Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 47 84
Rank change year-on-year -83 +37 -19
Contract jobs citing Banking 325 697 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.98% 4.28% 2.57%
As % of the General category 6.23% 11.99% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 308 210
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £318 £115 £258
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £9.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.48% - -
England median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +24.67% -28.57% +16.67%

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 5,216 5,815 5,504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.71% 35.74% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,012 3,190 3,165
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 202 236
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.00% -8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £13.10 £11.73 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £45.15
England median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £23.72
% change year-on-year -9.62% +9.64% +3.88%

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 October 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 18 October 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 -72 162 £425 +6.25% 26
Buckinghamshire -23 120 £398 +1.92% 12
Surrey -15 89 £495 +10.00% 5
Hampshire -43 23 £445 +11.25% 6
Berkshire -40 22 £425 -9.77% 10
Oxfordshire +12 20 £450 +12.50% 4
East Sussex -10 18 £419 +3.40% 5
West Sussex +3 17 £413 -2.94% 5
Kent -21 5 £430 +32.31% 3
M4 Corridor - 2 £525 -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 159 (48.92%) Finance
2 116 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (23.69%) Java
4 53 (16.31%) Microsoft
5 52 (16.00%) SQL
6 44 (13.54%) Windows
7 42 (12.92%) Scrum
8 41 (12.62%) Oracle
9 39 (12.00%) SQL Server
10 35 (10.77%) JavaScript
11 34 (10.46%) Spring
12 32 (9.85%) Test Automation
12 32 (9.85%) Active Directory
12 32 (9.85%) Project Management
13 31 (9.54%) TDD
14 30 (9.23%) Jenkins
15 29 (8.92%) Microsoft Excel
16 27 (8.31%) C#
16 27 (8.31%) User Experience
17 25 (7.69%) Microservices
17 25 (7.69%) Unix
17 25 (7.69%) Linux
18 24 (7.38%) HTML
18 24 (7.38%) Asset Management
18 24 (7.38%) Git (software)
19 23 (7.08%) Spring Boot
20 22 (6.77%) JIRA
20 22 (6.77%) VMware
21 21 (6.46%) AngularJS
22 20 (6.15%) Node.js

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 15 (4.62%) Confluence
2 12 (3.69%) SAS
3 9 (2.77%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (2.77%) Drupal
3 9 (2.77%) JBoss
3 9 (2.77%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.77%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.46%) IIS
5 7 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.85%) Mule
6 6 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (1.85%) WildFly
7 5 (1.54%) Apache
7 5 (1.54%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.92%) CMS
8 3 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 29 (8.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (3.69%) InVision
3 12 (3.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.31%) Mingle
7 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.31%) SAP FI-AA
2 1 (0.31%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.00%) OpenShift
4 9 (2.77%) PaaS
5 7 (2.15%) npm
6 4 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.23%) Office 365
6 4 (1.23%) Yammer
7 3 (0.92%) IaaS
8 2 (0.62%) Apigee
8 2 (0.62%) GitHub
8 2 (0.62%) SaaS
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.62%) LAN
1 15 (4.62%) WAN
2 14 (4.31%) Firewall
2 14 (4.31%) SAN
3 8 (2.46%) VPN
4 6 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (1.85%) MPLS
4 6 (1.85%) NetScaler
4 6 (1.85%) SSH
4 6 (1.85%) VLAN
4 6 (1.85%) VoIP
5 5 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (1.54%) Intranet
6 4 (1.23%) SMTP
7 3 (0.92%) Network Security
7 3 (0.92%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.62%) DNS
8 2 (0.62%) HTTP
8 2 (0.62%) Internet
9 1 (0.31%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.77%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.46%) DB2
5 7 (2.15%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.54%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.23%) MS Access
8 4 (1.23%) QlikView
9 3 (0.92%) Big Data
9 3 (0.92%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.92%) Power BI
9 3 (0.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.62%) HBase
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 30 (9.23%) Jenkins
2 24 (7.38%) Git (software)
3 22 (6.77%) JIRA
4 14 (4.31%) Axure RP
5 11 (3.38%) Maven
6 9 (2.77%) Appium
7 8 (2.46%) Xcode
8 7 (2.15%) GitLab
8 7 (2.15%) JUnit
8 7 (2.15%) Mocha
8 7 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.85%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.85%) Grunt
9 6 (1.85%) gulp
9 6 (1.85%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.54%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.54%) Selenium
10 5 (1.54%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.54%) Toad
11 4 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 159 (48.92%) Finance
2 20 (6.15%) Marketing
3 18 (5.54%) Retail
4 16 (4.92%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.00%) Retail Banking
6 11 (3.38%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.46%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.15%) Front Office
9 3 (0.92%) Automotive
9 3 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.62%) Back Office
10 2 (0.62%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.62%) Publishing
10 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Military
11 1 (0.31%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.31%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 102 (31.38%) Developer
2 50 (15.38%) Analyst
3 32 (9.85%) Java Developer
4 31 (9.54%) Project Manager
5 20 (6.15%) Senior Developer
6 19 (5.85%) Designer
7 16 (4.92%) UX Designer
8 15 (4.62%) Tester
9 14 (4.31%) Consultant
10 12 (3.69%) Automation Tester
11 11 (3.38%) Architect
11 11 (3.38%) Business Analyst
11 11 (3.38%) Data Analyst
11 11 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (3.08%) Technical Manager
12 10 (3.08%) Technical Project Manager
13 8 (2.46%) DBA
13 8 (2.46%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (2.46%) Node.js Developer
13 8 (2.46%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.46%) Spring
2 24 (7.38%) HTML
3 23 (7.08%) Spring Boot
4 21 (6.46%) AngularJS
5 20 (6.15%) Node.js
6 19 (5.85%) Middleware
6 19 (5.85%) SOAP
7 18 (5.54%) .NET
7 18 (5.54%) REST
7 18 (5.54%) Web Services
8 17 (5.23%) RESTful
9 15 (4.62%) CSS
10 11 (3.38%) CSS3
11 9 (2.77%) ASP.NET
11 9 (2.77%) HTML5
11 9 (2.77%) LDAP
12 8 (2.46%) Apache Camel
12 8 (2.46%) XML
13 7 (2.15%) JSON
13 7 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.31%) User Experience
2 19 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.85%) Mainframe
3 17 (5.23%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.46%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.15%) BBC
6 7 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.54%) Fintech
8 5 (1.54%) iPhone
9 4 (1.23%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.62%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.54%) Windows
2 25 (7.69%) Linux
2 25 (7.69%) Unix
3 12 (3.69%) Solaris
4 11 (3.38%) Android
5 10 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.15%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.62%) zOS
8 1 (0.31%) AIX
8 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (12.92%) Scrum
3 32 (9.85%) Project Management
3 32 (9.85%) Test Automation
4 31 (9.54%) TDD
5 25 (7.69%) Microservices
6 24 (7.38%) Asset Management
7 20 (6.15%) Change Management
7 20 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (6.15%) Migration
7 20 (6.15%) SDLC
8 17 (5.23%) DevOps
9 16 (4.92%) Data Modelling
10 15 (4.62%) Business Analysis
10 15 (4.62%) Wireframes
11 14 (4.31%) ITIL
12 13 (4.00%) Collaborative Working
12 13 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (4.00%) Software Engineering
12 13 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (23.69%) Java
2 52 (16.00%) SQL
3 35 (10.77%) JavaScript
4 27 (8.31%) C#
5 14 (4.31%) Java 8
6 9 (2.77%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.77%) Python
7 7 (2.15%) PHP
7 7 (2.15%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.85%) Java 9
8 6 (1.85%) Ruby
8 6 (1.85%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.54%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.54%) C
9 5 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.23%) COBOL
10 4 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.23%) VBA
11 3 (0.92%) C++
11 3 (0.92%) JCL
Qualifications
1 12 (3.69%) Degree
2 7 (2.15%) CCDP
2 7 (2.15%) CCIE
2 7 (2.15%) CCNA
2 7 (2.15%) CCNP
2 7 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.92%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.92%) MCSE
4 3 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.62%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.31%) ISEB
6 1 (0.31%) VCP6
6 1 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.54%) QA
2 14 (4.31%) Data Quality
3 11 (3.38%) PMO
4 6 (1.85%) SLA
5 4 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.62%) GDPR
6 2 (0.62%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.31%) IFRS
System Software
1 32 (9.85%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.00%) Docker
3 12 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.54%) vSphere
6 3 (0.92%) HDFS
7 1 (0.31%) NFS
7 1 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (2.46%) Ansible
2 6 (1.85%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.54%) AirWatch
3 5 (1.54%) SCCM
4 4 (1.23%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.23%) Puppet
5 3 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.92%) Terraform
6 2 (0.62%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.31%) Foglight
7 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Sentry
7 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.31%) vRealize
7 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (16.31%) Microsoft
2 41 (12.62%) Oracle
3 22 (6.77%) VMware
4 13 (4.00%) Cisco
4 13 (4.00%) IBM
5 12 (3.69%) F5
6 11 (3.38%) Citrix
7 10 (3.08%) NetApp
8 9 (2.77%) Rackspace
9 7 (2.15%) HP
9 7 (2.15%) Virgin Media
10 6 (1.85%) Automation Anywhere
10 6 (1.85%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.85%) Google
10 6 (1.85%) McAfee
10 6 (1.85%) Riverbed
10 6 (1.85%) Symantec
10 6 (1.85%) Teradata
10 6 (1.85%) UiPath
10 6 (1.85%) Veritas