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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 36 35 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 2 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.80% 2.74% 7.41%
As % of the General category 2.94% 6.87% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 11
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£180 £396 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% -8.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
68 131 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.20% 39.94% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 90 63
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £27.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £27.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) SAS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) AS400
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft