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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 127 103 90
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -13
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 17 34 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 1.11% 1.93%
As % of the General category 1.99% 3.65% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 55
Median daily rate £330 £455 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.39% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £289 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £571 £900
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £413 £416
% change year-on-year
-1.93% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
853 932 963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.67% 30.36% 32.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 631 659
Median daily rate £375 £403 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £289 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £547 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 62 57
Median hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £10.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Retail Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +1 11 £350 -3.44%
Gloucestershire +8 5 £330 -20.48%
Wiltshire -24 1 £300 -36.84%
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 29 (100.00%) Banking
1 29 (100.00%) Retail
2 22 (75.86%) Finance
3 12 (41.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) Migration
4 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
5 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Teradata
6 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) HP
6 3 (10.34%) ISEB
6 3 (10.34%) Data Management
6 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
6 3 (10.34%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (10.34%) Defect Management
7 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.90%) Data Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 29 (100.00%) Banking
1 29 (100.00%) Retail
2 22 (75.86%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Banking Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Business Analyst
5 6 (20.69%) Test Leader
6 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
7 3 (10.34%) Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) SAS Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Financial Services Project Manager
9 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking Project Manager
9 1 (3.45%) Risk Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Summit Consultant
9 1 (3.45%) UAT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (20.69%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Change Management
3 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Data Management
4 3 (10.34%) Defect Management
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) SDLC
4 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance
5 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.45%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (3.45%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.45%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) HP
1 3 (10.34%) Teradata