Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 142 100
Rank change year-on-year +4 -42 +37
Contract jobs citing Banking 38 23 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.97% 0.59% 1.59%
As % of the General category 2.42% 1.44% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 55
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £467
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -8.99% +20.52%
10th Percentile £400 £347 £115
90th Percentile £654 £488 £575
South East median daily rate £470 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +4.44% +9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £14.61 -
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £9.61
% change year-on-year +18.52% +40.48% -

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 1,571 1,596 1,690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 40.03% 40.60% 42.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 643 726
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £408 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -4.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £205 £250
90th Percentile £619 £575 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 39 59
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +44.44% +2.86%
10th Percentile £13.05 £13.35 £11.63
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.15 £38.30
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year - +31.23% -0.94%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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
Slough +10 10 £470 +17.50%
Reading -10 8 £550 +29.41% 8
Bracknell +7 4 - - 1
Newbury -1 2 £619 +30.26% 1
Maidenhead - 1 £650 -
Windsor - 1 £413 - 1
Banking
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
4 11 (28.95%) Fintech
5 10 (26.32%) DevOps
6 8 (21.05%) Analytics
7 7 (18.42%) Oracle
7 7 (18.42%) SAP
7 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
7 7 (18.42%) Kanban
7 7 (18.42%) Data Analytics
7 7 (18.42%) User Stories
8 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (15.79%) Functional Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (15.79%) Minimum Viable Product
8 6 (15.79%) Scenario Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
9 5 (13.16%) QA
9 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (10.53%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 4 (10.53%) Azure
10 4 (10.53%) Docker
10 4 (10.53%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (10.53%) Kubernetes
10 4 (10.53%) Product Management
10 4 (10.53%) Degree
10 4 (10.53%) Resource Management

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 1 (2.63%) Anypoint
1 1 (2.63%) Mule
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (7.89%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (7.89%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (5.26%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (2.63%) NetSuite
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Azure
2 2 (5.26%) AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.63%) Apigee
3 1 (2.63%) GCP
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) 4G
1 1 (2.63%) 5G
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
1 1 (2.63%) MPLS
1 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Appium
2 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.26%) Automotive
5 2 (5.26%) General Ledger
5 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Games
6 1 (2.63%) Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Business Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Digital Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Digital Business Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Accountant
4 3 (7.89%) Coordinator
4 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Management Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Product Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) SAP Architect
5 2 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
5 2 (5.26%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) jQuery
2 1 (2.63%) Node.js
2 1 (2.63%) React
2 1 (2.63%) REST
2 1 (2.63%) RESTful
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (2.63%) Sass
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
2 1 (2.63%) Spring
2 1 (2.63%) Velocity
2 1 (2.63%) WCF
2 1 (2.63%) WinForms
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.26%) Derivative
1 2 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Fintech
3 10 (26.32%) DevOps
4 8 (21.05%) Analytics
5 7 (18.42%) Data Analytics
5 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
5 7 (18.42%) Kanban
5 7 (18.42%) User Stories
6 6 (15.79%) Acceptance Criteria
6 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (15.79%) Functional Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Minimum Viable Product
6 6 (15.79%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (10.53%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 4 (10.53%) Product Management
8 4 (10.53%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) C#
1 3 (7.89%) Java
1 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) Go
2 1 (2.63%) PHP
2 1 (2.63%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
2 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.63%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) ACCA
1 4 (10.53%) CIMA
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.63%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Docker
2 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 3 (7.89%) Terraform
3 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
1 7 (18.42%) SAP
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.63%) Okta
4 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.63%) Tableau