The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 53 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 10 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.25% 2.22% 2.11%
As % of the General category 3.40% 4.87% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 17
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£375 £500 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £388 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £680 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £446 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+11.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
Retail Banking
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
294 390 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.70% 45.61% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 204 247
Average daily rate £400 £395 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 15
Average hourly rate £18.75 £31.56 £37.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.57% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £15.44 £19.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £48.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -25.00%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 5 £300 - 3
Knutsford +2 1 - -
Retail Banking
North West

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 20 (100.00%) Banking
1 20 (100.00%) Retail
2 17 (85.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) CICS
6 3 (15.00%) JNDI
6 3 (15.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) J2EE
6 3 (15.00%) DB2
6 3 (15.00%) JDBC
6 3 (15.00%) JSP
6 3 (15.00%) JMS
6 3 (15.00%) IBM
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) ISEB
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (10.00%) SAS
7 2 (10.00%) ATM
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) Degree
7 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (15.00%) CICS
2 2 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) Base SAS
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 20 (100.00%) Banking
1 20 (100.00%) Retail
2 17 (85.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) UAT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) UAT Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) J2EE
1 3 (15.00%) JDBC
1 3 (15.00%) JSP
1 3 (15.00%) JMS
1 3 (15.00%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (15.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Information Management
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) IBM
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
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