Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 78 74
Rank change year-on-year +34 -4 -30
Contract jobs citing Banking 38 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.67% 1.17% 2.76%
As % of the General category 19.10% 5.28% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 30
South Wales median daily rate £351 £190 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +84.74% -53.09% -0.61%
10th Percentile £105 £105 £354
90th Percentile £500 £400 £475
Wales median daily rate £351 £190 £405
% change year-on-year +84.74% -53.09% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 199 246 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 19.23% 22.14% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 195 245
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £130 £183 £229
90th Percentile £518 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
South Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £18.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +205.56% -14.29% +29.23%
10th Percentile £31.25 £11.02 £15.03
90th Percentile £77.50 £45.85 £48.81
Wales median hourly rate £35.28 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +120.47% -23.81% +22.74%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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 6 months to 19 January 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
Cardiff +18 38 £351 +84.74% 6
Newport +17 3 £115 -
Banking
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 25 (65.79%) Finance
2 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 13 (34.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (31.58%) Scrum
4 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.05%) BDD
6 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
6 7 (18.42%) Credit Risk
6 7 (18.42%) Migration
6 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
6 7 (18.42%) TDD
6 7 (18.42%) Java
6 7 (18.42%) C#
6 7 (18.42%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (15.79%) Defect Management
7 6 (15.79%) JMeter
7 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Retail Banking
7 6 (15.79%) Analytics
8 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (13.16%) Investment Banking
8 5 (13.16%) Wealth Management
8 5 (13.16%) Law
8 5 (13.16%) HTML
8 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
8 5 (13.16%) CSS
9 4 (10.53%) ATM
9 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.53%) Ajax

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 1 (2.63%) SAS
1 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SAP BPC
1 3 (7.89%) SAP CO
1 3 (7.89%) SAP FI
1 3 (7.89%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.63%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) ATM
2 1 (2.63%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (2.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) JMeter
2 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) Grunt
2 3 (7.89%) gulp
2 3 (7.89%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (65.79%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Retail Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Investment Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Law
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Test Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Test Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) ATM Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Banking Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Banking Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) UI Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Business Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Designer
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) SAP CO Trainer
5 3 (7.89%) SAP FI Trainer
5 3 (7.89%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
5 3 (7.89%) SAP Trainer
5 3 (7.89%) Test Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Trainer
6 2 (5.26%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) CSS
1 5 (13.16%) HTML
2 4 (10.53%) Ajax
2 4 (10.53%) CSS3
2 4 (10.53%) HTML5
2 4 (10.53%) JSON
2 4 (10.53%) Node.js
3 2 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.63%) Angular 2
4 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.63%) Apache FOP
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.63%) React
4 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Credit Risk
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) EPoS
4 1 (2.63%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) AIX
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
2 13 (34.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (31.58%) Scrum
4 8 (21.05%) BDD
5 7 (18.42%) Acceptance Criteria
5 7 (18.42%) Migration
5 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
5 7 (18.42%) TDD
5 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
6 6 (15.79%) Analytics
6 6 (15.79%) Defect Management
6 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Wealth Management
8 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
8 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 3 (7.89%) Mobile Development
9 3 (7.89%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) C#
1 7 (18.42%) Java
2 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Groovy
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) GDPR
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
1 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.89%) Perforce
1 3 (7.89%) SAP
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle