Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 26 28
Rank change year-on-year -18 +2 +7
Contract jobs citing Banking 304 348 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.70% 6.20% 5.20%
As % of the General category 15.42% 18.83% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 256 220
South West median daily rate £500 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.61% -0.60%
10th Percentile £328 £259 £263
90th Percentile £688 £536 £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 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.67% -50.00% +42.86%

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 1,972 1,848 1,718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.48% 32.92% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,298 1,231 1,234
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £233
90th Percentile £600 £570 £550
England median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 65 91
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -15.13%
10th Percentile £16.30 £14.55 £18.50
90th Percentile £49.00 £59.20 £49.75
England median hourly rate £23.83 £26.44 £24.44
% change year-on-year -9.89% +8.18% -2.24%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +12 143 £550 +22.22% 10
Bristol -37 84 £455 +19.74% 2
Gloucestershire -21 50 £438 +34.62% 8
Dorset -8 12 £450 -5.26%
Devon +3 5 £425 +269.57%
Somerset -6 4 £588 +410.87% 1
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 188 (61.84%) Finance
2 102 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (17.43%) Retail Banking
4 52 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (16.12%) Java
6 47 (15.46%) SQL
6 47 (15.46%) Linux
7 33 (10.86%) Web Services
7 33 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (10.20%) SOAP
8 31 (10.20%) Scrum
9 30 (9.87%) Microservices
10 29 (9.54%) Docker
10 29 (9.54%) Python
11 26 (8.55%) Kubernetes
12 25 (8.22%) DevOps
13 24 (7.89%) XML
13 24 (7.89%) Teradata
13 24 (7.89%) Migration
14 23 (7.57%) PowerShell
15 22 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (7.24%) IT Strategy
16 21 (6.91%) Git (software)
16 21 (6.91%) JSON
16 21 (6.91%) .NET
16 21 (6.91%) Oracle
17 20 (6.58%) IBM
17 20 (6.58%) Microsoft
17 20 (6.58%) Software Engineering
18 19 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture

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 10 (3.29%) WebSphere
2 8 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.32%) Confluence
3 4 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.32%) SAS
4 3 (0.99%) MQSeries
4 3 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.66%) JBoss
5 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.97%) InVision
2 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) Pixate
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.33%) Actimize
2 1 (0.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.33%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.26%) Apigee
3 8 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.63%) OpenShift
4 5 (1.64%) Sauce Labs
5 4 (1.32%) IaaS
5 4 (1.32%) Office 365
5 4 (1.32%) PaaS
6 3 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.99%) GitHub
6 3 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.66%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.66%) SaaS
8 1 (0.33%) npm
8 1 (0.33%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.30%) Network Security
2 2 (0.66%) Internet
2 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.33%) DHCP
3 1 (0.33%) DNS
3 1 (0.33%) Firewall
3 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.61%) Big Data
2 14 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.95%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (3.95%) DataStage
3 12 (3.95%) Hadoop
4 11 (3.62%) IBM InfoSphere
5 9 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.30%) DB2
6 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.99%) HBase
8 3 (0.99%) MS Access
8 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.66%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.66%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 21 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.92%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.29%) Bitbucket
4 9 (2.96%) Selenium
5 8 (2.63%) JMeter
6 6 (1.97%) JIRA
6 6 (1.97%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.64%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.32%) Gatling
8 4 (1.32%) Maven
8 4 (1.32%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.32%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.99%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.99%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.99%) WebStorm
10 2 (0.66%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.66%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.66%) JUnit
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 188 (61.84%) Finance
2 53 (17.43%) Retail Banking
3 10 (3.29%) Financial Institution
3 10 (3.29%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.96%) Retail
5 7 (2.30%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (1.64%) Marketing
7 3 (0.99%) Back Office
7 3 (0.99%) Legal
8 2 (0.66%) Electronics
8 2 (0.66%) Law
8 2 (0.66%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (24.01%) Developer
2 71 (23.36%) Architect
3 44 (14.47%) Analyst
4 33 (10.86%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 13 (4.28%) Applications Architect
6 13 (4.28%) Consultant
6 13 (4.28%) Designer
6 13 (4.28%) Test Analyst
7 11 (3.62%) Banking Analyst
8 10 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (2.96%) DataStage Developer
9 9 (2.96%) Digital Architect
9 9 (2.96%) Technical Architect
10 8 (2.63%) Data Analyst
10 8 (2.63%) Security Engineer
10 8 (2.63%) SQL Developer
10 8 (2.63%) UX Designer
11 7 (2.30%) .NET Developer
11 7 (2.30%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.86%) Web Services
2 31 (10.20%) SOAP
3 24 (7.89%) XML
4 21 (6.91%) .NET
4 21 (6.91%) JSON
5 19 (6.25%) REST
6 18 (5.92%) JSP
6 18 (5.92%) Middleware
7 12 (3.95%) .NET Core
7 12 (3.95%) Redux
8 9 (2.96%) HTML
9 8 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (2.30%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.30%) IBM Integration Bus
11 6 (1.97%) Kafka
11 6 (1.97%) OAuth
11 6 (1.97%) React
12 5 (1.64%) HTML5
12 5 (1.64%) OpenID
12 5 (1.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.26%) User Experience
3 8 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.30%) DataPower
5 4 (1.32%) CMDB
5 4 (1.32%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.99%) Fintech
6 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (0.99%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.66%) Clustering
7 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.66%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.66%) Robotics
7 2 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.46%) Linux
2 14 (4.61%) Unix
3 13 (4.28%) Windows
4 5 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.64%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.32%) AIX
6 3 (0.99%) Android
6 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.66%) MVS
8 1 (0.33%) Solaris
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (10.20%) Scrum
4 30 (9.87%) Microservices
5 25 (8.22%) DevOps
6 24 (7.89%) Migration
7 22 (7.24%) IT Strategy
8 20 (6.58%) Software Engineering
9 19 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
9 19 (6.25%) TOGAF
10 18 (5.92%) Test Automation
11 17 (5.59%) DSDM
11 17 (5.59%) ETL
11 17 (5.59%) Project Management
11 17 (5.59%) TDD
11 17 (5.59%) Waterfall
12 16 (5.26%) Critical Thinking
12 16 (5.26%) Information Security
12 16 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (16.12%) Java
2 47 (15.46%) SQL
3 29 (9.54%) Python
4 23 (7.57%) PowerShell
5 17 (5.59%) C
5 17 (5.59%) C++
6 12 (3.95%) Scala
6 12 (3.95%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.62%) JavaScript
8 10 (3.29%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.96%) C#
10 7 (2.30%) VBA
11 5 (1.64%) VB
12 4 (1.32%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.99%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.66%) F#
14 2 (0.66%) Go
15 1 (0.33%) Perl
15 1 (0.33%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.61%) DV Cleared
2 14 (4.61%) ISEB
3 13 (4.28%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.97%) Degree
6 2 (0.66%) CISSP
6 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.66%) PMP
6 2 (0.66%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.33%) APMP
7 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.26%) HMG Infosec
1 16 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 16 (5.26%) JSP 440
2 15 (4.93%) PSD2
3 9 (2.96%) QA
4 6 (1.97%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.32%) GDPR
6 3 (0.99%) IFRS
6 3 (0.99%) SEPA
7 2 (0.66%) COBIT
7 2 (0.66%) PMO
8 1 (0.33%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.33%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.33%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.33%) SLA
8 1 (0.33%) TARGET2
System Software
1 29 (9.54%) Docker
2 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.66%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.66%) Xen
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (8.55%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.96%) Ansible
3 8 (2.63%) Puppet
4 6 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.97%) Terraform
5 2 (0.66%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.66%) Rsyslog
6 1 (0.33%) Grafana
6 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.33%) SCCM
6 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 24 (7.89%) Teradata
2 21 (6.91%) Oracle
3 20 (6.58%) IBM
3 20 (6.58%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.28%) SAP
5 5 (1.64%) Adobe
5 5 (1.64%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.64%) Talend
5 5 (1.64%) VMware
6 4 (1.32%) Pega
6 4 (1.32%) Tableau
6 4 (1.32%) Veracode
7 3 (0.99%) CA
7 3 (0.99%) F5
7 3 (0.99%) Splunk
7 3 (0.99%) Unisys
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco
8 2 (0.66%) Hortonworks
8 2 (0.66%) Temenos
8 2 (0.66%) webMethods