Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 55 46
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9 -29
Contract jobs citing Banking 71 182 262
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 3.12% 3.37% 4.36%
As % of the General category 9.73% 11.59% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 116 168
Median daily rate £405 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £315 £150 £311
90th Percentile £563 £581 £604
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £13.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% +74.72% +3.46%
England median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +14.29% +12.30% +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 730 1,570 1,929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.09% 29.11% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 952 1,139
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £175 £220 £263
90th Percentile £588 £600 £582
England median daily rate £500 £493 £488
% change year-on-year +1.45% +1.10% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 98 157
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.84% -6.10% -5.53%
10th Percentile £14.57 £12.85 £11.95
90th Percentile £56.25 £42.90 £42.50
Median hourly rate £30.85 £22.16 £21.62
% change year-on-year +39.23% +2.51% -3.93%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +31 51 £405 -12.43% 10
Manchester -21 19 £370 -19.95% 13
Merseyside +12 1 - - 1
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 26 (36.62%) Finance
2 20 (28.17%) AWS
3 12 (16.90%) Python
3 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) DevOps
4 11 (15.49%) Firewall
4 11 (15.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure as Code
5 10 (14.08%) Windows
5 10 (14.08%) Linux
5 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
6 9 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (12.68%) Java
6 9 (12.68%) Cisco
7 8 (11.27%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (11.27%) Serverless
7 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
7 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
7 8 (11.27%) JIRA
8 7 (9.86%) JSON
8 7 (9.86%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (9.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (8.45%) React
9 6 (8.45%) Project Management
9 6 (8.45%) Juniper
9 6 (8.45%) HTML
9 6 (8.45%) Cryptography
9 6 (8.45%) F5
9 6 (8.45%) REST

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 2 (2.82%) Confluence
2 1 (1.41%) Anypoint
2 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.41%) JBoss
2 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.17%) AWS
2 11 (15.49%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (11.27%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (11.27%) Serverless
4 7 (9.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (9.86%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (7.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (5.63%) Amazon ECS
6 4 (5.63%) Amazon S3
6 4 (5.63%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (4.23%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (4.23%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (4.23%) Coveralls
7 3 (4.23%) GCP
7 3 (4.23%) OpenShift
7 3 (4.23%) SaaS
8 2 (2.82%) Azure
8 2 (2.82%) GitHub
8 2 (2.82%) Office 365
8 2 (2.82%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) Firewall
2 5 (7.04%) LAN
2 5 (7.04%) NX-OS
2 5 (7.04%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (5.63%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (5.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (5.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.63%) Wireless
4 3 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.23%) WAN
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.82%) HTTP
5 2 (2.82%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.82%) Network Security
5 2 (2.82%) SNMP
5 2 (2.82%) VPN
5 2 (2.82%) X.509
6 1 (1.41%) DNS
6 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.23%) Big Data
3 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.82%) OLTP
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.41%) DataStage
5 1 (1.41%) HBase
5 1 (1.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.41%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.27%) JIRA
3 5 (7.04%) Bitbucket Server
3 5 (7.04%) SonarQube
4 3 (4.23%) gulp
5 2 (2.82%) Gradle
5 2 (2.82%) JUnit
5 2 (2.82%) Maven
6 1 (1.41%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.41%) Cypress.io
6 1 (1.41%) JMeter
6 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.41%) SOAtest
6 1 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.41%) Subversion
6 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (36.62%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.82%) Back Office
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Developer
2 9 (12.68%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (11.27%) Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) React Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Security Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Support Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) DBA
8 2 (2.82%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) JSON
2 6 (8.45%) Django
2 6 (8.45%) HTML
2 6 (8.45%) React
2 6 (8.45%) REST
3 5 (7.04%) AngularJS
3 5 (7.04%) CSS
3 5 (7.04%) SAML
4 4 (5.63%) J2EE
4 4 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (4.23%) jQuery
5 3 (4.23%) Node.js
5 3 (4.23%) OAuth
5 3 (4.23%) RESTful
5 3 (4.23%) Sass
5 3 (4.23%) XML
6 2 (2.82%) OAuth2
6 2 (2.82%) SOAP
6 2 (2.82%) Web Services
6 2 (2.82%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Virtual Team
2 2 (2.82%) AS400
2 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (2.82%) PKI
2 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Animation
3 1 (1.41%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.41%) Clustering
3 1 (1.41%) CMDB
3 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.41%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.41%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Linux
1 10 (14.08%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Unix
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (16.90%) DevOps
2 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure as Code
3 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.45%) Cryptography
4 6 (8.45%) Project Management
4 6 (8.45%) Test Automation
5 5 (7.04%) ITIL
5 5 (7.04%) Microservices
5 5 (7.04%) Observability
5 5 (7.04%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (5.63%) High Availability
6 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (5.63%) Migration
6 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.63%) SDLC
6 4 (5.63%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) Python
2 9 (12.68%) Java
3 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.23%) Perl
5 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.82%) RPG
5 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.82%) SQL
6 1 (1.41%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
1 3 (4.23%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (1.41%) CSPO
2 1 (1.41%) ISEB
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.82%) PMO
3 1 (1.41%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.45%) Docker
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.04%) Terraform
3 3 (4.23%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.82%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.82%) Istio
4 2 (2.82%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.82%) Netcool
4 2 (2.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.82%) PingFederate
4 2 (2.82%) SCOM
4 2 (2.82%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.82%) WMI
5 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.41%) Knative
5 1 (1.41%) Puppet
5 1 (1.41%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Cisco
2 6 (8.45%) F5
2 6 (8.45%) Juniper
3 5 (7.04%) Arista
3 5 (7.04%) CheckPoint
3 5 (7.04%) Fortinet
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle
5 2 (2.82%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.82%) GoldenSource
5 2 (2.82%) LANSA
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.82%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.82%) Splunk
6 1 (1.41%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.41%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.41%) Google
6 1 (1.41%) Pega
6 1 (1.41%) Snow
6 1 (1.41%) Teradata