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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 15 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Banking 85 59 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.05% 10.99% 8.96%
As % of the General category 36.48% 32.42% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 45 47
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £255 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-37.77% +2.27%
General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
233 182 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.30% 33.89% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 120 149
Average daily rate £390 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £10.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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 -4 82 £375 - 7
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 124 (81.58%) Finance
2 59 (38.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (24.34%) Project Management
4 25 (16.45%) UML
4 25 (16.45%) Microsoft
5 23 (15.13%) ISEB
5 23 (15.13%) AS400
6 22 (14.47%) MS Office
6 22 (14.47%) Business Analysis
7 21 (13.82%) Web Services
7 21 (13.82%) Change Management
8 19 (12.50%) SQL
9 18 (11.84%) Scrum
10 17 (11.18%) SOAP
10 17 (11.18%) Maven
11 15 (9.87%) Apache Ivy
11 15 (9.87%) Ant
12 14 (9.21%) MS Project
13 12 (7.89%) CCA
13 12 (7.89%) Java
13 12 (7.89%) MS Excel
14 11 (7.24%) J2EE
14 11 (7.24%) Retail
15 10 (6.58%) ISTQB
16 9 (5.92%) Retail Banking
16 9 (5.92%) JIRA
16 9 (5.92%) Selenium
16 9 (5.92%) Test Automation
16 9 (5.92%) Mobile App
16 9 (5.92%) Waterfall

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (2.63%) IIS
1 4 (2.63%) Apache
2 2 (1.32%) CICS
2 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (14.47%) MS Office
2 14 (9.21%) MS Project
3 12 (7.89%) MS Excel
4 8 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.63%) SSL
1 4 (2.63%) Internet
1 4 (2.63%) 3G
1 4 (2.63%) 2G
1 4 (2.63%) 4G
2 3 (1.97%) HTTP
3 1 (0.66%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.61%) SQL Server
1 7 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (11.18%) Maven
2 15 (9.87%) Ant
2 15 (9.87%) Apache Ivy
3 9 (5.92%) JUnit
3 9 (5.92%) JIRA
3 9 (5.92%) Selenium
4 7 (4.61%) SoapUI
5 6 (3.95%) eggPlant
6 5 (3.29%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.29%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.63%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.63%) Toad
8 3 (1.97%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.97%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.97%) JBehave
8 3 (1.97%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.97%) Hudson
8 3 (1.97%) Subversion
9 2 (1.32%) Calabash
9 2 (1.32%) TestDirector
General
1 124 (81.58%) Finance
2 11 (7.24%) Retail
3 9 (5.92%) Retail Banking
4 6 (3.95%) Legal
5 3 (1.97%) Marketing
6 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 70 (46.05%) Analyst
2 50 (32.89%) Business Analyst
3 35 (23.03%) Project Manager
4 13 (8.55%) Developer
5 10 (6.58%) Tester
5 10 (6.58%) Banking Business Analyst
6 9 (5.92%) Architect
7 8 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 7 (4.61%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.61%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.61%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (3.29%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.29%) Development Team Leader
9 5 (3.29%) Java Team Leader
10 4 (2.63%) MI Analyst
10 4 (2.63%) Lead Architect
10 4 (2.63%) QA Leader
11 3 (1.97%) Automated Test Developer
11 3 (1.97%) ScrumMaster
11 3 (1.97%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.82%) Web Services
2 17 (11.18%) SOAP
3 11 (7.24%) J2EE
4 8 (5.26%) Struts
4 8 (5.26%) XML
4 8 (5.26%) Spring
4 8 (5.26%) Java EE
5 6 (3.95%) JMS
5 6 (3.95%) Spring Web Flow
5 6 (3.95%) JPA
5 6 (3.95%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.63%) REST
6 4 (2.63%) WAP
6 4 (2.63%) J2ME
6 4 (2.63%) HTML
7 3 (1.97%) .NET
7 3 (1.97%) JSON
7 3 (1.97%) RESTful
8 2 (1.32%) Velocity
9 1 (0.66%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.13%) AS400
2 9 (5.92%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
4 7 (4.61%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.95%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.95%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.63%) iSeries
7 4 (2.63%) Handset
8 1 (0.66%) IPTV
8 1 (0.66%) NHS
8 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.66%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.92%) Windows
2 5 (3.29%) UNIX
3 2 (1.32%) AIX
3 2 (1.32%) OS/400
3 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 37 (24.34%) Project Management
3 25 (16.45%) UML
4 22 (14.47%) Business Analysis
5 21 (13.82%) Change Management
6 18 (11.84%) Scrum
7 9 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.92%) PRINCE2
7 9 (5.92%) Waterfall
7 9 (5.92%) Test Automation
8 8 (5.26%) MVC
9 7 (4.61%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (4.61%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (4.61%) Network Architecture
10 6 (3.95%) Automation Testing
10 6 (3.95%) Unit Testing
10 6 (3.95%) Mobile Commerce
11 5 (3.29%) BDD
12 4 (2.63%) Automated Testing
12 4 (2.63%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.50%) SQL
2 12 (7.89%) Java
3 4 (2.63%) VBA
3 4 (2.63%) COBOL
4 3 (1.97%) XQuery
4 3 (1.97%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.97%) XPath
4 3 (1.97%) Groovy
5 2 (1.32%) RPG
5 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.32%) JCL
Qualifications
1 23 (15.13%) ISEB
2 12 (7.89%) CCA
3 10 (6.58%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.95%) Degree
5 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) APMP
5 1 (0.66%) PMP
5 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) SLA
1 4 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.32%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 25 (16.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.26%) Oracle
3 7 (4.61%) HP
4 4 (2.63%) Sun
4 4 (2.63%) IBM
4 4 (2.63%) Apple
5 3 (1.97%) Cognos
6 1 (0.66%) SAP
6 1 (0.66%) CA
6 1 (0.66%) Teradata
6 1 (0.66%) Imperva
6 1 (0.66%) F5
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