 4 (8.16%) UML
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.12%) SDLC
7 2 (4.08%) MVC
7 2 (4.08%) Validation
7 2 (4.08%) Migration
7 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.08%) Scrum
7 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.08%) Time Management
8 1 (2.04%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.04%) Project Governance
8 1 (2.04%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
2 2 (4.08%) C#
3 1 (2.04%) RPG
3 1 (2.04%) RPG/400
3 1 (2.04%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) ISEB
2 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.04%) CISSP
3 1 (2.04%) PMP
3 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.04%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) COBIT
2 1 (2.04%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) HP
2 1 (2.04%) Informatica
2 1 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (2.04%) VMware
2 1 (2.04%) Teradata
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) SAP
2 1 (2.04%) Cognos
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