Period
to 27 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 27 February 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 > South East
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 158 156 66
Rank change year-on-year -2 -90 +36
Contract jobs citing Banking 145 257 591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.36% 1.60% 3.52%
As % of the General category 4.32% 4.92% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 164 228
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £340 £288 £115
90th Percentile £648 £600 £575
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
South East median hourly rate £14.49 £26.65 £13.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.63% +95.24% -
10th Percentile £12.98 £14.06 £11.33
90th Percentile £16.00 £26.65 £16.26
England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% +24.67% -43.40%

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,353 5,221 5,927
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.53% 32.58% 35.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,869 2,997 3,288
South East median daily rate £438 £450 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.51% +2.77%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
England median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 202 196
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £24.91 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +13.23% -5.13%
10th Percentile £13.04 £11.85 £11.34
90th Percentile £49.60 £53.63 £47.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.29 £22.01
% change year-on-year -1.28% +1.26% +3.86%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in the South East

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in the South East

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in the South East over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in the South East

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in the South East

Banking
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 February 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
Thames Valley +29 80 £400 -5.88% 11
Buckinghamshire +17 59 £375 -11.76% 4
Surrey +11 40 £525 +5.00% 3
Berkshire +31 18 £450 -5.26% 6
Hampshire +37 10 £540 +33.66% 6
Kent +18 10 £430 -18.10% 3
Oxfordshire +13 3 £400 +33.33% 1
West Sussex +10 2 £550 +33.33% 2
East Sussex +4 2 £400 - 5
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Banking.

1 68 (46.90%) Finance
2 54 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (20.00%) Scrum
3 29 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (18.62%) Java
5 26 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (16.55%) JIRA
7 21 (14.48%) HTML
7 21 (14.48%) SQL
8 20 (13.79%) JavaScript
9 19 (13.10%) Python
9 19 (13.10%) AngularJS
10 18 (12.41%) Linux
11 16 (11.03%) CSS
11 16 (11.03%) Project Management
12 15 (10.34%) Windows
12 15 (10.34%) TDD
12 15 (10.34%) DevOps
13 14 (9.66%) SDLC
13 14 (9.66%) Azure
13 14 (9.66%) SQL Server
14 13 (8.97%) Degree
14 13 (8.97%) AWS
15 12 (8.28%) Fintech
15 12 (8.28%) .NET
15 12 (8.28%) Oracle
16 10 (6.90%) Unix
16 10 (6.90%) Active Directory
16 10 (6.90%) Retail
16 10 (6.90%) Microservices

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (5.52%) Confluence
2 5 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.76%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (2.76%) SAS
4 3 (2.07%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.69%) IIS
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.38%) Sketch
3 1 (0.69%) InVision
3 1 (0.69%) UserZoom
3 1 (0.69%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.66%) Azure
2 13 (8.97%) AWS
3 9 (6.21%) Office 365
4 3 (2.07%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (2.07%) npm
4 3 (2.07%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.38%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (1.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.38%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.38%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.38%) Route 53
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) Apigee
6 1 (0.69%) GCP
6 1 (0.69%) GitHub
6 1 (0.69%) IaaS
6 1 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.83%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.45%) Network Security
3 4 (2.76%) Firewall
3 4 (2.76%) HTTP
3 4 (2.76%) LAN
3 4 (2.76%) Sourcefire
3 4 (2.76%) WAN
4 3 (2.07%) BGP
4 3 (2.07%) HSRP
4 3 (2.07%) NetScreen
4 3 (2.07%) OSPF
4 3 (2.07%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (2.07%) VPN
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.69%) Intranet
5 1 (0.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.45%) DB2
3 5 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.76%) Big Data
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.07%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (2.07%) MySQL
5 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.38%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.38%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.38%) mvBase
6 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.38%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.69%) Impala
7 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (16.55%) JIRA
2 10 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.14%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.76%) Selenium
6 3 (2.07%) Ant
6 3 (2.07%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.07%) JUnit
6 3 (2.07%) Postman
7 2 (1.38%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.38%) GitLab
7 2 (1.38%) Gradle
7 2 (1.38%) Maven
7 2 (1.38%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.69%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.69%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.69%) git-flow
8 1 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 68 (46.90%) Finance
2 10 (6.90%) Retail
3 8 (5.52%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.76%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (2.07%) Marketing
7 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.38%) International Banking
7 2 (1.38%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Games
8 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (29.66%) Developer
2 24 (16.55%) Analyst
3 13 (8.97%) Software Developer
4 12 (8.28%) Administrator
4 12 (8.28%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.90%) Consultant
6 9 (6.21%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.21%) Python Developer
7 8 (5.52%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (5.52%) Scrum Master
7 8 (5.52%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.83%) Agile Scrum Master
8 7 (4.83%) Banking Analyst
9 6 (4.14%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.45%) Angular Developer
10 5 (3.45%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.45%) Service Analyst
11 4 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.76%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.48%) HTML
2 19 (13.10%) AngularJS
3 16 (11.03%) CSS
4 12 (8.28%) .NET
5 10 (6.90%) Node.js
6 8 (5.52%) HTML5
6 8 (5.52%) JSON
7 7 (4.83%) RESTful
7 7 (4.83%) Sass
8 6 (4.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (2.76%) LDAP
9 4 (2.76%) React
9 4 (2.76%) REST
9 4 (2.76%) Spring
9 4 (2.76%) Web Services
10 3 (2.07%) JSP
10 3 (2.07%) Servlets
10 3 (2.07%) SOAP
10 3 (2.07%) Spring Boot
10 3 (2.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.52%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.52%) Virtual Team
3 7 (4.83%) Analytical Mindset
3 7 (4.83%) User Experience
4 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.76%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.07%) Equities
6 3 (2.07%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.38%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.38%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.38%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.38%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.69%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.41%) Linux
2 15 (10.34%) Windows
3 10 (6.90%) Unix
4 7 (4.83%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.07%) Check Point GAiA
8 2 (1.38%) Android
8 2 (1.38%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (20.00%) Scrum
3 16 (11.03%) Project Management
4 15 (10.34%) DevOps
4 15 (10.34%) TDD
5 14 (9.66%) SDLC
6 12 (8.28%) Fintech
7 10 (6.90%) Coaching
7 10 (6.90%) Microservices
7 10 (6.90%) Product Roadmap
8 9 (6.21%) Information Security
8 9 (6.21%) Time Management
8 9 (6.21%) Web Application Development
9 8 (5.52%) Acceptance Criteria
10 7 (4.83%) E-Commerce
10 7 (4.83%) OO
10 7 (4.83%) OOD
10 7 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.83%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.62%) Java
2 21 (14.48%) SQL
3 20 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.10%) Python
5 9 (6.21%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.52%) TypeScript
7 5 (3.45%) C
7 5 (3.45%) C#
7 5 (3.45%) Scala
8 4 (2.76%) Go
8 4 (2.76%) Korn
8 4 (2.76%) PHP
9 3 (2.07%) BeanShell
9 3 (2.07%) Bourne shell
9 3 (2.07%) Java 8
9 3 (2.07%) Perl
10 2 (1.38%) Clojure
10 2 (1.38%) Groovy
10 2 (1.38%) Ruby
11 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (8.97%) Degree
2 3 (2.07%) CCSE
2 3 (2.07%) CISSP
2 3 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.38%) MCSA
3 2 (1.38%) MCSE
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.69%) CCNA
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) QA
2 3 (2.07%) PMO
3 2 (1.38%) PSD2
4 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 10 (6.90%) Docker
2 3 (2.07%) RACF
3 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.14%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.45%) Ansible
3 4 (2.76%) Terraform
4 2 (1.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.69%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.69%) Control-M
5 1 (0.69%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.69%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.69%) SCCM
5 1 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 12 (8.28%) Oracle
2 9 (6.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.14%) McAfee
3 6 (4.14%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.45%) SAP
5 4 (2.76%) Adobe
5 4 (2.76%) Blue Coat
5 4 (2.76%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.76%) Cisco
5 4 (2.76%) IBM
5 4 (2.76%) Juniper
5 4 (2.76%) Remedy
6 3 (2.07%) Google
6 3 (2.07%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (2.07%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.07%) Symantec
7 2 (1.38%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.38%) Ensighten
7 2 (1.38%) F5
7 2 (1.38%) Tealium