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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 115 94 109
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 22 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 1.28% 1.01%
As % of the General category 2.20% 3.66% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 24
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£450 £463 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £865 £670 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 -
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
998 1038 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.38% 35.09% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 514 627
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 68 50
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.56 £44.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +2 10 £450 -10.00% 4
Manchester -19 8 £450 +3.44% 5
Lancashire - - - -
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 46 (100.00%) Banking
1 46 (100.00%) Retail
2 32 (69.57%) Finance
3 13 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (21.74%) Project Management
5 7 (15.22%) Migration
5 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (10.87%) Mainframe
6 5 (10.87%) SAS
6 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (8.70%) IBM
7 4 (8.70%) .NET
7 4 (8.70%) Change Management
8 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (6.52%) CICS
8 3 (6.52%) J2EE
8 3 (6.52%) DB2
8 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.52%) Java
8 3 (6.52%) JDBC
8 3 (6.52%) JSP
8 3 (6.52%) JMS
8 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.52%) JNDI
8 3 (6.52%) QA
8 3 (6.52%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (6.52%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (10.87%) SAS
2 3 (6.52%) CICS
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Project
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) ATM
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) DMZ
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) DB2
1 3 (6.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (4.35%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) OLAP
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 46 (100.00%) Banking
1 46 (100.00%) Retail
2 32 (69.57%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Billing
3 2 (4.35%) Front Office
3 2 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Project Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Programme Manager
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Manager
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Developer
7 3 (6.52%) SAS Developer
7 3 (6.52%) UAT Manager
8 2 (4.35%) SAS Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Programme Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) J2EE
2 3 (6.52%) JDBC
2 3 (6.52%) JSP
2 3 (6.52%) JMS
2 3 (6.52%) JNDI
3 2 (4.35%) DOM
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Mainframe
3 4 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.35%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) IVR
5 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.17%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (21.74%) Project Management
3 7 (15.22%) Migration
4 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.70%) Change Management
6 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.35%) Time Management
7 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) User Stories
8 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.17%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) SAS Macro
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) MCTS
3 1 (2.17%) MCITP
3 1 (2.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) IBM
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec
4 1 (2.17%) F5
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