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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 84 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 62 58 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.88% 2.46% 2.93%
As % of the General category 5.89% 7.74% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 57 78
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£463 £396 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.91% +6.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £310 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +4.00%
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
1052 749 946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.95% 31.71% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 530 603
Average daily rate £418 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 26 56
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +14 45 £500 +10.74%
Gloucestershire -10 12 £450 +1.69% 1
Bristol -37 2 £250 -36.80% 4
Dorset - - - -
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Banking
1 118 (100.00%) Retail
2 99 (83.90%) Finance
3 33 (27.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (16.95%) Change Management
5 18 (15.25%) MS Project
6 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
6 16 (13.56%) Mobile Banking
7 14 (11.86%) SAP
8 13 (11.02%) Unisys
9 12 (10.17%) Change Control
10 11 (9.32%) SQL
11 10 (8.47%) PRINCE2
11 10 (8.47%) Data Modelling
12 9 (7.63%) Business Objects
12 9 (7.63%) Business Transformation
13 8 (6.78%) Data Architecture
13 8 (6.78%) ICL
13 8 (6.78%) Migration
14 7 (5.93%) Information Management
14 7 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (5.93%) Project Management
14 7 (5.93%) Internet
14 7 (5.93%) Online Banking
15 6 (5.08%) WebSphere
15 6 (5.08%) Android
15 6 (5.08%) RESTful
15 6 (5.08%) Information Architecture
15 6 (5.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (5.08%) Sencha Touch

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (5.08%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.54%) SAS
3 2 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (15.25%) MS Project
2 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.85%) MS Office
5 1 (0.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) Internet
2 2 (1.69%) 3G
3 1 (0.85%) PPP
3 1 (0.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (3.39%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (2.54%) Base SAS
5 2 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (1.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (1.69%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.85%) DataStage
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Toad
1 1 (0.85%) Rational Rose
General
1 118 (100.00%) Banking
1 118 (100.00%) Retail
2 99 (83.90%) Finance
3 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.54%) Back Office
4 2 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (35.59%) Analyst
2 31 (26.27%) Architect
3 16 (13.56%) Project Manager
4 15 (12.71%) Business Analyst
4 15 (12.71%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (11.86%) PMO Analyst
6 12 (10.17%) Developer
7 11 (9.32%) Programme Analyst
7 11 (9.32%) Programme Office Analyst
8 8 (6.78%) Designer
8 8 (6.78%) Solutions Designer
9 7 (5.93%) Data Architect
9 7 (5.93%) Test Analyst
10 6 (5.08%) Business Architect
11 5 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.24%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (4.24%) Applications Architect
11 5 (4.24%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.24%) Consultant
11 5 (4.24%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.08%) RESTful
1 6 (5.08%) Sencha Touch
1 6 (5.08%) Apache Cordova
1 6 (5.08%) .NET
2 4 (3.39%) REST
2 4 (3.39%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Mobile Banking
2 7 (5.93%) Online Banking
3 5 (4.24%) Reference Data
4 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.69%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.69%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) APACS
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.08%) Android
1 6 (5.08%) Apple iOS
1 6 (5.08%) Windows
2 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.97%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (16.95%) Change Management
3 12 (10.17%) Change Control
4 10 (8.47%) PRINCE2
4 10 (8.47%) Data Modelling
5 9 (7.63%) Business Transformation
6 8 (6.78%) Data Architecture
6 8 (6.78%) Migration
7 7 (5.93%) Information Management
7 7 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.93%) Project Management
8 6 (5.08%) Information Architecture
8 6 (5.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (5.08%) Android Development
8 6 (5.08%) iOS Development
8 6 (5.08%) PRINCE
8 6 (5.08%) Business Analysis
8 6 (5.08%) Process Management
8 6 (5.08%) Data Security
8 6 (5.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.32%) SQL
2 6 (5.08%) C#
3 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.39%) VBA
5 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.85%) VB
6 1 (0.85%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 6 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.69%) ISEB
3 1 (0.85%) CIMA
3 1 (0.85%) ACCA
3 1 (0.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) COREP
2 2 (1.69%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) FINREP
2 2 (1.69%) Basel II
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.85%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.86%) SAP
3 13 (11.02%) Unisys
4 9 (7.63%) Business Objects
5 8 (6.78%) ICL
6 6 (5.08%) Sencha
6 6 (5.08%) Teradata
7 5 (4.24%) VMware
7 5 (4.24%) Cisco
7 5 (4.24%) IBM
7 5 (4.24%) EMC
7 5 (4.24%) Citrix
8 3 (2.54%) Oracle
8 3 (2.54%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.69%) HP
9 2 (1.69%) Cognos
10 1 (0.85%) Murex
10 1 (0.85%) Niku
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