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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 63 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 7 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.79% 1.16% 1.42%
As % of the General category 1.62% 3.03% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £425 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.87% +6.66%
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
431 264 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.76% 38.21% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 128 243
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 6
Average hourly rate £32.25 £9.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+239.47% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.10 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £9.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

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 27 April 2015.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 13 (100.00%) Banking
1 13 (100.00%) Retail
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Android Development
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB
4 2 (15.38%) Android
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware
5 1 (7.69%) BPR
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) JBoss

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (100.00%) Banking
1 13 (100.00%) Retail
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Android Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Change Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Android Development
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) BPR
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Management
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) TIBCO