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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 77 59 35
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -24
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 70 73 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.11% 3.14% 4.47%
As % of the General category 6.43% 8.87% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 71 153
Average daily rate £420 £370 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £303 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £470 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1088 823 1497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.85% 35.38% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 561 987
Average daily rate £400 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £496 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 27 93
Average hourly rate £34.25 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £15.00 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £41.70 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Gloucestershire +8 7 £320 -13.51% 2
Bristol -25 7 £396 +6.30% 2
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Banking
1 119 (100.00%) Retail
2 86 (72.27%) Finance
3 33 (27.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (26.05%) Change Management
5 26 (21.85%) MS Project
6 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
7 20 (16.81%) Change Control
8 13 (10.92%) MS Excel
9 11 (9.24%) SAP
10 8 (6.72%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.72%) Project Management
10 8 (6.72%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (5.88%) Performance Management
11 7 (5.88%) Online Banking
11 7 (5.88%) Internet
11 7 (5.88%) ISEB
11 7 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
12 6 (5.04%) Unisys
12 6 (5.04%) SharePoint
12 6 (5.04%) Project Planning
12 6 (5.04%) ICL
13 5 (4.20%) Release Management
13 5 (4.20%) Financial Institution
14 4 (3.36%) GAP Analysis
14 4 (3.36%) UML
14 4 (3.36%) QA
14 4 (3.36%) Use Case
14 4 (3.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.52%) SAS
3 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.68%) CMS
4 1 (0.84%) IIS
4 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.84%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 26 (21.85%) MS Project
2 13 (10.92%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (1.68%) Intranet
2 2 (1.68%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) LSMW
1 1 (0.84%) Rational Rose
General
1 119 (100.00%) Banking
1 119 (100.00%) Retail
2 86 (72.27%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.52%) Marketing
5 2 (1.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (41.18%) Analyst
2 22 (18.49%) Architect
2 22 (18.49%) Project Manager
2 22 (18.49%) PMO Analyst
3 21 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 12 (10.08%) Programme Office Analyst
4 12 (10.08%) Programme Analyst
5 9 (7.56%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.72%) Solutions Designer
6 8 (6.72%) Enterprise Architect
6 8 (6.72%) Lead Architect
6 8 (6.72%) Designer
7 4 (3.36%) Consultant
7 4 (3.36%) PMO Manager
8 3 (2.52%) Business Manager
8 3 (2.52%) Programme Office Administrator
8 3 (2.52%) SAS Architect
8 3 (2.52%) PMO Administrator
8 3 (2.52%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.52%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.88%) Online Banking
1 7 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (2.52%) Smartphone
2 3 (2.52%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (1.68%) SWIFT
3 2 (1.68%) APACS
3 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.68%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.68%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.84%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.52%) UNIX
2 2 (1.68%) Windows
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 31 (26.05%) Change Management
3 20 (16.81%) Change Control
4 8 (6.72%) PRINCE2
4 8 (6.72%) Project Management
4 8 (6.72%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 6 (5.04%) Project Planning
7 5 (4.20%) Release Management
8 4 (3.36%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (3.36%) UML
8 4 (3.36%) Use Case
8 4 (3.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.36%) Information Management
9 3 (2.52%) Migration
9 3 (2.52%) Data Analysis
9 3 (2.52%) Business Analysis
9 3 (2.52%) Risk Management
9 3 (2.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (2.52%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (0.84%) APMP
2 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.84%) COBIT
3 1 (0.84%) COREP
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.24%) SAP
3 6 (5.04%) Unisys
3 6 (5.04%) ICL
4 3 (2.52%) Niku
5 2 (1.68%) HP
5 2 (1.68%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.84%) CA
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