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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 47 33
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14  
Contract jobs citing Banking 118 109 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.58% 3.75% 5.42%
As % of the General category 14.10% 11.99% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 81 146
Median daily rate £423 £375 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.66% -20.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £297 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -0.58% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £10.44 £10.44
% change year-on-year +24.16% -  

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 837 909 1005
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.45% 31.28% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 620 667
Median daily rate £390 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 65 31
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.95% +5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.93 £57.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Gloucestershire +28 40 £386 -3.50% 1
Bristol -6 39 £425 +19.38% 6
Wiltshire +14 31 £428 -14.50% 2
Dorset -7 4 £498 +28.38% 7
Somerset +7 3 £105 -73.75%
Devon +1 2 £121 -36.18%
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 145 (62.77%) Finance
2 79 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (31.17%) Retail
4 61 (26.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (22.94%) Retail Banking
6 43 (18.61%) Test Scripting
7 36 (15.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 35 (15.15%) Scrum
9 33 (14.29%) Migration
10 32 (13.85%) JavaScript
11 31 (13.42%) SQL
11 31 (13.42%) Defect Management
12 30 (12.99%) Java
13 25 (10.82%) JIRA
14 23 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (9.09%) XML
17 19 (8.23%) HTML
17 19 (8.23%) User Experience
18 18 (7.79%) ISEB
19 17 (7.36%) Oracle
19 17 (7.36%) Git (software)
19 17 (7.36%) HTML5
20 16 (6.93%) React
20 16 (6.93%) ISTQB
21 15 (6.49%) Microsoft
21 15 (6.49%) CSS
21 15 (6.49%) SOA
21 15 (6.49%) Microservices
21 15 (6.49%) Regulatory Compliance

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 (6.06%) SAS
2 12 (5.19%) Confluence
3 5 (2.16%) CMS
4 3 (1.30%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.30%) IIS
4 3 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.43%) JBoss
6 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.03%) MS Office
2 6 (2.60%) MS Project
3 4 (1.73%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.16%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (1.30%) Office 365
2 3 (1.30%) PaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) GitHub
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.90%) Internet
2 7 (3.03%) Firewall
2 7 (3.03%) Network Security
3 5 (2.16%) ATM
4 4 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.30%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.30%) LAN
5 3 (1.30%) WAN
6 2 (0.87%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (0.87%) DWDM
7 1 (0.43%) MPLS
7 1 (0.43%) Skype
7 1 (0.43%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.90%) Base SAS
2 9 (3.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 6 (2.60%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.73%) Data Lake
4 4 (1.73%) DB2
4 4 (1.73%) OLAP
4 4 (1.73%) OLTP
4 4 (1.73%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.30%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.30%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (1.30%) Pentaho
5 3 (1.30%) SAS EBI
6 2 (0.87%) Big Data
6 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.87%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.43%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 25 (10.82%) JIRA
2 17 (7.36%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.49%) TeamCity
4 14 (6.06%) Selenium
5 13 (5.63%) Cucumber
6 11 (4.76%) WebDriver
7 8 (3.46%) Ant
7 8 (3.46%) Artifactory
8 7 (3.03%) Jenkins
8 7 (3.03%) JMeter
8 7 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
9 4 (1.73%) Maven
10 3 (1.30%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.30%) ERwin
10 3 (1.30%) MagicDraw
10 3 (1.30%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.87%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.87%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.43%) Mocha
General
1 145 (62.77%) Finance
2 72 (31.17%) Retail
3 53 (22.94%) Retail Banking
4 10 (4.33%) Marketing
5 8 (3.46%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.46%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.16%) Back Office
7 2 (0.87%) Electronics
7 2 (0.87%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.87%) International Banking
7 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.87%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.87%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (21.65%) Developer
2 47 (20.35%) Analyst
3 27 (11.69%) Test Analyst
4 24 (10.39%) Architect
5 22 (9.52%) Test Manager
6 18 (7.79%) Banking Analyst
7 16 (6.93%) Tester
8 13 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.19%) Business Analyst
10 10 (4.33%) Java Developer
10 10 (4.33%) Test Leader
11 9 (3.90%) Consultant
11 9 (3.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (3.90%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 7 (3.03%) Designer
12 7 (3.03%) Digital Developer
12 7 (3.03%) Java Engineer
12 7 (3.03%) Test Engineer
12 7 (3.03%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.09%) XML
2 19 (8.23%) HTML
3 17 (7.36%) HTML5
4 16 (6.93%) React
5 15 (6.49%) CSS
6 14 (6.06%) Web Services
7 12 (5.19%) .NET
8 11 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 11 (4.76%) DHTML
9 10 (4.33%) CSS3
10 8 (3.46%) ASP.NET
10 8 (3.46%) SOAP
10 8 (3.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (3.03%) jQuery
12 6 (2.60%) REST
12 6 (2.60%) Spring
12 6 (2.60%) WCF
13 5 (2.16%) Dojo
13 5 (2.16%) DOM
13 5 (2.16%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.23%) User Experience
2 13 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.46%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.03%) Robotics
5 6 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.16%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.16%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.73%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.30%) iPad
8 3 (1.30%) RIA
8 3 (1.30%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.43%) EPoS
10 1 (0.43%) Fintech
10 1 (0.43%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.76%) Unix
2 6 (2.60%) Windows
3 4 (1.73%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.73%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.87%) Linux
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (26.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (18.61%) Test Scripting
4 36 (15.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 35 (15.15%) Scrum
6 33 (14.29%) Migration
7 31 (13.42%) Defect Management
8 23 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (6.49%) Microservices
9 15 (6.49%) Regulatory Compliance
9 15 (6.49%) SOA
10 14 (6.06%) Front End Development
10 14 (6.06%) PRINCE2
11 13 (5.63%) Data Protection
11 13 (5.63%) DevOps
11 13 (5.63%) Project Management
11 13 (5.63%) User Stories
12 12 (5.19%) Analytics
12 12 (5.19%) Data Integration
12 12 (5.19%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.85%) JavaScript
2 31 (13.42%) SQL
3 30 (12.99%) Java
4 14 (6.06%) C#
5 11 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.30%) COBOL
6 3 (1.30%) Python
7 2 (0.87%) Ruby
7 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.87%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.43%) Groovy
8 1 (0.43%) Perl
8 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.43%) R
8 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (7.79%) ISEB
2 16 (6.93%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.73%) CHECK Team Member
3 4 (1.73%) CISM
3 4 (1.73%) CREST Certified
3 4 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.87%) Degree
4 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.87%) PMP
5 1 (0.43%) ACCA
5 1 (0.43%) CIMA
5 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.90%) Basel II
1 9 (3.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (3.46%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.46%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.73%) IFRS
3 4 (1.73%) IFRS 9
4 3 (1.30%) QA
5 2 (0.87%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.87%) MiFID
5 2 (0.87%) PMO
6 1 (0.43%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.73%) Snort
3 1 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) Ansible
2 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (7.36%) Oracle
2 15 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.90%) Pega
4 8 (3.46%) IBM
5 7 (3.03%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.16%) Cisco
6 5 (2.16%) Google
6 5 (2.16%) Unisys
6 5 (2.16%) webMethods
7 4 (1.73%) BT
7 4 (1.73%) Sourcefire
8 3 (1.30%) Brocade
8 3 (1.30%) Informatica
8 3 (1.30%) Juniper
8 3 (1.30%) SAP
8 3 (1.30%) Sencha
8 3 (1.30%) Teradata
9 2 (0.87%) Adobe
9 2 (0.87%) Ciena
9 2 (0.87%) Fujitsu
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