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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 62 50 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 9 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.16% 1.09% 0.67%
As % of the General category 3.44% 3.04% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Median daily rate £450 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £332 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £508 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Retail Banking
West Midlands

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
262 263 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.81% 35.83% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 176 144
Median daily rate £388 £390 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 3
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.95% -15.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £8.75 £21.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%

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 26 August 2016.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Banking
1 11 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Information Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (9.09%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (9.09%) Blue Prism
7 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (9.09%) Pega
7 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management

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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SMS
General
1 11 (100.00%) Banking
1 11 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Business Change Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (18.18%) QA Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) UAT Lead
4 1 (9.09%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (18.18%) Information Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Document Management
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
5 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (9.09%) TQM
5 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Blue Prism
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Pega