Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 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 > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 51 105
Rank change year-on-year -110 +54 -44
Contract jobs citing Banking 281 696 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.65% 4.15% 2.24%
As % of the General category 5.36% 11.90% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 281 196
South East median daily rate £465 £405 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -1.76% -5.77%
10th Percentile £313 £115 £202
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
South East median hourly rate £14.61 £9.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.03% - -
England median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.67% -50.00% +42.86%

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 5,245 5,851 5,336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.83% 34.91% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,978 3,198 3,008
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £224
90th Percentile £600 £581 £575
England median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 193 230
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.00% -20.00% +9.51%
10th Percentile £12.70 £11.28 £11.73
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £45.03
England median hourly rate £23.83 £26.44 £24.44
% change year-on-year -9.89% +8.18% -2.24%

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 13 December 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in the South East over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 13 December 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
Thames Valley -99 113 £425 +3.03% 32
Surrey +13 88 £525 +10.53% 5
Buckinghamshire -37 84 £413 +1.54% 14
East Sussex -8 22 £525 +356.52% 1
Hampshire -63 21 £404 +6.32% 8
West Sussex +6 19 £388 -30.18% 1
Oxfordshire +15 15 £373 -6.88% 5
Berkshire -45 14 £475 +5.56% 13
Kent -19 5 £538 +65.38% 7
M4 Corridor - 2 £600 -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Banking.

1 150 (53.38%) Finance
2 113 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (28.47%) Java
4 52 (18.51%) SQL
5 44 (15.66%) Scrum
6 43 (15.30%) Microsoft
7 39 (13.88%) JavaScript
8 35 (12.46%) Oracle
9 34 (12.10%) Windows
10 32 (11.39%) Project Management
10 32 (11.39%) TDD
11 31 (11.03%) Spring
12 30 (10.68%) Microsoft Excel
13 29 (10.32%) Active Directory
13 29 (10.32%) Jenkins
14 27 (9.61%) Asset Management
15 25 (8.90%) HTML
15 25 (8.90%) User Experience
16 24 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
16 24 (8.54%) JIRA
17 23 (8.19%) Marketing
17 23 (8.19%) Test Automation
17 23 (8.19%) SQL Server
17 23 (8.19%) SDLC
18 22 (7.83%) DevOps
18 22 (7.83%) Node.js
18 22 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
19 20 (7.12%) Unix
19 20 (7.12%) Git (software)
20 19 (6.76%) RESTful

