The first 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 30 July 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 West 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 80 46 26
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -20
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 54 77 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.76% 3.59% 5.58%
As % of the General category 5.26% 10.42% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 75 162
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£425 £390 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% +2.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £496 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1026 739 1336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.47% 34.48% 43.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 481 930
Average daily rate £385 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 61
Average hourly rate £32.50 £18.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.67% -47.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.75 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Retail Banking
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +12 44 £435 +15.84% 1
Bristol -30 6 £293 -26.87% 2
Gloucestershire -21 3 £475 +9.19% 2
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Banking
1 123 (100.00%) Retail
2 107 (86.99%) Finance
3 39 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (30.89%) Change Management
5 35 (28.46%) MS Project
6 32 (26.02%) Microsoft
7 18 (14.63%) Change Control
8 13 (10.57%) SAP
8 13 (10.57%) UML
9 12 (9.76%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.32%) ICL
10 9 (7.32%) Unisys
10 9 (7.32%) Business Transformation
11 8 (6.50%) Mobile Banking
11 8 (6.50%) Internet
11 8 (6.50%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (6.50%) Business Analysis
11 8 (6.50%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (6.50%) Migration
11 8 (6.50%) Online Banking
12 7 (5.69%) Project Planning
12 7 (5.69%) Information Management
12 7 (5.69%) ISEB
13 6 (4.88%) Six Sigma
13 6 (4.88%) MS Visio
13 6 (4.88%) SQL
13 6 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
13 6 (4.88%) Lean Six Sigma
13 6 (4.88%) Mobile Payment

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.63%) CMS
3 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.81%) Content Management Server
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (28.46%) MS Project
2 6 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.07%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.50%) Internet
2 2 (1.63%) Intranet
3 1 (0.81%) Network Security
3 1 (0.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.81%) Xcelsius
2 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.81%) DataStage
2 1 (0.81%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.81%) LSMW
General
1 123 (100.00%) Banking
1 123 (100.00%) Retail
2 107 (86.99%) Finance
3 4 (3.25%) Marketing
4 2 (1.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (43.90%) Analyst
2 28 (22.76%) Architect
3 25 (20.33%) Business Analyst
4 23 (18.70%) PMO Analyst
5 16 (13.01%) Programme Analyst
5 16 (13.01%) Programme Office Analyst
6 14 (11.38%) Project Manager
7 13 (10.57%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (9.76%) Senior Business Analyst
8 12 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (8.94%) Solutions Designer
9 11 (8.94%) Designer
10 10 (8.13%) Enterprise Architect
11 8 (6.50%) Lead Architect
12 6 (4.88%) Administrator
12 6 (4.88%) Test Analyst
12 6 (4.88%) Programme Office Administrator
12 6 (4.88%) PMO Administrator
12 6 (4.88%) Programme Administrator
13 5 (4.07%) Payments Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) Mobile Banking
1 8 (6.50%) Online Banking
2 6 (4.88%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (4.07%) SWIFT
3 5 (4.07%) APACS
4 3 (2.44%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.63%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.63%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.63%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (0.81%) Windows
1 1 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 38 (30.89%) Change Management
3 18 (14.63%) Change Control
4 13 (10.57%) UML
5 12 (9.76%) PRINCE2
6 9 (7.32%) Business Transformation
7 8 (6.50%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (6.50%) Business Analysis
7 8 (6.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (6.50%) Migration
8 7 (5.69%) Project Planning
8 7 (5.69%) Information Management
9 6 (4.88%) Six Sigma
9 6 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (4.88%) Lean Six Sigma
10 5 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.07%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.07%) Data Architecture
10 5 (4.07%) Data Modelling
11 4 (3.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (5.69%) ISEB
2 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.63%) FATCA
3 1 (0.81%) COREP
3 1 (0.81%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (26.02%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.57%) SAP
3 9 (7.32%) ICL
3 9 (7.32%) Unisys
4 5 (4.07%) Niku
5 2 (1.63%) HP
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco
6 1 (0.81%) IBM
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle
6 1 (0.81%) Teradata
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago