The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 July 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 Buckinghamshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 72 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 11 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.84% 1.54% 1.14%
As % of the General category 1.74% 4.34% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £298 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% +32.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £191 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £399 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
631 369 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 48.02% 35.62% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 168 174
Average daily rate £368 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Retail Banking
South East

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes 0 9 £375 +25.00% 2
Retail Banking
South East

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 22 (100.00%) Banking
1 22 (100.00%) Retail
2 16 (72.73%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 5 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) Spanish Language
7 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk
7 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.09%) Degree
7 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Actimize
7 2 (9.09%) Norkom
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
7 2 (9.09%) Internet
7 2 (9.09%) ETL
8 1 (4.55%) ATM
8 1 (4.55%) SLA
8 1 (4.55%) IBM
8 1 (4.55%) ISEB
8 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (4.55%) MVS
8 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) ATM
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 22 (100.00%) Banking
1 22 (100.00%) Retail
2 16 (72.73%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.55%) Automotive
4 1 (4.55%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Lead
5 1 (4.55%) DB2 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) J2EE
1 1 (4.55%) JSP
1 1 (4.55%) Struts
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk
1 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.55%) VSAM
2 1 (4.55%) IVR
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) MVS
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) MAINVIEW
1 1 (4.55%) Control-M
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Actimize
1 2 (9.09%) Norkom
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.55%) Remedy
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle