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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 10 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.89% 2.94% 3.33%
As % of the General category 13.41% 5.26% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate £475 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Retail Banking
Cheshire

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
82 38 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 81.19% 55.88% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 19 29
Average daily rate £425 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £373 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.72 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Banking
1 13 (100.00%) Retail
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) MBA
5 3 (23.08%) CIPD
5 3 (23.08%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
5 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) User Experience
6 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
6 2 (15.38%) ITSM
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) OOP
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (7.69%) Adobe
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (7.69%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) SLA
7 1 (7.69%) IBM
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (100.00%) Banking
1 13 (100.00%) Retail
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Designer
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Copywriting
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Coaching
3 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) BPMN
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Process Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CIPD
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) MBA
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) IBM