The first 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 11 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 Cardiff 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 41 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 7 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.69% 3.98% 6.25%
As % of the General category 4.07% 9.18% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 12
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £327 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £450
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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
172 98 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.65% 43.36% 52.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 67 85
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £243 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Retail Banking
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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 11 July 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Retail Banking
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 15 (100.00%) Banking
1 15 (100.00%) Retail
2 13 (86.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Change Management
6 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (13.33%) QA
7 2 (13.33%) APMP
8 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
8 1 (6.67%) MS Office
8 1 (6.67%) UML
8 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
8 1 (6.67%) ISEB
8 1 (6.67%) Internet
8 1 (6.67%) Use Case
8 1 (6.67%) Test Management
8 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
General
1 15 (100.00%) Banking
1 15 (100.00%) Retail
2 13 (86.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Assistant
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) UML
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) APMP
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA