The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 70 48 77
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +29
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 16 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.13% 2.59% 1.01%
As % of the General category 3.49% 7.53% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 12
Average daily rate £450 £363 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.97% -8.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £417 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
458 332 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.37% 34.40% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 145 232
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £263 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 16
Average hourly rate £16.20 £12.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.05% -27.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £6.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £61.00 £40.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail Banking
North West

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 18 April 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Banking
1 23 (100.00%) Retail
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) User Stories
6 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) IVR
7 1 (4.35%) Teradata
7 1 (4.35%) Legal
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Firewall
7 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
7 1 (4.35%) Web Services
7 1 (4.35%) UML
7 1 (4.35%) DSDM
7 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
7 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
7 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
7 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) ISEB
7 1 (4.35%) DMZ
7 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) DMZ
1 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 23 (100.00%) Banking
1 23 (100.00%) Retail
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Project Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Business Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Programme Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Programme Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Release Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Messaging Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) IVR
1 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (4.35%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) User Stories
4 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) UML
5 1 (4.35%) DSDM
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (4.35%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Teradata
1 1 (4.35%) IBM
1 1 (4.35%) HP
1 1 (4.35%) Symantec
1 1 (4.35%) F5
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