The 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 57 85 71
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 18 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.85% 0.34% 0.69%
As % of the General category 3.74% 0.76% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £337 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.11% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £362 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £445 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Retail Banking
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
481 526 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 49.38% 44.54% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 249 195
Average daily rate £385 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -50.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £10.97 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 11 £344 -23.55%
Retail Banking
South East

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) Banking
1 26 (100.00%) Retail
2 20 (76.92%) Finance
3 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 8 (30.77%) SAS
4 8 (30.77%) Project Management
4 8 (30.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 8 (30.77%) Data Quality
5 6 (23.08%) DB2
5 6 (23.08%) Java
5 6 (23.08%) Unix
5 6 (23.08%) Linux
5 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
5 6 (23.08%) Spanish Language
6 5 (19.23%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 3 (11.54%) Selenium
8 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) HP UFT
9 2 (7.69%) Change Management
9 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
9 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.69%) User Stories
9 2 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
10 1 (3.85%) jQuery

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (30.77%) SAS
2 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 6 (23.08%) DB2
3 5 (19.23%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) HP UFT
1 3 (11.54%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) eggPlant
General
1 26 (100.00%) Banking
1 26 (100.00%) Retail
2 20 (76.92%) Finance
3 6 (23.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Data Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Banking Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Data Quality Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) SAS Data Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Fraud Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Programmer
8 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
1 6 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
3 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) KYC
5 1 (3.85%) MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) Data Quality