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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 16 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 1.49% 2.52% 9.43%
As % of the General category 2.56% 3.41% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.74% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
39 88 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 58.21% 73.95% 81.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 39 34
Average daily rate £400 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £176 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £496 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.72 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.70% -15.00%

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 26 January 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) JNDI
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) JMS

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (25.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JDBC
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Process Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Teradata