The 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 51 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.13% 0.65% 0.99%
As % of the General category 2.83% 1.63% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate £375 £288 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -36.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £278 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £298 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Retail Banking
Scotland

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

General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
247 306 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.03% 39.59% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 173 117
Average daily rate £350 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.71 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Banking
1 20 (100.00%) Retail
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Test Management
4 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Release Management
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (10.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.00%) FATCA
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Gradle
7 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.00%) Security Testing

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Gradle
1 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 20 (100.00%) Banking
1 20 (100.00%) Retail
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) HR Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Planner
5 1 (5.00%) Strategy Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Lead
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) Spring
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (20.00%) Test Management
2 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) FATCA
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle