The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 57 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.59% - 0.83%
As % of the General category 1.76% - 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 - -
Retail Banking
East of England

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

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
170 173 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.27% 30.09% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 94 81
Average daily rate £413 £400 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 21
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £43.90 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) BPMN
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) BPMN
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft