The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Glasgow 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 60 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 8 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.16% 1.10% 0.65%
As % of the General category 3.08% 2.46% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Average daily rate £425 £420 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +28.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
260 406 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.85% 44.86% 54.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 239 208
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £9.50 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.85 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £45.00 £61.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail Banking
Scotland

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Retail Banking
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 14 (100.00%) Banking
1 14 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Project Planning
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) SWIFT
5 3 (21.43%) Test Management
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 2 (14.29%) ISEB
7 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (7.14%) Change Control
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) IVR
7 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.14%) PMP
7 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
7 1 (7.14%) EPoS
7 1 (7.14%) EMV
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
7 1 (7.14%) Smartcard
7 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.14%) RDF
7 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Back Office

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

General
1 14 (100.00%) Banking
1 14 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Test Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Manager
4 2 (14.29%) PMO Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) SWIFT
2 1 (7.14%) IVR
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
2 1 (7.14%) EMV
2 1 (7.14%) Smartcard
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Project Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Test Management
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) RDF
4 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS