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 26 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 77 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 10 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.87% 0.74% 1.65%
As % of the General category 3.83% 2.53% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 17
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£396 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £359 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £482 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £395 £380
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 -
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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
261 277 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.66% 29.13% 37.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 169 203
Average daily rate £375 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.74% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £10.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.75 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%

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 26 November 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 18 (100.00%) Banking
1 18 (100.00%) Retail
2 16 (88.89%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) MS Office
6 4 (22.22%) QA
7 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.56%) Change Management
9 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
9 1 (5.56%) MS Project
9 1 (5.56%) ISEB
9 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
9 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.56%) IBM
9 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Test Management
9 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
9 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (5.56%) APMP
9 1 (5.56%) Data Governance
9 1 (5.56%) Change Control
9 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
9 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
3 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
General
1 18 (100.00%) Banking
1 18 (100.00%) Retail
2 16 (88.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) PMO Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Head of Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Telephony Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Management
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.56%) Metadata Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) IBM