The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 30 58
Rank change year-on-year -8 +28  
Contract jobs citing Banking 1 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.33% 3.65% 0.87%
As % of the General category 1.27% 16.88% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Median daily rate £450 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +30.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.60% +2.50%  
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 Cambridge with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 79 77 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 26.16% 21.63% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 54
Median daily rate £344 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.11% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.45% -25.62%  
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 Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Cambridge

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Cambridge

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Cambridge

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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Banking.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) ISO 8583
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (33.33%) MSTest
4 2 (33.33%) WPF
4 2 (33.33%) LINQ
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) NUnit
4 2 (33.33%) MSBuild
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) NFC
1 1 (16.67%) SMPP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) RavenDB
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MSBuild
1 2 (33.33%) MSTest
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) MI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) LINQ
2 2 (33.33%) WPF
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) MVVM
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Push Notifications
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) VMware