The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 124 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.12% -
As % of the General category 0.26% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £583 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 - -
Retail Banking
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1171 1110 1276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.89% 42.79% 51.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 523 420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 43
Average hourly rate £20.13 £18.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +3.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £43.40 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail Banking across the Berkshire region.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +21 1 £350 -50.26%
Retail Banking
South East

Retail Banking
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail Banking.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL