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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 62 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.61% 0.16% 0.58%
As % of the General category 1.98% 0.47% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£355 £500 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.00% +44.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £500 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £500 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
252 213 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.62% 35.09% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 111 88
Average daily rate £380 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £168 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Average hourly rate £6.84 £13.25 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.37% -61.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (100.00%) Banking
1 9 (100.00%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
5 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) SAS
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (11.11%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
1 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 9 (100.00%) Banking
1 9 (100.00%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
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