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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 55 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +3
Contract jobs citing Banking 17 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.47% 8.45% 7.58%
As % of the General category 9.71% 23.37% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 39 36
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£398 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £309 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £418 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
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
175 184 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 25.47% 36.15% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 106 97
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +146.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -31 17 £398 +6.00% 10
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 47 (73.44%) Finance
2 19 (29.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (28.13%) ISEB
4 15 (23.44%) SQL
5 14 (21.88%) Retail
6 11 (17.19%) AS400
7 10 (15.63%) Change Management
8 9 (14.06%) ISTQB
9 8 (12.50%) Retail Banking
9 8 (12.50%) Project Management
9 8 (12.50%) CCA
9 8 (12.50%) SAS
9 8 (12.50%) Test Planning
10 7 (10.94%) VBA
10 7 (10.94%) UML
10 7 (10.94%) Business Analysis
11 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
11 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (7.81%) Investment Banking
12 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
13 4 (6.25%) MS Office
13 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
13 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (6.25%) Credit Risk
14 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (4.69%) Test Strategy
14 3 (4.69%) Analytics
14 3 (4.69%) HP
14 3 (4.69%) QuickTest Pro

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (12.50%) SAS
2 2 (3.13%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Office
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.13%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.56%) XPEDITER
General
1 47 (73.44%) Finance
2 14 (21.88%) Retail
3 8 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 5 (7.81%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (62.50%) Analyst
2 27 (42.19%) Business Analyst
3 10 (15.63%) Tester
4 7 (10.94%) Lead Business Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) MI Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Developer
8 2 (3.13%) CRM Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Software Tester
9 1 (1.56%) Project Coordinator
9 1 (1.56%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) Senior Tester
9 1 (1.56%) Software Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) AS400
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (15.63%) Change Management
3 8 (12.50%) Project Management
3 8 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 7 (10.94%) Business Analysis
4 7 (10.94%) UML
5 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.69%) Workflow
6 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.69%) Test Strategy
6 3 (4.69%) Analytics
7 2 (3.13%) Propensity Modelling
7 2 (3.13%) Customer Insight
7 2 (3.13%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (3.13%) Change Control
7 2 (3.13%) Test Management
7 2 (3.13%) Time Management
7 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.13%) CRM
8 1 (1.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) SQL
2 7 (10.94%) VBA
3 2 (3.13%) JCL
3 2 (3.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) ISEB
2 9 (14.06%) ISTQB
3 8 (12.50%) CCA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.13%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) HP
3 1 (1.56%) CA
3 1 (1.56%) Cognos
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