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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 1 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 87 72 70
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 14 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.76% 1.23% 0.94%
As % of the General category 2.27% 3.15% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 7
Median daily rate £400 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £413 £420
% change year-on-year
-1.93% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Retail Banking
North West

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
617 571 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.55% 39.11% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 310 242
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 12
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.98 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -32.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.53 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £24.90 £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Retail Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 June 2016.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 31 (100.00%) Banking
1 31 (100.00%) Retail
2 24 (77.42%) Finance
3 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) Java
5 11 (35.48%) Online Banking
6 10 (32.26%) XML
6 10 (32.26%) XSLT
6 10 (32.26%) Spring
7 9 (29.03%) J2EE
7 9 (29.03%) JDBC
8 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
8 8 (25.81%) CSS
8 8 (25.81%) jQuery
9 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (22.58%) Web Application Development
9 7 (22.58%) TDD
9 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
10 5 (16.13%) JAXB
10 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
10 5 (16.13%) Web Development
11 4 (12.90%) JAX-WS
11 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.90%) WSDL
11 4 (12.90%) SOAP
11 4 (12.90%) Web Services
11 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
11 4 (12.90%) AOP
12 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
12 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) JUnit
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
1 1 (3.23%) Mockito
1 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (100.00%) Banking
1 31 (100.00%) Retail
2 24 (77.42%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Web Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Financial Services Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.45%) Mortgage Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Qualitative Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Quantitative Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Transformation Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Transformation Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Validation Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Spring
1 10 (32.26%) XML
1 10 (32.26%) XSLT
2 9 (29.03%) J2EE
2 9 (29.03%) JDBC
3 8 (25.81%) CSS
3 8 (25.81%) jQuery
4 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
4 5 (16.13%) JAXB
5 4 (12.90%) JAX-WS
5 4 (12.90%) SOAP
5 4 (12.90%) Web Services
5 4 (12.90%) WSDL
6 3 (9.68%) HTML
7 1 (3.23%) Ajax
7 1 (3.23%) Apache Camel
7 1 (3.23%) JSON
7 1 (3.23%) MyBatis
7 1 (3.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Online Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.45%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.23%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
2 7 (22.58%) TDD
2 7 (22.58%) Web Application Development
3 5 (16.13%) Web Development
4 4 (12.90%) AOP
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.45%) Information Assurance
6 2 (6.45%) Release Management
6 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Stress Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco
2 1 (3.23%) IronPort
2 1 (3.23%) Teradata