Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 153 48
Rank change year-on-year +29 -105 +45
Contract jobs citing Banking 264 278 722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.97% 1.67% 4.29%
As % of the General category 5.93% 5.06% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 151 299
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £339 £313 £115
90th Percentile £638 £600 £571
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £9.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.52% +40.48% -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% +24.67% -50.00%

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 4,453 5,498 6,298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.16% 33.02% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,416 3,165 3,443
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £495 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 185 237
South East median hourly rate £22.88 £25.12 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.94% +35.78% -17.23%
10th Percentile £12.47 £12.55 £11.22
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.76 £22.00 £22.30
% change year-on-year -1.09% -1.33% +8.11%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +21 133 £425 - 23
Buckinghamshire +14 95 £388 -1.90% 6
Surrey +37 86 £506 +1.20% 7
Berkshire +28 35 £513 +13.89% 16
Kent +26 17 £430 -21.82% 6
Hampshire +21 16 £525 +14.75% 7
East Sussex -5 7 £438 -16.67% 3
Oxfordshire +25 4 £538 +79.17% 1
West Sussex +8 4 £550 +33.33% 4
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 134 (50.76%) Finance
2 78 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.77%) SQL
4 35 (13.26%) Java
5 34 (12.88%) Scrum
6 33 (12.50%) TDD
7 32 (12.12%) Python
8 31 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (10.98%) DevOps
10 28 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (9.85%) JIRA
12 25 (9.47%) Windows
13 24 (9.09%) Linux
13 24 (9.09%) Microsoft
13 24 (9.09%) Investment Banking
13 24 (9.09%) AngularJS
14 23 (8.71%) Oracle
15 21 (7.95%) JavaScript
15 21 (7.95%) Microservices
16 19 (7.20%) HTML
16 19 (7.20%) Unix
16 19 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (7.20%) Azure
17 17 (6.44%) AWS
17 17 (6.44%) CSS
17 17 (6.44%) Telecoms
17 17 (6.44%) Asset Management
18 16 (6.06%) Workflow
18 16 (6.06%) .NET
18 16 (6.06%) Microsoft Office

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 (3.03%) Apache Spark
1 8 (3.03%) Confluence
2 7 (2.65%) SAS
2 7 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.27%) K2 blackpearl
4 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.89%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.52%) IIS
5 4 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.76%) Appian
6 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.38%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.38%) Apache
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.38%) CICS
7 1 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.38%) Mule
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.52%) Sketch
4 3 (1.14%) Zeplin
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.38%) InVision
6 1 (0.38%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 6 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
1 6 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.89%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (1.14%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.76%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.76%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.20%) Azure
2 17 (6.44%) AWS
3 10 (3.79%) Office 365
3 10 (3.79%) Power Platform
4 8 (3.03%) OpenShift
5 6 (2.27%) npm
6 5 (1.89%) PaaS
7 3 (1.14%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (1.14%) GCP
8 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.76%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (0.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.76%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.76%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.76%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.76%) Route 53
8 2 (0.76%) SaaS
9 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.41%) Firewall
1 9 (3.41%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.27%) HTTP
2 6 (2.27%) Network Security
2 6 (2.27%) WAN
3 5 (1.89%) BGP
4 4 (1.52%) DNS
4 4 (1.52%) Sourcefire
5 3 (1.14%) HSRP
5 3 (1.14%) LAN
5 3 (1.14%) NetScreen
5 3 (1.14%) OSPF
5 3 (1.14%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (1.14%) VPN
6 1 (0.38%) 5G
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.38%) DHCP
6 1 (0.38%) FTP
6 1 (0.38%) Intranet
6 1 (0.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.06%) Big Data
2 14 (5.30%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.79%) Hadoop
3 10 (3.79%) Power BI
4 7 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (1.89%) Apache Hive
6 5 (1.89%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.52%) DB2
7 4 (1.52%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.14%) QlikView
8 3 (1.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (1.14%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 2 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.76%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.76%) Impala
9 2 (0.76%) mvBase
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (9.85%) JIRA
2 16 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.92%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.27%) GitLab
4 6 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.89%) Maven
6 4 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (1.52%) Selenium
6 4 (1.52%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.14%) Mocha
7 3 (1.14%) Protractor
8 2 (0.76%) Appium
8 2 (0.76%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.76%) Gradle
9 1 (0.38%) Grunt
9 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.38%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.38%) webpack
General
1 134 (50.76%) Finance
2 24 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 17 (6.44%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.03%) Retail
5 6 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.27%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.89%) Games
7 3 (1.14%) International Banking
7 3 (1.14%) Marketing
8 2 (0.76%) Automotive
8 2 (0.76%) Back Office
8 2 (0.76%) Billing
8 2 (0.76%) Front Office
8 2 (0.76%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.38%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Military
9 1 (0.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 70 (26.52%) Developer
2 53 (20.08%) Analyst
3 24 (9.09%) Architect
4 22 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 20 (7.58%) Consultant
6 15 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (5.30%) Administrator
7 14 (5.30%) Project Manager
8 13 (4.92%) Python Developer
9 12 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
9 12 (4.55%) Java Developer
10 11 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.17%) Software Developer
11 10 (3.79%) .NET Developer
11 10 (3.79%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.41%) Service Analyst
13 8 (3.03%) .NET Software Developer
13 8 (3.03%) Angular Developer
13 8 (3.03%) Financial Analyst
13 8 (3.03%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 19 (7.20%) HTML
3 17 (6.44%) CSS
4 16 (6.06%) .NET
5 15 (5.68%) RESTful
6 14 (5.30%) Node.js
7 11 (4.17%) JSON
8 10 (3.79%) Spring
9 9 (3.41%) Spring Boot
10 8 (3.03%) HTML5
10 8 (3.03%) Web Services
11 7 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (2.27%) J2EE
12 6 (2.27%) React
12 6 (2.27%) REST
12 6 (2.27%) Sass
13 5 (1.89%) Dagger
13 5 (1.89%) Retrofit
13 5 (1.89%) RxJava
14 3 (1.14%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.41%) User Experience
3 8 (3.03%) Analytical Mindset
3 8 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.65%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.65%) Virtual Team
5 5 (1.89%) Credit Risk
5 5 (1.89%) Equities
5 5 (1.89%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.52%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.52%) Online Banking
6 4 (1.52%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.14%) Cyberattack
7 3 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.14%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.76%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.47%) Windows
2 24 (9.09%) Linux
3 19 (7.20%) Unix
4 15 (5.68%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.89%) Android
9 4 (1.52%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.14%) Check Point GAiA
11 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (12.88%) Scrum
3 33 (12.50%) TDD
4 29 (10.98%) DevOps
5 28 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (7.95%) Microservices
7 19 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (6.44%) Asset Management
9 16 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (6.06%) Workflow
10 14 (5.30%) Analytics
10 14 (5.30%) Test Automation
11 13 (4.92%) BDD
11 13 (4.92%) Information Security
11 13 (4.92%) SDLC
12 12 (4.55%) Fintech
12 12 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 12 (4.55%) Project Management
13 11 (4.17%) Data Modelling
13 11 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 39 (14.77%) SQL
2 35 (13.26%) Java
3 32 (12.12%) Python
4 21 (7.95%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.30%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.65%) Java 8
6 7 (2.65%) Scala
7 6 (2.27%) C
7 6 (2.27%) C#
7 6 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.27%) TypeScript
8 5 (1.89%) Kotlin
9 2 (0.76%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.76%) Clojure
9 2 (0.76%) Go
9 2 (0.76%) Groovy
9 2 (0.76%) Korn
9 2 (0.76%) PHP
9 2 (0.76%) VB
10 1 (0.38%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 12 (4.55%) Degree
2 5 (1.89%) CIMA
3 4 (1.52%) ACCA
3 4 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.14%) CCSE
4 3 (1.14%) CISSP
5 2 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.76%) ISEB
5 2 (0.76%) MCSA
5 2 (0.76%) MCSE
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.76%) PMP
5 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.38%) AAT
6 1 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.38%) PhD
6 1 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.65%) SLA
2 6 (2.27%) QA
3 5 (1.89%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.52%) PMO
5 3 (1.14%) PSD2
6 2 (0.76%) WCAG
7 1 (0.38%) EMIR
7 1 (0.38%) GDPR
7 1 (0.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (5.68%) Docker
2 12 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.76%) XenApp
4 1 (0.38%) HDFS
4 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (4.17%) Ansible
2 9 (3.41%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.27%) Terraform
4 5 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (1.52%) Control-M
6 3 (1.14%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.14%) SCCM
7 1 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.38%) Oozie
7 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.71%) Oracle
3 14 (5.30%) SAP
4 9 (3.41%) Juniper
5 8 (3.03%) Cisco
5 8 (3.03%) Tableau
6 7 (2.65%) CheckPoint
6 7 (2.65%) IBM
7 6 (2.27%) Ivanti
8 5 (1.89%) Adobe
8 5 (1.89%) Bloomberg
8 5 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (1.52%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.52%) Google
9 4 (1.52%) McAfee
9 4 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.52%) Remedy
10 3 (1.14%) Pega
10 3 (1.14%) Symantec
10 3 (1.14%) TIBCO