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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 14 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 20 24 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 11.49% 12.97% 22.97%
As % of the General category 15.04% 19.83% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 43
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£450 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £499 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+9.93% +5.26%
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
133 121 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 76.44% 65.41% 88.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 87 164
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 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £505 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 August 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 27 August 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 53 (100.00%) Banking
1 53 (100.00%) Retail
2 28 (52.83%) Finance
3 16 (30.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
5 6 (11.32%) Credit Risk
5 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (11.32%) SAS
6 5 (9.43%) Change Management
6 5 (9.43%) Mainframe
6 5 (9.43%) Validation
6 5 (9.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Data Extraction
7 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
8 3 (5.66%) SQL
8 3 (5.66%) OLAP
8 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.66%) SAS Certification
8 3 (5.66%) Project Management
8 3 (5.66%) ISEB
8 3 (5.66%) Migration
8 3 (5.66%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.66%) Data Validation
8 3 (5.66%) Business Transformation
9 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
9 2 (3.77%) Analytics

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (11.32%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (5.66%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 53 (100.00%) Banking
1 53 (100.00%) Retail
2 28 (52.83%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Project Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Test Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Test Leader
4 5 (9.43%) Developer
5 4 (7.55%) SAS Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Defect Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Payments Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) PMO Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Programme Director
7 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Junior
8 1 (1.89%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Configuration Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Database Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Project Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Project Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Credit Risk
2 5 (9.43%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.55%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
3 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (9.43%) Validation
4 5 (9.43%) Change Management
5 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Migration
6 3 (5.66%) Data Validation
6 3 (5.66%) Business Transformation
6 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.66%) Project Management
6 3 (5.66%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.77%) SEO
7 2 (3.77%) Data Security
7 2 (3.77%) Content Management
7 2 (3.77%) Analytics
7 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.89%) Requirements Management
8 1 (1.89%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) SAS Certification
1 3 (5.66%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) APMP
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.77%) Pega
2 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
2 1 (1.89%) BMC
2 1 (1.89%) Remedy
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