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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retail Banking
England / North West
Rank 122 123 109
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 14 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.82% 1.00%
As % of the General category 1.75% 2.51% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 23
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £303 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £645 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
798 1233 1181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.33% 32.58% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 777 657
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 58 60
Median hourly rate £38.46 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.44%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -4 5 £363 -17.14% 2
Cheshire +18 3 - -
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 18 (100.00%) Banking
1 18 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 3 (16.67%) Splunk
4 3 (16.67%) Office 365
4 3 (16.67%) Big Data
4 3 (16.67%) User Stories
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) MS Project
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) ISEB
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Front Office

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
1 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
General
1 18 (100.00%) Banking
1 18 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Banking Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Change Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Dashboard Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Splunk Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Change Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Change Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) PMO Lead
5 1 (5.56%) Project Assistant
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 3 (16.67%) User Stories
2 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Splunk