The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 102 79 56
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -23
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 38 67 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.21% 2.08% 3.45%
As % of the General category 3.86% 6.31% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 65 77
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£434 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £314 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £900 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
985 1061 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.35% 32.88% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 661 554
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 28
Average hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Wiltshire -10 19 £475 +13.09% 2
Bristol +14 14 £400 +1.01% 8
Dorset - 2 £471 -
Gloucestershire -19 1 £415 +29.68% 4
Avon - 1 £180 -
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 91 (100.00%) Banking
1 91 (100.00%) Retail
2 79 (86.81%) Finance
3 38 (41.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (27.47%) Change Management
5 13 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
7 11 (12.09%) MS Project
7 11 (12.09%) Microsoft
7 11 (12.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (12.09%) PRINCE
8 10 (10.99%) Business Analysis
9 9 (9.89%) Data Modelling
9 9 (9.89%) Change Control
10 8 (8.79%) Data Architecture
10 8 (8.79%) Mobile Banking
10 8 (8.79%) SAP
11 7 (7.69%) Information Management
11 7 (7.69%) Unisys
11 7 (7.69%) Information Architecture
12 6 (6.59%) RESTful
12 6 (6.59%) Sencha
12 6 (6.59%) Apple iOS
12 6 (6.59%) Android
12 6 (6.59%) Release Management
12 6 (6.59%) Reference Data
12 6 (6.59%) Apache Cordova
12 6 (6.59%) Android Development
12 6 (6.59%) iOS Development
12 6 (6.59%) Sencha Touch

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (3.30%) SAS
2 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (12.09%) MS Project
2 2 (2.20%) SPSS
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.10%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Internet
2 2 (2.20%) ATM
2 2 (2.20%) 3G
3 1 (1.10%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.30%) Base SAS
3 2 (2.20%) DataStage
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Axure RP
General
1 91 (100.00%) Banking
1 91 (100.00%) Retail
2 79 (86.81%) Finance
3 4 (4.40%) Marketing
3 4 (4.40%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 31 (34.07%) Analyst
2 20 (21.98%) Architect
3 17 (18.68%) Project Manager
4 15 (16.48%) Business Analyst
5 11 (12.09%) PMO Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Programme Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Programme Office Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.59%) Designer
8 6 (6.59%) Consultant
9 5 (5.49%) Data Architect
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Manager
9 5 (5.49%) Information Architect
9 5 (5.49%) Solutions Designer
9 5 (5.49%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.40%) PMO Manager
11 3 (3.30%) Release Manager
11 3 (3.30%) Business Architect
11 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) RESTful
1 6 (6.59%) Apache Cordova
1 6 (6.59%) Sencha Touch
1 6 (6.59%) .NET
2 4 (4.40%) REST
2 4 (4.40%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.10%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (6.59%) Reference Data
3 5 (5.49%) Online Banking
4 4 (4.40%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.30%) User Experience
6 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.10%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Apple iOS
1 6 (6.59%) Android
1 6 (6.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (27.47%) Change Management
3 13 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
5 11 (12.09%) PRINCE
6 10 (10.99%) Business Analysis
7 9 (9.89%) Data Modelling
7 9 (9.89%) Change Control
8 8 (8.79%) Data Architecture
9 7 (7.69%) Information Management
9 7 (7.69%) Information Architecture
10 6 (6.59%) Release Management
10 6 (6.59%) Android Development
10 6 (6.59%) iOS Development
10 6 (6.59%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (6.59%) Migration
10 6 (6.59%) Scrum
11 5 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.49%) Project Management
12 4 (4.40%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.59%) C#
1 6 (6.59%) SQL
2 2 (2.20%) SAS Macro
2 2 (2.20%) VBA
2 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (5.49%) ISEB
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.10%) CIMA
4 1 (1.10%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) COREP
2 2 (2.20%) FINREP
2 2 (2.20%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) COBIT
3 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.10%) Basel II
3 1 (1.10%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) SAP
3 7 (7.69%) Unisys
4 6 (6.59%) Sencha
5 5 (5.49%) Teradata
5 5 (5.49%) ICL
6 3 (3.30%) HP
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle
7 2 (2.20%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.20%) EMC
7 2 (2.20%) Citrix
7 2 (2.20%) Cisco
7 2 (2.20%) IBM
7 2 (2.20%) VMware
8 1 (1.10%) Niku
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