Period
to 23 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 23 May 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 23 20
Rank change year-on-year -22 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 255 365 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.39% 6.72% 7.53%
As % of the General category 14.97% 20.51% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 244 416
North West median daily rate £400 £408 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% -0.31% -3.82%
10th Percentile £273 £300 £300
90th Percentile £550 £525 £556
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
North West median hourly rate £63.75 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +226.92% - -
England median hourly rate £17.15 £16.75 £16.06
% change year-on-year +2.39% +4.33% +53.78%

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 North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,703 1,780 2,537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.30% 32.79% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,030 1,034 1,576
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £256 £225 £251
90th Percentile £582 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 111 96
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £26.83 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.46% -10.57% +9.09%
10th Percentile £12.31 £11.33 £13.28
90th Percentile £43.20 £52.50 £47.71
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year +7.10% -6.99% +19.46%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking in the North West

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in the North West

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in the North West over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in the North West

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in the North West

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in the North West over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Banking in the North West

Banking
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
Cheshire -7 123 £375 -11.88% 23
Manchester -39 89 £438 +16.67% 31
Merseyside +39 38 £513 +20.59% 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 North West region with a requirement for Banking.

1 121 (47.45%) Finance
2 68 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (18.43%) Java
4 36 (14.12%) Windows
5 34 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (12.55%) Retail Banking
7 31 (12.16%) Investment Banking
8 29 (11.37%) Spring
9 28 (10.98%) SQL
10 26 (10.20%) ITIL
10 26 (10.20%) Risk Management
11 25 (9.80%) Jenkins
12 23 (9.02%) Law
12 23 (9.02%) Migration
12 23 (9.02%) Scrum
13 21 (8.24%) Wealth Management
14 20 (7.84%) TDD
14 20 (7.84%) JavaScript
15 19 (7.45%) Test Automation
15 19 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (7.45%) SDLC
16 18 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
16 18 (7.06%) Project Management
16 18 (7.06%) SQL Server
17 16 (6.27%) Service Management
17 16 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (6.27%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (6.27%) DevOps
18 15 (5.88%) IBM
18 15 (5.88%) Oracle

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (3.14%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.75%) SAS
3 5 (1.96%) Confluence
4 4 (1.57%) JBoss
5 3 (1.18%) Apache
5 3 (1.18%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.39%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.39%) HipChat
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.35%) OpenShift
3 5 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.96%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.18%) Office 365
5 3 (1.18%) PaaS
6 2 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.78%) Serverless
6 2 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.35%) Network Security
1 6 (2.35%) SAN
2 4 (1.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (1.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (1.18%) Internet
3 3 (1.18%) SMS
4 2 (0.78%) Firewall
5 1 (0.39%) DKIM
5 1 (0.39%) DMARC
5 1 (0.39%) DMZ
5 1 (0.39%) Extranet
5 1 (0.39%) FTP
5 1 (0.39%) LAN
5 1 (0.39%) NAS
5 1 (0.39%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.39%) NFC
5 1 (0.39%) VPN
5 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.53%) Hadoop
3 9 (3.53%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.35%) Big Data
5 6 (2.35%) DataStage
6 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.57%) GIS
7 4 (1.57%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.57%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.57%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.18%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 25 (9.80%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.71%) Gradle
3 11 (4.31%) JIRA
4 9 (3.53%) JUnit
4 9 (3.53%) Maven
5 8 (3.14%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.14%) Selenium
6 6 (2.35%) IntelliJ
6 6 (2.35%) JProfiler
6 6 (2.35%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.96%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.96%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.57%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.18%) CA Release Automation
9 3 (1.18%) Subversion
10 2 (0.78%) JMeter
10 2 (0.78%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.78%) Xcode
11 1 (0.39%) Ant
11 1 (0.39%) Toad
General
1 121 (47.45%) Finance
2 32 (12.55%) Retail Banking
3 31 (12.16%) Investment Banking
4 23 (9.02%) Law
5 11 (4.31%) Legal
5 11 (4.31%) Retail
6 4 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.57%) Private Banking
7 3 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.78%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) International Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (25.88%) Developer
2 48 (18.82%) Analyst
3 27 (10.59%) Architect
4 19 (7.45%) Business Analyst
5 17 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 16 (6.27%) Java Developer
7 13 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (4.31%) Administrator
9 10 (3.92%) Service Analyst
10 9 (3.53%) Banking Analyst
11 8 (3.14%) Support Analyst
12 7 (2.75%) Applications Support
12 7 (2.75%) Desktop Support
12 7 (2.75%) Full Stack Developer
13 6 (2.35%) Agile Developer
13 6 (2.35%) IT Analyst
13 6 (2.35%) IT Manager
13 6 (2.35%) J2EE Developer
13 6 (2.35%) SQL Developer
13 6 (2.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.37%) Spring
2 14 (5.49%) Web Services
3 13 (5.10%) .NET
3 13 (5.10%) Hibernate
4 12 (4.71%) JSON
5 11 (4.31%) J2EE
5 11 (4.31%) jQuery
5 11 (4.31%) Middleware
6 8 (3.14%) SOAP
6 8 (3.14%) XML
7 7 (2.75%) Ajax
7 7 (2.75%) HTML
8 6 (2.35%) JPA
8 6 (2.35%) REST
8 6 (2.35%) Spring Boot
9 5 (1.96%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.96%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.96%) Node.js
9 5 (1.96%) RESTful
10 4 (1.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.75%) Mainframe
3 6 (2.35%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.35%) Online Banking
4 4 (1.57%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.57%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.57%) iPhone
4 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.57%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (1.57%) Smartphone
4 4 (1.57%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.18%) iPad
5 3 (1.18%) PMI
5 3 (1.18%) Robotics
5 3 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.78%) CMDB
6 2 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (0.78%) Fintech
6 2 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.12%) Windows
2 15 (5.88%) Linux
3 11 (4.31%) Unix
4 9 (3.53%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.14%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.96%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.18%) Android
8 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.39%) AIX
10 1 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (10.20%) ITIL
3 26 (10.20%) Risk Management
4 23 (9.02%) Migration
4 23 (9.02%) Scrum
5 21 (8.24%) Wealth Management
6 20 (7.84%) TDD
7 19 (7.45%) SDLC
7 19 (7.45%) Test Automation
8 18 (7.06%) Project Management
9 16 (6.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (6.27%) DevOps
9 16 (6.27%) Service Management
10 14 (5.49%) Change Management
11 13 (5.10%) Microservices
11 13 (5.10%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (4.31%) CRM
12 11 (4.31%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.43%) Java
2 28 (10.98%) SQL
3 20 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.31%) Java 8
5 9 (3.53%) Python
6 8 (3.14%) Groovy
7 7 (2.75%) C#
8 6 (2.35%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.96%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.57%) C
10 4 (1.57%) VB
11 3 (1.18%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.18%) C++
11 3 (1.18%) Go
11 3 (1.18%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.18%) Ruby
11 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.18%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.18%) VBScript
12 2 (0.78%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 10 (3.92%) Degree
2 7 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.96%) CISSP
4 4 (1.57%) MOS
5 3 (1.18%) CISM
5 3 (1.18%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.78%) CSSLP
6 2 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.39%) APMG
7 1 (0.39%) CCA
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.14%) COBIT
2 6 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.57%) QA
3 4 (1.57%) SLA
4 3 (1.18%) COSO
4 3 (1.18%) GDPR
4 3 (1.18%) PMO
5 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.39%) IFRS
6 1 (0.39%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.39%) MiFID
6 1 (0.39%) PSD2
System Software
1 8 (3.14%) Docker
2 5 (1.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (1.57%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.18%) QEMU
4 3 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.39%) Firmware
6 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.39%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (5.10%) Ansible
3 11 (4.31%) Puppet
4 7 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (2.75%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.96%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.78%) Packer
6 2 (0.78%) Rancher
6 2 (0.78%) SCCM
6 2 (0.78%) Terraform
7 1 (0.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.39%) logstash
7 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.39%) Netcool
7 1 (0.39%) Proventia
7 1 (0.39%) SCOM
7 1 (0.39%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (5.88%) IBM
1 15 (5.88%) Oracle
2 14 (5.49%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.75%) Citrix
4 6 (2.35%) Informatica
5 5 (1.96%) F5
5 5 (1.96%) HP
5 5 (1.96%) Perforce
5 5 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.57%) Blue Coat
6 4 (1.57%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.57%) EMC
6 4 (1.57%) Google
6 4 (1.57%) SAP
6 4 (1.57%) Teradata
6 4 (1.57%) VMware
7 3 (1.18%) Blue Prism
7 3 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.18%) Splunk
7 3 (1.18%) Symantec