Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 34 16
Rank change year-on-year +18 -18 +12
Contract jobs citing Banking 446 322 733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.84% 4.75% 8.53%
As % of the General category 23.39% 15.57% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 255 541
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £275 £270 £313
90th Percentile £525 £573 £538
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% - -
England median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +36.36% +15.79%

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 1907 2068 3149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.50% 30.48% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1213 1336 1863
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.19% +11.33%
10th Percentile £263 £261 £263
90th Percentile £611 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 77 123
North West median hourly rate £22.67 £25.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.31% -18.09% +52.60%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.33 £12.35
90th Percentile £51.71 £54.39 £54.00
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +7 238 £425 - 23
Manchester +13 160 £400 -5.88% 12
Merseyside +12 29 £356 +18.75% 2
Lancashire +8 4 £115 +9.52%
Cumbria - 1 £425 -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Banking.

1 258 (57.85%) Finance
2 95 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (15.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (14.35%) Java
5 60 (13.45%) Retail Banking
6 49 (10.99%) Linux
7 47 (10.54%) Unix
7 47 (10.54%) Migration
8 43 (9.64%) SQL
9 41 (9.19%) Oracle
10 39 (8.74%) Scrum
10 39 (8.74%) Project Management
10 39 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
11 38 (8.52%) Windows
11 38 (8.52%) ITIL
12 36 (8.07%) Web Services
13 34 (7.62%) Spring
13 34 (7.62%) Git (software)
14 30 (6.73%) TDD
15 28 (6.28%) Data Protection
15 28 (6.28%) Test Automation
15 28 (6.28%) Waterfall
16 27 (6.05%) Change Management
17 26 (5.83%) SOAP
18 25 (5.61%) Information Security
19 24 (5.38%) HP
19 24 (5.38%) Business Analysis
20 23 (5.16%) JavaScript
20 23 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
20 23 (5.16%) PMO

