The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 25 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 10 9
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Contract jobs citing Banking 141 105 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.38% 11.45% 11.06%
As % of the General category 44.90% 30.00% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 94 88
Median daily rate £448 £441 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.41% -1.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £403
% change year-on-year +0.60% +1.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
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 Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 314 350 423
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 49.84% 38.17% 42.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 247 252
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
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 Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Cheshire

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Cheshire

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Cheshire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +2 50 £423 -6.11% 13
Chester +4 36 £450 +12.50% 2
Crewe - 2 £450 -
Warrington +6 1 - -
Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Banking.

1 139 (60.96%) Finance
2 66 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (21.93%) Java
4 30 (13.16%) Scrum
4 30 (13.16%) Spring
5 28 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (11.84%) JavaScript
6 27 (11.84%) Git (software)
7 26 (11.40%) Data Protection
7 26 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (10.96%) Waterfall
9 24 (10.53%) Web Services
9 24 (10.53%) Linux
10 23 (10.09%) Unix
11 22 (9.65%) SQL
11 22 (9.65%) Oracle
12 21 (9.21%) J2EE
12 21 (9.21%) Retail
13 20 (8.77%) TDD
14 19 (8.33%) Risk Management
14 19 (8.33%) SOAP
14 19 (8.33%) JIRA
15 18 (7.89%) JSON
15 18 (7.89%) jQuery
16 17 (7.46%) Information Security
17 16 (7.02%) Hibernate
17 16 (7.02%) Gradle
18 15 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (6.58%) Retail Banking
19 14 (6.14%) Unit Testing

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (3.51%) JBoss
2 7 (3.07%) Confluence
3 5 (2.19%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.19%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.75%) SAS
5 3 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.44%) CMS
7 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.51%) Office 365
3 7 (3.07%) PaaS
4 2 (0.88%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.19%) Firewall
1 5 (2.19%) Internet
1 5 (2.19%) SAN
1 5 (2.19%) X.509
2 4 (1.75%) NAS
3 2 (0.88%) ATM
3 2 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.44%) HTTP
4 1 (0.44%) Intranet
4 1 (0.44%) LAN
4 1 (0.44%) POP3
4 1 (0.44%) Skype
4 1 (0.44%) SMS
4 1 (0.44%) SMTP
4 1 (0.44%) SSH
4 1 (0.44%) SSL
4 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.39%) MongoDB
2 8 (3.51%) GIS
3 7 (3.07%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.75%) DataStage
5 4 (1.75%) DB2
5 4 (1.75%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.32%) Big Data
6 3 (1.32%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.33%) JIRA
3 16 (7.02%) Gradle
4 13 (5.70%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.95%) IntelliJ
5 9 (3.95%) JUnit
6 6 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.19%) Subversion
8 4 (1.75%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.32%) gulp
9 3 (1.32%) Toad
9 3 (1.32%) Xcode
10 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.88%) Grunt
10 2 (0.88%) JProfiler
10 2 (0.88%) Maven
10 2 (0.88%) Selenium
10 2 (0.88%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.44%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 139 (60.96%) Finance
2 21 (9.21%) Retail
3 15 (6.58%) Retail Banking
4 11 (4.82%) Financial Institution
5 10 (4.39%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.63%) Back Office
6 6 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Law
7 2 (0.88%) Marketing
7 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Front Office
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (26.75%) Analyst
2 48 (21.05%) Developer
3 33 (14.47%) Business Analyst
4 29 (12.72%) Consultant
5 25 (10.96%) Java Developer
6 18 (7.89%) Architect
7 17 (7.46%) Project Manager
8 16 (7.02%) Banking Analyst
9 14 (6.14%) Security Consultant
10 12 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
10 12 (5.26%) Risk Analyst
11 10 (4.39%) Administrator
12 9 (3.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
14 7 (3.07%) Designer
15 6 (2.63%) Cloud Architect
15 6 (2.63%) Geneos Consultant
15 6 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
15 6 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.16%) Spring
2 24 (10.53%) Web Services
3 21 (9.21%) J2EE
4 19 (8.33%) SOAP
5 18 (7.89%) jQuery
5 18 (7.89%) JSON
6 16 (7.02%) Hibernate
7 13 (5.70%) Ajax
8 12 (5.26%) HTML
8 12 (5.26%) JSP
8 12 (5.26%) Servlets
9 11 (4.82%) EJB
9 11 (4.82%) Struts
9 11 (4.82%) XML
10 10 (4.39%) RESTful
11 9 (3.95%) CSS
11 9 (3.95%) REST
12 8 (3.51%) .NET
12 8 (3.51%) CSS3
12 8 (3.51%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.19%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.19%) Derivative
3 5 (2.19%) OTC Derivatives
4 3 (1.32%) Clustering
4 3 (1.32%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.32%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.88%) iSeries
5 2 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (0.88%) PMI
5 2 (0.88%) User Experience
6 1 (0.44%) CMDB
6 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.44%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.44%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.44%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.44%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.44%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.53%) Linux
2 23 (10.09%) Unix
3 12 (5.26%) Windows
4 11 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.39%) AIX
6 5 (2.19%) Android
7 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.32%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.32%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.88%) HPUX
8 2 (0.88%) Solaris
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (13.16%) Scrum
3 28 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (11.40%) Data Protection
5 25 (10.96%) Waterfall
6 20 (8.77%) TDD
7 19 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 17 (7.46%) Information Security
9 14 (6.14%) Security Management
9 14 (6.14%) Unit Testing
10 13 (5.70%) Internal Audit
10 13 (5.70%) ITIL
11 12 (5.26%) Project Management
11 12 (5.26%) SDLC
11 12 (5.26%) Test Automation
12 11 (4.82%) Business Analysis
12 11 (4.82%) Migration
12 11 (4.82%) Security Architecture
13 10 (4.39%) OO
14 9 (3.95%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 50 (21.93%) Java
2 27 (11.84%) JavaScript
3 22 (9.65%) SQL
4 8 (3.51%) C
4 8 (3.51%) C#
5 7 (3.07%) Python
6 5 (2.19%) C++
7 4 (1.75%) Perl
7 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.32%) Apple Swift
8 3 (1.32%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.88%) AWK
9 2 (0.88%) Korn
9 2 (0.88%) Ruby
9 2 (0.88%) sed
10 1 (0.44%) Groovy
10 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.44%) R
10 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (2.63%) Degree
2 2 (0.88%) CISA
2 2 (0.88%) CISSP
2 2 (0.88%) CRISC
2 2 (0.88%) ISEB
2 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
2 2 (0.88%) RHCSA
3 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.39%) SLA
2 7 (3.07%) PMO
3 6 (2.63%) QA
4 3 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.32%) GDPR
4 3 (1.32%) IFRS
4 3 (1.32%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.88%) COSHH
6 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.32%) vSphere
3 2 (0.88%) Firmware
4 1 (0.44%) Docker
4 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.63%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.75%) Puppet
3 2 (0.88%) Ansible
3 2 (0.88%) IBM BigFix
3 2 (0.88%) Netcool
3 2 (0.88%) SCOM
3 2 (0.88%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.44%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.44%) SCCM
4 1 (0.44%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (9.65%) Oracle
2 12 (5.26%) IBM
3 10 (4.39%) HP
4 9 (3.95%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.51%) Veritas
6 6 (2.63%) Perforce
7 4 (1.75%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.32%) Apple
8 3 (1.32%) Citrix
8 3 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.32%) Remedy
8 3 (1.32%) SAP
9 2 (0.88%) CA
9 2 (0.88%) Dell
9 2 (0.88%) EMC
9 2 (0.88%) VMware
10 1 (0.44%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.44%) BMC
10 1 (0.44%) Chordiant
10 1 (0.44%) NetApp
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