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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 16 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 6 18 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 6.12% 10.59% 26.70%
As % of the General category 7.32% 16.82% 33.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 43
Median daily rate £381 £354 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +7.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £308 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Retail Banking
West Yorkshire

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
82 107 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 83.67% 62.94% 78.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 84 116
Median daily rate £400 £360 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £263 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £475 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £26.74
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.48%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Retail Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 15 (100.00%) Banking
1 15 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (73.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
6 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
6 2 (13.33%) QA
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) ISEB
6 2 (13.33%) VBA
6 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
7 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 1 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) VB
7 1 (6.67%) MS Project
7 1 (6.67%) MS Office
7 1 (6.67%) SAP
7 1 (6.67%) UML
7 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.67%) MS Access
7 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
7 1 (6.67%) PL/1
7 1 (6.67%) Legal

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) IDMS
1 1 (6.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
General
1 15 (100.00%) Banking
1 15 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Implementation Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
6 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) UML
6 1 (6.67%) Use Case
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) VBA
2 1 (6.67%) PL/1
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Pega
2 1 (6.67%) SAP