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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 104 124 96
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 59 19 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 0.61% 1.36%
As % of the General category 3.69% 1.95% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 26
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£438 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £267 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £870 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.03% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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 North West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1598 974 1007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.35% 31.17% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 536 505
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 37 59
Average hourly rate £16.67 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.74% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.49 £45.00 £33.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 30 £450 +8.43% 10
Manchester +11 26 £438 -8.85% 11
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Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Banking
1 110 (100.00%) Retail
2 94 (85.45%) Finance
3 37 (33.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (17.27%) Business Analysis
6 16 (14.55%) Project Management
7 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (7.27%) Online Banking
9 6 (5.45%) Validation
9 6 (5.45%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.45%) Java
9 6 (5.45%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
10 5 (4.55%) SAS
10 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
10 5 (4.55%) Migration
10 5 (4.55%) Base SAS
10 5 (4.55%) SDLC
10 5 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (4.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 4 (3.64%) Analytics
11 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
11 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
11 4 (3.64%) Financial Modelling
11 4 (3.64%) Legal
11 4 (3.64%) TDD
11 4 (3.64%) Subversion
11 4 (3.64%) PMI Certification
11 4 (3.64%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (4.55%) SAS
2 3 (2.73%) Confluence
3 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.91%) CMS
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Project
3 1 (0.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) Base SAS
1 5 (4.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.64%) Subversion
2 3 (2.73%) Maven
2 3 (2.73%) JIRA
2 3 (2.73%) TestDirector
2 3 (2.73%) FishEye
2 3 (2.73%) Gradle
2 3 (2.73%) Artifactory
2 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
General
1 110 (100.00%) Banking
1 110 (100.00%) Retail
2 94 (85.45%) Finance
3 4 (3.64%) Legal
4 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.91%) Back Office
4 1 (0.91%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (56.36%) Analyst
2 56 (50.91%) Business Analyst
3 24 (21.82%) Project Manager
4 21 (19.09%) Senior Business Analyst
4 21 (19.09%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (15.45%) Banking Business Analyst
6 8 (7.27%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 8 (7.27%) Developer
6 8 (7.27%) Financial Business Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Change Manager
7 5 (4.55%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (2.73%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (2.73%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (2.73%) SAS Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) Junior
9 3 (2.73%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.73%) HTML
2 1 (0.91%) Web Services
2 1 (0.91%) XML
2 1 (0.91%) Java EE
2 1 (0.91%) JSON
2 1 (0.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.27%) Online Banking
3 5 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.73%) IVR
6 2 (1.82%) PMI
6 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.82%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.64%) UNIX
1 4 (3.64%) Windows
1 4 (3.64%) Linux
2 2 (1.82%) Android
2 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.91%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.27%) Business Analysis
4 16 (14.55%) Project Management
5 6 (5.45%) Risk Management
5 6 (5.45%) Validation
5 6 (5.45%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.55%) Migration
6 5 (4.55%) SDLC
7 4 (3.64%) Analytics
7 4 (3.64%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (3.64%) TDD
8 3 (2.73%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (2.73%) Requirements Management
8 3 (2.73%) Lean Six Sigma
8 3 (2.73%) Use Case
8 3 (2.73%) OOP
8 3 (2.73%) OO
8 3 (2.73%) ETL
8 3 (2.73%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.45%) Java
2 4 (3.64%) SQL
3 3 (2.73%) Python
3 3 (2.73%) Objective-C
3 3 (2.73%) C
3 3 (2.73%) C++
3 3 (2.73%) Perl
4 2 (1.82%) VBA
5 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.73%) CCA
3 2 (1.82%) PMP
3 2 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) SLA
1 1 (0.91%) FINREP
Vendors
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle
2 3 (2.73%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.82%) Teradata
3 2 (1.82%) Avaya
4 1 (0.91%) Hyperion
4 1 (0.91%) Cognos
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