The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 27 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
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 98 105
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7  
Contract jobs citing Banking 28 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.20% 1.34% 1.45%
As % of the General category 4.09% 3.90% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 30
Median daily rate £475 £394 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.63% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £108 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £548 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.60% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -29.76%  
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 the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 684 872 899
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.23% 34.33% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 444 501
Median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £205 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 95 75
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.77% -31.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £12.80 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £41.60 £42.50
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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in the East of England

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in the East of England

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in the East of England

Banking
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 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
Norfolk +5 7 £700 +64.70%
Bedfordshire - 7 £400 - 8
Cambridgeshire -9 6 £381 +17.30% 13
Hertfordshire -9 4 £288 -41.86% 1
Essex -17 3 £550 +51.72% 3
East Anglia - 1 £538 -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 East of England region with a requirement for Banking.

1 43 (69.35%) Finance
2 20 (32.26%) SQL
3 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.81%) Retail
4 15 (24.19%) Java
5 12 (19.35%) Oracle
5 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
6 11 (17.74%) ITIL
7 10 (16.13%) .NET
7 10 (16.13%) C#
8 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (12.90%) Retail Banking
10 7 (11.29%) Spring
10 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
10 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (11.29%) Hibernate
10 7 (11.29%) Windows
10 7 (11.29%) XML
10 7 (11.29%) XSLT
10 7 (11.29%) High Availability
11 6 (9.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 6 (9.68%) WebLogic
11 6 (9.68%) Java EE
12 5 (8.06%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (8.06%) TDD
12 5 (8.06%) Business Continuity
12 5 (8.06%) Information Security

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.23%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) Confluence
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) FrameMaker
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (3.23%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.61%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.61%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.61%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.23%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Firewall
2 3 (4.84%) DNS
2 3 (4.84%) LAN
2 3 (4.84%) WAN
3 2 (3.23%) ATM
3 2 (3.23%) BIG-IP
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (3.23%) Internet
3 2 (3.23%) MPLS
3 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.61%) DHCP
4 1 (1.61%) NFC
4 1 (1.61%) SAN
4 1 (1.61%) SMPP
4 1 (1.61%) SSL
4 1 (1.61%) Wireless
4 1 (1.61%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.45%) QlikView
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.23%) OLAP
4 2 (3.23%) OLTP
4 2 (3.23%) Redis
4 2 (3.23%) SAP BW
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Appium
1 2 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (3.23%) Bitbucket
1 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.23%) Jasmine
1 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.23%) JIRA
1 2 (3.23%) MSBuild
1 2 (3.23%) MSTest
1 2 (3.23%) NUnit
1 2 (3.23%) Protractor
1 2 (3.23%) Selenium
1 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (69.35%) Finance
2 16 (25.81%) Retail
3 8 (12.90%) Retail Banking
4 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (3.23%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.61%) Japanese Language
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (14.52%) Analyst
1 9 (14.52%) Developer
1 9 (14.52%) Project Manager
2 7 (11.29%) Applications Support
3 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
3 4 (6.45%) ETL Developer
3 4 (6.45%) IT Manager
3 4 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (4.84%) Architect
4 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (4.84%) IT Security Officer
4 3 (4.84%) Security Officer
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Developer
4 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (3.23%) Consultant
5 2 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.23%) Support Specialist
5 2 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) .NET
2 7 (11.29%) Hibernate
2 7 (11.29%) Spring
2 7 (11.29%) XML
2 7 (11.29%) XSLT
3 6 (9.68%) Java EE
4 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
4 5 (8.06%) JSP
4 5 (8.06%) XSL
5 4 (6.45%) HTML
5 4 (6.45%) J2EE
5 4 (6.45%) JSF
5 4 (6.45%) Struts
5 4 (6.45%) Web Services
6 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.84%) WCF
7 2 (3.23%) Apache Flex
7 2 (3.23%) MDX
7 2 (3.23%) REST
7 2 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.84%) Clustering
1 3 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
1 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.23%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.23%) Solaris
4 1 (1.61%) Unix
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.74%) ITIL
3 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (11.29%) High Availability
4 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (8.06%) Business Continuity
6 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (8.06%) Information Security
6 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.06%) TDD
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (6.45%) Data Security
7 4 (6.45%) ETL
7 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.45%) Project Management
7 4 (6.45%) SOA
8 3 (4.84%) BDD
8 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity Management
8 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 15 (24.19%) Java
3 10 (16.13%) C#
4 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.45%) VBScript
6 2 (3.23%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.23%) PHP
6 2 (3.23%) VB
6 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.61%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) CISM
2 3 (4.84%) CISSP
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.84%) SSCP
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.61%) CCIE
4 1 (1.61%) ISEB
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.61%) MCSA
4 1 (1.61%) MCSE
4 1 (1.61%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) PMO
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO 8583
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) GDPR
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) Docker
4 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
1 1 (1.61%) Salt
1 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
1 12 (19.35%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) BEA
2 5 (8.06%) Cisco
3 4 (6.45%) VMware
4 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.23%) Adobe
5 2 (3.23%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.23%) F5
5 2 (3.23%) SAP
6 1 (1.61%) BMC
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Remedy
6 1 (1.61%) Temenos