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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 17 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 21 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 6.38% 10.20% 10.28%
As % of the General category 11.23% 17.75% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 41 33
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£475 £438 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £310 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £393
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
187 231 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 56.84% 57.46% 54.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 181 152
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.16% -2.00%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 48 (100.00%) Banking
1 48 (100.00%) Retail
2 47 (97.92%) Finance
3 23 (47.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (37.50%) Change Management
5 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 9 (18.75%) MS Project
6 9 (18.75%) Mobile Banking
7 8 (16.67%) Business Transformation
7 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 8 (16.67%) Internet
7 8 (16.67%) Online Banking
8 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (14.58%) PRINCE
8 7 (14.58%) Unisys
8 7 (14.58%) SAP
8 7 (14.58%) Change Control
9 6 (12.50%) Information Architecture
9 6 (12.50%) Reference Data
9 6 (12.50%) Data Architecture
9 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 6 (12.50%) Information Management
10 5 (10.42%) ICL
10 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
11 4 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (8.33%) Release Management
11 4 (8.33%) User Experience
12 3 (6.25%) COREP
12 3 (6.25%) FINREP
12 3 (6.25%) iPad

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Project
2 1 (2.08%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
General
1 48 (100.00%) Banking
1 48 (100.00%) Retail
2 47 (97.92%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Architect
2 15 (31.25%) Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) PMO Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Designer
4 8 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 7 (14.58%) Programme Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Programme Office Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Consultant
6 6 (12.50%) Data Architect
6 6 (12.50%) Information Architect
7 5 (10.42%) Solutions Designer
7 5 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (8.33%) UX Designer
9 3 (6.25%) Digital Designer
9 3 (6.25%) Business Architect
10 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
10 2 (4.17%) Applications Architect
10 2 (4.17%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Mobile Banking
2 8 (16.67%) Online Banking
3 6 (12.50%) Reference Data
4 4 (8.33%) User Experience
5 3 (6.25%) iPad
6 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (37.50%) Change Management
3 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 8 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 7 (14.58%) Change Control
4 7 (14.58%) PRINCE
5 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 6 (12.50%) Information Management
5 6 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 6 (12.50%) Information Architecture
6 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.33%) Release Management
7 4 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) ITIL
9 2 (4.17%) Process Management
9 2 (4.17%) MOF
9 2 (4.17%) Project Management
9 2 (4.17%) RDF
9 2 (4.17%) Data Security
9 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.08%) ACCA
2 1 (2.08%) CIMA
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) COREP
1 3 (6.25%) FINREP
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.08%) COBIT
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) FATCA
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) SAP
2 7 (14.58%) Unisys
3 5 (10.42%) ICL
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) EMC
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) Niku