Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 30 41
Rank change year-on-year -21 +11 +9
Contract jobs citing Banking 257 294 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.27% 5.81% 4.70%
As % of the General category 14.29% 17.55% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 195 169
South West median daily rate £513 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £363 £302 £239
90th Percentile £668 £575 £550
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% 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 £20.00 £17.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year +16.62% +3.94% +2.77%

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 1,798 1,675 1,696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.87% 33.12% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,141 1,032 1,174
South West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £240
90th Percentile £638 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 67 69
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.12% -25.97% -6.10%
10th Percentile £16.97 £14.00 £15.40
90th Percentile £50.10 £49.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £30.00 £26.78 £25.00
% change year-on-year +12.04% +7.10% -6.99%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 -3 141 £575 +9.52% 4
Bristol -33 83 £500 +21.07% 9
Gloucestershire -48 17 £431 -1.43% 3
Dorset -11 5 £313 -26.47% 2
Devon +1 2 £488 -
Somerset +6 1 £550 - 1
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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.

1 149 (57.98%) Finance
2 80 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (27.24%) Java
3 70 (27.24%) Microservices
4 65 (25.29%) Scrum
5 42 (16.34%) Docker
6 41 (15.95%) Kubernetes
6 41 (15.95%) .NET
7 40 (15.56%) Web Services
8 35 (13.62%) SQL
8 35 (13.62%) JIRA
8 35 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
8 35 (13.62%) REST
9 33 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (12.84%) JavaScript
10 28 (10.89%) Git (software)
11 27 (10.51%) DevOps
12 26 (10.12%) Jenkins
12 26 (10.12%) Linux
13 25 (9.73%) Test Automation
13 25 (9.73%) Redux
14 24 (9.34%) SOAP
15 22 (8.56%) C#
15 22 (8.56%) CSS
15 22 (8.56%) Retail Banking
15 22 (8.56%) Confluence
16 21 (8.17%) Node.js
16 21 (8.17%) .NET Framework
16 21 (8.17%) SQL Server
17 20 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (8.56%) Confluence
2 6 (2.33%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.95%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.17%) Drupal
5 3 (1.17%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.78%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.39%) JBoss
7 1 (0.39%) nginx
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.95%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.56%) Sketch
3 3 (1.17%) InVision
3 3 (1.17%) Zeplin
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.78%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.28%) GitHub
4 9 (3.50%) npm
5 8 (3.11%) Sauce Labs
6 7 (2.72%) Apigee
7 6 (2.33%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.56%) Office 365
9 3 (1.17%) IaaS
9 3 (1.17%) PaaS
10 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.39%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.50%) Internet
2 8 (3.11%) Network Security
3 4 (1.56%) Firewall
4 3 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (1.17%) LAN
4 3 (1.17%) MPLS
4 3 (1.17%) WAN
5 2 (0.78%) DNS
5 2 (0.78%) SAN
5 2 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.39%) BGP
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.39%) IOS XR
6 1 (0.39%) OSPF
6 1 (0.39%) SSL
6 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.39%) VPLS
6 1 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.17%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.23%) Amazon RDS
2 16 (6.23%) DB2
3 10 (3.89%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (3.11%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.72%) Big Data
6 3 (1.17%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.78%) DataStage
7 2 (0.78%) HBase
7 2 (0.78%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.78%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (13.62%) JIRA
2 28 (10.89%) Git (software)
3 26 (10.12%) Jenkins
4 18 (7.00%) Selenium
5 15 (5.84%) Bitbucket
6 11 (4.28%) Cucumber
7 10 (3.89%) webpack
8 9 (3.50%) Babel
9 8 (3.11%) WebDriver
10 6 (2.33%) Bitbucket Server
10 6 (2.33%) SoapUI
10 6 (2.33%) SonarQube
10 6 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (2.33%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.95%) Artifactory
11 5 (1.95%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.95%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.56%) CircleCI
12 4 (1.56%) Maven
13 3 (1.17%) JMeter
General
1 149 (57.98%) Finance
2 22 (8.56%) Retail Banking
3 9 (3.50%) Retail
4 7 (2.72%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.56%) Back Office
6 4 (1.56%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.17%) Marketing
