The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Halifax region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 11 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 18 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 10.84% 16.39% 18.96%
As % of the General category 13.74% 23.26% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 32
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£390 £390 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £505 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
General Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
131 129 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 78.92% 70.49% 83.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 96 153
Average daily rate £396 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -16.66%
Retail Banking
West Yorkshire

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 65 (100.00%) Banking
1 65 (100.00%) Retail
2 35 (53.85%) Finance
3 26 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (13.85%) Change Management
4 9 (13.85%) Test Scripting
5 8 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (12.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (10.77%) Business Transformation
7 6 (9.23%) Validation
8 5 (7.69%) Project Management
8 5 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
9 4 (6.15%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.15%) Resource Management
10 3 (4.62%) Migration
10 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.62%) ISEB
10 3 (4.62%) Data Validation
10 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
11 2 (3.08%) Analytics
11 2 (3.08%) Data Extraction
11 2 (3.08%) Pega
11 2 (3.08%) Copywriting
11 2 (3.08%) Logistics
11 2 (3.08%) QA
11 2 (3.08%) Data Security
11 2 (3.08%) Back Office
11 2 (3.08%) ATM
11 2 (3.08%) Microsoft

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project
3 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 65 (100.00%) Banking
1 65 (100.00%) Retail
2 35 (53.85%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) German Language
4 1 (1.54%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Analyst
2 19 (29.23%) Project Manager
3 10 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Test Leader
5 4 (6.15%) PMO Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.62%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Defect Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Payments Business Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Assistant Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Programme Director
8 1 (1.54%) Business Manager
8 1 (1.54%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (1.54%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (1.54%) Business Test Analyst
8 1 (1.54%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (1.54%) Lead Business Analyst
8 1 (1.54%) Junior
8 1 (1.54%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.08%) Copywriting
2 2 (3.08%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (13.85%) Change Management
2 9 (13.85%) Test Scripting
3 8 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (10.77%) Business Transformation
5 6 (9.23%) Validation
6 5 (7.69%) Project Management
7 4 (6.15%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Resource Management
8 3 (4.62%) Data Validation
8 3 (4.62%) Migration
8 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.08%) SEO
9 2 (3.08%) Data Security
9 2 (3.08%) Content Management
9 2 (3.08%) Analytics
9 2 (3.08%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.08%) Logistics
10 1 (1.54%) Performance Management
10 1 (1.54%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) ISEB
2 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) APMP
2 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.08%) Pega
2 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
2 1 (1.54%) BMC
2 1 (1.54%) Remedy
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