The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 31 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 West Yorkshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 16 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 134 154 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.90% 10.16% 10.35%
As % of the General category 22.67% 28.21% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 119 155
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£396 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +2.27%
General Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
591 546 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.85% 36.02% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 317 424
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 8
Average hourly rate £9.00 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% +31.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Banking
Yorkshire

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking across the West Yorkshire region.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the West Yorkshire region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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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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
Halifax 0 73 £396 +1.53% 14
Leeds -7 43 £375 +13.63% 11
Bradford +7 6 £375 +100.00% 1
Banking
Yorkshire

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 183 (61.62%) Finance
2 114 (38.38%) Retail
3 102 (34.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 81 (27.27%) Retail Banking
5 40 (13.47%) Project Management
6 27 (9.09%) Change Management
7 24 (8.08%) Windows
8 23 (7.74%) HP Quality Center
9 22 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (7.41%) Business Analysis
10 21 (7.07%) MS Excel
11 19 (6.40%) Migration
12 18 (6.06%) ISTQB
12 18 (6.06%) SQL
13 17 (5.72%) ISEB
13 17 (5.72%) Test Scripting
14 16 (5.39%) Microsoft
15 15 (5.05%) SAS
15 15 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (4.71%) PRINCE2
17 13 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
17 13 (4.38%) Business Transformation
18 12 (4.04%) Analytics
18 12 (4.04%) Customer Insight
18 12 (4.04%) Software Testing
18 12 (4.04%) WebSphere
18 12 (4.04%) Resource Management
18 12 (4.04%) QA
19 11 (3.70%) Investment Banking
19 11 (3.70%) Scrum

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 15 (5.05%) SAS
2 12 (4.04%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.67%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (3.70%) MS Office
4 6 (2.02%) MS Project
5 5 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.35%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.34%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (0.34%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.34%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.68%) ATM
2 3 (1.01%) Firewall
2 3 (1.01%) SSL
3 2 (0.67%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.34%) NFC
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.34%) FWSM
4 1 (0.34%) LAN
4 1 (0.34%) WAN
4 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.36%) Base SAS
2 7 (2.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 7 (2.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.01%) MS Access
4 3 (1.01%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.67%) DB2
5 2 (0.67%) OLTP
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.34%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.34%) OLAP
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.34%) Xcelsius
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.67%) ClearQuest
2 2 (0.67%) Xcode
2 2 (0.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.67%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.67%) PhoneGap
3 1 (0.34%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (0.34%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.34%) JIRA
3 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 183 (61.62%) Finance
2 114 (38.38%) Retail
3 81 (27.27%) Retail Banking
4 11 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.02%) Legal
6 4 (1.35%) Back Office
7 3 (1.01%) Games
7 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.67%) German Language
8 2 (0.67%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 110 (37.04%) Analyst
2 65 (21.89%) Project Manager
3 52 (17.51%) Business Analyst
4 32 (10.77%) Test Analyst
5 14 (4.71%) Developer
6 13 (4.38%) Test Leader
7 9 (3.03%) PMO Analyst
7 9 (3.03%) PMO Manager
8 8 (2.69%) Lead Business Analyst
8 8 (2.69%) Consultant
9 7 (2.36%) SAS Developer
9 7 (2.36%) Designer
10 6 (2.02%) Payments Business Analyst
10 6 (2.02%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (2.02%) Test Manager
10 6 (2.02%) Architect
10 6 (2.02%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (1.68%) Administrator
11 5 (1.68%) Business Systems Analyst
11 5 (1.68%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (1.68%) .NET
3 3 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (1.01%) HTML5
3 3 (1.01%) HTML
4 2 (0.67%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (0.67%) Android SDK
4 2 (0.67%) jQuery
4 2 (0.67%) CSS
4 2 (0.67%) WCF
4 2 (0.67%) WPF
5 1 (0.34%) SAML
5 1 (0.34%) Middleware
5 1 (0.34%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.34%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.69%) Mainframe
1 8 (2.69%) Mobile App
2 7 (2.36%) Credit Risk
2 7 (2.36%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (2.02%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (1.35%) Copywriting
4 4 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.01%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.67%) DataPower
6 2 (0.67%) iSeries
6 2 (0.67%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.67%) Statistics
6 2 (0.67%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.67%) Clustering
7 1 (0.34%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.34%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.08%) Windows
2 10 (3.37%) Linux
3 8 (2.69%) UNIX
4 6 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.35%) AIX
6 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (34.34%) Stakeholder Management
2 40 (13.47%) Project Management
3 27 (9.09%) Change Management
4 22 (7.41%) Business Analysis
4 22 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (6.40%) Migration
6 17 (5.72%) Test Scripting
7 15 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (4.71%) PRINCE2
9 13 (4.38%) Business Transformation
10 12 (4.04%) Customer Insight
10 12 (4.04%) Analytics
10 12 (4.04%) Software Testing
10 12 (4.04%) Resource Management
11 11 (3.70%) ETL
11 11 (3.70%) Scrum
12 10 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (3.03%) Supplier Management
13 9 (3.03%) Waterfall
14 8 (2.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.06%) SQL
2 6 (2.02%) Java
3 4 (1.35%) VB
4 3 (1.01%) VBA
5 2 (0.67%) Objective-C
5 2 (0.67%) SAS Macro
5 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.67%) C#
6 1 (0.34%) C
6 1 (0.34%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 18 (6.06%) ISTQB
2 17 (5.72%) ISEB
3 11 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.35%) CCNA
4 4 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.35%) Degree
5 3 (1.01%) CISSP
5 3 (1.01%) APMP
6 2 (0.67%) CRISC
6 2 (0.67%) PMP
6 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CCSA
7 1 (0.34%) CCSE
7 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) CCNP
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CCDA
7 1 (0.34%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.04%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.34%) MiFID
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) FATCA
3 1 (0.34%) EMIR
3 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.34%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (7.74%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (5.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.70%) HP
3 9 (3.03%) Oracle
4 8 (2.69%) IBM
5 7 (2.36%) VMware
6 5 (1.68%) Cisco
7 4 (1.35%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.35%) Remedy
8 3 (1.01%) BMC
8 3 (1.01%) Pega
9 2 (0.67%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (0.67%) Juniper
9 2 (0.67%) Lotus
9 2 (0.67%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.67%) SAP
9 2 (0.67%) Cognos
10 1 (0.34%) Adobe
10 1 (0.34%) BT
10 1 (0.34%) Informatica
10 1 (0.34%) ServiceNow
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £505 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £365 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £396.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £360 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago