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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 60 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 10 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.15% 0.91% 2.13%
As % of the General category 2.29% 2.10% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 15
Average daily rate
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£353 £413 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £403 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £423 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £396
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Retail Banking
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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 Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
436 333 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.11% 43.08% 41.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 158 195
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Average hourly rate £39.00 £9.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+310.52% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £9.90 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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 30 June 2015.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Banking
1 19 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
6 1 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.26%) SAS
6 1 (5.26%) ISEB
6 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware
6 1 (5.26%) BPR
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) SQL

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
General
1 19 (100.00%) Banking
1 19 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Test Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Change Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
1 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
2 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) BPR
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) TIBCO