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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 111 82 46
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -36
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 33 54 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.03% 1.76% 3.59%
As % of the General category 3.42% 5.26% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 54 75
Average daily rate
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£416 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +9.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £546 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
965 1026 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.16% 33.44% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 685 484
Average daily rate £400 £385 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 50 26
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +80.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -18 21 £475 +9.19% 1
Bristol 0 9 £355 +21.36% 3
Dorset - 2 £350 -
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 72 (100.00%) Banking
1 72 (100.00%) Retail
2 59 (81.94%) Finance
3 35 (48.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (22.22%) Change Management
5 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
6 9 (12.50%) MS Project
7 7 (9.72%) Online Banking
7 7 (9.72%) Business Analysis
7 7 (9.72%) SQL
7 7 (9.72%) Internet
7 7 (9.72%) ISEB
7 7 (9.72%) Change Control
8 6 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (8.33%) SAP
8 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.33%) Teradata
9 5 (6.94%) Reference Data
9 5 (6.94%) Data Architecture
9 5 (6.94%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.94%) Information Management
9 5 (6.94%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.94%) Business Transformation
9 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (6.94%) Information Architecture
10 4 (5.56%) Migration
10 4 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (5.56%) Unisys
10 4 (5.56%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.78%) SAS
2 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.39%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.78%) DataStage
2 2 (2.78%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.39%) Essbase
General
1 72 (100.00%) Banking
1 72 (100.00%) Retail
2 59 (81.94%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Analyst
2 17 (23.61%) Architect
3 11 (15.28%) Business Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 9 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Designer
6 7 (9.72%) Programme Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Programme Office Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.33%) Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) Test Leader
8 5 (6.94%) Data Architect
8 5 (6.94%) Information Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (5.56%) Test Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Manager
10 3 (4.17%) Test Manager
10 3 (4.17%) Release Manager
10 3 (4.17%) Business Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
1 1 (1.39%) MDX
1 1 (1.39%) REST
1 1 (1.39%) PhoneGap
1 1 (1.39%) Sencha Touch
1 1 (1.39%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Online Banking
2 6 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.94%) Reference Data
4 3 (4.17%) iPad
4 3 (4.17%) Credit Risk
4 3 (4.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Android
1 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (48.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (22.22%) Change Management
3 12 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
4 7 (9.72%) Change Control
4 7 (9.72%) Business Analysis
5 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.94%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.94%) Information Management
6 5 (6.94%) Programme Management
6 5 (6.94%) Data Architecture
6 5 (6.94%) Information Architecture
6 5 (6.94%) Business Transformation
7 4 (5.56%) Migration
7 4 (5.56%) PRINCE
7 4 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) MOF
8 3 (4.17%) RDF
8 3 (4.17%) ITIL
8 3 (4.17%) Data Management
8 3 (4.17%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) VBA
2 1 (1.39%) SAS Macro
2 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) ISEB
2 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) COREP
1 3 (4.17%) FINREP
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) COBIT
2 1 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) SAP
2 6 (8.33%) Teradata
3 4 (5.56%) ICL
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle
3 4 (5.56%) Unisys
4 3 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) Niku
5 1 (1.39%) Sencha
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