Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 15 24
Rank change year-on-year -33 +9 -7
Contract jobs citing Banking 257 484 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.22% 8.42% 6.40%
As % of the General category 15.34% 23.77% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 331 358
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% -2.35%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £306
90th Percentile £575 £518 £600
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
North West median hourly rate £13.45 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.46% - -
England median hourly rate £18.70 £15.75 £18.70
% change year-on-year +18.73% -15.78% +4.00%

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 1,675 2,036 2,413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.53% 35.40% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,010 1,224 1,506
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £240 £259
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 94 82
North West median hourly rate £23.15 £22.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.23% -19.27% -22.14%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.75 £12.12
90th Percentile £43.00 £50.82 £49.57
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.31 £23.62
% change year-on-year -1.22% +7.18% +4.19%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -29 122 £450 +12.50% 26
Cheshire -18 100 £400 -6.92% 13
Merseyside +23 28 £413 +10.00% 3
Cumbria -5 1 - - 1
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (47.08%) Finance
2 59 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (16.34%) Java
4 39 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (11.28%) Windows
6 28 (10.89%) Investment Banking
7 26 (10.12%) Retail Banking
8 23 (8.95%) Spring
8 23 (8.95%) Risk Management
9 22 (8.56%) Jenkins
10 21 (8.17%) Law
10 21 (8.17%) JavaScript
11 20 (7.78%) SQL
11 20 (7.78%) .NET
12 19 (7.39%) ITIL
12 19 (7.39%) Wealth Management
13 18 (7.00%) TDD
13 18 (7.00%) Microsoft
14 17 (6.61%) Project Management
14 17 (6.61%) Migration
14 17 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (6.23%) DevOps
15 16 (6.23%) SDLC
15 16 (6.23%) Python
15 16 (6.23%) JSON
16 15 (5.84%) Test Automation
16 15 (5.84%) Linux
17 14 (5.45%) CRM
17 14 (5.45%) C#
17 14 (5.45%) Microsoft Office

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 7 (2.72%) SAS
2 6 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.95%) Confluence
4 3 (1.17%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.17%) WebSphere
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%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.39%) InDesign
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Finacle
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.95%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.95%) OpenShift
4 3 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.17%) Office 365
5 2 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.78%) BrowserStack
5 2 (0.78%) IaaS
5 2 (0.78%) SaaS
5 2 (0.78%) Serverless
5 2 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.39%) PaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.50%) Network Security
2 8 (3.11%) Firewall
3 7 (2.72%) HTTP
4 4 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (1.17%) Internet
5 3 (1.17%) PuTTY
5 3 (1.17%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (1.17%) SAN
5 3 (1.17%) SMS
5 3 (1.17%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.78%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.39%) DMZ
7 1 (0.39%) LAN
7 1 (0.39%) NAS
7 1 (0.39%) SMTP
7 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.72%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.33%) DataStage
4 6 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.56%) Big Data
6 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.17%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.17%) Base SAS
7 3 (1.17%) DB2
7 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.78%) HBase
8 2 (0.78%) Impala
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.78%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (8.56%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.89%) Selenium
3 9 (3.50%) JIRA
4 8 (3.11%) Gradle
5 6 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.33%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.95%) IntelliJ
7 4 (1.56%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.56%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.56%) JUnit
7 4 (1.56%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.17%) JMeter
8 3 (1.17%) JProfiler
8 3 (1.17%) Maven
8 3 (1.17%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.78%) Grunt
9 2 (0.78%) gulp
9 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.78%) webpack
10 1 (0.39%) PhantomJS
General
1 121 (47.08%) Finance
2 28 (10.89%) Investment Banking
3 26 (10.12%) Retail Banking
4 21 (8.17%) Law
5 11 (4.28%) Legal
5 11 (4.28%) Retail
6 4 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.78%) Digital Economy
7 2 (0.78%) Games
7 2 (0.78%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Front Office
8 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (24.12%) Developer
