The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 58 62
Rank change year-on-year +18 +4  
Contract jobs citing Banking 16 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.77% 1.25% 0.96%
As % of the General category 6.30% 3.31% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 6
Median daily rate £513 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.81% +23.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £134 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £550 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £9.82 £10.44
% change year-on-year +32.45% -5.98%  

Banking is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 254 332 318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 44.02% 37.86% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 269 181
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.61 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.98% +40.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.76 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Reading

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Banking in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Reading

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Reading over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Reading

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Banking.

1 21 (77.78%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Retail
3 9 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (33.33%) Project Management
4 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
4 8 (29.63%) Credit Risk
4 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (25.93%) IFRS
5 7 (25.93%) IFRS 9
5 7 (25.93%) Degree
6 6 (22.22%) Economics
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 6 (22.22%) MS Visio
6 6 (22.22%) SAS
6 6 (22.22%) Basel II
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (22.22%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 6 (22.22%) Credit Risk Modelling
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) Java
8 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.81%) Marketing
8 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.11%) Migration
9 3 (11.11%) Analytics
9 3 (11.11%) Telecoms

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (22.22%) SAS
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) CMS
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) Big Data
3 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) OLAP
4 1 (3.70%) OLTP
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Power BI
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 21 (77.78%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Retail
3 9 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 4 (14.81%) Marketing
5 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.70%) Billing
6 1 (3.70%) Electronics
6 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
6 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Credit Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Risk Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Account Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Information Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) JSP
1 2 (7.41%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) Java EE
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (29.63%) Credit Risk
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Project Management
2 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
3 6 (22.22%) Credit Risk Modelling
3 6 (22.22%) Economics
3 6 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (7.41%) B2B
6 2 (7.41%) B2B Marketing
6 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) UML
6 2 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Scala
3 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (7.41%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CISM
4 1 (3.70%) CREST Certified
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) IFRS
1 7 (25.93%) IFRS 9
2 6 (22.22%) Basel II
3 1 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe
3 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) Teradata
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Temenos
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
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