Period
to 20 August 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 20 August 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
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 55 97 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 40.15% 37.45% 42.73%
As % of the General category 53.92% 52.72% 62.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 97 133
Halifax median daily rate £381 £390 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.24% +9.55% -10.10%
10th Percentile £308 £312 £259
90th Percentile £511 £455 £467
West Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £405 £356
% change year-on-year -0.93% +13.76% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £160.00
% change year-on-year - -91.88% +966.67%

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 Halifax with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 102 184 225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 74.45% 71.04% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 158 182
Halifax median daily rate £391 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.19% +12.36% -10.10%
10th Percentile £305 £309 £259
90th Percentile £515 £459 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Halifax median hourly rate - - £40.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.56 £13.60 £35.00
% change year-on-year +58.55% -61.16% +133.33%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Halifax

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Halifax

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Halifax over the 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Halifax

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Halifax

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Banking.

1 45 (81.82%) Finance
2 27 (49.09%) Retail
3 15 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 11 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.91%) Project Management
8 5 (9.09%) Change Management
8 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (9.09%) PMO
9 4 (7.27%) Scrum
9 4 (7.27%) SQL
10 3 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 3 (5.45%) QA
10 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (5.45%) Cisco
10 3 (5.45%) Validation
10 3 (5.45%) Firewall
10 3 (5.45%) Defect Management
11 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
11 2 (3.64%) IFRS
11 2 (3.64%) IFRS 9
11 2 (3.64%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (3.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (3.64%) Line Management
11 2 (3.64%) Coaching
11 2 (3.64%) Mobile App

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 (3.64%) SAS
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) StreamWeaver
2 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) Extranet
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 45 (81.82%) Finance
2 27 (49.09%) Retail
3 11 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Analyst
2 16 (29.09%) Business Analyst
3 14 (25.45%) Banking Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Banking Business Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Scrum Master
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Regulatory Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Business Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Business Integration Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) J2EE
1 2 (3.64%) Spring
1 2 (3.64%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) HTML5
2 1 (1.82%) JDBC
2 1 (1.82%) JPA
2 1 (1.82%) jQuery
2 1 (1.82%) JSF
2 1 (1.82%) Node.js
2 1 (1.82%) REST
2 1 (1.82%) SOAP
2 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.82%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Unix
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (10.91%) Project Management
4 5 (9.09%) Change Management
4 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 4 (7.27%) Scrum
6 3 (5.45%) Defect Management
6 3 (5.45%) Validation
7 2 (3.64%) Coaching
7 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.64%) Data Management
7 2 (3.64%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.64%) Line Management
7 2 (3.64%) Migration
7 2 (3.64%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (3.64%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.64%) Requirements Management
7 2 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) Java
2 2 (3.64%) VBA
3 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) Python
3 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) CCNA
1 2 (3.64%) CCSA
1 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) PMO
2 3 (5.45%) QA
3 2 (3.64%) IFRS
3 2 (3.64%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco
3 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.82%) F5
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) NetIQ
4 1 (1.82%) Progress
4 1 (1.82%) SAP