The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retail Banking
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 55 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.67% 0.32% 0.69%
As % of the General category 2.35% 1.04% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £450 £353 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £351 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £355 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
170 192 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.33% 30.48% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 118 126
Median daily rate £388 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +207.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £14.70 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.08 £42.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Retail Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 16 (100.00%) Banking
1 16 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) SOA
6 3 (18.75%) C
6 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
6 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
6 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (12.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 2 (12.50%) Blue Prism
7 2 (12.50%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (12.50%) Document Management
7 2 (12.50%) Private Banking
7 2 (12.50%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
General
1 16 (100.00%) Banking
1 16 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Automation Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Change Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) QA Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) UAT Lead
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Document Management
5 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 2 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (12.50%) Process Management
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 2 (12.50%) TQM
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Blue Prism
1 2 (12.50%) HP
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
1 2 (12.50%) Pega