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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 126 125 112
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.038% 0.12% 0.047%
As % of the General category 0.087% 0.27% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £583 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1145 1116 1015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.90% 43.11% 47.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 520 369
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 35
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £38.05 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL