Period
to 16 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 28 36
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing Banking 298 341 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.93% 6.19% 5.07%
As % of the General category 15.54% 18.18% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 245 220
South West median daily rate £450 £388 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -1.27% -3.09%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £250
90th Percentile £673 £575 £575
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +24.67% -25.00% +11.11%

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 1,918 1,876 1,724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.72% 34.06% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,224 1,262 1,236
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £284 £256 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £551
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 63 96
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - -7.89%
10th Percentile £16.50 £12.76 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £50.71
England median hourly rate £23.58 £26.47 £23.59
% change year-on-year -10.94% +12.21% +3.33%

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 October 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 October 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
Wiltshire +8 120 £525 -2.33% 7
Bristol -30 84 £425 +9.68% 11
Gloucestershire -13 58 £431 +32.69% 4
Dorset +6 15 £438 -2.78%
Devon +8 6 £425 +269.57%
Somerset -3 5 £588 +410.87%
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 202 (67.79%) Finance
2 119 (39.93%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (18.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (17.11%) Retail Banking
5 45 (15.10%) SQL
6 40 (13.42%) Java
7 35 (11.74%) Linux
8 33 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (10.74%) Git (software)
10 29 (9.73%) Microservices
11 28 (9.40%) JavaScript
12 27 (9.06%) Web Services
12 27 (9.06%) Scrum
13 26 (8.72%) Teradata
14 25 (8.39%) XML
14 25 (8.39%) SOAP
15 24 (8.05%) Oracle
16 22 (7.38%) Migration
17 21 (7.05%) HTML
17 21 (7.05%) Test Automation
17 21 (7.05%) Waterfall
17 21 (7.05%) Jenkins
18 19 (6.38%) Unix
19 18 (6.04%) Python
19 18 (6.04%) REST
20 17 (5.70%) DevOps
20 17 (5.70%) JIRA
20 17 (5.70%) ETL
20 17 (5.70%) CSS
20 17 (5.70%) Project Management

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 (4.70%) WebSphere
2 13 (4.36%) Confluence
3 8 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (2.68%) SAS
4 6 (2.01%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.34%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.67%) IIS
6 2 (0.67%) JBoss
7 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.68%) InVision
4 5 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.67%) Pixate
6 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Actimize
1 2 (0.67%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.34%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.34%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (2.68%) Sauce Labs
2 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.68%) OpenShift
3 4 (1.34%) SaaS
4 3 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.67%) IaaS
5 2 (0.67%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.67%) npm
5 2 (0.67%) NuGet
5 2 (0.67%) Office 365
5 2 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.03%) Network Security
2 3 (1.01%) Firewall
2 3 (1.01%) Internet
3 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.34%) DHCP
4 1 (0.34%) DNS
4 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.34%) LAN
4 1 (0.34%) SAN
4 1 (0.34%) VoIP
4 1 (0.34%) WAN
4 1 (0.34%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.37%) DataStage
2 15 (5.03%) IBM InfoSphere
3 13 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (4.36%) SQL Server
4 11 (3.69%) Big Data
4 11 (3.69%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.35%) DB2
6 6 (2.01%) Apache Hive
6 6 (2.01%) HBase
7 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.01%) Base SAS
9 3 (1.01%) MS Access
9 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.67%) DTS
10 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (10.74%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.05%) Jenkins
3 17 (5.70%) JIRA
4 13 (4.36%) Bitbucket
5 12 (4.03%) Selenium
6 11 (3.69%) Ant
6 11 (3.69%) Artifactory
6 11 (3.69%) TeamCity
7 10 (3.36%) Eclipse
7 10 (3.36%) JMeter
7 10 (3.36%) Maven
8 8 (2.68%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.01%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.01%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.01%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.68%) ERwin
10 5 (1.68%) Gatling
11 3 (1.01%) HP UFT
11 3 (1.01%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.01%) SonarQube
General
1 202 (67.79%) Finance
2 51 (17.11%) Retail Banking
3 13 (4.36%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.35%) Law
5 6 (2.01%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.01%) Retail
6 5 (1.68%) Marketing
7 4 (1.34%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.01%) Legal
9 2 (0.67%) Back Office
9 2 (0.67%) Electronics
9 2 (0.67%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 84 (28.19%) Developer
2 52 (17.45%) Architect
3 47 (15.77%) Analyst
4 27 (9.06%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (5.70%) Business Analyst
5 17 (5.70%) Consultant
6 13 (4.36%) DataStage Developer
7 12 (4.03%) Java Developer
8 11 (3.69%) Design Engineer
8 11 (3.69%) Security Engineer
8 11 (3.69%) Test Analyst
8 11 (3.69%) Tester
9 10 (3.36%) Automation Tester
9 10 (3.36%) Banking Analyst
9 10 (3.36%) Designer
9 10 (3.36%) Technical Architect
10 8 (2.68%) Applications Architect
10 8 (2.68%) ETL Developer
10 8 (2.68%) Financial Analyst
10 8 (2.68%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.06%) Web Services
2 25 (8.39%) SOAP
2 25 (8.39%) XML
3 21 (7.05%) HTML
4 18 (6.04%) REST
5 17 (5.70%) CSS
6 15 (5.03%) .NET
6 15 (5.03%) HTML5
6 15 (5.03%) JSP
7 14 (4.70%) JSON
8 12 (4.03%) Middleware
8 12 (4.03%) React
9 11 (3.69%) CSS3
9 11 (3.69%) DHTML
10 9 (3.02%) Kafka
11 8 (2.68%) IBM Integration Bus
12 7 (2.35%) .NET Core
12 7 (2.35%) Spring
13 6 (2.01%) Hibernate
13 6 (2.01%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.37%) User Experience
3 10 (3.36%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.35%) DataPower
5 6 (2.01%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.01%) Online Banking
6 4 (1.34%) CMDB
6 4 (1.34%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.34%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.01%) Fintech
7 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.01%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.67%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.67%) Clustering
8 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.67%) Robotics
9 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.74%) Linux
2 19 (6.38%) Unix
3 14 (4.70%) Windows
4 5 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.01%) Android
5 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.67%) AIX
6 2 (0.67%) MVS
6 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Solaris
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (39.93%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (18.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (9.73%) Microservices
4 27 (9.06%) Scrum
5 22 (7.38%) Migration
6 21 (7.05%) Test Automation
6 21 (7.05%) Waterfall
7 17 (5.70%) DevOps
7 17 (5.70%) ETL
7 17 (5.70%) Project Management
8 16 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (5.37%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (5.03%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (5.03%) SDLC
10 14 (4.70%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (4.70%) IT Strategy
11 13 (4.36%) Software Engineering
11 13 (4.36%) TDD
11 13 (4.36%) Unit Testing
12 12 (4.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 45 (15.10%) SQL
2 40 (13.42%) Java
3 28 (9.40%) JavaScript
4 18 (6.04%) Python
5 14 (4.70%) PL/SQL
6 13 (4.36%) PowerShell
7 12 (4.03%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.69%) C
9 10 (3.36%) C++
10 8 (2.68%) Scala
11 7 (2.35%) C#
11 7 (2.35%) VBA
12 6 (2.01%) VB
13 4 (1.34%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.01%) Assembly Language
14 3 (1.01%) COBOL
15 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.67%) F#
15 2 (0.67%) PROC SQL
15 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (5.03%) ISEB
2 14 (4.70%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.02%) DV Cleared
3 9 (3.02%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.35%) CISSP
5 3 (1.01%) PMP
5 3 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.67%) Degree
6 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.34%) APMP
7 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.69%) QA
2 9 (3.02%) HMG Infosec
2 9 (3.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 9 (3.02%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.68%) PMO
3 5 (1.68%) PSD2
4 3 (1.01%) GDPR
4 3 (1.01%) SEPA
4 3 (1.01%) SLA
5 2 (0.67%) COBIT
5 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.67%) IFRS
5 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.34%) TARGET2
System Software
1 14 (4.70%) Docker
2 5 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.01%) Xen
4 2 (0.67%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (4.03%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.02%) Ansible
3 6 (2.01%) Puppet
3 6 (2.01%) Terraform
4 3 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.67%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.67%) Grafana
5 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.67%) Rsyslog
5 2 (0.67%) SCCM
6 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.34%) SCOM
6 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (8.72%) Teradata
2 24 (8.05%) Oracle
3 15 (5.03%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.70%) IBM
5 9 (3.02%) Apigee
6 8 (2.68%) SAP
7 7 (2.35%) Tableau
7 7 (2.35%) Veracode
8 6 (2.01%) Talend
9 5 (1.68%) Splunk
9 5 (1.68%) Unisys
9 5 (1.68%) VMware
10 4 (1.34%) Pega
11 3 (1.01%) Adobe
11 3 (1.01%) AppDynamics
11 3 (1.01%) CA
11 3 (1.01%) Citrix
11 3 (1.01%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.67%) Temenos