The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 53 51 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 2 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.41% 1.23% 3.35%
As % of the General category 1.71% 3.63% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 11
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£180 £396 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% -3.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Retail Banking
Wales

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

General Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
117 193 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.17% 33.92% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 125 101
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £211 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £27.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £27.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Retail Banking
Top 13 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft