The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 Wales 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 57 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 7 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.98% 2.86% 2.54%
As % of the General category 3.26% 7.32% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 12
Average daily rate £396 £410 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.41% +12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £375 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £500 £419
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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
215 164 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.20% 39.05% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 104 111
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £294 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -39.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £17.25 £23.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.70 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail Banking
UK

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Retail Banking
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 10 (100.00%) Banking
1 10 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) APMP
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Use Case
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) ISEB

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 10 (100.00%) Banking
1 10 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Assistant
3 1 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) UML
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) APMP
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA