Period
to 13 July 2020

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 13 July 2020 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
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 42 47
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 -32
Contract jobs citing Banking 99 268 260
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 3.90% 5.00% 4.20%
As % of the General category 12.38% 15.67% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 167 160
Median daily rate £400 £450 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +9.42% -3.24%
10th Percentile £290 £258 £288
90th Percentile £610 £575 £558
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £17.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +75.00% +6.95% +24.67%

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 800 1,710 2,089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.52% 31.93% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 1,064 1,258
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £238 £250 £263
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 70 116
Median hourly rate £32.40 £22.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.40% +30.00% +8.16%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.31 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £43.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate £27.32 £23.00 £22.93
% change year-on-year +18.76% +0.31% +8.16%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Banking as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Banking in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Banking in the North West

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Banking in the North West over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Banking in the North West

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Banking in the North West.

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 13 July 2020. 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 +6 52 £385 -7.23% 3
Manchester -14 37 £575 +21.05% 16
Merseyside -4 5 - -
Cumbria -3 4 £200 +37.93%
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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 54 (54.55%) Finance
2 23 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.23%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (18.18%) ITIL
4 17 (17.17%) AWS
5 15 (15.15%) Windows
5 15 (15.15%) SLA
6 14 (14.14%) SQL
6 14 (14.14%) Waterfall
6 14 (14.14%) Degree
7 13 (13.13%) Java
7 13 (13.13%) DevOps
8 12 (12.12%) Risk Management
9 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (11.11%) ETL
10 10 (10.10%) Project Management
10 10 (10.10%) Information Security
10 10 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (10.10%) SDLC
11 9 (9.09%) MuleSoft
11 9 (9.09%) Windows 10
11 9 (9.09%) Data Analysis
11 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
12 8 (8.08%) Unix
12 8 (8.08%) Blackberry
12 8 (8.08%) Windows 7
12 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
12 8 (8.08%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (8.08%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (8.08%) Root Cause Analysis

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 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.02%) OnBase
2 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.01%) Anypoint
3 1 (1.01%) Apache
3 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.01%) CMS
3 1 (1.01%) Confluence
3 1 (1.01%) JBoss
3 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) BASE24
1 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.17%) AWS
2 6 (6.06%) Office 365
3 5 (5.05%) Azure
4 4 (4.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.04%) OpenShift
4 4 (4.04%) SaaS
5 3 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (3.03%) Serverless
6 2 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.02%) Amazon Cognito
6 2 (2.02%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.02%) GCP
6 2 (2.02%) GitHub
6 2 (2.02%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.01%) Apigee
7 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (1.01%) Route 53
7 1 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Firewall
2 4 (4.04%) Wireless
3 3 (3.03%) Network Security
3 3 (3.03%) X.509
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (2.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (2.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.02%) HTTP
4 2 (2.02%) LAN
4 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.02%) VPN
4 2 (2.02%) WAN
5 1 (1.01%) ATM
5 1 (1.01%) DNS
5 1 (1.01%) FTP
5 1 (1.01%) Intranet
5 1 (1.01%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) DataStage
3 4 (4.04%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.02%) Power BI
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.01%) Big Data
6 1 (1.01%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.01%) OrientDB
6 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.01%) QlikView
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.05%) JIRA
2 4 (4.04%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.03%) Gradle
3 3 (3.03%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.02%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.02%) Bitbucket Server
4 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.02%) gulp
4 2 (2.02%) JUnit
4 2 (2.02%) Maven
5 1 (1.01%) Ant
5 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.01%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.01%) JMeter
5 1 (1.01%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.01%) Selenium
5 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.01%) Subversion
5 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Financial Institution
2 6 (6.06%) Legal
2 6 (6.06%) Retail
3 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Front Office
4 2 (2.02%) Law
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Publishing
5 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (28.28%) Analyst
2 14 (14.14%) Technical Analyst
3 12 (12.12%) Developer
4 10 (10.10%) Architect
4 10 (10.10%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.07%) Consultant
7 7 (7.07%) Mobile Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Security Consultant
7 7 (7.07%) Service Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Build Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Cloud Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Designer
9 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) SAML
2 4 (4.04%) HTML
3 3 (3.03%) .NET
3 3 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.03%) CSS
3 3 (3.03%) JSON
3 3 (3.03%) Node.js
3 3 (3.03%) React
3 3 (3.03%) REST
3 3 (3.03%) Web Services
4 2 (2.02%) JMS
4 2 (2.02%) Sass
4 2 (2.02%) SOAP
4 2 (2.02%) Spring
5 1 (1.01%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.01%) J2EE
5 1 (1.01%) Middleware
5 1 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.01%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.08%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.07%) Mainframe
4 6 (6.06%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.05%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.04%) Credit Risk
6 4 (4.04%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.03%) User Experience
8 1 (1.01%) Animation
8 1 (1.01%) Clustering
8 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.01%) PKI
8 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.01%) Tandem
8 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.15%) Windows
2 9 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 8 (8.08%) Unix
3 8 (8.08%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.03%) Linux
5 2 (2.02%) Android
6 1 (1.01%) HPUX
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (23.23%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (18.18%) ITIL
3 14 (14.14%) Waterfall
4 13 (13.13%) DevOps
5 12 (12.12%) Risk Management
6 11 (11.11%) ETL
6 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (10.10%) Information Security
7 10 (10.10%) Project Management
7 10 (10.10%) SDLC
8 9 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
9 8 (8.08%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (8.08%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (8.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (7.07%) Decision-Making
10 7 (7.07%) High Availability
10 7 (7.07%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.14%) SQL
2 13 (13.13%) Java
3 7 (7.07%) Python
3 7 (7.07%) Shell Script
4 6 (6.06%) C
4 6 (6.06%) C++
5 4 (4.04%) Groovy
5 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.01%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.01%) C#
7 1 (1.01%) Java 8
7 1 (1.01%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.01%) Perl
7 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.01%) VB
7 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Degree
2 8 (8.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.04%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (3.03%) CISA
6 3 (3.03%) CISM
6 3 (3.03%) CISSP
6 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.01%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.15%) SLA
2 4 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.04%) QA
3 2 (2.02%) PMO
4 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.01%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.04%) Docker
3 3 (3.03%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 3 (3.03%) XenApp
3 3 (3.03%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.01%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.02%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.02%) Terraform
3 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.01%) PingFederate
3 1 (1.01%) Puppet
3 1 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (9.09%) MuleSoft
2 7 (7.07%) Oracle
3 6 (6.06%) Citrix
3 6 (6.06%) Informatica
4 4 (4.04%) Cisco
4 4 (4.04%) Dell
4 4 (4.04%) HP
5 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.02%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.02%) Apple
6 2 (2.02%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.02%) F5
6 2 (2.02%) Juniper
6 2 (2.02%) Kofax
6 2 (2.02%) Splunk
6 2 (2.02%) Symantec
7 1 (1.01%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.01%) Kony
7 1 (1.01%) Tableau