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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 134 104 112
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 21 52 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 1.37% 0.77%
As % of the General category 1.66% 3.95% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 18
Median daily rate £400 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £368 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £412 £420
% change year-on-year
-1.69% -1.90%
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
1266 1315 1003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.46% 34.72% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 735 572
Median daily rate £400 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £288 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 48 41
Median hourly rate £27.00 £31.40 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.01% -3.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.00 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -2.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -12 14 £400 -11.11%
Cheshire -30 6 £373 -17.22%
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 53 (100.00%) Banking
1 53 (100.00%) Retail
2 38 (71.70%) Finance
3 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (22.64%) Java
4 12 (22.64%) Online Banking
5 10 (18.87%) Spring
5 10 (18.87%) XML
5 10 (18.87%) XSLT
6 9 (16.98%) Risk Management
6 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (16.98%) J2EE
6 9 (16.98%) JDBC
7 8 (15.09%) MS Office
7 8 (15.09%) CSS
7 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
7 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
7 8 (15.09%) jQuery
8 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (13.21%) TDD
8 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
8 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
8 7 (13.21%) Web Application Development
9 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (11.32%) Degree
10 5 (9.43%) Web Development
10 5 (9.43%) JAXB
10 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
11 4 (7.55%) Coaching
11 4 (7.55%) MBA

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.66%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
1 8 (15.09%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Base SAS
1 1 (1.89%) DataStage
1 1 (1.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) JUnit
1 1 (1.89%) Maven
1 1 (1.89%) Mockito
1 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 53 (100.00%) Banking
1 53 (100.00%) Retail
2 38 (71.70%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) Developer
3 10 (18.87%) Business Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Banking Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.43%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Mortgage Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Retail Banking Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Designer
7 2 (3.77%) Financial Services Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Qualitative Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Transformation Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Transformation Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Validation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) Spring
1 10 (18.87%) XML
1 10 (18.87%) XSLT
2 9 (16.98%) J2EE
2 9 (16.98%) JDBC
3 8 (15.09%) CSS
3 8 (15.09%) jQuery
4 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.43%) JAXB
5 4 (7.55%) JAX-WS
5 4 (7.55%) SOAP
5 4 (7.55%) Web Services
5 4 (7.55%) WSDL
6 3 (5.66%) HTML
7 1 (1.89%) Ajax
7 1 (1.89%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.89%) JSON
7 1 (1.89%) MyBatis
7 1 (1.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Online Banking
2 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) User Experience
4 2 (3.77%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.77%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.77%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.89%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.98%) Risk Management
2 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
3 7 (13.21%) TDD
3 7 (13.21%) Web Application Development
4 5 (9.43%) Web Development
5 4 (7.55%) AOP
5 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.55%) Coaching
5 4 (7.55%) Investment Management
5 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.66%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (5.66%) Scrum
6 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.77%) ITSM
7 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.77%) Service Management
7 2 (3.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) Java
2 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.77%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) CIPD
2 4 (7.55%) MBA
3 3 (5.66%) ISEB
4 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.77%) PhD
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.89%) QA
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco
3 1 (1.89%) IronPort
3 1 (1.89%) Teradata