The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 26 June 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
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 43 30
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13  
Contract jobs citing Banking 161 118 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.93% 4.00% 5.20%
As % of the General category 18.34% 13.80% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 85 142
Median daily rate £403 £375 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% -8.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £550 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.60% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £9.82 £10.44
% change year-on-year +32.45% -5.98%  

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 the South West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 878 855 943
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.34% 28.96% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 610 659
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 £250 £270 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £550 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 71
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.35 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £47.80 £52.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in the South West

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in the South West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in the South West

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in the South West

Banking
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Bristol +2 55 £405 +7.28% 10
Wiltshire +18 51 £533 -3.18% 7
Gloucestershire +34 40 £350 +16.66% 1
Dorset -8 4 £300 -14.28% 2
Devon - 4 £425 -
Somerset -5 1 - - 1
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West region with a requirement for Banking.

1 166 (59.71%) Finance
2 101 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (35.25%) Retail
4 80 (28.78%) Retail Banking
5 64 (23.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (17.99%) Test Scripting
7 41 (14.75%) Migration
8 40 (14.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 39 (14.03%) Scrum
10 36 (12.95%) JavaScript
11 35 (12.59%) SQL
12 29 (10.43%) Java
13 27 (9.71%) User Experience
13 27 (9.71%) Scenario Testing
14 26 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (8.27%) React
16 23 (8.27%) JIRA
16 23 (8.27%) XML
16 23 (8.27%) HTML
17 22 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
17 22 (7.91%) Defect Management
18 21 (7.55%) AngularJS
18 21 (7.55%) Workflow
19 20 (7.19%) .NET
20 19 (6.83%) UML
21 18 (6.47%) C#
21 18 (6.47%) Analytics
21 18 (6.47%) Test Automation
22 17 (6.12%) SDLC

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 14 (5.04%) SAS
2 8 (2.88%) Confluence
3 5 (1.80%) CMS
4 3 (1.08%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.72%) JBoss
5 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 11 (3.96%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.72%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.36%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.80%) IBM Blueworks
1 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.44%) PaaS
3 3 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) GitHub
4 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.16%) Internet
2 2 (0.72%) ATM
2 2 (0.72%) DNS
3 1 (0.36%) DHCP
3 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.88%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.52%) Base SAS
3 7 (2.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 6 (2.16%) Data Lake
4 6 (2.16%) Data Mining
5 5 (1.80%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.80%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.44%) OLAP
6 4 (1.44%) OLTP
6 4 (1.44%) Pentaho
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (1.08%) SAS EBI
8 2 (0.72%) Big Data
8 2 (0.72%) DB2
8 2 (0.72%) MS Access
9 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (8.27%) JIRA
2 16 (5.76%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.68%) Selenium
4 12 (4.32%) Cucumber
5 11 (3.96%) TeamCity
6 10 (3.60%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.80%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.80%) JMeter
7 5 (1.80%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (1.80%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.44%) Ant
8 4 (1.44%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.08%) ERwin
9 3 (1.08%) MagicDraw
9 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.72%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.72%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.72%) Maven
General
1 166 (59.71%) Finance
2 98 (35.25%) Retail
3 80 (28.78%) Retail Banking
4 15 (5.40%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.96%) Marketing
6 8 (2.88%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.80%) Back Office
8 4 (1.44%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.44%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.72%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Front Office
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (26.98%) Analyst
2 63 (22.66%) Developer
3 35 (12.59%) Test Analyst
4 33 (11.87%) Architect
5 31 (11.15%) Banking Analyst
6 21 (7.55%) Business Analyst
7 15 (5.40%) Test Manager
8 13 (4.68%) Project Manager
8 13 (4.68%) Tester
9 12 (4.32%) Designer
10 10 (3.60%) Scrum Master
10 10 (3.60%) UI Developer
11 9 (3.24%) .NET Developer
11 9 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (2.88%) Java Engineer
12 8 (2.88%) Programme Manager
12 8 (2.88%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.52%) Banking Business Analyst
13 7 (2.52%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.27%) HTML
1 23 (8.27%) React
1 23 (8.27%) XML
2 21 (7.55%) AngularJS
3 20 (7.19%) .NET
4 17 (6.12%) CSS
5 15 (5.40%) HTML5
6 13 (4.68%) jQuery
7 11 (3.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (3.60%) SOAP
8 10 (3.60%) Web Services
9 8 (2.88%) CSS3
9 8 (2.88%) Ext JS
9 8 (2.88%) Gherkin
9 8 (2.88%) REST
9 8 (2.88%) WCF
10 7 (2.52%) ASP.NET
10 7 (2.52%) DHTML
10 7 (2.52%) Middleware
11 6 (2.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.71%) User Experience
2 25 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.16%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.80%) RIA
6 4 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.44%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.44%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.44%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.08%) Fintech
7 3 (1.08%) iPad
7 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.08%) Robotics
7 3 (1.08%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.08%) W3C
8 2 (0.72%) DataPower
8 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.44%) Unix
2 3 (1.08%) Windows
3 1 (0.36%) Linux
3 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (23.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (17.99%) Test Scripting
4 41 (14.75%) Migration
5 40 (14.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 39 (14.03%) Scrum
7 27 (9.71%) Scenario Testing
8 26 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (7.91%) Defect Management
10 21 (7.55%) Workflow
11 19 (6.83%) UML
12 18 (6.47%) Analytics
12 18 (6.47%) Test Automation
13 17 (6.12%) SDLC
14 16 (5.76%) Project Management
15 14 (5.04%) Front End Development
15 14 (5.04%) Test Planning
16 13 (4.68%) BPMN
16 13 (4.68%) MVC
16 13 (4.68%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.95%) JavaScript
2 35 (12.59%) SQL
3 29 (10.43%) Java
4 18 (6.47%) C#
5 5 (1.80%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.44%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.08%) Ada
7 3 (1.08%) COBOL
8 2 (0.72%) Groovy
8 2 (0.72%) R
8 2 (0.72%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.36%) Java 9
9 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.36%) VB
9 1 (0.36%) VBA
9 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (5.40%) Degree
1 15 (5.40%) ISEB
1 15 (5.40%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (1.44%) HNC
2 4 (1.44%) HND
2 4 (1.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.36%) ACCA
3 1 (0.36%) CIMA
3 1 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.36%) PMP
3 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.60%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.52%) IFRS
2 7 (2.52%) IFRS 9
3 5 (1.80%) Basel II
3 5 (1.80%) PMO
3 5 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.08%) GDPR
4 3 (1.08%) QA
5 2 (0.72%) COBIT
6 1 (0.36%) FINREP
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.36%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) Ansible
1 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.96%) Oracle
3 10 (3.60%) Unisys
4 9 (3.24%) Teradata
5 8 (2.88%) IBM
5 8 (2.88%) Sencha
6 7 (2.52%) SAP
6 7 (2.52%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.80%) Google
7 5 (1.80%) Pega
7 5 (1.80%) Tableau
7 5 (1.80%) webMethods
8 4 (1.44%) CA
8 4 (1.44%) VMware
9 3 (1.08%) Informatica
10 2 (0.72%) Citrix
10 2 (0.72%) Gemalto
10 2 (0.72%) HP
10 2 (0.72%) ICL
10 2 (0.72%) Software AG
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