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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
North West / Merseyside
Rank 34 20 35
Rank change year-on-year -14 +15  
Contract jobs citing Banking 5 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.55% 6.23% 0.87%
As % of the General category 9.09% 24.42% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
Median daily rate £575 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £369 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £700 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £424 £425
% change year-on-year -0.94% -0.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £10.44 £10.44
% change year-on-year +24.16% -  

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 55 86 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 17.03% 25.52% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 53 39
Median daily rate £410 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +9.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £298 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.33 £16.50 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.33% +32.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -8 5 £575 +53.33%
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Management
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) MS Project
4 2 (16.67%) Personalization
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 2 (16.67%) System Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 2 (16.67%) Office 365
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) ATM
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) International Banking
5 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001

Banking
Top Related 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 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Project
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) ATM
2 1 (8.33%) DMZ
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (8.33%) QlikView
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) International Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Banking Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) ATM Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) CRM Manager
2 2 (16.67%) CRM Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) EJB
1 1 (8.33%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) JDBC
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) JSP
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) Struts
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Personalization
3 2 (16.67%) Project Governance
3 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 2 (16.67%) System Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 1 (8.33%) API Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft