Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 111 52
Rank change year-on-year +9 -59 +25
Contract jobs citing Banking 339 382 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.32% 2.27% 4.05%
As % of the General category 6.67% 6.61% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 165 307
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% -2.94%
10th Percentile £357 £325 £274
90th Percentile £638 £595 £572
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
South East median hourly rate - £13.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.18% -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £16.50
% change year-on-year +12.30% +13.33% -11.76%

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 5,081 5,777 6,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.72% 34.37% 38.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,743 3,265 3,346
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +3.56%
10th Percentile £275 £258 £246
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 177 267
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £28.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.96% +41.25% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.19 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £51.60 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.34 £22.79 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.59% +4.76%

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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 -9 190 £438 +2.94% 12
Buckinghamshire +1 155 £425 +6.25% 5
Surrey +44 88 £492 +8.13% 4
Berkshire +5 34 £470 -1.05% 6
Hampshire +4 25 £463 -5.13% 12
Kent +16 23 £550 +77.42% 9
West Sussex +17 8 £413 - 2
East Sussex -12 5 £481 +16.67% 2
Oxfordshire +11 2 £550 +21.01% 1
M4 Corridor +3 1 - -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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.

1 152 (44.84%) Finance
2 128 (37.76%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (17.40%) Scrum
4 55 (16.22%) SQL
5 47 (13.86%) DevOps
6 44 (12.98%) Java
6 44 (12.98%) JIRA
7 40 (11.80%) TDD
8 33 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (9.14%) Linux
9 31 (9.14%) Jenkins
10 30 (8.85%) Microservices
10 30 (8.85%) Oracle
10 30 (8.85%) Project Management
11 28 (8.26%) Python
12 27 (7.96%) Microsoft Office
12 27 (7.96%) User Stories
13 25 (7.37%) JavaScript
13 25 (7.37%) Unix
13 25 (7.37%) Spring
13 25 (7.37%) Business Analysis
14 24 (7.08%) Test Automation
14 24 (7.08%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (6.49%) AngularJS
16 21 (6.19%) REST
16 21 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (6.19%) BDD
17 20 (5.90%) Kanban
17 20 (5.90%) Microsoft
17 20 (5.90%) Spring Boot

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 16 (4.72%) Confluence
2 7 (2.06%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.06%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.06%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.47%) Appian
3 5 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.18%) Apache
4 4 (1.18%) Drupal
4 4 (1.18%) SAS
5 3 (0.88%) IIS
5 3 (0.88%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.59%) Liferay
7 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.29%) Mule
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (7.96%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.59%) Sketch
6 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.59%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 8 (2.36%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (1.77%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.88%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.88%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.59%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.72%) PaaS
2 15 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.24%) OpenShift
3 11 (3.24%) Power Platform
4 7 (2.06%) SaaS
5 6 (1.77%) IaaS
5 6 (1.77%) Trello
6 5 (1.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 4 (1.18%) GitHub
8 3 (0.88%) Apigee
8 3 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.59%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.59%) npm
10 1 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.29%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.95%) Firewall
2 7 (2.06%) WAN
3 5 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (1.47%) MPLS
4 4 (1.18%) DNS
4 4 (1.18%) HTTP
4 4 (1.18%) LAN
4 4 (1.18%) NetScaler
4 4 (1.18%) VLAN
4 4 (1.18%) VoIP
4 4 (1.18%) VPN
5 3 (0.88%) BGP
5 3 (0.88%) FTP
5 3 (0.88%) SAN
6 2 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.59%) Network Security
6 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.29%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.42%) Big Data
2 15 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (3.54%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.24%) DB2
4 11 (3.24%) Power BI
5 9 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.06%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.77%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.47%) DB2 UDB
8 5 (1.47%) MySQL
9 4 (1.18%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.18%) NuoDB
9 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.88%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.88%) PowerCenter
10 3 (0.88%) QlikView
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 44 (12.98%) JIRA
2 31 (9.14%) Jenkins
3 18 (5.31%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.83%) Selenium
5 11 (3.24%) Maven
6 10 (2.95%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (1.77%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.77%) GitLab
8 6 (1.77%) Pivotal Tracker
9 5 (1.47%) Ant
9 5 (1.47%) JUnit
10 4 (1.18%) Appium
10 4 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (0.88%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.88%) JMeter
11 3 (0.88%) Mocha
11 3 (0.88%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.59%) Android Studio
12 2 (0.59%) webpack
General
1 152 (44.84%) Finance
2 17 (5.01%) Investment Banking
2 17 (5.01%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.95%) Retail Banking
4 8 (2.36%) Retail
5 5 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.47%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.18%) Games
7 3 (0.88%) Front Office
7 3 (0.88%) Marketing
8 2 (0.59%) Automotive
8 2 (0.59%) Back Office
8 2 (0.59%) Billing
8 2 (0.59%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) International Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Military
9 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 76 (22.42%) Analyst
2 75 (22.12%) Developer
3 36 (10.62%) Architect
4 31 (9.14%) Business Analyst
5 17 (5.01%) Banking Analyst
5 17 (5.01%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (4.72%) Java Developer
7 15 (4.42%) Consultant
8 14 (4.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (4.13%) Project Manager
9 12 (3.54%) Administrator
10 11 (3.24%) Senior Developer
10 11 (3.24%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (2.95%) Credit Analyst
11 10 (2.95%) Data Analyst
12 9 (2.65%) Network Engineer
13 8 (2.36%) .NET Developer
13 8 (2.36%) Lead Architect
13 8 (2.36%) Python Developer
14 7 (2.06%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.37%) Spring
2 22 (6.49%) AngularJS
3 21 (6.19%) REST
4 20 (5.90%) Spring Boot
5 18 (5.31%) RESTful
6 15 (4.42%) .NET
7 13 (3.83%) HTML
7 13 (3.83%) JSON
7 13 (3.83%) Node.js
7 13 (3.83%) Web Services
8 11 (3.24%) Velocity
9 10 (2.95%) CSS
9 10 (2.95%) SOAP
10 9 (2.65%) J2EE
11 8 (2.36%) LDAP
12 7 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (2.06%) XML
13 6 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (1.77%) React
13 6 (1.77%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.42%) User Experience
3 13 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.65%) Mainframe
6 8 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.77%) Contract for Difference
7 6 (1.77%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.47%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.18%) BBC
9 4 (1.18%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.18%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.18%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.88%) Cyberattack
10 3 (0.88%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.14%) Linux
2 25 (7.37%) Unix
3 17 (5.01%) Windows
4 9 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.36%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.06%) Android
7 5 (1.47%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.59%) AIX
10 1 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (37.76%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (17.40%) Scrum
3 47 (13.86%) DevOps
4 40 (11.80%) TDD
5 33 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (8.85%) Microservices
6 30 (8.85%) Project Management
7 27 (7.96%) User Stories
8 25 (7.37%) Business Analysis
9 24 (7.08%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (7.08%) Test Automation
10 21 (6.19%) BDD
11 20 (5.90%) Kanban
12 19 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (5.31%) Analytics
13 18 (5.31%) Migration
14 16 (4.72%) CRM
14 16 (4.72%) Investment Management
14 16 (4.72%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (16.22%) SQL
2 44 (12.98%) Java
3 28 (8.26%) Python
4 25 (7.37%) JavaScript
5 19 (5.60%) Java 8
6 16 (4.72%) C
7 13 (3.83%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.54%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.36%) C#
10 5 (1.47%) BeanShell
10 5 (1.47%) Bourne shell
10 5 (1.47%) Korn
10 5 (1.47%) Kotlin
10 5 (1.47%) Perl
10 5 (1.47%) PHP
10 5 (1.47%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.88%) Scala
13 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (3.54%) Degree
2 5 (1.47%) CCNP
2 5 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.18%) CCDP
3 4 (1.18%) CCIE
3 4 (1.18%) CCNA
3 4 (1.18%) CIMA
4 3 (0.88%) ACCA
4 3 (0.88%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.88%) PMP
5 2 (0.59%) CISM
5 2 (0.59%) CISSP
5 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.59%) OCP
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.29%) ISEB
6 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.29%) MCSA
6 1 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.36%) QA
2 7 (2.06%) SLA
3 6 (1.77%) PMO
4 3 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) EMIR
5 1 (0.29%) IFRS
5 1 (0.29%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.29%) MiFID
5 1 (0.29%) PSD2
5 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (4.13%) Docker
2 13 (3.83%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.47%) RACF
4 4 (1.18%) HDFS
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.29%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.29%) GPFS
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (3.24%) Ansible
2 8 (2.36%) Control-M
3 6 (1.77%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.77%) Terraform
4 5 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (0.88%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.88%) Kibana
6 2 (0.59%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.59%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.59%) Puppet
7 1 (0.29%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.29%) Oozie
7 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (8.85%) Oracle
2 20 (5.90%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.72%) SAP
4 15 (4.42%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.83%) Cisco
5 13 (3.83%) IBM
6 9 (2.65%) Tableau
7 7 (2.06%) BT
7 7 (2.06%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.06%) F5
7 7 (2.06%) Remedy
8 6 (1.77%) Blue Prism
8 6 (1.77%) Pega
8 6 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.47%) Bloomberg
9 5 (1.47%) Ivanti
9 5 (1.47%) Juniper
9 5 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.47%) Workday
10 4 (1.18%) Apple