Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 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
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 34 49
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 -12
Contract jobs citing Banking 303 297 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.66% 5.36% 4.16%
As % of the General category 16.88% 16.35% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 201 191
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -10.77%
10th Percentile £312 £225 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £581
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South West median hourly rate - - £9.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +24.67% -19.79% +4.00%

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 1,795 1,817 1,785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.50% 32.80% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,120 1,227 1,266
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £238 £250
90th Percentile £563 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 62 111
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +7.99%
10th Percentile £15.48 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £54.50
England median hourly rate £26.93 £24.23 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.17% -3.10% +11.11%

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 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
Bristol +5 122 £425 +0.59% 6
Wiltshire +3 83 £525 +16.67% 3
Gloucestershire -5 64 £438 +25.00% 6
Dorset +7 20 £425 -14.36%
Devon +12 3 - -
Somerset +4 1 - - 2
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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.

1 199 (65.68%) Finance
2 117 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (22.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (21.45%) SQL
4 65 (21.45%) Retail Banking
5 45 (14.85%) JavaScript
6 40 (13.20%) Teradata
7 39 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (11.88%) Migration
8 36 (11.88%) Java
9 33 (10.89%) HTML
10 29 (9.57%) CSS
10 29 (9.57%) Microservices
11 28 (9.24%) Git (software)
12 26 (8.58%) JIRA
12 26 (8.58%) Oracle
12 26 (8.58%) Unix
12 26 (8.58%) Scrum
13 25 (8.25%) SDLC
14 24 (7.92%) XML
15 23 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (7.26%) Confluence
17 21 (6.93%) HTML5
17 21 (6.93%) REST
17 21 (6.93%) Jenkins
17 21 (6.93%) Linux
17 21 (6.93%) Project Management
18 20 (6.60%) CSS3
19 19 (6.27%) Continuous Improvement
19 19 (6.27%) Unit Testing

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 22 (7.26%) Confluence
2 13 (4.29%) SAS
3 12 (3.96%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (1.98%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.98%) IIS
6 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.66%) Apache
7 2 (0.66%) CMS
7 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (5.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.33%) InVision
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Actimize
2 2 (0.66%) BASE24
3 1 (0.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.98%) Sauce Labs
2 5 (1.65%) SaaS
3 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.99%) npm
5 2 (0.66%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.66%) NuGet
5 2 (0.66%) Office 365
5 2 (0.66%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.33%) BlueKai
6 1 (0.33%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.28%) Network Security
2 8 (2.64%) Firewall
3 5 (1.65%) Internet
4 3 (0.99%) DNS
4 3 (0.99%) SAN
4 3 (0.99%) SSL
5 2 (0.66%) HTTP
5 2 (0.66%) LAN
5 2 (0.66%) WAN
6 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.33%) VoIP
6 1 (0.33%) VPN
6 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (5.61%) DataStage
2 17 (5.61%) IBM InfoSphere
3 15 (4.95%) DB2
3 15 (4.95%) Hadoop
3 15 (4.95%) SQL Server
4 13 (4.29%) Big Data
5 10 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.65%) Apache Hive
7 5 (1.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 5 (1.65%) HBase
7 5 (1.65%) QlikView
7 5 (1.65%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.99%) Base SAS
8 3 (0.99%) DTS
8 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.66%) Ingres
9 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (9.24%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.58%) JIRA
3 21 (6.93%) Jenkins
4 18 (5.94%) TeamCity
5 17 (5.61%) Ant
5 17 (5.61%) Artifactory
6 14 (4.62%) Maven
7 13 (4.29%) Eclipse
8 10 (3.30%) Selenium
9 8 (2.64%) JMeter
10 7 (2.31%) ERwin
11 5 (1.65%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.32%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.99%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.99%) Gatling
13 3 (0.99%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.99%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.99%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (0.66%) WebPagetest
General
1 199 (65.68%) Finance
2 65 (21.45%) Retail Banking
3 11 (3.63%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.64%) Corporate Banking
4 8 (2.64%) Law
4 8 (2.64%) Marketing
5 5 (1.65%) Legal
5 5 (1.65%) Retail
6 4 (1.32%) Back Office
7 3 (0.99%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.66%) Front Office
8 2 (0.66%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 91 (30.03%) Developer
2 53 (17.49%) Analyst
3 45 (14.85%) Architect
4 19 (6.27%) Banking Analyst
5 17 (5.61%) Data Analyst
5 17 (5.61%) Java Developer
5 17 (5.61%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (5.28%) Project Manager
7 15 (4.95%) Consultant
7 15 (4.95%) DataStage Developer
8 14 (4.62%) Business Analyst
9 12 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (3.63%) Design Engineer
10 11 (3.63%) React Developer
10 11 (3.63%) Security Engineer
11 10 (3.30%) Test Analyst
12 9 (2.97%) Technical Architect
13 8 (2.64%) Data Architect
13 8 (2.64%) Security Consultant
13 8 (2.64%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.89%) HTML
2 29 (9.57%) CSS
3 24 (7.92%) XML
4 21 (6.93%) HTML5
4 21 (6.93%) REST
5 20 (6.60%) CSS3
6 19 (6.27%) DHTML
6 19 (6.27%) Web Services
7 16 (5.28%) SOAP
7 16 (5.28%) Spring
8 15 (4.95%) .NET
9 14 (4.62%) EJB
9 14 (4.62%) JMS
10 13 (4.29%) AngularJS
10 13 (4.29%) Hibernate
10 13 (4.29%) J2EE
10 13 (4.29%) JSP
11 12 (3.96%) React
12 9 (2.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (2.64%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.29%) User Experience
3 12 (3.96%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.31%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.31%) Online Banking
5 6 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.32%) DataPower
7 4 (1.32%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.99%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.66%) Fintech
9 2 (0.66%) iPad
9 2 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.33%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.33%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.58%) Unix
2 21 (6.93%) Linux
3 12 (3.96%) Windows
4 6 (1.98%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.33%) AIX
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (22.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (11.88%) Migration
4 29 (9.57%) Microservices
5 26 (8.58%) Scrum
6 25 (8.25%) SDLC
7 21 (6.93%) Project Management
8 19 (6.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (6.27%) Unit Testing
9 17 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (5.28%) Coaching
10 16 (5.28%) DevOps
10 16 (5.28%) Front End Development
10 16 (5.28%) Waterfall
11 15 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (4.95%) Test Automation
12 14 (4.62%) Analytics
12 14 (4.62%) Data Modelling
12 14 (4.62%) ETL
12 14 (4.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 65 (21.45%) SQL
2 45 (14.85%) JavaScript
3 36 (11.88%) Java
4 18 (5.94%) PL/SQL
5 10 (3.30%) Shell Script
5 10 (3.30%) VB
6 9 (2.97%) Python
6 9 (2.97%) VBA
7 8 (2.64%) C#
8 5 (1.65%) C
8 5 (1.65%) Scala
8 5 (1.65%) XPath
8 5 (1.65%) XQuery
9 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.32%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.32%) R
10 3 (0.99%) Assembly Language
10 3 (0.99%) COBOL
11 2 (0.66%) PHP
11 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (2.64%) CISSP
1 8 (2.64%) ISEB
1 8 (2.64%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.32%) PMP
3 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.33%) CCDP
4 1 (0.33%) CISA
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.33%) CRISC
4 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.30%) QA
2 8 (2.64%) PMO
3 7 (2.31%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.98%) COBIT
4 6 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.32%) GDPR
6 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.99%) PSD2
6 3 (0.99%) SLA
7 1 (0.33%) GAAP
7 1 (0.33%) GCP
7 1 (0.33%) IFRS
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (3.30%) Docker
2 9 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.99%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.99%) PowerHA
3 3 (0.99%) Xen
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (1.98%) Ansible
1 6 (1.98%) Kubernetes
1 6 (1.98%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (1.98%) Puppet
2 4 (1.32%) SCCM
3 3 (0.99%) SCOM
3 3 (0.99%) Terraform
4 2 (0.66%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (0.66%) Grafana
4 2 (0.66%) Nagios
4 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.66%) Opsview
5 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.33%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 40 (13.20%) Teradata
2 26 (8.58%) Oracle
3 11 (3.63%) Tableau
4 9 (2.97%) IBM
4 9 (2.97%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.31%) SAP
6 6 (1.98%) AppDynamics
7 5 (1.65%) Unisys
7 5 (1.65%) Veracode
8 4 (1.32%) CA
8 4 (1.32%) Citrix
8 4 (1.32%) Hortonworks
8 4 (1.32%) Splunk
9 3 (0.99%) NetApp
9 3 (0.99%) Talend
9 3 (0.99%) VMware
10 2 (0.66%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.66%) Pega
10 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.66%) webMethods