Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Banking
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 52 55
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +4
Contract jobs citing Banking 17 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.47% 1.75% 0.75%
As % of the General category 6.59% 6.79% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate £415 £225 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +84.56% -33.33% -18.18%
10th Percentile £330 £203 £284
90th Percentile £541 £620 £381
East of England median daily rate £375 £325 £500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -35.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £41.25 £29.06
% change year-on-year -39.39% +41.94% -3.13%

Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 258 162 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 37.45% 25.76% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 102 142
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -3.41%
10th Percentile £325 £200 £200
90th Percentile £599 £600 £556
East of England median daily rate £425 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +5.85% +0.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 31
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £32.75 £24.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.67% -2.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £22.75 £9.65 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.63 £40.25 £45.43
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +19.40% +28.85% -13.33%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Bedfordshire

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Banking in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Bedfordshire

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Bedfordshire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -3 3 £415 +84.56%
Dunstable -3 1 £538 +179.22% 4
Bedford - 1 - -
Banking
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Banking.

1 10 (58.82%) Retail
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Internet
2 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (52.94%) Android
2 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
2 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (52.94%) Apple iOS
2 9 (52.94%) Functional Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Mobile App
3 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 8 (47.06%) Bitbucket
3 8 (47.06%) Redis
3 8 (47.06%) REST
3 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
3 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
3 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
3 8 (47.06%) Confluence
3 8 (47.06%) Docker
3 8 (47.06%) Appium
3 8 (47.06%) Apple Swift
3 8 (47.06%) QA Automation
3 8 (47.06%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Sauce Labs
3 8 (47.06%) Mac OS X
3 8 (47.06%) SOAP
3 8 (47.06%) SQL

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (47.06%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP CO
1 1 (5.88%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (47.06%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.88%) Google App Engine
3 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.88%) IaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Appium
1 8 (47.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (47.06%) Bitbucket
1 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
1 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
1 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
1 8 (47.06%) JIRA
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
1 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
2 6 (35.29%) Protractor
3 3 (17.65%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (58.82%) Retail
2 8 (47.06%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Tester
2 8 (47.06%) Automation Tester
2 8 (47.06%) QA Automation Tester
2 8 (47.06%) QA Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior UX Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Developer
5 1 (5.88%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) REST
2 8 (47.06%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Android
1 9 (52.94%) Apple iOS
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Mac OS X
3 4 (23.53%) Unix
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (52.94%) Functional Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
3 8 (47.06%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 8 (47.06%) QA Automation
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) API Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Security
5 1 (5.88%) DSDM
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) Apple Swift
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Docker
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) vCloud
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) CyberArk
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Remedy
2 1 (5.88%) SAP