The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 140 104 122
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +18
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 11 56 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 1.31% 0.63%
As % of the General category 1.02% 3.63% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 47 18
Median daily rate £465 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £351 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £865
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £442
% change year-on-year
- -9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Retail Banking
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1078 1544 984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.33% 36.25% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 862 545
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £287 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 56 42
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.32 £56.97 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Retail Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -18 7 £450 - 1
Cheshire -18 1 £355 -21.11%
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 32 (100.00%) Banking
1 32 (100.00%) Retail
2 22 (68.75%) Finance
3 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (28.13%) Java
5 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (25.00%) Online Banking
6 7 (21.88%) Spring
6 7 (21.88%) XSLT
6 7 (21.88%) XML
7 6 (18.75%) J2EE
7 6 (18.75%) JDBC
8 5 (15.63%) CSS
8 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
8 5 (15.63%) Project Management
8 5 (15.63%) JAXB
8 5 (15.63%) jQuery
9 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.50%) JAX-WS
9 4 (12.50%) AOP
9 4 (12.50%) Web Application Development
9 4 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (12.50%) WSDL
9 4 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) TDD
9 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.50%) SOAP
9 4 (12.50%) Web Services
9 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 3 (9.38%) HTML

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) JUnit
1 1 (3.13%) Maven
1 1 (3.13%) Mockito
1 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (100.00%) Banking
1 32 (100.00%) Retail
2 22 (68.75%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
1 9 (28.13%) Project Manager
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Mortgage Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Retail Banking Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Banking Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.25%) Migration Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Migration Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Data Migration Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Data Migration Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.13%) PMO Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Spring
1 7 (21.88%) XML
1 7 (21.88%) XSLT
2 6 (18.75%) J2EE
2 6 (18.75%) JDBC
3 5 (15.63%) CSS
3 5 (15.63%) JAXB
3 5 (15.63%) jQuery
4 4 (12.50%) JAX-WS
4 4 (12.50%) SOAP
4 4 (12.50%) Web Services
4 4 (12.50%) WSDL
5 3 (9.38%) HTML
6 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.13%) Ajax
7 1 (3.13%) Apache Camel
7 1 (3.13%) JSON
7 1 (3.13%) MyBatis
7 1 (3.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) AOP
4 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (12.50%) TDD
4 4 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.25%) Project Governance
6 2 (6.25%) Requirements Management
6 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) CCA
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) HP