Period
to 22 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 22 March 2019 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 55 49
Rank change year-on-year -20 -6 +13
Contract jobs citing Banking 7 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.88% 0.20% 1.66%
As % of the General category 4.43% 0.85% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 15
Lancashire median daily rate £525 - £105
10th Percentile £513 - £101
90th Percentile £538 - £276
North West median daily rate £453 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +13.13% -0.06% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £17.25 £70.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -75.36% +300.00% -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 158 117 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 19.97% 23.54% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 73 66
Lancashire median daily rate £438 £433 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +23.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £311 £313 £198
90th Percentile £576 £648 £488
North West median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 37
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.00 £42.75 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.09% +3.64% +9.27%
10th Percentile £25.18 £25.92 £11.33
90th Percentile £44.70 £58.82 £53.80
North West median hourly rate £26.11 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +24.31% -16.00% -6.82%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Lancashire

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Lancashire

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Lancashire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 March 2019. 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
Skelmersdale - 3 - -
Blackpool - 2 £525 -
Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Banking.

1 2 (28.57%) COBOL
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
1 2 (28.57%) User Stories
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
1 2 (28.57%) SDLC
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Identification
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) FTP

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) CRM Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Functional Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
1 2 (28.57%) SDLC
1 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Identification
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) VMware