The 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 68 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the General category 1.12% 1.35% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £405 £190 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.15% -52.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Retail Banking
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
179 148 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.80% 19.30% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 85 143
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Average hourly rate £29.25 £21.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.48% -33.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.25 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £34.80 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -7 2 £405 +125.00%
Retail Banking
UK

Retail Banking
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Digital UX Designer
2 1 (33.33%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft