The 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 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 224 228 187
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -41
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 19 20 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.23% 0.64%
As % of the General category 0.61% 0.62% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 52
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£398 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £326 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3134 3217 3775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.77% 36.83% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1646 1595
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 102 124
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +32.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.97 £45.00
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 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 19 September 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 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
Buckinghamshire -3 9 £388 -2.14%
Surrey -6 3 £425 +21.42% 3
East Sussex -12 3 £396 -
Oxfordshire -4 2 £461 -0.37% 1
Kent - 1 £388 -
West Sussex - 1 £288 -
Berkshire - - - -
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (100.00%) Banking
1 39 (100.00%) Retail
2 26 (66.67%) Finance
3 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (20.51%) Project Management
4 8 (20.51%) Business Analysis
5 7 (17.95%) Change Management
6 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.26%) Credit Risk
7 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
8 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.69%) Spanish Language
8 3 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Migration
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
8 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.13%) ISEB
9 2 (5.13%) .NET
9 2 (5.13%) MS Office
9 2 (5.13%) ITIL
9 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.13%) Windows
9 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
9 2 (5.13%) Intranet
9 2 (5.13%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Intranet
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 39 (100.00%) Banking
1 39 (100.00%) Retail
2 26 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) PMO Lead
7 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Functional Tester
7 1 (2.56%) DB2 Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) IT Services Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Business Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) HTML5
2 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (2.56%) jQuery
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) WinForms
2 1 (2.56%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) SOAP
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Credit Risk
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.13%) IVR
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) VSAM
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) MVS
2 1 (2.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (20.51%) Project Management
2 8 (20.51%) Business Analysis
3 7 (17.95%) Change Management
4 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.56%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.56%) Change Control
8 1 (2.56%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.56%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) XAML
1 1 (2.56%) C
1 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) ISEB
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.56%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
2 1 (2.56%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (2.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.56%) Remedy
2 1 (2.56%) VMware
2 1 (2.56%) Sybase
2 1 (2.56%) IBM