The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 28 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 25 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11  
Contract jobs citing Banking 10 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.12% 4.04% 3.30%
As % of the General category 13.70% 11.71% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 7
Median daily rate £345 £445 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.47% -8.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £398 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Kent with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 73 111 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 30.04% 34.47% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 126 65
Median daily rate £425 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £215 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £750 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £77.00 £26.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.55% +188.17%  
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 Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Kent

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Kent

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Kent over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Kent

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Kent

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 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
Maidstone - 4 £343 -
Banking
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Kent region with a requirement for Banking.

1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) Symantec
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Online Banking
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) SAN
5 2 (12.50%) Hitachi
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) B2C
5 2 (12.50%) Bankmaster

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Bankmaster
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (6.25%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Hardware Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) NetBackup Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Support Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Core
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Online Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Fintech
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) B2C
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Robotic Process Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Use Case
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (12.50%) Hitachi
3 2 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Prism
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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