The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Banking 17 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 16.35% 18.54% 16.13%
As % of the General category 34.00% 31.82% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 19
Median daily rate £450 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £270 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -0.77% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £10.44 £10.44
% change year-on-year +24.16% -  

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 Chester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 50 88 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 48.08% 58.28% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 56 57
Median daily rate £406 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.84% -7.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Chester

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Chester

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Chester

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

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

1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) Python
2 8 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 7 (21.88%) OO
4 6 (18.75%) Back Office
5 5 (15.63%) OOP
5 5 (15.63%) Derivative
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
5 5 (15.63%) OTC Derivatives
6 4 (12.50%) Web Services
6 4 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) Validation
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) Windows
7 3 (9.38%) SOAP
7 3 (9.38%) Degree
7 3 (9.38%) JSON
7 3 (9.38%) Time Management
7 3 (9.38%) RESTful
7 3 (9.38%) Retail
7 3 (9.38%) Analytics
8 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (6.25%) JAX-WS
8 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) AOP

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) ATM
2 1 (3.13%) Anycast
2 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.13%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JMeter
1 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 6 (18.75%) Back Office
4 3 (9.38%) Retail
5 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Python Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Testing Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) JSON
2 3 (9.38%) RESTful
2 3 (9.38%) SOAP
3 2 (6.25%) J2EE
3 2 (6.25%) JAXB
3 2 (6.25%) JAX-WS
3 2 (6.25%) JDBC
3 2 (6.25%) JiBX
3 2 (6.25%) POJO
3 2 (6.25%) Spring
3 2 (6.25%) WSDL
3 2 (6.25%) XML
3 2 (6.25%) XSLT
4 1 (3.13%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Derivative
1 5 (15.63%) OTC Derivatives
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Equities
3 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) OO
2 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.63%) OOP
2 5 (15.63%) TDD
2 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
2 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Analytics
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.38%) Time Management
4 3 (9.38%) Validation
5 2 (6.25%) AOP
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.25%) ITSM
5 2 (6.25%) Network Design
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Java
1 8 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) C++
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
1 2 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) F5
2 1 (3.13%) Fiserv
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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