The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 63 38 18
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -20
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 7 20 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.75% 3.13% 7.08%
As % of the General category 2.27% 7.94% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 66
Average daily rate £396 £373 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.30% -4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £321 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £439 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
309 252 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.98% 39.44% 50.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 173 364
Average daily rate £385 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 25
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail Banking
South West

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the Bristol region.

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 29 (100.00%) Banking
1 29 (100.00%) Retail
2 13 (44.83%) Finance
3 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (27.59%) Change Management
4 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
4 6 (20.69%) Performance Management
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) ISEB
6 3 (10.34%) Change Control
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.90%) Use Case
7 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) UML
7 2 (6.90%) ATM
7 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
7 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Legal
7 2 (6.90%) Validation
8 1 (3.45%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Data Management
8 1 (3.45%) MS Project
8 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.45%) Time Management
8 1 (3.45%) Release Management

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) ATM
General
1 29 (100.00%) Banking
1 29 (100.00%) Retail
2 13 (44.83%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Project Manager
2 10 (34.48%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) PMO Manager
5 2 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (27.59%) Change Management
2 6 (20.69%) Performance Management
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Change Control
5 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.90%) Use Case
5 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) UML
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Data Management
6 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Release Management
6 1 (3.45%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft