Period
to 19 March 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 19 March 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 163 69 98
Rank change year-on-year -94 +29 -45
Contract jobs citing Banking 252 555 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.61% 3.34% 2.30%
As % of the General category 5.32% 10.23% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 208 196
South East median daily rate £476 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.78% +12.50% -8.57%
10th Percentile £293 £115 £131
90th Percentile £611 £575 £599
England median daily rate £550 £533 £525
% change year-on-year +3.29% +1.43% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £13.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.24% - -
England median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +24.67% -22.08% +9.61%

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 4,739 5,424 5,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.29% 32.61% 33.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,690 2,926 2,834
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £261 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 172 221
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -1.96% -7.27%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £45.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -1.96%

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 19 March 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in the South East over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 March 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 -104 91 £425 -5.56% 19
Surrey +34 89 £506 +6.58% 9
Buckinghamshire -34 67 £425 -15.00% 10
West Sussex +21 22 £413 +3.13% 6
Hampshire -67 20 £404 +13.48% 11
Berkshire -23 15 £475 +22.58% 4
East Sussex -16 12 £400 +17.47% 3
Oxfordshire +31 9 £300 -15.73% 5
Kent +6 8 £525 +32.91% 9
M4 Corridor - 4 £600 -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 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.

1 120 (47.62%) Finance
2 109 (43.25%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (26.59%) Java
4 52 (20.63%) Scrum
5 40 (15.87%) SQL
6 36 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 30 (11.90%) TDD
8 29 (11.51%) HTML
8 29 (11.51%) Spring
9 27 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
10 26 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (10.32%) Investment Banking
10 26 (10.32%) JIRA
10 26 (10.32%) Microsoft Excel
10 26 (10.32%) Project Management
11 23 (9.13%) Microsoft
11 23 (9.13%) Node.js
12 22 (8.73%) DevOps
13 21 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
14 20 (7.94%) SDLC
15 19 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (7.54%) Python
15 19 (7.54%) Data Modelling
15 19 (7.54%) AngularJS
15 19 (7.54%) User Stories
15 19 (7.54%) Confluence
15 19 (7.54%) BDD
16 18 (7.14%) User Experience
17 17 (6.75%) Microservices
17 17 (6.75%) Java 8

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 19 (7.54%) Confluence
2 12 (4.76%) SAS
3 5 (1.98%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.59%) Mule
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.19%) Liferay
6 2 (0.79%) Apache
6 2 (0.79%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.79%) CMS
6 2 (0.79%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.79%) IIS
6 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.79%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.40%) JBoss
7 1 (0.40%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (10.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.98%) InVision
3 5 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.76%) npm
2 9 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.19%) SaaS
4 3 (1.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.79%) Apigee
5 2 (0.79%) Tricentis Tosca
6 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.40%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.40%) PaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Serverless
6 1 (0.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.57%) WAN
2 8 (3.17%) Firewall
2 8 (3.17%) VPN
3 6 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (2.38%) LAN
3 6 (2.38%) MPLS
3 6 (2.38%) NetScaler
3 6 (2.38%) VLAN
3 6 (2.38%) VoIP
4 5 (1.98%) DNS
4 5 (1.98%) HTTP
5 3 (1.19%) DHCP
5 3 (1.19%) SSL
5 3 (1.19%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.79%) SAN
6 2 (0.79%) Skype
6 2 (0.79%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.40%) 3G
7 1 (0.40%) Intranet
7 1 (0.40%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.37%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.17%) Big Data
4 7 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.78%) QlikView
5 6 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (1.98%) MS Access
6 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.98%) PowerCenter
7 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.59%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.59%) MySQL
7 4 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.59%) Power BI
8 3 (1.19%) Cloud Spanner
8 3 (1.19%) NewSQL
9 2 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (10.32%) JIRA
2 16 (6.35%) Jenkins
3 15 (5.95%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.78%) Jasmine
4 7 (2.78%) Maven
5 6 (2.38%) Grunt
5 6 (2.38%) gulp
5 6 (2.38%) JUnit
5 6 (2.38%) Mocha
6 5 (1.98%) Axure RP
7 4 (1.59%) Selenium
7 4 (1.59%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.19%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.19%) webpack
9 2 (0.79%) git-flow
9 2 (0.79%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.79%) Protractor
9 2 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.79%) Toad
General
1 120 (47.62%) Finance
2 26 (10.32%) Investment Banking
3 15 (5.95%) Retail
4 14 (5.56%) Marketing
5 9 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.38%) Front Office
6 6 (2.38%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.98%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.19%) Military
9 2 (0.79%) Electronics
9 2 (0.79%) Games
9 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.40%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (30.95%) Developer
2 41 (16.27%) Analyst
3 29 (11.51%) Java Developer
4 19 (7.54%) Project Manager
5 18 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 16 (6.35%) Business Analyst
7 14 (5.56%) Agile Coach
8 13 (5.16%) Consultant
9 9 (3.57%) Architect
9 9 (3.57%) Banking Analyst
9 9 (3.57%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.17%) Agile Developer
10 8 (3.17%) Angular Developer
10 8 (3.17%) IT Manager
10 8 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (2.38%) Cisco Engineer
12 6 (2.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (2.38%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.51%) HTML
1 29 (11.51%) Spring
2 23 (9.13%) Node.js
3 19 (7.54%) AngularJS
4 16 (6.35%) .NET
5 15 (5.95%) RESTful
6 14 (5.56%) CSS
6 14 (5.56%) Spring Boot
7 12 (4.76%) Web Services
8 11 (4.37%) REST
9 9 (3.57%) HTML5
9 9 (3.57%) RAML
10 7 (2.78%) jQuery
10 7 (2.78%) JSON
10 7 (2.78%) React
10 7 (2.78%) SOAP
11 6 (2.38%) Sass
11 6 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (1.98%) DOM
12 5 (1.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.14%) User Experience
3 9 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.38%) BBC
5 6 (2.38%) iPad
5 6 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.59%) e-Learning
6 4 (1.59%) iPhone
6 4 (1.59%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.19%) DataPower
7 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.79%) Fintech
8 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.35%) Windows
2 11 (4.37%) Unix
3 7 (2.78%) Linux
4 5 (1.98%) Android
5 4 (1.59%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (43.25%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (20.63%) Scrum
3 30 (11.90%) TDD
4 27 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
5 26 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (10.32%) Project Management
6 22 (8.73%) DevOps
7 20 (7.94%) SDLC
8 19 (7.54%) BDD
8 19 (7.54%) Data Modelling
8 19 (7.54%) User Stories
9 17 (6.75%) Information Security
9 17 (6.75%) Microservices
10 16 (6.35%) Business Analysis
11 15 (5.95%) Test Automation
12 14 (5.56%) Agile Coaching
12 14 (5.56%) ITIL
13 13 (5.16%) Coaching
13 13 (5.16%) Mentoring
13 13 (5.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 67 (26.59%) Java
2 40 (15.87%) SQL
3 36 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.54%) Python
5 17 (6.75%) Java 8
6 13 (5.16%) C#
7 12 (4.76%) TypeScript
8 11 (4.37%) C
9 8 (3.17%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.78%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.38%) Scala
12 5 (1.98%) VBA
13 4 (1.59%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.19%) C++
14 3 (1.19%) Java 9
15 2 (0.79%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.79%) PHP
15 2 (0.79%) R
15 2 (0.79%) VB
16 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (5.56%) Degree
2 6 (2.38%) CCDP
2 6 (2.38%) CCIE
2 6 (2.38%) CCNA
2 6 (2.38%) CCNP
2 6 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.79%) MCSE
4 2 (0.79%) PhD
4 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.40%) CISSP
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.40%) PMP
5 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.78%) QA
3 4 (1.59%) PMO
4 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.79%) PSD2
4 2 (0.79%) SLA
5 1 (0.40%) GDPR
5 1 (0.40%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.57%) Docker
3 3 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.40%) GPFS
4 1 (0.40%) HDFS
4 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.78%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.59%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.19%) Control-M
4 2 (0.79%) SCCM
4 2 (0.79%) Terraform
5 1 (0.40%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 23 (9.13%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.35%) Oracle
3 9 (3.57%) MuleSoft
4 8 (3.17%) Tableau
5 7 (2.78%) IBM
6 6 (2.38%) Blue Prism
6 6 (2.38%) BT
6 6 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 6 (2.38%) Cisco
6 6 (2.38%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 6 (2.38%) F5
6 6 (2.38%) Rackspace
6 6 (2.38%) Riverbed
6 6 (2.38%) Virgin Media
7 5 (1.98%) SAP
8 4 (1.59%) Apple
8 4 (1.59%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.59%) Remedy
8 4 (1.59%) WSO2
9 3 (1.19%) Google