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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 73 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 9 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.77% 0.76% 1.62%
As % of the General category 1.67% 2.09% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 9
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£388 £396 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +76.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £229 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £409 £431
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 -
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
539 382 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.91% 36.38% 40.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 180 175
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £41.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.90% +230.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £12.98 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £59.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -1 9 £388 -6.06%
Retail Banking
South East

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (100.00%) Banking
1 20 (100.00%) Retail
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Spanish Language
5 3 (15.00%) Credit Risk
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Intranet
6 2 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (5.00%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (5.00%) Control-M
7 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (5.00%) Middleware
7 1 (5.00%) Remedy
7 1 (5.00%) C
7 1 (5.00%) HTML
7 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.00%) VB.NET

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.00%) SAS
1 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Intranet
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (100.00%) Banking
1 20 (100.00%) Retail
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) WinForms
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
1 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.00%) VSAM
3 1 (5.00%) IVR
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (5.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (20.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) People Management
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) SAS Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) MAINVIEW
1 1 (5.00%) Control-M
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy
1 1 (5.00%) Sybase
1 1 (5.00%) IBM