The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 52 41
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11  
Contract jobs citing Banking 17 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.05% 2.40% 3.89%
As % of the General category 12.59% 8.02% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 17
Median daily rate £418 £405 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.08% +13.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £362 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £419 £425
% change year-on-year +1.49% -1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £9.91 £10.44
% change year-on-year +79.15% -5.10%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 135 162 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 24.24% 29.94% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 116 72
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £299 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £29.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.20% +61.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.64 £13.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £61.20 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Banking in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in South Wales

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in South Wales over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in South Wales

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in South Wales

Banking
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Cardiff +26 17 £418 +3.08% 1
Banking
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Wales region with a requirement for Banking.

1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Docker
4 3 (11.54%) Coaching
4 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (7.69%) React
5 2 (7.69%) Wireframes
5 2 (7.69%) PMO
5 2 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.69%) User Stories
5 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk
5 2 (7.69%) Kanban
5 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.69%) BDD
5 2 (7.69%) Node.js
5 2 (7.69%) HTML
5 2 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) CSS

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) ATM
1 1 (3.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) OLAP
1 2 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
1 2 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Blockchain
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Babel
2 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) gulp
2 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Mocha
2 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.85%) webpack
General
1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Manual Tester
3 4 (15.38%) UAT Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Coordinator
4 3 (11.54%) Project Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum Master
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Requirements Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Environment And Release Manager
6 1 (3.85%) PMO Planner
6 1 (3.85%) Portfolio Management Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SAP FI Trainer
6 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) Node.js
1 2 (7.69%) React
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Ajax
2 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
2 1 (3.85%) CSS3
2 1 (3.85%) Django
2 1 (3.85%) Durandal
2 1 (3.85%) Express
2 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (3.85%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) Sass
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.85%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.85%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Scrum
2 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) Coaching
4 2 (7.69%) BDD
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.69%) Kanban
4 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) TDD
4 2 (7.69%) User Stories
4 2 (7.69%) Web Development
4 2 (7.69%) Wireframes
5 1 (3.85%) Microservices
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile First
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
5 1 (3.85%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
1 1 (3.85%) SAP