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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 46 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 10 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.25% 1.32% 4.51%
As % of the General category 9.17% 4.20% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 12
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£185 £480 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.45% +20.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £446 £396
% change year-on-year
-9.75% +12.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
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
109 119 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.49% 31.40% 43.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 97 93
Average daily rate £325 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.39 £145.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 15 (100.00%) Banking
1 15 (100.00%) Retail
2 13 (86.67%) Finance
3 12 (80.00%) ISEB
4 10 (66.67%) AS400
4 10 (66.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Legal
6 1 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

General
1 15 (100.00%) Banking
1 15 (100.00%) Retail
2 13 (86.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Process Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) AS400
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Migration
1 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) ISEB
2 10 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt