The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 27 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 24 23
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1  
Contract jobs citing Banking 11 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.27% 5.34% 4.23%
As % of the General category 22.45% 25.71% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 8
Median daily rate £419 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.68% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £344 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.60% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 49 70 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 14.58% 20.77% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 41
Median daily rate £418 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Merseyside

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Merseyside over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Merseyside

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Merseyside

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 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
Liverpool -7 10 £425 +3.03% 3
Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Banking.

1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 3 (18.75%) SCVMM
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Security Management
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Intranet
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) SAN
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 2 (12.50%) 3PAR

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Intranet
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) DMZ
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (6.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) jMock
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Mockito
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Banking Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Banking Project Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Designer
3 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Lead Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Project Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Leader
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Business Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) DBA
5 2 (12.50%) Payments Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Payments Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Payments Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Security Management
3 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (12.50%) Personalization
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source Development
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
2 2 (12.50%) HP