The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 12 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 1 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 1.92% 4.94% 6.67%
As % of the General category 2.78% 8.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 4
Average daily rate
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- £488 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.21%
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 Knutsford region.

General Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
36 100 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 69.23% 61.73% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 49 43
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £235 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CICS
3 1 (33.33%) JNDI
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 (33.33%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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