Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 29 41
Rank change year-on-year -17 +12 -27
Contract jobs citing Banking 147 159 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.60% 5.49% 4.26%
As % of the General category 18.58% 17.38% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 127 109
Manchester median daily rate £450 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% -3.53%
10th Percentile £346 £115 £271
90th Percentile £615 £538 £625
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate £17.25 - £12.50
North West median hourly rate £13.45 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.46% -13.33% -

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 791 915 1,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.74% 31.61% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 572 657
Manchester median daily rate £400 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +1.88% -
10th Percentile £257 £250 £246
90th Percentile £565 £600 £550
North West median daily rate £411 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -0.30% +3.13% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 18
Manchester median hourly rate £23.15 £21.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.24% -25.66% +71.21%
10th Percentile £12.53 £12.00 £12.37
90th Percentile £38.75 £39.35 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £23.50 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -11.34% +1.92% -14.81%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 7 £450 +291.30%
Cheadle - 5 £400 -
Salford -4 1 - - 1
Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 70 (47.62%) Finance
2 29 (19.73%) Windows
3 28 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (15.65%) Unix
5 20 (13.61%) Microsoft Office
6 19 (12.93%) Microsoft
7 18 (12.24%) Remedy
8 17 (11.56%) Legal
9 16 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (10.20%) .NET
11 13 (8.84%) C#
11 13 (8.84%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (8.16%) Java
13 11 (7.48%) zOS
13 11 (7.48%) JavaScript
13 11 (7.48%) SQL
13 11 (7.48%) ASP.NET
13 11 (7.48%) Linux
13 11 (7.48%) React
13 11 (7.48%) Service Design
14 10 (6.80%) Jenkins
14 10 (6.80%) CA
14 10 (6.80%) Shell Script
14 10 (6.80%) JCL
14 10 (6.80%) Scrum
14 10 (6.80%) Investment Banking
14 10 (6.80%) Degree
15 9 (6.12%) JSON
15 9 (6.12%) Firewall
15 9 (6.12%) SOAP

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 (5.44%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.40%) SAS
3 3 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.36%) Confluence
4 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.68%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (13.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.04%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (2.04%) Eikon
3 2 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.40%) Office 365
3 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.68%) Route 53
6 1 (0.68%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.12%) Firewall
1 9 (6.12%) HTTP
2 4 (2.72%) HTTPS
2 4 (2.72%) Network Security
3 3 (2.04%) PuTTY
3 3 (2.04%) SSL
3 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.04%) VPN
3 3 (2.04%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.36%) DHCP
4 2 (1.36%) DNS
4 2 (1.36%) Internet
4 2 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.68%) ATM
5 1 (0.68%) LAN
5 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.40%) DB2
2 5 (3.40%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.04%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.36%) Base SAS
5 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.68%) Big Data
6 1 (0.68%) HBase
6 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.68%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.72%) JIRA
4 3 (2.04%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.04%) Selenium
4 3 (2.04%) SonarQube
4 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.36%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.36%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.36%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.36%) Hudson
5 2 (1.36%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.68%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.68%) GitLab
6 1 (0.68%) Grunt
6 1 (0.68%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 70 (47.62%) Finance
2 17 (11.56%) Legal
3 10 (6.80%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.76%) Retail
5 6 (4.08%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.40%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.72%) Front Office
8 3 (2.04%) Law
9 2 (1.36%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.68%) Back Office
10 1 (0.68%) Billing
10 1 (0.68%) Marketing
10 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (18.37%) Developer
2 26 (17.69%) Analyst
3 14 (9.52%) Architect
4 12 (8.16%) Support Analyst
5 9 (6.12%) .NET Developer
5 9 (6.12%) Consultant
5 9 (6.12%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (4.76%) Applications Support
6 7 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (4.76%) Security Consultant
7 6 (4.08%) Desktop Support
7 6 (4.08%) SQL Developer
7 6 (4.08%) Trainer
8 5 (3.40%) Banking Analyst
8 5 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.40%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.40%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.40%) User Experience Researcher
9 4 (2.72%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.72%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.20%) .NET
2 13 (8.84%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (7.48%) ASP.NET
3 11 (7.48%) React
4 9 (6.12%) JSON
4 9 (6.12%) SOAP
5 8 (5.44%) AngularJS
6 7 (4.76%) ISPF
6 7 (4.76%) Node.js
7 6 (4.08%) Apache Cordova
7 6 (4.08%) Ionic Framework
7 6 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (2.72%) XML
9 3 (2.04%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.04%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.04%) HTML
9 3 (2.04%) Java EE
9 3 (2.04%) JSP
9 3 (2.04%) Ninject
9 3 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.12%) Hedge funds
1 9 (6.12%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.44%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (4.76%) User Experience
4 6 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.72%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.04%) Equities
6 3 (2.04%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.36%) EFT
7 2 (1.36%) IVR
7 2 (1.36%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.68%) PKI
8 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.73%) Windows
2 23 (15.65%) Unix
3 11 (7.48%) Linux
3 11 (7.48%) zOS
4 9 (6.12%) Android
5 6 (4.08%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.08%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (7.48%) Service Design
4 10 (6.80%) Scrum
5 9 (6.12%) DevOps
6 8 (5.44%) ITIL
6 8 (5.44%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (5.44%) Project Management
7 7 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (4.76%) Information Security
7 7 (4.76%) Microservices
8 6 (4.08%) Decision-Making
8 6 (4.08%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.08%) Ethnography
8 6 (4.08%) Migration
8 6 (4.08%) Software Engineering
9 5 (3.40%) Content Management
9 5 (3.40%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.40%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.40%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.84%) C#
2 12 (8.16%) Java
3 11 (7.48%) JavaScript
3 11 (7.48%) SQL
4 10 (6.80%) JCL
4 10 (6.80%) Shell Script
5 7 (4.76%) Python
6 4 (2.72%) ActionScript
6 4 (2.72%) ActionScript 2.0
7 3 (2.04%) VBA
8 2 (1.36%) R
8 2 (1.36%) X++
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) Java 8
9 1 (0.68%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.68%) Perl
9 1 (0.68%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.68%) Scala
9 1 (0.68%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (6.80%) Degree
2 4 (2.72%) ISEB
3 3 (2.04%) CCENT
3 3 (2.04%) CCNA
3 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.04%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.36%) CCSA
4 2 (1.36%) CCSE
4 2 (1.36%) CISM
4 2 (1.36%) CISSP
5 1 (0.68%) CISA
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.68%) PhD
5 1 (0.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) QA
2 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.04%) PSD2
4 2 (1.36%) GDPR
5 1 (0.68%) COBIT
5 1 (0.68%) COSO
5 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (4.76%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.72%) Docker
4 3 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.04%) Ansible
2 3 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.04%) QRadar
2 3 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (2.04%) Terraform
3 2 (1.36%) Puppet
3 2 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 19 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.24%) Remedy
3 10 (6.80%) CA
4 6 (4.08%) Kony
4 6 (4.08%) Moogsoft
5 5 (3.40%) Cisco
5 5 (3.40%) F5
5 5 (3.40%) IBM
6 4 (2.72%) BMC
6 4 (2.72%) Citrix
6 4 (2.72%) IBM Sterling
6 4 (2.72%) OpenText
6 4 (2.72%) Speakerbus
7 3 (2.04%) ArcSight
7 3 (2.04%) CyberArk
7 3 (2.04%) Juniper
7 3 (2.04%) LogRhythm
7 3 (2.04%) Reuters
7 3 (2.04%) Splunk
7 3 (2.04%) Wallstreet Suite