Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 31 41
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 +12
Contract jobs citing Banking 31 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.81% 4.92% 3.58%
As % of the General category 16.67% 11.88% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 19
Kent median daily rate £325 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.53% +21.43%
10th Percentile £115 £105 £321
90th Percentile £644 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £408 £425 £438
% change year-on-year -4.12% -2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £9.61 - £22.00

Banking is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 186 202 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 34.83% 41.39% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 158 118
Kent median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £200 £180 £215
90th Percentile £653 £569 £491
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.18% +0.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 £77.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.56% +185.19% -22.97%
10th Percentile £42.75 £57.15 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.25 £94.85 £39.46
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +32.35%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -3 9 £200 -
Tonbridge -1 2 £115 +9.52%
Canterbury - 2 £115 -
Tunbridge Wells +5 1 £350 -
Chatham -2 1 £600 +79.10%
Dartford -2 1 £275 +66.67%
Sevenoaks - 1 £115 -
Banking
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 12 (38.71%) Finance
3 12 (38.71%) VMware
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (32.26%) Security Patching
5 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
6 9 (29.03%) Symantec
6 9 (29.03%) NetBackup
6 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (25.81%) Online Banking
7 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (22.58%) ITIL
8 7 (22.58%) Data Protection
9 6 (19.35%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) Java
10 5 (16.13%) TDD
11 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
11 4 (12.90%) Retail
11 4 (12.90%) Scrum
11 4 (12.90%) Python
11 4 (12.90%) EPoS
11 4 (12.90%) ATM
11 4 (12.90%) Ruby
11 4 (12.90%) Go
11 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
12 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
12 3 (9.68%) B2C

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) ATM
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) Power BI
2 1 (3.23%) QlikView
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Advertising
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Administrator
1 9 (29.03%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) NetBackup Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) ATM Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Core
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) FIXML
2 1 (3.23%) FpML
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) JSON
2 1 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Online Banking
2 4 (12.90%) EPoS
3 1 (3.23%) Fintech
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.23%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Android
4 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.45%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Security Patching
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Data Protection
3 7 (22.58%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) TDD
5 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) B2C
6 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
7 2 (6.45%) Data Governance
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Data Management
8 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.23%) Metadata Management
8 1 (3.23%) User Stories
8 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) Go
3 4 (12.90%) Python
3 4 (12.90%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) RPG
4 1 (3.23%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) VMware
2 9 (29.03%) Symantec
3 2 (6.45%) Hitachi
3 2 (6.45%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) IFS
4 1 (3.23%) Tableau