The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 67 60 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -30
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 30 36 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.84% 2.45% 4.91%
As % of the General category 5.94% 7.16% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 76
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£413 £375 £377
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £449 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 -
Retail Banking
Yorkshire

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

General Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
505 503 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.00% 34.19% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 291 442
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £41.75 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -29.20%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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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
Leeds +4 8 £381 +1.60% 5
Retail Banking
Yorkshire

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 59 (100.00%) Banking
1 59 (100.00%) Retail
2 35 (59.32%) Finance
3 19 (32.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (13.56%) Test Scripting
5 7 (11.86%) Credit Risk
5 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (11.86%) Project Management
5 7 (11.86%) SAS
5 7 (11.86%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
6 6 (10.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (10.17%) QA
6 6 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (8.47%) Project Planning
7 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.47%) Mainframe
7 5 (8.47%) Validation
8 4 (6.78%) Change Management
8 4 (6.78%) MS Office
8 4 (6.78%) Business Transformation
9 3 (5.08%) Data Extraction
9 3 (5.08%) SQL
9 3 (5.08%) OLAP
9 3 (5.08%) ISEB
9 3 (5.08%) SAS Certification
9 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.08%) Migration
9 3 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (11.86%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
3 3 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) ATM
1 1 (1.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (5.08%) OLAP
3 1 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 59 (100.00%) Banking
1 59 (100.00%) Retail
2 35 (59.32%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Analyst
2 14 (23.73%) Business Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Test Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.17%) PMO Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) SAS Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Test Leader
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Programme Director
9 2 (3.39%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Payments Business Analyst
10 1 (1.69%) Defect Manager
10 1 (1.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Content Manager
10 1 (1.69%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
10 1 (1.69%) Junior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Credit Risk
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.08%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.39%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (13.56%) Test Scripting
2 8 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (11.86%) Business Analysis
3 7 (11.86%) Project Management
4 5 (8.47%) Validation
4 5 (8.47%) Project Planning
5 4 (6.78%) Business Transformation
5 4 (6.78%) Change Management
6 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.08%) Migration
7 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.39%) SEO
7 2 (3.39%) Content Management
7 2 (3.39%) Data Validation
7 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.39%) Requirements Management
8 1 (1.69%) Coaching
8 1 (1.69%) People Management
8 1 (1.69%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) ISEB
1 3 (5.08%) SAS Certification
2 1 (1.69%) CCSA
2 1 (1.69%) CCSE
2 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) APMP
2 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) HP
2 2 (3.39%) Pega
3 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.69%) Juniper
3 1 (1.69%) BMC
3 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Remedy
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