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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 42 32 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 3 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.90% 1.59% 8.98%
As % of the General category 3.00% 3.57% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 19
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£425 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +21.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Retail Banking
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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
100 112 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.12% 44.44% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 74 67
Average daily rate £315 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £15.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.87 £14.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.87 £15.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SAS
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (50.00%) SAS
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Business Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB