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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 141 104 117
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +13
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 17 44 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 1.18% 0.68%
As % of the General category 1.38% 3.36% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 35 16
Median daily rate £365 £450 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £361 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
1233 1309 1031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.92% 35.22% 33.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 724 584
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 39 41
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.14 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.03% -37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.73 £49.04 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -6 9 £350 -22.22%
Cheshire -27 6 £373 -17.22%
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 49 (100.00%) Banking
1 49 (100.00%) Retail
2 35 (71.43%) Finance
3 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.49%) Java
5 11 (22.45%) Online Banking
6 10 (20.41%) Spring
6 10 (20.41%) XML
6 10 (20.41%) XSLT
7 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (18.37%) J2EE
7 9 (18.37%) JDBC
8 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
8 8 (16.33%) CSS
8 8 (16.33%) jQuery
9 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (14.29%) TDD
9 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 7 (14.29%) Web Application Development
10 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
11 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.20%) JAXB
11 5 (10.20%) MS Office
11 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
11 5 (10.20%) Degree
11 5 (10.20%) Web Development
11 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
12 4 (8.16%) Coaching
12 4 (8.16%) JAX-WS
12 4 (8.16%) Investment Management

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 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Base SAS
1 1 (2.04%) DataStage
1 1 (2.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
1 1 (2.04%) JUnit
1 1 (2.04%) Maven
1 1 (2.04%) Mockito
1 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 49 (100.00%) Banking
1 49 (100.00%) Retail
2 35 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Analyst
1 14 (28.57%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Business Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Banking Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Mortgage Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Retail Banking Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Designer
7 2 (4.08%) Financial Services Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Transformation Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Transformation Project Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) Spring
1 10 (20.41%) XML
1 10 (20.41%) XSLT
2 9 (18.37%) J2EE
2 9 (18.37%) JDBC
3 8 (16.33%) CSS
3 8 (16.33%) jQuery
4 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
4 5 (10.20%) JAXB
5 4 (8.16%) JAX-WS
5 4 (8.16%) SOAP
5 4 (8.16%) Web Services
5 4 (8.16%) WSDL
6 3 (6.12%) HTML
7 1 (2.04%) Ajax
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Camel
7 1 (2.04%) JSON
7 1 (2.04%) MyBatis
7 1 (2.04%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Online Banking
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) Copywriting
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 7 (14.29%) TDD
3 7 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
4 5 (10.20%) Web Development
5 4 (8.16%) AOP
5 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.16%) Coaching
5 4 (8.16%) Investment Management
5 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.12%) Business Transformation
6 3 (6.12%) Project Management
6 3 (6.12%) Scrum
6 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Information Assurance
7 2 (4.08%) Migration
7 2 (4.08%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) Java
2 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.08%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) CIPD
2 4 (8.16%) MBA
3 3 (6.12%) ISEB
4 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CCA
5 1 (2.04%) PhD
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco
2 1 (2.04%) HP
2 1 (2.04%) IronPort
2 1 (2.04%) Teradata