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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 - 40
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Banking 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.97% - 0.59%
As % of the General category 6.14% - 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £9.82 £10.44
% change year-on-year +32.45% -5.98%  

Banking is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 114 105 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 32.02% 32.81% 46.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 97 159
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £619 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 3
Median hourly rate £30.00 £9.00 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -82.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 3 £475 - 1
Banking
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 9 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) High Availability
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
5 5 (45.45%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
5 5 (45.45%) JSP
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) XSL
5 5 (45.45%) XSLT
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (45.45%) BEA
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
5 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Spring
5 5 (45.45%) Java EE
6 4 (36.36%) JSF
6 4 (36.36%) TDD
6 4 (36.36%) SLA
6 4 (36.36%) Struts
6 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
7 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Retail

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 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (18.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Appium
1 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
1 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Protractor
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Applications Support
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
1 5 (45.45%) Java EE
1 5 (45.45%) JSP
1 5 (45.45%) Spring
1 5 (45.45%) XML
1 5 (45.45%) XSL
1 5 (45.45%) XSLT
2 4 (36.36%) JSF
2 4 (36.36%) Struts
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
1 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) High Availability
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) QA Automation
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) DSDM
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Apple Swift
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
2 2 (18.18%) QA
3 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (18.18%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) BEA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) VMware