The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 53 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.38% 0.84% 0.20%
As % of the General category 1.67% 2.96% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
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£461 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £446 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+11.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
Retail Banking
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

General Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
120 135 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.60% 28.18% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 104 84
Average daily rate £400 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £160 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £21.23 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £18.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -24.13%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Banbury 0 1 £360 -46.66%
Retail Banking
South East

Retail Banking
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center