Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 42 32
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10 -4
Contract jobs citing Banking 327 247 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.21% 4.64% 4.87%
As % of the General category 18.76% 14.92% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 179 233
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £298
90th Percentile £535 £575 £525
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £35.00
England median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% +33.33% +25.82%

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 1,743 1,656 2,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.10% 31.13% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,156 1,159 1,375
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £234 £261
90th Percentile £575 £550 £530
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 92 108
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £41.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -15.40% +27.29%
10th Percentile £12.09 £20.00 £18.53
90th Percentile £59.50 £48.40 £52.13
England median hourly rate £26.22 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.86% -3.85% +14.69%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +28 143 £381 -2.44% 28
Gloucestershire +17 95 £350 -20.00% 9
Wiltshire -9 57 £450 +5.26% 2
Dorset -4 26 £463 +42.31% 1
Somerset -10 4 £115 -70.32% 1
Devon +11 1 £115 -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 183 (55.96%) Finance
2 137 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (28.13%) Retail Banking
4 77 (23.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (16.21%) Test Scripting
6 52 (15.90%) Migration
7 51 (15.60%) SQL
8 49 (14.98%) Java
9 35 (10.70%) Teradata
9 35 (10.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (10.09%) Scenario Testing
11 31 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (8.56%) Defect Management
13 24 (7.34%) DataStage
13 24 (7.34%) Retail
13 24 (7.34%) Regulatory Compliance
14 23 (7.03%) Business Analysis
14 23 (7.03%) Microsoft Excel
14 23 (7.03%) IBM InfoSphere
15 22 (6.73%) Waterfall
15 22 (6.73%) JavaScript
15 22 (6.73%) SQL Server
16 21 (6.42%) VBA
16 21 (6.42%) Scrum
17 20 (6.12%) Maven
17 20 (6.12%) Unix
17 20 (6.12%) REST
17 20 (6.12%) JIRA
18 19 (5.81%) .NET
18 19 (5.81%) ETL

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 13 (3.98%) Confluence
2 7 (2.14%) SAS
3 6 (1.83%) Apache
4 5 (1.53%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.92%) CMS
6 3 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.61%) CICS
7 2 (0.61%) IIS
7 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 23 (7.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.59%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.61%) Actimize
2 2 (0.61%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.61%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.61%) Sonata
3 1 (0.31%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.92%) PaaS
2 3 (0.92%) SaaS
3 2 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.31%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.75%) Firewall
1 9 (2.75%) Internet
2 4 (1.22%) ATM
2 4 (1.22%) DNS
3 3 (0.92%) Network Security
3 3 (0.92%) Skype
4 2 (0.61%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.31%) 4G
5 1 (0.31%) DHCP
5 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.31%) LDAP
5 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (7.34%) DataStage
3 23 (7.03%) IBM InfoSphere
4 22 (6.73%) SQL Server
5 12 (3.67%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.06%) Ingres
6 10 (3.06%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.75%) DB2
8 8 (2.45%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.53%) MariaDB
10 5 (1.53%) MS Access
10 5 (1.53%) MySQL
11 4 (1.22%) Big Data
11 4 (1.22%) Blockchain
11 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.61%) Base SAS
12 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 2 (0.61%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 20 (6.12%) JIRA
1 20 (6.12%) Maven
2 16 (4.89%) TeamCity
3 15 (4.59%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.59%) Jenkins
4 14 (4.28%) Selenium
5 12 (3.67%) Cucumber
6 8 (2.45%) SoapUI
7 7 (2.14%) Artifactory
7 7 (2.14%) IntelliJ
8 5 (1.53%) Ant
8 5 (1.53%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.22%) Mockito
9 4 (1.22%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.92%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.61%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.61%) JUnit
11 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.61%) webpack
General
1 183 (55.96%) Finance
2 92 (28.13%) Retail Banking
3 24 (7.34%) Retail
4 12 (3.67%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.14%) Law
5 7 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.83%) Marketing
7 5 (1.53%) Legal
8 4 (1.22%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.31%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) International Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (39.45%) Analyst
2 83 (25.38%) Developer
3 81 (24.77%) Test Analyst
4 73 (22.32%) Banking Analyst
5 26 (7.95%) Business Analyst
6 20 (6.12%) DataStage Developer
7 14 (4.28%) Architect
7 14 (4.28%) Banking Business Analyst
8 13 (3.98%) Consultant
9 12 (3.67%) Test Manager
10 10 (3.06%) Data Analyst
11 9 (2.75%) Automation Test Analyst
12 7 (2.14%) Analyst Developer
12 7 (2.14%) Designer
12 7 (2.14%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.14%) Java Developer
12 7 (2.14%) VBA Developer
13 6 (1.83%) Fraud Analyst
13 6 (1.83%) SAS Developer
13 6 (1.83%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.12%) REST
2 19 (5.81%) .NET
3 18 (5.50%) Web Services
4 15 (4.59%) XML
5 14 (4.28%) CSS
5 14 (4.28%) HTML
5 14 (4.28%) SOAP
6 12 (3.67%) JSON
7 9 (2.75%) Ajax
7 9 (2.75%) EJB
8 8 (2.45%) Hibernate
8 8 (2.45%) React
8 8 (2.45%) Spring
9 7 (2.14%) HTML5
9 7 (2.14%) JMS
9 7 (2.14%) JSP
10 6 (1.83%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.83%) CSS3
10 6 (1.83%) DHTML
11 5 (1.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.98%) User Experience
3 7 (2.14%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.14%) iPad
4 6 (1.83%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.22%) Fintech
7 3 (0.92%) EPoS
7 3 (0.92%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.61%) DataPower
8 2 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.61%) Robotics
8 2 (0.61%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.61%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.31%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.12%) Unix
2 16 (4.89%) Linux
3 10 (3.06%) Windows
4 6 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.22%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.31%) Android
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (23.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (16.21%) Test Scripting
4 52 (15.90%) Migration
5 35 (10.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 33 (10.09%) Scenario Testing
7 28 (8.56%) Defect Management
8 24 (7.34%) Regulatory Compliance
9 23 (7.03%) Business Analysis
10 22 (6.73%) Waterfall
11 21 (6.42%) Scrum
12 19 (5.81%) ETL
13 16 (4.89%) DevOps
13 16 (4.89%) Test Automation
13 16 (4.89%) Validation
14 15 (4.59%) Data Analysis
14 15 (4.59%) SDLC
15 14 (4.28%) Collaborative Working
15 14 (4.28%) Risk Management
15 14 (4.28%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (15.60%) SQL
2 49 (14.98%) Java
3 22 (6.73%) JavaScript
4 21 (6.42%) VBA
5 13 (3.98%) Bash Shell
5 13 (3.98%) Python
6 11 (3.36%) C#
7 8 (2.45%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.14%) C
8 7 (2.14%) Groovy
8 7 (2.14%) PHP
9 6 (1.83%) Korn
10 5 (1.53%) R
10 5 (1.53%) Ruby
11 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.31%) Perl
12 1 (0.31%) PROC SQL
12 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (5.20%) ISEB
1 17 (5.20%) ISTQB
2 13 (3.98%) Degree
3 4 (1.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.61%) CISA
4 2 (0.61%) HNC
4 2 (0.61%) HND
4 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) ACCA
5 1 (0.31%) CCA
5 1 (0.31%) CISSP
5 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.31%) CRISC
5 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.59%) QA
2 7 (2.14%) PSD2
3 5 (1.53%) IFRS
3 5 (1.53%) PMO
4 4 (1.22%) IFRS 9
4 4 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.61%) SEPA
7 1 (0.31%) FINREP
7 1 (0.31%) GDPR
7 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.83%) Docker
2 3 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.14%) Ansible
2 5 (1.53%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.22%) Puppet
4 3 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.61%) Nagios
5 2 (0.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.61%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.31%) Ambari
6 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 35 (10.70%) Teradata
2 16 (4.89%) Oracle
3 15 (4.59%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.36%) IBM
5 7 (2.14%) Blue Prism
5 7 (2.14%) SAP
6 6 (1.83%) Adobe
7 4 (1.22%) Coverity
7 4 (1.22%) F5
8 3 (0.92%) Apigee
8 3 (0.92%) Cognos
8 3 (0.92%) Netezza
9 2 (0.61%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.61%) CA
9 2 (0.61%) Cisco
9 2 (0.61%) EMC
9 2 (0.61%) IronPort
9 2 (0.61%) Juniper
9 2 (0.61%) McAfee
9 2 (0.61%) Microgen