8 2 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Front Office
8 2 (0.78%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.39%) International Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (29.57%) Developer
2 49 (19.07%) Architect
3 30 (11.67%) Java Developer
4 29 (11.28%) Analyst
5 21 (8.17%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (6.23%) .NET Developer
7 14 (5.45%) Digital Architect
8 13 (5.06%) .NET Architect
8 13 (5.06%) Business Analyst
9 12 (4.67%) Designer
10 11 (4.28%) Banking Analyst
10 11 (4.28%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.28%) React Developer
10 11 (4.28%) Technical Architect
10 11 (4.28%) Test Analyst
11 10 (3.89%) Digital Developer
12 9 (3.50%) JavaScript Engineer
13 7 (2.72%) Automation Test Analyst
14 6 (2.33%) Security Engineer
14 6 (2.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.95%) .NET
2 40 (15.56%) Web Services
3 35 (13.62%) REST
4 25 (9.73%) Redux
5 24 (9.34%) SOAP
6 22 (8.56%) CSS
7 21 (8.17%) .NET Framework
7 21 (8.17%) Node.js
8 20 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (7.78%) React
9 17 (6.61%) .NET Core
9 17 (6.61%) XML
10 16 (6.23%) Spring
11 15 (5.84%) JSP
12 14 (5.45%) Middleware
13 13 (5.06%) HTML
13 13 (5.06%) J2EE
14 12 (4.67%) CSS3
15 11 (4.28%) Kafka
16 10 (3.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.67%) User Experience
3 7 (2.72%) Cloud Native
3 7 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.33%) Online Banking
5 4 (1.56%) DataPower
6 3 (1.17%) Fintech
6 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.39%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Robotics
8 1 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.12%) Linux
2 11 (4.28%) Unix
3 5 (1.95%) Android
4 4 (1.56%) CentOS
4 4 (1.56%) CoreOS
4 4 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.56%) Windows
5 3 (1.17%) AIX
5 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (27.24%) Microservices
3 65 (25.29%) Scrum
4 33 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (10.51%) DevOps
6 25 (9.73%) Test Automation
7 18 (7.00%) Kanban
8 16 (6.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (5.84%) TDD
10 14 (5.45%) Migration
11 13 (5.06%) BDD
11 13 (5.06%) Digital Banking
12 11 (4.28%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (3.89%) Open Source
13 10 (3.89%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (3.89%) User Stories
14 9 (3.50%) Software Engineering
14 9 (3.50%) Unit Testing
15 8 (3.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 70 (27.24%) Java
2 35 (13.62%) SQL
3 33 (12.84%) JavaScript
4 22 (8.56%) C#
5 14 (5.45%) Python
6 11 (4.28%) Java 8
7 10 (3.89%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.50%) ES6
8 9 (3.50%) ES7
8 9 (3.50%) TypeScript
9 7 (2.72%) C
9 7 (2.72%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.33%) C++
10 6 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.33%) Scala
11 4 (1.56%) Go
11 4 (1.56%) Rust
12 3 (1.17%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.39%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (2.72%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.78%) CCNP
4 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.78%) Degree
5 1 (0.39%) CCIE
5 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.39%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.39%) ISEB
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.39%) OCP
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.39%) RHCE
5 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.39%) PSD2
2 8 (3.11%) QA
3 6 (2.33%) HMG Infosec
3 6 (2.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (2.33%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.56%) PMO
5 3 (1.17%) IFRS
5 3 (1.17%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.39%) COBIT
6 1 (0.39%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.39%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.39%) SEPA
6 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (16.34%) Docker
2 4 (1.56%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.39%) HDFS
3 1 (0.39%) LXC
3 1 (0.39%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (15.95%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.50%) Ansible
3 5 (1.95%) Puppet
4 4 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.56%) Terraform
5 2 (0.78%) Grafana
5 2 (0.78%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.39%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.39%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.39%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 15 (5.84%) Oracle
2 10 (3.89%) IBM
3 9 (3.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.33%) SAP
5 5 (1.95%) Adobe
5 5 (1.95%) Veracode
6 4 (1.56%) ForgeRock
7 3 (1.17%) Cisco
7 3 (1.17%) F5
7 3 (1.17%) HP
7 3 (1.17%) Juniper
7 3 (1.17%) Temenos
7 3 (1.17%) Teradata
8 2 (0.78%) Sencha
9 1 (0.39%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.39%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.39%) Meraki
9 1 (0.39%) Pega
9 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds