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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 54 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 10 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.37% 0.81% 1.98%
As % of the General category 3.25% 1.89% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 9
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£340 £440 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.68% +25.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £304 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £456 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +4.00%
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
308 264 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.25% 42.79% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 120 141
Average daily rate £400 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £6.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (100.00%) Banking
1 11 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) ISEB
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Android Development
6 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Demand Management
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
6 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) BODI
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
1 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (100.00%) Banking
1 11 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) PMO Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Android Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Demand Management
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy