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 3 months to 25 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
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 65 70
Rank change year-on-year +17 +5  
Contract jobs citing Banking 312 269 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.08% 3.05% 2.74%
As % of the General category 11.35% 9.72% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 129 153
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £403
% change year-on-year +0.60% +1.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.75 - -
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 the South East with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2750 2768 3266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 36.00% 31.42% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 1580 1760
Median daily rate £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +1.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 96 94
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.18 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.54% +0.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.06 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £52.50 £47.81
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -1 167 £375 -3.22% 10
Surrey +11 53 £475 +1.33% 22
Berkshire +30 31 £493 +31.33% 8
East Sussex +18 19 £431 +4.41% 1
Hampshire +11 13 £403 -21.46% 1
Oxfordshire -15 11 £400 +9.89% 3
Kent -4 8 £345 -22.47% 5
West Sussex +15 5 £395 -7.05%
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Banking.

1 263 (49.72%) Finance
2 216 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (23.44%) Java
4 119 (22.50%) Scrum
5 83 (15.69%) SQL
6 71 (13.42%) Retail
7 65 (12.29%) JavaScript
8 61 (11.53%) REST
9 56 (10.59%) AngularJS
10 55 (10.40%) Git (software)
10 55 (10.40%) HTML
11 54 (10.21%) Linux
11 54 (10.21%) Jenkins
12 51 (9.64%) Node.js
13 48 (9.07%) Windows
13 48 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 47 (8.88%) Project Management
14 47 (8.88%) SQL Server
15 46 (8.70%) TDD
16 45 (8.51%) Microsoft
17 42 (7.94%) CSS
17 42 (7.94%) Web Services
18 39 (7.37%) Spring
19 38 (7.18%) Internet
20 37 (6.99%) HTML5
20 37 (6.99%) Test Automation
20 37 (6.99%) User Experience
21 36 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
21 36 (6.81%) SOA
22 35 (6.62%) Analytical Skills

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 18 (3.40%) SAS
1 18 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.84%) Apache Spark
2 15 (2.84%) OpenStack
3 12 (2.27%) JBoss
4 11 (2.08%) IIS
5 9 (1.70%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.70%) WildFly
6 7 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.32%) Confluence
7 6 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.76%) CMS
8 4 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.57%) Drupal
10 2 (0.38%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (5.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (3.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.76%) EngageOne
5 4 (0.76%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.57%) InVision
6 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (1.89%) Temenos T24
2 7 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (1.13%) SAP CO
3 6 (1.13%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.38%) Bankmaster
5 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI-AP
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.91%) OpenShift
2 12 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.70%) PaaS
4 3 (0.57%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.38%) Office 365
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.19%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.18%) Internet
2 18 (3.40%) SAN
3 16 (3.02%) LDAP
4 15 (2.84%) Firewall
5 12 (2.27%) ATM
6 10 (1.89%) VPN
7 9 (1.70%) LAN
7 9 (1.70%) SSH
7 9 (1.70%) VLAN
7 9 (1.70%) WAN
8 8 (1.51%) MPLS
9 7 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.32%) NAS
9 7 (1.32%) NetScaler
9 7 (1.32%) VoIP
10 6 (1.13%) DNS
11 5 (0.95%) DHCP
11 5 (0.95%) Intranet
12 2 (0.38%) Cisco ICM
13 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.10%) MongoDB
3 26 (4.91%) Big Data
3 26 (4.91%) Hadoop
4 18 (3.40%) DB2
5 13 (2.46%) Apache Hive
5 13 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.27%) Impala
7 10 (1.89%) MySQL
8 9 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.13%) Data Lake
9 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.13%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.95%) MS Access
10 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.95%) PowerCenter
10 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (10.40%) Git (software)
2 54 (10.21%) Jenkins
3 32 (6.05%) JIRA
4 24 (4.54%) Selenium
5 16 (3.02%) Protractor
6 12 (2.27%) GitLab
6 12 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
6 12 (2.27%) Mocha
7 11 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.08%) git-flow
8 8 (1.51%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.32%) JUnit
10 6 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.13%) Calabash
10 6 (1.13%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.95%) Appium
11 5 (0.95%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.95%) Maven
11 5 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 263 (49.72%) Finance
2 71 (13.42%) Retail
3 24 (4.54%) Retail Banking
4 23 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.65%) Corporate Banking
7 12 (2.27%) Marketing
8 8 (1.51%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.13%) Back Office
9 6 (1.13%) Front Office
9 6 (1.13%) Legal
10 4 (0.76%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.57%) Automotive
11 3 (0.57%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.38%) Billing
12 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.38%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 169 (31.95%) Developer
2 105 (19.85%) Analyst
3 54 (10.21%) Java Developer
4 37 (6.99%) Architect
5 34 (6.43%) Business Analyst
6 32 (6.05%) JavaScript Developer
7 31 (5.86%) Banking Analyst
8 30 (5.67%) Project Manager
9 29 (5.48%) Designer
10 28 (5.29%) Consultant
11 27 (5.10%) Agile Developer
12 25 (4.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 21 (3.97%) Angular Developer
14 19 (3.59%) Full Stack Developer
14 19 (3.59%) Tester
15 17 (3.21%) Test Analyst
16 16 (3.02%) Technical Analyst
17 15 (2.84%) Agile Java Developer
17 15 (2.84%) UI Designer
18 14 (2.65%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (11.53%) REST
2 56 (10.59%) AngularJS
3 55 (10.40%) HTML
4 51 (9.64%) Node.js
5 42 (7.94%) CSS
5 42 (7.94%) Web Services
6 39 (7.37%) Spring
7 37 (6.99%) HTML5
8 34 (6.43%) CSS3
9 32 (6.05%) JSON
10 31 (5.86%) RESTful
11 29 (5.48%) SOAP
12 19 (3.59%) .NET
13 18 (3.40%) jQuery
13 18 (3.40%) Sass
14 17 (3.21%) LESS
14 17 (3.21%) XML
15 16 (3.02%) Middleware
16 15 (2.84%) Java EE
17 13 (2.46%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.99%) User Experience
2 35 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (6.24%) Mobile App
4 31 (5.86%) Mobile Banking
5 29 (5.48%) Online Banking
6 20 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (1.70%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.70%) Credit Risk
8 9 (1.70%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.51%) iPad
9 8 (1.51%) iPhone
10 7 (1.32%) BBC
10 7 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.13%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.13%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.13%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.57%) Clustering
13 3 (0.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 54 (10.21%) Linux
2 48 (9.07%) Windows
3 34 (6.43%) Unix
4 33 (6.24%) Android
5 28 (5.29%) Apple iOS
6 24 (4.54%) Windows Server
7 23 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.51%) Solaris
11 7 (1.32%) AIX
12 4 (0.76%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.76%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.57%) MVS
14 2 (0.38%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.19%) VMS
15 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (22.50%) Scrum
3 48 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (8.88%) Project Management
5 46 (8.70%) TDD
6 37 (6.99%) Test Automation
7 36 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (6.81%) SOA
8 32 (6.05%) DevOps
9 24 (4.54%) Migration
9 24 (4.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (4.35%) Front End Development
11 22 (4.16%) Microservices
11 22 (4.16%) Waterfall
12 21 (3.97%) Workflow
13 20 (3.78%) Android Development
14 19 (3.59%) Business Analysis
14 19 (3.59%) Data Modelling
14 19 (3.59%) E-Commerce
15 18 (3.40%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 124 (23.44%) Java
2 83 (15.69%) SQL
3 65 (12.29%) JavaScript
4 26 (4.91%) C#
5 20 (3.78%) Python
6 15 (2.84%) Ruby
7 13 (2.46%) Apple Swift
8 12 (2.27%) Perl
8 12 (2.27%) PowerShell
8 12 (2.27%) Scala
9 10 (1.89%) PHP
9 10 (1.89%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.70%) C++
11 7 (1.32%) VB
11 7 (1.32%) VBA
12 6 (1.13%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.13%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.76%) C
14 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (5.67%) Degree
2 10 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (1.51%) CCDP
3 8 (1.51%) CCNA
3 8 (1.51%) CCNP
4 7 (1.32%) CCIE
5 6 (1.13%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.95%) CISSP
6 5 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.76%) CISM
7 4 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.76%) ISEB
7 4 (0.76%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.38%) CCA
8 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.38%) PMP
8 2 (0.38%) RHCE
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.73%) QA
2 21 (3.97%) PMO
3 9 (1.70%) IFRS
3 9 (1.70%) IFRS 9
4 7 (1.32%) Basel II
4 7 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.95%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.95%) SLA
6 4 (0.76%) MiFID
6 4 (0.76%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.57%) GDPR
8 2 (0.38%) COBIT
8 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.19%) EMIR
9 1 (0.19%) FATCA
9 1 (0.19%) GAAP
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (3.97%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (1.51%) Docker
5 7 (1.32%) vSphere
6 3 (0.57%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.38%) HDFS
7 2 (0.38%) NFS
8 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.19%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.19%) Samba
8 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.19%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (3.02%) Ansible
1 16 (3.02%) NetBackup
2 7 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.32%) Puppet
3 3 (0.57%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.57%) Oozie
3 3 (0.57%) OpenView
3 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.38%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.38%) Control-M
4 2 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.38%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.38%) vRealize
5 1 (0.19%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.19%) PowerBroker
5 1 (0.19%) Salt
5 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.86%) Oracle
3 29 (5.48%) VMware
4 27 (5.10%) IBM
5 21 (3.97%) Red Hat
6 15 (2.84%) HP
7 13 (2.46%) Symantec
7 13 (2.46%) Veritas
8 11 (2.08%) Cisco
8 11 (2.08%) McAfee
8 11 (2.08%) SAP
9 10 (1.89%) Citrix
10 9 (1.70%) Apple
11 8 (1.51%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.51%) Remedy
11 8 (1.51%) Temenos
12 7 (1.32%) F5
12 7 (1.32%) Rackspace
12 7 (1.32%) Riverbed
12 7 (1.32%) Tableau
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