The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 70 71 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 18 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.23% 0.95% 2.34%
As % of the General category 3.15% 2.69% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 11
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£450 £388 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.97% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £300 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £525 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £420 £390
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.69%
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 Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
571 446 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.16% 35.15% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 242 166
Average daily rate £390 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £168 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 21
Average hourly rate £15.98 £23.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.02% +64.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £11.69 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £80.00 £78.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 27 (100.00%) Banking
1 27 (100.00%) Retail
2 24 (88.89%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.41%) SQL
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) Matrix Management
7 2 (7.41%) Requirements Management
7 2 (7.41%) Online Banking
7 2 (7.41%) Degree
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.41%) Coaching
7 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (3.70%) Data Governance
8 1 (3.70%) Finacle
8 1 (3.70%) Analytics
8 1 (3.70%) FINREP
8 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (3.70%) Cash Management
8 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.70%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
8 1 (3.70%) Marketing
8 1 (3.70%) Temenos T24

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Finacle
1 1 (3.70%) Temenos T24
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.70%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 27 (100.00%) Banking
1 27 (100.00%) Retail
2 24 (88.89%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 11 (40.74%) Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Planning Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) VBA Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Excel VBA Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Online Banking
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Matrix Management
5 2 (7.41%) Requirements Management
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Coaching
6 1 (3.70%) Data Governance
6 1 (3.70%) Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Cash Management
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.70%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.70%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) FINREP
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Avaloq
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) SAP
1 1 (3.70%) Hyperion