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 24 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 8 18
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10  
Contract jobs citing Banking 36 42 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 25.71% 19.27% 8.11%
As % of the General category 50.70% 36.84% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 8
Median daily rate £450 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £247 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £402
% change year-on-year +0.60% +2.11%  
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 Chester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 71 114 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 50.71% 52.29% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 97 46
Median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -0.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Chester region with a requirement for Banking.

1 33 (62.26%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.75%) Java
4 9 (16.98%) HP
4 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (15.09%) TDD
5 8 (15.09%) IBM
5 8 (15.09%) Investment Banking
5 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
6 7 (13.21%) SLA
6 7 (13.21%) Web Services
7 6 (11.32%) SOAP
7 6 (11.32%) OO
7 6 (11.32%) Python
7 6 (11.32%) Oracle
7 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (11.32%) Back Office
7 6 (11.32%) RESTful
7 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.32%) JSON
8 5 (9.43%) Derivative
8 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.43%) Spring
8 5 (9.43%) AOP
8 5 (9.43%) JAX-WS
8 5 (9.43%) Analytics
8 5 (9.43%) JiBX
8 5 (9.43%) POJO
8 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing

Banking
Co-occurring 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 4 (7.55%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) NAS
1 3 (5.66%) SAN
2 2 (3.77%) ATM
2 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.89%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) HTTP
3 1 (1.89%) Intranet
3 1 (1.89%) LAN
3 1 (1.89%) SMS
3 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.55%) DataStage
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.89%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Toad
2 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.89%) FxCop
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) gulp
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) JMeter
3 1 (1.89%) JUnit
3 1 (1.89%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.89%) ProC
3 1 (1.89%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) T4 Templates
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) webpack
General
1 33 (62.26%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Investment Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Back Office
4 5 (9.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Banking Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Data Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Business Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Database Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) Web Services
2 6 (11.32%) JSON
2 6 (11.32%) RESTful
2 6 (11.32%) SOAP
3 5 (9.43%) J2EE
3 5 (9.43%) JAXB
3 5 (9.43%) JAX-WS
3 5 (9.43%) JDBC
3 5 (9.43%) JiBX
3 5 (9.43%) POJO
3 5 (9.43%) Spring
3 5 (9.43%) WSDL
3 5 (9.43%) XML
3 5 (9.43%) XSLT
4 2 (3.77%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) .NET
5 1 (1.89%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.89%) Flash
5 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Derivative
2 5 (9.43%) OTC Derivatives
3 3 (5.66%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.89%) PMI
4 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (15.09%) TDD
4 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
5 6 (11.32%) OO
5 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.43%) Analytics
6 5 (9.43%) AOP
6 5 (9.43%) OOP
6 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Break/Fix
7 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
7 4 (7.55%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Time Management
8 3 (5.66%) BDD
8 3 (5.66%) Migration
8 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Java
2 6 (11.32%) Python
3 5 (9.43%) SQL
4 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.77%) C
5 2 (3.77%) C#
5 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.89%) C++
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) VBScript
6 1 (1.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
1 2 (3.77%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
2 3 (5.66%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.66%) IFRS
2 3 (5.66%) IFRS 9
2 3 (5.66%) QA
3 2 (3.77%) COSHH
3 2 (3.77%) GDPR
3 2 (3.77%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.66%) vSphere
2 2 (3.77%) Firmware
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Ansible
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.89%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.89%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) HP
2 8 (15.09%) IBM
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) Dell
6 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.89%) BMC
6 1 (1.89%) Cognos
6 1 (1.89%) EMC
6 1 (1.89%) Fiserv
6 1 (1.89%) NetApp
6 1 (1.89%) VMware
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