The first 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 16 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 Wales 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 49 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 7 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.20% 3.35% 3.68%
As % of the General category 3.59% 7.53% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 12
Average daily rate £396 £410 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.41% +12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £375 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £500 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
General Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
195 146 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 33.33% 44.51% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 101 95
Average daily rate £388 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £302 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -39.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Retail Banking
Wales

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Retail Banking
Top 17 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Banking
1 11 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) APMP
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Use Case
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) ISEB

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
General
1 11 (100.00%) Banking
1 11 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Business Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Assistant
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) APMP
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA