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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 9 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 40 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 9.57% 5.96% 5.92%
As % of the General category 18.87% 12.36% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 21
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£435 £441 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.24% +24.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £351 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £543 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +5.26%
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
212 178 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 50.72% 48.24% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 127 136
Average daily rate £435 £430 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -19.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 80 (100.00%) Banking
1 80 (100.00%) Retail
2 73 (91.25%) Finance
3 30 (37.50%) Change Management
4 27 (33.75%) MS Project
4 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
5 21 (26.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (17.50%) Change Control
7 12 (15.00%) SAP
8 10 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 9 (11.25%) UML
10 8 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
10 8 (10.00%) Unisys
11 7 (8.75%) Business Transformation
11 7 (8.75%) ICL
12 6 (7.50%) Online Banking
12 6 (7.50%) Project Planning
12 6 (7.50%) Lean Six Sigma
12 6 (7.50%) MS Visio
12 6 (7.50%) Internet
12 6 (7.50%) Six Sigma
13 5 (6.25%) Niku
13 5 (6.25%) Data Modelling
13 5 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (6.25%) Data Security
13 5 (6.25%) Data Architecture
13 5 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (6.25%) Business Analysis
13 5 (6.25%) Information Management
14 4 (5.00%) SWIFT

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (33.75%) MS Project
2 6 (7.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.25%) LSMW
General
1 80 (100.00%) Banking
1 80 (100.00%) Retail
2 73 (91.25%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Analyst
2 19 (23.75%) Architect
3 16 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
4 14 (17.50%) Programme Analyst
4 14 (17.50%) Programme Office Analyst
5 12 (15.00%) Business Analyst
6 11 (13.75%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (12.50%) Project Manager
7 10 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
7 10 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (11.25%) Solutions Designer
8 9 (11.25%) Designer
9 5 (6.25%) Programme Administrator
9 5 (6.25%) PMO Administrator
9 5 (6.25%) Programme Office Administrator
9 5 (6.25%) Information Architect
9 5 (6.25%) Project Planner
9 5 (6.25%) Consultant
9 5 (6.25%) Data Architect
9 5 (6.25%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (7.50%) Online Banking
3 4 (5.00%) APACS
3 4 (5.00%) SWIFT
3 4 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) Windows
1 1 (1.25%) AIX
1 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Change Management
2 21 (26.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (17.50%) Change Control
4 10 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 9 (11.25%) UML
6 7 (8.75%) Business Transformation
7 6 (7.50%) Six Sigma
7 6 (7.50%) Project Planning
7 6 (7.50%) Lean Six Sigma
8 5 (6.25%) Data Architecture
8 5 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (6.25%) Information Management
8 5 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (6.25%) Data Security
9 4 (5.00%) Release Management
10 3 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.75%) Business Process Improvement
10 3 (3.75%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) ISEB
1 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
1 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.50%) FATCA
2 1 (1.25%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.00%) SAP
3 8 (10.00%) Unisys
4 7 (8.75%) ICL
5 5 (6.25%) Niku
6 2 (2.50%) Cisco
6 2 (2.50%) IBM
6 2 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (1.25%) EMC
7 1 (1.25%) Citrix
7 1 (1.25%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.25%) Cognos
7 1 (1.25%) VMware