The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 40 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 7 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.87% 3.69% 9.60%
As % of the General category 6.09% 9.71% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 16
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£480 £396 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -6.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £317 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £400 £460
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 Cardiff region.

General Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
115 103 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.67% 38.01% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 83 62
Average daily rate £416 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £39.75
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 Cardiff

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Retail Banking
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 12 (100.00%) Banking
1 12 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (50.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) SAS
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Incident Management

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (25.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 12 (100.00%) Banking
1 12 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Lead Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
1 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL