Period
to 14 September 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 14 September 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
14 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 38 31
Rank change year-on-year -51 -7 +9
Contract jobs citing Banking 160 287 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.51% 4.97% 5.89%
As % of the General category 7.61% 12.82% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 201 222
South West median daily rate £466 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +12.15% +7.00%
10th Percentile £294 £313 £250
90th Percentile £625 £625 £606
England median daily rate £550 £550 £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 £21.00 £18.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% +24.67% -32.20%

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 2,102 2,238 2,242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.01% 38.75% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,359 1,409 1,479
South West median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £284 £272 £256
90th Percentile £631 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 93 67
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +17.14% +20.38%
10th Percentile £14.29 £16.50 £11.57
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.85 £48.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 14 September 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 14 September 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 -35 75 £525 - 2
Bristol -15 58 £425 - 9
Gloucestershire -50 13 £351 -19.71% 2
Dorset -13 4 £438 +2.94% 1
Somerset +1 2 - - 1
Devon -19 1 £488 +14.71%
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 14 September 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 75 (46.88%) Finance
2 53 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (22.50%) Scrum
4 35 (21.88%) Java
5 31 (19.38%) DevOps
6 30 (18.75%) Microservices
7 25 (15.63%) Kubernetes
8 24 (15.00%) JIRA
9 22 (13.75%) AWS
10 21 (13.13%) Azure
10 21 (13.13%) Docker
11 20 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (12.50%) SQL
12 18 (11.25%) Linux
12 18 (11.25%) Migration
12 18 (11.25%) Project Delivery
13 17 (10.63%) Artifactory
13 17 (10.63%) Jenkins
13 17 (10.63%) Web Services
13 17 (10.63%) Microsoft
13 17 (10.63%) Retail
14 16 (10.00%) Selenium
15 15 (9.38%) SOAP
15 15 (9.38%) .NET
16 14 (8.75%) GCP
16 14 (8.75%) Git (software)
16 14 (8.75%) Sonatype Nexus
17 13 (8.13%) JavaScript
17 13 (8.13%) XML
18 12 (7.50%) Retail Banking

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 (4.38%) Confluence
2 6 (3.75%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.25%) Apache
3 2 (1.25%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.25%) Drupal
3 2 (1.25%) nginx
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.63%) JBoss
4 1 (0.63%) SAS
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.25%) Actimize
3 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.75%) AWS
2 21 (13.13%) Azure
3 14 (8.75%) GCP
4 8 (5.00%) Apigee
5 7 (4.38%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.50%) Amazon EKS
6 4 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.88%) Office 365
8 2 (1.25%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.63%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.50%) Internet
2 2 (1.25%) ATM
2 2 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (1.25%) Firewall
2 2 (1.25%) Network Security
3 1 (0.63%) LAN
3 1 (0.63%) PSTN
3 1 (0.63%) SSL
3 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.63%) WAN
3 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.88%) DB2
2 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.25%) Big Data
3 2 (1.25%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.25%) HBase
3 2 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.25%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (1.25%) QlikView
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.63%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (15.00%) JIRA
2 17 (10.63%) Artifactory
2 17 (10.63%) Jenkins
3 16 (10.00%) Selenium
4 14 (8.75%) Git (software)
4 14 (8.75%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (5.00%) Bitbucket Server
5 8 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 7 (4.38%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.13%) Ant
7 5 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.50%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.50%) CircleCI
9 3 (1.88%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.25%) Maven
10 2 (1.25%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.63%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.63%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.63%) JUnit
General
1 75 (46.88%) Finance
2 17 (10.63%) Retail
3 12 (7.50%) Retail Banking
