Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 16 33
Rank change year-on-year -31 +17 -17
Contract jobs citing Banking 255 462 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.31% 8.21% 5.25%
As % of the General category 16.68% 24.02% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 336 287
North West median daily rate £439 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.24% - -
10th Percentile £301 £300 £285
90th Percentile £613 £516 £560
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
North West median hourly rate £13.45 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.46% -13.33% -
England median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +24.67% -25.00% +11.11%

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 North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,529 1,923 2,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 25.87% 34.17% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 1,196 1,412
North West median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 91 83
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -12.00% -18.09%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £48.00 £53.05
England median hourly rate £23.58 £26.47 £23.59
% change year-on-year -10.94% +12.21% +3.33%

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 16 October 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
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 16 October 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
Manchester -10 149 £450 +12.50% 60
Cheshire -23 75 £400 -8.57% 33
Merseyside +4 25 £480 +118.18% 9
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 50 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (12.16%) Java
4 31 (12.16%) Windows
5 30 (11.76%) Retail Banking
6 25 (9.80%) Unix
6 25 (9.80%) Microsoft
7 21 (8.24%) SQL
8 20 (7.84%) .NET
8 20 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
8 20 (7.84%) Project Management
8 20 (7.84%) Investment Banking
9 19 (7.45%) Linux
10 17 (6.67%) Risk Management
10 17 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (6.27%) Jenkins
11 16 (6.27%) Scrum
11 16 (6.27%) ITIL
11 16 (6.27%) Python
11 16 (6.27%) C#
11 16 (6.27%) Remedy
12 15 (5.88%) JavaScript
12 15 (5.88%) SQL Server
12 15 (5.88%) Migration
12 15 (5.88%) Degree
13 14 (5.49%) Legal
13 14 (5.49%) CRM
13 14 (5.49%) React
13 14 (5.49%) Problem-Solving

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 9 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.14%) SAS
3 4 (1.57%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.18%) CMS
4 3 (1.18%) Confluence
5 2 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.39%) JBoss
6 1 (0.39%) Jetty
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.39%) InDesign
6 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.78%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.39%) Finacle
3 1 (0.39%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.57%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.57%) Office 365
4 3 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.78%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.78%) IaaS
5 2 (0.78%) SaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.39%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.39%) Route 53
6 1 (0.39%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.39%) Serverless
6 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.92%) Firewall
2 9 (3.53%) HTTP
3 5 (1.96%) Network Security
4 4 (1.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (1.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (1.57%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.18%) PuTTY
5 3 (1.18%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (1.18%) SSL
5 3 (1.18%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.78%) Internet
6 2 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.78%) SAN
6 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.39%) DHCP
7 1 (0.39%) DMZ
7 1 (0.39%) DNS
7 1 (0.39%) SMTP
7 1 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.53%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.75%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (1.57%) Base SAS
6 4 (1.57%) Big Data
7 3 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.18%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.18%) DB2
7 3 (1.18%) Impala
7 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.78%) HBase
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.78%) Power BI
8 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (6.27%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.14%) Selenium
3 5 (1.96%) Cucumber
3 5 (1.96%) JIRA
4 3 (1.18%) Artifactory
4 3 (1.18%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.18%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.18%) JUnit
4 3 (1.18%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.18%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.78%) Android Studio
5 2 (0.78%) Ant
5 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.78%) ERwin
5 2 (0.78%) Grunt
5 2 (0.78%) gulp
5 2 (0.78%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.78%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.78%) webpack
General
1 121 (47.45%) Finance
2 30 (11.76%) Retail Banking
3 20 (7.84%) Investment Banking
4 14 (5.49%) Legal
5 13 (5.10%) Law
6 10 (3.92%) Retail
7 5 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.78%) Front Office
8 2 (0.78%) Games
8 2 (0.78%) Marketing
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (20.78%) Analyst
2 45 (17.65%) Developer
3 32 (12.55%) Architect
4 19 (7.45%) Business Analyst
5 14 (5.49%) Java Developer
6 13 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (4.71%) Project Manager
7 12 (4.71%) Support Analyst
8 11 (4.31%) Consultant
9 10 (3.92%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (3.14%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.14%) Administrator
10 8 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.14%) Security Consultant
11 7 (2.75%) Banking Analyst
12 6 (2.35%) Applications Support
12 6 (2.35%) Applications Support Analyst
12 6 (2.35%) Financial Analyst
12 6 (2.35%) Security Analyst
12 6 (2.35%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.84%) .NET
2 14 (5.49%) React
3 13 (5.10%) ASP.NET Web API
3 13 (5.10%) JSON
4 11 (4.31%) AngularJS
4 11 (4.31%) ASP.NET
5 10 (3.92%) SOAP
6 8 (3.14%) Node.js
6 8 (3.14%) Spring
6 8 (3.14%) XML
7 7 (2.75%) Ionic Framework
8 6 (2.35%) Apache Cordova
8 6 (2.35%) HTML
8 6 (2.35%) Java EE
8 6 (2.35%) Spring Boot
8 6 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (2.35%) Web Services
9 5 (1.96%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.96%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.96%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.14%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (2.35%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.35%) User Experience
5 5 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.96%) Fintech
5 5 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.96%) Robotics
6 4 (1.57%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.57%) iPad
6 4 (1.57%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.18%) PMI
7 3 (1.18%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.16%) Windows
2 25 (9.80%) Unix
3 19 (7.45%) Linux
4 13 (5.10%) Android
5 10 (3.92%) zOS
6 8 (3.14%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.57%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.18%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (7.84%) Project Management
4 17 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 16 (6.27%) ITIL
5 16 (6.27%) Scrum
6 15 (5.88%) Migration
7 14 (5.49%) CRM
7 14 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (4.71%) DevOps
9 11 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (4.31%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (4.31%) Microservices
9 11 (4.31%) Test Automation
10 10 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (3.92%) Information Security
10 10 (3.92%) TDD
10 10 (3.92%) Wealth Management
11 9 (3.53%) Change Management
11 9 (3.53%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.16%) Java
2 21 (8.24%) SQL
3 16 (6.27%) C#
3 16 (6.27%) Python
4 15 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.31%) Shell Script
6 8 (3.14%) JCL
7 4 (1.57%) ActionScript
7 4 (1.57%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.78%) Kotlin
8 2 (0.78%) Perl
8 2 (0.78%) R
8 2 (0.78%) Tcl
9 1 (0.39%) C
9 1 (0.39%) COBOL
9 1 (0.39%) Java 8
9 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.39%) PHP
9 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (5.88%) Degree
2 6 (2.35%) CISSP
3 5 (1.96%) ISEB
4 4 (1.57%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.18%) CCENT
5 3 (1.18%) CCNA
5 3 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.78%) CCSA
6 2 (0.78%) CCSE
6 2 (0.78%) CISM
6 2 (0.78%) CSSLP
6 2 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.39%) CIMA
7 1 (0.39%) CISA
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PMP
7 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.71%) QA
2 6 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.96%) SLA
4 3 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.18%) GDPR
4 3 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.18%) PMO
4 3 (1.18%) PSD2
5 1 (0.39%) COBIT
5 1 (0.39%) COSO
5 1 (0.39%) FATCA
5 1 (0.39%) SEPA
5 1 (0.39%) TARGET2
System Software
1 7 (2.75%) Docker
2 5 (1.96%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (1.57%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.39%) HDFS
5 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.53%) Ansible
2 8 (3.14%) Puppet
3 7 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.96%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.18%) QRadar
5 3 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.18%) Terraform
6 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.39%) Packer
7 1 (0.39%) Rancher
Vendors
1 25 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.27%) Remedy
3 12 (4.71%) Oracle
4 10 (3.92%) IBM
5 9 (3.53%) F5
6 7 (2.75%) CA
6 7 (2.75%) Kony
7 6 (2.35%) Blue Coat
7 6 (2.35%) Cisco
7 6 (2.35%) Moogsoft
7 6 (2.35%) SAP
7 6 (2.35%) Splunk
8 5 (1.96%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.57%) Blue Prism
9 4 (1.57%) BMC
9 4 (1.57%) Dell
9 4 (1.57%) HP
9 4 (1.57%) IBM Sterling
9 4 (1.57%) Juniper
9 4 (1.57%) OpenText