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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 84 61 35
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -26
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 56 59 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.72% 2.64% 4.52%
As % of the General category 4.81% 8.25% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 58 137
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£425 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £309 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £558 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £381
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.07%
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 West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1164 715 1287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.69% 31.95% 41.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 485 861
Average daily rate £400 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 72
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.75 £24.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.48 £40.75 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 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
Wiltshire +5 37 £435 -1.36% 3
Gloucestershire -11 9 £450 +19.36% 3
Bristol -21 9 £310 -21.71% 1
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Banking
1 107 (100.00%) Retail
2 91 (85.05%) Finance
3 30 (28.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (24.30%) Change Management
5 25 (23.36%) MS Project
5 25 (23.36%) Microsoft
6 13 (12.15%) Change Control
7 12 (11.21%) SQL
8 10 (9.35%) SAP
9 9 (8.41%) UML
10 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2
10 8 (7.48%) Unisys
10 8 (7.48%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (6.54%) Business Transformation
11 7 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (5.61%) Lean Six Sigma
12 6 (5.61%) Teradata
12 6 (5.61%) ICL
12 6 (5.61%) Data Security
12 6 (5.61%) Six Sigma
12 6 (5.61%) MS Visio
12 6 (5.61%) Business Objects
12 6 (5.61%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (4.67%) BusinessObjects XI
13 5 (4.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 5 (4.67%) ISEB
13 5 (4.67%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (4.67%) Internet
13 5 (4.67%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 5 (4.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.87%) CMS
2 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.93%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 25 (23.36%) MS Project
2 6 (5.61%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) Network Security
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) BusinessObjects XI
1 5 (4.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.93%) Xcelsius
3 1 (0.93%) OLAP
3 1 (0.93%) DataStage
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.93%) Toad
General
1 107 (100.00%) Banking
1 107 (100.00%) Retail
2 91 (85.05%) Finance
3 2 (1.87%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (42.06%) Analyst
2 24 (22.43%) Architect
3 17 (15.89%) Business Analyst
4 16 (14.95%) PMO Analyst
5 13 (12.15%) Programme Office Analyst
5 13 (12.15%) Programme Analyst
6 12 (11.21%) Project Manager
6 12 (11.21%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (9.35%) Test Analyst
7 10 (9.35%) Senior Business Analyst
7 10 (9.35%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (7.48%) Solutions Designer
8 8 (7.48%) Designer
9 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (4.67%) Test Manager
11 4 (3.74%) Programme Office Administrator
11 4 (3.74%) PMO Administrator
11 4 (3.74%) Lead Architect
11 4 (3.74%) Administrator
11 4 (3.74%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (4.67%) Online Banking
3 4 (3.74%) APACS
3 4 (3.74%) SWIFT
3 4 (3.74%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.87%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (0.93%) UNIX
1 1 (0.93%) Windows
1 1 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (24.30%) Change Management
3 13 (12.15%) Change Control
4 9 (8.41%) UML
5 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2
6 7 (6.54%) Business Transformation
6 7 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (5.61%) Lean Six Sigma
7 6 (5.61%) Data Security
7 6 (5.61%) Six Sigma
8 5 (4.67%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (4.67%) Migration
8 5 (4.67%) Business Analysis
8 5 (4.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (3.74%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (3.74%) Information Management
9 4 (3.74%) Process Management
9 4 (3.74%) Data Migration
9 4 (3.74%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.21%) SQL
2 4 (3.74%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.87%) VBA
4 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.67%) ISEB
2 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) QA
1 2 (1.87%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.87%) FATCA
2 1 (0.93%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (23.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.35%) SAP
3 8 (7.48%) Unisys
4 6 (5.61%) Teradata
4 6 (5.61%) ICL
4 6 (5.61%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.74%) HP
6 3 (2.80%) Cisco
6 3 (2.80%) IBM
6 3 (2.80%) Niku
7 2 (1.87%) VMware
7 2 (1.87%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.87%) EMC
7 2 (1.87%) Citrix
7 2 (1.87%) Cognos
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle
8 1 (0.93%) Murex
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