Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 18 November 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 51 40
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11 +5
Contract jobs citing Banking 285 355 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.51% 3.62% 3.85%
As % of the General category 11.45% 11.46% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 287 264
Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -4.49% +4.71%
10th Percentile £115 £263 £282
90th Percentile £538 £588 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Midlands median hourly rate £9.84 - £11.60
10th Percentile £9.13 - £10.04
90th Percentile £10.81 - £15.38
England median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year -50.00% +34.83% +17.11%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2490 3097 2862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 30.63% 31.54% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1559 2014 1720
Midlands median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £232 £250 £245
90th Percentile £561 £575 £554
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 95 144
Midlands median hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.86% -23.08% -20.70%
10th Percentile £10.29 £8.76 £11.48
90th Percentile £45.43 £43.55 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.50 £24.54
% change year-on-year +3.31% -0.16% +13.98%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking in the Midlands

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in the Midlands

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in the Midlands

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in the Midlands

Banking
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
West Midlands +13 139 £350 -13.58% 9
East Midlands -20 125 £413 -2.94% 5
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Banking.

1 177 (62.11%) Finance
2 73 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (13.33%) Java
4 36 (12.63%) Retail Banking
5 33 (11.58%) Scrum
6 32 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (9.12%) Retail
8 24 (8.42%) SQL
8 24 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (8.07%) Investment Banking
10 22 (7.72%) Test Scripting
11 19 (6.67%) HTML
11 19 (6.67%) Microsoft
11 19 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (6.32%) ISEB
12 18 (6.32%) Migration
12 18 (6.32%) Risk Management
12 18 (6.32%) JIRA
12 18 (6.32%) RESTful
13 16 (5.61%) Project Management
14 15 (5.26%) TDD
14 15 (5.26%) Test Automation
14 15 (5.26%) ISTQB
14 15 (5.26%) Business Analysis
14 15 (5.26%) User Experience
14 15 (5.26%) Test Planning
14 15 (5.26%) KYC
15 14 (4.91%) Spring
15 14 (4.91%) Oracle
15 14 (4.91%) SQL Server

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 7 (2.46%) Skype for Business
2 6 (2.11%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.40%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.40%) JBoss
4 4 (1.40%) SAS
4 4 (1.40%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.70%) CMS
5 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) Confluence
6 1 (0.35%) Documentum
6 1 (0.35%) Drupal
6 1 (0.35%) FileNet
6 1 (0.35%) IIS
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.40%) InVision
6 3 (1.05%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.70%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 10 (3.51%) SAP CO
1 10 (3.51%) SAP FI
1 10 (3.51%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.35%) Actimize
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Misys Equation
2 1 (0.35%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.35%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.05%) Office 365
3 2 (0.70%) npm
4 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.91%) SMS
2 8 (2.81%) ATM
3 7 (2.46%) Skype
4 4 (1.40%) LDAP
5 3 (1.05%) BGP
5 3 (1.05%) CTI
5 3 (1.05%) DNS
5 3 (1.05%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.05%) H.323
5 3 (1.05%) HTTP
5 3 (1.05%) Internet
5 3 (1.05%) L2TP
5 3 (1.05%) MPLS
5 3 (1.05%) OSPF
5 3 (1.05%) PBX
5 3 (1.05%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.05%) VoIP
6 2 (0.70%) SAN
6 2 (0.70%) SMTP
6 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.16%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.46%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.11%) MySQL
4 6 (2.11%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.75%) Big Data
5 5 (1.75%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.75%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.70%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.35%) DB2
8 1 (0.35%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.35%) MS Access
8 1 (0.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (6.32%) JIRA
2 12 (4.21%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.51%) JUnit
4 8 (2.81%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.11%) Maven
6 5 (1.75%) Calabash
6 5 (1.75%) Gradle
6 5 (1.75%) IntelliJ
6 5 (1.75%) SonarQube
7 4 (1.40%) Axure RP
7 4 (1.40%) JProfiler
8 3 (1.05%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.70%) Ant
9 2 (0.70%) gulp
9 2 (0.70%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.70%) Selenium
9 2 (0.70%) Subversion
9 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.70%) Xcode
10 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 177 (62.11%) Finance
2 36 (12.63%) Retail Banking
3 26 (9.12%) Retail
4 23 (8.07%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.21%) Legal
6 10 (3.51%) Marketing
7 8 (2.81%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.11%) Advertising
8 6 (2.11%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.05%) Back Office
10 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.70%) Publishing
11 2 (0.70%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Law
12 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 84 (29.47%) Analyst
2 44 (15.44%) Developer
3 40 (14.04%) Business Analyst
4 22 (7.72%) Banking Analyst
5 18 (6.32%) Project Manager
5 18 (6.32%) Test Analyst
6 14 (4.91%) Architect
7 12 (4.21%) Java Developer
7 12 (4.21%) Test Manager
8 10 (3.51%) Designer
9 8 (2.81%) ATM Engineer
9 8 (2.81%) Regulatory Business Analyst
9 8 (2.81%) Test Leader
10 7 (2.46%) Banking Business Analyst
10 7 (2.46%) IT Manager
10 7 (2.46%) Programme Manager
10 7 (2.46%) Scrum Master
11 6 (2.11%) Android Developer
11 6 (2.11%) Change Manager
11 6 (2.11%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.67%) HTML
2 18 (6.32%) RESTful
3 14 (4.91%) Spring
3 14 (4.91%) Web Services
4 13 (4.56%) JSON
5 12 (4.21%) CSS
6 11 (3.86%) SOAP
7 9 (3.16%) Hibernate
7 9 (3.16%) REST
7 9 (3.16%) Spring Boot
8 8 (2.81%) JPA
8 8 (2.81%) Node.js
9 7 (2.46%) XML
10 6 (2.11%) HTML5
10 6 (2.11%) Java EE
10 6 (2.11%) Kafka
11 5 (1.75%) .NET
11 5 (1.75%) Ajax
11 5 (1.75%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.26%) User Experience
3 9 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.46%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.11%) EPoS
5 6 (2.11%) Market Risk
6 5 (1.75%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.75%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.05%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.05%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.05%) IVR
7 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.70%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.70%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.16%) Linux
2 8 (2.81%) Android
2 8 (2.81%) Windows
3 5 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.40%) Unix
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (11.58%) Scrum
3 32 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (7.72%) Test Scripting
6 18 (6.32%) Migration
6 18 (6.32%) Risk Management
7 16 (5.61%) Project Management
8 15 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 15 (5.26%) KYC
8 15 (5.26%) TDD
8 15 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 15 (5.26%) Test Planning
9 13 (4.56%) Analytics
9 13 (4.56%) Change Management
10 12 (4.21%) PRINCE2
11 11 (3.86%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 11 (3.86%) Defect Management
11 11 (3.86%) Programme Management
11 11 (3.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.33%) Java
2 24 (8.42%) SQL
3 13 (4.56%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.46%) Apple Swift
4 7 (2.46%) C#
4 7 (2.46%) Objective-C
5 6 (2.11%) PHP
5 6 (2.11%) Python
6 5 (1.75%) Ruby
7 4 (1.40%) Perl
8 3 (1.05%) Go
8 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.05%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.70%) C
9 2 (0.70%) VBA
10 1 (0.35%) ABAP
10 1 (0.35%) ES6
10 1 (0.35%) Jython
10 1 (0.35%) RPG
10 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (6.32%) ISEB
2 15 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.16%) Degree
4 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.70%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.70%) CCA
5 2 (0.70%) CISSP
5 2 (0.70%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.70%) PMP
6 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) CISA
6 1 (0.35%) CISM
6 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.35%) MCSD
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.35%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.21%) PMO
2 11 (3.86%) QA
3 3 (1.05%) FATCA
3 3 (1.05%) MiFID
3 3 (1.05%) SLA
4 2 (0.70%) COBIT
4 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.70%) PSD2
5 1 (0.35%) COSO
5 1 (0.35%) GDPR
5 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.35%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (2.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.11%) Docker
3 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.40%) Ansible
2 4 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.40%) Kibana
2 4 (1.40%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.05%) Grafana
3 3 (1.05%) logstash
4 2 (0.70%) Mesos
4 2 (0.70%) Puppet
5 1 (0.35%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (0.35%) FTK
5 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.91%) Oracle
3 12 (4.21%) SAP
4 8 (2.81%) Perforce
5 7 (2.46%) Cisco
6 6 (2.11%) Pega
6 6 (2.11%) VMware
7 5 (1.75%) HP
7 5 (1.75%) Teradata
8 4 (1.40%) Capita
9 3 (1.05%) Avaya
9 3 (1.05%) IBM
9 3 (1.05%) Juniper
10 2 (0.70%) Apple
10 2 (0.70%) Cognos
10 2 (0.70%) CollabNet
10 2 (0.70%) Misys
10 2 (0.70%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.70%) Temenos
11 1 (0.35%) Hitwise