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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 132 91 120
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +29
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 11 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.90% 0.23%
As % of the General category 1.16% 2.67% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 5
Median daily rate £450 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £356 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £446
% change year-on-year
- -10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Retail Banking
England

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
949 823 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.92% 33.48% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 510 375
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 58 55
Median hourly rate £15.00 £31.44 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.29% -0.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £12.35 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 9 £450 - 2
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Banking
1 13 (100.00%) Retail
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
6 2 (15.38%) SOA
6 2 (15.38%) C
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (15.38%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (7.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (7.69%) Blue Prism
7 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (7.69%) Line Management
7 1 (7.69%) Pega

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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
General
1 13 (100.00%) Banking
1 13 (100.00%) Retail
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Business Change Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Business Change Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (15.38%) QA Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) UAT Lead
3 1 (7.69%) Banking Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (7.69%) TQM
5 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Blue Prism
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Pega