Period
to 20 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 20 April 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 59 32
Rank change year-on-year +2 -27 +28
Contract jobs citing Banking 17 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.11% 2.33% 4.11%
As % of the General category 9.24% 12.50% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 24
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £379 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.21% +68.33% -44.44%
10th Percentile £360 £287 £168
90th Percentile £527 £522 £446
South Wales median daily rate £360 £379 £225
% change year-on-year -4.95% +68.33% -44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 184 152 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 22.86% 18.60% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 96 121
Cardiff median daily rate £438 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.24% -4.52% +3.33%
10th Percentile £224 £155 £181
90th Percentile £625 £519 £513
South Wales median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.55% -20.00% +145.76%
10th Percentile £34.77 £28.20 £32.13
90th Percentile £44.58 £29.80 £39.38
South Wales median hourly rate £38.75 £55.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -29.55% +168.29% -30.51%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Cardiff

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Cardiff

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Cardiff over the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Cardiff

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Banking.

1 10 (58.82%) C#
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Investment Banking
4 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) XML
5 5 (29.41%) Python
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
5 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (29.41%) Retail
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (29.41%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (29.41%) Robotics
5 5 (29.41%) QA
5 5 (29.41%) Machine Learning
5 5 (29.41%) Blue Prism
5 5 (29.41%) Robotic Process Automation
5 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (29.41%) Automation Anywhere

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (23.53%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
1 4 (23.53%) VPN
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (11.76%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) DSL
4 1 (5.88%) FTP
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Protractor
3 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Investment Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Retail
4 3 (17.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Robotic Process Automation Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum Master
4 1 (5.88%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) RESTful
4 4 (23.53%) WCF
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.88%) CSS3
5 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) LESS
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware
5 1 (5.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Robotics
2 4 (23.53%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) AS400
3 1 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Check Point GAiA
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) Machine Learning
2 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Robotic Process Automation
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
3 4 (23.53%) API Design
3 4 (23.53%) API Development
3 4 (23.53%) API Integration
3 4 (23.53%) B2B
3 4 (23.53%) BDD
3 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
3 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) Use Case
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (29.41%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCSA
1 3 (17.65%) CCSE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Automation Anywhere
1 5 (29.41%) Blue Prism
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) UiPath
2 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.88%) CA
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) VMware