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 19 (4.26%) SAS
2 12 (2.69%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.35%) Apache Pig
3 6 (1.35%) CMS
3 6 (1.35%) Confluence
4 5 (1.12%) JBoss
4 5 (1.12%) NetWeaver
5 4 (0.90%) ExpressionEngine
5 4 (0.90%) WordPress
6 3 (0.67%) Apache
6 3 (0.67%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.45%) CICS
7 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.22%) Mule
8 1 (0.22%) PegaRULES
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 20 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.69%) SAP CO
1 12 (2.69%) SAP FI
1 12 (2.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (1.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (1.35%) SAP FI-AP
4 5 (1.12%) SAP ERP
4 5 (1.12%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.67%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.22%) INSURE/90
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP CAR
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 1 (0.22%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.91%) PaaS
3 5 (1.12%) Office 365
4 4 (0.90%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.22%) IaaS
6 1 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.22%) npm
6 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.24%) Internet
2 7 (1.57%) Firewall
2 7 (1.57%) SSH
3 6 (1.35%) SMS
3 6 (1.35%) SNMP
4 5 (1.12%) ATM
5 4 (0.90%) NAS
5 4 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (0.90%) SAN
6 3 (0.67%) HTTP
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.22%) DMZ
7 1 (0.22%) Intranet
7 1 (0.22%) LAN
7 1 (0.22%) POP3
7 1 (0.22%) SMTP
7 1 (0.22%) VLAN
7 1 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (3.36%) Big Data
2 15 (3.36%) Oracle Database
2 15 (3.36%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.47%) RDBMS
4 9 (2.02%) GIS
5 8 (1.79%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.57%) DataStage
6 7 (1.57%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.57%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.12%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.67%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.67%) Base SAS
9 3 (0.67%) DB2
9 3 (0.67%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 3 (0.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 34 (7.62%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.48%) JIRA
3 19 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.36%) Gradle
4 15 (3.36%) JUnit
5 10 (2.24%) Maven
6 8 (1.79%) IntelliJ
7 7 (1.57%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.35%) HP UFT
8 6 (1.35%) SonarQube
9 5 (1.12%) JMeter
10 4 (0.90%) gulp
10 4 (0.90%) JProfiler
10 4 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.90%) Subversion
11 3 (0.67%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.67%) Mockito
11 3 (0.67%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.45%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.45%) T4 Templates
General
1 258 (57.85%) Finance
2 60 (13.45%) Retail Banking
3 17 (3.81%) Retail
4 16 (3.59%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.91%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.02%) Law
7 6 (1.35%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.90%) Billing
9 4 (0.90%) Legal
9 4 (0.90%) Marketing
9 4 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.45%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 98 (21.97%) Analyst
2 70 (15.70%) Developer
3 51 (11.43%) Architect
3 51 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 39 (8.74%) Consultant
5 35 (7.85%) Java Developer
6 32 (7.17%) Project Manager
7 31 (6.95%) Banking Analyst
8 28 (6.28%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (4.04%) Security Consultant
10 15 (3.36%) Banking Business Analyst
10 15 (3.36%) Programme Manager
11 14 (3.14%) Banking Project Manager
11 14 (3.14%) IT Manager
11 14 (3.14%) Test Analyst
11 14 (3.14%) Test Manager
12 13 (2.91%) Security Architect
13 12 (2.69%) Administrator
14 11 (2.47%) Senior Consultant
14 11 (2.47%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.07%) Web Services
2 34 (7.62%) Spring
3 26 (5.83%) SOAP
4 21 (4.71%) REST
5 20 (4.48%) J2EE
6 18 (4.04%) Hibernate
6 18 (4.04%) HTML
7 15 (3.36%) Middleware
8 14 (3.14%) jQuery
9 13 (2.91%) CSS
9 13 (2.91%) JPA
10 12 (2.69%) Java EE
11 11 (2.47%) HTML5
11 11 (2.47%) Servlets
12 10 (2.24%) Ajax
12 10 (2.24%) CSS3
12 10 (2.24%) JSP
12 10 (2.24%) RESTful
12 10 (2.24%) Spring Boot
13 9 (2.02%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.36%) Mainframe
3 13 (2.91%) Data Centre
4 8 (1.79%) Online Banking
5 7 (1.57%) Credit Risk
5 7 (1.57%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.35%) User Experience
7 5 (1.12%) Clustering
7 5 (1.12%) EPoS
7 5 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.67%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.67%) PMI
9 2 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.45%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.45%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.45%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.45%) RIA
9 2 (0.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.99%) Linux
2 47 (10.54%) Unix
3 38 (8.52%) Windows
4 18 (4.04%) AIX
5 9 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.79%) Android
6 8 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.79%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.57%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.90%) HPUX
8 4 (0.90%) Solaris
8 4 (0.90%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.45%) zOS
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (15.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (10.54%) Migration
4 39 (8.74%) Project Management
4 39 (8.74%) Scrum
5 38 (8.52%) ITIL
6 30 (6.73%) TDD
7 28 (6.28%) Data Protection
7 28 (6.28%) Test Automation
7 28 (6.28%) Waterfall
8 27 (6.05%) Change Management
9 25 (5.61%) Information Security
10 24 (5.38%) Business Analysis
11 22 (4.93%) Risk Management
12 19 (4.26%) Internal Audit
12 19 (4.26%) Security Architecture
13 18 (4.04%) Data Modelling
13 18 (4.04%) SDLC
13 18 (4.04%) Security Management
13 18 (4.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (14.35%) Java
2 43 (9.64%) SQL
3 23 (5.16%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.69%) Python
5 9 (2.02%) C#
5 9 (2.02%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.35%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.35%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.12%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.90%) ABAP
8 4 (0.90%) C
8 4 (0.90%) C++
8 4 (0.90%) PHP
8 4 (0.90%) VB
8 4 (0.90%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.90%) VBScript
9 3 (0.67%) Apple Swift
9 3 (0.67%) Jython
9 3 (0.67%) Perl
9 3 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (3.14%) Degree
2 8 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (1.79%) MCSA
2 8 (1.79%) MCSE
2 8 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.35%) CISSP
3 6 (1.35%) ISEB
4 4 (0.90%) CISM
5 3 (0.67%) CISA
5 3 (0.67%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.45%) ACCA
6 2 (0.45%) CIMA
6 2 (0.45%) CRISC
6 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.45%) PgMP
6 2 (0.45%) PMP
7 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.22%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.16%) PMO
2 13 (2.91%) SLA
3 11 (2.47%) GDPR
4 6 (1.35%) IFRS
4 6 (1.35%) IFRS 9
5 4 (0.90%) COBIT
5 4 (0.90%) COSHH
5 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.90%) QA
6 2 (0.45%) COSO
6 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.45%) MiFID
7 1 (0.22%) Basel II
7 1 (0.22%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.35%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.90%) Docker
3 4 (0.90%) Firmware
3 4 (0.90%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.45%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (0.45%) XenApp
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (2.24%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.67%) PowerBroker
4 3 (0.67%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.45%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.45%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.22%) Ansible
6 1 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.22%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.22%) FlexNet
6 1 (0.22%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) Puppet
6 1 (0.22%) SCOM
6 1 (0.22%) Terraform
6 1 (0.22%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 41 (9.19%) Oracle
2 24 (5.38%) HP
3 21 (4.71%) IBM
4 17 (3.81%) Microsoft
5 15 (3.36%) Perforce
5 15 (3.36%) SAP
6 11 (2.47%) Splunk
7 10 (2.24%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.79%) Tableau
9 7 (1.57%) Cognos
9 7 (1.57%) Fortinet
9 7 (1.57%) Veritas
10 5 (1.12%) Dell
11 4 (0.90%) Citrix
11 4 (0.90%) CyberArk
11 4 (0.90%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.67%) Cisco
12 3 (0.67%) IBM Sterling
13 2 (0.45%) Remedy
13 2 (0.45%) VMware