Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 51 77
Rank change year-on-year -57 +26 -4
Contract jobs citing Banking 378 651 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.27% 4.08% 2.90%
As % of the General category 7.00% 11.31% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 307 249
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £325 £274 £300
90th Percentile £585 £572 £575
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% - -
England median hourly rate £18.70 £15.75 £18.70
% change year-on-year +18.73% -15.78% +4.00%

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 5,402 5,755 5,837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.49% 36.11% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,022 3,136 3,315
South East median daily rate £433 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £228
90th Percentile £588 £575 £570
England median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 220 205
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £20.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.50% -10.51% +11.75%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.60 £11.45
90th Percentile £52.23 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.31 £23.62
% change year-on-year -1.22% +7.18% +4.19%

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 20 August 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
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 20 August 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 -34 250 £425 +6.25% 35
Buckinghamshire -6 208 £400 +3.23% 7
Surrey -44 71 £450 -5.26% 14
Hampshire -22 29 £488 +18.18% 13
Berkshire -59 26 £475 -1.55% 18
Oxfordshire -5 16 £455 +13.63% 10
West Sussex +1 11 £413 +4.43% 4
East Sussex -16 11 £413 +0.61% 6
Kent -4 4 £310 -8.15% 4
M4 Corridor - 1 £450 -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 175 (46.30%) Finance
2 121 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (24.34%) Java
4 59 (15.61%) SQL
5 58 (15.34%) Microsoft
6 49 (12.96%) Jenkins
7 48 (12.70%) Scrum
8 46 (12.17%) Project Management
8 46 (12.17%) Test Automation
9 43 (11.38%) Oracle
10 41 (10.85%) Spring
11 38 (10.05%) TDD
11 38 (10.05%) SQL Server
12 36 (9.52%) JavaScript
12 36 (9.52%) Linux
12 36 (9.52%) AngularJS
13 35 (9.26%) Node.js
13 35 (9.26%) Unix
14 33 (8.73%) Git (software)
14 33 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (8.73%) Spring Boot
15 32 (8.47%) DevOps
15 32 (8.47%) Microservices
15 32 (8.47%) Mainframe
15 32 (8.47%) Windows
15 32 (8.47%) Microsoft Excel
15 32 (8.47%) C#
16 29 (7.67%) Retail Banking
17 28 (7.41%) Change Management
18 26 (6.88%) HTML

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 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (3.17%) IIS
2 12 (3.17%) WebSphere
3 10 (2.65%) Confluence
4 9 (2.38%) JBoss
5 8 (2.12%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.12%) Drupal
6 7 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.85%) CMS
7 6 (1.59%) Apache
7 6 (1.59%) WildFly
8 5 (1.32%) SAS
9 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.26%) Documentum
10 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.26%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (8.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (5.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (3.44%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.53%) InVision
5 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) Mingle
6 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.26%) Magento
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.82%) OpenShift
2 18 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.70%) PaaS
5 7 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.06%) Office 365
6 4 (1.06%) Yammer
7 3 (0.79%) GitHub
7 3 (0.79%) SaaS
8 2 (0.53%) npm
9 1 (0.26%) IaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.50%) SAN
2 9 (2.38%) LAN
2 9 (2.38%) WAN
3 6 (1.59%) Firewall
3 6 (1.59%) SSH
4 5 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (1.32%) Internet
5 4 (1.06%) Intranet
5 4 (1.06%) SMTP
6 3 (0.79%) Network Security
7 2 (0.53%) SMS
8 1 (0.26%) ATM
8 1 (0.26%) Broadband
8 1 (0.26%) CTI
8 1 (0.26%) FTP
8 1 (0.26%) HTTP
8 1 (0.26%) NAS
8 1 (0.26%) SSL
8 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.05%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.29%) DB2
3 16 (4.23%) MongoDB
4 12 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.59%) Big Data
7 6 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.59%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.59%) Power BI
7 6 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.06%) DB2 UDB
8 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Power View
8 4 (1.06%) NuoDB
8 4 (1.06%) PowerPivot
8 4 (1.06%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.79%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.79%) HBase
9 3 (0.79%) MySQL
10 2 (0.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 49 (12.96%) Jenkins
2 33 (8.73%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.03%) JIRA
4 13 (3.44%) Maven
5 12 (3.17%) GitLab
6 11 (2.91%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.65%) Protractor
7 10 (2.65%) Selenium
7 10 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.38%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.12%) Appium
9 8 (2.12%) Subversion
10 7 (1.85%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.85%) SoapUI
10 7 (1.85%) Xcode
11 6 (1.59%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.32%) Artifactory
12 5 (1.32%) Axure RP
12 5 (1.32%) JUnit
13 4 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 175 (46.30%) Finance
2 29 (7.67%) Retail Banking
3 17 (4.50%) Financial Institution
4 16 (4.23%) Retail
5 12 (3.17%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.38%) Marketing
7 8 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.59%) Automotive
8 6 (1.59%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.32%) Digital Economy
10 3 (0.79%) Back Office
10 3 (0.79%) Billing
10 3 (0.79%) Front Office
11 2 (0.53%) Legal
11 2 (0.53%) Publishing
12 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
12 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.26%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (33.33%) Developer
2 63 (16.67%) Analyst
3 41 (10.85%) Project Manager
4 33 (8.73%) Java Developer
5 19 (5.03%) Consultant
5 19 (5.03%) Node.js Developer
5 19 (5.03%) Senior Developer
6 16 (4.23%) Tester
7 13 (3.44%) Angular Developer
7 13 (3.44%) Architect
7 13 (3.44%) Automation Tester
7 13 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (3.44%) SQL Developer
7 13 (3.44%) Technical Manager
7 13 (3.44%) Technical Project Manager
8 12 (3.17%) Administrator
8 12 (3.17%) Business Analyst
9 11 (2.91%) Support Analyst
10 10 (2.65%) Banking Analyst
11 9 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.85%) Spring
2 36 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 35 (9.26%) Node.js
4 33 (8.73%) Spring Boot
5 26 (6.88%) HTML
6 21 (5.56%) CSS
6 21 (5.56%) RESTful
7 18 (4.76%) REST
8 17 (4.50%) .NET
8 17 (4.50%) Web Services
9 15 (3.97%) SOAP
10 14 (3.70%) CSS3
11 12 (3.17%) HTML5
11 12 (3.17%) Middleware
12 10 (2.65%) LDAP
13 9 (2.38%) XML
14 8 (2.12%) Kafka
14 8 (2.12%) React
15 7 (1.85%) .NET Core
15 7 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.47%) Mainframe
2 23 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.50%) User Experience
4 13 (3.44%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.44%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.65%) IBM Mainframe
5 10 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.85%) Fintech
7 6 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.06%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.06%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.79%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.53%) Clustering
11 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.53%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.52%) Linux
2 35 (9.26%) Unix
3 32 (8.47%) Windows
4 19 (5.03%) Solaris
5 12 (3.17%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.91%) Android
7 9 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.59%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.59%) zOS
9 3 (0.79%) AIX
9 3 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (12.70%) Scrum
3 46 (12.17%) Project Management
3 46 (12.17%) Test Automation
4 38 (10.05%) TDD
5 33 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (8.47%) DevOps
6 32 (8.47%) Microservices
7 28 (7.41%) Change Management
8 24 (6.35%) Migration
8 24 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (6.08%) SDLC
10 16 (4.23%) API Development
11 15 (3.97%) Business Analysis
11 15 (3.97%) Software Engineering
12 14 (3.70%) Acceptance Criteria
13 13 (3.44%) PRINCE2
14 12 (3.17%) ITIL
14 12 (3.17%) Pair Programming
14 12 (3.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (24.34%) Java
2 59 (15.61%) SQL
3 36 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 32 (8.47%) C#
5 13 (3.44%) Python
6 12 (3.17%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.38%) Ruby
8 8 (2.12%) COBOL
9 7 (1.85%) PHP
10 6 (1.59%) Go
10 6 (1.59%) JCL
10 6 (1.59%) Korn
10 6 (1.59%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.59%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.32%) C
11 5 (1.32%) Java 8
11 5 (1.32%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.32%) Scala
11 5 (1.32%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (3.17%) Degree
2 8 (2.12%) ISTQB
2 8 (2.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.53%) RHCE
5 2 (0.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.26%) CCDP
6 1 (0.26%) CCIE
6 1 (0.26%) CCNA
6 1 (0.26%) CCNP
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.26%) ISEB
6 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.56%) PMO
2 20 (5.29%) QA
3 13 (3.44%) SLA
4 8 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.06%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.79%) GDPR
7 1 (0.26%) EMIR
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.26%) MiFID
7 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.70%) Docker
3 13 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.79%) HDFS
5 3 (0.79%) vSphere
6 2 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (3.70%) Ansible
2 7 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.59%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.32%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.32%) Puppet
4 5 (1.32%) Terraform
5 3 (0.79%) SCCM
6 2 (0.53%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.26%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.26%) Foglight
7 1 (0.26%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.26%) Kibana
7 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Sentry
7 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (15.34%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.38%) Oracle
3 24 (6.35%) IBM
4 22 (5.82%) VMware
5 15 (3.97%) Remedy
6 14 (3.70%) HP
7 11 (2.91%) Citrix
8 9 (2.38%) NetApp
9 8 (2.12%) Automation Anywhere
9 8 (2.12%) Blue Prism
9 8 (2.12%) Google
9 8 (2.12%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.12%) SAP
9 8 (2.12%) UiPath
9 8 (2.12%) Veritas
10 7 (1.85%) F5
10 7 (1.85%) Pega
11 6 (1.59%) Cisco
11 6 (1.59%) McAfee
11 6 (1.59%) Salesforce.com