Period
to 13 August 2020

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 6 months to 13 August 2020 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
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 75 37
Rank change year-on-year -27 -38 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 33 185 296
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 1.36% 2.90% 5.42%
As % of the General category 4.37% 8.51% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 118 219
Median daily rate £450 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.01% +5.28% +5.88%
10th Percentile £225 £318 £325
90th Percentile £605 £641 £608
England median daily rate £558 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +1.36% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +24.67%

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 755 2,175 2,188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.03% 34.05% 40.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 1,395 1,368
Median daily rate £475 £442 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.47% +4.00% +6.25%
10th Percentile £261 £288 £268
90th Percentile £675 £638 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 120 97
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £15.83 £16.12 £15.29
90th Percentile £49.88 £51.00 £51.45
Median hourly rate £30.31 £23.50 £22.93
% change year-on-year +28.99% +2.49% +6.48%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in the South West

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Banking in the South West.

Daily rate trend for Banking in the South West

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Banking in the South West over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Banking in the South West

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Banking in the South West.

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 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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
Bristol -2 16 £555 +23.33% 2
Wiltshire -6 14 £400 -20.00%
Somerset +17 2 - -
Gloucestershire +24 1 £425 +15.25% 1
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for Banking.

1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
4 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
4 7 (21.21%) Network Security
4 7 (21.21%) Docker
4 7 (21.21%) OpenShift
4 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (21.21%) LXC
4 7 (21.21%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (18.18%) Apigee
5 6 (18.18%) nginx
5 6 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
5 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 5 (15.15%) Java
6 5 (15.15%) SAML
6 5 (15.15%) X.509
6 5 (15.15%) Firewall
6 5 (15.15%) Data Security
6 5 (15.15%) SaaS
6 5 (15.15%) SIEM
6 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
6 5 (15.15%) JIRA
6 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (15.15%) Server Hardening
6 5 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (12.12%) Microservices
7 4 (12.12%) Maven

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 6 (18.18%) nginx
1 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) OpenShift
2 6 (18.18%) Apigee
3 5 (15.15%) SaaS
4 4 (12.12%) Azure
5 1 (3.03%) AWS
5 1 (3.03%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Network Security
2 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) X.509
3 1 (3.03%) Intranet
3 1 (3.03%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (3.03%) DB2
2 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.03%) HBase
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
1 5 (15.15%) JIRA
2 4 (12.12%) Maven
3 3 (9.09%) Artifactory
3 3 (9.09%) Selenium
3 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.03%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Security Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Designer
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Security Designer
5 3 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) SAML
2 3 (9.09%) CSS
2 3 (9.09%) CSS3
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.03%) COM
3 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.03%) JMS
3 1 (3.03%) JSP
3 1 (3.03%) Kafka
3 1 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.06%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 5 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (15.15%) Data Security
4 5 (15.15%) Server Hardening
4 5 (15.15%) SIEM
5 4 (12.12%) Microservices
6 3 (9.09%) API Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.06%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.15%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) Scala
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) Docker
2 7 (21.21%) LXC
2 7 (21.21%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.03%) Cognos
2 1 (3.03%) Dell
2 1 (3.03%) Hortonworks
2 1 (3.03%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Pega
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) VMware