4 11 (6.88%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.75%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.13%) Legal
7 4 (2.50%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.88%) Marketing
9 2 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.25%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.25%) Publishing
10 1 (0.63%) Back Office
10 1 (0.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (21.88%) Developer
2 29 (18.13%) Analyst
3 17 (10.63%) Architect
4 12 (7.50%) Banking Analyst
5 11 (6.88%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 10 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 6 (3.75%) Data Analyst
7 6 (3.75%) Deployment Engineer
7 6 (3.75%) IT Manager
8 5 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (3.13%) Designer
8 5 (3.13%) Test Engineer
9 4 (2.50%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (2.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (2.50%) Lead Business Analyst
9 4 (2.50%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.63%) Web Services
2 15 (9.38%) .NET
2 15 (9.38%) SOAP
3 13 (8.13%) XML
4 11 (6.88%) JSP
5 10 (6.25%) REST
5 10 (6.25%) RESTful
5 10 (6.25%) Spring
6 9 (5.63%) HTML
6 9 (5.63%) Kafka
7 8 (5.00%) CSS
8 7 (4.38%) J2EE
9 6 (3.75%) CSS3
9 6 (3.75%) DHTML
9 6 (3.75%) EJB
9 6 (3.75%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.75%) HTML5
9 6 (3.75%) JMS
9 6 (3.75%) Node.js
10 5 (3.13%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 9 (5.63%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.00%) User Experience
5 7 (4.38%) Cloud Native
6 6 (3.75%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.13%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.50%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.88%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.88%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.88%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.25%) Replication
11 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.63%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.25%) Linux
2 9 (5.63%) Windows
3 8 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (3.75%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.50%) CentOS
5 4 (2.50%) CoreOS
5 4 (2.50%) Unix
6 2 (1.25%) Android
6 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (22.50%) Scrum
3 31 (19.38%) DevOps
4 30 (18.75%) Microservices
5 20 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (11.25%) Migration
6 18 (11.25%) Project Delivery
7 11 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (6.88%) Software Engineering
7 11 (6.88%) Test Automation
8 10 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (5.63%) Analytics
9 9 (5.63%) TDD
10 8 (5.00%) Break/Fix
10 8 (5.00%) Information Security
10 8 (5.00%) ITIL
10 8 (5.00%) SOA
11 7 (4.38%) Data Integration
11 7 (4.38%) IT Strategy
12 6 (3.75%) Architectural Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.88%) Java
2 20 (12.50%) SQL
3 13 (8.13%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.25%) C
4 10 (6.25%) Python
5 6 (3.75%) C#
6 5 (3.13%) C++
6 5 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.50%) Go
7 4 (2.50%) Rust
7 4 (2.50%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.88%) Java 8
9 2 (1.25%) Kotlin
9 2 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.25%) Scala
9 2 (1.25%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.88%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.25%) CISA
3 2 (1.25%) CISM
3 2 (1.25%) Degree
3 2 (1.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.63%) ISEB
4 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.63%) PMP
4 1 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) HMG Infosec
1 5 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (3.13%) JSP 440
1 5 (3.13%) PMO
2 3 (1.88%) QA
3 2 (1.25%) GDPR
3 2 (1.25%) IFRS
3 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.63%) PSD2
System Software
1 21 (13.13%) Docker
2 5 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.25%) Gluster
3 2 (1.25%) GlusterFS
3 2 (1.25%) LXC
3 2 (1.25%) NFS
3 2 (1.25%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (15.63%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.63%) Ansible
2 9 (5.63%) Terraform
3 8 (5.00%) Kibana
4 2 (1.25%) SCCM
5 1 (0.63%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.63%) Grafana
5 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (10.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.50%) Veracode
3 10 (6.25%) Google
4 5 (3.13%) HP
4 5 (3.13%) Oracle
5 4 (2.50%) Dell
5 4 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.88%) IBM
6 3 (1.88%) SAP
7 2 (1.25%) Cisco
7 2 (1.25%) F5
7 2 (1.25%) IBM Sterling
7 2 (1.25%) Juniper
7 2 (1.25%) McAfee
7 2 (1.25%) Symantec
7 2 (1.25%) VMware
8 1 (0.63%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.63%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.63%) Pega
8 1 (0.63%) Splunk