The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 24 3
Rank change year-on-year +10 -21  
Contract jobs citing Banking 31 19 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 9.01% 5.88% 21.56%
As % of the General category 19.38% 16.67% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 77
Median daily rate £428 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.50% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £573 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -0.58% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £10.44 £10.44
% change year-on-year +24.16% -  

Banking is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 160 114 226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 46.51% 35.29% 58.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 78 175
Median daily rate £434 £420 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.27% -10.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Swindon

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Banking in Swindon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Swindon

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Swindon over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Swindon

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking in Swindon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Banking.

1 54 (85.71%) Finance
2 25 (39.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (19.05%) Retail
5 11 (17.46%) PRINCE2
6 9 (14.29%) SQL
6 9 (14.29%) SAS
7 8 (12.70%) ISEB
7 8 (12.70%) Base SAS
7 8 (12.70%) Data Integration
7 8 (12.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (11.11%) PCI DSS
8 7 (11.11%) Robotic Process Automation
8 7 (11.11%) Robotics
8 7 (11.11%) ETL
8 7 (11.11%) .NET
9 6 (9.52%) C#
9 6 (9.52%) ITIL
9 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
9 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 6 (9.52%) Firewall
9 6 (9.52%) Network Security
9 6 (9.52%) ISTQB
9 6 (9.52%) Scrum
10 5 (7.94%) Selenium
10 5 (7.94%) WCF
10 5 (7.94%) Validation
10 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
10 5 (7.94%) SOA

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 9 (14.29%) SAS
2 3 (4.76%) CMS
2 3 (4.76%) IIS
2 3 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.59%) JBoss
4 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
1 3 (4.76%) MS Project
2 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Firewall
1 6 (9.52%) Network Security
2 4 (6.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.59%) ATM
4 1 (1.59%) DWDM
4 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.59%) Internet
4 1 (1.59%) LAN
4 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) Base SAS
1 8 (12.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.76%) SAS EBI
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Selenium
2 4 (6.35%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.76%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.17%) JIRA
4 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.17%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
General
1 54 (85.71%) Finance
2 12 (19.05%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Architect
2 9 (14.29%) Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (11.11%) Tester
4 6 (9.52%) Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) SAS Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Performance Test Leader
5 5 (7.94%) Test Leader
6 4 (6.35%) Applications Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Automation Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Process Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Test Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.17%) Digital Content Editor
8 2 (3.17%) Digital Editor
8 2 (3.17%) SAS Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Test Automation Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) .NET
2 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.94%) WCF
3 5 (7.94%) Web Services
4 4 (6.35%) Gherkin
4 4 (6.35%) SOAP
5 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.76%) AppFabric
5 3 (4.76%) Ext JS
5 3 (4.76%) HTML
6 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.17%) CSS
6 2 (3.17%) jQuery
6 2 (3.17%) Middleware
6 2 (3.17%) Node.js
6 2 (3.17%) React
6 2 (3.17%) REST
6 2 (3.17%) Spring
7 1 (1.59%) HTML5
7 1 (1.59%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Robotics
3 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) RIA
5 2 (3.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.46%) PRINCE2
4 8 (12.70%) Data Integration
5 7 (11.11%) ETL
5 7 (11.11%) Robotic Process Automation
6 6 (9.52%) ITIL
6 6 (9.52%) Scrum
7 5 (7.94%) Data Validation
7 5 (7.94%) SOA
7 5 (7.94%) Validation
8 4 (6.35%) DevOps
8 4 (6.35%) Garbage Collection
8 4 (6.35%) Information Security
8 4 (6.35%) Performance Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Process Improvement
8 4 (6.35%) Robotic Automation
8 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.35%) Software Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) C#
3 5 (7.94%) Java
4 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.59%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) ISEB
2 6 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.35%) CHECK Team Member
3 4 (6.35%) CISM
3 4 (6.35%) CREST Certified
4 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.94%) Data Quality
3 4 (6.35%) IFRS
3 4 (6.35%) IFRS 9
4 2 (3.17%) QA
5 1 (1.59%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.35%) Snort
3 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) Ansible
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Pega
2 4 (6.35%) Sourcefire
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco
3 3 (4.76%) IBM
3 3 (4.76%) Sencha
3 3 (4.76%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.17%) CA
5 1 (1.59%) Brocade
5 1 (1.59%) BT
5 1 (1.59%) Ciena
5 1 (1.59%) Juniper