The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 24 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 South East 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 220 211 188
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 19 27 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.32% 0.62%
As % of the General category 0.58% 0.87% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 35
Average daily rate £373 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £487 £500
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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3284 3119 3983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.17% 37.17% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1732 1456 1748
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 181 206
Average hourly rate £24.50 £21.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.29% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -18 11 £325 +52.94% 1
Surrey -7 2 - -
Oxfordshire -1 1 - -
Kent - 1 £525 -
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 30 (100.00%) Banking
1 30 (100.00%) Retail
2 19 (63.33%) Finance
3 9 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Norkom
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Actimize
6 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.67%) Data Mapping
7 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.67%) Internet
7 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.67%) ETL
7 2 (6.67%) ISEB
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.67%) Sybase
7 2 (6.67%) Java
7 2 (6.67%) J2EE
7 2 (6.67%) Credit Risk
8 1 (3.33%) Matrix Management
8 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) ATM
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.33%) Axure RP
General
1 30 (100.00%) Banking
1 30 (100.00%) Retail
2 19 (63.33%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.33%) Project Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.33%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) UAT Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Data Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Functional Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) JSP
2 1 (3.33%) Struts
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.67%) ETL
5 2 (6.67%) Data Mapping
5 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.33%) High Availability
6 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.33%) System Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) PMP
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
1 4 (13.33%) Norkom
2 3 (10.00%) Actimize
3 2 (6.67%) Sybase
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
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