The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 63 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 9 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.09% 0.54% 1.97%
As % of the General category 2.46% 1.48% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
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£388 £413 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +83.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £413 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £413 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
366 271 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 44.53% 36.77% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 122 131
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £42.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.76% +240.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Credit Risk
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Spanish Language
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Intranet
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (5.56%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (5.56%) Control-M
6 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
6 1 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (5.56%) Middleware
6 1 (5.56%) Remedy
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) HTML
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.56%) .NET
6 1 (5.56%) Sybase

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (5.56%) SAS
1 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Intranet
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (100.00%) Banking
1 18 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) WinForms
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.56%) IVR
3 1 (5.56%) VSAM
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows NT
1 1 (5.56%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) People Management
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
1 1 (5.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) SAS Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) MAINVIEW
1 1 (5.56%) Control-M
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy
1 1 (5.56%) Sybase
1 1 (5.56%) IBM