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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 88 77 62
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 10 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% 0.45% 1.25%
As % of the General category 2.09% 1.75% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 10
Average daily rate £410 £423 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £329 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £520 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Retail Banking
West Yorkshire

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
479 286 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.45% 25.60% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 205 180
Average daily rate £389 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £45.50 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.50% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 5 February 2016.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Banking
1 19 (100.00%) Retail
2 14 (73.68%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) MS Office
5 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) Network Security
5 3 (15.79%) Dependency Management
5 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
6 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.53%) FATCA
6 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (10.53%) SAS
6 2 (10.53%) SAP
6 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
7 1 (5.26%) Cognos
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.26%) C#

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) SMS
2 1 (5.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) OLAP
1 1 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 19 (100.00%) Banking
1 19 (100.00%) Retail
2 14 (73.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Banking Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SAS Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Actuarial Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Actuarial Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Banking Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SAS Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior PMO
6 1 (5.26%) Senior PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.79%) Dependency Management
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.26%) System Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle