Period
to 18 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 18 September 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 13 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 148 182 409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.01% 9.69% 18.26%
As % of the General category 26.86% 24.23% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 88
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £340 £325 £301
90th Percentile £506 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £470 £450 £423
% change year-on-year +4.44% +6.51% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £9.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.48% -
South East median hourly rate - £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - -18.18% -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 551 751 1,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 37.25% 39.99% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 344 360
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -1.37%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £215
90th Percentile £584 £573 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £416
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 37
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.25 £16.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.09% -11.42% +35.71%
10th Percentile £10.57 £12.96 £9.18
90th Percentile £42.70 £51.18 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £26.75 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.88% +30.00% -

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Buckinghamshire

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Buckinghamshire

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Buckinghamshire

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Buckinghamshire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Milton Keynes +2 121 £425 +6.25% 5
High Wycombe - 2 £463 -
Banking
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Banking.

1 69 (46.62%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.35%) SQL
3 33 (22.30%) Scrum
4 32 (21.62%) JIRA
5 31 (20.95%) Java
6 30 (20.27%) Finance
7 27 (18.24%) TDD
8 26 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (14.86%) AngularJS
9 22 (14.86%) Jenkins
10 20 (13.51%) DevOps
10 20 (13.51%) JavaScript
10 20 (13.51%) Unix
11 19 (12.84%) Linux
12 18 (12.16%) Git (software)
13 17 (11.49%) Test Automation
14 16 (10.81%) Spring
15 15 (10.14%) Confluence
15 15 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
15 15 (10.14%) Spring Boot
15 15 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (9.46%) BDD
17 13 (8.78%) Java 8
17 13 (8.78%) Kanban
18 12 (8.11%) NoSQL
18 12 (8.11%) REST
18 12 (8.11%) Microservices
19 11 (7.43%) Node.js
19 11 (7.43%) User Stories
19 11 (7.43%) OpenShift

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 15 (10.14%) Confluence
2 7 (4.73%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.38%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.38%) Appian
3 5 (3.38%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.03%) Drupal
4 3 (2.03%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.68%) CICS
5 1 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.68%) SAS
5 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.35%) Sketch
3 2 (1.35%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.43%) OpenShift
1 11 (7.43%) PaaS
2 6 (4.05%) Trello
3 5 (3.38%) AWS
4 4 (2.70%) Azure
4 4 (2.70%) GitHub
5 3 (2.03%) IaaS
5 3 (2.03%) npm
6 2 (1.35%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (1.35%) Apigee
7 1 (0.68%) GCP
7 1 (0.68%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) FTP
2 2 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.76%) DB2
4 7 (4.73%) Big Data
4 7 (4.73%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.73%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.38%) DB2 UDB
5 5 (3.38%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.38%) MySQL
6 4 (2.70%) NuoDB
7 3 (2.03%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.35%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.35%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.35%) Impala
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.35%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.68%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.68%) Power BI
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (21.62%) JIRA
2 22 (14.86%) Jenkins
3 18 (12.16%) Git (software)
4 11 (7.43%) Maven
5 9 (6.08%) Selenium
6 8 (5.41%) GitLab
7 7 (4.73%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (4.05%) Pivotal Tracker
9 5 (3.38%) Ant
9 5 (3.38%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.38%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.38%) JUnit
10 3 (2.03%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.03%) JMeter
10 3 (2.03%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (2.03%) Mocha
10 3 (2.03%) Protractor
11 2 (1.35%) Android Studio
11 2 (1.35%) Appium
12 1 (0.68%) Axure RP
General
1 30 (20.27%) Finance
2 5 (3.38%) Retail Banking
3 4 (2.70%) Retail
4 2 (1.35%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.35%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Games
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (30.41%) Developer
2 39 (26.35%) Analyst
3 13 (8.78%) Banking Analyst
4 12 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.76%) Credit Analyst
5 10 (6.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.08%) Administrator
6 9 (6.08%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.05%) JIRA Specialist
9 5 (3.38%) Android Developer
9 5 (3.38%) Architect
9 5 (3.38%) Backend Developer
10 4 (2.70%) Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Specialist
10 4 (2.70%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (2.70%) HTML Developer
10 4 (2.70%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.86%) AngularJS
2 16 (10.81%) Spring
3 15 (10.14%) Spring Boot
4 12 (8.11%) REST
5 11 (7.43%) Node.js
5 11 (7.43%) RESTful
6 10 (6.76%) HTML
7 9 (6.08%) Web Services
8 8 (5.41%) CSS
8 8 (5.41%) SOAP
9 6 (4.05%) .NET
9 6 (4.05%) JSON
9 6 (4.05%) Spring Cloud
9 6 (4.05%) Velocity
9 6 (4.05%) XML
10 5 (3.38%) Dagger
10 5 (3.38%) Electron Framework
10 5 (3.38%) Retrofit
10 5 (3.38%) RxJava
10 5 (3.38%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) Mainframe
1 9 (6.08%) User Experience
2 6 (4.05%) Client/Server
2 6 (4.05%) Contract for Difference
3 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.70%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (2.70%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.03%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.35%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.68%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.51%) Unix
2 19 (12.84%) Linux
3 7 (4.73%) Android
4 6 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.05%) Windows
5 4 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (46.62%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.30%) Scrum
3 27 (18.24%) TDD
4 26 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (13.51%) DevOps
6 17 (11.49%) Test Automation
7 15 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (9.46%) BDD
9 13 (8.78%) Kanban
10 12 (8.11%) Microservices
11 11 (7.43%) User Stories
12 10 (6.76%) SDLC
13 8 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (5.41%) Front End Development
13 8 (5.41%) Project Management
14 7 (4.73%) High Availability
14 7 (4.73%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (4.05%) Android Development
15 6 (4.05%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.35%) SQL
2 31 (20.95%) Java
3 20 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 13 (8.78%) Java 8
5 10 (6.76%) Python
6 7 (4.73%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.38%) BeanShell
8 5 (3.38%) Bourne shell
8 5 (3.38%) C
8 5 (3.38%) Korn
8 5 (3.38%) Kotlin
8 5 (3.38%) Perl
8 5 (3.38%) PHP
9 4 (2.70%) Scala
10 2 (1.35%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.35%) C#
10 2 (1.35%) JCL
11 1 (0.68%) R
11 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) AAT
2 1 (0.68%) CIMA
2 1 (0.68%) PhD
2 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.68%) PMO
3 1 (0.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (6.08%) Docker
2 5 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.38%) RACF
3 2 (1.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.41%) Control-M
2 7 (4.73%) Ansible
3 3 (2.03%) Kibana
4 2 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.35%) Puppet
5 1 (0.68%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (7.43%) Oracle
1 11 (7.43%) Red Hat
2 10 (6.76%) IBM
3 6 (4.05%) Pega
4 5 (3.38%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (3.38%) Remedy
5 4 (2.70%) Apple
5 4 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.03%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.35%) Adobe
7 2 (1.35%) F5
7 2 (1.35%) WSO2
8 1 (0.68%) CA
8 1 (0.68%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.68%) Google
8 1 (0.68%) Planview