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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 51 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 1.23% 1.69%
As % of the General category 0.84% 3.29% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
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£443 £505 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.37% +38.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £413 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £582 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +6.95%
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 Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
239 213 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.03% 37.37% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 135 70
Average daily rate £370 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £179 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £510 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.84 £9.12 £6.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £16.50 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 10 (100.00%) Banking
1 10 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) ATM
6 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) SAS
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Base SAS
6 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 10 (100.00%) Banking
1 10 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Writer
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement