The 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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 62 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -10
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 9 13 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.98% 2.10% 4.82%
As % of the General category 2.33% 6.19% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 41
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£310 £396 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.71% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £420 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 -
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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 Bristol region.

General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
387 210 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.97% 33.93% 48.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 153 295
Average daily rate £360 £390 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.60 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

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 22 September 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 27 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (100.00%) Banking
1 10 (100.00%) Retail
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) VBA
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) MS Project
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (10.00%) Murex
6 1 (10.00%) ISEB
6 1 (10.00%) DataStage
6 1 (10.00%) Teradata
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
6 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) SQL

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (10.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) DataStage
General
1 10 (100.00%) Banking
1 10 (100.00%) Retail
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Excel Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (10.00%) MI Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Assistant
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Murex
1 1 (10.00%) Teradata