The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Leeds region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 79 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 3 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.92% 2.08%
As % of the General category 0.92% 3.02% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 16
Average daily rate £486 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.56% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £323 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £410 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
327 232 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.88% 30.33% 33.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 127 184
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £234 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail Banking
West Yorkshire

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (100.00%) Banking
1 16 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
7 2 (12.50%) IVR
7 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (12.50%) Temenos T24
8 1 (6.25%) FATCA
8 1 (6.25%) Italian Language
8 1 (6.25%) Test Management
8 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.25%) Time Management
8 1 (6.25%) BT
8 1 (6.25%) SQL
8 1 (6.25%) SAS
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco
8 1 (6.25%) CCNA
8 1 (6.25%) CCDA
8 1 (6.25%) Temenos
8 1 (6.25%) ISEB
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (6.25%) Internet
8 1 (6.25%) Legal
8 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
8 1 (6.25%) Corporate Banking

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
General
1 16 (100.00%) Banking
1 16 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Italian Language
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior PMO Manager
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.25%) MI Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) IVR
2 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) CCDA
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) BT
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) Temenos