The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 7 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 3.70% 2.63% 2.63%
As % of the General category 20.00% 33.33% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£410 £430 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +38.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 -
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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 Fife region.

General Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
5 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 18.52% 7.89% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Average daily rate £410 £430 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +38.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £430 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Retail Banking
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 (50.00%) SAS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) UAT Tester
2 1 (50.00%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP