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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 8 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 31 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 22.46% 20.61% 24.31%
As % of the General category 25.41% 23.29% 33.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 33
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£415 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.75% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 - -
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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
122 146 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 88.41% 88.48% 71.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 121 86
Average daily rate £415 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014, 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 49 (100.00%) Banking
1 49 (100.00%) Retail
2 33 (67.35%) Finance
3 23 (46.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (22.45%) Project Management
5 10 (20.41%) SAS
5 10 (20.41%) Credit Risk
6 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
6 9 (18.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 8 (16.33%) Validation
7 8 (16.33%) Business Analysis
8 6 (12.24%) Requirements Management
8 6 (12.24%) Migration
8 6 (12.24%) MS Project
9 5 (10.20%) SQL
9 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (10.20%) Mainframe
10 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
10 4 (8.16%) Resource Management
10 4 (8.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
11 3 (6.12%) OLAP
11 3 (6.12%) SAS Certification
11 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.12%) Change Management
11 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (6.12%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (4.08%) Business Transformation
12 2 (4.08%) APMP

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 10 (20.41%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Project
2 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.08%) MS Office
4 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (8.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (6.12%) OLAP
3 3 (6.12%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) ERwin
General
1 49 (100.00%) Banking
1 49 (100.00%) Retail
2 33 (67.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Analyst
2 16 (32.65%) Business Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Project Manager
4 7 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Developer
5 5 (10.20%) PMO Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) SAS Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) DBA
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Database Developer
9 1 (2.04%) SQL DBA
9 1 (2.04%) Implementation Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Implementation Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) SAS Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Risk Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Programme Director
9 1 (2.04%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Credit Risk
2 5 (10.20%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (22.45%) Project Management
3 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
4 8 (16.33%) Validation
4 8 (16.33%) Business Analysis
5 6 (12.24%) Requirements Management
5 6 (12.24%) Migration
6 4 (8.16%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.12%) Change Management
8 2 (4.08%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.08%) Change Control
8 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.08%) ETL
8 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.04%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.04%) Logistics
9 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.12%) SAS Certification
3 2 (4.08%) APMP
3 2 (4.08%) ISEB
3 2 (4.08%) PMP
3 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.08%) HP
2 1 (2.04%) Business Objects