The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 28 9 23
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 21 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.99% 10.44% 4.52%
As % of the General category 9.95% 19.82% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 43 18
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£475 £435 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +7.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £353 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £556 £475
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
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

General Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
211 217 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 50.12% 52.67% 49.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 178 142
Average daily rate £425 £435 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £549 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £31.50
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 Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail Banking across the Swindon region.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the Swindon region.

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 41 (100.00%) Banking
1 41 (100.00%) Retail
2 37 (90.24%) Finance
3 18 (43.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (31.71%) Change Management
5 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
5 12 (29.27%) Target Operating Model
6 9 (21.95%) MS Project
7 7 (17.07%) Internet
7 7 (17.07%) Online Banking
7 7 (17.07%) Change Control
8 6 (14.63%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
9 5 (12.20%) Information Architecture
9 5 (12.20%) Information Management
9 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
9 5 (12.20%) Reference Data
9 5 (12.20%) Data Architecture
10 4 (9.76%) ICL
10 4 (9.76%) SAP
10 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
10 4 (9.76%) Unisys
10 4 (9.76%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
11 3 (7.32%) MOF
11 3 (7.32%) ITIL
11 3 (7.32%) RDF
11 3 (7.32%) iPad
11 3 (7.32%) Business Transformation
11 3 (7.32%) COREP

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) ATM
General
1 41 (100.00%) Banking
1 41 (100.00%) Retail
2 37 (90.24%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Architect
2 14 (34.15%) Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Designer
4 7 (17.07%) Programme Office Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (17.07%) Programme Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Data Architect
6 5 (12.20%) Information Architect
6 5 (12.20%) Business Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
7 4 (9.76%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (7.32%) Business Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Digital Designer
8 3 (7.32%) UX Designer
9 2 (4.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Change Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Financial Business Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) REST
1 1 (2.44%) PhoneGap
1 1 (2.44%) Sencha Touch
1 1 (2.44%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Online Banking
2 6 (14.63%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Reference Data
4 3 (7.32%) iPad
4 3 (7.32%) User Experience
5 2 (4.88%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Android
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (31.71%) Change Management
3 12 (29.27%) Target Operating Model
4 7 (17.07%) Change Control
5 5 (12.20%) Information Management
5 5 (12.20%) Data Architecture
5 5 (12.20%) Information Architecture
5 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
6 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.76%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) MOF
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL
7 3 (7.32%) RDF
7 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.32%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.88%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.88%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) COREP
1 3 (7.32%) FINREP
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) COBIT
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) SAP
2 4 (9.76%) Unisys
2 4 (9.76%) ICL
3 1 (2.44%) Sencha
3 1 (2.44%) Niku