2 40 (15.56%) Analyst
3 34 (13.23%) Architect
4 21 (8.17%) Java Developer
5 19 (7.39%) Business Analyst
6 16 (6.23%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (4.28%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (3.50%) Administrator
10 8 (3.11%) Service Analyst
11 7 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (2.72%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.33%) .NET Developer
12 6 (2.33%) Banking Analyst
12 6 (2.33%) Consultant
12 6 (2.33%) Desktop Support
13 5 (1.95%) IT Manager
13 5 (1.95%) Python Developer
13 5 (1.95%) Security Architect
13 5 (1.95%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.95%) Spring
2 20 (7.78%) .NET
3 16 (6.23%) JSON
4 13 (5.06%) Hibernate
4 13 (5.06%) React
5 11 (4.28%) AngularJS
6 10 (3.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (3.89%) jQuery
6 10 (3.89%) XML
7 9 (3.50%) ASP.NET
7 9 (3.50%) J2EE
7 9 (3.50%) SOAP
7 9 (3.50%) Spring Boot
7 9 (3.50%) Web Services
8 8 (3.11%) .NET Framework
8 8 (3.11%) HTML
9 7 (2.72%) RESTful
10 6 (2.33%) JSP
10 6 (2.33%) Servlets
10 6 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.11%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
3 6 (2.33%) Online Banking
4 5 (1.95%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.95%) Hedge funds
4 5 (1.95%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.56%) Fintech
5 4 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.56%) Robotics
6 3 (1.17%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.17%) Clustering
6 3 (1.17%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.17%) iPad
6 3 (1.17%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.78%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.28%) Windows
2 15 (5.84%) Linux
3 13 (5.06%) Unix
4 10 (3.89%) Android
5 6 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.95%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.95%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (8.95%) Risk Management
4 19 (7.39%) ITIL
4 19 (7.39%) Wealth Management
5 18 (7.00%) TDD
6 17 (6.61%) Migration
6 17 (6.61%) Project Management
7 16 (6.23%) DevOps
7 16 (6.23%) SDLC
8 15 (5.84%) Test Automation
9 14 (5.45%) CRM
9 14 (5.45%) Microservices
10 13 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (5.06%) ETL
10 13 (5.06%) Scrum
10 13 (5.06%) Service Management
11 11 (4.28%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (4.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.34%) Java
2 21 (8.17%) JavaScript
3 20 (7.78%) SQL
4 16 (6.23%) Python
5 14 (5.45%) C#
6 7 (2.72%) Java 8
7 5 (1.95%) Groovy
7 5 (1.95%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.95%) VB
8 4 (1.56%) C
8 4 (1.56%) VBScript
9 3 (1.17%) C++
9 3 (1.17%) Go
9 3 (1.17%) Ruby
9 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.17%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.78%) Perl
10 2 (0.78%) PHP
10 2 (0.78%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (5.45%) Degree
2 4 (1.56%) CISSP
2 4 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.17%) CCENT
3 3 (1.17%) CCNA
3 3 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.17%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.78%) CSSLP
4 2 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.78%) MOS
4 2 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.39%) APMG
5 1 (0.39%) APMP
5 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.39%) MCSA
5 1 (0.39%) MCSE
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PhD
5 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (2.72%) QA
3 5 (1.95%) SLA
4 4 (1.56%) COBIT
5 3 (1.17%) COSO
5 3 (1.17%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.17%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.78%) GDPR
6 2 (0.78%) PMO
6 2 (0.78%) PSD2
7 1 (0.39%) FATCA
System Software
1 9 (3.50%) Docker
2 5 (1.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (1.56%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.17%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.17%) QEMU
4 3 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.78%) XenApp
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.39%) Firmware
6 1 (0.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (5.45%) Ansible
1 14 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (5.06%) Puppet
3 6 (2.33%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.95%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.17%) QRadar
6 3 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.78%) Packer
7 2 (0.78%) Rancher
7 2 (0.78%) SCCM
7 2 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.78%) Terraform
8 1 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.39%) Proventia
8 1 (0.39%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (7.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.28%) IBM
2 11 (4.28%) Oracle
3 8 (3.11%) F5
4 7 (2.72%) HP
4 7 (2.72%) Informatica
4 7 (2.72%) Remedy
5 6 (2.33%) Moogsoft
6 5 (1.95%) Citrix
6 5 (1.95%) Kony
6 5 (1.95%) SAP
6 5 (1.95%) Splunk
7 4 (1.56%) Blue Coat
7 4 (1.56%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.56%) Cisco
7 4 (1.56%) Dell
7 4 (1.56%) Juniper
7 4 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.56%) Teradata
7 4 (1.56%) VMware