Period
to 24 September 2018

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 6 months to 24 September 2018 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
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 27 24
Rank change year-on-year -18 -3 -12
Contract jobs citing Banking 137 167 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.35% 5.79% 5.98%
As % of the General category 16.91% 17.18% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 121 152
Manchester median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £128 £317
90th Percentile £656 £525 £625
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Manchester median hourly rate - £19.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +56.00% -
North West median hourly rate £13.45 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +3.46% +4.00% -

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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 810 972 1,155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 25.74% 33.73% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 574 718
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £237 £213 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 20
Manchester median hourly rate £28.00 £19.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.59% +20.00% +1.72%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £11.90
90th Percentile £37.75 £44.60 £42.10
North West median hourly rate £24.08 £22.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +9.43% -18.52% -20.17%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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 6 months to 24 September 2018. 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
Bolton +4 2 £300 +160.87%
Salford -2 2 - -
Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Banking.

1 58 (42.34%) Finance
2 25 (18.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (16.06%) Windows
5 18 (13.14%) Unix
6 15 (10.95%) .NET
6 15 (10.95%) Microsoft Office
6 15 (10.95%) Remedy
7 13 (9.49%) Legal
7 13 (9.49%) C#
7 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (9.49%) React
8 12 (8.76%) Java
9 11 (8.03%) Linux
9 11 (8.03%) ASP.NET
9 11 (8.03%) Microsoft
10 10 (7.30%) Python
10 10 (7.30%) JavaScript
10 10 (7.30%) SQL
10 10 (7.30%) Degree
10 10 (7.30%) Mobile App
10 10 (7.30%) Android
11 9 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (6.57%) Jenkins
11 9 (6.57%) JSON
11 9 (6.57%) Retail Banking
11 9 (6.57%) Scrum
11 9 (6.57%) HTTP
11 9 (6.57%) Shell Script
11 9 (6.57%) zOS

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 8 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.65%) SAS
3 2 (1.46%) Confluence
3 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.73%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.73%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (10.95%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.46%) Office 365
3 1 (0.73%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (0.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.57%) Firewall
1 9 (6.57%) HTTP
2 6 (4.38%) Network Security
3 4 (2.92%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.19%) PuTTY
4 3 (2.19%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.46%) Internet
5 2 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.46%) SSL
5 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) Hadoop
2 5 (3.65%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.19%) Big Data
3 3 (2.19%) DB2
3 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.46%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.46%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.46%) HBase
4 2 (1.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.73%) GIS
5 1 (0.73%) Impala
5 1 (0.73%) KDB
5 1 (0.73%) Kdb+
5 1 (0.73%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.73%) SAS EBI
5 1 (0.73%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (6.57%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.38%) Selenium
3 4 (2.92%) JIRA
4 3 (2.19%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.19%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.46%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.46%) Grunt
5 2 (1.46%) gulp
5 2 (1.46%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.46%) Hudson
5 2 (1.46%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.46%) webpack
6 1 (0.73%) Ant
6 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.73%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.73%) JMeter
6 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 58 (42.34%) Finance
2 13 (9.49%) Legal
3 9 (6.57%) Retail Banking
4 8 (5.84%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.11%) Retail
6 5 (3.65%) Law
7 3 (2.19%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.46%) Digital Economy
8 2 (1.46%) Games
8 2 (1.46%) Marketing
9 1 (0.73%) Advertising
9 1 (0.73%) Billing
9 1 (0.73%) Front Office
9 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (19.71%) Analyst
2 25 (18.25%) Developer
3 14 (10.22%) Architect
4 12 (8.76%) Support Analyst
5 11 (8.03%) Consultant
6 9 (6.57%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (5.84%) .NET Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Security Consultant
8 6 (4.38%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.65%) Applications Support
9 5 (3.65%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.92%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.92%) React Developer
10 4 (2.92%) Scrum Master
11 3 (2.19%) Banking Analyst
11 3 (2.19%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.95%) .NET
2 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET Web API
2 13 (9.49%) React
3 11 (8.03%) ASP.NET
4 9 (6.57%) JSON
5 8 (5.84%) AngularJS
5 8 (5.84%) SOAP
6 6 (4.38%) Apache Cordova
6 6 (4.38%) Ionic Framework
6 6 (4.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (3.65%) ISPF
7 5 (3.65%) Spring
8 4 (2.92%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.92%) HTML
8 4 (2.92%) Java EE
8 4 (2.92%) Node.js
8 4 (2.92%) RESTful
9 3 (2.19%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.19%) Ninject
9 3 (2.19%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.30%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.84%) Mobile Banking
3 6 (4.38%) Hedge funds
4 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.65%) Robotics
5 4 (2.92%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.92%) Fintech
6 3 (2.19%) iPad
6 3 (2.19%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.19%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.46%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.46%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.46%) EFT
8 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.73%) iPhone
8 1 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.73%) User Experience
8 1 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.06%) Windows
2 18 (13.14%) Unix
3 11 (8.03%) Linux
4 10 (7.30%) Android
5 9 (6.57%) zOS
6 8 (5.84%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.19%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (6.57%) Scrum
4 8 (5.84%) Information Security
5 7 (5.11%) CRM
5 7 (5.11%) Project Management
6 6 (4.38%) Coaching
6 6 (4.38%) DevOps
6 6 (4.38%) ITIL
6 6 (4.38%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (4.38%) Service Design
6 6 (4.38%) Test Automation
7 5 (3.65%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (3.65%) Decision-Making
7 5 (3.65%) TDD
7 5 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (2.92%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (2.92%) Resource Management
8 4 (2.92%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.49%) C#
2 12 (8.76%) Java
3 10 (7.30%) JavaScript
3 10 (7.30%) Python
3 10 (7.30%) SQL
4 9 (6.57%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.84%) JCL
6 4 (2.92%) ActionScript
6 4 (2.92%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (1.46%) R
8 1 (0.73%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.73%) Perl
8 1 (0.73%) PHP
8 1 (0.73%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (7.30%) Degree
2 3 (2.19%) CCENT
2 3 (2.19%) CCNA
2 3 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.46%) CCSA
3 2 (1.46%) CCSE
3 2 (1.46%) CISM
3 2 (1.46%) CISSP
3 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.46%) MOS
4 1 (0.73%) APMP
4 1 (0.73%) CISA
4 1 (0.73%) ISEB
4 1 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.73%) PhD
4 1 (0.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.65%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) GDPR
2 2 (1.46%) PSD2
3 1 (0.73%) COBIT
3 1 (0.73%) COSO
3 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.73%) FATCA
3 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.73%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (3.65%) Docker
1 5 (3.65%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.73%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.73%) HDFS
2 1 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) Ansible
1 5 (3.65%) Puppet
2 4 (2.92%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.19%) QRadar
3 3 (2.19%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.19%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.73%) Ambari
5 1 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.73%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (10.95%) Remedy
2 11 (8.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.11%) Kony
4 6 (4.38%) IBM
4 6 (4.38%) Moogsoft
5 5 (3.65%) CA
5 5 (3.65%) Cisco
5 5 (3.65%) F5
6 4 (2.92%) Blue Prism
6 4 (2.92%) BMC
6 4 (2.92%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.92%) IBM Sterling
6 4 (2.92%) OpenText
7 3 (2.19%) ArcSight
7 3 (2.19%) Automation Anywhere
7 3 (2.19%) Juniper
7 3 (2.19%) LogRhythm
7 3 (2.19%) Splunk
7 3 (2.19%) UiPath
8 2 (1.46%) Ping Identity