The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% - -
As % of the General category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Retail Banking
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
297 221 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.60% 31.26% 43.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 101 161
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +59.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail Banking across the Hertfordshire region.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Retail Banking
East of England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft