The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 32 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Banking 127 138 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.24% 6.32% 8.80%
As % of the General category 16.60% 20.26% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 106 179
Average daily rate
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£406 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.89%
Banking
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

General Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
765 681 921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.56% 31.18% 34.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 392 536
Average daily rate £380 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 23
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £38.10 £19.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
West Yorkshire +2 93 £413 +6.31% 27
South Yorkshire +12 25 £400 - 8
North Yorkshire - 3 £490 - 2
East Yorkshire - - - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 187 (63.39%) Finance
2 93 (31.53%) Retail
3 86 (29.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (21.69%) Retail Banking
5 35 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (10.85%) Project Management
7 28 (9.49%) SQL
8 27 (9.15%) Business Analysis
9 22 (7.46%) MS Excel
10 21 (7.12%) Change Management
11 20 (6.78%) ETL
11 20 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (6.44%) SAS
12 19 (6.44%) Windows
12 19 (6.44%) Oracle
13 18 (6.10%) Microsoft
13 18 (6.10%) QA
13 18 (6.10%) HP Quality Center
14 17 (5.76%) Migration
15 16 (5.42%) ISEB
15 16 (5.42%) Credit Risk
15 16 (5.42%) Test Scripting
16 15 (5.08%) Ab Initio
17 13 (4.41%) ISTQB
17 13 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (4.41%) Analytics
17 13 (4.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
18 12 (4.07%) Waterfall
18 12 (4.07%) Data Modelling

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 19 (6.44%) SAS
2 8 (2.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.34%) CMS
4 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 22 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.73%) MS Office
3 7 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.03%) MS Project
5 5 (1.69%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
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
2 1 (0.34%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.34%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.34%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.36%) Internet
2 2 (0.68%) SSL
2 2 (0.68%) HTTP
2 2 (0.68%) Firewall
2 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.34%) Wireless
3 1 (0.34%) ATM
3 1 (0.34%) LAN
3 1 (0.34%) WAN
3 1 (0.34%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 10 (3.39%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.37%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (1.36%) QlikView
6 4 (1.36%) OLAP
7 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.02%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.02%) Base SAS
7 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.68%) DB2
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.68%) MS Access
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.34%) Essbase
9 1 (0.34%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.34%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 8 (2.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.68%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.68%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.68%) ClearQuest
2 2 (0.68%) JIRA
2 2 (0.68%) Xcode
3 1 (0.34%) Maven
3 1 (0.34%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.34%) Toad
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.34%) Apache Continuum
General
1 187 (63.39%) Finance
2 93 (31.53%) Retail
3 64 (21.69%) Retail Banking
4 9 (3.05%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.03%) Marketing
5 6 (2.03%) Legal
6 5 (1.69%) Private Banking
7 4 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) International Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 100 (33.90%) Analyst
2 58 (19.66%) Project Manager
3 57 (19.32%) Business Analyst
4 26 (8.81%) Developer
5 22 (7.46%) Test Analyst
6 11 (3.73%) PMO Manager
7 10 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (3.05%) Banking Business Analyst
8 9 (3.05%) Consultant
8 9 (3.05%) Test Leader
9 8 (2.71%) Lead Business Analyst
9 8 (2.71%) Administrator
9 8 (2.71%) Data Analyst
9 8 (2.71%) Ab Initio Developer
10 7 (2.37%) Senior Business Analyst
10 7 (2.37%) Architect
10 7 (2.37%) Business Systems Analyst
10 7 (2.37%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (2.03%) Designer
11 6 (2.03%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (1.69%) .NET
2 5 (1.69%) HTML
3 4 (1.36%) jQuery
3 4 (1.36%) CSS
3 4 (1.36%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.02%) Middleware
4 3 (1.02%) HTML5
5 2 (0.68%) Android SDK
5 2 (0.68%) RESTful
5 2 (0.68%) PhoneGap
5 2 (0.68%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (0.68%) Java EE
6 1 (0.34%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.34%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.34%) Spring
6 1 (0.34%) Ajax
6 1 (0.34%) SAML
6 1 (0.34%) Web Services
6 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.42%) Credit Risk
3 11 (3.73%) Mainframe
4 10 (3.39%) User Experience
5 8 (2.71%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (2.03%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.36%) Copywriting
9 3 (1.02%) Clustering
9 3 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.02%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.02%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.68%) iSeries
10 2 (0.68%) Replication
11 1 (0.34%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.34%) Economics
11 1 (0.34%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.44%) Windows
2 11 (3.73%) UNIX
3 9 (3.05%) Linux
4 7 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.36%) AIX
6 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.02%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (29.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (10.85%) Project Management
4 27 (9.15%) Business Analysis
5 21 (7.12%) Change Management
6 20 (6.78%) ETL
6 20 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (5.76%) Migration
8 16 (5.42%) Test Scripting
9 13 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (4.41%) Analytics
10 12 (4.07%) Waterfall
10 12 (4.07%) Data Modelling
10 12 (4.07%) PRINCE2
10 12 (4.07%) Project Planning
10 12 (4.07%) Scrum
11 11 (3.73%) Business Transformation
12 10 (3.39%) Line Management
13 9 (3.05%) Data Management
13 9 (3.05%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.49%) SQL
2 9 (3.05%) Java
3 8 (2.71%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.02%) VBA
6 2 (0.68%) Erlang
6 2 (0.68%) Python
6 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.34%) VB
7 1 (0.34%) ABAP
7 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.34%) C
7 1 (0.34%) C#
7 1 (0.34%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 16 (5.42%) ISEB
2 13 (4.41%) ISTQB
3 8 (2.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.02%) CCA
4 3 (1.02%) SAS Certification
4 3 (1.02%) PMP
4 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.02%) APMP
5 2 (0.68%) Degree
6 1 (0.34%) CCSA
6 1 (0.34%) CCSE
6 1 (0.34%) CISSP
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.34%) CCNP
6 1 (0.34%) CCNA
6 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.10%) QA
2 5 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (6.10%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.36%) Control-M
3 3 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 19 (6.44%) Oracle
2 18 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.08%) Ab Initio
4 8 (2.71%) IBM
4 8 (2.71%) VMware
5 6 (2.03%) HP
5 6 (2.03%) BMC
5 6 (2.03%) Informatica
6 3 (1.02%) Cognos
6 3 (1.02%) Trillium
6 3 (1.02%) Cisco
6 3 (1.02%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.02%) Pega
7 2 (0.68%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (0.68%) SAP
7 2 (0.68%) Juniper
7 2 (0.68%) Remedy
7 2 (0.68%) Teradata
8 1 (0.34%) Google
8 1 (0.34%) Lotus
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