Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 32 36
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 -7
Contract jobs citing Banking 363 285 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.47% 5.02% 4.95%
As % of the General category 19.24% 16.62% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 217 261
South West median daily rate £400 £416 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.73% +0.12% -2.35%
10th Percentile £256 £253 £297
90th Percentile £538 £575 £531
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £35.00
England median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +36.36% +15.79%

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 1887 1715 2053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.65% 30.23% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1230 1396
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £256 £238 £263
90th Percentile £574 £563 £532
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 92 124
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% -14.20% +42.11%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.65 £15.73
90th Percentile £56.88 £49.70 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +29 149 £391 -4.05% 12
Gloucestershire +19 101 £325 -23.53% 2
Wiltshire -8 82 £450 -10.00% 3
Dorset -19 17 £475 +46.15%
Somerset -3 6 £115 -79.09%
Devon -2 2 £115 -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 199 (54.82%) Finance
2 127 (34.99%) Retail Banking
3 125 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (23.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 60 (16.53%) Migration
7 45 (12.40%) Scenario Testing
8 42 (11.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 39 (10.74%) SQL
10 37 (10.19%) Java
11 31 (8.54%) Teradata
12 30 (8.26%) Defect Management
13 28 (7.71%) Scrum
14 27 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (6.61%) Retail
16 23 (6.34%) Business Analysis
17 22 (6.06%) Investment Banking
17 22 (6.06%) SQL Server
17 22 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (6.06%) Regulatory Compliance
18 20 (5.51%) .NET
18 20 (5.51%) Microsoft Excel
18 20 (5.51%) Microsoft
18 20 (5.51%) Degree
19 18 (4.96%) MS Visio
19 18 (4.96%) JavaScript
19 18 (4.96%) Test Planning
19 18 (4.96%) User Experience
20 17 (4.68%) ETL
20 17 (4.68%) ISEB

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 8 (2.20%) SAS
2 5 (1.38%) Confluence
3 4 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.83%) CMS
5 2 (0.55%) Apache
5 2 (0.55%) CICS
5 2 (0.55%) IIS
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (5.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (4.96%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.55%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.55%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.55%) Sonata
3 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.83%) PaaS
3 2 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.20%) Internet
2 6 (1.65%) Firewall
3 5 (1.38%) ATM
4 3 (0.83%) DNS
4 3 (0.83%) NetScaler
4 3 (0.83%) Skype
5 2 (0.55%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.55%) DHCP
5 2 (0.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.28%) 4G
6 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.28%) Network Security
6 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 17 (4.68%) DataStage
4 16 (4.41%) IBM InfoSphere
5 8 (2.20%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.93%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.65%) Big Data
7 6 (1.65%) DB2
8 5 (1.38%) MS Access
9 4 (1.10%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.10%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.83%) Base SAS
10 3 (0.83%) Blockchain
10 3 (0.83%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.83%) Ingres
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (0.55%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 16 (4.41%) JIRA
2 14 (3.86%) Maven
3 12 (3.31%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.75%) Selenium
6 9 (2.48%) Cucumber
6 9 (2.48%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.20%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.10%) Artifactory
8 4 (1.10%) Mockito
8 4 (1.10%) SonarQube
8 4 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.83%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.83%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.83%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.55%) Ant
10 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.55%) JUnit
10 2 (0.55%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 199 (54.82%) Finance
2 127 (34.99%) Retail Banking
3 24 (6.61%) Retail
4 22 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.20%) Law
6 7 (1.93%) General Ledger
7 6 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.65%) Marketing
8 5 (1.38%) Legal
9 4 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.10%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 143 (39.39%) Analyst
2 86 (23.69%) Test Analyst
3 79 (21.76%) Banking Analyst
4 72 (19.83%) Developer
5 27 (7.44%) Architect
5 27 (7.44%) Business Analyst
6 14 (3.86%) Banking Business Analyst
6 14 (3.86%) Test Manager
7 13 (3.58%) Consultant
7 13 (3.58%) DataStage Developer
8 10 (2.75%) Data Analyst
9 9 (2.48%) Designer
9 9 (2.48%) Java Developer
10 8 (2.20%) Enterprise Architect
11 7 (1.93%) Project Manager
11 7 (1.93%) SAS Developer
12 6 (1.65%) .NET Developer
12 6 (1.65%) Coordinator
12 6 (1.65%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (1.65%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.51%) .NET
2 12 (3.31%) HTML
3 11 (3.03%) CSS
3 11 (3.03%) REST
4 10 (2.75%) React
4 10 (2.75%) SOAP
5 9 (2.48%) JSON
5 9 (2.48%) Web Services
5 9 (2.48%) XML
6 8 (2.20%) AngularJS
6 8 (2.20%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.93%) HTML5
8 6 (1.65%) Ajax
8 6 (1.65%) CSS3
8 6 (1.65%) WCF
8 6 (1.65%) WinForms
9 5 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (1.38%) EJB
9 5 (1.38%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (1.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.96%) User Experience
3 8 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.65%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.38%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.10%) Fintech
6 4 (1.10%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.83%) EPoS
7 3 (0.83%) FlexPod
7 3 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (0.83%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.55%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.55%) DataPower
8 2 (0.55%) EMV
8 2 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.55%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.55%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.75%) Windows
2 9 (2.48%) Unix
3 7 (1.93%) Linux
4 6 (1.65%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (23.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 66 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 60 (16.53%) Migration
5 45 (12.40%) Scenario Testing
6 42 (11.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 30 (8.26%) Defect Management
8 28 (7.71%) Scrum
9 23 (6.34%) Business Analysis
10 22 (6.06%) Regulatory Compliance
11 18 (4.96%) Test Planning
12 17 (4.68%) ETL
12 17 (4.68%) Project Management
13 15 (4.13%) TDD
13 15 (4.13%) Waterfall
14 14 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (3.86%) Collaborative Working
14 14 (3.86%) SDLC
14 14 (3.86%) Test Automation
15 13 (3.58%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (10.74%) SQL
2 37 (10.19%) Java
3 18 (4.96%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.41%) VBA
5 12 (3.31%) C#
6 6 (1.65%) C
6 6 (1.65%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.83%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.83%) Groovy
8 3 (0.83%) Python
9 2 (0.55%) Ada
9 2 (0.55%) R
9 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.28%) Delphi
10 1 (0.28%) PROC SQL
10 1 (0.28%) Ruby
10 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.28%) VB
10 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (5.51%) Degree
2 17 (4.68%) ISEB
3 15 (4.13%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.83%) HNC
6 3 (0.83%) HND
6 3 (0.83%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.55%) CISSP
7 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.55%) PMP
8 1 (0.28%) ACCA
8 1 (0.28%) CCA
8 1 (0.28%) CIMA
8 1 (0.28%) IIBA
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.68%) QA
2 8 (2.20%) PSD2
3 6 (1.65%) PMO
4 4 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.10%) GDPR
4 4 (1.10%) IFRS
4 4 (1.10%) IFRS 9
4 4 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.83%) COBIT
6 2 (0.55%) FINREP
6 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.55%) SEPA
7 1 (0.28%) MiFID
7 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.83%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (0.83%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.28%) Docker
4 1 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.10%) Puppet
3 3 (0.83%) Ansible
3 3 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.83%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.55%) Nagios
4 2 (0.55%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.28%) Ambari
5 1 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 31 (8.54%) Teradata
2 20 (5.51%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.13%) Oracle
4 13 (3.58%) SAP
5 11 (3.03%) IBM
6 10 (2.75%) CA
6 10 (2.75%) VMware
7 6 (1.65%) Adobe
8 5 (1.38%) Cisco
9 4 (1.10%) Blue Prism
9 4 (1.10%) Coverity
9 4 (1.10%) F5
9 4 (1.10%) Netezza
9 4 (1.10%) Unisys
10 3 (0.83%) Apigee
10 3 (0.83%) Citrix
10 3 (0.83%) Cognos
10 3 (0.83%) NetApp
11 2 (0.55%) Juniper
11 2 (0.55%) McAfee