The 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 86 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -12
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 5 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.43% 1.33% 1.57%
As % of the General category 1.64% 4.51% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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 Leeds region.

General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
305 288 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.20% 29.48% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 175 119
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +37.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.37 £15.60 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Banking
1 14 (100.00%) Retail
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) SAS
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
5 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) Metadata Management
6 1 (7.14%) Customer Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
6 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Time Management
6 1 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (7.14%) APMP
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (7.14%) Data Quality

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (21.43%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (100.00%) Banking
1 14 (100.00%) Retail
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior PMO Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Telephony Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Governance Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Governance Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
1 1 (7.14%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
3 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) Metadata Management
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) APMP
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) Basel II
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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