The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retail Banking
England / West Midlands
Rank 122 111 95
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 3 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.29% 0.60%
As % of the General category 0.40% 1.02% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 10
Median daily rate £503 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £353 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £500 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £444 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.22% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
748 683 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.05% 28.48% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 375 384
Median daily rate £413 £415 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 40
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.75 £27.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.07% -25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £15.86 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £42.50 £34.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Retail Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 3 £503 +42.55% 1
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 15 (100.00%) Banking
1 15 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Change Management
6 3 (20.00%) SOA
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Wealth Management
6 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Information Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
6 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Blue Prism
7 2 (13.33%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (13.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 2 (13.33%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (13.33%) Private Banking
7 2 (13.33%) QA
7 2 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
7 2 (13.33%) Pega
7 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) SMS
General
1 15 (100.00%) Banking
1 15 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Change Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) QA Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) UAT Lead
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Document Management
5 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
5 2 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (13.33%) Process Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
5 2 (13.33%) TQM
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Blue Prism
1 2 (13.33%) HP
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
1 2 (13.33%) Pega