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 17 (6.05%) Confluence
2 15 (5.34%) SAS
3 10 (3.56%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.49%) Mule
5 7 (2.49%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (2.49%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.78%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.42%) Drupal
7 4 (1.42%) IIS
7 4 (1.42%) JBoss
8 3 (1.07%) Apache
8 3 (1.07%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.07%) CMS
9 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.71%) Liferay
9 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 30 (10.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (4.27%) InVision
4 10 (3.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.14%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.36%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.36%) SAP FI-AA
1 1 (0.36%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.56%) npm
2 9 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.14%) OpenShift
4 6 (2.14%) PaaS
5 3 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.71%) IaaS
6 2 (0.71%) Tricentis Tosca
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) Apigee
7 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.36%) SaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.34%) WAN
2 14 (4.98%) LAN
3 10 (3.56%) SAN
4 9 (3.20%) Firewall
5 8 (2.85%) VPN
6 6 (2.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (2.14%) MPLS
6 6 (2.14%) NetScaler
6 6 (2.14%) VLAN
6 6 (2.14%) VoIP
7 4 (1.42%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.71%) DNS
8 2 (0.71%) HTTP
9 1 (0.36%) ATM
9 1 (0.36%) Broadband
9 1 (0.36%) CTI
9 1 (0.36%) FTP
9 1 (0.36%) Intranet
9 1 (0.36%) SMS
9 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.98%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.85%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.49%) QlikView
4 7 (2.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 6 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.14%) DB2
6 5 (1.78%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.78%) MS Access
7 4 (1.42%) Big Data
7 4 (1.42%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.07%) MySQL
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.71%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (10.32%) Jenkins
2 24 (8.54%) JIRA
3 20 (7.12%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.63%) Axure RP
5 10 (3.56%) JUnit
6 9 (3.20%) Appium
6 9 (3.20%) Maven
7 7 (2.49%) Jasmine
7 7 (2.49%) Mocha
7 7 (2.49%) Xcode
8 6 (2.14%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.14%) Grunt
8 6 (2.14%) gulp
8 6 (2.14%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.14%) Toad
9 5 (1.78%) Selenium
10 4 (1.42%) GitLab
10 4 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.42%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.07%) webpack
General
1 150 (53.38%) Finance
2 23 (8.19%) Marketing
3 19 (6.76%) Retail
4 17 (6.05%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.91%) Financial Institution
5 11 (3.91%) Retail Banking
6 9 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.14%) Front Office
8 3 (1.07%) Automotive
8 3 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.07%) Military
9 2 (0.71%) Back Office
9 2 (0.71%) Games
9 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 84 (29.89%) Developer
2 45 (16.01%) Analyst
3 37 (13.17%) Java Developer
4 30 (10.68%) Project Manager
5 18 (6.41%) Designer
6 17 (6.05%) Senior Developer
7 15 (5.34%) Consultant
7 15 (5.34%) UX Designer
8 14 (4.98%) Data Analyst
9 13 (4.63%) Tester
10 12 (4.27%) Business Analyst
10 12 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (3.91%) Automation Tester
12 9 (3.20%) Architect
13 8 (2.85%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (2.85%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (2.85%) Technical Manager
13 8 (2.85%) Technical Project Manager
14 7 (2.49%) Banking Analyst
14 7 (2.49%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.03%) Spring
2 25 (8.90%) HTML
3 22 (7.83%) Node.js
4 19 (6.76%) RESTful
5 18 (6.41%) AngularJS
6 17 (6.05%) Spring Boot
6 17 (6.05%) Web Services
7 16 (5.69%) REST
8 15 (5.34%) Middleware
8 15 (5.34%) SOAP
9 13 (4.63%) CSS
10 12 (4.27%) .NET
11 10 (3.56%) RAML
12 8 (2.85%) CSS3
12 8 (2.85%) HTML5
12 8 (2.85%) JMS
13 7 (2.49%) Apache Camel
13 7 (2.49%) React
13 7 (2.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (2.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.90%) User Experience
2 19 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (3.91%) Mainframe
4 10 (3.56%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.49%) BBC
6 7 (2.49%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.78%) iPhone
9 3 (1.07%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.07%) Fintech
10 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.71%) iPad
10 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.71%) Robotics
10 2 (0.71%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.36%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.36%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.10%) Windows
2 20 (7.12%) Unix
3 17 (6.05%) Linux
4 10 (3.56%) Android
4 10 (3.56%) Solaris
5 9 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.42%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.07%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.36%) AIX
8 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (15.66%) Scrum
3 32 (11.39%) Project Management
3 32 (11.39%) TDD
4 27 (9.61%) Asset Management
5 24 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (8.19%) SDLC
6 23 (8.19%) Test Automation
7 22 (7.83%) DevOps
8 17 (6.05%) Microservices
9 15 (5.34%) Change Management
9 15 (5.34%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (5.34%) Data Modelling
10 14 (4.98%) Business Analysis
10 14 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (4.98%) Data Management
10 14 (4.98%) Identity Access Management
10 14 (4.98%) Migration
10 14 (4.98%) Wireframes
11 13 (4.63%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 80 (28.47%) Java
2 52 (18.51%) SQL
3 39 (13.88%) JavaScript
4 18 (6.41%) Python
5 15 (5.34%) Java 8
6 13 (4.63%) C#
7 9 (3.20%) TypeScript
8 8 (2.85%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.14%) Java 9
9 6 (2.14%) PHP
9 6 (2.14%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.14%) Ruby
9 6 (2.14%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.78%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.42%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.42%) C++
12 3 (1.07%) C
12 3 (1.07%) COBOL
12 3 (1.07%) Scala
12 3 (1.07%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (4.98%) Degree
2 7 (2.49%) CCDP
2 7 (2.49%) CCIE
2 7 (2.49%) CCNA
2 7 (2.49%) CCNP
2 7 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.07%) MCSE
5 2 (0.71%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.36%) CISSP
6 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.36%) PhD
6 1 (0.36%) VCP6
6 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.76%) QA
2 17 (6.05%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.85%) PMO
4 5 (1.78%) SLA
5 2 (0.71%) GDPR
5 2 (0.71%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.36%) IFRS
6 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (10.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.56%) Docker
3 6 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.42%) vSphere
5 3 (1.07%) HDFS
6 1 (0.36%) NFS
6 1 (0.36%) vCloud
6 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.14%) Ansible
2 5 (1.78%) AirWatch
2 5 (1.78%) SCCM
3 3 (1.07%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.71%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.71%) Control-M
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.36%) Puppet
5 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.36%) vRealize
5 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (15.30%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.46%) Oracle
3 15 (5.34%) VMware
4 10 (3.56%) MuleSoft
5 9 (3.20%) IBM
6 8 (2.85%) Cisco
6 8 (2.85%) NetApp
7 7 (2.49%) F5
7 7 (2.49%) Rackspace
7 7 (2.49%) Tableau
7 7 (2.49%) Virgin Media
7 7 (2.49%) WSO2
8 6 (2.14%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.14%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 6 (2.14%) Riverbed
8 6 (2.14%) Teradata
9 5 (1.78%) Apple
9 5 (1.78%) Citrix
9 5 (1.78%) Google
10 4 (1.42%) HP