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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 100 86 51
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -35
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 33 57 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 1.90% 3.63%
As % of the General category 3.59% 5.86% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 55 69
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£450 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £314 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £900 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £420 £378
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +11.25%
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
919 972 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.81% 32.44% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 652 479
Average daily rate £403 £398 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 59 34
Average hourly rate £31.04 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.31% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.17 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -14 18 £475 +7.83% 2
Bristol +8 11 £400 +33.33% 3
Dorset - 2 £471 -
Gloucestershire -9 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 22 May 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 77 (100.00%) Banking
1 77 (100.00%) Retail
2 69 (89.61%) Finance
3 37 (48.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (27.27%) Change Management
5 11 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 11 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 10 (12.99%) PRINCE
6 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
7 9 (11.69%) Business Analysis
8 8 (10.39%) MS Project
9 7 (9.09%) SAP
9 7 (9.09%) ISEB
9 7 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
10 6 (7.79%) Change Control
10 6 (7.79%) Migration
10 6 (7.79%) Release Management
10 6 (7.79%) Online Banking
10 6 (7.79%) Internet
10 6 (7.79%) Unisys
11 5 (6.49%) Data Modelling
11 5 (6.49%) SQL
11 5 (6.49%) Teradata
11 5 (6.49%) Information Management
11 5 (6.49%) Reference Data
11 5 (6.49%) Data Architecture
11 5 (6.49%) Information Architecture
12 4 (5.19%) Credit Risk
12 4 (5.19%) ICL

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.60%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Project
2 2 (2.60%) SPSS
3 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.30%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.30%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.60%) Base SAS
2 2 (2.60%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Axure RP
General
1 77 (100.00%) Banking
1 77 (100.00%) Retail
2 69 (89.61%) Finance
3 4 (5.19%) Marketing
4 3 (3.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Analyst
2 17 (22.08%) Architect
3 15 (19.48%) Project Manager
4 11 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) PMO Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Designer
7 6 (7.79%) Programme Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Test Leader
7 6 (7.79%) Programme Office Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Data Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Information Architect
9 4 (5.19%) PMO Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.90%) Senior PMO Manager
10 3 (3.90%) Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) Sencha Touch
1 3 (3.90%) Apache Cordova
1 3 (3.90%) .NET
1 3 (3.90%) RESTful
1 3 (3.90%) REST
1 3 (3.90%) PhoneGap
2 1 (1.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (7.79%) Online Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Reference Data
4 4 (5.19%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.90%) User Experience
5 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.60%) iPad
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Windows
1 3 (3.90%) Android
1 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (27.27%) Change Management
3 11 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 11 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 10 (12.99%) PRINCE
5 9 (11.69%) Business Analysis
6 6 (7.79%) Change Control
6 6 (7.79%) Migration
6 6 (7.79%) Release Management
7 5 (6.49%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.49%) Information Management
7 5 (6.49%) Data Architecture
7 5 (6.49%) Information Architecture
8 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.19%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) Customer Insight
9 3 (3.90%) Android Development
9 3 (3.90%) iOS Development
9 3 (3.90%) Scrum
9 3 (3.90%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) SQL
2 3 (3.90%) C#
3 2 (2.60%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (9.09%) ISEB
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.30%) CIMA
4 1 (1.30%) ACCA
4 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) COREP
1 2 (2.60%) FINREP
2 1 (1.30%) FATCA
2 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) SAP
3 6 (7.79%) Unisys
4 5 (6.49%) Teradata
5 4 (5.19%) ICL
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle
6 3 (3.90%) HP
6 3 (3.90%) Sencha
7 2 (2.60%) Citrix
7 2 (2.60%) EMC
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco
7 2 (2.60%) IBM
7 2 (2.60%) VMware
8 1 (1.30%) Niku
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