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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 12 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 20 23 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 14.08% 14.02% 28.95%
As % of the General category 19.05% 21.10% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 59
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£450 £368 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.19% -3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £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
105 109 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 73.94% 66.46% 88.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 90 168
Average daily rate £413 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 40 (100.00%) Banking
1 40 (100.00%) Retail
2 21 (52.50%) Finance
3 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.50%) Credit Risk
4 7 (17.50%) SAS
5 6 (15.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (12.50%) Mainframe
6 5 (12.50%) Validation
6 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.50%) Migration
8 3 (7.50%) Change Management
8 3 (7.50%) SQL
8 3 (7.50%) OLAP
8 3 (7.50%) ISEB
8 3 (7.50%) SAS Certification
8 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.50%) Data Extraction
8 3 (7.50%) Business Transformation
9 2 (5.00%) Pega
9 2 (5.00%) HP
9 2 (5.00%) Project Management
9 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (5.00%) SEO
9 2 (5.00%) Content Management
9 2 (5.00%) Copywriting

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 7 (17.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (7.50%) OLAP
3 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Rational Rose
1 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 40 (100.00%) Banking
1 40 (100.00%) Retail
2 21 (52.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Developer
5 4 (10.00%) SAS Developer
5 4 (10.00%) PMO Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Payments Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Programme Director
7 1 (2.50%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Database Developer
7 1 (2.50%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Risk Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Junior
7 1 (2.50%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Credit Risk
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 3 (7.50%) Data Extraction
5 2 (5.00%) Copywriting
6 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (12.50%) Validation
2 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (7.50%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Change Management
4 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.50%) Business Transformation
5 2 (5.00%) Project Management
5 2 (5.00%) SEO
5 2 (5.00%) Content Management
5 2 (5.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (5.00%) Data Validation
6 1 (2.50%) Stress Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ISEB
1 3 (7.50%) SAS Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.50%) APMP
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Pega
1 2 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) BMC
2 1 (2.50%) Remedy
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