Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 44 25
Rank change year-on-year -68 -19 +19
Contract jobs citing Banking 110 310 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.87% 4.84% 6.35%
As % of the General category 6.24% 13.42% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 221 244
South West median daily rate £473 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.09% +37.50% -
10th Percentile £150 £363 £275
90th Percentile £625 £700 £535
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £17.50 - -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% +24.67% -50.00%

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 1,763 2,310 2,058
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.00% 36.05% 39.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,142 1,526 1,382
South West median daily rate £450 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £269
90th Percentile £625 £625 £575
England median daily rate £488 £495 £475
% change year-on-year -1.52% +4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 95 68
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% +6.57%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.44 £11.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.25 £58.98
England median hourly rate £21.76 £22.00 £22.18
% change year-on-year -1.09% -0.81% +5.62%

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 22 January 2020.

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 22 January 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
Wiltshire -47 63 £475 -20.83%
Bristol -34 27 £425 -11.69% 9
Gloucestershire -11 16 £375 -14.29% 3
Somerset +3 1 - - 1
Dorset -6 1 - -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 35 (31.82%) Finance
2 34 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.64%) Kubernetes
4 25 (22.73%) Docker
5 24 (21.82%) DevOps
6 22 (20.00%) Retail
7 21 (19.09%) Java
8 20 (18.18%) Microservices
9 19 (17.27%) Telecoms
10 17 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (15.45%) Linux
10 17 (15.45%) Data Centre
11 16 (14.55%) Windows
11 16 (14.55%) Scrum
11 16 (14.55%) Azure
12 15 (13.64%) Selenium
12 15 (13.64%) Migration
12 15 (13.64%) SQL
13 14 (12.73%) Windows 10
13 14 (12.73%) Jenkins
14 13 (11.82%) AWS
15 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
15 12 (10.91%) OpenShift
16 11 (10.00%) Ansible
16 11 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
16 11 (10.00%) RESTful
17 10 (9.09%) Google
17 10 (9.09%) VMware
17 10 (9.09%) GCP
17 10 (9.09%) Public Cloud

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 7 (6.36%) Apache
2 4 (3.64%) nginx
3 3 (2.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.73%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.82%) CMS
4 2 (1.82%) Confluence
4 2 (1.82%) Drupal
4 2 (1.82%) SAS
5 1 (0.91%) JBoss
5 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (2.73%) BASE24
3 1 (0.91%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.55%) Azure
2 13 (11.82%) AWS
3 12 (10.91%) OpenShift
4 10 (9.09%) GCP
5 5 (4.55%) Apigee
6 4 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.82%) Office 365
7 2 (1.82%) SaaS
8 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.91%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.91%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.91%) Route 53
8 1 (0.91%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Firewall
1 3 (2.73%) Network Security
2 2 (1.82%) ATM
2 2 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (1.82%) X.509
3 1 (0.91%) GPRS
3 1 (0.91%) GSM
3 1 (0.91%) Internet
3 1 (0.91%) LAN
3 1 (0.91%) LTE
3 1 (0.91%) PSTN
3 1 (0.91%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.91%) RNC
3 1 (0.91%) SSL
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.91%) WAN
3 1 (0.91%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.73%) Apache Hive
2 3 (2.73%) Big Data
2 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.73%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.73%) HBase
3 2 (1.82%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (1.82%) QlikView
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.91%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.91%) MySQL
4 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (13.64%) Selenium
2 14 (12.73%) Jenkins
3 11 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (7.27%) Artifactory
4 8 (7.27%) Cucumber
5 7 (6.36%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.64%) Maven
7 3 (2.73%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (2.73%) JIRA
7 3 (2.73%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.82%) Postman
9 1 (0.91%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.91%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (0.91%) Gradle
9 1 (0.91%) REST Assured
9 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.91%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.91%) Zephyr
General
1 35 (31.82%) Finance
2 22 (20.00%) Retail
3 19 (17.27%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.27%) Retail Banking
5 7 (6.36%) Investment Banking
6 6 (5.45%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (3.64%) Publishing
8 2 (1.82%) Legal
9 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.91%) Law
9 1 (0.91%) Local Government
9 1 (0.91%) Marketing
9 1 (0.91%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 21 (19.09%) Analyst
2 14 (12.73%) Developer
3 9 (8.18%) Deployment Engineer
4 8 (7.27%) Business Analyst
4 8 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (5.45%) Data Analyst
5 6 (5.45%) Project Manager
5 6 (5.45%) Test Engineer
6 5 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
6 5 (4.55%) Data Engineer
6 5 (4.55%) Floorwalker
6 5 (4.55%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.64%) Architect
7 4 (3.64%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (3.64%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (2.73%) Content Editor
8 3 (2.73%) IT Manager
8 3 (2.73%) Java Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.73%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.00%) RESTful
2 5 (4.55%) WebdriverIO
3 4 (3.64%) HTML
3 4 (3.64%) Kafka
3 4 (3.64%) YAML
4 3 (2.73%) CSS
5 2 (1.82%) .NET
5 2 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.82%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.82%) JSON
5 2 (1.82%) React
5 2 (1.82%) SAML
5 2 (1.82%) SOAP
5 2 (1.82%) Spring Boot
5 2 (1.82%) XML
6 1 (0.91%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.91%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.91%) Redux
6 1 (0.91%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 8 (7.27%) Driving Licence
4 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.64%) Replication
7 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.82%) Contactless
8 2 (1.82%) User Experience
9 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.91%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.91%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.91%) Robotics
9 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.45%) Linux
2 16 (14.55%) Windows
3 14 (12.73%) Windows 10
4 9 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (8.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.82%) Unix
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.82%) DevOps
3 20 (18.18%) Microservices
4 17 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (14.55%) Scrum
6 15 (13.64%) Migration
7 10 (9.09%) Project Delivery
7 10 (9.09%) Task Automation
8 9 (8.18%) Analytics
8 9 (8.18%) Break/Fix
8 9 (8.18%) ITIL
8 9 (8.18%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (7.27%) SDLC
9 8 (7.27%) Test Automation
9 8 (7.27%) Workflow
10 7 (6.36%) Data Modelling
10 7 (6.36%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.45%) Use Case
11 6 (5.45%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.09%) Java
2 15 (13.64%) SQL
3 7 (6.36%) C
4 6 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.64%) Scala
6 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.82%) Python
6 2 (1.82%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.91%) C#
7 1 (0.91%) C++
7 1 (0.91%) Clojure
7 1 (0.91%) Groovy
7 1 (0.91%) Java 8
7 1 (0.91%) Perl
7 1 (0.91%) PHP
7 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.45%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.55%) Degree
3 3 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.91%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.91%) PMP
4 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.91%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (0.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.91%) JSP 440
System Software
1 25 (22.73%) Docker
2 9 (8.18%) LXC
2 9 (8.18%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (6.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.64%) Gluster
4 4 (3.64%) GlusterFS
4 4 (3.64%) NFS
5 3 (2.73%) HDFS
6 2 (1.82%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (23.64%) Kubernetes
2 11 (10.00%) Ansible
3 8 (7.27%) Kibana
4 5 (4.55%) Terraform
5 3 (2.73%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.09%) Google
2 10 (9.09%) VMware
3 9 (8.18%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.27%) Dell
4 8 (7.27%) HP
4 8 (7.27%) Veracode
5 4 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.73%) Adobe
6 3 (2.73%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.82%) Cisco
7 2 (1.82%) F5
7 2 (1.82%) Juniper
7 2 (1.82%) McAfee
7 2 (1.82%) Symantec
8 1 (0.91%) Avaloq
8 1 (0.91%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.91%) NetScout
8 1 (0.91%) Pega
8 1 (0.91%) Sony