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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 93 78 48
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -30
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 47 46 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.47% 1.88% 3.78%
As % of the General category 4.62% 5.78% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 93
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.68% +8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £312 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £539 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +6.95%
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
1018 796 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.90% 32.46% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 534 615
Average daily rate £425 £396 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £269 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 32 48
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.68 £12.78 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +17 37 £500 +14.28% 2
Gloucestershire -15 7 £450 +18.42%
Bristol -24 2 £419 +5.80% 3
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Banking
1 111 (100.00%) Retail
2 98 (88.29%) Finance
3 37 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (19.82%) Change Management
5 19 (17.12%) Mobile Banking
6 16 (14.41%) SAP
7 15 (13.51%) Unisys
8 13 (11.71%) MS Project
9 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
10 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2
10 11 (9.91%) Data Modelling
10 11 (9.91%) Change Control
10 11 (9.91%) Business Transformation
11 10 (9.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (9.01%) PRINCE
12 9 (8.11%) SQL
12 9 (8.11%) Business Objects
12 9 (8.11%) Data Architecture
13 8 (7.21%) Process Management
13 8 (7.21%) Data Security
13 8 (7.21%) WebSphere
13 8 (7.21%) Information Management
13 8 (7.21%) ICL
14 7 (6.31%) TOGAF
14 7 (6.31%) Online Banking
14 7 (6.31%) VMware
14 7 (6.31%) Citrix
14 7 (6.31%) Internet
14 7 (6.31%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (7.21%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.70%) SAS
3 2 (1.80%) CMS
4 1 (0.90%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (11.71%) MS Project
2 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.90%) SPSS
4 1 (0.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.90%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) Internet
2 2 (1.80%) 3G
3 1 (0.90%) ATM
3 1 (0.90%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (4.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 4 (3.60%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (2.70%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (1.80%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Toad
1 1 (0.90%) Axure RP
General
1 111 (100.00%) Banking
1 111 (100.00%) Retail
2 98 (88.29%) Finance
3 3 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (33.33%) Architect
2 35 (31.53%) Analyst
3 17 (15.32%) Project Manager
4 15 (13.51%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (11.71%) Business Analyst
6 12 (10.81%) Developer
7 11 (9.91%) PMO Analyst
8 10 (9.01%) Programme Analyst
8 10 (9.01%) Programme Office Analyst
9 9 (8.11%) Designer
10 8 (7.21%) Data Architect
10 8 (7.21%) Solutions Designer
11 7 (6.31%) Applications Architect
11 7 (6.31%) Technical Architect
12 6 (5.41%) Consultant
12 6 (5.41%) Business Architect
13 5 (4.50%) Information Architect
13 5 (4.50%) Test Analyst
14 4 (3.60%) Senior Manager
14 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) RESTful
1 6 (5.41%) Sencha Touch
1 6 (5.41%) Apache Cordova
1 6 (5.41%) .NET
2 4 (3.60%) PhoneGap
2 4 (3.60%) REST
3 1 (0.90%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.12%) Mobile Banking
2 7 (6.31%) Online Banking
3 6 (5.41%) Reference Data
4 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.70%) User Experience
6 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.90%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.41%) Android
1 6 (5.41%) Apple iOS
1 6 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (0.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (19.82%) Change Management
3 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2
3 11 (9.91%) Data Modelling
3 11 (9.91%) Change Control
3 11 (9.91%) Business Transformation
4 10 (9.01%) PRINCE
5 9 (8.11%) Data Architecture
6 8 (7.21%) Process Management
6 8 (7.21%) Data Security
6 8 (7.21%) Information Management
7 7 (6.31%) TOGAF
7 7 (6.31%) Project Management
7 7 (6.31%) ITIL
7 7 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (6.31%) Information Architecture
8 6 (5.41%) Android Development
8 6 (5.41%) iOS Development
8 6 (5.41%) Migration
8 6 (5.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.11%) SQL
2 6 (5.41%) C#
3 5 (4.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.60%) VBA
5 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.90%) VB
6 1 (0.90%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 10 (9.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.80%) ISEB
2 2 (1.80%) ACCA
2 2 (1.80%) CIMA
3 1 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) COREP
2 3 (2.70%) FINREP
3 2 (1.80%) FATCA
3 2 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.80%) Basel II
4 1 (0.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) SAP
2 15 (13.51%) Unisys
3 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.11%) Business Objects
5 8 (7.21%) ICL
6 7 (6.31%) VMware
6 7 (6.31%) Citrix
6 7 (6.31%) EMC
6 7 (6.31%) Cisco
6 7 (6.31%) IBM
7 6 (5.41%) Sencha
8 5 (4.50%) Teradata
9 3 (2.70%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.80%) Cognos
10 2 (1.80%) Oracle
10 2 (1.80%) HP
11 1 (0.90%) Murex
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