Period
to 22 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 134 128
Rank change year-on-year -24 -6 -7
Contract jobs citing Banking 14 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.34% 1.08% 0.94%
As % of the General category 0.88% 2.82% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 39 46
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +17.86% -24.67%
10th Percentile £325 £115 £105
90th Percentile £544 £575 £500
South East median daily rate £475 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £10.80 -
% change year-on-year +146.76% - -

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 Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,583 1,558 1,560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 38.26% 38.33% 39.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 685 699
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £216 £250 £215
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 59
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.25 £12.45
90th Percentile £50.68 £48.30 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £24.01 £25.50
% change year-on-year +41.61% -5.84% +0.42%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Berkshire

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Berkshire

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Berkshire

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Berkshire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Reading -36 5 £475 +18.75% 4
Bracknell -4 2 £350 -22.22% 1
Slough -11 2 £250 +117.39%
Newbury +1 1 - - 2
Banking
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Banking.

1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Microservices
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) JIRA
3 4 (28.57%) Confluence
3 4 (28.57%) REST
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
4 3 (21.43%) User Experience
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) React
5 2 (14.29%) webpack
5 2 (14.29%) Power BI
5 2 (14.29%) GraphQL
5 2 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (14.29%) Workshop Facilitation
5 2 (14.29%) Epics
5 2 (14.29%) OAuth
5 2 (14.29%) CSS3
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (28.57%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) Liferay
3 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) Skype
1 1 (7.14%) SMPP
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (14.29%) Power BI
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Spanner
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) NewSQL
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) webpack
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (14.29%) React Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 2 (14.29%) VB Developer
3 2 (14.29%) VB VBA Developer
3 2 (14.29%) VBA Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Writer
4 1 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) REST
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) CSS3
3 2 (14.29%) GraphQL
3 2 (14.29%) OAuth
3 2 (14.29%) OpenID
3 2 (14.29%) React
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) Kafka
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (7.14%) OAuth2
4 1 (7.14%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (7.14%) SAP PI
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.14%) DataPower
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Microservices
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Epics
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) VB
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 2 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java 8
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP