The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 13 40 50
Rank change year-on-year +27 +10  
Contract jobs citing Banking 39 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 11.89% 2.66% 1.69%
As % of the General category 34.82% 10.53% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 7
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £850 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £420 £425
% change year-on-year - -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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 112 114 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 34.15% 25.28% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 70 55
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.50 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.45
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Gloucestershire

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Gloucestershire

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Gloucestershire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Gloucester +13 34 £400 -
Banking
South West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Banking.

1 38 (53.52%) Finance
1 38 (53.52%) Retail
2 36 (50.70%) Retail Banking
3 32 (45.07%) User Acceptance Testing
3 32 (45.07%) Test Scripting
4 26 (36.62%) Migration
4 26 (36.62%) Defect Management
5 23 (32.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (21.13%) Scrum
7 15 (21.13%) Regulatory Compliance
8 14 (19.72%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (16.90%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (14.08%) SQL
11 9 (12.68%) PL/SQL
11 9 (12.68%) Oracle
11 9 (12.68%) Unix
11 9 (12.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (12.68%) Basel II
11 9 (12.68%) ISEB
11 9 (12.68%) ISTQB
12 8 (11.27%) Data Protection
12 8 (11.27%) Financial Institution
13 6 (8.45%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (7.04%) JIRA
14 5 (7.04%) Workflow
14 5 (7.04%) Test Planning
14 5 (7.04%) SDLC
15 4 (5.63%) Statistics
15 4 (5.63%) SAS

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (5.63%) SAS
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
1 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) Subversion
2 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (53.52%) Finance
1 38 (53.52%) Retail
2 36 (50.70%) Retail Banking
3 8 (11.27%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.82%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (39.44%) Analyst
2 23 (32.39%) Test Analyst
3 19 (26.76%) Test Manager
4 15 (21.13%) Banking Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Test Leader
6 6 (8.45%) Tester
7 5 (7.04%) Programme Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Programme Test Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Test Programme Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Finance Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Junior
8 4 (5.63%) Junior Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Junior Test Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Test Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Agile Test Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Fraud Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Fintech
3 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Unix
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) Test Scripting
1 32 (45.07%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (36.62%) Defect Management
2 26 (36.62%) Migration
3 23 (32.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (21.13%) Regulatory Compliance
5 15 (21.13%) Scrum
6 14 (19.72%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (11.27%) Data Protection
8 5 (7.04%) SDLC
8 5 (7.04%) Test Planning
8 5 (7.04%) Workflow
9 4 (5.63%) Statistics
10 3 (4.23%) Test Management
11 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.82%) Dimensional Modelling
11 2 (2.82%) Kimball Methodology
11 2 (2.82%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 9 (12.68%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.41%) Perl
4 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) ISEB
1 9 (12.68%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) Basel II
1 9 (12.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.82%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.41%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle
2 3 (4.23%) Unisys
3 2 (2.82%) Teradata
4 1 (1.41%) HP
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft