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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 87 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 17 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.95% 0.71% 0.50%
As % of the General category 3.00% 1.79% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 2
Average daily rate £438 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £283 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £595 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
567 558 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.71% 39.38% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 324 209
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £566 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £11.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +69.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £23.75 £22.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

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 13 February 2016.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 57 (100.00%) Banking
1 57 (100.00%) Retail
2 41 (71.93%) Finance
3 15 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
5 9 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 9 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
6 8 (14.04%) Credit Risk
6 8 (14.04%) MS Office
6 8 (14.04%) SAS
6 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
7 7 (12.28%) Project Management
7 7 (12.28%) Migration
7 7 (12.28%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
10 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
10 4 (7.02%) Teradata
11 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (5.26%) Validation
11 3 (5.26%) ISEB
11 3 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (5.26%) Apple
11 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
12 2 (3.51%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 2 (3.51%) Performance Optimisation
12 2 (3.51%) Data Analytics

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (14.04%) SAS
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.51%) DataStage
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) TestDirector
General
1 57 (100.00%) Banking
1 57 (100.00%) Retail
2 41 (71.93%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) Project Manager
3 8 (14.04%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Banking Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) SAS Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Business Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Credit Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Portfolio Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) SAS Risk Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) PMO Officer
8 2 (3.51%) Qualitative Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Validation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.51%) CSS
1 2 (3.51%) J2EE
1 2 (3.51%) JDBC
1 2 (3.51%) jQuery
1 2 (3.51%) Spring
1 2 (3.51%) XML
1 2 (3.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.04%) Credit Risk
3 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (3.51%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.51%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Unix
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
2 9 (15.79%) Risk Management
3 7 (12.28%) Migration
3 7 (12.28%) Project Management
3 7 (12.28%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.26%) Validation
7 2 (3.51%) Analytics
7 2 (3.51%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 2 (3.51%) Data Analytics
7 2 (3.51%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.51%) Information Assurance
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (3.51%) Security Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Stress Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) Java
1 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) ISEB
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Teradata
3 3 (5.26%) Apple
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) CA
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) IronPort