The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 22 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 17 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1  
Contract jobs citing Banking 78 124 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.66% 6.76% 7.30%
As % of the General category 16.88% 19.71% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 83 71
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £334 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.60% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 462 629 598
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 33.55% 34.32% 40.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 388 327
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -9.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £15.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £41.00 £17.39
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Manchester

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Manchester over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Manchester

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Manchester

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 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
Salford - 1 £350 -
Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Banking.

1 86 (56.58%) Finance
2 33 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (16.45%) Java
5 19 (12.50%) Middleware
6 18 (11.84%) Oracle
7 17 (11.18%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (10.53%) SQL
8 16 (10.53%) Web Services
8 16 (10.53%) Project Management
9 15 (9.87%) Retail
9 15 (9.87%) Spring
9 15 (9.87%) SOAP
10 14 (9.21%) Unix
10 14 (9.21%) HTML
11 13 (8.55%) JavaScript
11 13 (8.55%) J2EE
11 13 (8.55%) ITIL
11 13 (8.55%) WebSphere
11 13 (8.55%) Migration
12 12 (7.89%) Retail Banking
12 12 (7.89%) SQL Server
12 12 (7.89%) CSS
12 12 (7.89%) Risk Management
12 12 (7.89%) Security Architecture
13 11 (7.24%) AngularJS
13 11 (7.24%) Re-Platforming
13 11 (7.24%) Windows
13 11 (7.24%) Linux
13 11 (7.24%) Business Analysis

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 13 (8.55%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.95%) JBoss
3 4 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.97%) Confluence
4 3 (1.97%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.66%) CMS
6 1 (0.66%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.66%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.66%) Mule
6 1 (0.66%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.66%) SAS
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.66%) InDesign
4 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Actimize
1 1 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.63%) PaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.97%) Firewall
2 2 (1.32%) DNS
2 2 (1.32%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (0.66%) DHCP
3 1 (0.66%) Intranet
3 1 (0.66%) LAN
3 1 (0.66%) Network Security
3 1 (0.66%) SAN
3 1 (0.66%) SNMP
3 1 (0.66%) SSH
3 1 (0.66%) SSL
3 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.66%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (0.66%) VPN
3 1 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.63%) GIS
4 3 (1.97%) Blockchain
4 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.66%) Big Data
6 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.66%) DB2
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.95%) JUnit
3 4 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.97%) Gradle
4 3 (1.97%) gulp
4 3 (1.97%) Hudson
4 3 (1.97%) JIRA
5 2 (1.32%) Grunt
5 2 (1.32%) Maven
6 1 (0.66%) Babel
6 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.66%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.66%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.66%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.66%) Lombardi
6 1 (0.66%) Mocha
6 1 (0.66%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.66%) webpack
General
1 86 (56.58%) Finance
2 15 (9.87%) Retail
3 12 (7.89%) Retail Banking
4 8 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.61%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.97%) Law
7 2 (1.32%) Legal
7 2 (1.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.66%) Billing
8 1 (0.66%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (24.34%) Analyst
2 24 (15.79%) Developer
3 21 (13.82%) Project Manager
4 19 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 16 (10.53%) Consultant
5 16 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 14 (9.21%) Architect
7 12 (7.89%) Banking Analyst
8 9 (5.92%) Security Architect
9 7 (4.61%) Banking Business Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) Security Consultant
10 5 (3.29%) AWS Architect
10 5 (3.29%) Banking Project Manager
10 5 (3.29%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (3.29%) Cloud Consultant
10 5 (3.29%) Middleware Specialist
10 5 (3.29%) Mortgage Business Analyst
10 5 (3.29%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (3.29%) Unix Specialist
11 4 (2.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.50%) Middleware
2 16 (10.53%) Web Services
3 15 (9.87%) SOAP
3 15 (9.87%) Spring
4 14 (9.21%) HTML
5 13 (8.55%) J2EE
6 12 (7.89%) CSS
7 11 (7.24%) AngularJS
8 10 (6.58%) CSS3
8 10 (6.58%) XML
9 9 (5.92%) HTML5
9 9 (5.92%) RESTful
9 9 (5.92%) XML Messaging
10 7 (4.61%) REST
11 6 (3.95%) Hibernate
11 6 (3.95%) Java EE
11 6 (3.95%) JPA
12 5 (3.29%) Node.js
12 5 (3.29%) Spring Boot
13 4 (2.63%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.92%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (1.97%) Clustering
5 3 (1.97%) PMI
5 3 (1.97%) User Experience
6 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.66%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.66%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.21%) Unix
2 11 (7.24%) Linux
2 11 (7.24%) Windows
3 9 (5.92%) AIX
4 3 (1.97%) Android
4 3 (1.97%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.97%) zOS
5 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.66%) CentOS
6 1 (0.66%) NetWare
6 1 (0.66%) Solaris
6 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (11.18%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (10.53%) Project Management
5 13 (8.55%) ITIL
5 13 (8.55%) Migration
6 12 (7.89%) Risk Management
6 12 (7.89%) Security Architecture
7 11 (7.24%) Business Analysis
7 11 (7.24%) Re-Platforming
8 10 (6.58%) Information Security
8 10 (6.58%) Portfolio Management
9 9 (5.92%) Unit Testing
10 8 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.26%) Internal Audit
10 8 (5.26%) Security Management
10 8 (5.26%) TDD
10 8 (5.26%) Test Automation
11 7 (4.61%) Change Management
11 7 (4.61%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.45%) Java
2 16 (10.53%) SQL
3 13 (8.55%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.29%) C
5 2 (1.32%) C++
5 2 (1.32%) ES6
5 2 (1.32%) PHP
5 2 (1.32%) Python
5 2 (1.32%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.66%) C#
6 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.29%) Degree
2 3 (1.97%) CISSP
2 3 (1.97%) ISEB
2 3 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (1.97%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.66%) ISSAP
3 1 (0.66%) MOS
3 1 (0.66%) PgMP
3 1 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.92%) PMO
2 3 (1.97%) SLA
3 2 (1.32%) IFRS
3 2 (1.32%) IFRS 9
3 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.32%) QA
4 1 (0.66%) Basel II
4 1 (0.66%) IAS 39
4 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.66%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.66%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.66%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.66%) SCCM
1 1 (0.66%) SCOM
1 1 (0.66%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (0.66%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 18 (11.84%) Oracle
2 9 (5.92%) TIBCO
3 8 (5.26%) Sybase
4 6 (3.95%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.63%) HP
5 4 (2.63%) IBM
5 4 (2.63%) Veritas
6 3 (1.97%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.32%) Perforce
8 1 (0.66%) Adobe
8 1 (0.66%) Cisco
8 1 (0.66%) Cognos
8 1 (0.66%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.66%) Sencha
8 1 (0.66%) Splunk
8 1 (0.66%) Tableau
8 1 (0.66%) VMware
8 1 (0.66%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.66%) Xerox
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