The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Northampton region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 12 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 20 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 9.71% 3.13% 6.42%
As % of the General category 17.09% 5.88% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 14
Average daily rate £500 £335 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.25% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £320 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £345 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
General Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
117 68 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 56.80% 53.13% 62.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 39 88
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £13.13 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Retail Banking
Northamptonshire

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail Banking across the Northampton region.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the Northampton region.

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 31 (100.00%) Banking
1 31 (100.00%) Retail
2 24 (77.42%) Finance
3 9 (29.03%) Project Management
4 8 (25.81%) Business Analysis
5 7 (22.58%) Change Management
6 6 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.13%) Business Process Improvement
7 5 (16.13%) Business Transformation
8 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
8 4 (12.90%) Change Control
8 4 (12.90%) SWIFT
8 4 (12.90%) Time Management
8 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
8 4 (12.90%) Legal
8 4 (12.90%) Migration
8 4 (12.90%) APACS
8 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
8 4 (12.90%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (12.90%) UML
8 4 (12.90%) SSADM
8 4 (12.90%) DSDM
9 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
9 3 (9.68%) SQL
9 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.68%) PRINCE
9 3 (9.68%) Teradata
10 2 (6.45%) Risk Management

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 2 (6.45%) SAS
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.45%) MS Project
3 2 (6.45%) MS Office
4 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) DTS
2 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.23%) Cognos Powerplay
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) ReportNet
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 31 (100.00%) Banking
1 31 (100.00%) Retail
2 24 (77.42%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Business Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Project Manager
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Change Manager
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Payments Business Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Change Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Business Change Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Business Change Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) MI Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Change Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Change Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Change Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.23%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) SWIFT
1 4 (12.90%) APACS
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Project Management
2 8 (25.81%) Business Analysis
3 7 (22.58%) Change Management
4 6 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.13%) Business Process Improvement
5 5 (16.13%) Business Transformation
6 4 (12.90%) Change Control
6 4 (12.90%) Time Management
6 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
6 4 (12.90%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) UML
6 4 (12.90%) SSADM
6 4 (12.90%) DSDM
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE
8 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) VB
3 1 (3.23%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (3.23%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Teradata
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos