The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 Chester 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 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.43% - -
As % of the General category 4.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£216 - -
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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
44 54 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.43% 34.39% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 15
Average daily rate £243 £366 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.78% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £406 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.34 £16.85 £28.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Retail Banking
Cheshire

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Retail Banking
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) SAS
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SAS Macro
4 2 (33.33%) Base SAS
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (16.67%) IVR
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) ETL

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Base SAS
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) MI Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Workstream Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SAS Macro
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center