The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 8 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 27 49 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 16.07% 29.70% 16.41%
As % of the General category 21.60% 37.12% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 47 20
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£375 £330 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £446 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Halifax region.

General Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
125 132 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 74.40% 80.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 105 75
Average daily rate £380 £360 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the Halifax region.

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 56 (100.00%) Banking
1 56 (100.00%) Retail
2 38 (67.86%) Finance
3 30 (53.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (30.36%) Project Management
5 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 9 (16.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 7 (12.50%) Migration
7 7 (12.50%) Resource Management
8 6 (10.71%) MS Project
8 6 (10.71%) Validation
9 5 (8.93%) SQL
9 5 (8.93%) Requirements Management
9 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
9 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (7.14%) ISEB
10 4 (7.14%) Legal
11 3 (5.36%) Change Management
11 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
11 3 (5.36%) SAS
11 3 (5.36%) MS Office
11 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
11 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
11 3 (5.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 3 (5.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (5.36%) Credit Risk
12 2 (3.57%) Use Case
12 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (5.36%) SAS
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Project
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Firewall
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) Extranet
2 1 (1.79%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) SSL
2 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 3 (5.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) ERwin
General
1 56 (100.00%) Banking
1 56 (100.00%) Retail
2 38 (67.86%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 29 (51.79%) Analyst
2 23 (41.07%) Business Analyst
3 18 (32.14%) Project Manager
4 8 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Banking Business Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Lead Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (3.57%) DBA
7 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (1.79%) Database Designer
8 1 (1.79%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Architect
8 1 (1.79%) Implementation Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) SAP Business Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Financial Business Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Server Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.36%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.79%) DataPower
3 1 (1.79%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) UNIX
1 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (30.36%) Project Management
3 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.50%) Migration
4 7 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 7 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 6 (10.71%) Validation
6 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
6 5 (8.93%) Requirements Management
6 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.36%) Change Management
8 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.57%) UML
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.57%) ETL
8 2 (3.57%) Change Control
8 2 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) Use Case
9 1 (1.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.79%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) VBA
2 1 (1.79%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (7.14%) ISEB
3 2 (3.57%) PMP
3 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (1.79%) Pega
2 1 (1.79%) Imperva
2 1 (1.79%) F5
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle
2 1 (1.79%) SAP
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