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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 109 113 79
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -34
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 45 22 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.21% 0.72% 2.01%
As % of the General category 3.45% 2.15% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 35
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£450 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £254 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £396
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1304 1025 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.09% 33.44% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 579 442
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +10.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 53
Average hourly rate £15.98 £26.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.28% +48.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.55 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £45.00 £50.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +9 28 £450 +18.42% 2
Manchester -9 15 £450 +30.81% 6
Merseyside - 1 - -
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 88 (100.00%) Banking
1 88 (100.00%) Retail
2 74 (84.09%) Finance
3 29 (32.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (19.32%) Project Management
5 13 (14.77%) Business Analysis
6 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.09%) Java
8 7 (7.95%) SDLC
9 5 (5.68%) SAS
9 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.68%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.68%) Online Banking
9 5 (5.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 5 (5.68%) Base SAS
10 4 (4.55%) Financial Modelling
10 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (4.55%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
10 4 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
10 4 (4.55%) Coaching
10 4 (4.55%) Subversion
10 4 (4.55%) TDD
10 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.55%) PMI Certification
10 4 (4.55%) PMI
10 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.55%) Windows
10 4 (4.55%) Linux
11 3 (3.41%) OOP

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (5.68%) SAS
2 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.41%) Confluence
3 1 (1.14%) CICS
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.14%) MS Project
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
2 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Summit
1 1 (1.14%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.14%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) Base SAS
1 5 (5.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.14%) DB2
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.55%) Subversion
2 3 (3.41%) Maven
2 3 (3.41%) JIRA
2 3 (3.41%) FishEye
2 3 (3.41%) Gradle
2 3 (3.41%) Artifactory
2 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
General
1 88 (100.00%) Banking
1 88 (100.00%) Retail
2 74 (84.09%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (48.86%) Analyst
2 41 (46.59%) Business Analyst
3 20 (22.73%) Project Manager
3 20 (22.73%) Senior Analyst
4 19 (21.59%) Senior Business Analyst
5 12 (13.64%) Banking Business Analyst
6 11 (12.50%) Developer
7 10 (11.36%) Financial Business Analyst
7 10 (11.36%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Senior Manager
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (5.68%) SAS Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Implementation Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Programme Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Agile Project Manager
11 2 (2.27%) Tools Developer
11 2 (2.27%) Payments Business Analyst
11 2 (2.27%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.14%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) J2EE
2 1 (1.14%) JDBC
2 1 (1.14%) JSP
2 1 (1.14%) Web Services
2 1 (1.14%) XML
2 1 (1.14%) JMS
2 1 (1.14%) JNDI
2 1 (1.14%) Java EE
2 1 (1.14%) JSON
2 1 (1.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Online Banking
2 4 (4.55%) PMI
3 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.14%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Linux
1 4 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (1.14%) AIX
2 1 (1.14%) UNIX
2 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (19.32%) Project Management
3 13 (14.77%) Business Analysis
4 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.95%) SDLC
6 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.68%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.55%) TDD
7 4 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (4.55%) Coaching
7 4 (4.55%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.41%) BDD
8 3 (3.41%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (3.41%) ITIL
8 3 (3.41%) Migration
8 3 (3.41%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.41%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.09%) Java
2 3 (3.41%) C
2 3 (3.41%) C++
2 3 (3.41%) Perl
2 3 (3.41%) VBA
2 3 (3.41%) Python
2 3 (3.41%) Objective-C
3 2 (2.27%) SQL
4 1 (1.14%) PL/1
4 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.41%) CCA
3 2 (2.27%) PMP
3 2 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) SLA
1 1 (1.14%) FINREP
Vendors
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.41%) Atlassian
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.14%) SAP
3 1 (1.14%) Cognos
3 1 (1.14%) IBM
3 1 (1.14%) Avaloq
3 1 (1.14%) Hyperion
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