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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 19 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.22% - 0.76%
As % of the General category 6.25% - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£218 - £320
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
48 61 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.56% 39.35% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 26
Average daily rate £260 £325 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -20.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £175 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 3
Average hourly rate £31.53 £31.56 £37.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.08% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £16.84 £29.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.96 £41.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -16.66%
Retail Banking
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Retail Banking
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 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 7 (100.00%) Banking
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) SAS
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SAS Macro
4 2 (28.57%) Base SAS
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) IVR
5 1 (14.29%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (42.86%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Base SAS
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (100.00%) Banking
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
4 1 (14.29%) MI Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Workstream Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SAS Macro
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center